Photos of the day – Thursday

Pittsburgh forward DeJuan Blair (45) reacts after making a basket in the second half of a men's NCAA tournament regional semifinal college basketball game against Xavier in Boston, Thursday, March 26, 2009. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson) Dallas Stars Joel Lundqvist (39) reaches for the puck against Vancouver Canucks Alex Burrows (14) during the third period of the NHL hockey game in Dallas, Tuesday, March 24, 2009. (AP Photo/LM Otero) Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, left, drives past Detroit Pistons guard Arron Afflalo in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Auburn Hills, Thursday, March 26, 2009. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) Purdue's JaJuan Johnson (25) dunks as Connecticut's Jeff Adrien (4), Hasheem Thabeet (34) and Stanley Robinson (21) and Purdue's Robbie Hummel (4) look on during the second half of a men's NCAA college basketball tournament regional semifinal in Glendale, Ariz., Thursday, March 26, 2009. Connecticut won 72-60. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) New York Yankees' Derek Jeter is safe on a stolen base in the first inning as Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins is drawn off base on the throw in the Phillies 10-2 loss to the Yankees in a spring training baseball game at Brighthouse Field in Clearwater, Fla., Thursday, March 26, 2009. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) Mark Wilson, left, and Tiger Woods share a laugh while waiting to putt on the 18th green during the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational golf tournament in Orlando, Fla., Thursday, March 26, 2009. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) Nicolas Massu, of Chile, returns the ball to Ryan Sweeting of the United States, in the first round at the Sony Ericsson Open tennis tournament in Key Biscayne, Fla. Thursday, March 26, 2009. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Photos of the day: Thursday

Heath Slocum hits out of the sand trap onto the eighth green during the first round of the Honda Classic golf tournament in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Thursday, March 5, 2009. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter) United States' Adam Dunn, left and Chipper Jones, right, flank manger Davey Johnson before their exhibition spring baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Clearwater, Fla., Thursday, March 5, 2009. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) Brazil's Sao Paulo FC's Washington celebrates after scoring during a Copa Libertadores soccer match against Colombia's America de Cali in Cali, Colombia, Thursday, March 5, 2009. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara) New Orleans Hornets forward David West (30) is sandwiched between Dallas Mavericks' Jason Terry (31) and Brandon Bass (32) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Thursday, March 5, 2009. (AP Photo/Bill Haber) Officials and fans watch as several Nashville Predators and Columbus Blue Jackets players fight in the third period of an NHL hockey game in Nashville, Tenn., Thursday, March 5, 2009. The Predators won 4-2. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)