What a shot! 31 amazing sports photos

Updated 1425 GMT (2225 HKT) January 6, 2016
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Ben Boulware, left, and Deshaun Watson celebrate after Clemson's football team won the Orange Bowl on Thursday, December 31. The Tigers defeated Oklahoma 37-17 in what was a semifinal of the College Football Playoff. They will play Alabama in the national championship game on Monday, January 11. Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
Neymar, one of the stars of FC Barcelona, concentrates on the ball during a league match against city rivals Espanyol on Saturday, January 2. The two Spanish clubs tied 0-0. Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images
Balloons and confetti rain down on TCU's football team after its comeback victory in the Alamo Bowl on Saturday, January 2. The Horned Frogs trailed Oregon 31-0 at halftime but rallied for a 47-41 overtime victory. It tied the largest comeback ever in a bowl. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
Cricketers Chris Gayle, center, and Aaron Finch walk through flames before a Big Bash League match in Melbourne on Wednesday, December 30. Gayle and Finch play for the Melbourne Scorchers. Scott Barbour/Getty Images
Japanese ski jumper Junshiro Kobayashi soars through the air Sunday, January 3, during the Four Hills Tournament in Innsbruck, Austria. Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images
Grenoble's Eric Chouinard, left, scores a goal during the French Cup final on Sunday, January 3. Grenoble lost to Rouen 4-2. Xavier Laine/Getty Images
UFC fighter Carlos Condit, left, trades blows with Robbie Lawler during their welterweight title fight in Las Vegas on Saturday, January 2. Lawler retained his title by split decision. John Locher/AP
Roger Federer has some fun with an oversized racket during an exhibition event in Brisbane, Australia, on Sunday, January 3. Chris Hyde/Getty Images
Alabama football players celebrate after they shut out Michigan State 38-0 in the Cotton Bowl on Thursday, December 31. Scott Halleran/Getty Images
Kansas basketball player Devonte' Graham high-fives fans after a home win over Baylor on Saturday, January 2. Jamie Squire/Getty Images
Cricket spectators pay tribute to late commentator Richie Benaud as they watch Australia play the West Indies in Sydney on Monday, January 4. Benaud, who also played cricket for Australia, died in March at the age of 84. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
Houston quarterback Kyle Postma is tackled by Florida State's Jalen Ramsey (No. 8) and Lamarcus Brutus during the Peach Bowl in Atlanta on Thursday, December 31. Grant Halverson/Getty Images
Leicester's Graham Kitchener is brought down by Saracens' Schalk Brits during a Premiership match in Barnet, England, on Saturday, January 2. David Rogers/Getty Images
Gillette Stadium, home of the NFL's New England Patriots, hosted the annual Winter Classic hockey game on Friday, January 1. Montreal defeated Boston 5-1. Brian Fluharty/USA TODAY Sports
Dallas' Robert Turbin loses his helmet as he's crunched by Washington Redskins on Sunday, January 3. A personal foul was called on the play. Michael Ainsworth/AP
Oklahoma wide receiver Sterling Shepard, foreground, is upended by Clemson's T.J. Green during the Orange Bowl on Thursday, December 31. Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
Light-flyweight Javier Mendoza is hit by Akira Yaegashi during their IBF title bout on Tuesday, December 29. Mendoza lost his title by unanimous decision. YUYA SHINO/Reuters/Landov
The boot of Manchester City's Nicolas Otamendi is seen near the head of Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy during a Premier League match in Leicester, England, on Tuesday, December 29. DARREN STAPLES/Reuters/Landov
Colorful characters perform with the Stanford band during the Rose Bowl halftime show on Friday, January 1. Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images
Denver quarterback Peyton Manning prepares to fire off a pass during an NFL game against San Diego on Sunday, January 3. Manning was playing in his first game since November. He had been injured. Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images
Horses clear a water jump during a steeplechase race in Newbury, England, on Tuesday, December 29. Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images
Houston center Dwight Howard gets off a shot during a home game against Atlanta on Tuesday, December 29. Bill Baptist/NBAE/Getty Images
Justine Kish, left, punches Nina Ansaroff during a UFC bout in Las Vegas on Saturday, January 2. Kish won the fight by unanimous decision. Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images
Wisconsin football players hold up the Holiday Bowl trophy after defeating USC on Wednesday, December 30. Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images
Adelaide's Travis Head celebrates after hitting the winning runs against the Sydney Sixers on Thursday, December 31. Head scored a century in the Big Bash League match. Morne DeKlerk/Cricket Australia/Getty Images
The rally car of Bernhard ten Brinke and Tom Colsoul catches some air Saturday, January 2, during the Dakar Rally prologue in Argentina. Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images
Kansas City tight end Demetrius Harris, right, pulls in a touchdown pass as he's defended by Oakland's Malcolm Smith on Sunday, January 3. It was the first touchdown of his NFL career, and Kansas City won the game 23-17. Peter Aiken/Getty Images
Iowa guard Anthony Clemmons, center, celebrates with fans who stormed the court after the Hawkeyes upset No. 1 Michigan State on Tuesday, December 29. It was Michigan State's first loss of the season. Matthew Holst/Getty Images
Tampa Bay quarterback Jameis Winston dives into the end zone during an NFL game in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Sunday, January 3. Carolina won the game 38-10, however, and clinched home-field advantage in the NFC playoffs. Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
Michinori Tanaka reacts after winning a split decision over Joe Soto at UFC 195 on Saturday, January 2. Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images
Japanese ski jumper Daiki Ito practices Tuesday, December 29, at the Four Hills Tournament in Oberstdorf, Germany. See 35 amazing sports photos from last week Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images