Nick Kyrgios has sent Australia through to the Davis Cup semifinals, with an emphatic straight-sets win over American Sam Querrey . A late break point allowed him to win the opening set, and the following two sets would go into tiebreakers, where Kyrgios was just a hair better than Isner, winning both breakers by a score of 7-5.
I'd rather win the first four than lose the first four. They lost 3-7 on Sunday, won 5-0 on Tuesday, and lost 1-4 on Wednesday to the Tampa Bay Rays . After a J.J. Hardy sacrifice moved Schoop to third, Smith homered to right off Tyler Clippard (0-1) and put the Orioles on top, 6-5. Givens earned the win, throwing a hitless seventh inning in which he struck out two NY batters.
It will be Messi's first contest in almost two weeks when Barcelona resumes its pursuit of league leader Real Madrid at the Camp Nou. Madrid will have to do without Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale after they were rested by Zidane. Messi and Suarez have now combined for an incredible 51 league goals, 27 for Messi, 24 for Suarez. Messi doubled his tally for the night six minutes later when he volleyed home a loose ball inside the Sevilla area to effectively end the game as a contest.
In the way we play at Old Trafford, in the way we dominate opponents, in the way we play in the box, I think Chicharito [Hernandez] would have 20 goals easy. I think maybe Mourinho is putting him down in the media to prove his point. Ibrahimovic, whose one-year contract expires at the end of the season and who has given little indication as to the likelihood of an extension, feels that the former Chelsea and Real Madrid boss' notoriously confrontational management style is something he feels ...
However, despite being labelled by UFC president Dana White as "the greatest talent ever", Jones' career is not without controversy and it could hinder his legacy in the long run. "Do Bronx" kicked off the main card with an emphatic first round submission victory over former Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks, who is now 1-2 in his UFC career.
Kyrgios and Jordan Thompson put Australia in the box seat when they won the opening singles on Friday, with Thompson scoring an upset win over American number one Jack Sock before Kyrgios downed Isner. Kyrgios, enjoying arguably the best run of form of his career so far, showed impressive patience to nullify the big serve of John Isner and win their singles rubber 7-5, 7-6 (7-5), 7-6 (7-5).
But back in the United Kingdom, there are calls for her to bring up more challenging issues with her hosts, such as their record on human rights and their actions in Yemen. Much of the criticism focuses on the UK's support for the Saudis and its substantial commercial ties to the country, despite the ongoing war in Yemen the Gulf kingdom's reputations as a serial abuser of human rights.
Shaqiri made ground on the right and his cross found Walters unmarked six yards from goal to head beyond Simon Mignolet . Stoke tested Liverpool's surprise adoption of a back three with sustained early pressure but the first shot came from Divock Origi, whose effort flew well wide after 18 minutes.
His next start is scheduled for Friday against the Royals. The Mariners suffered their fifth loss in six games. In just six years, Trout has already posted two 10.0 WAR seasons. After Escobar threw to first, Segura took off to try to take third. The start was the 51st of his career against Los Angeles, tying Catfish Hunter for the second-most starts against the Angels in baseball history.
I've grown as a golfer significantly out here. Luck has got his eye in playing practice rounds with Scott and Jason Day and on Tuesday he shared the fairways with Rory McIlroy . Three years ago, Tommy Fleetwood came to Augusta National as a fan. "I mean, I don't know", he continued Tuesday at a news conference. Trust me, he's certainly capable of it and he'll win at least one.
Leicester now sit 13th in the Premier League table, six points clear of the relegation zone. The 53-year-old is in good company, joining Jose Mourinho, Carlo Ancelotti, Guus Hiddink and Pep Guardiola as the only managers to achieve the feat.
OK, we are a little bit disappointed, but I am quite happy with the way we made good things in this season". Following an entertaining first half at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea opted to sit back on a one-goal lead in the second half and Hazard said the result was more important than the display.
