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February 27, 2012

DEPARTMENTS

2 Leading Off

8 Letters

11 Scorecard

What if Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points today?

17 Faces in the Crowd

18 Just My Type

Kyrie Irving of the Cavaliers on respecting the Mamba

BY DAN PATRICK

22 Inside ...

NBA

The rush to midseason

NHL

Red Wings flying high

College Basketball

Three-way tie in the ACC

Baseball

Rearming the Braves

Olympics

Women's boxing weighs in

64 Point After

The triumph of the Gunderson High Six

BY PHIL TAYLOR

FEATURES

30 PRO BASKETBALL

JEREMY LIN

After two dazzling weeks, how much better can the Knicks' guard get?

BY PABLO S. TORRE

36 HOCKEY

JACK JABLONSKI

A tragedy brings change, but one mom still frets over the choices she must make

BY KAREN S. SCHNEIDER

42 TRACK AND FIELD

DISTANCE RUNNERS

Mo Farah and Galen Rupp are from different worlds, but their lives are in step

BY TIM LAYDEN

46 NASCAR

2012 PREVIEW

Led by Kasey Kahne, a trio of hungry stars are gunning for their first Cup

BY LARS ANDERSON

BAYLOR RISING

For the oft-bedeviled Baptist school, winning (the right way) is essential

BY S.L. PRICE

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"Jack Jablonski is not the first boy to break his neck playing this game. But he is the first one whom we who have kids still in Minneapolis youth and high school hockey programs have watched grow up."

—Karen S. Schneider on the injury that changed high school hockey rules in Minnesota

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PHOTOHEINZ KLUETMEIER (LIN)STARK RAVING MADISON Jeremy Lin's sparkling play has repeatedly brought the Garden fans to their feet. PHOTOGREG NELSON (BAYLOR BEAR)

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