The Week in Sports Pictures: April 2 - April 8
Bubba Watson hugs his caddie, Ted Scott. Watson won the Masters on Sunday, April 8, 2012 in Augusta, Ga., after he hit a remarkable shot on the second hole of sudden death against Louis Oosthuizen.
The ring's the thing
Koji Uematsu of Japan competes on the rings. He was competing in day one of the 66th All Japan Artistic Gymnastics All Around Championships on April 7 in Tokyo.
Baylor players Odyssey Sims, far right, and Brooklyn Pope vie for position against Notre Dame's Natalie Achonwa, left, and Kayla McBride. The Bears beat Notre Dame in the women's NCAA tournament final on Tuesday, April 3, in Denver for their second national title. They also became the first D-I team to complete a season 40-0.
A groundskeeper walks off the field before the Baltimore Orioles' home opener against the Minnesota Twins on Friday, April 6.
Won and done
Kentucky players celebrate a win against Kansas in the men's NCAA tournament final. The 67-59 victory on Monday, April 2, marked the Wildcats' eighth national title and first since 1998. Six of their players -- including three freshmen -- are expected to be selected in June's NBA draft.
Catch the wave
Austrailan surfer Taj Burrow cuts back on a wave during a round two at the Rip Curl Pro competition on Wednesday, April 4, in Torquay, Australia. Burrow easily defeated Davey Cathels to advance.
Twins Mike Bryan, facing, and Bob Bryan jump for joy after a doubles victory against France's Michael Llodra and Julien Benneteau. The Saturday, April 7 victory in the Davis Cup quarterfinals improved the pair to 18-2 all time in the event.
Dubai's Khalifa Al-Mutaiwei and German co-driver Andreas Schulz race past camels on Friday, April 6 during the fifth and final leg of the 2012 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge.
Oxford's William Zeng tries to revive bow man Alex Woods. Woods collapsed after the annual Oxford-Cambridge race, but was in stable condition after being taken to the hospital. The 158th event, held Saturday, April 7, also was halted when a swimming intruder in the River Thames was almost hit by the Oxford boat. The intruder was detained and the race umpire ordered a re-start from around the halfway mark.
Quite the ruckus
Stade Francais' flanker George Smith, left, and flanker Antoine Burban, top right, fight in a ruck. Stade Francais beat Exeter during the rugby European Challenge Cup quarterfinal on Thursday, April 5 in Paris.
A cowboy falls from a horse during a rodeo on Monday, April 2 in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Carolina's Tim Brent flips over the boards after being checked by the Canadiens. Carolina won their game on Thursday, April 5 in Raleigh, N.C.
Dutch gymnast Rea Lenders finds her form. She was training on Thursday, April 5, in Den Bosch the Netherlands, for the upcoming European Trampoline Championships in St. Petersburg. The 23rd annual event will take place from April 10 to April 14.
Dark skies, bright outlook
Caddie Mark Sherwood holds the flag stick for Swedish golfer Peter Hanson during the opening round of the Masters on Thursday, April 5. Hanson finished tied for third.