As hard as it may be, the Spurs will need to avoid father time once more if they hope to defeat the Rockets . Good heavens that's a ridiculous play. Even then, however, the Rockets still found other ways to win, dispelling the lower-seeded Thunder in a slew of unexpected ways. The only important question coming out of this series is weather Griffin has played his last game as a Clipper.
As he took the chequered flag, he swore and whooped in a rare emotional outburst for a man who had earlier told his race engineer to be quiet so that he could concentrate fully on the job in hand. "A fantastic first win for Valtteri this afternoon and an unbelievable day for him", said Wolff. Power unit temperature issues were a major compromise, but the former champion simply struggled for performance throughout.
Isco, Morata and James Rodriguez have all been heavily linked with moves away from the Bernabeu in the summer due to their lack of game time . Atletico is trying to get past Madrid after three straight defeats by its city rival in the European competition.
This is his first multi-point game of the playoffs. Game 1 of the Predators and Blues series proved that both Pekka Rinne and Jake Allen had come back to earth. Ryan Getzlaf had a goal and an assist, and Rickard Rakell , Chris Wagner and Ryan Kesler also scored for Anaheim, which lost the first two games at home.
The only score that matters is 2-0. The Cavs vowed they would play better after their near-loss in Game 1 and they mostly backed up their talk, delivering the type of performance that was routine last season but rare in 2017. San Antonio led for all but 13 seconds in winning its 10th consecutive postseason game over Memphis. "First half we had 19 shots in the paint and had six free throws".
I am very disappointed. Alex Iwobi never got to feature as Tottenham Hotspurs outclassed his team in yet another entertaining North London derby. He has been in charge for more than 20 years and this is the first time he will have to accept finishing below his closest rivals, conceding Spurs deserve to be where they are in the table.
Led by Durant 's performance, the Warriors cruised to a 121-109 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 1 of their first-round series in front of the usual sold out crowd at Oracle Arena. Yeah, every game matters but at the same time we're looking far into the future where we're playing for another two months. "He wants to play, but he knows we have to do the wise thing".
James finished with 33 points and 10 rebounds. But the four-time MVP makes it look easy. Now, facing elimination in Game 4 , the end appears near for the Indiana Pacers - and not just the end of the playoffs. Paul George will likely go off again, because water is wet and the Cavaliers don't really have anything for him other than a fully engaged LeBron James , and I don't expect to see that version of LeBron defensively until the Finals.
He was congratulated by Hamilton, Vettel and his Ferrari team-mate Kimi Raikkonen after the victory but while relations between them are still friendly he does not envision any quarter being given while racing. "It is not important to think about the championship because I need to understand where the speed was this weekend, where I went wrong with the set-up, and then come back fighting for the next race".
Trump said on Monday he would be "honoured" to meet the North's young leader. "I don't see this happening any time soon", White House spokesman Sean Spicer said. Its denunciations of human rights abuses, whether in North Korea or anywhere else, are turned on and off to suit USA strategic and economic interests.
It's very special to sit at three titles on own, it's is unbelievable. The Leicester native was tested severely by the Scot on Sunday and repeatedly on Monday, but he showed remarkable resilience to win his third world championship in four years.
At half-time I felt we were in the game and in the second half we wanted to improve, we wanted to play to win the game. "I am so pleased". 'For us it was very important to keep a clean sheet after 12 games, ' Conte added. "Today was another chance to see the team learning and improving. It's a fantastic result for us". Manchester City had to come from behind twice to draw 2-2 at Middlesbrough and Manchester United drew 1-1 at home to Swansea on a bad day for the Manchester giants ...
Ottawa leads the series 2-0 despite trailing by two goals after Brady Skjei's score with 14:50 left in the third. The Capitals held a team meeting after Saturday's game, and though players didn't want to get into specifics, forward T.J. "I know he can play better", Trotz said. Matt Niskanen received a major penalty and game misconduct for cross-checking Crosby, with some wondering if the major was excessive.
Pressure has been a topic with the Capitals due to their recent playoff failures. Just before the penalty expired, Maple Leafs centre Tyler Bozak redirected a wrist shot past the extended glove of Washington goaltender Braden Holtby to clinch the game.
Tarasenko made it 1-1 with a power-play goal with 19.4 seconds remaining in the opening period. Fast forward to Game 2, and the Blues were looking like their old selves, primarily Tarasenko. In the third, the Blues again applied pressure and got two quick goals to tie the game. "Yeah, 100-percent", Parayko said. "They really are the seventh man for us".
It already seems like a lifetime ago where they finished 30th overall and served as a punching bag for the heavyweights. Washington Capitals right wing Justin Williams (14) celebrates his winning goal with center Marcus Johansson (90), of Sweden, in the overtime period of Game 5 in an NHL Stanley Cup hockey first-round playoff series against the Tor.
Eventually, though, the reality of what just transpired on the Madison Square Garden ice surface bubbled to the forefront. The New York Rangers were dominant in game one of their series and shut out the Canadiens in a 2-0 win. McDonagh kept the puck in the zone and sent a nice pass to Nash near the front of the net and he slipped a backhand past Price at 4:28 for his second of the series .
