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What a shot! 38 amazing sports photos

Updated 1934 GMT (0334 HKT) May 5, 2015
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. stands in the ring before the welterweight unification championship bout on Saturday, May 2, in Las Vegas. Mayweather outboxed and outmaneuvered Manny Pacquiao to claim a unanimous points victory in the most lucrative boxing match in history, taking his unblemished professional record to 48-0 and cementing his place as one of the greatest fighters of all time. Al Bello/Getty Images
A man dives into the open-air swimming pool in Hanover, Germany, on Wednesday, April 29.
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John Wall, lower left, and Kevin Seraphin, middle, of the Washington Wizards defend as Al Horford, left, of the Atlanta Hawks attempts a shot during the 2015 NBA Playoffs on Sunday, May 3, in Atlanta. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
A resident watches a competitor go down the steps of an alley during the Favelas Mountain Bike Circuit at Turano shantytown in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, May 3. The competition started in March and will be competed in eight stages until November in downhill and cross-country categories. YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images
Russia's Aleksandra Soldatova performs during the individual final program at the 31st Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships in Minsk, Belarus, on Sunday, May 3. MAXIM MALINOVSKY/AFP/Getty Images
Jockey Victor Espinoza celebrates his third Kentucky Derby win by spraying Ahmed Zayat, owner of American Pharaoh, with champagne on Saturday, May 2, in Louisville, Kentucky. American Pharoah, the betting favorite all week, won by one length, outracing Firing Line to the finish line in front of a record crowd at Churchill Downs. Rob Carr/Getty Images
The Werribee Tigers plays Port Melbourne during an Australian rules football match on Saturday, May 2, in Melbourne. Scott Barbour/AFL Media/Getty Images
Gregorio Petit of the New York Yankees scores a run before the ball reaches Boston Red Sox catcher Blake Swihart during the fifth inning on Saturday, May 2, in Boston.
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Sumo wrestlers participate in a rowdy training session in Tokyo on Saturday, May 2, ahead of the May Grand Sumo Tournament. Toru Hanai/Reuters/Landov
Dante Fowler Jr. of the Florida Gators, who was chosen No. 3 overall by the Jacksonville Jaguars, stands in Chicago during the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft on Thursday, April 30. Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
David Braz of Santos celebrates at end of the final match against Palmeiras in Santos, Brazil, on Sunday, May 3. The team won in a penalty shootout after tying 2-2. Andre Penner/AP
Orioles first baseman Chris Davis hits a three-run home run in the bottom of the first inning to an empty Oriole Park in Baltimore, on Wednesday, April 29. The baseball game was played in a stadium closed to the public after the protests in the city turned to riots last week. Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post/Getty Images
James Sheppard of the New York Rangers, left, is hit by Brooks Orpik of the Washington Capitals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on Saturday, May 2, in New York. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images
The car of Austin Dillon, driver of car No. 3, catches fire at Alabama's Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday, May 3. Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Manny Pacquiao covers his face as Floyd Mayweather Jr. punches during the first round in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 2. Steve Marcus/Reuters/Landov
Catcher Salvador Perez, right, of the Kansas City Royals takes cover from teammate Erik Kratz behind broadcaster Joel Goldberg on Friday, May 1, in Kansas City, Missouri. Ed Zurga/Getty Images
Kevin-Prince Boateng of Schalke celebrates the winning goal during a match with VfB Stuttgart on Saturday, May 2, in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Christof Koepsel/Bongarts/Getty Images
Great Britain's Sarah Barrow competes in the women's 10 meter semifinal on Sunday, May 3, during the FINA/NVC Diving World Series in London. Michael Regan/Getty Images
Jordan Lewis of the Hawks hits Todd Goldstein of the Kangaroos as he fights for possession of the ball during an Australian rules football match on Saturday, May 2, in Melbourne. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
A competitor is splashed with water during the running leg of a 70.3-mile Ironman competition in Aix-en-Provence, France, on Sunday, May 3. Harry Engels/Getty Images
Two competitors dive during the 10 meter platform mixed final on Sunday, May 3, during the FINA/NVC Diving World in London. Leo Mason/Corbis
Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Ben Revere misses a ball hit by Miami Marlins' Marcell Ozuna during the fourth inning on Sunday, May 3, in Miami. Wilfredo Lee/AP
Boca Juniors fans cheer for their team during a tournament soccer match against River Plate in Buenos Aires on Sunday, May 3. Natacha Pisarenko/AP
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy hits from a bunker on the 12th hole on Thursday, April 30, during the World Golf Championship Cadillac Match in San Francisco. David Cannon/Getty Images
Mattias Ekström of Sweden celebrates winning the second race on Sunday, May 3, of the DTM 2015 German Touring Car Championship in Hockenheim, Germany. Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images
Branislav Ivanovic, from left, John Terry and Didier Drogba of Chelsea celebrate winning the Premier League title after their match against Crystal Palace in London on Sunday, May 3. Clive Mason/Getty Images
Players compete in a Segway polo match on Friday, May 1, in Cologne, Germany. Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images
A fan takes a photo of the ice before a semifinals game in Chicago between the Minnesota Wild and the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday, May 1, during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. Bill Smith/NHLI/Getty Images
Bearded Houston Rockets fans wait behind Rockets player James Harden before the start of the game against the Dallas Mavericks in Houston on Tuesday, April 28, during the quarterfinals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs. Scott Halleran/Getty Images
James Anderson of England is bowled by Jerome Taylor of West Indies during a cricket match on Saturday, May 2, in Bridgetown, Barbados. Michael Steele/Getty Images
Kansas City Royals Catcher Salvador Perez waits for the throw as Cleveland Indians player Lonnie Chisenhall makes it safely to home plate on Tuesday, April 28, in Cleveland, Ohio. Jason Miller/Getty Images
St. Kilda Saints player Dylan Roberton tackles Martin Gleeson of the Essendon Bombers during an Australian rules football match on Sunday, May 3, in Melbourne. Michael Dodge/Getty Images
Jockey Victor Espinoza celebrates after riding American Pharaoh to victory in the Kentucky Derby horse race on Saturday, May 2, in Louisville, Kentucky. Charlie Riedel/AP
Grand Pix motorcycle rider Isaac Vinales of Spain rounds the bend during a free practice on Friday, May 1, in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain. Mirco Lazzari gp/Getty Images
American athletes Maggie Vessey, from left, Chanelle Price and Molly Beckwith-Ludlow celebrate after winning the women's 4 x 800 meters final during the IAAF/BTC World Relays on Sunday, May 3, in Nassau, Bahamas. Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
FC Barcelona's Luis Suarez kicks the ball to score the second goal during a match against Getafe CF on Tuesday, April 28, in Barcelona, Spain. Miguel Ruiz/FC Barcelona/Getty Images
Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki defends against Clint Capela of the Houston Rockets on Tuesday, April 28, during the 2015 NBA Playoffs in Houston. David J. Phillip/Pool/Getty Images
A fan arrives for the Kentucky Derby horse race on Saturday, May 2, in Louisville, Kentucky. See 32 amazing sports photos from last week. Matt Slocum/AP