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What a shot! 25 amazing sports photos

Updated 1234 GMT (2034 HKT) May 3, 2016
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Flames trail from the car of Sprint Cup driver Ryan Newman during a pileup crash in Talladega, Alabama, on Sunday, May 1. More than a dozen cars were involved in the wreck. Nobody was seriously hurt. Skip Williams/AP
Thomas Hamer swims the 200-meter freestyle during the British Para-Swimming International on Tuesday, April 26. The meet was held in Glasgow, Scotland. Ian MacNicol/Getty Images
Leicester City's Wes Morgan blows a kiss after scoring a goal at Manchester United on Sunday, May 1. The match ended 1-1, delaying Leicester's hopes of winning the English Premier League title. But when second-place Tottenham tied Chelsea the next day, the club was finally crowned the unlikeliest champion in history. The Foxes started the season as a 5,000-to-1 long shot. Simon Bellis/Sportimage/PA Images/AP
David Armitage of the St. Kilda Saints tackles Bernie Vince of the Melbourne Demons during an Australian Football League match in Melbourne on Saturday, April 30. Darrian Traynor/AFL Media/Getty Images
The Los Angeles Rams made California quarterback Jared Goff the first overall pick of the NFL Draft on Thursday, April 28. The Rams moved from St. Louis in the offseason and will be playing in Los Angeles for the first time since 1994. Jerry Lai/USA TODAY Sports
Grigor Dimitrov breaks his racket in frustration during the Istanbul Open final on Sunday, May 1. Dimitrov smashed three rackets during the match -- the last one cost him a game penalty and conceded the match to Diego Schwartzman. Salih Zeki Fazlioglu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Soccer player Gerardo Alcoba carries away a stray dog that ran onto the field Tuesday, April 26, during a Copa Libertadores match in San Cristobal, Venezuela. Fernando Llano/AP
Fire billows from the car of Terry McMillen during a drag race in Baytown, Texas, on Sunday, May 1. It is not uncommon to see fire from dragsters as their engines are pushed to the limit. Mark J. Rebilas/USA TODAY Sports
Ryan Howard is doused by a teammate in Philadelphia after hitting a walk-off home run in the 11th inning on Friday, April 29. The Phillies defeated Cleveland 4-3. Hunter Martin/Getty Images
Toronto's Cory Joseph rejects Indiana's Monta Ellis during Game 7 of their NBA playoff series on Sunday, May 1. Toronto won 89-84 to advance to the second round. Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press/AP
Victor Ortiz avoids a punch by Andre Berto during their welterweight bout in Carson, California, on Saturday, April 30. Berto stopped Ortiz in the fourth round. Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images
Adelaide United celebrates after defeating Western Sydney in the Grand Final match of the Australian soccer league on Sunday, May 1. Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images
James DeGale rolls backward after losing his footing in Washington on Saturday, April 30. DeGale recovered to win a unanimous decision over Rogelio Medina. Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Birds fly near outfielder Billy Burns during a Major League Baseball game in Oakland, California, on Sunday, May 1. Ben Margot/AP
Italian fencer Arianna Errigo, left, competes against Russia's Inna Deriglazova during the Fencing World Championships on Tuesday, April 26. Russia's women won gold in the team foil event. YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images
Miami's Josh Richardson reacts to a call made during an NBA playoff game in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Friday, April 29. Miami won the game and later the series to advance to the second round. Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
Cyclists crash in Beverley, England, during the first stage of the Tour de Yorkshire on Friday, April 29. Bryn Lennon/Getty Images
Atlanta's Daniel Castro bobbles a pop fly hit by Boston's Mookie Betts on Tuesday, April 26. Castro made the catch. Butch Dill/Getty Images
Members of the Nashville Predators and the San Jose Sharks fight at the end of an NHL playoff game on Saturday, April 30. The Sharks had just won Game 1 of the second-round series. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP
Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei competes at the Asia Badminton Championships on Thursday, April 28. He would go on to win the singles title at the event, which took place in Wuhan, China. Xiao Yijiu/Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images
Golden State's Klay Thompson is fouled by Portland's Ed Davis as he scores in an NBA playoff game on Sunday, May 1. Thompson had 37 points for the Warriors, who won the first game of the second-round series 118-106. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP
Ben Currie of the Warrington Wolves is gang-tackled by Wigan players during a Super League match in Warrington, England, on Thursday, April 28. Magi Haroun/REX/Shutterstock/AP
Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany, top, collides with Real Madrid's Casemiro on Tuesday, April 26, during the first leg of their Champions League semifinal. The match ended scoreless in Manchester, England. Paul Gilham/Getty Images
The Alinghi extreme sailing team, skippered by Ernesto Bertarelli, competes in a race in Qingdao, China, on Monday, May 2. The team would go on to win the race. Aitor Alcalde Colomer/Getty Images
The peloton cruises by a flower field in Geneva, Switzerland, during the fifth stage of the Tour de Romandie on Sunday, May 1. See 29 amazing sports photos from last week Tim de Waele/Corbis/Getty Images