The Boston Celtics are just one victory away from reaching their first Eastern Conference Finals since the 2012 NBA Playoffs. Washington will need a good bounce back effort to force a Game 7. Washington did have a strong start, taking the first two games of the series . The Wizards 3-point shooting has been a problem in the playoffs, with the team down at 32 percent through 11 playoff games after hitting 37 percent during the regular season.
In the semifinals, the world number five dispatched Horacio Zeballos, 6-3, 6-4 to reach his 106th career final. With the win in Barcelona, he's collected 500 more ATP points and is now within 300 points of leader Federer in the ATP Race to London at the ATP Finals tournament at the end of the year.
Boro have netted 26 league goals this term - the lowest in the division - and have five wins in 36 games. Chelsea are confident but there is no complacency as the Premier League leaders go into Friday's game at West Bromwich Albion knowing that a victory would seal their second title in three years, defender Gary Cahill has said .
For the record, that potential number of matches for April and May is only 16, including a possible Europa League final. "So it's not normal and I really don't care about it". "Impossible", he said when asked about United's hopes of finishing in the top four. He also stressed how the Europa League presents United with the opportunity to win two European trophies.
For some, it was Italian coach Antonio Conte, who took over at the start of the season, that made the difference. Chelsea were suffering late nerves as a dogged West Brom threatened to prolong the title race but Belgian worldwide Batshuayi prodded home the victor after 82 minutes to spark manic celebrations from triumphant manager Antonio Conte.
After it went in, Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim - normally a reserved character - jumped off the bench and pumped his fist vigorously as he shuffled along the touchline. In addition to that, OGC Nice could have deprived PSG of second place - and automatic qualification for the UEFA Champions League group stage - right up until Week 36.
Hull, who will finish 18th, had begun the season with only 13 fit senior players, without a permanent manager and amid widespread predictions of relegation. "We gave our opponent a 1-0 lead and after that everything becomes hard". The boys in the dressing room and the staff are all very disappointed, so we have to pick ourselves up.
Finance Minister Taro Aso and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday agreed that the two countries will cooperate in strengthening sanctions on North Korea. In a communique issued after their two-day meeting in Bari , southern Italy, the G-7 called cyberattacks "a growing threat" for the world economy and vowed to take measures in the wake of a global cyberattack Friday that infected tens of thousands of computers in almost 100 countries.
Batsman Rohit Sharma returns to the squad after recovering from a thigh injury that he sustained during a Test series against England previous year. I was expecting a comeback call this time, have been performing well and consistently, proving myself in the ongoing IPL season. Manish last played for India against New Zealand in October 2016.
Mike Hoffman scored in all three encounters with Pittsburgh this season and tallied in each of the last two contests against NY. Ottawa is now 6-1 in overtime this postseason. "There were some good looks there", said Crosby, who had just two shots in 23:32 of ice time . The Ottawa Senators put up a road block in the march of the Penguins Saturday night.
In the Eastern Conference finals, Cavaliers will play either Boston Celtics or Washington Wizards for a place in the National Basketball Association finals. San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich pointed to one big reason to explain why his team struggled Sunday night. It's something that we great experience with playing these guys two years in row (in the playoffs, including the Eastern Conference finals last year) and we just have to figure it out.
In between games, the Yankees will retire their final single digit and honor Jeter, whose last at-bat was a game-winning single in the ninth inning against Baltimore on September 25, 2014. The Yankees will honor Derek Jeter tonight before the second game of the double header. Over the course of his career, Jeter always seemed to traffic in excelling at the right time, in the right moment.
When asked what United need to do to compete next season, Mourinho added: "I don't want to think about it, I want to think about the final", before walking off camera. With Chelsea having confirmed their title win on Friday, and United's chance of a top four finish all but gone, there is little riding on the outcome for either team.
Lewis Hamilton beat Sebastian Vettel to win the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday, tightening Formula One's intense title fight. Vettel took control of a gripping race after sweeping around the outside of his Mercedes teammate on the first turn of the afternoon, opening up a two second lead after the first lap.
Let there be no mistake about it, Conte has worked miracles this season. The former of which has reportedly been subject to huge interest in China that resulted in a training ground bust-up with Conte back in January. N'GOLO KANTE The midfielder was a priority signing for Chelsea and he joined from surprise champion Leicester. 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.
And, embarrassingly for both Honda and Alonso, in front of his legion of Spanish fans here, history repeated itself on Friday. "I am hopeful that things will improve, but from September or October I will be open to any kind of negotiation, whether with McLaren or any other team", Alonso added.
According to The Mirror , De Gea will likely face Tottenham and Southampton with both clashes away from home, but Joel Pereira could be drafted in to make his Premier League debut against Palace next Sunday. You are speaking about Argentina national goalkeeper and Spain national goalkeeper. Skomina, an worldwide referee since 2003, has presided over six Champions League matches this season, including Monaco and Borussia Dortmund's quarter-final second leg.
