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COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY RONALD C. MODRA Nosed Out Braves base runner Bret Boone gets a leather facial from Cubs third baseman Tyler Houston while trying to stretch a double into a triple during a 5-1 Chicago win.

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY FRANK MICELOTTA-IMAGEDIRECT/FOX Knieveldoer Robbie Knievel will go to any lengths--in this case, 228 feet over the rim of the Grand Canyon--to find a parking space. He crashed upon landing but sustained only minor injuries.

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY CHRISTOPHER SMITH Rapid Decline Jesse Gillis of Green Bay struggles to get into the flow during the U.S. canoe and kayak trials, on the Ocoee River in southern Tennessee, and doesn't make a big enough splash to qualify for the national team.