Leading Off: Pictures of the Week
Australia's Emma McKinney falls during the U17 2000-meter steeplechase at the Australian junior athletics championships on March 10.
Professional road racer Josh Herrin leans into a turn during the Daytona 200 motorcycle race at Daytona International Speedway in Florida.
FC Red Bull Salzburg's Simon Cziommer defies gravity going for a shot against SV Ried in a Bundesliga match on March 12.
Australia's Jack Freestone carves up a wave at the Boost Mobile Surfsho at Bondi Beach in Sydney. Freestone fell to fellow Aussie Josh Kerr in the final round of heats.
OGC Nice forward Danijel Ljuboja (left) butts heads with AJ Auxerre's Stephane Grichting during their Ligue 1 match at Ray Stadium in Nice, France. OGC Nice would go on to win 1-0.
New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist makes a save against the San Jose Sharks during the third period at HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif., on March 12. New York defeated San Jose 3-2 in shootouts.
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant stretches for a reboundduring the Lakers' 94-88 loss at the Miami Heat on March 10. The victory snapped a five-game losing streak for the Heat.
A Kansas City Royals player dives into a petrified crowd for a foul ball during the Royals' 8-2 loss against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in spring training on March 10.
England's Natasha Hofton competes with Bulgaria's Ekaterina Avramova in the 50-meter backstroke during day four of the British swimming championships at the Manchester Aquatics Center on March 8.
Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall and Edmonton Oilers leftwinger Magnus Paajarvi search for the puck during the Red Wings 2-1 victory over the Oilers at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit.
Miguel Cotto lands a punch on Ricardo Mayorga before defeating him by TKO during their WBA super welterweight title fight in Las Vegas on March 12.
Seattle Mariners star Ichiro Suzuki blocks out all distractions as he connects for a hit against the Los Angeles Dodgers in a spring training game on March 9.
Connecticut Huskies forward Roscoe Smith blocks a three-point attempt from Louisville Cardinals guard Mike Marra during UConn's 69-66 victory in the Big East tournament championship game.
One-legged, amateur golfer Manuel De Los Santos competes in the Pro-Am for the ISPS Handa senior world championship on March 10 in Shenzhen, Guangdong.
Nebraska's Brandon Richardson picks the pocket of Oklahoma State guard Keiton Page during the second half of Oklahoma State's 53-52 victory over Nebraska in the Big 12 conference tournament.
Canada's Christine Nesbitt brings out her Sunday best after winning the 1000-meter speed skating competition at the world single distance speed skating championships on March 12.