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# cover-story - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Here’s why UFC fighter Ronda Rousey gained weight to be in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue

UFC stars are usually battling to make weight.

# cover-story - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Paulina Gretzky’s Golf Digest cover slammed by the women’s golf world

Dustin Johnson’s high-profile girlfriend has been criticised by the LPGA.

# cover-story - Sunday 16 March, 2014

# cover-story - Friday 14 February, 2014

Here’s your 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover

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

# cover-story - Thursday 6 February, 2014

How the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover went from conservative to tops optional Cover Story This post contains images

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

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

# cover-story - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Cover story: How the Swimsuit Issue became Sports Illustrated’s cash cow SI This post contains images

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

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.

# cover-story - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

The story behind Sports Illustrated’s brilliant Red Sox cover

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

# cover-story - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Why Kate Upton is on the cover of Sports Illustrated’s baseball playoff preview

She’s the first model to appear on a non-swimsuit issue of SI.

# cover-story - Monday 30 September, 2013

# cover-story - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

# cover-story - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

# cover-story - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

The Chicago Tribune produced this brilliant sports page to show its solidarity with Boston

The Tribune got today’s edition spot on.

# cover-story - Thursday 28 March, 2013

The cover of Phil Jackson’s book wants to remind you just how successful he has been

If you had 11 NBA championship rings, you’d put them on the cover of your book too.

# cover-story - Thursday 21 March, 2013

# cover-story - Thursday 21 February, 2013

# cover-story - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

# cover-story - Monday 11 February, 2013

# cover-story - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Three’s company: Rory, Seve join Tiger on the cover of his latest game

They even remembered the Nike swoosh on McIlroy’s hat.

# cover-story - Friday 25 January, 2013

Anything good on the front page of Marca today?

Marca aren’t backing down after Real Madrid president Florentino Perez rubbished reports of a dressing room revolt against Jose Mourinho.

# cover-story - Monday 21 January, 2013

7 US newspapers that are laughing at Tom Brady and the Patriots this morning

Tommy Terrific was on the end of a Baltimore Ravens beating in the AFC Championship game last night.

# cover-story - Monday 3 December, 2012

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

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

# cover-story - Thursday 1 November, 2012

# cover-story - Monday 10 September, 2012

This charming man: Joey Barton is on the cover of GQ Style magazine

It’s amazing the things you find the time to do when you’re serving a 12-match ban.

# cover-story - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Any football on in Spain tonight? Let’s have a look at the front of Marca…

It’s not just about Cris and Leo, you know.

# cover-story - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

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

“An unprecedented failure of institutional integrity.”

# cover-story - Monday 9 July, 2012

ESPN has revealed its first 2012 Body Issue cover

We buy it for the articles.

# cover-story - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

The ESPN Body Issue models were released today… see the athletes who have bared all before Cover Story This post contains images

# cover-story - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

The front page of today’s Denver Post is almost entirely Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning is set to be unveiled as the Denver Broncos’ quarterback in a deal worth $96m over five years.

# cover-story - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Knicks’ Jeremy Lin makes second straight Sports Illustrated cover

He’s the first New York-based team athlete to be given such treatment since the magazine started in 1954. Take that, Namath.

# cover-story - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

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

We only buy it for the ice hockey results obviously.

# cover-story - Monday 6 February, 2012

Start spreading the news: how America’s papers saw last night’s Super Bowl Cover Story This post contains images

Start spreading the news: how America’s papers saw last night’s Super Bowl

While the younger Manning was putting the “Eli” into “Elite”, America’s finest were dreaming up some brilliant front pages.

# cover-story - Friday 20 January, 2012

Tiger Woods unhappy with former coach writing book

The former world No 1 says he’s not going ‘to waste his time’ reading Hank Haney’s much-anticipated book.

# cover-story - Friday 13 January, 2012

The Boston Metro’s Tebow-baiting front page is a work of art

New England is getting fired up ahead of the visit of Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos tomorrow evening.

# cover-story - Monday 9 January, 2012

Brian O’Driscoll to pen autobiography with Paul Kimmage

Award-winning writer has signed up to work with Ireland’s talismanic skipper.

# cover-story - Friday 16 December, 2011

Reading between the lines: here’s our bumper Christmas book reviews

Heading for the shops this weekend? Expecting a few book vouchers in your stocking next week? Never fear, we’ve done our homework.

# cover-story - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Are these the most controversial magazine covers in sports history? Cover Story This post contains images

Are these the most controversial magazine covers in sports history?

Check out the 15 sporting splashes that got people talking.