The Rockets were the 3 seed and the Thunder were the 6 seed for a reason, remember? Russell Westbrook made it perfectly clear in his record-setting season that he can do pretty much anything on a basketball court. " But obviously, Oklahoma City is the place that I want to be ". Does that make it any less impressive? Barkley's response - "I'm trying to make a basketball point" - was wonderful, but the clip is better still if you watch his disdainful reaction throughout the entire clip.
Cubs pitcher John Lackey went so far as to use a cartoonishly suggestive wink when discussing how Thames could possibly have hit an opposite-field homer off him, punctuating his speculative comment of "That's kind of one of those things that makes you scratch your head".
Conley's attorney tells WOIO-TV in Cleveland the allegations are "ludicrous and ridiculous". But in general, police don't wait to talk to a suspect before filing an initial police report. A few minutes later, Conley has his arm around another woman in front of the bar and the accuser catches up from behind and grabs his arm. The report also includes the allegation that Conley had sex with the woman and kicked her of his hotel room after she declined to have group sex, according to ESPN.
Harry Kane warned Chelsea that Tottenham won't stop fighting for the Premier League title after they closed the gap on the leaders with a gritty 1-0 win at Crystal Palace on Wednesday. The hosts started well with a Christian Benteke effort and Andros Townsend blasted over the bar. Wanyama and the hobbling Mousa Dembele were substituted at halftime with Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettio sending on Moussa Sissoko and Son Heung-min to inject some spark.
The tourists wobbled briefly as they lost three wickets but never looked in any real danger of losing and captain Misbah-ul-Haq wasted little time in striking back-to-back sixes to lead his side to victory and a 1-0 series advantage. On Monday's day four, Pakistan captain Misbah ul-Haq became just the sixth batsman in Test history to be left stranded on 99 not out as his side were dismissed for 407 in their first innings.
Brown described Garrett as "bright, competitive. we'd be proud to have him". At No. 12 , the Browns are still poised to grab one of the best overall players in the draft, but their control over what happens in that spot lasts for all of 15 minutes while they're on the clock.
Never saw a series like that before. Boston struggled to begin the game, settling for three-point shots and missing almost every one. That terrible, boring, cliched outlook certainly has served the Celtics well. He made the right plays. Surely, dropping the first two games at home was totally disappointing for the No. 1 seed but the victories on the road gave them the momentum.
Will the second leg of Barcelona vs Juventus quarter-final bring yet another Hollywood-ish happy ending for MSN and the rest of the team? We know the first half wasn't flawless, we need to lift our heads up and start planning for the next challenge.
In the process, the Grizzlies seemingly stole a game from the Spurs as Kawhi Leonard put on an offensive clinic, scoring 43 points on 14-30 shooting to go with eight rebounds, three assists, and six steals. The Spurs had plenty of good looks to start the fourth quarter but couldn't get anything to fall, and once again Memphis got the lead back up to ten with just over minutes left.
Upon their arrival, police were met by the alleged rape victim who said she was raped by a male in a room at the Weston Hotel. She told police he invited her to his room on the 16 floor, and she accepted, according to the report. Cleveland police have not filed charges against Conley, whom many pundits expected to be a first-round pick in the draft Thursday night. Two years ago, Collins was questioned in connection with a murder.
Shah Rukh Khan also confirmed the news and wrote, "Looking forward to it and I hope I remember my speech!" Both the two actors found themselves competing not over the film's release but its trailer when they approached Salman Khan . Like other Imtiaz Ali's film, the music of the movie has been composed by A.R. Rahman. When asked if new releases still make him nervous, the Dilwale star said, "I don't know if I am nervous before a film's release but I am concerned for sure".
But he had little to say about how Democrats would take advantage of an open congressional seat if Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, steps down before the term ends. "The Establishment is like a doomsday cult; no matter how thoroughly their predictions fail to be refuted by reality, they just dig in deeper in their incoherent worldview, with devastating consequences for the rest of us", she wrote in an email.
Lionel Messi was a third, and more predictable, player to also score twice while Javier Mascherano scored his first Barcelona goal since signing for the club nearly seven years ago. After Torres curled past Marc-Andre Ter Stegen just after half-time, they were buried by four goals within 20 minutes. However, the decision might have been briefly questioned when Roberto Torres pulled a goal back at the start of the second half.
Dallas Keuchel went the distance Tuesday, holding the Indians to two runs in a 4-2 victory. The pair appeared to avoid serious injury and was in Houston's clubhouse following the game. Keuchel relied on his heavy sinker and command on the corners to induce three double plays and escaped bad outcomes when he allowed hard contact. After Brantley's home run, Jose Ramirez singled with one out to bring the tying run to the plate.
