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The best photos from the week in sports: 11/10 - 11/17

Kelsey Driscoll

Football has taken center stage in the United States ahead of the NFL's favorite holiday: Thanksgiving. 

Despite major injuries to key players around the league, the NFL is cruising forward with dominant teams finally breaking away from the pack in the second half of the season. 

The NBA and NHL seasons have also been making headlines, as well as college basketball and football. Elsewhere in the world, tennis, soccer and rugby captivate local fans. 

Click through the slideshow above to see photos from all of these events and more, and be sure to check back next weekend for our selection of the best shots from the coming week's action.