Great moments in sports hugs

Who says guys can't hug?  Here's some photos of athletes (in both genders, to be fair) showing the more sensitive side of the sports world.

  • Oct 27, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings safety Mistral Raymond (41) and Green Bay Packers cornerback Sam Shields (37) hug prior to the game at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome. Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

  • Nov 9, 2013; Tucson, AZ, USA; UCLA Bruins quarterback Brett Hundley (17) and Arizona Wildcats quarterback B.J. Denker (7) hug after the fourth quarter at Arizona Stadium. UCLA beat Arizona 31-26. Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports

  • Nov 7, 2013; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Timbers defender Pa Modou Kah (44) (behind) and goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts (1) (right) hug defender Mamadou Danso (98) after Danso scored against the Seattle Sounders FC at Jeld-Wen Field. Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports

  • Nov 7, 2013; Waco, TX, USA; Baylor Bears quarterback Bryce Petty (14) gets a hug from his grand mother Suzanne Petty after a victory against the Oklahoma Sooners at Floyd Casey Stadium. Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

  • Nov 6, 2013; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Milwaukee Bucks former player Michael Redd gets a hug from mascot Bango the Buck after announcing his retirement during the game against the Cleveland Cavaliers at BMO Harris Bradley Center. Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

  • Nov 3, 2013; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan and New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan hug after the second half at MetLife Stadium. The Jets won the game 26-20. Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 27, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; Detroit Tigers player Miguel Cabrera (right) gets a hug from Boston Red Sox first baseman David Ortiz (34) after receiving the Hank Aaron Award prior to game four of the MLB baseball World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium. H. Darr Beiser-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 26, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz (34) gets a hug from manager John Farrell before game three of the MLB baseball World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium. Eileen Blass-USA TODAY

  • Oct 26, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Golden Gophers defensive lineman Ra'Shede Hageman (99) and offensive linesman Josh Campion (65) hug each other after beating the Nebraska Cornhuskers at TCF Bank Stadium. The Gophers won 34-23. Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 15, 2013; Panama City, Panama; United States players from left Sacha Kljestan , Terrance Boyd , Graham Zusi and Brad Davis share a hug after Zusi scored the tying goal in extra time during the second half of their 3-2 win over Panama in a World Cup qualifier soccer game at Estadio Rommel Fernandez. Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 14, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano and San Diego Chargers fullback Le'Ron McClain (33) hug prior to the game at Qualcomm Stadium. Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 13, 2013; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) and Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson (28) hug after the game at CenturyLink Field. Seattle defeated Tennessee 20-13. Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 13, 2013; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu (43) and Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) hug before their game against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium. Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 12, 2013; Seattle, WA, USA; Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) and Washington Huskies quarterback coach Marques Tuiasosopo hug after the game between the Washington Huskies and the Oregon Ducks at Husky Stadium. Oregon defeated Washington 45-24. Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 5, 2013; Iowa City, IA, USA; Michigan State Spartans quarterback Connor Cook (18) gets a hug from his mom following the teams win against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Kinnick Stadium. Michigan State beat Iowa 26-14. Reese Strickland-USA TODAY Sports

  • Sep 26, 2013; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter (left) and starting pitcher Andy Pettitte (left, center) come out to take out relief pitcher Mariano Rivera (right, center) in the 9th inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. The Star-Ledger-USA TODAY Sports

  • Oct 1, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Jason Grilli (39) gets a hug from manager Clint Hurdle after defeating the Cincinnati Reds in the National League wild card playoff baseball game at PNC Park. The Pirates won 6-2. Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

  • Sep 27, 2013; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Allen Craig (21) gets a hug from right fielder Shane Robinson (43) during the game against the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium. Craig is on the disabled list with an ankle injury. Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports

  • Sep 26, 2013; New York, NY, USA; Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Khris Davis (18) and left fielder Logan Schafer (22) and right fielder Norichika Aoki (7) have a group hug after defeating the New York Mets 4-2 at Citi Field. Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

  • Sep 9, 2013; Landover, MD, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick (7) and and Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) hug after their game at FedEx Field. Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

  • Sep 10, 2013; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara (19) and catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia (39) hug after the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. The Red Sox won 2-0. Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

  • Sep 7, 2013; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Sounders defender Zach Scott (20) and Seattle Sounders defender Jhon Kennedy Hurtado (34) hug after defeating the Chicago Fire at CenturyLink Field. Seattle defeated Chicago 2-1. Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports

