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Inside: The Week In Sports

May 28, 2007
May 28, 2007

Table of Contents
May 28, 2007

SI Players: LIFE ON AND OFF THE FIELD
SI Bonus Section: Golf Plus
Baseball
NBA PLAYOFFS
HORSE RACING
NHL PLAYOFFS
Mixed Martial Arts

Inside: The Week In Sports

Baseball
Sweet-swinging rookie Hunter Pence has helped turn Houston's season around • Will the struggling Cardinals put third baseman Scott Rolen on the trading block?

This is an article from the May 28, 2007 issue

Track and Field
At the first major outdoor meet of the season, the next generation of stars looked primed for the 2008 Olympics already • Catching up with some of the old-timers

NASCAR
Super sophomore Denny Hamlin is prepping to make a Cup charge • Juan Pablo Montoya is quickly wearing out his welcome • Cashing in on Bill Elliott's old championships

MOTION PICTURE Slowing the camera's shutter speed made fireballing Diamondbacks lefty Randy Johnson even more of a blur than he normally appears to the crowd. Johnson gave up only one hit to the Rockies in six innings, getting his first win of the season, 3--0, at Coors Field on May 15. He was out until late April following back surgery.

PHOTOPhotograph by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images