The Week in Sports Pictures: April 11 - April 17
Taking a dive
Paredes of Mexico dives into Ik Kil cenote from the 27.25 meter platform during the second stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series in Yucatan, Mexico.
A chance fumbled
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant loses control of the ball during Game 1 of their NBA Western Conference series against the New Orleans Hornets on Sunday in Los Angeles. The Lakers lost 109-100.
A racer gets hit with a splash of icy water while running the rapids at Six Mile Falls in Bangor, Maine during the 45th annual Kenduskeag Stream Canoe Race on Saturday, April 16.
Out at home
Edgar Renteria of the Cincinnati Reds is forced out at home plate by catcher Henry Blanco of the Arizona Diamondbacks during their game on game at Chase Field on Sunday, April 10 in Phoenix.
Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose, right, and Kurt Thomas battle Indiana's Darren Collison for a rebound during Game 1 of their NBA Eastern Conference playoff series on Saturday, April 16 in Chicago.
Head for the game
Ged Robinson of the Rebels has his head taped during the round nine Super Rugby match between the Melbourne Rebels and the Highlanders on Friday April 15 in Melbourne, Australia.
Kyle Busch celebrates after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Aaron's 312 on Saturday, April 16 in Talladega, Ala.
Fine in the field
Alex Gonzalez of the Atlanta Braves makes a throw after fielding a grounder against the Florida Marlins during a game on Tuesday, April 12 in Atlanta.
Italy's Federica Pellegrini prepares to go during the Spring Swimming Italian Championship, in Riccione, Italy, on Thursday, April 14.
One slips past
Buffalo Sabres goalie Ryan Miller looks down after giving up a goal to the Philadelphia Flyers during Game 2 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff series on Saturday, April 16 in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 5-4.
Two riders cruise over a dam wall with the huge mountains they have to ride over in the background during the 89km stage 1 of the Absa Cape Epic mountain bike team stage race in Tulbach, South Africa.
A contestant competes in the Amateur Men's Classic Bodybuilding competition on Saturday, April 16.
Baltimore Orioles left fielder Luke Scott makes a sliding catch for an out on a fly ball hit by Cleveland's Shin-Soo Choo on Saturday, April 16.
A McLaren Formula One team member reacts as a vehicle speeds past him in the pit during the second practice session at the Chinese F1 Grand Prix on Friday, April 15.