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Photograph by David Bergman

Safety Catch Colts safety Aaron Francisco made a spectacular one-handed pick on a pass intended for Redskins wide receiver Joey Galloway in the closing seconds of their game in Landover, Md., on Sunday. The interception, Indianapolis's second of the game, helped preserve a 27--24 victory.


Photograph by Robert Beck

Pitch Dark Rangers starter Colby Lewis delivered to a Yankees batter during Game 2 of the ALCS in Arlington, Texas, last Saturday (page 45). Lewis went 5 2/3 innings, giving up six hits and two earned runs, to pick up the win in a 7--2 victory that tied the series at 1--1.


Photograph by Vernon Biever; inset courtesy of John Biever

Vernon Biever 1923--2010 Vernon Biever (above), who died on Oct. 13 at age 87, became the Packers' official photographer in 1946, five years after he began photographing the players as an 18-year-old freshman at St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisc. Over more than six decades Biever took many iconic Packers pictures, including the one at right of tackle Forrest Gregg in the 1960s. More examples of his work can be seen at the team's official site, Biever's son John is a staff photographer at SI.