Tottenham cut the lead at the top following Chelsea's loss to Crystal Palace earlier this month but Antonio Conte's men have responded strongly with back-to-back victories over Manchester City and Bournemouth. Conte again defended the Spaniard however, insisting the 28-year-old will come good if he keeps working hard. Chelsea after 31 matches played have accumulated 75 points leaving them seven ahead of second-place Tottenham Hotspur.
Sebastian Vettel survived a scare on Friday as he and Ferrari proved they are back as serious contenders for this year's world championship by topping both opening practice sessions ahead of this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix . He pulled up on the side of the track, climbed out with his helmet still on and started walking back to the paddock despite the intense desert heat.
Hernandez did not take the stand. Bradley turned on Hernandez after the former star tight end allegedly shot Bradley in the face, in an attempt to murder him. Hernandez is already serving a life sentence for the June 2013 fatal shooting of Odin Lloyd, a Dorchester man killed in an industrial park near the North Attleborough mansion Hernandez shared with Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez, his fiancee and the mother of his daughter.
His absence appears to be purely for rest purposes, with no injury reported, and there were indications Westbrook would sit out sometime during Oklahoma City's season-ending back-to-back. It's unbelievable. It's something I never could have dreamed about as a kid. "I know y'all are probably going to get exhausted of me saying the same thing, but I promise you, man, I've been blessed with so many things and this is another blessing that I'll never take for granted".
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone ha admitted he does not know Antoine Griezmann's next move amid serious interest from Manchester United. "I don't rule anything out, but I am happy at Atletico Madrid ", he said. "I've been through a lot with Pepe , we've shared things on and off the pitch and that I wish you the best on the planet", said Raul. Very few players have made the direct switch from Atletico to Madrid , but former Mexico worldwide Hugo Sanchez did so in the 1980s and ...
The White Sox claimed Willy Garcia off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates in January, and he hit.423 with two home runs in seven games for Triple-A Charlotte before being recalled to take the place of Melky Cabrera, who is on paternity leave.
But before Lynch, 30, can move to the Raiders, Oakland and Seattle still have to work out a trade. That, though, is regarded as a formality. Lynch reiterated that on Thursday night with, in Lynch style, a single tweet. Plus now we will get Marshawn Lynch in Las Vegas and after he was just at the arm wrestling competition that other National Football League players got in trouble.
However, a third goal for United, courtesy of Marcus Rashford rounded off a comfortable win for the Red Devils. "We keep going. We have another home game next Saturday (against West Ham United) and we have to try and win it". We were playing quite compact and solid. "We reacted to the results of yesterday", Mourinho said. It was therefore a surprise to see Shaw's name in United's starting XI for the match against Sunderland, and even more of a surprise to hear Mourinho praising the ...
SEATTLE - Evan Gattis came off the bench to hit a three-run double and Houston quelled Seattle's ninth-inning rally. He allowed two earned runs in his first start of the 2017 season and two more Tuesday before being removed after 5.2 innings.
Thompson appeared to to put the marker at the side of her ball, which was then replaced a few millimetres in front of the marker. A viewer had called in and noticed she had incorrectly replaced her ball on the 17th green, resulting in a two-shot penalty and a further two-shots for signing for the wrong score.
An NFL spokesperson said in a statement that Murphy would be suspended without pay, which is typical under league rules. Washington initially had Murphy set to play at defensive end last season, but they moved him back to linebacker after Junior Galette suffered a season-ending injury.
Arsenal moved up to fifth, four points behind City with a game in hand, after a 3-0 home victory over struggling West Ham United - a first win in four for Arsene Wenger's side. Azpilicueta was delighted with the way in which Chelsea managed to overcome Manchester City in midweek but knows that there is still much more hard work to do to secure the title.
Zac Choate has the Game Two plan for the Blues. "Obviously he knows tomorrow will be a new one and that's one thing he's done well for a long time - he's re-set himself". They didn't show this in Game 1, so there is certainly a higher level of play that the Blues are capable of finding. NOTES: The Blues scratched center Paul Stastny (lower body), defenseman Robert Bortuzzo (upper body) and right wing Nail Yakupov (undisclosed), but they all could return at some point in the series.
It was a half-breakaway. The Sharks will need to have a defensive presence of mind to have any chance of slowing the lightning-quick Connor McDavid and getting past the Oilers and into second round. San Jose had participated in more than 100 playoff games since Edmonton had played its last, and for 12 Oilers , it was their first foray into the Stanley Cup.
Sergio Garcia says he can achieve more success after breaking his major drought with a win at the US Masters. Fowler stayed in the hunt through the front nine, but he fell apart on the back nine and finished with a 76 and continues to chase his first major championship.
No further details were immediately available. He eventually took over day-to-day operations for the franchise in 1975, holding onto them - first with his father, then on his own - for almost three decades until he passed them on to his own son, Art Jr., in 2003.
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates on the podium after winning the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit in Shanghai , China, Sunday, April 9, 2017. Lewis Hamilton's love affair with the Chinese Grand Prix continued on Sunday as he kept Sebastian Vettel at bay to take the chequered flag by six seconds.
Something similar, maybe even better, will be needed for the Pacers to defeat the Cavs. "I think through everything that went on with our team, we're in a position where we can do something special", James said. LeBron James claims to have the answer to turning things around for the troubled team. Despite featuring the best coach in the National Basketball Association (more on that later), this is probably going to be the least entertaining series from the West , at least if you like ...
