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THE NATIONALS: HAPPY DAYS ARE FINALLY HERE P. 46
NHL PLAYOFFS: L.A.'S KING OF MAYHEM P. 50
OLYMPICS: REBECCA SONI'S STROKE OF GENIUS P. 54
THE GIANTS' DRAFT BLUEPRINT
HOW A WINNER IS BUILT
BY PETER KING | P. 58
"I lost touch with who I was as a basketball player and a person."
BY LEE JENKINS
THE COVER: PHOTOGRAPH BY WALTER IOOSS JR.
MICHAEL J. LEBRECHT II/1DEUCE3 PHOTOGRAPHY (TROPHY)