The Cleveland Cavaliers can take full control of this series with a victory here to take a 2-0 series lead. The Cavaliers have secured one of the 16 playoff victories they'll need to successfully defend the National Basketball Association title they won with so much fanfare previous year.
Boston closed out the regular season with a 112-94 win over the Bucks at TD Garden, but that result really didn't matter because the Cavs (51-31) had conceded the No. "We're looking out for what's best for the Nets. That's my responsibility as coach". Paul Zipser scored a career-high 21 points. The Heat have won two straight, including a 3-point win at Washington, to get to 40-41 on the season.
The decisions paid off brilliantly, with Rashford and Herrera scoring the goals and being the star performers at Old Trafford . "We have to think that there are six finals from now until the end", Conte said . "In this case I wasn't able to transfer the right motivation or to play this type of game". Chelsea looked to be strolling to the title just a few weeks ago - but a sudden stumble, including the home defeat by struggling Crystal Palace, has held them back.
That win would have sent them to the Western Conference Finals. Rebounding: The Los Angeles Clippers were able to win the rebounding battle in tonight's game by a score of 43-37. In those four games against Utah, Blake Griffin is averaging just 16.8 points , which is his lowest scoring average against any team this season. If the Clips can not make magic happen this season, there is a high chance the team is blown up for a rebuild.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored both goals for Madrid in the come-from-behind win in the first leg, becoming the first player to reach 100 goals in European competition. He is three short of the 100-goal mark in the Champions League. "We will need to have a great game and be very strong", Zidane said. The team went down a goal twice (goals from Cop and Vesga), but reacted each time with a wonder goal from Isco , a header from Morata , and a last minute clutch goal - and act of heroism - from ...
Tim Hardaway Jr . led the Hawks with 22 points while Mike Dunleavy came off the bench to score 20 for Atlanta. After surrendering the top seed to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference on Wednesday, the Celtics went down 123-116 to the Atlanta Hawks .
Beyond that, Hagestad leads the entire Masters field in closest proximity to the hole on his approach shots. The sun has been out all day, hardening greens that had been soft and receptive earlier in the week. Rickie Fowler is a stroke back. He will be paired with Spieth in the penultimate group. "A couple of my good putts somehow didn't drop and I better keep doing the same thing and tomorrow roll them all in".
Other fans were concerned about the quality of the players that will be sent to the Olympics. "I'm pretty sure everything is going to be fine". Surely, like me, many people remember where they were in 2002 as well, when Canada won the Olympic gold medal in Salt Lake City, and in 2014 when the men's hockey team won for the third time with a dominating performance in Sochi.
In losing three of four to the Orioles, the Blue Jays' bats periodically showed signs of life, but not often enough to get them off the operating table. The righty was sent to the minor leagues last Thursday, even though he had only allowed a single run to go up on the rival's score sheet in 5 and 1/3 innings at the mound, distributed between three different games, in which he conceded three walks and gave seven strikeouts as a reliever.
After leaving Game 1 of the NBA Postseason first-round series between the Clippers and Jazz with a knee sprain, Utah center Rudy Gobert might be done for the series. We'll see how things go-Quin Snyder is going to have to get creative with his lineups to keep the Clippers off balance. We've been up 3-1 and lost a series [to Houston].
On Thursday, Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh, a powerful Republican, called on Bentley to resign for the good of the state. Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley walks towards the door after speaking during the annual State of the State address at the Capitol, Tuesday, Feb.
Khazri sent a free-kick narrowly over before cleverly setting up Didier Ndong but the Gabon midfielder - Moyes' £13.5m signing from Lorient - blazed high into the stand. They have a game over Hull City but the gap is nine points, there is no chance they are getting out of this. Collins makes an intelligent run and he gets a flick into the corner.
His fight against Wilson Reis during UFC on Fox 24 was no exception. While Johnson gave up a lot of size, he still managed to work his way to a title shot in 2011 although he came up short, losing by unanimous decision to Dominick Cruz. "But now I'm seeing these guys with three belts, and I'm like, I only got one belt and have to share it with two of my kids". "So that is a big deal in these fights, especially when you're our size from 145 and down, weight matters".
Carmelo Anthony's relationship with New York Knicks is not the only thing now on the rocks. They have one child together, Kiyan , who was born in March 2007. Team President Phil Jackson has hinted strongly for months that the squad would be better off trading Anthony, in order to build a younger club around Kristaps Porzingis.
Although he also faced the prospect of having to move aside twice for teammate Lewis Hamilton, Bottas reckoned that the Sakhir weekend showed he was getting more on top of the Mercedes auto - which gives him reason to feel can still challenge for the title.
But as the visitors began to find their feet, Smith found himself well placed to block an Alonso shot, while Hazard just failed to get proper headed contact to a Cesar Azpilicueta ball into the box. They have 72 points after 30 games. I think it's a big ask. Antonio Conte insists he can't smell the title just yet, despite Chelsea's commanding win over Bournemouth.
These two teams split their season series 2-2. "I won't be finishing first", Wall said . Stephen Curry knocked down a timely baseline 3-pointer, reached his hand high and gestured to further ignite a raucous sellout crowd. It was a real step forward for the Wizards this season under new head coach Scott Brooks. He finished the game with 32 points and 14 assists, proving he was the best player on the court.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp expressed his relief after their Reds' victory at West Brom boosted their Champions League hopes. The visitors should have doubled their lead in the 57th minute when Firmino picked out an un-marked James Milner, who volleyed over from close range.
