Sports photos of the week: June 8

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Xander Bogaerts #2 of the Boston Red Sox avoids the tag of Josh Phegley #19 of the Oakland Athletics to score a run during the eighth inning at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts on June 7, 2015. (Photo by Michael Ivins/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images)
SINGAPORE - JUNE 03: Nguyen Phuoc Den of Vietnam (front) competes against Lee Mun Hou Samson of Singapore during the men's individual epee quarterfinals match at OCBC Arena Hall during the 2015 SEA Games on June 3, 2015 in Singapore. (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - JUNE 04: Goalkeeper Bruno of Coritiba kicks the ball during a match between Fluminense and Coritiba as part of Brasileirao Series A 2015 at Maracana Stadium on June 04, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/ Getty Images)
PHOENIX, AZ - JUNE 02: Jace Peterson #8 of the Atlanta Braves attempts to turn a double play while avoiding the slide by Chris Owings #16 of the Arizona Diamondbacks during the second inning at Chase Field on June 2, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX - JUNE 02: Luis Valbuena #18 of the Houston Astros get showered with water and seeds in the dugout after a solo home run in the third inning during their game against the Baltimore Orioles at Minute Maid Park on June 2, 2015 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner American Pharoah nips at his groom's hat during a bath after working out at Belmont Park, Wednesday, June 3, 2015, in Elmont, N.Y. American Pharoah will try for a Triple Crown when he runs in Saturday's 147th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
DENVER, CO - JUNE 02: Daniel Descalso #3 of the Colorado Rockies is safe at first with an RBI single as second baseman Howie Kendrick #47 of the Los Angeles Dodgers makes the late toss to first baseman Adrian Gonzalez #23 of the Los Angeles Dodgers allowing Nolan Arenado #28 of the Colorado Rockies to score and take a 1-0 lead in the second inning of game one of a double header at Coors Field on June 2, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 02: Freestyle motorcross rider Steve Sommerfeld performs a jump during a photocall for the Night of the Jumps Freestyle MX World Championship event on June 2, 2015 in London, England. The event which is to be held throughout Europe on different dates will visit London on 5th September 2015. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 02: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France celebrates winning the match in his Men's quarter final match against Kei Nishikori of Japan on day of the 2015 French Open at Roland Garros on June 2, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images)
DENVER, CO - JUNE 01: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers gets back to second base safely as shortstop Troy Tulowitzki #2 of the Colorado Rockies throws to first to get Joc Pederson #31 of the Los Angeles Dodgers out on a ground ball as umpire Chris Guccione avoids the play in the fifth inning at Coors Field on June 1, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Victor Espinoza reacts after crossing the finish line with American Pharoah (5) to win the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race at Belmont Park, Saturday, June 6, 2015, in Elmont, N.Y. American Pharoah is the first horse to win the Triple Crown since Affirmed won it in 1978. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 01: Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves in his Men's Singles match against Richard Gasquet of France on day nine of the 2015 French Open at Roland Garros on June 1, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
DUBLIN, OH - JUNE 07: Tiger Woods of the United States plays a shot on the 17th hole during the final round of The Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide at Muirfield Village Golf Club on June 7, 2015 in Dublin, Ohio. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
Minnesota Twins left fielder Shane Robinson leaps but can't make the catch on a double by Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz during the third inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, June 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Texas Rangers' Joey Gallo, right, is doused by Elvis Andrus, left, following the Rangers' 15-2 win over the Chicago White Sox in a baseball game, Tuesday, June 2, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jim Cowsert)
An exercise rider jogs a race horse on the wet track during a workout at Belmont Park, Monday, June 1, 2015, in Elmont, N.Y. Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner American Pharoah will try for the Triple Crown during Saturday's 147th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Detroit Lions cornerback Bill Bentley catches a ball during an NFL football organized team activity in Allen Park, Mich., Thursday, June 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic celebrates winning her semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Ana Ivanovic in two sets, 7-5, 7-5, at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Thursday, June 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Kansas City Royals' Alcides Escobar runs across the plate to score on a double by Kendrys Morales during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Sunday, June 7, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Los Angeles Angels relief pitcher Fernando Salas, right, makes the catch on a ball hit by Tampa Bay Rays' Steven Souza Jr. before colliding with catcher Carlos Perez during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 3, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Chicago Blackhawks right wing Kris Versteeg (23) collides with Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30) during the second period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final in Tampa, Fla., Wednesday, June 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris O' Meara)
SINGAPORE - JUNE 07: Hanniel Abella of Philippines (R) fights Lim Xiu Yan Victoria Ann of Singapore (L) in the women's fencing team epee semifinals at the OCBC Arena Hall during the 2015 SEA Games on June 7, 2015 in Singapore. (Photo by Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)
Washington Nationals starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez (47) bites his bat in frustration after striking out on a fouled bunt attempt during the third inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs at Nationals Park, Thursday, June 4, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Sally Pearson shouts in pain after hitting an obstacle during the women's 100 hurdles event, at the Golden Gala IAAF athletic meeting, in Rome's Olympic stadium, Thursday, June 4, 2015. Olympic champion Pearson of Australia was injured after hitting the fifth obstacle in the 100 hurdles. She was carried off on a stretcher after getting attention to her left wrist area. (Alessandro Di Meo/ANSA via AP)
Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns in the semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Britain's Andy Murray at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Friday, June 5, 2015. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, left, shoots against Golden State Warriors forward Marreese Speights during the first half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, June 7, 2015. (Kyle Terada/USA TODAY Sports Pool via AP)
Chicago Blackhawks center Andrew Shaw (65) scores past Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop during the second period in Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final on Saturday, June 6, 2015, in Tampa Fla. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)
PARIS, FRANCE - JUNE 03: Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates a point in his Men's quarter final match against David Ferrer of Spain on day eleven of the 2015 French Open at Roland Garros on June 3, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
St. Louis Cardinals right fielder Randal Grichuk dives for but cannot get to a ball hit for a single by Los Angeles Dodgers' Enrique Hernandez during the second inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 6, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Malaysia's Ooi Tze Liang, left, and Chew Yiwei compete in the Men's 10m synchronized platform final at the SEA Games in Singapore, Saturday, June 6, 2015.(AP Photo/Joseph Nair)
Derlis Gonzalez of Paraguay bicycle kicks a ball during a friendly soccer game in Asuncion, Paraguay, Saturday, June 6, 2015. Pictured in the background is Jony Palacios of Honduras. The match ended in a 2-2 tie. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli, left, dives to tag the bag as Oakland Athletics' Billy Burns is caught on a ground out in the first inning during a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Friday, June 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 07: Sir Bradley Wiggins of Great Britain and Team Wiggins in action on his way to setting a new UCI One Hour Record at Lee Valley Velopark Velodrome on June 7, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
EISENERZ, AUSTRIA - JUNE 07: Extreme enduro riders compete during the Red Bull Hare Scramble on June 7, 2015 in Eisenerz, Austria. (Photo by Samo Vidic/Getty Images)
Serena Williams of the U.S. holds the trophy after winning the final of the French Open tennis tournament against Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic in three sets, 6-3, 6-7, 6-2, at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Saturday, June 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
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The NBA and Stanley Cup Finals are each knotted at a game a piece, both featuring down-to-the-wire contests that set up high-octane slates for this week's schedule.

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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 29: Ben Bishop #30 of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates with teammate Nikita Kucherov #86 after defeating the New York Rangers by a score of 2-0 to win Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 29, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Los Angeles Dodgers' Alex Guerrero slides into home before being tagged out by Atlanta Braves catcher Christian Bethancourt as he tried to score on a hit by A.J. Ellis during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson lies on the court after being injured during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, May 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
New Orleans Saints safety Pierre Warren hits a pylon during an NFL football organized team activity in Metairie, La., Thursday, May 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Baltimore Orioles second baseman Everth Cabrera throws to first to get the out after fielding Chicago White Sox's Jose Abreu's sharply hit ground ball in the first inning of the first baseball game of a doubleheader Thursday, May 28, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
A woman watches the Moto GP first free practice session as Marco Melandri, left, takes a curve with his Aprilia, at the Mugello race circuit, in Scarperia, Italy, Friday, May 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
ARLINGTON, TX - MAY 29: Wade Miley #20 of the Boston Red Sox competes in a cow milking contest prior to a game against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington on May 29, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Slovakia's Anna Schmiedlova serves in the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Belgium's Alison van Uytvanck at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Tuesday, May 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
LISBON, PORTUGAL- MAY 25: In this handout image provided by the Volvo Ocean Race, Team Brunel arrives to Lisbon during sunrise in first position during the finish of Leg 7 from Newport to Lisbon on May 25, 2015 in Lisbon, Portugal. The Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15 is the 12th running of this ocean marathon. Starting from Alicante in Spain on October 04, 2014, the route, spanning some 39,379 nautical miles, visits 11 ports in eleven countries (Spain, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, China, New Zealand, Brazil, United States, Portugal, France, The Netherlands and Sweden) over nine months. The Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier ocean yacht race for professional racing crews. (Photo by Ricardo Pinto/Volvo Ocean Race via Getty Images)
DOVER, DE - MAY 30: Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Cares Toyota, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on May 30, 2015 in Dover, Delaware. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/NASCAR via Getty Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 27: (CHINA OUT) Lin Dan of China returns a shot during Men's Singles match against Viktor Axelsen of Denmark on day two of 2015 the Star Australian Badminton Open at Sydney Olympic Park on May 27, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)
