The best photos from the week in sports: 5/12 - 5/19

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Sports photos of the week: 5/12 - 5/19
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Sports photos of the week: 5/12 - 5/19
Ice Hockey - 2017 IIHF World Championships Quarter Finals - Canada v Germany, Cologne, Germany - 18/5/2017 - Germany's goal tender Philipp Grubauer receives a goal by Canada in their quarter-final match. REUTERS/Martin Rose/POOL TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
May 17, 2017; Cleveland, OH, USA; Tampa Bay Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier (39) makes a catch at the wall of a ball hit by Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis during the ninth inning at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
BAKU, AZERBAIJAN - MAY 18: Muminjon Abdullaev of Uzbekistan and Sabah Shariati of Azerbaijan competes in the Mens Greco Roman Wrestling 130 kg Semi Final during day six of Baku 2017 - 4th Islamic Solidarity Games at the Heydar Aliyev Arena on May 18, 2017 in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)
Tennis - ATP - Rome Open - Kei Nishikori of Japan v David Ferrer of Spain - Rome, Italy - 17/5/17- Nishikori eyes the ball. REUTERS/Max Rossi TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
BAKU, AZERBAIJAN - MAY 18: Neda Shahsavari of Iran competes against Ozge Yilmaz of Turkey in the Womens Table Tennis Quarter Final during day seven of Baku 2017 - 4th Islamic Solidarity Games at the Sarhadchi Arena on May 18, 2017 in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)
MILWAUKEE, WI - MAY 14: Jacob deGrom #48 of the New York Mets pitches in the fourth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on May 14, 2017 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Players are wearing pink to celebrate Mother's Day weekend and support breast cancer awareness. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
BAKU, AZERBAIJAN - MAY 16: Zufar Saparbayev of Turkmenistan (red) competes against Kuan Kutatov of Kazekstan in the Mens Boxing Liight Welter quarter-final during day four of Baku 2017 - 4th Islamic Solidarity Games at the Crystal Hal on May 16, 2017 in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)
BAKU, AZERBAIJAN - MAY 15: Nazlican Ozerler (white) of Turkey and Ichinkhotloo Munkhtsedev (blue) of Azerbaijan compete in final of the Womens Judo 57 kg during day 3 of Baku 2017, 4th Islamic Solidarity Games at Heydar Aliyev Arena in Baku, Azerbaijan on May 15, 2017. (Photo by Resul Rehimov/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - MAY 15: Kelly Olynyk #41 of the Boston Celtics reacts against the Washington Wizards during Game Seven of the NBA Eastern Conference Semi-Finals at TD Garden on May 15, 2017 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 Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)
Ice Hockey - 2017 IIHF World Championship - Quarterfinal - Russia v Czech Republic - Paris, France - 18/5/17 - Nikita Kucherov of Russia in action against Jakub Jerabek of Czech Republic. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
TORONTO, ON - MAY 14: Marco Estrada #25 of the Toronto Blue Jays hugs his mother Mariza Estrada after she threw out the first pitch before the start of MLB game action against the Seattle Mariners at Rogers Centre on May 14, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)
ANKARA, TURKEY - MAY 14 : Participants compete during the fourth and the last round of the 116,7 kilometers long track between Akyurt and Kecioren district of Ankara, Turkey on May 14, 2017. (Photo by Mehmet Ali Ozcan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
BAKU, AZERBAIJAN - MAY 14: Ekin Morova of Turkey competes in the Women's Beam Qualification during day three of Baku 2017 - 4th Islamic Solidarity Games at the National Gymnastics Arena on May 14, 2017 in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)
KANSAS CITY, KS - MAY 13: Joey Logano, driver of the #22 AAA Insurance Ford, Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 Wonder Woman/One Cure Ford, and Aric Almirola, driver of the #43 Smithfield Ford, crash during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway on May 13, 2017 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)
ST. LOUIS, MO - MAY 14: Yadier Molina #4 of the St. Louis Cardinals rounds third base after hitting a two-run home run against the Chicago Cubs in the second inning at Busch Stadium on May 14 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
BAKU, AZERBAIJAN - MAY 18: A general view of play as Turkmenistan compete against Saudi Arabia in the Mens 3x3 Basketball Group Game during day seven of Baku 2017 - 4th Islamic Solidarity Games at the Basketball Arena on May 18, 2017 in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - MAY 17: Isaiah Thomas #4 of the Boston Celtics drives to the basket against Kyrie Irving #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second half during Game One of the 2017 NBA Eastern Conference Finals at TD Garden on May 17, 2017 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 Elsa/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 14: Former New York Yankees great, Derek Jeter stands by his plaque during a pregame ceremony honoring Jeter and retiring his number 2 at Yankee Stadium on May 14, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)
ST. LOUIS, MO - MAY 13: Reliever Seung-Hwan Oh #26 of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches against the Chicago Cubs in the ninth inning at Busch Stadium on May 13, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri. Players are wearing pink to celebrate Mother's Day weekend and support breast cancer awareness. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
SCIACCA, ITALY - MAY 16: Marcel Siem of Germany plays a shot on the beach prior to the start of The Rocco Forte Open at Verdura Golf and Spa Resort on May 16, 2017 in Sciacca, Italy. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)
KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 12: Salvador Perez #13 (left) dumps water onto Brandon Moss #37 of the Kansas City Royals after the Kansas City Royals defeated the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on May 12, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Brian Davidson/Getty Images)
EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - MAY 13: Chris Ashton of Saracens dives over for their first try during the European Rugby Champions Cup Final between ASM Clermont Auvergen and Saracens at Murrayfield Stadium on May 13, 2017 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)
ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 12: James Neal #18 of the Nashville Predators celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal in the first overtime period of Game One of the Western Conference Final as Nate Thompson #44 of the Anaheim Ducks looks on during the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center on May 12, 2017 in Anaheim, California.The Predators defeated the Ducks 3-2 in overtime. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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The past week has been chock full of playoff action as the NHL and NBA both got whittled down to their final four teams.

In MLB news, iconic New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter was honored with a number retirement ceremony and a plaque being added to Monument Park in his honor.

Elsewhere around the globe, the Ice Hockey World Championships took place, as did the Islamic Solidarity Games, which include Olympic-like events such as gymnastics, boxing and wrestling.

Click through the slideshow above to see photos from all of this action and more, and be sure to check back next weekend for our selection of the best shots from the coming week.

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