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March 22, 2004
Down and Dirty Tigers first baseman Greg Norton gets some grit in his grill while being tagged out by Expos third baseman Vince Rooi in an exhibition game in Lakeland, Fla. The Tigers spent a lot of money this winter on free agents, including catcher Pudge Rodriguez (inset), who, in moving from Florida to Detroit, went from first to worst.
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March 22, 2004

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Down and Dirty
Tigers first baseman Greg Norton gets some grit in his grill while being tagged out by Expos third baseman Vince Rooi in an exhibition game in Lakeland, Fla. The Tigers spent a lot of money this winter on free agents, including catcher Pudge Rodriguez (inset), who, in moving from Florida to Detroit, went from first to worst.

Jersey Guy
Georgia Tech forward Isma'il Muhammad took matters into his own hands to prevent Duke's Daniel Ewing from getting his shot off during their ACC semifinal game last Saturday. Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski (inset) argued for a flagrant foul call on the play—and lost—but Duke won the game and on Sunday was made a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament (page 65).

Swimsuit Edition
Olympic swimmers (from left) Massi Rosolino, Lisbeth Lenton, Matt Welsh, Leisel Jones, Grant Hackett, Elka Graham, Geoff Huegill, Michael Klim and Petria Thomas, model Speedo's new Fastskin on March 9 in Sydney, where Welsh (inset) took a test dip. Speedo claims the suit can reduce drag by as much as 4%.

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