There's interest all over the world. The Mexican had been told he would be stripped of the title if he did not start negotiations with Triple G, and it came as a big disappointment when he opted to vacate the belt. Preview: Canelo Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr . "It is an unbelievable fight for everybody". The former middleweight world champion is aware of what is on the line having changed his team around in the build up, bringing in the much respected Nacho ...
MF Fernandinho, 6 - Always looks somewhat uncomfortable when asked to play at full-back. Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare said: "It is a freak penalty, a double touch". "He's really trying to block Christian [Fuchs] too". City now need four points from the remaining games against West Bromwich Albion on Tuesday and Watford away on Sunday to be certain of a top-four finish although a win should be enough due to their superior goal difference.
NOTES: Both teams played at full strength despite pregame concerns regarding Jazz PF Derrick Favors (sore back), Warriors PG Shaun Livingston (sprained right index finger) and Warriors SF Matt Barnes (sprained right foot). After Gobert's shove sent him into the seats, Green avoided retaliating with words or action, telling reporters later that he had encouraged the referees not to review the play so that the game could continue.
Pool B: New Zealand , South Africa , Italy , Africa 1, repechage victor. Pool C is the toughest on paper, pitting England against France , Argentina , Americas 1 and Oceania 2. "Truth be told, no matter how the balls got pulled out, you know it's going to be about getting it right, turning up and making sure you play the best you can", he said.
The top seed Golden State Warriors are going against the second seed San Antonio Spurs. It's amusing. The Warriors beat the Nuggets, who were led by Andre Iguodala. The Warriors came from 22 down in the second quarter to win the finale, 110-98 on March 29 in San Antonio. The Spurs will tip off the best-of-seven series on Sunday afternoon in Oakland against a Golden State Warriors juggernaut that is undefeated in the postseason.
Bottas's previous best finish here was third in 2014. "Lewis said he was happy for me which was very nice from him", he said. "It meant I was out of the race from the get-go". "And getting that first win definitely gives me a lot of confidence that I can do it, even though I always knew I had the ability". "But to actually get that confirmation, get that result - because results are what matters in this world, how much you can collect points, how many races you can win, how many times you ...
The Blues head to West Brom live on Friday Night Football knowing a win will make it impossible for second-placed Tottenham to catch them, and give Conte the league championship in his first year in English football. No other Middlesbrough player has reached five goals in the league this season. "It's great to breathe this atmosphere at Stamford Bridge", he said .
The ninth-ranked Austrian had a break point in the second set, but Murray held serve and broke him back to even the match at a set apiece. The title, Nadal's 51st on clay and 71st overall, moves him back into a tie with Roger Federer for most outdoor titles (69), and ahead of Federer for the most ATP 500 titles (18).
United, who are missing the Europa League from the vast trophy collection, will face four-time European champions Ajax in the Stockholm final to played on May 24. "But if everything goes normal and we have no problems, Sergio plays the final". Luke Shaw (foot), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (knee), Marcos Rojo (knee), Ashley Young (hamstring) and Timothy Fosu-Mensah (shoulder) are all out for the season.
In typical Miocic fashion, the OH native found his range early and kept up the pressure. They'll both be back, and hopefully the UFC will do the right thing and book Alvarez and Poirier in a rematch the next chance they get. More pressure from Miocic. Jedrzejczyk peppered Andrade with jabs and kicks from the outside, but Andrade's aggressive forward movement allowed her to land heavy hooks to the head.
From other Arsenal supporters abusing him to features on BBC and interviews with Sky Sports pundits, it's been quite the year for Robbie Lyle. "I am very pleased but I am very pleased for all the squad because we are fighting a lot through the whole season".
The Palestinian Authority, which exercises limited self-rule in the West Bank, denies incitement and says that, in many cases, Israel has used excessive force in thwarting attackers armed with rudimentary weapons. But for Israel, Barghouti is a terrorist. "It's important that everyone has a say", but also that those elected "assume the responsibility given to them", said Rami Nazal, a United Nations employee who voted in Ramallah, the seat of the Palestinian Authority.
