In another match , Frenchman Benoit Paire upset third-seeded Swiss Stan Wawrinka 7-5, 4-6, 6-2 to reach the round of 16 of the tournament. Djokovic had battled back from 3-0 down in the deciding set in his opening match against Nicolas Almagro in the Spanish capital on Wednesday.
San Antonio's 114-75 annihilation of Houston in Game 6 of the Western Conference Semifinals Thursday night sends the Spurs into the conference finals against the Warriors. "I just touched it a little bit more tonight so I had a chance to figure it out", Aldridge said. "I apologize to James Harden I'm ready to talk and end the curse ", tweeted Lil B.
Cristiano Ronaldo's first-leg hat-trick had helped his team put one foot into the final but when Saul Niguez and Antoine Griezmann struck for the hosts, Real could have buckled. "It's special, for sure, [Juventus] gave me everything", he said. "We've still got three important league games left and then we'll start thinking about the final", he added.
The break came in the 82nd minute when substitute Michy Batshuayi provided a much needed breakthrough as the six-time Premier League champions edged past West Brom. He didn't waste time after Friday's match to lobby for him to get an "in-form" card and make it into their "Team Of The Week". His only starts subsequently came in the EFL Cup loss at West Ham in October and the FA Cup early rounds with Peterborough - in which he was sent off for Chelsea's only red card this season - ...
He fired the puck by Lundqvist through the five-hole. The Capitals' top-line center carried the puck up the ice, executed a give-and-go with Burakovsky and beat Fleury for the tying goal at 2:49 of the third. Senators coach Guy Boucher said his team's flat opening first period was unforgivable. We did a lot of good things. The Ottawa Senators answered the bell Saturday afternoon, and they're only one win away from delivering a knockout punch to the New York Rangers.
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain steers his vehicle during the Formula One Russian Grand Prix at the " Sochi Autodrom " circuit, in Sochi, Russia, Sunday, April. Bottas started third but passed both Ferraris off the start. Later, he added: "Why is my vehicle overheating, guys?" And although he received warm congratulations from a host of drivers - including Hamilton - after the race, he thinks the pleasantries will ultimately stop.
The Pittsburgh Penguins overcame the absence of star center Sidney Crosby to beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 in a pivotal Game Four of their Eastern Conference semi-final at PPG Paints Arena on Wednesday. Edmonton, which rallied to tie Game 4 on a last-minute, power-play goal from Drake Caggiula, can not be happy about such a sudden series turnaround.
For a team now in the third position in the league, worrying so much in the last lap of the campaign seems out of character. The win boosted the Reds two points clear of Man City and four ahead of Arsenal with a week to play in the season, handing the pressure back to their rivals.
The goals they score often differ - you will see more Costa snapshots inside the box from crosses in using his poachers instincts, with Lukaku often running in behind from long balls and scoring one on one. " Everton are a really good team, a strong team with great players in their squad, good quality". It's important I send the right message to my players and that they think the same way as me.
THE Cleveland Cavaliers maintained its fine run, defeating the Raptors, 115-94, in Game Three of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Friday in Toronto (Saturday, Manila time ). The two Canadian musicians met on the court at halftime for a warm embrace. James's hijinks were the topic of an ESPN basketball panel, which compiled a montage of similar LeBron incidents, including a game this season in NY where the Cavs star appeared so bored he was playing the "water-bottle challenge" while on ...
Parr was sacked by WKNR, an ESPN Radio station, shortly after these comments. He insists he overhydrated because he was participating in defensive back and linebacker drills and suffers from cramping, but a diluted sample counts as a failed test in the NFL's eyes.
He said in an interview with talkSPORT: "For 20 years we were the dominant force but when I watched the North London derby recently, other than Sanchez, no other Arsenal player gets in that Tottenham team". "That was frustrating, and then second half we were chasing a game which was hard to come back into". Only a minute or two after asking to be substituted because of what looked to be a thigh injury then swung the balance of the game back in Arsenal's favour and destroyed any ...
Can the Anaheim Ducks go on the road and finish off their series with the Edmonton Oilers when the two meet at 7PM ET in Game 6? "I loved to play those games because every one of them counts", said Esa Tikkanen. The Oilers used their speed game to its full potential, putting together numerous odd-man rushes up ice. The other two times the Oilers won Game 6 when trailing 3-2 were 1986 (Calgary) and 2006 (Carolina).
Barcelona are now top of La Liga on goal difference with two games left, but they have played a game more than Real Madrid. We've covered the big team news already; the question is what do we expect Luis Enrique to do about it tomorrow? I'd say they posed maximum difficulty due to their fans, style of play and our previous meeting at Camp No.
I'm not in politics, I'm in sport. I'm also in a public job where some people agree with me and some people don't. "There is no information about that - nothing", he said of a potential new contract. I got to the fourth official after it had been confirmed. That's the most important. Wenger's anger at the Crouch goal was clear at the time, and he said of the incident afterwards: "I was suspicious about the noise of the ball".
Hopefully, we'll be maybe a playoff team next year. The Spurs burned the Warriors for 12 of 24 (50.0 percent) and 12 of 27 (44.4) on 3-pointers in their two wins. "That's Pop", Brown said with a laugh. San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge , left, dribbles as Houston Rockets center Clint Capela defends during the first half in Game 6 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, Thursday, May 11, 2017, in Hou.
Bradley Beal led the way for Washington with 27 points, John Wall added 20 points and 16 assists. The series moves to Washington for Games 3 and 4 on Thursday and Sunday. Three-pointers Isaiah Thomas made in the first quarter after losing his tooth, the same number (three for 26) he made in the play-offs before that.
