Because even if they can't close things out Friday, they'll get to host Game 7 on Monday, an advantage they earned by finishing with the No. 1 seed. INJURY UPDATE: Celtics G Avery Bradley , who's been dealing with hip issues during the series , sure seemed OK while scoring 29 points in Game 5, including 25 in the first half on 10-of-13 shooting.
Utah were much better defensively than in the two games at Golden State , and held pretty much everyone besides Kevin Durant in check. This time , it was Kevin Durant's brilliance, excellent team defense and some timely points from both of the Warriors' recent MVPs down the stretch that decided the outcome.
Two years later, they lifted the trophy after beating Valencia 3-0 in the Stade de France and a 2-1 win over Bayer Leverkusen in Hampden Park in 2002 saw them be crowned kings of Europe yet again. To win this competition you have to fight until the very last. The Atletico crowd stayed on to cheer their team long after the final whistle, while the players returned from the changing rooms several minutes after the game to greet the fans.
The Argentine forward, who gave Juventus a 2-0 away win in their Champions League semi-final first leg to put them on the brink of a place in the final, has a prolific scoring record overall. "It's the team which is special, the defense is only something extra", Chiellini said. "We had a little bit more possession, some crosses and play in the final 30 metres", Jardim said.
It's a little more than a trend right now between the Twins and White Sox and them hitting the under. Tickets must be exchanged in person at the Guaranteed Rate Field box officer during normal business hours or by mail. The over is 19-6-1 in the Twins' last 26 Wednesday games, and 33-16-4 in the Twins' last 53 during game two of a series. "He's gotten incrementally better each day, which is encouraging", Twins manager Paul Molitor said.
A hearing date was not immediately set. He could face decades in prison, but he remained free pending sentencing. Jurors were unable to reach a decision regarding an additional 15 counts against DeCinces, deadlocking 8-4 in favor of guilt, the Register reported.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp also appeared by hologram and said his side would not take the event likely. "I can't do anything about it now", added Zidane. It was similar to what Real Madrid did to Barcelona when they signed Luis Figo, who had been their best player. "We are talking to you, so it seems I will be the manager next season if everything goes right with the club", he said.
Hunter Pence hit a tying single off closer Jeurys Familia in a four-run ninth that gave the Giants (12-23) their third victory in 11 games. It was the third consecutive day he had pitched. "I feel great", Familia said". A day after Melancon (forearm) was placed on the 10-day disabled list, RHP Reyes Moronta was recalled from Double-A to replenish the bullpen for one game.
In the meantime, all of the talk looks more than a little like posturing between Oxlade-Chamberlain and Arsenal , with the player trying to prove his value by having his agent talk about Liverpool interest. It is understood that the England global will be offered a new contract but the winger could move away from the club for more game-time, with Liverpool the potential suitor.
He did not come out of Game 6 on Monday night. But still, fans and the media continue to question why he wasn't pulled from the game and checked out. Maybe Trotz is onto something here. The Capitals face the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 7 of a second-round series Wednesday, May 10. We're talking about a simple check-in on the brain of one of the best players in hockey, and there's either a blatant miscommunication happening here or someone just isn't telling the truth.
Everton are demanding £100million for Lukaku, the Premier League's top scorer, who is wanted by Chelsea as well as Manchester United. Manchester United are reportedly considering whether to offer Wayne Rooney as part of an offer to try to sign Romelu Lukaku from Everton .
Britton made his second appearance two days later, pitching a shutout inning in the series finale against the Boston Red Sox before suffering a setback the following week that put him back on the 10-day disabled list. Britton is optimistic about returning on the sooner end of the time estimate spectrum, saying, "If I wasn't back by the 45-days [mark], I'd be shocked".
His two-run triple in the sixth put them ahead to stay, 5-4. The right-hander has gone at least six innings in all seven of his starts. Bundy continues to churn out quality starts, making it 7-for-7 this season after giving up three runs on six hits over six innings in a win over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday.
The Blues have had a resurgent season under their new boss after finishing tenth a year ago and Conte believes that matches against Arsenal, Manchester United and Manchester City were pivotal to his side's challenge, especially the 3-0 defeat to the Gunners in September.
This league is fantastic to play in and be a manager in. Chelsea proved that even without Hazard, left out because of a niggle, they could grind out results. But it must all start with securing the future of Conte himself. "It has not always been the easiest of years, with my family back in Italy, but it has been a great season".
A puppy with disabilities was the last dog left at an animal shelter in northern MI last week after an adoption event. A special needs dog who has genetic defects in one eye and one leg, Eastwood could require pricy surgery. Van Gundy mentions in the video that he's had seven dogs and nine cats since he married his wife, Kim, who is a community volunteer and leads the Detroit Pistons Wives and Family Charitable Group.
Video captured by KSAT showed Parker being carried of the court by teammates Dewayne Dedmon and Dejounte Murray to an awaiting wheelchair near the Spurs locker room. Now the team will have to do precisely that, tied 1-1 with Houston and heading into a pivotal Game 3 on Friday night. Harden did average 12 assists in the two contests but his overall numbers are a significant dropoff from the regular season, when he averaged 29.8 points, 11.8 assists and nine rebounds in four games against ...
The singer's backstage crew, along with his security team, were already present at the hotel. Bieber arrived in India on Wednesday morning at 1.30 am to perform in Mumbai as part of Purpose Tour. The pop star has also become the first male artist to debut at number one in the US pop charts twice. One ecstatic fan warned Indians to "treat him good because he deserves all the love".
