WASHINGTON-LeBron James scored 33 points on Sunday as he helped the Cleveland Cavaliers enjoy a series-clinching 106-102 win over the Indiana Pacers, moving into the playoff second round. It was the first time in franchise history the Pacers were swept in a seven-game series. There are a ton more numbers, like the superstar scoring or assisting on 73 points in Game 3, but you get the point by now: James is great nearly every night.
Toronto, should it choose to, can take some small comfort from the fact that it found sanity at just the right time. If the Raptors want to advance to the conference finals, as they did last season, they will need to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers , who eliminated Toronto 4-2 a year ago.
Gabriel Jesus equalized again for the Citizens in the 86th minute after sending a bullet header into the back of the net from Aguero's cross. Alvaro Negredo ( Middlesbrough ) - Often isolated in attack, the former City striker worked incredibly hard and more than deserved his goal .
There is no Marc Bartra , the Spanish defender who needed surgery on a broken wrist suffered in the attack on the Dortmund team bus that forced the first leg to be postponed by 24 hours. But Dortmund are a great team with great players. That's what we do best and today it worked as we qualified for the semi-finals. "We try not to let pressure get into our heads and play the way we usually do".
Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward (20) shoots as Los Angeles Clippers guard Austin Rivers (25) defends during the first half in Game 6 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Friday, April 28, 2017, in Salt Lake City. Can Utah take control of this game and series? In Sunday's other playoff clash, Boston claimed a 123-111 home victory over Washington in the first game of the Eastern Conference semi-finals.
The game was relatively choppy for the Celtics in the first half with missed shot after missed shot. Bulls guard Jimmy Butler had just 14 points on six-of-15 shooting and Chicago were minus-11 with their star on the floor. "But like we talked about (Wednesday), it's still a long shot that he's back on the court, at least in this series ". Instead, they have been replaced by the stagnant offense, bad defense Bulls we saw earlier this year.
The Argentina global produced a Man of the Match performance, firing his side back into contention for the Primera División title in the process. But Real are looking to have the punishment "rescinded in the case that Ramos did not make contact with Messi", per Alvaro de la Rosa of AS.
I don't think any of the pundits around the world saw this historical fight playing out like this during pre-fight analysis. Joshua is now unbeaten in 19 fights, with all his victories coming inside the distance. "The best man won and it's an incredible event for boxing". The biggest heavyweight fight in more than a decade had something for everyone, but in the end it was Joshua who announced himself as the future of the division.
And Sportsmail, courtesy of Icons.com , are giving away a a montage photo frame signed by both stars to mark the big event. If he beats Klitschko, the dominant heavyweight for over a decade, he'll be at the pinnacle of his sport, but Joshua clearly remembers who helped him along the way.
John Chayka: "We got Clayton Keller at No. 7 (at 2016 NHL Draft)". Don't know if it was created to give the 17-place team the second overall pick but - what's that phrase again? - ah, yes. The seven-round draft will be held in Chicago on June 23 and 24. There are those who believe he could drop out of the top ten after a disappointing season during which he suffered mono.
Joshua has had only 18 professional fights - 50 less than his opponent on Saturday night - and has fought in just 44 professional rounds. This Saturday, we will find out if Joshua's unusual recovery habits and theory about his opponent's age will ring true or come crashing down to reality.
That's it for today's roundup, but we'll be back to do it all again tomorrow. The team didn't give a timetable for Noah's recovery, but Coach Jeff Hornacek said late in the season that if Noah had the operation, the recovery time could be five months.
Louis Blues on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in St. Louis. His performances in the Wild's past two playoff games explain it all - the tying goal in a 3-1 loss in Game 3 on Sunday, the victor in Wednesday's night's 2-0 victory over the St. "Right now, I just would like to get it for the next three games". "You saw what [Nashville] did to Chicago, obviously they're playing their best games of the year and they'll be ready".
Everton kept them at bay until the 66th minute, when Pedro collected Nemanja Matic's pass and found the net with a glorious left-footed strike from near the edge of the penalty area. There was no sign of a wobble from the Londoners, however, and they came through this test with barely a hint of nerves. Pedro broke the deadlock in spectacular fashion, making some space for himself and then beating Maarten Stekelenburg with a left-foot drive from 25 metres out that flew into the top corner.
We'll see what happens". "We didn't do that". He got cooking after a typical Golden State post-timeout roll-to-lob play, and just kept bullying the Blazers' small lineups. But the possibility of a missing or hampered Durant has to come as good news for the Blazers, who bravely fought all game but had difficulty shutting down Durant, Steph Curry, Klay Thompson , and especially Draymond Green .
Thames hit two home runs in the Monday's series opener against the Reds and hit a third in the series on Tuesday. With another 9 runs on the board today, the Brewers have now outscored their opponents by a margin of 120-104 on the season. "They've pitched a lot of innings, but they've handled it well". It's the third time he's been tested since spring training. As it stands, Milwaukee is now leading the majors in home runs (39) and slugging percentage (.470) and is ranked third in runs ...
But what about those for whom breathless analysis of the draft is a feature, and not a bug? I'll be back on the field when they feel confident. It is: What the hell is wrong with you? Mikki says Friday night's honor for her husband was made possible by veterans' organizations and the NFL.
