Novak Djokovic staved off a huge upset in his first match since splitting with his long-time coaching team to beat Nicolas Almagro 6-1 4-6 7-5 in the second round of the Madrid Masters on Wednesday. He was forced to play down suggestions that former world number one Andre Agassi is in line to assist Djokovic on a full-time basis ahead of the French Open.
They rest eleven, I rest eight. "Today (Sunday) they leave waving their scarves". I am not enjoying that. Arsene Wenger has heaped praise on Rob Holding following a string of impressive performances in recent weeks. Granit Xhaka and Danny Welbeck did the damage in north London on Sunday and Mourinho has accepted United's hopes of a return to UEFA's elite competition via a league position are over.
I feel like I'm going up against my own guys that I love. "If I'm going to play until I'm 65 ... if I'm going to play until I'm 75", Brady continues, pumping up the room. The confirmation of the QB's appearance on the forthcoming game's cover also came along with a brand new teaser trailer for the title, which shows off gameplay footage, graphical refinements from the previous installment with the Frostbite engine, its release date of August 25, 2017, and more.
Arsenal have won five of their last six games since switching to three at the back, ' Keown wrote in the Daily Mail. The Gunners had failed to score in three of their last four Premier League visits to the bet365 Stadium but this match told a completely different story to Arsenal's familiar failings in such ferocious fixtures.
What matters now is that Chelsea and their fans take a moment to stop and smell the roses; a league title is a great thing, and if they can add the FA Cup to it on the 27th, well then that would be really special. Luiz monitored the time taken for questions and Costa held the fire extinguisher aloft in the direction of journalists. After this win we must be happy, we must be pleased.
It has had to suffer fifteen consecutive losses from Manchester United until Sunday May 7. You think I enjoy a big club like Arsenal not winning big trophies? "He has improved from the start to now", Wenger told the BBC. It's the first time I leave Highbury or the Emirates Stadium and they're happy. I'm really satisfied with my performance and the performance of the team, which is most important.
Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Trevor Williams winds up during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Saturday, May 13, 2017 , in Phoenix. "I saw him get hit and his reaction, screaming afterwards, I knew it wasn't good". "He said, 'I'm sorry". Pittsburgh cut the lead to 7-3 thanks to Josh Bell's two-out, two-run home run in the top of the fourth.
The fight with Andrade marked the first time Jedrzejczyk has done her full preparation at ATT, as she was only able to partially train there for her fight with Karolina Kowalkiewicz back in November. Jedrzejczyk could've been mistaken for a matador teasing a bull for the way she was forcing Andrade to leap in with reckless abandon and moving out of danger easily.
Dhawan on Monday celebrated his inclusion in the Champions Trophy squad with a match-winning fifty for Sunrisers Hyderabad against Mumbai Indians at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Uppal. "Ashwin's injury was not serious and we wanted to give him a break". Gabbar also struggled when he last played for India. "That shows he is fit and not like others who are getting rehabilitated after surgery", Prasad said.
The final offensive play run by the Wizards actually was for Bradley Beal on the inbound pass, but when John Wall noticed it was breaking down he went to Plan B in Game 6 vs. But the development that resulted in a reliable three-pointer - Wall shot 89 threes this year in the regular season, making 32.7 percent - also created a more confident Wall.
Jose Mourinho's labelled Manchester United's Premier League run-in as "just matches we don't want to play" in a tetchy post-match interview after their defeat at Tottenham on Sunday. They are important. But we have one that is more important than others. But Mourinho said it would be wrong purely to view the final as a means to an end, particularly as United have never previously won the competition.
Bobby Ryan beat Marc-Andre Fleury on a breakaway 4:59 into overtime to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. Ottawa's 1-3-1 formation worked charmingly on Saturday, stifling the Pens and their home crowd for the better part of the first two-and-a-half periods, before Malkin broke through with the tying goal.
But he fought his way back into Pep Guardiola's plans and Saturday's win against Leicester was his 29th appearance of the season. Hammers boss Slaven Bilic is also keen on City midfielder Yaya Toure and hopes to complete a double swoop.
Liverpool have struggled against the lower-placed teams this season but if they overcome that tendency with victory at home to Boro on Sunday then they will make certain they will be in next season's Champions League, something that is not lost on the players.
Mourinho told Sky Sports: "Yeah, all [focus] on the Europa League but today we tried to play for a result."You can tell me you didn't play with the best team, the players who are first choice at the moment, but you cannot say we didn't try to win the game".
Lovullo, though, said he thought the pitch that hit Iannetta "just got away from their pitcher". Players rarely suffer such a cruel fate in the batter's box, but this danger often is just a slippery grip away. Pittsburgh Pirates' Tyler Glasnow (24) pauses on the mound after giving up a home run to Arizona Diamondbacks' Chris Iannetta, left, during the third inning of a baseball game Friday, May 12, 2017, in Phoenix.
A vibrant Nadal held to love to lead 4-0 with another blistering forehand that the second seed had no chance of retrieving, but Djokovic finally got on the board by winning the next game. This was his first semifinal since he won that title in January. "I will try to improve the things I didn't do that good in Barcelona and then we will see what happens", said the Austrian, via Live Tennis .
