What a shot! 31 amazing sports photos

Published 6:39 AM ET, Tue July 22, 2014
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Formula One driver Felipe Massa crashes Sunday, July 20, during the opening lap of the German Grand Prix in Hockenheim, Germany. Massa wasn't hurt in the crash, which occurred after his car was clipped from behind. Steve Etherington/Getty Images
Zou Shiming punches Luis De La Rosa during their WBO International flyweight title bout Saturday, July 19, in Macau, China. Zou won by unanimous decision. Dennis Ho/AP
A cricket bat slips from the hands of Australia's Mitchell Marsh during a Quadrangular One Day Series match against India on Sunday, July 20. Scott Barbour/Getty Images
Rory McIlroy waits on the sixth green of the Royal Liverpool Golf Club during the second round of the British Open on Friday, July 18. McIlroy won the tournament by two strokes, becoming only the third golfer to win three majors before his 26th birthday. The other two golfers? Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods. Ross Kinnaird/R&A/Getty Images
Spectators try to catch McIlroy's ball after he threw it into the stands following his victory on Sunday, July 20. Warren Little/R&A/Getty Images
Sebastian Vettel sits in his car as he waits for practice at the German Grand Prix on Saturday, July 19. Vettel has dominated Formula One in recent years, winning the last four titles. Adam Pretty/Getty Images
Liam Atkins dives from 20 meters (65.6 feet) as spectators in Ponte Brolla, Switzerland, watch him compete in the International Cliff Diving Championship on Saturday, July 19. The Australian finished fourth in the men's competition, which was won by Russia's Ilya Shchurov. Philipp Schmidli/Bongarts/Getty Images
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter waves to fans Tuesday, July 15, as he leaves the Major League Baseball All-Star Game in Minneapolis. It was the final All-Star appearance for Jeter, who said he is retiring at the end of this season. Jeff Curry/USA Today Sports
Germany's Britta Heidemann, left, competes against Estonia's Erika Kirpu on Sunday, July 20, during the World Fencing Championships in Kazan, Russia. Heidemann defeated Kirpu in what was the semifinal match of the women's epee event, but she lost to Italy's Rossella Fiamingo in the final. SERGEI ILNITSKY/EPA/Landov
Italian cyclist Vincenzo Nibali, second from right, rides in the pack during the 14th stage of the Tour de France on Saturday, July 19. He finished second in the 110-mile stage but retained the yellow jersey as overall leader. LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images
Photographers try to avoid Anthony Rizzo of the Chicago Cubs as he dives to catch a foul ball Sunday, July 20, in Phoenix. Ross D. Franklin/AP
Leslie Smith kicks Jessamyn Duke in their UFC bantamweight bout Wednesday, July 16, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Smith won by a first-round technical knockout. Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images
IndyCar driver Mike Conway leaps out of his car after winning a race in Toronto on Sunday, July 20. It was his second win of the season, which started March 30 and ends August 30. Chris Young/The Canadian Press/AP
Philadelphia Union midfielder Maurice Edu, left, competes with New York Red Bulls defender Ambroise Oyongo during a Major League Soccer game Wednesday, July 16, in Philadelphia. Eric Hartline/USA Today Sports
Mirinda Carfrae of Australia celebrates with a beer after winning the Challenge Roth, a triathlon in Roth, Germany, on Sunday, July 20. Alex Grimm/Getty Images
Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton crashes Saturday, July 19, during qualifying for the German Grand Prix. He would go on to finish third in the race, which was won by teammate Nico Rosberg. Steve Etherington/Getty Images
Angel McCoughtry of the Atlanta Dream flips over during the WNBA All-Star Game, which was played in Phoenix on Saturday, July 19. Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Swiss tennis player Roger Federer serves a ball to U.S. skier Lindsey Vonn during a promotional event on Switzerland's Aletsch Glacier on Wednesday, July 16. The two superstar athletes played tennis on a specially prepared court atop the glacier, more than 11,000 feet above sea level. DENIS BALIBOUSE/Reuters/Landov
Nic Grigsby of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers is tackled by Edmonton's Chris Rwabukamba, left, and Eric Samuels during a CFL football game Thursday, July 17, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. FRED GREENSLADE/Reuters/Landov
Kent Farrington rides on Voyeur, finishing second in the Rolex Grand Prix jumping competition that was held Sunday, July 20, at the CHIO Aachen horse show in Aachen, Germany. Christof Koepsel/Bongarts/Getty Images
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is unable to catch a ball hit by Mike Trout during the Major League Baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday, July 15. Trout's triple helped him win the game's Most Valuable Player award as the American League triumphed 5-3. Jeff Curry/USA Today Sports
Tiger Woods adjusts his shirt before teeing off Thursday, July 17, at the British Open in Hoylake, England. Woods finished the tournament in 69th place, 23 strokes behind winner Rory McIlroy. Warren Little/R&A/Getty Images
Synchronized divers Francesco Dell'uomo and Maicol Verzotto of Italy compete in the FINA Diving World Cup event Wednesday, July 16, in Shanghai, China. They finished 13th in the 10-meter platform, which was won by China's Yue Lin and Yuan Cao. Lintao Zhang/Getty Images
Rugby player Jacques Potgieter of the New South Wales Waratahs is tackled during a training session Monday, July 21, in Sydney. Matt King/Getty Images
Participants compete in the swimming portion of the Challenge Roth triathlon Sunday, July 20, in Roth, Germany. Alex Grimm/Getty Images
Baseball Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson carries a rose to the pitcher's mound on Saturday, July 19, as he and other members of the 1989 Oakland Athletics team celebrated the 25th anniversary of their World Series win. Henderson laid the rose at the mound in honor of former teammate Bob Welch, who died last month. Brad Mangin/MLB Photos/Getty Images
Spectators cheer on an athlete competing in the Ironman triathlon Sunday, July 20, in Bolton, England. Nigel Roddis/Getty Images
John Daly waits on the 18th green during the first round of the British Open on Thursday, July 17. Daly won the tournament in 1995 but didn't make the cut this year. Richard Heathcote/R&A/Getty Images
Mongolian sumo champion Hakuho, left, throws Osunaarashi at the Grand Sumo Tournament in Nagoya, Japan, on Sunday, July 20. Hakuho was seeking the 30th tournament victory of his career. Michihiro Kawamura/The Yomiuri Shimbun/AP
Thomas Genon competes in mountain bike slopestyle during the Swatch Prime Line event Sunday, July 20, at Munich Olympic Park in Munich, Germany. Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images
Chase Elliott celebrates after winning a NASCAR Nationwide race Saturday, July 19, at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois. It was the third victory of the season for Elliott, the son of NASCAR legend Bill Elliott. See 35 amazing sports photos from last week Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images