Dwight Howard is back with the Lakers after agreeing to a buyout with the Grizzlies. Unlike the first go-around, there's no hype surrounding his arrival. In fact, it could be his final shot to prove he still belongs in the NBA.
The Mike Shanahan era in Washington lasted four seasons and yielded three 10-loss campaigns, zero playoff victories—and a coaching staff now taking the NFL by storm. With young innovators including Kyle Shanahan, Sean McVay and Matt LaFleur, the Redskins never knew what they had.
Juventus's eyes are on the Champions League prize, but even without focusing on the Serie A title, the club is the clear favorite to win it for a ninth straight season–despite the valiant challenges of some other contenders.
For the NFL’s centenary, a historically hexed franchise and an agonizingly vexed fan base are eagerly anticipating a resurrection of Biblical proportions. Thanks to some bold moves and brash personalities, the league’s biggest losers of the last two decades—yes, the Cleveland Browns—are Super Bowl contenders.
Obsession! Conspiracy theories! Questionable Math! Welcome to the Bears kicker competition. Seven months after the ‘double-doink’ sunk their Super Bowl hopes, Chicago is obsessed with finding the right foot as pressure builds toward their next big kick. An inside look at the wildest kicker search ever held, from those who lived it.
Kemba Walker can change everything this year, with opportunities to shine as a member of USA Basketball and the Boston Celtics. Walker has a chance to lead reworked rosters at the FIBA World Cup and in the NBA.
Michael Avenatti might not be the most trusted voice, but all eyes will turn to him during a criminal case that centers on extortion and fraud. The Crossover digs into reasons why Avenatti's case could cause concern for the basketball world.
As athletes continue to demand attention with their sartorial choices and superfly style, the editors of Sports Illustrated, in partnership with the CFDA, unveil the fourth annual Fashionable 50 list, honoring the world’s most stylish athletes.