The best photos from the week in sports: 10/6 - 10/13

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Sports photos of the week: 10/6 - 10/13
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Sports photos of the week: 10/6 - 10/13
CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 12: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers stretches for the goal line against the Philadelphia Eagles in the fourth quarter during their game at Bank of America Stadium on October 12, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 10: The names of the 58 people killed at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival are projected on the ice before the Vegas Golden Knights' inaugural regular-season home opener against the Arizona Coyotes at T-Mobile Arena on October 10, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/NHLI via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 12: Willson Contreras #40 of the Chicago Cubs tags out Trea Turner #7 of the Washington Nationals at the plate during the first inning in game five of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on October 12, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
SUNRISE, FL - OCTOBER 12: Micheal Haley #18 of the Florida Panthers and Brayden Schenn #10 of the St. Louis Blues fight during a game at BB&T Center on October 12, 2017 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - OCTOBER 12: Alex Fidow of Wellington celebrates after scoring a try during the round nine Mitre 10 Cup match between Wellington and Northland at Westpac Stadium on October 12, 2017 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 12: Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks and Mikko Koivu #9 of the Minnesota Wild chase the puck in the second period at the United Center on October 12, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Chase Agnello-Dean/NHLI via Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 11: Jon Lester #34 of the Chicago Cubs receives a standing ovation after being relieved in the eighth inning during game four of the National League Division Series against the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field on October 11, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 11: Rain falls in the eighth inning during game four of the National League Division Series between the Washington Nationals and the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on October 11, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY - OCTOBER 10: Gilli Sorensen (L) of Faroe Islands wins the ball from Attila Fiola #5 of Hungary during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier match between Hungary and Faroe Islands at Groupama Arena on October 10, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary. (Photo by Laszlo Szirtesi/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: Luis Severino #40 of the New York Yankees celebrates after closing out the top of the seventh inning against the Cleveland Indians in Game Four of the American League Divisional Series at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2017 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 09: Everson Griffen #97 and Anthony Barr #55 of the Minnesota Vikings celebrate after Griffen stripped the football from quarterback Mitchell Trubisky #10 of the Chicago Bears in the second quarter at Soldier Field on October 9, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 09: Mitch Moreland #18 of the Boston Red Sox slides into home plate before being tagged out by Brian McCann #16 of the Houston Astros to end the third inning during game four of the American League Division Series at Fenway Park on October 9, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 08: Will Fuller #15 of the Houston Texans makes a reception for a touchdown as he slips behind Terrance Mitchell of the Kansas City Chiefs in the fourth quarter at NRG Stadium on October 8, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 08: Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees saves a home run with a catch of a deep fly ball during the sixth inning against the Cleveland Indians in game three of the American League Division Series at Yankee Stadium on October 8, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 08: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers scrambles with the ball against David Irving #95 of the Dallas Cowboys in the fourth quarter at AT&T Stadium on October 8, 2017 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 08: Hunter Henry #86 of the Los Angeles Chargers catches a third quarter touchdown pass against Landon Collins #21, Keenan Robinson #57 and Darian Thompson #27 of the New York Giants during an NFL game at MetLife Stadium on October 8, 2017 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Los Angeles Chargers defeated the New York Giants 27-22. (Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 08: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers looks for an open receiver in the third quarter against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on October 8, 2017 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 08: Leonard Fournette #27 of the Jacksonville Jaguars dives into the end zone for a 2 yard touchdown in the second quarter during the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field on October 8, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 07: (L-R) Lando Vannata and Bobby Green trade punches in their lightweight bout during the UFC 216 event inside T-Mobile Arena on October 7, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 07: John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders scores a shorthanded goal at 5:13 of the second period against the Buffalo Sabres at the Barclays Center on October 7, 2017 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 07: Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals celebrates after hitting a game winning 3 run home run against the Chicago Cubs in the eighth inning during game two of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on October 7, 2017 in Washington, DC. The Nationals won the game 6-3. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
TALLAHASSEE, FL- OCTOBER 7: Quarterback Malik Rosier #12 of the Miami Hurricanes celebrates with teammates after they defeated the Florida State Seminoles 24-20 during the second half of an NCAA football game at Doak S. Campbell Stadium on October 7, 2017 in Tallahassee, Florida. (Photo by Butch Dill/Getty Images)
MONTREAL, QC - OCTOBER 07: Elisabeth Seitz of Germany competes on the uneven bars during the individual apparatus finals of the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships on October 7, 2017 at Olympic Stadium in Montreal, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)
COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 7: D.J. Moore #1 of the Maryland Terrapins reaches but can't make the catch on a fourth down pass attempt in front of Kendall Sheffield #8 of the Ohio State Buckeyes in the second quarter at Ohio Stadium on October 7, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 07: Danny McGuire of Leeds Rhinos scores the second try during the Betfred Super League Grand Final match between Castleford Tigers and Leeds Rhinos at Old Trafford on October 7, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 06: Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates after hitting a triple in the seventh inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks in game one of the National League Division Series at Dodger Stadium on October 6, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 6: Mookie Betts #50 of the Boston Red Sox leaps as he attempts to catch a solo home run hit by George Springer #4 of the Houston Astros during the third inning of game two of the American League Division Series on October 6, 2017 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images)
BEIJING, CHINA - OCTOBER 06: Caroline Garcia of France serves against Elina Svitolina of Ukraine during their Women's singles Quarterfinal match on day seven of 2017 China Open at the China National Tennis Centre on October 6, 2017 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Etienne Oliveau/Getty Images)
Oct 8, 2017; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Seattle Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham (88) is defended by Los Angeles Rams defensive back John Johnson (43) on a 4-yard touchdown reception in the second quarter during a NFL football game at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Oct 8, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) jumps over Houston Texans free safety Andre Hal (29) during the first quarter at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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Emotions ran high across several major sporting leagues this week. 

In Las Vegas, in what was not just the franchise's first home game since the deadly massacre earlier this month but also its first home game ever, the Vegas Golden Knights took 58 seconds to honor those who lost their lives at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. It was a powerful display that included the projection of each of the victim's names on the ice before the Golden Knights went on to defeat the Arizona Coyotes. 

Several high-stakes games have been played during the MLB playoffs, which began last week. The Washington Nationals continued their streak without a postseason series win while the Boston Red Sox fell short of a comeback and the Wild Card New York Yankees clinched a spot in the ALCS. 

One of the wildest NFL seasons in recent memory continued as well, giving us a quintessential Aaron Rodgers comeback win on Sunday, as well as plenty of other highlights. 

Click through the slideshow above to see photos from all of these stories and more, and be sure to check back next weekend for our selection of the best shots from the coming seven days. 

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