Now he takes the Players Championship for his second PGA Tour victory. JUST MISSED: Ian Poulter , a month after losing his PGA Tour card, ties for second at the Players Championship thanks to an incredible bogey at the final hole.
Mourinho could end his first season at United with two trophies - he has already won the League Cup - and a place in the Champions League, which is guaranteed for the victor of the Europa League. Despite their lacklustre form in the Premier League, Manchester United could finish the season with two trophies in their bag and qualification for next season's Champions League.
May 12, 2017; Washington , DC, USA; Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas has struggled to get his shots up the last couple of games. Thomas made some big plays down the stretch of Game 6, but he also had a costly turnover and a blocked shot that allowed the Wizards to come back and win.
It hasn't hurt that, in Barcelona , Suarez has teamed up with two of the best players right now, Messi and Neymar. Neymar scored his fourth Barcelona hat-trick and Luis Suarez his 36th goal of the season as plucky Las Palmas were eventually blown away.
Scott Feldman was brilliant in Sunday's 4-0 win over the Giants, scattering four hits in a complete game shutout. After a tough April, May started off good for the Giants, as they went into Los Angeles, beat Kershaw in the first game, and ended up winning the series, 2-1.
Despite the Europa League a priority for Mourinho, that does not mean his players will not give their 100 percent today. The finalAs things stand, they only have two players unavailable for the final against Manchester United - 21-year-old defender Daley Sinkgraven will miss the tie with a knee injury, while defender Nick Viergever is suspended.
Manager Torey Lovullo said Iannetta is still being evaluated but was at the ballpark Saturday after going to the hospital Friday evening. More importantly, the Diamondbacks managed a 16-hit attack and increased their home mark to 15-6, the best in the majors.
But he's not even training with us. Although there are still three weeks until the big showdown with Juventus in Bale's hometown of Cardiff, the former Tottenham man has been missing since last month with a calf injury and Zidane would be reluctant to risk him unless he proves his fitness in one of Madrid's three remaining league games.
After all, he had a game-high 33 points, he shot 15-of-26 from the field, along with five assists, and with apologies to Avery Bradley (27 points on 10-of-18 shooting), Beal was the most consistent player on the floor the entire night. All he said was, "Game 7 on Monday." With game seven being in a hostile territory, the entire city will need Wall to put that cape right back on and carry them to a place that has been uncharted for almost four decades.
The team is giving up 125 points per game in Boston, compared to 94 points per game in Washington . Isaiah Thomas and Avery Bradley each scored 27 points for the Celtics , while Horford finished with 20 points. The Celtics , however, have a point guard of their own that can take over games. Now the Celtics return home for a crucial Game 7 . Thomas made some big plays down the stretch of Game 6, but he also had a costly turnover and a blocked shot that allowed the Wizards to come ...
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo joined Hamilton and Vettel on the podium after the Australian took advantage of a first-lap collision involving Valtteri Bottas, Kimi Raikkonen and Max Verstappen. The Spaniard bounced across the gravel after contact with Williams' Felipe Massa, who suffered a puncture in the clash to finish just behind in 13th.
Popovich said the All-Star forward was "absolutely" a full participant in practice Saturday. But Kerr is still feeling the effects of various spinal procedures , meaning Mike Brown has been doing the coaching throughout the majority of the postseason.
It appeared that goal would be enough until Malkin redirected a Chris Kunitz shot between Anderson's legs with 5:35 left in the third. Starting on the road for the first time in these playoffs, the Senators didn't look their best but were ahead 1-0 on the scoreboard despite a parade to the penalty box that allowed the powerful Penguins to have four power plays.
The Saints looked more unsafe than they did at the weekend against Liverpool, with James Ward-Prowse, Cedric and Nathan Redmond all playing balls into the box in the opening exchanges. "It's not because we lack character if we lose games that people expected us to win, but this is a good opportunity to come back and recover". Collecting Mesut Ozil's pass inside the box, Sanchez feigned to shoot with his right but brought the ball back to his left and calmly slotted past Fraser Forster to ...
Liverpool move up to third with 73 points from 37 games, but need Manchester City to slip up in their final two games to stay there as they bid to claim an automatic group spot in the Champions League for the first time since 2015. "The start of the second half was brilliant, we played really good football and we were more direct and used the information from the first half and from half-time".
The fifth-ranked Nadal will play ninth-seeded David Goffin of Belgium, who cruised to a 6-4, 6-2 win over fifth-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada. "I am happy for the fact that I did not take my foot off the gas as it is important to keep pressing specially against good players", Yuki said.
Then Game 2 happened and that's one that New York Rangers players and fans won't soon forget. The Rangers, who trailed for only 4:11 in the first four games of the series, then grabbed hold of another lead with two goals in 66 seconds. The play was facilitated by an all-world cross-ice pass from Ottawa captain Erik Karlsson , setting up a shot from Clarke MacArthur that was stopped by goalie Henrik Lundqvist .
Beal had a game-high 33 points despite missing 7 of 8 3-pointers. After Thomas missed a go-ahead fadeaway 3-pointer at the buzzer, the National Basketball Association admitted the Celtics should have had an extra second for their last opportunity, but the play was not reviewable.