On the cover this week: Hoping to avoid early playoff exits, fans of the Beltway teams pins its championship hopes on Orioles outfielder Adam Jones and Capitals center Alex Ovechkin.
Alexander Ovechkin shows off his unibrow during a 2006 SI photo shoot. (Howard Schatz/SI)
GALLERY: The Ovechkin-Crosby Rivalry
Alexander Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby pose together during a Sept. 2006 SI photo shoot in New York City. (Michael O’Neill/SI)
GALLERY: The Crosby-Ovechkin Rivalry
It’s Halloween, and with no NHL season in sight, Alexander Ovechkin will easily be able to slip into his alter-ego, The Faun from Pam’s Labyrinth. (Getty Images)
GALLERY: Hockey Fright Night
Before Alexander Ovechkin celebrates Mother’s Day with his lovely mom Tatiana, he must play a Game 7 against the Rangers. SI’s Darien Eliot wonders how much more the teams have to give after a grueling six games. (Simon Bruty/SI)