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What a shot! 27 amazing sports photos

Published 0416 GMT (1216 HKT) March 4, 2019
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LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers, left, celebrates with teammate Brandon Ingram after making a three-pointer during the second half of an NBA game against the New Orleans Pelicans at Staples Center on Wednesday, February 27. The Lakers won the game 125-119. Yong Teck Lim/Getty Images
A young Colorado Rockies fan attempts to get an autograph prior to a spring training game between the Rockies and the Los Angeles Angels at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick on February 27, in Scottsdale, Arizona. Mark J. Rebilas/USA TODAY Sports
Nick Kyrgios of Australia is doused in confetti after winning the Telcel Mexican Open on Saturday, March 2, in Acapulco, Mexico. Kyrgios defeated Alexander Zverev in straight sets. Hector Vivas/Getty Images
Members of the US Women's national soccer team pose in jerseys honoring inspirational women before their SheBelieves Cup match with England on Saturday, March 2, in Nashville, Tennessee. Notable women included music icons such as Beyoncé and Cardi B, fellow athletes Serena Williams and Mia Hamm, and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Action Foto Sport/NurPhoto/Getty Images
Ben Askren wrestles Robbie Lawler in their welterweight fight during UFC 235 at T-Mobile Arena on Saturday, March 2. Askren won by submission in the first round. Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images
Falk Wendrich of Germany competes in the men's high jump during Day 2 of the European Indoor Athletics Championships at Emirates Arena on March 2, in Glasgow, Scotland. Sam Barnes/Sportsfile/Getty Images
Falk Wendrich of Germany competes in the men's high jump during Day 2 of the European Indoor Athletics Championships at Emirates Arena on March 2, in Glasgow, Scotland. Hector Vivas/Getty Images
Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns dunks during the second quarter of an NBA game against the Sacramento Kings in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on Monday, February 25. Brad Rempel/USA TODAY Sports
Roger Federer returns a ball in his semifinal match with Borna Coric at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship on Friday, March 1, in Dubai. On Saturday, Federer defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas in the finals to claim his 100th career title. Kamran Jebreili/AP
Cyclists ride through the desert during stage 3 of the UAE Tour in Jebel Hafeet, United Arab Emirates, on February 26. Justin Setterfield/Getty Images
Tom Kuhnhackl of the New York Islanders, left, checks Nick Jensen of the Washington Capitals during their game on March 1, in Uniondale, New York. Al Bello/Getty Images
Laura Gimmler of Germany lies on the ground after crossing the finish line of the Cross-Country Women's 10k race of the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships on February 26, in Seefeld, Austria. Matthias Hangst/Getty Images
Nastassia Mironchyk-Ivanova competes in the women's long jump final at the 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships in Glasgow on March 3. BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images
Richard Freitag of Germany jumps during training at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships on February 27, in Seefeld, Austria. Matthias Hangst/Getty Images
Bradley Smith and Oscar Amador trade punches during their March 2 Super-Lightweight fight at East of England Arena in Peterborough, England. Graham Wilson/Action Plus/Getty Images
Pawel Wojciechowski of Poland reacts during the Men's Pole Vault Final at the 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships on March 2, in Glasgow, Scotland. Michael Steele/Getty Images
Trey Mullinax plays his ball from the mud off the 9th fairway during the first round of The Honda Classic at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, on Thursday, February 28. Jasen Vinlove/USA TODAY Sports
Jon Jones punches Anthony Smith during their UFC light heavyweight championship fight at UFC 235 on March 2 in Las Vegas. Jones won the fight in five rounds by unanimous decision. Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images
Norway's Therese Johaug celebrates winning the women's 30K Mass Start cross-country event at the Nordic Ski World Championships in Seefeld, Austria on Saturday, March 2. Matthias Schrader/AP
Wide receiver Noonie Murray of Florida State tries to catch a pass during day three of the NFL Combine on March 2, at Lucas Oil Stadium. Joe Robbins/Getty Images
Alan Mikkelson races on horseback down Harrison Avenue in Leadville, Colorado, while skier Jason Dahl airs off a jump at the 71st annual Leadville Ski Joring competition on March 2. Skijoring, which has its origins as a competitive sport in Scandinavia, has been adapted over the years to include jumps and slalom gates. Leadville has been hosting skijoring competitions since 1949. JASON CONNOLLY/AFP/Getty Images
Connecticut Guard Katie Lou Samuelson, top, and Houston's Julia Blackshell-Fair fall to the court chasing a loose ball during the first half of an NCAA basketball game on Saturday, March 2, in Storrs, Connecticut. Jessica Hill/AP
Russia's Viacheslav Barkov soars through the air during the Nordic Combined event at the Nordic Ski World Championships in Innsbruck, Austria, on Sunday, February 24. Matthias Schrader/AP
Matthijs Buchli, Roy van den Berg, Harrie Lavreysen and Jeffrey Hoogland of the Netherlands stand on the podium to accept their gold medals for winning the men's team sprint final on day one of the UCI Track Cycling World Championships on February 27, in Pruszkow, Poland. Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images
Lucas Glover plays a shot from a bunker during the first round of the Honda Classic at PGA National on February 28. Sam Greenwood/Getty Images
Alex Bowman drives during a practice for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Pennzoil 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 2. Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Ohio State Buckeyes guard C.J. Jackson battles for the ball with Iowa Hawkeyes guard Jordan Bohannon during the first half of an NCAA basketball game at Value City Arena on February 26. See 25 amazing sports photos from last week Joseph Maiorana/USA TODAY Sports