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Leading Off




Photograph by David E. Klutho

Final Floor

Arizona freshman Jawann McClellan is down and out as Illinois players and fans celebrate their team's astonishing late run, which gave them a 90--89 overtime win in the Chicago Regional of the NCAA tournament on Saturday in Rosemont, Ill., and a ticket to the Final Four (page 40).


Photograph by Dan Hubbell

Shake Your Bootie

Kyle Whitaker shows why his mount is called Dump Wagon as he eats some dirt and loses some footwear during the saddle bronc riding competition at the Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo in Pocatello, Idaho, on March 17. Whitaker received no points for this ride.


Photograph by Bill Frakes

Urban Renewal

Florida's new coach, Urban Meyer (white shirt), looks on as quarterback Chris Leak drops back to pass during spring practice in Gainesville on March 23.