INNICHEN - SAN CANDIDO, ITALY - DECEMBER 23: A forerunner dressed as Santa Claus races down the course during the Audi FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup Skier Cross race on December 23, 2012 in Innichen, San Candido, Italy.
No. 1 draft pick
Entertainer Jennifer Lopez warms up her throwing arm at the pre-concert celebrity football game benefiting Hurricane Sandy Relief at Hiram Bithorn Stadium on Dec. 22 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Man, you are great
Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez of Manchester United celebrates his goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Man U and Newcastle United at Old Trafford on Dec. 26 in Manchester, England. His score in injury time gave Manchester United a 4-3 victory.
Follow the fleet
The fleet heads out to sea from Sydney Harbour at the start of the Sydney to Hobart race in Australia on Dec. 26.
Keeper Matthew Wade of Australia takes a catch to dismiss Kumar Sangakkara off the bowling of Mitchell Johnson during Day 1 of the Second Test match between Australia and Sri Lanka at Melbourne Cricket Ground on Dec. 26.
Who needs a sleigh to fly?
A forerunner dressed as Santa Claus races down the course during the Audi FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup Skier Cross race on Dec. 23, 2012 in Innichen, San Candido, Italy.
Watch him strike
Peter Wright of England takes a shot during his second-round match against Michael van Gerwen of the Netherlands on Day 10 of the Ladbrokes.com World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace on Dec. 23 in London.
Does that tickle his belly?
Tom Scudamore, riding Dynaste, clears the last jump to win The Kauto Star Feltham Novices' Steeple Chase at Kempton racecourse on Dec. 26 in Sunbury, England.
Out of the scrum
Joe Simpson of Wasps punts the ball upfield during the Aviva Premiership rugby match between London Wasps and Sale Sharks at Adams Park on Dec. 23 in High Wycombe, England.
Emerging from fog
One of the Carolina Panthers is introduced before their game against the Oakland Raiders at Bank of America Stadium on Dec. 23 in Charlotte, N.C.
He can take the Heat
Russell Westbrook (center) of the Oklahoma City Thunder drives to the basket between LeBron James (right) and Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat during a Christmas Day game at American Airlines Arena in Miami.
High marks from fans
The ice is littered with tokens of appreciation for Mao Asada at the end of her routine in the women's free program during Day 3 of the 81st Japan Figure Skating Championships at Makomanai Sekisui Heim Ice Arena on Dec. 23 in Sapporo, Japan. She won the competition.
Don't you miss hockey?
Brett Gallant (left) of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers has the upper hand during his fight against Zack Fitzgerald of the Adirondack Phantoms during an American Hockey League game on Dec. 22 at the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, Conn.
A young Manchester City fan sports a blue Santa outfit during the Barclays Premier League match between Man City and Reading at Etihad Stadium on Dec. 22 in Manchester, England. Manchester City won, 1-0.
Tony McCoy pauses for muddy reflection at Ascot race course on Dec. 22 in Ascot, England.
Punch goes splat
Steve Cunningham (right) lands a punch to the head of Tomasz Adamek during their IBF North American heavyweight title bout at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in Pennsylvania. Adamek won a controversial decision.
Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns coach Mark Hudspeth gets the cooler shower from his players after their 43-34 victory over East Carolina in the New Orleans Bowl at the Superdome on Dec. 22.
Seattle Seahawks tight end Anthony McCoy celebrates his touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers during the second quarter at CenturyLink Field on Dec. 23 by going up for a dunk over the crossbar.
Stoke City's Kenwyne Jones (right) flips out after scoring against Liverpool during the English Premier League match at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke On Trent, England, on Dec. 26. Stoke City won the match, 3-1.
Members of the Serpentine swimming club watch the first competitor start before the annual Christmas Day race in the Serpentine River in central London.
Landbouwkrediet-Euphony's Sven Nys of Belgium cycles during the men's event at the 2012 Belgium UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup in Namur Dec. 23.