BIRMINGHAM, AL - APRIL 01: Will Power of Australia, driver of the #12 Team Penske Chevrolet, celebrates after winning the IndyCar Series Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama presented by Legacy at Barber Motorsports Park on April 1, 2012 in Birmingham, Alabama.
Taking their places
Spectators walk down the first fairway to stake out their spots to watch Thursday's action in The Masters.
Hold the flag
Peter Hanson's caddie Mark Sherwood holds a flag stick on the 18th hole during the first round the Masters golf tournament.
Heads in the game
The Dodgers' batting helmets look shiny, clean and ready for battle on Opening Day at Petco Park in San Diego.
Actor Bill Murray slides into home after rounding the bases before throwing out a ceremonial first pitch before an opening-day baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Washington Nationals. The Nationals won 2-1.
Field of streamers
Opening Day in San Diego gets off to a festive start before the Dodgers spoiled the home team's party with a 5-3 victory.
Sure looks fishy
A look at the new Miami Marlins Park through the fishtank behind home plate during the Opening Day game against the St. Louis Cardinals. Despite the festive atmosphere, the Marlins lost 4-1.
Henrik Stenson's son Karl watches as his father gets a ball from caddie Oliver O'Reilly during the Par 3 competition at the Masters golf tournament on Wednesday.
Made in the shade
Maria Sharapova plays against Shahar Peer at the Sony Ericsson Open in Key Biscayne, Florida.
It's the pits
Brazilian Ferrari driver Felipe Massa comes in for a pit stop during the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix at the Sepang Circuit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Jump for joy
Will Power, driver of the No. 12 Team Penske Chevrolet, celebrates after winning the IndyCar Series Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama.
Fans gather under a blanket during a rain delay in the seventh inning of an exhibition baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the Atlanta Braves Future Stars on Tuesday in Lawrenceville, Ga.
Long way to go
A canoeist trains on Wednesday in Duisburg, Germany, ahead of the country's prelims for the Olympic Games in London that take place over the weekend.
Up close and personal
Dallas Stars fan Victoria Post gets a close look at the action as left wing Eric Nystrom is checked into the glass by San Jose Sharks defenseman Jason Demers during the second period at the American Airlines Center.
Athletes use hurdles from the Athens 1997 World Athletics Championship for training at the Agios Cosmas sports facilities in southern Athens on Tuesday, the same day the head of Greece's athletics federation said that the body is considering suspending its operations due to deep cuts in state funding over the past two years in the crisis-hit country.
What in the World?
Metta World Peace stretches before a game against the hometown rival Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on Wednesday night.
Drop the hammer
A hammer thrower leaves a training area at the Agios Cosmas sports facilities in southern Athens on Tuesday.
Actress Ashley Judd, standing next to her husband, two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti, cheers on her Wildcats on their way to victory in the college basketball national championship game against Kansas on Monday.
Does this count as a goal?
Ryan Malone of the Tampa Bay Lightning reacts after crashing the net during a game against the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre. The Canadiens defeated the Lightning, 5-2.
Up and over
Amy Acuff wins the womens high jump at 6-4 3/4 (1.95m) in the 85th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays at Mike A. Myers Stadium.
Take a hard right
Japan's Tomonobu Shimizu, right, delivers a shot that Thailand's Tepparith Singwancha is sure to remember in the seventh round of their WBA super flyweight title bout in Yokohama, Japan on Wednesday. However, Tepparith won the scheduled 12-round bout with a technical knockout in the ninth.
Carissa Moore, of Hawaii, competes in the opening round of the Rip Curl Pro surfing event at Bells Beach in Torquay, Australia on Tuesday.
Slip and slide
Christopher McKenna makes his run during the men's giant slalom skiing event during the U.S. Alpine Championships on Sunday in Winter Park, Colo.
Slalom and sunshine
Spectators sun their legs as a skier walks past during the men's giant slalom skiing event during the U.S. Alpine Championships on Sunday in Winter Park, Colo.
No smooth sailing
Damian Foxall tries to remove the top section of the mast of Groupama Sailing Team after the mast broke around 60 nautical miles south of Punta del Este, Argentina, during leg 5 of the Volvo Ocean Race from Auckland, New Zealand, to Itajai, Brazil, on Wednesday.
Keith Moffat hits the snow hard in his run at the men's super-G skiing event at the U.S. Alpine Championships on Friday in Winter Park, Colo.