75 sports moments you missed in 2013

Updated 4:14 PM ET, Wed December 18, 2013
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New York Knicks shooting guard J.R. Smith takes a shot against the Indiana Pacers in the final second of the first half of their NBA Eastern Conference Semifinal game at Madison Square Garden in New York on May 16. The Knicks won 85-75. ANDREW GOMBERT/EPA/LANDOV
Kyle Larson, driver of the No. 32 Clorox Chevrolet, is involved in a crash at the finish of the NASCAR Nationwide Series DRIVE4COPD 300 on February 23 at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Several spectators were injured in the crash. Larson walked away from the crash, and he and the other nine drivers involved told reporters that they were checked at a medical tent and released. Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Surfer Mick Fanning of Australia, left, celebrates winning the Quiksilver Pro France after defeating Gabriel Medina of Brazil on October 4 in Hossegor, France. Kelly Cestari/ASP via Getty Images
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell scores a touchdown against the Minnesota Vikings on September 29 at Wembley Stadium in London. The Vikings won 34-27. Sang Tan/AP
White Swiss shepherd dogs Kenai and Yasu compete in the dog diving competition at the International Pedigree Dog and Purebred Cat Exhibition in Erfurt, Germany on June 16. Jens Meyer/AP
Russia competes in the synchronized swimming free combination preliminary round as part of the 15th FINA World Championships on July 21 in Barcelona, Spain. ALBERTO ESTEVEZ/EPA/LANDOV
The Bungan surf life-saving crew loses control of their boat during the Ocean Thunder Pro Surf Boat Series on February 2 at Dee Why Beach in Sydney, Australia. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
David Beckham falls during his visit with the Wuhan Zall Football Club on March 23 in Wuhan, China. ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images
Steve Pearce of the Baltimore Orioles reacts to teammate Adam Jones covering his face with shaving cream after a game against the Boston Red Sox on September 28. Baltimore won 6-5. Patrick Semansky/AP
Washington Capitals left wing Martin Erat and New York Rangers right wing Derek Dorsett are upended after colliding in Game 3 of their first-round Stanley Cup playoff series in New York on May 6. The Rangers won 4-3. Kathy Willens/AP
Arun Harinath of Surrey collides headfirst with Jeetan Patel of Warwickshire during Day 3 of their LV County Championship Division One match in Guildford, England, on June 7. Clive Rose/Getty Images
France's Gaetan Saku Bafuanga Baya makes an attempt in the men's triple jump final at the World Athletics Championships on August 18 at Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, as seen through a wide angle lens. Matt Dunham/AP
Steve Blake of the Los Angeles Lakers falls over empty courtside chairs trying to save a ball from going out of bounds during a game against the Phoenix Suns on February 12 in Los Angeles. The Lakers won 91-85. Danny Moloshok/AP
Ivan Fandino is gored by a bull on May 22 at Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas in Madrid. Europa Press/Europa Press via Getty Images
Minnesota Twins first baseman Justin Morneau, left, spills a fan's beer while chasing a foul ball during the first inning of an exhibition spring training game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Dunedin, Florida, on February 26. Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press/AP
Miguel Oliveira of Portugal crashes during the Moto3 race at the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix on October 20 in Phillip Island, Australia. Andrew Brownbill/AP
Gareth Bale of the Spurs reacts during a Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge in London on May 8. In September, Bale moved to Real Madrid for a transfer fee of 91 million euros ($123 million U.S.), according to the club. His fee was initially reported to be as much as 100 million euros, which would have been a world record. Ian Walton/Getty Images
Serena Williams of the United States celebrates winning her women's singles final match against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus in New York on September 8, Day 14 of the 2013 U.S. Open, earning her 17th Grand Slam title. Joe Scarnici/Getty Images
Bernie Vince of the Adelaide Crows nearly gets hit by a pigeon during an Australian football match against the Richmond Tigers on June 15 in Melbourne, Australia. Michael Dodge/Getty Images
Brian Cushing of the Houston Texans celebrates after helping bring down Chris Johnson of the Tennessee Titans in the end zone for a safety in the fourth quarter of the game on September 15 in Houston. The Texans won 30-24 in overtime. David J. Phillip/AP
Patrick Hausding and Sascha Klein of Germany dive during the Men's 10-meter Platform Synchronized Finals on May 12 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Al Bello/Getty Images
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III dives on a quarterback keeper during the first half of an NFL wild card playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks on January 6 in Landover, Maryland. The Seahawks won 24-14. Matt Slocum/AP
Antonio Rodriguez dances in the ring as Scott Jenkins celebrates his victory during their lightweight bout on October 26 at Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield, England. Scott Heavey/Getty Images
Santiago Silva of Argentina's Boca Juniors grabs Diego Novaretti of Mexico's Toluca during a Copa Libertadores soccer match in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on February 13. Eduardo Di Baia/AP
Terry Evison of Nilma competes in steer wrestling during the National Rodeo Finals on June 16 in Gold Coast, Australia. Matt Roberts/Getty Images