Jordan Spieth continued to turn Augusta National into his home court Saturday, even though he tripped over a few loose boards on Thursday. Sergio Garcia, winless in 73 prior majors, shook off a Masters legacy of third-round setbacks yesterday to match Rio Olympic champion Justin Rose for the lead entering the final round.
From there the German never looked back, taking the chequered flag nearly 10 seconds clear to clinch Ferrari's first win since Singapore 2015, with team mate Kimi Raikkonen fourth. "We always considered Red Bull or Ferrari to be real competitors and they were". Hamilton appeared frustrated on team radio throughout the race, but offered an upbeat assessment after finishing second, ahead of new team-mate Valtteri Bottas.
Joshua King pulled a goal back for the visitors before half-time, but Alonso had the final say when he curled home a delightful free-kick in the second half to wrap up the three points for the Blues. Tottenham will have the chance to close to within four points of the Premier League leaders before they kick off against Bournemouth , but Conte feels Spurs' result will have little impact on what is set to be a hard game for his side.
Jon Jones was live in front of the microphone earlier today (Fri., April 7, 2017) in a scheduled media scrum for UFC 210. Cormier came in 1.2 pounds over weight in his initial attempt and left the room, returning just two minutes later and making the weight right at 205.
Cormier likes to drag the bout out and Johnson goes for the knock out. Long the UFC's glamour weight class, light heavyweight has arguably skidded ever since Jones instigated the whole throat-grabbing, shoe-throwing incident. Cormier, however, doesn't see where Johnson has evolved. "The last couple have been tough", Cormier said. "I can do whatever I want". "I'm sure I'm going to be pumped up afterward and majorly motivated and inspired to get back in the gym to get back what's mine", ...
Check out the official Premier League ticket hub . Moyes has failed to improve matters at the Stadium of Light , but the coach will be motivated to steal the points from United after his acrimonious split from the club in 2014. Manchester United have won six and lost none of their last eight Premier League matches away from home; their longest unbeaten away run since August 2013 (13 games).
Jones suffered a foot injury after a collision with Smalling in England training, while the latter followed him to the injury list by picking up a knee problem on worldwide duty. The Red Devils have drawn half of their current 20-match unbeaten Premier League run and shared the spoils on 12 occasions in total - more than any team in the division.
The leaderboard is crowded at the top. This time, he will start Sunday's final round two shots adrift of Justin Rose, and yet he believes that slender deficit could work to his advantage. "But this is definitely a different position now". The last time there was a four-way tie for the lead at the halfway point of the Masters was in 1973, when Bob Dickson, Gay Brewer, J.C.
But Courtois said the Premier League leaders could not afford to waver if they were to re-establish themselves as Champions League contenders. But Costa hopes the dynamic forward remains at Chelsea as he has "huge potential" and continues to impress him every day.
One for Arthur , trained by Milnathort-based Lucinda Russell , becomes the first Scottish owned horse to win since 1979 when Rubstic succeeded. All 40 horses returned to their stables in fine condition. "What a day. We've got a fantastic team behind us and I'm just so pleased for them". "He's given us a fantastic journey". "I asked Louis Tomlinson whether he's been listening to me and he said "Yeah, he's been lurking".
It's good that he actually gets to come in and take it. "It's historic. If what he's doing wasn't so hard we'd have a lot more people being able to do it", Thunder coach Billy Donovan said before the game. As things stand, he will clinch a triple-double average in Friday's game against the Phoenix Suns if he sticks to his per-game numbers. "It's something that I could never dream about growing up in the inner city of Los Angeles ", Westbrook said.
Serbia wrapped up a Davis Cup quarterfinal victory against Spain by winning a five-set doubles on Saturday. Djokovic, 29, starred in 2010 when Serbia defeated France in the final in Belgrade for their only Davis Cup title. It proved to be a fleeting moment of success for the British pair, however, as the French team won the next two sets to progress to the semi-finals, scheduled for September.
