Top 10 Memorable Sports Moments From 2015
Barcelona's Lionel Messi won the match against Manchester City in a Champions League game on Wednesday, March 18 and ended up winning the quarterfinals of the European tournament in June. It was the Spanish club's fifth European title and its first since 2011.
Clay Matthews, Green Bay Packers linebacker, whips his hair up during an NFL game in Santa Clara, California, on Sunday, October 4.
Victor Espinoza rides American Pharoah to victory in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 6. It is the first horse to win the Triple Crown since 1978.
Actor Will Ferrell hits an actress with a basketball on the set of a movie, "Daddy's Home," on Wednesday, January 21. Here is the shot during halftime of a New Orleans Pelicans game.
U.S. soccer player Abby Wambach celebrates with her wife, Sarah Huffman after the Americans won against Japan 5-2 on Women's World Cup on Sunday, July 5.
A bird flies above upper right Denver safety, David Bruton, as he defends Cleveland's Gary Barnidge during an NFL game in Cleveland on Sunday, October 18.
Vitor Nobrega kicked Philip Mulpeter during their MMA bout Monday, January 26, in Estoril, Portugal. Nobrega won and decided to retain his International Pro Combat title.
Pro golfer Jordan Spieth drops the top of his trophy after he won the U.S. Open on Sunday, June 21. Aged 21, he became the youngest U.S. Open champion since Bobby Jones in 1923.
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt is accidentally knocked over by a photographer on a Segway after he wins the 200-meter final at the World Championships in Beijing. Neither man was hurt, and they shook hands on the medal stand afterwards.
A member of Mexico's synchronized-swimming team competes at the Pan American Games in Toronto on Saturday, July 11. Mexico won silver in the event.