Play-ball time stirs youngest baseball generation as Little Leaguers rush the new season at Kings Point, N.Y.

Sideline role falls to Lieutenant Wes Santee, USMC (right, in poncho) at Quantico (Va.) Relays in which he once hoped to compete.

Open road draws motorcyclists from nine nations to Gold Cup at Imola, Italy.

Ominous Martinez, right cocked, looms over rope-draped Diaz in Florida.

Open water lures eager smelt dippers to loaded Sandy River, near Portland, Ore.

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