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This week on the tablets: Beyond the BCS title game

Both of the recent matchups between LSU and Alabama were hard fought, hard-hitting affairs. Fortunately, the enmity between the two SEC powers doesn’t extend beyond the gridiron, as evidenced by a video of fans from both schools uniting to aid in the recovery from Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the April 27, 2011 tornado in Tuscaloosa. 202 more words

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This week on the tablets: A possible predecessor to Tim Tebow

There is truth to Champ Bailey when he says, in describing Tim Tebow to senior writer Jim Trotter (@SI_JimTrotter) for this week’s cover story: … 241 more words

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This week on the tablets: Celebrating hoops on the pro and college levels

Hoop heads of the NBA and college game had reasons to celebrate this week, but they were divergent ones. This week’s tablet edition recognizes both levels of basketball bliss. 313 more words

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This week on the tablets: embracing Tebow-mania

Regardless of what people’s opinions are, Tim Tebow is firmly entrenched in the consciousness of NFL fans everywhere. If it feels like people have been debating his ability (or lack thereof) forever, it’s because they have, going back to Tebow’s days as a freshman phenom for the University of Florida. 241 more words

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This Week on the Tablets: The “Best Sports App” in the Business

Earlier this week, Advertising Age named Sports Illustrated’s tablet app the “Best Sports App” of 2011 as part of its Media Vanguard Awards. It is the second year in a row that… 383 more words

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On the Tablets: A tribute to Smokin’ Joe

When boxing legend Joe Frazier died late Monday night, the Nov. 14 issue had already gone to print. But as has been the case in several instances before, the tablet edition of the magazine was utilized to accommodate this breaking news within the confines of the weekly issue. 246 more words

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This week on the tablets: celebrating Fall Classics then and now

Yesterday kicked off a World Series featuring two mid-market teams, the Rangers and the Cardinals, who reached baseball’s Promised Land in unconventional ways. It’s a fitting matchup as baseball celebrates the 20th anniversary of one of its most unique and memorable Fall Classics: the 1991 World Series between the Twins and the Braves, both of whom won the pennant one year after finishing last in their respective divisions. 347 more words

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