Eden Hazard, who scored a fine goal against the Cherries, admitted after the victory that the Chelsea squad had gone into the game knowing Spurs had won but felt the team had "passed a test" by still securing a victory. In the second half we managed the game and scored another goal, then the free kick from Marcos Alonso. "It doesn't help going 2-0 down and it took a worldie free-kick to win the game".
Red Bull's Max Verstappen stole the show with an incredible drive, going from P16 all the way to seventh right in the first lap. "This race is so real and exciting and we were matching times so if there wasn't safety vehicle as it would have been a lot closer".
Or perhaps he was thinking of the 7-footer at the 17th, the one he just didn't hit hard enough, resulting in a bogey that sent him to the 72nd hole tied with Garcia. And then there was this: Sunday would have been the 60th birthday of Seve Ballesteros , Garcia's lifelong idol. "It's incredible. To do this on Seve Ballesteros 60th birthday and to join him and Jose Olazabal, my two idols in my whole life, it's something unbelievable".
However, Rose could only punch out and then wedge his ball to 14 feet while Garcia stuffed his iron shot to 12 feet and drained the birdie to win. Garcia sunk a 14-foot putt for eagle on No. Garcia's best chances to claim major titles prior to Sunday came at the 2007 British Open, where an 8-foot putt on the 72nd hole would have given him the title, and 2008 PGA Championship , where he held the outright lead before hitting a shot into water on the 70th hole.
Much has been made of Liverpool not having to play any of the league's top seven sides for the rest of the season, but it is in games against the so-called lesser sides where problems have been encountered and Klopp needs his players to demonstrate that they can raise their performance against opposition in the bottom half of the table.
Ellie Day spent some time adjusting her husband's frame of mind. "I'm plenty close", Scott said. "Which was a good thing". Scott, who remained 1 over for his round after making that putt, was still just three shots behind the leaders. The focus is on the leaders and on 2015 victor Jordan Spieth, who like Scott opened with a 75 but also has rallied toward the top, just two behind. "Whether it's guys who are now trying to play and win ..." "I am enjoying my golf and that is a big part of ...
He followed up the five-second call with consecutive shooting fouls on Tim Hardaway and Paul Millsap , who was shooting a 3 and converted all three of his attempts to cut Cleveland's lead down to just two. 2 seed. In the extra session, Atlanta missed its first five shots and committed a turnover, while the Cavs scored the first five points. Up Next - The Cavaliers wrap up the road portion of the regular season on Monday night in Miami, taking on the Playoff-hungry Heat before ...
In a highly anticipated rematch, it was "DC" who emerged victorious as the second fight was nearly a carbon copy of the first - with Johnson getting out-wrestled and eventually tapping to a rear naked choke submission in the second round. "Get your s**t together, young man". "I told Jimi stop pretending he wants me". You got the first one, but you knew after the first one we had many coming.
Cormier (18-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) will put his belt on the line on Saturday in a rematch against Johnson (22-5 MMA, 13-5 UFC). It is unclear what Johnson intends to do at this point, offering up no information beyond stating that he is not leaving the UFC for another promotion.
On what would have been the 60th birthday of two-time champion Seve Ballesteros, Garcia became the third Spanish victor at Augusta National with a birdie on the first extra hole following a sensational duel with his Ryder Cup team-mate. "It's been such a long time coming", Garcia said moments after he buried that final putt for birdie. The 2017 Masters is full of potential storylines that ought to see more attention than they're getting.
Jake Arrieta is expected to start for the defending champs and he will likely go up against veteran starter Adam Wainwright . But when the Chicago Cubs are in town, they seem to dwell on it longer. Grichuk started 2016 in a massive slump and wound up making an embarrassing return trip to Triple-A Memphis. The Cubs' new lead-off hitter served notice that he's up to the challenge in the first inning, as Kyle Schwarber led off the game with a broken bat single.
A booming leadoff homer to center by Kyle Schwarber in the second extended Chicago's lead to 5-0. "Everybody wants to talk about this and the Fangraphs articles, [but] I don't care about that, " Arrieta said after striking out 10 in seven innings in the Cubs' 7-4 victory against the Brewers at Miller Park in a second start in which his fastball was 2 or 3 miles per hour down from where it usually is.
Conjecture about Thomas Tuchel's position in the team intensified following Dortmund's 4-1 Klassiker loss to Bayern on Saturday, but Watzke shrugged off reports regarding the trainer's future, despite Dortmund sitting fourth in the Bundesliga table.
Wing back Marcos Alonso, who scored the third Chelsea goal at Bournemouth, said: 'We have seven finals left, every game is going to be massive, we are going to have to play each game as the last one'. Chelsea beat Bournemouth 3-1 yesterday in an enjoyable game at the Vitality Stadium. "Every good coach, their real function is not only to win, but improve his players and to find the right way to work with them to improve physical and tactical aspects".
Manchester United power rankings: Who's in form and who must improve? Zlatan Ibrahimovic needs more support from players like Jesse Lingard at Manchester United. "He has a problem with his hip", Mourinho told BBC Sport . It was Pochettino who helped to develop him when the pair were together at the Saints between 2013 and 2014 and subsequently earned seven caps for England .
This year, Spieth carded a par in each of the first three rounds on 12, but he once again hit his tee shot into the water on Sunday en route to a double bogey. That 15th hole, like many on Augusta National's back nine, asks some hard questions. However, after making a birdie on the par-five second, the Ulsterman three-putted the fourth from 95 feet and had to scramble to save par on the next two holes.
