The Best Sports Illustrated Covers 

Maggie Coen
Updated June 14, 2019 3.5k votes 558 voters 38.3k views 27 items
List of the most memorable Sports Illustrated Magazine covers, featuring the coolest photographs, sexiest celebrity shots, and most innovative designs ever to hit newsstands. These best Sports Illustrated covers span the entire history of the publication, and provide a good overview of the stories and issues Sports Illustrated has covered over the years. Iconic magazine covers capture images of historic and cultural landmarks that persist in the collective consciousness. This list includes rare Sports Illustrated covers and hard-to-find classic Sports Illustrated covers as well as the most popular and famous Sports Illustrated magazine covers. The stars, politicians, athletes, and other famous and influential figures on magazine covers document major world events and news stories that have held public attention over the years. Ever evolving fashion, technology, and societal trends influence the art and design of magazine covers, but Sports Illustrated also has a signature font, layout, and style that has come to represent the magazine as an institution. You won't a more comprehensive collection of Sports Illustrated magazine covers. Vote for the vintage Sports Illustrated magazine covers with the most attractive design, most memorable or important news stories, or that you best remember and recognize. Missing your favorite? Add it to the list!
Roger Federer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sports Illustrated Covers
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Sports Illustrated - June 15, 2009
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#13 of 2,166 The Best Athletes Of All Time #2 of 200 The All-Around Best Athletes of 2018 #7 of 18 Coolest Athlete Logos

Kate Upton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sports Illustrated Covers
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Sports Illustrated - February 12, 2013
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#971 of 2,003 The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History #425 of 771 American Public Figures Who Are National Treasures

Sports Illustrated - January 2007
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