Top AP Sports Images of 2013
Rafael Nadal, of Spain, reacts after defeating Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, during the men's singles final of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in New York.
Adam Scott, of Australia, celebrates after making a birdie putt on the second playoff hole to win the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 14, 2013, in Augusta, Ga.
Kyle Larson (32) goes airborne and into the catch fence in a multi-car crash involving Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88), Parker Kligerman (77), Justin Allgaier (31) and Brian Scott (2) during the final lap of the NASCAR Nationwide Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, in Daytona Beach, Fla.
The Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade, right, holds the Larry O'Brien NBA Championship Trophy as LeBron James holds his Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award after Game 7 of the NBA basketball championship game against the San Antonio Spurs, Friday, June 21, 2013, in Miami. The Miami Heat defeated the San Antonio Spurs 95-88 to win their second straight NBA championship.
Michigan guard Trey Burke (3) shoots over Louisville center Gorgui Dieng (10) during the second half of the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game Monday, April 8, 2013, in Atlanta.
Fans try to get out of the way after Chicago Cubs' Christian Villanueva lost his bat during the fifth inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, in Phoenix.
Sascha Klein and Patrick Hausding of Germany compete in the men's 10-meter synchro platfrom preliminary competition at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, July 21, 2013.
Los Angeles Lakers' Steve Blake falls over empty courtside chairs as he tries to save a ball from going out of bounds against the Phoenix Suns during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, in Los Angeles.
Serena Williams, of the U.S, celebrates as she defeats Russia's Maria Sharapova during the Women's final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium Saturday, June 8, 2013 in Paris. Williams won 6-4, 6-4.
Oracle Team USA crosses the finish line during the 18th race of the America's Cup sailing event against Emirates Team New Zealand on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, in San Francisco.