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

Here is a roundup of SI.com'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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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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