Tottenham's Harry Kane, Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez and Everton's Romelu Lukaku completed the six-man shortlist. The 26-year-old has played 31 of Chelsea's 32 games in the Premier League so far this season, once again drawing plaudits for his huge athleticism, tackling and reading of the game.
Portland got no closer than 23 points the rest of the way. They had the game in their bag in Game 3 with 16 points lead in the third quarter, but the Splash brothers did their job in the second half to disappoint the Blazers . They were indeed at their best to open Game 4 against the Portland Trail Blazers, putting the ball into the hoop over and over again to the tune of a 45-22 opening quarter lead.
It was ugly at the start; both teams shot 33.3 percent in the first half. "Brandon Jennings, he came in and changed the game for us", forward Otto Porter said . Wall scored 15 points in the third quarter and finished with 14 assists in the best playoff performance of his young career. It wasn't only Scott Brooks who noticed the extra energy in the building, but the players as well.
Here are some Chicago Blackhawks morning links to kick off your work week! Nashville Predators players celebrate after Roman Josi scored a goal against the Chicago Blackhawks during the second period in Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series Thursday, April 20, 2017, in Nashville , Tenn.
In NHL history, only four teams out of 182 have come back from an 0-3 deficit in a best-of-seven series. St. Louis can complete the sweep on Wednesday night at the Scottrade Center. WASHINGTON - Kasperi Kapanen scored his second goal of the game 11:53 into the second overtime, Frederik Andersen made 47 saves and Toronto beat Washington in Game 2 to even the first-round series.
Nadal, who won eight straight Monte Carlo titles from 2005 to 2012, lost to Novak Djokovic in the 2013 final. He has now amassed 50 clay titles during his career, overtaking Vilas on the all-time list of clay court victories to confirm his status as the most successful player on the surface in history .
NEED TO KNOW: The Warriors can sweep the series on Monday and get a bit of rest before they'll face the victor of the first-round series between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Utah Jazz. He announced that he will not be coaching Game 4 or the rest of the Blazers series. The Warriors rallied to take an 85-83 lead on a Javale McGee dunk late in the quarter.
Nene allowed the Rockets to overcome an off night by James Harden, who finished with 16 points on 5-for-16 from the field. The four players below him are C.J. The Cavs led 88-77 after the third. James closed out the game by splitting a pair of free throws after securing a defensive rebound with one second left in regulation.
She will also participate in 200m, shot put and javelin in the 100-plus category. Man Kaur won gold, and the heart of the crowd, when she completed the 100m sprint at the 2017 World Masters Games in Auckland on Monday. "She feels like everybody here is her son". However, Kaur's gold medal was confirmed right from the start, given that she was the only participant in the 100-years-and-over category at the event.
Lionel Messi twice as Barcelona beat Real Madrid to move top of the La Liga standings. Garcia volleyed from inside the area in the fourth and final minute of stoppage time, putting Athletic in sixth place after 33 matches. "I'm not saying we lost our heads but with the scores level and with 10 men, we pushed very high up and that's risky, so we've paid for it in the end", said the ex-France midfielder.
Supporters carried signs showing images of a double helix and chemical symbols. On Earth Day, April 22, scientists from around the USA, a lot of them wearing lab coats and bearing protest signs gathered at the Washington Monument to express their objections.
Before the game started, Antonio Conte made a freakish decision of playing Michy Batshuayi on such an important occasion, which did raise doubts as to whether or not Chelsea will win this one. However, Hazard and Costa were introduced, along with Cesc Fabregas, with devastating effect as Chelsea booked their place in the final, where they will face either Arsenal or Manchester City.
The Blues continued their stingy ways under head coach Mike Yeo, who took over for Ken Hitchcock on February 1 and compiled the best record (22-8-2) in the league down the stretch. Kitchen's firing is likely to re-ignite conflict between Quenneville and Bowman and the rest of the front office, conflict over coaching and personnel that existed before the Hawks won Cups in 2013 and 2015, two championships that helped maintain peace in the organization.
Now, with Game 4 tonight, and the chance that Durant will be back in the lineup, the Blazers' chances are very slim. Nurkic has not been with the Blazers long, but his interior presence and sheer size change the entire dynamic of their team (they went 13-6 with him, a marked improvement that saved a.500 season for them).
The Monte Carlo Masters is fifth tournament Bopanna is playing with Cuevas and this was their best performance together after joining forces at the beginning of the season. The Indo-Uruguyan duo dominated the tie-breaker right from the start, opening up a comfortable 6-0 lead before Feliciano and Marc reduced the gap to 8-4.
And following the match, Klopp lamented the errors which saw his side concede the two goals. "We are very happy obviously", he added. "It was stupid from us", Can told the club's official website . "We have now five or six days to train until Watford, so we will use it and then go to Watford". Alberto Moreno was the oldest player on the Liverpool bench at 24, and he was brought on alongside youngster Trent Alexander-Arnold and Marko Grujic, who has missed most of this campaign through ...
He didn't play a lot with Napoli so it's hard for an worldwide manager to call up a player who is not playing regularly for his club, but I have great respect for him. Every club must decide its own strategy and do what they think is best for their team. But, if you ask me, this season isn't the only season the Manchester clubs have spent a lot of money.
