The New Orleans forward scored 50 points to go along with 16 rebounds, four blocks, five assists and seven steals, but they weren't enough as the Pelicans fell to the Denver Nuggets 107-102 in the season opener for both teams. Considering though that the Pels stayed in the game after allowing 60 first-half points to Denver despite shooting so poorly overall and only 3-19 from long distance, there's cause for optimism.
Then you are close to 1-1, and another defensive mistake and it's 2-0. "Both coaches are going to want to win this game", he said. "We all know how Mou is and the comments he makes", said Pedro, who scored the opening goal against United after just 30 seconds.
Bangladesh had appeared on course for a comfortable first-innings lead but lost their last six wickets for just 27 to give England a crucial 45-run lead. It ebbed and flowed. England were firmly on the back foot after that opening session, during which they were reduced to 21 for three on a pitch that offered turn from the get go.
After losing the first set in a tie-break 7-6 (7-1) to Radwanska despite serving for it at 5-4, Muguruza's coach, Sam Sumyk, used an expletive and told her to "fight, all the way". Pliskova has won 11 of her last 16 matches on hard court. I just love (it). Meanwhile, Czech Republic's player Karolina Pliskova saved match point to defeat Garbiñe Muguruza in another thrilling match.
I am very proud on one side, while in the Premier League I'm very hungry. When Leicester's thoughts turned to their first Champions League campaign, qualification from Group G would have been regarded as a major success for manager Claudio Ranieri and his players.
STILL SEARCHING: Bortles raised eyebrows Tuesday by saying the Jaguars are "still trying to find an identity". His early season success, however, is a good sign for a team that's making good on its plan of bringing a dominant run game back to Nashville.
The only no-hitter in World Series history was a ideal game by Don Larsen of the New York Yankees in 1956 against Brooklyn. "The legend of Kyle Schwarber ... But his injured pinkie finger from a drone accident prior to the ALCS did hold up. "We're thinking about it, " manager Terry Francona said. A World Series contest hasn't been postponed since Game 6 in 2011.
The 25-year-old was seen as the ideal replacement for the retiring Peyton Manning with the Broncos, but opted to sign a $72 million, four-year deal with Houston , because he felt he had a better chance of succeeding with the Texans. "It was a tough game for him". In the offseason, the Texans moved on from Hoyer after an terrible - and let's not understate how very bad - playoff game against the Kansas City Chiefs.
So first thing Sunday morning, after the Cubs won the National League pennant for the first time in his lifetime and advanced to the World Series, he paid his late father a visit. "It's nearly like you have that extra level of intensity", said Kluber, who became the first Series pitcher to strike out eight batters in the first three innings.
Before Wednesday, Schwarber had already made a bit of history. But how much can Schwarber contribute at Wrigley? Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz, who is retiring after a 20-year Major League Baseball career, is the AL recipient.
He said they had a collective mentality that they were going to win the one-on-one battles in Sunday's game, particularly at the line of scrimmage. "We know how he was", Bills linebacker Preston Brown said. The Bills drove just 20 yards after a 30-yard punt return by Brandon Tate, who took advantage of a line-drive kick by Matt Darr. From there, Taylor completed a third-down pass to Reggie Bush, another third-down pass to Justin Hunter , and eventually kept the ball himself on a ...
And in three career World Series outings - one in 2007 and two in 2013, all with Boston - Lester is 3-0 with a 0.43 ERA (1 ER/21.0 IP). The Cubs, whose last World Series appearance came in 1945, are seeking their first Major League Baseball crown since 1908 while the Indians , who last appeared in the Fall Classic in 1997, haven't won it all since 1948.
He drove in two runs in Game 2 and has looked so comfortable at the plate that his status for Games 3-5 in Chicago is sure to be a significant topic during Thursday's day off. Since there is no designated hitter during the World Series games in the National League park, Schwarber will be out of the starting lineup for the next three games.
After their team fell to the Indians in the World Series opener Tuesday night, Cubs fans told themselves, "It's still early". Francona said one of the reasons he took the right-hander out of Game 1 after 88 pitches was the knowledge that Kluber was going to start Game 4 on short rest.
Smith was sacked and Dantonio was hired, coming back to the school where he was one of Nick Saban's assistants. No. 2 MI (7-0, 4-0) is up next and the rival is favored to win by more than three touchdowns Saturday at Spartan Stadium. When Michigan State traveled to Ann Arbor previous year, it did so with a pair of true freshmen starting at safety. MI allows only 111 passing yards per game, and the Spartans bring an unsettled quarterback situation into the game.
Houston Texans cornerback Kevin Johnson is out indefinitely with broken foot. TOUGH LUCK: Colts quarterback Andrew Luck had 252 yards passing with a touchdown and ran for 53 yards and another score, but was unable to move the offense in overtime.
Both Mourinho and Conte refused to reveal the true nature of their conversation at full-time, with the pair insisting it should remain private. With their brilliant performance against United, Chelsea now occupy the fourth spot and are just a point behind the leaders.
The Indians were hopeful Bauer could pitch less than a week after suffering the injury, but the opposite proved to be true against the Toronto Blue Jays in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series at Rogers Centre last Monday night.
Wil Lutz's 51-yard field goal with 16 seconds left gave the Saints a 41-38 victory. The Play: Ron Rivera chose to be aggressive and go for it. Newton completed 27 of 47 passes for 322 yards and two TDs against New Orleans. This touchdown was possible thanks to maybe the worst secondary in football in the Panthers. New Orleans opened up the game with a 21 point lead, but very almost squandered the advantage.
