For a brief moment, I took a small pull on him. He's a real yard favourite and is very laid back so a big day like he'll face on Saturday will be like water off a duck's back for him. The Charlie Longsdon-trained Pendra , who is also owned by McManus, was the only horse among the top 40 at Monday's confirmation stage not to be declared.
Victory saw United close to within four points of Manchester City, who occupy the fourth and final Champions League qualifying berth and have played a game more than Mourinho's side. One of the players who has been struggling in front of goal is Jesse Lingard, who recently signed a new and improved contract, and Giggs has urged the England global to step up his game.
Atletico, which added the draw to wins at Real in the last three league campaigns, stayed in third place, 10 points back. Atletico can turn with confidence still high to the Champions League, where it hosts Leicester on Tuesday in the quarterfinals the same day that Barcelona visits Juventus.
For leading from the front, Maxwell was awarded the player of the match . It was a brief blitz, studded with four sixes, but enough to leave the feeling still lingering at the Holkar Stadium . WICKET! Good innings by Ben Stokes . Against Mumbai Indians, even though they chased down 185 with just one ball to spare, they never looked out of the chase.
Juventus striker Paulo Dybala has urged his teammates to stand tall and face the Barcelona challenge head-on when they meet in the Champions League quarters. Higuain nearly doubled his tally as he spun to flash a shot just wide of the right-hand post from the edge of the area, before the Argentina worldwide then drew a save from Seculin with a teasing effort.
Westbrook secured his 41st triple-double of the season in the third quarter, matching the record Robertson established in the 1961-62 season. At the first stoppage of play, the referee held the ball to allow the announcer to recognize the historic moment.
Manchester City's Argentinian striker Sergio Aguero (L) celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Hull City at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on April 8, 2017.
Trumbo then put Baltimore up 3-0 with an RBI single in the bottom of the fifth, but NY would go on to score seven unanswered runs. The Yankees do play in a homer-friendly ballpark that would make it seem as though they would stand to benefit from a high home run rate, but the Yankees' just don't appear to have the personnel to take advantage of a home run spike.
Second-placed Tottenham's sixth successive league victory took them to 68 points from 31 games. "For us it's now (important) to be focused on the next game". Of all the talents in world football, he is the most likely to surpass the £89.3m Manchester United paid for Paul Pogba. Despite possessing plenty of counter-attacking pace, Watford were simply unable to get out, as opposition bodies swarmed around them whenever they threatened to break.
Garcia and England's Rose, the 2016 Rio Olympic champion and 2013 US Open victor, were deadlocked on nine-under par 279 after 72 holes. Playing the 18th hole again, Rose got in trouble with an errant tee shot, forcing him to punch out from behind a giant magnolia tree.
Chris Lynn could miss the entire IPL 2017 because of a shoulder injury that he sustained against Mumbai Indians. There are chances that Chris Lynn's Indian Premier League campaign can come to an early end after the Kolkata Knight Riders players suffered a shoulder injury on his right shoulder.
Players surplus to requirements, like right-back pairing Mathieu Debuchy and Carl Jenkinson, are also likely to leave the side and further departures could follow as players like Lucas Perez and Chuba Akpom eye more regular first-team opportunities.
The hard-working power forward briefly spoke with a team media relations member and general manager David Griffin before addressing a small group of reporters while James was speaking to the larger media group surrounding him in his corner locker.
South Korean So Yeon Ryu won her second major in freaky fashion Sunday, defeating Lexi Thompson on the ANA Inspiration's first playoff hole after LPGA officials assessed Thompson with a retroactive, four-shot penalty with six holes left at Mission Hills Country Club.
None of that symbolism, Garcia said afterward, was lost on him. "It's a attractive thing to have". It's 18 years since Sergio Garcia announced himself as a star in worldwide golf, first by winning the Irish Open in 1999 followed by a runner-up spot in the USPGA that year and then taking three and-a-half points in the famous Battle of Brookline Ryder Cup match.
The Germany worldwide additionally registered an assist, which makes it just the next top flight match where he's scored and set up a teammate this season - the other being the reverse fixture against West Ham , which the Gunners won 5-1 in December.
Barkley's lawyers have confirmed the victim was the 23-year-old England global, who, hours earlier, had played a starring role in Everton's 4-2 Premier League defeat of Leicester City. Barkley featured for Everton in their 4-2 win over Leicester City on Sunday, registering an assist for one of Romelu Lukaku's goals. Merseyside Police say they haven't received a report about an assault but are making inquiries.
Multiple top-ranking military and intelligence officials told the news source that another option presented to Trump by the National Security Council is an operation to kill the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. In appearances on the Sunday news shows, Tillerson said advances in North Korea's ballistic missile program concerned the USA the most. And Pyongyang has shown no sign of reining in a missile testing programme ultimately aimed at securing the capability to deliver a nuclear warhead ...
