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COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY ROBERT BECK It's the Pits Ken Schrader's crew scurries around his car during the NAPA Auto Parts 500 at the California Speedway (page 78).

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY BOB ROSATO 'Zo Better Heat center Alonzo Mourning swoops in to tip the ball away from Pistons forward Michael Curry during Game 2 of the Detroit-Miami first-round playoff series(page 38).

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY BRIAN BAHR/ALLSPORT Ice Spray Decor Avalanche center Joe Sakic (left) and Red Wings defenseman Larry Murphy get some close shavings as they crash the glass during Game 2 of the Western Conference semis.