Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer might have braved through the emergency surgery he had on his eye a year ago, but it continues to be an issue for the veteran coach. Surgery forced him out of Minnesota's Thursday Night Football clash with the Dallas Cowboys on December 1, but he returned to the sidelines the following week, eye patch and all.
Jacob deGrom dominated until dealing with discomfort in his throwing hand in the seventh, then escaped a no-out, bases-loaded jam that inning to help the New York Mets beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-0 on Friday night and snap a seven-game losing streak.
Barcelona's 4-2 defeat of Eibar at the Camp Nou was not enough to guarantee them the title. The final measure of the La Liga season is here, and Real Madrid have one last step to secure a La Liga title: secure at least one point against Malaga , and the trophy is theirs.
Butler, DeRozan and Wall are first-time All-NBA selections. Technical Fouls: Defensive three second, 6:24 first; team, 6:24 first; Thomas, 10:48 second; coach Brad Stevens, 10:37 second. Wall felt he should've been All-NBA two years ago, when he had a better season than Kyrie Irving but was left off despite being an All-Star Game starter for the first time.
The NBA announced that Wall had earned All NBA Third Team honors on Thursday, with the Wizards guard receiving the fifth-most votes among players at his position from NBA media members. The Sixth Man of the Year award will come down to Golden State forward Andre Iguodala and Houston guards Eric Gordon and Lou Williams . Game 3 is Sunday night.
And United impressed in a first-half performance that proved enough to secure a comfortable victory prior to their season-defining trip to Stockholm . Jose Mourinho has used his final programme notes of the season to respond to the pundits who claim the Manchester United manager is wrong to say his players are exhausted.
Boston Celtics guards Avery Bradley, left, and Marcus Smart watch from the bench during the second half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Boston. Westbrook's historic season came on the heels of the loss of Kevin Durant to the Golden State Warriors last summer. James and Love again did whatever they wanted against the defenders the Celtics put in front of them, scoring 30 and 21 points, respectively.
Kim, who doesn't celebrate his 22nd birthday until June 28, said: "I didn't expect that I could be the champion of this tournament at this young age". Poulter played his first 11 holes on Sunday in 3 under to put some heat on Kim, but suffered bogeys at the par-4 12th - his first in 30 holes - and the finisher to keep him from his third TOUR win.
The entire series could have been considered a "shooterpalooza". It's hard to believe the series only lasted a week, but for the Raptors organization, it was a week of hard truths and a sudden realization that they have some serious questions to address this offseason.
Former world no.1 Novak Djokovic is now finally starting to look like the player the tennis world is used to seeing. "Andre is someone that I have tremendous respect for as a person and as a player", Djokovic said. The Serbian was relieved and overwhelmed with his performance, weeks after he parted ways with his coaching staff in a bid to hit peak form again. Zverev served two aces to earn three set points and needed only 35 minutes to take the opener, with Djokovic only able to punch ...
He will replace Darrell Ceciliani , who injured his shoulder while hitting a two-run homer on Thursday's 9-0 victory against the Braves . While it's likely the promotion is a temporary one, Alford's trip to the big leagues comes after a combination of insults and injuries to Toronto's outfield corps.
Despite missing centers Johansen and Mike Fisher because of injury, the Predators prevailed with a 3-1 road victory, pushing the Ducks to the brink of elimination. If the Ducks can pull out the win Monday, Rakell will have an opportunity to return for Wednesday's Game 7 in Anaheim. "We'll do a reassessment tomorrow morning at our morning skate", Carlyle said.
And the most likely thing is for Madrid to try and take Sunday's game by the scruff of the neck and get an early goal , which would not only destroy Malaga's confidence, but also send a message to Barcelona that whatever they do against Eibar in the Camp Nou stadium, it is not going to be good enough.
Chelsea had to wait until eight minutes from the end before clinching the Premier League title at the Hawthorns last Friday with a 1-0 win and Guardiola reckons they will be just as keen to spoil City's European hopes. To replace that you need someone who has been here for nine years. "Maybe it is the first time I announce it but they have to come to support more than ever and to to express gratitude for one of the most important players in the history of Manchester City ".
A win over Everton on the final day will take them to that tally but if Liverpool defeat Middlesbrough and Man City do not get beaten at Watford, then it still will not be enough. We were frustrated at half time not to be leading. The Gunners play their second last Premier league game of the season tonight against already relegated Sunderland .
So now Barcelona must play catch-up, they must beat Eibar on Sunday and then hope and pray that somehow Malaga can pull off a miracle by beating Madrid . "Such misses aren't normal for me", he said. Isco added: "We have come through another final and now we just have one final push at La Rosaleda, which will be just as tough as this game".
Just three days after being turned down for a wild card by the French Open due to her 15-month doping ban, Sharapova elected not to have another showdown with a major tournament while she also tends to her recent thigh injury. The five-time grand slam tournament victor will climb into the top 200 on Monday, high enough to earn a trip to London, albeit for a Wimbledon match programme that will begin earlier than usual.
