Alicia Sacramone of the U.S. performs on the beam during the team final of the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships on Oct. 20 in Rotterdam. Team USA finished in second to Russia.
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Ohio State running back Daniel Herron gets his head turned around by Purdue safety Logan Link during the Buckeyes 49-0 victory on October 23.
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Tight end Kyler Reed of Nebraska makes a fingertip catch as cornerback Andrew McGee of Oklahoma State defends during their Oct. 23 matchup at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, OK. Nebraska defeated Oklahoma State 51-41.
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Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews tries to throw down Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre during the Packers 28-24 victory on Oct. 24 in Green Bay, Wis.
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Wide receiver T.J. Moe of Missouri ducks underneath Oklahoma defenders Tom Wort, Jonathan Nelson and Quinton Carter as the Tigers defeated the visiting Sooners 36-27.
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Auburn Tigers quarterback Cameron Newton hurdles an LSU defender in Auburn's 24-17 victory on Oct. 23 at Jordan Hare Stadium in Alabama.
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San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey tags out Philadelphia Phillies' Carlos Ruiz during Game 4 of their NLCS playoff series on Oct. 20 in San Francisco. The Giants won 6-5.
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Brett Gardner of the New York Yankees slides through the legs of Texas Rangers pitcher Cliff Lee, who forced him out on a grounder in Game 3 of the ALCS on Oct. 18 in New York. Texas won 8-0.
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Toronto's Amir Johnson celebrates his slam dunk over New York's Anthony Randolph during the first half of their preseason game Oct. 22 in Montreal. The Raptors defeated the Knicks 108-103.
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Brandon Rabackoss, 18, playing for Team Zone out of Houston, gets hammered during the Paintball World Cup on Oct. 20 in Polk City, Fla. Five thousand players and fans came from all over the world to take part in the event, which boasts a $40,000 grand prize to the top professional team.
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Natalie Coughlin of the United States competes in the 100m backstroke finals at the FINA Swimming World Cup on Oct. 17 in Singapore. Coughlin won the event.
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Daisuke Uemura of Japan, left, crosses the finish line as Haralds Silovs of Latvia trips over Anthony Lobello of the U.S. during the 1500 meters qualification race at the ISU World Cup Short Track speed skating competition Oct. 22 in Montreal.
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Toulon's Felipe Contepomi gets his hands into the face of Stade Francais' centre Mathieu Bastareaud during the French Top 14 rugby union match on Oct. 23 at the Stade de France in Paris. Stade Francais defeated Toulon 22-15.
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American Rachael Flatt competes during the free skating program at the NHK Trophy, the first event of the six-stage ISU figure skating Grand Prix series. Flatt placed second in the Oct. 23 event at Nagoya, Japan.
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