The contract is not yet official, as it will require Lynch to pass a physical. That formality was taken care of by Wednesday morning , according to NFL Network reporters Mike Garafolo and Ian Rapoport. Besides, the Raiders had only 5-foot-8 mighty mites Jalen Richard and DeAndre Washington on the roster before Lynch came aboard, and Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie was sure they could handle the load as a pair, not with one as the lead back.
Since taking over Liverpool's shirt designs in 2012/13, New Balance (and their subsidiary Warrior) have reverted to a simple liver bird design for the shirt crest, hearkening back to the club's glory days in the 80's. "This year's home kit is the flawless blend of heritage and modern technology, creating a look that is visually stunning and performs at the highest level".
Meanwhile, the five-time Grand Slam champion has also been handed wild cards for Madrid (May 7-13) and Rome (May 15-21) tournaments. "She's not someone I can say I look up to anymore because it's definitely ruined it for me a little bit".
Peralta threw 100 pitches, allowing eight hits, four earned runs and two walks. OUR PREDICTION: The over is 10-2-1 in the last 13 meetings between these two teams in Milwaukee and has cashed in four of the last five meetings overall. It's also led at some point in 21 of its 23 games on the season, including each of the last 16. Their seven hits were their most in an opening inning since August 28, 2009 against the Pittsburgh Pirates, when they also had seven.
After five months, Andy Murray is beginning to understand just how hard occupying that rare space can be. It adds to this early season of frustration for the Scot, who has an uninspiring win-loss record of 4-3 across the one grand-slam and two Masters tournaments that he has played this year.
Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Amir Garrett throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Monday, April 24, 2017, in Milwaukee . Carlos Santana had a two-run double in the sixth for the Indians, who have won six of eight. After flying out to end the bottom of the 7th, Eric Thames was pulled from the game in the top of the 8th and replaced by Jesus Aguilar at first base.
It showed in the first six minutes that we could, hopefully, establish ourselves and continue the momentum that we built in the series. Draymond Green added 21 points for the Warriors. Portland got no closer than 18 in the second quarter, and no closer than 23 after intermission. "Everything that we tried to do, we tried to do it at a high level and it worked".
Stroman said catcher Russell Martin calmed him down. But more on Marcus Stroman later - yes, the pinch-hitting version of that Marcus Stroman. Three pitches later, Albert Pujols drove in the AL MVP to tie the game up at one all. "I'm just thankful it worked out the way it did". With one out and pinch hitter Coghlan on first base, Kevin Pillar ripped a triple off St. Louis reliever Matt Bowman .
The Clippers are without Griffin for the rest of the playoffs after suffering a plantar plate injury to his right big toe in Game 3. Blake Griffin suffered a broken toe and is out for the playoffs, Rudy Gobert is back and better than ever, a Utah Jazz star left the game early, and the Clippers dropped Game Four to the Utah Jazz .
Milwaukee will be a tough out. The Raptors center made franchise history when he finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds in Game 2 of Toronto's playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks . He's going to have to be if the Raptors have any hope of slowing down Antetokounmpo. With the Raptors leading 102-100, Lowry's jumper gave them a four-point lead with nine seconds reamining, putting the game to bed.
So I definitely feel better today". He even pitched one inning at Triple-A past year. Nola, 23, is 2-0 with a 4.50 ERA this season. While no initial arm issue was reported, there is evidently a link between all of Nola's miseries, including, it seems, a hamstring situation.
Hopefully that will give us a bit more confidence. The fact we conceded three at West Brom, three at Crystal Palace, I felt it was needed. Laurent Koscielny, Rob Holding and Gabriel Paulista looked unsure at times, confused by their new roles in a back three.
The halo had originally been on course for introduction this season before being postponed for further testing and an intended 2018 debut following a previous unanimous Strategy Group vote. This year loopholes in the regulations allow for the return of the shark fin on the back of engine covers while the T-wing has proven to be a popular aerodynamic design with the teams.
The Maple Leafs are hoping that home ice can get them back on track after dropping back to back games against the Washington Capitals and force a Game 7 in DC Tuesday. Cam Fowler took another step in his recovery from a knee injury as he joined his Ducks teammates for practice. It was the first postseason goal for each of them.
For United boss Jose Mourinho, who chose to rest Zlatan Ibrahmovic, the result leaves his team just four points behind Manchester City in fourth with a game in hand and stretches their unbeaten run in the Premier League to 22 games - the longest current unbeaten run in Europe's top five leagues.
It's going to be a hell of a night in Tottenham. Mellor knows that Liverpool being beaten by Palace will give their top four rivals a big boost, but he still sticks by the view that just three more wins, which would put the Reds on 75 points, should be enough for Champions League football.
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.