And celebrating the wonder that is the human body, of course.
Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi is one of the cover models for this year's incarnation.
Inside, there's 40-some athletes in the buff.
"Doing the shoot was something news and I had fun with it," said Taurasi. "For me, doing this was about facing the challenge and celebrating everything all of our bodies have been through and done."
Taurasi, 28, was the 2009 WNBA MVP and starred at Connecticut during her college years.
According to ESPN, other stars featured in the issue include Venus Williams, Patrick Willis, Hanley Ramirez and Neuqua Valley's own Evan Lysacek.