Jim Furyk of the U.S., right, reacts to a missed par putt on the 18th green as Sergio Garcia and the European team celebrate during the Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club near Chicago.
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Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell of the European team watch the Ryder Cup action Friday.
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Quarterback Alex Smith of the 49ers tries to evade the Jets' Yeremiah Bell.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bill Kostroun / Associated PressLink
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green catches a pass in front of Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Rashean Mathis.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Phelan M. Ebenhack / Associated PressLink
Morgan Cox of the Ravens tackles Browns wide receiver Josh Cribbs, whose helmet had been dislodged from a hit by another player in Thursday's game.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nick Wass / Associated PressLink
UCLA's Damien Thigpen dives into the end zone past the outstretched arms of Colorado defensive lineman Tyler Henington.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Luis Sinco / Los Angeles TimesLink
Michigan State's Keith Mumphrey is knocked off his feet by Ohio State's Rod Smith.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Goldis / Associated PressLink
Chelsea's captain John Terry, center, heads the ball away from Ronald Zubar, left, as goalkeeper Ross Turnbull attempts to punch the ball away during an English League Cup soccer match between Chelsea and Wolverhampton.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Matt Dunham / Associated PressLink
Base jumper Florian Pays of France leaps from the 1,389-foot KL Tower.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Vincent Thian / Associated PressLink
Catcher Carlos Ruiz of the Phillies tags out Bryan Petersen of the Marlins.
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The Braves' Freddie Freeman gets drench by Eric Hinske after Freeman hit a walk-off home run to beat the Marlins and clinch a playoff spot for Atlanta.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: David Goldman / Associated PressLink
Women in the elite division dive into Tongyeong Bay during the 2012 ITU Triathlon World Cup in South Korea.
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Surfers in Muizenberg, on the outskirts of Cape Town, attempt to break the Guinness world record for the most surfers on a wave at one time.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Schalk van Zuydam / Associated PressLink
Bulgarian oil wrestlers, known as pehlivans, fight during a traditional oil wrestling competition near the village of Cherna. The tournament aims to revive an old tradition of oil wrestling.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV / AFP / Getty ImagesLink
Roberta Vinci of Italy serves during Day 2 of China Open at the China National Tennis Center.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Feng Li / Getty ImagesLink
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