The Week in Sports Pictures: Dec. 5 - Dec. 11
Baylor University students celebrate after quarterback Robert Griffin III won the Heisman Trophy. The Waco, Texas, campus reveled in the quarterback's victory on Saturday, Dec. 10. It was the first time a Baylor player won the award.
Indiana's Cody Zeller, center, has his shot blocked by Kentucky's Anthony Davis, Kentucky's Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, left, and Doron Lamb, far right, look on. Zeller helped the Hoosiers upset the No. 1 Wildcats, 73-72, on Saturday, Dec. 10, in Bloomington, Ind.
Denver quarterback Tim Tebow scrambles against Chicago. Tebow led the Broncos to their sixth-straight win after a dramatic drive in the fourth quarter and another in overtime on Sunday, Dec. 11 in Denver.
On the rise
Tom Hilde of Norway sits on a chair lift on his way to the second round of the ski jumping World Cup event on Friday, Dec. 9 in Harrachov, Czech Republic.
The Japanese team trains before the sixth FINA Synchronised Swimming World Trophy at the Water Cube on Thursday, Dec. 8 in Beijing, China.
South Korea's Lee Ho-suk, left, and his compatriot Seo Yi-ra tumble after the men's 500-meter second final C race during the ISU World Cup short track speed skating competition on Sunday, Dec. 11 in Shanghai.
What a guy
Guy Mercer is caught in a scrum. Mercer's Bath team was playing Leinster during rugby's Heineken Cup on Sunday, Dec. 11, in Bath, England.
Czech Roman Koudelka falls after his second-round jump. Koudelka's training session for a Ski Jumping World Cup event on Thursday, Dec. 8 in Harrachov, Czech Republic, resulted in a head injury. He was later taken to hospital.
The chase is on
Steeplechase competitors jump into the water during the men's 3,000-meter race on Saturday, Dec. 10, in Melbourne, Australia.
He'll soon be black in his blue
Italy's Daigoro Timoncini slams the Ukraine's Sergii Yeroshkin during a Greco-Roman event in London on Saturday, Dec. 10.
Aspiring boxers Chibata, left, and Valdir Aparecido punch a discarded refrigerator. Their training session at the Boxing Academy of Garrido uses primitive training equipment in a project whose goal is to take the sport to poor and marginalized people in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Lindsey Vonn speeds down the slope during the women's Super-G race on Wednesday, Dec. 7 in Beaver Creek, Colo.
U.S. sailor Zach Railey competes during day three of the 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships on Monday, Dec. 5, in Perth, Australia.