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COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY BOB ROSATO Chain Reaction Detroit Red Wing Brendan Shanahan bounces a shot off the post and Chicago Blackhawks goalie Steve Passmore scrambles to cover it while the Blackhawks' Brad Brown belatedly dives to block the shot and the Red Wings' Jiri Fischer positions himself for a rebound.

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY MEL LEVINE Up, Up and Awry The balloon that appears to be heading for trouble at the Kodak Albuquerque International Balloon Festival is A-OK; it was built to look as if it's flying upside down.

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY BILL FRAKES Cat Tonic Breeders' Cup Classic winner Cat Thief, Pat Day(green cap) up, surges to the front of the pack as the horses make their first pass of the grandstand at Gulfstream Park last Saturday.