Arsene Wenger's future at Arsenal is still shrouded in doubt after the club missed out on qualifying for the Champions League for the first time in 20 years. But the Frenchman said fans' continued protests about his stewardship at the club had played a part in the failure to reach the Champions League .
The 16-year-old Gomes became the youngest debutant since Duncan Edwards and the first millennial to appear in the top-flight, and Harrop stated that Sunday's clash is a big day for the club's academy. Harrop was started after scoring ahat-trick for the under-23's in the 3-2 win over Tottenham the previous week, and topped off his start as he opened the scoring at Old Trafford .
Jose Mourinho talked about winning the title at his unveiling in the summer, but his team never managed to find lasting consistency in the Premier League despite the expensive additions of Paul Pogba , Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
He is one of the best strikers in the world. That meant that he finished off the campaign as the top scorer in England's top flight with an incredible 29 goals from his 30 league games. If I only look for the connection between me and the fans it is impossible to say no to staying but this is not the only important thing". And Lineker responded: "I think he's better".
Manchester City's 5-0 win at Watford and Liverpool's 3-0 victory over Middlesbrough ensured they claimed the final two Champions League spots, behind champions Chelsea and second-place Tottenham. Unlike most Premier League side, though, Arsenal's season is not over. "Of course you want to avoid this drama", he said. The Gunners got off to a flying start when Hector Bellerin put them ahead on seven minutes, but then saw defender Laurent Koscielny shown a straight red card for a ...
Avery Bradley's 3-pointer danced around the rim and dropped in with less than a second left and the Boston Celtics, blown out in the first two games of the Eastern Conference finals and playing without star Isaiah Thomas, stunned the Cleveland Cavaliers 111-108 on Sunday night in Game 3 to end the champions' 13-game postseason winning streak.
A lot of people didn't want Real Madrid to win LaLiga, but we fought right until the last. Luis Suarez knocked in the equalizer in the 73rd minute after Messi had missed a penalty although the Argentine compensated by converting a second spotkick in the 75th and then rounded off the scoring in injury time .
Stevens shook his head vigorously when asked if the play was drawn up with Bradley as the primary shooter, and said he was actually happy the ball made a decision to bounce around before going in to give Boston the win. He was held scoreless in the fourth quarter and was limited to three points in the second half. But Boston fought back throughout the second half, getting huge contributions from Marcus Smart , and found themselves tied with a chance to take the last shot.
Pakistan have removed batsman Umar Akmal from their squad for the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy 2017. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairperson Shaharyar Khan has confirmed that a replacement will be named ahead of the tournament that starts in the United Kingdom next month.
But overall it has been a great success since the turn of the year and a big achievement by all the players, all the backroom staff, and the owners, to get to where we are - to get safe without having to come to Man United for any points". Ronald de Boer, the manager, showed a lot of faith in me, helped me a lot and I developed myself as a person and as a player. "Obviously there is a big difference of quality, strength, experience between them and good players, experienced players like ...
Middlesbrough saw their campaign coming to an end only after a year of being promoted to the Premier League. "The behaviour of the fans has been fantastic but now we must analyse what is best for the future of the club and then see what is better for my career as well".
Fleury's Back Back Back, Back Again-gain-gain Matt Murray really put on solid performances in the latter part of Game 3 and his start in Game 4, allowing 3 goals over five periods, give or take. However in this game they had more shot attempts but lost. The teams spent most of the time in the neutral zone as neither squad was willing to give an inch.
It's not 1992. It's not 1996, 2009 or 2016 for that matter. He remained in the game but found little room to work. That's a shorter time for clearance than most National Football League players get when they suffer a concussion on Sunday then return the following Sunday, and that always seems insane when it happens.
North Korea's leader observed the launch of the new ground-to-ground Pukguksong-2 missile, expressing satisfaction with its accuracy in hitting targets, according to the Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA ). The latest missile flew about 560km (350 miles) towards the Sea of Japan, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said. Experts say solid fuel engines and mobile launchers make it more hard to detect signs of launch preparations.
Then, for so much of the stretch, a fresh validation for the embattled Kentucky Derby contender Classic Empire looked nigh. Pimlico announced record attendance of 140,327, the third straight year that the track has announced record attendance.
Royal Mo was to undergo surgery Monday at the New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. Shirreffs said Royal Mo had fractured the inside sesamoid in that ankle. It's intriguing that jockey Javier Castellano is choosing to ride him over Gunnevera, who he was riding in the Derby. Classic Empire, fourth in the Derby, was due to arrive at Pimlico on Sunday afternoon.
Today's pitching matchup has Nate Karns (2-2, 4.46 ERA) on the mound to face Hector Santiago (4-2, 3.80) of the Twins. The upstart Twins (21-17), who lead the Cleveland Indians by a half-game in the AL Central, have played the fewest games in the major leagues.
The Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards dueled for the full 48 minutes, but after a second-half surge, the Celtics did enough to earn a trip back to the Eastern Conference finals, winning 115-105. Little did he know that Monday night, during Game 7 against the Washington Wizards , the Legend of Olynyk would come to life. It will be interesting to see how both teams come out for Game 1 , as the Cavs will be battling rust whereas the Celtics will be up against trying to overcome the ...