Aldridge had managed just 19 points combined in the first two games, but stepped up in the wake of Parker's season-ending leg injury, scoring nine points in the fourth quarter to help the Spurs pull away. "If you had seen clips of our transition D (Sunday), you would trade all the players and fire me by the end of the game". Luckily for the most offensively and defensively balanced team in the National Basketball Association and one of the most experienced, San Antonio can compensate for ...
When Houston Rockets guard James Harden had a big-scoring contribution in Game Three against the San Antonio Spurs on Friday, he got little help from his team-mates, and the result was a defeat. The Rockets were outscored by 1 in the 18:42 he played at center. As a team, the Spurs shot 49 percent from the field but just seven of 23 from the three-point line but where they really shot themselves in the foot was on the defensive, particularly in transition as they just didn't get back in time, ...
However, when one looks at the history books it will not stand as an official record because of the pacing and hydration strategies employed by Nike during the race. "I hope to do it next time, but I am happy to have run a 2:00.25 marathon. This journey has been good - it has been seven months of dedication". "But I think we may have to take the result with a pinch of salt".
Bauer has been largely ineffective and his problems have led to a 2-3 record with a high 7.67 ERA over five outings. "I didn't think the pitch to Goins - it was up-and-in - I didn't think it was that bad". Smoak's single came in the third. Lindor was eventually tagged but Toronto second baseman Devon Travis was called for obstruction, bringing Gibbons out of the dugout.
The Pescara player, 32, was sent off after leaving the field claiming he was racially abused during a Serie A game. " I went through hell and was treated like a criminal ", he told BBC Sport . Former Portsmouth and Sunderland player Muntari says he never experienced racist abuse in the Premier League and has urged other countries to follow England's example of combating the problem.
On the one hand, you can argue that it's insane to back "Yes" in the Juventus Win to Nil market given that Monaco have scored in 12 of their 14 Champions League games this season. Last Saturday night, the Turin derby versus Torino was played. "I've looked a bit at the history of all Juventus' players". The Italians had stalwart goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon to thank for some magnificent saves, while Dani Alves provided assists for both Higuain goals and put in an all-round standout ...
On his first taste of Premier League action, the Congolese-born star kept superstar Alexis Sanchez quiet. - Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has now provided as many assists for Arsenal this season in the Premier League as in his previous five combined for the Gunners (7).
He has been sent home. Team manager Terry Collins and general manager Sandy Alderson would not divulge to the public any details about Harvey's suspension, although Fox Sports said Harvey was suffering from a migraine on Saturday and failed to report for clubhouse work.
But it's just as true, and more substantial on the results sheet, to say that the Pens unwound 82 games of remarkable regular season work by the Caps - that 118-111 point edge in the standings that gained Washington home ice - with one night of clutch work in Verizon Center.
The New York Mets are not a baseball team any longer, but are now a circus. Everyone here knows the rules. There are rumors floating around that Harvey's suspension is tied to him not showing up to the ballpark on Saturday. A fine was warranted, though Harvey obviously does not agree with the suspension. The right-hander made 17 starts last season, going 4-10 with a 4.86 ERA.
Manager Jurgen Klopp complained a dry Anfield pitch made things hard for their playing style in Sunday's goalless Premier League draw , but Milner was in no doubt where the blame lay and, as senior professional, shouldered the burden. We've dropped points where we shouldn't have done". "We have to win our remaining two games and see if it's good enough". Every team defends differently and we will have different game plans for different opposition, different attacking patterns for how we ...
After winning their last eight home league games, Everton were by far the strongest opponents left on Chelsea's schedule and for 60 minutes they lived up to that billing. Lukaku is one of the best strikers in the Premier League and has been in brilliant form for Everton this season. City was held 2-2 by relegation-threatened Middlesbrough, but fifth-place Manchester United could also only draw with Swansea so remains a point behind its neighbor.
Evgeny Kuznetsov had a guarantee for the Washington Capitals' fifth game of this series against the Pittsburgh Penguins. That might have - ahem - ruffled some of the Penguins' feathers, but it was his way of announcing his presence in a series in which he has been impossible to miss.
Twice before they won the next three games to take a 3-2 lead in a best-of-7 series. Talbot has been lights out the last four games and has allowed Edmonton to take a comfy 2-0 series lead despite the Oilers getting outshot in both meetings.
He has offered Klitschko a rematch and also has his eyes on an all-British clash with Tyson Fury, who has not fought since spectacularly dethroning Klitschko in November 2015. But that doesn't mean it was all pleasantries and pats on the back inside the ring, with AJ telling Klitschko deep into the 10th that he'd "Whoop his ass", just minutes before knocking the 41-year-old to the ground for the second time.
Perhaps two people that were caught off guard the most were Floyd Mayweather Jr., and Conor McGregor, as the September 16 date was the one targeted by the two combatants for their proposed showdown. Although McGregor (21-3 MMA, 9-1 UFC) has never competed in boxing, his chances of being the first man to beat Mayweather (49-0 boxing) in the ring have been propped up by UFC President Dana White and even Mayweather himself.
Sharapova tested positive for meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open and her original two-year ban was reduced on appeal . She finally took her fifth chance in the third game to break Vinci's serve. Sharapova had been taking meldonium for many years, but overlooked an announcement by the World Anti-Doping Agency that it added the drug to its banned list on January 1, 2016.
The Spanish forward was classy all afternoon and although he had little to do in the second half, he held the ball up brilliantly, taking the pressure off the men behind him. This was followed by a draw at Old Trafford last weekend, which saw Gylfi Sigurdsson score a spectacular equaliser from a long range free-kick. Kevin Mirallas felt Everton were punished for failing to convert their chances.
