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COLOR PHOTOSimon Bruty Sammy Whammy ¬† New Orioles rightfielder Sammy Sosa watched intently as shortstop Miguel Tejada took his cuts against the A's on Opening Day in Baltimore; Sosa went 2-4, and the Orioles won 4-0. • For daily Web-only Leading Off galleries, go to SI.com/scorecard. TWO COLOR PHOTOSNews LTD/AP Wing, Place and Throw ¬† A flock of seagulls taking flight at Sandown racecourse in Melbourne startled the horses and left riders strewn across the track. There were no serious injuries. B/W PHOTORich Clarkson/NCAA Photos ¬† 1955 ~Bill Russell SAN FRANCISCO
B/W PHOTORich Clarkson/NCAA Photos   1957 ~Wilt Chamberlain KANSAS B/W PHOTORich Clarkson/NCAA Photos   1965 ~Bill Bradley PRINCETON COLOR PHOTORich Clarkson/NCAA Photos   1979 ~Larry Bird INDIANA STATE COLOR PHOTORich Clarkson/NCAA Photos   1968 ~Dean Smith UNC COLOR PHOTORich Clarkson/NCAA Photos   1975 ~John Wooden UCLA B/W PHOTORich Clarkson/NCAA Photos   1966 ~Adolph Rupp KENTUCKY COLOR PHOTORich Clarkson/NCAA Photos   2001 ~Mike Krzyzewski DUKE COLOR PHOTORich Clarkson/NCAA Photos   1982 ~Michael Jordan UNC COLOR PHOTORich Clarkson/NCAA Photos   1970 ~Artis Gilmore JACKSONVILLE COLOR PHOTORich Clarkson/NCAA Photos   1968 ~Lew Alcindor UCLA COLOR PHOTORich Clarkson/NCAA Photos   1974 ~Bill Walton UCLA COLOR PHOTORich Clarkson/NCAA Photos   1983 ~Cozell McQueen N.C. STATE COLOR PHOTORich Clarkson/NCAA Photos2005 ~NORTH CAROLINA VS. ILLINOIS B/W PHOTORich Clarkson/NCAA Photos Fours on the Floor Rich Clarkson shot his first Final Four in 1952 and estimates that he has missed only three NCAA finals since then. He was a freshman at Kansas for that first one, working part time for his hometown paper, in Lawrence, when KU coach Phog Allen let him travel with the team. Clarkson says his best finals picture was of the all-white Kentucky squad (lower left) watching the all-black Texas Western team accept the trophy in 1966. He shot his first Final Four for SPORTS ILLUSTRATED in '61, and he was in St. Louis on Monday night, in his usual spot, as far back on the baseline as he could get--"a team player, just trying to get the shots the other guys working for the magazine might miss."