11 incredible sports photos from Getty Images this week

The sports world makes for a beautiful palette but individual images can get lost in the constant shuffle. Here are the best Getty Images sports photos from this week.

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Kyle Busch, driver of the Skittles Zombie Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on Oct. 28, 2020, in Fort Worth, Texas.

Texas Motor Speedway is known on the NASCAR circuit as having one of the most sought after Victory Lane celebrations. In addition to winning a big race, the driver gets a cowboy hat but also a custom pair of six-shooters only made for the winner. They put blanks in there that the driver fires off and combine that with the fire and confetti, it makes for a pretty interesting Victory Lane celebration. Of course, it’s punctuated this year with the restrictions of COVID not having the team and sponsors there to celebrate with winning driver Kyle Busch.

— Chris Graythen

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Rodney McLeod of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrates in the end zone after running back a fumble for a touchdown in the fourth quarter of the game against the Dallas Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field on Nov. 1, 2020, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Before the start of Sunday’s game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Dallas Cowboys, it was billed as the battle for first place in the NFC East. The Cowboys were down to their third-string quarterback and utilized a lot of unusual plays to try and make their offense work. The Eagles also struggled to maintain possession of the ball. There were a lot of turnovers from both teams in this Sunday night matchup. In this image, Rodney McLeod of the Eagles had recovered a fumble and ran it in for a touchdown. McLeod fell back into the endzone in celebration after scoring the touchdown and securing the win for the Eagles.

— Elsa

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Russell Canouse of D.C. United reacts after scoring an own goal past Bill Hamid during the second half of the game against the New England Revolution at Gillette Stadium on Nov. 1, 2020, in Foxborough, Massachusetts.

D.C. United faced off against the New England Revolution on a cold night with relentless rain that lasted the duration of the match. Despite the empty stadium due to COVID precautions and inclement weather, the match remained close and with the same intensity as any I’ve seen. After heading into half time down by a goal, the Revolution came out fighting. One of their chances on goal had extra help from D.C. United player Russell Canouse, who deflected a shot past his own goalkeeper Bill Hamid to even the score between the teams. Canouse and Hamid fell deflated, and the Revolution seized the momentum to go on to win 4-3.

— Maddie Meyer

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Justin Jackson of the Los Angeles Chargers carries the ball against Anthony Chickillo of the Denver Broncos in the second quarter of the game at Empower Field At Mile High on Nov. 1, 2020, in Denver, Colorado.

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Nyheim Hines of the Indianapolis Colts celebrates after scoring a touchdown on a 22-yard reception against the Detroit Lions during the second quarter at Ford Field on Nov. 1, 2020, in Detroit, Michigan.

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Wide receiver Jarvis Landry of the Cleveland Browns catches a 25-yard reception past free safety Lamarcus Joyner of the Las Vegas Raiders during the second half of the NFL game at FirstEnergy Stadium on Nov. 1, 2020, in Cleveland, Ohio. The Raiders defeated the Browns 16-6.

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Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 42 McDonald’s Chevrolet, spins into the infield grass after an on-track incident during the NASCAR Cup Series Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on Oct. 28, 2020, in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Clement Sordet of France tees off on the 14th during Day Two of the Aphrodite Hills Cyprus Open at Aphrodite Hills Resort on Oct. 30, 2020, in Paphos, Cyprus.

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Scott Stallings of the United States plays his shot from the seventh tee during the second round of the Bermuda Championship at Port Royal Golf Course on Oct. 30, 2020, in Southampton, Bermuda.

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Gareth Bale of Tottenham Hotspur scores his side’s second goal during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Brighton & Hove Albion at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Nov. 1, 2020, in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors.

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The All Blacks perform the haka ahead of the 2020 Tri-Nations and Bledisloe Cup match between the Australian Wallabies and the New Zealand All Blacks at ANZ Stadium on Oct. 31, 2020, in Sydney, Australia.

Published at Sat, 07 Nov 2020 13:00:17 +0000

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