What a shot! 27 amazing sports photos

Published 0428 GMT (1228 HKT) September 2, 2019
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Arizona State Sun Devils running back Eno Benjamin hurdles Kent State safety Elvis Hines during the first half of their NCAA football game at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona, on Thursday, August 29. Joe Camporeale/USA Today Sports
Naomi Osaka, right, comforts Coco Gauff after defeating her in their third round singles tennis match on Day six of the US Open in Queens, New York, on Saturday, August 31. In a display of sportsmanship not often seen in tennis, Osaka offered Gauff words of encouragement and asked Gauff to join her during the on-court interview following the match. Clive Brunskill/Getty Images
Washington Nationals' Victor Robles, left, douses teammate Anthony Rendon and MASN reporter Alex Chappell after a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in Washington, D.C., on Friday, August 30. The Nationals won 7-6. Alex Brandon/AP
Latvia's Lina Muze competes in the women's javelin throw during the IAAF Diamond League competition in Zurich, Switzerland, on August 29. Stefan Wermuth/AFP/Getty Images
Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander reacts after throwing a no-hitter in a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada, on Sunday, September 1. Verlander's no-hitter marked the third of his career, making him the sixth pitcher in history with at least three. Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images
Matthew Fitzpatrick plays a shot from his knees during the second round of the Omega European Masters in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, on Friday, August 30. Stuart Franklin/Getty Images
Serena Williams returns a shot during her third round singles match against Karolina Muchova at the US Open in Queens, New York, on August 30. Al Bello/Getty Images
Aaron Fuller of the Washington Huskies completes a catch for a touchdown while defended by Darreon Moore of the Eastern Washington Eagles during the first quarter of an NCAA football game in Seattle, Washington, on August 31. Abbie Parr/Getty Images
Sarah Schmelzel plays a shot from a bunker on the 15th hole during the third round of the LPGA Cambia Portland Classic at Columbia Edgewater Country Club in Portland, Oregon, on August 31. Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Thomas Steger reacts after winning the Ironman 70.3 Zell am See in Salzburg, Austria, on September 1. Jan Hetfleisch/Getty Images for IRONMAN
Players participate in the annual Brambles Sandbank cricket match during low tide in the Solent, strait of the English Channel, on September 1. Hannah McKay/Reuters
Sasha Fear and George Waddell of the United Kingdom skate during the Junior Ice Free Dance at the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating in Lake Placid, New York, on August 31. Patrick Smith/ISU/Getty Images
Zakoby McClain of the Auburn Tigers celebrates after defeating the Oregon Ducks 27-21 in a football game in Arlington, Texas, on August 31. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
Martin Jakober throws the 83.5kg Unspunnen stone during the ESAF-Federal Alpine Wrestling Festival in Zug, Switzerland, on Sunday, August 25. Moritz Hager/Reuters
A fan interferes as Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. tries to catch a pop-fly during the sixth inning at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada, on Tuesday, August 27. John E. Sokolowski/USA Today Sports
A quad scull of rowers train on Casco Bay in Portland, Maine, on Wednesday, August 28. Robert F. Bukaty/AP
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster celebrates with a media member's camera after scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NFL pre-season game against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee, on August 25. Christopher Hanewinckel/USA Today Sports
Sarah Leonie Cysique of France, right, celebrates her win over Tsukasa Yoshida of Japan in the Mixed Team final between Japan and France on Day 8 of the World Judo Championships in Tokyo, Japan, on September 1. Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images
Cyclists climb the Waseberg during the EuroEyes Cyclassics Elite race in Hamburg, Germany, on August 25. Joosep Martinson/Getty Images
Kansas City Chiefs player Harold Jones-Quartey breaks up a pass intended for the Green Bay Packers' Jace Sternberger during the first half of a pre-season NFL football game in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on Thursday, August 29. Matt Ludtke/AP
DJ LeMahieu of the New York Yankees hits a solo home run in the ninth inning against the Seattle Mariners during their game at T-Mobile Park in Seattle, Washington, on August 28. Abbie Parr/Getty Images
A cat walks on to the track during the 5000m Women's Final at the 12th edition of the African Games in Rabat, Morocco, on August 26. Fadel Senna/AFP/Getty Images
Roma's Lorenzo Pellegrini, right, is kicked in the face while challenging for the ball with Genoa's Christian Kouame during the Serie A soccer match between Roma and Genoa at the Rome Olympic stadium in Rome, Italy, on Sunday, August 25. Alessandra Tarantino/AP
Utana Yoshida and Shingo Nishiyama of Japan, bottom, and Anna Lavrova and Maxwell Gart of the United States warm up before the Junior Ice Dance - Rhythm Dance at the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating in Lake Placid, New York, on August 30. Patrick Smith/ISU/Getty Images
Alex Albon of Red Bull Racing drives during qualifying for the F1 Grand Prix of Belgium at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Spa, Belgium, on August 31. Peter J Fox/Getty Images
Jatavis Brown of the Los Angeles Chargers loses his helmet while tackling Austin Walter of the San Francisco 49ers during the first quarter of an NFL game at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, on August 29. Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images
Brazil's Thiago Braz da Silva competes in the men's pole vault during the IAAF Diamond League competition in Zurich, Switzerland, on August 29. See 30 sports photos from last week
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