Nadal has also done quite well in 2017, but somehow he is still to pick up his first title. Federer won all three - in five sets at the Australian Open final, two weeks again at Indian Wells, Calif., and then on Sunday, in front of a packed stadium that showed love and respect for both players.
The Toronto Raptors look to level the series against the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 2 at the Air Canada Center on Tuesday night. Just winning a playoff series, something they haven't done since 2001, would be nice. "I don't know if we played hard enough to deserve a chance to win", Casey said. With their 97-83 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks , they remain winless in every playoff Game 1 they've played under Dwane Casey.
If they get back, are the capable of winning it all again? But he also wants his teammates to look great in the process. In order for the Cavs to kick things into high gear, James and superstar point guard Kyrie Irving need to do what they do best: dominate their one-on-one matchups and lead the team on both ends of the floor.
Contrary to the Times' opinion, in a news story no less, that Trump was seeking to change the subject, it is clear that there is a real story here. Nevertheless, Rice, who has a history of being a controversial figure within the Obama administration, was involved in examining intelligence related to individuals affiliated with Trump's campaign and transition team, and her actions are being heavily scrutinized.
With 2:27 left in a tight game, Schwartz zipped a rising shot through traffic into the upper right corner of the net. St. Louis Blues' goalie Jake Allen (34) catches the puck during the third period of Game 2 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the Minnesota Wild, Friday, April 14, 2017, in St.
The U.S. government said a rebound in oil prices means drivers will be paying more at the pump this summer than past year. Gas prices are now the highest they've been in about a year and a half, according to the American Automobile Association.
After London rivals Tottenham Hotspur thumped Watford 4-0 to cut their lead to four points, Chelsea faced a potentially hard visit to the sun-drenched south coast. Adam Smith was unfortunate to deflect Diego Costa's shot into his own net after 17 minutes and Chelsea capitalised on that slice of luck with a quickfire second strike.
We said before the game that we wanted to keep our momentum going and not give anything away", he told the club's official website. "It was a fantastic result ". After easing into the opening 15 minutes against Eddie Howe's side, Spurs opened the scoring after 16 minutes through one of the most unlikely of sources.
The bottom line for Spieth is he just needs to complete his first round on Thursday. Those two shots, the first time he has played the hole in front of a crowd since a year ago, could prove just the tonic for the former world No. "Yeah, it's a really good stretch of golf especially with the way the forecast is looking for Thursday and Friday", said 2016 PGA Championship victor Jimmy Walker.
After an off day, 24-year-old LHP Jordan Montgomery will make his major league debut for NY on Wednesday and LHP Blake Snell (0-1) for the Rays . He walked three and struck out six over seven innings. Jacoby Ellsbury is 3-for-9 with two walks against Snell, who went 2-1 with a 3.00 ERA in four starts against the Yankees a year ago. Giants 4, Diamondbacks 1: Giants catcher Buster Posey was doing well after being struck in the helmet by a 94 miles per hour fastball in the first inning ...
And Dufner believes that's why he had got a one-shot lead heading to the final round of the RBC Heritage. He held off a spate of wild drives after the turn - Donald drove way right on No. "Where I stand with regards to my card the best thing I can do is just focus on my golf", he said. "I needed a couple of weeks off", DeLaet said. Cristie Kerr (62) and Alena Sharp (66) were tied for second.
Donaldson aggravated a right calf injury in a 2-1 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday night at Rogers Centre. The Blue Jays are 1-9, the worst start in franchise history. There will be another different atmosphere, so to speak, that he'll be pitching in front of Saturday. The Blue Jays will counter Saturday with a more known commodity in Marco Estrada , who faced the Orioles on Opening Day at Camden Yards.
He has absolutely everything with mentality, he's a competitor and everything. Raheem Sterling's performance against Hull City was further evidence that the England winger is playing his best football yet for the Blues. The continuing absence of Gabriel Jesus, who Guardiola indicated afterwards is likely to be fit at the start of next month, has not damaged City's goalscoring threat.
On the pitch you can see it and with the leadership from the top of the club. The manager has faced increasing calls to step down when his contract expires this summer. "That wasn't us tonight". "We are in a hard position". But how do the Arsenal players get over such a devastating night? "I want to say thank you to them for their awesome support every time we play at home".
LeBron James scored 32 points and the defending champions, looking to flip the switch after a shaky regular season, began the National Basketball Association playoffs by escaping with a 109-108 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday. Both teams can take satisfaction in knowing they can play better, but that also means they have to be concerned about potential improvement from the opponent.
In United's 1-0 FA Cup defeat at Chelsea last month Herrera was sent off in the first half after being shown a second yellow card for a foul on Hazard. Herrera doubled United's lead in the 49th minute when he picked up the ball inside the box, found himself in a good position and fired in a shot which was deflected past Asmir Begovic.
Wenger and his side will arrive at Middlesbrough tonight scrapping to keep themselves in the race for a top-four finish. The game is results-driven, we all know that, and he's had 20 years at Arsenal , which is an awesome achievement. Swansea, Sunderland, Bournemouth and West Ham - but that has dropped to 25 in their most recent 15: a fall of 11 goals, or almost one per game. "The response from all the players and all the staff has been first class".
Just two months after Peter King of TheMMQB.com predicted the Chiefs will face the defending champion New England Patriots to kick off the season on September 7, Ben Volin of the Boston Globe wrote Sunday that a Chiefs-Pats showdown on Thursday Night Football for that date is a near certainty .
