What a shot! 44 amazing sports photos

Updated 1635 GMT (0035 HKT) October 20, 2015
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A bird flies near Denver safety David Bruton, left, as he defends Cleveland's Gary Barnidge during an NFL game in Cleveland on Sunday, October 18. Jason Miller/Getty Images
Members of the Minnesota Lynx -- from right, Sylvia Fowles, Maya Moore and Lindsay Whalen -- celebrate after the Lynx won the WNBA championship on Wednesday, October 14. Fowles was named Finals MVP. Minnesota has now won three titles in five years. Hannah Foslien/Getty Images
Michigan State players crash into the end zone after Jalen Watts-Jackson scored an improbable touchdown to defeat Michigan on Saturday, October 17. Michigan looked to have the game in hand until fumbling on a punt play with 10 seconds left. Watts-Jackson returned the ball for a 27-23 victory. Rick Osentoski/USA TODAY Sports
Toronto slugger Jose Bautista flips his bat Wednesday, October 14, after hitting a go-ahead home run in Game 5 of the American League Division Series. Toronto defeated Texas 6-3 and advanced to the next round of the playoffs. Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images
A.J. Cann, an offensive lineman for the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars, emerges from a cloud of smoke before playing a home game against Houston on Sunday, October 18. Don Juan Moore/Getty Images
Juan Imhoff scores Argentina's fourth try during the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals on Sunday, October 18. Argentina defeated Ireland 43-20 in Cardiff, Wales. Matt Lewis/World Rugby/Getty Images
Koki Kameda punches Kohei Kono during their super-flyweight bout in Chicago on Friday, October 16. Kono won by unanimous decision, however, to retain his WBA world title. Kameda retired after the fight. Jon Durr/Getty Images
Japan's Daisuke Ikezaki throws a pass before crashing during a wheelchair rugby match in London on Friday, October 16. Japan was playing Australia for the bronze medal in the World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge. Mitchell Gunn/Getty Images
Soccer star Gareth Bale, front, and his Welsh teammates celebrate in front of their home fans after defeating Andorra 2-0 on Tuesday, October 13. It was their first home game since qualifying for Euro 2016, which will be Wales' first major tournament since the 1958 World Cup. Michael Steele/Getty Images
NASCAR driver Joey Logano celebrates with his crew after winning the Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway on Sunday, October 18. Daniel Shirey/Getty Images
Arizona wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald jumps over a defender during an NFL game in Pittsburgh on Sunday, October 18. Gregory Shamus/Getty Images
A person wears a wingsuit while flying above China's Tianmen Mountain on Tuesday, October 13. ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images
Noel Fehily rides Isaac Bell to victory during a hurdle race in Huntingdon, England, on Tuesday, October 13. Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images
Chris Coghlan catches a fly ball for the Chicago Cubs during Game 2 of the National League Championship Series on Sunday, October 18. The Cubs lost to the New York Mets and fell behind 2-0 in the best-of-seven series. Al Bello/Getty Images
Western Australia's Adam Voges, left, is run out by Tasmania during a cricket match in Sydney on Saturday, October 17. Matt King/Cricket Australia/Getty Images
San Antonio's Ray McCallum, left, and Detroit's Aron Baynes reach for a rebound during an NBA preseason game in San Antonio on Sunday, October 18. Garrett Ellwood/NBAE/Getty Images
Sandro Cortese crashes during the Moto2 race in Phillip Island, Australia, on Sunday, October 18. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
Kansas City catcher Salvador Perez high-fives a teammate after the Royals won Game 2 of the American League Championship Series on Saturday, October 17. Kansas City, last year's American League champions, took a 2-0 series lead against Toronto. Jamie Squire/Getty Images
Lutalo Massop Muhammad, right, kicks Damon Sansum during a taekwondo match in Manchester, England, on Sunday, October 18. Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images
South Africa's Fourie du Preez scores a try against Wales during a Rugby World Cup quarterfinal match on Saturday, October 17. South Africa advanced with a 23-19 victory. Paul Gilham/Getty Images
In this photo, shot using a slow shutter speed, cyclists compete in London on Sunday, October 18. Justin Setterfield/Getty Images
