He said: "It's an opportunity for Chavez Jr but it's also a bigger opportunity for Canelo". "The fight is done". As good as Alvarez felt about obliterating a Mexican rival in what amount amounted to an heavily hyped mismatch Saturday night, Golovkin's outspoken trainer reminded them Alvarez had better be ready for a much more hard fight September 16 .
Manager Antonio Conte , who arrived in the summer to guide the team after a disappointing 2015-16 season, thereafter altered his side to play with three at the back, and that proved the catalyst for a 13-match winning streak that proved to be the decisive run as they claimed the crown.
That set the tone for what proved to be the final set, Nadal providing answers for anything Goffin had to throw at him, and posing questions the world number 10 could not answer. Cuevas won one of the points of the tournament with a no-look victor with his back to the court after a lob shot by Zverev early in the second set. World number one Andy Murrays slump in form continued as he crashed out of the Madrid Masters third round 6-3, 6-3 to Borna Coric.
San Antonio led by as many as 42 points in the second half, administering a beating so thorough that it chased the partisan crowd to the exits well before the final horn. Instead, it was James Harden and the Rockets who appeared sedentary. They lost Tim Duncan to retirement last summer, then saw veteran point guard Tony Parker go down with a season-ending quadriceps tendon tear in Game 2 .
They went from eighth, after a defeat at the Emirates, to claim top spot on November 5 after a 5-0 rout of Everton at Stamford Bridge; and there they remained ever since. His moves in the transfer market, his tactical switches, and his late substitutions have all come off. He has now won four straight domestic league titles, taking in three in a row with Juventus from 2012-14 before a spell in charge with Itay.
According to the report, Barcelona also made an effort for Vinicius Junior's services, but their €25 million transfer bid and €7 million salary offer has been trumped by that of their La Liga rivals. Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United are all interested in the 16 year old, who can't be brought to Europe until he reaches 18.
It denied suggestions in the Italian media that the insult had come from one of its own technicians. Writing on his Facebook page, Benatia said he was proud of his roots and hit out at what he called an "intolerant minority" in Italy. In the video below you can see Benatia's confusion as a voice different to that of the in-studio host interrupted the Juventus player by reportedly chiming in with "What are you talking about?" When they call me gypsy, I expect it.
Trump's remarks on Thursday thrilled and amused at least one lawmaker: Vermont Sen. Despite the announcement made by Mr Trump and House Republicans in the Rose Garden of the White House after the vote, Obamacare is not dead yet. MALCOLM Turnbull has revealed what he discussed with Donald Trump behind closed doors in NY, describing the encounter as "more family than formal".
It is understood someone allegedly made a monkey gesture at Celtic player Scott Sinclair. Celtic have been extremely dominant in the Scottish Premiership this season, managing a staggering 91 points in 33 games, going unbeaten across the campaign thus far, but this is the Old Firm Derby, so there's always everything at stake.
They will seek to complete a double in Conte's first season by winning the FA Cup final against Arsenal on May 27. Chelsea have now won five Premier League titles since Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich bought the club in 2003, but this one is arguably the most impressive considering they finished a woeful 10th last season.
Arsenal are six points off Manchester City in fourth place, with a game in hand but only five fixtures remaining to close that gap. "It will be very hard but we have to fight", he said about their prospects of finishing in the top four. "The goals obviously made a big difference". "To win against Arsenal in the last derby at White Hart Lane , it was emotional for everyone", said the 45-year-old Argentinian whose team faded in pursuit of Leicester in last season's title race.
It won't be easy. Antonio Conte's men can win the title before Spurs next play with victory at The Hawthorns on Friday night. "At this stage it was important to win and exploit Tottenham's defeat". 'Because in this season, Cesc at the start didn't play a lot. We work hard every day to have these moments. And now he's playing in every game. £30million I think but he came on and everything he did went wrong.
The Houston Rockets were playing for their playoff lives last night, but don't tell the team that. The Rockets needed Nene desperately in this game. Who: San Antonio Spurs vs. I don't know how to explain it. Though Warriors head coach Steve Kerr is expected to miss the series, both he and acting head coach Mike Brown have San Antonio ties and are disciples of Spurs coach Gregg Popovich.
When asked if the Europa League final will determine whether his first season in charge was a success or failure, Mourinho said: "I think the media has right to say [that] and it makes sense to say it. "The mathematics is that we can reach the top four". "We're going to see if we really can write history, because when you are in the final, the only thing you want when you get there is to win!" The United defender struck theCelta No.
Djokovic won in Doha to start the season but never made it past the quarter-finals in the following four tournaments he played. "It will be a very hard match against one of the best sportsmen this sport has ever had, and to have a chance I'll have to be at my very best", Nadal was quoted as saying.
Oubre was ejected and later given a one-game suspension. Fans will be eagerly anticipating the interaction between Oubre and Olynyk when the former returns to the floor in Game 5 Wednesday night. One thing we did see in the first three quarters of Game 3, before the starters hit the pine with the Wizards' second unit nursing a 25-point lead, was John Wall looking like the greatest point guard alive.
Arsene Wenger hailed Alexis Sanchez's unique qualities after the Chilean opened the scoring in Arsenal's 2-0 victory at Southampton and then created a second goal for substitute Olivier Giroud. It's a good opportunity to show your character, how you come back and how you recover. The defeat for Southampton leaves Claude Puel's side paddling around in mid-table and marks a third successive game without a goal for Saints.
Chelsea defeated West Bromwich Albion 0-1 to win the 2016/17 English Premier League at the Hawthorns on Friday. It's been a fantastic season for the Stamford Bridge side. FW Diego Costa, 7 - Well-marked by West Brom, Costa saw little of the ball in advanced areas for much of the game but contributed well by holding the ball up in deeper ones.
San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich was effusive in his praise of the man who stewarded the opposition Thursday night because he is respectful and tactful. The Spurs' 39-point romping over the Rockets was fueled by Harden's woeful shooting. He didn't take his first shot until halfway through the second quarter; by then, Houston was already trailing by 21.
Chelsea clinched the title in Antonio Conte's first season as the club's manager. The team has also reached the final of the FA Cup, where it will play Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on 27 May. The revolution really gathered pace once Conte responded to lacklustre defeats against Liverpool and Arsenal in September by switching to his preferred three-man defensive system.
Asked about Arsenal finding their form at the right time , the Germany global replied: "Well I wish we found that before". Sanchez opened the scoring on the hour at St Mary's before substitute Olivier Giroud made the game safe with a header seven minutes from time .
Many hockey experts and Rangers fans, including those that packed the Tilted Kilt restaurant in Charleston, were expecting NY to win Tuesday and force a Game 7 back in Ottawa on Thursday night - especially considering how the Blueshirts had dominated the Senators in the first two games at Madison Square Garden .
In what appears to be a retort to the almost-daily headlines featuring Everton striker Romelu Lukaku , the Belgian has hit out at the mainstream media with two tweets late on Sunday night. "What he needs to develop definitely is his game on the ball, in terms of quick combinations with his team-mates". "But if you play at the highest level, your finesse on the ball in the final third, your decision making has to be absolutely spot on".
Leonard sprained his left ankle during Game 5 of the Spurs' series with the Rockets when he landed on. Along with having one of the game's best players in Leonard ( he should be fine for the next series ), they also have the game's best coach in Gregg Popovich.
Westbrook, meanwhile, became the first player since Robertson in 1961-62 to average a triple-double for the regular season (31.6 points, 10.7 rebounds, 10.4 assists). These two stars are at on "talking terms" again and the National Basketball Association has one person to thank for that. " Loyalty is something I stand by", Westbrook said in 2016.
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.