National Basketball Association games Saturday, scores, highlights, updates: Steph Curry returns vs. Raptors
Thompson poured in 20 first-half points as Golden State used a 25-4 flurry bridging the first and second periods by pull away en route to an 81-54 halftime lead. But the wheels fell off in the fourth for Golden State as Toronto slowed the Warriors' roll and closed the gap to one point in the closing moments.
It's no surprise as to why Arsene Wenger was hell-bent on making sure that Alexis Sanchez stayed at Arsenal . If Sanchez ends up staying at Arsenal this month, which is very possible, City will fancy their chances of landing him on a free transfer at the end of the season.
But Philadelphia fans were rejoicing at the end of the match, with their side winning 15-10. Where: Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia , which last hosted a playoff game when the Nick Foles-led Eagles fell to the Saints on wild-card weekend 2013.
A host of top English clubs including league leaders Manchester City and their domestic rivals Manchester United have been linked with a move for the Chile global, though the Blues boss has now confirmed that the Londoners will not be part of this.
That being said though, five years ago, at the end of 2012, just the triad of Nadal-Djokovic-Murray had emerged victorious in 42 such events. "Whenever I get asked that question, it always comes across in an nearly negative way instead of acknowledging how many great players we have", said the British number one.
To the surprise of nearly everyone, the Stamford Bridge encounter ended 0-0, as Chelsea were unable to put down a 10-man Leicester. Chelsea fans began to turn on Antonio Conte during our stalemate with Leicester City at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon.
Although both backs practiced in a limited capacity Thursday, they are listed as questionable on the injury report. Rex Burkhead appeared to be trending toward a return from a knee injury he suffered against the Pittsburgh Steelers . An ankle injury sidelined him the past two games. The other Patriots players listed as inactive are cornerback Johnson Bademosi, offensive tackle Cole Croston and outside linebacker David Harris.
The Falcons took over at the Eagles 18 after a short punt hit a Philadelphia player in a crowd and was recovered by LaRoy Reynolds. For the first time in playoff history , a No. Atlanta's 2017 season wasn't quite spectacular as its 2016 run, however, it may be just as impressive. The Eagles frankly were lucky to only be trailing 10-9 at halftime.
Pacers: Begin a five-game road trip at Phoenix on Sunday. It was an unexpected blowout considering the Raptors were missing an injured Kyle Lowry and a suspended Serge Ibaka . Too bad he went 8 of 21 (38.1%) from the field and 2 of 6 from deep. Kevin Durant scored 26 points and the Warriors used a 13-4 run in the fourth quarter to down the Bucks 108-94.
Their running attack fell to sixth after leading the league the past two seasons. There, his offense immediately surged as the Bolts ranked No. 1 in total offense, No. Dennison joined Buffalo shortly after Sean McDermott was hired as the team's head coach previous year. The Bills snapped a 17-year playoff drought with Tyrod Taylor at the helm, but a poor performance against the Jaguars (as an offensive unit, to be fair to Taylor) sent the Bills home in the wild-card round.
We are very appreciative for what Gerrit has done for our team and organization, especially his important role on the 2013-15 playoff teams", Pirates general manger Neal Huntington said in a news release. He has a 3.50 ERA with 749 hits allowed and 734 strikeouts in 782.1 innings in five seasons. Cole is in his second year of arbitration eligibility, and players and management are set to swap salary figures Friday.
India had set South Africa more than 450, and on the last day it was set up for the spinner in the side to help finish the hosts off. Ashwin bowled 36 overs for no wicket as South Africa first threatened to win the Test, and then eventually settled down for a draw.
However, with the Merseyside club now even more flush with cash following the Coutinho sale, it is believed a portion of that money could be used to bring forward Keita's move in order to allow Jurgen Klopp's men to more strongly challenge for a top four finish in the Premier League (Keita is cup tied for the Champions League).
Michigan State had the biggest lead in the game with an advantage of 16 at one point. Going from potential breakout star to lightly-used receiver in the matter of a few months had to have been hard for sophomore receiver Trishton Jackson, but Michigan State happened to be loaded at the position.
Harry Kane struck a double to become Tottenham's all-time leading scorer in the Premier League as Everton were thumped 4-0 at Wembley. Signed from Besiktas for £25million at the start of the window, Cenk Tosun made his Everton debut against Spurs and despite not scoring, there were positives to draw from it.
Crystal Palace coach Roy Hodgson has confirmed that Jeffrey Schlupp's injury will require surgery. In better news, Christian Benteke and Wilfried Zaha could return to the setup for Saturday's encounter. "I would like to hope he will be closer to one month rather than months". It was Palace who finished the half strongly and could have been out of sight at the interval.
Since leaving the Raiders, Cable has spent seven seasons in Seattle where he coached the Seahawks' offensive line, a unit that came under heavy scrutiny for its inability to protect quarterback Russell Wilson over the last several years. In January of 2011, Davis cited the latter situation when discussing Cable's departure. Davis docked Cable's pay in relation to that litigation. Cable was brought to the Raiders by Lane Kiffin in 2007 and eventually took over as interim head coach four games ...
He said: " Until now, before the press conference, there is nothing close ". "Personally, I never look next to me at what another team is doing". He has guaranteed that no players that Tottenham want to keep will be sold in the summer transfer window.
