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June 14, 2010
June 14, 2010

Table of Contents
June 14, 2010

LEADING OFF
Inside: THE WEEK IN SPORTS
JOHN WOODEN • 1910--2010
BASEBALL
STANLEY CUP FINALS
Departments

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32 | REMEMBRANCE

This is an article from the June 14, 2010 issue

John Wooden 1910--2010

A personal reminiscence of the greatest coach that college basketball has known, and the values and character that made him an equally accomplished man. There will never be another like him

By Alexander Wolff

38 | NBA FINALS

Ron Artest

The Lakers' championship fortunes hinge on the play of one very mercurial forward, a prospect that has Los Angeles both thrilled and terrified

By Lee Jenkins

44 | BASEBALL

Imperfect Game

Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga lost a place in history, but he and umpire Jim Joyce gave us something sweeter: a lesson in sportsmanship

By Tom Verducci

50 | STANLEY CUP FINALS

Chicago Hope

Having finally neutralized Chris Pronger, the Blackhawks were one victory away from their first title in 49 years

By Michael Farber

56 | TENNIS

Rafael Nadal

A year after his first French Open loss, the clay master won his fifth title and could be starting a long reign at No. 1

By S.L. Price

Departments

6 Letters

8 Leading Off

14 Scorecard

• Celebrating Junior's achievements

• A nontrivial pursuit

• World Cup books, etc.

22 Just My Type

Actor Jonah Hill: Superbad superfan

by Dan Patrick

25 Faces in the Crowd

26 Inside ...

Soccer

U.S. net strength

Baseball

The Braves walk tall

72 The Vault

Flight of the Rockets

76 Point After

A balloonist conquers the Channel

by Selena Roberts

Tim Tebow

The Making of a Quarterback

The Broncos' coaches are breaking down their No. 1 pick, trying to turn the Florida star into an NFL passer. It's weeks into Year One of what will be a long—and pivotal—drama for the franchise

By Peter King

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