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Eye on sports: Our favorite photos of the week


We present our favorite photos of the past sports week.

This week’s offerings include a soccer celebration, Aussie Rules Football, English rugby, the NBA playoffs, track and field, baseball (including Bryce Harper's hair), lacrosse and NFL minicamps featuring perennial faves Jason Witten, Danny Amendola and Alex Smith.

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Photo 1: Andrea Dossena of Napoli celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and AC Siena in Naples. (Photo by Giuseppe Bellini/Getty Images)

Photo 2: Scott Selwood of the Eagles looks to pass the ball during the round eight AFL match between the West Coast Eagles and St Kilda Saints in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Photo 3: Owen Farrell looks on during the England rugby training session held in Bagshot, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Photo 4: Miami Dolphins defense back Trenton Hughes (47) during organized team activities at the Dolphins training facility. (Photo by Steve Mitchell-US PRESSWIRE)

Photo 5: Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) celebrates victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference semifinals. (Photo by Mark D. Smith-US PRESSWIRE)

Photo 6: Houston Astros shortstop Jed Lowrie (4) celebrates a home run against the Chicago Cubs at Minute Maid Park. (Photo by Brett Davis-US PRESSWIRE)

Photo 7: Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper (34) celebrates scoring with second baseman Danny Espinosa (8) against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. (Photo by Howard Smith-US PRESSWIRE)

Photo 8: Baltimore Orioles teammates Nick Markakis (right), Xavier Avery (13) and Adam Jones (10) celebrate after defeating the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. (Photo by Brad Mills-US PRESSWIRE)

Photo 9: Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) participates in the organized team activities at Methodist Training Center. (Photo by Thomas Campbell-US PRESSWIRE)

Photo 10: Notre Dame Fighting Irish midfielder Max Pfeifer (45) celebrates his goal with teammate Sean Rogers (18) against the Virginia Cavaliers during the second half of the NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Quarterfinals. (Photo by Eric Hartline-US PRESSWIRE)

Photo 11: Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer (7) puts on his facemask during a game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park. (Photo by Benny Sieu-US PRESSWIRE)

Photo 12: Nah-Shon Burrell (left) fights Chris Spang (right) during the welterweight bout of the Strikeforce World Grand Prix in San Jose. (Photo by Kyle Terada-US PRESSWIRE)

Photo 13: Brandon Johnson (left) defeats Andrew Wheating (center) and Tetlo Emmen to win 800m heat at the USATF High Performance meet in Los Angeles. (Photo by Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE)

Photo 14: Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten (82) during organized team activities at Dallas Cowboys headquarters. (Photo by Matthew Emmons-US PRESSWIRE)

Photo 15: St. Louis Rams wide receiver Danny Amendola (16) looks on during an OTA at ContinuityX Training Center. (Photo by Jeff Curry-US PRESSWIRE)

Photo 16: San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith (11) answers questions for the media at the 49ers practice facility. (Photo by Ed Szczepanski-US PRESSWIRE)