And even if they don't, they could still qualify for Europe's elite competition by winning the Europa League this season, in which they are now in the last eight and face a trip to Anderlecht next week looking to progress to the semi-finals.
But it wasn't just Luke Maye's game-winning shot with three tenths of a second left in North Carolina's 75-73 victory over Kentucky that earned him the MOP. "It's tough to lose on a last-second shot like that". South Carolina's entire history in the NCAA Tournament could've been compiled on a cocktail napkin.
The Galatasaray star revealed that Hart told him after the goal: 'It was a f*****g brilliant shot - wonderful! "We haven't got the win which we would have liked, but I think people can see the commitment of the players in the way that they played".
Cristiano Ronaldo was honored with an ugly bust when the Madeira Islands airport in Portugal was renamed after the soccer superstar. Cristiano Ronaldo has had bad luck with statues created as a tribute to him, including the 10-foot bronze statue in his hometown that has a bulge in its trousers.
It means the 33-year old Na leads his group of four with two points from two wins with Fitzpatrick one point after his victory over Wood while Thomas also has one point from Thursday's victory over Wood. "And although my mum says not to let it get to me, it clearly has". McIlroy's quest to regain his match play crown was dealt an early setback as the world number two crashed to a 2&1 defeat against Danish veteran Soren Kjeldsen at Austin Country Club in Texas.
He squeaked by in the first set by winning the tiebreak by a hair's breath, but seemed to recover some of his luster in the second, closing out the win over Bautista Agut with a more confident tie break performance, prevailing 7-6 (5), 7-6 (4).
Philippe Coutinho says Everton beating Liverpool to the top four is not worrisome to the Anfield club. Meanwhile, Simon Mignolet, who has never lost in his seven Merseyside derbies to date, is looking forward to another intense match-up.
He wants to stay in London with Arsenal but he wants the Gunners to be a team that has a winning mentality and will challenge for the major trophies. "I hope the club will find an agreement with them", Wenger said, as quoted by Sky Sports . Chelsea's main stumbling block might be an agreement between Sanchez and Arsenal that he can not sign for another Premier Leagueclub when he leaves in the summer.
Mike Conley matched his career high with seven 3-pointers on his way to 36 points, helping the Memphis Grizzlies rout the Indiana Pacers 110-97 on Wednesday night. There's no scenario where the Thunder win in that scenario, down 13 with 3:30, without Westbrook taking over as he did. He scored seven of his team's 12 points in overtime as OKC pulled away.
There is precedent for this with the Raiders, who relocated from Oakland to Los Angeles in 1982. Still, Del Rio said the No. 1 priority for players and coaches was to "talk to their wives and kids" about the pending move. That's (moving to Vegas) ridiculous. They played there 13 years before previous owner Al Davis moved the team back to Oakland in 1995. The comments run contrary to Raiders owner Mark Davis's desire to stay in the Coliseum for the next three seasons before moving.
It wasn't looking good for the Denmark native when Pliskova outlasted her in the opening set. She later dug in on defense in sets two and three to turn the match around; with the victory, the World No.14 has now advanced to the championship match at all four Premier Mandatory events in her career.
The 28-year-old has cut a frustrated figure in recent weeks as Arsenal's slide out of the title race was coupled with a 10-2 aggregate defeat to Bayern Munich in the last 16 of the Champions League. It's true we have not extended his contract yet but I hope he will stay at the club. - Miguel Delaney (@MiguelDelaney) March 30, 2017Wenger: "I think you have to be very cautious when people give interviews in home country, as interpretation not always exact".
She and Hernandez are not married, but Jenkins-Hernandez explained that she legally took Hernandez's last name in 2015. 'I played my role. "I cleaned and did everything else". "He was not my friend". We weren't sitting on the couch watching movies and eating popcorn together. "I pick and choose my battles". I didn't see that as one of them.
Hamilton ought still to have been able to regain the lead, but he came out of the pits behind Max Verstappen's fifth placed Red Bull, and simply could not pass it despite running on fresher rubber. After three years of Mercedes dominance, Vettel triumphing at a sun-bathed Albert Park , in front of a near 100,000 crowd, is precisely what the sport and its new owners, Liberty Media, will have desired.
Rousey spent the majority of her MMA career as an unstoppable wrecking machine and that same moniker could easily follow her to WWE, but Heyman says there are plenty of potential foils in the promotion that could serve as her in ring equal.
The U.S. National Hockey League (NHL) has become the latest major sports league to attempt to tap into the lucrative Chinese market. Packaging represent the formal launch of what we hope will be a long and successful collaboration between our league, our teams and our partners in accelerating the development of hockey in China.
The warning came days after French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen met Putin in a visit to Moscow as she tries to boost her worldwide status by meeting with world leaders. Immediately following that statement, Democrats have called on Chairman Nunes to either step down or recuse himself, calls that have grown more loud after he said he met with a source at the White House.
HUMBLE, Texas (AP) - Dustin Johnson has withdrawn from the Shell Houston Open to rest from his five-day victory in Match Play. He scored seven of his team's 12 points in overtime as OKC pulled away. Up three with time winding down and momentum heavily against them, the smart move was to foul. This was just a tough night for us. The Mavs had been trying to see what they had in Curry as an offensive initiator, as an offseason looms that might make the position the top area of need for Dallas ...
Lionel Messi's ban come in the midst of the turmoil facing the Argentina soccer federation. Bauza also highlighted the problem raised by the timing of FIFA's verdict, saying "it is strange" that Messi's ban was decided so quickly. "It [the ban] really took us by surprise because we never thought it would be so harsh". "Messi's ban is excessive". He acknowledged that Messi "made a mistake by insulting" the linesman, but argued that FIFA's sanction was disproportionate.
Jorge Linares (42-3, 27 KOs) is one of the most interesting personalities in boxing. In terms of technique and ability to dictate the pace of the fight, in which the WBA and The Ring lightweight titles were on the line, defending champion Linares' superiority could not be questioned.
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo had his bust revealed at Cristiano Ronaldo Airport, formerly known as Madeira International Airport. Take a look around Ronaldo's house. Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa, and Cristiano Ronaldo . In Funchal, the regional government provided transport to the outdoor ceremony for schoolchildren and elderly people at care homes.
Southampton did remarkably well to book their place in the League Cup final , but Manchester United proved to be too clinical for the Saints in the deciding game at Wembley Stadium, registering a dramatic 3-2 victory. Juan Mata scored Man United's lone goal, as they ran out 1-0 winners against Man City in the EFL Cup last October. And with the closing stages of the Champions League and Europa League - as well as an FA Cup semi-final - on the horizon, a truly awesome April of live football ...
The win also brought a successful end of India's 13-test home season, in which they won 10, drew two and had the lone loss to Australia in the opener in Pune. "It has changed", Kohli said. The rancour worsened in the third Test when Australia's Glenn Maxwell was caught mocking a shoulder injury sustained by Kohli while diving to save a boundary.
It was one of several incidents during the bad-tempered series, including Kohli accusing Smith of systematically abusing the decision review system during the second Bangalore Test. "No, it has changed. I think he had the temperament of a fast bowler and that aggression has been shown by the bowlers as well", the former India captain told NDTV.
Westbrook put together yet another monster game, scoring 57 points to go with 11 assists and 13 rebounds for his 38th triple-double of the season. Then of course, Russell Westbrook happened. Memphis never trailed and built a 25-point lead to blow out the visiting Pacers. Carmelo Anthony was scoreless in the first half and finished with nine points on 4-of-12 shooting.
Kamran Akmal went without troubling the scorers in the first over while Babar Azam perished after scoring 27. Pakistan who failed to impress at the last ICC World T20 has been building nicely around a young group of players and now has five consecutive victories in T20 matches.
It was impressive. Look, it's well-documented, I'm not saying anything ground-breaking, he's a special athlete. he is a very good kid. He chose to run it again Thursday at Texas A&M's pro day - and wowed everyone again, turning in an unofficial clocking of 4.61 seconds.
Robbie Brady will captain Ireland and it's anticipated he will feature at left-back, with wholesale changes on the agenda. 'Neil Taylor is not that type of player. "Why shouldn't he?" said O'Neill. O'Neill said: "I thought both challenges when I have seen them back have been very, very poor". "But the referee had nothing to do with Seamus' tackle - he dealt with it on the field".
I support what USA Hockey women's team are doing. The U.S women's hockey team, which is the reigning world champions, was expected to begin training camp in MI on March 21. "We're unanimously united as a player pool", forward Hilary Knight said. But the athletes are expected to "train full time and compete throughout the year".
Leading the side in the absence of injured regular skipper Virat Kohli, Rahane played with uncharacteristic aggression, hitting Cummins for back-to-back sixes at the HPCA Stadium which debuted as a test venue with this match. "Steve Smith is a big man to admit that he has made a mistake", Sunil Gavaskar said on India news channel NDTV. Australia accused of cheating: The fiery end to the second Test in Bangalore was undoubtedly the match that started Kholi's fire - accusing Australian ...
As noted by ESPN , the New York Knicks (28-47) have already been mathematically eliminated from the playoffs, and would be better served assessing their roster for the remainder of the season. ..." Goran Dragic led Miami with 20 points and nine assists and seven rebounds while the Knicks were led by Kristaps Porzingis with 20 points and eight rebounds.
The Frenchman said recently that he would make an announcement on his future "very soon", but he did not divulge any new information when invited to do so at his weekly press conference. "I think personally he's happy here". "It is true that it happened before when we were in a position financially where we had to sell our best players, but that is not the case anymore".
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly believes Virat Kohli will not necessarily hold true to his post-match comments that he will never again address Australian cricketers as his friends. "It was a well-fought series and we all played good cricket". Without Kohli, India went on to win the fourth Test, during which the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) put a video on its website of a spat between all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja and Australia wicketkeeper Matthew Wade.
Regular skipper Virat Kohli, who sat out of the contest due to a shoulder injury, and the rest of the Indian team gave Rahul a standing ovation. Debutant player Kuldeep Yadav, who performed four-for in the first innings attracted many eye-balls across the nation, including Sachin Tendulkar.
The second "cheating" scandal of this series blew up when Indian players were called back on to the field after sprinting off, thinking the Australian innings was over. "I wanted to lead from the front with my performances". "That's a big stride for me moving forward". Ashwin eventually dismissed Hazlewood for a duck, getting him leg before in a shock capitulation of Australia's tail that saw all three "tail-enders" undone for ducks, leaving India with an easy target of 106 to take the ...