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The Alltime, All-Size All-Stars
4-PAGE GATEFOLD

NBA PREVIEW
A Brand-New Green Machine in Boston

BY IAN THOMSEN

KOBE'S SUMMER VACATION • REFERENDUM ON THE REFS
38 PAGES OF SCOUTING REPORTS

RAY ALLEN
KEVIN GARNETT,
PAUL PIERCE

WORLD SERIES
The Rockies Have Magic
The Red Sox Have Beckett
BY TOM VERDUCCI

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PHOTOGRAPH BY WALTER IOOSS JR.

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BANNERS BY ADAM HUNGER

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PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY AARON GOODMAN