Agony of Defeat: NBA comes, baseball goes

Losing. It hurts. Especially when the games mean so much.

But it also makes for compelling images, shots of the coaches and players as they show on their faces what they're feeling inside: the agony of defeat.

There's a blog for that, one with which Playbook is working to find some the most eye-catching photos of pain in sports each week: the aptly named Tumblr "The Agony of Defeat."

Here are the selections from the past seven days -- featuring a difficult loss for one of baseball's better teams, plus the introduction of the 2012-13 NBA season:

To see more photos like this, visit The Agony of Defeat on Tumblr.