The Week in Sports Pictures: May 16 - May 22
Sprint to the finish
Jockey Jesus Castanon celebrates as he crosses the finish line in first place aboard Shackleford in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, May 21 in Baltimore.
She can do it all
Tiffany Goodwin, of Fredericksburg Va., robs her husband Allen, at right with glove, of a foul ball while holding 8-month-old son Jerry during a minor league baseball game between the Richmond Flying Squirrels and Harrisburg Senators in Richmond Va. The Goodwins have season tickets for the Squirrels' games.
Alize Cornet of France plays a forehand during her first round match of the French Open against Renata Voracova of the Czech Republic on Sunday, May 22.
Head for the game
Blackpool midfielder Charlie Adam, left, vies with Manchester United's Paul Scholes on the final day of the English Premier League football season in Manchester on Sunday, May 22. Blackpool lost 4-2 and were relegated.
Danica Patrick sits in her car as rain halted qualifications on the final day of time trials for the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 22 in Indianapolis. Patrick qualified earlier.
Brazilian surfer Adriano de Souza, know as Mineirinho, rides a wave during the Billabong Rio-Pro final on Friday, May 20 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
French climber Alain Robert, also known as "Spiderman", scales the Sapphire Tower in Istanbul on Tuesday, May 17.
Paula Creamer leans back on her heels as she fails to sink a putt on the 18th hole during her quarterfinal loss to Angela Stanford in the LPGA Sybase Match Play Championship on Saturday, May 21.
Katharina Merkle, left, of Austria hits Jen Tullock of the U.S. in the preliminary round of the first Pillow Fighting World Championships in New York on Tuesday, May 17.
Marlon Byrd of the Chicago Cubs falls back as he is hit in the head by a pitch during a game against the Boston Red Sox on Saturday, May 21 in Boston. Byrd suffered multiple facial fractures and was placed on the disabled list.
On the run
Runners are reflected in large pools of standing water surrounding the track during the 4A girls 200-meter dash at the state meet in Casper, Wyo. The event went on despite snow and rain through the day.
Dallas does it
Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki smiles as Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder walks away during the second half of their game on Saturday, May 21. The Mavericks won 93-87.
Fists of strength
Tampa Bay Lightning winger Steve Downie, left, jostles with Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara during their NHL playoff game on Tuesday, May 17 in Boston.
Their ship is in
Estonia's strong man team pulls "Baltic Queen", a 21,746-ton passenger ferry, in Tallinn on Friday, May 20. The athletes set a new world record for the heaviest weight pulled by manpower, organizers said.
Ian Kinsler of the Texas Rangers, rear, scores against Kansas City Royals catcher Brayan Pena on a hit by Adrian Beltre during the 11th inning of their game on Wednesday, May 18 in Kansas City, Mo.
Water polo players of Eger celebrate their victory against Vasas during the final match of the Hungarian water polo championship in Eger on Tuesday, May 17.