With Sunderland already relegated, David Moyes' Black Cats look to football in the Championship next season, for Arsenal , their Champions League destiny is out of their hands as they sit three points outside of the top four. Wenger said: The players have responded after a hard period. When asked if Arsenal could be considered a victim of the league's imbalance if they do not finish in the top four, Wenger said that the Gunners only have themselves to blame for their predicament.
After losing Game 1 of their second-round series against the Houston Rockets in embarrassing fashion, the San Antonio Spurs responded in Game 2 in a big way. More than seeding or home-court advantage, Popovich said, the Spurs needed Parker in order to stay competitive against the other heavyweights in the Western Conference playoffs.
Nick Ritchie's tiebreaking goal at 17:07 of the second period was a wrister from the left faceoff circle that flew over Rinne's blocker into the net's roof. Rinne looked particularly out of sorts on Ritchie's goal that gave the Ducks a 4-3 lead. Obviously, we wanted the goals to be counted, said Filip Forsberg.
While United wasn't all mentally and psychologically there, the White Hart Lane crowd was "all in" and emotionally engaged. United still have two Premier League matches to play - against Southampton and Crystal Palace - but it's clear Mourinho will not want much to do with these games having admitted on Sunday that he wishes the domestic season was over.
Zabaleta has won five trophies during his time at Man City, including two Premier League titles and the FA Cup. United's pre-season tour of the USA also features games against the LA Galaxy, Real Salt Lake, Barcelona and Real Madrid. They end their season with a trip to Swansea in the final week with both teams just looking to run the season out. If not, they do not give you a second chance.
Tottenham Hotspur have been one of the best teams in the Premier League this season. Leicester have a go, and Spurs will go for it too. But with only two wins in their last five Premier League games, they won't strike fear in any opponent.
Chelsea loanee Brown had the best opportunity to do so midway through the first half as Nahki Wells's flick-on found him in the penalty area, but the 20-year-old's shot clipped the top of the crossbar from 12 yards. It may be the biggest game some players will have played so far in their footballing careers.. Wednesday will undoubtedly do more attacking than they did in the first leg, where they failed to muster a shot on target.
The game ended when first base umpire CB Bucknor called Machado out on a check swing appeal that Manny clearly held up on. Tyler Collins snapped an 0-for-30 skid in style, hitting two home runs for the Detroit Tigers in a 5-4 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night.
Carr has given the Raiders until training camp to get something done, after which he said he wouldn't even pick up the phone to discuss his contract. The 26-year-old QB threw 28 touchdowns with only six interceptions in 15 games last season before suffering a broken fibula. Carr is set to make $977,519 in his fourth year in the National Football League and is due for a contract extension that Silver reports could top Andrew Luck as the biggest among quarterbacks.
With the news breaking last week that Ross Barkley has been given a week to decide whether he wants to remain an Everton player or not, the Toffees have now followed up Ronald Koeman's ultimatum by naming their price for the young midfielder.
Pep Guardiola could be reunited with one of his favourite protégés from Bayern Munich, with Stuttgarter Zeitung reporting this afternoon that Joshua Kimmich has chose to leave the Allianz Arena this summer. Kimmich has made 26 Bundesliga appearances in a variety of positions for his club this season, scoring five times. "Of course, I would prefer to play 35 or 40 games at right-back and not endure another season like this in midfield".
Other two drivers from the beast teams this year, Valtteri Bottas from Mercedes and Kimi Raikkonen from Ferrari, finished their races earlier. Hamilton described Vettel's tactics as "dangerous", and the pair, albeit light-heartedly, later disagreed on whether they afforded one other enough room.
Though somewhat overshadowed by the arrivals of Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho, the Italian coach has transformed the Blues' displays superbly via his switch to a 3-4-3 formation. With very few minutes on the pitch in his first season at the Bridge, and one league goal prior to the game at West Brom. With the title win, they'll now return to the Champions League next season and should strengthen even further this summer now that they're league winners.
Rather than balking at the challenge, the Nashville Predators responded to a 1-0 deficit and a great John Gibson performance by just imposing their will in an eventual 2-1 Game 3 win. Youve got to be in here to feel the energy, said Josi, who credited the crowd as much as Viktor Arvidsson , who set up the goal, for the assist.
Following the bout, Alvarez said he will face the WBA "super", WBC, IBF world middleweight champion on September 16 . However, now boxing fans the world over have the fight they want, and it is set to be a massive occasion. Alvarez punished Chavez at the T-Mobile Arena Saturday. "When he went to the ropes, I just didn't have the strength to go after him and do some damage", Chavez said.
With the win, Boston has a 3-2 series lead and can close out the series with a Game 6 victory in Washington on Friday. Boston Celtics are now one win away from a place in the Eastern Conference Finals against Cleveland Cavaliers. Bradley poured in a game-high 29 points, shooting 12-for-19 from the floor and 4-for-7 from three. For the first time this season, the Wizards will be playing for their season.
But they couldn't beat Craig Anderson until Kessel notched his sixth goal of the playoffs. Matt Murray replaced Fleury in the Penguins goal at 12:42 of the first and went on to stop 19 shots. "It's about how we play". "You try to do whatever you can for your team to swing momentum, so when there's a chance to make a hit, it's something that I've taken pride in with the style that I've played".
Henrik Lundqvist - The Rangers netminder turned away 22 of 23 shots in a 4-1 Game Four win over Ottawa. Lindberg has four points (3 G, 1 A) in 10 playoff games, but has team-leading 58.5 CF% too. Going into Game 4 it's basically the same situation. The New York Rangers and Ottawa Senators meet Saturday in game five of the second round National Hockey League playoffs at the Canadian Tire Centre.
