Both teams still have something to play for at the Air Canada Centre , however. By Saturday, the Leafs had a 14-7-15 record in games in which they held the lead after two periods. "It's still a back-to-back so prepare and play hard". "It's not a switch we can flip, no", defenseman Seth Jones said. That's one of the big reasons why he's had such success early on in his career.
Both are expected to play when the Cavaliers open their playoff run this weekend, and whether either plays in Wednesday's regular-season finale is undecided. Against the Heat they took a 91-80 lead into the fourth, but Miami stormed back to force overtime and claim the win. A four-point play by Williams put the Cavaliers up 121-120 with 34 seconds to play, the Cavaliers' second four-point play of the overtime, after one from Love.
Whereas Spieth, Fowler, Garcia and Rose all look primed to vie for the Masters title Sunday , Hoffman's stock is trending downward. Fowler, 28, has never won a major, and seems to be getting back to his 2014 form, when he finished in the top five at all four majors.
Sergio Garcia of Spain celebrates after defeating Justin Rose (not pictured) of England on the first playoff hole during the final round of the 2017 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 9, 2017 in Augusta, Georgia. He will be paired with Spieth in the penultimate group. "Right around the end of my freshman year, sophomore year, I kind of realized really just how good these guys are, and that was the time I started working every summer, and playing where I could but ...
Benik Afobe volleyed against the post for Bournemouth before Josh King reduced the arrears in the 42nd minute with an effort that fizzed past Thibaut Courtois via a deflection off David Luiz. They have provided the platform from which Hazard, top-scorer Diego Costa and Pedro have flourished. The Belgian midfielder has 14 goals and five assists throughout the 2016-17 Premier League.
No (that does not indicate he will stay), it's just that I do my job to plan for the future of the club. "When I went from (Real) Madrid to Arsenal , I came for him because I told him at the time he'd be my first option. The Gunners are four points behind fourth-placed Manchester City, having played a game less, and six points behind third-placed Liverpool who have played two games more.
People need to understand that I am Paulo Dybala and I want to continue to be so. "I have to say that I did not feel as comfortable any more at Barca", Alves told the official Federation Internationale de Football Association website. This will be Marciniak's sixth assignment in the Champions League this season. "All through the last three seasons, I kept on hearing that I would be one of the players to be sold but the club directors never said anything to me, they were dishonest...
And West Ham eventually succumbed to late pressure as Andrea Ranocchia scored his first goal for the Tigers to boost Marco Silva's survival hopes. West Ham now sit in 14th spot in the Premier League table and just six points clear of the drop zone. The East London side have had a disappointing season having had the fear of relegation hang over their heads for much of the year, though they are now 12th in the Premier League.
Needing his best golf on just about every shot in the final hour at the Masters , Garcia overcame a two-shot deficit with six holes to play and beat Justin Rose in a sudden-death playoff Sunday for his first major after almost two decades of heartache.
The former Paris Saint-Germain star posted a picture on his Instagram page this week with the caption "Benjamin Button", in reference to the literary character who becomes younger as time passes. Post match, Moyes was quick to criticise referee Craig Pawson [for the sending off of Larsson], however - United were on top even prior to the sending off, which ultimately ended the game as a contest.
Hazard reached 14 Premier League goals in a season for the third time in his Chelsea career as the Blues prevailed 3-1 on the south coast. Chelsea was set on its way with by Adam Smith's own goal before Eden Hazard slid home a second and Marcos Alonso curled home a brilliant free-kick.
B. The Chicago Cubs are now in a battle with the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park as both Brett Anderson and Jimmy Nelson have pitched well. Davie allowed four runs in the first inning and fell to 0-2 this season. I still have good feel for everything. "There was a couple of walks where I thought he was just pitching carefully to guys to get to the next hitter".
And if not for the damp conditions at the start, where might he have finished? "To hear that he was pushing as well I think is good news". After overtaking Grosjean, Verstappen had to hold off a late charge from teammate Daniel Ricciardo before finishing the race behind Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel.
I felt a calmness I've never felt on a major Sunday. The Spaniard beat England's Justin Rose on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff after the European Ryder Cup team-mates had fought an intense duel on an electrifying Sunday afternoon.
Wednesday morning, as the afternoon's scheduled game against the Cardinals was being postponed because of rain, Almora talked in the Cubs' clubhouse about playing the outfield. Chicago (1-1) tallied just five hits on the night, totaling two runs. Marwin Gonzalez added a solo homer for the Astros to seal the victory. YANKEES 5, RAYS 0 CC Sabathia, 36, was sharp in his first start, Ronald Torreyes and Chase Headley homered and NY beat Tampa Bay for its first victory this season.
Reports say that Wenger came to this decision during the global break and is set to sign the two-year deal that was offered to him. "It is true that it happened before when we were in a position financially where we had to sell our best players, but that is not the case anymore".
Guardiola was head-hunted by City's wealthy Abu Dhabi owners following brilliant spells with Barcelona, where he won the Champions League twice, and Bayern Munich, where he completed a hat-trick of Bundesliga title wins. After losing to Crystal Palace, we played City and could have dropped points and today we could have dropped points. Conte also talked about Dutch defender Nathan Ake, who played for Bournemouth in the first half of the season before being recalled by Chelsea after ...
