The Boston Celtics advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals after defeating the Washington Wizards in Game 7 of the second round. For both the Celtics and the Wizards , the next round means a meeting with the defending NBA Champions, the Cleveland Cavaliers, which hasn't gone good for any team to face them in the last two years.
Paul Pioneer Press reports. Minnesota Twins' Jorge Polanco, left, is congratulated by Eddie Rosario after scoring on a double by Jason Castro off Colorado Rockies pitcher Kyle Freeland in the second inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in Minneap.
Johansen, who has four points and has been on the ice for five of Nashville's six goals in the series, was visibly upset with Kesler following his team's 5-3 loss in Game 2. So, the Nashville Predators lost game two for the second consecutive series. Welcome to the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs, in which the Anaheim Ducks have proven to be kings of the comeback.
It's my first year here but when I see what I saw tonight, I realise the impact of this guy at the club. Seeing women cry on the videos mean a lot. It was a ideal night for him and his family. When the players resumed for the second half, the countdown was on for the introduction of Zabaleta. City captain Vincent Kompany has led the tributes to Zabaleta, telling reporters: "He epitomises what the fans have loved about City for so many years, even before our era".
Tottenham are guaranteed second place in the Premier League - their highest finish in the history of the competition - and will participate in the group stages of next season's Champions League. It is the last Spurs match at the old stadium, a new stadium is being built on the site. "For me it was a very exciting day because I think it was flawless".
Man. City is hot on the heels of Tottenham after their big win against Leicester on Saturday Night, and pulled within striking distance of the Spurs . I think the minute that starts to shift is when you start to worry about whether Pochettino will stay at the club but right now he seems very happy.
The Steelers' $20 million tight end experiment has come to an end after one season. He also missed the final five games of the season with a concussion, which was alarming since he had similar issues dating back to his time with the Chargers.
While some would suggest that Ty Lue should pull Kyrie from the game, the coach instead was paid off for his confidence in his point guard. He had been questionable this weekend, as the team had hoped for Lowry to feel okay to play in Game 4.
Mourinho was also impressed by the performance of goalkeeper Sergio Romero, who stood in for David de Gea and saved Manolo Gabbiadini's first half penalty. When I know the battle is lost, I don't fight the battle. He tells [Wilfried] Zaha to go slow, he leaves [Christian] Benteke at home. "I try to stay focused about our last game now", he said.
Sharapova had stunned the tennis world when she announced a year ago that she had tested positive for heart drug meldonium at the Australian Open after failing to realise it had been added to WADA's list of banned substances. That tournament's organizers were sharply criticized for not granting one to former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone , an Italian. But Australia's former Wimbledon champion Pat Cash congratulated the French Tennis Federation on not giving the five-time Grand ...
Filip Forsberg and Austin Watson scored in regulation for the Predators, who improved to 9-2 in this National Hockey League postseason. The Ducks took consecutive delay-of-game penalties in the third but killed off a lengthy 5-on-3 disadvantage, punctuated by a magnificent, cross-crease save by Gibson on Roman Josi to preserve the tie.
BRISTOL, Conn. - ESPN has tapped Beth Mowins to call the second part of a season-opening "Monday Night Football" doubleheader in September, making her the first woman do play-by-play duties on an NFL game in 30 years. The highest-drafted players in the Ring of Honor are Alvan Adams, the fourth overall pick in 1975, and Walter Davis and Charles Barkley, the fifth picks in 1977 and 1984, respectively.
The removal of the vehicle took three crucial laps and Mercedes waited until the last moment of it to pit Hamilton - the VSC ended as he crossed the white line in the pits - to prevent Ferrari capitalising on the slower speeds by mirroring their call.
Pachulia ironically suffered a third-quarter heel injury from landing awkwardly on a dunk and had to leave the game. The veteran big man was working out on a stationary bike when the media was allowed into the team's practice facilty. Kawhi Leonard is still missing for the Spurs, and the Warriors took advantage of that by rushing into a 17-point lead after the first quarter. Because Game 3 isn't until Saturday in San Antonio , he will have three days to heal.
The draw for the 10-horse field at the Preakness will take place Wednesday at 5 p.m. "In a race like the Derby, it's so paramount to have a good position going into the first turn", Casse said. "He came back a little bit more aggressive after the Derby", Rivera said. Unlike the traffic-choked 20-horse field in the 1¼-mile Derby, the second leg of the Triple Crown is limited to 14 horses running a shorter distance of 1 3/16 miles.
Pillar, one of MLB's best defensive center fielders, shouted at Atlanta's Jason Motte after striking out to end the seventh inning on what he felt was a quick pitch. Louis and then the home run, but he's a good athlete and he thinks he can do it". "It was immature, it was stupid, it was uncalled for. I'm a competitive guy".
Supported by his wife, Christel, and son, Asier, Zabaleta was given an emotional farewell by team-mates and City supporters after the game, with all keen to show their appreciation for his nine eventful years as a City player. Guardiola is in the process of shaping his squad for next season, and while Zabaleta's future has been decided, those of City's six other out-of-contract players remain in the balance.
Zaha and his Palace teammates head to Manchester on Sunday in the final fixtures of the season, to take on the Red Devils, having safeguarded their Premier League status last week with a comprehensive 4-0 victory over Hull. But Allardyce thinks a huge limitation of the rule is that players wrongly punished by a referee for diving offences do not get their incidents reviewed.
