A soccer ball provided a welcome diversion at a makeshift refugee camp in Port-au-Prince on Jan. 25, 13 days after an earthquake registering 7.0 on the Richter scale devastated the Haitian capital and its environs, causing as many as 200,000 deaths and destroying countless buildings. According to the United Nations, more than one million people have been made homeless by the earthquake.
Hell-Bent For Leather
Kansas forward Marcus Morris muscled between Kansas State forwards Jamar Samuels (left) and Wally Judge to reach for a loose ball last Saturday in Manhattan, as Jayhawks center Cole Aldrich (far left) and guard Sherron Collins looked on. Behind Aldrich's 18 points and 11 boards, Kansas beat the Wildcats 81--79 in overtime. As of Monday, the Jayhawks were ranked No. 1 and K-State was No. 10.
February 8, 2010
Arc of Triumph
A composite photograph shows Shaun White performing a backside method air last Thursday while qualifying first for the men's snowboard superpipe finals at the Winter X Games at Buttermilk Mountain outside Aspen, Colo. White reached a height of approximately 40 feet before landing flawlessly. In the finals on Friday he executed his newest trick, the Double McTwist 1260, and won his third straight Winter X Games title.