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  1. The Year’s Most Amazing and Emotional Sports Images

    In 2013, photographers captured athletes pushing their bodies to the sheer limit of human capability, be it Sergey Nazin’s flexed muscles flipping past Barcelona’s skyline at the world diving championships or bleeding runners after the horrific Boston Marathon bombing. The year’s best images featured that overflowing elation only sports elicits. Take Boston police officer Steve Horgan, momentarily losing himself and joyously throwing his hands skyward as Detroit’s Torii Hunter tumbles headfirst over the outfield wall, and the Red Sox inch closer to their eventual World Series championship.

    Sources: Mashable, BuzzFeed, CS Monitor

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