SI is revisiting classic pieces and re-examining their context, revealing untold anecdotes from the reporting process with writers and ultimately driving new conversation around the athletes, events and moments in sports history that SI has covered for more than 60 years. Host Jon Wertheim and correspondents Jamie Lisanti, Jessica Smetana and Priya Desai dive into the SI Vault to uncover the best Sports Illustrated stories covering the biggest legends in sports history. From Michael Jordan to Serena Williams, each episode focuses on a single moment that defines an unparalleled athlete.
Magic Johnson Enterprises is reportedly valued at $1 billion. In 1991, former SI Senior Writer Richard Hoffer spent some time with Magic and tells Priya Desai about how the Lakers Legend had dreams of dominating the boardroom before he even graduated high school.
The parallels between Diana Taurasi and Michael Jordan are unavoidable. Since the early 2000s, a Jordan-like competitive mindset has helped Taurasi win three NCAA titles, three WNBA titles and four Olympic gold medals. But it hasn’t always been easy for the former UConn star and WNBA legend....
Before Brady left New England, Peyton Manning's NFL free agency was one of the most talked about in decades. The quarterback's choice was shrouded in secrecy, and marked by process that included head coaches wearing disguises, decoy SUVs, and tracking a private jet. Peter King tells SI 's Jessica...