Light refracts off fog and creates a rainbow halo around a helicopter's shadow while Emirates Team New Zealand races against Oracle Team USA in the finals of America's Cup on September 12 in San Francisco, California. Emirates Team New Zealand won the race. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images
Citadel's Odie Delaney tries to avoid getting pinned by North Dakota State's Evan Knutson during their 285-pound match at the NCAA Division I wrestling championships on March 21 in Des Moines, Iowa. Delaney avoided the pin and won the match. Charlie Neibergall/AP
Ifandbutwhynot and Timmy Murphy fall during the QTS Scottish Champion Hurdle Race on April 20 in Ayr, Scotland. The horse and its rider both survived and raced again. Ian MacNicol/Getty Images
Buffalo Bills free safety Aaron Williams intercepts a pass intended for Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith during the second half of their game in Orchard Park, New York, on September 29. The Bills won 23-20. Bill Wippert/AP
The shadow of a helicopter is projected over KTM rider Cyril Despres of France as he competes in the 2013 Dakar Rally on January 17. The event started on January 5 in Lima, Peru, and finished on January 19 in Santiago, Chile. Victor R. Caivano/AP
A competitor prepares backstage at the World Classic Bodybuilding Championship and Bikini-Fitness World Cup in St Polten, Austria, on November 16. ALEXANDER KLEIN/AFP/Getty Images
Dez Wells of the Maryland Terrapins looks to throw the ball inbounds during a game against the Duke Blue Devils in Durham, North Carolina, on January 26. Duke won 84-64. Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
Brazilian Formula One driver Felipe Massa of Scuderia Ferrari crashes at St. Devote during the final practice session before qualifying for the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit de Monaco in Monte-Carlo on May 25. Bryn Lennon/Getty Images
Prop Matt Stevens of Saracens pops out of the top of a scrum during the Heineken Cup quarterfinal match against Ulster on April 6 at Twickenham Stadium in London. Warren Little/Getty Images
Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews sprays his face with water during warm-ups before the NFC Divisional Playoff Game against the San Francisco 49ers on January 12 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco. The 49ers won 45-31. Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images
Chris Wood of Hampshire poses during the Hampshire CCC photocall on April 8 at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, England. Michael Steele/Getty Images
Danny Garcia punches Zab Judah during the WBA Super and WBC Super Lightweight title fight at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on April 27. Garcia was declared the winner after 12 rounds. Elsa/Getty Images
Grant Jampolsky of Squaw Valley, California, crashes during the men's super-G race at the U.S. Alpine Ski Championships in Squaw Valley on March 22. Charles Krupa/AP
Dwight Dumais hits the water as he competes in the preliminary round of the men's 3-meter springboard event at the USA Diving Grand Prix on May 10 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Wilfredo Lee/AP
Dorian Green of the Colorado State Rams loses his balance after drawing contact against the Missouri Tigers during the second round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky, on March 21. Colorado State won 84-72. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
A staff member throws clay on the court during the final match on day seven of the 2013 Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell on April 28 in Barcelona. Rafael Nadal won 6-3, 6-4. David Ramos/Getty Images
A jockey spurs the cows as they race in Pacu Jawi on October 12 in Batusangkar, Indonesia. Pacu Jawi is a traditional cow race held annual in muddy rice fields to celebrate the end of harvest season. Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images
A lightning bolt strikes as Usain Bolt of Jamaica wins the 100-meter final in the IAAF World Championships on August 11 at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. Bolt timed a season's best 9.77 seconds. OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Getty Images
Two-year-old Cecil Shorts IV wears the helmet of his father, Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts III, during NFL training camp on July 31 in Jacksonville, Florida. Bob Self/The Florida Times-Union/AP
Manuel Fettner of Austria loses a ski after landing during the ski jumping large hill team competition at the FIS Nordic Skiing World Championships on March 2 in Predazzo, Italy. PETER KLAUNZER/EPA/LANDOV
Martin Truex Jr., driver of the No. 56 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota, races Clint Bowyer, driver of the No. 15 5-hour Energy Toyota, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 on March 24 at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Carlos Gomez of the Milwaukee Brewers ducks out of the way as teammate Ryan Braun tries to soak him with water after a game against the San Francisco Giants on April 17 in Milwaukee. The Brewers won 4-3. Morry Gash/AP
Australia's Lewis Holland tries to hand the ball off to a teammate during the Shield Final match against Uruguay in the Sevens Rugby World Series on February 10 in Las Vegas. Australia won 41-0. Julie Jacobson/AP
Willie Cauley-Stein of the Kentucky Wildcats lands on Gavin Ware of the Mississippi State Bulldogs during a game at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky, on February 27. Kentucky won 85-55. Andy Lyons/Getty Images
UCLA celebrates after defeating Mississippi State 8-0 in Game 2 to win the championship in the NCAA College World Series on June 25 in Omaha, Nebraska. Alyssa Schukar/The Omaha World-Herald/AP
