OLYMPIC SPORTS
Kwan wins worlds
Muddy good show by British runner Radcliffe
Australia's Thorpe back in swim

THE NHL
Devils primed to defend Cup
Bourque's triumphant return to Boston
Better shots, more goals

THE NBA
Look who's much better: Clippers!
Hornets' high-flying Eddie Robinson
Agents vie for Chinese giant

BASEBALL
Which Carlos will lead off for Royals?
Rangers' young starters
Lots to love about unbalanced schedule

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY TODD KOROL Iced Wheee! Patrice Lauzon and Marie-France Dubreuil of Canada twirl through their original dance routine during competition at the World Figure Skating Championships (page 58).