Then, on Sunday, The Blues learned Arsenal would be their 2017 FA Cup final opponents after The Gunners saw off Man City 2-1 after extra-time. The Gunners will play Chelsea in next month's Wembley showpiece after Alexis Sanchez scrambled an extra-time victor in a controversial clash on Sunday.
Real Madrid survived a late scare to edge past Valencia and return to the top of La Liga. His nearly unbelievable record of goals to game ratio is punctuated by the fact that he is now 73 clear of Raul's former Real club record despite playing a mammoth 353 games less.
Substitute Donis added a third to wrap up the points as he headed in a deflected cross at the back post to bring Nice to within three points of their opponents. Cavani saw another header from a Di Maria corner kept at bay shortly after, with Cardinale producing a stunning save. Marquinhos flicked a header in with half an hour remaining to offer Unai Emery's side a glimmer of hope, but they were unable to maintain the pressure on Monaco as they slipped to a first defeat in 17 league matches.
Head coach John Harbaugh said everyone in the organizations knows and respects that strategy. Instead of providing second-year passer Carson Wentz a home-run threat at running back or wide receiver, Executive Vice President of Football Operations Howie Roseman spent his first three picks on players for Jim Schwartz's already-fearsome defense.
Stoke did not manage their first league win until mid-October and have had quite an up and down season, but I actually think they will finish the campaign strongly. Bilic is already planning for next season, and one area he is desperate to strengthen is in attack, with the likes of Andy Carroll and Andre Ayew having suffered with injuries at various stages this term.
Thomas played just a day after attending the funeral for his sister, who died in a auto accident earlier this month outside of Tacoma, Washington . Celtics center Al Horford added a double-double of 21 points with 10 rebounds and guard Avery Bradley chipped in 18 points for Boston.
Twitter is afire Sunday evening with hockey fans at home and in the USA congratulating Edmonton Oiler fans for singing the United States national anthem with enthusiasm when the PA system failed. Kissel tweeted afterward how much he enjoyed the fan interaction. Hoping to maintain the buzz, the singer with his guitar tried to do his job and sing the US national anthem before letting the crowd take over for the Canadian anthem, but his dysfunctional mic prompted the fans to step in early.
The Finn looked on course for a straightforward win until a rare slip saw him damage a tire. Vettel came out in second place behind Bottas but ahead of Raikkonen and Hamilton. The British driver never came close to third-placed Raikkonen, and the gap stood at more than 25 seconds at the checkered flag. "The season will start anew and then who has the better upgrades, and makes the quicker vehicle, we don't know yet".
Nadal, seeking his 10th Barcelona title, struggled in the first set but took control of the match after winning the tiebreaker. World No. 1 Andy Murray lost in shocking fashion to Dominic Thiem in the semifinals of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell on Saturday.
Prediction: Take the Capitals to win Game 1. The Rangers won that series, but Ottawa is a different animal, and for NY to get past the Sens, Kreider must produce. The Senators eliminated Boston with a 3-2 victory in Game 6 of their first-round series on Sunday, finishing off the Bruins after six straight one-goal games four of them in sudden death.
The European Ryder Cup hero thought he had lost his full playing status after failing to earn enough points in a designated number of tournaments this season after returning from a foot injury that curtailed his 2016 campaign. But Brian Gay - facing a similar scenario - brought to the PGA Tour's attention how a change in the points structure this year unfairly affected the outcome.
Atletico is trying to get past Madrid after three straight defeats by its city rival in the European competition. As well as their victories in Lisbon (2014) and Milan (2016), Real knocked out Atletico in the 2015 quarter-finals. Ronaldo, who prepared for the entire season to be in his best physical condition at this point, scored a total of five goals in the quarterfinals against Bayern Munich.
Hansen expressed surprise at Dylan Hartley's omission but said all coaches saw situations differently. All Blacks coach Steve Hansen rates Warren Gatland's British and Irish Lions squad as one of the strongest in recent memory but has questioned how the touring side will cope with the pressure of expectations in New Zealand .
Xander Bogaerts followed with a single to center field, which was followed up by a single from Benintendi. which loaded the bases for Mookie Betts , who struck out for the first out of the inning. Kris Bryant homered off victor Drew Pomeranz (2-1) in the first and Albert Almora hit another in the third. Boston Red Sox's Andrew Benintendi gestures as he crosses the plate with a solo home run during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Chicago Cubs at Fenway Park, ...
And Conte believes the Spain worldwide has remained just as valuable to the side despite his drought. "Now we play on Tuesday and we need to win to go seven points clear at the top of the league". "He had a great season with Leicester and then this season too". "But, for us, I repeat: this season is very important because we are trying to build something important for the present, to put the foundations down and be strong, stronger for the future".
Spurs were dominant against Arsene Wenger's men on Sunday as Dele Alli's goal and a Harry Kane penalty did the damage for the home side in the second half. "In Italy and Spain, when you are playinig for the title, the teams play at the same time". I knew, I was watching. But he added that Spurs finishing ahead of their North London rivals "happened once in 20 years".
Pavey is due to be awarded an upgraded bronze on August 11. Weir, taking part for an 18th consecutive year, won the Paris Marathon earlier this month. "She knows that she went for that injection", she said. "She was given her endurance on a plate with a drug". The weather was really good this year.
That much will be needed on Sunday when the Wizards begin their series against the Boston Celtics. All the six first round games ended close to the projected line, but even like that, the Wizards overs still paid off with a 3-2-1 record.
