The best photos from the week in sports: 9/15 - 9/22
The best photos from the week in sports: 9/15 - 9/22
TOKYO, JAPAN - SEPTEMBER 22: Babora Strycova of Czech Republic reacts in her quarter final match against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia during day five of the Toray Pan Pacific Open Tennis At Ariake Coliseum on September 22, 2017 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - SEPTEMBER 22: Marin Cilic of Team Europe serves during his singles match against Frances Tiafoe of Team World on the first day of the Laver Cup on September 22, 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic. The Laver Cup consists of six European players competing against their counterparts from the rest of the World. Europe will be captained by Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe will captain the Rest of the World team. The event runs from 22-24 September. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images for Laver Cup)
BALTIMORE, MD - SEPTEMBER 18: Left fielder Andrew Benintendi #16 of the Boston Red Sox misses a RBI double hit by Austin Hays #18 of the Baltimore Orioles (not pictured) in the fifth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 18, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 21: Jose Abreu #79 of the Chicago White Sox avoids the tag of Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros in the third inning as second base umpire Mike Everitt looks in at Minute Maid Park on September 21, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 20: Olivier Giroud of Arsenal and Andy Butler of Doncaster Rovers battle for possession during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Arsenal and Doncaster Rovers at Emirates Stadium on September 20, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 19: J.P. Crawford #2 of the Philadelphia Phillies dives into third base with a triple during the seventh inning of a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Citizens Bank Park on September 19, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - SEPTEMBER 18: Landon Collins #21 of the New York Giants runs to the field prior to their game against the Detroit Lions at MetLife Stadium on September 18, 2017 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Sep 20, 2017; Baltimore, MD, USA; Boston Red Sox third baseman Deven Marrero (17) throws out Baltimore Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy (not pictured) at first base on a ground ball in the eighth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Mandatory Credit: Patrick McDermott-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 17: Albert Almora Jr. #5 of the Chicago Cubs is unable to make a diving catch on a ball hit by Jose Martinez #58 of the St. Louis Cardinals during the fourth inning at Wrigley Field on September 17, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)
BALTIMORE, MD - SEPTEMBER 17: Outside linebacker Terrell Suggs #55 of the Baltimore Ravens tackles quarterback DeShone Kizer #7 of the Cleveland Browns in the first quarter at M&T Bank Stadium on September 17, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
SINGAPORE - SEPTEMBER 17: Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP talks to the media after the Formula One Grand Prix of Singapore at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 17, 2017 in Singapore. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
VALENCIA, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 19: Simone Zaza (R) of Valencia celebrates scoring his team's fourth goal with his teammate Santi Mina during the La Liga match between Valencia and Malaga at Estadio Mestalla on September 19, 2017 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 16: James Washington #28 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys makes a catch in front of Damarri Mathis #16 of the Pittsburgh Panthers during the second quarter at Heinz Field on September 16, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)
OTTERSHAW, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Rich Berberian Jr of the United States PGA Cup Team in action during the Singles Matches on Day 3 of the 28th PGA Cup Matches played at Foxhills Golf Course on September 17, 2017 in Ottershaw, England. (Photo by Phil Inglis/PGA of America/PGA of America via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Ronald Jones II #25 of the USC Trojans is stopped by the Texas Longhorns defense at the goal line during the first quarter at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on September 16, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
ALCANIZ, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 22: Dani Pedrosa of Spain and the Repsol Honda Team rides during practice for the MotoGP of Aragon at Motorland Aragon Circuit on September 22, 2017 in Alcaniz, Spain. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 16: (R-L) Gennady Golovkin throws a punch at Canelo Alvarez during their WBC, WBA and IBF middleweight championship bout at T-Mobile Arena on September 16, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
IOWA CITY, IOWA- SEPTEMBER 16: Defensive back Kemon Hall #16 of the North Texas Mean Green breaks up a pass in the fourth quarterintended for wide receiver Ihmir Smith-Marsette of the Iowa Hawkeyes, on September 16, 2017 at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, Iowa. (Photo by Matthew Holst/Getty Images)
GAINESVILLE, FL - SEPTEMBER 16: Kadarius Toney #17 of the Florida Gators reaches for the football in front of Rashaan Gaulden #7 of the Tennessee Volunteers during the second half of their game at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on September 16, 2017 in Gainesville, Florida. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 16: (L-R) Marlen Esparza connects with a left to the face of Aracely Palacios during their flyweight bout at T-Mobile Arena on September 16, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Sep 17, 2017; Carson, CA, USA; Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon (28) jumps to elude the tackle of Miami Dolphins defensive back Nate Allen (29) and free safety Reshad Jones (20) during the second half at StubHub Center. Mandatory Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Sep 18, 2017; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; Former New York Giants player Michael Strahan celebrates during a halftime ceremony honoring the 2007 Super Bowl champion Giants during a game against the Detroit Lions at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
HOUSTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 19: George Springer #4 of the Houston Astros slides around the tag of Kevan Smith #36 of the Chicago White Sox to score in the eighth inning at Minute Maid Park on September 19, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
MILWAUKEE, WI - SEPTEMBER 21: Eric Thames #7 of the Milwaukee Brewers reacts to a base hit RBI during the eighth inning of a game against the Chicago Cubs at Miller Park on September 21, 2017 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
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Several teams in the MLB have already clinched their playoff berths, but with close Wild Card races on either side, many are still clawing at the chance to compete in the postseason. Teams like the Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs, especially, had busy weeks as their division championship hopes remain uncertain.
In football this week, the New York Giants celebrated their 2007 Super Bowl team -- but maybe they should have paid a little more attention to their current roster, which has fallen to 0-2.
Elsewhere in the sporting world, Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez fought to a draw in their WBC, WBA and IBF middleweight championship bout in Las Vegas.
Click through the slideshow above to see photos from all of these events and more, and be sure to check back next weekend for our selection of the best shots from the coming week's action.