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'He was saying, 'I'm a champion so vote for me, I've won 18 Club Championships! And I'm saying, 'You liar!'
# BTL
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# BTL

'He was saying, 'I'm a champion so vote for me, I've won 18 Club Championships! And I'm saying, 'You liar!'

Dec 22nd 2020, 8:00 AM 59,058 Views 4 Comments

Legendary American sportswriter Rick Reilly – author of Commander in Cheat: How Golf Explains Trump – is this week’s guest on Behind the Lines.

James McClean and football’s unhealthy obsession with depoliticising the poppy, and the week's best sportswriting
# Essential Reading
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# Essential Reading

James McClean and football’s unhealthy obsession with depoliticising the poppy, and the week's best sportswriting

Nov 10th 2019, 8:30 AM 12,434 Views 2 Comments

Plus, the New Yorker’s Louisa Thomas on the ham-handed, money-driven mangling of Sports Illustrated and Deadspin.

This Sports Illustrated runway show features an amputee and a breastfeeding model
# Sports Illustrated
# Sports Illustrated

This Sports Illustrated runway show features an amputee and a breastfeeding model

Jul 17th 2018, 2:38 PM 4,633 Views 0 Comments

Inclusivity for the win.

Sports Illustrated is getting roasted over something they call 'hip cleavage'
# Hip Cleavage
# Hip Cleavage

Sports Illustrated is getting roasted over something they call 'hip cleavage'

May 23rd 2018, 8:48 AM 12,484 Views 4 Comments

Oh, so NOW you like our fat rolls?

Alcohol addiction in golf, the complexity of being number two and the week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

Alcohol addiction in golf, the complexity of being number two and the week's best sportswriting

Jun 25th 2017, 4:58 PM 7,251 Views 2 Comments

A fascinating profile of new Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino is also featured.

Yup, that's Serena Williams twerking in Beyonce's new video
# She Ain't Sorry
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# She Ain't Sorry

Yup, that's Serena Williams twerking in Beyonce's new video

Apr 24th 2016, 8:21 PM 11,839 Views 10 Comments

Queen Bey’s pose in her song ‘Sorry’ was a clear tribute to the 21-time Grand Slam winner.

Sorry, Conor, not even close: A brief history of Irish athletes' Sports Illustrated covers
# S-irish
From The42
# S-irish

Sorry, Conor, not even close: A brief history of Irish athletes' Sports Illustrated covers

Feb 24th 2016, 12:04 PM 12,909 Views 13 Comments

57 years late, champ.

Michael Jordan donates 'millions' to 23 children's charities
# ALTRUISM
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# ALTRUISM

Michael Jordan donates 'millions' to 23 children's charities

Dec 15th 2015, 11:25 PM 6,417 Views 3 Comments

“I care deeply about the city of Chicago and have such incredible memories from my years there.”

Backlash after newspaper asks if a horse is a better sportsperson than Serena Williams
# American Pharoah
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# American Pharoah

Backlash after newspaper asks if a horse is a better sportsperson than Serena Williams

Dec 15th 2015, 10:54 AM 29,508 Views 51 Comments

Seriously.

Chelsea's 'ruthless chancer', the Brazilian NFL kicker & the week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

Chelsea's 'ruthless chancer', the Brazilian NFL kicker & the week's best sportswriting

Nov 1st 2015, 8:30 AM 5,915 Views 1 Comment

Also, Marina Hyde aims both barrels at the latest Fifa farce while Buster Douglas is remembered too.

Shopping with Conor McGregor and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
# Sportswriting
From The42
# Sportswriting

Shopping with Conor McGregor and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Aug 16th 2015, 7:30 PM 8,809 Views 0 Comments

The best sports pieces our team read this week.

Sports Illustrated name Robbie Keane best MLS import ever
# High Praise
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# High Praise

Sports Illustrated name Robbie Keane best MLS import ever

Mar 6th 2015, 10:03 AM 7,730 Views 14 Comments

The Irish international is set to feature, as LA Galaxy take on Chicago Fire at 3am Irish time tomorrow.

