American hurdler Lolo Jones sports a look of determination as she hurdles her way to a third-place finish in the women's 100-meter hurdles at the Daegu pre-championships meeting i Daegu, South Korea on May 12.
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A pacifist by nature, Norway's Ole-Kristian Tollefsen (right) found an interesting way to avoid this skirmish with Finland's Petteri Nokelainen (left) during the quarterfinals of the hockey world championships.
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Things got physical when the Czech Republic took on Russia for the bronze medal at the hockey world championships in Bratislava, Slovakia. Led by Roman Cervenka (not pictured), who had a hat trick, the Czech Republic defeated Russia 7-4.
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Clint Bowyer (center) spins in the air after colliding with Joey Logano (left) during a NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway. Carl Edwards avoided the wreck for his third Nationwide win of 2011.
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A Kashima Antlers player can only watch as Sydney FC's Bruno Cazarine (center) attempts a bicycle kick during the Kashima Antlers' 2-1 victory over Sydney FC in an Asian Champions League game.
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Barcelona defender Eric Abidal celebrates with his teammates after Barcelona won the Spanish League title for the third straight year.
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Who's this dunking on the Heat in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals? It's Ray Allen, who had reason to hide his face after he shot 4-for-11 from the field in the Celtics' 97-87 series-clinching loss.
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Kevin Durant used every angle afforded to him to score 39 points in the Thunder's 105-90 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals.
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When you beat Rafael Nadal on clay, you've earned the right to celebrate. At least that's what Novak Djokovic thought after he downed the Spaniard in the finals of the Rome Masters tournament.
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Minnesota Twins outfielder Ben Revere (bottom) beats the tag from Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila (top), but it looked painful. The Tigers went on to win 9-7.
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Well, that's one way to play defense. Chris Tarrant (right) of the Collingwood Magpies blocks a shot from the Geelong Cats' Daniel Menzel (left) during an AFL match on May 13.
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Master of clay, Rafael Nadal reaches for a ball during his quarterfinal match against Croatia's Marin Cilic in the Rome Masters tournament. Nadal would go on to defeat Cilic 6-1, 6-3 to advance to the finals against Novak Djokovic.
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Sweden's Fredrik Lindgren embarrasses the competition during an early heat at the FIM motorcycle speedway Grand Prix in Gothenburg, Sweden.
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K.J. Choi hits a shot out of the bunker on the 6th hole during the final round of the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass. Choi would go on to win the tournament on the first hole of a playoff.
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Unfortunately for Japan's Kenji Matsudaira, the world table tennis championships doesn't award extra points for balancing the ball on your nose.
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Reigning IAAF world athletes of the year, Blanka Vlasic, competes in the women's high jump at a Diamond League athletics event in Shanghai.
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No one told Orioles third baseman Mark Reynolds that you're supposed to use the other side of the baseball glove to catch foul balls.
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A scuba diver swims near a school of swirling jacks off the coast of the Indonesian resort island of Bali.
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