Leading Off: Pictures of the Week
Scottish driver Allan McNish's car shatters into hundreds of fragments following a crash at the 24-hour Le Mans endurance race on June 11. McNish was not seriously injured in the accident.
Matt Marvel got a face full of dirt after he tried to tame the beast that is Rock Ridge at the 93rd annual Livermore Rodeo in Livermore, Calif.
Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez braces for impact during the Red Sox's 8-3 win over the Yankees on June 9. Rodriguez would finish the game 0 for 2.
Phillies outfielder Raul Ibanez, 39, looks his age during this swing in the fourth inning of the Phillies' 7-1 win over the Cubs on June 11.
A promotion for the 34th annual America's Cup turned soggy when this Oracle boat capsized during an exhibition race on June 13.
Jamaican goalkeeper Dwayne Miller deflects a free kick from Honduras defender Victor Bernardez during Jamaica's 1-0 victory over Honduras in the Gold Cup group play stage on June 13.
Cameroon's Henri Bedimo (top) gives Russia's Aleksandr Ryazantsev a mouthful as the two fight for a ball during an international friendly on June 7.
It was all hands on deck for the Mavericks after they defeated the Heat 105-95 to win the NBA finals on June 12.
Sports Illustrated photographer John W. McDonough captures Dwyane Wade's struggle for a rebound from an interesting angle during the Mavericks' 112-103 victory in Game 5 of the NBA finals.
Misery loved company after the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Miami Heat 105-95 to win the NBA finals on June 12.
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban (left) hoists the Larry O'Brien trophy as the Dallas Mavericks return to their home city a day after winning the NBA finals. Cuban claimed he slept alongside the trophy on Sunday night.
Boston Bruins center Tyler Seguin (left) bounds across during the Bruins' 4-0 victory over the Vancouver Canucks in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals on June 8.
The Bruins and Canucks literally took their battle to the ice as Bruins center David Krejci (left) and Canucks defenseman Chris Tanev jockeyed for a puck during the Bruins' 5-2 win in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals.
Boston Bruins leftwinger Daniel Paille slams Vancouver Canucks defenseman Christopher Tanev into the boards during the Bruins' 5-2 win in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals.
An incredible time-lapse photograph captures Travis Pastrana (left) and Cam Sinclair performing the first ever synchronized FMX double backflip on June 4 in Las Vegas.
Ruler On Ice, a 24-1 long shot, gallops to a victory in the 143rd Belmont Stakes on June 11.
Despite the rain, Jamaica's Usain Bolt strikes his signature pose after winning the 200 in Oslo, Norway on June 9.
A composite image shows world champion Kohei Uchimura in action on the vault during the NHK Cup in Tokyo on June 12. With the performance, Uchimura captured his third straight NHK Cup title.
Ukrainian Viktoriya Rybalko kicks up some sand during the women's long jump event at the 2011 Adidas Grand Prix on June 11. Rybalko would finish fourth in the event.