Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (left) stretches for a ball while blanketed by St. Louis Rams cornerback Bradley Fletcher (right). The Lions decimated the Rams 44-6.
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On Oct. 8, Jorge Lorenzo of the Fiat Yamaha Team burned some rubber during the free practice session of the Shell Advance Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix held at Sepang International Circuit in Sepang, Malaysia.
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San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey slides into second beneath Atlanta Braves second baseman Brooks Conrad during Game 1 of the NLDS. The Giants went on to win the series 3-1.
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A bird steals the show as the Australian women's field hockey teams lines up to play Scotland at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium during day six of the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India.
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The Polish national team looks on in awe as the U.S.'s Jozy Altidore (right) attempts a bicycle kick on goal during the second half of the U.S.-Poland match on Oct. 9. The U.S. and Poland tied 2-2.
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Mountain bikers sans mountain bikes take off from the starting line of the 2010 24-Hour of Moab mountain bike race on Oct. 9. More than 1,000 mountain bikers completed more than 7,000 laps on the 14.9-mile course (while riding their bikes, of course).
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Anaheim Ducks leftwinger Matt Beleskey (center) shaves some ice as he slides into Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (right) during a Ducks-Predators match on Oct. 9. Nashville won 4-1.
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Australian swimmer Eamon Sullivan competes in the 100-meter freestyle final at the Commonwealth Games at the Dr. S.P. Mukherjee Aquatics Center in New Delhi on Oct. 7. Sullivan won the bronze behind Canadian and English swimmers, who won gold and silver respectively.
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Joy and disappointment paint the faces of Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria (left) and Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus after Andrus missed out on a double play in Game 3 of the ALCS on Oct. 9. Longoria and the Rays would win Game 3, but fall in the series 3-2 on Oct. 12.
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Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets wide receiver Tyler Melton (left) collides with field judge Billy Beckett (right) as he fails to secure a reception in an Oct. 9 match against the Virginia Cavaliers. Despite the missed catch, the Yellow Jackets defeated the Cavaliers 33-21.
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Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (center) battles for a reception against St. Louis Rams strong safety James Butler (left) and cornerback Ronald Bartell (right). Johnson had four receptions for 54 yards and a touchdown in the Lions victory.
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Florida State Seminoles safety Nick Moody gets a mouth full from Miami Hurricanes wide receiver Travis Benjamin as Moody attempts to return a fumble. Florida State would defeat Miami 45-17.
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