The Celtics and Wizards have played nine times this year, and the home team has won all nine games - with Boston 5-0 at home, where it has won eight straight over Washington . Beal admitted those memories will factor into the Wizards' motivation on Friday night. Those critiques have faded into the oblivion of all rushed hot takes in recent weeks and Horford's Game 5 performance could have silenced them altogether.
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 mark his 100th Premier League appearance with a goal . Petr Cech remains Arsenal's number one and he showed why in the first-half, defying his age to tip a Nathan Redmond drive behind for a corner.
With Blaney in the lead late in the race, Truex began to close the gap, eventually taking the lead on lap 243. I don't know. I was super loose there on the last restarts and (Truex) got me spinning my tires a little bit. The victory was the second of the season for Truex and the ninth of his career. "I felt that we had a great short-run auto tonight and I thought that was going to play right into our hands at the end", the 23-year-old driver said following the race.
Cuevas also picked up the biggest win of his career by defeating Stan Wawrinka en route to a quarter-final finish in Monte-Carlo. All rights reserved. "Let's respect his level right now because it's true that perhaps it's not as high as it used to be, but I'm telling you, it's been a lot of years, and I know because I've been in his skin, being up there every single week, being No.
Derek Jeter completed the top 10 list of numbers retired by the New York Yankees when Major League Baseball's most successful franchise retired his No. "Those definitely weren't my best changeups", Devenski said. I want to thank you for myself, having a chance to watch you come into camp and become a great Yankee.
It was emotional day for Tottenham supporters, but at least their final memories of the Lane will be happy ones - Tottenham did not lose a single match at this ground this term. Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane says that it is "special" to have scored the last ever winning goal at White Hart Lane following his side's 2-1 win over Man Utd.
Alonso outpaced his McLaren team-mate Stoffel Vandoorne by half a second, the Belgian qualifying 19th. "It feels so nice [to qualify seventh]". Alonso finished 1.9 seconds slower than pole victor Lewis Hamilton, but he defied expectations by beating out all the other teams that can't compete with Hamilton's Mercedes and challengers Ferrari and Red Bull.
We won the Community Shield . "In the end, when the game was hard, when they were better than us and we were in trouble and not playing well, it was that mentality, that desire, that togetherness that made the boys fight until the end", he said .
Just four minutes later, on 61 minutes, the Brazilian scored his second of the game, courtesy of another classy finish. However, a win on the final day against Middlesbrough will definitely seal a Champions League place for Jurgen Klopp and co.
They will be back in the Champions League next season and Wenger believes they face a battle to defend the trophy. "We have a lot of heart, a lot of character and, even though in some games it may not look like we've shown it, the team really wants to be there (in the Champions League) and we've shown that (against Stoke )".
It has been over three years since the Wizards last followed up a home win over the Celtics with a victory in Boston, a feat they must now accomplish if they are to advance past the second round of the playoffs for the first time since their last National Basketball Association title win in 1979.
Jeter was joined by his family as the Yankees unveiled a plaque to be enshrined in Monument Park with all the other Yankees legends. Derek Jeter , pictured sliding into third base at Yankee Stadium in NY on October 10, 2012, is one of the richest baseball players in MLB history.
This weekend is semifinal time in the Aviva Premiership and Guinness PRO12, while the French Top 14 playoffs kick off, as do the European playoffs for 2017-18 Champions Cup qualification. I'm just happy to be involved with such an unbelievable team. "We are nowhere near the finished article, we still have a long way to go, but as players we pride ourselves on being able to stay in the fight the whole game".
Manchester United's defeat to Arsenal on Sunday has led to a number of reports questioning whether the now Red Devils boss is quite the manager he once was. "I don't think we have any chance of finishing top four in the Premier League". The Switzerland worldwide, who is being monitored ahead of tomorrow's trip to Southampton after aggravating an ankle injury against Manchester United on Sunday, has divided opinion among Gunners fans.
CompuBox eports that Alvarez out-landed Chavez 228 to 71. From the very beginning of the fight, Canelo, the smaller fighter, pushed Chavez all over the ring , utilizing the jab to perfection and holding Chavez's offense to a minimum. Canelo Alvarez enters the arena to face Julio Cesar Chavez Jr (not pictured) at T-Mobile Arena. "I'm very happy and I'm very appreciative of my fans and I'll give them 100 percent all the time ", he said.
There were groans from the Brazilian contingent at this, as might be imagined, though Conte is quite right. "It never happened (to us) before this season to lose four games in a row, but it has happened to other teams who are stronger, so this is normal in the Premier League".
Spurs are set to play their final game at White Hart Lane, with the Premier League side set to move to Wembley next season before their new stadium is ready. Reports suggest Paul Pogba has not travelled to North London following the death of his father. Luke Shaw (foot), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (knee), Marcos Rojo (knee), Ashley Young (hamstring) and Timothy Fosu-Mensah (shoulder) are out for the season and the United boss could be tempted to include U23 starlets Axel Tuanzebe and Scott ...
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.