's 10 most popular stories from the week ending Oct. 24

Here is a roundup of's 10 most popular stories this week. Be sure to read to the bottom for a bonus story from the SI Vault.

The Old College Try

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In 2014, Gonzaga recruited 18-year-old Domantas Sabonis from overseas. But that hardly compares to LSU's attempt to recruit his father, Arvydas Sabonis, from behind the Iron Curtain in 1986. By Luke Winn

Three years later

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The effects of the darkest chapter in Penn State history still linger today. An inside look at where the school stands now, three years after the Sandusky scandalBy Tim Layden

All the King’s Men

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Everyone knows what to expect from LeBron. But the success of the Cavs depends on how he plays with the rest of the new Big Three. By Lee Jenkins

Harvin and the Jets

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In a surprise move last week, the Seattle Seahawks traded Percy Harvin to the New York Jets. What can the Jets expect from the explosive receiverBy Doug Farrar

The Carolina Way?

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For years, allegations have surrounded the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill regarding “paper classes” that benefited student-athletes. A new 131-page report released Wednesday revealed the extent of the academic fraudBy Alexander Wolff

Coping with concussions

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Kevin Kolb played in the NFL for six seasons before sustaining a concussion in what was to be his final game. The former quarterback writes about his experiences dealing with the effects of concussions after leaving the game for goodBy Kevin Kolb

Return to Rocky Top

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Tennessee fans rioted after Lane Kiffin left the University of Tennessee to coach for USC in 2010. He returns to Knoxville Saturday as the offensive coordinator of Alabama. How will fans react this time around? By Zac Ellis

Meet The Holidays

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After a successful year that included an NWSL championship for FC Kansas City, U.S. women’s national team midfielder Lauren Holiday has embraced her role as playmaker -- just like her husband, NBA player Jrue HolidayBy Grant Wahl

Jalen Rose opens up

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NBA analyst Jalen Rose opens up about NBA Countdown, his colleagues and the Fab Five in a wide-ranging Q&A. By Richard Deitsch

Lorenzo Cain's path to stardom

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Lorenzo Cain’s performance this season helped lead the Kansas City Royals to a spot in the World Series. Here's how he went from not knowing how to hold a baseball bat in high school to hoisting the MVP trophy in the ALCS. By Albert Chen

SI Vault: The Curious Case of Sidd Finch

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This story -- one of 60 iconic stories being republished, in full, in honor of Sports Illustrated's 60th anniversary -- is from April Fool's Day, 1985. It tells the story of a unique pitcher named Sidd Finch. April Fools! By George Plimpton

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