Deon Grant (34) of the New York Giants intercepts a pass intended for Carolina Panthers Gary Barnidge, who also drew the attention of Kenny Phillips (21). The Giants defeated the Panthers 31-18 in the new Meadowlands stadium.
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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is chased by Scott Shanle during the New Orleans Saints 14-9 victory in both team's season opener on Sept. 9 in New Orleans.
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Ohio State Buckeyes running back Dan Herron does a handstand after diving in for a touchdown against the Miami Hurricanes on Sept. 11 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus. Ohio State defeated Miami 36-24.
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Ukrainian heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko lands a punch on challenger Samuel Peter of Nigeria during their WBO and IBF World Championship bout on Sept. 11 at the Commerzbank Arena in Frankfurt, Germany. Klitschko won with a TKO in the 10th round.
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Notre Dame quarterback Nate Montana takes a foot in the face from safety Cameron Gordon as Mike Martin assists on the tackle during Michigan's 28-24 win in South Bend, Ind., on Sept. 11.
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New England Patriots wide receiver Randy Moss avoids being tackled by Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Johnathan Joseph in the second quarter of their Sept. 12 game in Foxboro. The Patriots prevailed, 38-24.
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Mayra Aguiar (white) of Brazil throws Heide Wollert of Germany during the semifinal match in the 78kg class at the 2010 World Judo Championships on Sept. 9 in Tokyo. Aguiar defeated Wollert and wound up winning the silver medal.
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Brett Gardner of the Yankees is tagged out at third by Baltimore's Josh Bell during New York's 3-2 home victory on Sept. 8.
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Florida State running back Jermaine Thomas had little room to operate during a 47-17 loss to Jamell Fleming and Oklahoma in Norman on Sept. 11.
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Gael Monfils of France plays against Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their Sept. 8 U.S. Open match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York. Djokovic defeated Monfils 7-6, 6-1, 6-2 .
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Arsenal striker Andrey Arshavin attempts a shot on goal in front of onrushing Bolton Wanderers' goalkeeper Adam Bogdam during the English Premier League match on Sept. 11 at the Emirates Stadium in London. Arsenal won 4-1.
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Venelin Vankov (red) of Bulgaria vies with Roman Amoyan of Armenia during their 55 kg Greco-Roman matchup Sept. 6 at the World Wrestling Championships in Moscow. Amoyan took third place.
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Cardinal running back Tyler Gaffney gets pushed back by UCLA during a 35-0 Stanford win on Sept. 11 in Pasadena.
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Denis Chanut Gargaud (left) and Fabien Lefevre of France compete in the K-2 double seated kayak at the world championships on Sept. 11 in Tacen near the Slovenian capital, Ljubljana. The duo won the silver medal.
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Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny heads the ball clear during a 4-1 victory over Bolton Wanderers on Sept. 11 in the English Premier League.
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Players vie for the ball during a World Cup Championship match on Sept. 7 between Lithuania and China in Istanbul. The U.S. defeated Turkey to win the championship.
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Serbia's Vanja Udovicic tries to score against Croatia's Josip Pavic during their European Waterpolo Championships semifinal on Sept. 9 in Zagreb. Croatia defeated Serbia 10-9 then defeated Italy in the finals to win the championship.
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