Photos of the week

The Mort Report loves the Pan Am Games. This is what sports is all about. Competition and friendship among nations.

Fireworks explode over the Omnilife Stadium during the Pan American Games opening ceremony in Guadalajara, Mexico, Friday, Oct.14, 2011.(APPhoto/Javier Galeano)

Dominican Republic's Yulis Mercedes, left, fights Cuba's Frank Diaz during a semi-final men's taekwondo -58 kilogram at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

Marianne Steinbrecher, from Brazil, spikes the ball during a women's volleyball match against Dominican Republic at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

Germany's Peter Joppich, left, competes with Italy's Andrea Baldini during a men's team foil qualifying match at the World Fencing Championship in Catania, Italy, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Carmelo Imbesi)

Brazil's Cesar Cielo celebrates after winning the gold medal during the men's 100m freestyle at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011. Cielo set a new Pan American record. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

Wales' Sam Warburton tackles France's Vincent Clerc during France's 9-8 victory in their Rugby World Cup semifinal at Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Ross Land)

A brass band peform a haka ahead of the Rugby World Cup semifinal between Australia and New Zealand All Blacks at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011. The All Blacks of New Zealand rolled past the Wallabies 20-6. AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

Australia's Digby Ioane is tackled by New Zealand All Blacks Jerome Kaino during their Rugby World Cup semifinal at Eden Park in Auckland, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

Look ma! One hand! MotoGP rider Casey Stoner of Australia waves to fans after a qualifying practice session at the Australia Motorcycle Grand Prix on Phillip Island, near Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011. Stoner qualified fastest with Jorge Lorenzo of Spain second and Marco Simoncelli of Italy third. (AP Photo/Andrew Brownbill)

West Indies player Darren Sammy, left, celebrates with teammate Andre Russel, right, after the dismissal of Bangladesh batsman Mohammad Ashraful during the second one-day international cricket match against Bangladesh, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011. (AP Photo/Pavel Rahman)

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