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Sports Illustrated (SI) is an American sports magazine owned by Authentic Brands Group.wikipedia
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Time Inc.

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In 2018, the magazine was sold to Meredith Corporation by means of its acquisition of parent company Time Inc., but Meredith stated that it planned to sell Sports Illustrated as it did not align with its lifestyle properties.
It owned and published over 100 magazine brands, including its namesake Time, Sports Illustrated, Travel + Leisure, Food & Wine, Fortune, People, InStyle, Life, Golf Magazine, Southern Living, Essence, Real Simple, and Entertainment Weekly.

Henry Luce

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It was then that Time patriarch Henry Luce began considering whether his company should attempt to fill that gap.
Time summarized and interpreted the week's news; Life was a picture magazine of politics, culture, and society that dominated American visual perceptions in the era before television; Fortune reported on national and international business; and Sports Illustrated explored the world of sports.

André Laguerre

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After more than a decade of steady losses, the magazine's fortunes finally turned around in the 1960s when Andre Laguerre became its managing editor.
Marc André Laguerre (February 21, 1915 – January 18, 1979) was a journalist and magazine editor, best known as the managing editor of Sports Illustrated from 1960 to 1974, during which time he oversaw the growth in the magazine from a niche publication to become the industry leader in weekly sports magazines.

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

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It is also known for its annual swimsuit issue, which has been published since 1964, and has spawned other complementary media works and products.
The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue is published annually by American magazine Sports Illustrated and features female fashion models, celebrities and athletes wearing swimwear in various locales around the world.

Meredith Corporation

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In 2018, the magazine was sold to Meredith Corporation by means of its acquisition of parent company Time Inc., but Meredith stated that it planned to sell Sports Illustrated as it did not align with its lifestyle properties.
On January 31, 2018, the company completed the acquisition of Time Inc. In March 2018, only six weeks after the closure of the deal, Meredith announced that it would lay off 200 employees, up to 1,000 more over the next 10 months, and explore the sale of Fortune, Money, Sports Illustrated, and Time.

Frank Deford

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These well-written, in-depth articles helped to distinguish Sports Illustrated from other sports publications, and helped launch the careers of such legendary writers as Frank Deford, who in March 2010 wrote of Laguerre, "He smoked cigars and drank Scotch and made the sun move across the heavens ... His genius as an editor was that he made you want to please him, but he wanted you to do that by writing in your own distinct way."
Deford wrote for Sports Illustrated magazine from 1962 until his death in 2017, and was a correspondent for the Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel television program on HBO.

Pat Forde

On October 29, it announced its hiring of veteran college sports writer Pat Forde.
Pat Forde is a sports journalist who is a national columnist for Sports Illustrated.

Robert Creamer

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He spent most of his career at Sports Illustrated.

Time (magazine)

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It was then that Time patriarch Henry Luce began considering whether his company should attempt to fill that gap.
In March 2018, only six weeks after the closure of the sale, Meredith announced that it would explore the sale of Time and sister magazines Fortune, Money, Sports Illustrated, since they did not align with the company's lifestyle brands.

Dan Jenkins

Daniel Thomas Jenkins (December 2, 1928 – March 7, 2019) was an American author and sportswriter who often wrote for Sports Illustrated.

Tex Maule

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Hamilton Prieleaux Bee Maule, commonly known as Tex Maule (May 19, 1915 in Ojus, Florida — May 16, 1981) was the lead American football writer for Sports Illustrated in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s.

Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year

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Since 1954, Sports Illustrated magazine has annually presented the Sportsperson of the Year award to "the athlete or team whose performance that year most embodies the spirit of sportsmanship and achievement."
Since its inception in 1954, Sports Illustrated magazine has annually presented the Sportsperson of the Year award to "the athlete or team whose performance that year most embodies the spirit of sportsmanship and achievement."

Maya Moore

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Maya Moore of the WNBA's Minnesota Lynx was the inaugural winner of the Sports Illustrated Performer of the Year Award in 2017.
Naming her their inaugural Performer of the Year in 2017, Sports Illustrated called Moore the greatest winner in the history of women's basketball.

Authentic Brands Group

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Sports Illustrated (SI) is an American sports magazine owned by Authentic Brands Group.
On May 27, 2019, ABG announced its acquisition of sports magazine Sports Illustrated from Meredith Corporation for $110 million.

J. J. Watt

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The 2017 winners of the award are Houston Texans defensive end, J. J. Watt, and Houston Astros second baseman, José Altuve.
In 2017, Sports Illustrated named Watt its Sportsperson of the Year.

José Altuve

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The 2017 winners of the award are Houston Texans defensive end, J. J. Watt, and Houston Astros second baseman, José Altuve.
Also in 2017, Altuve was Sports Illustrated's co-Sportsperson of the Year with J. J. Watt of the NFL's Houston Texans for helping to lead relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

List of 2009 all-decade Sports Illustrated awards and honors

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This is a list of Sports Illustrated magazine's all-decade awards and honors for 2000–2009.

Sports Illustrated cover jinx

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The magazine's cover is the basis of a sports myth known as the Sports Illustrated Cover Jinx.
The Sports Illustrated cover jinx is an urban legend that states that individuals or teams who appear on the cover of the Sports Illustrated magazine will subsequently be jinxed (experience bad luck).

Neil Leifer

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An intense rivalry developed between photographers, particularly Walter Iooss and Neil Leifer, to get a decisive cover shot that would be on newsstands and in mailboxes only a few days later.
Leifer, on his sixteenth birthday, caught several images of the game-winning touchdown which he sold to Sports Illustrated.

LeBron James

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During the season, he also appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated, becoming the first high school basketball underclassman to do so.

Pete Rozelle

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"Bonus pieces" on Pete Rozelle, Woody Hayes, Bear Bryant, Howard Cosell and others became some of the most quoted sources about these figures, and Deford established a reputation as one of the best writers of the time.
Citing his "aptitude for conciliation" with the league's owners, his work in expanding the NFL, and his crackdown on player gambling, Sports Illustrated named Rozelle their "Sportsman of the Year" for 1963.

Michael Jordan

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He quickly became a fan favorite even in opposing arenas, Roy S. Johnson of The New York Times described him as "the phenomenal rookie of the Bulls" in November, and Jordan appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated with the heading "A Star Is Born" in December.

Tiger Woods

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Woods was named Sports Illustrateds 1996 Sportsman of the Year and PGA Tour Rookie of the Year.

Joe Sheehan

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At the beginning of the 2010 baseball season, he began publishing a weekly "Inside Baseball" column in Sports Illustrated.

Kris Kristofferson

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He experienced his first dose of fame in 1958 when he appeared in Sports Illustrated's "Faces in the Crowd" on March 31 for his achievements in collegiate Rugby Union, American football, and track and field.