Sports photos of the week, March 9

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MARCH 2: Kevin Garnett #21 of the Minnesota Timberwolves puts powder on his hands before entering the game against the Los Angeles Clippers on March 2, 2015 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Jordan Johnson/NBAE via Getty Images)
Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts looks for a call as Minnesota Twins third baseman Heiker Meneses holds the ball in his glove in the seventh inning of a spring training baseball game in Fort Myers Fla., Saturday March 7, 2015. Betts reached third safely on a triple off of Twins reliever Ryan Pressly in the 4-2 Red Sox win. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Toronto Raptors' Tyler Hansbrough, right, blocks a shot by Philadelphia 76ers' JaKarr Sampson during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 2, 2015, in Philadelphia. Toronto won 114-103. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
FILE - In this March 8, 2015 file photo Roma's Juan Manuel Iturbe, right, and Chievo Verona's Ivan Radovanovic vie for the ball during a Serie A soccer match at the Bentegodi stadium in Verona, Italy. (AP Photo/Felice Calabro', file)
Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic (7) is fouled by Phoenix Suns forward Marcus Morris (15) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Monday, March 2, 2015, in Miami. (AP Photo/Joe Skipper)
CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 2: Goalie Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks eyes the puck during the NHL game against the Carolina Hurricanes on March 02, 2015 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images)
AMES, IA - MARCH 2: Frank Booker #1 of the Oklahoma Sooners is fouled by Georges Niang #31 of the Iowa State Cyclones as he takes a three point shot in the second half of play at Hilton Coliseum on March 2, 2015 in Ames, Iowa. Iowa State defeated Oklahoma 77-70. (Photo by David Purdy/Getty Images)
Crystal Palace’s Yannick Bolasie, top, collides with Southampton’s Maya Yoshida during the English Premier League soccer match between Southampton and Crystal Palace, at St Mary's stadium in Southampton, England, Tuesday, March, 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - MARCH 06: Eric Young Jr. #4 of the Atlanta Braves dives for a fly ball during the fifth inning of a spring training game against the Washington Nationals at Champion Stadium on March 6, 2015 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
Texas forward Myles Turner, front, comes down with a rebound against Kansas State during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, March 7, 2015, in Austin, Texas. Texas won 62-49. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)
BANGKOK, THAILAND - MARCH 08: MXGP riders race during the MXGP on March 8, 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand. (Photo by Thananuwat Srirasant/Getty Images)
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - MARCH 06: (EDITORS NOTE: This image was created with a fish eye lens) Kirsten McAslan of Great Britain & Northern Ireland competes in the Women's 400 metres rounds during day one of the 2015 European Athletics Indoor Championships at O2 Arena on March 6, 2015 in Prague, Czech Republic. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
DUNEDIN, FL - MARCH 3: Mel Rojas Jr. #81 of the Pittsburgh Pirates dives but is unable to catch a fly ball in center field during the game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium on March 3, 2015 in Dunedin, Florida. The Pirates defeated the Blue Jays 8-7. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - MARCH 5: Josh Jooris #86 of the Calgary Flames scores in a shoot-out against Tuukka Rask #40 of the Boston Bruins at the TD Garden on March 5, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images)
Texas'€™ Isaiah Taylor, left, and Baylor'€™s Royce O'Neale, right, chase a loose ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, March 2, 2015, in Austin, Texas. Texas won 61-59 in overtime. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Atlanta Braves' Phil Gosselin follows through on a swing during batting practice in the cage at a spring training baseball workout, Monday, March 2, 2015, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Temple guards Quenton DeCosey (25), Jaylen Bond (15) and Josh Brown (1) reach for a rebound with Connecticut forward Kentan Facey (12), rear, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, March 7, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
DUNEDIN, FL - MARCH 3: A group of Toronto Blue Jays players try to stay cool in the shade before the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium on March 3, 2015 in Dunedin, Florida. The Pirates defeated the Blue Jays 8-7. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
LAWRENCE, KS - MARCH 03: The Kansas Jayhawks pose with the trophy after defeating the West Virginia Mountaineers to win the game and clinch an eleventh-straight Big IX Championship title at Allen Fieldhouse on March 3, 2015 in Lawrence, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 06: Horses race in the Greenlane Cup HCP Trot during the New Zealand Trotting Cup at Alexandra Park on March 6, 2015 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MARCH 05: (EDITORS NOTE: Image was created using multiple exposure in camera) Lin Dan of China in action as he beats Tian Houwei of China in the men's singles during day three of YONEX All England Open Badminton Championships at Birmingham Barclaycard Arena on March 5, 2015 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