Substitute Michy Batshuayi's dramatic 82nd-minute victor gave Chelsea the Premier League title following a hard-earned 1-0 victory at West Bromwich Albion on Friday. He changed their shape and they've been superb from that moment onwards. Chelsea players celebrate after winning the English Premier League title on Friday.
It was a victory made all the more remarkable as it came just days after the Dutch teenager was promoted from Toro Rosso to Red Bull. The team's auto, lagging far behind the Ferrari and Mercedes at the start of 2017, was rumoured to be dramatically remoulded when it runs at this weekend's Spanish GP.
What: The Washington Capitals plays host to the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 7 of the NHL's Eastern Conference semifinals of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Bryan Rust led the way for the Penguins with a hat trick, including one into an empty net, while Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Phil Kessel , Matt Cullen and Justin Schultz would add their only goals of the season against Ottawa.
The four Supreme Court-appointed administrators (COA), who now supervise BCCI operations, however, instructed the board to ensure the team continued their preparations to defend their title. Indian will start the champions trophy as a clear favourite but there would also have to cope with the pressure of being the defending champions. The BCCI has said it was still keeping its legal options open, indicating the row with ICC is not yet over.
He went off to play tennis, spending more time on the court than in the auto that day, before returning to prop up the timesheets in the afternoon and discuss the damage to Honda's reputation. However, he warned that he may look elsewhere if McLaren does not make progress soon. The decision to switch competitions will mean he misses F1's Monaco GP this month, but Alonso said he had "zero" regrets since Mercedes, Ferrari, and Red Bull are still out of reach.
Meanwhile, Stephen Ireland will not recover from his broken leg in time for the Gunners clash. Cesc Fabregas may still be playing in the Premier League next season, but not necessarily in a Chelsea shirt. "I like it", Harry Maguire says of pressure, of the gut-knotting nervous tension he knows awaits at Selhurst Park, of the all-or-nothing nature of Crystal Palace v Hull , Premier League status for both clubs on the line.
They now go on to face Ajax in the final on May 24th, where a win would automatically guarantee them Champions League football next season. The Europa League final is undoubtedly the biggest game of Manchester United's season. In a frantic finale, United defender Eric Bailly was sent off along with Roncaglia, while Mourinho's side suffered amajor let-off when Celta striker John Guidetti scuffed a chance to put his side through in the final seconds.
Novak Djokovic remained upbeat following his Madrid Open semi-final defeat to Rafael Nadal , insisting he will take the positives from the tournament. The Spaniard and four-time victor in Madrid got off to a dream start in the 50th meeting between the two great rivals, winning every point in the first game to break Djokovic, with the home crowd wildly celebrating his first point - a potent return which the Serbian could only hit into the ground.
The Ducks will be hoping Ryan Getzlaf can keep his strong series going for one final game and get Anaheim a rare win in the ultimate game of a series. Maybe that trend will continue. "Anaheim" and " Nashville " began to determine the finalist of the Stanley Cup Western conference. The NHL's conference finals feature the Pittsburgh Penguins, who are seeking to be the first team to win back-to-back titles since the 1997-98 Detroit Red Wings, and three teams that entered the league ...
Kipchoge ran each mile at an average pace of around four minutes and 36 seconds. "Thanks to all the pacers, to help me to go through this challenge", he said. Kipchoge needed an average of 2:50 per kilometre - an improvement of around 2.5 per cent on Kimetto's record. Handing the drink to the runners, along with swapping out pacers, breaks the International Association of Athletics Federations ( IAAF ) rules for an official marathon, so today's times will not be eligible for a record.
The Boston Celtics can advance to their first conference final since the 2011-12 season with a victory here. Coming off a pair of demoralizing losses at the Washington Wizards , the Celtics were in need of some energy to begin Game 5 on Wednesday night.
