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Aug. 17, 2015
Aug. 17, 2015

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Aug. 17, 2015

RIO 2016
  • One year from the start of the 2016 Olympics, host Rio de Janeiro is pleased with its progress, but even as its scenic splendor and irrepressible spirit command attention, the city still has obstacles to overcome

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FANTASY FOOTBALL 2015

This is an article from the Aug. 17, 2015 issue

BASEBALL

24 PAUL GOLDSCHMIDT

By sheer determination, the Diamondbacks' first baseman has become a Triple Crown threat

BY BEN REITER

32 Antonio Brown

The Steelers' wideout deserves attention for his stats—and his style

By Austin Murphy

40 Rams D-linemen

Though undersized (and unhinged), this outside-the-box D is the way to go

By Joan Niesen

46 5-Minute Guide

Lost in fantasy land? Let SI's expert lead the way

By Michael Beller

48 The List

Abide by SI's rankings to finish at the top of your league

By Michael Beller

OLYMPICS

56 The Rio Games

With one year to go, the host city still has obstacles to overcome

By Alexander Wolff

DEPARTMENTS

4 SI Digital

6 Leading Off

12 Inbox

14 Scorecard

20 Faces in The Crowd

21 Just My Type

Dan Patrick: Richie Incognito, newly minted Bill

64 Point After

Michael Rosenberg: A major minors achievement

SI HAS REGIONAL COVERS THIS WEEK: From top: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images; John W. McDonough for Sports Illustrated; David Banks/Getty Images; Tom DiPace

Photo Illustrations by ELEVENDY STUDIO

PHOTOPhotograph by: Jennifer Stewart/Arizona DiamondbacksFOUR PHOTOSILLUSTRATION