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Leading Off

April 03, 2006
April 03, 2006

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April 3, 2006

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Buffaloes' SpringField

This is an article from the April 3, 2006 issue Original Layout

A late afternoonsnowfall blanketed Colorado's practice field during the team's spring workoutin Boulder on March 21. It was the Buffaloes' sixth practice under 45-year-oldcoach Dan Hawkins (inset), who took over the team last December after fiveseasons at Boise State.

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Watering Hole

Tiger Woods linedup his chip on number 17, the 137-yard signature hole at TPC Sawgrass, duringthe final round of the Players Championship on Sunday in Ponte Vedra Beach,Fla. Woods made par on the hole and finished tied for 22nd. Stephen Ames(inset), who was thrashed, 9 and 8, by Woods in the Accenture Match PlayChampionship in February, won the tournament by six strokes.

Baby Boom

Sophomore forwardGlen (Big Baby) Davis lofted a shot over LaMarcus Aldridge of Texas duringLSU's 70-60 victory in the Atlanta Regional final (page 36) last Saturday atthe Georgia Dome. Sporting personalized size-16 footwear (inset), the 6'8",315-pound Davis had 26 points and nine rebounds to help propel the Tigers tothe Final Four in Indianapolis.

TWO PHOTOSPhotographs by Peter Read MillerTWO PHOTOSPhotographs by Fred VuichTWO PHOTOSPhotographs by Bob Rosato