Barcelona have been rocked by the news that Brazilian forward Neymar will miss this month's El Clasico against Real Madrid after being handed a three-match suspension. According to Gil , Lionel Messi, Javier Mascherano and Luis Suarez led an "intense" Barcelona inquest after the very surprising defeat while Neymar , who was shown a red card in the game, merely sulked.
If we get our rest and we're healthy going into the playoffs, I like exactly who we are and what we can do. "But I'd be lying if I didn't say there's reason for concern". Many of them blamed the refs for some questionable calls at the end of regulation and in overtime. Cleveland's struggles in the past month make it easy to forget James putting up career highs in assists, rebounds and triple-doubles while inexplicably tying his single-game record for dunks, when he had eight against Detroit ...
They don't only need the conditions to succeed. Woakes and Boult are experienced too. "We have different options for different wickets". Uthappa has been a different class in the IPL since joining Kolkata and would like to get this season going as soon as possible.
Let's dwell on that for a second. Depending on the Maple Leafs, the Boston Bruins will face either Ottawa or Washington. They'll open the postseason with a best-of-seven series against Minnesota. "When we come this far, we are not going to be satisfied with anything but trying to move on and trying to win games so were not just happy to be here".
An unhappy knack of drawing matches they have dominated means United are scrapping for a top-four finish rather than the Premier League crown, although the Europa League offers a fail-safe as they bid to return to the Champions League. Brussels has been subject to higher security since March 22 previous year, when coordinated attacks in the city killed 32 and injured many more. Anderlecht's 28-goal hitman Lukasz Teodorczyk could be missing with a shoulder injury, while Andy Nájar is a ...
Vidal also squandered the chance to put his team 2-0 up before the break after he missed a controversial penalty kick when he blasted the spot-kick over the crossbar and into the stands. But the Chilean headed wide from another good chance late in the half and then blazed a penalty over the bar in first-half stoppage time after Dani Carvajal was harshly adjudged to have handled a Franck Ribery shot.
The Bulls need all the help it can get as they are neck-and-neck against the Indiana Pacers and the Miami Heat for the eighth playoff spot. The Bulls and IN both won to improve to 39-40, and Miami (38-40) had the night off IN the chase for the seventh seed IN the Eastern Conference playoffs.
But the triple world champion is revelling in the new dynamic of his fight with Vettel. The video below puts Nico Rosberg's 2016 pole lap of 1:35.402 alongside Hamilton's 2017 pole lap of 1:31.678. He kept the lead off the line ahead of Vettel who had to defend early on from Valtteri Bottas in the other Mercedes . Sebastian Vettel (Ferrari) +6.250secs 3.
It was worth the wait. The two par-fives on the back nine proved pivotal, with Garcia making a clutch seven-footer to save par at the 13th before Rose missed a six-footer that would have taken him three clear. Rose birdied to match Garcia, then birdied the par-3 16th only to bogey and remain deadlocked to set up the closing drama. "And I did. And unfortunately it went straight", Garcia said of that crucial moment.
United leapfrogged Arsenal, who are sixth in the pursuit of a top four finish and Shaw impressed, starting only his second Premier League game since October at the end of a week in which Mourinho accused him of failing to think for himself on the field.
The Tottenham Hotspur midfielder was a surprise absentee among the nominees on Thursday morning, despite his impressive haul of 16 goals in 30 appearances in the Premier League this term, and Pochettino was at a loss to explain why when asked by the London Evening Standard .
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. Moyes' overall thoughts: "I'm disappointed we haven't take anything from the game and I think there was mitigating circumstances for that, but ultimately we're not here to blame referees".
Gordon Hayward dropped 30 points, had nine rebounds and dunked all over the Wizards. Those are Hall-of-Fame numbers from a future Hall-of-Famer. Still, it admittedly wasn't great defense by James, either - he got caught on a rather simple cross screen by Myles Turner, trying to go through him rather than definitively choosing to go under or over.
On the 72nd regulation hole, Rose missed an eight-foot birdie putt, leaving Garcia a five-footer to win, but he pushed it wide right. Now, they're headed back to the 18th tee box for the first playoff hole, tied at 9-under 279. "They are my idols my whole life", said Garcia, who was born the year the late Ballesteros won his first of two Masters in 1980. They have always been friends and contemporaries starting on the European Tour and then on Ryder Cup teams.
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has said his side face a "pure night" of football when they take a 1-0 lead to Leicester City's King Power Stadium for the second leg of their Uefa Champions League quarter-final. Robert Huth received his third caution of the competition and will miss Tuesday's second leg at the King Power Stadium, while captain Wes Morgan is also battling a back injury and remains a doubt, with Yohan Benalouane the only recognised centre-back now available.
Half-time substitutes Philippe Countinho and Firmino fired Liverpool to victory as the Reds came from behind to beat Stoke City. "We needed Simon Mignolet with two outstanding saves - the second one was one of the best I've ever seen, Save of the Day, Month, Year.
