Leading Off: Pictures of the Week
Cuban Yoan Pablo Hernandez lands a left hook on Steve Herelius of France during the WBA cruiserweight title fight on Feb. 12 in Muelheim, Germany.
Austria's Martin Koch takes flight during the FIS World Cup Ski Flying competition in Vikersund, eastern Norway, on Feb. 13.
Point guard Rajon Rondo bumps up against LeBron James during the Celtics 85-82 win over Miami on Feb. 13.
Actor Bill Murray plays out of the bunker during the 3M Celebrity Challenge at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on Feb. 9. Former "Caddyshack" star Murray and golfer D.A. Points won the tournament.
Darius Miller (1) and Terrence Jones (3) of the Kentucky Wildcats fight for a rebound against Steve Tchiengang (33) and Rod Odom (45) of Vanderbilt. The 23rd-ranked Commodores held off No. 18 Kentucky 81-77 on Feb. 12 at Memorial Gym in Nashville.
North Carolina forward Harrison Barnes does his best to ignore the taunting Duke Cameron Crazies on Feb. 9. Barnes may have turned his back on the Duke fans but his 20th-ranked Tar Heels fell to No. 5 Duke 79-73.
Los Angeles Kings center Michal Handzus barely slips a goal by Washington Capitals goalie Semyon Varlamov on Feb. 12. The Kings handled the Capitals 4-1 at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.
Steve Nyman of the U.S. speeds down the slopes in the Downhill training for the Alpine FIS Ski World Championships on Feb. 10.
Keaton Ellerby (4) of the Florida Panthers collides with Thomas Vanke (26) of the Buffalo Sabres while racing for the puck at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Fla., on Feb. 10. The Sabres outlasted the Panthers 3-2 in overtime.
The Piha women's crew topples over a crashing wave during the Day of Giant Surfboat race regatta at Piha beach on Feb. 12 in Auckland, New Zealand.
Erik Guay of Canada skis out of the starting gate during Downhill competition at the Alpine FIS Ski Championships on Feb. 12 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. Guay won by racing down the Kandahar course in 1 minute, 58.41 seconds.
France's Pascal Gerrard guides his Siberian Husky dogs through the 11k long track on the second day of the Dog Sleigh World Championships in Slovakia's Donovaly resort on Feb. 12.
Steve Arpin (25), Milka Duno (63) and Steve Blackburn (68) were involved in a multi-car crash coming out of turn 4 during the Lucas Oil Slick Mist 200 auto race at Daytona Speedway on Feb. 12. The ARCA drivers were eliminated from the competition following the crash.