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What a shot! 39 amazing sports photos

Published 1138 GMT (1938 HKT) November 18, 2014
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Fire is seen from the dragster of Steve Chrisman during an event in Pomona, California, on Saturday, November 15. It is not uncommon to see fire from drag racing vehicles as their engines are pushed to the limit. Mark J. Rebilas/USA TODAY SPORTS
American figure skater Mirai Nagasu performs her short program Friday, November 14, during the Rostelecom Cup in Moscow. The Rostelecom Cup is part of a series of events called the Grand Prix of Figure Skating. SERGEI ILNITSKY/EPA/Landov
Rueben Randle, left, collides with New York Giants teammate Larry Donnell during the team's 16-10 loss to San Francisco on Sunday, November 16. Elsa/Getty Images
Golden State's Andre Iguodala dunks the ball during the Warriors' win against the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday, November 16. Mark J. Terrill/AP
Flares are thrown onto the field by Croatia soccer fans during a Euro 2016 qualifying match Sunday, November 16, in Milan, Italy. The flares delayed the match, which eventually ended in a 1-1 draw. Claudio Villa/Getty Images
Shemaine Campbelle, a cricket player for the West Indies, bats during a One Day International match played against Australia on Sunday, November 16. The Australians won the match by eight wickets. Mark Nolan/Cricket Australia/Getty Images
Windsurfers compete Sunday, November 16, during the Asian Beach Games in Phuket, Thailand. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
From left, pro golfers Sergio Garcia, Lee Westwood and Henrik Stenson try to hit over the towering walls of the 2,000-year-old Aspendos amphitheater Tuesday, November 11, in Antalya, Turkey. The publicity event was held ahead of the Turkish Airlines Open. Richard Heathcote/Getty Images
Angelica Wallen, a handball player with Randers HK, is challenged by two players from Team Esbjerg during a Danish league match Wednesday, November 12, in Esbjerg, Denmark. J. Christensen/FrontzoneSport/Getty Images
The car of Kris Meeke and Paul Nagle splashes through mud during the World Rally Championship event in Deeside, Wales, on Friday, November 14. Massimo Bettiol/Getty Images
Oregon State cornerback Larry Scott, left, breaks up a pass intended for Arizona State's Cameron Smith during a college football game played Saturday, November 15, in Corvallis, Oregon. Oregon State upset the visiting Sun Devils 35-27. Troy Wayrynen/AP
The Bryan brothers, Mike and Bob, celebrate match point during a round-robin doubles match at the ATP World Tour Finals on Wednesday, November 12. The Bryans, the top-ranked doubles team in the world, would go on to win the tournament and add another trophy to their impressive collection. Clive Brunskill/Getty Images
New Orleans guard Austin Rivers is fouled by Ronnie Price of the Los Angeles Lakers during the Pelicans' 109-102 victory on Wednesday, November 12. Price was ejected from the game for the flagrant foul. Gerald Herbert/AP
Australian cricket players Mitchell Johnson, left, and David Warner try to make a catch during the One Day International match against South Africa on Sunday, November 16. South Africa won by three wickets. Paul Kane/Getty Images
Pop star Miley Cyrus, right, kisses Patrick Schwarzenegger, son of actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, while attending the college football game between California and USC on Thursday, November 13. Mark J. Terrill/AP
Japan's Ryuichi Kihara, left, and Narumi Takahashi skate together Friday, November 14, during the Rostelecom Cup in Moscow. Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images
Avery Bradley, left, and Boston Celtics teammate Jared Sullinger jump for a rebound while playing Kevin Love, right, and the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday, November 14. Brian Babineau/NBAE/Getty Images
New Orleans wide receiver Kenny Stills scores a touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, November 16. The Saints lost the home game, however, 27-10. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Canadian pool player Alex Pagulayan competes against Darren Appleton during the World Pool Masters event Friday, November 14, in Nottingham, England. ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images
