As one of the top seeds [fourth in the rankings], Joe Schmidt's men were drawn in with hosts Japan , Scotland and the victor of qualification matches from Europe and a play-off. All Blacks Head Coach Steve Hansen, who was involved in the draw, said he was pleased with the outcome of the draw and was looking forward to a great tournament.
Only four of 25 first-round leaders/co-leaders (stroke play) have gone on to win in the 2016-17 season, none since Justin Thomas won the Sony Open in Hawaii in January in wire-to-wire fashion. "I've come close a few times, and I've felt I've played really well", Oosthuizen said. He was in complete control of his game, hitting 15 of 18 greens.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: "I am paid to do my job for a club I love". "I want to focus on football". "I am not in politics, I am in sport". All the rest, for me, is less important. Arsenal's chances of finishing in the top four received a major boost on Saturday as they secured a convincing 4-1 win away at Stoke . The win left them just a point behind Liverpool as the Reds prepare for their crunch clash against West Ham at the London Stadium on Sunday.
If Chelsea drops points at West Brom, Tottenham - seven points behind in second place - will need to win its final game at White Hart Lane after 118 years to keep alive the title race. "We're looking forward to the game, the players have been very good this week". I need to have this type of situation where you arrive and you have to work a lot and also to transform the situation in the right way.
March 11 in San Antonio: The Warriors, arriving in the wee hours after playing the previous night in Minnesota, chose to rest his key players in San Antonio. "It could, "he said". "We understand that the team we're now facing is the most risky team in the league with a lot of weapons", Pau Gasol said.
Momentum swung backwards and forwards during a marathon opening set on Estadio Manolo Santana . Her only Major final to date has also been on clay, at Roland Garros, but Halep is no one-trick pony. Mladenovic defeated Halep in front of her home crowd in Paris in 2014 in straight sets, and she followed this up with a quarterfinal victory on the grass courts at the Aegon Classic in Birmingham, 2-6, 6-0, 7-6 (4).
Atletico responded with a banner of their own. Atletico was upset with those banners and had been provoking Madrid in the days before Wednesday's game. "After the game, I asked Benzema how he got out of there, and he said he didn't know either", Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said. "We are getting closer and closer to the goal".
Conte has made a huge impact in his first season at the Bridge, reviving a squad that imploded under Jose Mourinho last season. "I have to say thanks to my players because it is not easy to adapt to a new method, philosophy and work very hard if you compare the work of this season to the past".
Thousands of computers around 99 countries, including the UK, US, China, Russia, Spain and Italy, were said to be affected in the attack. Dr Krishna Chinthapalli, a neurology registrar at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London , had warned that an increasing number of hospitals could be shut down by ransomeware attacks in an article on the vulnerability of the NHS network in the "British Medical Journal" on Wednesday, two days before the major cyber-hack.
Max Verstappen underlined Red Bull's improvement in Spain with a time just 0.557s off Hamilton and 0.469s ahead of teammate Daniel Ricciardo. And Hamilton will attempt to emulate the Finnish driver as he sets about slashing Vettel's 13-point championship lead.
We broke down the so-called "Based God's curse" in-depth two years ago, but it boils down to this: When Harden started doing a "cooking dance" after good plays, Lil B took offense because he'd already popularized that dance and felt Harden was not giving proper credit.
All the players were brilliant", the Real Madrid coach said at his post-match press conefercne, as quoted by the official UEFA website. "I'm lucky to have these players". Real Madrid in the first semi-final will not help bale and Pepe, Atletico is also a loss - Juanfran, giménez and Fernandez missing a game, and part Vrsaljko is at issue.
In the end, Rudisha had to settle for fourth place, recording a time of 1:45.36, as two other Kenyans, Robert Biwott and Ferguson Rotich, came second and third respectively. I had never expected to finish my first Olympic trip with three fouls. The star-studded field also includes 2015 world champion Shawn Barber from Canada, 2013 world champion Raphael Holzdeppe of Germany and Olympic bronze medallist Sam Kendricks of the United States, who claimed the title in Shanghai at 5.88m previous ...
The Ducks hadn't led at home in regulation since Mark Letestu tied up Game 1 at 1-1 by scoring 6:22 into the first, but Ritchie changed that early in the third by firing a wrist shot under Cam Talbot's right arm. "It is going to be physical all over ice", said Neal, who drove Anaheim defenseman Brandon Montour's head into the side boards just moments before scoring the game victor.
When the Boston Celtics left for Washington Wednesday afternoon, they seemed to be in complete control of their second-round series, holding a 2-0 advantage over the Wizards. "(The Wizards ) are exceptionally athletic, very long and they're doing a great job of flying to the ball", Stevens said in regard to Washington's ability to force turnovers.
Michy Batshuayi's goal eight minutes from time earned Conte's side a 1-0 win at West Brom and ensured they clinched the trophy at the earliest opportunity. With Tottenham embarking on a winning run and Chelsea looking so poor the previous weekend against Manchester United, many had speculated that there could yet be a glimmer of hope for the title race.
And it would be a surprise if it didn't happen on Friday, with West Brom having gone six games and nearly two months without a victory in the league. They are a strong team, really physical with a good coach. Middlesbrough needed something from the game to keep their faint hopes of surviving this season flickering but an inept performance meant they are destined to play in the Championship next term.
While City are top of the "chances created" statistic in the division, they rank only seventh in goals scored and Guardiola claims there is only one solution to that problem. "Today was important because we are playing for the future of the club", he said. The Citizens can achieve Champions League football for next season with wins in their final three games against Leicester, West Brom and Watford.
