However, the Barcelona star's father, Jorge Messi, has seen his sentence reduced from 21 to 15 months for his cooperation in returning some of the defrauded money. Barcelona supporters and all those that love Leo Messi have to be anxious about the news that is breaking in Spain right now. "I was dedicated to playing soccer", Messi had initially told the Barcelona court.
Sidney Crosby led the Penguins attack along with winger Jake Guentzel , while Brian Dumoulin and Olli Maatta also scored for Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh coach Mike Sullivan slept on his goaltending decision not once, but twice before declaring Murray the starter this morning ahead of tonight's Game 4.
There were plenty of positives for fans to take away from the loss, however. "This Game 1 is important, we've got to turn the page and start off the right way". "It's just a matter of execution". Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) controls the puck as Ottawa Senators' Erik Karlsson (65) defends during the second period of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Monday, May 15, 2017, in Pittsburgh.
The identities of some of the victims are beginning to be revealed after Monday night's apparent suicide bombing at the end of a concert in the United Kingdom city of Manchester . The Guardian quoted shocked members of Manchester's Libyan community describing him as having been a "quiet" and "respectful" man. The so-called Islamic State terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Now we have to do the hard part and hold on to it", Dixon said after winning the pole. "You never think that would happen to us here", Kanaan said. Team owner Chip Ganassi wrote on Twitter: "There goes that Taco Bell sponsorship we were working on I guess".
As frightening as the incident was, it's refreshing to see the drivers putting it behind them to focus on Sunday's big event. "I feel like I've experienced an very bad lot as a rookie", said Harvey. "I spent the practice week getting comfortable and working on running closely in traffic". "You realize what a big event it is, and when you win it you understand what it means to the team you worked with as well - whether it's the guy building the engines, the mechanics on the auto".
I guided this club for years with very limited resources when we had to sell all our players. The Gunners have only failed to win a final once over the quarter of a century - losing 2-1 to Liverpool in 2001. "We are in the middle of it on the day of a game or before a game but usually when you are in a competition you don't realise what's happening around you".
Apart from the defending champions and Italy , the Boks were also grouped with the Africa 1 qualifier and the victor of the repechage qualification tournament - both of which are yet to be decided. Captain Shota Horie said: "All the teams will be strong so I don't have any real preferred opposition". New Zealand coach Steve Hansen warned England they could struggle to get out of a treacherous group for the second straight Rugby World Cup.
LeBron James scored 34 points, although he did record four first-half fouls and one awful missed dunk. James scored just 11 points and committed six turnovers in Game 2 on Sunday night, when the Celtics overcame a 21-point deficit in the third quarter to pull off an upset the odds makers in Las Vegas said was the biggest in the National Basketball Association playoffs over the past 20 years.
Hinch said. "They did a really good job this series, and that's why they came away with the wins". Danny Salazar (3-4) yielded 3 runs and 4 hits in 5 2/3 innings with 7 strikeouts. But as he did in the first inning when he allowed his first run, Bauer struck out the side in the third. White Sox 8, Mariners 1: Yolmer Sanchez had a two-run single in Chicago's five-run first inning.
Avery Bradley added of the Cavs as a whole, "They're going to come out with a different mentality next game, and we understand that and it's our job to make sure that we're prepared from the start of the game". Warriors: Golden State has won five straight games over San Antonio, including the regular season, which is the team's longest against the Spurs. On a night of finales across numerous networks, specials and The Bachelorette (1.8/7) debut on ABC, it was an end and a beginning for ...
Pep Guardiola admits the injury problems of Vincent Kompany and Fabian Delph makes his life hard. "The thoughts and prayers of our ownership, Board and everyone at Manchester City are with the people of Manchester and all those affected following the horrifying events of last night's Manchester Arena attack", the statement read.
Feeling that type of appreciation, love, respect. But when it happens in a situation like that and you receive all of that without expecting it, it shakes your world a little bit. The third-worst was Sunday's Game 3 against the Celtics , and that final Cavaliers game in 2010 ranked seventh-worst. After the Celtics finished the series in Game 6, that performance remained with LeBron, and was brought up again when he struggled in a 2011 Finals loss to Dallas.
Arsene Wenger praised Alexis Sanchez for battling through injury to unleash his inner "devil" and secured a 2-0 victory for Arsenal over Sunderland at the Emirates . Wenger will keep with his 3-5-2 formation and has named a largely unchanged side to the one that crushed Stoke City. "I've been a player myself and I would hate anybody questioning me, saying I wasn't going to be playing and was going to chuck it".
The match was the last for Watford manager Walter Mazzarri with his club finishing two places above the relegation standings after 38 games. " Gabriel is out for six to eight weeks". And they are hopeful forward Sanchez will come through fitness tests on a hamstring problem in order to play against Antonio Conte's men. Asked if his Arsenal reign would extend from 21 years to 22 or 23, Wenger said: "I can not answer that question at the moment".
While there was plenty of support for his statement , many fans and critics were also quick to point out that he appeared to have forgotten the many historical - and recent - attacks against politicians. 'Also, "will not break us" means that the tragedy will not break her, or her policies on immigration. The Queen was among the many public figures to mourn the young victims and pay tribute to the people of Manchester.
And that might have been the difference Friday night, as the Ducks struggled to keep pace with the Predators in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals, falling in overtime, 3-2. The 1-1 score at the end of the first didn't exactly display the dominance Nashville showed, forcing turnovers and turning them into shots-lots of them.
