The Week in Sports Pictures: Oct. 10 - Oct. 16
Texas Rangers slugger Nelson Cruz celebrates after hitting a solo home run against the Detroit Tigers during the seventh inning in Game 2 of the ALCS on Monday, Oct. 10 in Arlington, Texas. Cruz hit a record six home runs in the series.
U.S. swimmer Matthew Edward Patton competes in the final of the men's 400-meter freestyle during the Pan American games in Guadalajara, Mexico on Saturday, Oct. 15.
David Ferrer hits a shot during his semifinal match against Feliciano Lopez at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament on Saturday, Oct. 15.
Quade Cooper of the Wallabies fails to stop Israel Dagg of the All Blacks as he breaks forward during a semifinal game at the Rugby World Cup between New Zealand and Australia on Sunday, Oct. 16 in Auckland, New Zealand. The home team won to advance to the final against France.
Colin Bolger falls off Oceans Destination at the second flight of hurdles during a race in Sunbury, England on Saturday, Oct. 16.
Catch me if you can
Cincinnati Bengals receiver Jerome Simpson runs with the ball while being chased by a trio of Indianapolis Colts during their NFL game in Cincinnati on Sunday, Oct. 16. The Bengals won 27-17.
Cuba's Yanelis Santos spikes the ball during a women's volleyball match against the Dominican Republic at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico on Sunday, Oct. 16.
Russia's Ekaterina Diatchenko, left, fights with Ukraine's Olena Khomrova during the final of the Women's Team Sabre competition at the World Fencing Championships in Catania on Saturday, Oct. 15. Russia won the title.
Eye on the ball
Sweden's Jorgen Persson eyes the ball as he plays against Germany's Timo Boll during their match in the Men's Team Final at the European Table Tennis Championships in Gdansk, Poland on Wednesday, Oct. 12.
Off the road
Ducati's Damien Cudlin of Australia crashes out of the third practice session of the Australian Grand Prix motorcycling MotoGP race at Phillip Island on Saturday, Oct. 15. Cudlin was a substitute rider for Hector Barbera of Spain who is out due to injury.
Dario Franchitti drives a parade lap down the Las Vegas Boulevard Strip as a preview to the IndyCar World Series Championship on Thursday, Oct. 13 in Las Vegas.