Notable sports images of 2011
In this June 5, 2011 file photo, Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates as the match ball goes out, left, defeating Roger Federer of Switzerland in four sets, 7-5, 7-6, 5-7, 6-1, in the men's final of the French Open tennis tournament in Roland Garros stadium in Paris.
In this Sept. 23, 2011 file photo, new world champion Arnaud Demare, front, and silver medallist Adrien Petit of France celebrate winning the men under 23 road race over 168 kilometers (104.4 miles) with start and finish in Holte, north of Copenhagen, Denmark.
In this May 28, 2011 file photo, the Barcelona team throws coach Pep Guardiola in the air after winning the Champions League final soccer match against Manchester United at Wembley Stadium, London.
In this Feb. 10 2011, file photo, Boston Celtics guard Ray Allen celebrates after hitting a 3-pointer against the Los Angeles Lakers to break the NBA record for 3-point baskets during the first quarter of a basketball game in Boston. Allen passed the mark held by Reggie Miller.
In this Oct. 8, 2011 file photo, Miami Heat's LeBron James holds his son, Bryce, during the second half of the South Florida All-Star Classic NBA basketball game in Miami. Team Wade won 141-140 in overtime.
In this June 4, 2011 file photo, Dakota Stone, right, connects with Christy Martin during their Welterweight fight in Los Angeles.
In this Jan. 23, 2011 file photo, Green Bay Packers linebacker Erik Walden (93) celebrates on the field after the NFC Championship NFL football game against the Chicago Bears in Chicago. The Packers won 21-14.
In this Oct. 16, 2011 file photo, The St. Louis Cardinals celebrate after Game 6 of baseball's National League championship series against the Milwaukee Brewers in Milwaukee. The Cardinals won 12-6 to win the series and advance to the World Series.
In this Sept. 19, 2011 file photo, a fan watches as the baseball drops away as Boston Red Sox left fielder Conor Jackson, right, leaps into the crowd on an unsuccessful attempt to catch a foul ball by Baltimore Orioles' J.J. Hardy in the first inning during the second game of a baseball doubleheader at Fenway Park in Boston.
In this Feb. 6, 2011 file photo, Green Bay Packers' Greg Jennings (85) looks to catch a pass over Pittsburgh Steelers' LaMarr Woodley (56) during the first quarter of the NFL Super Bowl XLV football game in Arlington, Texas.
In this Oct. 27, 2011 file photo, Colombia's Pedro Causil, left, and Argentina's Ezequiel Capellano cross the finish line during the men's 1000 meters roller skating chronometer at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. Causil won the gold and Capellano took the silver.
In this Sept. 17, 2011 file photo, Maryland running back Davin Meggett leaps past West Virginia defensive back Pat Miller for a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA football game in College Park, Md. West Virginia won 37-31.