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Inside: The Week In Sports

Olympic Sports
Tyson Gay claims the title of Olympic favorite in the 100 • Sprinter Lauryn Williams just misses gold • Jason Kidd takes charge of Team USA • Meet the boxers who won the U.S. Olympic trials

Some thought the FedEx Cup opener seemed empty without Tiger Woods, but Steve Stricker took the opportunity to revive his career • Dottie Pepper celebrates amateur hour

A rejuvenated Kurt Busch makes a charge for the Chase • Bristol winner Carl Edwards is getting hot when it counts • Finally, a strong run for Kasey Kahne, but his woes aren't over

Brothers Chris and Shelley Duncan have been unexpected hits while their father has worked his usual magic with the Cards' pitching staff • The teams that are best at closing out a quality start

POWER LAUNCH Reese Hoffa of the U.S. won the world championship in the shot put at Nagai Stadium in Osaka, Japan, last Saturday with a throw of 72'3 3/4". Teammate Adam Nelson finished second with a mark of 70'10 3/4".


Photograph by Bob Martin