Sports Photos Of 2012 Week 41

Another week filled with brilliant sports has passed. Baseball play-off games, tennis tournaments, the Iron Man in Hawaii, international football games and much more. [47 photos total]

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Yankees' Suzuki scores past a tag attempt by Orioles' Wieters during Game 2 of their MLB ALDS baseball series in Baltimore (TIM SHAFFER/REUTERS) #
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Houston Texans tight end Daniels breaks a tackle attempt by New York Jets safety Bell during the second half of their NFL game in East Rutherford (RAY STUBBLEBINE/REUTERS) #
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Cardinals' centerfielder Jay makes a catch against the wall during their game against the Nationals in the sixth inning of Game 2 in their MLB NLDS playoff baseball series in St. Louis (SARAH CONARD/REUTERS) #
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Competitors in Tour of Beijing cycle past Beijing's Tiananmen Square (DAVID GRAY/REUTERS) #
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Germany's national soccer player Schweinsteiger addresses a news conference in Frankfurt (KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS) #
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Britain's Prince William watched by Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, speaks with England players at the opening of St George's Park (EDDIE KEOGH/REUTERS) #
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Jerry Sandusky leaves the Centre County Courthouse after his sentencing in his child sex abuse case in Bellefonte (PAT LITTLE/REUTERS) #
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Giants' Romo celebrates the last out against the Cincinnati Reds at the end of the tenth inning in their MLB NLDS playoff baseball series in Cincinnati (JEFF HAYNES/REUTERS) #
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Berdych of the Czech Republic waits to return a serve from Seppi of Italy during their men's singles match in the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament in Shanghai (ALY SONG/REUTERS) #
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A security guard stands next to Switzerland's Federer as he takes a break during his singles tennis match against Taiwan's Lu at the Shanghai Masters tournament (CARLOS BARRIA/REUTERS) #
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Washington Nationals' Harper stretches for first base as St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Rosenthal puts him out during the seventh inning in Game 3 of their MLB NLDS baseball series in Washington (JONATHAN ERNST/REUTERS) #
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Yankees' Jeter slides safely into third base after hitting an RBI triple against the Baltimore Orioles during the third inning in Game 3 of their MLB ALDS baseball playoff series in New York (MIKE SEGAR/REUTERS) #
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Andy Murray of Britain serves against Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov during his single's tennis match at the Shanghai Masters tournament in Shanghai (CARLOS BARRIA/REUTERS) #
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Marussia Formula One test driver Maria de Villota of Spain attends her news conference in Madrid (SERGIO PEREZ/REUTERS) #
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Turiaf of Los Angeles Clippers and Gladness of Miami Heat reach for a rebound during the NBA China Games at Wukesong arena in Beijing (DAVID GRAY/REUTERS) #
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Giants' players celebrate with champagne in the dressing room after defeating the Reds to win Game 5 of their MLB NLDS playoff baseball series in Cincinnati (JEFF HAYNES/REUTERS) #
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Yamaha MotoGP rider Lorenzo of Spain rides during a free practice session ahead of Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix in Motegi (Toru Hanai/REUTERS) #
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Detroit Tigers' Verlander celebrates in the locker room after they defeated the Oakland Athletics during Game 5 in their MLB ALDS playoff baseball series in Oakland (ROBERT GALBRAITH/REUTERS) #
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a return to Haas of Germany during their men's singles quarterfinals tennis match at the Shanghai Masters tournament (CARLOS BARRIA/REUTERS) #
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The shadow of a player is being cast on the ground during the first South Asia LGBT Sports Festival in Kathmandu (NAVESH CHITRAKAR/REUTERS) #
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Yazeed Al Rajhi of Saudi Arabia and co-driver Michael Orr of Britain drive their Ford Fiesta s200 on the first day of the Jordan Rally, the fourth round of the 2012 FIA Middle East Rally Championship, near the Dead Sea (MUHAMMAD HAMED/REUTERS) #
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Greece fans burn a Bosnia-Herzegovina national flag during their World Cup qualifying soccer match near Athens (YORGOS KARAHALIS/REUTERS) #
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Palestinian jockeys race during an annual championship near Ramallah (MOHAMAD TOROKMAN/REUTERS) #
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Goalkeeper Samir Handanovic of Slovenia grabs Angelis Charalampous of Cyprus as they challenge for a ball during their World Cup 2014 qualifying soccer match in Maribor (SRDJAN ZIVULOVIC/REUTERS) #