Coach Claude Julien said Weber and Benn will be ready for the playoffs, but Emelin will be re-evaluated early next week. For the Lightning to secure the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, which is still a three-way fight between them, the Maple Leafs, and New York Islanders, they are going to need Toronto to lose both of its remaining games (against the Pittsburgh Penguins and Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday and Sunday), the Islanders to lose at least one of their ...
In 2016, quite the event unfolded before everyone in Augusta . Australian amateur Curtis Luck insists he is just out for a good time at the Masters, his last tournament before he turns professional. In order for for that to happen, Johnson admits that his game will have to continue to be in top form. "Obviously, it's not the tournament". Lets dive into the numbers, looking at players who finished in the top five the last five years (I could go back further but the same patterns largely hold ...
Garcia is looking for his first major title. "So I'm certainly going to go for broke tomorrow". Sergio's going to have a great opportunity. "There's wonderful storylines", Rose said. "I'm thinking clearly. I'm not rushing, and it just feels good out there". Aggressive is also the word Spieth used. But Rose , the 2013 U.S. Open champion, has been knocking on the champions locker room door with four top-10s in the Masters.
It looked like the Golden State Warriors were on the back end of a back-to-back. SAN ANTONIO , TX - MARCH 29: Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors signs autographs for fans before the game against the San Antonio Spurs on March 29, 2017 at AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.
One shot off the lead is Rickie Fowler, who shot 71 and is in his best position to win his first major. Spieth has won a Masters, a U.S. Open and has, oh, two decades to add to that collection. Spaniard Jon Rahm and fellow competitor Fred Couples, the 57-year-old American former Masters champion, picked up birdies at the par-five second hole to get to two under and Rahm rolled in another smooth putt at the third.
One For Arthur is owned by Deborah Thomson and Belinda McClung - known as the Two Golf Widows. Predictions can be a thankless task for the world's most unpredictable race - run over a 4 1/2-mile (6,400-meter) course featuring 30 mostly fearsome fences - but there might be no better time for the Scudamores to end 58 years of frustration at Aintree than this Saturday.
However, since then Sevilla have been knocked out of the Champions League by Leicester City and tumbled out of contention for the La Liga title with Atletico Madrid passing them into third place. "We saw Messi practice at the highest level", Barcelona coach Luis Enrique told The Associated Press . "It is hard for us to accept right now, but we have to turn it around because we are the same team as five games ago when we were second", said striker Stefan Jovetic after a frustrating ...
The Memphis Grizzlies covered the spread in their game against the New York Knicks in pretty incredible fashion. Baldwin was casually dribbling out the clock as the Grizzlies had a 10-point lead over the Knicks, but then he chose to toss up a deep three at the buzzer - and it went in! A Marc Gasol turnaround jumper in the paint completed a 16-4 run over a four-minute span that effectively put the game out of reach for the visiting Knicks.
Then I felt the balance of the auto was a bit limited to the front, so I was destroying the left front and then I couldn't get the vehicle to turn and that's what basically happened when Sebastian was behind me. It was later revealed that the problem with the internal combustion unit meant that Verstappen had only been running on four of the six cylinders, leaving him massively down on power.
Garcia's score was almost five shots lower than his career average in the third round at Augusta. It settled 30 feet from the flag and Spieth two-putted for his next-to-last birdie of the day, the highlight of a sparkling 68 that left him two shots off the lead heading into the final round.
Getting back to this point has certainly been eventful for both fighters. Cormier accused Jones of grand-standing by showing up to Buffalo when he's not fighting. He's here, but he still can't fight. Anthony Johnson retires after the loss saying he's exhausted of getting punched and that the decision was made before the fight.
Job gains in January and February had averaged a robust 218,000, fueled partly by strong hiring in construction, which occurred because of unseasonably warm winter weather. "So there is a real contradiction with the employment survey, which will only add to the confusion on how to interpret the report", Knightley said.
