The first issue of Sports Illustrated was published (1954)
Sports Illustrated is a weekly sports magazine that originated in 1954 and was developed by the creator of Time magazine. The magazine won a number of National Magazine Awards over the years. Its best-selling issue is the so-called swimsuit issue, featuring photos of fashion models, athletes, and other celebrities. Several offshoots of the magazine were published, including Sports Illustrated Kids, Sports Illustrated Almanac, Sports Illustrated Women, and Sports Illustrated on Campus.