What a shot! 36 amazing sports photos

Published 1037 GMT (1837 HKT) April 14, 2015
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Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon stretches out as he tries to make a catch Friday, April 10, during a home game against Tampa Bay. Steve Mitchell/USA TODAY Sports
Germany's Anna Blasse, right, competes with Brazil's Monica during an international friendly played Wednesday, April 8, in Furth, Germany. Germany, the top-ranked team in the world, won the match 4-0. Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images
Connecticut's Kiah Stokes cuts a net in Tampa, Florida, after the Huskies defeated Notre Dame to win their third straight national title on Tuesday, April 7. UConn has now won 10 national championships since 1995, all under head coach Geno Auriemma. Mike Carlson/Getty Images
Tiger Woods grimaces in pain after he hit a tree root with his club Sunday, April 12, during the final round of the Masters in Augusta, Georgia. Woods shook it off and shot a 1-over 73. He finished the tournament tied for 17th. David Cannon/Getty Images
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale holds his leg after being tackled during a Spanish league match against Rayo Vallecano on Wednesday, April 8. Madrid won the home match 2-0. Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images
Brazilian swimmer Leonardo de Deus competes in the 200-meter backstroke at the Maria Lenk Trophy, a national tournament held in Rio de Janeiro, on Saturday, April 11. He won the event. Ivo Gonzalez/Getty Images
James Taylor, who plays for the Nottinghamshire cricket club in England, drops his bat during a County Championship match played Sunday, April 12, in London. Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images
Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton sprays a hostess with champagne after he won the Grand Prix of China on Sunday, April 12. Hamilton, the reigning F1 champion, received some criticism for spraying the woman, according to the Daily Mail. Clive Mason/Getty Images
Providence hockey players mob their goalie, Jon Gillies, after they defeated Boston University on Saturday, April 11, to win the school its first hockey championship. Gillies had 49 saves in the 4-3 victory. Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire/Corbis
Jordan Spieth hits a tee shot during the third round of the Masters on Saturday, April 11. Spieth, 21, tied the tournament record on his way to winning the green jacket and his first major title. He led after all four rounds and finished 18 under par, tying Tiger Woods -- who was also 21 when he set the record in 1997. Jamie Squire/Getty Images
Richard Johnson falls off Alpha Des Obeaux while competing in a hurdle race Friday, April 10, in Liverpool, England. Alex Livesey/Getty Images
Moto2 rider Alex Marquez falls off his bike during an open practice session Friday, April 10, in Austin, Texas. He would go on to finish 15th in the race a couple of days later. Darren Abate/AP
Manu Vatuvei celebrates after scoring a try for the New Zealand Warriors during a National Rugby League match Saturday, April 11, in Auckland, New Zealand. It was Vatuvei's 200th match for the Warriors, who defeated the Wests Tigers 32-22. Hannah Peters/Getty Images
Members of the Spanish gymnastics team train together in Madrid on Thursday, April 9. Emilio Naranjo/EPA
Santa Fe's Jose Anchico, top, falls over Atletico Mineiro's Carlos during a Copa Libertadores match played Thursday, April 9, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Carlos scored a goal in the match, which ended 2-0. Juliana Flister/AP
From left, Katie Zafares, Gwen Jorgensen and Sarah True celebrate on the podium Saturday, April 11, after the ITU World Triathlon in Gold Coast, Australia. Jorgensen won the event, her eighth straight in the World Triathlon Series. Matt Roberts/Getty Images
Jack Eichel of Boston University dives for the puck during the Frozen Four game against North Dakota on Thursday, April 9. Eichel, a freshman center, was this year's winner of the Hobey Baker Award, which is given to the nation's top collegiate player. He is widely expected to be one of the top picks in the next NHL draft. Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
From left, Minnesota Twins center fielder Jordan Schafer, shortstop Danny Santana and second baseman Brian Dozier chase after a blooper during a game in Detroit on Thursday, April 9. Carlos Osorio/AP
A competitor flexes Sunday, April 12, during the Pole Dancing World Championships in Beijing. ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images
Noriko Inada swims in the 50-meter backstroke final, which she won Tuesday, April 7, at the Japanese National Championships. Sho Tamura/AFLO/Nippon News/Corbis
The Parramatta Eels tackle David Taylor of the Gold Coast Titans during a National Rugby League match Saturday, April 11, in Sydney. Matt King/Getty Images
Oxford University's Will Hakim is lifted out of the boat following his crew's victory in the annual Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race on Saturday, April 11. The rowing race, held in London's River Thames, has been held almost every year since 1829. Dan Mullan/Getty Images
UFC fighter Gabriel Gonzaga flexes during a weigh-in Friday, April 10, in Krakow, Poland. Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Getty Images
Leicester City players celebrate after a late goal lifted them to a 3-2 victory over West Bromwich Albion during a Premier League match played Saturday, April 11, in West Bromwich, England. Michael Regan/Getty Images
Sparks fly from Daniel Ricciardo's Formula One car during practice for the Grand Prix of China on Saturday, April 11. Clive Mason/Getty Images
Mike Muscala of the Atlanta Hawks grabs a rebound during a home game against the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday, April 7. Scott Cunningham/NBAE/Getty Images
Fans of the German soccer club Stuttgart burn flares prior to the Bundesliga match against Werder Bremen on Sunday, April 12. Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images
Kyle Chittinden hangs from the monkey bars on Saturday, April 11, during the Wairua Warrior obstacle race in Nelson, New Zealand. Evan Barnes/Shuttersport Limited/Getty Images
Pittsburgh's Rob Scuderi hip-checks Travis Hamonic of the New York Islanders during an NHL game in Pittsburgh on Friday, April 10. Gene J. Puskar/AP
Washington closer Drew Storen delivers a pitch Sunday, April 12, on his way to earning a save in Philadelphia. Rich Schultz/Getty Images
Fredrik Raahauge Petersen, a handball player with the German club Fuchse Berlin, tries to throw the ball past TuS Nettelstedt-Lubbecke's Nikola Blazicko during a match played Wednesday, April 8, in Berlin. Mathias Renner/City-Press/Getty Images
Manchester United's Juan Mata points to a teammate as he and Ashley Young celebrate his goal Sunday, April 12, in Manchester, England. United's 4-2 home victory over Manchester City moved them four points ahead of their crosstown rivals in the Premier League. Michael Regan/Getty Images
Andrelton Simmons of the Atlanta Braves collides with Travis d'Arnaud of the New York Mets as he is tagged out at home during the Braves' home opener on Friday, April 10. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Dmitrij Jaskin, right, is congratulated by St. Louis Blues captain David Backes after he scored against Chicago on Thursday, April 9. The Blues' 2-1 victory clinched the Central Division title. Jeff Roberson/AP
Yasmani Grandal of the Los Angeles Dodgers loses his bat as he makes a swing Sunday, April 12, in Phoenix. Ross D. Franklin/AP
From left, Cam McCarthy, Adam Treloar and Tom McDonald compete for the ball Saturday, April 11, during an Australian Football League match between McDonald's Melbourne Demons and the Greater Western Sydney Giants. See 39 amazing sports photos from last week Joosep Martinson/Getty Images