Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) looks over plays with quarterback Johnathan Crompton, and Kirk Cousins (12) and quarterback Re
CAPTION: Aug 29, 2012; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) looks over plays with quarterback Johnathan Crompton, and Kirk Cousins (12) and quarterback Rex Grossman (8) during the first half at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Rafael Suanes-US PRESSWIRE
Fireworks explode over London's Olympic stadium during the opening ceremony for the 2012 Paralympics on Wednesday.
About that breath ...
A member of the cast performs with fire during the opening ceremony for the 2012 Paralympics in London on Wednesday.
Not crossing his path, at least
A black cat runs onto the pitch behind Toronto FC's goalkeeper Freddy Hall during the second half of its CONCACAF Champions League soccer match against Santos Laguna in Toronto on Tuesday. Toronto lost, 3-1. Watch the frisky feline make it's mad dash.
A large scale reproduction of Marc Quinn's celebrated sculpture Alison Lapper Pregnant emerges during the opening ceremony of the Paralympics at the Olympic Stadium on Wednesday.
Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain chips onto the green during the pro-am for the Omega European Masters at Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club on Wednesday in Crans, Switzerland.
Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney leaps over Rickie Weeks of the Milwaukee Brewers while turning a double play on a ground ball hit by Ryan Braun at Wrigley Field on Tuesday.
Pakistani off-spinner Saeed Ajmal jumps in the air as he celebrates with teammate Asad Shafiq after taking the wicket of Australian cricketer David Hussey during the first One Day International cricket match between Pakistan and Australia at the Sharjah cricket stadium on Tuesday.
Day at the races
Horses fly by the spectators on Tuesday at Epsom race course in England.
Andy Roddick returns a shot to Rhyne Williams in his first-round match at the US Open. Roddick won in straight sets on Tuesday.
From the stretch
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III dives for a first down during the first half of a preseason victory against the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday in Landover, Md.
Fly to the plate
Panama's Daniel Fernandez scores past Japan's Tatsuya Irie during the international championship game at the Little League World Series on Saturday. Japan won the game, 10-2, in South Williamsport, Pa.
Sandor Earl of the Canberra Raiders and Jonathan Wright of the Canterbury Bulldogs contest a high ball during a rugby match on Friday in Canberra, Australia.
James Blake of the United States returns a shot against Lukas Lacko of Slovakia during a first-round singles match on Monday at the US Open in New York. Blake won in four sets.
New Orleans Saints running back Chris Ivory leaps over Houston Texans defensive back Johnathan Joseph in the first half of a preseason victory in New Orleans on Saturday.
Roger Clemens pitches for the Sugar Land Skeeters against the Bridgeport Bluefish's Luis Rodriguez during a minor-league game on Saturday. Clemens, 50, a seven-time Cy Young Award winner, threw 3 1/3 scoreless innings. And he'll take the mound again on Sept. 7.
Head to head
Brazil's Glaucia (left) fights for the ball with South Korea's Shin Dam-yeong during the U20 Women's World Cup in Tokyo on Sunday. South Korea won, 2-0.
Try the other end
Jamie Hampton hits a ball with the handle of her racket before resuming play against Marion Bartoli during the opening day of the US Open on Monday. Bartoli won in straight sets.
See you next fall
Pablo Armero of Udinese falls down before he can get off a shot against Braga goalkeeper Beto (left) during the UEFA Champions League playoff match in Udine, Italy. Braga won the match on penalty kicks on Tuesday.
Who said, 'I got it'?
Seattle Mariners left fielder Eric Thames (left) is unable to make the catch of a long fly ball by the Chicago White Sox's Paul Konerko after colliding with center fielder Michael Saunders on Friday. The White Sox won, 9-8, in Chicago.
Welcome to the club
Manchester United's new player, Robin van Persie (second from right), celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against Fulham at Old Trafford Stadium on Saturday. Man U won, 3-2.
Here's the scoop
Alex Bogomolov Jr. of Russia stretches to play a forehand against Andy Murray of Great Britain during their first-round match at the US Open on Monday. Murray won in three sets.
Panama starting pitcher James Gonzalez (left) reacts to being replaced by Daniel Cruz in the third inning of the Little League international final against Japan, which won, 10-2, on Saturday. Japan went on to win the LLWS crown.
Center of tennis
Juan Monaco of Argentina serves to Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in the first round at the US Open on Tuesday. Garcia-Lopez won in five sets.