A vehicle races through rough terrain during the Dakar Rally, a two-week long trek through South American countryside. Three people have died during this year's rally, including one participant.
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New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony attempts to score as Kentavious Caldwell-Pope of the Detroit Pistons defends. Led by 34 points from Anthony, the Knicks earned an 89-85 victory.
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San Francisco 49ers linebacker Ahmad Brooks jumps offside against the Carolina Panthers in a divisional playoff game. San Francisco still won, 23-10.
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Bryce Menzies flies through the air in his car during the Red Bull Frozen Rush practice on Jan. 9. The competition featured off-road racing vehicles competing on snowy Maine terrain.
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Off-road racer Rob Maccachren races his car through the snow during the Red Bull Frozen Rush in Newry, Maine.
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Tight end Julius Thomas attempts to shed two Chargers defenders during Sunday's AFC Divisional Playoff game. Thomas finished the contest as Denver's leading receiver with six catches for 76 yards in a 24-17 victory.
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Chris Andersen of the Miami Heat and Alan Anderson of the Brooklyn Nets look to grab a rebound during a Jan. 10 contest in Brooklyn. The Nets prevailed 104-95 in double overtime.
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Norwich City goalkeeper John Ruddy attempts to stop a Kevin Mirallas free kick. The kick sailed into the back of the net from 20 yards, putting Mirallas and his Everton teammates up 2-0, which would ultimately be the final score.
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Kansas players box out Oklahoma's after a free throw attempt in a Jan. 7 game in Norman, Okla. Kansas won 90-83.
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Mikael Kingsbury of Canada won the moguls at the Freestyle Ski World Cup at Deer Valley in Park City, Utah last week.
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Minnesota Wild goaltender Niklas Backstrom tries to stop the puck in a Jan. 9 game against the Phoenix Coyotes. Backstrom allowed only one goal in a 4-1 victory for the Wild.
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Freshman Arizona forward Aaron Gordon drives for a layup as UCLA's Tony Parker defends. Gordon's Wildcats remained undefeated in a 79-75 victory over the Bruins in the Jan. 9 contest.
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Meryl Davis and Charlie White skate during the 2014 U.S. Figure Skating Championships on Jan. 11 in Boston. The duo won their sixth title, a record, and will compete in the Sochi Olympics.
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New England Patriots linebacker Jamie Collins lunges for Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck during their AFC Divisional Playoff game. The Patriots sacked Luck three times and won 43-22.
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Freestyle skier Patrick Deneen of the U.S. jumps during the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup Mogul Competition finals. Deneen finished in fourth.
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Perrine Laffont of France flips during qualifying for the moguls.
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The defensive backs unit of the Seattle Seahawks huddles up prior to their playoff game against the New Orleans Saints. The Seahawks held the Saints scoreless until the fourth quarter, when a late New Orleans rally fell short as Seattle advanced to the NFC Championship with a 23-15 victory.
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New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman attempts to wrestle his helmet free from the grasp of Indianapolis Colts linebacker Erik Walden. Edelman caught six passes for 84 yards in New England's playoff win.
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Mike Riddle of Canada warms up prior to the freeskiing halfpipe final of the Jan. 8 U.S. Grand Prix Halfpipe in Breckenridge, Colo. His jump is shown in multiple exposures.
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Washington's student section turns its collective back to the court as Utah players are introduced before a Jan. 8 game. The Huskies defeated the Utes 59-57.
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Louis Oosthuizen strikes his tee shot on the 18th hole of his second round at the 2014 Volvo Golf Champions in Durban, South Africa. Oosthuizen, a South Africa-native, won the tournament for the second straight year, finishing 12-under par.
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