Detroit Tigers center fielder JaCoby Jones eyes the ball hit by Minnesota Twins' Brian Dozier , before making the catch for the out during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, April 21, 2017, in Minneapolis . After the game, the Twins optioned Mejia to Triple-A Rochester, as their upcoming schedule allows them to use four starting pitchers. After an error from Minnesota's Danny Santana allowed Detroit to get on base, Gibson gave up a home-run to the next batter to make the game 2-1 ...
While Ronaldo faltered throughout Sunday's game at the Bernabeu, failing to score goals that could have given his team a commanding lead over its rival in the league standings, Messi came through for Barcelona once again. There is not a lot to talk about him. "He's the player that makes the difference, a very special player", said the German goalkeeper. The Argentine star Messi has 47 goals with Barcelona in 46 games this season.
Game 6 will be Friday night in Atlanta, adding another trip south the Wizards very much wanted to avoid. Washington immediately got back in the game by opening the third quarter with a 10-2 run. Wall shot 1-for-6. Wall and Beal can get outside shots whenever they want, but guys like Porter, Morris, and Oubre need that extra threat inside to get clean looks.
The Warriors now have a comfortable 3-0 lead in the series and will try to sweep the series on Monday night when they step on the court of the MODA Center in Portland. Kerr missed 43 games last season due to a spinal fluid leak that arose following two back surgeries, giving him awful symptoms such as migraines and nausea.
That leaves only the FA Cup as potential silverware for Arsenal in what could yet prove to be Wenger's swansong. "Before this game, we were in a fairly dark period". "I absolutely love this competition". I still have many years of contract at Arsenal and for now it is what it is. They have to take charge of the future of the club.
Atkinson scored his first goal 11 seconds into the game when he took a rebound off a shot from the left circle from Brandon Dubinsky and deposited the puck in the net. Instead of pylons, the Penguins center used Blue Jackets' defenders. National Hockey League on NBCZach Werenski momentarily left the game after getting hit in the face by a puck.
It seems this should have been written not long after he finished second in the PGA Championship way back in 1999, but Garcia's career has been strewn with a heartbreaking series of missed chances and final-round collapses. The Spaniard won on what would have been the 60th birthday of compatriot Ballesteros, the 1980 and 1983 victor of the Green Jacket, who died in 2011.
Manny Machado looks to the mound after a pitch was thrown near his head by Boston Red Sox pitcher Matt Barnes. Machado came up again in the eighth, and Barnes' fastball whizzed behind his helmet and hit his bat. "I would never intentionally throw at someone's head", Barnes explained, per ESPN.com. He didn't elaborate on what that was. Barnes was ejected from the game.
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 24 points and 15 rebounds for the Bucks . Khris Middleton scored 20 points and Greg Monroe had 18. Milwaukee ended up winning 97-83 with Giannis Antetokounmpo leading all scorers with 28 points on 13-of-18 shooting.
The Blue Jackets come out with plenty of energy but seem to falter towards the end of the game. We all knew the Penguins were a risky playoff team. Fellow forward Evgeni Malkin recorded his 14th career three-point performance by scoring in his second straight game and adding two assists to increase his point total to six (two goals, four assists) in the series.
One thing that may stand in the way is owner Mike Ashley. Bournemouth and Burnley are also in the frame for his signature but Cairney is a priority target for Newcastle , who will look to move swiftly to get a deal done. Based on roster strength alone, promotion should have been a lock for Newcastle . This match will be Preston's third chance this season to try and beat Newcastle United.
In both Games 3 and 4, Boston opened the game with a 14-4 run with Green's scoring being pivotal to the fast start. He scored eight points in the third quarter, helping the Celtics regain control, and finished with nine assists in the game.
Conte's side beat Tottenham 4-2 in a thrilling FA Cup semi-final at Wembley on Saturday to book a final date with Arsenal or Manchester City. "But, for us, this season is very important because we are trying to build something for the present, to put down the foundations, and be stronger for the future".
Hernandez's body is now at a funeral home in Bristol - where it was taken after it was released from the medical examiner's officer following his death Wednesday morning. Aaron Hernandez's suicide notes have been released to his family. Police guarded the funeral home so vigorously, the friend said, they attempted to turn him away before presenting an invitation and identification.
Kuraly scooped in a loose puck to end the game as Ottawa's lead in the best-of-seven first-round playoff series is now 3-2. MacArthur, who returned for four regular-season games and earlier in the series celebrated his comeback with his first goal in two years, sent a Bobby Ryan rebound past Tuukka Rask for the victor.
I was pleased, he played a really good game and he is important for us. But Conte was happy with the progress Hazard was making playing just as he is now and that the only way to become a truly great footballer was to put the team first. Chelsea last secured a league and FA Cup double in 2010 under Italian manager Carlo Ancelotti's first season at the club, although Conte dismissed comparisons, saying he had inherited a squad in a hard period, having finished 10th in the league last season.
Wenger's future - and also the absence of clarity surrounding it - has just been brought into sharper focus by Arsenal's current fall outside the Champions League areas. Sergio Aguero thought he had scored but the effort was chalked off because Leroy Sane's cross was ruled to have drifted out of play before reaching the Argentinian.
The Chelsea and France midfield sensation is on course to be the first player to win back-to-back Premier League titles with two different clubs. The 26-year-old French midfielder saw off the likes of Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane and Everton's marksman Romelu Lukaku for the prestigious award.