Arsene Wenger is under huge pressure, and with Arsenal a whopping 14 points behind Spurs, it seems that St. Totteringham's Day - the day in which Gooners can celebrate finishing above their north London rivals - will be cancelled this year, with Spurs surely set to finish above Arsenal for the first time since 1995.
Noel Acciari , David Backes and David Pastrnak scored for the Bruins while Tuukka Rask had 28 stops. It was the Senators' turn to play fast and loose with the lead after taking the Bruins to school and leading by three goals before four minutes had elapsed in the second period.
Instead of attending the draft, the Gators safety spent the night with his family and friends at home in Melbourne, Florida - a day before his graduation from UF. "Of course, I'm not going to be the number one pick, as everybody knows", Adams said. If you're anything like me, you woke up feeling like a kid on Christmas, so let's jump right in and look at some possible gifts that Jets fans can hope for from Ole' St.
The good news for the Red Sox is the pitching staff is coming around. However, Tanaka did the impossible and matched Sale pitch by pitch...until Sale blinked in the fourth inning. Schwarber is hitting just.211 after two tough games in Boston . "That's a split-second decision on his part", Farrell said. Wright allowed a single to the next batter before getting a ground out to end the sixth inning with 97 pitches.
Kimi Raikkonen completed the podium places while Hamilton, who has been mysteriously off colour all weekend, ended up a mammoth 36 seconds behind his team-mate. "He's driving quite dangerously", said Hamilton, while Raikkonen went fastest and Vettel second for Ferrari before Bottas grabbed second. Team-mate Lewis Hamilton was unable to match the pace of the front three, falling over half a second off the pace.
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Antonio Conte's side have wobbled in the league in recent weeks, but they will enter the match full of confidence after knocking Tottenham out of the FA Cup in the semi-finals at the weekend. Southampton boss Claude Puel: "It's a shame that with the quality of this game we conceded four goals tonight". Gary Cahill has worn the armband in Terry's absence this season and appears to be the leading candidate to succeed his fellow centre-back in 2017-18, but Hazard's name has also been ...
Upon the selection, Mixon was loudly booed by the crowd in Philadelphia . "Obviously, this is a pick that opens everybody's eyes", Bengal coach Marvin Lewis said Friday night. DENNARD EXTENDED: As the second round was starting, the Bengals exercised their fifth-year option on cornerback Darqueze Dennard through the 2018 season.
Yes, your team gave up an arm and a leg just to move up one spot to take the University of North Carolina quarterback who started only 13 collegiate games, going 8-5, including losses to lesser teams like Duke and North Carolina State. That's Garrett's ambition. He wants to set the rookie sacks record, win a defensive player of the year award at some point and stay in the league long enough to leave a lasting mark on the game.
The club's supporters chanted for Zola's departure during Monday's 2-0 defeat by Burton, after which he resigned. The club's season began promisingly under new Derby manager Gary Rowett, who led them into contention for promotion before unexpectedly being sacked and replaced by Zola.
We have tried everything and we will try everything. The Reds are too reliant on certain individuals to get the job done, and with a thin squad, they will get seriously tested by their European campaign next season, be it in the Champions League or the Europa League.
The Edmonton Oilers can all but end this series with a victory here and taking a commanding 3-0 lead. Talbot had 39 saves. "He was wearing the big boy trousers tonight". But the rest of the team wasn't fooling themselves that they'd find another win in this series without seriously raising their level of play. They're scheduled to practiced Monday and Tuesday in the Rocky Mountain resort town before returning to Edmonton for Game 4 on Wednesday.
With this being said , we have very little time left to be able to predict who will go where and what trades will be made. Stop making multiple and premature mock drafts. But it's been 40 years since the New York Jets took a Tiger. The 49ers accomplished their goal, trading back one spot and getting a bounty of picks to help in the rebuilding project.
Spanis superstar Rafael Nadal and Alexander Zverev are not going to meet each other once again in Barcelona this time out as the German was upset by South Korean youngster Hyeon Chung on Thursday (April 27). Murray will next face 10th seed Albert Ramos-Vinolas, the player who shocked him in the Monte Carlo Masters third round last week. "I feel fantastic", the 20-year-old Khachanov said.
Murray, who had a first-round bye in Barcelona and beat Feliciano Lopez in the third round, lost his third straight set to Ramos-Vinolas in the opener. In her fourth match following a 15-month doping ban, Sharapova failed on 13 of her 16 break-point opportunities, and Mladenovic rallied to win in 2 hours, 38 minutes.
It was all the last sector - I was half a second down in the last sector. Vettel's second place meant the German extended his standings lead to 13 points over Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, who trailed in fourth after suffering overheating trouble.
Despite only being able to finish second, Vettel extended his lead in the drivers' championship to 13 points over Lewis Hamilton, who finished fourth behind Raikkonen. However, the German driver managed to get past Hamilton in turn 1 and then started challenging the race-leading Mercedes. "But there was potential for Lewis to catch Sebastian, so I understand the team's decision.
Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over Minnesota on Saturday in Game 5 of their playoff series, eliminating the Wild in the first round following the best season in franchise history. He has eight goals in 20 career playoff games against Minnesota. Allen was behind his net and played the puck along the boards, where Coyle was waiting.