Richard Marshall

Games

Often the most telling sports photographs happen before or after the "big play" - on the sidelines, in the background, and up in the stands.

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"They lost, and that's it," said Tracie Eckstrom of North Minneapolis, who sobs following theTwins' 4-1 loss to the New York Yankees in the third game of the American League Divisional Series at the very last game in the Metrodome in Minneapolis. "My dad used to bring me here when I was little, and it's over now," she said.