What a shot! 36 amazing sports photos

Published 1138 GMT (1938 HKT) February 10, 2015
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American skier Bode Miller crashes Thursday, February 5, during a super-G run at the Alpine World Ski Championships in Beaver Creek, Colorado. Miller severed a hamstring tendon in the crash and had surgery later that day. "Feeling lucky since things could have been way worse," he tweeted from his hospital bed. Shinichiro Tanaka/Pentaphoto/AP
Ivory Coast soccer players take a selfie as they celebrate winning the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday, February 8. "The Elephants" defeated Ghana in a penalty shootout after the final finished 0-0 in Bata, Equatorial Guinea. Themba Hadebe/AP
A beachgoer watches Jennifer Rosales line up a putt during the second round of the Bahamas LPGA Classic on Friday, February 6. Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Taiyoo is patted on the head after winning a race Saturday, February 7, at Melbourne's Sandown Racecourse. Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images
Cyclists compete in Stage 3 of the Ladies Tour of Qatar on Thursday, February 5. Francois Nel/Getty Images
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady kisses his son Benjamin during a Super Bowl victory parade held Wednesday, February 4, in Boston. Brady was named Most Valuable Player after the Patriots defeated Seattle 28-24 in Super Bowl XLIX. Billie Weiss/Getty Images
Waitress Deila Barr loses a tray of beer after Brooklyn Nets center Mason Plumlee ran into her while chasing a loose ball Saturday, February 7, in Washington. Alex Brandon/AP
Canada's Jane Channel crashes with a broom Sunday, February 8, during a World Cup skeleton race in Igls, Austria. The broom was accidentally left behind by staff cleaning the ice. Kerstin Joensson/AP
Denver's Kenneth Faried, bottom, is fouled by Philadelphia's Nerlens Noel during an NBA game in Philadelphia on Tuesday, February 3. Mitchell Leff/Getty Images
Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton sits in his car during winter testing in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain, on Wednesday, February 4. Steve Etherington/Getty Images
Marquette's Steve Taylor Jr., left, and Villanova's Daniel Ochefu leap for a rebound during a game Wednesday, February 4, in Philadelphia. Matt Slocum/AP
Heather Watson of Great Britain serves to Cagla Buyukakcay of Turkey during a Fed Cup match in Budapest, Hungary, on Thursday, February 5. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Calgary forward Lance Bouma checks San Jose defenseman Matt Irwin during an NHL game played Wednesday, February 4, in Calgary, Alberta. Sergei Belski/USA TODAY Sports
Joe Joyce of the British Lionhearts celebrates his win over Mohamed Grimes of the Algeria Desert Hawks during a World Series of Boxing event Thursday, February 5, in London. The Lionhearts defeated the Desert Hawks 4-1. Justin Setterfield/Getty Images
Freestyle skiers race during a World Cup event in Arosa, Switzerland, on Saturday, February 7. Laurent Salino/Agence Zoom/Getty Images
Formula One driver Romain Grosjean tests his Lotus in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain, on Wednesday, February 4. Dan Istitene/Getty Images
Horses jump a fence during a steeplechase race in Bangor, Wales, on Friday, February 6. Alex Livesey/Getty Images
England wing Sydney Gregson is tackled by two Welsh players during a Six Nations match Sunday, February 8, in Swansea, Wales. Wales won 13-0 in what was the opening tournament match for both teams. Stu Forster/Getty Images
A pile of stadium seats sits inside San Francisco's Candlestick Park on Wednesday, February 4. The stadium's demolition is under way and expected to take three months to complete. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
James Rodriguez heads in a goal for Real Madrid during a Spanish league match against Sevilla on Wednesday, February 4. Madrid won the home match 2-1. Evrim Aydin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Orlando's Victor Oladipo lays the ball in during an NBA game against Chicago on Sunday, February 8. Fernando Medina/NBAE/Getty Images
Fin the Whale, the mascot of the NHL's Vancouver Canucks, feasts on a fan's popcorn during a game on Tuesday, February 3. Jeff Vinnick/NHLI/Getty Images
Liang Wenbo eyes the ball Saturday, February 7, while playing Shaun Murphy in the German Masters snooker tournament in Berlin. Murphy won the semifinal 6-4 and advanced to the final, which he lost to Mark Selby. ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images
Long jumper Talissa Scott competes Saturday, February 7, at the Canberra Track Classic in Canberra, Australia. Mark Nolan/Getty Images
Montreal's Andrei Markov and Boston's Carl Soderberg reach for the puck during an NHL game played in Boston on Sunday, February 8. Brian Babineau/NHLI/Getty Images
Delhi Waveriders captain Sardara Singh jumps over a Dabang Mumbai player during a field hockey match Thursday, February 5, in Mumbai, India. Satish Bate/Hindustan Times/Getty Images
Trotters race in the snow Sunday, February 8, in St. Moritz, Switzerland. Matthias Hangst/Bongarts/Getty Images
Suzann Pettersen takes cover under an umbrella during the first round of the Bahamas LPGA Classic on Thursday, February 5. Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Jason Clark of the South Sydney Rabbitohs is tackled during a preseason match against the St. George Illawarra Dragons on Saturday, February 7. The two teams tied 12-12 in Sydney in what was the Charity Shield match for the National Rugby League. Renee McKay/Getty Images
Connecticut basketball players share a lighthearted moment on the bench during the second half of a game against Cincinnati on Tuesday, February 3. Connecticut won 96-36 to earn head coach Geno Auriemma his 900th career victory. Jessica Hill/AP
Duke's Grayson Allen is fouled by Notre Dame's V.J. Beachem during a game Saturday, February 7, in Durham, North Carolina. Grant Halverson/Getty Images
Zack Kassian of the Vancouver Canucks, left, fights Robert Bortuzzo of the Pittsburgh Penguins during an NHL game played Saturday, February 7, in Vancouver, British Columbia. Jeff Vinnick/NHLI/Getty Images
French skier Adrien Theaux competes in the downhill Saturday, February 7, at the Alpine World Ski Championships in Beaver Creek, Colorado. Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images
Two costumed participants ride their sled Sunday, February 8, during the traditional Schnablerrennen race in Gaissach, Germany. Sven Hoppe/DPA/AP
Ghana soccer player John Boye carries teammate Harrison Afful as they celebrate winning a semifinal Thursday, February 5, at the Africa Cup of Nations. Ghana defeated the host nation, Equatorial Guinea, 3-0 in a match that was marred by crowd trouble. AMR ABDALLAH DALSH/Reuters/Landov
Seattle Seahawks center Patrick Lewis packs up his jerseys and other items Tuesday, February 3, at the team's locker room in Renton, Washington. See 35 amazing sports photos from last week Ted S. Warren/AP