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Eye on sports: Our favorite photos of the week


We present our favorite photos of the past sports week.

This week’s offerings include the return of football, both college and the NFL. It's the most wonderful time of the year.

We also have photos from the 2012 Paralympics in London, Major League Baseball, soccer and Aussie Rules Football.

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Photo 1: Virginia Tech Hokies kicker Cody Journell (89) celebrates after kicking the game winning field goal to beat Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 20-17 in overtime at Lane Stadium. (Photo by: Andrew Weber-US PRESSWIRE)

Photo 2: Sam Reid handles the ball during a Sydney Swans AFL training session at Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Photo 3: Billy Slater prepares to kick during a Melbourne Storm NRL training session at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)

Photo 4: Tim Cahill (in front) and Harry Kewell of Australia warm up during an Australian Socceroos training session at Saida Municipal Stadium in Beirut, Lebanon. (Photo by Syamsul Bahri Muhammad/Getty Images)

Photo 5: Georgia Bulldogs running back Todd Gurley (3) on the sideline against the Buffalo Bulls at Sanford Stadium. The Bulldogs wn 45-23. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Liles-US PRESSWIRE)

Photo 6: Nebraska Cornhuskers injured player Tim Marlowe (6) walks off the field with Steven Osborne (21) and Harvey Jackson (1) after the game against the Southern Miss Golden Eagles at Memorial Stadium. Nebraska won 49-20. (Photo by: Bruce Thorson-US PRESSWIRE)

Photo 7: Southern California Trojans quarterback Matt Barkley (7) leaves the field after the game against the Hawaii Rainbows at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. USC defeated Hawaii 49-10. (Photo by: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE)

Photo 8: Oscar Pistorius (RSA) reacts after setting a new world record in the men's 200m T44 heats during the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Photo by: Paul Cunningham-US PRESSWIRE)

Photo 9: David Brown (USA) Round 1 Heat 2 of the Men's 200m T11 event during the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Photo by: Paul Cunningham-US PRESSWIRE)

Photo 10: Chicago White Sox right fielder Alex Rios (51) is congratulated by center fielder Dewayne Wise (28) for hitting a grand slam home run against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning at U.S. Cellular Field. (Photo by: Rob Grabowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Photo 11: Lex Gillette (USA) competes in the men's long jump F11 final during the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium. (Photo by: Paul Cunningham-US PRESSWIRE)

Photo 12: Victory ceremony of the Men's 100m Freestyle S12 Maksym Veraksa (UKR) with gold during the London 2012 Paralympic Games at Aquatics Centre. (Photo by: Paul Cunningham-US PRESSWIRE)

Photo 13: Los Angeles Angels catcher Chris Iannetta (17) reacts after fielding a grounder for an out against the Seattle Mariners during the sixth inning at Safeco Field. (Photo by: Joe Nicholson-US PRESSWIRE)

Photo 14: Sam Menegola looks on with Kepler Bradley during a Fremantle Dockers AFL training session at Fremantle Oval in Fremantle, Australia. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Photo 15: Blake Cochrane, Matthew Levy and Andrew Pasterfield of Australia celebrate winning the gold in the Men's 4x100m Freestyle Relay - 34 Points final at London 2012 Paralympic Games. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Photo 16: Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) during postgame interview at MetLife Stadium. Dallas Cowboys defeat the New York Giants, 24-17. (Photo by: Jim O'Connor-US PRESSWIRE)