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Aug. 24, 2015
Aug. 24, 2015

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Aug. 24, 2015

INBOX
JOHN URSCHEL
BRIAN CASHMAN
  • Since being promoted at 30, the Yankees' GM has thrived for nearly two decades in the cauldron of the Bronx. Whether or not he earns a fifth ring this fall, he's already one of the most iconic—and most fearless—figures in franchise history

  • BY SHUNNING BIG TRADES THAT WOULD COST TOP PROSPECTS, CASHMAN HOPES TO GET BACK TO WHERE HE STARTED

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This is an article from the Aug. 24, 2015 issue

BASEBALL

22 St. Louis Cardinals

There they are—game after game, year after year

By Ben Reiter

26 Pittsburgh Pirates

Keeping pace with a new-age approach and an old-school ace

By Albert Chen

GOLF

32 Jason Day

So close so often at major championships, he broke through in a big way at the PGA

By Alan Shipnuck

PRO FOOTBALL

38 John Urschel

Why would a mathematician delay his Ph.D. to be a lineman?

By Emily Kaplan

PRO BASKETBALL

44 Elena Delle Donne

A league beset by scandal needs a transcendent star

By Andrew Lawrence

BASEBALL

50 Brian Cashman

The GM is one of the finest—and most fearless—Yankees ever

By S.L. Price

Departments

2 SI Digital

4 Leading Off

10 Inbox

12 Scorecard

18 Faces in the Crowd

19 Just My Type

Dan Patrick: Just the Big Unit being the Big Unit

60 Point After

Steve Rushin: Playing the dating game

On the cover: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images

PHOTOPhotograph by Fred Vuich for Sports Illustrated