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What a shot! 42 amazing sports photos

Published 1025 GMT (1825 HKT) September 23, 2014
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New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman is tackled by Oakland Raiders during the Patriots' 16-9 win Sunday, September 21, in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Edelman had 10 receptions in the game for 84 yards. Darren McCollester/Getty Images
A member of Japan's synchronized swimming team twists out of the water Monday, September 22, while competing in the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images
Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea watches the ball go into the back of his net after Leicester City's Leonardo Ulloa connected on a header Sunday, September 21, in Leicester, England. Manchester United had a 3-1 lead in the Premier League match, but Leicester City rallied in the second half to win 5-3. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images
Cricket player Jaron Morgan dives for a catch Monday, September 22, as his Western Australia XI played Afghanistan in a One Day tour match in Perth, Australia. Paul Kane/Getty Images
The reflections of Yukiko Inui and Risako Mitsui, two synchronized swimmers from Japan, are seen underwater as they perform at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, on Saturday, September 20. They won silver in the duets event. TIM WIMBORNE/Reuters/Landov
South Korea's Kim Young-man, right, and Myanmar's Zaw Zaw Aung compete for a ball Monday, September 22, during a sepak takraw match at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. Zaw Zaw Aung teamed with Wai Lin Aung and Zaw Latt to win the men's doubles final in sepak takraw, which is sort of like volleyball using your feet. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images
Alexander Urban of the Oakleigh Chargers is tackled by Matt Goodyear of the Calder Cannons during the TAC Cup grand final match, which Oakleigh won Sunday, September 21, in Melbourne. The TAC Cup is an Australian Rules football tournament for players under 18 years of age. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore stands in front of the mound at San Diego's Petco Park to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before a baseball game Wednesday, September 17, between the Philadelphia Phillies and the San Diego Padres. Gore was wearing red heels to promote awareness of domestic violence. Denis Poroy/Getty Images
Chinese gymnast Bai Yawen prepares for the uneven bars Monday, September 22, at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. Brendon Thorne/Getty Images
West Ham goalkeeper Adrian, top, and Liverpool forward Mario Balotelli clash after a Balotelli tackle Saturday, September 20, in London. West Ham won the Premier League match 3-1. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images
South Korean fencers Jung Jin-sun, right, and Park Kyoung-doo face off in the men's epee final Saturday, September 20, at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. Jung defeated his compatriot to win the gold medal. Brendon Thorne/Getty Images
Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons tries to throw out a New York Mets player during a baseball game played Friday, September 19, in Atlanta. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Lankan Rupee relaxes after a training session Monday, September 22, at Moonee Valley Racecourse in Melbourne. Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images
Arizona wide receiver Austin Hill pulls down a last-second "Hail Mary" pass from Anu Solomon to complete an epic fourth-quarter comeback Saturday, September 20, in Tucson, Arizona. The catch, which is being called the "Hill Mary," was the final score of Arizona's 49-45 win over California. Arizona, which trailed 31-13 late in the game, scored 36 points in the fourth quarter. Darin Wallentin/J and L Photography/Getty Images
The car shared by Alex Brundle and Gustavo Yacaman negotiates a turn Friday, September 19, during practice for the Lone Star Le Mans race in Austin, Texas. Brian Cleary/Getty Images
Fans cheer tennis player Maria Sharapova on Monday, September 22, after she defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova at the Wuhan Open in Wuhan, China. GREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images
Uzbekistan's Mukaddas Kubeeva, in white, competes against India's Shushila Devi Likmabam during a judo match Saturday, September 20, at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. Likmabam won the match. Issei Kato/Reuters/Landov
The reflection of Indian squash player Dipika Pallikal is seen on the wall during her Asian Games semifinal match against Malaysia's Nicol Ann David on Monday, September 22. David won and advanced to the gold-medal match. MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch dives into the end zone to defeat the Denver Broncos in overtime Sunday, September 21, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 26-20 in what was a rematch of the most recent Super Bowl. Steve Dykes/Getty Images
