PHOTOPHOTOGRAPH BY GREG NELSON FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED
Three Enterprise Warriors guard Stephen Curry continued to take the long view in the playoffs, burying a step-back trey over Cavaliers forward Tristan Thompson in Oakland during Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Curry, who at week's end had buried a record 59 threes this postseason, erupted for 37 points—including 17 in the fourth quarter—to lead Golden State to a 104--91 victory and a 3--2 series lead (page 36).
PHOTOPHOTOGRAPH BY DAVID E. KLUTHO FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED
Chain Lightning Tampa Bay forward Ryan Callahan (far right) was at the rear end of a four-Lightning, two-Blackhawks pileup in front of Tampa Bay goalie Ben Bishop's net during Game 5 of the Stanley Cup finals in Tampa. After missing Game 4 with an undisclosed injury, Bishop turned back 27 shots, but Chicago center Antoine Vermette beat him early in the third period for a 2--1 win that put the Blackhawks up 3--2 (page 28).
PHOTOPHOTOGRAPH BY DING XU XINHUA/LANDOV
Hard Pressed Swedish defender Nilla Fischer gave U.S. forward Christen Press little room to maneuver in their Women's World Cup match last Friday in Winnipeg. After opening with a 3--1 win over Australia—in which midfielder Megan Rapinoe scored twice and Press netted the game-winner—the Americans could muster only two shots on goal against Sweden in a 0--0 draw.