Furth's Robert Zulj is kicked by Freiburg's Immanuel Hohn during a match in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, on Sunday, October 18. Matthias Hangst/Bongarts/Getty Images
A fan of soccer club Spartak Moscow holds a flare during a match against Lokomotiv Moscow on Sunday, October 18. Epsilon/Getty Images
Dusseldorfer's Daniel Kreutzer is crunched by Kolnar Haie's Shawn Lalonde during a hockey game in Dusseldorf, Germany, on Sunday, October 18. City-Press/Getty Images
Australian rugby player Tevita Kuridrani breaks away from Scottish players during a Rugby World Cup quarterfinal match on Sunday, October 18. Australia advanced with a 35-34 victory. Chris Lee/World Rugby/Getty Images
MotoGP champion Marc Marquez makes a sharp turn while qualifying in Phillip Island, Australia, on Saturday, October 17. This photo was shot using a low shutter speed. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
San Francisco wide receiver Quinton Patton celebrates with fans after catching a touchdown against Baltimore on Sunday, October 18. Patton and the 49ers won 25-20 for their second victory of the season. Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images
Finland's Olli-Pekka Ojansivu spikes the ball against Italians Simone Buti, left, and Filippo Lanza during a European Championship match Tuesday, October 13, in Busto Arsizio, Italy. Italy won 3-0 and eventually finished the tournament in third place. France defeated Slovenia in the final. Joosep Martinson/Getty Images
Auburn running back Peyton Barber reaches over the goal line to score at Kentucky on Thursday, October 15. Barber had two touchdowns in the game as Auburn won 30-27. Andy Lyons/Getty Images
Nathan Cleverly is hit by Andrzej Fonfara during a light-heavyweight bout in Chicago on Friday, October 16. Fonfara won by unanimous decision. Jon Durr/Getty Images
Chelsea striker Diego Costa reacts after a challenge from Aston Villa defender Micah Richards during a Premier League match in London on Saturday, October 17. Clive Mason/Getty Images
Jesper Nielsen of Fuchse Berlin makes a throw during a handball match against TSV Hannover-Burgdorf on Sunday, October 18. City-Press/Getty Images
Cincinnati wide receiver Marvin Jones flips into the end zone after being hit by Buffalo's Duke Williams on Sunday, October 18. Jones had nine catches for 95 yards as the Bengals improved to 6-0 on the season. Brett Carlsen/Getty Images
New Zealand's rugby team performs the traditional Haka dance before playing France in the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals on Saturday, October 17. New Zealand, the defending World Cup champions, crushed France 62-13. Handout/World Rugby/Getty Images
Bournemouth defender Sylvain Distin leaps for a kick during a Premier League match in Manchester, England, on Saturday, October 17. LINDSEY PARNABY/AFP/Getty Images
San Jose defenseman Paul Martin reaches for the puck while playing an NHL game in Washington on Tuesday, October 13. Nick Wass/AP
Stanford wide receiver Francis Owusu pins the ball against UCLA's Jaleel Wadood as he pulls in an amazing touchdown catch Thursday, October 15, in Palo Alto, California. See video of what many are calling the catch of the year Damon Tarver/Cal Sport Media/Sipa USA
Angelique Kerber hits a shot during the Hong Kong Open on Saturday, October 17. Aitor Alcalde/Power Sport Images/Getty Images
Auckland's Charmaine McMenamin is tackled while playing Wellington in the Provincial Championship final played Saturday, October 17, in Napier, New Zealand. Auckland won 39-9. Kerry Marshall/Getty Images
Iowa's Desmond King falls to the ground after intercepting a pass at Northwestern on Saturday, October 17. King has five interceptions this year for the undefeated Hawkeyes. Jon Durr/Getty Images
Greyhounds race in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, on Thursday, October 15. Richard Sellers/EMPICS Sport/AP
Brisbane's Ruth Blackburn, left, is challenged by Canberra's Jenna McCormick during a W-League match in Brisbane, Australia, on Sunday, October 18. Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images
Ricky Jeune scores a touchdown for Georgia Tech during a home game against Pittsburgh on Saturday, October 17. Pittsburgh won the game on a 56-yard field goal by Chris Blewitt. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud pumps his fist after scoring against Watford in a Premier League match played Saturday, October 17, in Watford, England. Arsenal won the match 3-0. See 39 amazing sports photos from last week Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC/Getty Images