The sports world makes for a beautiful palette but individual images can get lost in the constant shuffle. Here are the best sports photos from this week.
Luis Diaz of Columbus Crew is on his knees and has his hands in the air to pray while Ronald Matarrita of New York City also kneels and prays before the Major League Soccer match at Red Bull Arena on Aug. 24, 2020 .
NBATV reporter Rebecca Haarlow performs a live interview on an empty court during the would-be Game 5 of the Eastern Conference First Round series between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Orlando Magic on Aug. 26, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The Milwaukee Buck boycotted Game 5 reportedly to protest the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
Robert Lewandowski of FC Bayern Munich is seen on his phone following his side’s victory in the UEFA Champions League Final match between Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich on Aug. 23, 2020.
Roope Hintz of the Dallas Stars reacts after being interfered by Kevin Connauton (not pictured) of the Colorado Avalanche during the first period in Game 3 of their round NHL playoff series on Aug. 26, 2020.
Naomi Osaka stretches for a ball while playing Dayana Yastremska of Ukraine during the Western & Southern Open on Aug. 25, 2020.
Bria Hartley of the Phoenix Mercury dribbles the ball during the first half against the Washington Mystics on Aug. 23, 2020.
Barcelona’s Nigerian forward Asisat Oshoala jumps for the ball during the UEFA Women’s Champions League semi-final football match between VFL Wolfsburg and FC Barcelona on Aug. 25, 2020.
Fernando Tatis Jr. of the San Diego Padres reacts after being hit by the ball after sliding safely into third base with a sixth-inning steal against the Colorado Rockies on Aug. 28, 2020. All players are wearing #42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day. The day honoring Jackie Robinson, traditionally held on April 15, was rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
An Arizona Diamondbacks player watches from the stands in front of cardboard cutouts of Jackie Robinson and members of the Negro National League during the fourth inning of the MLB game against the San Francisco Giants on Aug, 28, 2020. All uniformed players and coaches are wearing #42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day. The day honoring Jackie Robinson, traditionally held on April 15, was rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tua Tagovailoa hands the ball to Malcolm Perry, while Josh Rosen hands the ball to Matt Breida of the Miami Dolphins during training camp on Aug. 26, 2020 in Davie, Florida.
The Los Angeles Lakers during player introductions against the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 4 of the Western Conference First Round on Aug. 24, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.