Lineup

February 02, 2015

SUPER BOWL XLIX PREVIEW

22 Richard Sherman

The leader of the NFL's primary secondary holds nothing back in a first-person essay

26 Breaking Down the Game

SI considers three arguments for each team—and makes a bold prediction

By Andy Benoit

30 Diversion Programs

Deflategate is just the latest in a long tradition of distractions before the big game

By Ben Baskin

32 Every Day's a Super Bowl

In the world of daily fantasy sports, each morning brings a new chance to cash in

By Albert Chen

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

40 Utah

How the Utes went from historically bad to Final Four good

By Luke Winn

PRO BASKETBALL

44 Michael Kidd--Gilchrist

The Hornets' forward has rebuilt both his shot and his voice

By Lee Jenkins

Departments

2 SI Now

4 Leading Off

10 Inbox

12 Scorecard

16 Faces in the Crowd

18 Just My Type

Dan Patrick: John Calipari on his platoon system

60 Point After

Seth Davis: Coach K, before he was Coach 1K

IN REMEMBRANCE

52 Ernie Banks

Mr. Cub was the heart and soul of the Wrigley faithful. Losing with him wasn't fun, but losing without him would have been intolerable

By Rich Cohen

SI HAS REGIONAL COVERS THIS WEEK: TONY TRIOLO FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (BANKS); ROBERT BECK/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (SEAHAWKS)

PHOTOPHOTOGRAPH BY WALTER IOOSS JR. FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATEDFACE OF THE FRANCHISE Banks, posing on May 9, 2001, spent 19 seasons as a Cub.

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Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
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