The Week in Sports Pictures: Dec. 31, 2012 - Jan. 6, 2013
Save the last dance
Baltimore Ravens inside linebacker Ray Lewis dances near the end of the second half of an NFL wild card playoff football game against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, Jan. 6 in Baltimore. The Ravens won 24-9. It was Lewis' final game at M&T Bank Stadium.
Johnny Manziel (L) of the Texas A&M Aggies celebrates a touchdown with Dustin Harris against the Oklahoma Sooners during the Cotton Bowl at Cowboys Stadium on Friday, Jan. 4 in Arlington, Texas. The Aggies won 41-13 and Manziel had four total TDs.
Players arrive in a golf cart for a Schalke 04 training session at the ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 in Doha, Qatar.
The Elway spin
Fullback John Kuhn (top) of the Green Bay Packers flies over safety Jamarca Sanford of the Minnesota Vikings to score on a nine-yard touchdown catch during the NFC Wild Card Playoff game at Lambeau Field on Saturday, Jan. 5 in Green Bay, Wis. The Packers won 24-10.
Getting away with one
Luis Suarez of Liverpool appears to control the ball with his hand before scoring during the FA Cup match between Mansfield Town and Liverpool at One Call Stadium on Saturday, Jan. 6 in Mansfield, England. Liverpool won 2-1.
Chip Kelly of Oregon after the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl between the Oregon Ducks and the Kansas State Wildcats at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The Ducks defeated the Wildcats 35-17 on Thursday, Jan. 3 in Glendale, Ariz. Kelly flirted with NFL jobs, but decided to stay at Oregon.
Kearnan Myall of Sale wins a line out during the Aviva Premiership match between Saracens and Sale Sharks at Vicarage Road on Saturday, Jan 6 in Watford, England.
Pushed too far
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III twists his knes as he reaches for a loose ball after a low snap during the second half of the NFL wild card playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks in Landover, Md., on Sunday, Jan. 6. Washington lost 24-14.
Ben Malena (L) and Trey Williams of the Texas A&M Aggies celebrate a 41-13 win against the Oklahoma Sooners during the Cotton Bowl at Cowboys Stadium on Saturday, Jan. 4 in Arlington, Texas.
Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan, left, and forward Blake Griffin, right, playfully shine the head of forward Lamar Odom as they sit on the bench during the second half of their NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors on Saturday, Jan. 5, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 115-89.
In this image from video, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, left, talks to the media as Donald Fehr, executive director of the NHL Players' Association, stands next to him, in New York, early Sunday, Jan. 6. A tentative deal to end the 113-day NHL lockout was reached early Sunday morning, around 6 a.m., following a marathon 16-hour negotiating session.
Not so small
Team USA captain Jake McCabe, center, hoists the World Junior Trophy after his team defeated Sweden during the gold medal game at the IIHF World Junior Championships in Ufa, Russia, on Saturday, Jan. 5.
Full steam ahead
Houston Texans defensive lineman Antonio Smith takes the field during an AFC WIld Card football game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Saturday, Jan. 5 in Houston. The Texans won the game, 19-13.
Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin dunks during the first half of their NBA game against the Los Angeles Lakers, Friday, Jan. 4, in Los Angeles. The Clippers beat the Lakers 107-102.
Jory Markiss of Longmont, Colo., flies off the bull Tapout during the seventh annual Professional Bull Riders Invitational finals rodeo at Madison Square Garden in New York on Sunday, Jan. 6.
Taking a stand
AC Milan midfielder Kevin Prince Boateng, of Ghana, sports a jersey reading "AC Milan against racism" prior to the start of the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Siena at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy on Sunday, Jan. 6. A friendly match between AC Milan and lower division club Pro Patria was abandoned on Thursday, Jan. 3, after racist chants directed at Milan's black players, the latest incident of racial abuse that continues to blight the sport.