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Sports Illustrated DIGITAL

July 01, 2013
July 01, 2013

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July 1, 2013

LEADING OFF
THE MAIL
BLACKHAWKS—BRUINS
  • LOCKOUT? WHAT LOCKOUT? THE BLACKHAWKS BESTED THE BRUINS IN SIX BRILLIANT AND PUNISHING GAMES, A SUBLIME SERIES THAT PUT THE FINISHING TOUCH ON A YEAR THAT BEGAN GLOOMILY BUT TURNED INTO A SEASON TO CELEBRATE FOR THE NHL

SPECIAL REPORT
  • After a star NFL tight end found himself at the center of a homicide investigation, those who thought they knew him best—teammates and friends—were left wondering: Who is the real Aaron Hernandez?

TRACK AND FIELD
  • JUST 17, THE SELF-DESCRIBED NERD FROM BRONXVILLE (N.Y.) HIGH HAS EMERGED AS THE FASTEST YOUNG FEMALE MIDDLE-DISTANCE RUNNER IN U.S. HISTORY. NOW SHE'LL TAKE ON THE BEST OPEN RUNNERS IN THE WORLD—AND THE HEAVY BURDEN OF GREAT EXPECTATIONS

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Draft Notice

This is an article from the July 1, 2013 issue

Which body part holds the key to the NBA draft? Is it the injured left knee of Kentucky center Nerlens Noel, the potential top pick? Or is it the left ankle of Maryland center Alex Len, another potential top pick who has been hobbling? Perhaps it's the gut of Ben McLemore—specifically, what's inside the Kansas shooting guard, whose perceived lack of a killer instinct may hurt his stock. Check out SI.com/nba for complete coverage, including analysis of every prospect and a breakdown of what each team needs.

SI COMMENTARY

Chris Kluwe on Perspective

It's possible to follow sports and also be knowledgeable about the current state of the world, just like it's possible to play sports and have interests outside of that. Anyone who thinks someone should focus on a job 24 hours a day, seven days a week, is certifiably insane. Read more from Kluwe at SI.com

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SI PHOTO

Stylin' And Profilin'

Do the clothes make the man? Maybe not—but they do make the NBA draft more entertaining. Go to SI.com for a gallery of great draft-night outfits, including Joakim Noah's bow tie ensemble in 2007.

SI TABLET EXTRA

Season of the Streak

Sports Illustrated Presents: 2013 Miami Heat Championship Commemorative

Before the NBA title, the Heat celebrated the Streak: 27 games without a loss, from Feb. 3 to March 25. See photos from every one of those Miami wins, including this one of LeBron James taking down the Knicks in Game 14.

PHOTOPHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY NICOLE ZIGMONT; GREG NELSON FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (MCLEMORE); PORTER BINKS FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (NOEL); MITCH STRINGER/USA TODAY SPORTS (LEN)PHOTOCARLOS M. SAAVEDRA FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (KLUWE)PHOTOCHRIS MCGRATH/GETTY IMAGES (NOAH)PHOTONICK LAHAM/GETTY IMAGES (JAMES)PHOTOCHAD MATTHEW CARLSON FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (IPHONE)PHOTO