Manchester City, Manchester United, and Arsenal are all within striking distance of Liverpool, as they have more league games remaining than the Reds do. The Reds have some stats on their side though, after scoring 66 goals this season, they are healthily the highest goalscorers in the Premier League.
Brazil have been a juggernaut in South American World Cup qualifying so far and they look to continue their domination with a win at home against Paraguay . Brazil are the only nation to compete in every edition of the World Cup. Neymar found himself the target of the visitors' defence early, being fouled a number of times in the opening stages but got on with the job at hand and nearly set up the opening goal six minutes in.
The 2-2 draw against Bournemouth on Wednesday night was the latest setback for a side that lack attacking thrust in Mane's absence, with their miserable run of form when he was away on African Cup of Nations duty in January evidence of what can happen when Liverpool are deprived of their match victor.
San Antonio jumped to a shocking 15-0 start. By the end of the game, there was a cornucopia of mea culpas. What does this mean as the Warriors march toward the playoffs? The Spurs showed why they're a force to be reckoned with in the Western Conference.
A CBS spokeswoman did not immediately return messages seeking comment. The Dallas Cowboys had no choice but to release Tony Romo and allow him to move onto the next big leaf in his career. Romo said his release was a financial consideration - he would have had to repay a portion of his signing bonus upon retirement - and he praised Jones despite the sudden change of plans when free agency opened early last month.
Connecticut's Kelli Stack (61) and her US national team teammates will be playing at the world championships beginning Friday after agreeing to a new four-year deal with USA Hockey. Team USA would be defending its gold medal from last season's world championships . In one of the boldest moves in any worldwide competition involving USA athletes, the women threatened to sit out the World Championships scheduled to begin this Friday in Plymouth, Michigan .
Which leaves just Pep Guardiola, who won five on the spin, and Carlo Ancelotti with victories in his first six Chelsea games. Manchester United have drawn eight games at home, more than any other Premier League side this season. "I think he sees a lot that he likes going forward but his frustrations are defensively". Look at the problems Manchester City have had bringing centre-backs in - they've spent hundreds of millions over the last few years and they've still not got it right.
Someone should probably tell former Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler to put on some clothes and start warming up his throwing arm because his phone will start ringing any second now. Needless to say, quarterback is the weakest position on a Houston team tha is loaded on defense and has a top-10 wide receiver in DeAndre Hopkins who is just begging for a competent quarterback to deliver him the ball.
It was part humor, part ambition. Puig's 11 career home runs against San Diego are his most against any team. Puig cleared the fences twice in the Dodgers' 10-2 win over the San Diego Padres on Thursday afternoon before an announced crowd of 36,501 at Dodger Stadium.
But hockey fans have become accustomed to seeing the stars of the NHL competing in the Winter Games, and an Olympic tournament without the game's best players will be a shell of what it was. "This was a big chance to get into other markets that, especially in recent years, have been grasping at hockey and hoping to get more involved in it", he said.
Son then went through on goal to give them the lead, before Erikssen added insult to injury with a late goal as we pushed for an equaliser very late on. Pochettino has now praised his players for not giving up on the game and grinding out a tough away result to keep them in the title race. That result leaves Tottenham seven points behind Chelsea , while Swansea slip into the bottom three after taking only one point in four games.
Meanwhile, the Indiana Pacers have lost six of their last eight games but they will be looking to build on Tuesdays' dominant 108-90 win over the Raptors. The Bucks fought back to take a brief advantage midway through the second period, but the Pacers bounced back to take a 56-50 lead at the break. Milwaukee's unusual second quarter included 76 percent field-goal shooting (10 of 13) - 5 of 6 from 3-point range - but the Bucks also allowed the Pacers to make 12 of 22 shots (54.5 percent) in ...
Federer has won the last four matches between the pair, his only such streak, and last lost to Nadal in the semi-finals of the Australian Open back in 2014. But he graded the past three months favorably, viewing three runner-up finishes on hard courts as a positive. What used to be a weakness against Nadal, the backhand, is now a weapon.
When Monday night's slugfest with Gonzaga came to a merciful end, the Heels had all their answers: The national title was theirs, the nets were hanging around their necks, the redemption tour was a success. I was wondering which role player was going to become a star and knock down big shots, as has become custom every year. "I'd say this one is more special because it's been a journey of the last three or four years, trying to do something".
The Gamecocks were also in their first appearance in the national finals. Mississippi State ends the season 34-5. Six-foot-five-inch Wilson, who scored eight of her game-high 23 points that final quarter, came out in force with rebounds and blocked shots.
I keep trying to tell people: "No, it's going to be very difficult". We've been doing a lot of video work. "I can't tell you what I saw, in terms of (their) strengths and weaknesses, but it's going to be a very close contest". Pouille will take on Evans, while Chardy will face Edmund in a reverse format on Sunday. What made the decision even more surprising was that Noah could have waited until Thursday to make it.
Shkodran Mustafi says Arsenal must "close their ears" to the speculation around Arsene Wenger's future and think about only what they can control. " And when you're at the club for such a long time and you really care about people who care about the club, you know how sad they are when it doesn't go well .
Dhawan was caught at long-on in the 11th over, paving the way for a stunning display of dynamic batting from Henriques and Yuvraj that raised 58 in 29 balls. The new opening pair of Chris Gayle and Mandeep Singh added 52 runs for the opening wicket. The dismissal of Jadhav and Head in successive overs saw RCB lose the way as Sunrisers romped home to victory.
Charley Hoffman shot a stunning 7-under 65, but he was in a league of his own with winds gusting close to 40 miles per hour. The wind, which was gusting up to 40 miles per hour, caused problems all day but didn't seem to affect 40-year-old Charley Hoffman , who managed to birdie eight of the final 13 holes and card a spectacular 31 on the back nine at Augusta.
Captain Jordan Henderson's foot problem will be assessed, while forward Adam Lallana remains unavailable after suffering a thigh injury while on duty with England last month. "It was human instinct for Liverpool to sit back on what they had". There is, of course, absolutely nothing wrong with that tactic if you're well skilled in soaking up pressure and ensuring the three points are stitched up.
Thursday. The river should fall below flood stage Wednesday night. Around 6:15 p.m., a severe thunderstorm warning was issued for Northwestern RI until 6:45 p.m. The Missouri River is expected to crest 4 feet above flood stage Friday in Boonville, and 1 to 2 feet above flood stage in places like Hermann, Washington and St.
Despite battling through wind gusts near 30 miles per hour, Hoffman shot an incredible 7-under 65 on the strength of a 5-under 31 on the back nine. Only 11 of 93 players finished at better than ever par , and the field average was about thee-over, making Hoffman's low round all the more impressive.
When asked, ahead of the Chinese Grand Prix, how long it could take Red Bull to close the deficit to its rivals, Verstappen replied, "it's bit hard to say really". "I am happy to drive the auto, there's always something to learn, so the days with Pirelli, they also helped me", said Vettel. In Melbourne Hamilton noted that he was relishing the chance to fight with Vettel and that he would prefer it were Fernando Alonso - now struggling in the uncompetitive McLaren - also in the mix.
Brendan Rodgers has joked in the Scottish Sun that he thought he'd signed Eboue Kouassi's brother, after watching the way he started in Celtic's match against Partick last night. We missed that incisive phase, we had possession and control, but I felt we have to make more movement behind their defensive line, but apart from that we were good in our shape.
It would have been painful had it gone in, but you need luck to be on your side in contests like these. However, considering the circumstances Chelsea found themselves in before the match, the squad needed a big game to focus on following the Palace defeat and, more importantly, they needed a big win to raise their spirits again.
The second round of severe storms could develop between midnight and 6 a.m. A tornado warning has been issued for Horry County. No flights arriving in Charlotte until 1 p.m. The National Weather Service cancels its Tornado Watch for Lauderdale, Colbert and Franklin Counties. This is the same system triggering unsafe thunderstorms and tornadoes in the Southeast today.
After a damaging 3-1 loss at West Brom last time out Wenger revealed that he had made up his mind about his future, yet he is still to make his intentions public. Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal fans have been taking a top-four finish for granted in recent years and feels their struggles this season are proof that qualifying for the Champions League is by no means an easy feat.
Antti Raanta has given up 61 goals on 782 shots faced and Henrik Lundqvist has allowed 143 goals on 1,592 shots. Tomas Plekanec scored for the Canadiens and Carey Price stopped 28 shots. The Capitals had a whopping 121 points in 2009-10 when the Canadiens knocked them out of the first round. Only Ovechkin, center Nicklas Backstrom and defensemen Karl Alzner and John Carlson remain from the team that lost Game 7 to Montreal that year.
It has been reported that his family want him to return to Italy, but Conte says he is paying no attention to the speculation and is intent on bringing success to Premier League leaders Chelsea beyond this year. "It was not easy to get back on track, especially after an unexpected and undeserved defeat to Crystal Palace, but we've done it and I'm delighted". "I am happy, it is a big win for us".
In the most candid admission yet about his future, Ibrahimovic has thrown down the gauntlet to United by insisting he is unwilling to tread water for the final few seasons of his glittering playing career. "They kept going and kept going and obviously gave us that goal to give us the point". Nonetheless, Carrick said: 'You can't give up on anything and results can go amusing ways sometimes.
A report claims that Paris Saint-Germain "step up their efforts" to sign Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez after learning of the concrete interest from Chelsea. The 28-year-old striker has still managed to score 18 times and make nine assists in 28 games in the Premier League this season despite the uncertainty surrounding his future.
Johnson looked set to tee off shortly after 2pm local time despite the back injury he suffered in a "serious fall" in his rented house on Wednesday afternoon. It could also be confounding because of wind that always feels stronger than it really is among the Georgia pines, which could be bad news for McIlroy.
On a warm, sunny afternoon in Amen Corner, Jordan Spieth stepped up to No. 12 and stuck it right next to the flag. Spieth was playing only the back nine Tuesday with Bubba Watson, William McGirt and 19-year-old amateur Brad Dalke , and to almost everyone who followed Spieth, it seemed like he was playing only one hole: the 12th.
The equation came down to 10 off three balls, but Smith wasn't going to be beaten - he finished the match with successive sixes off Kieron Pollard. Captain Steve Smith, dished out an unbelievable unbeaten knock of 84 under pressure in a tense last-over finish.
Soccer star Karim Benzema wants definitive talks with France's coach Didier Deschamps about his global future after he was excluded from the national selection and said Thursday that he hasn't given up hope of a recall. I always had so much pressure on me regarding the national team, including before that situation . "What I would like is to have a conversation with the coach, so that he can tell me what he thinks, I have to know".