On Thursday night, that became a reality, as the Browns selected the former Texas A&M Aggie defensive end No. 1. While Trubisky comes with some question marks due to inexperience, Garrett was the consensus top player available in this year's draft of the best US college football players.
The 30-year-old Nadal will be aiming for a 10th French Open title as well next month. The other finalist, Ramos-Vinolas, has lost his two previous matches against Nadal, has reached his first Masters final, and won only one title. Nadal now stand 3-0 versus Ramos-Vinolas and has never lost to a countryman in an ATP final, now standing 15-0 in that category. The victory means Nadal stayed on course for a record-extending 10th Monte Carlo Masters title.
Teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe scored again to set Monaco on their way to a 3-1 second-leg victory over Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday that allowed them to win their Champions League quarter-final 6-3 on aggregate. We know what we need to do. At 31, Colombia forward Falcao is a relative veteran in this Monaco side and his experience in forward play complemented the penetrating runs and powerful dribbling of strike partner Mbappe.
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. That s only going to get better. He was on the back foot in the opening set as he lost the first game and only caught up late. He then had to save a set point before reeling off four games in a row and, despite continuing to play some way below his best, battled through the second set to win 7-5, 7-5.
Fulmer (2-1) gave up two runs on four hits in seven innings, striking out seven. Sano was understandably ejected. The Detroit Tigers hung on to snap a four-game losing streak. Montgomery took the first two pitches for balls, then a called strike, a ball, and another called strike to even the count. Twins left-hander Adalberto Mejia walked three but struck out six in 2 2/3 innings.
Nashville won, 3-1, in Game 3, taking a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal series on an afternoon when the Blues weren't almost competitive enough, according to coach Mike Yeo. The Preds also cut their penalty minutes down from Game 2, amassing just 8 for the contest. They cleaned up that part with no power plays against them in the Game 2 victory.
Benteke equalised for Crystal Palace to make the score 1-1 just before half time, cancelling out a fine free kick from Coutinho. The Belgium striker, who was allowed to make a £27million move to south London in August, haunted his former boss Jurgen Klopp as Palace came from behind to win at Anfield.
Kawhi Leonard matched his postseason high with 32 points and San Antonio rolled to a 111-82 victory over Memphis on Saturday night in Game 1 of the first-round playoff series . Fizdale's fury aside, no amount of free throws, wine or whine can save Memphis from a San Antonio juggernaut that's plenty good enough to win it all.
Then, we got some great play from our guys off the bench". The teams traded leads on each of the next four baskets, but after George's 3 with 5:15 to go gave IN a 104-103 lead, James scored on a layup that started a 12-5 run to seal it. Now we're in it again. Pacers: Have lost five straight post-season games and six of their last eight. The Cavaliers increased their lead to 81-69 with 4:46 remaining in the third quarter.
Fourteen-time Grand Slam Champion Rafael Nadal has asserted that his next target will be his home event in Barcelona, where he owns nine titles and not the French Open. "I'm really happy to win our first title together". Ramos-Vinolas, 29, had the week of his life to reach his first Masters final, though a case could be made for his run to the French Open quarterfinals a year ago.
Isaiah Thomas finished the game with a total of 33 points and nine assists, the Boston Celtics knocked down 19 three-pointers and team overcame a double-digit deficit in the first half to secure a Game 1 victory. Had the Wizards prevailed, there'd be more talk of John Wall's play. Al Horford had 15 points and 12 rebounds, Avery Bradley and Jae Crowder each scored 14, and Terry Rozier was a spark plug off the bench with 12 for Boston.
Chelsea would be completely foolish to let Fabregas go in the summer, but Liverpool should certainly make sure they snap him up if he becomes available. Milan's bid for Fabregas was rumoured to be in the region of €35 million - which isn't insane for 2017, but it is still a huge amount of money for AC Milan, and money that could be better spent.
We looked like a team that wasn't soaking the moment. "I couldn't take him out of the game", coach Brad Stevens said of his shooting guard, who also had seven rebounds, seven assists and spent much of the game shutting down Butler and Wade on the defensive end.
Atletico, beaten in last season's final by Real, rarely threatened and now have it all to do at the Vicente Calderon next Wednesday night. The crosstown rivals are meeting for the fourth consecutive time in the top European club competition.
The win leaves Pittsburgh with a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series. Defenseman Matt Niskanen hit Crosby in the head and was given a 5-minute major penalty and a 10-minute game misconduct. The Penguins have only lost one game so far this post season and the main reason for that success has been absolutely superb goal-tending by Marc-Andre Fleury and incredibly explosive offense by the aforementioned.
Sale (2-2) struck out the side in the first, getting Jones and Machado, and fanned 11 in eight innings. The lefty was ace-like again, becoming the second pitcher in Red Sox history to have five straight games with at least 10 strikeouts. Kennedy apologized Tuesday after Jones said someone also threw peanuts at him during Monday night's game. "These words and actions have no place in Fenway, Boston , or anywhere".
But Marcelo is often said to be more comfortable going upfront than being at the back - although he has become more resolute in his defensive responsibilities in the last couple of seasons. "They have caused us difficulties, but so have many teams". "They'll be desperate to beat us after the two Champions Leagues that we've won". Full-back Juanfran is out with a thigh injury and winger Yannick Carrasco is doubtful with a collarbone injury.
