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What a shot! 31 amazing sports photos

Published 1134 GMT (1934 HKT) February 23, 2016
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Denny Hamlin edges Martin Truex Jr. to win the Daytona 500 on Sunday, February 21. Hamlin won by 0.011 seconds in what was the closest finish in race history. Sarah Crabill/NASCAR/Getty Images
Anthony Davis shoots over Marcus Morris during an NBA game in Detroit on Sunday, February 21. Davis had 59 points and 20 rebounds for the New Orleans Pelicans, who won 111-106. Allen Einstein/NBAE/Getty Images
Sara Errani watches the ball Thursday, February 15, during the quarterfinals of the Dubai Tennis Championships. She would go on to win the tournament. ALI HAIDER/EPA
Cleveland's Richard Jefferson, left, is fouled by Randy Foye during an NBA game in Oklahoma City on Sunday, February 21. Mark D. Smith/USA TODAY Sports
American figure skater Alexa Scimeca goes airborne Saturday, February 20, during the Four Continents event in Taipei City, Taiwan. She and Chris Knierim finished second in the pairs competition, behind Sui Wenjing and Han Cong of China. Kevin Lee/ISU/Getty Images
Players from the Boston Red Sox work out in Fort Myers, Florida, on Thursday, February 18. Spring training is officially underway for all major-league teams. Jim Davis/The Boston Globe/Getty Images
Israel's Adam Edelman completes a skeleton run Thursday, February 18, at the IBSF World Championships in Innsbruck, Austria. Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images
Victoria Pendleton, left, and Carey Williamson fall off their horses during a steeplechase race in Fakenham, England, on Friday, February 19. Pendleton is a former Olympic cyclist who won the keirin at the 2012 Games. Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images
Chris Carter competes in the triple jump at the Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix on Saturday, February 20. He finished second behind fellow American Omar Craddock. Mark Runnacles/British Athletics/Getty Images
C.J. Hancock, bottom, tries to hold off Ruben Esparza during their Bellator bout in Houston on Friday, February 19. Hancock would win the fight with a rear-naked choke in the third round. Troy Taormina/USA TODAY Sports
Argentina's Francesca Baruzzi Farriol loses a ski Tuesday, February 16, during a giant-slalom race at the Winter Youth Olympics. The games were held in Lillehammer, Norway. Arnt Folvik/YIS/IOC/Getty Images
Kobe Bryant is swarmed by San Antonio's Kyle Anderson and Tony Parker during an NBA game in Los Angeles on Friday, February 19. Richard Mackson/USA TODAY Sports
Baylor fans react to a foul called against their team during a college basketball game in Waco, Texas, on Tuesday, February 16. Tony Gutierrez/AP
Zemgus Girgensons falls awkwardly after colliding with a Pittsburgh player in Buffalo, New York, on Saturday, February 21. Bill Wippert/NHLI/Getty Images
Victor Minibaev, left, and Roman Izmailov perform synchronized dives at the Diving World Cup on Saturday, February 20. The Russians finished fifth in the 10-meter platform. Buda Mendes/Getty Images
Hull City's Adama Diomande, left, competes for the ball with Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny during an FA Cup match in London on Saturday, February 20. The match ended scoreless. Frank Augstein/AP
Frank Halai scores Wasps' opening try during a Premiership match in Bath, England, on Saturday, February 20. Wasps defeated Bath 24-18. Michael Steele/Getty Images
The puck gets past Chicago goalie Corey Crawford during an NHL game in Minneapolis on Sunday, February 21. The game was played at the University of Minnesota's football stadium as part of the league's Stadium Series. The home team Wild won 6-1. Jamie Sabau/NHLI/Getty Images
Texas Tech basketball player Toddrick Gotcher runs toward fans as they celebrate the team's home win over No. 3 Oklahoma on Wednesday, February 17. Brad Tollefson/AP
Slovenian ski jumper Jurij Tepes competes at a World Cup event in Lahti, Finland, on Sunday, February 21. Vianney Thibaut/Agence Zoom/Getty Images
Club America's Oribe Peralta falls down Saturday, February 20, during a league match against Cruz Azul in Mexico City. Hector Vivas/LatinContent/Getty Images
George Hewett of the Sydney Swans is tackled during an Australian Football League match against the Port Adelaide Power on Saturday, February 20. Matt King/Getty Images
Sparks fly from the truck of Christopher Bell (No. 4) during a NASCAR race in Daytona Beach, Florida, on Friday, February 19. Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
U.S. soccer players Kelley O'Hara, top, and Lindsey Horan, right, congratulate Tobin Heath after Heath scored a second-half goal against Canada on Sunday, February 21. The United States defeated Canada 2-0 to win the final of the CONCACAF tournament in Houston. Scott Halleran/Getty Images
Students from the University of Washington turn their backs to the court as Stanford's starters are introduced before a basketball game in Seattle on Saturday, February 20. Ted S. Warren/AP
Pat Ngoho takes part in Bowl-A-Rama, Australia's biggest skateboarding competition, on Sunday, February 21. Zak Kaczmarek/Getty Images
Pro surfer Jarryd Foster competes in a big-wave event held in Praia do Norte, Portugal, on Friday, February 19. FRANCISCO LEONG/AFP/Getty Images
USC's Nikola Jovanovic loses the ball after his shot was blocked by Utah's Brekkott Chapman, left, on Sunday, February 21. Danny Moloshok/AP
Tampa Bay pitcher Danny Farquhar warms up during a spring-training workout in Port Charlotte, Florida, on Sunday, February 21. Patrick Semansky/AP
Lydia Ko dumps water on Haru Nomura after Nomura won the Women's Australian Open on Sunday, February 21. It was the first LPGA victory for Nomura. Morne de Klerk/Getty Images
Horses race on a frozen lake in St. Moritz, Switzerland, on Sunday, February 21. See 38 amazing sports photos from last week Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone/AP