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2021 Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year: Tom Brady

Tom Brady Wins the 2021 Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year

The quarterback earns this honor for the second time, 16 years after the first, for a year defined by victory in Super Bowl LV and—in the midst of an MVP-caliber encore—victory over time itself.

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Suni Lee Wins SI's 2021 Athlete of the Year Award

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Indiana Pacers forward Domantas Sabonis (11) celebrates a basket in the first half against the Washington Wizards at Gainbridge Fieldhouse.

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Sep 19, 2021; San Francisco, California, USA; Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman (5) stands on the field during the sixth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Oracle Park.

Braves Risk Wasting a Ready-Made Repeat Opportunity

With Freddie Freeman, Jorge Soler and Eddie Rosario all free agents, Atlanta has major roster holes to fill this winter.

Panthers winger Jonathan Huberdeau celebrates

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Mailbag: Handing Out the 2021 Year-End ATP Awards

Handing out the hardware for the 2021 ATP season for MVP, newcomer, comeback player, match of the year and more.

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