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COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY JOHN W. MCDONOUGH Big D-feat Kobe Bryant caps a comeback from 27 points down in the fourthquarter by hitting this jumper over Dirk Nowitzki last Friday inLos Angeles. The Lakers beat the Mavericks 105--103 due in largepart to Bryant, who scored 21 points in the final quarter.

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY CHRIS CARSON/UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS/AP Heady Play Portland forward Christine Sinclair gets a head on the ball aheadof teammate Betsy Barr and a Santa Clara player during the NCAAchampionship game on Sunday in Austin. Portland beat thedefending national champs 2--1 thanks to Sinclair, who scored thewinning goal in the second overtime period.

COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY GREG WOOD/AFP Watery, Grave Tianyi Zhang of China appears to be bent out of shape during herheat of the 200-meter individual medley at the World Cup inMelbourne on Sunday, but she went on to win the event.