With leading scorer Isaiah Thomas out for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals and a pair of brutal beatdowns in the first two games , you can't blame them. Irving stayed on the floor and finished the game, but with a day off between games there will be interest in how tender his ankle is at tipoff. Can the Celtics even out the series with the Cleveland Cavaliers tomorrow? The Celtics open as 15-point underdogs, with the spread set at 15.5 on Bovada .
He has done next to nothing against southpaws, but that hasn't stopped him from being arguably the top fantasy third baseman so far. May. Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun is headed back to the 10-day disabled list, just days after he came off of it.
His whole-hearted performances made him a favourite nearly from the word go, before he was joined by other illustrious names, because when Zabaleta arrived at the club from Espanyol - rejecting an offer from Juventus in favour of following his dream of playing in England - he was the last signing of the old, discredited, Thaksin Shinawatra regime .
Halep claimed a 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 win over Australian Samantha Stosur. Kei Nishikori recovered from a terrible start to beat Argentine Diego Schwartzman 1-6, 6-0, 6-4 and faces David Ferrer next. Djokovic won 6-1, 4-6 and 7-5. It took an hour and 59 minutes for the clash to be concluded. Dimitrov will have to wait a little longer to try to regain that status, and perhaps that will come on his favoured grass, where he made headlines nearly a decade back by winning the junior Wimbledon ...
Defeat against Ajax would have stalled that progress, but it never looked likely as United controlled the game against a young and less experienced side. As the final whistle blew in Stockholm , Manchester United supporters embraced and celebrated their success before breaking out into a heartfelt chorus of "Manchester, Manchester, Manchester".
Presidents Cup team later this season, also shot 72 on Thursday. "I feel good about the state of my game". Ownership has been very hard to predict this year, but this week Rahm will likely be the highest-owned golfer on DraftKings . "Nothing real specific", he said, when asked what changed his mind. Mickelson said after his pro-am round that he remembered the course before the renovation, when there was still a bunker behind the par-3 13th green, and the bunker now on the left side ...
The future of Terry has perplexed many of Antonio Conte's predecessors, but the Italian has managed the imminent departure respectfully and courteously. He said that he did not want to be someone blocking a younger player's progress. "We have to prepare for our final Premier League game well". Terry is taking his coaching badges and Chelsea could have a vacancy when assistant boss Steve Holland leaves to join England full-time this summer.
It was in April 2015 when the two teams last met in 50-over cricket and Bangladesh simply knocked Pakistan out to whitewash them in the three-match ODI series at Mirpur. "All the guys were looking forward to this practice session because many of them are playing for the first time in this ground", the 29-year-old said.
They won a lot of trophies in this competition, I have never won it. Conte also has the chance to follow in the footsteps of Carlo Ancelotti by guiding Chelsea to the double in just his first season in England. It will not be my last match anyway because I will stay in football . Would it be a nice farewell? "No, what I want is to win the next game", he said this week.
I thought I did a pretty good job of that tonight. Even though the energy was completely sucked out of the Penguins after their miserable start in Game 3, Murray came in and stopped the bleeding. "That's been a hard decision for this coaching staff all year long", he said. He became the teams de facto No. 1 goalie throughout the course of the season but tweaked a lower-body injury during warmups before Game 1 of Pittsburghs first-round series against Columbus.
ROSSI: It actually started past year in the month of May. IMS president Doug Boles told Reuters there had been no talks with Liberty about F1 but he would be interested in exploring the idea. Alonso said being the betting favorite is probably not a fair expectation, and noted that the last time he did a rolling start was in a 1997 go-kart race .
Trea Turner added a solo homer and a double for Washington . The Mariners stopped a five-game losing streak. "A win can definitely change everything". Taylor hit two-run homers and the Nationals defeated the San Diego Padres 5-1 on Friday night. Scherzer almost went the distance, allowing only three hits while striking out 13 in 8 2/3 innings and leading the Nationals to a 5-1 victory over the Padres, a result that - if we're being honest - looked awfully predictable before the ...
Manchester United put on huge pressure after the opening whistle on the Dutch side, who nearly gifted their opponents a lead one minute into the game. United's first continental trophy in nine years brings with it the welcome boon of Champions League qualification after a disappointing Premier League campaign.
He did not break stride and he made no comment. Alexis Sanchez was also substituted in the second half of the Everton match, with the Chilean forward limping out of the game with 22 minutes to play. "Some clubs are stronger than us yes, but now I believe we are in a position to compete and we have a strong enough basic squad to compete at the top level".
But while Wenger is chasing his seventh FA Cup crown, having also won three Premier League titles, the Frenchman has revealed he always gives his silverware away. "But in that moment they were very busy and for this reason I didn't have the possibility". "I just want to always make a decision, is it right or is it wrong, is it good or not?" Conte could not confirm if outgoing captain John Terry would play an active part in the final, although expressed a desire to see him bow ...
It would be unbelievable. There had been suggestions Mourinho would restore David de Gea for the showpiece in Stockholm in what is a huge game for United, with a third trophy of the season and a place in the Champions League group stages at stake.
Nadal long held the lead but had been passed during Djokovic's torrid stretch from 2015 through the first half of 2016. The Spanish tennis player now has a chance to win his fifth title in Madrid . An open era record 50th meeting between Nadal and Djokovic served to highlight the Serb's dramatic dip in form since they last met in Rome nearly exactly a year ago.
