Some of the NCAA-record 112,118 fans at the Michigan-Ohio State game in Ann Arbor last Saturday (page 44) swarmed the Big House turf after Wolverines tailback Chris Perry (23, inset) led his team to a 35-21 victory.
Oilers goalie Ty Conklin (inset) was steaming in the net as the windchill dropped to-18� on a makeshift rink in Edmonton's Commonwealth Stadium last Saturday night during the first NHL regular-season game played outdoors (page 58). That game was preceded by an exhibition featuring Oilers and Canadiens legends (below) that included Mark Messier and Wayne Gretzky.
Nearly 83,000 fans filled Telstra Stadium in Sydney to see Australia face England in the Rugby World Cup final last Saturday. An estimated 300 million viewers worldwide saw England win 20-17 in extra time on a drop goal by Jonny Wilkinson (inset).