This week’s top sports shots

This week’s top sports shots

VICTORY: Kevin Harvick celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship series auto race, Sunday, Nov. 16, in Homestead, Fla. Photo: Associated Press/Terry Renna

Connecticut’s Ryan Boatright (11) celebrates during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Bryant in Storrs, Conn., on Friday, Nov. 14. Boatright scored 24 points in Connecticut’s 66-53 victory. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)
IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO champion Wladimir Klitschko from Ukraine, celebrates after winning the IBF heavyweight world championships title bout against Bulgarian boxer Kubrat Pulev in Hamburg, Germany, Saturday, Nov. 15.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Major League Baseball All-Stars manager John Farrell, third from left, and designated hitter Justin Morneau look down from the dugout in the ninth inning of Game 3 against Japan at their exhibition baseball series at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Saturday, Nov. 15. Japan won 4-0 with four pitchers on a no-hitter. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper (9) catches a 50-yard pass against Mississippi State defensive back Kendrick Market (26) in the first half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 15, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
Cleveland Browns defensive back K’Waun Williams (36) breaks up a pass in the end zone against Houston Texans wide receiver Damaris Johnson in the first quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 16, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Oregon State cornerback Larry Scott breaks up a pass intended for Arizona State receiver Cameron Smith (6) during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in Corvallis, Ore., Saturday, Nov. 15. (AP Photo/Troy Wayrynen)
American Cristina Kim celebrates after winning the Lorena Ochoa Invitational LPGA golf tournament in Mexico City, Sunday, Nov. 16. Kim won the Invitational on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title in nine years, beating China’s Shanshan Feng in a playoff after blowing a five-stroke lead in the final round. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)
Runners begin the Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon along the Las Vegas Strip, Sunday, Nov. 16, in Las Vegas. Thousands of runners, some dressed as Elvis and others planning to marry in a run-through wedding chapel, joined elite competitors for the marathon. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James, center, jumps to the basket against Denver Nuggets’ Danilo Gallinari, left, of Italy, and Denver Nuggets’ Timofey Mozgov, of Russia, in the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Nov. 17, in Cleveland. The Nuggets defeated the Cavaliers 106-97. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Miami Heat center Chris Bosh (1) defends Brooklyn Nets forward Joe Johnson, who was going up for a layup, in the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Nov. 17, in New York. The Heat won 95-83. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Duke’s Tyus Jones reacts after being fouled and hitting a three-point shot against Michigan State in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Indianapolis, Tuesday, Nov. 18. Duke won 81-71. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Switzerland’s Roger Federer, left, listens to compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka during the Davis Cup final draw in Lille, northern France, Thursday, Nov. 20. Despite his bad back, Roger Federer will face Gael Monfils on Friday in the second singles match when Switzerland faces France in the Davis Cup final. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Oakland Raiders fullback Marcel Reece, center, celebrates with fans after an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 20. The Raiders won 24-20, the team’s first win of hte season. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

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No. 1 Kentucky gives Kansas a Top 25 tumble

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