Washington , the Presidents' Trophy winners, leads this close best of seven series 3-2, scoring 16 goals in the series, one more than Toronto. This is just a step in the right direction. Leafs beat Pittsburgh 5-3 to clinch their playoff spot, becoming the first team since the 2007-08 Flyers to go from last in the overall standings to a post-season berth.
But while Spurs are bracing themselves for a battle to keep one of their major assets, Guardiola reassured opposite number Mauricio Pochettino any approach will not come from him. "When you feel the way the fans are and the way the players are building into the game, to not only win the game but to score two goals as well was massive".
Hamilton apologised to Mercedes for damaging his own chances by earning a five-second penalty for deliberately slowing Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo as they pitted for fresh tyres under a safety vehicle early in the race. Vettel then forged a healthy lead after which even a late charge from Hamilton did nothing to squash the Ferrari's hopes for a podium finish. "And then in the second and third stint still the pace wasn't there and the auto didn't feel as it did yesterday, so we'll have to find ...
The 67-year-old Wenger, whose own contract expires at the end of the season, gave no updates on his future but said he was evaluating transfer targets for Arsenal's next campaign. "Sometimes you have periods of games where you prepare and do the right things but the game starts and it goes completely wrong". Several of Arsenal's players said afterwards that they had been motivated, in particular, by a desire to show their faith in Wenger, who in recent months has been the subject of a ...
The Oilers open the second round of the National Hockey League playoffs Wednesday in California's Orange County against the Anaheim Ducks. Thornton headlined the list of injured Sharks who tried their best against an upstart Edmonton team in a defensive-minded series that featured four one-goal games, two contests decided in overtime and the decider that was also a one-goal difference until inside the final second of play.
Given the rumors and chatter surrounding George that occurred throughout the season, many wondered if Sunday marked his last game in a Pacers uniform. Kyrie Irving scored 28 points on 10-of-25 shooting. Russell Westbrook had 35 points, 14 rebounds and 14 assists for the Thunder but Houston made a push both times Westbrook left the game and made a final one late with Westbrook on the floor.
Trailing 3-2 in the third period, the Canadiens pressed hard and finally scored with 18 seconds left, with goalie Carey Price pulled for an extra attacker. "Obviously, we didn't want to go down 2-0 going on the road, but every shift you have a chance to make a difference in a game and everyone had that same mindset".
After six games of brilliant hockey during his first playoff series as a Senator , the legend of Derick "Big Game Brass" Brassard continues to grow. "So, yeah, I'm proud of the guys' effort from February 9 on", Bruins interim head coach Bruce Cassidy, who helped guide the Bruins back to the postseason with an 18-8-1 finish the regular season, said.
Patrick Marleau got the Sharks on the board with 7:48 left in the third period, but Cam Talbot didn't allow anything else on 28 shots to send Edmonton into the second round against Anaheim. Throwing out Game 4, a 7-0 Sharks rout, Ward and Mikkel Boedker each had a goal and an assist, Donskoi had two assists and Hertl, Jannik Hansen and Chris Tierney each had one assist in six games.
The 30-year-old Nadal is now one match win away from becoming the first man in the Open Era (since April 1968) to earn 10 tournament titles. Rafael Nadal and Albert Ramos-Vinolas will be squaring off for the third time in their careers when they clash in the final of the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters on Sunday afternoon.
He is also a man keen to dictate the tempo and orchestrate the pace of the fight, pressure Joshua perhaps won't necessarily be used to in his career so far. The little things I do got me here and if he claims to be the better boxer then so be it, so when I start punching you in your jaw, you better stand up to the power.
Goffin had lost all previous five matches to Djokovic and looked to heading for another when the 12-time Grand Slam victor led 4-2 in the decider. Cuevas hit a sweet forehand victor down the line on the next point and raised his arms after beating Wawrinka in their first-ever meeting.
I'm sure they're going to make adjustments. The Bucks didn't appear to have any answers or counterpunches of their own. They got some open shots. According to the predictions, the Milwaukee Bucks will move towards their lead to 3-1 in the series.
Coach Mike Babcock spoke about the need for some of his players to "earn some pounds" this summer, which is to say that the young Leafs need to get heavier without sacrificing fitness. It's always disappointing when you lose out, but I thought we gave them everything they could handle. "I like that mentality". "Now we have to have a team to match that opportunity, that's what we're going to try to build all the time", he said.
The BCCI has been at loggerheads with the ICC on the proposed revenue model which considerably cuts down India's share. Najam Sethi, Chairman of PCB's Executive Committee tweeted on Wednesday night that they have conveyed it to the BCCI officials on then sidelines of ICC Executive Board meeting in Dubai.
The west London side are now four points clear of second-placed Spurs as the season heads into its final five games. "It's certainly one of the few times where, if you look at people's opinions, Spurs are favourites". It also means Spurs stretched their winning streak in the Premier League to eight games, and at home they have now won 12 league games on the bounce.
There is no upside for that kind of doubt to be expressed by those who actually have to figure out how to right the ship. Last year's trip to the NBA Finals and remarkable comeback down 3-1 to the Golden State Warriors seems to prove that was indeed the case in 2016.
We both know that. He added: "It's definitely a mishandled situation". - Manny Machado , who has maintained innocence in this dust-up all along, even on Sunday. "I'm going to respect Pedey to the end of this day". And fortunately it didn't not hit him. "I just got caught in a weird position". Barnes averages 96 miles per hour on his fastball and tops out at 100 miles per hour.
