So What Was That All About? Ask SI's Editors About Their OSU Series

A week ago, Sports Illustrated began publishing its much-discussed, much-criticized five-part investigative series on Oklahoma State's football program. Yesterday, SI managing editor Chris Stone and executive editor Jon Wertheim provided a coda, explaining the intent of the package: » 9/17/13 2:00pm 9/17/13 2:00pm

How Franz Lidz Landed The Jason Collins Scoop For His Former Magazine

Superagent Arn Tellem had a proposition for his longtime friend, magazine writer Franz Lidz. If an active NBA player wanted to come out of the closet, would Lidz be interested in the story? » 4/30/13 9:27am 4/30/13 9:27am

How Sports Illustrated Broke The Jason Collins Story

A little over four weeks ago, Sports Illustrated senior writer Franz Lidz heard from a player rep that his client was ready to come out of the closet. Lidz didn't know who, but he let SI's editor, Chris Stone, know early on March 31, a Sunday, that something was afoot. » 4/29/13 1:10pm 4/29/13 1:10pm

Chris Stone Wins The Sports Illustrated Bake-Off, Takes Over The Weekly…

Last month we told you there was a bake-off at Sports Illustrated to determine the magazine's next managing editor. Now we have a winner: assistant managing editor Chris Stone. » 10/18/12 4:54pm 10/18/12 4:54pm

Bake-Off At Sports Illustrated! Jon Wertheim, Chris Stone Battle To…

Who's in charge at Sports Illustrated? Earlier this summer, longtime editor Terry McDonell told his staff that he was dialing back on some of his responsibilities. Last month, he got a new office on (SI's parent company) Time Inc.'s corporate floor, fueling even more talk that he was on his way out. But if all signs… » 9/13/12 11:44am 9/13/12 11:44am

Joe Posnanski Won't Be Doing Very Many Interviews Or Readings For …

Joe Posnanski is having a hard time coming by any good news these days. The latest? The book tour and media interviews for his woefully timed biography, Paterno, due out Aug. 21, will now be severely cut back. » 7/23/12 11:12am 7/23/12 11:12am

Serena Williams Cannot Really Recall That Line Judge Incident From…

Remember that time at the 2009 U.S. Open, when Serena Williams told a line judge she was going to shove a tennis ball down her throat? Of course you do. Everyone remembers. Except for Serena. » 8/29/11 2:45pm 8/29/11 2:45pm

"SI" Writer Jon Wertheim Would Like You To Watch Roger Federer's Giggle…

Sports Illustrated senior writer Jon Wertheim, author of Strokes of Genius: Federer, Nadal, and the Greatest Match Ever Played, was kind enough to let me bother him. Here, he considers Tiger Woods and challenges Will Leitch to a bet: » 12/05/09 7:15pm 12/05/09 7:15pm