Lightning in the area suspended play between Kansas State and Central Florida at Bill Snyder Family Stadium in Manhattan, Kan. The weather cleared, and Kansas State defeated Central Florida, 17-13.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bo Rader / Wichita EagleLink
Irina Risenson of Israel performs with the ball during the individual all-around competition final at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Moscow.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MIKHAIL VOSKRESENSKY / ReutersLink
Head Coach Jim Harbaugh of the Stanford Cardinal (left, in blue) gets his team ready to play the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during warm-ups at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jonathan Daniel / Getty Images North AmericaLink
Danny Amendola, No. 16 of the St. Louis Rams, goes 180 degrees against the Washington Redskins' Chris Wilson, No. 95, and H.B. Blades, No. 54. at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. The Rams beat the Redskins, 30-16.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dilip Vishwanat / Getty Images North AmericaLink
Boston College Eagles fans during the first half against Virginia Tech Hokies at Alumni Stadium in Chestnut Hill.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Greg M. Cooper / Greg M. CooperLink
Mexico's Tomas Rojas, right, and Japan's Kohei Kono compete in the World Boxing Council super-flyweight title bout in Saitama, Japan.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Toru Hanai / ReutersLink
Boston Celtics center Shaquille O'Neal poses for photographers during the Celtics' media day at the team's NBA basketball training camp in Waltham, Mass.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Charles Krupa / Associated PressLink
Golf course workers walk past signage as preparations get underway for the 38th Ryder Cup at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFPLink
Cesar Cielo spits out water after winning the men's 50-meter freestyle semifinal at Brazilian swimming championships in Rio de Janeiro.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SERGIO MORAES / ReutersLink
Australia's captain, Lauren Jackson, scores during the match between Australia and Belarus in the women's basketball FIBA World Championship 2010.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOE KLAMAR / AFP / Getty IMagesLink
A Sri Lankan amputee runs at an athletic event for disabled soldiers in Colombo on September 23, 2010. Nearly 30,000 government troops were injured and 6,200 killed during the last three years of Sri Lanka's 37-year war with the separatist Tamil Tigers, which ended last May. Among of those injured, many lost limbs, eyes or their hearing, and more than 300 troops were left with severe paralysis.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ISHARA S.KODIKARA / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
A participant tries to keep his balance during a birdman competition in the southern Chinese city of Jiangmen. The contest, organized by the Chinese Society of Aeronautics and Astronautics, included more than 30 local and foreign teams with their flying vehicles.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BOBBY YIP / ReutersLink
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