SI Finally Makes Right Call On Swimsuit-less Cover

The SPORTS ILLUSTRATED swimsuit issue no longer compels us to sprint to the newsstand or rearrange our web surfing habits. But we were pleasantly surprised when we discovered that SI finally caught on and made the right call with its swimsuit-less cover girl.

Marisa Miller

For us, Marisa Miller will go down in history as the greatest non-celeb SI swimsuit-less model in history (that includes Elle). With seemingly all non-porn men’s magazines going with non-stop celebrity covers (enough Eva already!), SI’s call was a refreshing change. Read more…

SI Editor Spanks Staff Over Tiger-As-Christ Idea

Two weeks ago, SbB reported (via TIGER WOODS IS GOD) that SPORTS ILLUSTRATED issued a casting call for famous golfer look-alikes to pose for a SI cover portraying Leonardo da Vinci’s “Last Supper” - with Tiger Woods as Jesus.

Tiger Woods Last Supper Cover Si Casting Call

Here’s a screenshot of the casting call, which clearly stated SI’s intentions.

This week, in tersely worded statement on SI sister site Golf.com, SI Magazine Group Editor Terry McDonnell responded to the cover possibility and subsequent casting call. Read more…