By SoE Staff
As part of an ongoing series, Sports on Earth is partnering with Getty Images to bring you the best snapshots from around the sports world each week, from No. 14 to No. 1.
This past week, we saw amazing pics from all over, from the boxing ring to the gridiron.
Here are the top 14 photos from Nov. 7-13.
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North Carolina State quarterback Ryan Finley winds up for a pass against Boston College on Saturday in Massachusetts. The redshirt junior quarterback threw for only 146 yards, but the Wolfpack grinded out a 17-14 win over the Eagles.
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If there was ever a visual representation of the Vikings' season, this would be it. Minnesota won its fifth straight game on Sunday in a 38-30 shootout against the Redskins that continued its leapfrog-like ascent to the top of the NFC North standings. Adam Thielen's touchdown grab prompted this rambunctious celebration.
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Neymar hits the ground during Brazil's international friendly against Japan on Nov. 10 in France. The brilliant forward scored a goal and had a penalty kick saved in the first 16 minutes of his side's 3-1 victory.
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Green Bay running back Ty Montgomery fights through Christian Jones' tackle attempt during the Packers' 23-16 victory on Sunday. The classic NFC North matchup was the Packers' first victory without the injured Aaron Rodgers. While Montgomery scored a touchdown in this matchup, he also exited the game with an injury.
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Marc Staal brings the thunder against Boston's Danton Heinen during New York's 4-2 victory on Nov. 8. This was one of Staal's two hits on the night, and the defenseman also blocked a pair of shots to support Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist.
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Akron's Kato Nelson gives the extra effort to stretch the ball into the end zone as a pair of Miami of Ohio defenders attempt to stop him in his tracks on Nov. 7. Nelson's reach was all for naught, though, as the RedHawks took a 24-14 victory at home.
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Sean Strickland takes the "ground and pound" fighting style quite literally, landing a punch against a floor-bound Court McGee during UFC Fight Night on Nov. 11. Strickland defeated McGee via a hard-fought unanimous decision that came upon review, after the match was originally called a majority draw.
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Florida defender Cece Jefferson makes South Carolina's Mon Denson do an involuntary limbo during the Gamecocks' 28-20 victory on Saturday. Denson scored a pair of touchdowns to help hand the Gators their fifth consecutive loss.
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Matt Kenseth burns the competition, and celebrates with a round of burnouts, following the conclusion of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Can-Am 500 at Phoenix International Raceway this weekend. Kenseth claimed the victory in what could be the final race of his career; Joe Gibbs Racing announced this summer that they will replace the 45-year-old with rookie Erik Jones in the No. 20 Toyota.
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Saints running back Mark Ingram leaps into the stands after scoring one of his three rushing touchdowns in Sunday's game against the Bills. Interacting with "Bills Mafia," as the fan base is called, is no walk in the park, but after thoroughly hearing it from the crowd, Ingram led New Orleans to a 47-10 thrashing of Buffalo on Sunday.
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The pack heads down the straightaway in the Melbourne's Own 3AW Trophy during 2017 Stakes Day at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia, on Nov. 11. Fastnet Tempest edged out a small field to take home the title.
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Jarrell Miller gives Mariusz Wach quite the wake-up call during their heavyweight tilt at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Nov. 11. Miller, a Brooklyn native, pleased the hometown crowd with a ninth-round TKO against the 37-year-old Wach.
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Talk about color rush! Seattle wide receiver Tyler Lockett returns a kickoff, looking like something between Green Lantern and The Flash in a matchup against the Cardinals on Nov. 9. The speedy wide receiver and former All-Pro selection helped the Seahawks to a 22-16 victory.
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Josh Tobias hits one on the nose, literally, balancing a bat on his beak during the Peoria Javelinas' Arizona Fall League matchup against the Mesa Solar Sox on Nov. 11. Tobias came to the Red Sox organization last season as part of the deal that sent Clay Buchholz to Philadelphia. Little did they know that he had so much hidden talent, like this.