The best photos from the past week in sports: 6/17 - 6/24

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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James, center, stands in the back of a Rolls Royce as it makes its way through the crowd lining the parade route in downtown Cleveland, Wednesday, June 22, 2016, celebrating the basketball team's NBA championship. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Boston Red Sox's Xander Bogaerts, left, and TV reporter Guerin Austin are doused following Bogaert's' walkoff RBI-single during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park, Thursday, June 23, 2016, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Britain's Andy Murray shouts after losing a point to Croatia's Marin Cilic during their semifinal tennis match on the sixth day of the Queen's Championships London, England, Saturday June 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
Austria's Marko Arnautovic, right, heads a ball next to Iceland's Kari Arnason, left, during the Euro 2016 Group F soccer match between Iceland and Austria at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, France, Wednesday, June 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
Detroit Tigers' Ian Kinsler is safe beating the ball to third base during the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, June 18, 2016. Kinsler advanced to third base on a throwing error. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
BAKU, AZERBAIJAN - JUNE 19: Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP celebrates his win with his team during the European Formula One Grand Prix at Baku City Circuit on June 19, 2016 in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Photo by Charles Coates/Getty Images)
Baltimore Orioles third baseman Ryan Flaherty, right, tags out Toronto Blue Jays Josh Donaldson in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Friday, June 17, 2016, in Baltimore. Donaldson was safe and earned a triple on the play. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
Oklahoma State's J.R. Davis (2) is caught stealing second base by UC Santa Barbara shortstop Clay Fisher in the third inning of an NCAA men's College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
Italy players celebrate at the end of the Euro 2016 Group E soccer match between Italy and Sweden at the Stadium municipal in Toulouse, France, Friday, June 17, 2016. Italy won 1-0. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Seattle Mariners pitcher James Paxton, let, and first baseman Adam Lind try to field the infield RBI single by Detroit Tigers' Mike Aviles (14) during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, June 21, 2016, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 21: Holly Lincoln-Smith (L) and Nicola Zagame (R) pose during a Australian Women's Olympic Water Polo Team portrait session at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre on June 21, 2016 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)
Coastal Carolina pitcher Bobby Holmes (31) beats TCU's Ryan Merrill (5) to first base for the out during the sixth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game, Tuesday, June 21, 2016, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Ted Kirk)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 21: Anita Mclaren of New Zealand and Georgie Twigg of Great Britain battle for the ball during the FIH Women's Hockey Champions Trophy 2016 match between Great Britain and New Zealand at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on June 21, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Joel Ford/Getty Images)
Tampa Bay Rays' Hank Conger, left, tags out Cleveland Indians' Mike Napoli at home plate during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, June 21, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 20: Apisai Koroisau of the Sea Eagles knocks on in the tackle during the round 15 NRL match between the Gold Coast Titans and the Manly Sea Eagles at Cbus Super Stadium on June 20, 2016 in Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)
Philadelphia Phillies' Odubel Herrera, right, beats Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Brad Ziegler to first base for a single during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Monday, June 20, 2016, in Philadelphia. Arizona won 3-1. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
HOUSTON, TX - JUNE 19: Billy Hamilton #6 of the Cincinnati Reds makes a diving catch in centerfield on a fly ball by Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros in the fifth inning at Minute Maid Park on June 19, 2016 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
Slovakia's Martin Skrtel, left, and England's Eric Dier go for the ball during the Euro 2016 Group B soccer match between Slovakia and England at the Geoffroy Guichard stadium in Saint-Etienne, France, Monday, June 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 19: Melky Cabrera #53 of the Chicago White Sox jumps out of the way of inside pitch during the eight inning of the game against the Chicago White Sox at Progressive Field on June 19, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) shoots against the Golden State Warriors during the first half of Game 7 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, June 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, Pool)
HOUSTON, TX - JUNE 21: Marwin Gonzalez #9 of the Houston Astros signals himself safe after hitting a double, beating the tag of Johnny Giavotella of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (L) during the seventh inning at Minute Maid Park on June 21, 2016 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Eric Christian Smith/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 18: Rory Arnold of the Wallabies bleeds from his head during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and England at AAMI Park on June 18, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 19: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers reacts after defeating the Golden State Warriors 93-89 in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 19, 2016 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 the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
BALTIMORE, MD - JUNE 21: Francisco Pena #27 of the Baltimore Orioles scores on a double hit by Adam Jones #10 (not pictured) in the third inning during a MLB baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 21, 2016 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)
Atlanta Braves' Emilio Bonifacio, center left, is tagged out by New York Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud, center right, as he tries to score on an Ender Inciarte fly ball in the eighth inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 23, 2016, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 23: Steam rises from a scrum during the Super Rugby Exhibition match between the Rebels and the Hurricanes at Harlequins Rugby Club on June 23, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story, left, tags out Arizona Diamondbacks' Phil Gosselin as he slides into second base trying to stretch a single into a double in the seventh inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 23, 2016, in Denver. The Diamondbacks won 7-6. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 20: Willson Contreras #40 of the Chicago Cubs celebrates after home plate umpire Pat Hoberg #31 called out Aledmys Diaz #36 of the St. Louis Cardinals during the ninth inning at Wrigley Field on June 20, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. The St. Louis Cardinals won 3-2. (Photo by Jon Durr/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 23: Ben Simmons motions after cheers from the crowed during his interview after being drafted first overall by the Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the 2016 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center on June 23, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)
Dustin Johnson holds the trophy after winning the U.S. Open golf championship at Oakmont Country Club on Sunday, June 19, 2016, in Oakmont, Pa. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 21: Yoenis Cespedes #52 and Neil Walker #20 of the New York Mets get ready t bat in the fourth inning against the Kansas City Royals at Citi Field on June 21, 2016 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)
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The past week in sports was certainly a historical one, with golfer Dustin Johnson winning his first major title at the U.S. Open and the Cleveland Cavaliers bringing the first championship to their city since 1954. We also saw plenty of action from soccer's Euro 2016 championship and life-changing moments at the NBA Draft.

Click through the slideshow above to see the best photos from the week's biggest sporting events, and be sure to check back next weekend for our selection of the best shots from the coming days.

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