At his best, Coutinho is right up there with the best players in the country thanks to his ability to change a game at the drop of a hat. "Roberto, after the last game, said "I'm really done". "I would love to replace an injured player with the player of same quality - maybe his brother or twin". It is clear then that Mane's injury will have a big impact on Liverpool's pursuit of Champions League qualification.
The Australians will play the winners of the tie between Belgium and Italy , which the hosts lead 2-1 in Charleroi . Sam Querrey of the USA plays a shot in his match against Nick Kyrgios of Australia at the Davis Cup World Group Quarterfinal in Brisbane , Australia , Sunday, April 9, 2017.
We have to be realistic. "We are in that fight now. We have to bring that gap where it was five games ago, make it like this or keep it like this, minimum". "We are very disappointed, but forget about this game". "I didn't lose my belief in them". "No one expected Liverpool to draw against Bournemouth, but that is the way it is and that is why we love and enjoy playing in this league".
Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil claims to be waiting for clarity on the future of embattled manager Arsene Wenger before re-committing to the club. The Frenchman did, however, defend midfielder Mesut Ozil - another player whose future is the subject of uncertainty - saying Arsenal's crushing Champions League exit at the hands of Bayern Munich had hurt the player.
Wenger was adamant his players had not downed tools as they subsided to goals from Andros Townsend, Yohan Cabaye and a Luka Milivojevic penalty. With Wenger's men desperate for a victory to stay in touch with the teams fighting for a top four position and subsequent Champions League football for next season, the manager has only positive observations about the young Argentinian stopper, 24.
Trump, according to the White House statement on the call, condemned the attacks and "expressed his confidence in Sissi's commitment to protect Christians and all Egyptians". The attacks took place just hours apart, one in Tanta and the other at St. Mark's Cathedral in Alexandria , Egypt . Copts, who make up about one tenth of Egypt s population of more than 92 million, have been targeted several times in recent months.
The story line that golf's favorite whipping boy could not win a major championship ran out of steam near dusk amidst the loblolly pines and a legion of doubters when he birdied the 73rd hole of the tournament to win a sudden-death playoff over Justin Rose.
The duo finished level at 9-under following regulation, both shooting three-under rounds. Before I won at Merion, you've got to be willing to lose majors. "I hit the putt exactly where I wanted", Garcia said. Asked about his previous comments about the course, Garcia told a media conference: "I don't know".
The Syrian town where a chemical attack killed 80 earlier this week was the target of new airstrikes Friday and Saturday, activists said. A joint command center made up of the forces of Russian, Iran and allied militia alliance supporting Syrian President Bashar al Assad said the USA strike on a Syrian air base crossed "red lines" and it would now respond to any new aggression and increase their level of support to their ally.
Speaking with media on Monday, the coach made it crystal clear there will be an open competition for the job. Trevor Siemian can begin the fight to win Denver's starting quarterback job for the second year in a row. Joseph's overriding message was to make the most of the time in the building. Siemian apparently didn't need to be told. "I'm excited", Joseph said.
At the par-5 15th, Garcia blasted a tee shot beyond 300 yards then lofted his approach off the flagstick, to set up a 15-foot eagle putt that slowed before falling in to fist-pumping joy as the crowd roared. But the Spaniard pulled the putt, settling for a par that left him one stroke behind with two holes remaining. The final group has teed off at Augusta National.
Furious Arsenal fans chanted "Arsene Wenger we want you to go", while his players weren't spared either as "you're not fit to wear the shirt" rang around Selhurst Park . Palace took the lead through Andros Townsend in the first half and Yohan Cabaye then doubled the lead after the break with a flawless lofted finish over stand-in goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez .
Rod Street, Chief Executive of Great British Racing, said: "The Randox Health Grand National is the most famous horse race in the world and is one of the few events that stops the Nation. Punters who put money on Kinross-trained One For Arthur saw their patriotism pay off when the eight-year-old stormed to victory at Aintree. "As much as I love Arthur, I haven't spent thousands of pounds on him in school fees, so I was watching Thomas", he admits.
United's number 23 put in a fine display down the left flank and was unlucky not to pick up two assists [Mkhitaryan converted superbly just after halftime], with captain Marouane Fellaini failing to connect to a superb cross from Shaw. I took him off because the referee was under a little bit of pressure, so no risk. "You can see that it drives him on and it's all about winning and rightly so", he said .
Australian Adam Scott , the 2013 champion, is poised at three under with 2011 victor Charl Schwartzel of South Africa one further back and England's Lee Westwood and debutant Thomas Pieters of Belgium the only other players under par at one under.
Arsenal may have salvaged some form of pride by coming from behind to earn a 2-2 draw with Manchester City on Sunday afternoon, but it appears they've broken a Premier League rule in the process. Petr Cech remains unavailable because of a calf problem but Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (hamstring) and Aaron Ramsey (calf) could return. "That means the next game against West Ham".
The move had widely been expected following Argentina's defeat to Bolivia last month, and ESPN reported on March 31 that the AFA would sack Bauza after less than a year in charge. To make things worse, Lionel Messi miss the team's three remaining qualifying matches due to suspension. Argentina sit fifth in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying, which would see them drawn into a play-off against an Oceania side.
The Blue Jackets entered Saturday already knowing that they will be playing the Penguins in the first round with Pittsburgh having home-ice advantage. Toronto played most of the second half of Sunday's game without defensemen Nikita Zaitsev and Roman Polak . Then a rookie - a new one , one acquired for Kessel two years ago, and the ninth rookie skater to join the Leafs lineup this season - scored the tying goal.