July 17, 2006
July 17, 2006

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July 17, 2006

SI Players: Life On and Off the Field
2006 World Cup
  • In a mad, mad final match, Italy rode its stalwart defense to a fourth championship, while the greatest player of his generation left the field in infamy after a shocking moment of mindless rage

Pro Football


The Week In Sports

The Twins are surging, thanks to their rookie ace • The woeful Cubs need a newhitting philosophy • The All-Star Game's most notable snub

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Motor Sports
Dale Earnhardt Jr. has quietly moved into contention for the Cup championship •The Jeff Gordon and Matt Kenseth feud heats up

PHOTOPhotograph by Doug Pensinger/Getty ImagesROCKSLIDE - Colorado's Jamey Carroll couldn't avoid the tag of Diamondbacks catcherJohnny Estrada in the fourth inning of last Saturday's game at Coors Field.Despite a six-run, ninth-inning rally by the Rockies, Arizona held on for an8-7 win and went on to sweep the three-game series.