Bernard Lagat indicated his position at the end of the 1,500-meter final in Osaka, Japan. Lagat, a Kenya-born U.S. citizen, won the gold medal with a time of 3:34.77.
Pan Am Games
Venezuela's Mariana Gonz�lez (right) and Canada's Monica Kwan were a blur of motion in the team foil final in Rio de Janeiro. Gonz�lez won the match and Venezuela the gold medal.
A pair of goggles was all Red Sox slugger David (Big Papi) Ortiz needed to enjoy a champagne shower in the visitors' clubhouse after Boston's sweep of the Rockies.
BCS Championship Game
Florida defensive tackle Steven Harris hoisted the national title trophy after the Gators defeated Ohio State 41--14 in Glendale, Ariz.
After a wild come-from-behind victory, Kevin Harvick celebrated in a blizzard of confetti atop his number 29 Chevrolet.