Here’s a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports.
Images from this week include an unintentionally acrobatic chase for a foul ball during a baseball game in Kansas City, Missouri; Phoenix Mercury players celebrating their WNBA championship; and a player-powered soccer pitch in Rio de Janeiro.
This gallery contains photos published Sept. 10-16.
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This gallery was curated by photo editor Alyssa Goodman in New York.