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Big Shots for November 17, 2010

Wisconsin scored 83 points, and it wasn't even their basketball team that did it. The football Badgers rang up the touchdowns in a lopsided victory over Indiana. Michael Schumacher wrecked a very expensive Formula One car in Abu Dhabi, and it won't even increase his insurance premiums. And finally there's a new use for all those Kalashnikov assault rifles gathering dust in your basement - you can retrofit them for games of laser tag! This week Big Shots checks out these and other curiosities while looking forward to a big post on the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou. ( 30 photos total)

Nitro Circus stars Joelene Van Vugt, Erik Roner, and eight friends perform skydiving maneuvers with a wheelchair to launch their '2011 Nitro Circus Live New Zealand Tour' November 16 in Matamata , New Zealand. (Global Action Sports via Getty Images)

Francis Mourey of Francaise Des Jeux (FDJ) cycling team competes during the Wallonia Grand Prix cyclocross race in Dottignies, Belgium November 13. (PETER DECONINCK/AFP/Getty Images) #

Martin Semerad leaves his car after crashing during stage three of the Wales Rally GB at Margam Park November 14 in Port Talbot, Wales. (Julian Finney/Getty Images) #

People climb bouldering walls at a rock climbing gym in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk November 17. The free rock climbing facility, which is located in the cellar of an apartment building, is part of a program supported by the local municipal authorities and the School of Rescuers to allow amateur rock climbers to practice their sport. (REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin) #

Carl Edwards performs a backflip after winning a NASCAR race at Phoenix International Raceway November 13 in Avondale, Ariz. (Robert Laberge/Getty Images) #

A River Plate fan gestures amidst smoke before their Argentine First Division soccer match against Boca Juniors in Buenos Aires November 16. (REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci) #

The San Francisco 49ers enter the field for their NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams at Candlestick Park November 14 in San Francisco. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) #

Wisconsin mascot Bucky Badger does one of his 83 pushups, one for every point Wisconsin scored, during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Indiana November 13 in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash) #

Duke students cheer prior to an NCAA college basketball game between Duke and Princeton in Durham, N.C. November 14. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) #

Fans of Zenit St Petersburg run into a goalpost after their team beat Rostov in their Russian Premier League soccer match at the Petrovsky stadium in St. Petersburg November 14. (REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk) #

Sebastian Vettel celebrates with his team after winning the driver's championship during the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina Circuit November 14 in Abu Dhabi. (Vladimir Rys/Getty Images) #

Auburn's Cameron Newton (left) dunks coach Gene Chizik after beating Georgia in an NCAA college football game at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Ala. November 13. (AP Photo/Dave Martin) #

A woman kicks a jianzi, a sort of feathered hacky sack, during a morning exercise session at Ritan Park in Beijing November 14. (REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic) #

AC Milan's Zlatan Ibrahimovic (right) fights for the ball with Inter Milan's Lucio during their Italian Serie A match November 14 in San Siro stadium in Milan. (OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images) #

Iowa's Jaime Printy drives to the basket past Bradley's Katie Yohn during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game November 16 in Iowa City. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) #

Australia's Kurtley Beale (left) and James O'Connor collide as they jump for the ball against England's Mark Cueto during the Autumn International rugby union match at Twickenham Stadium in London November 13. (ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images) #

The Los Angeles Galaxy's Marvin Chavez (left) holds FC Dallas' Jair Benitez during their MLS Western Conference Final soccer match in Carson, Calif. November 14. (REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson) #

West Virginia's Brooke Hampton (left) and Loyola's Katie Sheahin scramble for a loose ball in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Morgantown, W.Va. November 12. (AP Photo/David Smith) #

Carolina Hurricanes goalie Justin Peters lets in a goal by the Montreal Canadiens' Benoit Pouliot during the second period of NHL hockey game in Montreal November 13. (REUTERS/Shaun Best) #

A skier prepares to jump from the 33 meter-high temporary metal jump on the square of the 1956 Revolutionists of Budapest November 13 during the Budapest Fridge festival, the first Hungarian winter festival. (ATTILA KISBENEDEK/AFP/Getty Images) #

Sebastien Ogier drives through the 'Sweet Lamb' stage on the second day of the Wales Rally GB in central Wales November 12. (LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images) #

Typhoon goes airborne past fans on its way to a Superboat Vee Limited-class world offshore powerboat racing title November 14 at the Key West World Championship in Key West. (AP Photo/Florida Keys News Bureau/Andy Newman) #

Michael Schumacher crashes with Vitantonio Liuzzi at the Yas Marina circuit November 14 in Abu Dhabi during the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images) #

Lincoln-Sudbury's Connor Jacobson (left) and Brookline's Sebastian Dobrow battle in the second half of a Massachusetts high school soccer match November 10. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff) #

A woman walks with a Kalashnikov assault rifle during a laser tag outdoor game near the city of Rostov-on-Don, Russia November 14. Some of the Kalashnikov rifles used in war battles were converted to infrared-emitting targeting devices for games after they were decommissioned. Other rifles used for the game were ones that did not pass factory quality checks. (REUTERS/Vladimir Konstantinov) #

Antonio Margarito pauses during his WBC World Super Welterweight title boxing fight with Manny Pacquiao in Arlington, Texas November 13. (REUTERS/Mike Stone) #

The Washington Redskins' head coach Mike Shanahan reacts on the sidelines during his NFL football team's loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in Landover, Md. November 15. (REUTERS/Jason Reed) #

Fabiana de Oliveira of Brazil, which clinched the silver medal, cries on the podium during the award ceremony at the FIVB Women's Volleyball World Championship in Tokyo November 14. (REUTERS/Issei Kato) #

Sergio Garcia eats an apple during round three of the Australian Masters at The Victoria Golf Club November 13 in Melbourne. (Ryan Pierse/Getty Images) #

A rider on his horse participates in the International Wadi Rum Endurance Race in the desert of Wadi Rum, Jordan November 14. (AP Photo/Nader Daoud) #



Thank your for #2. Cyclocross, a fantastic and addicting sport!

Posted by ubet November 18, 10 09:39 PM

Thank your for #2. Cyclocross, a fantastic and addicting sport!

Posted by ubet November 18, 10 09:40 PM
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