The Week in Sports Pictures: Oct. 15 - Oct. 21
Texas A&M players run onto the field before their game against No. 6 LSU. The Aggies opened up a 12-0 lead before losing 24-19 on Saturday, Oct. 20 in College Station, Texas.
Who saw that coming?
Oracle Team USA members hang from the mesh netting after their boat capsized. The America's Cup champion syndicate is assessing the damage to its 72-foot catamaran after it crashed on Tuesday, Oct. 16 in San Francisco Bay.
Pull, Patriot, pull
New England's Rob Ninkovich tackles Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez. The Patriots won the Sunday, Oct. 21 game in Foxborough, Mass, 29-26, in overtime.
Back to it
Brazil's Guilherme Guido starts in the men's 100-meter backstroke heats during day one of the FINA Swimming World Cup on Saturday, Oct. 20, in Berlin.
Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro grimaces as his leg is caught under a sliding Matt Holliday on a double play. Scutaro left the game with an injury and the Giants lost Game 2 of the National League championship series on Monday, Oct. 15, in San Francisco.
Glencadam Gold enjoys a roll in the sand after Flemington trackwork on Thursday, Oct. 18, in Melbourne, Australia.
Surf 'n sun
A windsurfer performs a gybe sailing off Cape Peninsula in Cape Town, South Africa. Spring in the Cape brings consistant strong south-easterly winds which combined with good southern ocean swells provide excellent conditions for the sport.
Denny Hamlin's car got dinged up during NASCAR testing at Kansas Speedway on Oct. 18 in Kansas City, Kan.
Down, not out
Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein is brought down by the West Virginia defense. It was one of the rare times that happened during the Wildcats' win on Saturday, Oct. 20 in Morgantown, W. Va.
KTM Moto3 rider Sandro Cortese celebrates after winning the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday, Oct. 21 in Sepang, Malaysia.
Race to the top
A competitor wearing a suit climbs the stairs at the Shanghai World Financial Center. More than 300 competitors participated in the second edition of the Sky Marathon hosted on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the skyscraper, China's tallest building. The vertical race takes competitors up 100 floors, covering 2,754 stairs and 474 meters. The winner, Austria's Rolf Majcen, an economist and lawyer, climbed to the top in 18 minutes and 55 seconds.
Bubble, after trouble
San Francisco third baseman Pablo Sandoval sits on the ground after making a diving stop. However, Sandoval was late on the throw to get St. Louis batter Allen Craig at first. The Cardinals won Game 4 of the NLCS in St. Louis on Thursday, Oct. 18.