Leading Off

April 30, 2006

Talc Is Cheap

Before his firstNBA playoff game, last Saturday night, LeBron James put some powder on hishands, clapped to make a little cloud for Cleveland fans, then went out anddusted the Wizards with a triple double. James had 32 points, 11 rebounds and11 assists in the Cavaliers' 97--86 win.

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Crowd Control

The Red Wings'Henrik Zetterberg (40) sweeps the puck from the Oilers' Radek Dvorak (20) infront of a busy Detroit crease during Game 1 of their first-round playoffseries last Friday at Joe Louis Arena (page 56). The Red Wings won 3--2 indouble overtime, but Edmonton evened the series on Sunday.

Snap Draggin'

Camera-wieldingfans record the strain on the face of Russia's Viatcheslav Ekimov during thetoughest climb in Stage 5 of the Tour de Georgia last Saturday. Floyd Landis ofthe U.S. (inset) won the race on Sunday; it was his third victory thisyear.

PHOTOPhotograph by John Biever PHOTOPhotograph by John Biever TWO PHOTOSPhotographs by Simon Bruty

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)