8 episodios

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.

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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 Inc: The Billion Dollar Man

    Magic Inc: The Billion Dollar Man

    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.
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    • 36 min
    Diana Taurasi: Trial By Fire

    Diana Taurasi: Trial By Fire

    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. Former SI writer Kelli Anderson looks back on the series of unfortunate events that nearly derailed Taurasi’s career and reflects on her legacy in the sport of basketball.
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    • 41 min
    Peyton Manning: The Cloak and Dagger Free Agent

    Peyton Manning: The Cloak and Dagger Free Agent

    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 Smetana about some of the best stories from Peyton Manning’s free agency in 2012, and how Manning to the Broncos came to be.
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    • 45 min
    Bo Jackson: Bo on the Go

    Bo Jackson: Bo on the Go

    Before the hip injury that stalled Bo Jackson's professional career, he was a football, baseball, and track star at Auburn. Former SI writer Alex Wolff visited the Alabama native in 1984 and tells Jessica Smetana about reporting his article "Bo on the Go" and the legendary college career of Bo Jackson.
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    • 37 min
    Pete Rose: The All-Time Hit Leader, The Gambler, And The SI Investigation That Exposed Him

    Pete Rose: The All-Time Hit Leader, The Gambler, And The SI Investigation That Exposed Him

    On August 24th, 1989 Major League Baseball banned Pete Rose after an investigation concluded the former Cincinnati Red manager bet on baseball. Priya Desai talks to former SI Senior Writer Craig Neff, who was part of a team of reporters that uncovered one of the biggest scandals in the history of sports. It all began in the spring of 1984, with a call to the tip line of Sports Illustrated. Jon Wertheim discusses Rose’s career and the time he spent the day with a young reporter named Al Michaels.
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    • 22 min
    Venus & Serena Williams: We Told You So

    Venus & Serena Williams: We Told You So

    The 1999 Lipton Championships final in Miami marked the first time that Venus and Serena Williams faced each other in a title match. It also gave the world its first glimpse at the future of tennis. Jon Wertheim revisits the Williams sisters’ arrival and their historical final, and talks with Jamie Lisanti about the significance of the moment and why their story is one of the most underrated in sports. 
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    • 32 min

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