Oregon State Beavers running back Malcolm Agnew (35) dives for the pylon but comes up short as Sacramento State Hornets defensive back Joe Larche (39) forces him out of bounds during the second half at Reser Stadium.
Crash course in hard hits
Ben Nutley of Northampton Saints tackles Matt Cox of Gloucester during the AVIVA Premiership rugby match between Northampton Saints and Gloucester at Franklin's Gardens on Sept. 4 in Northampton, England.
Keep your feet
Rays shortstop Sean Rodriguez tries to avoid Elvis Andrus after tagging him out during a failed steal attempt in the fifth inning Sept. 7. Tampa Bay went on to a 5-4, walk-off win over the Rangers in 10 innings, its fourth victory in five games.
Face the music
Evan Longoria hits teammate Desmond Jennings with a cream pie after Jennings' walk-off home run against Rangers reliever Mark Lowe in the Rays' 5-4 win over the Rangers in 10 innings. Tampa took two of three games from Texas.
Leap of faith
Green Bay Packers rookie Randall Cobb celebrates with fans after a 108-yard touchdown run on a kickoff during the second half of his team's game against the Saints to kick off the NFL season. The Packers won, 42-34.
Can't get there
Alexandr Dolgopolov strains to return a shot against No. 1 Novak Djokovic during the fourth round of the US Open. Dolgopolov gave Djokovic his first real test of the tournament by taking him to a lengthy tiebreaker, but Djokovic won 7-6 (14), 6-4, 6-2.
Prospects looked good for Miami when defensive back Vaughn Telemaque picked off a pass intended for Maryland tight end Matt Furstenburg during the first half Sept. 5. The play allowed the Hurricanes to stay within a touchdown. But the sixth and final lead change was a Maryland field goal with 1:39 to play as the Terrapins won 32-24.
Maryland's Kevin Dorsey makes one of his eight catches for 124 yards vs. Miami in their Labor Day college football opener, won by the Terrapins 32-24.
Remembering the victims
Belarusian hockey fans lay flowers and light candles in front of the Minsk Arena to pay tribute to the Lokomotiv players killed Sept. 7 in a plane crash near the Russian city of Yaroslavl.
Green Bay's Sam Shields breaks up a pass intended for the Saints' Devery Henderson in the first half. Henderson would later find the end zone in the third quarter.
Reach for it
Oregon State running back Malcolm Agnew dives for the pylon but comes up short as Sacramento State free safety Joe Larche forces him out of bounds during second-half action Sept. 3. Sacramento State won 29-28 in overtime.
Reel it in
Virginia wide receiver Tim Smith, right, catches a pass while being defended by William & Mary cornerback B.W. Webb during the third quarter at Scott Stadium, where the Cavaliers cruised to a 40-3 victory Sept. 3.
The Houston Astros' Jason Bourgeois slides in safely with a stolen base in the first inning Sept. 3 at Minute Maid Park as Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Jerry Hairston leaps for the throw. Bourgeois was left on base in the inning, and the Brewers rolled to an 8-2 victory.
The air up there
San Francisco Giants shortstop Orlando Cabrera completes a double play against the Arizona Diamondbacks at AT&T Park. First-place Arizona took two of three games in the key series against the second-place Giants.
Will Power celebrates his victory driving for Team Penske during the IZOD IndyCar Series Baltimore Grand Prix on Sept. 4 on the streets of Baltimore.
J. J. Hardy of the Baltimore Orioles bats against the Tampa Bay Rays on Sept. 4 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Theo Riddick of Notre Dame leaps to catch a pass in front of Michael Lanaris of South Florida in South Bend, Ind. The Bulls endured lengthy weather delays to earn a 23-20 victory in their opener Sept. 3.
Chase Coffman of the Cincinnati Bengals jumps for a first down over Chris Rucker of Indianapolis in the first half of an NFL preseason game Sept. 1 at Paul Brown Stadium. The Colts won 17-13.
Matteo Manassero of Italy tees off on hole No. 12 on Sept. 2 during the second round of the Omega European Masters at the Crans-sur-Sierre golf club in Crans, Switzerland. He finished in a tie for 18th in the event won by Thomas Bjorn.
Keep on truckin'
Fans salute as Ron Hornaday celebrates his victory in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Good Sam Club 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sept. 2.
Phillips Idowu of Great Britain lands in the men's triple jump final Sept. 4 during the 13th IAAF World Athletics Championships at Daegu, South Korea. Idowu earned the silver medal.