Sports Photos Of 2012 Week 09

Here are week nine’s best sports photos according to me. A little bit of everything. Football, baseball, cricket, basketball, boxing, rugby and even a guy doing a bungee jump on his bike. [45 photos total]

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West All-Star Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder dunks. (POOL/REUTERS) #
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Flames erupt from a jet dryer after it was hit by Juan Pablo Montoya of Colombia in his number 42 Chevrolet during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 54th Daytona 500 race at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach. (PIERRE DUCHARME/REUTERS) #
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Cyclist Adam Flint, attached to a bungee rope, pedals off the Garry Bridge near Pitlochry, in Scotland. (RUSSELL CHEYNE/REUTERS) #
4
Sri Lanka's Malinga bowls during their Tri-series one-day international cricket match against India in Hobart. (TIM WIMBORNE/REUTERS) #
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Spain's Vicente del Bosque plays with a ball during a training session at La Rosaleda stadium in Malaga. (JON NAZCA/REUTERS) #
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Kenseth takes the checkered flag to win the rain delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 race at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach. (POOL/REUTERS) #
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Saudi Arabia's Almousa kicks the ball under pressure from Australia's Emerton during World Cup qualifier in Melbourne. (MAL FAIRCLOUGH/REUTERS) #
8
Irish boxer Macklin shadow boxes at Trinity Boxing Club in preparation for his upcoming fight against Argentinian boxer Martinez, in New York. (ANDREW BURTON/REUTERS) #
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Roger Speed hugs his grandchildren before Wales' international friendly soccer match against Costa Rica at the Cardiff City Stadium in Cardiff. (PHIL NOBLE/REUTERS) #
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Austria's Harnik scores a goal past Finland's Hradecky during their international friendly soccer match in Klagenfurt. (DOMINIC EBENBICHLER/REUTERS) #
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England's Chris Smalling and Holland's Klaas-Jan Huntelaar lay on the ground after clashing when Huntelaar scored during their international friendly soccer match at Wembley Stadium in London. (EDDIE KEOGH/REUTERS) #
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Hornets' Ariza drives past Raptors' Johnson and Gray during the first half of their NBA basketball game in New Orleans. (Jonathan Bachman/REUTERS) #
13
Officials inspect targets at shooting range after mixed relay competition at Biathlon World Championships in Ruhpolding. (MICHAEL DALDER/REUTERS) #
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Ukraine's Gusev celebrates together with Devich and Rotan after scoring a goal during their international friendly soccer match against Israel in Petach Tikva. (NIR ELIAS/REUTERS) #
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U.S. boxer Floyd Mayweather and Puerto Rican boxer Miguel Cotto face off during a media conference at Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood. (DANNY MOLOSHOK/REUTERS) #
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Winnipeg Jets' Wheeler collides with Florida Panthers' Gudbranson during the second period of their NHL hockey game in Winnipeg. (FRED GREENSLADE/REUTERS) #
17
Boston Red Sox' Varitek wipes his eye as he announces his retirement from baseball during a news conference at the team's spring training complex in Fort Myers. (STEVE NESIUS/REUTERS) #
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Switzerland's Feuz speeds down during the men's Alpine Skiing World Cup super-G race in Kvitfjell. (LEONHARD FOEGER/REUTERS) #
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Canucks' Sedin is checked into the bench by Blues' Oshie during the third period of their NHL hockey game in Vancouver. (BEN NELMS/REUTERS) #
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Australian captain Watson loses his wicket during their one-day series cricket match against Sri Lanka in Melbourne. (BRANDON MALONE/REUTERS) #
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An Oakland Athletics player takes part in hitting practice before the start of their first spring training game at Phoenix Municipal stadium in Phoenix. (DARRYL WEBB/REUTERS) #
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Ottawa Senators' Alfredsson leaps to avoid a shot on Chicago Blackhawks' Emery during the third period of their NHL hockey game in Ottawa. (BLAIR GABLE/REUTERS) #
