Pictures Of The Year A Dolphin flew, Marilyn Monroe popped up in Paris, and America gasped at a tiny Giant in jeopardy. No way, you say? Check out these artfully frozen moments

December 30, 2002

64 Pictures of the Year Serena stretched, a Dolphin flew, and America gasped at a tiny Giant in jeopardy. Check out these and other artfully frozen momentsCOLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY BOB MARTIN CLAY MAGNIFIQUEDuring her march through the French Open field Serena Williamsextends for a ball against Janette Husarova. JUNE 6, 2002COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY EZRA SHAW/GETTY IMAGES COLD COMFORT Patriots defensive end Bobby Hamilton celebrates New England'scontroversial overtime win against the Oakland Raiders in an AFCdivisional playoff game at Foxboro. JANUARY 19, 2002COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY MICHAEL O'NEILL OPEN MIKE NIGHT Mike Tyson, training in Hawaii, displays the mouth thatwould soon be shut by Lennox Lewis. MAY 11, 2002COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY GERARD RANCINAN MONROE DOCTRINE Martina Hingis serves up the Marilyn of The Seven Year Itch while recuperating from the ankle injury that kept her out of theFrench Open. APRIL 25, 2002COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY FRED VUICH BRANCH MANAGER Phil Mickelson uses his tree iron to get out of the rough duringfour-ball competition at the Ryder Cup. SEPTEMBER 27, 2002COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY DAVID BERGMAN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATIONOhio State fans give quarterback Craig Krenzel the ride of his life after the Buckeyes conclude an undefeated season with a win over Michigan. NOVEMBER 23, 2002COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP OH, NO! The men's 1,000-meter short track Olympics final took a nastytwist when (from left) Li Jiajun (China), Apolo Ohno (U.S.), AhnHyun-Soo (South Korea) and Mathieu Turcotte (Canada) hit the ice.Li was disqualified for impeding the other skaters. FEBRUARY 12, 2002COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY V.J. LOVERO THUNDER STICK Giants outfielder Barry Bonds dispatches a two-run dinger in thefifth inning of Game 3 of the World Series. OCTOBER 22, 2002COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY AL TIELEMANS MAGIC NUMBERS Figure skating gold medalist Sarah Hughes and coach Robin Wagnerreact in the kiss 'n' cry area at the Salt Lake City Games as hermarks are posted. FEBRUARY 21, 2002COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY KENVORK DJANSEZIAN/AP SNOW ALERT Giants first baseman J.T. Snow scores twice, snagging managerDusty Baker's three-year-old son out of harm's way after crossingthe plate in Game 5 of the World Series. OCTOBER 24, 2002COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP PHOTO HIGH AND DRY During the Summer Ski Jump World Cup in Courchevel, France,Florentin Durand of France takes a leap of faith as he heads forwhat he hopes will be a smooth landing on artificial turf. AUGUST 14, 2002COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY WALTER IOOSS JR. A FACE FROM THE PAST Lakers guard Kobe Bryant checks out his screen presence in theteam's player lounge before a game at the Staples Center. FEBRUARY 12, 2002COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY BOB ROSATO OVER THE TOP Miami tight end Randy McMichael goes over--way over--Saintsdefenders Michael Hawthorne (left) and Mel Mitchell to scoreduring a preseason game in Miami. AUGUST 15, 2002COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY DEAN BICKNELL/CALGARY HERALD/AP PUCK NAKED An intrepid fan takes the ice during a game between the Calgary Flames and the Boston Bruins. Despite the precaution of wearing socks, the streaker slipped when he leaped onto the ice, hit his head and was carted away on a stretcher, unconscious. OCTOBER 17, 2002