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Photograph by Heinz Kluetmeier

HEAT POTATO Miami point guard Dwyane Wade (3) and center Zydrunas Ilgauskas reached for a loose ball after Wade collided with 76ers forward Marreese Speights (16) during Game 1 of their first-round playoff series in Miami last Saturday. The Heat won 97--89. The two teams met again on Monday night.

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Photograph by David E. Klutho

WILY COYOTE Phoenix defenseman Rostislav Klesla (16) kept a straight face as he cleared Red Wings right wing Tomas Holmstrom from the crease and goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov (30) made a save during Game 2 of the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs in Detroit last Saturday. Holmstrom had a goal and an assist as the Red Wings won the game 4--3 to take a 2--0 lead in the series. Game 3 was held in Phoenix on Monday night.

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Photograph by Bob Rosato

SPRING FLING Alabama senior defensive back Phelon Jones (9) broke up a touchdown pass intended for sophomore wide receiver Kevin Norwood (83) during the Crimson Tide's spring game in Tuscaloosa last Saturday. A crowd of 92,310—an Alabama spring game record—watched the Crimson squad beat the White 14--10.