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 the English League Cup soccer match in which Chelsea defeated the Wolverhampton Wanderers 6-0 at Stamford Bridge stadium in London on Tuesday.
Toronto Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus (left) and right fielder Moises Sierra slam into the outfield wall after both went after a fly ball hit by Tampa Bay's Desmond Jennings during the first inning Sunday. Rasmus made the catch for the out, but Tampa Bay won 3-0.
Nebraska's Rex Burkhead (No. 22) eludes a tackle by Idaho State's Cameron Gupton Saturday. Nebraska won the game, 73-7.
Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve flips the ball to shortstop Jed Lowrie to force out Starling Marte of the Pittsburgh Pirates at Minute Maid Park on Sept. 21 in Houston. The Astros won, 7-1.
Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant (No. 88) works to evade Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Ahmad Black at Cowboys Stadium Sunday. The Cowboys won, 16-10.
NHRA funny car driver Tim Wilkerson blows an engine during the Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex.
The pack passes a windmill during the women's road race of the World Championship Cycling over 129 kilometers (80.6 miles) in Valkenburg, southern Netherlands, on Saturday.
Minnesota Vikings defensive back Harrison Smith (No. 22) breaks up a pass intended for San Francisco 49ers tight end Delanie Walker in the first quarter at the Metrodome. The Vikings went on to win 24-13.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish nose guard Louis Nix (No. 9) grabs the shirt of Michigan Wolverines quarterback Denard Robinson in the second quarter at Notre Dame Stadium. Notre Dame won 13-6 to improve to 4-0.
Hispania Racing Team Formula One driver Narain Karthikeyan of India is airborne as he drives across the chicane during the second practice session for the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on the Marina Bay City Circuit. Sebastian Vettel went on to win the race.
Belgium's Lotte Kopecky (left) crashes as Lucy Garner of Britain (right) sprints toward the finish line to win the junior women road race of the World Championship Cycling over 65 kilometers (40.6 miles) near Valkenburg, southern Netherlands, on Sept. 21.
Arizona Cardinals linebacker Stewart Bradley prepares to take the field before the NFL game against the Philadelphia Eagles at the University of Phoenix Stadium on Sunday. The Cardinals defeated the Eagles 27-6.
Oregon State Beavers wide receiver Markus Wheaton (No. 2) holds onto a touchdown pass as UCLA Bruins cornerback Sheldon Price defends in the second quarter of the game at the Rose Bowl. Oregon State went on to win, 27-20.
Eyes on the ball
Lucie Safarova watches the ball as she competes against Maria Sharapova during their third-round match in the Japan Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament in Tokyo on Wednesday. Sharapova won the match, 6-2, 7-6 (5).
Nebraska's Ciante Evans (No. 17) breaks up a pass intended for Idaho State's Luke Austin in the first half of their game on Sept. 22. Nebraska won, 73-7.
Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Jose Arredondo slips and falls trying to field a ground ball hit by Los Angeles Dodgers' Andre Ethier in the seventh inning Sunday in Cincinnati. Ethier was given an infield single and an RBI on the play. The Dodgers won, 5-3.
Using his head
Chelsea's captain John Terry (center) watches the ball get headed away by a Wolverhampton Wanderers player during the English League Cup soccer match won by Chelsea, 6-0.