The pace and tension continued to increase, but the ice was slowly tilting in favour of the Capitals as the President's trophy winners had the majority of the chances early in the third period. But the organization appears to be guarding against expectations jumping too high too fast for a young team led by 19-year-old Auston Matthews . The overtime period was sheer Washington dominance and the goal felt like it was just matter of time.
The BCCI was the only member to vote against the financial model and was one of two boards which voted against the new governance model. After the voting, the proposed constitution of ICC got 9-1 approval on financial model and 8-2 approval on governance change in the existing ICC structure, which means elimination of the big-three model.
Toronto, meanwhile, has a chance to win a series for the first time this season and post its first back-to-back wins of 2017. On his second pitch, C.J. "There's never really a lack of confidence on the defensive side with me". In the eighth, a two-run double by Smoak put the Blue Jays up 5-4. When I looked at how the Blue Jays had played while we were gone, I was amazed even more.
However, they beat Tottenham 4-2 in the FA Cup semi-finals on Saturday before overcoming Southampton by the same scoreline on Tuesday to turn up the heat on Tottenham , who were to play Crystal Palace yesterday. Chelsea are within touching distance of the title now and I think they will go there and do a job, and expose any weakness or tiredness that Everton have.
Center back and central midfield are the obvious problem areas for United, which is through to the Europa League semifinals - the first leg against Celta Vigo is on Thursday - and is in fifth place in the Premier League. However, Mourinho actually insists that any new signings, which join the group will make them better prepared for the Premier League title. They had two.
Upon intercepting a pass between the two Sharks, Edmonton forward Anton Slepyshev would skate 120 feet uncontested to score an unassisted goal against Jones, giving Edmonton their second goal in less than two minutes into the second period.
Game 2 is Saturday night at the United Center. "Caps in four", "Leafs shouldn't even be in the playoffs", were some of the criticism the Leafs faced entering the series, but now things have changed and the Capitals are suddenly in a 1-1 series going on the road.
The European Parliament (EP) has accused French far-right candidate Marine Le Pen of misappropriating EU funds allocated for the payment of salaries for parliamentary assistants, using them for party work outside the framework of the EP. The allegations, which Le Pen denies, have triggered an investigation in France. The Kremlin has been irritated by accusations from the Macron camp that its campaign's networks, databases and sites have come under attack from locations inside Russian ...
James Rodriguez levelled in the 85th minute but Messi recovered from some rough treatment at Real's hands to win a pulsating clash with nearly the last kick of the game. This came after earlier goals from Messi himself, Rakitic, James and Casemiro had the game tied at 2-2. "And I've seen him play better". The newspaper added that the five-time Ballon d'Or victor had again proved the difference in Spanish football's most famous rivalry.
He managed to hold serve on 5-all from that side, which was a great effort from him. It's a very special place for me. In the second set, Nadal met even less resistance. Further ahead, the 35-year-old Federer has 91; Ivan Lendl 94 and Jimmy Connors is a long way away with 109. Nadal had no such trouble making his way to the Monte-Carlo final.
You learn a lot about your team. Every series you learn from. Toronto's rising star Auston Matthews broke the scoreless tie when he scooped up a favorable bounce off the glass on a dump-in and, with the short-range skill he has shown off several games in a row now, buried the puck at 7:45 in the third to the roaring delight of 19,740, including Justin Bieber.
Owen Farrell is present as one of three fly-halves alongside Johnny Sexton and Dan Biggar and Gatland believes the kicking tee is a department in which the Lions should be able to master over the All Blacks . "So the first week together we're going to be doing a bit of singing and a bit of choir practice to get that right". All our team-mates are getting us into good positions.
Nadal's 29th ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title, one shy of record-holder Novak Djokovic (30), marks the first time in the Open Era (since April 1968) that any man has won a singles tournament on 10 occasions. 1 Andy Murray, No. 8-ranked Marin Cilic and No. 17-ranked Lucas Pouille. "When he's a little bit better in everything, it's what we saw in the match ", said Ramos-Vinolas.
Murray, who is returning after a spell out with a right elbow injury, looked rusty and struggled on his serve in a match lasting more than 2 ½ hours. Murray was on the back foot in the opening set as he lost the first game and only caught up late. The three-time Monte Carlo semi-finalist, who has had a sticky start to 2017 in terms of form and injury, now stands 13-3 for the season so far and has just one title from Dubai to his credit.
We became stronger and in the end deserved to win the game. He's an animal, constantly willing to kill the adversary. "Big games give you confidence and convince you that you can win". "The question is why would you sell him to another club?" "We have gone through a very hard period and we faced some adversity that made the situation more hard from inside as well".
The Falcons will be on the lookout for a pass-rushing presence to pair with Vic Beasley . Atlanta's fast and physical defense just got a lot more physical with Takkarist McKinley strengthening their pass rush. "So you gotta get out there and each one learn for yourself". We saw him play, at UCLA, linebacker, where he was in a two-point stance, and some where he was down and really going.
Nemanja Matic has been excellent alongside N'Golo Kante in recent games so I think we'll see him retain his place while Victor Moses and Marcos Alonso should occupy the wing-back roles once again. The 23-year-old has been linked with a return to Stamford Bridge after yet another impressive season in front of goal. "They have a lot of good players, good technique, good finishing".