Gatland was head coach of Waikato from 2005 until 2007 and Payne was in his squad for the second and third years of that time, playing as a fullback or right wing in those days. "Vern Cotter could've been part of his coaching squad - he hasn't asked him", said Telfer. They were arguably form players in the Six Nations. "We took him away on the tour past year for a reason and he's come back and shown that that's been worthwhile".
The Brazilian nodded in his 12th goal of the season at the end of the first half to lift the Reds two points above Manchester City into third place in the standings. "But I think all the boys did well when they had to and I tried to help out when I could". James Milner's free-kick from the left was flicked on by Lucas and Firmino, who'd already been in the thick of the game's best moments, broke free at the far post to head Liverpool in front.
The Boston Bruins and the Boston Celtics both face huge games on Friday night. "Guys realize (Game 4) was another game that could have gone either way, and they just made one more play than us". "Well we hung him out there early", Bruins interim head coach Bruce Cassidy said of Rask. "Tonight was one of those games, just felt like there was going to be one goal all night long, and when I got it, I felt like we could lock it down", he said.
Warriors scored 33 and the Blazers just scored 21 points. Portland, however, barely squeaked into the playoffs with a.500 record, and they'll be lucky to win a game this series. Portland tonight. He expects Durant to return sometime during the best-of-seven first-round series, if not Wednesday against the Trail Blazers. Down 2-0, it would be silly and ultra-risky for the Blazers to bring him back for Game 3 on Saturday and downright pointless to summon him for Game 4 Monday.
A photo taken of the team, behind the President on the south lawn , shows a considerably smaller number of players compared to the team's previous visit in 2015 when President Barack Obama was in office. Wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell said he was moved by the White House ceremony, saying it "almost brought me to tears". President Donald Trump welcomed the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots to the White House Wednesday, along with his longtime friend and Patriots owner, Robert Kraft.
LeBron James had a triple-double of 32 points, 16 rebounds and 10 assists, but fouled out in overtime. The Cavs still led 87-85 with 9:02 left in the fourth quarter. This is a good team that we have. "We've had some good moments and some not-so-good moments - like today". They were 7-of-13 from 13-point range. "The most important guys right now are Kyrie and LeBron, just trying to get those guys some rest if we can".
The series resumes at the United Center on Friday night with Game 3. Chyna Thomas, 22, died in a one-car traffic accident in Washington state Saturday morning when her vehicle veered off the road and struck a barrier. But Boston responded with a run of its own, scoring eight straight to lead 52-43. The first half was really a tale of dominance by both Boston and then, the Bulls.
The same player who averaged 21.2 points-per-game in the regular season managed to average just 13.5 ppg during that nine-game stretch , before busting out of his slump with 33 points in Game 3 of the second round against Miami. "We didn't play with any pace, any rhythm, any movement. We had to do some things with spacing, screening to try to get him open.I thought it was effective", said Casey.
Daley Blind replaced Rojo in the first half and Mourinho said that the Netherlands defender was a suitable deputy if the Argentina global were to miss extended time, while adding that Phil Jones and Chris Smalling are nearing returns from injuries of their own.
Jon Jones doesn't see Anthony Johnson as a well-rounded mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter. He's like, 'man, I was in the same situation as you, ' so obviously we both had some issues with our scales, or the commission had a scale issue. With his opponent squirming beneath him, Cormier rained down blows onto the unprotected skull of Johnson before locking in the rear naked choke. "Now I can be Anthony Johnson/AJ and not Anthony Rumble Johnson!" Find picks from Las Vegas Sun's Ray Brewer ...
Cahill has also been a key figure in Chelsea's defence this season, playing in a three-man defensive unit with Cesar Azpilicueta and David Luiz. Conte refused to be drawn on who would captain Chelsea in the absence of Cahill and club captain Terry.
Dylan Bundy earned his third win of the season on Friday, scattering six hits over seven shutout innings against the Red Sox. He held the Red Sox to six hits over seven innings to improve to 3-1 on the season. Pomeranz allowed five runs on five hits over 4 1/3 innings of work in the Red Sox' 7-5 win on Sunday versus the Rays. Adam Jones gave the O's the lead with a single in the third inning that brought home Craig Gentry , who had doubled down the right field line with one out.
Tampa Bay Rays' Corey Dickerson (10) is welcomed to the dugout after hitting a home run in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Sunday, April 16, 2017, in Boston . No matter which team you hold your allegiance to, all fans can mutually enjoy the simple fact that baseball is indeed, back. What is unique about the game is the 11:05 a.m.
Their determination was on display early, especially from Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan, who threw down a number of impressive slams. "I thought our spirit was great". Harden also had 9 assists and 7 rebounds, and Patrick Beverley (Arkansas Razorbacks) had a playoff career-best 21 points along with 10 rebounds for the Rockets.
Mr. Rooney was a champion and a true Pittsburgh icon. The funeral mass will occur the next day, at 11:00 a.m. ET at St. Paul Cathedral in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh . He was the son of team founder Art Rooney, a ball boy in his teenage years and running the team by the time he was in his early 30's . He passed away on April 13 at the age of 84.
People all over the Internet have come up with amusing Real Madrid vs. Bayern memes. "Maybe they will not whistle him any more", said Zidane in defense of his star man. Ronaldo scored a hat-trick and also his 100th goal in the UCL. He netted again from inside the area after a breakaway in the 110th to secure his club a place in the semifinals of the Champions League for the seventh straight season.
They scored 37 points in the first quarter, and replicated that with a 37-point second quarter. It was the most points in any playoff half in franchise history . Paul George finished with 36 points, 15 rebounds and nine assists for IN, who trail 3-0 IN the Eastern Conference series. Paul George had 36 points, 15 rebounds and nine assists for the Pacers, but it was scant consolation in the wake of the Pacers' meltdown.
