"Tennessee Volunteers football wide receiver Marquez North catches a pass against Georgia Bulldogs linebacker Amarlo Herrera for a touchdown" is the sports photo of the weekend.
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Lightning strikes twice.
This awesome photo of Usain Bolt — and an actual lightning bolt — after winning the 100m at the World Championships just might be the pic of the year.
Read about how photographer Olivier Morin captured the shot at the Agence France-Presse’s blog — http://blogs.afp.com/correspondent/?post%2FTwo-lightning-bolts-strike-at-once
In honor of the idea of Daylight Savings Time — a practice that, in effect, adds a bit more daylight into most everyone’s routine — and fully aware that the true nature of time remains, and will likely always remain, an unknowable mystery, LIFE.com offers a selection of marvelous photographs, stroboscopic and otherwise, by the great Gjon Mili.
Here are technically brilliant pictures that fiddle with moments, junctures, sequences — and in the process offer a playful commentary on the slippery relationship between mere mortals and the temporal.
Pictured: New York Giants pitcher Carl Hubbell throws a curve ball, 1940.
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning holds the Vince Lombardi trophy (L) as head coach Tom Coughlin looks on after the Giants defeated the New England Patriots in the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game in Indianapolis, Indiana, February 5, 2012. [REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson]
Read more: Giants edge Patriots to win the Super Bowl
Big Blues on Flickr.
My favorite photo during a terrible New York Giants game. I turned the camera on the crowd during a tense fourth-quarter moment in another home loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.