Week in Sports Pictures: Aug. 1 - 7
Sapphire races in the XOD class during Day 1 of the Aberdeen Asset Management Cowes Week on Saturday, Aug. 6 in Cowes, England.
Cincinnati Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips, top, collides with center fielder Drew Stubbs while attempting to catch a ball hit by Chicago Cubs player Reed Johnson during their game in Chicago on Saturday, Aug. 6.
Fans react as Tiger Woods hits from the 16th fairway during first-round play in the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament on Thursday, Aug. 4 in Akron, Ohio.
Freeskier Ted Davenport of the U.S. crashes after launching off a drop during the World Heli Challenge Extreme Day in Wanaka, New Zealand.
Moment of relief
Houston Texans defensive tackle Earl Mitchell sprays water on his face to cool off from the hot weather during NFL football training camp on Friday, Aug. 5 in Houston.
Tiffany Ofili-Porter, right, of Britain and Danielle Carruthers of the U.S. compete in the women's 100-meter hurdles during the IAAF Diamond League meet on Saturday, Aug. 6 in London.
Riders practice for a show with their horses at a farm in Kaposmero, 118 miles west of Budapest on Wednesday, Aug. 3.
Wall of water
Fans along the outfield wall are drenched by fountains blown by high winds as a thunderstorm approaches during the sixth inning of a baseball game between the Kansas City Royals and the Detroit Tigers on Sunday, Aug. 7 in Kansas City, Mo.
Sweden's Mattias Ekstroem competes during qualification for the German Touring Car Masters (DTM) in Nuerburg, Germany, on Saturday, Aug. 6.
Getting the point
Britain's Goldie Sayers competes in the women's javelin during the London Grand Prix on Friday, Aug. 5.
Having a ball
A group of U.S. sailors vie for a home run ball during batting practice prior to the game between the Seattle Mariners and the Oakland Athletics on at Safeco Field on Tuesday, Aug. 2 in Seattle.
Brazil's Dudu, center, celebrates with teammates after scoring against Panama during a U-20 World Cup soccer match in Barranquilla, Colombia on Thursday, Aug. 4. Brazil won 4-0.
Primed and ready
Mercedes GP mechanics wait for one of their cars to come in for a pitstop during the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix in Budapest, Hungary.
Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie receives a shaving cream pie in the face by teammates while being interviewed after the Blue Jays' win over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday in Baltimore. Lawrie made his Major League debut, and notched two hits in four at-bats.
Gwynne Chapin, foreground right, hands an ice cream cone to Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Bryan Hall (68) as his teammates wait in line for their orders following NFL football training camp on Tuesday, Aug. 2 in Owings Mills, Md.
A worker carries a toilet bowl inside Romania's new National Stadium, the Lia Manoliu Arena, which is under construction in Bucharest on Friday, Aug. 5. The new 55,000-seater stadium will be the biggest in Romania and will host the 2012 Europa League final.