Like, your four. So let's say your third, 67 overall, this year, your three next year, and your four this year, 111 overall ... The Bears have been clear in saying that Glennon - who, amazingly, they invited to their public watch party Thursday at Solider Field - is their starter this year.
Everyone's swinging it pretty well". He ended it with the best performance of his professional baseball career and one of the best statstical days in baseball history, fronting Washington's unprecedented eruption by going 6 for 6 with three home runs, a three-run double and 10 RBI.
If they have any hope, and I mean any hope, of getting a whiff of the postseason, the Jays must first get healthy (Josh Donaldson, Troy Tulowitzki, J.A. "It was unfortunate that they scored two runs on it, but it was a great play". On the other side, the Yankees are just 4-12 in Severino's last 16 starts and have dropped five of his last six outings when he's coming off four days of rest.
Real are furious over it, wondering how it could be that a player they want to buy and who wants to play for them could end up in Catalonia. "It's a semi-final and we know what we have to do but the fans have an important role to play too".
Westbrook interrupted Adams to object to the question. "Hold on, Steven. I don't want nobody to try and split us up". If I go to the bench, this team is on the floor. Roberson missed 2-of-8 free throw attempts in the fourth as the Rockets never let OKC get in an offensive rhythm until he was checked out of the game.
Luxembourg's Muller, who was previously guided by Murray's assistant coach Jamie Delgado, is a serve-volleyer and not a typical clay-court opponent. That seemed to be a positive thing for Murray, who had won all five of their previous meetings, but the 29-year-old made a decidedly ropey start.
This has been Nadal's second title of the season and 71st of his career. The Spaniard, who claimed the Monte Carlo Masters for a 10th time last week, thrashed Austria's Dominic Thiem in the final 6-4 6-1. "I'm not someone that uses that as part of my comeback", Sharapova said of comments against her from her peers, adding she prefers her tennis do her talking.
In a statement, a spokesperson for the Pentagon said, "Our military academies exist to develop future officers who enhance the readiness and the lethality of our military services". When asked about his situation by Lindsay H. Jones of USA Today in February, Robinette declared his loyalty to the Air Force regardless of what decision was made: "I'm under the mindset that, when I graduate, I'm a lieutenant first".
And when the Bruins fell behind 2-0 in the second period, it looked like their postseason was over. The Bruins looked to have the game won with 5:35 left in the first overtime, when Kuraly broke in down the left wing and fired a shot that Anderson stopped before the loose puck was put into the net by Noel Acciari .
The fight will headline a huge event where 90,000 fans are expected to pack Wembley Stadium in London. Responding to Fury labelling him a "Poor man's Frank Bruno", Joshua said "Shut up and give me a date when you'll be back (in the ring)".
It will be a very tough game. "It was a good win and I think today I have to be pleased for a great effort, a fantastic effort from my players". Second-placed Spurs travel to Crystal Palace on Wednesday knowing that nothing less than victory will do as they aim to keep their faint title hopes alive.
Washington caught more than a few breaks that could well shift momentum heading into game four, including seeing Penguins star Sidney Crosby injured early on. Crosby lay on the ice for several moments before slowly getting up and skating off the ice, mostly on his own power. Crosby had two goals and two assists in the first two games against the Capitals and 44 goals and 45 assists in the regular season.
He compiled 71, a break of steel inside the heat of Sheffield's Crucible, to clinch the title. Four-time victor Higgins, who described Selby as "granite" and a "fantastic champion", had led 10-4 before the Englishman fought back to win nine of 10 frames and lead 13-11.
A very strong team, which has already surpassed this problem. Thomas Tuchel concedes that Borussia Dortmund's performance levels were not at the required standard as they exited the Champions League in a quarter-final defeat to Monaco .
LeBron James, Cavs sweep Pacers, advance to second round of National Basketball Association playoffs
They are the first play-off team to erase a 25-point half-time deficit and win. "Once again, we just had to weather the storm", said James. "But again, we just came up short and didn't do enough". The Bucks, led by their own incredible talent in Giannis Antetokounmpo, are still too green, too raw to sufficiently challenge the Cavaliers . But James answered with the go-ahead 3.
Former University of Toledo standout running back Kareem Hunt was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs with the No. 86 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft Friday night. "But I just want to think through everything to see what's best for the organization". He also played in the outfield. That's how he goes about his work every day.
Paul Pierce has departed the National Basketball Association (NBA) with "no regrets" despite the bitter disappointment of the Los Angeles Clippers' first-round play-off loss to the Utah Jazz on Sunday. Oddsmakers had mostly ranked the eight teams in this order for most of the regular season. Though, there's surely a caveat here. He picked up his second foul three minutes into the game, his third foul with 10 minutes left in the first half, his fourth with 9 minutes left in the fourth quarter, ...
We're happy with the players who played, those who came on and those that didn't feature. Bayern's Arjen Robben, center, gestures as referee Viktor Kassai of Hungary shows a red card to Bayern's Arturo Vidal during the Champions League quarterfinal second leg soccer match between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid , Spain, Tuesday April 18, 2017.