  • Sep 7, 2013; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Reds greats Johnny Bench (left) and Joe Morgan share a hug after the Joe Morgan Weekend pre game Ceremony at Great American Ball Park. Rob Leifheit-USA TODAY Sports

  • Sep 1, 2013; Baltimore, MD, USA; IndyCar Series driver Simon Pagenaud gets a hug and kiss from his girlfriend Hailey McDermott after winning the Grand Prix of Baltimore. Michael Madrid-USA TODAY

  • Aug 31, 2013; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova (47) and second baseman Robinson Cano (24) hug after defeating the Baltimore Orioles 2-0 at Yankee Stadium. Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

  • Aug 21, 2013; Milwaukee, WI, USA; St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina (right) gives pitcher Edward Mujica (left) a hug after Mujica got the save as the Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-6 at Miller Park. Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

  • Aug 11, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig (66) gets a hug from batting coach Mark McGwire (12) at the end of the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Dodger Stadium. Dodgers won 8-2. Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

  • Jul 30, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves center fielder Jason Heyward (22) and first baseman Freddie Freeman (5) hug after a home run against the Colorado Rockies in the seventh inning at Turner Field. Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

  • Jul 15, 2013; Flushing , NY, USA; National League outfielder Bryce Harper (right) of the Washington Nationals gets a hug from his father Ron Harper after the final round of the Home Run Derby in advance of the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. USA TODAY Sports

  • Jul 12, 2013; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Yoervis Medina (31) and catcher Mike Zunino (3) hug after the Seattle Mariners got the final out against the Los Angeles Angels at Safeco Field. Seattle defeated Los Angeles 8-3. USA TODAY Sports

  • Jul 2, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz (34) gives San Diego Padres short stop Pedro Ciriaco (3) a hug before the game at Fenway Park. USA TODAY Sports

  • Jun 27, 2013; Brooklyn, NY, USA; NBA commissioner David Stern (front) gets a hug from former NBA player Hakeem Olajuwon after the first round of the 2013 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center. USA TODAY Sports

  • Jun 27, 2013; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Trey Burke (Michigan) gets a hug from friends and family after being selected as the number nine overall pick to the Minnesota Timberwolves during the 2013 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center. USA TODAY Sports

  • Jun 7, 2013; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Baltimore Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts (1) and second baseman Alexi Casilla (12) hug prior to the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. USA TODAY Sports

  • Jun 17, 2013; Omaha, NE, USA; Louisville Cardinals players Kyle McGrath (45) and Ty Young (30) hug after losing to the Oregon State Beavers during the College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park. Oregon State won 11-4. USA TODAY Sports

  • Jun 17, 2013; Omaha, NE, USA; Louisville Cardinals players Kyle McGrath (45) and Jeff Thompson (44) hug after losing to the Oregon State Beavers during the College World Series at TD Ameritrade Park. Oregon State won 11-4. USA TODAY Sports

  • Jun 1, 2013; Louisville, KY, USA; Louisville Cardinals center fielder Adam Engel (10) and right fielder Cole Sturgeon (15) hug in celebration after scoring in the bottom of the seventh inning against the Miami Hurricanes during the Louisville regional of the 2013 NCAA baseball tournament at Jim Patterson Stadium. Louisville defeated Miami 6-4. USA TODAY Sports

  • May 27, 2013; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez gets a hug from teammates after hitting his 2nd home run of the game in the 6th inning against the Minnesota Twins at Miller Park. USA TODAY Sports

  • May 11, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Chris Perez (54) and first baseman Nick Swisher (33) hug after the game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Cleveland won 7-6. Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

  • May 4, 2013; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Ronald Gavril (yellow gloves) and Roberto Yong (black gloves) hug after their Super Middleweight fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. USA TODAY Sports

  • May 3, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics forward/center Kevin Garnett (5) gets a hug from head coach Doc Rivers after leaving the game during the fourth quarter in game six of the first round of the 2013 NBA Playoffs against the New York Knicks at TD Garden. The New York Knicks won 88-80. USA TODAY Sports

  • Apr 26, 2013; Buffalo, NY, USA; Buffalo Sabres goalie Ryan Miller (30) gets a hug from left wing Marcus Foligno (82) after defeating the New York Islanders in a shootout at the First Niagara Center. Sabres beat the Islanders 2-1 in a shootout. USA TODAY Sports

  • Apr 18, 2013; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Reds guest bat boy Teddy Kremer (left), gets a hug from third baseman Todd Frazier (21) at the beginning of their game with the Miami Marlins at Great American Ball Park. The Reds won 11-1. USA TODAY Sports

