When Daniel Cormier fought Anthony Johnson and defeated him the first time at UFC 187, he accepted the fight on short notice. Jones is now under suspension after testing positive for a banned substance previous year, but he's still arguably viewed as the best light heavyweight in the world if not the top pound-for-pound fighter in the entire sport.
Before the NCAA tournament began, he declined to fill out a bracket the way his predecessor Barack Obama did. What had the makings of a wildly entertaining finish became - FWEEE! - an interminable slog Monday night as officials called 11 fouls - FWEEE! - in the first four-plus minutes - FWEEE! - of the second half and 27 over the - FWEEE! - last 20 minutes.
Wenger is yet to announce whether he will sign a new deal at the club, with his current contract expiring at the end of the season. They are already out of the UEFA Champions League after being hammered by Bayern Munich in the pre-quarterfinal.
On the bench, Bartosz Kapustka and Marcin Wasilewski make rare appearances. With the injuries now mounting up and a red card taking Williams out of the selection choice, we can safely assume we will get to see some fresh faces getting a call up in the coming weeks, especially in home games.
At the first stoppage of play, the referee held the ball to allow for the team's public address announcer to make an announcement about the historical moment, as Westbrook acknowledged the crowd with a wave. "It's one of those nights, a special night, and something I definitely will never forget", Westbrook said after the game. "I'm happy to get the win".
There wasn't any drop-off in offensive and defensive production on a night when Jason Heyward got the night off. Almora reached base safely in all four plate appearances and made a diving catch to rob Travis Shaw of an RBI single to end the fifth.
Wade, who scrimmaged Wednesday for the first time since he was injured on March 15, could return as early as Saturday at Brooklyn. Some fans booed Bulls backup point guard Michael Carter-Williams, who was the 2013-14 NBA Rookie of the Year as a Sixer, when he was introduced at the start of the second quarter.
When Garcia stood at the same hole in the final round staring at trouble on the bank above the creek, he made a decision to fight back instead of folding up. Kyle Schwarber and Ben Zobrist hit home runs and Jake Arrieta threw seven strong innings as the Chicago Cubs took the weekend series from the Milwaukee Brewers with a 7-4 victory Sunday.
However, the pair are due to meet again in the Premier League this weekend, and Guardiola will no doubt be hoping for a similar result as they bid to cement their top four status. "We are disappointed we couldn't win the game". "I will be better, definitely". "He's an important player and he's growing in his mentality. I have intelligent players and they know the situation".
Spurs will be looking to keep the pressure on leaders Chelsea in the lunchtime kick-off against Watford. Chelsea went 2-0 up inside the first 20 minutes at Bournemouth, Diego Costa's mishit shot ballooning in off Adam Smith for an own goal before Eden Hazard added a second.
Josh King pulled one back for Bournemouth , only for Marcos Alonso's stunning free kick to seal victory for Chelsea . Antonio Conte's men stretched the lead to seven points with seven matches remaining after Tottenham had earlier in the day cut the lead between the top two to four points with an emphatic 4-0 thumping of Watford at White Hart Lane.
But the B's caught a break when the Toronto Maple Leafs lost 3-2 to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday, resulting in Boston finishing third in the Atlantic Division and playing the Ottawa Senators in Round 1. Seth Jones and Boone Jenner scored for Columbus. The Bruins ended their regular season with back-to-back losses, but still used wins in six out of their previous seven games to find their way in.
I have a attractive life, major or no major". "There were a lot of holes I could get to and I stayed positive". Both Americans finished tied for 11th on one under par, eight shots behind Garcia, who beat Rose in a playoff. Garcia repeatedly said the par save on No. 13 was crucial to pulling out the Masters championship. "I was like, 'Well, if that's what's supposed to happen, let it happen".
He has started half of his 24 league games and, though he recorded his highest season's goal tally for the club by early December, he has not added to his six goals. "In an inflationary market we have to consider the situation as a whole. It would have been a huge damage for people to lose this sort of player". "He can lose balls but defensively he is strong in the challenge when he wants to switch on.
Even without Westbrook's record-setting pace, there would still be nearly two-thirds more triple-doubles as there were just four seasons ago. He clinched a double-figure rebound average during Tuesday's game and needs 16 assists to average 10 for the season.
Never one to show much self-restraint, Simeone was as animated as ever when the French striker found the net. Zinedine Zidane's men lead Barcelona at the top of the table by two points and have a game in hand on their title rivals with Atletico 10 points back in third.
A brace from Heung-Min Son and a goal each from Dele Alli and Eric Dier sealed the impressive win for Spurs . Kane's teammates have stepped up since he hobbled off in the win against Millwall a month ago and Pochettino believes he has solid choices in every position.
Swansea, who are now without a win in five games, improved marginally after halftime but were only able to create a few half-chances as West Ham held on to register a much-needed victory. The pressure the players were under, forget me, they are the ones who perform in front of almost 60,000, they gave everything and that's why I'm very pleased.
