Leading Off: Pictures of the Week (Jan. 28-Feb. 3)
February 04, 2015
1 of 27Bruce Bennett/Getty Images
Henrik Lundqvist of the Rangers couldn't snatch this puck in a game against the Islanders.
2 of 27Stan Badz/PGA TOUR/Getty Images
Tiger Woods, seemingly with super powers, is really just leaping up to see the eighth green during the first round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
3 of 27Jordan Mansfield/ISU via Getty Images
Bram Smallenbroek of Austria in the 5000-meters race at the ISU Speed Skating World Cup in Norway.
4 of 27Simon Bruty/SI
Against a historically good D, Tom Brady earned his third Super Bowl MVP award and his fourth ring, tying him with Terry Bradshaw and Joe Montana.
5 of 27Francisco Seco/AP
Ireland's Philip Mulpeter is kicked by Vitor Nobrega of Brazil during their welterweight mixed martial arts bout of International Pro Combat in Portugal. Nobrega defeated Mulpeter.
6 of 27Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
Serena Williams was excited after defeating Maria Sharapova in the final match of the Australian Open.
7 of 27Simon Bruty/SI
Malcolm Butler of the Patriots bats down a pass intended for Jermaine Kearse in the Super Bowl.
8 of 27Alain Grosclaude/Agence Zoom/Getty Images
Lindsey Vonn won a bronze medal in the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships Super G.
9 of 27Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images
Al Iaquinta punches Joe Lauzon in their lightweight bout at the UFC 183 event in Las Vegas.
10 of 27Stephen Dunn/Getty Images
Glen Davis of the Los Angeles Clippers fights to control a loose ball against Danilo Gallinari of the Denver Nuggets. The Clippers won 102-98.
11 of 27Robert Beck/SI
Jeremy Lane of the Seattle Seahawks is tackled by Julian Edelman after making an interception in the first quarter of the Super Bowl.
12 of 27Ivan Sekretarev/AP
Alexandra Stepanova and Ivan Bukin of Russia during their free dance at the European Figure Skating championships in Stockholm, Sweden.
13 of 27John Biever/SI
Just as the New York Giants got a miraculous catch by David Tyree in their Super Bowl upset of New England, Seattle got one from Jermaine Kearse that gave the Seahawks first-and-goal at the five with a little over a minute to go. Kearse kept his eye on the ball and batted it around four times before pulling it in.
14 of 27Donald Miralle/SI
Super Bowl hero Malcolm Butler was the defender covering Kearse on this 33-yard completion.
15 of 27Bill Frakes/SI
Katy Perry impressed the fans during the halftime show.
16 of 27Rob Griffith/AP
A bird flies past Maria Sharapova during her match against Ekaterina Makarova in the semifinals at the Australian Open.
17 of 27Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images
Isaac Chamberlain lands a punch on Moses Matovu of Tanzania prior to the WBC Silver Lightweight title fight between Kevin Mitchell and Daniel Estrada.
18 of 27John Iacono/SI
Malcolm Butler intercepts a pass intended for Richardo Lockette to prevent the Seahawks from scoring a would-be winning touchdown in the final minute. Butler's first career interception gave the Patriots their fourth Super Bowl victory in the past 14 years.
19 of 27Joe Murphy/Getty Images
Michael Zangari of the East Carolina Pirates blocks a shot by D'Marnier Cunningham of Memphis. Memphis beat East Carolina 70-58.
20 of 27Tim Donnelly/AP
Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola catches a four-yard touchdown pass in the second half of the Super Bowl.
21 of 27Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images
Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask makes a stick save on a shot from Michael Grabner of the New York Islanders.
22 of 27Eric Francis/Getty Images
Rick Kreklow of Creighton and Jamal Branch of St. John's fight for a rebound during their game in Nebraska.
23 of 27Warren Little/Getty Images
Rory McIlroy teeing off on the eighth hole during the final round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic on the Majlis Course at the Emirates Golf Club.
24 of 27Paul White/AP
Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos makes a face-plant during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Real Sociedad.
25 of 27Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images
A puck shot from Matt Martin of the Islanders gets past Henrik Lundqvist. The New York Islanders defeated the New York Rangers 4-1.
26 of 27John Locher/AP
Viktoria Rebensburg of Germany during a practice run for the World Cup Championship downhill in Beaver Creek.
27 of 27Vianney Thibaut/Agence Zoom/Getty Images
Maxime Laheurte of France competes during the FIS Nordic World Cup HS134/10k in Val di Fiemme, Italy.
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