SI.com's 10 most popular stories from the week ending April 10
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.
Former Major League outfielder Milton Bradley was known for his temper, but trial transcripts and divorce records suggest no one endured that side of Bradley worse than his wife. By Michael McKnight with L. Jon Wertheim.
After meeting in third grade and committing to Duke as a package deal, freshmen best friends Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones led the Blue Devils to a national championship. By Luke Winn.
Following former NFL safety Darren Sharper's 20-year sentence for a series of rapes, ProPublica and The New Orleans Advocate explore the police's failure to stop him sooner.
Despite lacking a deep on-court tradition, the University of San Diego has cultivated a mafia within NBA coaching staffs and front offices, including Mike Brown, Bernie Bickerstaff, David Fizdale and others. By Lee Jenkins.
When people talk about Clippers forward Matt Barnes, one word often comes to mind. That word is a--hole. "When he was with the Lakers, I hated him," says Clippers center DeAndre Jordan. "And I mean hated him." By Chris Ballard.
Seven points back of first place as the seasons winds down, Arsenal has an unlikely yet viable roadmap to unseating Chelsea and capturing the Premier League crown. By Andy Glockner.
High school football player Kyler Murray committed to play quarterback at Texas A&M after heavy recruitment from numerous top-flight programs. But Murray must weigh his college football career against another option: professional baseball. By Chris Johnson.
For the third straight year, SI.com breaks down the 10 most outrageous flops of the 2014-15 NBA season, this time featuring P.J. Hairston, Glen Davis, Roy Hibbert and more. By Ben Golliver.
Looking ahead at the 2015-16 college basketball season, where Virginia, North Carolina and (shocker) Kentucky look like early favorites. By Seth Davis.
A recent study of concussed baseball players raises an intriguing question: Could the secret to fixing the concussion problem be to focus more on its negative competitive side effects than on its medical impact? By Tom Taylor.
Troy Polamalu, who announced his retirement from the NFL on Thursday, was soft-spoken off the field and a maniac on it. By Nunyo Demasio.