But, incredibly, the 35-year-old Spaniard dragged his McLaren not only into the final phase of qualifying - a first for the British team this season - but then to seventh on the grid for Sunday's grand prix in front of his home fans, too.
Rafa reminded us how he used to play 10 years ago when he set many records on this turf and was practically untouchable. On the women's side , third-seeded Simona Halep of Romania reached the semifinals by beating Coco Vandeweghe of the USA 6-1, 6-1 in less than an hour.
Bradley Beal hit a clutch 3-pointer after Washington forced a key turnover to help get the game back in reach. Now the Celtics return home for a crucial Game 7 . "He didn't get the opportunity to get open and I didn't want to get a five-second violation". Gortat ran to the ball and threw it to Beal. After quieting talk of a funeral on Friday with his game victor, Wall hopes to put final nail in the Celtics' coffin on Monday.
All four teams aren't going to win out; Tottenham play United on Mother's Day, and given that there's no way Arsenal can overtake Tottenham , I have no problem wanting Spurs to win that game, because it helps Arsenal . The same situation can occur for clubs in the relegation zone. That was goal number 20 in the Premier League for the Chilean worldwide this season - his 14th away from home - he also hand a hand in Giroud's goal as he clipped a fine ball to the back post for Aaron Ramsey ...
His value to the team has never been clearer, with team-mate Stoffel Vandoorne finishing in 19th place.The Force Indias of Sergio Pérez and Esteban Ocon were in eighth and tenth respectively, split by the Williams of Felipe Massa. "The auto has been working pretty well, I'm happy with that, but it's a bit disappointing doing small mistakes here and there and never really putting a good lap in".
Moments after earning his 48th career win in 50 fights, Canelo Alvarez agreed to fight Gennady Golovkin this September 16 . "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".
Meanwhile, Arsenal boss, Arsene Wenger, said: "I think it was a tight game until they scored the first goal". 'It hurts because it was a huge game for both teams. Arsenal are next in action at home to Manchester United on Sunday. White Hart Lane was rocking as Tottenham finally finished above Arsenal after waiting for 22 years to do so.
The good news for Washington is that the home team has not only won every game in this series , but going back into the regular season the home team has gone 9-0 when these two teams have gone to battle. Game 6 is Friday in Washington . "I told him before the game that I believe in him, and he's gonna have a big game, and he did". "And I think that every one of us is even more grateful for Al after having him with us.
A beaming Hamilton, who has bounced back to his best form after a puzzling loss of pace in Russian Federation, said his first lap had been "very, very good, but the last lap was only so-so... "It would have been nice to get them pole but hopefully we can do well tomorrow". "By surprise we had an issue this morning and had to change the engine".
While Watt started for only one season at linebacker - and it was unquestionably a fantastic season - Biegel was a three-year starter who some draft evaluators consider a more complete, well-rounded and experienced defender. Zdebski said Jones scored five touchdowns in a playoff game against Fenton as a senior, and he recounted a 95-yard kick-return touchdown that Jones scored against rival Walled Lake Central when he ran about 200 yards.
Daniel Sturridge has been training regularly and, having looked very sharp when we've seen him of recent, I'd expect him to start along with Phil Coutinho and - maybe - Divock Origi too. " That's defending well as a team with everyone working together and hopefully we can get a similar result to last Friday ". "There are a lot of similarities between those two sides".
The home run was Pedroia's first of the season, as he went through his first 23 games and 99 plate appearances without one. After a late, but legal, slide into second base that led to his spikes spearing the calf of Dustin Pedroia , Machado is considered public enemy number one in Boston.
If the opener was questionable, there was little doubt about City's second, Jesus sending Kasper Schmeichel the wrong way from the spot after Yohan Benalouane clumsily fouled Leroy Sane in the box. "But we'll see what happens". The referee disallowed the goal and awarded City a free kick, holding up two fingers to show Mahrez had taken two consecutive touches.
The Tigers were 4-14 last season against the Tribe. The Tigers tied the game in the bottom of the inning when Ian Kinsler scored on a two-out single by Victor Martinez. Alex Avila added another two hits and is at.409 for the season now. General manager Sandy Alderson said on Monday that Syndergaard's stint on the DL likely would be measured in weeks rather than days, though he avoided divulging a specific timeline.
McDonald tapped that ball away from him and he was late in the tackle as a result. "We know what we can do, we are confident in our squad, and Fulham are a very talented team". That decision became even more crucial when Fulham drew level with 25 minutes remaining. Reading's Paul McShane was shown a straight red card for a wild challenge in the 80th minute but Fulham could not make use of their numerical advantage in the closing stages.
City boss Pep Guardiola said: "We now have two games to try to finish in third position". Mahrez saw his converted second-half spot kick ruled out for touching the ball twice as Leicester pushed for an equaliser, but Manchester City held firm for an important, if not wholly convincing, victory.
But in the context of Man United reaching another European final after falling behind in the race for fourth in the Premier League, thereby keeping their chances to qualify for the Champions League alive, the lacklustre performance they delivered on Thursday should not be a worrying factor by any means.
Martin Truex led a race-high 104 laps to earn his second victory of the season on a night when Aric Almirola was taken to a local hospital after a fiery crash. Truex retook the lead on lap 243 and led most of the remaining laps. Only 28 cars were on the track in time to qualify for Saturday night's Go Bowling 400, while a season-most 11 race cars were queued outside the inspection station having failed approval in time to qualify.