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Inside: The Week In Sports

Bruins forward Blake Wheeler makes his case for Rookie of the Year • Lightning owner accepts his role as All-Star gofer • Mats Sundin or Brendan Shanahan: Which one was the smarter signing?

Jelena Dokic's comeback captivates fans at the Australian Open • Fabrice Santoro makes his record 66th Grand Slam singles draw • The Bondarenkos are the Williams sisters of Ukraine

College Basketball
Behind the prolific pair of Jodie Meeks and Patrick Patterson, Kentucky has regained its reputation as the SEC's most dangerous team • Wisconsin's woes continue • There's another Isaiah Thomas

A puck soared at the Kyrgyz Hockey Championships—short on vowels but not on scenery—which took place on Sunday near the village of Chaek in Kyrgyzstan, some 6,000 miles from the NHL All-Star Game in Montreal.


Photograph by Vladimir Pirigov/Reuters