Kobe Bryant tells Sports Illustrated Thursday that he believes that his Lakers will make the playoffs even though they are three games under .500 .
Kate Upton is back on the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover for the second straight year.
Former UCLA player Reeves Nelson is suing Sports Illustrated for $10 million, citing defamation, false light and intentional infliction of emotional distress over its recent article about problems in the school’s basketball program.
Sports Illustrated is expected to release an ‘extremely negative’ article on Wednesday about the UCLA Bruins men’s basketball team under coach Ben Howland.
Covering Jeremy Lin has been easy for Sports Illustrated. The high-scoring Knicks newcomer is on the cover of SI for the second week in a row. He’s the first New York-based team athlete to be given such treatment since the magazine started in 1954 — not even Mickey Mantle, Joe Namath or Eli Manning made two straight.
Estella Warren, the “Planet of the Apes” actress and Sports Illustrated swimsuit model, pleaded no contest Friday to a misdemeanor DUI charge stemming from her arrest in May.