Evans started the second set better, staying on level terms until the fifth game, but then Chardy broke for 4-2, and needed only to serve it out, 6-3, with some more fine forehands. Heading into the TB, a double-fault handed Edmund the advantage but from 5-2 his foundations were rocked as he was broken twice. And in November 2015 he led the team to their first Davis Cup title in 79 years with victory over Belgium, before another semi-final appearance in 2016.
I felt positive. I felt confident. He has now had five top 10s at the Masters, including each of the past three years. And Garcia said he has nothing but respect for his friend and rival. Could I have made the putt on 17? While he once was his own worst enemy and often complained and provided excuses - he's had many battles with Tiger Woods, the golf gods and himself - he's wiser now and about to marry for the first time.
Online Chat: DJ Kachman, the Veterans Affairs Department's director of mobile and security technology transformation lead, on April 10, at 1 p.m. Rose reached 8 under with a birdie on 8 and stayed there all the way to 15 while Garcia gave shots away at 10 and 11.
Both forwards started the Reds' game at the Bet365 Stadium on the bench before coming on as half-time substitutes with their side trailing 1-0. Jurgen Klopp has revealed that Brazilian playmaker, Philippe Coutinho lost 3 kilograms due to an illness before playing against Stoke.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the Rev. Alex I. Peterson told those at the private service that they would celebrate Berry's life in a rock 'n roll style. He is considered to be one of the pioneers of rock and roll influencing generations of succeeding musicians, most notably The Beatles, the Rolling Stones and the Beach Boys.
Cormier started his career as a heavyweight and, at 38 years old, will only find making the 205lb light heavyweight limit gets more hard for him - but this is hardly ideal preparation for his title defence in the main event on Saturday. Of course, many fighters retire only to quickly return, and with Johnson still very relevant near the top of the light heavyweight division, there is a real chance he can be lured back into the cage.
In doing so he joined serial winners Jose Mourinho, Carlo Ancelotti, Guus Hiddink and Pep Guardiola as the only managers to achieve the feat. Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare is not anxious the Foxes could lose Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi this summer.
Prior to his play-off success, Garcia had missed a five-foot putt for the title in regulation play. Garcia shot 3-under-par 69 Sunday and finished at 9-under overall. 1 Dustin Johnson's fall down the stairs and subsequent DNS. "It's going to sting, for sure", Rose said, his gaze steady but his frustration evident.
The victor, trained by Lucinda Russell, took it up at the last and came home clear of Cause of Causes to emulate Rubstic's win in 1979. It was only Fox's sixth ride since returning from injury and the Sligo-born easy rider could not believe he had just won the greatest race in the world.
Guardiola could be heading for his worst ever individual season - having never finished lower than second in his managerial career and had not been knocked out of the Champions League before the semifinals until this season. Of course, it's been a long time [since they played], especially Vincent. Hull were favourites to be relegated from the Premier League in December following a awful start to he season.
Chelsea showed few signs of nerves in the first half at the Vitality Stadium, with Eden Hazard rounding Artur Boruc to score his 14th goal of the season after Adam Smith had diverted a scuffed Diego Costa effort into his own net. "It's important to understand this", he added. "They key thing is they are a very hard team to chase the game against", he said. "Every game we win is a strong message for the other teams".
But he parred No. 18 to log hisfirst score in the 60s at Augusta since a 67 in the first round of the 2015 tournament. Two birdies in the opening three holes took McIlroy to within three of the lead but his failure to capitalise on his magnificent driving cost him dearly.
As a result, the drivers will start at the rear of the 40-car field, ordered based on where they are in the driver standings. Hopefully this is a good start for tomorrow. Harvick is the polesitter after winning all three rounds of qualifying Friday, including a fast lap of 198.405 miles per hour on the fresh track .
Russell Westbrook passed Oscar Robertson with his 42nd triple-double of the season on Sunday night, ending Robertson's long reign atop the record books for single-season triple-doubles. With fans in Denver cheering him on, he gained the needed 10th assist with 4:17 remaining in the fourth quarter. Denver will face Oklahoma City again on Wednesday in the season finale after playing in Dallas on Tuesday.
The Frenchman raced through on goal and found the back of the net to ensure Atletico were not going to taste defeat at the Bernabeu. Oblak was again alert to deny Karim Benzema before Real came close to taking the lead after opening Atletico up after 30 minutes.
Larsson was controversially dismissed for a tackle on Ander Herrera and United made their extra advantage count early in the second half, as Mkhitaryan struck to kill the game before Marcus Rashford had the final say late on. Sunderland are likely to appeal the red card shown to midfielder Seb Larsson, but manager David Moyes was keen not to use the loss of the Sweden worldwide before half-time as an excuse for a fifth defeat in six games which pushed his side closer to relegation to the ...
