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Best Sports Pix of the Week
Here are some of the most arresting images from the world of sports from the last week. 
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AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 08: Bubba Watson of the United States plays at a shot from the rough on second sudden death playoff hole on the 10th during the final round of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2012 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 09: The Philadelphia Phillies mascot, the Phanatic, walks across the field before the home opener against the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank Park on April 9, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)
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Team Canada's Meghan Agosta, left, wrestles with Team Russia's Yevgenia Dyupina during third period action at the World Women's Ice Hockey Championships Tuesday, April 10, 2012 in Burlington, Vt. Canada won the game 14-1. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz)

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MADRID, SPAIN - APRIL 08: Goalkeeper Vicente Guaita of Valencia saves on a header from Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid during the la Liga match between Real Madrid CF and Valencia CF at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 8, 2012 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 10: Dodger fans look at fly over the stadium by F-18 fighter jets from Naval Air Station Lemoore during pregame ceremonies during the home opener against the Pittsburgh Pirates begin as the season-long celebration of Dodger Stadium's 50th anniversary kicks off on April 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Security was high at the stadium for the home opener after a San Francisco Giants fan Brian Stow was beaten into a coma in a Dodger Stadium parking lot following the home opener in March of 2011. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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BARCELONA, SPAIN - APRIL 10: Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona shoots on goal while he duels with Tshepo Masilela of Getafe during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Getafe CF at the Camp Nou stadium on April 10, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)
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Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby, left, makes a save on a shot by New York Rangers' Brandon Prust during the third period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, April 7, 2012, at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Capitals defeated the Rangers 4-1. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

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Britain's Victoria Pendleton, right, crashes during her semifinal against Australia's Anna Meares in the women's sprint at the Track Cycling World Championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, April 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
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A members of the Los Angeles Police Department patrols the crowd before a baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Pittsburgh Pirates in Los Angeles, Tuesday, April 10, 2012. Last years opening day was marred by an attack at the end of the game on Giants fan Bryan Stow. He was wearing a team jersey when he was punched in the head, kicked and slammed to the ground in the parking lot. Stow, a paramedic from Santa Cruz, suffered severe brain damage and still has not recovered.(AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
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Riders cycle on a cobblestone-paved section of road during the classic cycling race Paris-Roubaix in Troisvilles , northern France, Sunday April 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler).

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Will Power (12), of Australia, leads EJ Viso, of Venezuela, and Scott Dixon during the IndyCar Series' Indy Grand Prix of Alabama auto race in Birmingham, Ala., on Sunday, April 1, 2012. (AP Photo/LAT, Michael L. Levitt)
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Commercial Photo - In this photo supplied by the Japanese Olympic Committee, Nadeshiko Japan's Shinobu Ohno jumps our od a tackle during the international friendly match, Women's Kirin Challenge Cup, against the United States at Yurtec Stadium in Sendai, northeastern Japan on April 1, 2012. The match ended with a 1-1 draw. Japanese women's football team are nicknamed Nadeshiko after a Japanese phrase meaning the idealised Japanese women. The Women's Kirin Challenge Cup invites the FIFA women's world top rankers, Brazil, USA and Japan which takess place in Miyagi, Chiba and Hyogo prefectures from 1-5 April. (J.LEAGUE PHOTOS/Japanese Olympic Committee via AP Images)
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Toronto Maple Leafs' Jay Rosehill (38) is checked by Montreal Canadiens' Brad Staubitz (25) during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Montreal, Saturday, April 7, 2012. The Canadiens won 4-1. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Graham Hughes)

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Olympic champion Kosuke Kitajima swims on his way to winning the men's 200-meter breaststroke final, qualifying for his second event at the London Olympics and his fourth straight Olympics, during Japan's national swimming championships in Tokyo Friday, April 6, 2012. Kitajima, 29, who captured gold in the 100- and 200 breaststroke events at Athens and Beijing, clocked 2 minutes, 8.00 seconds in the final. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT, NO LICENSING IN CHINA, HONG KONG, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA AND FRANCE

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Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol shoots between New Orleans Hornets center Chris Kaman, left, and forward Al-Farouq Aminu, below, in the second half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Monday, April 9, 2012. The Lakers won 93-91. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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Vancouver Canucks' Alexander Edler, upper right, of Sweden, shoots on goal during practice in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Tuesday, April 10, 2012. The Canucks and the Los Angeles Kings are scheduled to play Game 1 of an NHL hockey Western Conference quarterfinal series Wednesday. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

