America Attacked

Fear, chaos and confusion gripped the country after apparent coordinated terrorists attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. Three hijacked commercial jet planes were involved in the attacks, which left the Twin Towers and part of the Pentagon collapsed. A fourth jetliner crashed in Pennsylvania. In response, the NCAA's Cedrick Dempsey says, "The games themselves are insignificant ..."

The ACC postponed events through Thursday.

Georgia Tech Coach George O'Leary
gives his thoughts on today's events.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers react to the events.

The NCAA's official statement regarding the impact
on intercollegiate contests.

Some of the unforgettable and dramatic images
from New York City and Washington:


The second jet crashes into
the World Trade Center

(Moshe Bursuker, AP)


People run from the collapse of the World Trade Center
(Suzanne Plunkett, AP)


Flames and debris explode from the second tower
of the World Trade Center
(Chao Soi Cheong, AP)


Workers leave buildings in the area near the White
House
(Pablo Martinez Monsivais, AP)


People make their way amid debris near the World
Trade Center
(Gulnara Samoilova, AP)


People in front of New York's St. Patrick's Cathedral
react with horror as they look down Fifth Ave towards
the World Trade Center
(Marty Lederhandler, AP)

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