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SI's Menacing Rice Cover Captures The Moment Before The Violence

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.09.2014 | Sports

Sports Illustrated focused its attention on the infamous Ray Rice video with a bold, disquieting choice for the cover of its next issue. The grainy im...

As 'Time' Goes By

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.31.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Is my one-time favorite magazine going the way of the dodo bird? What's to become of TIME after it was cut loose from a corporate tether tied to a sought-after prize?

We Need More Teens to Turn Out Like LeBron

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 07.28.2014 | Sports
Stuart Muszynski

Teens go through a difficult, sometimes torturous dance deciding who they are, what they stand for and who they're destined to be. But young LeBron James was different.

Another Call to Rewrite Baseball's Record Books

Ron Kaplan | Posted 07.24.2014 | Sports
Ron Kaplan

You hear a number of sports pundits clamoring about throwing out the records of those who have used performance enhancing drugs. But really, everyone knows how impractical that would be.

Storytelling Returns to Marketing

John P. David | Posted 07.21.2014 | Media
John P. David

With the continued fragmentation of media, we need to return to telling stories because it sets our message apart and helps our meaning ring clear amid the noise in the marketplace of attention.

Magazine Prepares Cover For Boston Marathon Bombing Anniversary

AP | Posted 06.13.2014 | Media

BOSTON (AP) — A magazine photo shoot for a cover marking the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings has drawn thousands of people, including su...

Mattel Uses Barbie to Titillate Adult Male Sports Fans

Nancy Hogshead-Makar | Posted 04.30.2014 | Women
Nancy Hogshead-Makar

Mixing young girlhood and sexuality and selling it to male sports fans is ... just creepy.

What Makes Kate Upton So Special?

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 02.26.2014 | Style

So, what's the deal with Kate Upton? While the 21-year-old model has been featured in several Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues, someone's still not...

When Barbie Meets Real World

Ko Im | Posted 04.26.2014 | Women
Ko Im

Mattel stirred controversy because Barbie got a photo shoot and spread in the latest swimsuit issue for Sports Illustrated. (Who wouldn't want to change places with her or a tan, globe-trekking supermodel for a day?!)

'Twerking' Surfer Lands A Coveted Spot In Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

The Huffington Post | Chloe Fox | Posted 02.20.2014 | Style

Remember that viral video of a female surfer's twerking warm-up routine? (How could you forget?) Well, Anastasia Ashley has been busy since then. ...

Betrayed by Barbie

Michelle Hays | Posted 04.22.2014 | Media
Michelle Hays

The visual messages being communicated could have negative connotations. Barbie isn't a real person. A woman is substituted for a doll. Dolls are toys. Toys are to be played with. Get the picture? This is a brand collision for Barbie.

Kimmel Asks Swimsuit Model Really Dumb Questions

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.20.2014 | Comedy

On Wednesday's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," Kimmel chatted with Sports Illustrated cover model and Twitter princess Chrissy Teigen, using the opportunity to a...

Is 50 Years Enough? Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

Elisabeth Dale | Posted 04.19.2014 | Women
Elisabeth Dale

Back in 1964, when the swimsuit feature was conceived as a way to retain readership during a break between sports seasons, the photos were tame and had a "girl next door" quality. But a certain pattern has emerged over the last five decades.

Kate Upton Scores Her Third Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 02.18.2014 | Style

Well, well, if it isn't Kate Upton on the cover of yet another Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. The model sits pretty on the 50th anniversary flip-s...

I Am Gay and I Play. Send in the Clowns

Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D. | Posted 04.20.2014 | Sports
Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D.

The media circus began immediately after Sam's declaration, and who knows how long it will last? In the meanwhile, send in the clowns. Or have they already arrived?

#Unbelievable: Mattel and 'Sports Illustrated' Team Up to Tackle Untapped Markets

Christina Pesoli | Posted 04.15.2014 | Comedy
Christina Pesoli

For decades Mattel has tried to convince conscientious moms that Barbie is a constructive toy for their young daughters rather than a time-released fo...

Introducing The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue's New Cover GIRLS!

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 02.14.2014 | Style

This year's Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue has finally been revealed -- and there is not one, not two, but THREE cover girls! The stars of the hig...

Will Michael Sam Save the NFL From Its Homophobia?

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 04.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Publicly, the NFL is being supportive, putting out a statement saying, "We admire Michael Sam's honesty and courage," but in Sports Illustrated numerous unnamed sources say Sam's going to be a "distraction" and not a problem any team is going to want to take on.

'Sports Illustrated Swimsuit' Declares 'Greatest Cover Of All Time'

Posted 02.04.2014 | TV

Sports Illustrated celebrated 50 years of the most famous single-issue magazine franchise in the world -- as well as the most profitable at more than ...

Tyra Banks: 'I Didn't Think It Was Possible Because Of The Color Of My Skin'

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.04.2014 | Black Voices

Tyra Banks' iconic red-and-pink polka dot bikini-clad Sports Illustrated cover in 1997 will always be our favorite. However, the famous image only sna...

Sexy At 60... Happy Birthday, Christie Brinkley!

Posted 02.03.2014 | Fifty

Happy Birthday, Christie Brinkley! The stunning supermodel known for her Sports Illustrated covers turns 60 today, and she looks just as good in a swi...

You Won't Believe How Gorgeous These Sports Illustrated Models Still Are (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

Sports Illustrated celebrated the 50th anniversary of its Swimsuit Issue on Wednesday night, but it was more of a who's-who in the modeling industry t...

Kate Upton Turns Heads In Plunging Dress

Posted 01.23.2014 | Celebrity

It's clear to see why Kate Upton is one of Sports Illustrated's favorite swimsuit supermodels. The 21-year-old turned heads as she stepped out for...

Ireland Baldwin Stuns In Daring Dress At Sports Illustrated Party

Posted 01.23.2014 | Celebrity

Oh la la, Ireland Baldwin, look at you all dolled up! The budding model looked gorgeous last night (Jan. 14) at the NBC and Time Inc. 50th annivers...

Peyton Picks Up Major Award

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.15.2013 | Sports

Peyton Manning is Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year. Manning has led Denver to an 11-3 record this year, his second with the B...