Chicago Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich drives past Miami Heat center Alonzo Mourning and guard Gary Payton, during the first quarter, Oct. 31, 2006 in Miami. Hinrich scored 26 points as Chicago Bulls emphatically spoiled Miami's celebration, beating the defending NBA champion Heat 108-66 in the season opener. It was the worst opening-game defeat ever for a reigning NBA champion.
Montreal Canadiens goaltender David Aebischer is knocked over by teammate Mike Johnson as the Ottawa Senators' Patrick Eaves crashes into the net during first period in Montreal, Oct. 31, 2006. Aebischer made 31 saves for Montreal as the Canadiens won 4-2.
Quarterback Tom Brady of the New England Patriots throws a pass against the Minnesota Vikings Oct. 30, 2006 at the Metrodome in Minneapolis. Brady beat Minnesota's relentless rushing defense by simply throwing over it for 372 yards and touchdowns to four different receivers, as the Patriots pounded the Vikings 31-7.
Atlanta Thrashers goalie Kari Lehtonen is beat on this shot by Darcy Tucker of the Toronto Maple Leafs for Tucker's first goal of the game at the Air Canada Centre on Oct. 30, 2006 in Toronto. Tucker scored two power-play goals and the Maple Leafs won their eighth straight against the Thrashers, 4-2.
Tony Romo of the Dallas Cowboys calls a play against the Carolina Panthers, Oct. 29, 2006, at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. Romo rallied the Cowboys from a 14-point first-quarter deficit, throwing for 270 yards and a touchdown as the Cowboys beat the Panthers 35-14. The Cowboys set a team record with 25 fourth-quarter points.
Switzerland's Roger Federer serves the ball to Chile's Fernando Gonzalez during their final match at the Davidoff Swiss Indoors tennis tournament in Basel, Switzerland, Oct. 29, 2006. Federer beat Gonzalez 6-3, 6-2, 7-6 (7-3) to win his fourth consecutive title and 11th of the year.
The Oakland Raiders' Chris Carr (23) outruns Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for a touchdown after Carr intercepted a Roethlisberger pass in the fourth quarter in Oakland, Calif., Oct. 29, 2006. The Raiders beat the Steelers 20-13.
K.J. Choi of South Korea hits his tee shot on the 17th hole during the final round of the Chrysler Championship at the Weston Innisbrook Resort, October 29, 2006, in Palm Harbor, Florida. Choi seized control of the tournament with a 3-wood to 20 feet and then a putt for an eagle on the opening hole, closing with a 4-under 67 for a four-shot victory.
Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri (4) is mobbed by teammates Justin Snow (48), Bryan Fletcher (81) and Hunter Smith (17) after Vinatieri kicked the winning field goal against the Denver Broncos during their game in Denver, Oct. 29, 2006. Looking on at right is Denver Broncos' Darrent Williams. The kick in the last seconds of the game gave the Colts a 34-31 win.
David Garrard (9) of the Jacksonville Jaguars breaks away from Sam Rayburn (91) of the Philadelphia Eagles on October 29, 2006 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Fred Taylor keyed a strong running attack, backup quarterback David Garrard was efficient and the Jaguars shut down Donovan McNabb in a 13-6 victory.
Sparks fly as Tony Stewart (20) passes Dale Earnhardt Jr. (8) for the lead of the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Bass Pro Shops 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga., Oct. 29, 2006.
Chicago Bears running back Thomas Jones, left, tries to leap over the shoulder of San Francisco safety Mark Roman during the second quarter of their NFL football game at Soldier Field in Chicago, Ill., Oct. 29, 2006. The Bears coasted to a 41-10 victory.
Brandon Jacobs (27) of the New York Giants leaps into the end zone for a touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, October 29, 2006 at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Giants held Tampa Bay to 174 total yards and set up a score with a turnover deep in Buccaneers territory in a 17-3 victory.
San Jose Sharks' Patrick Marleau (12), right, receives congratulations from teammate Scott Hannan who assisted on Marleu's game-winning goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Oct. 29, 2006, in Tampa, Fla. San Jose won 4-2.
Rutgers' Brian Leonard (23) leaps over Connecticut's Tyvon Branch (29) while carrying the ball during the first quarter of college football in Piscataway, N.J., Oct. 29, 2006. Rutgers' defense, offense and special teams scored touchdowns in a game for the second time this season in a 23-14 win over Connecticut that kept the Scarlet Knights (8-0) unbeaten.
Florida Panthers' Rostislav Olesz, left, collides with New York Islanders' Alexei Zhitnik during the first period, Oct. 28, 2006, in Uniondale, N.Y. Islander Andy Hilbert beat Florida goalie Ed Belfour in the 10th round of a shootout to lead New York to a 4-3 victory over the Panthers.
Oregon State's Sammie Stroughter reacts after scoring a third quarter touchdown against Southern California on a 70-yard punt return during their college football game in Corvallis, Ore., Oct. 28, 2006. Oregon State capitalized on four turnovers to upset the Trojans 33-31, snapping USC's 27-game Pac-10 winning streak and clouding the national championship race.
St. Louis Cardinals Scott Rolen (27) and teammate Albert Pujols celebrate after the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Detroit Tigers in Game 5 of the World Series, Oct. 27, 2006, in St. Louis. The Cardinals defeated the Tigers 4-2 in the game, and won the World Series 4-1.
Petter Solberg of Norway in his Subaru Impreza WRC during Leg One of Rally Australia near Perth, Friday, Oct. 27, 2006.
Jelena Jankovic of Serbia returns the ball to Nicole Vaidisova from the Czech Republic during their quarter final match of the Generali Ladies WTA tennis tournament in Linz, Austria, Oct 27, 2006.