Hall started running in 2009. Switzer became the first female to officially run in the Boston Marathon in 1967, and she's back in MA to run the 26-mile course Monday. It wasn't easy. She wore a brace for three weeks and was on crutches for four, but by week nine she was ready to run. The Hampton, New Hampshire native runs for the North Shore Striders in Beverly and will be competing in her 10th Boston and 19th marathon overall.
That ranks him third among all defensive tackles in the NFL. "KK has been very important to what we've been able to accomplish on defense", Panthers GM Dave Gettleman said in a statement released by the team. "He's everything we're looking for in a Panther". He has career totals of 176 tackles, 22 sacks, 88 quarterback pressures, six forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries and 13 passes defensed.
Garcia said in his post-Masters press conference that he didn't really get exhausted of being asked about being the best player without a major because at least he was the best at something. Garcia's psyche with an inspirational text on Wednesday night. "Not in the least bit, " he said. "All those things helped a lot", Garcia said. On Sunday he demonstrated during an enthralling rollercoaster battle with Rose that he does indeed possess the tools, demeanour and determination of a champion.
April 17 (ANI): A resurgent Manchester United put up an unexpected brilliant performance as they defeated Chelsea 2-0 to breathe new life into the Premier League title race on Sunday at the Old Trafford . Picked by Garth Crooks, this week's team is largely comprised of players from Manchesters United and City. "It doesn't matter how you do it but you have to nullify the best player - and he has been that for Chelsea from a creative point of view".
Guardiola has told his team to showcase a big-club mentality by winning both. Guardiola made it clear he wanted Kompany to remain at the Etihad Stadium , saying: "I think there is no doubt about that but the point is that when a guy has been two or three years injured, what can we do?" City head into a huge week, which sees them face Arsenal in the FA Cup semi-final before hosting Manchester United in the league, on the back of a 3-0 victory over Southampton.
Last month, Alaves' Alexis Ruano was given a three-game suspension after confronting both a referee and fourth official, while in the second division Getafe goalkeeper Vicente Guaita was given a two-game ban after verbally abusing the fourth official.
The players are wearing the number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson. RED SOX KEY TRENDS: The Red Sox have fared well against American League East rivals, winning 15 of their last 22 games against the division. Sandy Leon C 9. Matt Barnes (2-0) worked one inning of hitless relief. The move paid off as Peterson hit a 2-run homer in his first plate appearance to give the Rays a 2-0 lead.
But the manner in which Atletico were awarded the spot-kick understandably infuriated Schmeichel, as replays showed Marc Albrighton's blatant foul on the rampaging Griezmann occurred outside the area. "It's a blow to lose Robert". "We have a few on yellows, so we knew it was a tightrope". He added: "We will be more aggressive in our play going forward and hopefully take a couple more chances".
The Briton was judged to have slowed down unnecessarily while entering the pits, holding up Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull and leading to a punishment by the Federation Internationale de L'Automobile (FIA). "It was a pretty good race", Grosjean said. Towards the end of the race, Mercedes-AMG took a gamble by letting Hamilton pit on lap 40. But on lap 26, and with Vettel now six seconds up the road, the telephone call came from the pit wall to instruct Bottas to get out of Hamilton's way.
For the hosts, Craig Dawson has a massive role to play as he will most likely be the man tasked with keeping the tricky Coutinho quiet and, if he succeeds, could put a big dent in Liverpool's attacking potential. The eight-time capped Germany worldwide broke up play excellently to allow his side to win back possession and helped move the ball forward with a number of key passes across the 90 minutes.
The Wild failed to find the back of the net in five-on-five play, with their only goal coming from Zach Parise on a 5-on-3 near the end of the second period. At least one player, forward Chris Stewart, believes the Wild can do that. "We have one practice to do it in (before Wednesday) and we'll try to do it".
But the teenage pair were withdrawn at half-time with the Reds trailing 1-0, and their replacements Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino scored a goal apiece to ensure victory. But we will tell you exactly which team when we want to tell". "The hard part is to solve the problem of playing against the small teams". Klopp explained: "In all of these positions, the biggest difference between youth football and adult football is there are only brilliant players around and majority are as ...
Moses who was playing in his 29th Premier League game of the season was substituted in the 53rd minute by Cesc Fabregas. Now for clarification "Bad Costa" is the version of Diego Costa which we saw last season. "We gave them double problems", he told reporters. "What I liked about him was he followed his runs, he matched him yard for yard and what he also did was contribute when they were in possession of the ball - and that's very hard to do".
An early season blow to the Orioles bullpen happened Friday night when stud closer Zach Britton felt soreness in his left forearm. Crichton had been optioned to Norfolk on Saturday to make room for right-hander Alec Asher but is allowed to return to replace an injured player.
Zach Werenski's goal increased Columbus' lead to 3-1 with a slap-shot. The first goal that Sergei Bobrovsky gave up last night is the type of goal that Fleury has given up in the past. "He's in the zone and he's really backstopping us right now. If we keep playing this same way, we will win the next game here, too". Allen has been the star of the first three games.
Guentzel's three-goal haul included the game-winning goal with 6:51 to play in OT of Sunday's 5-4 win in game three on Sunday, which has the Penguins one win from a series sweep in the Eastern Conference after rallying back from a three-goal deficit.
Sock was penetrative as any player on court in the fifth set after he was drafted into the doubles with Steve Johnson and reduced Australia's lead in the tie to 2-1 at Pat Rafter Arena. "When I was in the States playing, always kind of knew I had this big preparation to come here and play two big matches". But an Italian win would see the semi-final played in Australia under Cup rules.