Simmons fractured his right foot in the 76ers' September 30 final scrimmage of training camp. But at the time, it gave me a learning opportunity that most guys don't get. Who receives the ball when the ball goes in the basket? "I don't know what that looks like when we are talking about the summer league". Philadelphia 76ers fans wished for Joel Embiid to heal.
In addition, Federer notably missed the second half of the most recent 2016 season in order to fix his damaged body, which makes his latest title that much more impressive. It helped him to move to an 11-match winning streak and improved his match record to 19 wins and just one defeat in 2017. "Part of the situation was that my knee was really odd on the clay past year, so maybe being away from the clay as much as possible is maybe is a good thing as well, even though I don't think it was ...
Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic insists he is improving with age after his 27th goal of the season helped lift his team back to fifth in the Premier League. Ibrahimovic's strike at the Stadium of Light was his 27th in all competitions in his debut campaign at Old Trafford, while the 35-year-old has also contributed a further nine assists for the team.
James, who has a strained right calf that will not prevent him from playing in the postseason, finished the regular season averaging 26.4 points and career highs in rebounds (8.6), assists (8.7) and turnovers (4.1) while appearing in 74 games.
Monaco earned a surprise 3-2 victory away to Borussia Dortmund in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final, rescheduled after a bomb attack. Dortmund midfielder Nuri Sahin, who came on as a second-half substitute, said the incident had put football into perspective. "It could be left-wing extremism or right-wing extremism".
Jeremy Chardy beat Kyle Edmund 6-4, 6-4 in reverse singles to give France a comprehensive 4-1 win against Britain in their Davis Cup quarterfinal on Sunday. The tournament still has plenty of interest for fans, but some of the top singles players opt not to compete for their country given the rigors of their tournament schedules.
Mets manager Terry Collins called Cespedes a "special player" and said he wasn't surprised by his performance. Ramos, in just his second major-league season at age 24, probably underestimated the gravity of the situation. So far this season Buchholz has thrown 144 pitches. Starting pitching report Buchholz was ineffective for the second time in as many starts with his new club.
He just earned his 41st triple-double of the season to tie Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson's record for the most triple-doubles in a campaign. If he tallies his triple-double average, he'll hold the record for most triple-doubles in a single season at 42.
This time, he will start Sunday's final round two shots adrift of Justin Rose, and yet he believes that slender deficit could work to his advantage. "You're going to have to go out and play a good round of golf, and I think there's going to be four or five guys pretty much with the same mindset".
The loss dropped the Cavaliers to 20-20 on the season away from Quicken Loans Arena and with an identical 51-29 record as the Celtics with two regular season games remaining. "We're the No. 1 seed right now, and it's our job to take care of business tomorrow". There are plenty of variables that remain in place for the East playoff pictures with just two days remaining in the regular season.
From the time the streak was halted against the Washington Capitals on January 5, 14 teams accumulated more points than the Blue Jackets. He has a . Going into his second playoffs with the Penguins , you can only expect more from him. Letang's absence will be keenly felt, though Sullivan suggests the adversity that the Penguins have faced thus far this season has made them a resilient bunch, seemingly unfazed by anything.
He was hit hard by us going out in Champions League. He has really been focused in training in last few weeks. In comments made last month to Bild , the German newspaper, Özil suggested that he is unfairly criticised following Arsenal defeats, claiming: "When the team's on a bad run, somebody needs to be singled out, sadly most of the time it's me".
All cars were ordered to go through the pitlane before the race restarted on lap 6. Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull) +46.035s 5. I think the auto was behaving pretty nicely on fresh tyres, but the fronts just went away after two laps. "I think I overtook nine cars in the opening lap so it was a very good race for me", Verstappen added. "The start was fantastic, I'm so happy with the way starts are going so I'm going to keep that up!" "Just small things, but the effect could be quite big".
Hassan Whiteside recorded 30 points and 12 rebounds while providing a key block in the closing moments as Miami won for the fourth time in its final five road games. Cavaliers: If history holds, James won't play Wednesday. If the Heat sweeps the season series with the Wizards, Miami would become the first team in National Basketball Association history to reach.500 after being 19 games under during the season.
Protests have been held before matches, while supporters have unfurled banners calling for Wenger to go, but it is believed that the 67-year-old could sign a new two-year deal. "I want the fans to support the team, but I can understand they are extremely frustrated, like we all are", Wenger said . "We have to respond very quickly and not accept it".
This from a club who ran out at Selhurst Palace knowing that three points would keep them very much in contention for a top four finish. Their latest defeat leaves them in sixth place and in serious danger of missing out on qualification for the Champions League.
But stake him to a four-run lead in the first inning, as his Chicago Cubs did Sunday against the Milwaukee Brewers, and he is almost impossible to beat. I think he would say he wasn't at his best today and he still dominated us. The Cubs scored 11 runs on 17 hits in Saturday's victory. Maddon said Baez will have a scheduled day off Sunday .
The Cubs will receive their diamond-studded championship rings on Wednesday. The first pitch was thrown in an announced wind chill of 36 degrees. Rain storms passing through the area delayed the start of the championship banner-raising festivities by almost two hours, giving the home team ample time to play a condensed version of their NLCS Game 6 victory over the Dodgers on the scoreboard video screen and a plea to vote for former Cub catcher David Ross on "Dancing with the Stars".