Phil Jagielka's first-half effort looked to have secured all three points for Everton, which would have moved them above Man United into fifth position in the table. "He must understand the game, he must think, and he must accelerate the process". It was Ibrahimovic's 27th goal of the season and but for his contribution United would be a long way off qualification for next season's Champions League.
It's the sixth straight pole position for Britain's Hamilton, who after the race said that Ferrari put up a tough fight, reports Xinhua news agency."The Ferrari looked so fast and we knew it was going to be close, and we knew we had to pull out all the stops and I managed to do a very, very ideal lap", Hamilton said.
We had a game plan and I think it worked perfectly'. They want to come back for me in Italy. "This is the truth". I don't like it when I hear another man speaks about me. He added: "We want to finish very good and (for) a good season to become a great season for us". Diego Costa has also attracted interest from clubs overseas and Conte has told Abramovich he will only remain at the club if his top players also stay.
The 67-year-old Wenger has faced calls to quit from some fans' groups unhappy with what they see as Arsenal's repeated inability to sustain a title challenge. Speaking at a news conference at Arsenal's London Colney training ground on Friday morning, Wenger said: "I think from Wednesday's game, nobody should be out".
Four players are three shots back, including 57-year-old Fred Couples (70 on Friday). Eyes will be peeled at the trio tied for 10th at even par 144, all past Masters champions: three-time victor Phil Mickelson (73), who admittedly made a mess of the finish with three bogeys in his last six holes; 2015 champion Jordan Spieth (69), who played his last six holes bogey-free, with three birdies; and 2013 champion Adam Scott (69), who joined Spieth and Couples in making a birdie at the last.
Premier League leaders Chelsea now enjoy a seven point lead over Spurs in the Premier League and will be overwhelming favorites to win the League this season with eight games remaining. "He's growing in his mentality and I think he's playing a really good season". Their remaining eight games include a north London derby at home to Arsenal on 30 April and a visit from Manchester United on 13 May.
We have to move forward and make sure that the things that went less well don't happen again and just try and take as many points as possible". "That is what I half-expected when I saw him after the game". "We need to collect a few more points". In the end everything came together for Liverpool but this was a odd way to win three points, as Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino came off the bench to breathe fresh life into a team who had been sleepwalking towards defeat.
Meanwhile his owner, Ted Leonsis, one of the 31 tycoons that National Hockey League commissioner Gary Bettman reports directly to, has supported his captain's resolve, indicating that he would grant Ovechkin permission to compete in his fourth Olympics.
Derek Fox rode excellently as he came from the field to win by several lengths in the most famous steeplechase race in the world. Fox himself almost missed the ride, only returning to action after a broken wrist earlier in the week, and the mount on One For Arthur was just his fifth since his return.
Elated after guiding Kings XI Punjab to a six-wicket victory in their 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) opener against Rising Pune Supergiant, Punjab's new skipper Glenn Maxwell on Saturday said the failure of the past seasons is behind them now.
Now, Westbrook has a chance to surpass that. "To kinda see him glow in that moment, it was pretty special". Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) shoots in front of Memphis Grizzlies guard Andrew Harrison (5) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, April 5 , 2017, in Memphis , Tenn.
The victory kept the Blazers ahead of the Denver Nuggets for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference with just two games left. The Los Angeles Clippers are shooting 37.6 percent from beyond the arc and 74.5 percent from the free throw line.
It tallied numerous reports of hail and high winds and listed eight possible tornadoes - seven in Georgia and one in SC. A large tornado toppled trees and power lines in rural Georgia and almost a half-dozen suspected twisters roughed up other areas of the Southeast on Wednesday as heavy rain and hail fell in spots.
Perhaps the most daunting name at Augusta National was Spieth, who began this Masters with a quadruple-bogey 9 on the 15th hole of the opening round and was 10 shots out of the lead when he trudged off the course on Thursday. He's had his chances in the four majors, too, particularly in 2014 when he was among the top five at all four majors, including a tie for fifth behind victor Bubba Watson at Augusta National.