The best photos from the week in sports: April 13 - April 20

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Sports photos of the week: April 13 - April 20
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Sports photos of the week: April 13 - April 20
ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 19: Ozzie Albies #1 of the Atlanta Braves advances to third base in the first inning against the New York Mets at SunTrust Park on April 19, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)
MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - APRIL 19: Rafael Nadal of Spain serves against Karen Khachanov of Russia during the mens singles 3rd round match on day five of the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters at Monte-Carlo Sporting Club on April 19, 2018 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 18: Nolan Patrick #19 of the Philadelphia Flyers is unable to get the puck past Matt Murray #0 and Brian Dumoulin #8 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second period in Game Four of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center on April 18, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GA - APRIL 18: Centerfielder Ender Inciarte #11 of the Atlanta Braves catches a ball over the outfield wall to rob a home run from Philadelphia Phillies left fielder Scott Kingery #4 (not pictured) during the game at SunTrust Park on April 18, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON - APRIL 18: Alcides Escobar #2 of the Kansas City Royals commits an error by dropping the ball while trying to get the force out of Russell Martin #55 of the Toronto Blue Jays at second base in the third inning during MLB game action at Rogers Centre on April 18, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)
Meath , Ireland - 17 April 2018; Nessun Dorma, with Bryan Cooper up, falls at the last at The RYBO Handicap Hurdle on Handicap Hurdle Day during the Fairyhouse Festival at Fairyhouse Racecourse in Meath. (Photo By David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile via Getty Images)
SAN JOSE, CA - APRIL 16: Joonas Donskoi #27 of the San Jose Sharks shoots and scores getting his shot past goalie John Gibson #36 of the Anaheim Ducks during the second period in Game Three of the Western Conference First Round during the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at SAP Center on April 16, 2018 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 16: Blake Coleman #20 of the New Jersey Devils celebrates his empty net goal at 19:02 of the third period against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game Three of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Prudential Center on April 16, 2018 in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Lightning 5-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
ST PETERSBURG, FL - APRIL 16: Johnny Field #10 of the Tampa Bay Rays scores on a fielders choice in the second inning during a game against the Texas Rangers at Tropicana Field on April 16, 2018 in St Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, TX - APRIL 15: Jeff Teague #0 of the Minnesota Timberwolves goes up for a shot defended by Clint Capela #15 of the Houston Rockets and Chris Paul #3 in the second half during Game One of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center on April 15, 2018 in Houston, 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 Tim Warner/Getty Images)
Yuki Kawauchi of Japan crosses the finish line as the winner of the 2018 and 122nd Boston Marathon for Elite Men's race with a time of 2:15:58. on April 16, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. / AFP PHOTO / RYAN MCBRIDE (Photo credit should read RYAN MCBRIDE/AFP/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - APRIL 15: JR Smith #5 of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Cory Joseph #6 of the Indiana Pacers drive for a ball during the first half in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena on April 15, 2018 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)
GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 15: Helen Housby (C), who scored in the final second and her England teammates celebrate at full time and winning the Netball Gold Medal Match between England and Australia on day 11 of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at Coomera Indoor Sports Centre on April 15, 2018 on the Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 15: Samuel Walker of England serves against Sharath Achanta of India in their Men's Singles Bronze Medal Match during Table Tennis on day 11 of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at Oxenford Studios on April 15, 2018 on the Gold Coast, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - APRIL 14: Mookie Betts #50 of the Boston Red Sox slides safely into home plate as the ball gets away from Chance Sisco #15 of the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a game at Fenway Park on April 14, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)
Apr 19, 2018; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs small forward Davis Bertans (left) and Golden State Warriors power forward David West (3) battle for a rebound in game three of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Real Sociedad vs Atletico Madrid - Anoeta Stadium, San Sebastian, Spain - April 19, 2018 Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez in action REUTERS/Vincent West TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Tennis - ATP - Monte Carlo Masters - Monte-Carlo Country Club, Monte Carlo, Monaco - April 17, 2018 Austria?s Dominic Thiem in action during his second round match against Russia?s Andrey Rublev REUTERS/Eric Gaillard TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Sumo wrestlers perform a show fight during an annual sumo tournament dedicated to the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, Japan, April 16, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Boxing - Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games - Men's 75kg Final Bout - Oxenford Studios - Gold Coast, Australia - April 14, 2018. Vikas Krishan of India in action with Dieudonne Wilfried Seyi Ntsengue of Cameroon. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Soccer Football - Premier League - West Ham United vs Stoke City - London Stadium, London, Britain - April 16, 2018 Stoke City's Kurt Zouma in action with West Ham United's Joao Mario and Marko Arnautovic REUTERS/David Klein EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
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With early MLB action and both the NHL and NBA playoffs raging on, there has certainly been no shortage of sporting events for fans to watch. 

Click through the slideshow above to see the shots from all of the biggest events around the country and the world over the past seven days, and be sure to check back next weekend for the best photos from the coming week's action. 

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