[The following text appears on the cover.]

THE CHAMP

FLOYD MAYWEATHER'S GENIUS

BY CHRIS MANNIX | P. 52

THE SON

WHAT KOBE LEARNED FROM JELLYBEAN

BY CHRIS BALLARD | P. 60

HIS WORLD, HIS WAY ...

BY JIM TROTTER P. 38

GETTING REAL ABOUT HEROES

BY PETER KING P. 42

DEPRESSION AND FOOTBALL

BY DAVID EPSTEIN P. 46

1969--2012

JUNIOR SEAU

He didn't want us to know he was hurting ...

—LADAINIAN TOMLINSON

PHOTOON THE COVER: PHOTOGRAPH BY MATT A. BROWN/ICON SMI