The spokeswoman for the Federal Prosecutors, who handle probes into suspected terrorism, said investigators had found three letters near the scene of the attack, all suggesting a possible Daesh-linked motive. "We do not just play for us today". It is believed the explosives had been hidden in a hedge close to a auto park and were detonated remotely. "We had to assume, and assumed right from the start, that this was a targeted attack against the team of Borussia Dortmund ", Dortmund ...
The MVP candidate broke Oscar Robertson 's record, which stood for 55 years, but he also broke the Denver Nuggets' hearts by eliminating them from the playoffs with a buzzer-beating 3-pointer at Pepsi Center. Meanwhile, Robertson averaged 30.8 points, 12.5 rebounds and 11.4 assists per game. OSCAR ROBERTSON'S National Basketball Association record of 41 triple-doubles in a single season had stood for 55 years but Russell Westbrook changed that.
Manfred is giving the Indians a chance to come up with a plan that will allow them to get away from using the logo, though I wonder how much longer it will be until he gives the team an ultimatum. "We are people, not mascots, not logos, not imagery", said Carla Getz, a member of the Potawatomi Tribe. There is also a sizeable contingent of Cleveland fans who understand the viewpoints of protesters, but cherish the logo and don't want the team buckle to pressure to abolish it.
According to German prosecutors, a note left at the scene of the bombing suggests the attack could have been carried out by Muslim extremists. Borussia Dortmund defender Marc Bartra updated fans on his condition after suffering a wrist injury when the Borussia Dortmund coach was rocked by a series of explosions on Tuesday night.
The attacks came just as Sisi returned from the U.S. where he met President Donald Trump and, to his delight, obtained a ringing endorsement of his authoritarian methods and campaign against Islamists. "He was like an angel, standing in the middle of the deacons singing", Maher said. "We were not expecting people who live with us in the same country, people with whom we've shared love and friendships, and with whom we're familiar, to do these things", said Kobeish, the sound of ...
Michael Saunders had two hits and an RBI for the Philadelphia. Anthony Rizzo hit a game-winning single off Kenley Jansen in the ninth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 after raising a World Series championship banner for the first time at Wrigley.
Arrieta was dominant in his first start of the season in St. Louis, holding the Cardinals to one unearned run and four hits over six innings with six strikeouts. He posted a 2.0 dWAR last season, as he has gained notoriety around baseball for his swipe tags, which have brought back a lost art around the game. This ballpark, you could put the ball on the ground here.
The gold medal-winning Olympian hasn't finished outside the top-25 at the Masters in his last seven appearances - and he goes into the last round at Augusta National alongside friend Sergio Garcia in a big to win a green jacket and a second major.
Also, a source said a warrant was issued Wednesday afternoon for an alleged accomplice involved in the case. Neighbors said the 66-year-old judge, whose career spanned almost two decades, often left the house early in the morning with his girlfriend to work out.
He has yet to reach the podium, which Vettel has done twice including the win in Australia, and on Sunday in China was criticised by Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne for seeming to "be busy with other stuff". The Dutch driver drove brilliantly to move from 16th on the grid to third place. But while that was happening, Ferrari kept Raikkonen out on his old soft tyres - hoping to get him to the end - despite the Finn growing increasingly frustrated over the radio at the handling of his ...
Montreal is 2-8 SU in its last 10 postseason games against NY, per the OddsShark NHL Database . When bodog.ca released its pre-playoff team-by-team odds to win the Stanley Cup Monday, there were a few head scratchers involved, to be sure.
Juventus will, of course, be favored in the second leg on April 19, but still fresh in everyone's mind is the 6-1 rout of Paris Saint-Germain which saw Barcelona become the first team in the history of the competition to overturn a 4-0 first-leg loss.
Victor Montagliani , left, President of the Canadian Soccer Association, Sunil Gulati , center, President of the United States Soccer Federation, and Decio de Maria , President of the Mexican Football Federation, sign the document of intent to FIFA seeking to co-host the 2026 World Cup , Monday, April 10, 2017, in NY.
They still need 21 points to be mathematically certain of winning the title. He added: "I think I can't deny it; as a striker as soon as you score you feel more free". Hull helped their survival chances by beating West Ham 2-1 on goals from Andrew Robertson and Andrea Ranocchia. "But I think it's right to think about ourselves".
Spanish defender Marc Bartra suffered injuries to his arm and wrist and is in hospital. "Both of their apartments were searched, and one of the two has been detained", Koehler said. "None of us are scared", he said. Another letter was published online, in which left-wing extremist groups claimed to have carried out the attack, but prosecutors had reason to believe this letter was not authentic.
Evergreen Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic likened himself to film character Benjamin Button after inspiring his team to a 3-0 victory at Premier League basement club Sunderland yesterday. I agree (he is getting better). Mourinho on the run-in: "After Manchester City and Liverpool won, if we hadn't won today it would have nearly been mathematically impossible.
He tested the waters of the NBA Draft last season but didn't hire an agent. Brooks, an All-American, made his announcement with a video statement. Leaving Oregon and the Ducks isn't going to be easy for Brooks. The Pac-12 Player of the Year has hired an agent, which ends his eligibility with the Ducks. In his three years at Oregon, Brooks became one of the best players in Oregon men's basketball history.