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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?
Photograph by Simon Bruty
Inset Photo: Chuck Solomon