The Week in Sports Pictures: August 2 - August 8, 2010
Fish out of water
Michael Phelps prepare to swim the 200-meter backstroke final. Phelps finished fourth at the ConocoPhillips National Championships on Saturday, Aug. 7, in Irvine, Calif.
Toronto pitcher Brandon Morrow is doused by teammate Jesse Litsch. Morrow just missed throwing a no-hitter on Sunday, Aug. 8, in Toronto, but still pitched brilliantly, striking out 17 batters during the Blue Jays' win.
An Italian couple sits at lunch as Steve Black dives past their balcony. Black was part of the 2010 Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series on Thursday, Aug. 5 in Polignano a Mare, Italy.
Green Bay's Jarrett Bush rides a bike to practice. The Packers traditionally ride bikes to training camp in Green Bay, Wis.
Haynesfield bolts from the starting gate after tossing jockey Ramon Dominquez. Haynesfield finished fourth at the Whitney Handicap on Aug. 7 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Greece's Spyridon Gianniotis swims in Lake Balaton. Gianniotis finished seventh in the the men's 10km open water race at the European Swimming Championships.
Chris Booth performs during the Freestyle Day of the World Heli Challlenge on Aug. 3 in Wanaka, New Zealand.
Lou lays out
Cleveland catcher Lou Marson dives into the ball bag in on-deck area as he misses making a catch on a foul ball. Marson and the Indians lost to the Red Sox, 6-2.
Grant Bayes, 5, hangs on for a ride during the Mutton Bustin section of the Gem and Boise County Rodeo on Aug. 7 in Emmett, Idaho.
Strike the pose
Russia's Natalia Ischenko performs in the women's synchronized swimming solo free routine final. Ischenko won the European Swimming Championships on Aug. 7 in Budapest.
A rain delay postpones day 4 of the Legg Mason Tennis Classic on Aug. 5 in Washington.
Workers move racing tires in the garage area. Rains forced crews to adjust for practice at The Glen, in Watkins Glen, N.Y. for a NASCAR race.
Puebla FC's Jose Gonzalez cannot convert on an attempted shot. Puebla FC lost on penalty kicks to the New England Revolution in a SuperLiga semifinal soccer game on Aug. 4 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.
Beat the heat
Texans defensive tackle DelJuan Robinson sprays water on his face. Robinson was trying to stay cool during the team's training camp on Aug. 3 in Houston.
Not so viewer friendly
A group of children look through a hole in a screen. They were trying to watch a training session of Spanish soccer club Real Oviedo on Aug. 2 in the village of Bueno, northern Spain.