Sports photos of the week, March 30

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UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 24: Jaroslav Halak #41 of the New York Islanders lies on the puck as action swirls around him during the second period against the Minnesota Wild at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 24, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
New York Yankees third baseman Chase Headley, right, is upended as New York Mets' Juan Lagares, left, slides safely into third with a stolen base during the first inning of an exhibition baseball game in Tampa, Fla., Wednesday, March 25, 2015. Lagares went on to score on John Ryan Murphy's throwing error. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Poland's Grzegorz Krychowiak, left, is tackled by Republic of Ireland's Aiden McGeady during their Euro 2016 Group D qualifying soccer match at the Aviva stadium, Dublin, Ireland, Sunday, March 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
SHANGHAI, CHINA - MARCH 25: Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford of Canada performs during the Ice Dancing-Pairs Short Program on day one of the 2015 ISU World Figure Skating Championships at Shanghai Oriental Sports Center on March 25, 2015 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Lintao Zhang - ISU/ISU via Getty Images)
Dalton State forward Jordan Bowling, top, celebrates with teammate Jerrico Williams following the NAIA championship basketball game against Westmont in Kansas City, Mo., Tuesday, March 24, 2015. Bowling scored 18 points as Dalton State won 71-53. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
KEY BISCAYNE, FL - MARCH 25: Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium serves to Stefanie Voegele of Switzerland during day 3 of the Miami Open at Crandon Park Tennis Center on March 25, 2015 in Key Biscayne, Florida. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - MARCH 25: Derrick Favors #15 of the Utah Jazz shoots against the Portland Trail Blazers on March 25, 2015 at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - MARCH 24: Filip Forsberg #9 of the Nashville Predators high-fives assistant equipment manager Jeff Camelio before warmups against the Montreal Canadiens at Bridgestone Arena on March 24, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images)
COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 24: Jared Boll #40 of the Columbus Blue Jackets throws a punch against Clayton Stoner #3 of the Anaheim Ducks during the second period on March 24, 2015 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)
Los Angeles Clippers guard Austin Rivers, top, and New York Knicks forward Quincy Acy reach for a loose ball during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Clippers won 111-80. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
AARHUS, DENMARK - MARCH 25: Greg Garza of United States in action during the International Friendly match between Denmark and Unites States at NRGi Park on March 25, 2015 in Aarhus, Denmark. (Photo by Lars Ronbog / FrontZoneSport via Getty Images)
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 26: (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been converted to black and white) A competitor jumps in the Decathlon Mens High Jump during the Australian Athletics Championships at the Queensland Sports and Athletics Centre on March 26, 2015 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)
Lucie Safarova, of the Czech Republic, serves the ball to Johanna Larsson, of Sweden, during their match at the Miami Open tennis tournament in Key Biscayne, Fla.,Friday, March 27, 2015.(AP Photo/J Pat Carter)
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany steers his car out of the pit after the tire change during the second practice session for the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix at Sepang International Circuit in Sepang, Malaysia Friday, March 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
San Jose Sharks center Joe Pavelski (8) is checked by Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall (55) as goalie Petr Mrazek stops a shot during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Detroit Thursday, March 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Ty Kelly (68) throws to second to retire New York Mets' Curtis Granderson after fielding a David Wright ground ball in the first inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game Friday, March 27, 2015, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO - MARCH 28: Tyra Izor jumps to third place in the ladies' aerials at the 2015 U.S. Freestyle Ski National Championships at Steamboat Ski Resort on March 28, 2015 in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - MARCH 28: Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers allows a goal by Milan Lucic #17 of the Boston Bruins in the first period at the TD Garden on March 28, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
VARS, FRANCE - MARCH 28: French athlete Eric Barone, 54 years old, rides his bike before he breaks the World Speed Record by bike with a maximum speed recorded at 223,30 Km/h on March 28, 2015 in Vars, France. (Photo by Richard Bord/Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GA - MARCH 27: DeMarre Carroll #5 of the Atlanta Hawks reaches for a steal against Luol Deng #9 of the Miami Heat at Philips Arena on March 27, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. 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 Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
SEVILLE, SPAIN - MARCH 27: Rusian Rotan of Ukraine goes for a high ball againsy Juanfran of Spain during the Spain v Ukraine EURO 2016 Qualifier at estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on March 27, 2015 in Seville, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)
Boston Celtics' Tyler Zeller and Los Angeles Clippers' DeAndre Jordan, right, vie for a rebound during the first half of the Clippers' 119-106 win in an NBA basketball game in Boston on Sunday, March 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
Philadelphia Phillies left fielder Ben Revere leaps to rob Detroit Tigers' Rajai Davis of a home run in the third inning of a spring training baseball game in Clearwater, Fla., Sunday, March 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Jack Auty of Durham, N.H., goes airborne just a few turns into the men's slalom ski race at the U.S. Alpine Championships, Sunday, March 29, 2015, at Sugarloaf Mountain Resort in Carrabassett Valley, Maine. Auty did not finish the race. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Buffalo Sabres left wing Marcus Foligno, front, is knocked off his skates while driving for a shot by Colorado Avalanche left wing Gabriel Landeskog, of Sweden, in the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Denver. Colorado won 5-3. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
