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What a shot! 27 amazing sports photos

Updated 9:22 AM ET, Thu September 8, 2016
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Texas A&M's Trevor Knight goes in for a one-yard touchdown during a game against UCLA in College Station, Texas, on Saturday, September 3. UCLA lost 24-31, and Texas A&M's win was one of five upsets in the first week of the college football season. Bob Levey/Getty Images
Lucas Pouille reacts after defeating two-time U.S. Open champion Rafael Nadal in a match in New York on Sunday, September 4. Adam Hunger/AP
Denmark's Yussuf Poulsen, in red, vies with Armenia's Gegham Kadymyan and Arsen Beglaryan during a World Cup 2018 qualifying match in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Sunday, September 4. The Danish defeated the Armenians 1-0. LISELOTTE SABROE/AFP/Getty Images
Philadelphia's Maikel Franco, left, attempts to catch a foul ball during a game against Atlanta in Philadelphia on Saturday, September 3. Atlanta won 6-4. Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images
Dallas Davis of South Alabama leaps over Mississippi State's Brandon Bryant during a game in Starkville, Mississippi, on Saturday, September 3. Mississippi State lost by just one point, 20-21. Michael Chang/Getty Images
Matt Graham competes in the Australian Freestyle Mogul Championships in Perisher, Australia, on Tuesday, August 30. Brendon Thorne/Getty Images
Oregon's Troy Dye, left, grabs the helmet of UC Davis' Ben Scott during a game in Eugene, Oregon, on Saturday, September 3. Oregon defeated UC Davis 53-28. Steve Dykes/Getty Images
Olympic gold-medal gymnast Laurie Hernandez flips as she throws the first pitch in a game between the Washington Nationals and New York Mets in New York on Saturday, September 3. The Mets won 3-1. Rich Schultz/Getty Images
Pittsburgh's Josh Harrison, left, looks on as Tommy La Stella of Chicago falls during a game in Chicago on Wednesday, August 31. Chicago won 6-5. TANNEN MAURY/EPA
Tennis star Serena Williams hits a return during a US Open match in New York on Thursday, September 1. JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images
Panama's Luis Concepcion celebrates after defeating Japan's Kohei Kono in a WBA world super-flyweight bout in Tokyo on Wednesday, August 31. Toru Takahashi/AP
Wisconsin's Rafael Gaglianone, center, celebrates after his team beat Louisiana State University in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on Saturday, September 3. Wisconsin defeated LSU 16-14. Dylan Buell/Getty Images
Nomads ride horses at the opening ceremony of the World Nomad Games in Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan, on Saturday, September 3. Athletes from 40 countries are taking part in this year's games, which are dedicated to the sports of Central Asia. Olivia Harris/Getty Images
Kenley Jansen of the Los Angeles Dodgers stretches during a game in Los Angeles on Saturday, September 3. Harry How/Getty Images
American middle-distance runner Shannon Rowbury, left, falls after winning the 1,500-meters at the IAAF Diamond League in Zurich, Switzerland, on Thursday, September 1. Arnd Wiegmann/REUTERS/Newscom
Alabama's Jalen Hurts runs for a seven-yard touchdown during a game against University of Southern California in Arlington, Texas, on Saturday, September 3. Alabama won by a landslide, defeating USC 52-6. Tony Gutierrez/AP
Colin Kaepernick, left, and Eric Reid of San Francisco kneel during the national anthem before a game in San Diego on Thursday, September 1. Kaepernick has said he would refuse to stand during the national anthem because he will not "show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color." Michael Zagaris/Getty Images
Connecticut's Chiney Ogwumike, left, and Sonja Petrovic of Phoenix battle for a rebound during a game in Uncasville, Connecticut, on Friday, September 2. Phoenix lost 74-87. Jessica Hill/AP
Tyrone Swoopes of the University of Texas goes for the game-winning touchdown against Notre Dame in Austin, Texas, on Sunday, September 4. Notre Dame lost 47-50. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
German soccer player Bastian Schweinsteiger is lifted by teammates after playing his last international match against Finland on Wednesday, August 31. Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images
Houston's Steven Dunbar makes a one-handed catch in a game against Oklahoma in Houston on Saturday, September 3. Houston would go on to win 33-23. Erik Williams/Cal Sport Medi/REX/Shutterstock
The mascot of the North Carolina Central Eagles takes a phone call during a football game against Duke in Durham, North Carolina, on Saturday, September 3. Grant Halverson/Getty Images
South Africa's Phumza Maweni, left, competes for the ball against New Zealand's Bailey Mes during a netball match in Hamilton, New Zealand, on Wednesday, August 31. New Zealand won by 19 goals. Anthony Au-Yeung/Getty Images
Jack Miller is thrown off his motorcycle during a British Grand Prix qualifying race in Northamptonshire, England, on Saturday, September 3. OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images
Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi, left, celebrates scoring against Uruguay during a World Cup 2018 qualifying match in Mendoza, Argentina, on Thursday, September 1. Argentina won 1-0. Natacha Pisarenko/AP
John Hunter Nemechek crashes into Cole Custer at the finish line of the NASCAR Truck Series in Bowmanville, Ontario, on Sunday, September 4. Hunter knocked Custer from the lead, earning the win in a controversial finish. Tom Szczerbowski/NASCAR/Getty Images
Cleveland's Carlos Santana celebrates with teammates after hitting a home run in a game against Minnesota in Cleveland, Ohio, on Wednesday, August 31. Cleveland won 8-4. See 30 amazing sports photos from last week Jason Miller/Getty Images