Werder mentioned the Patriots, Raiders and Packers as teams in need of both a running back and cornerback but added: "Whether anyone trades for Richard Sherman remains to be seen". Marshawn Lynch wasn't in the mood to be videotaped after he got off a flight in Los Angeles on Monday. Lynch visited the Raiders' facility last week as he considers making a comeback.
Now, four months removed from that fight, Rousey has remained relatively quiet - and completely silenced regarding her fighting future. After dethroning Miesha Tate in Strikeforce, she became the first female title holder in the UFC - even after the promotions president Dana White famously said there would never be a women's division in the organisation.
Murray said: "Obviously it was a really close match all the way through". "Our doubles team is world class, but France were better". The tournament still has plenty of interest for fans, but some of the top singles players opt not to compete for their country given the rigors of their tournament schedules.
Bravo went into the match with an unwanted record of failing to save the last six shots on target he had faced in league matches. The first or second year I was there, Unai Emery, who is now the PSG trainer, was at Valencia with Silva. Sergio (has made) an wonderful step forward in the last two months. "His ideal goal was one where all 11 players would pass to each other without the opposition touching it and that the last player would put it in the net", he said.
No offense, lethargic defense, the Magic shot to a 38-17 in the first half. He hit a bank shot in the lane and had six straight points down the stretch to keep the Magic in it. Pistons: Van Gundy said he chose to play Tobias Harris in the season finale because this marks the first time in his career he has played in all 82 games in a season.
The 31-year era of Silvio Berlusconi as AC Milan owner came to an end Thursday when Chinese businessman Li Yonghong formally became the owner. In a statement, Berlusconi's family holding Fininvest said it had sold its entire 99.93% stake in the club to Luxembourg-based Rossoneri Sport Investment Lux, the company that replaced the original Chinese bid vehicle.
Now, though, the Daily Mail claims Mourinho is "concerned" about De Gea's performances and will stick with Romero in goal against the team currently top of the Belgian First Division A. "At 35 years of age that is not easy because I am 35 and, to be fair, I am a bit exhausted of football and I need some times off to rest, but he seems like he is still enjoying playing football and that he feels good on the pitch".
Tillerson is a former oil executive who was awarded Russia's Order of Friendship by Putin. Russia's hopes for a thaw in Russia-U.S. ties following Trump's election have been shattered by the congressional investigation into alleged ties between Trump's campaign associates and Russian Federation.
You can feel a bit of the pressure, but it's normal. "I think a good coach, a good manager must do this, not only to win or to buy the best players in the world". According to The Sun , Eden Hazard and Diego Costa are tipped to quit the Stamford Bridge side as interest in them continues to pick up speed. "He did what a good coach should do, in that, when it's not working he changes it".
The normally steady Hoffman, who led by two early midway through the second nine, dropped three shots to par in the final five holes Saturday, opening a door that England's Justin Rose and Spain's Sergio Garcia quickly walked through. Garcia said it was simple: his mind was free of his Augusta demons. That gave the 37-year-old Spaniard two putts from 12 feet for the victory, and his putt swirled into the cup.
And in a letter to employees that evening, Munoz called the customer who was forcibly removed "disruptive and belligerent". When that did not work, they offered $800 per seat. United spokeswoman Megan McCarthy says the compensation will equal the cost of passengers' tickets and will come in the form of cash, travel credits or miles .
Zouma now plays for Chelsea but has known Pogba since the pair were youth players for France. 'He had bad feelings with his ankle and is not ready today. It could have been so many more but for him hitting the woodwork seven times this season. Not one single player stayed in Manchester because we were thinking about resting them, or because we were thinking about rotation or about Anderlecht .
Lawyers for the former tight end for the New England Patriots have claimed that Alexander Bradley - a friend who was with Hernandez that night - shot the men in a drug dispute. Hernandez, now 27, grew up in Bristol, Connecticut, and played for the Patriots from 2010 to 2012. "You have absolute proof that Bradley's lying", Baez told the jury.
Prediction: Chicago wins in 6. For the second consecutive season, Washington captured the Presidents' Trophy with the most points (best record). It matched up the teams based on the current playoff pairings and ... On the other side of the playoff spectrum, the St. Louis Blues (33/1), the Ottawa Senators (28/1) and the Toronto Maple Leafs (25/1) are all considered longshots to win the Stanley Cup.
Mourinho of old especially when he was at Chelsea in the good times and Inter Milan everything he did to me seemed premeditated", Mills told Premier League Daily. Jose Mourinho has won both of his previous encounters with Anderlecht as manager, with Chelsea in the 2005-06 Champions League group stage. Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been involved in eight Europa League goals this season (5 goals, 3 assists), more than any other player left in the competition.
Almost at the end of the counting in Kanthi-Dakshin [South] by-election in Purba [East] Medinipur district in south Bengal, ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) is comfortably ahead of its nearest rival by a margin of about 40,000 votes. "CPM does it and even at times the Congress and BJP do it as well". On Friday, BJP faced with a similar situation and secured about 30 per cent votes and has manages to send signals among Bengal electors that they have already emerged as key opposing to Mamata ...
