38 His KingdomCome
LeBron James carried the Cavaliers past Detroit to their first NBA Finals. Anew era has begun
by Jack McCallum
48 Duck! It'sAnaheim
A hard-charging band of throwbacks pushed and shoved its way past theSenators
by Michael Farber
54 Bring On theWorld
Henry Cejudo overcame hardship to become the youngest U.S. wrestling championin decades
by Mark Beech
The small-town 'Bama boy who can't see a lick has become a dominant ace in SanDiego
by Albert Chen
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• First Person: O.J. Mayo
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36 Faces in theCrowd
78 Life ofReilly
If you want to complain about the price of a ticket, don't. It's all there inthe fine print
by Rick Reilly
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• Will Texas move Mark Teixeira?
• The French: fabulous, or a flop
• Ana Ivanovic's wartorn childhood
• The Penske team gets in gear
• A Hendrick-Earnhardt marriage?
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