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Inside: The Week In Sports

May 05, 2008
May 05, 2008

Table of Contents
May 5, 2008

SI Players: LIFE ON AND OFF THE FIELD
BASEBALL
NBA PLAYOFFS
BEIJING OLYMPICS 2008
COLLEGE FOOTBALL
STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS
NFL DRAFT
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Inside: The Week In Sports

Baseball
How the A's have pulled off the trick of rebuilding and, it would seem,contending at the same time • Cleveland's Cliff Lee and his unprecedentedthree-start stretch

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Horse Racing
Colonel John looks like a Kentucky Derby favorite, but how will the Californiacolt respond to his first race on dirt? • Predicted finish for this Saturday'sRun for the Roses

TRIPLEHEADER
At 44, Randy Johnson might be only the Diamondbacks' third starter, but heremains an imposing sight on the mound even without the help of this multipleexposure. Making his third start of the season last Friday, he struck out sevenand held the Padres to one run over six innings in a 5--1 win, his first of theseason.

PHOTOPhotograph by Robert Beck