Hamilton was only eighth in the reckoning, more than one second adrift of Vettel, while Bottas was even further back in 10th. "At least we have all day Friday for the engineers to look at the problem and come up with something". It's a significant deficit when teams are scrapping for minimal gains. The Italian manufacturer's barren spell in Monaco dates to Michael Schumacher's win in 2001, and four-time F1 champion Sebastian Vettel is determined to put that right.
Ian Clark tallied 12 points and Klay Thompson scored 10 points (on 3-of-13 shooting) for Warriors . The Golden State Warriors are in the midst of one of the most dominant postseason runs in all of sports, having swept the first three rounds in the Western Conference playoffs to advance to their third consecutive Finals appearance.
Have I missed it? "The races so far this year have been absolutely awesome for Formula One ", he said. "I definitely stepped away at the right time and I haven't missed driving a Formula One vehicle". In case you need a reminder of exactly how daunting it is to run through the richest streets in the world in a Formula One vehicle, enjoy this on-board lap with Sebastian Vettel from 2016.
Instead, the Blues are seeking his first double. However, with Arsenal's defence depleted and both sides in great form going forward, this one could be different. But that's not the world in which we live, so here we are, praying David Ospina can help marshal a very shaky, injury-and-suspension-hit backline to a Cup Final victory.
David Luiz has revealed that he accepted a lower salary to make his return to Chelsea last summer, after two seasons with Paris Saint-Germain . Indeed, Fabio Capello recently humiliated Luiz's defensive ability on stage in Brazil. I'm very happy because I took the decision and it was the right decision. But, I repeat, I'm happy for this season and am happy to stay here. The Brazilian, however, has transformed many people's opinions of him with a series of assured performances at the ...
MI will try to enter into the final round now as the team is the worth one. Kings XI Punjab skipper Glenn Maxwell too agreed with his Australian teammate and said losing the toss didn't augur well for them in the crucial game. The likes of Daniel Christian, Shardul Thakur and Washington Sundar have also done well, which is why no opposition has surpassed 170 the last six times that RPS have taken the field.
He said at his pre-match press conference: "It's exciting to be able to try and win this trophy again". Barca could win a third consecutive King's Cup under Luis Enrique in the final at the Vicente Calderon , the same stage Pep Guardiola bowed out on as coach in 2012, which would mean a ninth trophy out of 13 competitions entered in his three seasons.
Not known as a big hitter, left-hander Ali still struck five sixes at Yorkshire's headquarters. "We've had dilemmas over the last couple of years but certainly having everybody fit and raring to go does give us a luxury in selection", said Morgan, after England's training session at Headingley.
On the other side, the Cubs bashed three homers off Johnny Cueto , who still hasn't found that 2016 groove. The veteran pitcher holds a similar ERA this season to his career average as it stands at 2.60 and he's at 3-for-3 this season on save opportunities after being activated from the Disabled List earlier in the season.
Cole, who is now plying his trade with American club Tampa Bay Rowdies, believes the addition of Sanchez and Aguero or one of them to the Chelsea squad will make them the firm favourites to win the title next season. But Arsenal played for 19 years in a row in this competition. You don't need to replace them. "At the moment my situation is very clear", he said.
However, the Celtics could also revisit trade talks with teams like the Chicago Bulls or Indiana Pacers for stars Jimmy Butler or Paul George and dangle that No. In addition, keeping their first round pick meant that the Lakers no longer owed the Orlando Magic the 2019 first round pick in relation to the Dwight Howard trade from the summer of 2012.
Liverpool shrugged off jet-lag to master Australian A-League champions Sydney FC 3-0 today just three days after finishing their English Premier League season. Perhaps it was something to be settled man to man in the dressing room afterwards, helped by the multiple crates of a well-known Danish lager pre-ordered to be ready for the Liverpool players when they left the pitch.
Winning a trophy for the first time in his career since joining Chelsea , the Nigeria worldwide was at his usual best as Chelsea rounded off the league season in style; defeating already relegated Sunderland 5-1 at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.
We have a couple of leaders - I try to be one on the pitch. Gary Cahill has worn the armband for most of the season as Terry's role was reduced to bench spectator, and the likes of César Azpilicueta, David Luiz, Cesc Fàbregas are all strong characters in the dressing room to help fill the void left behind by the Old Guard.
Pogba, who rejoined the 20-times English champions last summer from Juventus for 89 million pounds (115.43 million USA dollars), fired United ahead in the 18th minute in Stockholmhelped by a massive deflection off Colombian defender Davinson Sanchez.
Whether Arsene Wenger would write history by becoming the most successful manager in FA Cup or Antonio Conte be the one to do the much sought English cup double remains to be seen. They have not lost in any of their past four finals, having also won in 2009 and 2012, with Arsenal the last team to beat them in the final in 2002.
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 . Once ahead 2-0, there was a genuine feeling that asking the Ducks to score three on Rinne every night was the recipe for a very short series. For most of the game the Predators were leading the game then Anaheim came back by tying it then taking the lead.
But if they fail, Conte believes Arsenal would be wrong to part company with Wenger , who is looking to win the FA Cup for the seventh time with the Gunners . However, the France worldwide was making sure that Hazard is getting protein into his body ahead of the FA Cup final on Saturday evening. After wavering about his future for months, Antonio Conte has finally said that he plans to stay and honour the remaining two years of his contract with Premier League champion ...