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Mayweather_Ortiz_Boxi_Vros

Floyd Mayweather hits Victor Ortiz, right, during their WBC Welterweight bout in Las Vegas Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, John Locher) 

Big fight? Or big Circus?

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Ross_Apo

BYU wide receiver Ross Apo, right, is upended by Utah linebacker Chaz Walker, left, after catching a 7-yard Jake Heaps pass during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Utah. Utah defeated BYU 54-10. Officials ruled the pass complete. (AP Photo/Colin E Braley)
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Denmark_Cycling_Road

New world champion Arnaud Demare, front, and silver medallist Adrien Petit of France celebrate winning the men under 23 road race over 168 kilometers (104.4 miles) with start and finish in Holte, north of Copenhagen, Denmark, Friday Sept. 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
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Tony_Gonzalez_Catch

Sep. 18: Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez (88) catches a touchdown pass as Philadelphia Eagles outside linebacker Jamar Chaney (51) defends in the first half of an NFL football game at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Tony Gonzalez Makes NFL History

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nadal_best_pix

Spain's Rafael Nadal plays a shot during a Davis Cup semi-final tennis match against France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the bullring in Cordoba, Spain, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Sergio Torres)

Rafael Nadal Puts Spain in Davis Cup Final

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Brad_Bergesen

BALTIMORE, MD - SEPTEMBER 18: Jeff Mathis #5 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim is hit by a pitch delivered by pitcher Brad Bergesen, not pictured, #35 of the Baltimore Orioles as catcher Craig Tatum #15 catches in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 18, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Angels beat the Orioles 11-2. (Photo by Steve Ruark/Getty Images)
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Radek_Stepanek

Tomas Berdych, left, and Radek Stepanek, right, of Czech Republic play during a Davis Cup World Group play-off tennis doubles match against Horia Tecau, background left, and Marius Copil, right background, of Romania in Bucharest, Romania, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
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Eric_Young__Jr

DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 18 : Eric Young, Jr. #1 of the Colorado Rockies dives unsuccessfully for a fly ball in the outfield against the San Francisco Giants during their game at Coors Field on Sunday September 18, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. The play resulted in a triple for the San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)
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MotoGP_Honda

In this image taken with slow shutter speed, showing MotoGP Honda rider Casey Stoner of Australia, on his way to win the MotoGP Aragon Motorcycle Grand Prix at the Motorland racetrack in Alcaniz, Spain, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
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Jeremy_Maclin

ATLANTA - SEPTEMBER 18: Jeremy Maclin #18 of the Philadelphia Eagles dives in for a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome on September 18, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)
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Kyle_Lohse

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 19: Starting pitcher Kyle Lohse #26 of the St. Louis Cardinals delivers a pitch during the game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on September 19, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Cardinals won 4-3. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)
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Davin_Meggett

Maryland running back Davin Meggett leaps past West Virginia defensive back Pat Miller for a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA football game in College Park, Md., Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011. West Virginia won 37-31. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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Conor_Jackson

Boston Red Sox left fielder Conor Jackson, right, leaps into the crowd as he and shortstop Marco Scutaro try unsuccessfully to catch a foul ball by Baltimore Orioles' J.J. Hardy in the first inning during the second baseball game of a doubleheader at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday Sept. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
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Braylon_Edwards

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Braylon Edwards #17 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by Abram Elam #26 of the Dallas Cowboys in the first quarter during an NFL football game at Candlestick Park on September 18, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
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Buccaneers_Vikings_Football

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back LeGarrette Blount (27) leaps over Minnesota Vikings cornerback Cedric Griffin, right, and free safety Husain Abdullah, left, in the second half of an NFL football game in Minneapolis, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
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Carlos_Ruiz

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 22: Carlos Ruiz #51 of the Philadelphia Phillies is safe at first as Laynce Nix #19 of the Washington Nationals jumps for an overthrown ball in the second inning at Citizens Bank Park on September 22, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)
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Solheim_Cup

DUNSHAUGHLIN, IRELAND - SEPTEMBER 23: Melissa Reid of Europe tees off during the morning foursomes on day one of the 2011 Solheim Cup at Killeen Castle Golf Club on September 23, 2011 in Dunshaughlin, County Meath, Ireland. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)
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Ashley_Young

