1.China's He Junquan bites on a towel to aid his start in the men's 50m backstroke S5 at the Paralympics.
2.Barry Zito kisses his wife in the rain after the Giants won the pennant. Zito's struggles in San Francisco have been legendary since signing a large contract there in 2006.
3.Nothing was expected in March Madness of little-heralded 15-seed Norfolk State, but that didn't stop them from upsetting number 2-seed Missouri.
4.St. Clairsville High star running back Michael Ferns hugs freshman Logan Thompson. Thompson's father had died the week before the game.
5.Meghan Vogel carries Arden McMath across the finish line. Vogel had been in last place of the Ohio DIII High School 3,200m final when McMath collapsed in front of her.
6.Guide Guilherme Soares de Santana reacts to blind Paralympian Terezinha Guilhermina of Brazil winning gold before she knows she's won the Women's 100m T11 Final.
7.American wrestler Jordan Burroughs shares an embrace with an Iranian wrestler on the Olympic medal stand.
8.The North Korean and South Korean Olympic table-tennis teams shake hands after a match won by the South.
9.South Korean fencer Shin A-Lam refuses to leave the piste after she was wrongfully ruled to have lost her match. She appealed the ruling, but in fencing you cannot leave the mat during the appeal or else you are accepting the ruling.
10.Liu Xiang kisses the final hurdle. After winning gold in the 110m hurdles in 2004, Xiang's Achilles tendon kept him from competing in 2008. When his race began at the London games, he went to jump the first hurdle and his Achilles gave out.
11.Despite derogatory cries in their home country, sprinter Sarah Attar and judoka Wojdan Shaherkhani become the first women to ever compete for Saudi Arabia at the Olympics.
12.Legally blind South Korean archer Im Dong Hyun sets a world record in the round of 72 arrows at the London Olympics.
13.South African sprinter Oscar Pistorious becomes the first double amputee sprinter to compete in the Olympics.
14.Poland's Natalia Partyka competes at the Olympics against table tennis competitors with two arms.
15.Bubba Watson, a self-taught golfer who lost his father to cancer two years ago, embraces his mother after winning the Masters.
16.The Kansas City Chiefs defense that Jovan Belcher led before he killed his girlfriend then himself meet in the tunnel before their game the day after Belcher's death.
17.Johan Santana celebrates after accomplishing a feat many Mets fans thought they'd never see: a no-hitter. Until Santana last June, no Met in the team's 50-year history had ever done that.
18.Yohansson Nascimento of Brazil celebrates winning silver in the men's 400m T46 final at the Paralympics.
19.Jeremy Lin celebrates on the floor of Madison Square Garden. Lin was an unheralded benchwarmer who played his college ball at Harvard and was sleeping on his teammate's couch.
20.Erin DiMeglio becomes the first female quarterback to play high school football in Florida.
21.Paralympian Marie-Amelie le Fur of France trips as she crosses line to win gold ahead of April Homes of the United States women's 100m.