Louis. Patrick Maroon scored the decisive goal and Cam Talbot stopped 39 of 40 shots as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Anaheim Ducks 2-1 on Friday at the Honda Center. "We just didn't deliver and they found a way to capitalize". Sure, the shots are nice, but the Ducks felt Talbot saw too much of the puck over the course of the first two games.
He had not walked a batter this year until Harper drew a free pass in the first inning . Elsewhere • The Dodgers placed pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu (bruised hip) on the 10-day disabled list, one day after he won his first big-league game in three seasons.
I don't want to say too much because I don't know if he wants to come back and fight me. "Tyson Fury, where (are) you at baby?" asked Joshua . Fury past year surrendered the world heavyweight titles he won by beating Klitschko in an effort to focus on his mental health problems.
Crosby left Monday's game after being cross-checked in the face by Capitals defenceman Matt Niskanen . Pittsburgh Penguins captain and National Hockey League star Sidney Crosby has a concussion after leaving Game 3 of an Eastern Conference semifinal against the Washington Capitals .
The victor of each game in the series has won the points in the paint battle. Johnson did a bit of everything, from hitting floaters in the lane to dropping 3-pointers, to keep the Clippers' defense on its heels. We got to get Utah running. He has the strength to get spots on the floor. "Then, it was just up to us to hit shots when it came to us". Although he was not playing, his season ended by a painful injury to his right big toe, Blake Griffin had a presence in Sunday's Game 4.
I mean, it's been really incredible. The Celtics built a 20-point lead in the first half and appeared to be on their way to an easy victory, but the Bulls came to life in the third quarter. Chicago was just 5 of 24 on 3-pointers even though Canaan - inactive for the first three games - nailed 3 of 7. Game time is yet to be determined. But Thomas , who also had nine assists, hit back-to-back 3-point field goals to again widen the gap and extend the lead back to double figures.
Terrill). Utah defeated Los Angeles for the third time in three postseason meetings. Gordon Hayward scored 26 points as the Utah Jazz easily eliminated the Los Angeles , winning the first-round playoff series 4-3. "I was struggling a lot this season with injuries and my teammates had to hold it down for me", Favors said. "And then you've slept too long or I'm bored out of my mind and now you got to try to pump yourself up for the game", he continued.
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. Our tone was extremely conciliatory at the meeting for the best interest of the game. The 27-year-old was among the 15 players selected for the Champions Trophy and one-day global series against South Africa on Wednesday and no surprises were thrown up by the selectors.
Madrid led most of the competition but now is level on points with Barcelona. "I won a Champions League with Madrid in a year in which we trained horribly", former Spanish worldwide goalkeeper Santiago Canizares told radio station Cadena SER of the 1997/98 season.
So this year, we should expect at least one or two undrafted free agents who really make a push to make the roster. To track which players the Jets sign, we will enlist the GGN Twitter widget. Raise your hand if you saw this coming, because Moore was not a player I had ever put on my radar to be drafted or signed as a free agent. This year's draft was more of a spectacle than in years past, taking place on a giant stage on the "Rocky steps" at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Anthony Joshua has called for a Battle of Britain after his sensational stoppage of Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday evening. "I know sometimes boxing allows things to happen in a different way - it would have to be something very important to consider [Ortiz not fighting the winner]".
At the virgin Money London marathon yesterday, Simbu finished four minutes behind victor Daniel Wanjiru of Kenya, who recorded the greatest victory of his career as he fended off Ethiopian legend Kenenisa Bekele. I'll very much be treating it as a trial race, but I'm not complacent about it, we have a lot of good British girls running. He said: "All my friends of a similar age, are relatively fit and are saying "you can't do it, you're too old" - it's the sort of thing that makes me more ...
Making Joshua vs Fury even more unlikely is the fact that Klitschko is entitled to a second crack at AJ due to a clause in his contract. "For that they need a role model and Joshua is the finest role model I have seen in sport, period". "Cheers and I'll be back!" But before any specific plans are worked out, Espinoza says he expects Joshua to take a bit of time off after a big win, with plans for a contracted rematch with Klitschko still undecided at this time.
It was another frustrating day for Mourinho, even though his United side extended their unbeaten Premier League run to a club record 25 games. Jose Mourinho's side are favourites to do just that but their prospects are being severely hampered by a series of injuries and a relentless fixture schedule.
In the aftermath of an epic fight, Klitschko confirmed a rematch clause, and would welcome a second chance to try and regain the IBF and WBA "super" titles which are now held by Joshua. It was a tale of two fights before the final round, with Joshua dominating early and knocking Klitschko down in the fifth. Fury, 28, is also unbeaten as a professional, with 18 knockouts in 25 fights, but surrendered his world heavyweight titles in an effort to focus on his mental health problems and is ...
I have a squad full of great men and good players. "I have another day to decide our starting 11 but I think they are in good condition and good form", Conte said. To become a great or fantastic season there is only one way: "to try to win". "We will see for the future, we are confident in him and, for me, he can look to getting in the selection with Spain, for example", via BBC Sport .
He later smashed home a second halfway, and completed his treble five minutes to the end of the game. Zidane's policy of rotating Ronaldo seems to have paid dividends with Ronaldo netting eight times in his last three Champions League games and overtaking Alfredo di Stefano as the all-time top scorer in European Cup semi-finals with 13.
Don't think about a year ago - when the team missed the playoffs - and don't think there's any luck to carry over from Saturday's 6-5 double-overtime win by the Senators over the New York Rangers , courtesy of "checker" Jean-Gabriel Pageau's stunning four-goal performance.