Leading Off: Pictures of the Week
Gennaro Gattuso of AC Milan and Peter Crouch of Tottenham Hotspur compete for the ball during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg match between AC Milan and Tottenham Hotspur at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on Feb. 15, in Milan.
Chicago's Carlos Boozer goes up against the Charlotte Bobcats during a 106-94 home win on Feb. 15 at the United Center.
Ayumi Morita of Japan serves to Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic during day two of the WTA Dubai Duty Free tournament on Feb. 15.
Wendy Houvenaghel, Joanna Roswell and Sarah Storey of Great Britain compete in the Team Pursuit qualification during day one of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classic at Manchester Velodrome on Feb. 18 in Manchester.
New York Rangers' Marc Staal jumps over Mats Zuccarello's shot during their 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings at Madison Square Garden on Feb. 17.
San Diego State's Kawhi Leonard is outnumbered by the New Mexico Lobos during an 86-62 home win on Feb. 16. at Viejas Arena in San Diego.
Matt Giteau of the Brumbies offloads during a Super Rugby match between against the Chiefs at Canberra Stadium on Feb. 19 in Canberra, Australia.
Competitors make a turn on the course during the Australian 20km Road Walk Championships at Constitution Dock on Feb. 19 in Hobart.
An unidentified athlete competes in the swim leg during race six of the Contact Tri Series at Takapuna Beach on Feb. 20 in Takapuna, New Zealand.
Tyrel Reed of Kansas drives to the basket but couldn't prevent the Jayhawks from being upset 84-68 by Kansas State on Feb. 14 in Manhattan.
San Jose Sharks' Logan Couture scores against the Washington Capitals during a 3-2 victory on Feb. 17 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose.
Al Horford tries to block Manu Ginobili during the 2011 NBA All-Star Game on Feb. 20, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The West won 148-143.
Atlanta Braves Manager Fredi Gonzalez runs the pitchers and catchers workout during on Feb. 16 in Orlando.
Tessa Worley of the winning French squad (left) competes against Anna Fenninger of Austria during the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships Nations Team event in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
Fireworks light the sky during the opening ceremony of the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Fourteen national cricket teams will compete in India and Bangladesh between February and early April.
Six-year old Tyler Pan (right) tries to score on goalie Hunter Vaughn, 8, during a youth hockey clinic as part of a Hockey Day in America event at Millenium Park on Feb. 20 in Chicago. The National Hockey League and NBC sponsored the event.
In only his second career NASCAR Sprint Cup start and a day after his 20th birthday, Trevor Bayne, driving the #21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford, won the Daytona 500 on Feb. 20.
A driver speeds past the grandstand during Formula One car testing at the Circuit de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain. The first race of the 2011 season, the Bahrain Grand Prix, has been canceled following civil unrest, with the championship rescheduled to begin at the Australian Grand Prix in March.
Aksel Lund Swindal of Norway skis in the slalom segment over Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany on his way to winning the Super Combined during the Alpine FIS Ski World Championships.
Joe Simpson of the London Wasps passes the ball during the Aviva Premiership rugby union match between the Leicester Tigers and the Wasps at Welford Road Stadium in Leicester, England. The Tigers won 21-12 to remain on top of the league standings.
German boxer Felix Sturm walks into the arena for his WBA middleweight title fight against challenger Ronald Hearns of the U.S. at Porsche-Arena on Feb. 19 in Stuttgart. Sturm retained his title with a TKO in the 7th round.
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose scored 18 points in a 106-94 win over the Charlotte Bobcats at the United Center in Chicago.
The cars of AJ Allmendinger (43), Greg Biffle (16), Michael Waltrip (15) and Matt Kenseth (17) were among those banged up during a crash at the Daytona 500. The 16 caution flags were a race record.
LeBron James posted the NBA All-Star Game's first triple-double since Michael Jordan in 1997 as the West defeated the East 148-143. He lost out on the MVP award to Kobe Bryant of the Lakers.
Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi knocks L.A. Kings forward Dustin Brown into the net during a game at Madison Square Garden. Brown had goals in the first and third periods, but the Rangers won 4-3 after a shootout.
Kansas State forward Jamar Samuels drives to the hoop on Kansas forward Markieff Morris as the two rivals met at Bramlage Coliseum on Feb. 14. The Wildcats defeated the top-ranked Jayhawks 84-68, who fell to No. 3 with the loss.