We had three one-run games in our first five. He finished the season hitting.273/.314/.423 with 14 home runs and 59 RBIs , adding 12 steals. "Just try to go up there and be aggressive in the strike zone", he said. I love it. Our fans deserve it, they waited a long enough time. "But I think as he stays in this delivery and the velocity shows up - even if it doesn't, I'll take that any day of the week over shotgun 94, 95".
That carries a one-match ban - but referee Jesus Gil Manzano wrote in his report that the Brazil worldwide had "sarcastically applauded" the fourth official as he left the pitch. A late challenge on Diego Llorente in the second half then earned him a second yellow card, leaving Barcelona with 10 men for the final 25 minutes.
You can feel a bit of the pressure, but it's normal - when you play after your opponent that you will see your opponent very close. When you have pressure, you give the best of yourself. And we must have the same desire . "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".
The IOC and the IIHF had agreed to ensure payment of transportation and insurance for the players after having initially refused, in an effort to reach an agreement. The NHL should in no way be associated with such a thing, and it'd be nice if any of the millionaires who are sad they don't get to play in their precious Olympics in any way gave a crap.
Included is part of a 2010 Post-Dispatch interview with Kroenke in which he said: "I'm going to attempt to do everything that I can to keep the Rams in St. The city of St. Louis doesn't believe that the league acted in good faith, especially since the city ended up approving a stadium plan in December 2015.
They staggered to the finish line, falling flat and looking nothing like champions. According to OddsShark.com , the Heat will be laying 2.5 points to the visiting Cavaliers. The days of Wade's 50, or even 40-point games were gone, while Irving is a threat to hit those numbers every night. "We just thought these two guys were what we needed going into the playoffs to potentially help us", Lue said.
While he feels over two legs Anderlecht have little chance of getting the better of Manchester United, he insisted that the Belgians have played some good teams on their way to the last eight of the Europa League. We don't have many players and need everyone to try to be available. "Every match for us is a must". "Not one single player stayed in Manchester because we were thinking about resting them, or because we were thinking about rotation or about Anderlecht ".
Murray would like to see more interaction between players and coaches, maybe with a little less video. "I have to make more demands of Dan; He has to make more demands of the players". As the conference drew to a close, Murray gave his thoughts on coaching, saying "It's more about coaching individuals than coaching the system, in my opinion".
On the Smash Bros . front, fans will finally be able to get their hands on the long-awaited Cloud, Corrin, and Bayonetta Amiibo. Zelda: Breath of the Wild players have known for a while there were weapons and clothing tucked away for future amiibo to unlock.
The hosts were on the front foot from the outset, with Griezmann scuffing a shot right to Kasper Schmeichel and Yannick Carrasco lashing a volley into the side netting following a poor Robert Huth clearance. we would have taken that before the game. Atletico dominated from the start, with midfielder Koke slamming a long-range strike against the post in the fourth minute.
The Real Madrid legend's two goals against Bayern took his Champions League tally to 97. Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo issued a timely message to his critics following his match-winning display against Bayern Munich on Wednesday.
Despite Defoe wasting another chance for Sunderland late on, United were able to see out the remainder of the game easily, with substitute Rashford adding a third in the 90th minute, drilling the ball into the bottom corner after being teed up by Ibrahimovic.
In addition to the adoration from his teammates and the fans in the stands at Comerica Park, Romine received a more unusual reward following the game - he was informed that he'd been randomly selected to undergo a drug test. Louis had taken a 3-0 lead against Scherzer, who yielded only one earned run. He walked two in the ninth but retired Eduardo Escobar on a flyball to end it.
Including Saturday , Baez has started four of the Cubs' five games at second base. Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez is attended to after he collided with Jayson Heyward while trying to catch a hit off the bat of Milwaukee Brewers' Hernan Perez during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday , April 7, 2017, in Mi.
While it is unclear which teams have spoken to the 49ers about a potential trade, I know for a fact that the Panthers have expressed interest in moving up from their 8th pick. "And we'll explore every single one of them". We've got one of our own. Lynch said trying to decided between Myles Garrett and Mitchell Trubisky isn't as easy as it sounds.
But we will tell you exactly which team when we want to tell". "It was clear from the beginning that it was not a fixed term". With the competition so fierce at the moment, Liverpool finishing in the top four this season is anything but assured but Klopp has insisted that he will not be able to accept anything less than qualification into the Champions League for next year.
Westbrook had a double-double before halftime, and he finished the first half with 23 points, 12 rebounds and six assists. With averages of 31.9 points, 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 assists through 80 games, Westbrook has already locked up his triple-double average for the campaign.
Naturally, as the flag fluttered above the bleachers and the Cubs ground out a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers, a question hung in the air along with the clouds and cold of the evening: which cog in the machinery of the Cubs is the most important? Chicago Cubs players, coaches, ownership, executives and Hall of Fame alumni were presented their 2016 World Series Championship Rings prior to Wednesday night's game vs.