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Inside: The Week In Sports


The market for starting pitching could get a lot more interesting if the Indians and the Brewers don't climb into contention • The truth behind Dice-K's gaudy numbers

Olympic Sports
The Hamm brothers' return to gymnastics suffers a setback—and now Paul is in a race to recover in time to compete in Beijing • Is Mike Powell's long jump mark in jeopardy?

Mets rightfielder Ryan Church suffered a mild concussion when he collided with Braves shortstop Yunel Escobar while attempting to break up a double play on May 20 in Atlanta. New York lost the game 6--1 and the regular services of Church, who was reduced to pinch-hitting duty for the next several days.


Photograph by Bob Rosato