Cincinnati Reds' Skip Schumaker, center, celebrates with Jay Bruce (32) and Todd Frazier, top, after hitting a double to drive home Marlon Byrd for the game-winning run in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Tuesday, May 26, 2015, in Cincinnati. The Reds won 2-1. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 28: Tim Tebow #11 of the Philadelphia Eagles talks to the media after OTA's on May 28, 2015 at the NovaCare Complex in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 28: Serena Williams of the United States celebrates match point in her Women's Singles match against Anna-Lena Friedsam of Germany on day five of the 2015 French Open at Roland Garros on May 28, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 29: Amir Khan punches Chris Algieri during their Welterweight bout at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on May 29, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Toronto Blue Jays’ Jose Reyes, bottom, steals second base as Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier reaches in vain for the errant throw from catcher Chris Herrmann in the third inning of a baseball game, Saturday, May 30, 2015, in Minneapolis. Herrmann was charged with an error on the throw as Reyes advanced for third. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
OAKLAND, CA - MAY 27: Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets and Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors go after the ball during game five of the Western Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on May 27, 2015 in Oakland, California. 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 Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - MAY 27: Frederik Andersen #31 of the Anaheim Ducks lets in a goal in the second period by Marian Hossa #81 of the Chicago Blackhawks in Game Six of the Western Conference Finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 27, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 27: Roger Federer of Switzerland plays a backhand in his Men's Singles match against Marcel Granollers of Spain during day four of the 2015 French Open at Roland Garros on May 27, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 29: Emma Chan of NSW competes during the Australian Gymnastic Championships Rhythmic Final on May 29, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
LEEDS, ENGLAND - MAY 29: Storm clouds gather over the Carnegie Pavilion during day one of the 2nd Investec Test Match between England and New Zealand at Headingley on May 29, 2015 in Leeds, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 26: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers battles for the ball with DeMarre Carroll #5 of the Atlanta Hawks in the first quarter during Game Four of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena on May 26, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. 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 Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Chicago White Sox third baseman Gordon Beckham throws to first after fielding a slow ground ball hit by Baltimore Orioles' Steve Pearce in the seventh inning of the first baseball game of a doubleheader, Thursday, May 28, 2015, in Baltimore. Pearce was safe on the play. The White Sox won 3-2. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
Jorge Mendoza of Paraguay's Guarani, left, does a bicycle kick as Ezequiel Videla of Argentina's Racing Club tries to stop him during a Copa Libertadores quarter finals soccer match in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, May 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Anaheim Ducks left wing Matt Beleskey right, scores the game winning goal past Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford during overtime in Game 5 of the Western Conference final of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Anaheim, Calif., on Monday, May 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 28: Kole Calhoun #56 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim breaks his bat during his at-bat in the first inning during the MLB game against the Detroit Tigers at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on May 28, 2015 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
College of Charleston players Brandon Glazer, left, and Wade Arduini celebrate in the 11th inning against Auburn at the Tallahassee Regional of the NCAA college baseball tournament in Tallahassee, Fla., Friday, May 29, 2015. College of Charleston defeated Auburn 7-6 on a home run in the 11th inning. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)
Russia's Teymuraz Gabashvili screams as he misses a return and subsequently gets hit by the ball in his fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Japan's Kei Nishikori at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, May 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Miami Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich hits the wall while trying to catch a ball hit by New York Mets' Curtis Granderson for an hits an RBI single during the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 30, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Lehigh's Patrick Donnelly reaches the plate safely against Tulane catcher Jake Rogers in the first inning of a game at the Baton Rouge Regional of the NCAA college baseball tournament in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, May 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
SAN DIEGO, CA - MAY 31: Justin Upton #10 of the San Diego Padres makes a leaping catch at the wall on a ball hit by Gregory Polanco #25 of the Pittsburgh Pirates during the third inning of a baseball game at Petco Park May 31, 2015 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)
Britain's Andy Murray returns with his wedding ring attached to his left shoe in the third round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Australia's Nick Kyrgios at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Saturday, May 30, 2015. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
DOVER, DE - MAY 31: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Pro Services Chevrolet, is cheered by his team while celebrating with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on May 31, 2015 in Dover, Delaware. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 29: Alex Killorn #17 of the Tampa Bay Lightning collides with Dan Boyle #22 of the New York Rangers in the first period of Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 29, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - MAY 26: Addison Russell #22 of the Chicago Cubs (center, on ground) is mobbed by teammates after getting the game-winning hit, a double off of the center field wall, in the bottom of the 9th inning against the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field on May 26, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs defeated the Nationals 3-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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