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Inside: The Week In Sports


Olympic Sports
Gold medal favorites Shawn Johnson and Nastia Liukin finished one-two at the gymnastics trials and earned tickets to Beijing • Reports from the U.S. diving and triathlon Olympic trials

The Yankees (of course) figure to be in the mix for C.C. Sabathia, but a sleeper club could pull off a deal for the Indians' ace • Expect an interesting battle between the Brewers and the Cubs

After 14 years as the face of the Maple Leafs, center Mats Sundin could, and should, play for rival Montreal • The Kings' new defense • The Wings' new glove man

Kasey Kahne is the revelation of the season • Mark Martin is expected to replace Casey Mears at Hendrick Motorsports in 2009: one more title try for racing's old warrior

With a dominant performance in the three-meter springboard last Saturday at the trials in Indianapolis, 28-year-old Troy Dumais made his third U.S. Olympic team.


Photograph by Heinz Kluetmeier