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Best Sports Pix of the Week
From Ronda Rousey to MLB spring training to the Great American race, here are the best pictures from the last week in the world of sports. 
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ANAHEIM, CA - FEBRUARY 23: Ronda Rousey celebrates her UFC Bantamweight Title over Liz Carmouche at Honda Center on February 23, 2013 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
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TWIZEL, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 20: Henry Poor of West End Rowing Club warms up during day two of the New Zealand Rowing Championships at Lake Ruataniwha on February 20, 2013 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Hannah Johnston/Getty Images)
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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 23: Crews row on the Yarra River during Henley On The Yarra on February 23, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
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PHILLIP ISLAND, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 23: Carlos Checa of Spain riding the #7 Team Ducati Alstare during Superpole for the World Superbikes at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit on February 23, 2013 in Phillip Island, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
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Baltimore Orioles left fielder Lew Ford sprays sunscreen on his face before a baseball spring training exhibition game against the New York Yankees, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, in Sarasota, Fla. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
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NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 02: Olympic Gold Medalist Shawn Johnson (L) and bobsled athlete Lolo Jones attend DIRECTV'S Seventh Annual Celebrity Beach Bowl at DTV SuperFan Stadium at Mardi Gras World on February 2, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images For DirecTV)
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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 21: Matt Thompson and Josip Tadic of the Heart look on as they stand in an ice bath during a Melbourne Heart A-League training session at La Trobe University Sports Fields on February 21, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
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VIERA, FL - FEBRUARY 20: (Editors Note: This image has been converted to Black and White) Jayson Werth #28 of the Washington Nationals poses for a portrait during photo day at Space Coast Stadium on February 20, 2013 in Viera, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
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DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 23: Brad Keselowski, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Dodge, and Kyle Larson, driver of the #32 Clorox Chevrolet, are involved in an incident at the finish of the NASCAR Nationwide Series DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway on February 23, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 23: Audley Harrison (R) in action with Derric Rossy during the International Heavywarights III betfair Prize Fighter at York Hall on February 23, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)
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CHAPEL HILL, NC - FEBRUARY 23: James Michael McAdoo #43 of the North Carolina Tar Heels drives to the basket against Richard Howell #1 of the North Carolina State Wolfpack during play at the Dean Smith Center on February 23, 2013 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. North Carolina won 76-65. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
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VAL DI FIEMME, ITALY - FEBRUARY 24: Giuseppe Michielli of Italy in action during the Nordic Combined Team 4x5km at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships on February 24, 2013 in Val di Fiemme, Italy. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 24: Andrew Redmayne of the Heart saves a shot on goal during the round 22 A-League match between the Melbourne Heart and Sydney FC at AAMI Park on February 24, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
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DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 24: Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, leads the field during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 24, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
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A young fan wears a fish-shaped foam hat in honor of Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout during an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Seattle Mariners Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, in Peoria, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Vendor Charlie Pacala wears socks advertising beer while he serves the crowd during the seventh inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game between the Houston Astros and the St. Louis Cardinals in Jupiter, Fla., Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. The Cardinals won 10-2. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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Columbus Blue Jackets' Cam Atkinson, rear, slams into the boards while chasing a loose puck alongside St. Louis Blues' Barret Jackman, front, during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, in St. Louis. The Blues won 2-1. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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COLUMBUS, OH - FEBRUARY 24: Amir Williams #23 of the Ohio State Buckeyes defends as Derrick Nix #25 of the Michigan State Spartans puts up a shot in the second half on February 24, 2013 at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State defeated Michigan State 68-60. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
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MARANA, AZ - FEBRUARY 24: Matt Kuchar of USA plays his tee shot on the 17th hole during the final round of the World Golf Championships - Accenture Match Play at the Golf Club at Dove Mountain on February 24, 2013 in Marana, Arizona. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
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Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price lets in a shootout shot by Ottawa Senators' Jakob Silfverberg during their NHL hockey game, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, in Ottawa, Ontario. The Senators won 2-1. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Sean Kilpatrick)