Manny Pacquiao back in May 2015. He has won belts at 154 and 160 pounds and is already an accomplished veteran in the sport. Alvarez improved his record to 49-1-1 (34 knockouts). "I do feel that this fight is the biggest fight of my career, just because it's a big event, because of who I'm fighting and because of the opportunity".
We have to chase the Champions League by trying to win the Europa League ". Mourinho also expressed his opinion that is not "normal" for him to have such a commanding record over the Frenchman, adding that he feels Wenger puts too much pressure on fourth officials.
Alves has made 17 appearances in the Serie A and he looks set to win another league title, while he could also win the Champions League again. Juve could become the second Italian side to win the league, cup and Champions League Treble after Jose Mourinho's achievement in 2010.
Josh Rutledge drove in a pair of runs for Boston after entering the game in the first inning when starting third baseman Marco Hernandez left with a strained left shoulder. The incident came a day after Boston's Mookie Betts was hit by a pitch from Orioles starter Dylan Bundy?- another incident in an ongoing feud between the teams.? That forced manager Buck Showalter to use Jimenez in relief and bring Wilson up from Triple-A Norfolk on Thursday.
David De Gea has been United's first choice goalkeeper since 2012 but Sergio Romero has been preferred in this season's Europa League campaign. Jose Mourinho's men now lie sixth in the Premier League table with three matches remaining. So I don't think he plays in the final. "I don't know the incident, I don't want to see it now", he said . Late drama ensued after Facundo and United's Eric Bailly were sent off, reducing both the sides to 10 men, and the Red Devils just about ...
West Ham are also willing to offer him an improved contract to stay at the London Stadium , however it will likely pail compared to the £100,000-a-week+ wages that clubs from the upper end of the Premier League could offer him. The Argentine attacker has been in excellent form since Dimitri Payet left the Irons in January, with the former Boca Juniors star becoming the main creative player in Slaven Bilic's side.
The Pentagon said the move is significant because it supports the notion that the Syrian Democratic Force is the fighting force that will eventually go in to Raqqa, a city in Syria's center that has been under the control of the self-styled Islamic State terrorist group since 2014.
Despite some better offense in the closing seconds of the round from the former champ, Poirier was a clear 10-9 victor in the first. They showed lots of head movement, but Poirier was a little more fluid than Alvarez. Unfortunately as Poirier went down to the ground to fight off a front headlock, Alvarez uncorked a trio of knees to the head. Alvarez dropped for a takedown, but got caught briefly in a guillotine.
Despite Rodriguez's attempt to use his momentum to roll into a reversal, Edgar held strong and used his elbows and fists to do damage after getting inside the guard. Edgar secures full mount in the process and lands some punches there. Yair kept throwing his legs up in search of a submission, to no avail. On the advice of the Octagon-side doctor, the referee called a stop to the bout in-between the second and third rounds because Rodriguez's left eye was swollen completely shut after two ...
Life has never been more grand for Garcia. "But for me, what has meant the most (is) to see the reaction from the players towards me and how happy - other than a couple - how happy they all have been". Oosthuizen was one over par for his first four holes, although that was good enough to lead by one from Americans Kyle Stanley and JB Holmes, with England's Ian Poulter a shot further back alongside Grillo, who had matched Garcia's 67.
Australian Scott led at six-under heading to the famous island-green par-three 17th, but his tee shot found the water only a moment after U.S. Masters champion Sergio Garcia had made a hole-in-one. He felt nerves on the first tee when he was introduced as the Masters champion. "The feeling was great", he said. "I think I wasn't quite in the tournament because of everything that's been going on after the Masters win and media and people congratulating you left, right and centre.
The Reds are now in third but their spot in the Champions League qualification spots is under threat with both Manchester City and Arsenal breathing down their necks, which isn't helped by the fact that they have taken just four points from the last nine available.