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Inside: The Week in Sports

Motor Sports

Talladegaknights: Jimmie Johnson and Tony Stewart joust to the finish • Clint Bowyer isthe class of a strong rookie class


A fitter,stronger Greg Maddux is unbeatable (5-0) at 40 • When the shoes fit, KevinMench hits • The Reds' new ace


Photograph by Sam Sharpe

FLYING TIGER Nextel Cup champ Tony (the Tiger) Stewart (33) got some unexpected air time in the Busch series race at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway last Saturday. After tapping the car driven by Kenny Wallace, Stewart's vehicle flipped, landed on its roof and slid down the track. Stewart walked off unhurt. Martin Truex Jr. won the race.