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Big Shots for April 13, 2011

Pillow fights, black eyes, and champagne baths highlight this week's Big Shots. If you're searching for the Cricket World Cup, I've got one picture in here for you, but handled the event over at The Big Picture on April 4. Click the link below to have a look. ( 32 photos total)

The frenzy of excitement that is curling drives fans to spontaneous explosions of animated exuberance during the World Curling Championships in Regina, Canada April 4. No one was injured in the melee, although this fan was bruised slightly on the shoulder when she was nudged awake just before they turned the lights off. (REUTERS/Andy Clark)

Jose Reyes of the New York Mets celebrates after scoring a run against the Colorado Rockies April 11 at Citi Field in New York City. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) #

Like peas in the same black-eyed pod, rugby player Flip van der Merwe (left) and boxer Erik Morales sport giant shiners. The Bulls' van der Merwe suffered his against the Crusaders in a Super Rugby match in Timaru, New Zealand April 9, and decorated it with festive blades of grass. Morales' is so gorgeous it needs no decoration as he waits for a decision in his fight against Marcos Maidana April 9 in Las Vegas. (Ross Setford/AP/NZPA) (Isaac Brekken/AP) #

Britain's Elizabeth Tweddle wins the uneven bars final event of the European Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Berlin April 9. (JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images) #

Cruz Azul's Waldo Ponce gets all maternal as he celebrates his goal against Morelia at a Mexican soccer league match in Mexico City April 9. (AP Photo/Miguel Tovar) #

Kerrie Webb (left) congratulates Stacy Lewis after Lewis won an LPGA golf tournament in Rancho Mirage, Calif. April 3. (REUTERS/Danny Moloshok) #

A cave explorer makes his way through a tire during an annual international competition for speleologists in Raubichi, Belarus April 2. The competition requires competitors to practice various skills needed when exploring caves, which everyone knows are typically filled with old car tires. (REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko) #

Mounted men try to take each others hats during an equestrian holiday in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan April 9, as their horses smile for the camera. (VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO/AFP/Getty Images) #

Several horses fall at Bechers Brook in the Grand National during Grand National Day at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool April 9. (AP Photo/John Giles/PA Wire) #

Northern Iowa's David Bonin (left) battles against Binghamton's Matt Kaylor during their 157-pound first round match March 17 at the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships in Philadelphia. (AP Photo) #

People participate in a flashmob pillow fight during International Pillow Fight day in central Sofia April 2. (REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov) #

Victoria McVicker races in the slalom course at the U.S. Alpine National Skiing Championships in Winter Park, Colo. April 3. (AP Photo/Nathan Bilow) #

The New Jersey Nets' Brook Lopez (left) dances with the Charlotte Bobcats' D.J. White during an NBA basketball game April 11 in Newark. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) #

The New York Yankees' Nick Swisher (right) falls after crashing into Curtis Granderson, who caught a fly out by Boston Red Sox' Jacoby Ellsbury during an MLB baseball game in Boston April 8. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) #

South Maroubra SLSC lose a crew member as a wave turns the boat during the Australian Surf Lifesaving Championships at Kurrawa Beach April 10 in Gold Coast, Australia. (Matt Roberts/Getty Images) #

Marc Marquez falls during the Spanish Grand Prix in Jerez, Spain April 3. (REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo) #

England's Ellen White (bottom) challenges Rachel Buehler of the U.S. during their international friendly soccer match at the Leyton Orient in London April 2. (REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett) #

Mike Miller of the Miami Heat reacts after battling for a loose ball against the Atlanta Hawks April 11 in Atlanta. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) #

Ashley Graham of the North Queensland Cowboys scores despite the defense of Luke Burt and Jarryd Hayne of the Parramatta Eels during their NRL match at Parramatta Stadium April 2 in Sydney. (Mark Nolan/Getty Images) #

The Tampa Bay Rays' Ben Zobrist bobbles a grounder against the Boston Red Sox April 11 at Fenway Park in Boston. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff) #

The Los Angeles Lakers' Derek Fisher (left) and the Oklahoma City Thunder's Kendrick Perkins battle for a loose ball during their NBA basketball game April 10 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) #

Radek Martinek of the New York Islanders (top) stops Pascal Dupuis of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the crease at the Nassau Coliseum April 8 in Uniondale, N.Y. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) #

Saxo Bank-Sungard's Nick Nuyens climbs the Geraardsbergen wall during the ProTour Ronde van Vlaanderen/Tour of Flanders cycling race in Meerbeke, Belgium April 3. (REUTERS/Yves Herman) #

Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga celebrates after he dismissed New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill during their Cricket World Cup semi-final match at the R. Premadasa Cricket Stadium in Colombo March 29. For more on the Cricket World Cup, see link below to The Big Picture.(LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI/AFP/Getty Images) #

James Woods rides a wave to advance to the quarter-finals at the TNS Rangiroa Pro Junior surfing competition in the French Polynesian city of Rangiroa. (Kirstin Scholtz/AFP/Getty Images) #

Participants run into the water at Copacabana Beach at the start of the annual Travessia dos Fortes or Fort Crossing swimming competition in Rio de Janeiro April 3. About 2,000 swimmers took part in the 2.08 mile event between Fort Copacabana and Fort Rudder. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano) #

Inline skaters pass in front of the victory column during the half-marathon in Berlin April 3. (REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch) #

Eight hundred and fourteen competitors take the start of the fifth stage of the "Marathon des Sables" in the valley of Rich Merzoug April 8 in Morocco. The Desert Marathon is considered the hardest in the World. (PIERRE VERDY/AFP/Getty Images) #

A field of 1,500 runners runs the Seven Mile Bridge Run April 9 in Marathon, Fla. T he annual footrace over the longest of 43 bridges that helps comprise the Florida Keys Overseas Highway began in 1982. (ANDY NEWMAN/AFP/Getty Images) #

Fans of Egypt's Zamalek light flares during their African Champions League soccer match against Tunisia's Club Africain at Cairo stadium April 2. (REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh) #

Paredes dives into Ik Kil cenote from the 27.25m platform during a cliff diving event at Chichen Itza in Yucatan, Mexico. (BALAZS GARDI/AFP/Getty Images) #

People living near their homes under an elevated rail line in Jakarta pass the time playing chess April 12. (REUTERS/Enny Nuraheni) #



The best I've ever seen !

Thank you for sharing this brilliant pictures !

Posted by Presa Sportiva April 17, 11 12:43 PM

We'll get an update again one day....right?

Posted by Jason May 5, 11 11:58 AM
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