He took an official visit to Ohio State over the weekend. Following the season, the 6-foot-4 Smith was named Mr. Basketball of IL and the Gatorade Boys' Basketball Player of IL. The announcement came less than 24 hours after 6-11 Brandon McCoy of San Diego committed to UNLV after including Michigan State among his finalists along with Arizona, Oregon and San Diego State.
New Zealand women's pursuit cycle team 2017. Nielsen, who was in the trio that won bronze in 2009 and 2011, was thrilled. The Americans led by more than a second after the first kilometer of the 4,000-meter race. New Zealand will be assured of another medal tonight, after the men's team pursuit qualified for the gold medal ride against Australia, after winning their semifinal against Italy.
This comes after James and the Cavaliers completed the biggest comeback in National Basketball Association playoff history on Thursday, overcoming a 25-point halftime deficit to win the third game of the series. Canaan made his first appearance since April 10, with Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg searching for help at point guard with Rajon Rondo missing his second straight game because of a broken right thumb.
Nadal will next play Kevin Anderson of South Africa. Andy Murray advanced to the last 16 of the Barcelona Open after Bernard Tomic withdrew on Wednesday. Evans beat Germany's Mischa Zverev 6-4 6-4 on Tuesday, picking up only his second win on clay at ATP Tour level. After receiving a polite applause and some whistling when she entered the sold-out arena, the five-time Grand Slam champion and former No.
The Oilers now hold a 3-2 edge in the series. Ottawa leads Boston, 3-2, and is playing at TD Garden. Only Patrick Marleau-Joe Thornton-Joe Pavelski remained together at the outset of Saturday's game. This will be the first playoff meeting for these two teams. A hush fell over the sell-out crowd at SAP Center, while fans at Rogers Place watching the telecast on the scoreboard cheered.
Serena Williams will return to court in 2018, her spokesperson confirmed. She withdrew from the high-profile events in Indian Wells and Miami in March, citing knee problems. Social media chimed in with congratulatory messages, sheer disbelief at her winning a Grand Slam when pregnant and even some jokes. According to her "snap" announcement, the recently minted Australian Open champion is believed to have been with child when she downed her sister, Venus Williams, 6-4, 6-4 to claim the ...
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green , left, and forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrate during the second half of Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers in Oakland, Calif ., Sun. The Golden State defense was particularly destructive in the third period, when the Trail Blazers missed 16 of 22 shots, allowing the Warriors to extend a 55-46 halftime lead to 83-58.
Joshua also barred her from watching the fight on TV, stating she will be informed of the outcome via a telephone call. "The Heavyweights is the most important division of boxing and this great battle in a mythical stadium like the Wembley before 90 thousand people had to be honored with a special belt, worthy of the magnitude of the event".
Russell Westbrook (10-28 shooting) and James Harden (5-16) both struggled from the field in this one, but Houston's bench did more than enough to carry the load. The three games since then have been decided by four, two and four points, respectively. "We all one team", he said. Roberson went to the line for eight shots in just a 42 second stretch.
Anthony Joshua is a great fighter, I'm taking on the best out there to be the best. If you go back 17 months, I was saying that the fight against Klitschko wasn't right yet, so the realistic fight for me at that stage was Fury. He's going for his legacy, he wants his title back and it's an incredible opportunity for me. Just look at fighters like Lomachenko in the United States who have been speed tracked in their careers too.
Ben Volin of the Boston Globe reported Sunday that the Patriots will "almost certainly" play the Kansas City Chiefs in the " Thursday Night Football " season opener at Gillette Stadium. Also Tuesday, the Patriots announced the re-signing of tight end Matt Lengel, an exclusive-rights free agent, and the release of offensive guard Tre Jackson.
In fact, the day D'Onta Jr. died, Foreman rushed for a career-best 341 yards and three touchdowns in a win over Texas Tech, part of a remarkable season for the Longhorns in which he rushed for 2,028 yards and 15 touchdowns. "I really didn't know how to feel", Foreman told Kremer. "I was numb. I was crying while I was driving". I was crushed, I was so hurt. "I felt like something was taken away from me before I had a chance to experience it".
San Jose coach Peter DeBoer revealed Monday that Thornton gutted through the final four games of the series with torn anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments in his left knee. He took a look over his shoulder, saw no close chasers, sashayed in and hammered a shot off Jones' arm and over the line. The runner-up for the biggest upset in the first series would go to the St.
LeBron James led the way once again for the defending champs, recording 33 points, 10 rebounds and four assists. George averaged a career-high 23.7 points per game this season and has been an NBA All-Star in four of the last five seasons, however the team hasn't won a playoff series after consecutive appearances in the Eastern Conference Finals.
Ramos-Vinolas, ranked 24 in the world, defeated the Briton 2-6, 6-2, 7-5 in two hours and 32 minutes, reports Efe. "I'm disappointed to lose from the position that I was in", Murray said to the press in his postmatch interview. Wawrinka's loss was less dramatic although still surprising, as he was a long way short of his best against Cuevas in a straight-sets defeat. His only tournament win this year came at the Dubai Championship in March after he lost to Novak Djokovic in the Qatar Open ...
The Lions and Giants have twice met on MNF, with the most recent meeting occurring in the 2014 season opener when the Lions won 35-14 at Ford Field. The Lions want to be an indoor team with an outdoor mentality. The offense could be improved if Detroit finds a consistent running game, and the schedule again looks like it'll test Matthew Stafford's late-game heroics.
Keane has since gone on to become one of Burnley's key players and has been one of the most impressive centre backs in the league this season, which led to him being one of six players shortlisted for the 2016-17 PFA Young Player of the Year Award.
