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NBA PLAYOFFS
Are the Dallas Mavericks Tough Enough Now? p. 50

INDY BYINCHES
Sam Hornish Jr. Wins A Fantastic 500 p. 58

Break Up TheTigers!
Detroit Is a Baseball Town Again
ROOKIE PHENOM JUSTIN VERLANDER
By TOM VERDUCCI

U.S. SOCCER WANTSYOU
As they take on the world, the young American stars believe they can win. Areyou with them?

*BEAZ*

*LANDON*

*GOOCH*

*BOBBY*

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Photograph by Simon Bruty

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Inset Photo: Chuck Solomon