Manchester City would pay +120 on a road win and +260 if this game plays out to a draw. Liverpool have conceded just 4 goals at home this season and they have a great recent record against the "top 6" so I fancy the Merseysiders to edge this one tomorrow.
Naturally, the Panthers claiming that Newton's lack of balance was caused by a knee injury and not a concussion would provide an alibi for not sending him to the locker room for evaluations. National Football League concussion protocol requires removing players from the field and an examination in the locker room. Approaching the sideline, Newton went to the ground and gestured toward his right eye or forehead.
The Steelers won their final two games without Brown in the lineup. Brown injured his calf on the 21st offensive snap against the Patriots on December 17. Brown led the National Football League with 1,533 receiving yards despite playing in only 14 games and ranked fourth in the National Football League with nine receiving touchdowns in 2017.
Race to Dubai victor Tommy Fleetwood and Henrik Stenson put Europe on the board as they tied the overall score Saturday by handing the visitors a 3 and 2 win over Indian pairing Anirban Lahiri and S.S.P Chawrasia. Li and Fung were 2-up after the turn but Team Europe bounced back superbly to lead 1-up in their match when they birdied, eagled and birdied the 10th, 11th and 12th holes respectively before Li holed a 15-feet birdie on the 18th hole to snatch a late draw.
In 16 games, including three starts, this season , Johnson made 24 tackles, including a sack. The Patriots have won the last six games between the teams and the Titans haven't won in Foxborough since 1993, when they were the Houston Oilers.
Conte's reputation was enhanced by his success at Stamford Bridge last season before things started to unravel after he won the Premier League title. The Daily Mail report that Chelsea have already started work on finding his replacement and have identified managers who could take the helm in West London.
Wagner praised Lolley after he atoned for his error by hauling his side level on the stroke of half-time with a sublime strike but the German was left frustrated after seeing Huddersfield fail to contain West Ham's creative engine of Lanzini and Arnautovic.
Javier Calleja's project suffered an important loss with the sale of Cedric Bakambu, who had scored nine league goals , to China last week and Calleja's men will travel without the injured quartet of Bruno Soriano, Leo Suarez, Ruben Semedo and Nicola Sansone, while central defender Victor Ruiz is suspended.
He played just 55 games in all competitions in two years and scored 15 goals. The duration of the loan spans the remainder of Turan's contract, all but ending his career with the La Liga (Spanish league) giant after two-plus seasons. Barca's club-record purchase of Philippe Coutinho further diminished his chances of regular first-team football and Arda opted for a return to Turkey, having previously won the domestic title in his home country during his time at Galatasaray.
He eventually walked off with a quadruple bogey eight. Harman is three shots clear on what is a congested leaderboard, with Zach Johnson (67), John Peterson (64), Tom Hoge (65), Chris Kirk (67) and Talor Gooch (66) at 10 under. The 5-foot-11 junior ranks fifth in the Sun Belt in scoring, fifth in assists, second in field-goal percentage (.559) and fifth in assist to turnover ratio (1.9).
The Red Devils have also been linked with a shock move for Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez. And that stance is likely to have been strengthened by Leicester's desire not to sell unless the 20-time English champions submit an "extraordinary" offer for Vardy.
They sit three points adrift of fourth-placed Liverpool in the table. "After an autumn wobble, Spurs are winning games again and scoring for fun". While on paper this game appears to be a straight-forward win for Spurs, Everton are likely to prove a more complicated opponent than Tottenham fans will be hoping.
His final call was the National Championship game in 2006, between the Texas Longhorns and the USC Trojans in the Rose Bowl . Referred to as "the voice of college football ", he called games for 50 years with ABC Sports until retiring in 2006.
With the title game being played 70 miles from Georgia's campus in Athens, Dawgs fans packed Mercedes-Benz Stadium, but it turned out to be sweet home for Alabama . Traylor, and their two children. This was after all that, and after Alabama had come all the way back against Georgia to win on the last play of the big game a year after it had lost with one second left to Clemson.
Stoke's search for a new manager will continue after former Watford boss Quique Sanchez Flores pledged his commitment to Espanyol . The club were willing to pay £1.7million to release No 1 target Gary Rowett from his contract with Derby, but the former Birmingham manager instead signed a new deal with the high-flying Championship side.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 23 points on 10-of-19 shooting from the field to lead the Bucks . Eric Bledsoe added 21 points. The Warriors announced that Curry will be held out of Friday night's road game against the Milwaukee Bucks . F Khris Middleton was just 2 of 12 from the field for eight points. GOLDEN STATE - Durant 12-20 0-2 26, Green 8-17 4-4 21, Pachulia 4-5 0-0 8, McCaw 3-5 0-0 6, Thompson 4-11 4-4 12, West 4-7 0-0 8, Looney 3-3 3-4 9, Livingston 3-5 0-0 6, Iguodala 0-4 4-4 ...
The new main event at UFC 221 will still have championship gold resting in the balance as Rockhold vs. Romero will fight for an interim strap with the victor facing Whittaker in a unification bout later in 2018. Rockhold, who trains out of American Kickboxing Academy and Combat Club, is looking to recapture a UFC title. 33-year-old Rockhold, meanwhile, defeated Branch via TKO back in September.