MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 12: Rafael Nadal of Spain serves during a practice session ahead of the 2017 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 12, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 11: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals celebrates after scoring a goal for his 1000th career point against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first period at Verizon Center on January 11, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Dakar Rally - 2017 Paraguay-Bolivia-Argentina Dakar rally - 39th Dakar Edition - Seventh stage from Oruro to Uyuni, Bolivia 09/01/17. Juan Salvatierra of Bolivia rides his KTM. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
FLACHAU, AUSTRIA - JANUARY 10: Nina Loeseth of Norway takes 2nd place during the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Women's Slalom on January 10, 2017 in Flachau, Austria (Photo by Christophe Pallot/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 10: Goran Ivanisevic of Croatia sits on the net during day one of the 2017 World Tennis Challenge at Memorial Drive on January 10, 2017 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX - JANUARY 07: Andre Holmes #18 of the Oakland Raiders makes a reception against the Houston Texans in the AFC Wild Card game at NRG Stadium on January 7, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)
DURHAM, NC - JANUARY 07: Jayson Tatum #0 of the Duke Blue Devils battles Mo Jeffers #15 of the Boston College Eagles for a rebound during the game at Cameron Indoor Stadium on January 7, 2017 in Durham, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 11: Serena Williams of the USA serves during a practice session ahead of the 2017 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 11, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)
TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 09: Quarterback Deshaun Watson #4 of the Clemson Tigers is tackled short of the first down by linebacker Reuben Foster #10 and defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick #29 of the Alabama Crimson Tide during the third quarter of the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game at Raymond James Stadium on January 9, 2017 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 07: Tim Swiel of Harlequins dives over to score a try during the Aviva Premiership match between Harlequins and Sale Sharks at Twickenham Stoop on January 7, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 06: A general view of Steve O'Keefe of Australia bowling during day four of the Third Test match between Australia and Pakistan at Sydney Cricket Ground on January 6, 2017 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
MORGANTOWN, WV - JANUARY 07: The West Virginia Mountaineers huddle before the game against the TCU Horned Frogs at the WVU Coliseum on January 7, 2017 in Morgantown, West Virginia. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
Football Soccer - Barcelona v Athletic Bilbao - Spanish King's Cup - Nou Camp stadium, Barcelona, Spain - 11/01/17 Barcelona's Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring his first goal. REUTERS/Albert Gea TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Tennis - Brisbane International - Pat Rafter Arena, Brisbane, Australia - 7/1/17 Bulgaria?s Grigor Dimitrov hits a shot during his match against Canada?s Milos Raonic. REUTERS/Steve Holland TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
CHICAGO, IL - JANUARY 09: Enes Kanter #11 of the Oklahoma City Thunder tries to get off a shot against Taj Gibson #22 and Cristiano Felicio #6 of the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on January 9, 2017 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)
UNSPECIFIED, ARGENTINA - JANUARY 13: Sam Sunderland of Great Britain and KTM rides a 450 Rally Replica KTM bike in the Elite ASO during stage eleven of the 2017 Dakar Rally between San Juan and Rio Cuarto on January 13, 2017 at an unspecified location in Argentina. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - JANUARY 8: The Boston University Terriers warm up before their game against the Massachusetts Minutemen at Fenway Park on January 8, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
HONOLULU, HI - JANUARY 09: A general view of the 16th green during practice rounds prior to the Sony Open In Hawaii at Waialae Country Club on January 9, 2017 in Honolulu, Hawaii. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
CHEPSTOW, UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 08: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been converted to Black and White) Runners make their way into the fog at Chepstow Racecourse on January 8, 2017 in Chepstow, Wales. (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images)
MEMPHIS, TN - JANUARY 5: Juwan Durham #23 of the Connecticut Huskies grabs a rebound against Jimario Rivers #2 and Dedric Lawson #1 of the Memphis Tigers and Camida Brimah #35 of the Connecticut Huskies on January 5, 2017 at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee. Memphis defeated Connecticut 70-61. (Photo by Joe Murphy/Getty Images)
Jan 9, 2017; Tampa, FL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide defensive back Anthony Averett (28) brings down Clemson Tigers wide receiver Mike Williams (7) during the first quarter in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Tennis - Qatar Open - Men's singles final - Andy Murray of Britain v Novak Djokovic of Serbia - Doha, Qatar - 7/1/2017 - Djokovic falls. REUTERS/Ibraheem Al Omari TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 07: Oscar Klefbom #77 of the Edmonton Oilers skates in warm-ups prior to the game against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on January 7, 2017 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 07: Richard Gasquet of France serves to Jack Sock of the United States in the men's singles match during the 2017 Hopman Cup Final at Perth Arena on January 7, 2017 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)
GREEN BAY, WI - JANUARY 8: Micah Hyde #33 of the Green Bay Packers breaks up a pass intended for Sterling Shepard #87 of the New York Giants in the first quarter during the NFC Wild Card game at Lambeau Field on January 8, 2017 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
CHAPEL HILL, NC - JANUARY 08: Kennedy Meeks #3 and Seventh Woods #21 of the North Carolina Tar Heels cheer on the reserves during the final minute of the game against the North Carolina State Wolfpack at the Dean Smith Center on January 8, 2017 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 09: Quarterback Deshaun Watson #4 of the Clemson Tigers stands on the field after defeating the Alabama Crimson Tide 35-31 to win the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game at Raymond James Stadium on January 9, 2017 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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Congrats to the NFL teams who made it to this weekend's Divisional Round! To the others, well... better luck next year.
Elsewhere in football, the college season ended with a nail-biter of a championship, with Clemson coming out on top over the Alabama Crimson Tide.
Outside of postseason football action, we saw plenty of highlights from the wonderful world of hockey, including an outdoor game hosted at Boston's iconic Fenway Park.
There were also plenty of highlights from tennis, golf, skiing and both college and professional basketball.
Check out the gallery above for the best shots from all of these events and more, and be sure to check back next weekend for the best sports photos from the coming seven days.