The Week in Sports Pictures: Oct. 3 - Oct. 9
Sailors compete in the Barcolana regatta in front of Trieste harbor on Sunday, Oct. 9. The annual Barcolana regatta in the Gulf of Trieste in northern Italy is one of the largest sailing races in the world, with over 2,000 participants.
Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez, center, and his son Victor Martinez Jr., second from left, celebrate their clinching victory in the American League Division Series in New York on Thursday, Oct. 6.
Bolt from above
San Diego Chargers tight end Randy McMichael leaps over a Denver Broncos defender on Sunday. The Chargers won 29-24.
Life's a blur
Julia Krajewski from Germany rides Lost Prophecy during the cross country competition at the Military Equestrian event in Boekelo, the Netherlands, on Saturday, Oct. 8.
Milwaukee Brewers batter Yuniesky Betancourt hits a two-run home run in the bottom of the fifth inning in Game 1 of the National League Championship Series against the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday, Oct. 9. The Tigers won 9-6.
LSU running back Spencer Ware dives into the end zone for a touchdown against Florida in the first half of the Tigers' 41-11 victory on Saturday, Oct. 8.
Lee Slattery of Great Britain makes a shot out of a bunker during the fourth round of the Madrid Masters on Sunday, Oct. 9.
Jets linebacker David Harris (52) rips the helmet off Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez during the Patriots' victory on Sunday.
Upside down world
Tan Sixin of China competes on the beam in the women's qualification during Day 2 of the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Tokyo on Saturday, Oct. 8.
Jake Filkins of Minnesota tries to stay cool on the sidelines during the first quarter of his team's game against Purdue in West Lafayette, Ind.
Free runner Luis Alkmim from Portugal performs during the final of the world's first free running competition in the village of Firostefani on the island of Santorini, Greece on Saturday, Oct. 8.
Kentucky's Matt Roark (3) gets up high to block an extra point attempt during his team's SEC East game against South Carolina.
Shouting for joy
Guillermo Franco of Argentina's Velez Sarsfield celebrates after scoring during a Copa Sudamericana soccer match against Chile's Universidad Catolica in Santiago, Chile, Wednesday, Oct. 5.
England's Richard Wigglesworth is tackled by France's scrum-half Dimitri Yachvili (lower) during the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals on Saturday, Oct. 8.