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This week’s top sports shots

HEADED TO THE POSTSEASON: Washington Nationals teammates run out onto the field to congratulate catcher Wilson Ramos, left, and pitcher Drew Storen (hidden) after a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 16, in Atlanta. Washington won 3-0 to clinch the NL East division Photo: Associated Press/David Tulis

AP705321259172San Diego Padres center fielder Cameron Maybin tries to make a catch on a single by Arizona Diamondbacks’ Cliff Pennington in the ninth inning during a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 12 in Phoenix. The Padres won 6-5. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

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Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, from Gabon, celebrates with a flip after scoring against SC Freiburg during a German first division Bundesliga soccer match in Dortmund, Germany, Saturday, Sept. 13. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

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Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas gets hung up in a dugout suite as he chases a foul ball hit by Boston Red Sox’s David Ortiz during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 14, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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Washington Redskins tight end Niles Paul (84) celebrates his touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Sunday, Sept. 14, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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South Carolina cornerback Chris Lammons (3) celebrates with fans in the student section after South Carolina defeated Georgia 38-35 during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 13, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

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Cleveland Browns players douse head coach Mike Pettine after a 26-24 win over the New Orleans Saints in an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 14, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

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United States’ DeMar Derozan pushes the ball up the basket against Serbia’s Stefan Jovic during the final World Basketball match between the United States and Serbia at the Palacio de los Deportes stadium in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Sept. 14. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

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New York Jets’ Eric Decker can’t catch a pass in front of Green Bay Packers’ Ha Ha Clinton-Dix (21) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 14, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn)

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In this photo provided by Woodbine Racetrack, a thoroughbred is washed as the sun rises after an early morning workout at Woodbine racetrack in Toronto, Tuesday, Sept. 16. (AP Photo/Woodbine Race Track, Michael Burns Jr., via The Canadian Press)

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Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones celebrates with fans after a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Tuesday, Sept. 16, in Baltimore. Baltimore won 8-2 to clinch the American League East. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown (12) sits on the sidelines during the second half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Thursday, Sept. 18, in Atlanta. The Atlanta Falcons won 56-14. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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