Eberle scored his second of the night at 4:10 of the middle frame to give the Oilers the lead back. Henrik Sedin also got an assist, marking the 708th time the Swedish twins have both figured on the same goal. Edmonton put things away with 9:20 left in the third moments after killing a penalty to Milan Lucic. I'm sure they wanted to have a good finish to the season, going into the playoffs.
Saturday's main event is set to feature Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson in one of the bouts on the card that seems primed for a great show. Check out the UFC 210 results below. However, due to a NY state athletic commission championship clause, he came back just 2:24 later, again stripped naked behind a towel, and hit 205 pounds.
Sergio Garcia, of Spain, hits from a bunker on the seventh hole during the final round of the Masters golf tournament Sunday, April 9, 2017 , in Augusta, Ga . But someone forgot to tell Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler . Rose was runner-up to Jordan Spieth at Augusta National in 2015. His second shot, which had to go under a large tree limb, barely surpassed Garcia's initial drive.
Yet what was ultimately so impressive about Chelsea was that, having reinforced their advantage with Marcos Alonso's freekick, they then simply shut Bournemouth out of the game. "Tottenham are stronger than last season, it's important we understand this". He has since scored 18 goals in all competitions, but only four of them have been registered in 2017, and he's now on a run of four games without a goal.
Rose and Garcia, tied at 6 under, will tee off in the final group at 2:45 p.m. Fowler (5 under) and Spieth (4 under) will tee off just in front of them. "I feel when my game is on and sharp, I could really compete here". Justin Rose had a back-nine charge so common at Augusta National. "I think had I been two or three shots behind, I still would have felt that, which leads me to understand everybody's mind-set behind me".
Pope Francis decried the bombing, expressing "deep condolences to my brother, Pope Tawadros II, the Coptic church and all of the dear Egyptian nation". "May the Lord convert the heart of those who sow terror, violence and death and also the heart of those who make weapons and trade in them". In a statement, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi condemned the attacks, saying the "outrageous" action "targets both the Copts and Muslims of the homeland".
Garcia was behind Rose by two shots coming into the 14th hole. He extended the lead to two shots with an eight-foot putt for birdie on No. 3. Sunday's final-round showdown between Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose at the Masters was supposed to be a four-way shootout.
The Cherries continued to press after half-time only for Chelsea to gradually regain control and secured the points through Marcos Alonso's impeccable free-kick. Benik Afobe thought he had pulled a goal back with a 30th minute volley that hit the woodwork and the Blues goalkeeper before being cleared, while Boruc saved well from Pedro on 35 minutes.
Olympic champion and 2013 U.S. Open victor Justin Rose posted the round of the day Saturday with a 5-under 67, and he's tied for the 54-hole lead at 6 under with Sergio Garcia , who's seeking his first major victory in his 74th attempt - they're the only two players in the field who have avoided an above-par round this week.
Kyrie Irving scored 45 points for Cleveland, and James had a triple-double with 32 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists before the four-time MVP fouled out in overtime. After trailing by 26 going into the fourth quarter, the Hawks cut the deficit to two with seconds left in the game. LeBron's bad pass after a nice steal led to a Bazemore three-pointer on the other end and Iman Shumpert's errant delivery allowed Millsap to score and get Atlanta to within seven with 2:25 to play.
Getting out-of-town score updates during intermission, the Washington Capitals coasted to a 2-0 loss against the Florida Panthers on Sunday night that had more to do with preparing for the playoffs than winning the regular-season finale.
Tew said South Africa had "taken note of reality" by agreeing to reduce its teams from six to four amid financial pressures and difficulty retaining top players. "What we've got to make sure is that the right decision is made for the right reasons and that's got to be a combination of financial and what we're doing in the rugby community and the opportunity that exists within the respective areas for rugby".
The Nuggets needed a victory in their home finale Sunday to avoid being eliminated from playoff contention for the fourth consecutive season. He scored the team's final 13 points as Oklahoma City rallied from 10 down with three minutes left.
Westbrook finished with 45 points, nine rebounds and 10 assists , and he's now six assists shy of locking up a triple-double average for the 2016-17 season. The Oklahoma City Thunder point guard walked over to his bench to get some water. Marc Gasol led the Grizzlies with 10 points in the period, and Russell Westbrook had 9 for the Thunder.
Denver led by 14 at one point in the fourth quarter. With Westbrook teetering on his final assist needed for the record, the crowd rose to its feet time and time again, a mixture of Nuggets fans desperate for their squad to survive for the playoffs and eager to witness history.
Former Italy boss Conte insisted he relishes the intense pressure surrounding Chelsea's tilt for the title - and even admitted he would crank up the heat on his players himself if necessary. "But when we started the season, nobody thought that Chelsea could fight for the title and instead we have found the right motivation together". However, new manager Antonio Conte refused to let the Spain global leave the club and that decision has proved to be an astute one from the former Italy boss.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic salvaged a point with an injury time penalty but Manchester United toiled to yet another Old Trafford draw against Everton. "20 matches unbeaten is fantastic", the United boss said, having conceded his players struggled for confidence against Everton .
Spieth, who has finished second, first and second at Augusta National in three appearances, is a real battler and will be aiming to use that quality to good effect on the last day. But with that being said, even when you're playing conservative lines, you still have to execute. You still have to play smart when you have to. Garcia had an opportunity to win the tournament in 72 holes, but he missed a short birdie look on the 18th green at Augusta National .
Irving scored a game-high 45 points for Cleveland while James finished with a triple-double of 32 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists. They outscored Cleveland 44-18 in the fourth quarter, tying the game at 111. But the Hawks would mount a furious comeback, erasing the seemingly insurmountable deficit en route to a 126-125 overtime victory at Philips Arena.