Caught! — Ashley Steacy (R) of Canada tackles Shannon Izar (L) of France during their International Rugby Board (IRB) Women’s Sevens World Series rugby union match in the Gulf emirate of Dubai on November 28, 2013. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)
Basketball action — Ron Baker #31 of the Wichita State Shockers battles Charles McKinney #32 of the DePaul Blue Demons for a loose ball during the CBE Hall Of Fame Classic game at the Sprint Center on November 25, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
The accident could delay the delivery of the stadium in Sao Paulo by FIFA’s December deadline to have all 12 venues ready. Work was immediately halted at the Itaquerao Stadium, which was practically completed before the collapse.
Television images showed a huge metal structure buckled atop the stadium, destroying part of the stands in the east side of the venue. A LED panel installed outside the venue also was hit. (Photo: Nelson Antoine/The Associated Press)
Evander Holyfield has been made whole again. On TV, at least.
A new Foot Locker commercial features former boxing opponent Mike Tyson making amends with the retired heavyweight champion, offering Holyfield an apology and returning a piece of his ear. Tyson famously bit off the top of Holyfield’s ear during a 1997 bout — an act for which he was disqualified.
At 400 pounds, Tony Picard racked up 576 yards rushing and seven touchdowns this year at White Swan High School. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports that his coach put Picard at running back because he was so athletic for his size. Many NFL running backs weigh half as much as Picard.
Current NFL rushing leader LeSean McCoy of the Philadelphia Eagles weighs in at 208 pounds. Picard’s size also rivals some of the largest NFL linemen around.
Video of Picard’s rumbling runs has drawn more than two million views on YouTube. The clips show the 17-year-old plowing through defenders while also showing swiftness on his feet. Picard hopes to go on to play college football. (Photo: Andy Sawyer/Yakima Herald-Republic/The Associated Press)