Trending: Athletes dress for Halloween

Hines Ward may have survived Bane’s attack on Gotham City, but the former Steelers wide receiver was unable to outrun those pesky zombies on Halloween. “Doing the Walking Dead was freaky, but cool. Took 2.5 hours to make me look like this. Happy Halloween everybody!” he posted on Facebook and Twitter.

Trick or Treat!!! - HINES

From Hines Ward via Facebook.

The zombies also nabbed Olympic hurdler and future bobsledder Lolo Jones:

From lolo jones via Instagram.

Meanwhile, Bane and his nemesis -- also known as Jaguars kicker Josh Scobee and son -- united in their quest for candy:

Free candy. The perfect encore to your second NBA championship ring:

From thewayofwade via Instagram.

We know the kid got his fill, but how much did Cinderella and Iron Man end up with?

Hey -- that's my costume:

Clown question, meet clown costume:

The NHL lockout has left many players with extra times on their hands, Paul Stastny of the Avalanche may have gone a little "nuts":

There's something about kickers:

The family tonight on Twitpic

Lord Vader made an appearance, courtesy of tennis star Novak Djokovic. Unfortunately, the Dark Side of the Force wasn’t enough as Sam Querrey beat Djokovic 0-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4 in the second round of the Paris Masters:

Some went from trick-or-treaters to becoming the subject of costumes in a few short years:

Fellow Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer Dana Vollmer and her husband, Andy Grant, paid a visit to "Dexter's Laboratory":

Finally, Scooby Doo, Luigi and Mario stole the spotlight during the Bulls' 93-87 win over Sacramento:


• The Jaguars may be 1-6, but they continue to score when it comes to in-game entertainment. Stadium DJ Chill Will (William Barker) will be unveiling a new song by Jacksonville native, hip-hop artist and member of "69 Boyz" Thrill da Playa (Van Bryant) when the Jaguars are introduced during their warm-ups Sunday against the Lions. "Show Up Show Out" is good fit for the Jaguars because "the Jags are known for a hard-hitting in-your-face style of defense, so we wanted to song to be a bit hard as well," Barker told Playbook in an email. Have a listen here and decide for yourself.

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