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The 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition includes a bit of counterprogramming for the ladies and the gays, with supermodel Bar Refaeli posing with tennis stud Rafael Nadal, basketball star Chris Paul and swim hunk Michael Phelps. Beautiful pics, really — but get out of the way, woman!
More pix — and steamy videos — of “Bar and the Boys” at SI.com!
Hallelujah, it’s like Christmas has come early! ESPN the Magazine, which previously brought us tasteful, awe-inspiring nudes such as this, has quite kindly offered up another outstanding “Body Issue,” featuring a host of superstar athletes buck naked. Behold New York Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire (above and here), U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team goalie Tim Howard (below and here), golfer Camilo Villegas and pro surfer Kelly Slater, among many, many more in the issue, on newsstands tomorrow. In the meantime, grab a peek in the online gallery and in this truly tantalizing behind-the-scenes video: