Sports Illustrated Archives - Philadelphia Magazine

Sports Illustrated

City Life

Eagles Fans on Sports Illustrated‘s Most Hated List

From throwing snowballs at Santa to having a courtroom and jail installed under Veterans Stadium, Eagles fans have long brought passion to the world of […]

City Life

Here Are the Carli Lloyd and Julie Johnston Sports Illustrated Covers

We have them!!! The covers, that is, of Carli Lloyd and Julie Johnston on Sports Illustrated, as part of the magazine’s full shoot of the U.S. […]

City Life

Delran’s Carli Lloyd to Be on Sports Illustrated Cover

Sports Illustrated is honoring the 2015 U.S. Women’s World Cup championship team in a way no other team has been honored before. In an “unprecedented” move […]

City Life

Mo’ne Davis is “Sports Kid of the Year”

Congrats to @MoneDavis11 on becoming the @SIKids' 2014 #SportsKid of the Year! You knocked it out of the park for girls everywhere. –mo — The […]

City Life

Mo’ne Davis on Cover of Sports Illustrated

Philadelphia’s own Mo’ne Davis is on the national cover of Sports Illustrated this week. The Little League World Series star is the first little leaguer […]

City Life

Ex-Daily News Writer Gary Smith to Retire from SI

When the news came that legendary sportswriter Gary Smith was retiring from Sports Illustrated, I did what any writer would do: I called my dad. […]

City Life

THE PLAYER: The NFL’s (Almost) First Out Player

It’s two months before Gaybowl XIII, when the seven-on-seven National Gay Flag Football League champion will be crowned in Phoenix, and the Philadelphia Revolution is […]

City Life

Oh Look. Penn State Fans Are Bashing A Journalist. There’s A Surprise.

Believe it or not, here’s a story about sports journalism and Penn State football fans that has nothing to do with Joe Paterno and Jerry […]

City Life

Nobody Loves Philly: Maria Sharapova Edition

Philly.com reports that tennis star Maria Sharapova has thumbed her nose at Philly, by declining to sell her new line of lip-themed candies–Sugarpova–to any local […]

City Life

I Am Manti Te’o’s Mother

I am sharing this story because I am Manti Te’o’s mother. Ever since the hooligans from something called Deadspin told the world that Manti’s dead […]

City Life

NFL Players Say Fumble-Prone Michael Vick is Overrated

It will probably come as a surprise to Philadelphia Eagles fans to hear that quarterback Michael Vick is overrated. After all, they’ve spent this season […]

City Life

Isn’t February the Best Time to Think About Swimsuits, Gals?

On top of flash mobs, whooping cough’s comeback, and the mental picture of Newt Gingrich as a swinger, now there are omnipresent bathing suit catalogs. […]

City Life

YouTube Sensation Kate Upton Shakes Up the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

Why is Kate Upton creating so much noise? Look around. So many once-bedrock institutions up for grabs—newspapers, the Republican Party, our school system … and now […]