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Big Shots for January 26, 2012

This week in Big Shots Zdeno Chara squishes hockey players like bugs, Luke Donald wanders really far off the fairway, and Steven Tyler wins a Joan Rivers lookalike contest. Meanwhile, upcoming posts here will include the Australian Open tennis championships and the African Cup of Nations soccer tournament. ( 32 photos total)

Luke Donald, the world's number one golfer, misses the green by a mile as he plays from amongst the 250ft high sand dunes in Abu Dhabi's Liwa Desert at the entrance to Rub Al Khali (The Empty Quarter) at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club on January 24, 2012 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (David Cannon/Getty Images)

Canadians Dana Archibald and Karen Dexter race in the 470 series of the Miami Olympic Classes Regatta on Biscayne Bay in Miami on January 24, 2012. (J Pat Carter/Associated Press) #

Ellie-Jean Coffey competes in the World Junior Championship Gold Coast surfing competition in Burleigh Heads, Australia on January 22, 2012. (Matt Dunbar/Association of Surfing Professionals/Associated Press) #

Marcel Hirscher has a bad day at the office during the men's World Cup slalom in Kitzbuehel. Austria on January 22, 2012. (Shinichiro Tanaka/Associated Press) #

Mallory Franklin trains at the Lee Valley White Water Centre, the venue for the canoe slalom event at the London 2012 Olympic games, in Waltham Cross, England on January 18, 2012. (Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images) #

Kieran Doe exits the water after completing the swim leg during Challenge Wanaka on January 21, 2012 in Wanaka, New Zealand. (Hannah Johnston/Getty Images) #

Horses take the water jump at Newbury racecourse on January 18, 2012 in Newbury, England. (Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images) #

Kalli Harverkampa shoots on Graham Earle as they play hockey at South Lake on the Buffalo, N.Y. campus on January 22, 2012. (Harry Scull Jr./The Buffalo News/Associated Press) #

Riders compete during the final at the men's snowboard cross World Cup race in Veysonnaz, Switzerland on January 19, 2012. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone/Associated Press) #

Athletes snake through the woods during the 4x7.5 km relay event of the IBU biathlon World Cup in Anterselva, Italy on January 22, 2012. (Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images) #

Judson Cakem (left) and Matt Lunt lead the pack out of the gate at the Bradbury Mountain Snowshoe series race at Bradbury Mountain State Park in Pownal, Maine on January 22, 2012. (Jose Leiva/The Sun-Journal/Associated Press) #

The peloton races through stage six of the Tour Down Under on January 22, 2012 in Adelaide, Australia. (Morne de Klerk/Getty Images) #

A ski jumper takes a run during the qualification for the FIS World Cup ski jumping competition in Zakopane, Poland on January 19, 2012. (Kacper Pempel/Reuters) #

Anthony Herringshaw starts his skeleton first run at the sliding center during the Winter Youth Olympic Games on January 21, 2012 in Patscherkofel, Austria. (Julian Finney/Getty Images) #

The Baltimore Ravens' Torrey Smith dives into the end zone with a handful of the New England Patriots' Devin McCourty's face during the AFC Championship NFL football game on January 22, 2012 in Foxborough, Mass. (Charles Krupa/Associated Press) #

The Colorado Avalanche's David Van der Gulik belly flops during an NHL hockey game against the Los Angeles Kings on January 21, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Mark J. Terrill/Associated Press) #

Matthew Mortensen and Preston Griffall of the US crash during a luge World Cup competition in Winterberg, Germany on January 21, 2012. (Volker Hartmann/dapd/Associated Press) #

Oklahoma State's Lindsey Keller (bottom) and Kansas' Carolyn Davis dive for the ball during an NCAA college basketball game in Stillwater, Okla. on January 18, 2012. (Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman/Associated Press) #

Iceland's Robert Gunnarsson plays an impromptu game of Twister against Spain during their European Handball Championship match in Novi Sad, Serbia on January 24, 2012. (Laszlo Balogh/Reuters) #

Stanford's Chiney Ogwumike is called for an offensive foul against Washington during an NCAA college basketball game in Stanford, Calif. on January 21, 2012. (Paul Sakuma/Associated Press) #

Benfica's Rodrigo Machado (right) vies with Gil Vicentes's Andre Cunha during their Portuguese league football match at the Luz Stadium in Lisbon on January 22, 2012. (Patricia De Melo Moreira/AFP/Getty Images) #

Duke fans heckle Florida State's Luke Loucks as he in-bounds the ball against Duke during an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C. on January 21, 2012. (Gerry Broome/Associated Press) #

Andre the Gian... er, Zdeno Chara of the Boston Bruins squishes Zach Parise of the New Jersey Devils along the boards on January 19, 2012 in Newark. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) #

Alexandra Herbrikova (bottom) and Leri Kenchadze of Bulgaria resurface the ice during the pairs short program of the ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Sheffield, England on January 25, 2012. Can't the arena afford a Zamboni? (Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images) #

Mexico's Chrystal Martinez (left) and Marylin Diaz celebrate Diaz's penalty kick goal against the Dominican Republic during a CONCACAF Olympic qualifying soccer game in Vancouver on January 22, 2012. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press/Associated Press) #

Guimaraes's Paulo Sergio suddenly realizes what an awful haircut he has during their Portuguese Premier League soccer match against Porto at Dragao stadium in Porto on January 22, 2012. (Miguel Vidal/Reuters) #

"Please God, if I ever get another head coaching job in the NBA, let it be with a team better than the Toronto Raptors," prays Dwayne Casey, currently suffering from an acute case of being the Toronto Raptors' head coach. He was not struck by lightning while guiding his team against the Boston Celtics in Boston on January 18, 2012. (Adam Hunger/Reuters) #

Shaun Murphy, the snooker, snooks against John Higgins, the snookee, during the semifinal match in the Masters snooker tournament at Alexandra Palace in London on January 21, 2012. (Carl Court/AFP/Getty Images) #

Derrick Martin of the New York Giants climbs up on the furniture to make a video of head coach Tom Coughlin as he celebrates in the locker room after the New York Giants beat the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game on January 22, 2012 in San Francisco. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) #

Two winners: New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (right) shares a laugh with elderly homeless lady and Joan Rivers lookalike contest winner Steven Tyler following the AFC Championship NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens on January 22, 2012, in Foxborough, Mass. (Stephan Savoia/Associated Press) #

Residents dance as competitors run during the "Rocinha de Bracos Abertos" (Rocinha with Open Arms) race in the Rocinha slum in Rio de Janeiro on January 22, 2012. About 2,000 people attended the race that celebrates the introduction of the peacekeeping program in the region started on November 13 and is part of the effort to crack down on crime and ensure security as the city prepares to host the 2014 World Cup soccer matches and the 2016 Olympic Games. (Ricardo Moraes/Reuters) #

Finnish driver Jari-Matti Latvala is finished after a crash, and so is the paint finish on his car, during the fourth stage of the Monte-Carlo Rallye's 80th edition between Le Burzet and the finish in Saint Martial on January 18, 2012. (Philippe Merle/AFP/Getty Images) #


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#32 not to mention the defective right rear view mirror

Posted by Bluebue January 30, 12 05:01 PM
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