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Bayer Leverkusen's Kiessling celebrates a goal during their German Bundesliga first division soccer match against Bayern Munich in Leverkusen. (ALEX DOMANSKI/REUTERS) #
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Federer of Switzerland celebrates after winning his men's singles final match against Murray of Britain during the Dubai Tennis Championships. (AHMED JADALLAH/REUTERS) #
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Linesman Steve Miller watches as Flames' Jarome Iginla fights Ducks' Francois Beauchemin during their NHL hockey game in Anaheim. (MIKE BLAKE/REUTERS) #
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New Zealand's Colin de Grandhomme is run out as he dives in during the final one-day cricket international against South Africa. (NIGEL MARPLE/REUTERS) #
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Vonn of the US skis in the first run of the women's Giant Slalom of the Alpine Skiing World Cup in Ofterschwang. (WOLFGANG RATTAY/REUTERS) #
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Havard Bokko of Norway competes in the 10,000m mens division A event at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Heerenveen. (ROBIN VAN LONKHUIJSEN/REUTERS) #
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Heavyweight boxing title holder Klitschko lands the knockout punch on Mormeck during their fight in Duesseldorf. (KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS) #
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Wieber of the USA performs on uneven parallel bars during the AT&T American Cup in New York. (MIKE SEGAR/REUTERS) #
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Nguyen of Germany performs on the rings during the AT&T American Cup gymnastics competition in New York. (MIKE SEGAR/REUTERS) #
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U.S. triathlete Jorgensen comes in from the cycling portion of the second annual Draft Legal Challenge in Clermont, Florida. (OCTAVIAN CANTILLI/REUTERS) #
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The University of North Carolina's Barnes looks to make an in-bounds pass during the second half of North Carolina's NCAA basketball game against Duke University in Durham. (ELLEN OZIER/REUTERS) #
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Klitschko of Ukraine celebrates after defeating Mormeck of France in their IBF/WBO, WBA and IBO world heavyweight championship title fight in Duesseldorf. (KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS) #
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Fourcade of France celebrates after winning men's 12.5 km pursuit race at the Biathlon World Championships in Ruhpolding. (RALPH ORLOWSKI/REUTERS) #
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Norway's Jansrud passes a gate during the men's Alpine Skiing World Cup super G race in Kvitfjell. (LEONHARD FOEGER/REUTERS) #
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The pack is seen during the mass start men's division A event at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Heerenveen. (ROBIN VAN LONKHUIJSEN/REUTERS) #
38
Lazio's Hernanes celebrates after scoring against AS Roma during their Italian serie A soccer match at the Olympic stadium in Rome. (ALESSANDRO BIANCHI/REUTERS) #
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Ireland's Tommy Bowe scores a try against France during their Six Nations rugby union match at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis. (GONZALO FUENTES/REUTERS) #
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AS Roma's Totti gestures during their Italian Serie A soccer match against Lazio in Rome. (GIAMPIERO SPOSITO/REUTERS) #
41
Domracheva from Belarussia competes in the women's 10 km pursuit race at the Biathlon World Championships in Ruhpolding. (RALPH ORLOWSKI/REUTERS) #
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Competitors are seen underwater during a warm up session of the British Gas Swimming Championships 2012 at the Olympic Aquatics Centre in London. (EDDIE KEOGH/REUTERS) #
43
Toronto Blue Jays' Cordero throws against the Pittsburgh Pirates during their MLB Grapefruit League baseball game in Bradenton. (MIKE CASSESE/REUTERS) #
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Los Angeles Lakers' Bryant drives on Miami Heat's Wade during the second half of their NBA basketball game in Los Angeles. (LUCY NICHOLSON/REUTERS) #
45
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland smiles after becoming golf's new world number one player on the 18th green with his win in the Honda Classic PGA golf tournament at PGA National Golf Club in Palm Beach Gardens. (JOE SKIPPER/REUTERS) #

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