Scooter Gennett hit four home runs during the Cincinnati Reds' 13-1 victory against the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night, becoming an unlikely hero. With one out in the inning and runners on first and third, Eugenio Suarez hit a sacrifice fly to right field. And the story of how he got his nickname might be the best Scooter Gennett story of all.
James and Irving combined for 77 points on 31 of 56 shooting (55.3 percent). They won 67 regular-season games on their way to an National Basketball Association championship sparked by the play of Stephen Curry's first of consecutive MVP seasons.
Toward the conclusion of his 20-year career, Abdul-Jabbar's skills eroded somewhat, but during his heyday, there were none better. No team has been swept in the Finals since it happened to the Cavs in 2007. "I looked at it yesterday and the force they brought was remarkable and we didn't stand up to it". He's just 1 of 6 from the field, and for some unusual reason, one of the game's most confident shooters has been hesitant to let his jumper fly.
But then the currents of the National Basketball Association game channeled him in another direction entirely. Cleveland was led by James with 39 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists. "You saw the gold rush for Steph". Which is insane. He is hard to explain. "They're trying to be like that, but that is gifts". Durant finished with 31 points on 10-of-18 shooting.
Named as the Apple HomePod , the speakers are a competition to the Sonos PLAY:3, Amazon Echo , and the Google Home speakers. How Does the HomePod Compare to Amazon Echo and Google Home? . As MoneyWatch's sister site CNET noted, SIRI was slow to improve its voice-recognition technology, which made it less responsive than either Alexa or Google Assistant, which debuted in November.
We're 2-2. It's even. "We're going home and we're going to be re-energized. It's a good chance to again lead the series". With the series effectively a best-of-three from here on out, it'll be interesting to see what adjustments the teams make.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The night started with a catfish throw. Well that wasn't the road trip Pittsburgh Penguins fans were hoping for. Rain most of Monday kept the crowd outside from reaching the more than 50,000 who showed up on Saturday for the first Stanley Cup final game ever played in Tennessee.
Fans lined up outside Signature Flight Support chanting and holding banners for the boys in gold. Rain kept the crowd outside from reaching the more than 50,000 who turned Saturday night for the first Stanley Cup Final game in Tennessee. "We know we've got to win one road game and then a home game to boot". Rinne insisted his confidence isn't shaken though he was disappointed with Thursday's result.
An India versus Pakistan cricket match even today invokes all of the above and much more. Opening the batting together after nearly a year and a half, Rohit and Dhawan got off to a slow but steady start. Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh who has been seen performing yet another mesmerizing innings last night at Edgbaston, Birmingham dedicated his "Cancer Survivor Day" match to all the heroes and survivors who have fought and win over this deadly disease.
Through four games, Nashville has more goals, more shots on goal and a bit more swagger than Pittsburgh. "It's a good game but it's still not done", Malkin said. Some of that started, he believed, with spending more time in the offensive zone and wearing down the top of Nashville's defence. Milbury has been known to criticize Subban in the past, most notably for his dancing prior to a playoff game in late April .
They need more than this from Smith: 42 minutes, 1-for-6 shooting and three points in the two games. "But I didn't tweet that", Smith repeated after his 16-point performance in Game 3 . This continues what has largely been a nightmare season for Smith. "We don't play slow-down basketball", James said. "We have won a lot of games playing the way we play, so we're not going to change".
Joining the Warriors gave him the fresh start he was looking for, but more importantly, it ensured he'd be part of a championship chase for years to come. But it comes by recalling the pain of last year's finals. It's a truth that's hard to wrap your mind around: The Cleveland Cavaliers are a truly great team featuring the best player in the world playing at the peak of his powers; they have two All-Stars in their primes; they are playing fierce, crisp basketball on the biggest stage; and ...
Hazard believes that if he can win the Champions League and the World Cup he will challenge the La Liga monopoly on Ballon d'Or winners. However the winger fell short of stating that he wants to leave Stamford Bridge , but highlighted his desire to win the Champions League.
Somewhat ironically given the matchup of this Stanley Cup final, Swartz also happened to be a passionate Pittsburgh Penguins fan when the team won two Stanley Cups in the early 90s and "experienced first-hand the awesome energy that fans can bring to a team".
Taking full advantage of generous support from teammate Kimi Raikkonen , who led from pole position to the start of the pit-stops, the four-time champion came home 3.1 seconds clear of the Finn in glorious Mediterranean sunshine. Sauber's Grand Prix then turned into a double DNF before racing had even resumed, when Marcus Ericsson nosed his auto slowly into the barriers at Ste Devote.
The home team is 4-0 so far in the Stanley Cup Final between the Nashville Predators and Pittsburgh Penguins. However, if the 2017 post-season has taught us one lesson, the momentum the Penguins carry from their 6-0 victory to take a 3-2 series lead means squat.
Buried deep now in an 0-3 hole, the Cavs are virtually history even as they host the Warriors anew today. While the Warriors' awful trio clicked (Durant 31 points, Klay Thompson 30 and Curry 26), not their Cavs' counterparts, though; Love proved to be the missing link.
