FEATURES

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

34 MIAMI

The Hurricanes had never beaten a No. 1 program and never won an ACC title before this season. So why does their success seem like déj√† vu?

BY LUKE WINN

THE POWER ISSUE

40 KINGDOMS OF SPORT

The struggle for influence can seem like a fantasy epic

BY STEVE RUSHIN

44 THE MASTER LIST

SI's ranking of the 50 most powerful people in sports—at least for now ...

The top 12 athletes

52 GARY BETTMAN

Is the NHL commissioner really as bad as fans think?

BY MICHAEL FARBER

Former NHL leaders

58 ARNOLD CLASSIC

The annual mecca of muscle celebrates—and sells—strength in its purest form

BY JEFF PEARLMAN

IM-PEC-ABLE FORM

Bodybuilder Ed Nunn was pumped to compete at the Arnold Classic.

DEPARTMENTS

4 SI Digital

6 Leading Off

12 The Mail

14 Scorecard

An exclusive visit with Lance Armstrong leads to more questions

22 Faces in the Crowd

23 Just My Type

Denard Robinson is ready to receive

BY DAN PATRICK

64 Point After

Easing global tensions with Dennis Rodman

BY PHIL TAYLOR

ON THE COVER: Illustration by Tim O'Brien

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