Leading Off

Nov. 21, 2005
Nov. 21, 2005

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Nov. 21, 2005

SI Players: Life On and Off The Field
Catching Up With
Air and Space
College Football
Pro Football
  • After finishing in the lower third of the regular-season standings, the Galaxy was an unlikely MLS title contender. More improbable still was the hero who would deliver Los Angeles its second Cup in four years

College Basketball 2005-06

Leading Off

Comin' at Ya
In the Red Wings' 3-1 home victory over the Wild on Friday, Detroit right wing Daniel Cleary got an up-close look at both the puck and a camera mounted behind a small hole in the boards. Pavel Datsyuk (inset) leads the Red Wings in points (22), with eight goals and 14 assists.

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Kitty Corners
Panthers defensive backs Ricky Manning (24) and Chris Gamble shared a pas de deux and a head butt after Gamble intercepted a Brooks Bollinger pass in the fourth quarter of Carolina's 30-3 win over the Jets in Charlotte on Sunday.

Ben There...
... done that. Pistons center Ben Wallace (3) did a thorough Windex job against the Suns in Phoenix last Thursday, grabbing 16 rebounds to go with his 15 points during Detroit's 111--104 victory. The Pistons are off to a strong start under new coach Flip Saunders (inset).

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TWO PHOTOSPhotographs by David E. KluthoTWO PHOTOSPhotographs by John BieverTWO PHOTOSPhotographs by John W. McDonough