Edition:
United States
Pictures | Mon Sep 16, 2019 | 11:30am EDT

Week in sports

Crews work to put out a fire on the field from pregame pyrotechnics before a game between the Tennessee Titans and Indianapolis Colts in Nashville, September 15. Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Crews work to put out a fire on the field from pregame pyrotechnics before a game between the Tennessee Titans and Indianapolis Colts in Nashville, September 15. Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Crews work to put out a fire on the field from pregame pyrotechnics before a game between the Tennessee Titans and Indianapolis Colts in Nashville, September 15. Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports
Close
1 / 15
Liverpool's Andrew Robertson in action against Newcastle United, September 14.    

Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

Liverpool's Andrew Robertson in action against Newcastle United, September 14. Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff

Liverpool's Andrew Robertson in action against Newcastle United, September 14. Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff
Close
2 / 15
Referee Tony Weeks during the fight between Tyson Fury and Otto Wallin at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, September 14.    


REUTERS/Steve Marcus

Referee Tony Weeks during the fight between Tyson Fury and Otto Wallin at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, September 14. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

Referee Tony Weeks during the fight between Tyson Fury and Otto Wallin at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, September 14. REUTERS/Steve Marcus
Close
3 / 15
Australia's Tim Paine holds up the Ashes urn as Australia celebrate retaining the Ashes against England at London's Kia Oval, September 15.    

Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs

Australia's Tim Paine holds up the Ashes urn as Australia celebrate retaining the Ashes against England at London's Kia Oval, September 15. Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs

Australia's Tim Paine holds up the Ashes urn as Australia celebrate retaining the Ashes against England at London's Kia Oval, September 15. Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs
Close
4 / 15
Atlanta Falcons tight end Luke Stocker fumbles after a hit by Philadelphia Eagles strong safety Malcolm Jenkins in the third quarter at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, September 15.      


Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Atlanta Falcons tight end Luke Stocker fumbles after a hit by Philadelphia Eagles strong safety Malcolm Jenkins in the third quarter at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, September 15. Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Atlanta Falcons tight end Luke Stocker fumbles after a hit by Philadelphia Eagles strong safety Malcolm Jenkins in the third quarter at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, September 15. Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports
Close
5 / 15
Spain's Ricky Rubio celebrates with the trophy after winning the FIBA World Cup after defeating Argentina in the final in Beijing, September 15.    

REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Spain's Ricky Rubio celebrates with the trophy after winning the FIBA World Cup after defeating Argentina in the final in Beijing, September 15. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Spain's Ricky Rubio celebrates with the trophy after winning the FIBA World Cup after defeating Argentina in the final in Beijing, September 15. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
Close
6 / 15
A Dambe boxer punches his opponent during the ancient brutal martial art of Dambe boxing, a sport associated with the Hausa people of West Africa during a weekend match in Dei-Dei, Abuja, Nigeria, Picture taken June 30.   
 REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

A Dambe boxer punches his opponent during the ancient brutal martial art of Dambe boxing, a sport associated with the Hausa people of West Africa during a weekend match in Dei-Dei, Abuja, Nigeria, Picture taken June 30. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

A Dambe boxer punches his opponent during the ancient brutal martial art of Dambe boxing, a sport associated with the Hausa people of West Africa during a weekend match in Dei-Dei, Abuja, Nigeria, Picture taken June 30. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
Close
7 / 15
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with U.S. Open tennis champion Bianca Andreescu as Canada's Minister of Science and Sport Kirsty Duncan (left) looks on at the 'She The North' celebration rally for Andreescu in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. REUTERS/Moe Doiron

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with U.S. Open tennis champion Bianca Andreescu as Canada's Minister of Science and Sport Kirsty Duncan (left) looks on at the 'She The North' celebration rally for Andreescu in Mississauga, Ontario,...more

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with U.S. Open tennis champion Bianca Andreescu as Canada's Minister of Science and Sport Kirsty Duncan (left) looks on at the 'She The North' celebration rally for Andreescu in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. REUTERS/Moe Doiron
Close
8 / 15
Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez celebrates winning the San Marino Grand Prix with his team in Misano Adriatico, Italy, September 15.   

REUTERS/Rafael Marrodan/Photocall3000

Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez celebrates winning the San Marino Grand Prix with his team in Misano Adriatico, Italy, September 15. REUTERS/Rafael Marrodan/Photocall3000

Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez celebrates winning the San Marino Grand Prix with his team in Misano Adriatico, Italy, September 15. REUTERS/Rafael Marrodan/Photocall3000
Close
9 / 15
Detroit Tigers first baseman John Hicks is doused with water by third baseman Ronny Rodriguez after he hits a walk off grand slam in the 12th inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Comerica Park in Detroit, September 14.    

Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Detroit Tigers first baseman John Hicks is doused with water by third baseman Ronny Rodriguez after he hits a walk off grand slam in the 12th inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Comerica Park in Detroit, September 14. Rick Osentoski-USA...more

Detroit Tigers first baseman John Hicks is doused with water by third baseman Ronny Rodriguez after he hits a walk off grand slam in the 12th inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Comerica Park in Detroit, September 14. Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
Close
10 / 15
Amputee soccer players line up before a friendly match between Ukrainian and Azeri teams in Kiev, Ukraine, September 11. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Amputee soccer players line up before a friendly match between Ukrainian and Azeri teams in Kiev, Ukraine, September 11. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Amputee soccer players line up before a friendly match between Ukrainian and Azeri teams in Kiev, Ukraine, September 11. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko
Close
11 / 15
Barcelona's Gerard Pique celebrates scoring their third goal against Valencia at Camp Nou, September 14. 
  REUTERS/Albert Gea

Barcelona's Gerard Pique celebrates scoring their third goal against Valencia at Camp Nou, September 14. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Barcelona's Gerard Pique celebrates scoring their third goal against Valencia at Camp Nou, September 14. REUTERS/Albert Gea
Close
12 / 15
Fans dressed as Lego men during the Ashes fifth test at London's Kia Oval, September 14.    


Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Fans dressed as Lego men during the Ashes fifth test at London's Kia Oval, September 14. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

Fans dressed as Lego men during the Ashes fifth test at London's Kia Oval, September 14. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers
Close
13 / 15
Chicago Cubs pinch hitter David Bote ducks but is unable to avoid being hit by a pitch thrown by Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Clay Holmes during the sixth inning at Chicago's Wrigley Field. The Chicago Cubs won 14-1. 

Jon Durr-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago Cubs pinch hitter David Bote ducks but is unable to avoid being hit by a pitch thrown by Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Clay Holmes during the sixth inning at Chicago's Wrigley Field. The Chicago Cubs won 14-1. Jon Durr-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago Cubs pinch hitter David Bote ducks but is unable to avoid being hit by a pitch thrown by Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Clay Holmes during the sixth inning at Chicago's Wrigley Field. The Chicago Cubs won 14-1. Jon Durr-USA TODAY Sports
Close
14 / 15
Tyson Fury in action with Otto Wallin in Las Vegas, September 14.    

REUTERS/Steve Marcus

Tyson Fury in action with Otto Wallin in Las Vegas, September 14. REUTERS/Steve Marcus

Tyson Fury in action with Otto Wallin in Las Vegas, September 14. REUTERS/Steve Marcus
Close
15 / 15

Next Slideshows

Petrol bombs and water cannons in weekend Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong police fired water cannons and volleys of tear gas to disperse protesters throwing petrol bombs at government buildings, as months of sometimes...

Sep 16 2019

Dambe boxers thrill crowds in Nigeria

A Nigerian production company is seeking to turn Dambe, a traditional martial art associated with the Hausa people of West Africa, into a sport with a global...

Sep 14 2019

Lantern-waving Hong Kong protesters take to hills

Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters take to the hills to form flashlight-carrying human chains during the Mid-Autumn Festival, a day when families traditionally...

Sep 13 2019

Forest fires envelop Southeast Asia in haze

Southeast Asia has suffered for years from annual bouts of smoke caused by slash-and-burn clearances of forests for farms and palm oil plantation land, raising...

Sep 13 2019

MORE IN PICTURES

Protests sweep Lebanon as fury at ruling elite grows

Protests sweep Lebanon as fury at ruling elite grows

Tens of thousands of protesters demand the removal of a political elite they accuse of looting the economy to the point of breakdown.

Turkey attacks Kurds in northeast Syria

Turkey attacks Kurds in northeast Syria

Our latest photos from northeast Syria as Turkey agrees to pause its offensive in Syria for five days to let Kurdish forces withdraw from a "safe zone" Ankara had sought to capture.

Will and Kate in Pakistan

Will and Kate in Pakistan

Prince William and and wife Catherine highlighted the UK's 'unique bonds' with Pakistan during a five-day visit to the South Asian nation, the first trip by a British royal family member in more than a decade.

Barcelona streets ablaze as Catalan separatists protest

Barcelona streets ablaze as Catalan separatists protest

Unrest intensifies in the Spanish city of Barcelona after the sentencing of Catalan separatist leaders who had sought to declare an independent state.

Bosnia's lady in red

Bosnia's lady in red

Zorica Rebernik, obsessed with the color red, has spent four decades surrounding herself with her favorite hue in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Photos of the week

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

Notable deaths in 2019

Notable deaths in 2019

Newsmakers and celebrities who have died this year.

On the Canada election campaign trail

On the Canada election campaign trail

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faces a tough re-election battle, with his Liberal party in a statistical tie with the opposition Conservatives ahead of the October 21 vote.

All the president's men: Who are the supporting actors in Trump's Ukraine scandal?

All the president's men: Who are the supporting actors in Trump's Ukraine scandal?

President Donald Trump's efforts to pressure Ukraine into investigating a top rival in the 2020 U.S. presidential election prompted Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats in the House of Representatives to move ahead with an impeachment inquiry, threatening his presidency. Here are some of the main American players in the drama.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast