The ban was reportedly doubled to two games after Neymar walked off the field while sarcastically clapping at the assistant referee, meaning he will miss the match at Madrid's Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, barring a successful appeal from the club.
Justin Rose will like to think so. One of the players expected to make a big run Saturday was Rory McIlroy, who began the day five shots off the lead at 1-over. He slowly chipped away at it Friday before breaking down the door Saturday. After starting the day with five consecutive pars, Spieth kick-started his round with a run of three birdies in four holes before the turn - the highlight coming at the ninth when a lovely approach left a tap-in.
Who would've thought that when San Francisco Giants star and fan favorite, Buster Posey , stepped into the batters box in Monday's home opener, it would be his last at-bat in a while. Moore, beginning his first full season with the club after being acquired from Tampa Bay at the 2016 trade deadline, allowed six runs and eight hits over 5 1/3 innings in a loss Wednesday at Arizona.
The investigation is focused on two suspects from the "Islamist spectrum", spokeswoman Frauke Koehler said. The federal public prosecutor also confirmed that the explosives used contained metal shards. The first leg of the match between Dortmund and AS Monaco was postponed following the blast. Three small explosions hit the Borussia Dortmund transport on Tuesday night, hours before a Champions League quarter-final in the northwestern city.
The Senators meanwhile struggled down the stretch and aren't giving many people a ton of confidence as the postseason begins on Wednesday but they have had success against the Bruins this season and will look for that to carry over into this series.
While World Peace didn't quite match Kobe Bryant's 60-point finale a year ago, the former Ron Artest got his usual wild ovations in pregame introductions and again whenever he did anything interesting. "I'll gamble with that any day". Obviously, I'm going to keep working out. "My dad, brothers and everyone wanted me to play". "It's the last thing I would think about this early.
Cesar Hernandez knocked in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning with a broken-bat single to left field. I think Hellickson will pitch pretty well here, but realistically the Phillies simply don't have the offense to support him (despite the 17 runs on Saturday).
Pandya hit a six off the last ball of the 19th over. So, he recommended Krunal Pandya for slow bowling. Their top order, including captain Rohit Sharma, floundered againt South African leggie Imran Tahir, failing to read his googlies. After the innings break, the Mumbai Indians opening players Parthiv Patel and Butler started their game as well with a good partnership. Sharma said of the two batsmen: "We were hoping Rana and Hardik would finish it off and they did".
We won many second balls as well but in the decisive duels they were stronger, yes. Wenger expressed his disappointment after the defeat to Palace, saying they fell flat in what he deemed a "must-win" game. Palace were sharp, they beat Chelsea the other day, and that shows they have quality. The visiting fans turned on their players - " You're not fit to wear the shirt ", they sang - and their beleaguered manager.
Red Sox spokesman Kevin Gregg told Boston.com the clubhouse was indeed fumigated with foggers on Sunday, as the team prepares for an upcoming seven-game home stand this week. The Tigers end up taking three out of four from Boston in Detroit and the Sox return home to Fenway with a 3-3 record as they take on the Orioles tonight.
John Tortorella is a fan of Maple Leafs super rookie Auston Matthews . The Leafs power play went from 29th to second. Connor Brown broke a tie with 2:48 left and the host Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-3 on Saturday night to wrap up their first playoff spot since 2013.
Jacobs and his wife, Crystal, have lived in East Tennessee since 1995, and moved to Knoxville several years ago. Though Jacobs wrestled under other monikers prior for a number of years, his "Kane" character was introduced to WWE fans in 1997.
Against Nadal, Federer won all six points when he played serve-and-volley, and won six other points at the net. At Miami open , it took Federer three years and three hours to defeat Nick Kyrgios . Federer saved two match points in his quarterfinal win against Tomas Berdych , and earned a three-tiebreaker win in the semifinals against Kyrgios.
He can hit all the practice shots to within a foot he wants, but the real test won't come until the Green Jacket is actually on the line. He ranks second off the tee, and 6th around the green. Don't lay up. You know, all the macho stuff that every recreational golfer boasts before slicing a 3-wood from 245 yards into the middle of a pond. Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth have been friends since they were 14.
One would think the Star Wars universe would be ripe for some narrative, but EA felt otherwise. However, it was also criticised for lacking the depth and substance of a standalone game. Modes such as Walker Assault and Supremacy are expected to return in the reboot's sequel, adds the site, while the multistage "Infiltration mode", which was released at an additional cost, could be more prevalent.
Barcelona player ratings: ter Stegen 5, Sergi Roberto 4, Pique 5, Umtiti 5, Mascherano 5, Mathieu 3, Rakitic 4, Iniesta 5, Messi 4, Neymar 5, Suarez 5. "We have to be careful because every time it is hard in Barcelona ". He added in his postmatch news conference: "The feelings as manager are lamentable and it's hard to explain".
The next stop on Westbrook's road show is Phoenix Friday night when the Thunder face the Suns. "Something I'll definitely never forget". The Thunder were supercharged, riding Westbrook's wave, with the offense rolling and the defense suffocating.
A cat invaded Marlins Park, and found a temporary home on the home run sculpture. It's Rally Cat , the new star of the Miami Marlins. As fate would have it, the Marlins had a game Tuesday interrupted by a four-legged visitor, one that Miami fans were quick to adopt as the team's #RallyCat .
Diamondbacks pitcher Taijuan Walker's fastball to the head of Giants catcher Buster Posey on Monday appeared accidental. Bochy said there was no discussion about letting Posey stay in the game because, as a catcher, he could be at risk for a foul tip that would have an exponentially devastating effect.
We can't affect how Chelsea will do, we need to go into every game with a winning mentality. We want to play in the Champions League next season and nothing is over. Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Wilson Palacios believes that manager Mauricio Pochettino has given the Londoners a good look and now the club can go on and achieve something great.
Dortmund have now confirmed that Bartra's operation was successful as club president Reinhard Rauball told n-tv: 'We have heard that everything went well'. Watzke, who confirmed that Bartra's injuries were not life threatening, has admitted that his team have been affected by the incident but has called on his stars to "shake this off" ahead of the rearranged clash.
Westbrook needed just one assist in the game's final quarter to record his 42nd triple-double of the season, but instead he went for 18 points (and the assist) in the quarter to end Denver's slim hopes of playing beyond April 12. But after a break-neck year in which he broke Oscar Robertson's record for most triple-doubles in a season and helped the Thunder turn the page after Kevin Durant left for Golden State, the most relentless player in the league finally took a night off.
The pairing did not take long to make things exciting, as Garcia birdied two of the first three holes, separating himself from Rose nearly immediately. His chin was up. "It was a great battle with Sergio all day", Rose said. "He deserves it", Rose said. He has had his fair share of heartbreak. I still have a bunch of good years in me and this is one I hope I can knock off.
The explosives appear to have been hidden in a hedge and were set off as the bus passed. However, a spokesman later told the press conference they were treating the incident as a " targeted attack on Borussia Dortmund's team" after finding an undetonated device in the vicinity of the team hotel.
For the most part, the NHL's standings after 82 games does a pretty good job determining which teams have the best chance of advancing through the playoffs. In terms of series pricing, Boston is close to a -180 favorite despite the fact Ottawa has home ice advantage. Nashville was able to hold on again in Game 4, breaking a 2-2 tie with a pair of goals in the third period before giving up one by Chicago's Marcus Krüger late.
The 37-year-old Spaniard took the greatest triumph of his career, and a $1.98 million top prize from an $11 million payout, on what would have been the 60th birthday of his idol, two-time Masters champion and three-time British Open victor Seve Ballesteros , who died of brain cancer in 2011 at age 54.
There's still a long time to make a decision. "If somebody's gonna tell me not to go, I don't care - I'll just go". Alex Ovechkin said he still plans on going. After five consecutive Olympic games with NHL stars, the league has changed directions. In the most recent Winter Olympics, New York Islanders star center John Tavares missed the remainder of the 2013-2014 season after tearing ligaments in his left knee.
Bellerin sought to meet the Arsenal faithful at full-time following the loss but was instead booed, leading to the full-back turning and walking away before being consoled by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. "I understand our fans are disappointed and we all are deeply disappointed", he said . In the first half, we had problems getting in the game after 10 or 15 minutes.
Samson went on to bring up a richly-deserved maiden hundred with a stylish six off Zampa. Samson had at one point looked like he would throw away another good start, getting bogged down in the middle stages of his innings. There were times in the past when quality bowling would force Samson into choosing the wrong shot, but he was able to keep that weakness in check and later praised the Daredevils support staff for backing him.
That was pretty sweet". But Girardi thought about putting Bird at first base for defensive purposes in Sunday's ninth inning, until the Yankees broke open the game. This comes with an Optimal Recovery Time of four weeks, in line with his current timeline. Higashioka said his wife, Alyse, watched from the stands Tuesday.
Gallinari scored 22 points in the third quarter to give Denver a 14-point lead heading into the fourth, but the Thunder (46-34) rallied to get within two on Westbrook's layup with 27.1 seconds left. Westbrook received a standing ovation from the opposing crowd amid cheers of 'MVP'. The game between Denver Nuggets and Oklahoma City Thunder started late due to multiple games scheduled for today.
Under the stewardship of new captain Bhupathi, a rookie Indian side swatted Uzbekistan, sorely missing the services of its talisman Denis Istomin, 4-1, to earn a spot in the playoffs last week. Canada's singles players are ranked higher than their Indian counterparts and putting up a strong doubles combination could, at least, keep the Indian hopes alive till the third and final day.
Wenger's pre-match mood was not improved by injury robbing him of goalkeepers Petr Cech and David Ospina, which handed a rare Premier League start to Emiliano Martinez. Going into the game, the teams had just two league wins between them since the start of February, with Arsenal seven points adrift of the top four at kick-off.
Live streaming of Houston Rockets vs Golden State Warriors can be watched online with NBA League pass subscription on NBA official website. "We have to do a better job of scrambling, talking, communicating", said Danny Green who had a pretty good night with 16 points, 4 three's and a couple of steals.
