Switzer's boyfriend, Thomas Miller, threw a block that knocked Semple out of her way, allowing the 20-year-old runner from Syracuse University to finish the race in 4:20:02 at a time when women were thought to be too fragile for long-distance running.
Star striker Messi scored a brace in the first half to give his side the lead despite an own goal from Samuel Umtiti few minutes before half time. Madrid then peppered the Sporting goal, but didn't make the breakthrough until the final minute as Isco's effort from the edge of the area had too much power for Cuellar.
City face Arsenal on Sunday in the semi-finals of the FA Cup, which is Guardiola's most realistic chance for silverware this term. Vincent Kompany's second-half header prompted them to move through the gears after nearly an hour of sterile domination and Guardiola said his players would benefit from greater weight of expectation.
The Giants honored longtime Major League Baseball senior executive Katy Feeney, who died April 1 at age 68. "He's doing OK", said Giants manager Bruce Bochy. Robbie Ray bounced back from his rocky season debut to keep Arizona's best start in franchise history going. "I enjoyed it. I got fired up there". Bochy joked it was an instance of the "RTIs - runs thrown in", that helped the Giants often in the 2014 playoffs.
The Arsenal players faced taunts of " you're not fit to wear the shirt " after the game, from the club supporters but Wenger refused to admit that they gave up. Lucas Perez appears to be enjoying his spell on the sidelines with a thigh injury but he managed to upset a fair few Arsenal fans this week. "I don't want to speak about me tonight".
Saturday April 15, 2017. The league is open and we have a 50 per cent probability to win the league. Kane believes Saturday's clash with Chelsea will present a crucial opportunity to derail the Blues' title-charge this season, with the gap now standing at four points.
The Leafs, however, never did have the consistent energy that Babcock thought he would see, and Columbus reeled off three goals by the end of the second, getting the victor from Cam Atkinson while shorthanded. Joonas Korpisalo stopped 30 shots for the Jackets, who are set for a first-round matchup against Pittsburgh. Toronto's regular season finale carries playoff implications: if the Leafs pick up at least a point they'll face Ottawa in the first round and avoid the President's ...
I want to note that Arsenal in the second part of the season won only 3 wins in the championship, of which only 1 on the road, and it happened on January 14 over Swansea. "It will make me stronger, that's how I see it". "I'm not suggesting people aren't doing their jobs at Arsenal - just that selling the club has become increasingly hard over the last two or three years".
Amidst continued links with Real Madrid , Eden Hazard has restated his commitment to Chelsea but admitted that he "dreams" of playing for another club. Then, I'll go on holiday. I did not hear that, but of course he would be a good recruit. I have a deal until 2020. The Belgian playmaker has been one of the Premier League's top performing players this season and has earned plenty of praise for his displays for Chelsea .
The direct approach that brought both goals will have been noted by Atletico scouts - but so will the way Palace fought back for a point through second-half goals from Yohan Cabaye and Christian Benteke. They had looked at severe risk of relegation but manager Sam Allardyce - who recruited Shakespeare to his coaching team while England manager - has inspired such an improvement that survival looks a near certainty.
Chicago (41-41) earned the No. 8 playoff seed and will meet the No. 1 seed Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. Right or wrong, Brooklyn wanted to make sure they went into the offseason that way, as well as getting a feel of some of their younger guys on the roster.
Jordan Spieth, who began the day 10 shots off the lead, made spectacular par saves and five birdies got him within two strokes of Rose and Sergio Garcia. "I'm going to need to probably play the round of my life tomorrow to have a chance", said McIlroy, who shot 65 in the 2011 first round and 66 on Sunday in 2015.
Golden State won the season series 4-0, and though that doesn't matter when the playoffs start and it starts 0-0, the Warriors averaged 125 points in those four games, and their defense has been much better since the last time they played Portland in January.
The Oilers scored 243 goals this season (eighth in NHL) and McDavid scored or assisted on a league-leading 41.2 percent. Most guys going top speed wouldn't be able to snipe a flawless shot like this. "The Sharks are a savvy, veteran team, and they were able to grab hold of the game and we weren't able to grab it back". "Our power play in our second game mimicked our 5-on-5 play: we weren't hungry enough (and) we got outworked in a lot of areas".
Daniel Cormier's rematch with Anthony Johnsonlooked a lot like their first fight two years ago, only it ended even sooner. In the lead-up to the rematch, Cormier has said multiple times that he felt Johnson quit in their first bout, long before the submission via a rear-naked choke in the third round.
Coach Thomas Tuchel criticised the decision to make Dortmund play less than 24 hours removed from the attack. But now that we've heard from some Dortmund players and staff post-match, it really seems like the game shouldn't have been played tonight.
She didn't even start running until she was 30. In 2011, she was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame. "It's pretty surreal", Bancroft said. "I don't know if that helped keep my pace at the beginning". It was in my wheelhouse. "I've been announcing it on WBBJ for 37 years and I'm running the race Monday for the first time since 1976".
He added: "I've seen enough throughout the squad, through working with them". "I think there is people deciding that and it could only be good for the game, " he said. "That's my intent for tomorrow and going forward". Australia's A-League trialled the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system earlier this month, while it was also put to the test by Federation Internationale de Football Association during a recent global friendly between France and Spain.
It also would have given us the Boston Bruins as the last wild card, which meant a first-round series against the Washington Capitals, which meant the incredible 13-years-in-the-making showdown between Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy and his former team .