And still, on that kind of night, Cleveland came up short. He hit both free throws, giving up seven points in 63 seconds - a personal 7-0 run that essentially won this game. Up Next - The Cavaliers season comes down to Friday night's Game 4 at The Q. If they're able to get the win, they leave the next day for California - where Game 5 is set for Monday night in Oakland.
Both teams have won two games. It had everything to do with a remarkable performance by the 34-year-old goaltender. Pittsburgh kept up the pressure and Chris Kunitz set up Rust for a backhander that sailed past Rinne's glove to make it 2-0 at 6:43.
The German managed to keep Huddersfield in the Championship - but only just as they finished 19th in the table - and not surprisingly many experts predicted relegation this season. "We tried a lot of things, a lot of small details to bring this club forward". Some of his methods have been unconventional - a three-day survival camp in pre-season raised eyebrows - but Wagner has now proven his pedigree as a young manager of some talent, and he will continue to make his name in the ...
The Brazilian-born Costa said he remains a Chelsea player only because he is still under contract with the club. "If the coach doesn't want you in his team, Chelsea have to sell me, and in the sales". They'll need more than just Costa to turn them back into title contenders, but he would certainly be a step in the right direction. Chinese Super League club Tianjin Quanjian had been willing to pay £76 million for Costa, but Chelsea will be forced to listen to significantly lower ...
Matt Murray has given up eight goals in the last two games of the Stanley Cup Finals . Justin Schultz , Bryan Rust and Conor Sheary also scored for the Penguins, who have outscored Nashville 15-4 in Pittsburgh. With just 91 shots over the first four games in the series that comes out to be 22.75 shots for per game, the fewest of any team in any playoff series this year.
Ideal as it hitting every open shot. For all the complaining about competitive balance, these NBA Finals have seen a spike in television ratings from a year ago (and that does not include streaming numbers, which also are way up). "So we made enough plays tonight to still win the ballgame, but they made a couple more ". James passed to Kyle Korver for an open 3-point attempt with 52.5 seconds left and the Cavs up by two points.
The bad news for the Giants is, unless they are going to do something blockbuster - and that means trading away a Buster Posey, Brandon Crawford or Madison Bumgarner to restock the farm system - there is no calvary coming to the team's rescue this season.
His agent, Fernando Felicevich, was reported to have held talks in Germany over a possible move to Bayern last month. The Arsenal forward is in the papers day in, day out over being linked with a move away from the Emirates Stadium this summer, but has remained pretty tight-lipped about where he might end up.
Predator coach Peter Laviolette , who talked to The AP, didn't put all the blame on Rinne. The Pekka Rinne scrambling saves. Colin Wilson could be back in the Nashville Predators' lineup for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins .
He added: "I said it many times , when we hear the word " Arsenal ", the first name we think is Arsene Wenger ". Chelsea - who trailed 1-0 to Alexis Sanchez's controversial opener - looked down and out when Victor Moses was sent off on 68 minutes after picking up a second yellow card for diving.
Relievers Tommy Hunter , Jose Alvarado and Alex Colome finished the combined four-hitter, with Colome getting the final three outs for his 16th save. Now the No. 27 prospect in the game according to MLB.com, De Leon would have been the preseason favorite among Rays prospects to accumulate the most innings in the majors.
Fourth seed Nadal is aiming to win a record 10th title at Roland Garros having become just the fifth man to reach 10 semi-finals at a single Grand Slam in the Open era. Paris - Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal can edge closer to an intriguing French Open final rich in landmark moments on Friday after drastically contrasting campaigns in Paris .
Captain Eoin Morgan made clear after England's emphatic win over Bangladesh that there had been no indication beforehand of the injury Woakes suffered at The Oval. I ll listen to the medical staff, they know exactly what they are doing. "I don't want to set a target to come back, I want to take it day-by-day and build it back up to return as soon as possible".
The Kessel goal came shortly after Crosby appeared to toss a water bottle on to the ice after getting to the Pittsburgh bench. It ended with haymaker after haymaker - both literal and proverbial - from the ever resilient Pittsburgh Penguins .
Crotty is touch-and-go after damaging rib cartilage last week, but Read and Squire will likely be fit for the first Test after breaking their thumbs. Steve Hansen has rejected Warren Gatland's claim there is little difference between New Zealand's Super Rugby sides and the All Blacks after naming his squad to take on the British and Irish Lions.
Two days ago Team New Zealand were on their side in the Bermuda water but today they sunk Ben Ainslie's America's Cup campaign with two race wins to advance to the Louis Vuitton challenger final. The Kiwis then saluted the British crew. Ainslie, a successful Olympic sailor, got the better of Burling at the start, ensuring a clean run over the line.
Now, the 24-year-old Swedish sleeper is starting to make an impression in the Predators' first Stanley Cup final . Validation was sweet for the Penguins, who raced ahead early with three first-period goals, and emphatically shut the door on the game with a three-goal second period .
This is a rematch of a semifinal between the two men a year ago at Roland Garros , a match Djokovic won in straight sets on his way to completing a career Grand Slam . "That's why it's a slam because it's such a tough achievement". "It doesn't get any easier", Thiem, beaten by Djokovic in last year's semi-final, said on court when asked to comment on the prospect of facing Nadal.