What a shot! 35 amazing sports photos

Updated 2220 GMT (0620 HKT) January 29, 2015
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New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick speaks to the media Thursday, January 22, about the controversy surrounding underinflated footballs in the AFC Championship game. He said he "had no knowledge" that balls used by the Patriots' offense were underinflated. John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Ger Fox falls from Ipos Du Berlais during a race Thursday, January 22, at Gowran Park Racecourse in Kilkenny, Ireland. Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images
Johanna Larsson serves to Agnieszka Radwanska during a second-round match at the Australian Open on Thursday, January 22. Scott Barbour/Getty Images
Sled dogs participate in the Siberian Cup competition Sunday, January 25, at the Millennium ski base in Omsk, Russia. Dmitry Feoktistov/ITAR-TASS/Landov
Emmanuel Sanders celebrates with his Denver Broncos teammate, C.J. Anderson, after scoring a touchdown in the Pro Bowl on Sunday, January 25. The annual all-star game was played in Glendale, Arizona. David J. Phillip/AP
A ram watches Kyle Reifers line up a putt during the first round of the Humana Challenge, which took place Thursday, January 22, in La Quinta, California. Jake Roth/USA TODAY Sports
Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors sticks out his tongue after making a 3-pointer during a record-breaking third quarter Friday, January 23, in Oakland, California. Thompson scored an NBA-record 37 points in the quarter, making all 13 of the shots he took. Nine of them were 3-pointers. He finished the game with 52 points as Golden State smashed Sacramento 126-101. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images
Tokushoryu, right, jumps as his opponent, Okinoumi, falls during a sumo match in Tokyo on Wednesday, January 21. The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images
Swiss freestyle skier Fabian Meyer crashes in the halfpipe finals on Thursday, January 22, during the Ski and Snowboard World Championships in Kreischberg, Austria. Clive Rose/Getty Images
Craig Simmons, a cricketer for the Big Bash League's Adelaide Strikers, breaks his bat as he plays a shot during a league semifinal match Saturday, January 24, in Adelaide, Australia. Adelaide lost to the Sydney Sixers by 87 runs. Robert Cianflone/Getty Images
Ice dancers Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker compete in the U.S. Figure Skating Championships on Saturday, January 24. They finished fourth at the event, which was held in Greensboro, North Carolina. Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
Liverpool's Raheem Sterling, left, and Chelsea's John Terry get tangled up during a League Cup semifinal match Tuesday, January 20, in Liverpool, England. Sterling scored a goal in the match as the two teams tied 1-1. Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images
Mats Zuccarello of the New York Rangers, left, and Jean-Gabriel Pageau of the Ottawa Senators reach for a puck during an NHL game in New York on Tuesday, January 20. Adam Hunger/USA TODAY Sports
Spectators attend horse races on Wellington Cup Day, which was Saturday, January 24, at Trentham Racecourse in Wellington, New Zealand. Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images
Trevor Young removes his 10-month-old son, Donovan, from the Stanley Cup after posing for a photograph Thursday, January 22, in Columbus, Ohio. The trophy was on display for the fans as part of the NHL's All-Star Weekend. Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images
Oliver Fisher plays a shot Thursday, January 22, during the second round of the Qatar Masters in Doha, Qatar. Andrew Redington/Getty Images
Syracuse guard Trevor Cooney is hit in the face by Miami guard Angel Rodriguez while he drives to the basket Saturday, January 24, in Syracuse, New York. Rich Barnes/USA TODAY Sports
Defending champion Garry McClay throws a haggis 190 feet as he takes part in the World Haggis Hurling Championships, which were held in Alloway, Scotland, on Monday, January 26. Haggis is the national dish of Scotland. Its ingredients include the liver, heart and lungs of a sheep. ANDREW MILLIGAN/PA Photos/Landov
Mairbek Taisumov punches Anthony Christodoulou during a UFC event in Stockholm, Sweden, on Saturday, January 24. Taisumov won the lightweight bout by second-round knockout. Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images
A swimmer competes in the Cold Water Swimming Championships, which were held Saturday, January 24, in London. LUKE MACGREGOR/Reuters/Landov
Pittsburgh's Zach Sill, right, fights Philadelphia's Michael Raffl during an NHL game in Philadelphia on Tuesday, January 20. Chris Szagola/Cal Sport Media via AP Images
Maryland basketball players celebrate a shot made by Shatori Walker-Kimbrough, bottom, during a home game against Michigan State on Thursday, January 22. Patrick Semansky/AP
Batsman Riki Wessels of the Sydney Sixers slides to avoid a runout during a Big Bash League cricket match against the Sydney Thunder on Thursday, January 22. Matt King/Cricket Australia/Getty Images
Lucie Hradecka plays a forehand during a third-round match at the Australian Open on Friday, January 23. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
NHL mascots compete in a wheelbarrow race during All-Star Weekend festivities Saturday, January 24, in Columbus, Ohio. In the foreground is the team of Tommy Hawk (Chicago Blackhawks) and Fin the Whale (Vancouver Canucks). At right are N.J. Devil (New Jersey Devils) and Stanley C. Panther (Florida Panthers). Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images
Victor Anichebe of West Bromwich Albion, left, is challenged by Michael Morrison of Birmingham City during an FA Cup match in Birmingham, England, on Saturday, January 24. West Brom won the fourth-round match 2-1 thanks to two goals from Anichebe. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images
Victoria Azarenka wraps herself in a towel during a break in her Australian Open match against Dominika Cibulkova on Monday, January 26. Cibulkova won in three sets. Bernat Armangue/AP
Lindsey Vonn races in the Women's Downhill during a World Cup event in St. Moritz, Switzerland, on Saturday, January 24. Alain Grosclaude/Agence Zoom/Getty Images
Australia's Tim Cahill performs an overhead kick to score a spectacular goal against China during the quarterfinals of the Asian Cup on Thursday, January 22. Cahill had two goals in the match as Australia advanced with a 2-0 victory. Tertius Pickard/AP
Clockwise from left, Brady Leman, Filip Flisar, Bastien Midol and Michael Forslund compete in a Men's Ski Cross race Sunday, January 25, at the Ski and Snowboard World Championships in Kreischberg, Austria. Flisar, from Slovenia, won gold in the event. Clive Rose/Getty Images
Atlanta's DeMarre Carroll battles Indiana's Rodney Stuckey for a loose ball during an NBA game in Atlanta on Wednesday, January 21. Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images
Kei Nishikori hits a shot Monday, January 26, during a fourth-round match at the Australian Open. Patrick Scala/Getty Images
Barcelona's Luis Suarez falls on his face during a Copa del Rey quarterfinal match played Wednesday, January 21, in Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona defeated Atletico Madrid 1-0 in what was the first of a two-legged quarterfinal. Albert Llop/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Toronto's Tyler Hansbrough rises for a layup during an NBA game in Philadelphia on Friday, January 23. Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images
Sydney FC goalkeeper Vedran Janjetovic makes a save on Matthew Simon of the Central Coast Mariners during an A-League match in Gosford, Australia, on Saturday, January 24. Sydney FC won the match 5-1. See 33 amazing sports photos from last week Ashley Feder/Getty Images