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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 22: Beau Champion of the Rabbitohs leaves the field with blood coming from a head wound during the NRL Charity Shield match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the St George Illawarra Dragons at ANZ Stadium on February 22, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
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Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick blocks a shot against the Anaheim Ducks during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
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Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty, left, checks Anaheim Ducks left wing Patrick Maroon during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
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Memphis Grizzlies' Jerryd Bayless, top, shots a basket while Brooklyn Nets' Deron Williams looks on from the floor during the second half of the NBA basketball game at the Barclays Center Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 in New York. The Grizzlies beat the Nets 76-72. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
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Detroit Pistons guard Kyle Singler (25) is fouled by Atlanta Hawks forward Josh Smith (5) during the second half of an NBA basketball game at the Palace in Auburn Hills, Mich., Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
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New Orleans Hornets forward Anthony Davis hangs from the rim after slam dunking over Sacramento Kings forward John Salmons (5) and guard Jimmer Fredette (7) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki (41), of Germany, goes up for a dunk over Los Angeles Lakers' Steve Nash, bottom left, as Mavericks' Mike James (13), Jae Crowder (9) and Lakers' Dwight Howard (12) watch in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in Dallas. Nowitzki scored 30 points, but the Lakers won 103-99. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
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Philadelphia Flyers' Tye McGinn (15) looks at blood on his hand after fighting Toronto Maple Leafs' Mike Brown in the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Feb 25, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)
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Matt Kuchar follows through on his tee shot off the 12th hole in the final round of play against Hunter Mahan during the Match Play Championship golf tournament, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in Marana, Ariz. Kuchar won 2 and 1. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
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Atlanta Braves' Jordan Schafer, right, is tagged out by Miami Marlins catcher Kyle Skipworth, left, during the fifth inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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Matt Kuchar hits out of a bunker along the 14th fairway in the final round of play against Hunter Mahan during the Match Play Championship golf tournament, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in Marana, Ariz. Kuchar won 2 and 1. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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Hunter Mahan checks his line to the pin on the fourth green in the final round of play against Matt Kuchar during the Match Play Championship golf tournament, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in Marana, Ariz. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
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Travis Kvapil (93) hits the wall as Paul Menard (27) and Joey Logano (22) collide, sending sparks on Jeff Gordon (24), between Turns 1 and 2 on the final lap of the NASCAR Daytona 500 Sprint Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
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Edmonton Oilers center Lennart Petrell (37), of Finland, shoots on goal as Chicago Blackhawks goalie Ray Emery (30) and defenseman Brent Seabrook defend during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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Milwaukee Brewers' Hiram Burgos throws before an exhibition spring training baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
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A Milwaukee Brewers fan watches an exhibition spring training baseball game against the San Diego Padres from the outfield, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
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In this photo taken on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, Emily Sweeney of USA falls during her women's race at the Sliding Center Sanki during the Luge World Cup 2013, in Krasnaya Polyana resort, some 60 kilometers (37 miles) east of Sochi, Russia. American Emily Sweeney fell in the first run Saturday after going sideways in a curve. She struggled back onto the luge and ended up crossing the finish line headfirst."I've probably had the worst ride today of anybody, and I felt safe," she said.(AP Photo/Igor Cheushev)

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Mixed martial arts fighter UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, left, and opponent Liz Carmouche face off at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. Champion Rousey will fight Liz Carmouche in the main event at UFC 157 at the Honda Center on Saturday Feb. 23, in the first women's bout in the UFC promotion's history.(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
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Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) drives to the basket against Washington Wizards center Nene (42) as Wizards forwards Chris Singleton (31) and Trevor Ariza (1) watch while boxing out Raptors forward Rudy Gay, right, during the first half of their NBA basketball game, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)
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Katie Ryan, of the United States, skis to a sixth-place finish in the women's super G event Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at the World Junior Alpine Ski Championships at Le Massif de Charlevoix in Petite Riviere St. Francois, Quebec. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jacques Boissinot)

