Images of world sport: Fans and The Force

There are some really great images from last week — which was an especially great week for sports. These shots brought a smile to my face. Enjoy.

A baseball fan catches a foul ball with his ball cap during the fifth inning of a baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and the Kansas City Royals, Thursday, April 4, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Fans, background, react — I think the guy is going to his first-ever hockey game — as Washington Capitals’ Troy Brouwer (20) and Florida Panthers’ Scott Timmins (75) slam into the glass during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Sunrise, Fla., Saturday, April 6, 2013. The Capitals won 4-3. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

Fight!Fight!Fight! Vancouver Canucks’ Zack Kassian, left, and Calgary Flames’ Tim Jackman fight as fans react during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Saturday April 6, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)

Anna Scherling, 10, hugs her father, U.S. Army Lt. Col. Bill Scherling during a surprise visit on Saturday, April 6, 2013 in St. Cloud, Minn. Scherling returned from Kuwait in his last of three deployments with the 171st Engineer Detachment and came out on the ice ahead of his daughter’s Minnesota Selects ’03 hockey tournament game at the Municipal Athletic Complex. (AP Photo/St. Cloud Times, Kimm Anderson)

A member of the Syracuse pep band plays during practice at the Final Four of the NCAA college basketball tournament, Friday, April 5, 2013, in Atlanta. Syracuse plays Michigan in a semifinal game on Saturday. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Julien Candelon of France, front is tackled by Carlin Isles of the U.S. during the day 2 match of the Hong Kong Sevens rugby tournament in Hong Kong Saturday, March 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Osea Kolinisau of Fiji, right, fends off Cory Allen of Wales during the final match of the Hong Kong Sevens rugby tournament in Hong Kong Sunday, March 24, 2013. Fiji beat Wales 26-19. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

FC Dallas goalkeeper Raul Fernandez watches as a strike from Toronto FC’s Darel Russell crosses the goal line for the game-tying goal during second-half MLS soccer game action in Toronto, Saturday, April 6, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jesse Johnston)


California guard Layshia Clarendon (23) looks at the ball as Louisville forward Sara Hammond (00) shoots in the second half of a national semifinal at the Women’s Final Four of the NCAA college basketball tournament, Sunday, April 7, 2013, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

And finally: Tottenham Hotspur’s soccer team manager Andre Villas-Boas tries to move the ball by using the force against Everton during their English Premier League soccer match at White Hart Lane, London, Sunday, April 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)



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