Klitschko's prior fight to the bout with Joshua was against Tyson Fury , which took place in November 2015. If Fury does win his case with UKAD, the return of his licence will be no mere formality, with the BBBC expected to take some time to consider a number of factors before deciding whether to allow him to fight again.
With a 3-0 lead over city rivals Atletico Madrid in hand, Zinedine Zidane's men are in good shape going into the semi-final, second leg at the Vicente Calderon on Wednesday. "We're in an important place in the absence of two matchdays and we have the dream of being able to confirm [third] in our next game". "We can talk about those two (James and Morata ) and all the players who play less".
Milner had boasted a 100 per cent penalty record this season before Forster saved the converted left-back's eighth spot kick of the campaign. The Reds have no doubt improved leaps and bounds under Klopp, but they are still inconsistent surprisingly against the smaller teams in the Premier League.
EDMONTON-The Anaheim Ducks wrested some momentum back in their playoff series against the Edmonton Oilers with a 6-3 win Sunday. A puck shot by St. "Just smart rest away from the rink and good habits and a good work ethic", Talbot said. "I mean, he's just one of those guys that finds a way every night".
Interim coach Mike Brown led the Warriors as they are missing reigning NBA Coach of the Year Steve Kerr, who wasn't at the arena as he deals with complications from a pair of back surgeries almost two years ago. And if the Warriors play their best, this will hardly be a series at all. The Utah Jazz are averaging 98.3 points on 47.5 percent shooting and allowing 98.8 points on 47.5 percent shooting.
Quite often, heavily hyped boxing matches don't live up to the billing. But with both boxers looking exhausted, Joshua hit his opponent with a number of blows to knock him out again in the 11th round. "It's really sad I didn't make it". "If you don't take part, you fail". " The best man won tonight and it's a massive event for boxing ", Klitschko said.
Co-favorite Always Dreaming , ridden by John Velazquez , won the 143rd Kentucky Derby at Louisville's Churchill Downs on Saturday. Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming is scheduled to arrive at Pimlico Race Course on Tuesday morning in preparation for the May 20 Preakness Stakes, and the colt's early arrival is an unconventional approach for trainer Todd Pletcher .
Boxing great Sugar Ray Leonard tweeted: "Such an awesome fight with 2 great fighters". "It was a great fight from both sides", Bonte said. "He is the number one, he has no questions to answers". Joshua defended his heavyweight titles and his undefeated record in a bout that lived up to its billing as the best matchup after a long drought in the heavyweight division.
This opened up the owners - in the course of the third quarter the advantage of "Utah" has reached nine points. Both were in a great mood after the game and they got to learn about a new word, "kerfuffle". Zaza Pachulia couldn't wait to point out that he scored more points than Thompson in that game. He's made comments in reference to last year's free agency courtships like, "I'm not going through that again".
That means the Sixers would have to allot a 34-year-old Lowry over $40M on the salary cap in the 2020-21 season-not a small price to pay for a team trying to carve out long-term success in the Eastern Conference. Ortiz doesn't say why he rates the Nuggets as a top option for Lowry's services, but as an up-and-coming team with a start at center in Nikola Jokic and strong options at most positions except for point guard, it would be a match of need and opportunity.
Fox Sports reported that Harvey did not show up to the ballpark Saturday because he had a migraine. Collins told the media in the Mets clubhouse that the information about Harvey would be kept in-house where it should be. Harvey has not pitched since Tuesday May 2, when he allowed six runs, all earned, in 5.1 innings against the Braves ; he will pitch Friday on ten days' rest.
By being faithful to who we are. They remain on the outside looking in at present, despite having pieced together a 25-match unbeaten run in the Premier League. With Marcus Rashford and Ashley Young both limping out in Vigo, the Portuguese still has several injury worries but can he seriously take Arsenal lightly and risk blowing any chances of reaching the Champions League courtesy of a top-four finish? Only Ajax, Bayern Munich and Juventus have won all three major UEFA trophies, ...
Leeds United manager Garry Monk has blamed Charlie Taylor's withdrawal from the squad at Wigan on Sunday on the defender's advisors. However, he told the club last summer he did not want to open talks on a new deal and then had a transfer request rejected .
Silva was expected to face Kelvin Gastelum on the card, but Gastelum was pulled for a positive marijuana test by USADA. "I wanted to apologize for this". "I think I was wronged in this, but that's it". The only positive to come from Gastelum and Silva's June fixture falling apart is the latter-now 42 years of age-has the opportunity to chase down the fights he wants.
The hosts stretched their lead to as many as nine in the third quarter before Warriors reasserted themselves. "I'm not surprised", Oubre said after practice Saturday. Zaza Pachulia couldn't wait to point out that he scored more points than Thompson in that game. When Gobert shoved him an elbow in the fourth quarter, Durant shoved back - and paid for it.
Ryan Howard's path back to the majors just got much steeper. In 11 games with the G-Braves, Howard was hitting.184 with one home run and five RBIs. He hit 25 home runs and drove in 59 runs for the Phillies last season, but also had a meager slash line of.196/.257/.453. It remains to be seen whether Howard will call it a career, but he did say last Thursday he wasn't ready to call it quits just yet.
And when Green Bay was looking to add some juice to the edge of their defense on Day 3 of the draft, Biegel was exactly who they were looking for. "Other than that, if he wasn't a Wisconsin guy, I wouldn't say anything at all because I don't talk about players on other teams".