What a shot! 30 amazing sports photos

Published 1136 GMT (1936 HKT) March 3, 2015
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Borussia Dortmund teammates Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, left, and Marco Reus celebrate a goal with Batman and Robin masks on Saturday, February 28, during a Bundesliga match against Schalke in Dortmund, Germany. Dortmund won the Ruhr derby 3-0 with goals from Aubameyang, Reus and Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images
Miami's Chris Andersen, right, goes up to block the shot of Alexis Ajinca during an NBA game in New Orleans on Friday, February 27. Ajinca had a career-high 24 points as the New Orleans Pelicans won 104-102. Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE/Getty Images
Chris Gayle of the West Indies celebrates after he scored a double century against Zimbabwe during a Cricket World Cup match played Tuesday, February 24, in Canberra, Australia. The West Indies won the match by 73 runs. Mark Nolan/IDI/Getty Images
College students from pro wrestling clubs put on a show Thursday, February 26, in Tokyo. Chris McGrath/Getty Images
German ski jumper Richard Freitag soars through the air Thursday, February 26, at the Nordic World Ski Championships, which were held in Falun, Sweden. Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters/Landov
Members of the Washington Nationals ride a golf cart past a "Casey at the Bat" statue on their way to spring training practice Wednesday, February 25, in Viera, Florida. David Goldman/AP
Canadian snowboarder Anthony Stefanizzi participates in slopestyle qualifying during a World Cup event in Park City, Utah, on Wednesday, February 25. Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski celebrates after scoring a goal against Cologne during a Bundesliga match played Friday, February 27, in Munich, Germany. Bayern won 4-1 to stretch its commanding lead at the top of the German league. A. Pretty/FC Bayern/Getty Images
Utah guard Kenneth Ogbe falls after being fouled by Arizona State forward Eric Jacobsen during a college basketball game played Thursday, February 26, in Salt Lake City. Utah led 41-9 at halftime and won 83-41. Rick Bowmer/AP
Dimitri Isler, a freestyle skier from Switzerland, crash-lands during the World Cup aerials event that was held outside Minsk, Belarus, on Sunday, March 1. Sergei Grits/AP
Kansas point guard Frank Mason III puts on his "3-point goggles" after hitting a shot against Texas during a game Saturday, February 28, in Lawrence, Kansas. Mason's Jayhawks won 69-64. Ed Zurga/Getty Images
Sampdoria's Stefano Okaka celebrates a late second-half goal against Atalanta during a Serie A match played Sunday, March 1, in Bergamo, Italy. The goal was the game-winner in the 2-1 Sampdoria victory. Marco Luzzani/Getty Images
Cross-country skier Marit Bjoergen waves to the crowd after skiing the final leg of a relay race that she and her Norwegian compatriots won Thursday, February 26, at the Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun, Sweden. Bjoergen is one of the most decorated Winter Olympians ever. She has won 10 Olympic medals -- six of them gold -- during her illustrious career. Stanko Gruden/Agence Zoom/Getty Images
A dent is seen on the face of Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook after he was accidentally kneed by a teammate Friday, February 27, in Portland, Oregon. Westbrook, one of the NBA's leading scorers, later had surgery to fix the broken cheekbone. Don Ryan/AP
Tim Membrey of the St. Kilda Saints, front, and James Aish of the Brisbane Lions compete for the ball during an Australian Football League match on Saturday, February 28. Chris Hyde/Getty Images
After a 3-2 victory over Athletic Bilbao, members of the Torino soccer club celebrate by sliding on the grass Thursday, February 26, in Bilbao, Spain. The victory pushed the Italian club into the Europa League's round of 16. Alvaro Barrientos/AP
Swiss skier Beat Feuz competes in the downhill Saturday, February 28, during a World Cup event in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. Alain Grosclaude/Agence Zoom/Getty Images
Testudo, the mascot of the Maryland Terrapins, is held up by fans who stormed the court after the men's basketball team upset Wisconsin 59-53 on Tuesday, February 24. Mitchell Layton/Getty Images
Swiss snowboarder Christian Haller crashes into the halfpipe wall Sunday, March 1, during a World Cup event in Park City, Utah. Rick Bowmer/AP
An athlete runs during Challenge Dubai, a triathlon held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Friday, February 27. Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images
Simone Bolelli hits a backhand shot as a pigeon flies over the court Wednesday, February 25, during a match at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. Kamran Jebreili/AP
Austria's Bernhard Gruber jumps off the large hill during a Nordic combined event that he won Thursday, February 26, at the Nordic World Ski Championships. A Nordic combined event is one part ski jumping and one part cross-country skiing. Matthias Schrader/AP
Xavier guard Dee Davis, left, draws a charge on Villanova's Ryan Arcidiacono during a college basketball game in Cincinnati on Saturday, February 28. Villanova won the game 78-66 and clinched the regular season title in the Big East Conference. David Kohl/AP
Lee Stempniak, center, reacts after scoring what proved to be the game-winning goal during the New York Rangers' 4-3 home win over Arizona on Thursday, February 26. It would be his final goal for the team, as he was traded several days later to the Winnipeg Jets. Jared Silber/NHLI/Getty Images
Rubel Hossain of Bangladesh bowls to Kumar Sangakkara of Sri Lanka during a Cricket World Cup match Thursday, February 26, in Melbourne. Sri Lanka won the match by 92 runs. Scott Barbour/Getty Images
Swedish cross-country skier Charlotte Kalla celebrates after winning the gold medal in the 10-kilometer freestyle Tuesday, February 24, at the Nordic World Ski Championships. Trond Tandberg/Getty Images
Everton's Romelu Lukaku, left, and Arsenal's Gabriel compete for the ball during a Premier League match in London on Sunday, March 1. Arsenal won the match 2-0. Tony Marshall/AP
Daniela Ryf of Switzerland celebrates after winning the Challenge Dubai triathlon on Friday, February 27. Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images
Nikita Vyglazov, left, and Ondrej Nemec battle for the puck during a KHL hockey game in Moscow between Vyglazov's Vityaz and Nemec's CSKA on Tuesday, February 24. Krasilnikov Stanislav/ITAR-TASS Photo/Corbis
Kevin Garnett waves a towel on the bench during an NBA game in Minneapolis on Wednesday, February 25. Garnett was recently traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves, the team that drafted him 20 years ago. See 34 amazing sports photos from last week David Sherman/NBAE/Getty Images