Instead, the crowd of more than 96,000 chanted loudly in appreciation for the team's effort in trying to overturn a 3-0 first-leg loss. Dani Alves and Juan Cuadrado comforted a sobbing Neymar after the final whistle. To put that in perspective, the entire Juventus team completed 12. After the game, manager Massimiliano Allegri commended his team. Juventus next play Genoa in Serie A on Sunday.
He also broke the record as the youngest player to score five Champions League goals in the history of the elite tournament, as Monaco won 3-1 on the night and 6-3 on aggregate. "The explosion before the first leg won't be processed in just a week or two", he said. Falcao's diving header, the 27th goal of his comeback season, made it 2-0 in the 17th minute.
Rounding out fifth place was Vettel's Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen, at 48.076 seconds off the pace. Vettel recovered from a mishap-filled start to finish in second place, 6.2 seconds behind the Mercedes driver. The German lost out, however, as there was a full safety auto period a few laps later when Sauber sub Antonio Giovinazzi aquaplaned on the start-finish straight and put his vehicle in the barriers for the second times in two days.
Danny Willett has chosen a Yorkshire-inspired menu for the Masters Champions Dinner, complete with Yorkshire puddings and cottage pies. Garcia, who has recorded 22 top-10 finishes in majors without tasting victory, shared the halfway lead on four under with Ryder Cup team-mate Thomas Pieters, first-round leader Charley Hoffman and Rickie Fowler, whose 67 was the lowest score of another tough day.
Brown said the team has received calls about a possible trade for the No. 1 pick, but indicated the Browns will likely keep it, and that they've zeroed in on who they want. Ultimately, though, his career with the Jets was derailed by erratic play and a locker-room fight that effectively ended his time as the team's starter.
The mind games are already underway ahead of the British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand despite the opening match of their ten game tour still over a month away. Locks: Iain Henderson, Maro Itoje, Alun Wyn Jones, George Kruis , Courtney Lawes. Full-back Stuart Hogg and wing Tommy Seymour were the only two Scottish players named in Gatland's 41-man group and McLauchlan, the former Scotland prop who was a member of the only Lions team to beat the All Blacks in a Test series back ...
It was so unacceptable that Stevens made it the focal point of his post-Game 1 coaching plan. While Butler may be hard to shut down, Avery Bradley and the Celtics did a great job of limiting Chicago's star to just 7 first half points. And Thomas, after an unsteady beginning, played admirably in Game 1 , scoring 33 points to go with six assists and five rebounds. The Bulls outscored the Celtics in the paint 32-20 for the half.
Or maybe we could see Dwyane Wade handle the ball a bit more in order to compensate for the loss of Rondo. If Rondo and Wade can play well when it matters the most, and Butler continues to shine, the top-seeded Celtics will have a tough road ahead if they hope to move on to the next round.
Portland Trail Blazers forward Al-Farouq Aminu, center, shoots between Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee , left, and forward Kevin Durant (35) during the first half of Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, April 16, 2017.
And Tottenham's Argentinian boss believes Kane is now as integral a part of the starting XI at White Hart Lane as the talismanic Messi at the Nou Camp. Despite being without their top scorer for nearly a month, Spurs has kept winning, and sits in second place in the Premier League table. "We're still pushing, believing, pressuring Chelsea ".
Following Monday's 2-0 loss to Burton Albion, after which Zola resigned, Birmingham are just three points above the second-tier drop zone with three matches remaining. I drove to London, had a meeting for 10 to 15 minutes, sat down and said "Yeah, I will do it, no problem". Redknapp will initially take charge of the Blues until the end of the season.
It seems inevitable Pochettino's name will be linked to some of Europe's biggest clubs once the dust settles on the season, with Barcelona possibly eyeing the man who twice won the King's Cup with their humble neighbours Espanyol. Erik Lamela and Harry Winks are both out with hip and ankle injuries respectively while goalkeeper Michel Vorm is also unavailable with a knee problem.
In Game 3, the series returned to Boston . Not long after Hoffman gave the Senators what should have been a comfortable lead with 16:18 left in the second on the power play, the Bruins cued the comeback with two goals in a span of 37 seconds.
After the injury, Jazz fans immediately assumed the worst: that Gobert had structural damage to his knee and his team was doomed. With the loss of Gobert, the Jazz was forced to go smaller - effectively spreading out their offense on the floor.
Heading into this series, Asdrubal Cabrera brought 19 hits, 11 runs and nine RBI, while Jay Bruce was right there with 17 hits, 12 runs, six homers and 14 RBI. Robert Gsellman was inserted as a pinch-runner after Rene Rivera walked leading off the ninth inning, but was left stranded at third base. Juan Lagares was retired to end the threat.
Tottenham last lifted the FA Cup in 1991 and in the 16 years since Chelsea have won 17 major trophies. They are a great team and for the second year they are fighting for the title. The FA Cup is a very important game". "It will be top quality to watch and we have to play top quality to win". Terry this week announced he will leave Chelsea at the end of this season after 22 years at Stamford Bridge.
Jason Dufner had two eagles on the way to a six-under 65 and a one-shot lead heading into the final round of the US PGA Tour's RBC Heritage. He survived a spate of wild drives after the turn before chipping in for birdie on the closing, lighthouse hole at No.
Under an obscure MA abatement law, the family could use Hernandez's death to have his conviction in the Odin Lloyd case vacated. Hernandez had been serving a life sentence for murder in the June 2013 shooting death of Lloyd - his friend and a member of the Boston Bandits.