GUANAJUATO, MEXICO - NOVEMBER 08: Hot air balloons fly across the sky during de 11th Balloon Festival 2012 on November 08, 2012 in Guanajuato, Mexico. This is the largest ballooning event in Latin America and one of the leading worldwide, featuring 200 hot air balloons from 14 countries. (Photo by Carlos Tischler/LatinContent/GettyImages)
Oman fans enjoying the FIFA World Cup Asian qualifying zone match against Japan take shelter from the sun at Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex on Nov. 14 in Muscat, Oman. Japan won 2-1.
Multiple exposures were combined in camera to produce this image of Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic serving during his match against Novak Djokovic at the ATP World Tour Finals at O2 Arena on Nov. 9 in London. Djokovic defeated Roger Federer in the final.
All together now
North Korea's synchronized swimming team performs during the team technical final at the ninth annual Asian Swimming Championships, in Dubai on Nov. 14.
Out of the shadows
San Diego State guard Chase Tapley (center) prepares to shoot as Syracuse defends during the second half of a college basketball game on the deck of the USS Midway on Nov. 11 in San Diego. Syracuse won 62-49.
For the birds
Seagulls hover overhead as racegoers make their way home through the rubbish left behind after attending the 2012 Emirates Stakes Day at Flemington Racecourse on Nov. 10 in Melbourne, Australia.
An American flag flies in the wind as cars race during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on Nov. 11, 2012, in Avondale, Ariz. Kevin Harvick won the race.
Skate of the union
Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov of Russia perform their free program during the ISU Grand Prix Rostelecom Cup event in Moscow on Nov. 10.
Air it out
Hot air balloons fly across the sky during the 11th Balloon Festival in Guanajuato, Mexico. The festival is the largest ballooning event in Latin America and one of the leading worldwide, featuring 200 hot air balloons from 14 countries.
Hang a left
Super Boat Extreme offshore raceboats make the turn during the second of three race days at the Key West World Championship in Key West (Fla.) Harbor on Nov. 9.
Pierre Frolla, the four-time apnea world-record holder, dives in the shark tank at the Aquarium of Paris on Nov. 11. The tank holds 3 million liters of water and contains 25 sharks.
German players tune up on Nov. 13 on the eve of their scoreless tie against the Dutch in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The photo was taken using a star filter.
The New Zealand All Blacks rugby team performs drills during a workout at the University of Edinburgh's Peffermill playing fields on Nov. 9 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Japan's Hiroko Makino swims on her way to winning the gold medal during the Women's 400-meter Individual Medley final at the ninth-annual Asian Swimming Championships in Dubai on Nov. 15.
You! You! You!
Duke fans turn up the heat as the Blue Devils' Ryan Kelly (far right) guards Georgia State's Manny Atkins on the inbounds pass during their Nov. 9 game in Durham, NC. Duke won 74-55.
Court's in session
A view of the court before the Navy-Marine Corps Classic between Florida and Georgetown aboard the USS Bataan at Mayport Naval Air Station on Nov. 9, 2012. The game had to be scrapped at halftime due to condensation on the court.
Britain's Andy Murray blows into his hands as he enters the court for his semifinal match Nov. 11 against Switzerland's Roger Federer at the ATP World Tour Finals in London. Federer won the match.
Play a long iron
Paul Lawrie of Scotland hits a shot during the Urban Golf Challenge on Nov. 14 prior to the start of the UBS Hong Kong Open in Hong Kong.
For the birds
Mexico's Carlos Ramirez watches as a bird flies inside the Indoor Stadium Huamark, disrupting their FIFA Futsal World Cup match against Italy in Bangkok on Nov. 8.
The shadow knows
Ian Poulter hits an approach shot during the pro-am ahead of the 2012 Australian Masters at Kingston Heath Golf Club on Nov. 14 in Melbourne.
Out of the shadows
Uli Hoeness, president of German sports club Bayern Muenchen, is interviewed after the FC Bayern Muenchen general meeting at Audi Dome on Nov. 15. in Munich, Germany.
Thrill of victory
Swedish captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates after scoring his fourth goal — one of the best goals of the year — during the friendly match against England in Stockholm, Sweden on Nov. 14. Sweden won 4-2.
University of Tennessee mascot Smokey visits the field during the Volunteers' 51-48 loss in four overtimes to SEC newcomer Missouri on Nov. 10 at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn.
A rider takes a tumble at a rodeo exhibition during the Tradition Day festivities on Nov. 11 in San Antonio de Areco, Argentina. Tradition Day marks the birthday of Argentine writer Jose Hernandez.
Outta the way
Ravens safety James Ihedigbo (32) and cornerback Cary Williams break up a second-half pass intended for wide receiver Rod Streater during Baltimore's 55-20 rout of the Raiders at M&T Bank Stadium on Nov. 11.
Runners compete in the Beirut Marathon in Beirut, Lebanon on Nov. 11.