A selection of our DMN picture takers’ Photos of the Week, sports edition:
1. USA’s Dana Vollmer of Granbury prepares to race in the 100 meter butterfly swimming final at the Olympics on Sunday, July 29. She won the event and broke the world record to take gold. (Photo by Vernon Bryant)
2. USA’s Russell Westbrook makes a pass while defended by Nigeria’s Tony Skinn in the first half of play during the preliminary round of Olympics basketball Thursday. The U.S. won 156-73 in a rout. (By Vernon)
3. USA’s Errol Spence of DeSoto reacts after Brazil’s Myke Ribeiro de Carvalho is reprimanded by the official during round 1 of men’s Olympic welterweight boxing Sunday, July 29. Spence at first lost the match, appealed, then won when the decision was reversed. (By Vernon)
4. Texas Rangers center fielder Josh Hamilton takes the field with his teammates before the Los Angeles Angels baseball game at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington last Tuesday. (Photo by Louis DeLuca)
UPDATE: Errol challenged the decision and it’s been reversed. He’s still in.
Dallas Morning News photographer Vernon Bryant caught DeSoto boxer Errol Spence’s heartbreaking loss to India’s Krishan Vikas today in the men’s welterweight bout. Read reporter Kate Hairopoulos’ story on the loss here.