The Week in Sports Pictures: Oct 25 - Oct 31
San Francisco Giants shortstop Edgar Renteria stretches before heading to the plate for an at-bat against the Texas Rangers in Game 2 of the World Series on Thursday, Oct. 28, in San Francisco. Renteria would hit a home run.
Sinead Kerr and John Kerr of Britain skate in the exhibition gala at Skate Canada International in Kingston, Ontario, on Sunday, Oct. 31.
Camille Lacourt of France competes in the heats of the men's 50-meter backstroke during the Swimming World Cup in Berlin on Sunday, Oct. 31.
Southern California running back Marc Tyler, below, is tackled by Oregon safety John Boyett during the first half of their college football game on Saturday, Oct. 30, in Los Angeles.
Taking a breather
Texas Rangers players (from left) Nelson Cruz, Josh Hamilton and Jeff Francoeur take a break in the outfield during a pitching change in Game 4 of the World Series on Sunday, Oct. 31.
What a fright
Running back Corey McIntyre of the Buffalo Bills wears a mouthguard in the shape of vampire fangs during the game against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, Oct. 31.
Australia's Sam Thaiday, left, Darren Lockyer, center, and Cooper Cronk tackle England's Sam Tomkins during their Rugby League Four Nations tournament match in Melbourne on Sunday, Oct. 31.
Coming up short
San Francisco Giants outfielder Pat Burrell can't come up with a ball hit by Texas Rangers batter Michael Young during Game 3 of the World Series on Saturday, Oct. 30.
Washington Capitals player Matt Hendricks, left, falls as he fights with Tim Jackman of the Calgary Flames during the first period of their NHL hockey game in Calgary on Saturday, Oct. 30.
Ron Hornaday Jr. flips through the first turn near the end of the NASCAR Mountain Dew 250 truck race at the Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday, Oct. 30.
Participants have their skin darkened with tanning oil as they prepare backstage before taking part in the "Strongo Cup" open amateur bodybuilding and body fitness tournament in Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk on Saturday, Oct. 30.
On the run
New Mexico State quarterback Matt Christian runs the ball for a 28-yard touchdown during a game against San Jose State on Saturday, Oct. 30.
Napoli's supporters hold flags after being defeated by AC Milan following their Serie A football match in Naples on Monday, Oct. 25.
Down and out
Referee John Parry, left, stops the clock as Dallas Cowboys quarteback Tony Romo lies injured on the turf during an NFL game on Monday, Oct. 25. Dallas wide receiver Dez Bryant looks on. Romo suffered a broken collar bone on the play.
Can't bear to watch
A Dallas Cowboys fan checks his phone as time runs out in their game against the New York Giants on Monday, Oct. 25.