Red Sox shortstop Pedro Ciriaco slides safely into third base as the outstretched Yankee, Jayson Nix, is unable to field the throw. The Yankees went on to win this second game of a doubleheader on July 7th in Fenway.
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Eloise Amberger, of the Australian synchronized swimming tTeam, poses for a portrait during a session at Gold Coast Aquatic Center on July 13. Amberger and her team will head to London later this month to compete in the Olympics.
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British cyclist Bradley Wiggins, wearing the yellow jersey, trails Edvald Boasson Hagen of Norway, left, as they race through the Granier pass during the 12th stage of the Tour de France. The 140.5 mile journey started in Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne and finished in Annonay, France.
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Andre Greipel of Germany narrowly crosses the finish line ahead of Peter Sagan of Slovakia, wearing the best sprinter's green jersey, to win stage 13 of the Tour de France. After the racers traveled 134.8 miles over the course of almost five hours, the two men were separated by less than a second.
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Miami Marlins' Omar Infante narrowly dodges a Stephen Strasburg fastball during the Sunday night game in Miami. Strasburg was phenomenal as the Nationals went on to win 4-0.
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Olympic gold medalist and former sprinter Michael Johnson holds the Olympic Flame at Stonehenge at the beginning of day 55 of the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay on July 12. The torch is making a 70-day relay involving 8,000 torchbearers covering 8,000 miles to get to London.
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Fans look on as Nick Swisher of the Yankees prepares to catch a would-be home-run ball by the Angels' Mark Trumbo. The Yankees went on to defeat the Angels 6-5 at Yankee Stadium on July 13.
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Wes Stevenson loses his hat while riding Hurricane Terry in the bareback event of the 100th anniversary of the Calgary Stampede Rodeo on July 13.
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Kalex Moto2 rider Pol Espargaro (front) of Spain collides with Motobi Moto2 rider Johann Zarco of France during the third practice session for the Italian motorcycling Grand Prix. Recent criticism of the Mugello circuit cites the track as too narrow, allowing for accidents too easily.
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Rory McIlroy chips a ball onto the green during a Monday practice session in preparation for this week's British Open at the Royal Latham & St. Annes golf club.
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Ilka Semmler of Germany dives during training for the FIVB Beach Volleyball Grand Slam in Berlin on July 10. Semmler and her partner, Katrin Holtwick, reached the semifinals and finished 10th overall in the Grand Slam, securing an Olympic slot.
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Chicago White Sox centerfielder Alejandro De Aza makes a leaping grab to rob the Royals' Alex Gordon of an extra base hit during a Saturday night game in K.C. The Royals won 6-3.
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Kobe Bryant (right) and Carmelo Anthony (left) double-team Russell Westbrook during an intra-squad scrimmage on Saturday. The young Anthony Davis (behind) looks on.
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David Haye, returning from retirement, knocked out Dereck Chisora during their WBO and WBA International Heavyweight Championship battle on July 14. The match was jokingly referred to as a "rematch" because Haye and Chisora went head-to-head earlier this year at a press conference.
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Joel Lindpere (20) of the New York Red Bulls fights for the ball with Osvaldo Alonso (6) of the Seattle Sounders at the Red Bull Arena on July 15. The game ended in a 2-2 tie, leaving the Red Bulls unbeaten at home with a 5-0-3 record.
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