How under wraps was Collins story? I thought I was getting my 1st cover! Alas, happy to be Argo of SI this week. twitter.com/SI_sarahkwak/s…
— Sarah Kwak (@SI_sarahkwak) April 30, 2013
Alex Ovechkin was slated to be this week’s SI cover boy, which would’ve been awesome, considering the Caps have *never* graced the cover of SI before. Sarah Kwak’s story will still be in this week’s issue, though, so there’s that.
Update: Ted Starkey tweeted to correct me on this, sort of.
@mrirrelevantdc They have, although not main subject. Background in 1977, box above Rob Deer in 1987. And pre-Cap Bobby Carpenter in 1982.
— Ted Starkey (@TedStarkey) April 30, 2013
And here are two of the three SI covers Ted was referring to:
(Thanks to @dcsportsbog for bringing this to my attention.)