Montreal Canadiens defenseman Tom Gilbert, right, scores on Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, March 5, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
JUPITER, FL - MARCH 6: Ty Kelly #68 of the St. Louis Cardinals turns the double play forcing out Gregorio Petit #3 of the Houston Astros during the third inning of the spring training game at Roger Dean Stadium on March 6, 2015 in Jupiter, Florida. The Cardinals defeated the Astros 5-2. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 08: Duncan Keith #2 of the Chicago Blackhawks sails over teammate Cory Crawford #50 during a game against the New York Rangers at the United Center on March 8, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
BRADFORD, ENGLAND - MARCH 07: Billy Knott of Bradford City strikes the ball as Daniel Williams of Reading closes in during the FA Cup Quarter Final match between Bradford City and Reading at the Coral Windows Stadium, Valley Parade on March 7, 2015 in Bradford, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Nebraska guard Shavon Shields looks to the referee for a ruling during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Maryland, Sunday, March 8, 2015, in Lincoln, Neb. Maryland won 64-61. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
BOSTON, MA - MARCH 07: Loui Eriksson #21 congratulates Brad Marchand #63 of the Boston Bruins after he scored a goal in the third period against the Philadelphia Flyers, sending the game into overtime at TD Garden on March 7, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Bruins defeated the Flyers 3-2. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
LEXINGTON, KY - MARCH 07: Dakari Johnson #44 of the Kentucky Wildcats shoots the ball while defended by Dorian Finney-Smith #10 and Alex Murphy #5 of the Florida Gators during the game at Rupp Arena on March 7, 2015 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
FILE - In this March 8, 2015 file photo FC Barcelona's Luis Suarez, from Uruguay, reacts after scoring against Rayo Vallecano during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, file)
PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - MARCH 06: (L-R) Cindy Roleder of Germany, Isabelle Pedersen of Norway, Alina Talay of Belarus, Serita Solomon of Great Britain & Northen Ireland, Nooralotta Neziri of Finland, Lucy Hatton of Great Britain & Northen Ireland, Hanna Plotitsyna of Ukraine, Andrea Ivancevic of Croatia leave the blocks at the start of the Women's 60 metres Hurdles during day one of the 2015 European Athletics Indoor Championships at O2 Arena on March 6, 2015 in Prague, Czech Republic. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)
COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 7: Goaltender Semyon Varlamov #1 of the Colorado Avalanche is snowed by Scott Hartnell #43 of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Tyson Barrie #4 of the Colorado Avalanche after covering the puck during the first period on March 7, 2015 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/NHLI via Getty Images)
Maryland guard Brene Moseley, top, celebrates with teammates after Maryland defeated Ohio State 77-74 in an NCAA college basketball game in the final of the Big Ten Conference tournament in Hoffman Estates, Ill., on Sunday, March 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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Chicago White Sox players warm up before a spring training baseball workout Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/John Locher)
OSAKA, JAPAN - FEBRUARY 28: General view of action during day two of the ISU World Junior Short Track Speed Skating Championships at Osaka Pool on February 28, 2015 in Osaka, Japan. (Photo by Tom Dulat - ISU/ISU via Getty Images)
VANCOUVER, BC - MARCH 1: Eddie Lack #31 of the Vancouver Canucks makes a shootout save on T.J. Oshie #74 of the St. Louis Blues during their NHL game at Rogers Arena March 1, 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Vancouver won 6-5 in a shootout. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images)
Washington Wizards' Marcin Gortat, center, of Poland, and Drew Gooden, left, battle for a rebound against Philadelphia 76ers' JaVale McGee during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 89-81. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 28: (Top) Ronda Rousey grapples with Cat Zingano in their UFC women's bantamweight championship bout during the UFC 184 event at Staples Center on February 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook walks down court with only seconds to go during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers in Portland, Ore., Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Westbrook scored 40 points but missed an opportunity to tie the game, making only two of three free throws with just seconds left. Portland won 115-112. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 01: Romelu Lukaku of Everton jumps a tackle from Francis Coquelin of Arsenal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on March 1, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
PARK CITY, UT - MARCH 01: Yiwei Zhang of China competes during the FIS Snowboard World Cup 2015 Men's Snowboard Halfpipe Final during the U.S. Grand Prix at Park City Mountain on March 1, 2015 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 24: Kris Versteeg #23 of the Chicago Blackhawks collides into goalie Roberto Luongo #1 of the Florida Panthers as Aleksander Barkov #16 skates in from the side during the NHL game at the United Center on February 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images)
