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This week’s top sports shots

This week’s top sports shots

THE KING MET THE PRINCE: Britain's Prince William, left, and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge pose with Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, right, backstage of an NBA basketball game between the Cavaliers and the Brooklyn Nets on Monday, Dec. 8, in New York. Photo: Associated Press/Neilson Barnard

AP835067876942TCU head coach Gary Patterson is doused by his players after their 55-3 win over Iowa State in an NCAA college football game at Amon G. Carter Stadium, Saturday, Dec. 6, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
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New York Rangers center J.T. Miller (10) checks Detroit Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser in the first period during an NHL hockey game in Detroit, Saturday, Dec. 6. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
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Ohio State wide receiver Devin Smith, right, catches a touchdown pass as Wisconsin cornerback Peniel Jean defends during the second half of the Big Ten Conference championship NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 6, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
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Miami Dolphins defensive end Terrence Fede reacts from the bench after watching a play during the second half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Dec. 7, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Ravens defeated the Dolphins 28-13. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
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Alabama offensive lineman Alphonse Taylor celebrates after the second half of the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game against Missouri, Saturday, Dec. 6, in Atlanta. Alabama won 42-13. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
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Los Angeles Galaxy’s Landon Donovan, center, hoists the trophy as he and teammates including Robbie Keane, right, of Ireland, and Juninho, left, of Brazil, celebrate after winning the MLS Cup championship soccer match against the New England Revolution Sunday, Dec. 7, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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Arkansas’s Michael Qualls, top, tumbles into Clemson’s Sidy Djitte (50) while shooting a basket during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Dec. 7, at Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
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Seattle Seahawks’ Marshawn Lynch (24) scores a touchdown past Philadelphia Eagles’ Nate Allen (29) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 7, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)
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Workers adjust the tarp on Lambeau Field before an NFL football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Atlanta Falcons Monday, Dec. 8, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)
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Bullfighter Chuck Swisher, top, gets tossed into the air by bull Cajun Smurf while Swisher was protecting Bull rider Trey Benton III during the seventh go-round of the National Finals Rodeo, Wednesday, Dec. 10, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
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Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton leaves the field after being injured during the second half of an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams Thursday, Dec. 11, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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