The Week in Sports Pictures: April 26 - May 2, 2010
Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo, left, and Miami Heat center Joel Anthony go after a loose ball in the second quarter of their Eastern Conference playoff game in Boston on Tuesday.
Take your breath away
Race fans brave the rain - but not without some plastic protection - as they watch races ahead of the 136th Kentucky Derby horse race in Louisville, Ky., on Saturday.
Living up to the name
Rafael Bejarano rides Blind Luck through some dirt on the first turn during the 136th running of the Kentucky Oaks horse race at Churchill Downs on Friday. Blind Luck won by a nose.
A show of muscle
Palestinian men prepare before competing in a bodybuilding contest at Al-Aqsa University in Khan Younis, Gaza Strip on Tuesday. Many of the men use women's cosmetics, mud, or paint to enhance their muscles.
Take the plunge
Members of the University of Washington men's varsity crew team toss their coxswain, Michelle Darby, into Lake Washington after winning the Windemere Cup over Syracuse and Oxford on Saturday in Seattle.
Tampa Bay Rays left fielder Carl Crawford slides across the turf after robbing Oakland Athletics batter Gabe Gross of a hit during their game on Wednesday in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Taste some leather
Floyd Mayweather, left, exchanges punches with Shane Mosley during their welterweight bout at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino on Saturday in Las Vegas. Mayweather won the fight and is still undefeated.
All or nothing
Crystal Palace's Patrick McCarthy, left, pressures West Brom's Roman Bednar during their game on Monday.
Taking a hack
San Jose Sharks center Manny Malhotra, right, battles with Detroit Red Wings winger Henrik Zetterberg during the third period of their NHL playoff game on Thursday in San Jose, Calif.
Phoenix Suns forward Louis Amundson, left, and Portland Trail Blazers forward Juwan Howard battle for rebounding position during their NBA playoff game on Thursday in Portland, Ore.
Ty Breuer of Central Wyoming College takes a wild ride while competing in the Laramie River Rendezvous Rodeo on Saturday in Laramie, Wyo.
Boston Bruins center Marc Savard reacts after scoring the game-winning goal against the Philadelphia Flyers during overtime of Game 1 of their second-round NHL playoff series on Saturday in Boston.
Nose for the ball
Bremen's Hugo Almeida, left, battles Schalke's Lukas Schmitz, center, and Heiko Westermann for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga soccer match on Saturday in Gelsenkirchen, Germany.
France's Youna Dufournet performs on the beam during the women seniors team final in the European Artistic Gymnastics Championships on Saturday in Birmingham, England.
Calvin Borel, riding Super Saver, celebrates after winning the Kentucky Derby on Saturday in Louisville, Ky. It was Borel's third victory in his last four attempts at the race.