Leading Off: Pictures of the Week
Stanford forward Nnemkadi Ogwumike celebrates with a leap of joy after a 71-59 upset of the UConn Huskies at the Maples Pavilion in Stanford, Calif. The victory ended the Huskies' 90-game winning streak.
Alabama Crimson Tide running back Eddie Lacy breaks through the Michigan State defense for a touchdown during the third quarter of the Capital One Bowl in Orlando. Alabama defeated Michigan State 49-7.
Emil Joensson of Sweden (left) wins the classic sprint ahead of Devon Kershaw of Canada and Dario Cologna of Switzerland at the FIS Cross Country World Cup Tour de Ski in Oberstdorf, Germany.
Tomas Kopecky of the Blackhawks shoots on St. Louis Blues goalie Ty Conklin during their Dec. 28 game at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.The Blues defeated the Blackhawks 3-1.
Louisville's Chris Smith scored 15 points in a 78-63 loss to Kentucky on Dec. 31 at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville.
The crew of Australian vessel Loyal battled heavy seas in the Bass Strait during the 66th Sydney Hobart Yacht Race.
Lakers center Andrew Bynum fouls during a 97-82 loss to the Spurs on Dec 28, at the AT&T Center in San Antonio.
Julia Mancuso of the U.S. competes in the World cup giant slalom in Semmering, Austria, on Dec. 28.
New England tight end Rob Gronkowski makes a catch during a Week 17 game against the Miami Dolphins. The Patriots won 38-7.
Chris Andersen of the Nuggets looks on as he awaits a free throw during a 95-77 win over Portland at the Pepsi Center on Dec. 28 in Denver.
Fans show their support during the Winter Classic game between the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh.Washington defeated Pittsburgh 3-1.
Bolton Wanderers' striker Kevin Davies scores the opening goal past Liverpool's Pepe Reina during the English Premier League football match at Anfield in Liverpool, England. Liverpool won 2-1.
Drew Brees passing against the Falcons on December 27th.