Here are the offbeat, unusual, weird, funny or just plain wacky sports photos from the week of Dec. 14-20, 2016.
December 21, 2016
1 of 20Robert Franklin/AP
Notre Dame Fighting Irish forward V.J. Beachem gets kicked in the head while competing for a loose ball with Colgate Raiders forward Jordan Swopshire on Dec. 19, 2016 at Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center in South Bend, Ind.
2 of 20Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP
Golden State Warriors power forward Draymond Green fouls Portland Trail Blazers shooting guard Allen Crabbe on Dec. 17, 2016 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, Calif.
3 of 20Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott celebrates after scoring a touchdown by jumping into a Salvation Army red kettle during the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Dec. 18, 2016 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
4 of 20Charlie Neibergall/AP
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen is unable to catch a pass as he is hit by Indianapolis Colts cornerback Darius Butler on Dec. 18, 2016 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn.
5 of 20Rob Foldy/Getty Images
Tulsa Golden Hurricane head coach Philip Montgomery celebrates during a television interview following their 55-10 win over the Central Michigan Chippewas on Dec. 19, 2016 at Marlins Park in Miami.
6 of 20Jessica Hill/AP
UConn Huskies center Amida Brimah reacts after dunking against the North Florida Ospreys on Dec. 18, 2016 at Harry A. Gampel Pavilion in Storrs, Conn.
7 of 20Reed Hoffmann/Getty Images
Kansas City Chiefs players' breath masks their faces during the game against the Tennessee Titans on Dec. 18, 2016 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.
8 of 20Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon catches a pass against Carolina Panthers cornerback James Bradberry on Dec. 19, 2016 at FedExField in Landover, Md.
9 of 20Francois Nel/Getty Images
Chen Qingchen and Jia Yifan of China celebrate beating Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahasi of Japan in the Final of the Women's Doubles on day five of the BWF Dubai World Superseries Finals on Dec. 18, 2016 at the Hamdan Sports Complex in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
10 of 20Matt Slocum/AP
Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid leaps into the crowd to chase a loose ball during the game against the Brooklyn Nets on Dec. 18, 2016 at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.
11 of 20Mike Hewitt/FIFA via Getty Images
Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas collides with teammate defender Sergio Ramos and Kashima Antlers midfielder Fabricio during the FIFA Club World Cup Final match on Dec. 18, 2016 at International Stadium Yokohama, Japan.
12 of 20Ben Margot/AP
Golden State Warriors small forward Kevin Durant walks towards his sneaker after it came off during the game against the New York Knicks on Dec. 15, 2016 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, Calif.
13 of 20Francisco Seco/AP
Hundreds of people dressed as Santa Claus take part in the Santa Claus run on Dec. 17, 2016 in Madrid, Spain. More than 20,000 participants dressed as Santa Claus participate in the 8k race through the streets of Madrid.
14 of 20John Locher/AP
Ohio State Buckeyes guard JaQuan Lyle replaces a contact lens during the CBS Sports Classic game against the UCLA Bruins on Dec. 17, 2016 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
15 of 20Alex Gallardo/AP
Oakland Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree lands on San Diego Chargers strong safety Jahleel Addae on Dec. 18, 2016 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego.
16 of 20Jeffrey T. Barnes/AP
Buffalo Sabres center Jack Eichel and New York Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk collide along the boards on Dec. 16, 2016 at KeyBank Center in Buffalo.
17 of 20Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images
FC Augsburg defender Martin Hinteregger celebrates with teammate midfielder Jonathan Schmid after scoring a goal during the Bundesliga match against Borussia Moenchengladbach on Dec. 17, 2016 at WWK Arena in Augsburg, Germany.
18 of 20Rob Foldy/Getty Images
A Tulsa Golden Hurricane cheerleader performs during the game against the Central Michigan Chippewas on Dec. 19, 2016 at Marlins Park in Miami.
19 of 20Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images
Southern Miss Golden Eagles head coach Jay Hopson is doused with Powerade after their 28-21 win over the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns in the New Orleans Bowl on Dec. 17, 2016 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.
20 of 20Armando Franca/AP
Alex Botelho rides ahead of a crashing wave during a big wave surfing session on Dec. 17, 2016 at the Praia do Norte in Nazare, Portugal.
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