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March 14, 2016
March 14, 2016

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March 14, 2016

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NCAA TOURNAMENT PREVIEW
COLLEGE BASKETBALL
  • The tiny Spanish island of Gran Canaria is home to a tour operator that handles college basketball teams' off-season trips—and to an academy that DEVELOPS PROSPECTS. Is there a link between booking tours and landing recruits?

NBA
  • Distant and accessible to only a few, the game's most dominant defender and underrated superstar desperately cultivates greatness, if not an image. He also is giving a second wind to the Spurs' dynasty, the best bet to unseat the Warriors

Patrick Kane
  • On the ice, it all comes so easily for Patrick Kane. Life off it is more complicated, whether he's behaving immaturely—or worse—or navigating a hometown that bred him to be the best but can also bring out his worst

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Which minor league theme jerseys are actual promotions for 2016 and which are not?

Gary RailCats

This is an article from the March 14, 2016 issue

A

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of Top Gun

OR

B

Honoring the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death

Fresno Grizzlies

A

Celebrating in-state superstar Stephen Curry

OR

B

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of The Three Amigos

Albuquerque Isotopes

A

Celebrating the New Mexico--set show Better Call Saul

OR

B

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Star Trek

REAL JERSEYS:

RAILCATS / A; GRIZZLIES / B; ISOTOPES / A

THEY SAID IT

"DO YOU LIKE MEN?"

Marquand Manuel, Falcons assistant

Questioning Ohio State cornerback Eli Apple at the combine, at once violating federal employment law and NFL antidiscrimination policy.

SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE

On Feb. 28 the Bruins waived Zac Rinaldo after he received his third career suspension for an illegal hit. The winger reported to the AHL, and in his first game he delivered another head shot. He was suspended indefinitely.

SIX ILLUSTRATIONSILLUSTRATIONS BY MARTIN LAKSMAN (JERSEYS)PHOTOJOE ROBBINS/GETTY IMAGES (APPLE)PHOTOSTEVE BABINEAU/NHLI/GETTY IMAGES (RINALDO)