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The Best Sports Pix of the Week
Our weekly look at the most breathtaking shots in the world of sports, including photos from gymnastics, tennis and baseball.
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Time to Split

Kohei Uchimura doesn't have time to split hairs while navigating the parallel bars. The Bronze medalist from Japan performs during the World Championships Gymnastics in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on Oct. 24, 2010.

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Flyin' High

The sky's the limit for Lauren Mitchell. The gold medalist from Australia performs during the floor final at the World Championships Gymnastics in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Oct. 24, 2010.

 

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Bent Out of Shape

Louis Vargas Velázquez goes airborne while performing on the horizontal bar during the men's individual all-around final of the World Championships Gymnastics in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Friday Oct. 22, 2010. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

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Yer Out!

San Francisco Giants' Andrés Torres was out after this collision with Philadelphia Phillies' catcher Carlos Ruíz on Oct. 23. But it was the Phillies who were bounced from the National League Championship Series.

 

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Catch Me If You Can

Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley couldn't catch the ball, or the San Francisco Giants' Andrés Torres during Game 6 of the National League Championship Series on Oct. 23, 2010. The Giants advanced to the World Series.

 

It Was All a Blur

Texas Rangers' Cliff Lee must have been in a haze during Game 1 of the World Series. The San Francisco Giants rocked him on Oct. 27, 2010, on their way to a win.

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Ball's in Your Court

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, left, slam dunks the ball as Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum defends during the game on Oct. 27, 2010, in Los Angeles. 

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Taking a Dive

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin tries to dive into the end zone during the first half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers on Oct. 24, 2010, in Green Bay, Wis. He was ruled out of bounds.

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Saving Face

Offenbach's Robert Wulnikowski makes the deciding save during the German soccer cup match between Kickers Offenbach and Borussia Dortmund in Offenbach, central Germany, Wednesday, Oct . 27, 2010. Offenbach won after a penalty shoot out. 

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Going Down Fighting

New Jersey Devils center Adam Mair knocks down San Jose Sharks center Jamal Mayers during a fight in the first period of an NHL hockey game in San Jose, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010. 

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Blood, Sweat and Tears

Japanese champion Toshiaki Nishioka, left, knocked the sweat off of Britain's Rendall Munroe during their WBC super bantamweight boxing title match in Tokyo on Oct. 24, 2010. Nishioka defended the title by unanimous decision. 

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Up to Speed

Ferrari Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Spain speeds up on his way to winning the Korean Grand Prix at the Korean International Circuit in Yeongam, South Korea, on Oct. 24, 2010.

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Lying Down on the Job

Viktor Troicki of Serbia, is overcome with joy after his victory in the final match over Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus at the Kremlin Cup tennis tournament in Moscow, Russia, on Oct. 24, 2010.

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Keeping an Eye on the Ball

Anna Chakvetadze of Russia keeps her eyes on the prize during a match against Vera Dushevina of Russia at the Kremlin Cup tennis tournament in Moscow, Russia, on Oct. 22, 2010.

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The Best Sports Pix of the Week

Our weekly look at the most breathtaking shots in the world of sports, including photos from gymnastics, tennis and baseball.

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