For us, we have surpassed some outside expectations, so it's a little bit of a different dynamic for each team. Now, the other part. Blue Jackets: Get the Penguins in the first round. Said Jake Gardiner: "You gotta beat the best at some point so might as well do it in the first round". This is free money. "Last night [against Pittsburgh] was emotional", coach Mike Babcock said after the loss Sunday evening.
I had just guessed slider on that pitch and he made a mistake. It's kind of like a Miguel Cabrera-type thing where he can take a really short swing that if I take that same swing I'm hitting a single to right where he's hitting the ball out of the ballpark.
With the 3-1 win over Bournemouth at Dean Court on Saturday, Chelsea took another step towards clinching the Premier League title. "No team in the world wins only the very, very good games". Chelsea , now seven points clear of second placed Tottenham, need 15 points from their last seven games to be assured of clinching the title and Hazard called on his team-mates to finish the job.
The pair exchanged the lead on numerous occasions during the final round at Augusta but after missing one putt to win in regulation play, Garcia birdied the first playoff hole after Rose could only make a bogey. This time, he capitalized on Rose's mistake, had two putts to win and dropped in the birdie for added theatrics. Rose's wayward drive opened up the door for Garcia and he took the opportunity with both hands, replicating his tee shot and approach from 20 minutes earlier before ...
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) No one had played more majors with less to show for it. And it was Jose Maria Olazabal, who won the Masters in 1994 and 1999, who sent him a text on the eve of the Masters telling Garcia to believe and "to not let things get to me like I've done in the past".
Wenger said: " I spoke enough about that ". "I have nothing to add to that". "I can understand that the subject is maybe of an interest but to me what is of interest is what is happening on the football pitch". Wenger will welcome back holding midfielder Francis Coquelin for the trip to Selhurst Park but goalkeepers Petr Cech (calf) and David Ospina (back) are still sidelined.
I'm a Rangers supporter but you are a breath of fresh air up here.' So I thought: 'Right, get me out of this tunnel quick!' No, it has been great". As well as clinching the treble for just the third time in the club's history, Celtic will aim to go the entire domestic season unbeaten.
So we're kind of getting back on now to getting the game back hopefully into a place where, you know, we can get into positions where we were a year ago on Sunday". The hole has proved to be the toughest at Augusta National this week and has been the scene of repeated heartbreak, including the famous humiliation of four-time major champion Ernie Else, who dropped five shots there past year.
Barcelona forward Neymar has been handed a two-game suspension for sarcastically applauding an assistant referee and will miss Barcelona's game against Real Madrid in the Spanish league. Neymar , Barcelona's ebullient winger, will be forced out of the match after being slapped with a three-match ban. Winning in the Bernabeu is likely to be critical to Barca's hopes of winning the league title as they are three points behind their great rivals, having played 31 games to Real Madrid's 30.
Rondo is averaging 7.8 points and 6.7 assists per game. However, Wade acknowledged that he is ahead of schedule and would be comfortable playing on Saturday night if he is cleared by the Bulls' training staff. "We were saying how we needed to get this one today and now we need these next two (games)". Wade started and played almost 25 minutes. That left it up to Butler to try to play the hero again.
It seemed like a usual fixture for Chelsea after playmaker Cesc Fabregas gave an early lead to hosts in the 5th minute but a quick-fire double from Palace's Wilfried Zaha and Christian Benteke turned around the game for the visitors. A resilient defensive display and numerous fine saves from goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey saw Palace prevail. Chelsea were beaten for just the second time in 18 home games under Conte and conceded twice for the first time since the January 4 loss at Tottenham, ...
The 32-year-old veteran is nearly surely headed to the disabled list. Vince Velasquez gets the call for the Phillies in the series finale and is 0-1 with a 9.00 ERA and 10 strikeouts this season. Every starter except Harvey had a hit, and they finished with 20. Buchholz's 67 pitches only got him through 2 1/3 innings. He said it was just a cramp and expects to make his next start.
Antonio Conte has admitted revelling in Chelsea soaking up all the Premier League title-race pressure and delivering a crucial 3-1 victory at Bournemouth. "And Tottenham are stronger than last season - it's important we understand this". In fact, that highlights arguably the most impressive mark of his tenure so far - an ability to get the best out of a pre-existing squad while using a system very few of his players had experience playing in.
West Ham winger Michail Antonio will miss the rest of the season after suffering a serious hamstring injury. They now occupy 14 spot on the League standings and are eight points clear of the relegation zone. The 28-year-old joined Sunderland in the summer of 2016 and his form at the heart of their defence was one of the main reasons they stayed up last season.
United are fifth in the league table, four points adrift of the final Champions League qualification spot. However, United's immediate attention will be on the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final against Belgian side Anderlecht on Thursday.
After righty Jordan Zimmermann allowed an early run, Iglesias evened the score with an estimated 432-foot home run to leftfield in the third inning. The over is also 8-2-1 in his last 11 starts overall and 5-2 in his last seven outings after the Tigers scored five runs or more in their previous game.
Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Locke dismissed jurors soon afterward, and Hernandez later blew kisses to his fiancee and daughter as he was led out of the courtroom. He has also pleaded not guilty to a witness intimidation charge for allegedly shooting Alexander Bradley, his former friend and marijuana supplier, in an effort to silence him about the killings.
