This week’s top sports shots

This week’s top sports shots

DRAFT DAY: Karl-Anthony Towns, right, is greeted by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being announced as the top pick, by the Minnesota Timberwolves, at the NBA basketball draft Thursday, June 25, in New York. Photo: Associated Press/Kathy Willens

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez hits a home run for his 3,000th career hit, during the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Friday, June 19, in New York. (AP/Frank Franklin II)
Miami Marlins second baseman Derek Dietrich dives into the stands for a foul ball by Cincinnati Reds’ Jay Bruce during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, June 19, in Cincinnati. The Reds won 5-0. (AP/John Minchillo)
Oleg Stepko of Azerbaijan competes during final of the men’s parallel bars event at the 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan, Saturday, June 20. (AP/Dmitry Lovetsky)
Washington Nationals’ Jordan Zimmermann, right, douses starting pitcher Max Scherzer with chocolate syrup as Scherzer hugs pitching coach Steve McCatty, left, after Scherzer’s no-hitter baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Nationals Park, Saturday, June 20, in Washington. The Nationals won 6-0. (AP/Alex Brandon)
Patrick Reed hits out of the bunker on the second hole during the third round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Chambers Bay on Saturday, June 20, in University Place, Wash. (AP/Charlie Riedel)
Atlanta Braves A.J. Pierzynski scores on a Pedro Ciriaco base hit in the sixth inning inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 20, in Atlanta. Mets catch Travis d’Arnaud was shaken up up the play and left the game. (AP/John Bazemore)
Errol Spence Jr., left, and Phil Lo Greco, from Canada, battle during a welterweight fight on Saturday, June 20, in Las Vegas. Spence Jr. won in the third round. (AP/David Becker)
Jordan Spieth, right, celebrates after winning the U.S. Open golf tournament at Chambers Bay on Sunday, June 21, in University Place, Wash. (AP/Charlie Riedel)
Vanderbilt’s Will Toffey hits a two-run double against Virginia during the sixth inning of Game 1 of the best-of-three NCAA baseball College World Series finals at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., Monday, June 22. (AP/Ted Kirk)
Brazilian synchronized swimmers Julia Catarina and Ana Julia Veloso perform during International Olympic Day celebrations at the Maria Lenk aquatic center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, June 23. Brazil will host the 2016 Summer Olympics. (AP/Felipe Dana)
Ottawa Senators’ Erik Karlsson poses with the James Norris Memorial Trophy after winning the award at the NHL Awards show Wednesday, June 24, in Las Vegas. (AP/John Locher)
Virginia players celebrate beating Vanderbilt 4-2 in Game 3 of the best-of-three NCAA baseball College World Series finals at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, June 24. (AP/Mike Theiler)
Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz reacts as he crosses the plate after hitting a two-run home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park, Wednesday, June 24, in Boston. (AP/Elise Amendola)
Jackie Robinson West Little League baseball team player Cameron Bufford listens as team attorney Victor Henderson addresses members of the media at a news conference Wednesday, June 24, in Chicago. Henderson announced a lawsuit Wednesday against the sport’s governing body, accusing it of improperly stripping it of the national title that had catapulted the young athletes to hometown hero status. (AP/Charles Rex Arbogast)
New York Mets’ Michael Cuddyer loses his helmet after being thrown out at home during the second inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Thursday, June 25, in Milwaukee. Cuddyer tried to score from second on a hit by Kevin Plawecki. (AP/Morry Gash)
Myles Turner reacts after being selected 10th overall by the Indiana Pacers during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 25, in New York. (AP/Kathy Willens)
Athletes compete during the BMX motos men’s competition at the 2015 European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan, Friday, June 26. (AP/Dmitry Lovetsky)

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