Here's how Instagram has changed the careers of Sports Illustrated swimsuit models
# Cover Version
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# Cover Version

Here's how Instagram has changed the careers of Sports Illustrated swimsuit models

Feb 11th 2015, 5:27 PM 8,428 Views 4 Comments

Social media has had a massive impact on the careers of the models.

'Basketball saved me' - First openly gay player retires at 35
# Bowing Out
From The42
# Bowing Out

'Basketball saved me' - First openly gay player retires at 35

Nov 20th 2014, 2:26 PM 2,987 Views 0 Comments

“I needed to live the past few years as an openly gay basketball player in order to be at peace retiring today.”

Roddy on Roy's taste in enemies & a dark, unsettling baseball story; it's the week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

Roddy on Roy's taste in enemies & a dark, unsettling baseball story; it's the week's best sportswriting

Oct 12th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,172 Views 0 Comments

Also, an investigation into where Formula One goes from here and a profile of USA women’s soccer star Abby Wambach.

'No press conference, no party': LeBron James is going back to work with Cleveland Cavaliers
# Prodigal Son
From The42
# Prodigal Son

'No press conference, no party': LeBron James is going back to work with Cleveland Cavaliers

Jul 11th 2014, 5:49 PM 13,195 Views 14 Comments

Sports Illustrated and the Cavs landed The Big One today.

This bikini-clad airline safety video is being withdrawn after a storm of criticism
# Sexism
# Sexism

This bikini-clad airline safety video is being withdrawn after a storm of criticism

Jul 7th 2014, 5:57 PM 31,757 Views 97 Comments

Air New Zealand’s in-flight clip featured Sports Illustrated models demonstrating safety features.

Kate Upton did a Sports Illustrated swimsuit shoot in a zero gravity chamber
# Spacer
From The42
# Spacer

Kate Upton did a Sports Illustrated swimsuit shoot in a zero gravity chamber

Feb 18th 2014, 8:30 PM 15,139 Views 13 Comments

But then haven’t we all?

Here's your 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover
# Cover Story
From The42
# Cover Story

Here's your 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover

Feb 14th 2014, 12:55 PM 8,546 Views 6 Comments

It’s the 50th anniversary of the famous magazine.

Air New Zealand's bizarre in-flight safety video stars Sports Illustrated models
# Fasten Your Seatbelt
# Fasten Your Seatbelt

Air New Zealand's bizarre in-flight safety video stars Sports Illustrated models

Feb 12th 2014, 1:45 PM 2,100 Views 0 Comments

Warning: The island paradise in the video will make you long for a holiday.

How the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover went from conservative to tops optional
# Cover Story
From The42
# Cover Story

How the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover went from conservative to tops optional

Feb 6th 2014, 9:00 PM 18,119 Views 4 Comments

It started as a five-page supplement in the 60s. And is now a publishing phenomenon.

Cover story: How the Swimsuit Issue became Sports Illustrated’s cash cow
# SI
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# SI

Cover story: How the Swimsuit Issue became Sports Illustrated’s cash cow

Feb 5th 2014, 8:07 PM 15,049 Views 4 Comments

Published next week, the swimsuit issue is a media event. We slap on the factor 50 and flick through the back issues to learn how it became SI’s saviour.

The story behind Sports Illustrated’s brilliant Red Sox cover
# Cover Story
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# Cover Story

The story behind Sports Illustrated’s brilliant Red Sox cover

Nov 6th 2013, 3:00 PM 15,022 Views 9 Comments

The Boston Police Department and MVP David Ortiz join together after the World Series win that lifted a city.

Mario Balotelli makes the cover of Sports Illustrated, gives away his $250,000 Camouflage Bentley
# Interview
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# Interview

Mario Balotelli makes the cover of Sports Illustrated, gives away his $250,000 Camouflage Bentley

Aug 20th 2013, 9:34 PM 7,194 Views 0 Comments

The Italian star gave his famous car to a teammate.

Obama 'proud' after NBA star comes out as gay
# Response
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# Response

Obama 'proud' after NBA star comes out as gay

Apr 30th 2013, 9:41 PM 9,937 Views 16 Comments

The president told a White House news conference he spoke with Collins on Monday.

