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Week in Pictures: April 21-April 27

Take a look at some eye-catching pictures from Las Vegas Review-Journal photographers in the past week, including Golden Knights playoffs, Raiders draft and WBA lightweight championship bout.

The Meadows School third baseman Sam Kaplan looks in a high ground ball during fielding practice, he will play at Cornell University next year on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 in Las Vegas. (L.E. Baskow/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @Left_Eye_Images
Tourists ride gondolas at The Venetian on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Las Vegas. (L.E. Baskow/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @Left_Eye_Images
Trainer John Meador has his head licked by Ozzie, Nevada’s only giraffe at the Lion Habitat Ranch in Henderson, Monday, April 22, 2019. (Caroline Brehman/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @carolinebrehman
Kassandra Lopez, general manager of Tattoo’d America attraction inside Pop Vegas at the Linq Promenade, throws confetti in the black light room during a tour Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @KMCannonPhoto
Akiko Cooks, a parent of one of victims, left, weeps, Friday, April 26, 2019, at the Clark County Juvenile Justice Court during a sentencing hearing for a teen who made racist threats against Arbor View High School students. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye Las Vegas Review-Journal) @bizutesfaye
Rances Barthelemy, right, connects a punch against Robert Easter Jr. in the WBA lightweight championship bout at The Chelsea in Las Vegas, Saturday, April 27, 2019. The fight ended in a split draw. (Erik Verduzco / Las Vegas Review-Journal) @Erik_Verduzco
San Jose Sharks goaltender Martin Jones (31) and defenseman Erik Karlsson (65) block a shot from Golden Knights center Pierre-Edouard Bellemare (41) during the third period of Game 6 of an NHL Western Conference quarterfinal series at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 21, 2019. (Chase Stevens/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @csstevensphoto
Sharks right wing Barclay Goodrow (23) celebrates with Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic (44) and Sharks center Joe Thornton (19) after Goodrow scored the game winning goal in overtime of Game 7 of an NHL Western Conference quarterfinal series against the Golden Knights on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at SAP Center, in San Jose, Calif. (Benjamin Hager/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @BenjaminHphoto
Veronica Diaz, from left, Hector Leyva, and Kevin Shaughnessy react to the 27th draft pick of safety Johnathan Abram at a Raiders draft party at Drai’s nightclub at The Cromwell hotel-casino in Las Vegas, Thursday, April 25, 2019. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @rookie__rae
The Oakland Raiders first-round picks from the 2019 NFL Draft: running back Josh Jacobs, left, defensive end Clelin Ferrell, center, and safety Johnathan Abram, hold up their team jerseys at a news conference at the Raiders’ headquarters in Alameda, Calif., Friday, April 26, 2019. (Heidi Fang /Las Vegas Review-Journal) @HeidiFang

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