The Nets only had 56 points at that point and they really didn't play bad after the first quarter, but it simply was not happening. According to The Sun-Sentinel , the Heat will get knocked out of the playoffs if all three team wins on Wednesday since the Bulls own the tiebreaker against them.
As it stood, there were some people who were upset with the team for letting Romo suit up. When it was time for the game, he ran out of the tunnel and the announcer called him on the court saying: "At guard, in his first season from eastern IL, welcome to Dallas No.
Sunderland went into the clash bottom of the Premier League table, still needing 10 points to secure their safety while Manchester United hoped to continue a 21-game unbeaten streak. "At the end the best team will win so the game was good and we got the 1-0 and the red card", he said. Moyes on sending off: "Look, there was a couple of things that didn't go for us today - I'm not saying it would have made a massive difference because Manchester United had good control - but we were in ...
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has expressed regret that the world's best ice hockey players will miss next year's Winter Games after the National Hockey League opted against participation in Pyeongchang. The NHL should in no way be associated with such a thing, and it'd be nice if any of the millionaires who are sad they don't get to play in their precious Olympics in any way gave a crap.
The NBA record for the highest combined single-season average of points and points off assists is 56.8 set by Tiny Archibald in 1972-73. The six-time All-Star is also now in line to come away with the NBA's scoring title. The best bet is Westbrook because he broke a record that was deemed unbreakable. "I think myself and our medical staff really agreed with him that this would be a good opportunity to get some rest".
Additionally, fast bowler Umesh Yadav has recovered from his hip and lower back niggles and might well be up for selection. The initial investigation of scan on his left shoulder, which suffered a third injury in 18 months, has not revealed any serious injury as was speculated.
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry scores against Houston Rockets' Lou Williams in the team's 113-106 win Tuesday in Houston. The Rockets had built a double-digit lead in the first half and were really in control of the game, but the Warriors closed the game to five at the halftime break thanks to a buzzer beater from Andre Iguodala.
His biggest problem was the surface: Evans is not a clay-court player, indeed had not played on this surface, at any level, since losing in the first round of qualifying at Roland Garros nearly three years ago. He did so with the unwitting assistance of Inglot, who was called for a foul shot when the umpire judged his racket had crossed the net in hitting an illegal victor.
But the Bulls dominated Cleveland 37-21 in the third quarter to wipe out a nine-point halftime lead and hung on down the stretch. "Not going to get into it", Thompson responded. Only Michael Jordan (866 consecutive games) had more consecutive games with double-digit points in National Basketball Association history. IN hit 18 free throws, but the Cavaliers hit 23.
In the fourth quarter, Memphis came out and regained the lead thanks to a Zach Randolph three pointer. Oscar Robertson is one of the greatest guards ever to grace the hardwood, and now there's only one other player who's mentioned alongside him when talking about triple-doubles.
However the former England worldwide hasn't played a game since his contract expired with New York City past year and said that a mid-season training regime and half a season would have been detrimental to both of them. While the side maintained itsr seven-point lead over Tottenham atop the table with seven games to go, the Italian said there was still work to do. "Every game we win is a strong message for the other teams".
Romo was released by the Cowboys last week, ending a 14 year career with the team where he became the franchise leader in touchdown passes and passing yards. The season ends also Wednesday for Denver on the road in Oklahoma City. According to NBA.com , Romo "isn't expected to play", but he practiced with the Mavericks during their shootaround on Tuesday.
The proposal would be for the U.S. to host 60 matches, with 10 games each in Canada and Mexico. With an expanded field, perhaps only the United States , with a plethora of state-of-the-art stadiums and hotel accommodations, could handle a 48-team event.
Garcia made an improbable par at the 13th after taking a penalty drop, and Rose three-putted for par. Heading to the par-5 15th, traditionally the easiest hole on the course, Hoffman had a prime chance to get that stroke back. "I set sort of a positive goal going forward to start making some birdies". "Those are the kind of moments people who win this tournament have on Sunday".
The Swansea manager opted to bring on both Luciano Narsingh and top-scorer Fernando Llorente at the break in order to add more bite to his previously toothless attack, but to little effect. However, he insisted that Swansea are still battling, with a long way to go in the relegation battle. "It's a tough league, the best in the world, and if you are not 'at it" every single game, you are not going to win.
He also praised Garcia's great performance developed in the first four rounds of the competition and said that the golfer had written a golden chapter in one of the major championships in men's professional golf. Garcia never has been a favorite of the American golf fans and for good reason. Garcia was low amateur at the Masters that year. Garcia said he thought of the late Seve Ballesteros while overcoming setbacks that would have derailed his less confident self.
Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 100 goals in UEFA competitions when he struck twice as holders Real Madrid came from behind to win 2-1 at Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final yesterday. "We would have preferred to have scored another goal", Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane told French TV. "That is his ambition". "We didn't have so much possession and we were missing our usual self-assurance".
Singing, munching Bratwurst sausages and swilling beer, Borussia Dortmund fans put on a show of defiance on Wednesday as they poured into their home stadium for their match against AS Monaco, postponed after an attack on the team bus a day earlier.