Here's Sports Illustrated's powerful Boston Marathon cover
# Boston Marathon
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# Boston Marathon

Here's Sports Illustrated's powerful Boston Marathon cover

Apr 16th 2013, 5:46 PM 3,486 Views 0 Comments

The famous weekly sports magazine captures one of the day’s most iconic images.

Michael Jordan turns 50 this Sunday -- so he's on the Sports Illustrated cover for the 50th time
# Jordan At 50
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# Jordan At 50

Michael Jordan turns 50 this Sunday -- so he's on the Sports Illustrated cover for the 50th time

Feb 13th 2013, 2:33 PM 2,794 Views 0 Comments

Don’t bother phoning us once this comes out; we won’t be returning calls.

Sports Illustrated launches daily website based entirely on its Swimsuit Issue
# Deep End
From The42
# Deep End

Sports Illustrated launches daily website based entirely on its Swimsuit Issue

Feb 12th 2013, 3:30 PM 3,038 Views 1 Comment

That’s a whole lot of sun cream.

It's official: Kate Upton is on the cover of the 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue
# Cover Story
From The42
# Cover Story

It's official: Kate Upton is on the cover of the 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

Feb 11th 2013, 1:53 PM 4,150 Views 2 Comments

You buy it for the articles, right?

Pssst: Rumour has it that Kate Upton is on the cover of the Swimsuit Issue AGAIN
# Sports Illustrated
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# Sports Illustrated

Pssst: Rumour has it that Kate Upton is on the cover of the Swimsuit Issue AGAIN

Feb 8th 2013, 10:48 PM 4,051 Views 0 Comments

Is she not more of a 2012 kind of gal?

The Sunday Papers: Some of the week’s best sportswriting
# Good Reads
From The42
# Good Reads

The Sunday Papers: Some of the week’s best sportswriting

Dec 16th 2012, 9:31 AM 1,383 Views 1 Comment

Featuring pieces on English football’s recent problems and a look at the disconcerting amount of concussions suffered by NFL players.

LeBron James is Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year 2012
# Cover Story
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# Cover Story

LeBron James is Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year 2012

Dec 3rd 2012, 5:06 PM 1,474 Views 0 Comments

LeBron becomes the first NBA star to win the award since Miami Heat team-mate Dwyane Wade in 2006.

This week's Sports Illustrated cover is basically an Adidas ad
# Irish
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# Irish

This week's Sports Illustrated cover is basically an Adidas ad

Nov 20th 2012, 7:13 PM 1,966 Views 3 Comments

It’s all about Notre Dame right now.

We Were Penn State: here's this week's cover of Sports Illustrated
# Cover Story
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# Cover Story

We Were Penn State: here's this week's cover of Sports Illustrated

Jul 25th 2012, 12:42 PM 814 Views 0 Comments

“An unprecedented failure of institutional integrity.”

The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sportswriting

May 6th 2012, 9:02 AM 654 Views 0 Comments

Kick back and get the kettle on. Here’s some of our favourite pieces from the past seven days.

Sports film of the week: The Two Escobars
# 30 For 30
From The42
# 30 For 30

Sports film of the week: The Two Escobars

Apr 15th 2012, 9:22 PM 945 Views 4 Comments

Every week we turn the lights down, get the popcorn on and watch one of your favourites together. Do join us.

McIlroy: Woods is 'by far the best player in the world'
# Quote
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# Quote

McIlroy: Woods is 'by far the best player in the world'

Mar 29th 2012, 4:06 PM 710 Views 0 Comments

The US Open champion also explained his recent decision to “unfollow” Ryder Cup teammate Lee Westwood on Twitter.

Kate Upton is on the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue
# Cover Story
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# Cover Story

Kate Upton is on the cover of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue

Feb 14th 2012, 6:44 PM 1,148 Views 1 Comment

We only buy it for the ice hockey results obviously.

The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sportswriting

Jan 29th 2012, 8:30 AM 870 Views 0 Comments

Take a little time to check this lot out…

Tebow Time: 6 great Tim Tebow stories you may have missed today
# Haters Gonna Hate
From The42
# Haters Gonna Hate

Tebow Time: 6 great Tim Tebow stories you may have missed today

Dec 16th 2011, 5:23 PM 1,031 Views 0 Comments

Don’t worry, there’s plenty of Tebow-related weirdness to go around.

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