Rafael Nadal continued his mastery of the red clay at Roland Garros, celebrating his ninth French Open title after beating Novak Djokovic in a four-set final.
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Let it out
Maria Sharapova also showed her mettle at Roland Garros, screaming in exhiliration after beating Simona Halep in the French Open women's final.
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The puck stops here
Derek Stepan of the New York Rangers lies on the ice along the goal line, helping Henrik Lundqvist keep the puck out in Game 4 against the Los Angeles Kings. The Rangers won 2-1 to stave off elimination at home.
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Lefty lets it fly
Phil Mickelson hits a shot from a bunker during a practice round Tuesday ahead the 114th U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 in Pinehurst, North Carolina. A six-time runner-up in the US Open, Mickelson is looking to finally win it.
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The World Cup isn't the only action
While the world's best players converge in Brazil for the World Cup, MLS action continues back in the States. Here, New York Red Bulls defender Matt Miazga (bottom) fouls New England Revolution forward Teal Bunbury and receives a yellow card during a game at Gillette Stadium.
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Last one in's a rotten egg
The Virginia Cavaliers celebrate advancing to the College Baseball World Series after beating the Maryland Terrapins 11-2 in a super-regional game.
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Are you ready for some futbol?
Brazilian fans celebrate under the Brazilian flag as they await the start of the World Cup on their home turf.
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Tendai Mzungu of the Freemantle Dockers takes a hard tackle from Rory Sloane during a round 12 AFL match against the Adelaide Crows in Perth, Australia.
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Splash and dash
Michelle Robson rides Eastern Star Capone in the Cross Country CC1* event during the Melbourne International Horse Trials at Werribee Park in Melbourne, Australia.
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It's hot out there, so ...
World Cup themed 'can coolers' are seen on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as the host nation prepares to host the world's biggest soccer event.
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All together now
Dragon boat racers compete during Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Races on Sunday in Hong Kong.
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Hang in there, buddy
Japan's Kohei Uchimura competes on the rings during Day 2 of the Artistic Gymnastics NHK Trophy at Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan.
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Eeek! A bat!
Fans react as the bat of Cleveland Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera (not pictured) flies into the stands in the seventh inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox at Progressive Field.
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Christopher Froome of Team Sky leads the peloton during Stage 4 of the Criterium du Dauphine in Montelimar, France.
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It's a dirty job
Mads Ostberg and Jonas Andersson compete in their during Day 2 of the WRC Italy in Alghero, Italy on Saturday.
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Back in Victory Lane
Dale Earnhardt Jr. celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway on Sunday. His second win of the season guarantees him a spot in this year's Chase for the Sprint Cup.
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Hope it goes swimmingly
A South Korean diver donned a soccer uniform and swam with sardines as a good luck bid for the South Korean team's chances in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
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Lewis Hamilton drives during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal. Hamilton started second, but wound up 17th in a disappointing finish.
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Tonalist, with jockey Joel Rosario aboard, wins the Belmont Stakes on Saturday to end the Triple Crown bid of California Chrome.
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Spurs of the moment
San Antonio's Boris Diaw shoots against the Miami Heat's Rashard Lewis in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Chances are he made the shot, considering the Spurs set a record for offensive efficency in the first half and won easily.
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Australia's Mallory Franklin in action during the Women's Canoe Single at Lee Valley White Water Centre in London, England.
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Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Yovani Gallardo flips the ball to first base but is unable to get Minnesota Twins shortstop Danny Santana out on an infield hit in the fifth inning at Miller Park.
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Abandon ship (board?)!
Trey Wood loses control of his skateboard while he warms up for Round 1 of the Skateboard Big Air competitioin at X Games Austin in Austin, Texas.