By Allison Duffy-Davis
As part of an ongoing series, Sports on Earth is partnering with Getty Images to bring you the best snapshots from around the sports world each week, from No. 13 to No. 1. Our methodology isn't scientific. Do you disagree with the order? Do you have an image of your own to share? Tweet at us @SportsonEarth and let us know your thoughts.
We saw amazing photographs from all over the globe -- from majestic roads that weave along the coast of California to some celebrations on the pitch as exciting seasons come to an end.
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Salvador Perez gets Brandon Moss involved in the postgame celebration after the Kansas City Royals rallied to defeat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium. Moss mashed an impressive solo homer into the fountain to break an early tie, and the Royals went ahead again in the bottom of the eighth, eventually securing an exciting win in front of the hometown crowd.
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The peloton of cyclists rides around Lake Tahoe during Stage 1 of the Amgen Breakaway From Heart Disease Women's Race in Sacramento. The city has hosts the competitive, scenic race to raise awareness annually, and 2016 Olympic Games road race gold medalist Anna van der Breggen took home the overall win days later.
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Manchester City's Carli Lloyd gets swarmed by teammates after scoring her side's third goal during the SSE Women's FA Cup Final between Birmingham City and Manchester City in London. The two-time Olympic gold medalist is arguably the most decorated woman in American soccer with two Player of the Year Awards and a FIFA World Cup to her name, and she added an FA Cup to her trophy case after an incredible showing at Wembley this week.
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In the wild, Penguins are known for communicating through physical displays, and the Pittsburgh hockey club of the same name celebrated its on-ice supremacy in the same way on May 10 during the Stanley Cup Playoffs. With a 2-0 win in Game 7 of Eastern Conference second-round play, the Penguins squashed the Capitals' quest for the cup and set up a date with Ottawa in the conference finals.
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Thanks to Patty Mills' 20-point performance, San Antonio one-upped Houston in overtime of Game 5 during the Western Conference Semifinals, winning 110-107. The Spurs went on to seal the series victory over the Rockets two nights later after James Harden disappeared at home.
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Members of Chelsea F.C. toss midfielder N'Golo Kante into the air to celebrate their return to the top in the Premier League. The club defeated West Brom, 1-0, on May 12 to earn the fifth Premier League title in franchise history. The club also matched the Premier League record for season wins (29) in the process.
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Tottenham Hotspur fans flood the pitch after the club defeated Manchester United, 2-1, on May 14. The match marked the end of an era for the Spurs, as it was their last ever game at White Hart Lane, which opened in 1899 and has been home to the club ever since. While a new stadium is built on the site, Tottenham will play at Wembley Stadium next season.
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Spanish Grand Prix victor Lewis Hamilton may have lost more than four pounds of water weight during the race -- he decided against carrying drinks in his car to save on overall load -- but he had more than enough champagne available when he finished with a winning time of 1:35:56.
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Chicago base runner Tyler Saladino isn't afraid to get his White Sox dirty -- and he proved it on Mother's Day, sliding around the tag of Padres catcher Austin Hedges to score the game-winning run.
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It was a fiery finish for Aric Almirola, Joey Logano and Danica Patrick, who collided with 69 laps to go in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway on May 13. Logano experienced a mechanical failure in his No. 22 AAA Insurance Ford, hitting Patrick and sending her No. 10 Wonder Woman/One Cure Ford spiraling into the wall. Almirola, trailing them both in his No. 43 Smithfield Ford, contributed to the pile-up from behind, and the race was red-flagged as safety workers rushed to the scene.
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For the 27th straight year, Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya hosted the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix. German driver Sebastian Vettel -- racing the (5) Scuderia Ferrari SF70H -- led Great Britain's Lewis Hamilton -- driving the (44) Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team Mercedes F1 WO8 -- early on, but Hamilton overtook him on lap 44 and ultimately finished three seconds ahead to claim the trophy.
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It's a feat of rhythmic gymnastics deception: Ecem Cankaya of Turkey appears headless as she contorts her body during day one of The Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games. This year's games, which span from May 12-22 in Baku, Azerbaijan, are the fourth of their kind. Through May 15, Turkey led the competition with 42 gold medals.
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Cyclists climb Kingsbury Grade Road through the majestic, snow-capped Sierra Nevada Mountains while competing in Stage 2 of the Amgen Breakaway from Heart Disease Women's Race empowered with SRAM. The race, which spans more than 400 kilometers, is the lone American event on the WorldTour calendar this year and featured a mostly flat course, with the exception of Stage 2, which contained the biggest climb: the Daggett Summit.