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COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY PETER READ MILLER Dropping Back Niners quarterback Steve Young, who announced his retirement on Monday (page 56), will no longer have to worry about rough treatment from the likes of Bills linebacker Darryl Talley.

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY LUCAS J. GILMAN Serve's Up! John Hyden hops to it in a volleyball match between the U.S. and Korea at Colorado Springs. The U.S. was 4-1 in the five-match series.

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY DAVID E. KLUTHO Looks Like He Needs a Smaller Cup Devils right wing Randy McKay places his four-month-old son Dawson in the Stanley Cup after New Jersey beat the Stars to win the NHL title (page 36).