The best photos from the week in sports: Jan. 5 - Jan. 12

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Sports photos of the week: Jan. 5 - Jan. 12
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Sports photos of the week: Jan. 5 - Jan. 12
BARCELONA, SPAIN - JANUARY 7: Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona during the La Liga Santander match between FC Barcelona v Levante at the Camp Nou on January 7, 2018 in Barcelona Spain (Photo by Laurens Lindhout/Soccrates/Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 10: Bryon Wilson of the United States crashes in the Men's Moguls Finals during the 2018 FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup at Deer Valley Resort on January 10, 2018 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
Jan 8, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide wide receiver DeVonta Smith (6) scores the game-winning touchdown during overtime against the Georgia Bulldogs in the 2018 CFP national championship college football game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Butch Dill-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 11: Matt Renshaw of CA XI catches Jason Roy of England during the One Day Tour Match between the Cricket Australia XI and England at Drummoyne Oval on January 11, 2018 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Jason McCawley/Getty Images)
KOLOMNA, RUSSIA - JANUARY 07: Team Russia compete in the Men's Team Sprint during day three of the European Speed Skating Championships at the Moscow Region Speed Skating Centre Kolomna on January 7, 2018 in Kolomna, Russia. (Photo by Joosep Martinson - ISU/ISU via Getty Images)
BARCELONA, SPAIN - JANUARY 11: Luis Suarez of FC Barcelona celebrates as Jordi Alba of FC Barcelona (Not in Picture) scores his team's third goal during the Copa del Rey round of 16 second leg match between FC Barcelona and Celta de Vigo at Camp Nou on January 11, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
Jan 7, 2018; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Calais Campbell (93) pressures Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor (5) during the second half of the AFC Wild Card playoff football game at Everbank Field. Jacksonville Jaguars defeated the Buffalo Bills 10-3. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 11: Naomi Osaka of Japan watches the ball as she serves during a practice session ahead of the 2018 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 11, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
AMIENS, FRANCE - JANUARY 10: Neymar Jr of PSG celebrates his goal with his Nike shoe (boot) on his head during the French League Cup (Coupe de la Ligue) match between Amiens SC and Paris Saint Germain (PSG) at Stade de la Licorne on January 10, 2018 in Amiens, France. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 10: Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria serves during a practice session ahead of the 2018 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 10, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 09: John Stones of Manchester City and Bobby Reid of Bristol City tussle for the ball during the Carabao Cup Semi-Final First Leg match between Manchester City and Bristol City at Etihad Stadium on January 9, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - JANUARY 08: Clint Capela #15 of the Houston Rockets drives between David Nwaba #11 and Denzel Valentine #45 of the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on January 8, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 06: Danilo of Manchester City wins a header during the The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Manchester City and Burnley at Etihad Stadium on January 6, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 12, 2018. Romania's Simona Halep hits a shot during a practice session ahead of the Australian Open tennis tournament. REUTERS/David Gray TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Jan 10, 2018; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Duke Blue Devils forward Marvin Bagley III (35) shoots against Pittsburgh Panthers guard Shamiel Stevenson (23) and guard Marcus Carr (5) during the first half at the Petersen Events Center. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Jan 7, 2018; New Orleans, LA, USA; Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen (88) is pushed out of bounds by New Orleans Saints free safety Marcus Williams (43) during the first quarter in the NFC Wild Card playoff football game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JANUARY 05: Virgil van Dijk of Liverpool (2R) scores their second goal during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield on January 5, 2018 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Jan 6, 2018; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Calgary Flames left wing Andrew Mangiapane (88) and Anaheim Ducks defenseman Josh Manson (42) battle for the puck during the third period at Scotiabank Saddledome. Calgary Flames won 3-2. Mandatory Credit: Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 08: Tua Tagovailoa #13 of the Alabama Crimson Tide celebrates with Jalen Hurts #2 after beating the Georgia Bulldogs in overtime to win the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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The past week in the world of sports certainly was a busy one. 

The lower-seeded NFL teams duked it out during the Wild Card matchups for the right to move on to the Divisional Round games, taking place this weekend. Notably, the Cinderella Buffalo Bills' miracle playoff run came to a swift end in Jacksonville on Sunday. 

SEE ALSO: In rehab after cocaine video, ex-NFL coach feels 'blessed'

In college football, Alabama fans rejoiced as the Crimson Tide took home the title against Georgia in a wild overtime matchup. 

Multiple winter sports, including skiing and speed skating, are taking place around the globe as fans and athletes alike gear up for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, beginning next month. 

In warmer climes, soccer and tennis made headlines, especially at the Australian Open which reigning champion Serena Williams recently withdrew from

Click through the gallery 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. 

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