SI.com's 10 most popular stories from the week ending July 17
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.
Join Sports Illustrated on a long, strange drive with Pete Rose from Las Vegas to Los Angeles. By Tom Verducci.
See the story behind Lloyd's journey from Delran, N.J., to global stardom after her incredible World Cup final performance. By Grant Wahl.
Minnesota's No. 1 overall pick Karl Towns turned lemons into lemonade in the Las Vegas Summer League. By Ben Golliver.
Sports Illustrated's 'Where Are They Now?' cover story takes you inside the legendary quarterback's retired life in Mississippi. By Greg Bishop.
After a big 2014, the Mississippi State quarterback is fully prepared for the national spotlight this upcoming season. By Zac Ellis.
After winning her sixth Wimbledon championship, Serena Williams is waging a worthy challenge against Father Time. By Richard Rothschild.
Take a closer look at the league's 1985 championship game, which ultimately proved to be the USFL's final contest. By Greg Bishop
Recapping Serena Williams' dominance, Novak Djokovic's win's historical context and Martina Hingis' rejuvenation with 50 parting thoughts. By Jon Wertheim.
At the All-Star break, Sports Illustrated takes a look at the the midseason MVP, Cy Young and Rookie of the Year leaders. By Tom Verducci.
Leah Still was honored with the Jimmy V award at the ESPYs this week. Remember legendary coach Jim Valvano with a classic Sports Illustrated story about Jimmy V fighting for his life. By Gary Smith