Big Blue was hoping to keep Hankins, but re-signing Jason Pierre-Paul this offseason was the priority. The Giants may also draft Hankins' replacement later this month. After signing Harrison, cornerback Janoris Jenkins and defensive end Olivier Vernon in free agency last season, the Giants shot up the defensive rankings, from last in 2015 to 10th in 2016.
The win moves West Ham eight points above the relegation zone, while Swansea is two points from safety. Manager Slaven Bilic had called for his side to stay together and was rewarded with a battling performance and a solid defensive effort that nullified a lacklustre Swansea side.
However, his future at the club remains uncertain with just over a year left on his current contract and he has yet to sign a new deal. Barkley has been linked with Tottenham Hotspur in recent weeks, while Chelsea are the strong favourites to land their former player Lukaku.
The roadside blasts left Dortmund's Spanish global Marc Bartra and a policeman injured, with the bombs "containing metal pieces" detonating minutes after the team bus set off to a planned Champions League game against Monaco on Tuesday night.
His performance on the course has struggled a little bit since the big win. So far in 2017 Willett has failed to convert a three-shot 54-hole lead in Malaysia, finished 69th in the 77-man field in the WGC-Mexico Championship and failed to reach the knockout stages of the WGC-Match Play in Austin.
LeBron and his team have won two straight after three consecutive losses. "We all understood that and we've got to keep building from here and not look back". According to ESPN's Brian Windhorst , LeBron James and Tristan Thompson let their tempers boil over on Sunday night, and the result wasn't pretty.
Despite Sunday's positive result , the Portuguese announced that he was shifting his focus to the Europa League. The Swede scored a sublime opening goal, curling home from 20-yards to hand United the initiative. With regards to what the three points means to their season, Mourinho continued: "The result was good. In this lovely weather the game was played at a more slow intensity".
UPDATE: The Thunder will rest Russell Westbrook , Andre Roberson and Taj Gibson. With two games to go in the regular season, the Oklahoma City Thunder are locked into the No. That was until the Oklahoma City Thunder faced the Denver Nuggets. He scored the team's final 13 points as Oklahoma City rallied from 10 down with three minutes left.
Zidane had evidently made good use of the interval as Madrid appeared a different side in the second half. There is still plenty to play for at the Bernabeu on Tuesday. However, the Chilean undid all his feverish good work by blazing a wayward penalty into the Munich night sky on the stroke of half time. The game took place amid heightened security after a review of the policing operation by authorities in Germany and Spain at all three Champions League games on Wednesday.
The versatile described the close bond that Bilic has with his players, and how they badly wanted to win for him. Clement sent on Fernando Llorente and Luciano Narsingh at half-time and the changes nearly brought an immediate impact when Narsingh's shot was blocked by James Collins.
Knocked out in her opening outing of the Malaysia Open Super Series Premier by China's teenage sensation Chen Yufei, the lanky fifth seed was dragged over the full distance by Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in her lung-opener of the Singapore Open Badminton Championships before she could squeeze out a narrow 10-21, 21-15, 22-20 victory in two minutes over the hour mark.
Chelsea duo Eden Hazard and N'Golo Kante have both made the six-man list, and are joined by Harry Kane, Alexis Sanchez, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romelu Lukaku . Lukaku and Kane are worthy due to them both enjoying 20 goal + seasons. "He is a better player, so in my opinion yes". "He is scoring goals and showing he is the most productive striker in the Premier League".
Slaven Bilic has called for West Ham to unite as a club and secure the victory they desperately need against Swansea on Saturday. Elneny does not possess the same intelligence in possession but, in tandem with Xhaka, he was able to inject sufficient tempo into this performance to help secure three precious points.
The Indian opening batsman made the aggressive comments on Twitter, in a clear reference to a video clip - the authenticity of which could not be verified - of Indian security personnel being roughed up by a mob allegedly in the held-Kashmir.
Her high school football coach announced the feat during a signing ceremony, and ESPN later confirmed that no woman has ever played Division I or II football on scholarship. "I don't look at it that way". Longo, 5-11, is going to play basketball at the school after playing both sports in high school. Make sure you keep your eyes open for Longo as the 2017 season approaches and Adams State gets their season rolling.
But the little point guard from the nearby Raymond Rosen Housing Projects stood out. She works in a state that had a confederate flag flying blocks from her office. "She's different. She's not one that you can keep pounding", Staley said. Schaefer took her out of the starting lineup at the start of the NCAA tournament, but put her back in before the Regional final against Baylor.
SEC teams SC and Mississippi State, who will play in the women's NCAA Tournament championship game on Sunday, have already played twice this season. UCLA's winning streak being snapped is technically in the same ballpark as Friday night's shocker, but is a far more iconic moment. MSU will play in its first-ever title game Sunday night.
Cespedes transferred that batting practice display to the game on Tuesday night when he connected for three home runs in the first five innings of a 14-4 victory over the Phillies. Mets manager Terry Collins called Cespedes a "special player" and said he wasn't surprised by his performance. In two starts this season, Hellickson is 1-0 with a 0.90 ERA.
