NBA PLAYOFFS

BIG TIMES IN BIG D

Dallas reached the Western finals with a staggering sweep of the defending champion Lakers

By Lee Jenkins

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What Kobe's early exit means for LeBron

44 HORSE RACING

KENTUCKY DERBY

Animal Kingdom surged past the leaders to win a wide-open race

By Tim Layden

48 NHL PLAYOFFS

GUY BOUCHER

A cerebral new coach has made Tampa Bay a postseason surprise

By Austin Murphy

54 BASEBALL

OLD LEFTIES

Arthur Rhodes and Darren Oliver have each had a near lifetime in the bigs

By Ben Reiter

The Spectacular Life of a College Basketball

RECRUITER

Assistant coaches endure their exhausting schedules to prepare for the day they get the top job

By Bruce Schoenfeld

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Departments

4 Leading Off

11 Editor's Letter

12 Letters

14 Scorecard

The side effects of neurological research

22 Just My Type

David Beckham on the royal wedding

By Dan Patrick

24 Faces in the Crowd

26 Inside ...

Olympic Sports

A wrestler's return

Baseball

No-hitters are a trend

Boxing

Problem for Pacquiao

The NFL

Veteran QBs for hire

College Football

Predictions for 2011

70 Point After

Seve Ballesteros's art

By Joe Posnanski

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ON THE COVER Photograph by Greg Nelson

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