Manchester United's Nani, center, celebrates with teammates Ashley Young, right, and Patrice Evra after scoring a goal against Chelsea during their English Premier League soccer match at Old Trafford, Manchester, England, Sunday Sept. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
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Jahvid_Best

Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best (44) dives into the end zone for a touchdown in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Detroit, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski)
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Jed_Ortmeyer

Minnesota Wild's Jed Ortmeyer, right, falls to the ice after a hit by Edmonton Oilers' David Musil during the first period of an NHL hockey preseason game in Edmonton, Alberta, on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Ulan)
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Referee Joe Cortez motions that Victor Ortiz, right, delivered a head butt to Floyd Mayweather in the fourth round during a WBC welterweight title fight, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, in Las Vegas. Mayweather won by knockout in the fourth round. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison)
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Miles_Austin

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Miles Austin #19 of the Dallas Cowboys dives into the endzone to finish off a 25 yard catch and run for a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game at Candlestick Park on September 18, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
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Wide_receiver_Eric_Decker

DENVER, CO - SEPTEMBER 18: Wide receiver Eric Decker #87 of the Denver Broncos celebrates with fullback Spencer Larsen #46 and wide receiver Matt Willis #12 after scoring a 52-yard touchdown during the fourth quarter against the Cincinnati Bengals at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 18, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
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Rhett_Ellison

Southern California tight end Rhett Ellison dives in for a touchdown as quarterback Matt Barkley (7) celebrates and Syracuse linebacker Marquis Spruill, center, and linebacker Lewellyn Coker (11) look on during the first half of their NCAA college football game on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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Royal_Melbourne

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 23: A car is driven on two wheels by the team from Toyota V6 HiLux Heroes during a Royal Melbourne Show preview at the Melbourne Showgrounds on September 23, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia. The Royal Melbourne Show officially kicks off tomorrow, and continues until October 4. (Photo by Mark Dadswell/Getty Images)
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Shane_Robinson

St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Shane Robinson dives but cannot reach a ball hit for a two-run double by New York Mets' Ruben Tejada during the ninth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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Charles_Woodson

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 18: Charles Woodson #21 of the Green Bay Packers watches as Steve Smith #89 of the Carolina Panthers dives for a ball during their game at Bank of America Stadium on September 18, 2011 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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Tamika_Catchings

Indiana Fever forward Tamika Catchings, right, is fouled by Atlanta Dream's Iziane Castro Marques during the second half of Game 1 of the WNBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, in Indianapolis on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. Indiana won 82-74. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
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Trayvon_Robinson

Seattle Mariners left fielder Trayvon Robinson tumbles into the stands after chasing and catching a foul fly ball from Texas Rangers' David Murphy in the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, in Seattle. Robinson held onto the ball for the out. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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Terriun_Crump

Western Illinois wide receiver Terriun Crump, left, drops a pass as he is hit by Missouri defensive back Trey Hobson during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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Tendai_Mtawarira

South Africa's Tendai Mtawarira is tackled by Namibia's Chrysander Botha during their Rugby World Cup game at North Harbour Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
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Edmonton Oilers' Taylor Hall, right, trips Vancouver Canucks' Cody Hodgson during the first period of an NHL preseason hockey game in Edmonton, Alberta, on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, John Ulan)
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Nathan_Cleverly

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 22: Boxer and current WBO light heavyweight world champion Nathan Cleverly of Wales poses after the Frank Warren Press Conference held at the O2 arena on September 22, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
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Australia_v_USA

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - SEPTEMBER 23: Will Genia of the Wallabies is tackled by Hayden Smith of the USA during match 23 of the IRB 2011 Rugby World Cup between Australia and the USA at Wellington Regional Stadium on September 23, 2011 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
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Andrea_Dovizioso

ALCANIZ, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 18: Andrea Dovizioso of Italy and Repsol Honda Team (with the new colour of bike) rounds the bend during the MotoGP race of MotoGP of Spain at Motorland Aragon Circuit on September 18, 2011 in Alcaniz, Spain. (Photo by Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images)
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The Best Sports Pix of the Week

Boom, boom, turn off the lights -- in baseball and tennis and football and, of course, the big fight.

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