Yao Goes It, Kid?
Rockets center Yao Ming, now a seasoned second-year man, greets Nuggets rookie Carmelo Anthony on his way to the basket during the teenager's second regular-season NBA game, a 102-85 Rockets victory. Anthony had 18 points and nine rebounds.
Niners wideout Brandon Lloyd, having beaten Rams corner DeJuan Groce, goes flat out to haul in a TD pass from supersub quarterback Tim Rattay, who sparked San Francisco's 30-10 win (page 160).
At the FIS World Cup in Soelden, Austria, Eric Schlopy of the U.S. falls and snaps his skis during the first run of the giant slalom, which was won by his teammate Bode Miller.