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Leading Off

Aug. 11, 2008
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Aug. 11, 2008

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Under Fire
ARCA RE/MAX Series driver Chrissy Wallace's Toyota Camry burst into flamesafter hitting the wall during the Pennsylvania 200 last Saturday at PoconoRaceway. The fire quickly went out on its own, and Wallace (inset, before therace) was able to drive off the track.

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The Prince and thePopper
Brewers slugger Prince Fielder sent a second-inning foul ball skyward—but notvery far forward—and Cubs catcher Geovany Soto tracked it last Thursday inMilwaukee. This fly-out aside, things weren't looking up for Fielder: He wasejected in the ninth for arguing a strike call, and Chicago won 11--4 tocomplete a four-game sweep.

Endless Winter
Carl Nordin of Sweden made a training run last Thursday for the Summer GrandPrix ski jumping event in Einsiedeln, Switzerland. Utilizing hills and landingareas covered with plastic matting, the circuit makes stops in Hinterzarten,Germany; Courchevel, France; and Pagelato, Italy.

PHOTOPhotograph by Chris Garner/US PRESSWIREPHOTONAM Y. HUH/APPHOTOPhotograph by John BieverPHOTOPhotograph by Urs Flueeler/EPA