Top 20 Images From NFL Week 8, College Football Week 9 and the World Series
The Best Images From the Weekend That Was in Sports
What another tremendous weekend in sports we just experienced. The World Series is in full effect and delivering, while football in both the college and professional ranks is trucking along just as it always does.
Baseball was actually able to stand toe-to-toe with football in the ratings on Sunday night, which can be attributed to the World Series being entertaining and the Minnesota Vikings being awful. I'm sure Green Bay Packers' fans enjoyed the beatdown they put on the Vikings, but outside of the two fan bases, not near as many football fans tuned in.
Games three and four of the World Series ended in fashions we never seen before. An obstruction call ended game three, while a pick off ended game four. The endings, while odd, were ultimately good for baseball. They showed us that anything can still happen during October baseball.
The slate of NFL games this weekend wasn't fantastic by any means, but there were still some great games that went down to the wire. The Cowboys and Lions no doubt stole the show, while their two top wide receivers put on shows in their own regards. Calvin Johnson left us all with no doubt that he's the best pass-catcher in the game today.
So with all the games and action, there were of course some moments frozen in time. Here are the top 20 images from the weekend that was in sports.
Kolten Wong Gets Picked Off to End Game 4
Wong was down in the dumps after becoming the first player to be picked off to end a game in MLB postseason history.
Dez Bryant With One of the Grabs of 2013
He flipped out on the sidelines, but he also had two touchdown receptions on only six targets.
LeGarrette Blount & Jimmy Wilson Upside Down
Blount and Wilson got framed here in one odd ball moment. The Dolphins ultimately blew a lead in this one to fall to their divisional rivals.
Obstruction to End Game 3
Like it or not, the obstruction call to end game three was the right call.
Marcus Benard's Neck Didn't Feel Good On Monday
It's a wonder that Benard wasn't hurt badly on this odd fall. I suppose it's a testament to his strength and the quality of the equipment players use today.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia Can't Believe It
This image says it all about the ending to game three. Boston can't believe it, Craig can't walk.
Michael Vick Heard His Hamstring 'Pop'
The 'shocker' of week eight in the NFL? Michael Vick got hurt again. Is his career in Philly over?
South Carolina Knocks Off Missouri
Missouri's undefeated season came to an end on Saturday in a double overtime heartbreaker.
Ryan Tannehill Getting Rocked
After a hot start in 2013, the Dolphins have come crashing back to reality in very rough fashion.
RG3 Seconds Before He Was Driven Into the Turf
Redskins' fans were holding their breath in a big way after RG3 went down and started clutching his knee. Luckily, he's okay and will start in week nine.
MJD Looking a Bit Perplexed
This look from MJD pretty much sums up the Jaguars season.
The Only Time Aaron Rodgers Was Slowed Down on SNF
Aaron Rodgers was on in a big way Sunday night. He made a couple of throws that very few QBs in the NFL could make are the Packers routed the Vikings.
DeAngelo Hall Gets Up For a Pick
This interception was one of the best plays Hall has made in a long time. Unfortunately, it came too little too late for the Redskins.
Duke Johnson Getting Pulled Down
Johnson got pulled down in odd fashion here, but the Hurricanes were able to pull out the win to stay unbeaten in 2013.
DeVondrick Nealy Goes Over Shamiel Gray
This was one of the few highlights for Iowa State as they were beaten down for the second straight week.
Terrence Brooks Unable To Make the Catch
Florida State laid the smackdown on NC State to stay unbeaten on the year, while also keeping their national championship hopes alive.
Isaiah Burse With a Pylon Dive
A good old fashion pylon dive always makes for a good football photo.
Brett Sutter and Joe Vitale Going At It On the Ice
Who doesn't love a good hockey fight? This photo was snapped right as Vitale caught a right to the head.
A Tale Of Two NFC North Teams
This photo says it all about how SNF went and on how 2013 is going for the Packers and Vikings.
The Tag That Didn't Matter
This is a very cool photo, but as it turned out, Craig was safe no matter what. Classic October baseball.