After surpassing 3,000 points in his already illustrious collegiate career, Doug McDermott lands on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week. The image is inspired by a cover of Larry Bird, “College Basketball’s Secret Weapon,” from Nov. 28, 1977. (Lane Stewart, Al Tielemans/SI)
GALLERY: 2014 Sports Illustrated Covers

After surpassing 3,000 points in his already illustrious collegiate career, Doug McDermott lands on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week. The image is inspired by a cover of Larry Bird, “College Basketball’s Secret Weapon,” from Nov. 28, 1977. (Lane Stewart, Al Tielemans/SI)

GALLERY: 2014 Sports Illustrated Covers

The Dirty Game, a Sports Illustrated special investigative report that looks into the transformation of a struggling college football program into a national powerhouse, graces the cover of this issue of SI. The series is the result of a comprehensive 10-month investigation into the Oklahoma State University football program.  (Charlie Neibergall/AP; Photo illustration by SI Premedia)
GALLERY: SI’s Most Dramatic Covers

The Dirty Game, a Sports Illustrated special investigative report that looks into the transformation of a struggling college football program into a national powerhouse, graces the cover of this issue of SI. The series is the result of a comprehensive 10-month investigation into the Oklahoma State University football program.  (Charlie Neibergall/AP; Photo illustration by SI Premedia)

GALLERY: SI’s Most Dramatic Covers