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Monday, 24 June 2013

Photo finish: Relive the weekend in sports

                   Adrien Broner lands a right on Paulie Malignaggi during their WBA welterweight title fight on Saturday. The rivalry between the two got downright ugly after the fight as Broner mocked Malignaggi about an intimate female acquaintance of the two. (Credit: Tom Casino)
    Johnny Boychuk of the Boston Bruins delivers a nasty hit on Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks during the second period of Game 5 of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final. Boychuk's high check injured Toews, but the Department of Player Safety deemed it a clean hit and Boychuk wasn't given an additional suspension. (Getty)

   Here's another angle of the crushing blow laid on Jonathan Toews by Johnny Boychuk. Check out a GIF of the collision right here. (Getty)
    Yet another angle of Boychuk's vicious hit on Toews. The Blackhawks got revenge though, winning 3-1 in Game 5 to take a 3-2 advantage in the series. (Getty)

   Both Toews and Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron, who also left Game 5 with an injury, hope to play in Game 6 on Monday in Boston. (Getty)

   A Chicago Blackhawks jersey is seen on the statue of former Chicago Bull and Basketball Hall of Famer Michael Jordan prior to the Blackhawks hosting the Boston Bruins in Game 5 on Saturday. Both The cities of Chicago and Boston have made public shows of support for the hockey teams. (Getty)

   The Clippers reached an agreement to send a 2015 first-round draft pick to the Celtics for the rights to hire coach Doc Rivers. (Getty)

   Chris Stroud celebrates after chipping in for birdie on the 18th green to force a playoff during the final round of the Travelers Championship at TPC at River Highlands. The dramatic shot was for naught though, as journeyman Ken Duke beat Stroud on the first playoff hole. (USA Today)
    The Travelers Championship was also buzz-worthy for a very different reason. A frustrated Bubba Watson fizzled down the stretch to give away the tournament, which led to a contentious exchange with his caddy. (Getty)
    Juan Perez of the San Francisco Giants is tagged by Jeff Mathis of the Miami Marlins and called out by home plate umpire Mike Winters on a squeeze play. The Giants' Hector Sanchez played the hero role in the game, delivering a walkoff RBI single in the 11th inning to beat the Marlins 3-2.

   Brandon Barnes of the Houston Astros makes a leaping catch on a hit by Starlin Castro of the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. The Astros stole the win in the ninth inning on a squeeze play. (Getty Images)

   David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox picks up a camera during the eighth inning of the game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on Saturday. Ortiz hit his 16th homer of the season, but the Tigers won 10-3. (Getty)
    A state police officer and dog arrive outside the home of New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez in North Attleboro, Mass. State police searched Hernandez's home while investigating the killing of Odin Lloyd, a semi-pro football player whose body was found nearby. (AP)
    Martin Truex Jr. celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race on Sunday, June 23, 2013, in Sonoma, Calif. After 218 races, Truex claimed his second Sprint Cup victory with the road course win. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
    Brazil's Neymar and Italy's Mario Balotelli joke around prior to the start of their 2013 Confederations Cup match at Estadio Octavio Mangabeira on June 22, 2013. Both teams advanced from the group stage to the semifinals over the week, but Italy got some bad news as Balotelli will miss its clash against Spain with a strained leg muscle.(Getty)

    Fans with painted faces pose for a photo during a 2013 Confederations Cup match between Japan and Mexico in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. For a complete gallery of zealous fans at the tournament, click here. (Getty)

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