Denver Nuggets forward Carmelo Anthony and Dallas Mavericks forward Caron Butler get their arms locked in a scramble for a loose ball during the second half of an NBA basketball game on Wednesday.
Moto2 rider Ferruccio Lamborghini, from Italy, flies off his Moriwaki after after losing control during the free practice for Sunday's Grand Prix at the Estoril race track in Sintra, outside Lisbon.
A horse runs goes for a night run during a training session in preparation of the Breeder's Cup horse race at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.
Amanda Blumenherst, of the United States, blasts the ball out of a bunker on the 18th hole during the third round of the LPGA Hana Bank Championship on Sky72 Golf Course in Incheon, South Korea, on Sunday.
Sinead Kerr and John Kerr, of Britain, are face to face in their free dance performance to win the silver medal in the ice dance competition at the Skate Canada International figure skating event on Sunday in Kingston, Ontario.
Megan Fairchild, left, and Andrew Veyette, are all smiles as the principal dancers of the New York City Ballet, perform "Stars and Stripes", choreographed by George Balanchine at the Mella Theatre during the 22nd International Ballet Festival in Havana, Cuba, on Monday.
Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Derek Morris, right, is about to hit the ice after a collision with Nashville Predators right winger Patric Hornqvist, of Sweden. Both were chasing a loose puck during the first period of an NHL game in Glendale, AZ, on Wednesday.
Cecilia Braekhus, of Norway, right, is pulling no punches in her match against challenger Mikaela Lauren, of Sweden, left, during their WBC WBA WBO Female welterweight boxing world championship fight in Rostock, northern Germany, on Saturday.
Ballerinas of the New York City-based American Ballet Theatre tiptoe through their performance, "Theme and Variations", of choreographer George Balanchine, at the Karl Marx Theater on Wednesday in Havana, Cuba.
Saskatchewan Roughriders' Chris Getzlaf, left, drops the ball after David Hyland, of British Columbia, prevents him from making the catch during the second half of a CFL football game in Vancouver on Sunday.
Southern Mississippi wide receiver Johdrick Morris goes airborne over UAB cornerback Marquis Coleman for extra yardage during the fourth quarter of a NCAA college football game, in Hattiesburg, Miss., on Saturday.
Belgium's Kim Clijsters has to split to return the ball to Denmark's Caroline Wozniack during the final match of Qatar WTA Tennis Championship in Doha, Qatar, on Sunday.
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