Borussia Dortmund players have acknowledged that they could not focus on the game following the bomb attack on their team bus on Tuesday. So far German police have arrested a man described as having "Islamist links". Officers are still investigating three "serious explosive devices" which went off as the players and coaching staff left the L'Arrivee Hotel and Spa on the outskirts of Dortmund shortly before a match.
Ibrahimovic's goal means he has now scored 250 times since turning 30. "We have to keep focused, keep working, keep believing that we can reach the top four". We had a couple of situations but no more than that and we were playing quite compact and solid. "It was open at 0-0", Mourinho told Sky Sports . United will lock horns with Anderlecht in the first leg of the Europa quarter-finals while they will take on Chelsea in their next Premier League clash.
The Bayern goalkeeper once again proved why he is considered the world's best at his position. Bayern were missing Poland forward Robert Lewandowsi because of a shoulder injury, and lacked a cutting edge in the final third. Navas didn't have much to do, but perhaps could have done better for Bayern's strike. Ronaldo scored in the 47th and 77th minutes after Bayern had taken the lead in the 25th on Arturo Vidal's goal .
The manager decided [to put him on the bench] because I was not 100 percent". This was a big win. Everybody was like: 'That's very important'. Liverpool attacker Philippe Coutinho is delighted to be recognised as the top scoring Brazilian in the English top flight.
Rickie Fowler was third at 5 under while Jordan Spieth , the 2015 Masters victor, headed a group of three who were two strokes back. Both players drilled their shots to within 10 feet on the final hole, but Rose missed his, leaving Garcia with a putt for the title.
However, he kept his poise and parred the last two holes for a three-shot lead heading into Sunday's final round. Fowler started slow but righted the ship to finish four shots back in a tie for third with Luke List, and will take good form to Augusta where he will be one of the bookmakers' favourites.
There was also defenceman Morgan Rielly's ascendance to first pairing status much of the year, named an alternate captain and nomination for the Bill Masterton Trophy, with more workload than ever. "They're an improving team", Capitals Coach Barry Trotz said. Washington launched 38 shots at goaltender Curtis McElhinney , defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk scored his first goal with the team on a power play in the second period and the team's depth shined with Tom Wilson and Lars Eller scoring.
Chile global Arturo Vidal headed Bayern into a 26th-minute lead but then missed a penalty on the stroke of half-time. Vidal could have finished with a first-half hat-trick when he stepped up to take a penalty after Dani Carvajal's handball from a Franck Ribery shot.
In fact, Lewis Hamilton drove an impressive, controlled race to dominate proceedings, sitting at the front from start to finish and leaving Vettel to take second place in the Ferrari, with Max Verstappen doing the nearly impossible and driving from 16th on the grid to third place in the race.
President Trump ordered a retaliatory missile strike on a Syrian military air base last Thursday that was widely hailed by world leaders, but forcefully condemned by Assad and Russian Federation, one of the authoritarian leader's biggest supporters.
Waived DeAndre Liggins to create an open roster spot in case center Tristan Thompson has to miss any extended time in the playoffs with a sprained right thumb. Coach Tyronn Lue provided very few details about Thompson's injury or when he might return. They took all the momentum from us. ORLANDO, Fla. - Paul George scored 37 points and Myles Turner added 23 points and 10 rebounds to help IN move a step closer to a playoff berth with a victory over Orlando.
It was the France international's more obvious quality that earned Atletico the opener as his searing pace spread panic in the Leicester defence and Albrighton bundled him over. We'll have to be very focused. I don't think the performance was that great, particularly going forward, they'll have to do a lot better. "We are aware of what we need to do for the second leg".
Murphy was stopped at a security checkpoint when the firearm was discovered, an airport spokeswoman said Wednesday night. The gun had 11 rounds of ammunition. Murphy was arrested on Wednesday at 9:10 a.m., and booked about two hours later, according to the database. Murphy's charge carries a maximum prison sentence of up to five years and a fine of up to $5,000 in Florida, according to ESPN .
The Cavs own the tie-breaker, so a win and a Celtics loss will still get them the top seed, but they seemed destined for the two seed given the circumstances. Do not expect head coach Dwane Casey to play his starters a lot of minutes. But...the 40 percent shooter bricked the long attempt. He backpedaled on defence and raised his arms in triumph as his teammates celebrated as if he had just hit a game-winner.
The game was tied at 95-all until Doug McDermott connected on a 3-pointer, earning Westbrook his 10th assist , with 1:24 left. "M-V-P!" with a raised arm. "No one can survive that", Magic coach Frank Vogel said. Oklahoma took the lead to 10 in the third quarter, but consecutive 3-pointers for Memphis by Troy Daniels and Randolph to start the fourth, gave Memphis its first lead since the opening quarter.
