New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez, Robinson Cano and Ramiro Peña laugh in disbelief after Mets second baseman Luis Castillo dropped Rodriguez's two-out pop up in the ninth. Derek Jeter scored from second and Mark Teixeira from first, giving the Yankees an unexpected 9-8 victory over the Mets Friday night. Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez took the loss and his first blown save of the season.
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Twins center fielder Carlos Gomez ends up on his back after making a diving catch on a ball hit by Chicago Cubs' Milton Bradley in the first inning. Gomez was also 1-3 from the plate in a 2-0 Minnesota victory.
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Kobe Bryant drives to the rim against Orlando's Rashard Lewis in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Bryant scored 30 points and was named Finals MVP as the Lakers defeated the Magic 99-86 to capture the franchise's 15th championship.
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Derek Fisher hits the game-tying 3-pointer over Jameer Nelson with 4.6 seconds in Game 4 of the NBA Finals. The shot forced overtime, where the Lakers went on to beat the Magic 99-91 and take a 3-1 series lead.
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Alex Cora of the New York Mets avoids a sliding Jimmy Rollins while trying to turn two after a Ryan Howard grounder in the eighth inning. Howard was safe at first on the play, but the Mets went on to beat the Phillies 6-5 in a game that featured seven home runs.
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Detroit Tigers catcher Gerald Laird puts the game-saving tag on Chicago White Sox's pinch-runner Dewayne Wise in the ninth inning. The game went to extra innings, where Miguel Cabrera hit a solo shot in the 10th that turned out to be the game-winner as the Tigers beat the White Sox 7-6.
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Pittsburgh's Maxime Talbot (25) puts the puck past Detroit defender Niklas Kronwell (55) and goalie Chris Osgood (30) in the second period to give the Penguins the lead at Joe Louis Arena. Talbot scored both goals against the Red Wings in Game 7, securing a 2-1 win and the Penguins' first cup since 1992.
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Penguins goalie Andre Fleury saves a last-second shot by Detroit's Nicklas Lidstrom to preserve a 2-1 win and secure the Stanley Cup for Pittsburgh.
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Houston's Hunter Pence rejoices as he rounds third to score the game-winner in the 13th inning against the Cubs. The Astros won 2-1 on Geoff Blum's bases-loaded single, his second consecutive contest with a game-winning RBI.
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Cubs right fielder Milton Bradley hears it from the home crowd after tossing a fly-ball he caught into the stands, thinking it was the eighth inning's third out when it was only the second. The miscue was part of a rough day for Bradley, who made a base-running mistake and lost a pop fly in the sun that dropped for a single in Chicago's 7-4 loss.
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Mark Martin celebrates after his unlucky season took a surprising turn for the best at Michigan on Sunday. His Chevrolet kept just enough gas to get him to his third victory of the season, the 38th of his Cup career.
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Oriole's shortstop Robert Andino leap frogs Seattle's Russell Branyan after throwing to first to complete the double play on a Adrian Beltre ground ball in the sixth. Baltimore beat Seattle 3-1, snapping a five-game losing streak that included two losses to the Mariners the previous week.
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Anna Nordqvist of Sweeden cheers (inset) after sinking a birdie put on the 15th hole to win the LPGA Championship at Bulle Rock. Nordqvist secured her first Tour victory by shooting 15-under to beat Lindsey Wright by four shots.
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Brian Gay of the U.S. hits a drive on the ninth hole during the final round of the St. Jude Classic on Sunday. It was his second win in his past five events and the third victory of his career. Gay beat David Toms and Bryce Molder at TPC Southwind to snag an Open exemption as a multiple winner in the last calendar year.
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Texas' Travis Tucker (2) scored the winning run against Southern Mississippi in a first-round College World Series game Sunday. Southern Mississippi pitcher Jonathan Johnston gave up a bases-loaded walk in the ninth to send Tucker home, giving Texas a 7-6 victory.
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