Sports Photos of the Day
Date: 12/12/2011 Album ID: 1377942
Photos by Associated Press
Sports photos from around the world, Dec. 12, 2011.
Chicago Bears running back Marion Barber (24) is tackled by the Denver Broncos defense late in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in Denver. Denver won 13-10 in overtime. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)
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Denver Broncos' Andre' Goodman, right, dives to tackle Chicago Bears running back Marion Barber, left, during the first quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in Denver. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, Joe Amon)  MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT; TV OUT
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Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, right, makes a catch in front of Chicago Bears cornerback Zack Bowman during overtime of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in Denver. The Broncos won 13-10. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, John Leyba)  MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT; TV OUT
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Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, left, is run down by San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman, right, following a reception by Fitzgerald in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011 in Glendale, Ariz. The Cardinals won 21-19. (AP Photo/Paul Connors)
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Detroit Lions defensive end Cliff Avril (92) celebrates his sack of Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder in the first quarter of an NFL football game in Detroit, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski)
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Chicago Bears defensive end Israel Idonije (71) recovers a fumble by Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow (15) in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
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Denver Broncos running back Jeremiah Johnson (37) is upended by Chicago Bears' Brian Urlacher, left, during the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in Denver. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, Aaron Ontiveroz)  MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT; TV OUT
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Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater throws the game ball into the crowd to celebrates his 51-yard game-winning field goal in overtime against the Chicago Bears following an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in Denver. The Broncos won 13-10. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, John Leyba)  MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT; TV OUT
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Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow (15) reacts after kicker Matt Prater (5) kicked a 51-yard field goal to win the game in overtime over the Chicago Bears in an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in Denver. The Broncos won 13-10. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
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Buffalo Bills wide receiver David Nelson (86) loses control of the ball and drops the pass in the end zone as San Diego Chargers defensive back Dante Hughes pursues in the second half during an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
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Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey yells from the sidelines in the first half of an NFL football game against the San Diego Chargers on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi )
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Dallas Cowboys tight end John Phillips scores a touchdown with New York Giants' Jacquian Williams in pursuit during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
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Green Bay Packers' Erik Walden celebrates with fans after running back a fumble for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)
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Oakland Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer (3) tries to get away from Green Bay Packers linebacker D.J. Smith (51) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)
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Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak is dunked by his players as time expires during an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in Cincinnati. Houston won 20-19. (AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Smiley N. Pool ) MANDATORY CREDIT
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Chicago Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews, left,  hits the ice after being checked by San Jose Sharks' Martin Havlat ,right,  during the third period of an NHL game in Chicago on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011. The Chicago beat San Jose 3-2 in overtime.(AP Photo/John Smierciak)
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North Florida guard Jimmy Williams Jr., left, and Kansas State guard Martavious Irving, right, chase a loose ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in Manhattan, Kan. Kansas State won 79-68 in overtime. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Kansas State forward Thomas Gipson (42) dunks the ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against North Florida, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in Manhattan, Kan. Gipson had 23 points and 12 rebounds as Kansas State won 79-68 in overtime. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Murray State forward Ivan Aska, center, reaches for a loose ball against Memphis defenders Adonis Thomas, left, and Tarik Black in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Lance Murphey)
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Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson, left, and Joakim Noah pose for an NBA photographer during the team's NBA basketball media day at the Sheri L. Berto Center, in Deerfield, Ill., on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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