But United will have to meet his €100m (£86.6m) release clause in order to convince Atletico to let him leave. Griezmann made the original admission on French TV on Monday and went a step further on Tuesday when speaking to L'Equipe . Griezmann netted six times in 12 appearances in the Champions League before Atletico lost 5-2 to bitter rivals Real Madrid in the semi-finals of the competition.
Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has said that had the 2003 World Cup final between India and Australia been replayed in this day-and-age, then the Men In Blue would have gotten a lot closer than they did that day. Sachin was overjoyed by this video and wrote, "A billion rounds of applause for this video!" Ranveer Singh surely gained the attention of the master blaster with this post and managed to increase our excitement for the most awaited movie on the life and achievements of ...
Mourinho goes to places, sets up and makes sure they don't get beat, Wenger does not play that game. However Wijnaldum - so often the unsung hero this season - scored a vital goal to ease the nerves on the stroke of half time and there was no looking back.
James, determined to bounce back after a poor 11-point haul in Game 3, then steadied the Cleveland nerves in the fourth quarter, bringing the Cavaliers home for the win as Boston's fearless effort came up short. Coach Brad Stevens said no decision had been made yet on whether Thomas would undergo an operation but he reiterated that he is out for the remainder of the playoffs.
So what we felt is the right thing, is don't put any risk to the Super Bowl, which is an incredibly complex event. Five days after the opening of the $2.6 billion football stadium in Inglewood, Calif., was pushed back to 2020 - construction delays caused by Los Angeles' uncommonly wet winter were blamed - league owners approved the move.
I don't flop. I had to tell him. James could only muster 11 points (and coughed up the rock six times) in Boston's stunning 111-108 Game 3 win , and says he's ready to bounce back in a major way. "We just have to realize it's a long game". It capped a furious, focused comeback by the Celtics, who trailed by 21 in the third quarter before rallying to tighten up a series that appeared to be over.
Uzbekistan-born Usmanov owns 30 per cent of the Premier League club and is said to have recently made the offer in a letter to Kroenke, who controls a 67 per cent stake. "I think we are getting left behind a little bit by two or three clubs that are now ahead financially and they are spending money and things need to change at Arsenal ".
It's not a new spot for them by any means, but it's important at the same time they stick to doing what they're best at and not getting caught up in the distractions. The Spurs, down 2-0, will need to get more scoring, especially consistent scoring from LaMarcus Aldridge , if they expect any wins in this series.
Cleveland Cavaliers' James Jones, right, and LeBron James sit on the bench against the Boston Celtics during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals , Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Cleveland . James did not address the media Monday , hours after one of the worst postseason games of his career, an 11-point, six-turnover, head-scratching atrocity in a 111-108 loss to the Boston Celtics that - for the time being - has made the Eastern Conference finals ...
James' second half, meanwhile, saw him shoot 1-for-8 with one rebound, one assist, one steal and three turnovers as he scored three points in 22 minutes. Making it more staggering is that James has been so brilliant in this postseason, taking his exquisite game to an even higher level. Cleveland was dominating Boston until midway through the third quarter, when the Celtics stormed back , thanks in large part to Marcus Smart's scoring 19 of his 27 points after halftime.
When McIlroy is healthy and on his game, few players are more compelling. Other changes were more cosmetic. "I wouldn't have expected a round like that", said Hughes, who has missed four of his last six cuts. "I hit a good shot". Jason Day, of Australia, hits from the 10th fairway during the first round of The Players Championship golf tournament Thursday, May 11, 2017, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Fernandinho scored in the 41st minute to give City a 4-0 lead entering the half, and Gabriel Jesus finished the Hornets off with a goal in the 58th minute. "Look at the players, we had absolutely no defenders", Mazzarri said. "Next season we will be better, and as a coach I am better than the year before, but it is not simple".
We can't have what happened in Game 1 or 2 where they go on a run and we let it affect our next play happen. This prompted the heckler to hit LeBron with perhaps the best comeback of all time: "I played at Hiram College". The Celtics figured out a way to dodge Cleveland's opening-game haymaker and maintain their poise and goal. It's the second time he's failed to score in the fourth quarter of a playoff game, joining Game 4 of the 2011 NBA Finals against the Dallas Mavericks .
Liverpool finished the 2016/17 Premier League season with 76 points, a great haul and one which Jürgen Klopp is more than happy with. Also, our referenced source is championing the suggestion that Coutinho has no intention of leaving a club he believes will be challenging for the Champions League in the coming years.
He is not at fault if we did not reach the Champions League , " Wenger said. Arsenal are yet to reveal their managerial plans for 2017-18, with the FA Cup final still to come, but their current boss believes only minor tweaks will be required in order to have the club back in the Premier League title picture next term.
While the Premier League is believed to be relaxed about the matter, content the player's withdrawal did not contravene any of their rules, the FA has now instigated a dialogue with betting companies to ascertain the precise chain of events on Sunday.
LeBron James scored 34 points, although he did record four first-half fouls and one bad missed dunk. The former Cowboy took over Game 3 , scoring a career-high 27 points on 8-of-14 shooting, including 7-of-10 from 3-point range and 4-of-6 from the free throw line .
Maria Sharapova's hopes of a dream return from doping exile to a third French Open crown were shattered on Tuesday when the Russian was surprisingly refused a wild card by organizers. Nevertheless, while wild cards can be awarded to players returning from injury, this cannot be the case for those coming back from doping bans". WTA CEO Steve Simon said he disagreed with the French federation's reasoning.