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June 17, 2002
House of the Rising SunsJapanese soccer fans urged their team on to a 2-2 tie with Belgium in first-round action of the World Cup (page 38) on June 4. One lonely onlooker who dared to be different also provided an opportunity for us to play the stadium version of "Where's Waldo?"
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June 17, 2002

Leading Off

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House of the Rising Suns
Japanese soccer fans urged their team on to a 2-2 tie with Belgium in first-round action of the World Cup (page 38) on June 4. One lonely onlooker who dared to be different also provided an opportunity for us to play the stadium version of "Where's Waldo?"

High Stakes Race
Imadeed, with John Velazquez (yellow silks) in the irons, led briefly in the fourth race at Belmont last Saturday (page 44) before she fell, and Pleasant County (8), ridden by Eibar Coa, tumbled over her. The toll: Pleasant County suffered a fatal skull injury and Imadeed tore a ligament in her right leg. Remarkably, neither jockey was seriously injured.

Kid Gloves
A battered and weary Mike Tyson finds a small measure of solace while holding his two-month-old son, Miguel, in his dressing room after being undressed by Lennox Lewis in their heavyweight championship fight (page 50).

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