  • Apr 8, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Louisville Cardinals guard/forward Luke Hancock (11) and center Gorgui Dieng hug as time expires during the second half of the championship game in the 2013 NCAA mens Final Four against the Michigan Wolverines at the Georgia Dome. USA TODAY Sports

  • April 1, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers first base coach Davey Lopes (15), pitching coach Rick Honeycutt (40) hug starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw (22) after the game against the San Francisco Giants at Dodger Stadium. Dodgers won 4-0. USA TODAY Sports

  • Mar 31, 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Louisville Cardinals head coach Rick Pitino (middle) gets a hug from forward Chane Behanan (left) and guard Russ Smith (2) after the Midwest regional of the 2013 NCAA tournament against the Duke Blue Devils at Lucas Oil Stadium. Louisville won 85-63. Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

  • Mar 23, 2013; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Wichita State Shockers forward Carl Hall (22), guard Malcolm Armstead (2) and guard Fred Van Vleet (23) hug each other near the end of the game against the Gonzaga Bulldogs during the third round of the NCAA basketball tournament at EnergySolutions Arena. Wichita State won the game 76-70. USA TODAY Sports

  • Mar 21, 2013; Auburn Hills, MI, USA; Valparaiso Crusaders forward Ryan Broekhoff (45) and guard Matt Kenney (23) hug after the game against the Michigan State Spartans during the second round of the 2013 NCAA tournament at The Palace. Michigan State won 65-54. USA TODAY Sports

  • Mar 16, 2013; Missoula, MT, USA; The Montana Grizzlies guard Kareem Jamar (32) and teammate guard Jordan Gregory (10) hug against Weber State Wildcats during the championship game of the Big Sky Conference tournament at Dahlberg Arena. USA TODAY Sports

  • March 9, 2013; Tucson, AZ, USA; Arizona Wildcats head coach Sean Miller and guard/forward Kevin Parrom (3) hug as he comes out of the game during the second half against the Arizona State Sun Devils at McKale Center. The Wildcats beat the Sun Devils 73-58. Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports

  • Mar 5, 2013, Bloomington, USA; Indiana Hoosiers coach Tom Crean gives a hug to forward Derek Elston on Senior Night after the game against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Assembly Hall. Ohio State defeated Indiana 67-58. Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb. 6, 2013; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers wide receiver Donald Driver and Packers head coach Mike McCarthy hug after McCarthy's speech at the Donald Driver retirement event held in the Lambeau Field Atrium in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Mary Langenfeld-USA TODAY Sports

  • Feb 13, 2013; Hartford, CT, USA; Connecticut Huskies fans hug guard Ryan Boatright (11) after the Huskies defeated the Syracuse Orange at the XL Center. UConn defeated the Syracuse Orange 66-58. David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

  • January 1,2013; Tampa, FL, USA; Michigan Wolverines quarterback Devin Gardner (12) and offensive linesman Taylor Lewan (77) hug each other after they scored a touchdown against the South Carolina Gamecocks during the second half of the 2013 Outback Bowl at Raymond James Stadium. South Carolina won 33-28. Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

  • Dec 30, 2012; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick (7) hug after the game at Metlife Stadium. Andrew Mills/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports

  • Dec. 30, 2012; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano gets a hug from a supporter during pre-game against the Houston Texans at Lucas Oil Stadium. Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports

  • Dec 30 2012; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano (right) gets a hug from offensive coordinator Bruce Arians before the game against the Houston Texans at Lucas Oil Stadium. Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

  • Dec 23, 2012; Seattle, WA, USA; San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith (11) and Seattle Seahawks fullback Michael Robinson (26) hug during warm ups prior to the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field. Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports

  • Dec 15, 2012; East Lansing, MI, USA; Michigan State Spartans guard Travis Trice (20) gets a hug from head coach Tom Izzo during the 2nd half at Jenison Field House. MSU won 92-56. Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports

  • December 2, 2012; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) gives tight end Jermichael Finley (88) a bear hug after the game against the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau Field. The Packers beat the Vikings 23-14. Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

  • Nov 24, 2012; Paradise Island, BAHAMAS; Duke Blue Devils head coach Mike Krzyzewski hug guard Quinn Cook (2) after the victory against the Louisville Cardinals during the 2012 Battle 4 Atlantis Championship in the Imperial Arena at the Atlantis Resort. Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports