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Best Sports Pix of the Week
From the politics of soccer to a record breaking night in the Big Easy, here are some of the best sports pictures from the last week. 
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BARCELONA, SPAIN - OCTOBER 07: Lionel Messi (R) of Barcelona celebrates scoring besides his teammate Jordi Alba during the la Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium on October 7, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)
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CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 07: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers makes his introduction before their game against the Seattle Seahawks at Bank of America Stadium on October 7, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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TALLADEGA, AL - OCTOBER 07: Clint Bowyer, driver of the #15 5-Hour Energy Benefiting Avon Foundation for Women Toyota, races Kevin Harvick, driver of the #29 Budweiser Chevrolet, and Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Mobil 1/Office Depot Chevrolet, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 7, 2012 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR)
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BARCELONA, SPAIN - OCTOBER 07: Barcelona fans display a Catalan flag prior to the start of the la Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium on October 7, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)
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JACKSONVILLE, FL - OCTOBER 07: Brandon Marshall #15 of the Chicago Bears prays after a game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at EverBank Field on October 7, 2012 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 07: Joe Bennett of Aston Villa receives medical treatment for a wound on his leg during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at White Hart Lane on October 7, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
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TALLADEGA, AL - OCTOBER 07: Bobby Labonte drives the wrecked #47 Scott/Kingsford/Bush Beans Toyota during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 7, 2012 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 06: John Terry of Chelsea attempts against the Norwich City overhead kick during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Norwich City at Stamford Bridge on October 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
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Interim WBO light middleweight champion Lukas Konecny from the Czech Republic, right, throws a punch at WBO light middleweight champion Zaurbek Baysangurov of Russia during their WBO light middleweight title fight in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012. Baysangurov won the fight. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

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LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 06: Santi Cazorla of Arsenal competes for the ball with Matt Taylor of West Ham during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal at the Boleyn Ground on October 6, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
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SUZUKA, JAPAN - OCTOBER 07: General action during the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit on October 7, 2012 in Suzuka, Japan. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 06: Yaya Toure of Manchester City reacts during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Sunderland at the Etihad Stadium on October 6, 2012 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics is tagged out at home Gerald Laird #9 of the Detroit Tigers in the top of the third inning during Game Two of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 7, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
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BARCELONA, SPAIN - OCTOBER 07: Cristiano Ronaldo (Top) of Real Madrid duels in the air for the ball with Martin Montoya of Barcelona during the la Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium on October 7, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)
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PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07: Michael Vick #7 of the Philadelphia Eagles rolls out as Brett Keisel #99 of the Pittsburgh Steelers pursues during the game on October 7, 2012 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Steelers defeated the Eagles 16-14. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics stands in the on deck circle against the Detroit Tigers during Game Two of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 7, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
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BARCELONA, SPAIN - OCTOBER 07: A FC Barcelona fans hold up Catalan Pro-Independence flags during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Mdrid CF at Camp Nou on October 7, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
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CINCINNATI, OH - OCTOBER 07: Michael Johnson #93 of the Cincinnati Bengals, wears pink cleats for breast cancer awareness during the game against the Miami Dolphins at Paul Brown Stadium on October 7, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Tyler Barrick/Getty Images)
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 7: Jerome Simpson #81 of the Minnesota Vikings jumps as he is announced before the game against the Tennessee Titans on October 7, 2012 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
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SUZUKA, JAPAN - OCTOBER 07: Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and McLaren drives during the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at the Suzuka Circuit on October 7, 2012 in Suzuka, Japan. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
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GAINESVILLE, FL - OCTOBER 06: Florida Gators cheerleaders perform during the game against the LSU Tigers at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on October 6, 2012 in Gainesville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
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NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 07: Man United player Jonny Evans scores the first goal the Barclays Premier league game between Newcastle United and Manchester United at Sports Direct Arena on October 7, 2012 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
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CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 07: A cheerleader for the Carolina Panthers in action during their game at Bank of America Stadium on October 7, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 07: Rueben Randle #82 of the New York Giants makes a catch against Buster Skrine #22 of the Cleveland Browns during their game at MetLife Stadium on October 7, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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JACKSONVILLE, FL - OCTOBER 07: Fans watch a game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Chicago Bears during a game at EverBank Field on October 7, 2012 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 7: Wide receiver Kyle Williams #10 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates a touchdown against the Buffalo Bills in the second quarter on October 7, 2012 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won 45-3. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
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SHANGHAI, CHINA - OCTOBER 08: Zhe Li of China returns a shot to Sam Querrey of the United States during the day two of Shanghai Rolex Masters at the Qi Zhong Tennis Center on October 8, 2012 in Shanghai, China.(Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
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INDIANAPOLIS, IN - OCTOBER 07: Indianapolis Colts cheerleaders are perform during the NFL game against the Green Bay Packers at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 7, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
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BARCELONA, SPAIN - OCTOBER 07: Barcelona fans hold up letters forming the word 'Independencia' amid others showing Catalan Pro-Independence flags during the la Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid at the Camp Nou stadium on October 7, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)
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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 08: Adam LaRoche #25 of the Washington Nationals at bat in the third inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 8, 2012 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 08: Jon Jay #19 of the St. Louis Cardinals makes a catch against the wall on a ball hit by Danny Espinosa #8 of the Washington Nationals in the sixth inning during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 8, 2012 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 08: Matt Holliday #7 and Jon Jay #19 of the St. Louis Cardinals celebrate after the Cardinals 12-4 victory against the Washington Nationals during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 8, 2012 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
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NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 07: Ryan Mathews #24 of the San Diego Chargers dives over Malcolm Jenkins #27 of the New Orleans Saints to score a touchdown and lead 24-14 lead during the third quarter at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 7, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 09: Gary Putland of the Redbacks runs in to bowl during day one of the Sheffield Shield match between the South Australian Redbacks and the Tasmanian Tigers at Adelaide Oval on October 9, 2012 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)
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Utah wide receiver Kenneth Scott (2) grabs a touch down catch as Southern California cornerback Torin Harris (4) defends in the first quarter during an NCAA college football game Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
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A tiger cub from the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo makes an appearance before Auburn's college football game against Arkansas on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 in Auburn, Ala.(AP Photo/Todd J. Van Emst)
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In this photo provided by the Association of Surfing Professionals, Gabriel Medina, of Brazil, competes in the Quiksilver Pro France surfing competition in Hossegor, France, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/ASP, Kelly Cestari)

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Juan Monaco of Argentina returns a shot to Fernando Verdasco of Spain during their second round men's singles match of the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament at Qizhong Forest Sports City Tennis Center in Shanghai, China, Tuesday Oct. 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
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In this photo provided by the Association of Surfing Professionals, Kelly Slater, of the United States, competes in the quarterfinals of the Quiksilver Pro France surfing competition in Hossegor, France, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/ASP, Kelly Cestari)
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Notre Dame players hold the Shamrock Series helmets on the sidelines during the first half of an NCAA college football game Miami at Soldier Field Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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A Miami cheerleader prepares on the sidelines before an NCAA college football game between Miami and Notre Dame at Soldier Field Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 04: Robert Turner #59 of the St. Louis Rams is introduced during player introductions prior to the game against the Arizona Cardinals at Edward Jones Dome on October 4, 2012 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 07: Joe Flacco #5 of the Baltimore Ravens passes against the Kansas City Chiefs defense midway through the third quarter on October 07, 2012 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Kyle Rivas/Getty Images)
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LANDOVER, MD - OCTOBER 07: Quarterback Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons passes against the Washington Redskins in the first quarter at FedExField on October 7, 2012 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
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INDIANAPOLIS, IN - OCTOBER 07: Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts passes while being hit by Erik Walden #93 and Casey Hayward #29 (R) of the Green Bay Packers at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 7, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Colts defeated the Packers 30-27. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 07: Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints smiles as he leaves the field after a 31-24 win over the San Diego Chargers in which Brees broke the record for consecutive games with a touchdown pass setting the new mark at 48 games at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 7, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 08: Justin Forsett #28 of the Houston Texans runs the ball against Bart Scott #57 of the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium on October 8, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)
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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 08: Jordan Zimmermann #27 of the Washington Nationals pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 8, 2012 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 08: Carlos Beltran #3 of the St. Louis Cardinals rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run in the eighth inning against the Washington Nationals during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 8, 2012 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
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BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 08: Ichiro Suzuki #31 of the New York Yankees dodges a tag score a run around catcher Matt Wieters #32 of the Baltimore Orioles on an RBI double hit by Robinson Cano #24 in the top of the first inning during Game Two of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 8, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
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BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 08: Darren O'Day #56 of the Baltimore Orioles pitches in the top of the seventh inning after relieving Wei-Yin Chen #16 during Game Two of the American League Division Series against the New York Yankees at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 8, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 07: Aaron Lennon of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa at White Hart Lane on October 7, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
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FOXBORO, MA - OCTOBER 07: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots stands behind center against the Denver Broncos defense during the game on October 7, 2012 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
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DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 07: Doug Fister #58 of the Detroit Tigers pitches during the fourth inning of Game Two of the American League Division Series against the Oakland Athletics at Comerica Park on October 7, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Athletics 5-4. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
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BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 08: Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees throws to first for an out on J.J. Hardy #2 of the Baltimore Orioles in the bottom of the seventh inning of Game Two of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 8, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
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Best Sports Pix of the Week

From the politics of soccer to a record breaking night in the Big Easy, here are some of the best sports pictures from the last week. 

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