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2016 NFL DRAFT PREVIEW
Pro vs. College
SI's NFL writer Greg A. Bedard and college football scribe Andy Staples ask, "Is the college game preparing your son for the NFL?" To answer the question, they detail the growing differences between the two, trace the origins of the split, explain the impact of high school and college ball on the pro game, and explore solutions.
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Swan Song
The key partner for Kobe Bryant in the Lakers' two post-Shaq titles says goodbye—and pines for some relentless dedication