Chelsea took a significant step towards the Premier League title on Sunday with victory at Everton but Tottenham ensured the champagne will stay on ice for a bit longer with an impressive 2-0 win over Arsenal. Pedro s goal was special, at times you need a bit of class to open up a team, that s what he did today". Antonio Conte talked the game up in mid-week as a potential title decider as Everton provided one of the more sterner tests in the title run-in against Tottenham .
Mourinho said: "I think Mr Van Gaal left a good group of boys with very good relations between them". They missed this extra bit that brings resilience, brings you fight. The injury woes at Manchester United were compounded by Marouane Fellaini's straight red card in the derby for headbutting Sergio Aguero. "Vincent wins the duels, that's why he's a good central defender ", Guardiola said.
A record-breaking crowd of 90,000 will fill the Wembley Stadium this Saturday for what will be the most a historic night of boxing under the famous arch in North London. "Hopefully I have a couple of years left in me", said Klitschko. Joshua will be defending his IBF belt against Klitschko, and Lewis believes the 41-year-old, despite his experience, goes into the fight looking "beatable".
Kyren Wilson has vowed to come back stronger next season after he suffered his second consecutive Betfred World Championship quarter-final defeat, going down 13-6 to John Higgins . "That's a big moment during the game and obviously for me it's worked out well". Reigning champion Mark Selby seized back the initiative in his snooker World Championship semi-final on Friday to lead Chinese superstar Ding Junhui 9-7 in a repeat of last year's final .
United have since been linked with a number of top player like Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann, Barcelona's Neymar, Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata and Monaco starlet Kylian Mbappé as the Mourinho is said to be interested in signing a marquee star for his attack.
Soon after, he was instructed by his team to drive slowly to the pits, where he was withdrawn from the race. Valtteri Bottas has won the 2017 Russian Grand Prix for Mercedes from pole position - his first F1 win - with the Ferraris in second and third.
And he has continued in the that form in the second session and now leads Selby 8-4 with five more frames to play tonight. The stage is now set for Higgins to write one of the greatest chapters in the Crucible Theatre's 40-year association with snooker's greatest tournament, as he bids to become the oldest victor since 1978 and take home the record £375,000 cheque.
I came here to hear my name called and if I wanted to go home and do it at home I would be at home". King had a 40-yard dash time of 4.43 seconds according to NFL.com. "The 6'3" King led the Huskies with 13 pass break-ups this past season, and hauled in three interceptions during his senior season. With most of the 2017 90-man roster now in place, the team's hope is that they are closer to the second Super Bowl ring of the Thompson/McCarthy era.
The win kept Spurs in touch in the Premier League title race with four games to go and also ensured they will finish above Arsenal in the league for the first time since 1994-95. Calum Chambers restored Boro's lead on 77 minutes, but Jesus converted Aguero's cross from close range eight minutes later to secure a share of the spoils for Pep Guardiola's side.
The striker's 50th Premier League goal was a header from Cesc Fabregas' cross and his next goal was the culmination of a mazy run through the defense that saw him exchange passes with Hazard and Pedro Rodriguez. "I had a tough week with a little gall bladder pain but the lads didn't miss me against Tottenham at Wembley". Tottenham fans have heaped praise on Oriol Romeu's display for Southampton on Twitter after he scored against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
Wladimir Klitschko flicked a jab and a right hand early in the fourth caught Anthony Joshua who responded with a similar move. Heavyweight boxing champ Anthony Joshua threw out a challenge to controversial former champ Tyson Fury after his remarkable victory on Sunday morning (NZ time).
The veteran had even looked the more likely victor as he defied a 14-year age gap and was outboxing Joshua in the latter stages until the Briton produced a blistering finish to take his unbeaten record to 19 straight stoppage wins. Boxing has a bad habit of failing to match the pre-fight hype and the build-up to this was nearly sickly even amid the respect, but the bout delivered in a venue synonymous with memorable sporting events.
The victory clinched the best-of-seven series for the Wizards , 4-2, and advanced them to the second round to face the Boston Celtics. The Clippers will host the only do-or-die game of the first round Sunday, with the victor advancing to face the Golden State Warriors.
Instead of celebrating a Madrid win at a party organised by girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez, Ronaldo was left reeling from Messi's 500th Barcelona goal . Now people are better prepared and he makes the difference. "It's very nice for Leo and it's nice for everyone associated with Barca". Neymar will serve the final game of his three-match suspension against Osasuna, who could be relegated if they lose and results in other games go against them.
After waiting his turn behind Michael Sam , Shane Ray , and Markus Golden , Harris exploded for 56 tackles, 18.5 tackles for losses, and seven sacks while starting all 12 games in 2015. Harris celebrated with friends and family in his hometown of Kansas City. Clemson had three defensive backs make National Football League rosters as rookie a year ago.
Watch the Golden State Warriors vs Trail Blazers Live Streaming and also, get Game 4 Lineups here. Livingston hasn't played since Game 1 and Barnes has been sidelined the whole series. Meanwhile, the Memphis Grizzlies and San Antonio Spurs - locked at 2-2 in their series - meet. Unfortunately, C.J. McCollum went out on a down note with six points on 2-of-12 shooting.
Some rumors have linked Mixon to several teams, such as the Minnesota Vikings, New York Jets, Denver Broncos, and Dallas Cowboys. " You know, I am still sitting here crying ". "Whichever team does take him, they're going to get a tremendous player", Jones-Drew surmised. "It's very unfortunate, but at the end of the day, I'm blessed to be in this situation".