Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews reacts after sacking Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder and causing a fumble during the first half of an NFL football game Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, in Green Bay, Wis. The Vikings recovered the fumble. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews Jr. reacts after sacking Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder and causing a fumble during the first half. The defending champion Packers won 45-7 to improve to 9-0, the only unbeaten team left in the NFL.
Sign this speedster up
Good luck catching this contestant in the annual wiener dog race during halftime of Sunday's Seahawks-Ravens game at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. Baltimore could have used the lil' fella, as the Ravens stumbled to a 22-17 loss.
Fans at Lambeau Field show some Veterans Day love during the national anthem prior to Monday night's game between the Packers and Vikings in Green Bay, Wisc.
Cleared for takeoff
North Carolina forward John Henson tries to block a shot by Michigan State center Adreian Payne during the first half of Friday's Carrier Classic game aboard the USS Carl Vinson in Coronado, Calif. It was the first college basketball game held on the flight deck of an operating aircraft carrier. The No. 1-ranked Tar Heels won the Veterans Day exhibition, 67-55.
Light in the darkness
Penn State student Caitlin Kwiatkowski lights candles at the start of a candlelight vigil in front of the Old Main building on the Penn State campus on Friday in State College, Pa. The vigil was held in support of the alleged victims in a child sex abuse case who claim the football program's former defensive coordinator molested them over a period of 15 years.
Scoring points with the GF
Buffalo Bills receiver David Nelson gives the football to his girlfriend, Dallas Cowboys cheerleader Kelsi Reich, after scoring Sunday in Dallas. It got him on "SportsCenter" and probably earned him some points with Kelsi, but it was the Bills' only touchdown in a 44-7 loss to Dallas.
We pray, then we play
Penn State's players kneel in prayer before Saturday's game against Nebraska in State College, Pa. The players, returning to the field for the first time since the revelations of a child sex abuse scandal that cost legendary coach Joe Paterno his job, were acknowledging the alleged victims.
Hey, who are you?
Nebraska coach Bo Pelini (right) is met by Tom Bradley following his first game replacing Joe Paterno as Penn State's interim coach on Saturday at Beaver Stadium. The Cornhuskers, No. 16 in the BCS rankings, beat No. 21 Penn State 17-14.
Built Ford tough
Evgeny Novikov of Russia and Denis Giraudet of France compete in their Ford Abu Dhabi WRT Ford Fiesta RS WRC during Day 3 of the WRC Wales Rally GB on Saturday in Cardiff, United Kingdom. Jari-Matti Latvala and Miikka Anttila of the Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team won the event. It was the fifth win of Latvala's career and his first of the year.
Passing with flying colors
Planes perform at the Dubai airshow in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday. Dubai's fast-growing airline Emirates kicked off the Middle East's biggest airshow with a huge order for 50 Boeing 777s, the US aircraft maker's richest order ever.
Salute to the troops
Empty cartridges are ejected from the guns of members of the Hopkins County Military Coalition as they perform a 21-gun salute Saturday during the Veterans USA Show in Paris, Texas.
He got tattooed
Benson Henderson kicks Clay Guida during their lightweight bout on the UFC on FOX undercard Saturday night in Anaheim, Calif. Henderson defeated Guida by unanimous decision.
Cain got brained
Junior dos Santos lands the punch that sent Cain Velasquez down for the count just a minute into their heavyweight championship title bout during the UFC on FOX event. The 27-year-old Brazilian is expected to make his first title defense against the winner of the Dec. 30 matchup between Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem.
Still Pac'ing a punch
Manny Pacquiao got a serious challenge from Juan Manuel Marquez in their third fight on Saturday in Las Vegas, but he landed enough big blows to earn a majority decision and retain his WBO welterweight title — and preserve the possibility of a super showdown with Floyd Mayweather Jr. next year.
That's bad luck
Two black swans follow Tiger woods on the 11th fairway Sunday during the fourth round of the Australian Open in Sydney. Woods, who got his last win two years ago at this event, played some of his best golf of the year and finished 11 under but wound up third behind winner Greg Chalmers and John Senden.
Looking good, ladies
NFL cheerleaders entertain Sunday's crowds with their outfits, including a couple of salutes to the military.
Race ya to London
Simon Burnett (left) and Fred Bousquet swim in the men's 100-meter freestyle consolation finals Sunday in the Minneapolis Grand Prix at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center. Olympic star Michael Phelps and Missy Franklin each won five gold medals in the three-day meet. The Minneapolis Grand Prix is the first of seven stops this season on USA Swimming’s Grand Prix series and is another step closer to the 2012 US Olympic Trials in Omaha, Neb., and the 2012 London Games.
That's just racin'
Indian stuntmen hang out of the window of cars as they steer them in front of the crowd at an attraction known as the "Well of Death" on Tuesday at the Sonepur Fair in Sonepur, Bihar, near Patna, India. The fair, which is held annually, was originally a cattle and animal market where traders bought and sold livestock on the holy river Ganges.
Race you to London, too?
Panid Rattanachan of Thailand competes in the women's 400m hurdles final on Tuesday in Day 5 of the 2011 Southeast Asian Games on Tuesday at Jakabaring Sports Complex in Palembang, Sumatra, Indonesia. The event's organizing body is pushing for it to feature fewer traditional sports and focus on Olympic events like the hurdles if the region's athletes are to compete at a higher level at the Games.
Michigan State's Travis Trice falls over Duke's Seth Curry during the first half of Tuesday night's game at New York's Madison Square Garden. The Blue Devils won 74-69, giving Coach Mike Krzyzewski the 903rd win of his career, breaking the Division I record.
Student surpasses the teacher
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski hugs Bob Knight after winning his 903rd game and passing him to become the all-time winningest men's basketball coach in Division I. "Coach," Krzyzewski later recalled saying, "I'm not sure people tell you this, but I love you, and I love what you've done for me, and thank you."
Get some air
Bunyalo Jumruang of Thailand competes in the men's wakeboard final Wednesday on Day 6 of the 2011 Southeast Asian Games.
Off to a flying start
The Royal Australian Air Force Roulettes perform during Wednesday's opening ceremony prior to the start of the 2011 Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne Golf Course. Tiger Woods, coming off a third-place finish at the Australian Open, was among the US stars teeing off against an international team led by Aussie native Adam Scott — whose caddie, Stevie Williams, has made headlines with his controversial comments about his old boss Woods.