Ducks Win Stanley Cup
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Best of 2007: Sports

The Ducks won the Stanley Cup, certainly a cause for celebration by Ryan Getzlaf, left, Cory Perry (in air) and goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Ducks goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere gets a champagne dousing during his day with the Stanley Cup in Laval, Quebec. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
English superstar David Beckham brought some star power to the L.A. Galaxy. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
USC players doused Coach Pete Carroll after defeating Michigan in the Rose Bowl. (Lori Shepler / Los Angeles Times)
Boston’s Manny Ramirez slugged a game-winning home run against the Angels during the American League playoffs. The Red Sox swept Los Angeles in three games and went on to win the World Series. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Oscar De La Hoya lands a punch to Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s chin, but Mayweather ultimately earned a split-decision victory to become the World Boxing Council’s super-welterweight champion. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
USC’s Terrell Thomas causes a fumble after hitting Cal quarterback Nate Longshore. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Daniel Hackett consoles Gabe Pruitt after USC lost to North Carolina in the NCAA basketball tournament. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Shawn Marion dunks as the Phoenix Suns ousted the Lakers from the NBA playoffs. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Kansas City outfielder Joey Gathright dives for a ball at Angel Stadium. He came up empty, but hey -- nice hustle. (Christine Cotter / Los Angeles Times)