The Purple Knights of St. Augustine High in New Orleans recently played their first game since their entire 2005 season was wiped out by Hurricane Katrina. The Aug. 26 contest against Archbishop Shaw ended in a scoreless tie in Metairie, La.
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Cody Walker of the Southeast team from Georgia slides home safely ahead of the throw to Trevor Nix of the Northwest team from Oregon in the U.S. championship game of the Little League World Series last Saturday in Williamsport, Pa. Walker hit a two-run homer on Monday, which was enough to beat Japan 2-1 in the title game.
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Attendants squeegee water off the court in Arthur Ashe Stadium during a rain delay Monday at the U.S. Open.
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The throw from Giants third baseman Pedro Feliz to first baseman Shea Hillenbrand just beats the Reds' David Ross in the fourth inning at AT&T Park on Saturday.
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Titans defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch tackles Falcons running back Warrick Dunn in the first quarter of a preseason game in Nashville on Saturday.
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Raiders defensive tackle Terdell Sands sacks Lions quarterback Jon Kitna in the second quarter of a preseason game at McAfee Stadium in Oakland on Aug. 25.
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Italy's Kaitlyn Gentile dives to tag out Team USA's Stacey Nuveman on the first day of the Women's Fast Pitch Softball World Championship in Beijing on Sunday.
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Three-time Olympian Scott Shipley kayaks on one of the slalom courses he designed at the new U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte on Aug. 24.
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