The Week in Sports Pictures: June 25 - July 1
Spanish fans react while watching Spain play soccer against Portugal on a large outdoor monitor in Madrid on Wednesday, June 27. The rivals were competing in the Euro 2012 tournament semifinals.
An unidentified spectator rushes the playing field and pats Arizona center fielder Joey Rickard on the rear during the seventh inning of Game 2 of the NCAA College World Series against South Carolina in Omaha, Neb., on Monday, June 25.
Always in motion
Multiple exposures are combined to show McKayla Maroney practicing on the beam before the start of competition on Day 4 of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Team Trials on Sunday, July 1 in San Jose, Calif.
Taming the beast
Spanish bullfighter Jose Palazon looks on as his first bull tumbles headfirst during the last bullfight of Sain John's Hogueras Fair in Alicante, Spain on Monday, June 25.
Eyes on the drive
Fans follow Tiger Woods' drive from the 16th tee during the final round of the AT&T National PGA Tour golf tournament in Bethesda, Md. on Sunday, July 1. Woods went on to win the event, the third PGA Tour victory of the year.
Atlanta Braves player Jason Heyward cools off with the help of a wet towel from a trainer after finishing the second inning against the Washington Nationals in Atlanta, Saturday, June 30. Game-time temperatures were above 100 degrees.
Jeffery Gluckstein, right, and Michael Devine compete in the synchronized trampoline competition during the USA Gymnastic Championships on Wednesday, June 27 in San Jose, Calif. Synchronized trampoline will be an exhibition sport at the 2012 Olympic Games.
Taking a peek
A young girl squeezes between an honor guard of soldiers to get a glimpse of Johnson Beharry VC carrying the Olympic torch at the National War Memorial on Saturday, June 30 in Alrewas, Staffordshire. The Olympic Flame is now on day 43 of a 70-day relay involving 8,000 torchbearers covering 8,000 miles.
Armada on the move
Groupama Sailing Team, skippered by Franck Cammas from France, is followed by a huge spectator fleet at the start of leg 9 of the Volvo Ocean Race from Lorient, France to Galway, Ireland on Sunday, July 1.
In the swim
Swimmers (from left) Jordan Mattern and Alexandra Malazdrewicz compete in a preliminary heat of the women's 200-meter backstroke at the US. Olympic Swimming Team Trials on Saturday, June 30 in Omaha, Neb.
New York Mets third baseman David Wright throws out Joe Mather of the Chicago Cubs during their game on Monday, June 25 in Chicago.
A leg up
A prosthesis remains on a seat during the Central American and Caribbean Wheelchair Basketball Championship final game between Nicaragua and Panama in Managua, Nicaragua on Saturday, June 30. Nicaragua won by 61-45 and will play in the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation Americas Championship in Puerto Rico.
Can't keep him down
Andy Murray of Great Britain falls as he reaches for a shot during his third-round Wimbledon singles match against Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus on Saturday, June 30 in London.
Things are looking up
Jake Dalton competes on the parallel bars during day 1 of the U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Team Trials on Thursday, June 28 in San Jose, Calif.