Greg Bishop

Greg Bishop

Greg Bishop is a senior writer for Sports Illustrated whose feature subjects have ranged from Ricky Williams to Adrian Peterson to Aaron Rodgers. He spent time as the Jets beat writer for the New York Times and the Seahawks beat writer for the Seattle Times.

Returning From Injury, Mikaela Shiffrin Is Rebuilt Once More
Olympics

Returning From Injury, Mikaela Shiffrin Is Rebuilt Once More

Recovering from a downhill crash in January, the standout ski racer will return to the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup circuit this weekend in Sweden.

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Kyle Shanahan’s 49ers Once Again Fall Short of Super Bowl Title
NFL

Kyle Shanahan’s 49ers Once Again Fall Short of Super Bowl Title

Another all-or-nothing season comes to an end for San Francisco, with its talented roster failing to close the gap between wanting to be, and being, title winners.

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Patrick Mahomes Ensures Chiefs Dynasty With Back-to-Back Titles
NFL

Patrick Mahomes Ensures Chiefs Dynasty With Back-to-Back Titles

In a season filled with dropped passes and close losses, the Kansas City quarterback made good on his declaration to his private coach: ‘We’re going to win the Super Bowl.’

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Super Bowl LVIII Newsletter: Jerry Rice Dives Into the 49ers’ Past, Present and Future
NFL

Super Bowl LVIII Newsletter: Jerry Rice Dives Into the 49ers’ Past, Present and Future

Rice was on San Francisco’s last Super Bowl winning team, and in Brock Purdy sees a quarterback who could lead them back to the mountaintop.

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Super Bowl LVIII Newsletter: Kyle Shanahan’s Brilliance Is in the Details
NFL

Super Bowl LVIII Newsletter: Kyle Shanahan’s Brilliance Is in the Details

The 49ers coach has developed a reputation as one of the most innovative minds in the game because of his meticulous care for his craft. Plus, Chiefs owner Clark Hunt reflects on the impact his father made on the NFL.

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Super Bowl LVIII Newsletter: Brock Purdy and the Great System Quarterback Debate
NFL

Super Bowl LVIII Newsletter: Brock Purdy and the Great System Quarterback Debate

There’s been plenty of heated discussions about whether San Francisco’s QB or scheme bears more responsibility for the 49ers’ success. Perhaps the answer isn’t as complicated as it’s been made out to be.

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Super Bowl LVIII Newsletter: It’s Fathers and Sons Week in Las Vegas
NFL

Super Bowl LVIII Newsletter: It’s Fathers and Sons Week in Las Vegas

The Shanahans, Reids, Bosas, McCaffreys and Mahomeses marvel at their influences. Plus, the coach-GM origin story in San Francisco and the 49ers’ chances against the Chiefs.

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Brock Purdy Is the Right QB to Take 49ers Past Their Super Bowl Caveat
NFL

Brock Purdy Is the Right QB to Take 49ers Past Their Super Bowl Caveat

San Francisco and Kyle Shanahan are riding a loaded franchise history past the win for the NFC title and straight toward Patrick Mahomes’s Chiefs in Super Bowl LVIII.

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The Marching Ravens Helped Make Baltimore a Football Town Again
NFL

The Marching Ravens Helped Make Baltimore a Football Town Again

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Patrick Mahomes and Travis Kelce Are More Than the NFL’s Greatest Dynamic Duo
NFL

Patrick Mahomes and Travis Kelce Are More Than the NFL’s Greatest Dynamic Duo

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The 49ers’ X-Factor Isn’t Christian McCaffrey, George Kittle or Brock Purdy
NFL

The 49ers’ X-Factor Isn’t Christian McCaffrey, George Kittle or Brock Purdy

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Amon-Ra St. Brown Is Creating a New Universe for the Lions
NFL

Amon-Ra St. Brown Is Creating a New Universe for the Lions

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