Arsenal are adamant the decision on whether Wenger signs a new two-year deal will be a mutual one, despite the perception that the 67-year-old will be allowed to decide his own destiny. "We managed to be strong defensively and to find some opportunities and to score". And Arsenal's flops were forced to run the gauntlet after the match as they were each subjected to more abuse from waiting fans as they made their way from the away dressing-room to the team coach.
Ryan Moore and Charley Hoffman also both are at 4-under par. Sergio Garcia has won the US Masters in a cliffhanger final round which went to a playoff after he and eventual runner up finished the tournament tied on 9 under the card. And Garcia managed to finally hold his Saturday-at-Augusta demons at bay with a decent round of 70 for a 6-under total. "Waking up and you have a chance to win your favorite tournament that you've dreamt of winning and competing in since you were a kid, and ...
The Penguins will have to win some games to buy those players recovery time. Why then should the Penguins be any different? He started the season with the Monsters, but has been with Columbus since getting called up in February. Big, bold, blue stenciled-in-all-caps letters read "Stanley Cup Playoffs" with an accompanying image of the trophy John Tortorella held up as the coach of the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2004.
And yet I've never had the fortune to actually work with him. "I loved Italy but if one day I have to leave, I'm sure it will be to the Premier League". "I feel indebted to him because he's the coach that most trusted in me, most wanted me, who made me feel I could perform at the highest level. I'm no longer the youngest, I'm 24, it's a big moment".
This series will no doubt be personal for Price because in the 2014 Eastern Conference Finals, Kreider crashed into Price in Game 1 and took him out of the series. Julien likened it to 2014 when he was coaching Boston and the Bruins were upset in the second round by Montreal, who had former scoring star Danny Briere on the fourth line.
The two showpiece races take place on May 28 and McLaren - whose fortunes have plummeted in F1 - "will enter a single auto in the 101st Indianapolis 500", said a team statement. "OK, equally, he'll have his work cut out to acclimatise to running at super-speedway velocities, but ultimately it's quality that counts in all forms of motorsport, and Fernando is very definitely quality".
Reports in Spain say Atletico have reacted to the latest speculation over Griezmann's future by offering him a new contract that would pay €10 million a year, with his €100 million release clause being raised. Speaking after saving his side against their Madrid rivals on Saturday, the Frenchman called any idea of the move "dead", despite Sergio Ramos insisting that the reigning European champions would open their doors for the former Real Sociedad man.
He had already joined Robertson as the only players to average a triple-double over the course of a season. Revenge is a great motivator - just ask Oklahoma City NBA star Russell Westbrook, who this week scored, passed and rebounded his way in to the history books.
Informed by a television viewer, the officials found Thompson had moved her ball closer to the hole on a green when replacing it after marking it during her Saturday round. One of the dumbest practices in all of professional sports is that those who watch golf on TV have the ability to call in to the tournament that's being played and inform officials that a golfer has just broken a rule and should be penalized.
The Spaniard, a perennial almost man in majors boasting 22 top-10 finishes without a victory, was the co-leader with Rose at the start of Sunday, and improved his position with birdies at the first and third to reach eight under for the tournament.
And video footage shows fan fury overspill to the players with a number of obscenities not only aimed towards Wenger, but also Mesut Ozil and Shkodran Mustafi. Arsenal are stuck in sixth place with the fans at war with Arsene Wenger, the board and the players over the disputed issue of Wenger's continued management of the club.
The final two match-ups for the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs were settled on Sunday when the Anaheim Ducks beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-3 in overtime to clinch the Pacific Division for the fifth straight season. Thus they know all too well that regular season success doesn't always lead to deep playoff runs. "Gio is one of our best players so he'd probably be a target anyway".
Dortmund chief Hans-Joachim Watzke has since called for the players of the club to use the incident as motivation and is confident they can pull together to get a result on Wednesday evening. The French club also offered to reimburse its fans who stayed in Dortmund overnight up to 80 euros ($85). "The team is in shock". Watzke says: "It's our task now to digest this somehow because it's only 24 hours before we have to play".
It's looking increasingly likely that Wenger's tenure at the club will come to a sad end. "What we say in the dressing room remains in the dressing room". We came back into the game and had some unsafe situations that we couldn't score from. But they have a lot of quality. "I just think from top to bottom this club is not right; the talk of Wenger staying or going and the contracts of Sanchez and Ozil", Carragher told Sky Sports .
Meanwhile captain Andres Iniesta told the Spanish press after the game the team did not "feel as bad as we did in Paris", adding,"we'll turn the tie around if we do things as we need to.". Barcelona club legend Xavi Hernandez gave his views on his retirement, the most unsafe player in the Juventus team and who he would like to see in Barcelona colours before the Champions League quarterfinal first leg between Barcelona and Juventus .
Leroy Sane put the visitors ahead inside five minutes and Sergio Aguero restored the lead for Pep Guardiola's men just 131 seconds after Theo Walcott had levelled. We dropped two and we've got to improve for next time. Former Arsenal defender Sol Campbell has predicted that Arsene Wenger will sign a new contract but urged him to instil his team with a new mentality.