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June 02, 2014
June 02, 2014

Table of Contents
June 2, 2014

INBOX
TROY TULOWITZKI
MOTOR SPORTS
STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS

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Features

This is an article from the June 2, 2014 issue

BASEBALL

26

Troy Tulowitzki

The Rockies' shortstop is putting up numbers that can't be ignored

By Ben Reiter

MOTOR SPORTS

34

Kurt Busch

A grueling holiday weekend doubleheader shows that drivers are athletes too

By Andrew Lawrence

NHL PLAYOFFS

42

New York Rangers

The Blueshirts have more reason to be hopeful than they've had in decades

By Brian Cazeneuve

NBA PLAYOFFS

46

The Spurs' Bench

A record-setting second unit has given the Big Three a welcome lift

By Lee Jenkins

HORSE RACING

50

California Chrome

Racing loves a good legend, and the Triple Crown hopeful fills the bill

By Tim Layden

WORLD CUP 2014

56

A Piece Of Pelé

The greatest futebol player in history wants to become the greatest pitchman. But Brazil doesn't perceive its star the way the rest of the world does

By S.L. Price

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OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Actor, singer, sports ambassador, reformer: Pelé has been many things. At 73 he's ready to get paid.

Departments

2 SI Digital

4 Leading Off

12 The Mail

14 Scorecard

22 Faces in the Crowd

24 Just My Type

Dan Patrick: Wayne Gretzky on his days as the Good One

64 Point After

Michael Rosenberg: World Cup coaches keep a tight rein

SI HAS REGIONAL COVERS THIS WEEK: ROBERT BECK/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (TULOWITZKI); KATHY WILLENS/AP (RANGERS)

PHOTOPHOTOGRAPH BY CLAY PATRICK MCBRIDE FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED