Add that to three wins in 2016, including the U.S. Open, and there's no one being talked about more at Augusta National Golf Club this week. Former champion Spieth, who was leading in the final round past year until falling apart by dropping six shots in three holes, will set off with Germany's Martin Kaymer and England's Matthew Fitzpatrick.
Lance Stephenson scored a meaningless bucket late when he should have dribbled it out, triggering a mini-melee when P.J. Tucker and DeMar DeRozan got into Stephenson's face. 35 points, 10 rebounds, and a +19. Trailing 45-26 midway through the second quarter and 51-40 at halftime as Stephenson - showing a combination of rust and nerves - missed all four of his shots, the Pacers were ablaze throughout the second half.
Bournemouth are a risky side and will no doubt give the champions-elect a good game but I think Chelsea will edge it to secure another vital win. "I know during the season anything can happen with injuries and bans and you must have players able to play your idea of football", Conte said at a press conference.
Maybe the tide has turned and it will be North Carolina winning it all next weekend? North Carolina spent several minutes using a backcourt of Nate Britt and Stilman White, a former walk-on. But there he was, fidgeting on the bench in the second half , somehow competing for minutes on a North Carolina team a year removed from its national title loss to Villanova.
We were playing defensively. The Cavaliers produced nine three-pointers as they seized control in the third quarter. Kyrie Irving added 24 points and Smith scored 19. "It's an honour, a blessing, especially to be able to reach that here at home". The game pretty much became the backdrop for Westbrook's triple-double watch.
There might be 20 more realistic chances to close the career slam of major titles, and join Jack Nicklaus , Woods, Gene Sarazen, Gary Player and Ben Hogan. Yet he's endured great heartbreak on the major stages. The result? Don't count Spieth out during the final 36 holes at the Masters. But fortunate enough for me, I made a good amount of birdies (Friday), so I counteracted that.
The team had three draws and two losses out of last five games including the UEFA Champions League. JORGE Sampaoli takes his stuttering Sevilla to Camp Nou tomorrow in his last chance to prove to Barcelona he has the quality to coach them next season.
But with his majors winless streak now at 73, Garcia, with his hairline a bit further back and more grey in the stubble on his chin, has every reason to play for the victory now. Unsafe times await, as Garcia, whose name was being stencilled on to the Claret Jug in 2007, knows rather too well. After 36 holes, he is tied for sixth place with Ryan Moore, Jon Rahm and Fred Couples , the latter two being tour rookies bidding for career-defining victories.
I used a club that would spin instead of one that would maybe take the spin off". Hatton will tee off at 12.45pm local time alongside current Open Championship victor Henrik Stenson from Sweden, and Argentina's Angel Cabrera who won the Masters in 2009.
Luis Suarez opened the scoring in the 25th minute with a clever overhead volley. With a front three of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez they are seemingly capable of tearing defences apart at the drop of a hat - as Sevilla are finding out the hard way on Wednesday evening.
Cavs coach Tyronn Lue is starting Channing Frye in Thompson's place as Cleveland and Boston battle for first place in the Eastern Conference and the No. The 10th-place Hornets dropped 2 1/2 games behind the Heat and IN with three games remaining. "If we can take care of business like we're supposed to, I think that we'd like LeBron and Kyrie to get some rest", Lue said.
He said more tournament players and former Masters champions wanted to play the Par 3 Contest, "stretching out the required time to complete it to a point that it became exceedingly hard to do it". "I don't know how many people realize how much Arnold took me under his wing when I was 20, 22 years old", Nicklaus said. Woods appeared in a new, fun video released by Nike Wednesday morning, alongside fellow Nike golfers Jason Day and Rory McIlroy.
The Cubs moved six players to the infield and kept left field open for Manny Pina , but Montgomery's 0-2 offering skipped past home plate to allow Braun to score the winning run. Anderson, who missed nearly all of last season with the Los Angeles Dodgers because of a back injury, has settled in with the Cubs and is looking to start the season on a high note.
Next - North Carolina will next face No. 3 OR in the Final Four on April 1. Justin Jackson quickly broke Kentucky's full-court press and made a layup to extend North Carolina's lead to 73-70. The elders on the team - Meeks, Jackson, Joel Berry II - will have another opportunity to cement their place in Tar Heel lore against OR on Saturday.
Manager Juergen Klopp admitted his side's defending against Bournemouth yesterday morning (Singapore time) nearly made him vomit - but he is likely to experience a few more days of sickness before the season is out. Liverpool remain third but Manchester City are two points behind them with a game in hand, while Arsenal and Manchester United are six points adrift but have two extra games to play.
The Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Memphis Grizzlies on the road, 103-100. The Thunder also frequently concede rebounds off missed free throws to Westbrook, thus further padding his stats. Westbrook's teammates celebrated postgame by dumping water on him during his on-court interview, and a lot of the crowd hung around to chant "MVP" as he walked off the floor.
The group has been increasingly resistant to players attending a sixth consecutive Olympics, unconvinced of the big-picture impact of a Games in South Korea and unwilling to disrupt their season for it. "At a human level this is a big worldwide event that the world takes part in, and we want to shine our light too". Great exposure for the league overseas where we've been wanting to market the game for 11 years.
Romo can, and he doesn't need the Cowboys' permission now. What does Romo , the new National Football League analyst, think the Texans should do now that they lost out on him? He admitted that the Houston Texans were amongst other unnamed pro-football clubs that expressed interest in him, but wouldn't say which franchises those were.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have won five of their last six home games. Millsap (swollen left knee) and Bazemore (bone bruise) aren't ready to play in consecutive games as they recover from injuries. "We thrive under chaos", Love said Thursday. "We gotta stop coming out letting teams hit us first". Boston's hopes of pipping Cleveland for top spot in the Eastern Conference suffered a blow as the Celtics slumped to defeat against the Atlanta Hawks .
The Boston slugger, who played in just three games previous year before having shoulder surgery, hit a drive to left-center field on an 0-2 pitch for his first home run since August 15, 2015. "I felt like I threw him a good one, 2-2, had a good take on it and just missed with the next one". But their guy has to do it, too, so you can't make excuses.
Sock looked out of sorts at times and served two double faults to hand Thompson his first break at 5-3. Australia can clinch the tie and advance to a semifinal in September against Italy or Belgium with a win on Saturday in doubles . "I'm looking forward to having some home support". I'm still very emotional out there, I still challenge the umpire, I still say what I think, I still throw my racquet, I still swear.
It was disappointing to bogey 15 and 16, I hit good shots on those two holes and got a gust of wind with my lay-up on 15 which left me too far back. Spain's Sergio Garcia charged into a share of the lead in yesterday's second round of the Masters thanks in part to a major collapse by United States first-round leader Charley Hoffman.
Cowboys fans, NFL fans, former teammates of Romo, and NFL Players wish them an effective broadcasting career. He will now pursue his new career as the broadcaster for CBS. That move gave Romo more time to consider retirement, and the likelihood appeared to grow when he played in a golf tournament last week. "Thanks for all the support everyone", Romo tweeted, adding on Instagram, "Thanks for everything cowboy nation".
The Kentucky Wildcats (31-5) are coming from a 65-62 win over the Wichita State Shockers in which Malik Monk scored 14 points in 3-for-10 shooting from the field and 6-for-6 from the free throw line . UCLA's 90.2 points per game average leads the nation, but Kentucky's 85.2 isn't far behind (ninth). Another key moment came when Monk found his jump shot again, scoring 10 straight points in two minutes early in the second half.
One of Willett's roles in his return to Augusta as defending champion is choosing the menu for the annual Masters champions' dinner on Tuesday. But he said his mother Dening is improving and she might even be at the course on the weekend to watch him compete for the Green Jacket.
Speaking on Rafinha;s injury in his pre-match press conference , Luis Enrique said that he still doesn't have a clear picture on the duration of his absence, as he said: "We'll know more in 48 hours". Without the five-time World Player of the Year, Argentina then lost 2-0 to Bolivia to fall to fifth in South American World Cup qualifying with only the top four guaranteed their places in Russian Federation next year.
Pedro Caixinha, the Rangers manager, has been warned to expect "hell" in terms of the hostile atmosphere at Pittodrie tomorrow when he takes charge of his first game against Aberdeen. He said: "We need to respect the opponent but we need to be fearless". "The aim now is to finish the league season as strongly as we can and maybe win the Scottish Cup".
Plus set the NCAA women's scoring record at 3,527 and points in a season at 1,109. Mason was the motor in Kansas' engine during the 2016-17 year , averaging 20.1 points, 5.2 assists and 4.2 rebounds per game. Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw received the Wooden Legends of Coaching award. Plum also won the Naismith and Wade trophies, was a unanimous Associated Press All-American, The Associated Press Player of the Year , the Ann Meyers Drysdale national player of the year, the Dawn ...
Thornwell made a block and drew a charge in a momentum-changing sequence for the Gamecocks. Despite leaving in the first half after being hit in the eye, Karnowski put up 13 points and five broads. They were also 23-9-2 against the spread for the season, but just 1-2-1 against the spread in the NCAA Tournament. Martin's program has gotten better every season since he arrived in 2012.
Indeed, he was subjected to jeers from Sunderland supporters after being withdrawn for the final 20 minutes of last weekend's narrow defeat to Watford and was left as an unused substitute for the subsequent loss at Leicester City. "We have some players that are not really players in love with the goal". Jose Mourinho claims to have reached a decision regarding the future of Manchester United outcast Adnan Januzaj, although is unwilling to divulge it publicly at this stage.
If he gets tired, I'm going to take him out. Durant missed 19 full games and almost all of another when he sustained a sprained medial collateral ligament (MCL) and tibial bone bruise in the first minute of a February 28 game against the Wizards in Washington.
With 87 runs left to win on the fourth day of the final Test against Australia, the Indian batsmen did not take much time to chase down the target. Steve O'Keefe then sent back Kumar in the next over and Cummins (3-94) got rid of Saha, who made 31, with another short delivery.
Nine cars in all, including the top two drivers in the points standings, were waiting in line to go through NASCAR inspection when the clock expired on the first round of qualifying to set the field for Sunday afternoon's race. Three and four has actually had a lot of grip. Jimmie Johnson spun during the first round but avoided hitting anything. "I'm looking forward to trying to get our vehicle right for the race and trying to get to Victory Lane on Sunday so (track president) Eddie ...
The Hawks , who beat Boston on Thursday night, outworked and outgunned the defending National Basketball Association champions, who blew a chance to move closer to securing the top seed in the Eastern Conference with a flat performance.
SC made the first shot and appeared to intentionally miss the second one in an attempt to get the rebound with a chance to tie. But Gonzaga would not go away or fall apart just because SC had rallied. The team's leading scorer was sophomore P.J. Dozier, who had 17 points on 7-of-16 shooting, while adding nine rebounds . But as the first half wore on, the Tar Heels started to use their size, strength and skill to take the lead and assert themselves.