Leading Off

March 14, 2005
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TWO COLOR PHOTOSPhotographs by David WalbergBunker Mentality Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson (inset) had to play from the sand on the 16th hole at Doral as they went head-to-head for the Ford Championship title on Sunday. Woods came from two strokes back to beat Mickelson by one for his second PGA Tour victory of the year (page 52).TWO COLOR PHOTOSPhotographs by David E. Klutho Court Flood   The floor at the Schottenstein Center in Columbus was inundated by Ohio State fans on Sunday after the Buckeyes' Matt Sylvester (inset) hit a three-pointer with 5.1 seconds left to give the home team a 65-64 win over previously unbeaten Illinois (page 46).TWO COLOR PHOTOSPhotographs by John IaconoDown Under In his Mets debut, pitcher Pedro Martinez can't get the tag down on Cardinals shortstop David Eckstein, who scored on a passed ball during an exhibition game last Friday at the Cards' training site in Jupiter, Fla.