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Lithuania's Ausrine Trebaite crashes during the points race event of the women's omnium at the Track Cycling World Championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, April 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Andrew Brownbill)
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Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen gestures at a news conference at the Marlins Stadium in Miami, Tuesday April 10, 2012. Guillen was suspended for five games Tuesday because of his comments about Fidel Castro. Guillen told Time magazine he loves Castro and respects the retired Cuban leader for staying in power so long. At least two local officials said Guillen should lose his job.(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
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Tiger Woods hits off the first fairway during the fourth round of the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 8, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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Miami Marlins' Jose Reyes steals third base in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies in a baseball game Monday, April 9, 2012, in Philadelphia. The Marlins won 6-2. (AP Photo/The News-Journal, Daniel Sato) NO SALES
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Tiger Woods waits to hit out of a bunker on the eighth fairway during the fourth round of the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 8, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
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In a photo taken with a fisheye lens, Phil Mickelson, right, and Peter Hanson, of Sweden, walk up to the ninth green during the fourth round of the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 8, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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A Bahraini carrying a child passes a wall Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Barbar, Bahrain, west of the capital of Manama, that is painted with graffiti depicting Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa in a race car, calling for a boycott of this year's Formula One Bahrain grand prix, scheduled for April 22. The Arabic is a signature reading "free men of Barbar." A year after an anti-government uprising forced Bahrain's rulers to cancel the kingdom's coveted Formula One race, the grand prix is again smack in the middle of a power struggle. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)
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Lanfranco Dettori crosses the finish line on Opinion Poll from Ireland, during the Dubai Gold Cup race, Saturday, March 31, 2012, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (AP Photo/Stephen Hindley)
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Robby Kelley makes his run during the men's super-G skiing event at the U.S. Alpine Championships, Friday, March 30, 2012, in Winter Park, Colo. (AP Photo/Jim Urquhart)
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Jimmie Johnson (48) ends up backward against the wall after an incident involving Clint Bowyer (15) and Jeff Gordon (24), as Ryan Newman (39) takes the lead during the closing laps of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Sunday, April 1, 2012. Newman won the race. (AP Photo/LAT, Scott LePage)
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In this Sunday, April 8, 2012 photo, Ukraine''s Oleksandr Matviichuk, left, edges out North Korean Pak Song Chol at the finish line of the IAAF-25th Mangyongdae Prize Marathon in Pyongyang, North Korea. The marathon is an annual event to mark the birth anniversary of late North Korean leader Kim Il Sung. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon)

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Miami Heat LeBron James shoots over Detroit Piston Tayshaun Prince during the third quarter of an NBA basketball game Sunday, April 8, 2012, at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami. (AP Photo/el Nuevo Herald, David Santiago)

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Indiana Pacers forward Danny Granger, left, dunks next to Toronto Raptors forward James Johnson (2) in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Monday, April 9, 2012. The Pacers defeated the Raptors 103-98. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
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Vancouver Canucks defenseman Sami Salo (6) puts Edmonton Oilers left wing Ryan Smyth (94) into the side of the net as Canucks goalie Roberto Luongo (1) watches the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Saturday, April, 7, 2012, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward)

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A snowboarder participates in a waterslide contest, which consists of gliding over a water pool embedded in snow, during the closing event of the ski resort of Nendaz, southwestern Switzerland, Monday, April 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Keystone, Maxime Schmid)

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Robby Kelley makes his during the men's giant slalom skiing event during the U.S. Alpine Championships Sunday, April 1, 2012, in Winter Park, Colo. (AP Photo/Jim Urquhart)
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West Indies' captain Darren Sammy bowls during the third day of the first cricket Test match against Australia in Bridgetown, Barbados, Monday April 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)

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Blackburn goalkeeper Paul Robinson, upper right, dives in vain to stop a winning goal by Liverpool's Andy Carroll in their English Premier League soccer match at Ewood Park Stadium, Blackburn, England, Tuesday, April 10, 2012. Liverpool won the game 3-2. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
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**CORRECTS MOTHERS NAME TO MOLLY** Accompanied by his mother Molly, Bubba Watson raises his cap to spectators after winning the Masters golf tournament following a sudden death playoff on the 10th hole Sunday, April 8, 2012, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
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Best Sports Pix of the Week

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