The bats are connecting and producing early on for the Boston Red Sox as a unit, a streak they will hope can stay hot as the season continues. With Blake Snell set to take on Steven Wright in the pitching matchup, the over/under now sits at 10 runs.
As for McIlroy, he needs to win the Masters to complete a career Grand Slam. "I've done all the preparation I can". It's awesome the way that just being a lot happier, the swing feels like I'm hitting it a lot better, the short game, I feel like I've got more touch in my hands.
They're the words you would never have expected to hear from Daniel Ricciardo so soon after Red Bull's dismal showing at Albert Park. "To be honest, for me now, I don't understand it", said Ricciardo. But surprisingly here you are closer to Mercedes and Ferrari than ever before this season. "I look at Kimi's lap and say he probably left something on the table - then I look at Seb and he's only three tenths in front of me, so that's the more encouraging thing".
The Heat, on the other hand, were fighting for their playoff lives: They needed this win (plus a loss from IN or Chicago) to make the playoffs, after a turnaround nearly as miraculous as Washington's this season. "As a player, 14 years, I think I've been in 12 playoffs", Wade said. Harden posted 27 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists to pace a balanced scoring attack for the Rockets (55-27), whose win total matched the fourth-most in team history.
The recent reduction of the disabled list minimum from 15 to 10 days could be very encouraging news for the Athletics' prospect, who has had a awesome start at Triple-A Nashville and could obtain his promotion to the big leagues within the next few hours if Semien doesn't improve.
Confirmation will come in after Monday, as Semien is set to undergo a CT Scan. He was examined Monday in Los Angeles by Dr. Steve Shin, who evaluated MRI and CT scans that revealed a fracture to the scaphoid bone. Adam Rosales filled in at shortstop last game and could get a lot more playing time with Semien out. Oakland also recalled Chad Pinder from Triple-A Nashville to add depth to the infield.
Nori Aoki singled off reliever Liam Hendricks leading off the seventh inning Saturday, the first hit for the Houston Astros against the Oakland Athletics . In Los Angeles, Kenta Maeda allowed four runs in four innings before he was pulled for a pinch hitter in the Dodgers' 8-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Police said Monday morning Stephens "may be out of state at this time ", and could be in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Indiana, or MI. The Philadelphia police reportedly received calls that the shooter, Steve Stephens , was in the area.
Gobert was injured on one of his patented screens for All-Star forward Gordon Hayward. When Gobert crumpled to the ground moments after winning the opening tip, his left knee having collided with the knee of Luc Mbah a Moute , it seemed a game and a playoffs series had changed.
The Predators never trailed in Games 6 and 7 and finally eliminated the Ducks. The Blackhawks soon began to live up to their championship pedigree though, outshooting the Predators 23-9 over the final two periods. See above? If Kane and Toews don't start leading the way for Chicago, it's hard to see them mounting a comeback against the Predators. For instance, I saw Niklas Hjalmarsson, rather than firing the puck into a Predator's shin pads, direct his point shot wide of the net to create a ...
By mile 18, though, Linden fell far behind while Kiplagat, Rose Chelimo of Bahrain, Kenyan Gladys Cherono and American Jordan Hasay surged ahead to form the top four, approaching what most consider the most hard section of the course, Heartbreak Hill.
Wes Morgan faces a race to be fit for the second-leg against Atletico Madrid What is the latest Atletico Madrid news? "We've just got to move on although it's taken the gloss off it a little bit". "He has trained the last three training sessions in which the intensity has been greater every one". "I'm pleased with Benteke, with his game coming on and the goals coming back".
Boro's status as the lowest scorers in the top four tiers of English football made it hard to see them getting back into the match, but it took just five minutes for them to find an equaliser after the restart as Arsenal once again failed to keep a clean sheet on the road.
Holliday put the Yankees ahead with a titanic three-run shot in a five-run third inning, and Aaron Judge added a two-run homer that chased Derek Holland (1-2) with the score 7-0 in the fifth. Although he took the loss, Pirates starter Nova pitched a complete game against the Cardinals , hurling eight innings, giving up two runs on five hits with just 78 pitches.
That is her legal right. McDonald, 33, now plans to try to resume his National Football League career after two seasons away. Prosecutors said a charge of violating a restraining order in the case was still scheduled to be heard on May 26th at 10 a.m.
Mats Hummels and Jerome Boateng both trained individually on Sunday as they recover from injuries, and Javi Martinez is suspended for the return leg. "We will suffer in the second leg and we know it". Bayern Munich face a familiar problem as they travel to old European foes Real Madrid on Tuesday needing to make history to keep faint hopes of Champions League glory alive.
But asked if he would play anyway, he said bluntly, "I'm in no position to make a statement like that". Canada's benefit is that it has depth of talent that spills over into the AHL and European professional leagues. On Tuesday, a day after the National Hockey League announced it wouldn't have its players participating in next year's Winter Olympic Games, the Washington Capitals captain told a media scrum at Air Canada Centre in Toronto that his intention to suit up for Russian ...
Conley started hot, but was held without a basket in the second half and finished with 13 points. Just because the Spurs blew the Grizzlies out in game one, doesn't mean the same results will happen in game two. Ginobili has 309 3-pointers in his postseason career, third behind Ray Allen (385) and Reggie Miller (320) in league history. "Know the championship pedigree they have and the mindset they have coming into the playoffs so we are looking to match that intensity try to stick to our game ...