The Dons shipped three goals in a frantic opening 11 minutes before Jonny Hayes pulled one back. Rodgers said: "It is an incredible achievement". We have got to let Celtic know we are there, and will be there again in a fortnight's time at Hampden.
Ajax manager Peter Bosz spoke in his press conference about how proud he was of his players to shows guts and dare to play football in the way they did in booking their place in the Europa League final. It was very important for us, and it's always good if there is a possibility to win a trophy. But Celta served reminders of their threat as the first half drew to a close, Pablo Hernandez, Pione Sisto and John Guidetti working Romero and Daniel Wass heading wide from Sisto's unsafe drilled ...
Saturday's game between the Houston Astros and New York Yankees has been postponed due to the threat of inclement weather. Angels 7, Tigers 0: Matt Shoemaker allowed three hits in six innings during his best start of the season, Mike Trout and Luis Valbuena homered, and Los Angeles beat Detroit.
It's been a good thing to see Jack Stephens and Maya Yoshida play together in their place. "We saw Sunderland, after their relegation, could play without pressure and did some good work in a good win away". But Austin played for Southampton's Under-23s on Friday night and could be in contention to face the Gunners. "We are going to play and we have been playing every three days, which is hard at the end of the season".
Wednesday was the first day that free agents, who didn't return to their most recent team, could sign with a new franchise without influencing its formula for compensatory picks. The tender is worth 110% of the player's salary the previous season. Although Blount is still expected to sign elsewhere, Michael would be a part of a crowded depth chart that already includes James White, Rex Burkhead, Dion Lewis and Mike Gillislee, upon signing with New England.
Sanchez's uncertain future at the Emirates has seen him attract interest from the top clubs across Europe. It's alleged Arsenal have expressed an interest in the Belgium global in the past, and his availability could change Arsene Wenger's public stance of refusing to sell his contractually rebellious Chile forward.
Strettle joined Clermont from Saracens in 2015. "They have people who can do something out of nothing, but I think this game will be close". It has been reported that both Morgan Parra and Rémi Lamerat are fit to face Saracens on Saturday, a major boost to the French side as both have been outstanding this season.
United States, Canada and Mexico had wanted Federation Internationale de Football Association to confirm they would have a clear run to the hosting rights during meetings of world soccer's ruling body in Bahrain. That makes New Zealand the big winners as they should qualify for every World Cup in the expanded format with little competition coming from their region after Australia jumped ship to the Asian confederation.
And the Rockets deserve some shame for their complete no-show in Game 6. HOUSTON (AP ) - James Harden went up for a 3-pointer, changed his mind and tossed the ball between two teammates. Coach Mike D'Antoni's new-look Rockets weren't expected to bow out feebly like this. I know I said it wasn't just about the next man up mentality this team has, but that's still a pretty big reason for their victory.
Cristiano Ronaldo has called for Real Madrid's fans to stop whistling him after he netted all three goals in Los Blancos' 3-0 UEFA Champions League semi-final first-leg win over Atletico Madrid on Tuesday. However, real Madrid also has its own series, comprised of 14 matches in the Champions League without a defeat. What sets Ronaldo and Barcelona's Lionel Messi apart is that they deliver on the big occasion.
A club of Bayern's stature need to be ruthless in their assessing options, though, and if Boateng continues to be unreliable in terms of his fitness, they can't continue to rely on him. The centre-back is said to be concerned about missing out on more playing time next season, especially as Germany gear up to defend the FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation in 2018.
Talbot got credit from both teams for the result in Game 2, making all manner of impressive saves while Anaheim dominated the final 30 minutes. "I felt good off the start", Talbot said. During the regular season, Anaheim had one of the best penalty kill units in the league, finishing fourth with a 84.7 percentage. "Even if they don't capitalize on it, it gives them momentum".
With all due respect, I came to hurt him. "I did say in the build-up that when he gets caught by hard, clean shot, it could be a problem, but he answered that by being put on the floor". He came to show what he was about, that he still had it. 'I think there's a very good chance that it could happen because everybody wants it. Joshua has the kind of charisma that fight promoters swoon over, and is so popular at home that the Sunday Times devoted the first full three pages of its sports ...
He made it clear that more talks are necessary as the club looks to make a plan a championship promotion bid, and that will include hard discussions about the size of the summer transfer budget. "It is disappointing that we have been relegated but the performance today has been to a similar level of recent weeks". "I don't think it has happened very often here at Sunderland - very few players have been sold for a profit".
Smith ( 31). "It's never easy especially in a close-out game", said Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving, who scored 11 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter and added nine assists. According to ESPN Stats and Information, James has hit 18 of 40 (45 percent) on contested 3-pointers in this postseason , as compared to 18 of 68 (26.5 percent) in the 2016 playoffs.
We then had width with (substitutes) (Lucas) Vazquez and (Marco) Asensio. "We must remain cool and look to win in the second leg too". "We had a great performance and we scored three goals as well as keeping a clean sheet, so we can be happy because the side played really well and I am proud of them all", he said, before sounding a word of caution.
Twenty nations battle it out for the Rugby World Cup, with the 12 teams who finished in the top three of their pools at the last finals qualifying automatically. France coach Guy Noves said it was a "balanced" group. England and France were drawn to meet in Pool C while Australia and Wales will clash in Pool D .