TRACES IN THE CROWD A mirror lens captured spectral highlights in the stands as Mariners rightfielder Ichiro Suzuki took a cut during a spring training game against the Dodgers in Glendale, Ariz., on March 9.
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BIG WHEEL A puck bearing the Red Wings' flying-wheel logo seemed as large as a truck tire as it hit the glass behind Detroit defenseman Niklas Kronwall (55) and Oilers winger Magnus P√§√§j√§rvi (91) during a game in Detroit last Friday. The Central Division--leading Red Wings defeated the Northwest-cellar-dwelling Oilers 2--1.
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TRAIN SPORTING A young batsman in Chittagong, Bangladesh, connected with the ball as children played cricket on an improvised pitch along railroad tracks on March 10.
Before he became the premier postseason performer of his generation, the Patriots icon was a middling college quarterback who invited skepticism, even scorn, from fans and his coaches. That was all—and that was everything