On his shoes he'd written "RIP Lil Sis", "Chyna" and "I love you". No funeral date is set, and Stevens says the Celtics organization hopes to attend. As a newsman, I understand that if Thomas agrees to play, cameramen have to capture him crying.
The attack, in which three pipe bombs were left close to the team's bus ahead of Tuesday's game against Monaco in Dortmund, left centre back Marc Bartra with a broken wrist. UEFA official Giorgio Marchetti told CNN Sport Wednesday he had encountered "nothing of this nature" before. They have requested an arrest warrant to be able to hold the man, named only as Abdul Beset A, over his Islamic State links.
The eighth-seeded Trail Blazers never trailed by more than eight points in the first three quarters and used a three-point play by backup Pat Connaughton in the final seconds of the third period to draw even at 88-all. With the game tied at 88, Draymond Green sparked a defensive surge that catapulted Golden State on a 15-2 run. In other words, Lillard and McCollum were nearly able to win the game by themselves.
But, with JR Smith on George, James stepped up to double-team George and force the ball out of his hands. The Cavs vowed they would play better after their near-disaster in Game 1 and they mostly backed up their talk, delivering the kind of performance that was routine last season but rare in 2017.
It was Kiplagat's first time running Boston . Kiplagat won the women's 15-kilometer race in the 2010 Boilermaker with a course-record time of 47 minutes, 57 seconds. Hasay, 25, ran 2:23.0 to set the American record for a debut marathon. At the 1:30 point in the race, Linden fell off the lead pack. Sumgong's former training partner, the 2014 Chicago and Boston Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo, is serving a four-year ban after also testing positive for EPO.
David de Gea, Ander Herrera, Marouane Fellaini and Ashley Young came in, with Sergio Romero, Michael Carrick, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and top scorer Ibrahimovc making way. "The bad news is that he is injured and now it is important to work to recover very soon". "Courtois for sure is one of the best goalkeepers in the world, but we trust a lot in Begovic and I'm sure he'll play a great game".
On Sunday, Westbrook made history yet again, this time totaling his 42nd triple-double of the 2016-17 season. That eliminated the Nuggets from playoff contention. This provides an intriguing matchup, as Westbrook is going to face former teammate and opposing MVP candidate James Harden . "I'm honored just to be mentioned in a conversation with Oscar Robertson ", Westbrook said recently while creeping up on the record.
This was deemed to have been excessive and the stewards awarded the Brit a five second penalty, which Hamilton took at his final pit stop later in the race and still managed to reel in Vettel; the penalty was roughly the time difference when the chequered flag was waved.
That sensational '15-'16 campaign saw his overall monetary value skyrocket, and his rapid ascension is even all the more awesome when you consider that he was playing for MK Dons in League One just two years ago and didn't receive his first worldwide cap until this past October of 2015.
Origi could have doubled the visitors' lead early in the second half when he cut in from the left and curled a right-footed shot just beyond the far post. All three points is really special for us". Scoring from set pieces is supposed to be West Brom's forte, but they were beaten at their own game as Firmino, via a flick-on from Lucas, headed in James Milner's free kick.
They sent reliever Adam Morgan to Triple A after he was pounded for seven hits, including four homers, in 3 2/3 innings. The Mets scored in every inning except the 7th, highlighted by a 3 homer game from Yoenis Cespedes , who contributed 5 RBIs in a 4 for 6 outing at the plate .
Trumbo on second. and Kim flicks his bat at a breaking ball like Rod Carew and hits hit squarely into right-center field to bring home the go ahead run. CLEVELAND - A group asking the Cleveland Indians to abolish the red-faced, smiling Chief Wahoo logo and their nickname gathered outside Progressive Field on Tuesday before the club's home opener against the Chicago White Sox.
On Easter Sunday, the New York Mets suffered a tough loss to the Miami Marlins after a great comeback. Miguel Rojas , who had three hits, walked to lead off the ninth against Josh Edgin (0-1). Ziegler got the first two outs of the eighth before Walker lined up a single up the middle on a 2-0 pitch. "I'm a development kind of guy", manager Terry Collins said.
Marcus Rashford opened the scoring after seven minutes with a clever finish, having been played through on goal by Ander Herrera who appeared to handle the ball in the build-up. "That game was totally controlled when we played with 11 players and only the [refereeing] decision that made us play with 10 players for all the second half, plus 10 minutes in the first half, gave Chelsea a chance to be dominant".
Rana, who played the important role in the successful run-chase for MI, went on to score his second fifty in IPL 2017. Pollard now took a risk, and was caught at deep midwicket, but Rohit was composed in finishing off with 4, 2 and 2 with eight required in the last over.
Chelsea came from behind to beat Spurs 2-1 in the reverse fixture in November, but Jan Vertonghen says Spurs have nothing to fear. Souness can't see manager Jose Mourinho's employed tactics working regularly. Harry Kane believes Tottenham can land another psychological blow in the title race by beating Chelsea in the FA Cup semi-final on Saturday. Tottenham are on a run of seven straight league wins - their best sequence in 50 years - and Conte knows his side are in for a battle beneath ...
CLEVELAND LeBron James scored 32 points and the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers, 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 in Game 1.