The former Ivory Coast captain was left angered by referee Craig Pawson after the match official ruled out a first half-half goal that should have stood, as backed by television replays. Toure also admitted he had been shocked at the Arsenal approach to the game, with they relying on a more physical game and playing largely breakaway football.
The judge added four to five years onto Hernandez's prison sentence for that charge, separate from his existing life sentence. Lloyd knew Hernandez because he was dating Hernandez's fiancee's sister. Prosecutors introduced evidence at trial that Hernandez got a tattoo that memorialized the double saying. Daniel de Abreu (left) and Safiro Furtado .
That , and get some assistance. That won't change with a win or a loss. But Indiana downed Atlanta to clinch the No. 7 seed, and Chicago topped Brooklyn to grab the No. "We're aware of what's going on, and hopefully we can get the No. 1 seed". "But I think it makes it that much more special knowing everybody was kicking dirt on us two months ago".
Australia's Robertson won the first two frames tonight to go 10-8 ahead before eighth seed Fu hit back with breaks of 78 and 115 for 10-10. The pre-tournament favourite, who led 10-6 overnight, began Monday's session in blistering style, winning three successive frames to quickly dispose of his Chinese opponent.
Real defender Sergio Ramos had the ball in the Bayern net with time running out, but the goal was ruled offside but the Spaniards have the upper hand for the second leg at home next Tuesday. Ronaldo reached his milestone by slotting home the victor 13 minutes from time. Bayern, who had won their last 16 home games in the competition since losing to Real in April 2014, started strongly and took the lead when Vidal met Thiago Alcantara's corner with a thumping header in the 25th minute.
If healthy, Evans will ensure the drop off at right guard isn't significant to start 2017. Specifically after the departures of both J.C. Tretter and T.J. The return of Perry, who had a career- and team-high 11 sacks last season, gives Green Bay two productive bookends with Clay Matthews on the opposite side.
In arguably Arsenal's biggest game of the season, Wenger's men dug deep and fought for the victory. Yaya Toure hopes to get a better deal from the referee as Manchester City turn their attention to Thursday's crucial derby against Manchester United.
He added that, over the years, there's been a lot of trash talk between Peterson and the defense, regarding how well it'd fare against Peterson. "I am excited to be joining the New Orleans Saints", Peterson told ESPN . Mark Ingram , who is coming off one of his best seasons, is New Orleans' incumbent starter at running back. NFL Media reported Monday that Peterson was close to deal with New Orleans, and negotiations concluded Tuesday.
Harry Maguire eventually took advantage of some poor Stoke defending at a corner to level matters in the 51st minute. Sunderland are winless in their last eight matches too, although they did end a seven-match goal drought against the Hammers before Fabio Borini's 91st-minute equaliser rescued a point.
They did it behind four-time league MVP, three-time National Basketball Association champion and seven-time Finals participant LeBron James, who was sensational in finishing with 41 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists for his 17th career playoff triple-double, and bench players Deron Williams , Channing Frye , Kyle Korver and Iman Shumpert.
No word on whether the Bee Gees were blaring in the Blue Jackets' locker room following their 5-4 win over the Penguins in Tuesday's do-or-die Game 4, but it would have been appropriate. However, if Bobrovsky gets hot, a comeback from a 3-0 deficit is far more plausible for Columbus. Sullivan, the Pittsburgh Penguins coach, likes to say "Just play" - just play the game the right way, do your job and be resilient and relentless.
Cristiano Ronaldo defied boos from Real Madrid's infamously demanding fans to "demolish" Bayern Munich and set another personal milestone with 101 Champions League goals. "There are decisions that have penalized us a lot". A freaky Sergio Ramos own-goal forced the extra period after Robert Lewandowski opened the scoring for Bayern from the penalty spot and Ronaldo equalized.
Just who that quarterback is remains very much a mystery. Along with Cleveland's pick of Myles Garrett , the thought of at least one QB going in the first round is something that is agreed upon as well . All have glaring needs at the position. Mock-draft projections have Ross going anywhere from the 13th overall pick ( Arizona Cardinals ) to the last pick of the first round (New Orleans Saints ).
For former first-round pick J.J. Whatever their plans for the overall draft strategy, the Bears NEED to draft a quarterback early in the draft. "I know what they're capable of so I have all the confidence in the world in them". Even if he plays well , Glennon may be more open to working with a young quarterback. He did a great job in tutoring Prescott in Dallas. That will match NC State for the second-most quarterbacks selected (although, according to the way draft picks are ...
Former Democratic presidential candidate Sen. The line to get into the free event stretched from the event center at 235 N. 500 West around the block to 600 West, and people started arriving as early as 5:30 a.m.to ensure they could get inside.
Set to return to world No.1 on Monday, such has been her dominance when she does play, Williams pulled out of the recent events in Indian Wells and Miami citing a knee injury. According to ESPN , in an email on Wednesday, a spokeswoman for Serena Williams confirmed that she is indeed expecting. A spokesperson for the tennis player has confirmed that she and fiancé Alexis Ohanian are expecting their first child.
According to the Times Picayune , Peterson visited with the Saints two weeks ago, but he ended up leaving without a deal. That said, Peterson can add another risky element to Payton's offense if he looks more like his Pro Bowl self than the aging back we saw rush for just 1.9 yards per carry in limited action last season.
In fact, a quick scan of photos through the years suggests that the high attendance at the Obama White House in 2015 was an anomaly-which nonetheless can't be welcome news for Trump . HORSLEY: Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was not at the White House today. The New York Times responded to the Patriots Wednesday on Twitter .