South Korean cyclists compete in team pursuit qualifying Saturday, September 20, at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. Lintao Zhang/Getty Images
Two members of Denny Hamlin's pit crew change a tire during the NASCAR Sprint Cup race in Loudon, New Hampshire, on Sunday, September 21. Eric Canha/CSM/Sipa USA
Monaco's Dimitar Berbatov, top, and Bayer Leverkusen's Emir Spahic tussle for the ball Tuesday, September 16, during a UEFA Champions League match in Monaco. Monaco won the match 1-0. SEBASTIEN NOGIER/EPA/Landov
After winning the pole for the Singapore Grand Prix, Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton smiles as he walks with his assistant on Saturday, September 20. Hamilton would go on to win the race the next day and move to the top of the drivers' standings. Edgar Su/Reuters/Landov
Sailors try to lift their ships after they capsized in strong winds Wednesday, September 17, at the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, Spain. LUIS TEJIDO/EPA/Landov
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston runs onto the field to celebrate his team's overtime win over Clemson on Saturday, September 20, in Tallahassee, Florida. Winston, last year's Heisman Trophy winner, was suspended for the game because of a vulgar comment he made on campus during the week. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Ben Revere leaps for a ball hit by San Diego's Will Venable, but he couldn't prevent it from being a home run Thursday, September 18, at San Diego's Petco Park. Denis Poroy/Getty Images
Fans of the East Carolina football team cheer on their Pirates before a home game Saturday, September 20, in Greenville, North Carolina. East Carolina trounced the visiting North Carolina Tar Heels 70-41. Ethan Hyman/Raleigh News & Observer/MCT/Sipa USA
The Audi driven by team members Marcel Fassler, Andre Lotterer and Benoit Treluyer races at night Saturday, September 20, during the FIA World Endurance Championship event held in Austin, Texas. James Moy/PA PHOTOS/Landov
Baltimore Orioles third baseman Ryan Flaherty makes a throw during a home game against the Boston Red Sox on Saturday, September 20. Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Formula One driver Felipe Massa practices Friday, September 19, ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix. Mark Thompson/Getty Images
Kurt Tippett of the Sydney Swans tackles Nathan Grima of the North Melbourne Kangaroos during one of the Australian Football League's preliminary finals on Friday, September 19. Sydney won and advanced to the grand final against Hawthorn. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Chinese field hockey player Peng Yang clashes with Malaysia's Raja Norsharina Raja Shabuddin during a match Monday, September 22, at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. China won the match 1-0. Lintao Zhang/Getty Images
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton reaches for the pylon during his team's 33-7 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, September 21. The Bengals are one of three NFL teams still undefeated this season. The Philadelphia Eagles and the Arizona Cardinals are also 3-0. Joe Robbins/Getty Images
Jessica Springsteen, daughter of the famous rock star Bruce Springsteen, competes at the Central Park Horse Show in New York City on Thursday, September 18. Al Bello/Getty Images
Kotoshogiku, front, pushes Endo to win a match on Wednesday, September 17 — Day 4 of the Grand Sumo Autumn Tournament in Tokyo. The Asahi Shimbun/Getty Images
Matt Holliday of the St. Louis Cardinals scores a run against the Milwaukee Brewers during a game played Wednesday, September 17, in St. Louis. Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images
Atlanta Falcons punt returner Devin Hester high-steps into the end zone — Deion Sanders-style — to score a touchdown against Tampa Bay on Thursday, September 18, in Atlanta. The touchdown gave Hester 20 career touchdown returns, surpassing the NFL record he once shared with Sanders. Scott Cunningham/Getty Images
Cheerleaders perform during the opening ceremony of the Asian Games on Friday, September 19. The multisport competition will take place until October 4 in Incheon, South Korea. KIM KYUNG-HOON/Reuters/Landov
Beach volleyball player Emily Day dives for the ball Friday, September 19, during a match at the AVP Championships in Huntington Beach, California. Mpu Dinani/Getty Images
Kyung Ho Kang, right, goes for a takedown on Michinori Tanaka during their bantamweight bout Saturday, September 20, at UFC Fight Night in Saitama, Japan. Kang won by split decision. Mitch Viquez/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images
Japanese gymnast Akiho Sato leaps on the balance beam during qualifying Monday, September 22, at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. Brendon Thorne/Getty Images
Kendrick Lewis of the Houston Texans, right, hits New York Giants tight end Larry Donnell and forces a fumble during an NFL game Sunday, September 21, in East Rutherford, New Jersey. See 34 amazing sports photos from last week Al Bello/Getty Images