Mark Noble and Cheikhou Kouyate will miss West Ham's final two games after surgery on long-standing injuries. Eden Hazard, was he out for one game? "Southampton played very, very defensive orientated against us". "Everything is still in our hands", Klopp told British media. They need maximum points from their last two matches to guarantee their place but their job will be made easier if fifth-placed Arsenal and Manchester United, in sixth, and Arsenal drop points.
In the battle for south coast bragging rights Southampton beat Middlesbrough 2-1 on Saturday with goals by Jay Rodriguez and Nathan Redmond keeping them above Bournemouth who beat Burnley 2-1 thanks to Joshua King's late victor. "We caused a very good side lots of problems". "We'll get the results this evening but he's a doubt for this Saturday", said Shakespeare. THERE might not be many goals scored when Manchester City faces Leicester on Saturday.
Stoke have no new injury worries, with only long-term absentees Ibrahim Afellay and Stephen Ireland sidelined. Meanwhile, Stephen Ireland will not recover from his broken leg in time for the Gunners clash. It was a fourth win in five league matches for Arsenal, whose manager Arsene Wenger has faced increasing calls to end his lengthy tenure following another disappointing season, although they do have an FA Cup final against Chelsea coming up.
Son beat team-mates Christian Eriksen and Jan Vertonghen, Manchester United defender Eric Bailly, Chelsea's Eden Hazard, Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero and Crystal Palace target man Christian Benteke. Walker-Peters could now be in a line for a promotion to become Tottenham's reserve right-back for next season, which stops them having to go out and make a purchase - and Pochettino's faith in youth could once again be about to prove its worth at White Hart Lane.
The Senators push hard when they are down, and the Rangers should know that by now. The Senators, who are 3-0 at home, knew they had to find a way to bounce back in Game 5 or the deficit may be insurmountable but the players arent exactly heading to NY with a boatload of confidence.
The last Edmonton player to record a playoff hat trick was Bill Guerin, now the assistant general manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins. It turns out the Oilers' young star might not have been bluffing. The Oilers, underdogs in both series, had returned home is such a glorious situation that Las Vegas made them favorites to win the Stanley Cup. Given that McDavid is the next coming of Wayne Gretzky in some people's eyes, this play would not be worthy of sharing unless the dynamic talent ...
And another home win tomorrow is likely to be just as damaging. However, West Ham now find themselves in the midst of a good run of form, with the east London outfit being unbeaten in their last five Premier League outings. Jürgen Klopp has said he trusts Daniel Sturridge to deliver for Liverpool in their Champions League quest if selected at West Ham United on Sunday.
It is too early to make any conclusions about relative pace, not least because Vettel's session was disrupted by a gearbox problem on the pit straight. Alonso posted a tweet saying: "Keeping the body active", accompanied by an emoji with a halo and a photograph of himself with his trainer playing tennis.
Hall of Fame defensive tackle Warren Sapp expressed his belief that Garrett didn't deserve to be the No. 1 overall pick, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter : "I see a lazy kid that makes four plays a game". "I think that will happen". "If he thinks so, and I want to be at his level someday, I need to take his advice and run with it". Jackson was impressed and excited to get Garrett on the field.
Jordan Dux, Nebraska Farm Bureau's director of National Affairs, saw the move as a sign Trump is paying attention to agriculture's calls for expanding world markets and a positive turnabout in what has been a rocky relationship between the president and agriculture when it comes to issues of trade .
Resuming the day at 286/6, West Indies failed to kick on substantially and the last four wickets could add just 26 runs before Mohammad Abbas returned the best bowling figures by a Pakistan paceman in an innings at the venue, finishing with 4/56.
Penn in his last fight in January. Miocic and dos Santos are seeking to join exclusive heavyweight company. "I'm excited to be fighting again", he said. However, he only has one win to his credit - a decision win over Ben Rothwell. In preparation for the impending action, which also includes a strawweight title fight between current champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and top contender Jessica Andrade , UFC has released the latest and greatest episode of UFC 211 "Embedded".
With the Short era devoid of strategic thinking and characterised by knee-jerk reactive short-term fixes - more often than not making the mess worse - most can be forgiven for suspecting there will be no such thing. " Sunderland will bounce back". It's another huge weekend for North East football with the majority of our teams hanging on for dear life. For now, Moyes has said he needs time to reflect and it will be interesting if he does stay on in the Championship - he has not managed at ...
Both Manchester United and Chelsea are in the hunt of the Spaniard but Arsenal are willing to offer Morata regular playing time which could play a big role in the three-way battle. "Morata wants to see what happens with Chelsea - there is a choice to be made between Romelu Lukaku and Morata, the first one preferred by the club and the second by Antonio Conte", Balague said.
The right-hander, who is reportedly considering filing a grievance against the Mets over the suspension, is expected to rejoin the team Tuesday and is scheduled to pitch Friday at Milwaukee. As Heyman explains, the Mets sending personnel over weren't there to make sure was okay but rather to make sure his story was checking out. "We have a policy here.
Lattimore attended Glenville High School in Cleveland, where he played with former Ohio State and current Buffalo Bills quarterback Cardale Jones. After surgery on his chronically injured hamstrings cut short his first season of playing time, Lattimore proved to be a force once finally healthy.
Win at Sunderland and Clement and his players will be celebrating retaining their top-flight status 24 hours later if Hull lose at Crystal Palace. Sunderland have won half of their four home games versus the same opposition and going back to last season it's just three losses in nine such matches.