INBOX
EDITOR'S LETTER
PRO BASKETBALL
60 ANNIVERSARY
There AND Back
The sports landscape, like society, has changed immensely in the six decades since SI first hit newsstands. But in many ways we're back where we began. Vin Scully is still baseball's poet laureate. When Jay Z sits courtside at the Barclays Center, Brooklyn again feels like the center of the universe. And we stare at smartphones the same way we once listened to transistor radios: immersed in our fandom. Sixty years on, the game remains the same
ERRORS OF OMISSION
Belated apologies to the fans of six notably triumphant teams who were snubbed from our cover
POINT AFTER
Departments
Stacked Decks
A series of bold moves by the A's and the Tigers stoked rumors of a rivalry, but the (god)fathers of the deals swear it's not personal, just business