Here's a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports.

Images this week include a San Francisco Giants player's dive back to third base in Denver, a spectator's catch at the U.S. Open in New York and a horse and rider's fall at an equestrian competition in France.

This gallery contains photos published Aug. 27-Sept. 2.


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This gallery was curated by photo editor Alyssa Goodman in New York.