The 35-year-old missed the last six months of the 2016 season through injury but has come storming back in 2017, picking up an 18th Grand Slam crown at the Australian Open before prevailing at Indian Wells and the Miami Open too. Federer said he does not plan to play any clay tournaments until the French Open because "I'm not 24 anymore". "I'll focus on the French and the grass and the hardcourts after that - that is the key for me".
The comeback dunk . The Thunder trailed the Magic by 21 points with about five minutes to go in the third quarter. Let's never speak of it again. Walker hit two big 3-pointers in the final 2 minutes, including one that gave the Hornets a 104-101 lead with 37.5 seconds left.
Six other patients - including the child who died - were taken to nearby Lakeland Hospital, said spokeswoman Megan Yore. The children are ages 12-14. "To have six youths, that just takes it into a whole different category", Wise said. "I was out of the pool and I passed out and I hit my head", he said.
But Moyes batted away the enquiry and then fumed at Sparks off-camera, threatening her with violence if she were to repeat her line of questioning. "I accept it was a mistake". "This is a woman, in a very small minority of sports journalists, trying to go about her job and being threatened". A spokesperson for the club also spoke to the Star, adding: "David and the reporter spoke to another another subsequently and the mater was resolved amicably".
The victory, coupled with the Boston Celtics' win over the Orlando Magic , kept the Cavs a half-game behind the Celtics in the Eastern Conference. It's the first time that's happened in at least three seasons here - a player speaking before the coach .And here's what he said :"We're just in a bad spot right now."Well, yes".
As a proud North Carolinian, I'm deeply disappointed that HB 2's shameful ban on local protections will continue. Yet, the most public economic domino - the reaction of the NCAA to the approved repeal - remains unknown. But the repeal legislation, House Bill 142 , leaves many LGBTQ advocates feeling as though little if any progress was made in restoring the rights of transgender people in the Tar Heel State.
He scored 15 points to go along with his 9 rebounds and 4 assists in the first half. Scored 5 points, making 2 of 2 field goals. They were the first 13 points of the period for the Pacers, which included two 3-pointers and an old-fashioned three-point play.
In between, his auto came to a stop on the way to lining up at the starting grid and he was forced to join the race from pit-lane two laps behind after frantic work in the garage to fix a sensor problem with his gearbox. Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff said on Saturday evening that his team faced "a hell of a fight" this season - and they are right in it following Vettel's imposing victory.
Juventus caught a fine start as they executed a ideal counter-attack with just seven minutes played as Khedira and Miralem Pjanic exchanged passes on the edge of the area with the German driving past goalkeeper Rafael. Napoli now sit in third position, ten points behind leaders Juve and five points behind second placed Roma . We have to drop those points and Roma have to win all their matches.
James finished with 41 points, 16 rebounds, and 11 assists, notching his 11th triple-double of the season, and first 40-point triple-double. While the Pacers have struggled lately, it is hard to not be encouraged by how the Cavs attacked them in the first half.
Federer fired 30 winners, 18 of them in the first set, against his adversary, who suffered from the effects of the high 75 per cent humidity and 28 C (82 F) heat, a situation that several times nearly resulted in his racket escaping his sweaty hands.
Murali Vijay (8) and Pujara (0) were both dismissed but neither wicket had a significant impact on India's chances. Opener KL Rahul remained 51 not out while stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane hammered a rapid unbeaten 38 as hosts ended at 106 for two.
Palace want a fifth straight win at Southampton on Wednesday to move further away from the drop zone. "We would love to keep Wilfried", said Parish on BBC Radio 5 live. We are at seven points now and it is important to be there if Chelsea fail. Nobody expected it. Our plan was one of the keys to why we've won. Tottenham Hotspur must learn from last season's poor late form as they attempt to chase down Premier League leaders Chelsea in the closing weeks of the campaign, manager Mauricio ...
For the eighth time in the Premier League this season, Manchester United have had to settle for a point at Old Trafford . Shaw has made just two appearances in the last four months for United and was not even on the bench for Saturday's game against West Brom at Old Trafford, as Mourinho chose to name Matthew Willock ahead of Shaw.
Jose Mourinho anticipates Juan Mata to join Phil Jones and Chris Smalling among Manchester United's long term injury absentees as the team strategy a critical period in their own challenge to meet the requirements for the Champions League.
The Australian media gleefully brought into the narrative by painting the India captain in demonic colours, and Kohli did not help matters, his usually-combative self-acquiring greater overtones as the series went along. A personal matter that was highly sensitive. "But he didn't realise that he'd overstepped the mark until the umpire came over and said - "Virat that's overstepped the mark" - and once that was said, he took a step back and apologized", added Cowen.
That is likely to encourage the disenchanted Arsenal supporters to step up their campaign, starting with the visit of West Ham on Wednesday. Guardiola was frustrated that Manchester City did not get a late penalty after the ball touched Nacho Monreal's hand, and said that Monreal himself had admitted he had handled the ball.
He will now face Australia's Nick Kyrgios who defeated Germany's Alexander Zverev 6-4 6-7 (11-9) 6-3. Top seed Stan Wawrinka was stunned on his birthday at the Miami Open as Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal reached the quarter-finals. "As I said, we're going to play a lot more times and he's only going to get better". But an inspired Berdych regrouped in the second and took advantage of a loose Federer service game to break for a 5-3 lead.
Barry Moran of The Sun wrote over the weekend that Mayweather and McGregor are set to announce their fight in a matter of days . He explained: 'I always use this story that when Conor beat Aldo to unify the 145 [pound title], he argues it was an 11 second fight but it was 13 seconds on the record book, one punch and it was over.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered a federal budget Wednesday that aims to get Canadians ready for a changing world and potentially shield the Liberals from the forces that brought U.S. Budget allocations could include access to affordable postsecondary education, access to affordable childcare, funding and programs for shelters and other supports for victims of domestic violence, and a commitment to pay equity.
Dorsey, who hit game-winning shots against Rhode Island and MI in the NCAA Tournament , wanted one more opportunity. But Meeks got inside of Bell for that final rebound , threw it outside to Pinson, who dribbled out the clock to end this ugly affair.
The NCAA tournament is hard to predict, which is why it's so popular. He's shooting 43.8 percent (7-of-16) from the charity stripe in five NCAAT games. "The next day I came running into their shoot-around and got the equipment manager, called him over", Williams recalled. Were there some things I wish hadn't happened? "The biggest thing we'll focus on is trying to eliminate them from getting as many post touches as possible".
And we've been on them to show emotion. A career day for freshman Zach Collins and a pair of timely baskets by Przemek Karnowski sent the Gonzaga Bulldogs to their first national championship appearance Saturday afternoon. Before the game, he said he told roommate Williams-Goss, "I wouldn't want to be playing against me today". In the second five minutes, Williams-Goss hit 20 points for the game.
Reality check: The Cards won't come close to challenging the Cubs in the Central, but they should sneak into the playoffs as the second wild card with around 88 wins. The veteran ace has the potential to shut this Cardinals lineup down the way he did last season and that would make for a long night for the home crowd.
ABOUT THE KNICKS (29-47): Both Carmelo Anthony (back) and Derrick Rose (knee) were absent Friday but NY looked nothing like a team that had been officially eliminated from the postseason earlier in the week. Rose's injury news was a surprising but all too familiar ending to his first season in NY. For Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek, Boston represented another model of what he hopes the Knicks can become.
The Warriors are also the best defensive team in the National Basketball Association where it matters most in the National Basketball Association these days - guarding the three-point line. Then a couple minutes later, on a drive into traffic that didn't seem destined for points, Harden felt Curry's right hand on his left oblique, so he swung his off-arm up through it, snagging a cheap foul.
INTRO: Jermain Defoe marked his return to England colours with his first global goal in more than four years as the hosts took a 1-0 half-time lead in their World Cup qualifier against Lithuania. "We're never able to pick a full cohort, so it's important we can call upon the likes of Jermain and he can have the impact he does like he did today".
Staley's been a stalwart in the women's game for almost three decades, reaching three consecutive Final Fours as a player at Virginia from 1990-92, but came home empty-handed each time, despite being named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player in 1991.
But the cast of Stilman White, Nate Britt, Luke Maye, Tony Bradley and Pinson staved off the Wildcats long enough for Berry to return four minutes after his injury. While his teammates were one for 12 from beyond the arc, Maye was two of three. The others were by Christian Laettner (1990 and 1992 Duke) and Scottie Reynolds (2009 Villanova).
Fowler overcame a seven-stroke deficit to reel in Kang, only to stumble at the end with a bogey at the 17th and a double-bogey at the par-four 18th. Cheng made a 17-foot par putt on the 17th hole and a par on 18 to get into the clubhouse with the lead at 7 under, just ahead of Anne-Catherine Tanguay, who closed at 6 under.
Kolo Toure has celebrated Celtic's Scottish Premiership style in some style, dancing topless as his team-mates chanted his name in the dressing room. The win put Celtic out of sight, having won 28 games and drawing two so far in the league campaign. Celtic returned to the scene of the crime - until that point the only place they'd stumbled this season - at the start of March.
The 34-year-old led England out on his long-awaited recall at Wembley , accompanied by five-year-old cancer sufferer Bradley Lowery, and put his side ahead with a clinical first-time finish after good work from Raheem Sterling. The suggestion that Defoe must thrive in the Premier League carried implications that he might drop off the radar should Sunderland be relegated and the striker remain on Wearside.
Eight months after the four-time world player of year held the Euro 2016 trophy aloft after Portugal's 1-0 win over France in Paris, the Aeroporto da Madeira in Funcal is now the " Cristiano Ronaldo International Airport". A child touches a statue of Portuguese star soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo in Funchal, the capital of Madeira island, Portugal, Monday, March 27 2017.
The 28-year-old has failed to match his form from last season and hasn't scored a goal since December. With a ten-point lead at the top of the Premier League table, Conte has already turned his sights to next season and has given the Blues board a list of targets, topped by unsettled Gunners talisman Sanchez.
He then held steady to retain a three-shot margin heading into the final round. "Fortunately, I started with some birdies today and it did help me out a lot". But the 53-year-old Spaniard had a stunning double bogey on 18 to finish at 2-under 70 for the round. Then there was Sunday's final round at the Golf Club of Houston, where the only consistent aspect was the circle he put around almost every one of his scores.