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Leading Off

May 19, 2014
May 19, 2014

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May 19, 2014

GOLF PLUS
THE MAIL
CARLOS GOMEZ
NBA PLAYOFFS
2014 NFL DRAFT
BASEBALL
MAY 25, 2013
POINT AFTER
Departments

Leading Off

PHOTOPHOTOGRAPH BY ELSA GETTY IMAGESCircle In the Square Long home to guys and dolls, Times Square was the site of a wrestling exhibition last week by Beat the Streets, a nonprofit organization that seeks to give public school students the opportunity to wrestle. In this 170-pound match, Dillon Artigliere (far left), a senior at Roxbury (N.J.) High, beat Adis Radoncic, a junior at Poly Prep Country Day in Brooklyn, by a technical fall, 15--0.PHOTOPHOTOGRAPH BY ALEXANDER NEMENOV POOL/REUTERSEnter Net Russian forward Viktor Tikhonov slid past goalie Mikko Koskinen (far left) and defenseman Ville Lajunen (top) of Finland on Sunday to score his team's first goal in a 4--2 victory in a preliminary-round game at the world hockey championships in Minsk, Belarus. The following day the Russians took a commanding lead in Group B with a 6--1 win over the U.S. Team Canada and defending champion Sweden await on the other side of the draw, in Group A. The final is on May 25.PHOTOPHOTOGRAPH BY ROBERT BECK SPORTS ILLUSTRATEDInvisible Men This face-off between the Kings and the Ducks last Saturday at Staples Center in Los Angeles was photographed through an infrared camera. Visible wavelengths of light are screened out, making it difficult to identify who's who, let alone which team you're rooting for. The Ducks won this game 2--0 to even the Western Conference semifinal series at two victories apiece.