The hardest part is over for the Predators, who went into the Windy City and stole a pair of shutout victories, including a one-sided 5-0 triumph in Game 2 on Saturday . Chicago will get a chance to rebound on Saturday in Game 2. No clue where those guys went. "At the end of the day, it has to be energy, speed and just that competitive nature has to kick in right away and we can't wait for them to wake us up".
Arsene Wenger faces renewed calls to resign after Arsenal's miserable season spiralled out of control with furious fans turning on his flops during their humiliating 3-0 defeat at Crystal Palace. Wenger said: "I can not go on forever after the game like that". "Honestly I'm disappointed tonight so much". "What counts is how we perform on the pitch, the players and myself and I feel everyone is focused in the club to do it".
April 17: Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has admitted that his side deserved to lose their Premier League clash against Manchester United as the latter showed more desire, more ambition and more motivation. "Every game we go into we're confident", he said. Conte, who won three Serie A titles in charge of Juventus, insisted the pressure of the title battle would not get to him.
That makes it a good bet that he'll be off the field until training camp as all involved try to make sure the quarterback is back at full health for the first time in a while. "I'm not going to worry about it.", Luck said, declining to provide a timetable for his expected return. I am where the physical therapists, trainers and doctors say I am.
They made hard work of it, too, having to fight to come from behind to pick up a well earned 3-2 victory, thus extending their lead over Barcelona at the top of the table to three points with a game in hand. Isco's first goal was a superb solo effort in the 17th to cancel out Duje Cop's opener. But Alvaro Morata headed Madrid level again in the 59th from a pass by Danilo, and the pacesetters kept pushing until Isco netted the victor.
Vettel hunted down Verstappen on Lap 29 when the Red Bull driver was locked up and ran wide on the Turn 14 hairpin, allowing Ferrari to take the second place. The Canadian beached his Williams in the gravel, bringing out the virtual safety auto. Bottas finished sixth. The Finn, who has replaced retired champion Nico Rosberg at Mercedes , dropped him down the field after spinning behind the safety vehicle.
During his time as owner, the team won five of their six Super Bowls, including three in five years. Rooney was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame back in 2000. Dan was a cornerstone of the National Football League and leaves a lasting mark on the game he loved both on and off the field. Always a gentleman, he served his country, his community and the NFL.
Eddie Murphy has paid tribute to his brother, comedian Charlie Murphy , following his death at the age of 57. Charlie Murphy had accomplished a lot throughout his career in entertainment. After Chappelle left the program, Murphy and co-star Donnell Rawlings hosted episodes compiling the sketches shot before the host's departure and dubbed the "lost episodes".
Willett won the first major title of his golfing career at Augusta past year but has not enjoyed anywhere near the same success in the months that have followed. "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 visitors doubled their lead early in the second half when Vardy found the net following a rapid counter-attack, beating goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey with a left-footed shot into the far corner after some good work from the impressive Huth and Riyad Mahrez.
This man's sign served as a motivator for marathon runners, who have to run 26.2 miles to complete the marathon. Switzer was chased by a race official who tried to stop her competing. Switzer used her influence to campaign to get women into the Boston Marathon by 1972. Kathrine knew she needed to register for the race officially, but didn't dare use her full name for fear of the attention.
Rickie Fowler, 24th on the Tour in driving distance, is another example. "It was kind of a down time, kind of a bummer", Steele said Sunday. Johnson chuckled at that reference during his appearance in the Masters interview area Tuesday.
Among many changes, the most glaring change was Marcus Rashford starting over Zlatan Ibrahimovic because Zlatan was "tired" according to Jose Mourinho. Chelsea's immediate attention now switches to the FA Cup but, interestingly, they play in-form Spurs in their semi-final at Wembley next Saturday.
The Predators blew a 2-0 lead earned in Anaheim a year ago by losing both games in Nashville in a first-round series eventually won in seven games. Maybe they bump Richard Panik and go back to Marian Hossa as the right wing with Jonathan Toews , which we saw briefly in Game 2. In fact, if you look at the shot charts from many of Nashville's contests against the Blackhawks this season, you'll see a definitive trend of trying to beat Crawford from his glove side - the only exception ...
LeBron James led all scorers with 32 points to go with 13 assists and six rebounds . "He hit a couple of shots and just brought a tenacity to the court that we needed". Antetokounmpo, who had a game-high 28 points, had an emphatic block of DeMar DeRozan with less than two minutes remaining and the Bucks comfortably holding a 95-76 lead.
Moreland, signed as a free agent to a $5.5 million, one-year deal, has gone 16 for 33 after opening hitless in 12 at-bats. "Pretty darn close", Eckersley, who spent the previous year of his Hall of Fame career back with the Red Sox in 1998, said via text message Saturday night.
The Foxes were defeated 1-0 in Spain in the first leg of their quarter-final when Albrighton was ruled to have fouled Antoine Griezmann inside the penalty area. "I didn't think he needed to apologise, if I'm honest", he said. Leicester lost last week's first leg 1-0 after Antoine Griezmann's controversial penalty but are set to welcome back captain Wes Morgan after he missed the last six games with a back injury.