In a crazy week, Tebow's magic wore off, the Steelers finally found a way to topple the Patriots, the Rams somehow shocked the Saints to earn their first win of the season and the Eagles looked more and more like the team their off-season acquisitions promised they would be.
The Colts and Dolphins remain winless, the Packers' domination of the NFL continued despite a strong effort from the Vikings, but really, is anything more surprising than Tim Tebow's sudden reversal of fortunes in leading the Broncos to a stunning overtime victory?
The Eagles finally bounced back with a win, the Raiders continued their remembrance of the late Al Davis, the Patriots came out on top of the Cowboys and the 49ers ended the Lions' hopes for an undefeated season.
First Lady Michelle Obama and local area school children attempted to break the Guinness World Record title for the most people doing jumping jacks in a 24-hour period, at the White House in Washington on October 11, 2011.
The 49ers and Bills continued their surprising dominance this year, dominating the Bucs and Eagles respectively, while Belichick showed once again why he's widely regarded as the best coach in all of football.
The Rangers are trying to repeat their World Series status as they tackle the Tigers, while the Brewers are trying to overcome the Cardinals, who stunned the world by knocking the Phillies out of the running.
Just a month ago, it seemed as if the Boston Red Sox and Atlanta Braves were predestined for the playoffs. The likelihood of either being left out of the race for the pennant in October was almost mathematically impossible. But then the Rays and Cardinals surged, the Sox and Braves faltered, and both teams' seasons ended against the Baltimore Orioles and Philadelphia Phillies.
New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera collected career save number 602 and broke the all time record for saves set by Trevor Hoffman at Yankee Stadium in New York City on September 19, 2011. The Yankees defeated the Twins 6-4.
Tom Brady and the Patriots continued their dominance of the Chargers, the Packers managed to turn around an early deficit against the Panthers and the Jets dominated the Jaguars in just some of week two's action.
President Barack Obama Wednesday compared Jimmie Johnson's five straight NASCAR Sprint Cup championships to some of sports' greatest dynasties. The race car driver made the traditional pit stop at the White House afforded all sports national champions.
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