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Pictures of the Year

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Jesse Orosco made the final toss in a wondrous World Series.

New Year's wish: That all hockey fighting be done inside nets.

Mike Tyson entertained Marvis Frazier with a little punch.

Even in defeat, Chris Evert Lloyd was a true champion.

The Rams' Eric Dickerson (29) did some heads-down running.

Hurricanes leveled Sooners; Miami's Mike Irvin scored twice.

The Tour de France left Greg LeMond, for one, uncowed.

Argentina's Diego Maradona was the hero of the World Cup.

Mourning the Browns' Don Rogers, another victim of cocaine.

Life's a ball in Appleton, Wis., for young Cory Wehrman.

He won his sixth Masters and could hardly believe it himself.

Who is it? Who else but the 46-year-old Jack Nicklaus.

Will Steger's expedition reached the North Pole unaided.

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CHUCK SOLOMON

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RICK STEWART/FOCUS WEST

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KEN REGAN/CAMERA 5

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DAVID WALBERG

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PETER READ MILLER

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GERARD VANDYSTADT/VANDYSTADT

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PERRIN/SYGMA

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MICKEY PFLEGER

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BILL BALLENBERG

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JOHN IACONO

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WILL STEGER/INFINITY PHOTO BANK