The New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez watches his sixth-inning home run against the Orioles, Sept. 28, 2005 in Baltimore. Rodriguez hit his 47th homer off Daniel Cabrera to tie it at 1. The shot broke Joe DiMaggio's single-season club record for home runs by a right-handed batter, set in 1937. The Yankees won 2-1.
The Los Angeles Angels' Orlando Cabrera leaps to the top of the pile as the Angels celebrate after their 4-3 defeat of the Athletics in Oakland to clinch the AL West, Sept. 27, 2005.
Boston Red Sox hitter Manny Ramirez lets go of his bat as he is hit by a pitch in the third inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park in Boston, Sept. 27, 2005. The Red Sox won 3-1.
Quarterback Rick Clausen #16 of the Tennessee Volunteers throws against the LSU Tigers in fourth quarter action September 26, 2005 at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The Volunteers defeated the Tigers 30-27 in overtime.
Denver Broncos running back Mike Anderson salutes the fans after his 44-yard touchdown run against the Kansas City Chiefs during the first quarter in Denver, Sept. 26, 2005. The Broncos beat the Chiefs 30-10.
The San Diego Chargers' LaDainian Tomlinson drags the New York Giants' Gibril Wilson while gaining nine yards on a pass in the first quarter, Sept. 25, 2005 in San Diego. The Chargers won 45-23.
Seattle Seahawks running back Shaun Alexander, left, fights for yardage in the first quarter as he is tackled by the Arizona Cardinals' Bertrand Berry as the Seahawks' Robbie Tobeck, upper right, blocks, Sept. 25, 2005, at Qwest Field in Seattle. Alexander rushed for 140 yards and four touchdowns in the Seahawks' 37-12 win.
The Philadelphia Phillies' Jimmy Rollins laughs with teammates in the dugout during the ninth inning against the Cincinnati Reds, Sept. 25, 2005, in Cincinnati. Rollins hit a leadoff home run, extending his hitting streak to 30 games, and fell a double short of the cycle as the Phillies gained a game in the NL wild-card race with a 6-3 victory.
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is hauled down from behind by the New England Patriots' Richard Seymour after gaining 11 yards to the New England six-yard line, setting up a game tying Hines Ward touchdown late in the fourth quarter, Sept. 25, 2005 in Pittsburgh. The Patriots came back to win in regulation 23-20.
The New York Mets' Mike Piazza hits his first home run of the game against the Washington Nationals during the second inning of the Mets' 6-5 win, Sept. 25, 2005, at RFK Stadium in Washington. Piazza had another round-tripper in the Mets' 6-5 win.
Rookie running back Carnell Williams (24) of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is persued by Nick Collins (36) and cornerback Ahmad Carroll (28) of Green Bay Packers in the fourth quarter on September 25, 2005 at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Bucs won 17-16 as Williams rushed for 158 yards.
NASCAR racer Jimmie Johnson, left, edges out Kyle Busch, right, as he crosses the finish line to win the MBNA 400 at the Dover Speedway in Dover, Del., Sept. 25, 2005.
Minnesota tight end Matt Spaeth pulls in an eight-yard touchdown pass from Bryan Cupito in the fourth quarter as he beats Purdue linebacker Cliff Avril, Sept. 24, 2005, in Minneapolis. The Spaeth touchdown and a two-point conversion sent the game into overtime. Minnesota won, 42-35, in double overtime.
Ohio State's Anthony Gonzalez, center, celebrates his touchdown against Iowa with Santonio Holmes, as Ted Ginn Jr. (7) looks on during the fourth quarter, Sept. 24, 2005, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State beat Iowa 31-6.
Chicago Cubs first baseman Derrek Lee smacks one of his three hits against the Houston Astros at Chicago's Wrigley Field, Sept. 23, 2005. Lee helped the Cubs play spoiler, for one day, going 3-for-3 and making a spectacular defensive play that preserved a 5-4 victory over the NL wildcard-leading Houston Astros.
Florida running back DeShawn Wynn vaults over Kentucky defensive back Shomari Moore as he picks up yardage during the first half of their game, Sept. 24, 2005, in Lexington, Ky. Wynn scored four touchdowns as No. 5 Florida rolled to a 49-28 victory over the Wildcats.
Australia's Phillip MacDonald cuts back on the top of wave for a round one win in the Quiksilver Pro surfing tournament in Hossegor, France, Sept. 24, 2005. MacDonald defeated Brazil's Guilherme Herdy and fellow-Aussie Darren O'Rafferty to advance to round two.
Russia's Maria Sharapova returns the ball during her quarterfinal match against Japan's Shinobu Asagoe at the China Open tennis tournament, Sept. 23, 2005. Sharapova won 6-4, 6-1.
California's Justin Forsett runs against New Mexico State in the first half, Sept. 23, 2005, in Las Cruces, N.M. Forsett ran for a career-high 235 yards, and Joe Ayoob rushed for three touchdowns and threw for another score to help No. 13 California beat New Mexico State 41-13.
World No. 1 tennis player Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a ball to Britain's Alan Mackin during their Davis Cup match in Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. 23, 2005. Switzerland leds 1-0 after the first set.