Anders Jacobsen of Norway competes during the training round for the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup event of the 61st Four Hills ski jumping tournament on January 3 in Innsbruck, Austria. Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images
Torii Hunter of the Detroit Tigers falls into the bullpen while trying to catch a homerun ball hit by David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox to tie the game in the eighth inning at Fenway Park in Boston on October 13. The Red Sox defeated the Tigers 6-5 in Game 2 of the American League Championship Series. Stan Grossfeld/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio celebrates after his team defeats Everton in a Barclays Premier League match on April 20 at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, England. Sunderland won only three of 13 games under Di Canio's leadership, and he was fired on September 22. Michael Regan/Getty Images
Mark Wilson peers out from under an umbrella as he waits for a rainsquall to ease up before teeing off on the 10th hole during the first round of the PGA Tournament of Champions on January 7 in Kapalua, Hawaii. Play was supposed to start three days earlier but was delayed because of rain and high winds. Elaine Thompson/AP
Peter Mel competes during the first heat of the Mavericks Invitational surf competition on January 20 in Half Moon Bay, California. Mel went on to win the event. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images
A giant alligator sits on the 14th fairway during the first round of the Zurich Classic on April 25 in Avondale, Louisiana. Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Yack Martinez of the Dominican Republic moves the ball past Jamaica's Samardo Samuels during a FIBA World Cup qualifying game on September 5 in Caracas, Venezuela. Ariana Cubillos/AP
David Warner of Australia lets go of his bat as he hits the ball only to be caught out by Jos Buttler of England during the 1st NatWest Series T20 match between England and Australia on August 29 at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, England. Paul Gilham/Getty Images
Ben Malena, left, and Trey Williams of the Texas A&M Aggies make angels in the confetti after a 41-13 win against the Oklahoma Sooners during the Cotton Bowl on January 4 at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
Goran Dragic of the Phoenix Suns falls to the court after being fouled by Caron Butler of the Los Angeles Clippers on January 24 at US Airways Center in Phoenix. The Suns won 93-88. Christian Petersen/Getty Images
The referee stops Robert Stieglitz and Arthur Abraham of Germany during the WBO World Championship Super Middleweight title fight on March 23 at Getec Arena in Magdeburg, Germany. Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images
Gunnar Nixon of the United States competes in the men's decathlon long jump on day one of the IAAF World Athletics Championships on August 10 in Moscow. Jamie Squire/Getty Images
Ilya Bryzgalov of the Philadelphia Flyers looks back in the net after a goal by Nathan Horton of the Boston Bruins on March 30 in Philadelphia, as seen through a wide angle lens. The Flyers defeated the Bruins 3-1. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images
Real Sociedad's Haris Seferovic, front, and Bayer Leverkusen's Stefan Reinartz challenge for the ball during a Champions League Group A soccer match on October 2 in Leverkusen, Germany. Martin Meissner/AP
Gymnast Daan Kenis of Belgium falls off the pommel horse during the qualification round for the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Antwerp, Belgium, on September 30. Yves Logghe/AP
Mater Dei players celebrate after defeating Archbishop Mitty 50-45 in the CIF Boys Open Division State Basketball Championship game on March 23 in Sacramento, California. Rich Pedroncelli/AP
Tepmokea, ridden by Shane Kelly, leads the field into the final turn during the Grand Prix Guardaval Immobilien race at the White Turf horseracing meeting on the frozen Lake St. Moritz on February 3 in St. Moritz, Switzerland. Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images
Spanish Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Scuderia Ferrari is reflected in the mirror on May 11 during the third practice session at the Circuit de Catalunya in Montmelo near Barcelona. SRDJAN SUKI/EPA/LANDOV
Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a backhand during the men's final against Andy Murray of Great Britain at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament on January 27 in Melbourne, Australia. MAST IRHAM/EPA/LANDOV
Allan McGregor and Ahmed Elmohamady of Hull City are unable to stop a free kick from Yaya Toure of Manchester City (not pictured) for the second goal during the Barclays Premier League match on August 31 in Manchester, England. Alex Livesey/Getty Images
Cyclists compete in the 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia on May 19, as seen through a wide angle lens. The race started in Naples and finished in Brescia and was won by Vincenzo Nibali. Fabio Ferrari/AP
Egypt's Salma Emam Abou El-Hassan competes in a women's 100-meter hurdles heat at the World Athletics Championships on August 16 in Moscow. Martin Meissner/AP
Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas is stopped by the Georgia Tech defense after a short gain in the first half on September 26 in Atlanta. Virginia Tech won 17-10. John Bazemore/AP
Missy Franklin of the United States is reflected in the water as she swims to the gold medal in the women's 100-meter backstroke at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona on July 30. David J. Phillip/AP
Marion Bartoli of France celebrates winning the ladies singles semifinal match against Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium on Day 10 of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships on July 4 in London. Julian Finney/Getty Images