The West Ham keeper complained of offside, however his complaints were not vindicated. Welbeck has not scored a goal at the Emirates Stadium for nearly 12 months and crashed a shot into the side-netting as Bilic threw on fit-again Diafra Sakho in place of Andy Carroll.
The Indiana Pacers and Cleveland Cavaliers meet in game two of the National Basketball Association first round playoffs Monday at the Quicken Loans Arena. "Hell, no", he snapped. "Not going into the game with the group that we have". This time , though, the Cavaliers prevailed, and they prevailed because they smothered IN defensively when the Pacers had a chance to win at the end.
As the key cog in Chelsea's resurgence after its 2003 takeover by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, Terry has also won the Premier League four times, the FA Cup five times, and the League Cup on three occasions. Their manager Tony Pulis favours experienced heads in his stout defence with 37-year old Gareth McAuley, who has made 30 appearances at centre-back and scored seven goals this season, being a prime example.
She was 22. Thomas was informed of her death following the team's practice Saturday afternoon. His sneakers have his sister's name, Chyna, written on them, along with "R.I.P. Kevin Durant, meanwhile, had 32 points and 10 rebounds in his Golden State playoff debut wjile Stephen Curry scored 29 points as the Golden State Warriors withstood a sensational day by Portland duo-CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard-for a 121-109 victory in Game One.
Miles clanked off the left front side of the rim at the final horn. NOTES: Game 1 against the Pacers was the 200th playoff contest of Cavaliers F LeBron James' illustrious career. Again, a good offensive game usually begets a good defensive game from Smith, and either gives the Cavs a critical fourth threat. But Turner faces up initially and has the ball ripped from his hands.
They outshot the Sharks 36-16 and outhit them 41-21. Best of all, the Sharks came back without Thornton. "It was by committee and by whoever's on the ice getting the job done and if we have the puck, they don't have it". The Oilers were red hot, winning 12 of their last 14, while San Jose had dropped nine of 13. "We forechecked them hard and they got caught on some long shifts".
After picking up the ball on the edge of the area, Ibrahimovic held off the attention of a defender before firing a venomous shot into the far corner of the net from 20 yards out. "We were hanging in the game and staying in the game and trying to do our best". United were without goalkeeper David de Gea, who has a minor hip problem, but Mourinho felt it was a good opportunity for Sergio Romero to play before he lines up against Anderlecht in the Europa League on Thursday.
Miles missed a jumper in the final seconds. This combination of high-volume three point shooting and low-volume minutes wasn't necessarily a recipe for success in the regular season. He missed more shots than 7 other Cavs not named James did combined. "Hell, no", he snapped. "Hell no. Not going into any game with the group that we have..." IN played a solid all-around game, matching the Cavs at both ends and even out-rebounding them.
The Cleveland Cavaliers, whose path through the Eastern Conference and a third straight NBA Finals appearance may not be the slam dunk once believed, begin defence of their title Saturday in the first round against the Indiana Pacers. Despite the Cavs needing a win to get home-court in the playoffs, they still plan to rest their key players. "It's over", Lue said. "I mean, I wish we had another 10 games (before the playoffs)".
A resolute Keogh played a starring role up front for the Glory despite the passing of his grandfather in Ireland earlier in the week. Sydney will play the lowest-ranked elimination final victor at Allianz Stadium in the semi-final. Melbourne City were able to take advantage of Perth's open play, however, to claw their way back into the match and force a dramatic end to the regular 2016-17 season.
Mourinho set his team up in a similar way when United fell to a 1-0 defeat at Stamford Bridge in the FA Cup last month after being reduced to 10 men following Herrera's red card. They have an advantage of a game in hand and trail third placed Liverpool by just six points and fourth placed Manchester City by four points. A pinpoint, defence-splitting pass from Ander Herrera found Rashford on the move and he produced a clinical finish to open the scoring.
Coghlan had his contract selected from triple-A Buffalo on Friday. Toronto closes out the Baltimore series on Sunday and will have an off day on Monday before hosting the Boston Red Sox for a three-game set. "If anything, it helps you out a little bit knowing him". Kipnis explained in an Instagram post Thursday that he lost his favorite white Easton shin guard.
The world No. 47's record of taking matches to five sets and winning has not been great, and at 2-0 down the match looked over. But I am looking forward to it. The downside of Chardy's all-guns-blazing tennis is that he can blow cold as well as hot, and that is what happened as he served for the set. He broke back for 4-4 and was 5-2 up in the tie-break before his backhand let him down.
Considering Mercedes locked out the front row in qualifying - and Hamilton probably had a quicker vehicle than Vettel - it will not be marked down as one of the team's finest races. The German, who did not start in Bahrain a year ago in a season that Ferrari completed without a win, is having the time of his life again and relishing the battle with Mercedes .
That left them facing the USA just after midnight (NZ time), wanting a win to top the pool and hopefully miss playing Fiji in the quarterfinals. Following a small surge forward from captain John Moonlight , the ball was shipped to Harry Jones who raced clear from halfway.
The Italians trailed 2-0 but won the doubles rubber yesterday as Andreas Seppi and Simone Bolelli prevailed in a five-set epic to beat Ruben Bemelmans and Joris De Loore 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6. "He played a very professional match, handling the nerves", Belgium skipper Johan van Herck said. Two double-faults and two mistimed forehands from Sock gave Thompson the first break of the match at 5-3 in the first set.