The Packers continued their undefeated run with a contested win against the Giants, the Cowboys employed some questionable kicking tactics to lose against the Cardinals in the last two seconds of the game and the Redskins continued to be the Redskins in Week 13 of the NFL.
The Patriots bested the Jets as their rivalry continued, Tebow's Broncos topped the Chiefs even though he only completed two passes, the Ravens somehow were beaten by the Seahawks after their performance against the Steelers last week and Dallas dominated the limping Bills.
Roger Federer (L) of Switzerland holds the championship trophy next to NBA player Tony Parker (C) and Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga after winning the BNP Paribas Masters final in Paris on November 13, 2011. Federer defeated Tsonga 6-1, 7-6 (3) to win the tournament for the first time in his career.
The Ravens shocked the world with a miraculous final drive against the Steelers, the Patriots and the Giants met with the same result as their previous Super Bowl matchup, Tebow managed to add another notch to the win column and the Packers continued their offensive dominance of the NFL.
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.
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