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COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY BEN MARGOT/AP Depreciating Bonds Giants first baseman J.T. Snow was able to get home safely after a double by Marvin Benard on June 26, but teammate Barry Bonds, who was right behind him, was erased by Padres catcher Tom Lampkin.

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY WILL HART A Mercer Killing Wladimir Klitschko lands one of the many shots caught by Ray Mercer during their heavyweight fight on Saturday, which the 6'7" Ukrainian won with a knockout in the sixth.

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY SERGIO MORAES/REUTERS Grain Surgery Leopoldo Rios carved out a sandy rendering of the Brazilian national soccer team--which defeated Germany in the World Cup final on Sunday (page 38)--on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro.