The best photos from the week in sports: 9/9 - 9/16

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PHOENIX, AZ - SEPTEMBER 15: Jean Segura #2 of the Arizona Diamondbacks bats against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the fourth inning of the MLB game at Chase Field on September 15, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Orlando Arcia, left, collides with center fielder Keon Broxton, right, after missing a single hit by Cincinnati Reds' Jose Peraza during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, in Cincinnati. The Brewers won 7-0. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Chicago White Sox's Leury Garcia steals second as Cleveland Indians shortstop Erik Gonzalez is unable to field a throw from catcher Roberto Perez during the ninth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, in Chicago. The White Sox won 2-1. (AP Photo/Tae-Gyun Kim)
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott (21) is wrapped up by New York Giants defenders after a short run in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (11) catches his career 100th touchdown pass during the second half of an NFL football game as New England Patriots cornerback Logan Ryan (26) defends, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
Detroit Lions wide receiver Marvin Jones (11) makes a catch under pressure from Indianapolis Colts defensive back Patrick Robinson (25) during the first half of an NFL football game in Indianapolis, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/R Brent Smith)
Chicago Sky's Courtney Vandersloot, bottom, looks to the basket as Connecticut Sun's Jonquel Jones, top, defends during the second half of a WNBA basketball game, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, in Uncasville, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
New York Mets' Wilmer Flores, bottom, is tagged out at home plate by Atlanta Braves catcher A.J. Pierzynski on a single by T.J. Rivera in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Atlanta, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, reacts after a point to Stan Wawrinka, of Switzerland, during the men's singles final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Baylor defensive tackle Micheal Johnson, left, leads teammates onto the field before an NCAA college football game against SMU, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Bethe Correia, from Brazil, punches Jessica Eye during a women's bantamweight bout at UFC 203 on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Dermer)
In this photo released by the IOC, Angela Madsen, of the United States, competes in the women's javelin throw - F56 final in Olympic Stadium, during the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. (Al Tielemans/OIS,IOC via AP)
Texas Rangers' Carlos Gomez, left, knocks over a cameraman while celebrating the team's 8-5 win against the Los Angeles Angels in a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Auburn running back Kerryon Johnson, top right, hurdles Arkansas State defensive back Cody Brown as he runs for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
Gael Monfils, of France, returns a shot to Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
COZUMEL, MEXICO - SEPTEMBER 15: Athletes compete in the Age Group Sprint World Championship race at the Fonatur Triathlon Park on September 15, 2016 in Cozumel, Mexico. The ITU Grand Final World Championship will be held until Sunday. (Photo by Alexander Koerner/Getty Images)
CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 13: Jose Peraza #9 of the Cincinnati Reds is tagged out by Jonathan Villar #5 of the Milwaukee Brewers while trying to steal second base in the first inning at Great American Ball Park on September 13, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
LAYTOWN, IRELAND - SEPTEMBER 13: A general view of the action as riders and jockeys take part in the Laytown Races on September 13, 2016 in Laytown, Ireland. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)
CARSON, CA - SEPTEMBER 11: Robbie Rogers #14 of Los Angeles Galaxy and Sebastian Hines #3 of Orlando City FC jump for a header during a 4-2 Galaxy win at StubHub Center on September 11, 2016 in Carson, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 11: Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates after scoring a touchdown as the Chiefs defeat the San Diego Chargers 33-27 to win the game in overtime at Arrowhead Stadium on September 11, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - SEPTEMBER 11: Bruce Irvin #51 of the Oakland Raiders forces a fumble on Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints during the first half of a game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on September 11, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)
BARCELONA, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 10: A general view of the stadium prior to the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Deportivo Alaves at Camp Nou stadium on September 10, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - SEPTEMBER 10: Rwanda sitting volleyball players align for the national anthem before their match against China during the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro Riocentro Pavillion 6 on September 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Raphael Dias/Getty Images for the International Paralympic Committee)
CARMEL, IN - SEPTEMBER 10: Hideki Matsuyama of Japan hits from a green side bunker on the fourth hole during the third round of the BMW Championship at Crooked Stick Golf Club on September 10, 2016 in Carmel, Indiana. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
RICHMOND, VA - SEPTEMBER 09: (EDITOR'S NOTE: Image was processed using digital filters.) Jeff Gordon, driver of the #88 Axalta Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on September 9, 2016 in Richmond, Virginia. (Photo by Sarah Crabill/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - SEPTEMBER 9: Ibrahim Hamadtou of Egypt competes in the men's singles Table Tennis - Class 6 on day 2 of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at Riocentro - Pavilion 3 on September 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Lucas Uebel/Getty Images)
SARANSK, RUSSIA - SEPTEMBER 16: (Editors Note: Image was created using multiple exposure in camera) Chiara Calderone of Italy competes during the Junior Ladies Short Program on day two of the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating on September 16, 2016 in Saransk, Russia. (Photo by Joosep Martinson - ISU/ISU via Getty Images)
Sep 13, 2016; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper (34) dives over a bat to score during the ninth inning against the New York Mets at Nationals Park. New York Mets defeated Washington Nationals 4-3 in the tenth inning. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
SANTA CLARA, CA - SEPTEMBER 12: Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers kneels in protest during the national anthem prior to playing the Los Angeles Rams in their NFL game at Levi's Stadium on September 12, 2016 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Robert Reiners/Getty Images)
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The past week in sports was full of football and baseball here in the States, with the NFL season just beginning and the MLB season winding down. The Paralymics also continued on in Brazil, and the US Open finished with a total shocker as Novak Djokovic lost in the finals.

Click through the gallery above to see photos from all of these events and more, and be sure to check back next weekend to see the best shots from the coming week's action.

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