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What a shot! 24 amazing sports photos

Published 2:05 AM ET, Tue April 24, 2018
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Oakland pitcher Sean Manaea, right, celebrates with catcher Jonathan Lucroy after throwing a no-hitter against Boston on Saturday, April 21. It was the first no-hitter of the season. John Hefti/AP
In this photo, taken with a slow shutter speed, skiers race in front of the Matterhorn mountain in Switzerland on Tuesday, April 17. They were competing in the Glacier Patrol race, which spanned 53 kilometers (32.9 miles) along the Swiss-Italian border. Valentin Flauraud/Keystone/AP
Heather Hardy, right, punches Paola Torres during their featherweight bout in New York on Saturday, April 21. Hardy won by unanimous decision and remains undefeated in her professional boxing career. Frank Franklin II/AP
Kawasaki Frontale goalkeeper Shota Arai, top, collides with Ulsan Hyundai forward Yohei Toyoda during an AFC Champions League match in Kawasaki, Japan, on Wednesday, April 18. TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images
Fans celebrate with Indiana's Bojan Bogdanovic after he made a 3-pointer against Cleveland in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series on Friday, April 20. Bogdanovic was also fouled on the play. He had a season-high 30 points in the Indiana victory. Darron Cummings/AP
The peloton rides through Liege, Belgium, during a road race on Sunday, April 22. Tim de Waele/Velo/Getty Images
Port Adelaide's Jake Neade is tackled by Geelong's Rhys Stanley during an Australian Football League match on Saturday, April 21. Mark Brake/Getty Images
Niccolo Antonelli practices ahead of a Grand Prix race in Austin, Texas, on Friday, April 20. Mirco Lazzari gp/Bongarts/Getty Images
Australia's Ashleigh Barty serves the ball during a match against the Netherlands' Quirine Lemoine on Saturday, April 21. Barty won the match and helped Australia clinch a spot in next year's Fed Cup competition. Mark Nolan/Getty Images
Philadelphia goalie Michal Neuvirth watches the puck behind him as Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby, not pictured, scores a goal in Game 6 of their first-round playoff series on Sunday, April 22. Jake Guentzel, right, scored four goals in Pittsburgh's 8-5 victory, and the Penguins advanced to the second round. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images
Sydney's Boyd Cordner delivers a forearm to Kieran Foran as Foran tries to tackle him during a National Rugby League match on Thursday, April 19. Brendon Thorne/Getty Images
Brazilian soccer players celebrate after they defeated Colombia to win the Copa America Femenina on Sunday, April 22. Brazil has dominated the South American tournament since it began in 1991. It has finished second only one time (in 2006). CLAUDIO REYES/AFP/Getty Images
Milwaukee second baseman Jonathan Villar has some fun in the dugout during a game against Miami on Sunday, April 22. Benny Sieu/USA TODAY Sports
New Jersey forward Patrick Maroon leaves the ice after the first period of an NHL playoff game on Wednesday, April 18. The Devils lost their first-round playoff series to Tampa Bay, the top seed in the Eastern Conference. Julio Cortez/AP
Emiliano Boffelli, a rugby player for the Jaguares, is tackled by the Brumbies' Chance Peni, left, and Kyle Godwin during a Super Rugby match in Canberra, Australia, on Sunday, April 22. MARK GRAHAM/AFP/Getty Images
Los Angeles Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen pitches in the ninth inning during a game in San Diego on Tuesday, April 17. Jansen gave up two runs and blew the save, but the Dodgers rallied for a 7-3 win in 12 innings. Jake Roth/USA TODAY Sports
UCLA's Madison Kocian performs her floor exercise during the NCAA semifinals on Friday, April 20. Kocian and the Bruins went on to win the national title. Kocian was also a member of the US Olympic team that won gold in 2016. Richard Ulreich/ZUMA Wire/ZUMAPRESS.com
Kid Rock hits a tee shot during a celebrity golf tournament in Ridgedale, Missouri, on Sunday, April 22. The star musician teamed up with golf legend Jack Nicklaus during the event and even hit a 40-foot putt. Michael Cohen/Getty Images
Nashville forward Austin Watson celebrates after scoring a goal against Colorado in Game 6 of their NHL playoff series on Sunday, April 22. Nashville won 5-0 to clinch a spot in the second round. Matthew Stockman/Getty Images
Roma's Cengiz Under falls into the net after scoring a goal against Genoa during an Italian league match on Wednesday, April 18. Roma won the match 2-1. FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images
Cesar Cielo prepares to swim the 50-meter backstroke during Brazil's national championships on Thursday, April 19. Buda Mendes/Getty Images
Rugby player Grace Hamilton, top, celebrates with her New South Wales teammates after they won the Super W Grand Final in Sydney on Friday, April 20. Matt King/Getty Images
Philadelphia center Joel Embiid shushes the crowd during an NBA playoff game in Miami on Thursday, April 19. Embiid, playing in his first game since suffering a broken orbital bone, had a team-high 23 points as the 76ers won 128-108 and took a 2-1 lead in the first-round series. Jasen Vinlove/USA TODAY Sports
Barcelona star Lionel Messi acknowledges the crowd during his club's dominating victory in the Copa del Rey final on Saturday, April 21. Messi had a goal and two assists as Barca defeated Sevilla 5-0. See 28 amazing sports photos from last week David Ramos/Getty Images