Week in Sports Pictures: Sept. 12 - 18
What a sucker!
Floyd Mayweather Jr. slams a right to the head of Victor Ortiz as referee Joe Cortez looks on during the fourth round of their fight on Saturday, Sept. 17 in Las Vegas. Some said it was a dirty punch as Ortiz wasn't looking. Others said it was legal. Either way, the punch ended the bout, with Mayweather winning the WBC Welterweight title via knockout.
Hook those horns
Mickey Gee of Wichita Falls, Texas, competes at steer wrestling slack eliminations during the 101st annual Pendleton Round-Up in Pendleton, Ore.
Run, run Rafa
Rafael Nadal chases down a ball hit by Novak Djokovic during the men's championship match at the U.S. Open in New York on Monday, Sept. 12. Djokovic won the match in four sets, his third Grand Slam title of the year.
Evil on deck
New York Mets center fielder Angel Pagan passes two people dressed as Star Wars storm troopers as he goes on deck before the start of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves on Friday, Sept. 16 in Atlanta. The storm troopers were waiting to escort umpires onto Turner Field as a promotion coinciding the release of the movies onto blue ray disk.
Blind side bash
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kevin Kolb, left, is sacked by Washington Redskins outside linebacker Brian Orakpo in the first half of an NFL game in Landover, Md., on Sunday, Sept. 18.
Over the wall
Fans on the Green Monster reach for a home run ball hit by Boston's Jacoby Ellsbury during the fourth inning of a game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday, Sept. 13 in Boston.
Athletes compete in the women's 3000-meter steeple chase event at a meet in Brussels on Friday, Sept. 16.
Out of reach
Texas Tech's Darrin Moore stretches to catch a pass intended for him, but New Mexico's Devontah Tabannah breaks it up during their game on Saturday, Sept. 17.
Around the bend
MotoGP Honda rider Casey Stoner cruises toward a victory in the MotoGP Aragon Motorcycle Grand Prix on Sunday, Sept. 18 in Alcaniz, Spain.
Hoop it up
Spain's Pau Gasol throws up a basket during the EuroBasket 2011, quarterfinal match against Slovenia in Kaunas, Lithuania on Wednesday, Sept. 14.
German equestrian Marco Kutscher jumps over a hurdle on his horse Cornet Obolensky during the European Show Jumping Championship in Madrid, Spain on Wednesday, Sept. 14.
Shontayne Hape of England goes over to score his second try during the Rugby World Cup Pool B match against Georgia on Sunday, Sept. 18 in Dunedin, New Zealand.
New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner jumps to attempt to catch a home run hit by Toronto Blue Jays batter Adam Lind during the fourth inning of their game in Toronto on Sunday, Sept. 18.
Street bike freestyler Chris Pfeiffer of Germany performs during an exhibition show with Swiss race car driver Christina Surer at the Red Bull Race Day in Mollis, Switzerland on Saturday, Sept. 17.