Jack Doyle falls off Desert Joe during a steeplechase race Wednesday, November 12, at Exeter Racecourse in Exeter, England. Dan Mullan/Getty Images
Aaron Burbridge of the Michigan State Spartans reaches for a catch while playing at Maryland on Saturday, November 15. Burbridge couldn't pull in the pass, but the Spartans still won 37-15. Mitchell Layton/Getty Images
The trucks of Darrell Wallace Jr., left, and Matt Crafton burn rubber at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Friday, November 14. Wallace was celebrating his win in that night's NASCAR Truck Series race. Crafton was celebrating because he won the series championship. Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Polo players Facundo Sola, left, and Jaime Garcia Huidobro compete for the ball Saturday, November 15, during a first-round match at the Argentine Polo Open Championship in Buenos Aires. G. Rossi/LatinContent/Getty Images
Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott is swarmed by Alabama defenders Saturday, November 15, in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Alabama won the game 25-20, handing the top-ranked Bulldogs their first loss of the season. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Rugby player Issac Luke kisses the trophy after New Zealand defeated Australia to win the Four Nations tournament Saturday, November 15, in Wellington, New Zealand. Hannah Peters/Getty Images
Dutch soccer player Georginio Wijnaldum, center, heads the ball as he challenges Mexico's Diego Reyes during an international friendly played Wednesday, November 12, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Mexico won 3-2. UNITED PHOTOS/Reuters/Landov
Mexican swimmer Liliana Ibanez competes in the women's 200-meter freestyle Sunday, November 16, during the second day of the Central American and Caribbean Games. C. Ramirez/Straffon Images/Getty Images
Members of the Dongfeng Race Team take a wave over the deck during a practice race for the Volvo Ocean Race on Friday, November 14. The Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race. The nine-month competition will visit 11 ports in 11 countries. NIC BOTHMA/EPA/Landov
Muhammad Asad of Pakistan and Bek Khaldar Uulu of Kyrgyzstan wrestle Sunday, November 16, during the Asian Beach Games in Phuket, Thailand. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
J.J. Worton of the UCF Knights leaps for a touchdown while playing Tulsa in Orlando, Florida, on Friday, November 14. The Knights rolled to a 31-7 victory. Alex Menendez/Getty Images
Duke basketball fans -- aka the "Cameron Crazies" -- taunt Presbyterian's Austin Anderson as he inbounds the ball Friday, November 14, in Durham, North Carolina. Grant Halverson/Getty Images
Pittsburgh goalie Marc-Andre Fleury is knocked into the net during an NHL game in New York on Tuesday, November 11. Jared Silber/NHLI/Getty Images
NASCAR driver A.J. Allmendinger wrecks during the season's final Sprint Cup race Sunday, November 16, in Homestead, Florida. Kevin Harvick won the race to clinch his first Sprint Cup championship. Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Tom Scudamore, riding Baraka De Thaix on the left, races in Cheltenham, England, on Saturday, November 15. Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski scores a touchdown over Indianapolis Colts cornerback Vontae Davis during the Patriots' 42-20 win on Sunday, November 15. Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY SPORTS
UConn Huskies guard Sam Cassell Jr., right, competes for a loose ball with Bryant's Joe O'Shea during the teams' season-opening game Friday, November 14, in Storrs, Connecticut. The defending champion Huskies won 63-55. Jared Wickerham/Getty Images
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch stumbles in the first half of an NFL game at Kansas City on Sunday, November 16. Charlie Neibergall/AP
Jan Piskacek of Sparta Prague, left, and Broc Little of Linkoping battle for the puck during a Champions Hockey League game in Linkoping, Sweden, on Tuesday, November 11. The game ended 2-2 and Linkoping advanced to the tournament quarterfinals. A. Froeberg/Champions Hockey League/Getty Images
Wisconsin football players dance to the House of Pain song "Jump Around" -- a tradition for home games -- before the fourth quarter of the Badgers' 59-24 win against Nebraska on Saturday, November 15. See 39 amazing sports photos from last week Morry Gash/AP