Top photos of the day: Sunday, September 7, 2014

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Colts quarterback Peyton Manning is sacked by Alex Brown on Sept. 7, 2008 in Indianapolis. The Bears won 29-13. | Getty Images

A selection of some of the best photographs from around the world:

Brandon Marshall slips by Bills Leodis McKelvin to score a touchdown in the third quarter at Soldier Field. | Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

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Julian Edelman of the New England Patriots is brought down by Will Davis of the Miami Dolphins in the second quarter at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. | Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images

Miami Dolphins fans demonstrate their support before Sunday’s game. | Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images

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Howard Stern (center, right) and wife Beth Ostrosky Stern attend the Joan Rivers memorial service at Temple Emanu-El in New York City. | Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images

Occupy Central supporters attend a training camp which equips them with experience facing water cannons and police crackdown at Tai Lam Chung in Hong Kong. The National People’s Congress Standing Committee have endorsed a framework for political reform in Hong Kong ahead of the 2017 Chief Executive election, in which three candidates will be selected by a special committee, ruling out open nominations. Opposition to the plans, including pro-democracy group Occupy Central, argue that the system will not meet international standards and deprives people of a genuine choice of candidates. | Photo by Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images

Course marsjalls recover the crashed car belonging to Fernando Alonso of Spain and Ferrari during the F1 Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza in Monza, Italy. | Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

Graeme Storm of England and caddie in action during the final round of the Omega European Masters at Crans-sur-Sierre Golf Club in Crans-Montana, Switzerland. | Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Fashion designer Cesar Galindo (center) and models prepare backstage at the Czar By Cesar Galindo presentation during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Spring 2015 at The Hub at The Hudson Hotel in New York City. | Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images

Mike Bryan and Bob Bryan pose with the champions trophy after their 100th career title win after defeating Marcel Granollers and Marc Lopez of Spain in their men’s doubles final match on Day fourteen of the 2014 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Bryan brothers defeated Granollers and Lopez in two sets 6-3, 6-4. | Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

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