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Code of Honor
Pat Tillman gave up NFL riches to fight, and die, in Afghanistan.
Remember His Name
Even as a boy Pat Tillman felt a destiny, a need to do the right thing whatever it cost him. When the World Trade Center was attacked on 9/11, he thought about what he had to do and then walked away from the NFL and became an Army Ranger ...
"We're in Baseball Heaven"
For Phillies Nation, every game has felt like October since Cliff Lee's return. Now an ever-growing fan base wonders: Is it still O.K. to boo?
Now, More Than Ever, A Winner
For 20 years of enduring excellence and a championship season that ranks among his greatest, SI honors Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with the traditional amphora given the Sportsman of the Year
All along, Magic Johnson insisted he wasn't coming back. Was he kidding us, his family—or himself?
In the unlikeliest of places—Ohio's Amish country—a high school basketball coach changed a community's ideas about race, and about life
Shadow Of A Nation
The Crows, once proud warriors, now seek glory—but often find tragedy—in basketball
A Few Pieces of Silver
Robbed of gold medals in Munich, the '72 U.S. Olympic basketball team will not betray its principles for...
Crime and Punishment
After high school star Richie Parker was convicted of sexual abuse, those who tried to salvage—and savage—his basketball career were scarred by their experience