At 4-3, the Redskins need both playmakers back on the field. "There was a desire to glean from Coach Gruden whatever he had taught Andy knowing that he's been able to make a quarterback very successful in this league", Cousins said. Cincinnati leads 5-4, including wins in three straight. "Against good offenses if you give up one or two plays, that's it". The Bengals check into the game at 3-4.
Last year, the Bills lost twice to the Tom Brady-led Patriots. Oddly enough, Williams recently talked about his experience in New England, which he enjoyed, telling HeroSports.com that being with the Patriots was a place where he felt he could contend for a spot, or at least learn as much as possible.
Rounding out the Big Ten's Academic All-District contingent is Nebraska senior midfielder Caroline Flynn, who was recognized from District 7 as she pursues a degree in communication studies. A three-time Academic all-University Athletic Association (UAA) honoree, Crist ranks first in school history in shutouts (25), second in wins (40) and goals against average (0.42) and sixth in saves (149).
The third was in the fifth, a triple to right by Ben Zobrist that gave starter Jake Arrieta all the cushion he needed in a 5-1 victory that tied the Fall Classic at one game apiece heading back to Wrigley Field on Friday. As others have pointed out, that is not to say there hasn't been a World Series game in Chicago since then. The left fielder wasn't cleared to play defense in Cleveland, but will be reevaluated in Chicago .
If you're sending emails, Touch Bar will show icons for composing, sending, and responding to emails. Among the new MacBook Pros , the 13-inch basic version starts at $1,499 and is available now. What really seems to be going on here is pure stubbornness. The event came a day after Microsoft unveiled a high-end computer along with an updated Windows operating system that showcases three-dimensional content, touch-screen capabilities, and "mixed reality".
This week, against the Bills, Ajayi broke the 200-yard mark again, picking up 214 yards with one touchdown. Last season the Bills totaled more than 400 yards with a 100-yard rusher in each game against Miami. Led by Ajayi , the Dolphins (3-4) have run their way back to relevance with consecutive wins they can savor during an upcoming bye week. From there, Taylor completed a third-down pass to Reggie Bush, another third-down pass to Justin Hunter , and eventually kept the ball ...
Offensively, the Raiders need to rediscover the spark that led them to have one of the best offenses in the league. - The Raiders have the first of four practices Tuesday at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, a 13-mile bus trip from their hotel in Sarasota.
Larry Nassar sexually assaulted her during medical exams, ESPN.com reported. The suit alleges Nassar was given unmonitored private contact with the victim, sneaking her food, candy and other items prohibited by the Károlyis and building a relationship with her in order to sexually abuse her.
Bortles did his bit by throwing two more interceptions and cut a pretty dishevelled figure afterwards as he revealed: "Obviously not playing good". The Jaguars are constantly shooting themselves in the foot with penalties, and if they ever hope to be successful it needs to stop.
The Jaguars' run defense in recent seasons has struggled at times with either Miller or Posluszny out of the lineup. Thanks to a busy offseason which saw the Jaguars bring in several new faces, expectations were high in Jacksonville . With criticism about the poor quality of Prime Time games coming from all corners and dipping TV ratings the National Football League serve up a Thursday Night game that might be the nail in the coffin for the very sport itself...
We had him here this spring in our building and I really liked him. "It's cool to see another young guy who I've come to know and to see the success he's having". The bottom line is wins, though. In the woeful AFC South, tonight not only offers the lone prime-time opportunity this season for both teams, but the chance for a huge step up in the division.
They didn't force a turnover, which would have likely produced some points and won the game before this sorry affair went to overtime tied at three. "I have never played in a game as insane as this one". But Arians doesn't think changes are necessary to fix Sunday's issues. The Cardinals tried to challenge it, but since it wasn't a reviewable play, Arizona lost a timeout in addition to a chance at three points.
Taylor, 30, from Bray, is also due to box at the Manchester Arena on December 10 when Briton Anthony Joshua is due to defend his IBF world heavyweight title for a second time, expected to be against American Eric Molina. Taylor, who is still training in the United States, will have to fast-track her transition and while no opponent has been announced for her opening fight, she will go in without a headguard for the first time and for longer than the four rounds of two minutes she has become ...
Obama has emerged as a compelling force in the hard-fought campaign, delivering powerful arguments against Republican Donald Trump and in support of Clinton's bid to become the first female president in U.S. Clinton paid what Obama called a "mini-tribute" to the first lady and the work she has done during her time in the White House. The Clinton campaign's "stronger together" slogan, he said, "means connecting small-town and rural America to the successes of the American economy and giving ...
If you miss any of the action, highlights will be available on SkySports.com as well as on demand, and don't forget that Sky Sports 1 brings you exclusively live coverage of the Monday and Thursday night games every week too. "We're just increasing their activity and see how they take it". The $75 million cornerback did practice on Wednesday but only on a limited basis. "Believe me I'm not going to be exhausted", Jean Francois said.
Antonio Conte has denied he tried to humiliate Jose Mourinho by whipping-up the crowd following Chelsea's fourth goal against Manchester United. Guardiola's Manchester City went back to the top of the table on goal difference after a 1-1 draw at home to Southampton, leaving him to reflect glumly on a five-game winless streak for only the second time in his garlanded career.