Alli, who turned 21 on Tuesday, won this award past year and has enjoyed another brilliant season, scoring 16 goals to help Mauricio Pochettino's side emerge as Chelsea's nearest challengers. Alli - who has 16 goals in the Premier League this season - was a surprising name to be left off the shortlist despite enjoying a sensational campaign with Spurs.
It was a half-breakaway. Montreal outshot NY 16-5 in the first period, but couldn't beat Lundqvist. The 33-year-old Giordano was rewarded with a night-off Saturday in San Jose, where the Flames completed their regular-season work against the Sharks .
Oklahoma City rallied from nine down late to beat Denver in overtime on Nov 25. Westbrook led the Thunder to a 3-1 week behind averages of 32.5 points (second in the West), 12.5 rebounds (third) and 10.3 assists (third). "There's some players that feel like every day you're playing a game you stay in that rhythm". If Denver kept its slim postseason hopes alive while Oklahoma City star Russell Westbrook set the National Basketball Association record for triple-doubles in a season on ...
There was a large police presence and inside the stadium there was polite applause when the announcer made reference to Dortmund's ordeal in the preceding 24 hours. "We are still alive, we have a chance", he said. "I think it is one of the major decisions in the game". The 32-year-old is on course for his lowest-scoring league campaign since 2009-10, too, with only 19 of those goals having come in La Liga this term.
I can understand that the subject is of interest but for me what is of interest is on the pitch. And when probed about who would make the final announcement about his future, he added: "The club, I have nothing to add to that". Arsenal don't seem like a club who fall in that category nowadays given their struggles this season and really for the past half decade or so. Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has seen his contract extension talks with the Gunners put on hold.
You can catch Game 1 Round 1 of the Blackhawks v. Predators tonight at 7PM. Yet these Blackhawks have been refreshed by an infusion of youngsters hoping for their first taste of Stanley Cup glory, most notably Artemi Panarin . Boudreau is back in the playoffs with a third team, the Minne. The task is all-but-impossible against first-overall Washington, but the Capitals have gone flat in the post-season before.
Wednesday's testimony was a final effort to bolster the defense's theory that the slayings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado weren't the result of a drive-by shooting by Hernandez, but instead a gun fight in which the victims participated.
Westbrook finished the game with 12 points, 13 rebounds and 13 assists and the playoff-bound Thunder snapped a two-game skid. Russell Westbrook needed just three quarters to get his 41st triple-double of the 2016-2017 National Basketball Association season.
The Frenchman's future at the Emirates is yet to be publicly clarified, with neither the 67-year-old nor the board revealing whether or not he has signed a new deal to keep him in North London beyond the expiration of his current deal in the summer.
Lucas Duda delivered the longest blast, the first of his two homers. Duda blasted one 448 feet over the towering, ivy-covered brick wall in center off Morgan. "He said, 'I'll hit the way I want to hit.' I said, 'Well, next time I face you I don't think you will hit the way you want to hit.' That was the last time I ever faced him, but I'm pretty sure he wouldn't have hit a home run the next time".
If he decides to leave East Lansing , that is. And Michigan State might be fully loaded for 2017-18. Wojnarowski reported that Bridges is expected to finalize decision after a meeting with Tom Izzo. Although we do not have any information that confirms that Bridges will in fact return for his sophomore campaign, this definitely is a step in the right direction for one more year at Michigan State.
Houston Astros' Jake Marisnick shatters his bat on a fielder's choice against the Seattle Mariners in the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 12, 2017, in Seattle . Runs have been a little hard to come by for the Houston Astros early this season. Three of Springer's leadoff homers have come against the Mariners , and Tuesday was the second time Springer has led off with a home run against Miranda.
Gardner collided with Weeks while running down the first base line, and left with a bruised jaw and a strained neck. Both Weeks and Gardner left the game. Montgomery threw 61 of 89 pitches for strikes, including 17 missed swings. Severino will have had five days' rest after allowing four runs over five innings at Baltimore in his season debut.
I think (Antonio) Valencia is the only one who can recover to play Thursday. Ibrahimovic has scored 28 goals in 43 games for United in all competitions, including a brace in their 3-2 League Cup final win over Southampton. Manchester United's youngsters must use manager Jose Mourinho's criticism as motivation for development, defender Eric Bailly has said. I am doing good.
He told reporters that it was all just miscommunication and they are going to move forward. "This is what we have and we know that, so as we continue to get our guys healthy and we continue to get into the flow of things, we'll figure it out".
The 6'3 (190.5cm) point-guard from Lawndale, California is the first man in 55 years to average a triple-double. Westbrook's 42nd triple-double is one more than the "Big O" had for the Cincinnati Royals in 1961-62, a mark that many in the National Basketball Association had considered unbreakable until Westbrook's incredible run.
The Manchester United graduate joins Sunderland's fire-fighting goalkeeper Jordan Pickford in battling previous winners Kane and Alli, as well as Lukaku and Leroy Sane, for the honour Dyche feels the recognition is well earned. The winners of the awards will be announced on 23 April. The former Sweden worldwide has struck 17 goals in the league for Manchester United this season, 11 more than nearest rival Juan Mata.