The best photos from the week in sports: 4/21 - 4/28

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Sports photos of the week: 4/21 - 4/28
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Sports photos of the week: 4/21 - 4/28
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 27: Goalie Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins makes a save as Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals players battle for the puck in the first period in Game One of the Eastern Conference Second Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. The Pittsburgh Penguins won, 3-2. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
AVONDALE, LA - APRIL 27: Hideki Matsuyama of Japan plays his second shot on the eighth hole during the first round of the Zurich Classic at TPC Louisiana on April 27, 2017 in Avondale, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 27: Evgeny Kuznetsov #92 of the Washington Capitals reacts after losing to the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game One of the Eastern Conference Second Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. The Pittsburgh Penguins won, 3-2. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - APRIL 27: Hanley Ramirez #13 of the Boston Red Sox gives his hat to a young fan before a game against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park on April 27, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)
NASSAU, BAHAMAS - APRIL 27: Mohammad Ahmadzadeh of Iran attempts a bicycle kick between Ramon Maldonado and Carlos Hernandez of Mexico during the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017 group B match between Iran and Mexico at National Beach Soccer Arena at Malcolm Park on April 27, 2017 in Nassau, Bahamas. (Photo by Alex Grimm - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)
ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 25: Andrelton Simmons #2 of the Los Angeles Angels is tagged out by Jed Lowrie #8 of the Oakland Athletics as he is caught in a run down in the fifth inning of the game at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 25, 2017 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)
STUTTGART, GERMANY - APRIL 26: Maria Sharapova of Russia plays a forehand during training before her match against Roberta Vinci of Italy during the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix at Porsche Arena on April 26, 2017 in Stuttgart, Germany. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - APRIL 25: Center fielder Josh Reddick #22 of the Houston Astros robs Jason Kipnis #22 of the Cleveland Indians of a home run during the fifth inning at Progressive Field on April 25, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
STUTTGART, GERMANY - APRIL 26: Naomi Osaka of Japan in action during her match against Johanna Konta of Great Britain during the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix at Porsche Arena on April 26, 2017 in Stuttgart, Germany. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images)
MILWAUKEE, WI - APRIL 24: Billy Hamilton #6 of the Cincinnati Reds runs into Jonathan Villar #5 of the Milwaukee Brewers while attempting to advance to third base in the first inning at Miller Park on April 24, 2017 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, VICTORIA - APRIL 24: Josh Caddy of the Tigers (C) celebrates a goal in the dying stages to seal victory during the round five AFL match between the Richmond Tigers and the Melbourne Demons at Melbourne Cricket Ground on April 24, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/AFL Media/Getty Images)
NASSAU, BAHAMAS - APRIL 23: Angela Tenorio of Ecuador and Shaina Harrison of Canada cross the finishline in the Women's 4x100 Metres Relay B Final during the IAAF/BTC World Relays Bahamas 2017 at Thomas Robinson Stadium on April 23, 2017 in Nassau, Bahamas. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images for IAAF)
ST. PETERSBURG, FL - APRIL 23: Yuli Gurriel #10 of the Houston Astros slides home ahead of catcher Jesus Sucre #45 of the Tampa Bay Rays to score off of the sacrifice fly by Evan Gattis during the ninth inning of a game on April 23, 2017 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - APRIL 23: Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates scores on an RBI double in the third inning against Kyle Higashioka #38 of the New York Yankees at PNC Park on April 23, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - APRIL 23: Raymond Felton #2 of the Los Angeles Clippers and Rudy Gobert #27 of the Utah Jazz go for the loose ball in the second half of the 105-98 win by the Jazz in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2017 NBA Playoffs at Vivint Smart Home Arena on April 23, 2017 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. (Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images)
XIAMEN, CHINA - APRIL 23: Alexander Brouwer of Netherlands in action at the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Xiamen Open 2017 on April 23, 2017 in Xiamen, China. (Photo by Kevin Lee/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - APRIL 22: Andrew McCutchen #22 of the Pittsburgh Pirates can't make a catch on a ball hit by Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees (not pictured) during the sixth inning at PNC Park on April 22, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 22: Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers celebrates teammate Derek Stepan #21 empty net goal against the Montreal Canadiens during the third period in Game Six of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on April 22, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
CINCINNATI, OH - APRIL 22: Scooter Gennett #4 of the Cincinnati Reds breaks his bat on a hit ball in the first inning against the Chicago Cubs at Great American Ball Park on April 22, 2017 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Gennett reached first base on an errant throw. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - APRIL 22: Miguel Sano #22 of the Minnesota Twins and James McCann #34 of the Detroit Tigers clash with home plate umpire Jordan Baker attempting to break up the altercation after Sano pointed at Matthew Boyd #48 of the Detroit Tigers in the fifth inning on April 22, 2017 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Sano and Boyd were ejected from the game. (Photo by Andy King/Getty Images)
SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - APRIL 23: Terezinha Aparecida Guilhermina of Brazil competes in the Womens 100 meters finals during day three of the 2017 Loterias Caixa Paralympics Athletics Open Championships at Brazilian Paralympic Training Center on April 23, 2017 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images)
PHILLIP ISLAND, VICTORIA - APRIL 22: (EDITORS NOTE: Image was altered with digital filters.) Michael Caruso driver of the #23 Nissan Motorsport Nissan Altima poses for a photo during a portrait session during the Phillip Island 500, which is part of the Supercars Championship at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit on April 22, 2017 in Phillip Island, Australia. (Photo by Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO, CA - APRIL 22: Wil Myers #4 of the San Diego Padres loses the ball as Derek Dietrich #32 of the Miami Marlins gets back to first base during the fifth inning of a baseball game at PETCO Park on April 22, 2017 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)
ST. LOUIS, MO - APRIL 26: Cody McLeod #55 of the Nashville Predators crashes into the goal against the St. Louis Blues in Game One of the Western Conference Second Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Scottrade Center on April 26, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
PORTLAND, OR - APRIL 24: (Editor's Note: this image was converted to black and white.) Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors warms up prior to the game against the Portland Trail Blazers during Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2017 NBA Playoffs at Moda Center on April 24, 2017 in Portland, Oregon. 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 Ferrey/Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 24: Kent Bazemore #24 of the Atlanta Hawks goes up for a basket against John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards during the second quarter in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2017 NBA Playoffs at Philips Arena on April 24, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using the photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)
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There's been a lot going on in the sports world lately -- so take a few minutes to look back at the past week's highlights.

In baseball, things got heated between the Minnesota Twins and Detroit Tigers on Saturday, while Houston's Josh Reddick was busy robbing home runs and the Red Sox' Hanley Ramirez made some friends in the stands.

SEE ALSO: MLB player leaps over catcher to score acrobatic 'Major League II' style run

The NBA playoffs are ongoing, with five teams already stamping their tickets to the next round. The No. 1 seed Golden State Warriors and defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers both completed first round sweeps of their opponents.

Things are also moving along in the NHL postseason, with intense match-ups including the Washington Capitals against the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins.

Elsewhere, events including the Beach Volleyball World Tour, Porsche Tennis Grand Prix and golf's Zurich Classic took place.

Click through the gallery above to see shots from this week's biggest action, and be sure to check back next weekend to see the best photos from the coming days in sports.

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