Deion Sanders on the Cover of ESPN The Magazine


Deion Sanders on the Cover of ESPN The Magazine

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Deion Sanders may be retired from the NFL, but is “Prime Time” still living up to his nickname? His mentoring Pee Wee to pro football players has caused some debate and even prompted the NCAA to investigate his relationships with some of it’s rising stars. In “The Curious Case of Deion Sanders” ESPN The Magazine’s Seth Wickersham questions Sanders’ influence—positive and negative—on younger football players in this week’s issue, on newsstands now. Also in this issue…Chris Broussard, for “The Insider,” proves that the increased NBA-play prep-to-pro players are exposed to makes their bodies much older than their age. And…“Player X,” MLB, gives fans the scoop on why most veteran players bolt from spring games early.Sanders Article:

ESPN The Magazine Cover: Deion Sanders



NCAA Tournament 2010:Marching OrderThe brackets aren’t as wildly unpredictable as you think. In fact, there’s a science to picking winters. By Peter Keating


Whatcha Got?

Some players and coaches enter the Big Dance with a shaky rep. Will perception become harsh reality for these five? By Elena Bergeron


Fine Line

The Tournament is a gambling bonanza. Cool for Vegas. Not cool if athletes are in on the action. By Chad Millman



Also in ESPN The Magazine:

Knock on Wood (MLB)

Last year the Cubs’ bats fizzled. But new hitting coach Rudy Jaramillo has a system to get Chicago crackin’ again. By Jeff Bradley 

To Each His Own (NHL)

Hockey players are truly, madly, deeply attached to their sticks. Alex Ovechkin and others give the lowdown on the love affair. By David Fleming


The Second Option (NBA)

LeBron and the Free Agents is the summer blockbuster fans have long been pining for. Some GMs, though, may wait for the sequel. By Ric Bucher


…And much more!

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