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JUPITER, FL - MARCH 22: Dee Gordon #9 of the Miami Marlins watches a bunted ball during the first inning of the game against the Minnesota Twins at Roger Dean Stadium on March 22, 2015 in Jupiter, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 18: Dominic Moore #28 of the New York Rangers falls into the net after getting hit from behind by Kimmo Timonen #44 of the Chicago Blackhawks at Madison Square Garden on March 18, 2015 in New York City. The puck crossed the line but was ruled no goal because a whistle had blown. (Photo by Jared Silber/NHLI via Getty Images)
Michel Bastos of Brazil's Sao Paulo FC, right, fights for the ball with Franco Gabriel Mussis of Argentina's San Lorenzo during a Copa Libertadores soccer match in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, March 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
Kevin Harvick gets drenched by his team after winning the NASCAR Xfinity Sprint Cup Series auto race in Fontana, Calif., Saturday, March 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
A jogger runs during the sunset after a warm spring day on March 16, 2015, in the Olympic park in Munich, southern Germany. Meteorologists forecast temperatures around 15 degrees and further sun in the region. AFP PHOTO/CHRISTOF STACHE (Photo credit should read CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images)
A lone Italian flag is waved amongst a sea of Juventus' flags during the Round of 16, second-leg UEFA Champions League football match Borussia Dortmund vs Juventus in Dortmund, western Germany on March 18, 2015. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZ (Photo credit should read PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)
Minnesota players celebrate winning the NCAA Frozen Four championship college hockey game against Harvard, Sunday, March 22, 2015, in Minneapolis. Minnesota won 4-1. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien)
New York Yankees center fielder Jose Pirela crashes into the wall as he chases a ball hit for an inside-the-park home run hit by New York Mets' Juan Lagares in the first inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game Sunday, March 22, 2015, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. Pirela was taken from the field on a golf cart and left the stadium in an ambulance. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - MARCH 21: Pandelela Rinong of Malaysia dives during the semi final of the Women's 10m Platform on day two of the 2015 FINA/NVA Diving World Series at the Hamdan Sports Complex on March 21, 2015 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)
Anna Fenninger, of Austria, speeds down the course on her way to win an alpine ski, women's World Cup giant slalom, at the World Cup finals in Meribel, France, Sunday, March 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
San Francisco Giants center fielder Gary Brown's bat rests near the dugout during the national anthem before a spring training baseball exhibition game against the Los Angeles Angels in Tempe, Ariz., on Saturday, March 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Georgia's Brandie Jay performs on the uneven bars during the NCAA college SEC gymnastics championship, Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Duluth, Ga. (AP Photo/David Tulis)
Genoa's Zakarya Bergdich, right, reaches for the ball ahead of Juventus' Roberto Pereyra during a Serie A soccer match at the Juventus stadium, in Turin, Italy, Sunday, March 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Alessandro Di Marco, Ansa)
Phoenix Suns' Eric Bledsoe passes around New Orleans Pelicans' Norris Cole, right, as he falls out of bounds during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, March 19, 2015, in Phoenix. The Suns won 74-72. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Washington Nationals' Tony Gwynn (7) slides head first into third base with a triple in the ninth inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Thursday, March 19, 2015, in Viera, Fla. The game ended in a scoreless tie. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
GELSENKIRCHEN, GERMANY - MARCH 21: Omer Toprak of Bayer 04 Leverkusen tangles with Klaas-Jan Huntelaar of FC Schalke 04 during the Bundesliga match between FC Schalke 04 and Bayer 04 Leverkusen at Veltins Arena on March 21, 2015 in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. (Photo by Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Denver Nuggets' Kenneth Faried (35) grabs a rebound against Houston Rockets' Donatas Motiejunas (20) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, March 19, 2015, in Houston. The Rockets won 118-108. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
Ajax's goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen saves during a Europa League, round of 16 second leg soccer match between Ajax and Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk at ArenA stadium in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Thursday, March 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Utah Jazz's Trey Burke, center, shoots under pressure by Los Angeles Lakers' Ed Davis during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, March 19, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
BUFFALO, NY - MARCH 20: Rasmus Ristolainen #55 of the Buffalo Sabres checks Jacob Josefson #16 of the New Jersey Devils at First Niagara Center on March 20, 2015 in Buffalo, New York. New Jersey defeated Buffalo 3-1. (Photo by Jen Fuller/Getty Images)
BARCELONA, SPAIN - MARCH 22: Marcelo Vieira of Real Madrid jumps over Xavi Hernandez of FC Barcelona during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid CF at Camp Nou on March 22, 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Angel Martinez/Real Madrid via Getty Images)
CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 22: Phil Davis and Shane Mumford of the Giants and Sam Naismith of the Swans contest a mark during the NAB Challenge AFL match between the Greater Western Sydney Giants and the Sydney Swans at Star Track Oval on March 22, 2015 in Canberra, Australia. (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)
PHOENIX, AZ - MARCH 20: Michelle Wie hits a tee shot on the 10th hole during the second round of the LPGA Founders Cup at Wildfire Golf Club on March 20, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
ROME, ITALY - MARCH 21: Luke Charteris of Wales in action during the RBS Six Nations match between Italy and Wales at Stadio Olimpico on March 21, 2015 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Paolo Bruno/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 20: Taj Gibson #22 of the Chicago Bulls yells as he dunks over Patrick Patterson #54 of the Toronto Raptors in his first game back from injury at the United Center on March 20, 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)
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