Tag Archives: swimsuit issue

From the archives: A half-century of SI swimsuits

TweetWhile I’m taking a summer break from the blog, I’m reposting and updating selected links from the archive.
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The usual furor over the Sports Illustrated annual swimsuit issue didn’t materialize much this winter. That was surprising, given the 50th anniversary of the highly popular edition, and the  cover [...]

SI, swimsuits and the cause of women’s sports

TweetIt’s mid-to-late February. The Super Bowl is over, conference play in college basketball is heating up, and pitchers and catchers have reported.
Which means it’s time for the annual flogging of Sports Illustrated for its popular and highly lucrative swimsuit issue, now hitting the stands with Kate Upton leaving little to the imagination.
But instead of the [...]