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ATLANTA, GA - MAY 03: John Wall #2 and Kevin Seraphin #13 of the Washington Wizards defend as Al Horford #15 of the Atlanta Hawks attempts a shot during Game One of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at Philips Arena on May 3, 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)
CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 2: Shortstop Ryan Goins #17 of the Toronto Blue Jays catches Jason Kipnis #22 of the Cleveland Indians attempting to steel second during the fifth inning at Progressive Field on May 2, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
TALLADEGA, AL - MAY 02: Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, celebrates with his wife, Brittany, after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Winn Dixie 300 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 2, 2015 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 02: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals dives and scores a third period goal against Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 2, 2015 in New York City. The Rangers defeated the Capitals 3-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
SINSHEIM, GERMANY - MAY 02: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Dortmund looks for the ball after he missed to score against goalkeeper Oliver Baumann of Hoffenheim during the Bundesliga match between 1899 Hoffenheim and Borussia Dortmund at Wirsol Rhein-Neckar-Arena on May 2, 2015 in Sinsheim, Germany. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Bongarts/Getty Images)
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 02: Leonardo Ulloa of Leicester City scores from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Newcastle United at The King Power Stadium on May 2, 2015 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)
KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 1: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals takes cover behind Fox Sports Kansas City's Joel Goldberg as he avoids being hit by a water douse from teammate Erik Kratz after their 4-1 win over the Detroit Tigers on May 1, 2015 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 02: Lachlan Hansen of the Werribee Tigers takes a mark ahead of Jordan Lisle of Port Melbourne during the round three VFL match between Port Melbourne and Werribee Tigers at North Port Oval on May 2, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/AFL Media/2015 AFL Media)
MONTREAL, QC - MAY 01: Ben Bishop #30 of the Tampa Bay Lightning makes a save during the first overtime period in Game One of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Montreal Canadiens during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on May 1, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)
IRVING, TX - MAY 01: Michelle Wie hits a tee shot on the ninth hole during Round Two of the 2015 Volunteers of America North Texas Shootout Presented by JTBC at Las Colinas Country Club on May 1, 2015 in Irving, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 01: The field breakes from the gate to start the 141st running of the Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs at Churchill Downs on May 1, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - APRIL 30: Michael Brantley #23 of the Cleveland Indians is out at second as shortstop Jonathan Diaz #1 of the Toronto Blue Jays throws to first on a ground ball hit by Carlos Santana #41 of the Cleveland Indians during the fifth inning at Progressive Field on April 30, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
SCARBOROUGH, ENGLAND - MAY 01: The peloton ride during Stage 1 of the Tour of Yorkshire from Bridlington to Scarborough on May 1, 2015 in Scarborough, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
The St. Louis Cardinals' Jason Heyward, left, is tagged out by Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz as he tries to score on a single by Kolten Wong in the second inning on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. (Chris Lee/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 28: Chase Whitley #39 of the New York Yankees fields the ball and holds his throw on a bunt single by Asdrubal Cabrera of the Tampa Bay Rays in the fifth inning at Yankee Stadium on April 28, 2015 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - APRIL 28: Oliver Leydon-Davis of New Zealand plays a return to Lee Jae Jin of Korea in an exhibition match at the Sky City Theatre to open the 2015 Badminton Open on April 28, 2015 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)
Steffen Mengel (R) and Petrissa Solja of Germany play against Pierre-Luc Theriault and Mo Zhang of Canada during their mixed double match at the 2015 World Table Tennis Championships at the Suzhou International Expo Center in Suzhou, Jiangsu province on April 27, 2015. AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE (Photo credit should read JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 26: Kyle Lowry #7 of the Toronto Raptors reacts after being called for a foul in the first quarter against the Washington Wizards during Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the NBA playoffs at Verizon Center on April 26, 2015 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)
DALLAS, TX - APRIL 26: Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets grabs a rebound against Al-Farouq Aminu #7 of the Dallas Mavericks during Game Four of the Western Conference quarterfinals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Center on April 26, 2015 in Dallas, 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 Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
ST PAUL, MN - APRIL 26: Zach Parise #11 of the Minnesota Wild celebrates scoring a short-handed goal against the St. Louis Blues with teammate Jared Spurgeon #46 and Mikael Granlund #64 during the first period in Game Six of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 26, 2015 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 26: Oscar of Chelsea controls the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on April 26, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 25: Cameron Munster of the Storm is tackled by the Sea Eagles defence during the round eight NRL match between the Melbourne Storm and the Manly Sea Eagles at AAMI Park on April 25, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
BOSTON - APRIL 20: The Elite Womens division winner Caroline Rotich crosses the finish line in Boston on April 20, 2015. (Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - APRIL 20: Gregory Polanco #25 of the Pittsburgh Pirates reacts after scoring in the first inning against the Chicago Cubs during the game at PNC Park on April 20, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 21: Josh Smith #5 of the Houston Rockets drives baseline for a dunk past Monta Ellis #11 of the Dallas Mavericks as well as Dirk Nowitzki #41 and Tyson Chandler #6 as James Harden #13 looks on in the second half during Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center on April 21, 2015 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
KANSAS CITY, MO - APRIL 20: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals is tagged out at home plate by catcher Kurt Suzuki #8 of the Minnesota Twins while trying to score during the 2nd inning of the game at Kauffman Stadium on April 20, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - APRIL 21: Players of Anadolu Efes Istanbul celebrate victory during the 2014-2015 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Basketball Play Off Game 3 between Anadolu Efes Istanbul v Real Madrid at Abdi Ipekci Arena on April 21, 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by Aykut Akici/EB via Getty Images)
UNIONDALE, NY - APRIL 21: Jason Chimera #25 of the Washington Capitals sprays ice on Jaroslav Halak #41 of the New York Islanders in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 21, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
BOSTON - APRIL 18: (ninth inning) Baltimore Orioles left fielder Alejandro De Aza (#12), Baltimore Orioles left fielder David Lough (#9), and Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones (#10) celebrate the 4-1 win over the Boston Red Sox. The Boston Red Sox take on the Baltimore Orioles in Game two of a four game series at Fenway Park. (Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 21: Andrew Desjardins #11 of the Chicago Blackhawks slides across the ice as goalie Pekka Rinne #35 of the Nashville Predators makes the save during Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on April 21, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images)
DETROIT, MI - APRIL 20: Designated hitter Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees ducks under a high pitch during the sixth inning of the game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on April 20, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
DETROIT, MI - APRIL 23: Ondrej Palat #18 of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates with Nikita Kucherov #86 next to Darren Helm #43 of the Detroit Red Wings after a overtime game winning goal by Tyler Johnson #9 to win 3-2 in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Joe Louis Arena on April 23, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - APRIL 23: Kevin Love #0 of the Cleveland Cavaliers is fouled by Jared Sullinger #7 of the Boston Celtics during the first quarter of their game in the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at TD Garden on April 23, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. 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 Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
DALLAS, TX - APRIL 26: Dwight Howard #12 of the Houston Rockets grabs a rebound against Al-Farouq Aminu #7 of the Dallas Mavericks during Game Four of the Western Conference quarterfinals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Center on April 26, 2015 in Dallas, 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 Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 26: Runners on The Virgin Money London Marathon cross the River Thames as seen from The Tower Bridge Exhibition'sGlass Flooring on April 26, 2015 in London, England. 38,000 people are running the 26.2 mile marathon course which finishes on The Mall in front of Buckingham Palace. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers celebrates his powerplay goal at 4:23 of the first period against Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on April 24, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
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