Anthony Dixon #24 of the San Francisco 49ers dives for the endzone for a touchdown as he is hit by Sean Cattouse #40 of the San Diego Chargers during a preseason game at Qualcomm Stadium on August 29, 2013 in San Diego, California.
She made it!
American swimmer Diana Nyad pulled off the impossible, swimming from Havana, Cuba to Key West, Fla. without a shark cage -- a 112-mile trek that took over 50 hours. Did we mention she's the first person to ever pull it off and she's 64 years old? Amazing.
Just made it
San Francisco's Anthony Dixon dives for a touchdown just as he is hit by Sean Cattouse of the San Diego Chargers during a preseason game in San Diego. NFL season is finally here and we've got you covered.
Too close for comfort
White Sox slugger Alexei Ramirez backs off an inside pitch by Yankees pitcher Hiroki Kuroda during a game at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday. Get more baseball coverage here.
She's still got it
Serena Williams reacts during her win over Sloane Stephens at the US Open. She's been on fire throughout and looks primed for yet another major title. Get full coverage of the event here.
Get a leg up
Mirkahid Farmonov (blue) of Uzbekistan fights against Sergey Lim of Kazakhstan at the World Judo Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
A competitor jumps during the German Kite Trophy kite-surfing event near Heide, Germany.
Dive on in
Athletes compete during the Meta Man Iron Distance Triathlon in Bintan Island, Indonesia.
How low can you go?
Repsol Honda's Dani Pedrosa in action during free practice prior to qualifying at the British Moto GP Silverstone Circuit in Northampton, England. Want more MotoGP? Click here.
Over the top
North Carolina Central Eagles wide receiver Lamar Scruggs pulls down a pass against Duke Blue Devils safety Dwayne Norman at Wallace Wade Stadium. Of course, things didn't end up too well for the Eagles, who were shut out 45-0.
One that got away
Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout slides past Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar as he steals second base at Tropicana Field. Get full baseball coverage here.
Brazil's Michelle Pavao attacks the net at the FIVB World Grand Prix Sapporo 2013 in a match against Italy in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan.
Up in the air
Everton's Leighton Baines and Cardiff's Don Cowie fight for the ball during a Barclays Premier League match at Cardiff City Stadium on Aug. 31. Get full Premier League coverage here.
Ready oar not
New Zealand rower Louise Ayling competes in the Lightweight Women's Single Sculls final on Day 6 of the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, South Korea.
Josh Mansour of the Panthers is bundled into touch by the Bulldogs defense during a rugby match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the Penrith Panthers at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia.
What you see here is action from a quarterfinal game at the King's Cup Elephant Polo tournament in Hua Hin, Thailand. This is no gimmick event; the sport started in Nepal in 1982. Proceeds from this tournament go to help rehabilitate elephants rescued from abuse.
Runners pull up after finishing The Betfred Goals Galore Handicap Stakes at Sandown racecourse in Esher, England.
Row, row, row your boat
Two teams of rowers in action during the Gondolini race, the most important competition of the Historic Regata 2013 in Venice, Italy.
Mike and Bob Bryan celebrate match point against Colin Fleming and Jonathan Marray of Great Britain at the 2013 US Open. Get full coverage of the event here.
Out of the bunker
Peter Uihlein watches his bunker shot on the 17th hole at the ISPS Handa Wales Open on Aug. 31 in Newport, Wales.
Brazilian sailor Robert Scheidt competes during day four of the Laser European & World Championships on Wednesday in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland.
Shane Victorino of the Boston Red Sox flies into the stands after catching a fly ball hit by the Detroit Tigers' Austin Jackson on Wednesday at Fenway Park. Boston won the game, 20-4.
What a mess!
NHRA pro mod driver Tim Tindle crashes during qualifying for the US Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway -- and managed to walk away from the wreckage.