San Diego coach Marty Schottenheimer gets his message across to
defensive backs Quentin Jammer, right, and Jamar Fletcher during
the Chargers' 34-21 victory over Jacksonville. The victory Sunday
in San Diego lifted the Chargers to a somewhat surprising 3-2
Tennessee fullback Troy Fleming dives into the end zone on a
14-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter. The Titans routed the
Packes, 48-27, on Monday in Green Bay, Wis.
Soldiers from the Iraqi National Guard show off mortars after
militia members delivered sacks of the rounds to Iraqi security
forces in the Sadr City neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq. Militia
members began turning in weapons and ammunition in exchange for
money Monday as part of a deal with the Iraqi government to end the
violence between them and U.S. forces.
A Kosher hot dog, cigar, Boston beer, coins, flowers and other
items are left by New York Yankees fans at the grave of "Babe" Ruth
in the Cemetery of the Gate of Heaven in Hawthorne, N.Y. Yankees
fans made the offerings Monday in hopes the so-called "Curse of the
Bambino" again afflicts the Red Sox in the American League
championship series, which starts today in New York
The Astros -- from left, Brandon Duckworth, Brad Ausmus, Jose
Vizcaino and Dan Wheeler -- celebrate after defeating Atlanta,
12-3, to win their National League division series. The victory
Monday at Turner Field in Atlanta sent Houston into the NLCS
against St. Louis.
Seabury academy's peter zemanski, left, brings the ball upfield
against Kansas City Sumner. The Seahawks lost, 6-2, Monday at the
Youth Sports Inc. fields.
Kansas University freshman golfer Annie Giangrosso lines up a putt
during the Marilynn Smith Sunflower Invitational. Giangrosso is in
third place after Monday's second round at Alvamar Country Club.
Kansas University football fans tear down a goalpost after KU's
31-28 victory Saturday over Kansas State at Memorial Stadium.
KU students Jesse Plous, left, Lindsey Gold, center, and Josh
Bailey cheer before the start of the Jayhawks' game against Kansas
State. A near-sellout crowd watched the Jayhawks beat the Wildcats,
Kansas University fans haul the Memorial Stadium goalposts to
Potter Lake after the Jayhawks beat Kansas State. The KU victory
Saturday prompted a mass of students and fans to rush onto the
field, tearing down the goalposts and causing minor damage.
Democratic vice presidential candidate John Edwards greets the
crowd during a campaign stop at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas
City, Mo. Edwards criticized President Bush on Monday for not
naming any mistakes he'd made while in office; the question was
posed during Friday's debate.
This artist's rendering shows how Stephen Johnson's sculpture
designed to celebrate the city's sesquicentennial would look at
Sixth and Massachusetts streets.
Douglas County Sheriff Sgt. Gary Bunting, far right, demonstrates
the mobile data system that is being installed in city police, fire
and medic and Douglas County Sheriff's vehicles to county
commissioners, from left, Bob Johnson, Jere McElhaney and Charles
Jones. They visited the county's Emergency Operations Center on
Christopher Reeve poses for photographers with his wife, Dana, in
this Nov 24, 2003, file photo. Reeve continued acting after his
accident and won a Screen Actors Guild award for his performance in
the television remake of "Rear Window."
As superman and alter ego Clark Kent, pictured in 1978, Christopher
Reeve became so typecast that he initially struggled to find new
roles once the "Superman" trilogy was complete.
Actor Christopher Reeve, left, and co-star Gene Hackman arrive at
the premiere of their movie "Superman" in Los Angeles in this Dec.
15, 1978, file photo. Reeve, the star of the "Superman" movies,
continued acting after his 1995 horse-riding accident that
Christopher Reeve's near-fatal riding accident nine years ago
turned him into a worldwide advocate for spinal cord and stem-cell
research. The "Superman" star died Sunday at his home in New York.
He's shown here during a May 2003 news conference in Washington,
Despite efforts to recruit more female officers, the Lawrence
Police Department remains largely male. Eight of its 131 officers
-- or about 6 percent -- are women, not including a new recruit.
One of those eight is patrol officer Susan Bonham, above.
A Saudi family shops Monday in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Women can
neither run nor vote in Saudi Arabia's first nationwide municipal
elections next year, officials said Monday.
Marshall Rake, Free State High School junior, is an avid football
fan. He favors players from the Green Bay Packers, such as Brett
Favre, Javon Walker and Ahman Green, on his fantasy football team,
A man waits at an intersection across the street from the gasoline
price board at the Shell gas station in San Mateo, Calif. He was
pictured Monday. High crude oil futures prices are being blamed for
a spike in the cost of gasoline, which has gone up nearly 8 cents a
gallon during the past two weeks. According to AAA's daily fuel
report on Monday, regular unleaded gasoline in Lawrence was $1.92,
up from $1.80 a month ago.
Lance cpl. Gabe Green, Wichita, left, and Lance Cpl. Erik Diffley, Lawrence, send greetings from Iraq back to Kansas. The soldiers were stationed in Iraq in February and returned to the United States in mid-September. Diffley returned to Lawrence earlier this month. He is a 2003 graduate of Free State High School. The picture was submitted by Diffley's mother, Diane Diffley.