Florida State wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin catches the game-winning touchdown with only 13 seconds left during the BCS National Championship game.
2 of 16Greg Nelson/SI
Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez maneuvers around several Miami Heat defenders during a late December contest between NBA heavyweights in Portland. Though late in the game the Blazers led the Heat, which was playing without an injured LeBron James, a three-pointer from Chris Bosh with less than a second left gave Miami a 108-107 win.
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Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Da'Rick Rogers makes a leaping 46-yard catch in front of Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith in the third quarter of an AFC wild-card game. Down 38-10 at the time, the grab led to a Colts touchdown and eventually a 45-44 Indianapolis victory, one of the greatest comebacks in NFL postseason history.
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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck dives for a touchdown after scooping up a fumble by teammate Donald Brown in the fourth quarter of the team's wild-card playoff game. The touchdown and ensuing extra point cut Kansas City's lead to 41-38, helping the Colts rally from a 28-point deficit to beat the Chiefs 45-44.
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Detroit Red Wings forward Justin Abdelkader and Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Paul Ranger reach for the puck during this season's Winter Classic. The game, played in snowy conditions at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, ended in a 3-2 shootout victory for Toronto.
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith scans the field for his receivers in Saturday's AFC wild-card game against the Indianapolis Colts. Even though Smith threw four touchdowns and no interceptions, the Chiefs were eliminated from the postseason after the Colts rallied for a 45-44 victory.
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Though Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty found himself upside down near the end zone, his efforts were good enough to evade UCF defensive back Sean Maag and score a second-quarter 13-yard rushing touchdown. Petty's Bears eventually fell to the Golden Knights by a score of 52-42.
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Kamil Stoch of Poland flies through the air during the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup Vierschanzentournee (Four Hills Tournament) in Germany. Stoch has participated in two Olympics.
9 of 16Al Tielemans/SI
New Orleans Saints running back Khiry Robinson eludes Philadelphia Eagles defenders during an NFC wild-card game. Led by 185 team rushing yards, the Saints won a road playoff game for the first time in franchise history.
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Michigan State wide receiver Tony Lippett stretches out after catching a pass in the 100th Rose Bowl game. The Spartans defeated Stanford 24-20, giving Michigan State its first Rose Bowl victory since 1988.
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Casey Cizikas of the New York Islanders slides the puck past Chicago's Corey Crawford for an early goal during a Thursday game. One of the worst teams in the league, the Islanders earned an 3-2 overtime victory over the Blackhawks, one of the NHL's best teams.
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As time expires, Phil Dawson nails a 33-yard field goal to give the San Francisco 49ers a 23-20 victory over the Green Bay Packers in an NFC wild-card at Lambeau Field. The kick advanced San Francisco to the second round of the NFL playoffs.
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San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore tries to break the tackle of Green Bay Packers safety M.D. Jennings in an NFC wild-card playoff game. Gore finished with 66 yards rushing and a touchdown, helping the 49ers to their 23-20 victory.
14 of 16Richard Drew/AP
At the Professional Bull Riders Buck Off at Madison Square Garden, Arkansas native Reese Cates rides Happy Trax.
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Jorey Markiss rides the bull Come Back on the second day of the Professional Bull Riders Buck Off.
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Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty dives over Central Florida defensive back Jacoby Glenn for a second-quarter touchdown in the 2014 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl. Even though Petty finished with five touchdowns, including three on the ground, Baylor eventually lost to UCF, 52-42.
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