It felt just like winning Game 7 [Monday] night. "We certainly don't have expectations for a No. 1 pick to come in and turn our franchise around and make us a better team than where we are right now in the Final Four". Now they have the No. 1 seed, the No. 1 pick, and, since the Nets get nothing to help themselves, a good chance at another top three pick next season.
The team managed by German-born American coach David Wagner beat Sheffield Wednesday 4-3 in a penalty shootout after the two-legged semifinal match finished 1-1 on the night, following a goalless draw on Sunday. Huddersfield's goalkeeper - on loan from Liverpool - stepped up to the mark in the resulting shootout, getting down to his left to keep out Sam Hutchinson's spot-kick to give the Terriers the advantage.
In the days before Alvarez-Chavez Jr., Alvarez promoter Oscar De La Hoya and Golovkin handler Tom Loeffler, signed a deal for the fighters to meet in a September 16 bout at a venue to be determined, with AT&T Stadium outside Dallas and T-Mobile Arena considered the front-runners.
As the evening's events unfolded, various players both past and present took to the internet to share their admiration and respect for the Captain. The star-studded ceremony included a plaque unveiling with Jeter aka "The Captain"... The Yankees have now retired every single single-digit number. "I'll be will eternally grateful to be a part of the Yankee family", he said. He won five Gold Gloves for defensive excellence at one of the game's crucial fielding positions, and five Silver ...
Markakis singled to score Kemp , who had doubled with two outs for his third hit of the game. "When you're told to do a job, especially bunting, that's important for this team". "We're all starting to play together finally". Following that series the Jays will head to Baltimore to take on the Baltimore Orioles and then play two against the Milwaukee Brewers before they head home to Toronto.
It is not the first time that Pulis has been spotted enjoying a glass of red, having posed for a picture with Chelsea manager and Premier League victor Antonio Conte earlier this season, along with assistant manager Steve Holland and Sky Sports presenter Geoff Shreeves.
The Dutchman, who led the side to a 10th-place finish, met with Conte at the end of that season. That came in September, when he responded to back-to-back defeats against Liverpool and Arsenal by implementing the three-man defensive system that served him so well in his three Serie A successes with Juventus.
Goalkeeper: Mourinho confirmed at his press conference this afternoon that Sergio Romero will start at least one of United's last two league games and the Argentinean is nearly certainly going to be picked tomorrow as David De Gea hasn't travelled with the squad to the south coast.
He lines up for two starts next week - at home versus the Giants and on the road versus the Dodgers. May. "Defensively, tonight was not our best night", Price said. The Cubs (20-19) won their second straight over the Reds , and they will go for a series sweep in the finale on Thursday. Right-hander Lisalverto Bonilla will start Friday in the opener of three-game set at home against Colorado.
We take a look at how Chelsea's season compares to others in the competition's history. "We had a lot of critics, everybody in the team, a lot of laughter at us", Courtois told reporters. They will seek to complete a double in Conte's first season by winning the FA Cup final against Arsenal on May 27. The young Blues have not lost at home for over two years, a run of 41 games and dropped just two points at Cobham all season.
The team is expected to rule out Parker for the rest of the playoffs and schedule a procedure based on the outcome of the MRI exam, league sources said. Parker, 34, averaged 15.9 points and 3.1 assists this postseason. Who: San Antonio Spurs vs. The Spurs came away with a 121-96 Game 2 win over the Rockets Wednesday night, tying the series at 1-1.
Crosby skated at the Penguins practice facility today as he recovers from a concussion.Penguins coach Mike Sullivan says Crosby is in the process of rehabbing from the injury, calling it a "day-to-day process". Marc-Andre Fleury has allowed 22 goals on 336 shots faced. "It doesn't change anything". "But there was no chance that I was ever going to do that". Certainly he's a very good player.
Tony Pulis' West Brom side, who have nothing left to play for this season, will sit deep as always and look to make the Citizens pay on any careless set piece opportunities that are given away. THE English Premier League top four will be decided on the final matchday. With Guardiola famed for his work his youngsters from Barcelona to Munich, and Iheanacho genuinely one of the best young talents around, it seemed to be a match made in heaven; there's nothing Guardiola's constantly whirring ...
There were doubts about whether India would participate in the Champions Trophy after the BCCI was out-voted in its opposition to the new ICC revenue model. Selection of MS Dhoni has surprised many as the former skipper was facing tough competition from new comer wicketkeepers like Delhi's Rishabh Pan and Karnataka's KL Rahul.
Winning the Europa League for the first time in the club's history would hand United the same prize of a return to the Champions League next season that a top four finish offers. To add to United's concerns, Young appeared to pick up a hamstring injury during his 12 minute cameo after being introduced as a second half substitute for Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
Lovullo, speaking Saturday before the Diamondbacks and Pirates met in the third game of a four-game series, said Iannetta returned to the ballpark from the hospital at 1:15 a.m. With a 3-for-5 night, Drury's single, double and home run fell just short of the cycle. With Triple-A Reno, Bracho has a 1.98 ERA - three earned runs allowed in 13.2 innings pitched - with three saves.
It was his Premier League start since September and he kicked of the title-winning party in style. John Terry sensationally revealed he could hang up his boots after sparking this seven-goal thriller in English Premier League soccer champions Chelsea's 4-3 win over Watford at Stamford Bridge on Monday night.