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James puts greatness on display

LeBron James has been shooting lights out as of late. James has scored 30 or more points and hit at least 60 percent from the floor in five straight games, joining Adrian Dantley in 1979 and Moses Malone in 1982 to have such a line. During that run, King James posted a 71.4 field goal percentage, besting the man many compare him to by topping Michael Jordan's percentage of 64.8 percent over a five-game stretch in which he scored 30-plus points in each game.

Lionel Messi's game speaks for itself, and now there is a word to describe it: inmessionante! The fantastic footballer landed in the second position in this week's rankings for simply being so good that they rewrite books in his honor. Rounding out the top three is Brandt Snedeker for winning at Pebble Beach in record fashion. The world's No. 4-ranked golfer broke the tournament record of 268 held by Mark O'Meara (1997) and Phil Mickelson (2007) by one shot.

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2012 Cross-Sport Power Rankings panel: Sara Walsh, John Buccigross, Robert Flores, Michael Smith, Bram Weinstein, Mike Hill, Jorge Andres, Charissa Thompson, DJ Gallo, Jim Basquil, Kevin Connors, Jeff MacGregor and Steve Weissman

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