Leading Off: Pictures of the Week
Cornerback Quinton Richardson of Washington twists the helmet of Oregon quarterback Darron Thomas as Thomas made a dash for the end zone during the second quarter of Oregon's 53-16 victory. Thomas was down at the one-yard-line and the face mask penalty was called.
Waymon James of TCU scores a touchdown against the Utah Utes during the Horned Frogs 47-7 victory at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City.
Oakland Raiders placekicker Sebastian Janikowski (11) celebrates with teammates after scoring the winning field goal in overtime to defeat the Kansas City Chiefs 23-20.
Indianapolis Colts running back Donald Brown is tackled by Philadelphia linebacker Ernie Sims during a 26-24 win by the Eagles.
Penn State head coach Joe Paterno is carried by his players to the center of the field after winning his 400th game, a 35-21 victory over Northwestern.
Penn State wide receiver Brett Brackett makes a reception in a 35-21 home win over Northwestern that gave Joe Paterno his 400th career victory.
Unicaja's Joel Freeland scores over Olympiakos' Ioannis Bourousis and Jamon Lucas during their Euroleague basketball game Nov. 3 in Athens. Olympiakos defeated Unicaja 93-66.
Jockey Garrett Gomez rides Blame to edge out Zenyatta (left), with jockey Mike Smith aboard, in the Classic race under the lights during the 2010 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Churchill Downs Nov. 6 in Louisville.
Kelly Slater of the United States secured his 10th ASP world title by defeating Bede Durbidge of Australia in the final of the Rip Curl Pro Search Puerto Rico. Slater earned $175,000.
Runners cross the Verrazano Narrows Bridge at the start of the New York City Marathon on Nov. 7 in New York. The event was won by Gebre Gebremariam, a 26-year-old first time marathoner from Ethiopia in a time of 2 hours, 8 minutes and 14 seconds.
Ice shavings spray as Lubov Iliushechkina of Russia lands a jump as she and partner Nodari Maisuradze skate in the exhibition gala at Skate Canada International Oct. 31 in Kingston, Ontario. They won the gold medal in the pairs program.
Olympique de Marseille's forward Loic Remy stops a ball during a training session in Zilina on Nov. 2 on the eve of their UEFA Champions League football match against Slovakia's MSK Zilina.
Mexico's goalkeeper Erika Vanegas and Natalie Vinti jump for the ball against Abby Wambach of the U.S. during their semifinal match of the CONCACAF Women's World Cup qualifying tournament Nov. 5 at Beto Avila stadium in Cancun. Mexico defeated the U.S. 2-1.
Matt Smith of Dallas, Ga., in his 1966 Chevrolet C-10 at the Pudding Creek Mud Bogging Festival Oct. 23 in Perry, Fla.
Jockey Michael Rodd riding Who's Ready wins the G.H. Mumm race during Crown Oaks Day at Flemington Racecourse on Nov. 4 in Melbourne, Australia.
Nokulunga Buthelezi, a South African acrobat, performs during the ninth China Wuhan International Acrobatics Festival Nov. 3 in Wuhan, Hubei province, China.