What a shot! 35 amazing sports photos

Published 1141 GMT (1941 HKT) December 29, 2015
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New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker jumps on the back of quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick during a television interview Sunday, December 27, in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The two teamed up for the game-winning touchdown as the Jets defeated the New England Patriots 26-20 in overtime. Al Bello/Getty Images
Bath rugby player Max Lahiff is tackled by Worcester's Donncha O'Callaghan during a Premiership match in Bath, England, on Sunday, December 27. Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images
Swiss skier Daniel Yule loses his balance during a World Cup slalom race in Madonna di Campiglio, Italy, on Tuesday, December 22. Alexis Boichard/Agence Zoom/Getty Images
Carolina quarterback Cam Newton, left, reacts to a play during an NFL game in Atlanta on Sunday, December 27. Newton and the Panthers lost for the first time this season, falling to 14-1. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Montreal's Jarred Tinordi, left, fights Washington's Tom Wilson during an NHL game in Washington on Saturday, December 26. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook throws down a dunk against Denver on Sunday, December 27. Layne Murdoch/NBAE/Getty Images
Newcastle players collide with Everton's Romelu Lukaku as he tries an overhead kick Saturday, December 26, in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Ian MacNicol/Getty Images
Australian cricketer Nathan Lyon dives for a catch during a Test match against the West Indies on Sunday, December 27. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers is sacked by Arizona's Alex Okafor and Jerraud Powers during an NFL game in Glendale, Arizona, on Sunday, December 27. Rodgers was sacked eight times as the Cardinals rolled to a 38-8 victory. Norm Hall/Getty Images
Tampa Bay center Valtteri Filppula (No. 51) looks for a pass during an NHL game against Vancouver on Tuesday, December 22. DEL MECUM/CSM/LANDOV
Chicago's Derrick Rose passes the ball to a trailing teammate during an NBA game in Dallas on Saturday, December 26. Glenn James/NBAE/Getty Images
Bowmen work aboard Black Jack during the Sydney to Hobart yacht race on Saturday, December 26. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
Elvis Dumervil, right, sacks Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger during an NFL game in Baltimore on Sunday, December 27. Baltimore upset its division rival 20-17, damaging its playoff hopes. Rob Carr/Getty Images
INAC Kobe Leonessa, a women's soccer team from Kobe, Japan, lifts the Empress's Cup after winning the tournament final in Kawasaki, Japan, on Sunday, December 27. Etsuo Hara/Getty Images
Snow falls in the ironically named Sun Bowl as Miami running back Mark Walton dives for a touchdown on Saturday, December 26. Washington State won the game 20-14 in El Paso, Texas. Victor Calzada/AP
Ice dancers Haruno Yajima and Kokoro Mizutani compete at Japan's Figure Skating Championships on Sunday, December 27. Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images
LeBron James shoots the ball during a Christmas Day game against Golden State on Friday, December 25. Golden State won 89-83 in what was a rematch of last season's Finals. Noah Graham/NBAE/Getty Images
Arsenal's Nacho Monreal lifts his boot near the face of James Ward-Prowse during a Premier League match in Southampton, England, on Saturday, December 26. Christopher Lee/Getty Images
Oksana Herhel, top, wrestles Geeta Phogat during a wrestling match in New Delhi on Saturday, December 26. Herhel won the match, helping her team advance to the finals of the Pro Wrestling League. Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times/Getty Images
Nate Washington celebrates after he scored a touchdown for Houston during an NFL game in Nashville, Tennessee, on Sunday, December 27. The Texans won 34-6 and moved closer to a division title. Andy Lyons/Getty Images
Gloucester's Rob Cook, left, celebrates Sunday, December 27, after scoring his team's fifth try during a Premiership match against Harlequins in London. The match ended in a 39-39 draw. Tony Marshall/Getty Images
New Zealand's Doug Bracewell bowls against Sri Lanka during a One Day International cricket match on Monday, December 28. New Zealand won by 10 wickets. Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images
Jockeys whip their horses during a race in Sunbury, England, on Saturday, December 26. Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images
Georgia Southern football players carry their interim head coach, Dell McGee, after winning the GoDaddy Bowl in Mobile, Alabama, on Wednesday, December 23. The Eagles defeated Bowling Green 58-27. It was their their first-ever bowl game. Michael Chang/Getty Images
Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney heads the ball against Stoke City during a Premier League match in Stoke-on-Trent, England, on Saturday, December 26. Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images
Russian synchronized swimmer Svetlana Romashina performs during an event in Moscow on Thursday, December 24. STANISLAV KRASILNIKOV/ITAR-TASS/Landov
San Diego State's Zylan Cheatham waits for a rebound during a home game against Kansas on Tuesday, December 22. Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images
Adelaide United's Dylan McGowan, right, clears the ball in front of Wellington Phoenix's Manny Muscat during an A-League match in Adelaide, Australia, on Saturday, December 26. Morne de Klerk/Getty Images
Cleveland quarterback Johnny Manziel evades a tackler during an NFL game in Kansas City, Missouri, on Sunday, December 27. Peter Aiken/Getty Images
Louisville guard Trey Lewis tries to shoot the ball over Kentucky's Skal Labissière on Saturday, December 26. Kentucky defeated its in-state rival 75-73. Andy Lyons/Getty Images
Miami wide receiver Jarvis Landry makes a spectacular one-handed catch against Indianapolis during an NFL game in Miami Gardens, Florida, on Sunday, December 27. Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello celebrates after he scored a game-winning overtime goal during an NHL game against Anaheim on Tuesday, December 22. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images
Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone can't stop Manchester City's Raheem Sterling, right, from scoring the opening goal of a Premier League match Saturday, December 26, in Manchester, England. Manchester City went on to win 4-1. Alex Livesey/Getty Images
Swimmers jump into the water at the start of the Christmas Crossing in Gijon, Spain, on Friday, December 25. Every year, swimmers race at the city's port, covering 220 meters (722 feet) in what is Spain's second-oldest Christmas swimming competition. ALBERTO MORANTE/EFE/EPA/LANDOV
Chris Bosh slams the ball for Miami during an NBA game in Orlando on Saturday, December 26. See 30 amazing sports photos from last week Fernando Medina/NBAE/Getty Images