There are enough of them to form a support group: the unwitting background performers in the growing dunk-porn oeuvre of the high-flying Clipper, whose star is soaring and who is making his team relevant.
PAINT BALL Villanova center Mouphtaou Yarou (in white) and Georgetown center Henry Sims (14) and guard Chris Wright (4) were among five players reaching for a loose ball in the lane during a Big East showdown in Philadelphia last Saturday. The 20th-ranked Hoyas (16--5, 5--4 Big East) upset the No. 7 Wildcats (17--4, 5--3) 69--66.
PHOTOPhotograph by Heinz Kluetmeier
BLUE STREAK Veronica Campbell-Brown of Jamaica stretched the tape to win the 60-meter dash during the 104th Millrose Games at Madison Square Garden last Friday. Campbell-Brown, a two-time Olympic gold medalist in the 200 meters, won the race in 7.11 seconds. Lauryn Williams of the U.S. came in second in 7.22 seconds.
PHOTOPhotograph by Christian Pondella
FOR GADD'S SAKE Spray from the adjacent waterfall froze to form the spiked roof of a cave overhang that famed Canadian climber Will Gadd (look really closely) partially scaled at Helmcken Falls in British Columbia on Jan. 24. Gadd called it "the wildest, best, most insane ice climbing I've ever seen."