So for me basically the second half of the season is a big priority now. He said: " The dream continues ". " It's been a fabulous couple of weeks ". Federer and Nadal are taking advantage of the situation and pulling up their socks to get back in the race to reach the most coveted position on the charts.
It didn't take long for things to get interesting as the players went through the tough first hole and easy second. Rose then doubled up by being unable to save par on the green. "I'm sure he helped a little bit with some of those shots or some of those putts". He overcame a two-shot deficit against Justin Rose and won on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff.
According to reports, not one of the players have sought an approval from the National Football League before participating in the event. Additional names who are participating, per USA Today , include: Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills , San Francisco 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman , Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey , Raiders punter Marquette King and defensive end Mario Edwards, and New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung .
This was the first time the two faced off since UFC 187 in which Cormier defeated Johnson here as well. Johnson's retirement was the second of the night, as earlier in the event, Patrick Cote announced the end of his career following his unanimous decision loss to Thiago Alves.
On the night, both Kendrick and Saunders had three hits, with Saunders missing the cycle by just a home run. Cleanup hitter Maikel Franco was hitting.125 with just two singles and no runs knocked in. On April 13, 2003, they scored 13 runs in the fourth inning of a game in Cincinnati. "I was excited to come back", Albers said. Guthrie allowed 10 runs while getting only two outs in the first inning Saturday.
Chelsea re-established their seven-point lead at the top of the Premier League with a comfortable win at Bournemouth on Saturday. Whatever part Hazard played in Jose Mourinho's Chelsea sacking in December 2015, the 26-year-old has now hit back to his best under new Blues boss Antonio Conte .
But after a wedge and a steely par-saving putt from Garcia, Rose missed a six-foot birdie attempt and what looked like a possible four-shot lead instead was just two. Garcia made up a shot with a birdie on the par-4 14th, and that's where the battle took a turn for the dramatic. "The galleries here have always been great", Fowler said.
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Wales defender Taylor's challenge snapped the Everton man's leg in two and he now faces a prolonged ban, with the Dragons already facing an uphill task to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. Images of Shane Long hugging him as he received oxygen went viral, and Taylor himself made it clear how sorry he was after the game. " I thought both challenges when I have seen them back have been very, very poor ", said O'Neill.
Yet when asked if a title challenge was now on the cards, he was more coy. I have always said this is outlier, you can't expect this to continue forever. Hamilton's new team-mate, Valtteri Bottas, finished third while home favourite Daniel Ricciardo started two laps down after he got stuck in sixth gear en route to the grid before stopping with a mechanical issue midway through.
As if it was even possible, Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli is having an even better season in 2016/17 than when he burst onto the scene in his debut campaign for the club a year ago. "I remember always after a game many people criticised me because for different reasons, killed me and killed him", said Pochettino. To give love, because he is so young.
CBS announced their plans to break up their top broadcasting duo of Simms and Jim Nantz after twelve years and replace Simms with Romo, who has little to no experience in the booth. Romo had started for the Cowboys since 2006, and he is the team's all-time leader in passing yards and touchdowns, despite joining the team as an undrafted free agent in 2003.
The Nigeria global who missed his second game on the trot for Antonio Conte's team due to injury , took to his Twitter handle on Thursday to praise his teammates for their resilience. They have players with a lot of talent and I admire the way they want to play. Pochettino is less rigid than Conte, returning to four at the back with a 4-2-3-1 depending on the opposition and player availability.
The Cavaliers blew the doors off the Hawks for three quarters and took a 26-point lead into the fourth quarter. Coach Mike Budenholzer initially said Schroder would play. Particularly in the fourth quarter, when Tim Hardaway scored 15 of his 22 points to solidify the Hawks' win, the defense just looked boring and listless.
Musk said: "It's an awesome day for space as a whole". However, Gwynne Shotwell, SpaceX's COO, says reusing a rocket booster could result in a 30 percent discount per launch, saving companies more than $18 million. The company's long-term goal under founder Musk is to fly people to and from Mars. "My mind's blown", SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said, describing the accomplishment as a "milestone in the history of space".
NY relievers combined for three hitless innings after starter CC Sabathia gave up three runs two earned six hits and four walks over six innings. Losing Sanchez for an extended period of time is not something the Yankees will be able to handle easily. "He was at dinner when he got the call and said he couldn't even eat his dinner", Girardi said.
The 24-year-old attacker has already missed Liverpool's home clash against Bournemouth, a game in which they dropped points in a dour 2-2 draw. It won't be the first time the team will have been without its top attacker this season, but the previous such instance featuring an extended stretch sans-Mane did not go well.
Indeed, Renault-powered Red Bull were clearly the third force in Melbourne, admitting a lack of performance from both chassis and engine. He said: "I just wanted clear air but in the end we still finished on the podium". "I think it is something we knew from early on, that that is an area we have to work on now". Lewis Hamilton kept calm through changeable weather conditions in Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix to clinch his first Formula 1 win of the year for Mercedes .