He exited in the third inning with a right forearm strain and will likely end up on the 10-day disabled list. PHILADELPHIA (AP) Yoenis Cespedes slowly circled the bases after each of his three homers, enjoying the results on a sweet night that began with an impressive power stroke in batting practice.
Reuland was an organ donor, and his heart went to Carew, who had just moved atop the list of those in need due to heath circumstances following a heart attack in September 2015. Reading about his character and charity work - and that he, too, had endured the pain of burying a child - she decided he was a worthy recipient. His heart?and kidney went to Carew , who was at the top of the donor list after dealing with life-threatening complications from a heart attack he suffered a year earlier.
The only message I send them is that we must think Tottenham could win eight games. To make matters worse, over their shoulder lurks both Arsenal and Manchester United - each with a game in hand - desperate to revive their respective quests for a Champions League place.
Clowney also appeared in both of Houston's playoff games and recorded an interception. With J.J. Watt out for most of the season, Clowney took over as a disruptive force up front for a Texans defense that carried the team to a division title.
The four-time Ballon d'Or victor ended his first European goals since September with the 47th-minute equaliser before putting Madrid in the box seat 13 minutes from time. "And we will play with everything we have". The result left the tie in the balance ahead of the second leg in England on April 18, as Leicester bid to maintain a fairytale run in their first season in Europe's elite club competition.
Posey left the game and was to be checked on Monday night and into Tuesday, then re-evaluated. Immediately after the game, Bochy said Posey appeared to be "fine". "As pitchers, we understand we're responsible for where we throw the ball, whether it's intentional or not", Moore said, per the Mercury News . "So if we can just keep things rolling and keep things clicking it should be good".
Mumbai's chase was only possible as they had a small target to chase. Mumbai Indians: Rohit Sharma (captain), Nicholas Pooran, Mitchell Johnson, K Gowtham, Karn Sharma, Saurabh Tiwary, A Gunarathna, K Khejroliya, Kieron Pollard , Lasith Malinga, Harbhajan Singh, Ambati Rayudu, Jasprit Bumrah, Shreyas Gopal, Lendl Simmons, Vinay Kumar, Parthiv Patel, Mitchell McClenaghan , Nitish Rana , Siddhesh Lad, J Suchith, Hardik Pandya, Jos Buttler, Tim Southee, Jithesh Sharma, Krunal Pandya, Deepak ...
Most of Alonso's fellow drivers said they wouldn't trade racing at Monaco for the chance to compete in the Indy 500. "The first is to win another six F1 titles, one more than Michael (Schumacher), and I don't think that's going to happen", Alonso said, laughing.
Former Chelsea chairman Ken Bates and owner Roman Abramovich were in attendance and neither would have been happy with the result. But I always said that the league only finishes when it is mathematically sure you have won. "There are nine games to play and we have to think step by step". Chelsea take on Manchester City this week, during the midweek fixtures, and know that if they slip up, the gap will be cut even further, and teams really will start to believe they're in a title race.
According to ESPN , referee Jesus Gil Manzano has included Neymar's petty reaction to the fourth official in his post-game report. The Brazilian forward was booked for time wasting by tying his laces after 27 minutes and was then shown a second yellow card for a poor tackle.
He made quick-thinking, simple plays to get teammates the puck and was unlucky not to add a second goal through his frequent net-front presence. "Their team did a good job of clearing out the second opportunities and we have to do a better job getting here".
Mumbai went into the innings break having the upper hand after limiting RCB to 142 for five despite Virat Kohli striking a classy 62 off 47 balls in his first competitive outing in almost a month. Chasing a 143-run target, Mumbai looked down and out with Badree's hat-trick that reducing the visitors to seven for four in the third over. Nitish Rana has been the most successful batsmen for Mumbai as he returned with scores such as 34, 50, 45 in the last three matches.
The Uruguayan arrived in Manchester from Independiente amid much hype and expectation, but ultimately failed to deliver during his time at Old Trafford, scoring just 17 goals in almost 100 games before leaving for Villarreal. "For him to get 90 minutes today was good after being out for such a long time". "When you play against a team that is sad, if you score before [them], the game is nearly over because it is hard to react".
Yet Jackson has his sights set on Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony. "We've not been able to win with [Anthony] on the court at this time", Jackson said following exit interviews with players. The Knicks picked up Jackson's two-year option Thursday morning. Tensions mounted between Jackson and Anthony in January, when a columnist known to be a confidant of Jackson wrote that the player had outlived his usefulness in NY.
Conte's fiery touchline antics drew the ire of Jose Mourinho in October's thrashing at Stamford Bridge, the Portuguese caught on camera saying his counterpart's celebrations were "a humiliation". Mourinho, the most successful manager in the Blues' history, was again the centre of attention in last month's FA Cup tie, where he reacted to a barrage of abuse by showing the home support three fingers - representing the number of leagues titles he led them to.
Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish believes Britain's exit from the European Union represents a "fantastic opportunity" for English football to address what he considers an imbalance within club academies, and to the benefit of the England team.
But in the final kilometre, Italy recovered and powered away, winning by over a second and a half to claim bronze with Australia defeating New Zealand in the gold medal final. "We did the best we could do, so onwards and upwards from here". Team pursuit Olympic gold medallist Elinor Barker came into the quartet of Emily Nelson, Manon Lloyd and Ellie Dickinson.