Arizona State forward Eric Jacobsen, left, fouls Utah guard Kenneth Ogbe during the second half in an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Utah won 83-41. (AP photo/Rick Bowmer)
FALUN, SWEDEN - FEBRUARY 28: (FRANCE OUT) Jason Lamy Chappuis of France takes 1st place during the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships Men's Nordic Combined Team Sprint on February 28, 2015 in Falun, Sweden. (Photo by Stanko Gruden/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)
ANAHEIM, CA - FEBRUARY 23: Ryan Kesler #17 of the Anaheim Ducks falls to the ice during the game against the Detroit Red Wings on February 23, 2015 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Debora Robinson/NHLI via Getty Images)
DORTMUND, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 28: Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Borussia Dortmund scores his teams second goal next to Atsuto Uchida of Schalke 04 during hte Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and FC Schalke 04 at Signal Iduna Park on February 28, 2015 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Boston Celtics' Brandon Bass goes to the basket past Golden State Warriors' Andrew Bogut, left, and Klay Thompson (11) during the second half of the Golden State Warriors 106-101 win over the Boston Celtics in an NBA basketball game in Boston, Sunday, March 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
Maryland's Dez Wells hugs guard Melo Trimble (2) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Wisconsin, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in College Park, Md. Trimble and Wells contributed a combined 42 points to Maryland's 59-53 upset win. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Minnesota Wild center Mikko Koivu (9), of Finland, and Nashville Predators center Craig Smith (15) battle for the puck in the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. The Wild won 4-2. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
ACAPULCO, MEXICO - FEBRUARY 23: Risa Ozaki of Japan serves during a female single match between Risa Ozaki and Louisa Chirico of USA as part of Telcel Mexican Open 2015 at Mextenis Stadium on February 23, 2015 in Acapulco, Mexico. (Photo by Hector Vivas/LatinContent/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 01: DeAndre Jordan #6 of the Los Angeles Clippers is fouled by Joakim Noah #13 of the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on March 1, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia returns the ball to Maria Sharapova of Russia during a Mexican Tennis Open during a quarterfinal match in Acapulco, Mexico, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)
Dimitri Isler of Switzerland crashes on landing during the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup 2015 event in Raubichi, on the outskirts of Minsk, Belarus, Sunday, March 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
Tottenham's Jan Vertonghen, left, fights for the ball with Fiorentina's Micah Richards during a Uefa Europa League, round of 32 second leg soccer match between Fiorentina and Tottenham at the Artemio Franchi stadium in Florence, Italy, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Fabrizio Giovannozzi)
Milwaukee Bucks guard Jared Dudley stares at the ball as two players reach for it during the second half of the Bucks' NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Darren Hauck)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 28: Joe Tomane of the Brumbies breaks through a tackle during the round three Super Rugby match between the Rebels and the Brumbies at AAMI Park on February 28, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX - FEBRUARY 25: DeAndre Jordan #6 of the Los Angeles Clippers dives for the basketball in front of teammate Chris Paul #3 during their game against the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center on February 25, 2015 in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
MOENCHENGLADBACH, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 26: Tony Jantschke of Borussia Moenchengladbach and Vitolo of Sevilla battle for the ball during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 second leg match between Borussia Moenchengladbach and FC Sevilla at Borussia-Park on February 26, 2015 in Moenchengladbach, Germany. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Garnett (21) argues with referee Bennett Salvatore after Garnett was charged with a second technical foul and ejected during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies in Minneapolis, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015. The Grizzlies won 101-97. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MARCH 01: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Philippe Coutinho of Liverpool celebrates with his team mates after his goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield on March 1, 2015 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)
Xavier guard Dee Davis, left, is fouled by Villanova guard Ryan Arcidiacono, right, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/David Kohl)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 01: Manager Jose Mourinho of Chelsea lies on the pitch as Chelsea celebrate with the trophy during the Capital One Cup Final match between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Stadium on March 1, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
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