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Inside: The Week In Sports

May 12, 2008
May 12, 2008

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May 12, 2008

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NBA PLAYOFFS
HORSE RACING
BASEBALL
  • A young flamethrower makes a Joba-like debut, another pitcher bangs a pinch-hit homer: It's been a charmed start for the youthful Diamondbacks, who can make a case as baseball's model organization

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Inside: The Week In Sports

The NFL
New England broke with tradition by taking a linebacker in the first round, but Jarod Mayo fits the Belichick mold • Hats off to the Bengals for not giving in to Chad Johnson's trade demands

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Baseball
What happens when a team loses its All-Star catcher? The Red Sox offer the Yankees a chilling example • The Cubs, Mariners and Orioles have the best of the next generation of backstops

HANGAR STAKES At the Chicago Bears' rookie minicamp last Friday, draft picks and undrafted players signed by the team as free agents assembled inside the cavernous Walter Payton Center in Lake Forest, Ill., for their first opportunity to impress Bears coaches and win a spot on the 2008 roster.

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