Rory, Rory, Hallelujah! 22-year-old Rory McIlroy hoists the U.S. Open trophy following his dominating win at Congressional on Sunday. Northern Ireland's native son finished a record 16 strokes under par and bested the second-place finisher by eight shots.
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None of Congressional's obstacles, including this sand trap on the 5th hole, could stop Rory McIlroy, 22, who became the youngest U.S. Open winner since Bobby Jones in 1923.
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NHRA Pro Mod driver Roger Burgess was thankful for his parachute during this crash at the Thunder Valley Nationals on June 18.
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Chicago Cubs first baseman Carlos Pena (left) collides with New York Yankees catcher Russell Martin in the sixth inning of the Yankees' 4-3 victory on June 18. Despite the contact, Martin maintained control of the ball for the out. For more home plate collisions click here .
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Playing outfield was for the birds ... and Reed Johnson on June 18.
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A border collie leaps for a frisbee during the Skyhoundz Disc Dog European championship in Budapest, Hungary on June 19.
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Thailand's Daniel Grant competes in the wakeboarding world championships, one of the biggest wakeboard and wakeskate events in the world, in Cologne, Germany on June 18.
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Participants in the women's triathlon seem to synchronize their departure at the ITU world championship series in Kitzbuhel, Austria on June 19.
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Berlin Adler's Tory Cooper (right) struggles for a few extra yards during the European Football League's Eurobowl on June 18. The Adler fell to the Swarco Raiders Tirol 27-12.
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The highly-detailed roof at Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan is the real star of this shot from the 50th NHK Cup on June 11.
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A brave photographer captures the water jump during the girls steeplechase at the New Balance nationals on June 18.
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Oklahoman Tommy Cook shows a steer who's boss during the steer wrestling event at the Reno Rodeo on June 18.
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Guatemala defender Carlos Noriega (left) saves a goal after goalkeeper Paulo Cesar Motta fell to the wayside. Despite Noriega's heroic efforts, Guatemala fell to Mexico 2-1 in the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals.
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After winning the Stanley Cup, the Boston Bruins couldn't wait to spend some quality time with their new trophy.
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Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara proudly displays the city of Boston's seventh championship trophy since 2002 during the Bruins' victory parade on June 18.
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Flowers provide an idyllic foreground for the Tour of Switzerland on June 14.
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