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Look, Up in the Sky

Clad in kryptonite green and wielding a similarly gaudy rock, 5'9" Knicks guard Nate Robinson leaped defending champ Dwight Howard in a single bound to take the slam-dunk title on All-Star Saturday in Phoenix. Howard, who was wearing his own Superman cape, was the runner-up.

Ruff Justice

Stump, a 10-year-old Sussex spaniel who suffered a near-fatal illness in 2004, won best-in-show at the 133rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Feb. 10 at Madison Square Garden. Formally named Clussexx Three D Grinchy Glee, he is the oldest dog to be awarded the top prize at Westminster.

Hawaiian High

Popular local and Pipeline Posse member Flynn Novak stretched his own leash as he bailed out in the late afternoon light at Rocky Point on Oahu's North Shore on Feb. 11.


Photograph by John W. McDonough


Photograph by Lucas Jackson/REUTERS


Photograph by Robert Beck