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Wales' manager Coleman gestures next to Scotland's manager Levein during their World Cup 2014 qualifying soccer match in Cardiff (REBECCA NADEN/REUTERS) #
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New York Yankees' Curtis Granderson hits a solo home run during the seventh inning in Game 5 of their MLB ALDS baseball playoff series in New York (RAY STUBBLEBINE/REUTERS) #
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Chile's Arturo Vidal receives a red card from referee Heber Roberto Lopes of Brazil during their 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match at Atahualpa Stadium in Quito (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Descalso is sprayed with champagne during post game celebrations in the dressing room after their come from behind win over the Washington Nationals in Game 5 of their MLB NLDS baseball series in Washington (GARY CAMERON/REUTERS) #
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Federer of Switzerland serves to Murray of Britain during their men's singles semi-final match at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament (CARLOS BARRIA/REUTERS) #
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Czech rider Sovka lays on ground after Big Taxis obstacle during 122nd Velka Pardubicka Steeplechase horse race in Pardubice (DAVID W CERNY/REUTERS) #
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Al-Mouri of Saudi Arabia and his compatriot and co-driver Al-Refai drive in their Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 9, on the second day of the Jordan Rally, during the fourth round of the 2012 FIA Middle East Rally Championship, near the Dead Sea (ALI JAREKJI/REUTERS) #
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Amateur competitors wait for start of 2.4 mile swim portion of Ironman World Championship triathlon in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. (HUGH GENTRY/REUTERS) #
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Fans of Ivory Coast's national football team help other fans escape the violence in the upper tiers of Leopold Sedar Senghor stadium in Dakar (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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Eskimos' Nichols carries against Roughriders during their CFL football game in Edmonton (DAN RIEDLHUBER/REUTERS) #
35
New York Yankees starter Andy Pettitte pitches to the Detroit Tigers during the second inning in Game 1 of their MLB ALCS playoff baseball series in New York (MIKE SEGAR/REUTERS) #
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LSU Tigers running back Hilliard is tackled by South Carolina Gamecocks safety Swearinger and linebacker Harris during the first half of their NCAA football game in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (JONATHAN BACHMAN/REUTERS) #
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Professional female triathlete Leanda Cave of Britain celebrates by rolling across the finish line after winning the Ironman World Championship triathlon in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii (HUGH GENTRY/REUTERS) #
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Brandon Rios of the U.S. connects to the face of compatriot Mike Alvarado during the sixth round of their WBO Latino Super Lightweight Title boxing match in Carson, California (DANNY MOLOSHOK/REUTERS) #
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Amateur competitors run along Queen Kaahumanu Highway during the marathon section of the Ironman World Championship triathlon in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii (HUGH GENTRY/REUTERS) #
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Detroit Tigers first baseman Fielder and third baseman Cabrera celebrate after the Tigers defeated the New York Yankees in Game 1 of their MLB ALCS playoff baseball series in New York (BILL KOSTROUN/REUTERS) #
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BQR-FTR MotoGP rider Yonny Hernandez of Colombia falls off his motorcycle as course marshals run toward him during the Japanese Grand Prix in Motegi (Toru Hanai/REUTERS) #
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India's Bhupathi and Bopanna try to reach the ball during the men's doubles final match at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament (ALY SONG/REUTERS) #
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Djokovic of Serbia hits a shot to Murray of Britain during their men's singles final at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament (CARLOS BARRIA/REUTERS) #
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Djokovic of Serbia smashes his racquet after missing a shot during his men's singles final against Murray of Britain at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament (STRINGER/REUTERS) #
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Djokovic of Serbia holds his trophy after winning the men's singles final against Murray of Britain at the Shanghai Masters tennis tournament (ALY SONG/REUTERS) #
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People in sailing boats gather at the start of the Barcolana regatta in front of Trieste harbour (STEFANO RELLANDINI/REUTERS) #
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Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald reacts after catching a first down pass against the Buffalo Bills during the second half of their NFL football game in Phoenix. RALPH D (FRESO/REUTERS) #

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