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NBA Mock Draft 2013 13

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  • May 22, 2013, 5:36 PM

It seems like only yesterday that the Cavs were drafting Kyrie Irving with the No. 1 pick of the draft. Well, just two years later, Cleveland has the top pick AGAIN! Who will the Cavs take to star alongside Irving? Where will your favorite college players land? And what international men of mystery could emerge as NBA stars? All the answers are here in the official SI Kids mock draft!
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Super Sam! Checking In With Sam Gordon, Who Took the Football World By Storm 13


Sam GordonSix months ago, Sam Gordon was just your typical nine-year-old. The native of South Jordan, Utah, liked reading and science, and she loved playing sports. But one day last November everything changed. Her father, Brent, posted a highlight video of Sam, with her ponytail sticking out of her helmet, making crazy cuts on the football field as she sprinted past boy after boy in her coed youth league. "I put the video up so that Sam could look back on it in a few years and be able to say, 'Hey, remember when I beat all those boys?' " he says. "I thought it was something she and her friends could enjoy in a few years." More »

Andrew Wiggins: HS Basketball Phenom Picks Kansas Jayhawks 6

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  • Posted by: Jeremy Repanich
  • May 14, 2013, 12:49 PM

College hoops fans--all hoops fans, really--held their breath this morning as they awaited Andrew Wiggins' decision on where he'd play college basketball in the fall. Well, Wiggins will be a Jayhawk, selecting Lawrence, Kansas as his new home and Bill Self as his new coach. He had narrowed his picks down to Kentucky, Kansas, North Carolina and Florida State, where his parents went to school (his dad played pro basketball ball and his mom was a sprinter who competed in the 1984 and 1988 Olympic games). More »

Inside the SABR Analytics Conference — Part 2 3


At the SABR Analytics Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, I learned from a number of general managers that running an MLB team takes a lot more skill and tools than the typical baseball fan might think. More »

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