The first was how the Independent Testing Authority would be staffed and operated. A WADA representative will sit on the ITA board but purely in an advisory capacity without voting rights. WADA's foundation board approved a plan Thursday that could give the agency new powers to suspend a country's Olympic federation for egregious anti-doping violations.
But the 37-year-old midfielder, who is now plying his trade in Qatar's Al Sadd SC, wants the Los Blancos to lose for the sake of Juventus' star custodian Gianluigi Buffon who is yet to win the Champions League in his illustrated career. "Pity about the semis". "Because you think you're going to raise the trophy, you make moves with your people.Then you lose and it's very hard,". Reports in England have suggested Manchester United could bid €100 million for him in the summer, and his ...
Cristiano Ronaldo became the all-time top scorer in Europe's top five leagues as his double helped Real Madrid move within one point of the Liga crown with a 4-1 drubbing of 10-man Celta Vigo . The victory at Celta in a game postponed from February because of bad weather gave Madrid a three-point lead over Barcelona , which hosts eighth-place Eibar in its final match on Sunday.
LeBron had 38-9-7, the Cavaliers opened a fat lead early, and won 117-104. Thompson finished with 20 points and nine rebounds. The four-time MVP LeBron James has been his usual forceful self - completing just under 35 points per contest - while Kyrie Irving averaging almost 24 points per matchup.
The Wizards then utterly humiliated the Celtics in the next two games, leading to a tied series that really felt like one team should have swept the other. Here are the Stars, Studs and Duds from Boston's 115-105 Game 7 win over Washington. It just wasn't Wall's night despite an impressive stat line others would champion themselves over.
The St. Louis Blues could have been preparing for Game 7 of a second-round playoff series against the Nashville Predators on Tuesday. In these playoffs, the Predators have allowed just 1.4 goals per game-very almost a full goal better than any other team still alive.
The Anaheim Ducks have evened the NHL's Western Conference finals at a game apiece by erasing deficits of 2-0 and 3-2 in a 5-3 verdict over the visiting Nashville Predators. Evidently, the pitched fish was meant to carry on a Nashville Predators tradition, although it also allowed the Ducks, at the start, to be only the second most-dead thing inside Honda Center.
Williams has a long criminal history, according to a search of the Alachua County court's website , with charges ranging from several traffic violations to cocaine possession and marijuana possession to a charge of molesting a child between the ages of 12 and 16 that was transferred to another court in 2007.
Garrett will return to the Reds' rotation after striking out all six of the batters he faced in a two-inning appearance Friday with Triple-A Louisville. He appears to be regaining his form from last season, as he struck out seven and walked two. "Just try to make pitches and hope they hit it on the ground and right at somebody".
Hailing the ICJ order, Indian Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi said, "Indian stand is victorious, congratulate all concerned persons, especially the External Affairs Ministry". In a statement, it said in today's interim order, ICJ has stated that by way of provisional measures, the status quo be maintained in the case of Commander Yadav.
Celtics at Wizards , Celtics lead series 3-2. Thomas, who told Bradley before the game that Bradley would have a big night, scored eight straight in the fourth quarter to finish with 18 points. "But all you can do is go out there and play basketball". "All indications are that he felt good after yesterday's game", Stevens said. If the key to this series is simply "home cooking", the Wizards better bring their own chefs if they return to Boston .
Harry Kane has backed Tottenham Hotspur to shake off their reputation as title chokers and finally win the Premier League next season. Son twice had a half-chance on the edge of the Leicester area but it was Jamie Vardy who missed the first good opportunity, striking straight at Hugo Lloris after Riyad Mahrez played him through on goal.
A move to the south coast would mean minimum upheaval for Terry's family, a consideration that will be key when it comes to the defender making his final decision. As a player that's all you want. " I think there's only one other team in the league that could put out a B team as it were that would be just as good as their A team, or getting towards that, and it's Man United ".
T-20 fans have never had it so good, may the best team win! "Unfortunately, it was the rain, which you can not complain about, and you need to move on because they played better". When it was raining, we were quietly confident because 12.50 am was the cut off time. Yusuf Pathan, promoted up the order to score at a brisk pace, lasted just one delivery before he was run out.
Armed with the eighth overall pick, Jackson and the front office should take solace in the fact that 15-of-24 players that participated in the 2017 All-Star game were drafted seventh or later. The Lakers landed the No. 2 overall pick in next month's draft and will have the selection for the third consecutive year. The Lakers need an injection of talent, and seem to be lacking at point guard as D'Angelo Russell hasn't developed at the rate some thought he would.
The Spurs would go on to win game two 121-96, tying the series at (1-1). And the Spurs got a monster performance from LaMarcus Aldridge after an very bad Game 1 and a so-so Game 2 . Rookie guard Dejounte Murray, Kyle Anderson and Jonathan Simmons should get more of a chance to prove themselves as well. There's too much to like about the Spurs to pass up five points.
Mourinho said that he had to give the 29-year-old playing time to prepare him for the remaining two games as Fellaini missed United's last three league games after picking up a red card in the Manchester derby in April. You know that in all of my career I was never out of European competitions in the group phases. Souness is the latest figure to play down Mourinho's claims about a heavy schedule after Ajax boss Peter Bosz yesterday said he had no right to moan because he had such a big squad.