Cristiano Ronaldo's sensational goalscoring record was hailed as "unique" by boss Zinedine Zidane as his latest hat-trick left Real Madrid on the verge of another Champions League final by thrashing Atletico Madrid 3-0. Unsurprisingly, Muller thinks there is only one other player at a similar level to Ronaldo, a certain Barcelona legend. Up in the front line, Higuain proved his finishing skills and scored a brace to give two crucial away goals to his side, putting them in the driver's seat ...
It may look like a tough call to take all three points against a Man United team that is unbeaten in 25 League fixtures, but as we know with Arsenal, anything is possible. The Catalan giants have a wealth of top-targets in their sights this summer, including Liverpool ace Philippe Coutinho and Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti, but the La Liga giants will have to sell before they offload.
The 135-pound bantamweight class was the first women's division in the UFC, debuting in 2013 with champion Ronda Rousey. Women's flyweights, between the ages of 21-34 with a winning record and at least three professional fights are invited to attend the open casting call in Las Vegas.
A 34-point first quarter by Cleveland , a 28-point second - which nearly felt like a Toronto win but wasn't - and a 37-point third put the Raptors on their heels early and for good in this one. "He's playing well", conceded Raptors head coach Dwane Casey. "It's just another play in the books for me and Bron", he said. They didn't work simply because the Raptors couldn't contain James.
Cleveland. The star slugger has been out since April 21 because of a groin injury, but looked good in batting practice Monday. On a cold, damp night, he left Detroit's 5-2 win over the Cleveland Indians for a defensive replacement after seven innings.
I just want to apply what I learned in Korea to see how it'd fare here. "It is really the on-base stuff". "They've pitched a lot of innings, but they've handled it well". Davis will start today's game vs. the Brewers. Put simply, Thames is absolutely crushing it in his first year back after spending the past three seasons playing in the Korean Baseball Organization.
It was another reminder that fourth-quarter defense can either sink their playoff hopes or thrust the team into the next round. Looking at the box score from Game 4 of the Washington Wizards-Atlanta Hawks first round series, it looked like the game was a neck-and-neck affair.
Who is excited to watch the F1 Grand Prix? That said, he enjoyed a almost 26 second lead over Sergio Perez of Force India, who finished at sixth. He sits on 86 points versus the 73 of second-placed Hamilton. It was the fourth race in the history of the sport to feature no on-track overtakes of any kind after the first lap, which should strongly suggest to the FIA that it may want to revisit its decision not to alter the DRS system.
Bottas concedes that the first win has take a while, but he is now looking forward to more as he has learnt the trick. Finnish driver Valtteri Bottas claimed his first Formula 1 victory after holding off Sebastian Vettel in the Russian Grand Prix.
Luis Suarez insists he was not "obsessed" with ending his goal drought after scoring twice in Barcelona's 3-0 derby win over Espanyol on Saturday. "If there is a player who is on the floor (from a foul), it is Neymar". Real Sociedad remain seventh after defeating Granada 2-1 with goals from Carlos Vela and Juanmi - a result which condemns Granada to relegation to the second division alongside Osasuna.
Other runners from our area include Huntingdon MP Jonathan Djanogly, PC Ian Perry of Cambridgeshire Police, and Heart newsreader Bev Rimmer (pictured below at the London Marathon Expo). Britain's David Weir won a record seventh London Marathon men's wheelchair title - and afterwards called it his "best victory ever". Paul will be running with his cousin, Chris Hindle, who will also be taking part in his first London Marathon .
With Rockets star James Harden struggling shooting the ball, going 0-7 from beyond the three-point line, Nene led the way off the bench for the Rockets, mixing 28 points and 10 rebounds. We're in this together. "Then say, 'Russell, you ain't played well at all, ' or say, 'Russell, the team hasn't played well.' Don't say when Russell goes out the team doesn't play well".
The Broncos have traded running back Kapri Bibbs and a fifth-round pick to San Francisco for the 49ers' 2018 fourth-round pick. The Chicago Bears made safety Eddie Jackson the 10th Alabama player taken, while the Minnesota Vikings made linebacker Ben Gedeon the seventh MI selection.
This is a good move by Davis' camp, as he was unable to participate in the NFL Scouting Combine or his pro day following his January procedure . He's a small school receiver with a chip on his shoulder. "Corey dominated his competition in the MAC and then in those instances where Western got a chance to play up against bigger opponents, those are games that people will really study", Senior Bowl executive director Phil Savage said.
Pai has vowed to take "fire up the weed-whacker" and cut Obama-era rules meant to enforce an open internet where all traffic is treated equally online - the so-called net neutrality rules. "The nation's most expert and experienced privacy regulator [the Federal Trade Commission] will once again be a cop on the beat, protecting America's online privacy", Pai said .
According to the Clark County Recorder's Office, the team paid $77.5 million for 62 acres located near the Las Vegas Strip. The team has not commented on the land purchase. The site is also close to Las Vegas International Airport. Questions over limited parking at the chosen stadium site are lingering. Guests of hotels and other lodging facilities in the Las Vegas area are contributing $750 million through a room tax increase.
Kerr has been dealing with persistent headaches and neck pain resulting from a failed back surgery. We're not saying, 'If we can get to the conference finals, Steve may be back. Even with the coaching change, Snyder said, the team's superstar lineup, already heavy on championship experience, would help steady things. "Seeing it a year ago, I knew it could be a possibility".
