The Week in Sports Pictures: June 13 - June 19
Up in lights
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland poses with the trophy after his stunning eight-stroke victory at the U.S. Open in Bethesda, Md. on Sunday, June 19.
Italy's Greta Cicolari, left, blocks Anna Vazikova of Russia during their FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships in Rome on Thursday, June 16.
Ryan Lochte competes in the men's 200-meter IM final at the Santa Clara International Grand Prix on Sunday, June 19.
Boston Bruins right wing Shawn Thornton, left, and center Tyler Seguin, right, sandwich Vancouver Canucks defenseman Kevin Bieksa during Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals in Boston on Monday, June 13. The Bruins won 5-2 to send the series to Game 7.
Make love, not war
Rioters run in the background, and a police officer walks past as a couple kisses on Wednesday, June 15 in Vancouver, Canada. Riots broke out in the city after the Vancouver Canucks lost in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals.
Beau Schoeder of China, Texas falls off Silver Legacy during the Extreme Bulls Competition on Thursday, June 16 in Reno, Nevada.
What a mouthful
St. Cloud Cathedral's Waylon Bemboom gets a face full while diving back into first base during the state baseball tournament in Minneapolis, Minn.
Flexing their muscles
South African Kings players (white/green/red) push in the scrum against Romanian players during their IRB Nations Cup rugby match in Bucharest, Romania on Wednesday, June 15.
New York Yankees left fielder Brett Gardner makes a leaping catch in the ivy against the outfield wall during a game against the Chicago Cubs on Friday, June 17 in Chicago.
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban polishes the championship trophy during an event held to celebrate their NBA championship in Dallas on Thursday, June 16.
Down the stretch
Rewilding, ridden by Franki Dettori (blue) races with So You Think ridden by Ryan Moore for the line in The Prince of Wales Stakes on Wednesday, June 15 in Ascot, England. Rewilding won the race but Dettori was banned for nine days for hitting the horse with his whip 24 times in the final two furlongs.
Out at home
Houston Astros catcher Carlos Corporan, bottom, holds up the ball for the umpire after tagging out Los Angeles Dodgers player Rod Barajas at home plate after he tried to score on a single by Dee Gordon during their game on Saturday, June 18 in Los Angeles.
Sailing the bay
An Oracle Racing AC45 skippered by James Spithill trains in San Francisco Bay on Tuesday, June 14, 2011. The AC45 will be featured at the America's Cup World Series beginning this summer in Cascais, Portugal.