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What a shot! 37 amazing sports photos

Published 1135 GMT (1935 HKT) November 24, 2015
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Kentucky's Alex Poythress gets his teeth caught in the net after dunking against Duke in Chicago on Tuesday, November 17. Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
San Jose State wide receiver Tim Crawley dives into the end zone as a Hawaii player leaps over him Saturday, November 21, in Honolulu. San Jose State won the game 42-23. Kent Nishimura/Getty Images
Detroit Red Wings center Brad Richards, center, collides with Los Angeles defensemen Alec Martinez and Brayden McNabb during an NHL hockey game in Detroit on Friday, November 20. Carlos Osorio/AP
Canelo Alvarez punches Miguel Cotto during their middleweight title fight in Las Vegas on Saturday, November 21. Alvarez won by unanimous decision, improving his record to 46-1-1. John Locher/AP
Kobe Bryant passes around Toronto defender Bismack Biyombo during an NBA game in Los Angeles on Friday, November 20. ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images
Roger Federer walks to the court before playing Novak Djokovic in the final of the ATP World Tour Finals on Tuesday, November 17. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Chinese weightlifter Lijun Chen competes at the World Championships in Houston on Sunday, November 22. He finished first in his weight class of 62 kilograms (137 pounds) and set a world record in the process. He lifted 150 kilograms (331 pounds) in the snatch lift and 183 kilograms (403 pounds) in the clean and jerk. Jerome Miron/USA TODAY Sports
Carolina wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery makes a catch against Washington during an NFL game in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sunday, November 22. Grant Halverson/Getty Images
French rugby team Toulon takes on the English team Wasps in a Champions Cup match Sunday, November 22, in Coventry, England. Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images
NASCAR driver Kyle Busch celebrates with a burnout after winning his first Sprint Cup championship Sunday, November 22, in Homestead, Florida. It capped off an emotional season for Busch, who missed 11 races this year after he broke his right leg and left foot in a February crash. Jared C. Tilton/NASCAR/Getty Images
German ski jumper Severin Freund competes at a World Cup event in Klingenthal, Germany, on Sunday, November 22. He finished third in what was the first competition of the season. Matej Divizna/Bongarts/Getty Images
Mud is caked on a horse at the Chepstow Racecourse in Chepstow, Wales, on Wednesday, November 18. Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images
Adelaide United's Tarek Elrich, left, heads the ball as he is challenged by Ben Kantarovski of the Newcastle Jets during an A-League match in Adelaide, Australia, on Sunday, November 22. Morne de Klerk/Getty Images
Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin, top left, scores a goal against Dallas during an NHL game in Washington on Thursday, November 19. It was the 484th goal of his career -- the most for a Russian-born player in the NHL. Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Russian figure skater Elena Radionova performs her short program during a Grand Prix event in Moscow on Friday, November 20. Radionova finished the competition in first place. YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images
Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer is carried off the field after his last home game in Blacksburg, Virginia, on Saturday, November 21. Beamer, who has coached the Hokies for 29 years, is retiring at the end of this season. Michael Shroyer/Getty Images
Memphis' Trahson Burrell, left, and Oklahoma's Dante Buford compete for a rebound during a college basketball game in Memphis, Tennessee, on Tuesday, November 17. Joe Murphy/Getty Images
Hertha Berlin's Vladimir Darida prepares to take a corner kick during a snowy Bundesliga match in Berlin on Sunday, November 22. City-Press/Getty Images
California's Bryce Treggs, left, is tackled by Stanford's Kodi Whitfield during a college football game in Palo Alto, California, on Saturday, November 21. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images
Rory McIlroy holes out from a bunker Thursday, November 19, during the first round of the DP World Tour Championship, a European Tour event in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. McIlroy would go on to win the tournament. Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images
Toluca's Paulio Da Silva, left, and Monterrey's Jesus Zavala compete for the ball during a Liga MX match in Toluca, Mexico, on Sunday, November 22. Miguel Tovar/STF/LatinContent WO/Getty Images
Xavier's Jalen Reynolds blocks the shot of Michigan's Ricky Doyle during a college basketball game in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on Friday, November 20. Duane Burleson/Getty Images
South Korea second baseman Jeong Keun-woo is tossed into the air by teammates after they defeated the United States 8-0 in the final of the inaugural Premier 12 baseball tournament, which was played in Tokyo on Saturday, November 21. Toru Takahashi/AP
A runner collapses after crossing the finish line of the Philadelphia Marathon on Sunday, November 22. Joseph Kaczmarek/AP
Mikael Bengtsson and Erik Stark race their powerboat in the Dubai Grand Prix on Saturday, November 21. Warren Little/Getty Images Europe
Kansas State quarterback Joe Hubener is crunched by Iowa State defenders during their game in Manhattan, Kansas, on Saturday, November 21. Peter G. Aiken/Getty Images
Jaromir Jagr gets accidentally whacked in the face by Florida teammate Reilly Smith during an NHL game in Sunrise, Florida, on Thursday, November 19. Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI/ Getty Images
The face of Juventus star Paul Pogba is obscured by the ball in this photo taken Saturday, November 21, in Turin, Italy. ALESSANDRO GAROFALO/Reuters /Landov
Miami's Kenny Stills pulls in a 29-yard touchdown pass during a home game against Dallas on Sunday, November 22. Dallas would go on to win the game, however, 24-14. Joe Robbins/Getty Images
Philadelphia's Sam Gagner maintains possession of the puck as he's shoved by San Jose's Mirco Mueller on Thursday, November 19. Len Redkoles/NHLI/Getty Images
LSU wide receiver Travin Dural flips over Mississippi's Kendarius Webster on an incomplete pass Saturday, November 21, in Oxford, Mississippi. Dural was injured on the play and didn't return to the game. Matt Bush/USA TODAY Sports
Players from the Irish hurling club Galway watch from the sideline as they play Dublin at Boston's Fenway Park on Sunday, November 22. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
Connecticut guard Rodney Purvis shoots over three Furman defenders during a college basketball game in Storrs, Connecticut, on Saturday, November 21. David Butler II/USA TODAY Sports
Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring the fourth goal for Barcelona during its 4-0 thrashing of rival Real Madrid on Saturday, November 21. Victor Carretero/Real Madrid/Getty Images
Michigan State football players celebrate Saturday, November 21, after they upset undefeated Ohio State 17-14 in Columbus, Ohio. Michael Geiger kicked a 41-yard field goal as time expired to put the Spartans on the cusp of a division title. Jamie Sabau/Getty Images
Bradley Wright-Phillips, a forward for Major League Soccer's New York Red Bulls, shoots the ball as he is closed down by Columbus defender Tyson Wahl, right, on Sunday, November 22. Columbus won the home playoff match 2-0 and will travel to New York for the second leg of the Eastern Conference finals on November 29. Geoff Burke/USA TODAY Sports
Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel embraces running back Russell Hansbrough before the start of a college football game in Columbia, Missouri, on Saturday, November 21. It was the final home game for Hansbrough, who is a senior, and for Pinkel, who is resigning because of his health. Pinkel was diagnosed with lymphoma earlier this year. See 29 amazing sports photos from last week Huy Mach/AP