The 9 Most Iconic Sports Illustrated Covers of All Time

George Powell

Changing the sports entertainments arena forever, Sports Illustrated magazine published its first issue in August of 1954. With breaking news on players, games, and fascinating behind the scenes feature articles, the publication quickly shot to full-on icon status. Now one of the staples of the news and entertainment sports coverage fields, Sports Illustrated is still one of the biggest publications around. So, in honor of the decades of great coverage, check out the nine most iconic Sports Illustrated covers of all time.