For the umpteenth time, Alabama will appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated. I'm not exactly sure when this will be released, but I imagine in the next week or so.
The following is a small-size version of the cover, and as always click on the image for the full size version.
This article by Rick Bragg will most likely be appearing in the magazine as the actual piece corresponding to the cover. You should definitely read it, it's actually a good article. I generally think that the Sports Illustrateds and ESPNs of the world are quite poor, but they've penned a great article here.
And for the sake of sanity, let's not fret over all of this junk about an SI jinx.