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TUCSON, AZ - FEBRUARY 20: Fabian Espindola #9 of the New York Red Bulls gets taken down against the Seattle Sounders at Kino Sports Complex on February 20, 2013 in Tucson, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)
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PORTLAND, OR - FEBRUARY 20: Frederic Picuionne #45 of the Portland Timbers goes up for a ball in front of the goal against Stephen Keel #22 of FC Dallas during the second half of the game at Jeld-Wen Field on February 20, 2013 in Portland, Oregon. Dallas won the game 1-0. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 22: Reggie Evans #30 of the Brooklyn Nets and James Anderson #5 of the Houston Rockets fight for the ball during their game at the Barclays Center on February 22, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 23: Jonathan Trott of England bats during the third game in the International One Day series between New Zealand and England at Eden Park on February 23, 2013 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)
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NOOSA, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 24: Christopher Moors looks dejected during the Noosa Heads round of the 2012-13 Kelloggs Nutri-Grain Ironman Series on February 24, 2013 in Noosa, Australia. (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)
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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 24: A general view during the round one AFL NAB Cup match between the Greater Western Sydney Giants and the Sydney Swans at Blacktown International Sportspark on February 24, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)
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PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 24: A Phoenix Suns cheerleader performs during the NBA game against the San Antonio Spurs at US Airways Center on February 24, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Spurs defeated the Suns 97-87. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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OAKLAND, CA - FEBRUARY 20: The Warrior Girls, the Golden State Warriors cheerleaders, perform during their game against the Phoenix Suns at Oracle Arena on February 20, 2013 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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DENVER, CO - FEBRUARY 25: A member of the Denver Nuggets dance team performs during a break in the action against the Los Angeles Lakers at the Pepsi Center on February 25, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Nuggets defeated the Lakers 119-108. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
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Fans seek autographs through a fence during an exhibition spring training baseball game between the Los Angeles Angels and the Seattle Mariners, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, in Peoria, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Seattle Mariners' Jesus Montero, right, is tagged out at home by Los Angeles Angels catcher Hank Conger while trying to advance on a double by Justin Smoak during an exhibition spring training baseball game Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, in Peoria, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Anaheim Ducks center Andrew Cogliano, left, battles Colorado Avalanche center John Mitchell for the puck during the second period of a NHL hockey game in Anaheim, Calif., Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. The Ducks won 4-3 in overtime. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
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Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade, top, dunks against Cleveland Cavaliers' C.J. Miles (0) during the fourth quarter of their NBA basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in Miami. The Heat won 109-105. (AP Photo/El Nuevo Herald, David Santiago) MAGS OUT

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Diego Armando Maradona eyes a ball as he meets the media in Naples, Italy, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. Diego Maradona has issued a verbal appeal to Italian authorities to clear his name in a tax evasion case, even offering to meet with the country's president. "I didn't kill anyone," the Argentine great said Tuesday at a news conference, surrounded by his lawyers and bodyguards. "I'm here to seek justice. "Maradona's Italian debts of nearly euro 40 million (more than $50 million) stem from supposed unpaid taxes during the time he played for Napoli from 1984-91, a period in which he helped the club win its only two Serie A titles. (AP Photo/Salvatore Laporta)
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Dallas Mavericks' Vince Carter (25) leaps at Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant, left, in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, in Dallas. Bryant scored 38 points in their 103-99 win. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
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Jimmie Johnson (48) performs a burnout after winning the NASCAR Daytona 500 Sprint Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
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Minnesota Twins' pitcher Pedro Hernandez, right, high-fives teammates after closing out an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, Fort Myers, Fla. Minnesota won 5-4. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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FILE - In this June 14, 2012 file photo, Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Derek Fisher (37) shouts during the first half at Game 2 of the NBA finals basketball series against the Miami Heat in Oklahoma City. The Thunder signed veteran Derek Fisher on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, filling an opening for a third point guard that was created when Eric Maynor got traded to Portland. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, FIle)
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Ronda Rousey, top, punches Liz Carmouche during their UFC 157 women's bantamweight championship mixed martial arts match in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Rousey won the first womens bout in UFC history, forcing Carmouche to tap out in the first round. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 23: Martin Rogan (L) knocks Albert Sosnowski through the ropes in action during the International Heavywarights III betfair Prize Fighter at York Hall on February 23, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)
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Best Sports Pix of the Week

From Ronda Rousey to MLB spring training to the Great American race, here are the best pictures from the last week in the world of sports. 

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