La Liga strugglers Granada have appointed former Arsenal captain Tony Adams as their coach until the end of the season. Tony Adams will try to turn around the fortunes of struggling Granada. "In his place, the club place all their confidence in Tony Adams, vice president of DDMC, as head coach of Granada until the end of the season". Granada represents Adams' first return to coaching since his time in charge of Azerbaijani side Gabala.
Pieters said he grew up watching the Masters and dreamed of success in the year's first major, outdueling the game's best to earn the green jacket. And the 29-year old confirmed the tongue talking he received from his wife. The Lothians-based player closed with back-to-back 67s at Frilford Heath to win the card scramble for the third-tier circuit by two shots on 10-under-par 206.
The 23-year-old, a boyhood Everton fan, graduated from the academy at Goodison Park, but his future at the club looks increasingly uncertain. "We offer him a new contract and then [there are] two possibilities", Koeman said at his post-match media conference.
The wrestler was born on March 24, 1965, which makes The Undertaker's age 52 years. Just because Vince McMahon wants Reigns to be the next face of the company, Taker was forced to digest the pinfall. After the fight, The Undertaker got up and the crowd applauded him. WWE had the flawless opportunity to join the dark side by viciously ending The Undertaker's career, and if it didn't happen at WrestleMania 33 , it's not going to happen anytime soon.
But with a record of 37-1, the Bulldogs were well equipped to take on a Goliath of a college basketball program. "This team has a lot of competitors", junior Theo Pinson said in the locker room after the 71-65 win against Gonzaga in the title game in Glendale, Arizona.
Eastern Time at KeyBank Center in Buffalo. Daniel Cormier and Anthony "Rumble" Johnson will compete for the light heavyweight title in the main event at UFC 210 on Saturday night, but a huge shadow will hang over the event with former champion Jon Jones sitting just a few feet away from the Octagon.
But right when it looked to be over, momentum shifted to Garcia. There was always going to be a cloud of dirt and dust following him around. First and foremost, a play-off victory over Justin Rose after the pair had traded blows in a thrilling back-nine battle at Augusta National brought delight at long last in a major for Garcia.
But Sunday, he had just one birdie to go with five bogeys and a double-bogey 5 on the 12th hole when his tee shot went in the water to fall out of contention. "I feel if he misses there I'm full clear and looking at Thomas Pieters and Matt Kuchar". I think the key was the par at 13. "It's the kind of place that if you are trying to fight against it, it's going to beat you down", Garcia said.
The NHLPA answered with a hastily written response, saying in part, "The players are extraordinarily disappointed and adamantly disagree with the NHL's shortsighted decision to not continue our participation in the Olympics". Would Vlasic consider leaving the Sharks in the middle of the season to compete for Team Canada? Much appears to depend on whether owners give their players permission to go.
Chelsea travel to fifth-placed Manchester United on Sunday and will be hoping to get their first win at Old Trafford since 2013. "Now is one step closer to the title and we have seven games left", Hazard told BT Sport . To be always a fantastic season also to compose history you need to win". "We've been there nearly all season, we are showing we want to be there, we're playing very good and fighting for it and that's what we need yo keep doing".
I know the pace is there, I can do very good things with the vehicle and as a team we did a stronger job, in terms of auto pace, than what we had done on Sunday in Melbourne. [But] it's the second race of the season, there are 18 more - analyse and forget it. "Lewis, on his day, is in a different league", Wolff said, according to PA Sport and The Mail .
South wind 11 to 16 miles per hour decreasing to 5 to 10 miles per hour after midnight. South wind 8 to 16 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 28 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, otherwise mostly sunny with a high of 80. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.
As he stood on the 18th green in triumph, the crowds chanting "Sergio, Sergio!" were the ultimate vindication as he sealed victory on what would have been Ballesteros' 60th birthday. He carried that attitude all the way to the 18th and when he missed a 5-footer that would've given him a win in regulation, he simply redoubled his effort.
Rahul hit the winning runs as India won the 10th out of 13 Tests in a marathon home campaign which saw the top-ranked team beat New Zealand, England , Bangladesh and Australia. "After bowling a couple of overs on it before lunch, I sat down and thought about what it is similar to and it was closer to a home wicket", Lyon said after claiming 4-67.
According to ANA-MPE 47 people were killed today in two separate blasts which targeted Coptic Christians in Egypt . Alexandria's St Mark's Cathedral, the historical seat of Christianity in Egypt, was targeted several hours later, killing at least 16 people and injuring 31, the Independent reported.
The 33-year-old said: 'Our aim is to win the next two matches, then we can start to look at things a little differently. "It's going to be massive, but every game left is like a final now". It affected out ability to do the basics. Although that improved in the second half from a battling perspective. It was a scrappy, poor game of football.