Alabama celebrates with the streams of confetti flying around after winning the SEC championship game at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Ga.
A man-made sandstorm in Chile
David Pabiska of KTM SP Moto Bohemia Racing competes in Stage 12 on the way to La Serena during Day 13 of the 2014 Dakar Rally in El Salvador, Chile.
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An early morning swim in New Zealand
Competitors enter the water for the Challenge Wanaka in Wanaka, New Zealand.
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The one that got away
Lars Haugen of Norway gives up a goal to Michael Rene Grabner of Austria in the third period during the Men's Ice Hockey Preliminary Round Group B game on day nine of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.
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Swinging away in United Arab Emirates
Tiger Woods tees off on the eighth hole during the final round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic on the Majlis Course at the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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New England Patriots cheerleader Karen Link plays with a kitten at Animal Planet's Road to Puppy Bowl NFL animal adoption event in Brockton, Mass.
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Hands up, don't shoot
St. Louis Rams Stedman Bailey (12), Tavon Austin (11) Jared Cook (89), Chris Givens (13) and Kenny Britt (81) put their hands up to show support for Michael Brown, a Missouri teen slain by a police officer, before a game against the Oakland Raiders at the Edward Jones Dome.
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Riding high in Russia
Peter Penz and Georg Fischler of Austria make a run during the Men's Luge Doubles on Day 5 of the 2014 Winter Olympics at Sliding Center Sanki in Sochi.
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A fiery ride in Florida
Martin Truex Jr. drives his burning car across the grass after a crash during the second of two NASCAR Sprint Cup series qualifying races at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.
Hit the showers
Brian Vickers, driver of the No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota, participates in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge after practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway.
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Cung Le took a beating in his five-round middleweight fight against Michael Bisping of England during the UFC Fight Night at The Venetian Macao Cotai Arena.
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Raining men in Hong Kong
The New Zealand rugby team dances after winning the Hong Kong Sevens rugby tournament against England in Hong Kong.
Conditioning coach Zac Woodfin consoles former University of Alabama-Birmingham player Timothy Alexander after the school announced it is shutting down the football program after one of the Blazers' stronger seasons.
There's crying in baseball
Southwest Region pitcher Jonathan Newman is consoled by third baseman Michael Groover after walking a batter during the Little League World Series.
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Leverkusen midfielder Gonzalo Castro and Bremen midfielder Philipp Bargfrede (top) vie for the ball during a German first division Bundesliga match in Leverkusen, Germany.
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Standing up for the team in England
A young Hull City fan is seen among flags ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Everton at KC Stadium in Hull, England.
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Public enemy No. 1
UAB President Ray Watts is led through an angry mob by Birmingham and UAB Police after meeting with the team football team to announce the school is shutting down the football program.
Kansas City Royals fans react to their team's defeat in Game 7 of the World Series. Thousands of fans gathered to watch the Kansas City Royals take on the San Francisco Giants.
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Duck and cover
The Oregon Ducks smother Jerrard Randall of the Arizona Wildcats in the fourth quarter of the Pac-12 Championship at Levi's Stadium.
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Rearrange your face
Edson Barboza of Brazil punches Bobby Green in their lightweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at The Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas.
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Catching major air in Germany
Brody Wilson performs in front of the Zugspitze, the highest mountain in Germany, prior to the upcoming fourth stage of the Red Bull X-Fighters World Tour in Garmisch.
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Wet 'n' wild
Los Angeles Dodgers star Matt Kemp and FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal get a Gatorade shower following LA's 3-2 victory against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 2 of the NLDS at Dodger Stadium.
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Catch of the year
Odell Beckham Jr. of the New York Giants scores a one-handed touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys at MetLife Stadium on Nov. 23.
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Shooting the curl in French Polynesia
Taumata Puhetini surfs in the Billabong Pro Teahupoo at Teahupo'o, French Polynesia.
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Clearing the scrum in Australia
Shannon Hurn of the Eagles takes a mark during the Round 19 AFL match between the Adelaide Crows and the West Coast Eagles at Adelaide Oval.