The France global is Jose Mourinho's No 1 target, but will have to make Griezmann the Premier League's highest-paid player. United Manager Jose Mourinho knows what he wants once the summer transfer window gets here and everyone knows it's Antoine Griezmann .
Moyes briefly thought there might be a reprieve when their relegation rivals Hull conceded a late penalty at Southampton, but Dusan Tadic's spot-kick was saved by Eldin Jakupovic to give the Tigers a 0-0 draw that ended Sunderland's survival hopes.
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. And while for Pochettino the aim is to win the title, the sense of relief and raw joy around the Lane was potent. We couldn't afford to lose the game.
There was no let off three minutes later, though, as Atletico failed to clear a corner and Casemiro's bouncing cross looped up for Ronaldo to power home a header. The plaudits, however, belonged once again to the extraordinary Ronaldo, who followed up his hat-trick against Bayern Munich in the quarter-final second leg at the Bernabeu with another superb treble, his 42nd in all for Madrid.
Nashville can advance to a conference final for the first time by winning Game 5 at St. Louis on Friday. He has continued to bring his A-plus game versus the Nashville Predators in round two, and his brilliance helped keep the Blues in games they should have lost - or lost by wider margins.
I took the Phillies thinking they had a chance at the upset last night and I got burned, so I won't be making that mistake again. A couple Cubs came in from the cold, came down from the wire tonight. "I don't know what was going on", Maddon said. "Nobody on, two outs, with the pitcher up and a 1-2 count", Hellickson lamented. The Phillies chipped at the Cubs' lead in the top of the fifth.
Louis. He's 0-2 with a 2.10 earned run average, which includes an April 22 start that saw him allow no earned runs over six innings, yet settle for a no-decision in a game St. Louis. It was a rare game without a home run for the Brew Crew, though they were able to get through for five hits. Both teams come into the series tied for second place in the NL Central with.
The game got a bit heated, with the Spurs not enjoying the shellacking they're receiving, leading to pushing and shoving which led to Houston's Nene getting tossed early in the fourth quarter, but San Antonio already has bench players in, a sign Pop knows it's best to conserve energy for the remainder of the series.
Now the Jazz, regardless of what happens as they face the juggernaut Golden State Warriors, are guaranteed at least four playoff games, each at a level Hayward and most of his teammates never have experienced. With the loss, the Clippers are not only eliminated from the playoffs, they also became the first team in National Basketball Association history to waste playoff series leads for an astonishing five consecutive postseasons.
The Giro is one of three three-week Grand Tours during the cycling season, together with the Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana. "This will be my first participation at the Giro, I'm excited, motivated and looking forward to a competitive debut at the 100 edition of this race", said Costa.
Eagle Point has been ranked in the Top 100 golf courses in America for years, and has been highly regarded by so many for Fazio's impressive creation. "It's the kind of course that you can play it a hundred times and still not know every little intricacy of the greens, fairway, the wind , and how to play certain holes".
Castroneves had a two-lap run of 37.7538 seconds at 194.904 miles per hour on the mile oval to edge Team Penske teammate Will Power for the top spot in the 250-lap race Saturday night. Their eyes may be on the Phoenix International Raceway but you can bet the drivers, teams and owners are thinking Indianapolis Motor Speedway as they push the cars out to the pit lane and contemplate the wide-open vistas of a contemporary arena-style racetrack.
But if PJ Tucker is going to talk to us the whole game and talk his stuff, then I don't understand. "That's very, very efficient, and we only (had) 12 turnovers", LeBron James said . In Tuesday's other game, Houston took a 1-0 Western Conference semi-finals series lead over San Antonio with a 126-99 win. But James didn't want to get too elated afterwards.
The four-time Ballon d'Or victor has seemingly saved his best for Europe's premier competition this season, scoring five of Madrid's six goals in their pulsating quarter-final triumph over Bayern Munich, and he headed the opener after 10 minutes at a raucous Santiago Bernabeu.
Pep Guardiola says that Manchester City will only have themselves to blame should they miss out on the Champions League this season. But they switched off defensively as Jesus capped his first start since recovering from a broken metatarsal with a goal .
Let's see it the fuck happen, because in the end, I'm the victor in the whole thing anyway. "I gladly accepted and then it was gladly rejected", Diaz told MMAFighting about the fight with Ferguson in July. "So, I'm a lot older and he's still in his 20s and I'm in my 40s now". That could play a major key. And he's a heavy hitter, so we'll just see. "So we'll just see, we don't know yet".
The referee's not just there to stand on the pitch and blow his whistle - he has to manage everything. "If the officials begin actually stopping games when this happens, I am convinced it won't happen again". Which is... an incredible thing to say in public, but that's where we're at. But that was not to be, the Italian league saying they had imposed the ban on the Ghanaian for his protests and "non-regulation behaviour" after he left the pitch without authorisation.
Messi got all the plaudits after the recent match against Real Madrid, but Ronaldo has raised the bar again. Real needed a stoppage time equaliser en route to beating Atletico in the 2014 final, scored a late victor in the quarter-finals a year later and edged last season's final between the two on a penalty shootout.