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What a shot! 33 amazing sports photos

Published 1152 GMT (1952 HKT) January 12, 2016
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Alabama's Kenyan Drake returns a kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown late in the championship game of the College Football Playoff on Monday, January 11. Drake and the Crimson Tide defeated Clemson 45-40 in Glendale, Arizona. It is their fourth national title in the last seven years. Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images
Alexander Ovechkin celebrates after scoring his 500th NHL goal during a game in Washington on Sunday, January 10. Only 43 players have ever scored 500 goals in their NHL careers, and Ovechkin is the first Russian player to reach the milestone. Jacquelyn Martin/AP
Cincinnati quarterback A.J. McCarron (No. 5) fumbles after being sacked by Pittsburgh's Cameron Heyward during an NFL playoff game in Cincinnati on Saturday, January 9. Pittsburgh won 18-16 to deny the Bengals their first playoff win in 25 years. Andy Lyons/Getty Images
Everton goalkeeper Joel Robles tries to catch a cat that ran onto the field during an FA Cup match in Liverpool, England, on Saturday, January 9. PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images
New Orleans guard Jrue Holiday, left, does a reverse layup Sunday, January 10, as he's guarded by Jamal Crawford in Los Angeles. Mark J. Terrill/AP
Kansas City quarterback Alex Smith walks off the field in Houston after his Chiefs blew out the Texans 30-0 on Saturday, January 9. It was Kansas City's first playoff win since 1994. Scott Halleran/Getty Images
Finnish hockey players celebrate after Kasperi Kapanen, second from left, scored the game-winning overtime goal to beat Russia and win the World Juniors on Tuesday, January 5. The tournament took place in Helsinki, Finland. Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press/AP
Charlie Hough falls off his bicycle Sunday, January 10, while competing in the Cyclocross National Championships in Asheville, North Carolina. He would go on to finish the race. Larry Clouse/Cal Sport Media/AP
Seattle wide receiver Tyler Lockett, left, is unable to catch a pass as he's defended by Minnesota's Trae Waynes on Sunday, January 10. Seattle would win the playoff game 10-9 after Minnesota kicker Blair Walsh missed a 27-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter. Jamie Squire/Getty Images
Czech biathlete Gabriela Soukalova looks down the sights of her gun during a World Cup race in Ruhpolding, Germany, on Saturday, January 9. She finished second in the women's pursuit. Vianney Thibaut/Agence Zoom/Getty Images
Italian skier Giuliano Razzoli loses his balance Wednesday, January 6, during a World Cup slalom race in Santa Caterina Valfurva, Italy. Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/Getty Images
The legs of NBA player Jeremy Lamb frame this action shot from Phoenix on Wednesday, January 6. Lamb had fallen on the court during play. Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Green Bay tight end Richard Rodgers embraces quarterback Aaron Rodgers -- no relation -- after a touchdown against Washington on Sunday, January 10. Green Bay won 35-18 to advance to the next round of the NFL playoffs. Mark Tenally/AP
Jamie Ward gets tangled in the back of the net after Nottingham Forest teammate Oliver Burke scored against Queens Park Rangers on Saturday, January 9. It was the only goal in the FA Cup match, which was played in Nottingham, England. Tony Marshall/Getty Images
Novak Djokovic, the world's top-ranked tennis player, holds his trophy after winning the Qatar Open on Saturday, January 9. EPA
Philadelphia's Ish Smith goes up for a shot during an NBA game against Cleveland on Sunday, January 10. Matt Slocum/AP
American skier Lindsey Vonn tucks her body during a World Cup race in Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Austria, on Saturday, January 9. It was her 36th downhill title, tying the record set by Annemarie Moser-Proell. Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/Getty Images
Notre Dame guard Lindsay Allen is introduced before a home game Sunday, January 10, in South Bend, Indiana. John Mersits/Cal Sport Media/AP
Camels race in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday, January 5. KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images
Skaters race downhill during the Red Bull Crashed Ice event in Munich, Germany, on Friday, January 8. Michaela Rehle/REUTERS/Newscom
Dallas forward Patrick Sharp, left, celebrates as a shot from Antoine Roussel slips past New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist during an NHL game in New York on Tuesday, January 5. The Rangers still won the game 6-2. Jared Silber/NHLI/Getty Images
Texas A&M guard Jalen Jones reacts after he was called for a foul at Tennessee on Saturday, January 9. Wade Payne/AP
Martin Johnsrud Sundby, a cross-country skier from Norway, wins the Tour de Ski for the third straight year on Sunday, January 10. The last stage of the race was held in Val di Fiemme, Italy. Stanko Gruden/Agence Zoom/Getty Images
Norwegian ski jumper Kenneth Gangnes competes at the Four Hills tournament Tuesday, January 5, in Bischofshofen, Austria. BARBARA GINDL/AFP/Getty Images
Sloane Stephens serves to Julia Gorges in the final of the ASB Classic, which was played Saturday, January 9, in Auckland, New Zealand. Stephens won in straight sets. Hannah Peters/Getty Images
Chicago's Andrew Shaw is sprayed with water prior to an NHL game against Pittsburgh on Wednesday, January 6. Bill Smith/NHLI/Getty Images
Milos Raonic celebrates Sunday, January 10, after he defeated Roger Federer to win the Brisbane International in Brisbane, Australia. Matt Roberts/Getty Images
American bobsledders Brittany Reinbolt and Bonnie Kilis compete at a World Cup event in Lake Placid, New York, on Friday, January 8. FINNIAN GUNTHER/EPA
Ken Griffey Jr., left, and Mike Piazza arrive for a news conference in New York on Thursday, January 7, a day after they were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Griffey received the highest percentage of Hall of Fame votes in history -- 99.3%. Jeff Zelevansky/MLB/Getty Images
Toronto goalie Jonathan Bernier mixes it up with Anaheim's Corey Perry during an NHL game in Anaheim, California, on Wednesday, January 6. Harry How/Getty Images
Duke's Marshall Plumlee, right, tips the ball away from Virginia Tech's Zach LeDay during a college basketball game in Durham, North Carolina, on Saturday, January 9. Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
North Dakota State quarterbacks Carson Wentz, right, and Easton Stick embrace after their team won the FCS championship game on Saturday, January 9. The Bison defeated Jacksonville State 37-10 in Frisco, Texas. It is their fifth straight national title. MIKE STONE/AP
Cross-country skiers race during the Tour de Ski event Saturday, January 9, in Val di Fiemme, Italy. See 31 amazing sports photos from last week ANSA/ZUMAPRESS.com/Newscom