Leading Off: Pictures of the Week
Dave and Lacey Castro of Lewiston, Maine, finish first in the the North American Wife Carrying Championship with a time of 54.45 seconds. Teams from 11 states competed in the 10th annual race in which a man has to carry a woman, or vice versa, over an obstacle course.
Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson scores on a five-yard run as St. Louis Rams safety Oshiomogho Atogwe defends during the first quarter of Sunday's game in St. Louis.
Riders competing during the 119th traditional Velka Pardubicka Steeplechase in East Bohemia.
Todd Helton of the Colorado Rockies fails to reach a foul ball against the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 3 of the NLDS playoffs at Coors Field in Denver.
Ivo van der Putten of Holland (second from left) leads the way during the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup at Roc d'Azur Frejus in Frejus, France.
Chrissie Wellington of Great Britain rolls across the finish line at the Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, for her third consecutive victory. Wellington's time of 8:54:02 broke the 18-year-old course record.
Denver defensive end Vonnie Holliday (99) knocks the ball loose from New England quarterback Tom Brady in the fourth quarter at Invesco Field. The Broncos beat the Patriots 20-17.
Arizona running back Tim Hightower (bottom) dives into the end zone for a touchdown in the Cardinals victory over Houston.
China's Deng Lin Lin performs on the beam during a training session at the World Gymnastics championships in London.
Amateur triathletes wait for the start of the 2.4 mile swim section of the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii.
Tennessee fullback Ahmard Hall carries the ball against the Colts during the Titans loss Sunday night.
Oregon's Kenjon Barner fends off UCLA's Sheldon Price during at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.
Atlanta's Jason Snelling looks for a way around San Francisco linebacker Patrick Willis.
Rolando McClain of Alabama tries to escape the grip of Ole Miss wide receiver Markeith Summers.<br><br>Send comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.