IN has been in playoff mode for weeks and George carried the Pacers down the stretch go to get them into the postseason by averaging 32.8 points, 8.2 rebounds and 4.5 assists during a 5-1 April. James joined in on the scoring in the second quarter as the Cavs' lead reached 66-59 at halftime. Bucks 97, Raptors 83 - Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 28 points, rookie Malcolm Brogdon had 16 and visiting Milwaukee handled Toronto in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.
Moreland, signed as a free agent to a $5.5 million, one-year deal, has gone 16 for 33 after opening hitless in 12 at-bats. Boston manager John Farrell also said he thought they would try for two. "We had a few opportunities but were unable to hold the lead". Boston's bullpen would give up 0 runs, 2 hits, 7 Ks and 0 BB in 3 innings to seal the win.
But Ranieri's replacement categorically denied that he was involved in any sinister behaviour as he saw his Foxes lose narrowly to Atletico Madrid in the Champions League quarter-final first leg on Wednesday night. They might have scored from that free kick but obviously there is a much better chance of scoring from the penalty. "My wife thinks I'm mad absolutely that I can't leave it alone", said Allardyce.
The Grizzlies players were clearly upset with the refs during the game, and Fizdale stood up for his team. The first-year head coach blasted officials following Monday's Game 2 loss in their first-round series against the Spurs. SAN ANTONIO (AP ) - The Spurs responded to another late-game meltdown as they have all season: relying on a little 3-point shooting and a whole lot of Kawhi Leonard.
The All-Star forward will be on the sidelines despite the possibility of Cleveland claiming the No. 1 overall seed for the Eastern Conference playoffs. Cleveland's schedule - the Cavs played 12 road games in March - made it hard to practice and James said it was "refreshing" to be on the floor with his teammates.
Shingi Kagawa scored late on to make it 3-2, giving Dortmund some hope as they head to Monaco for the second leg. "We know how hard this game can be, but we also know what our chances are". It was not a penalty, but this can happen. "At the break we were happy to only be 1-0 down". "A tie is never decided in the first leg, but we played a good match".
Hill was activated from the club's 10-day disabled list prior to the start of Sunday's game due to a blister on the same hand and finger. Apparently this means that Hill's blister problem only becomes prevalent during in-game action, which is less than ideal for a team that is relying on the veteran hurler to be a dependable number-two option behind Clayton Kershaw .
This season was a lesson for me. You learn about that. "For this reason, we must be focused and try to win six games". We missed two penalties and so many chances. For this reason to win the title we need 18 points. "Maybe that is what I should do in advance - correct that - but it is part of our growth". "I know him from the Champions League when he was manager in Greece and I was at Bayern Munich, he's making an outstanding job", Guardiola said .
Carlos Gomez went 2-for-4 with a double, drove in two runs and scored three times for the Rangers. Mariners starters have gone at least seven innings and allowed one run or fewer in three of their past four games. He struck out 212 and walked only 57. Jose Altuve added a sacrifice fly in the third inning and an RBI double in the eighth. Trevor Rosenthal worked a flawless eighth inning before Seung Hwan Oh pitched the ninth, earning the Cardinals' first save of the season despite allowing ...
Dutch teenager Max Verstappen produced another virtuoso display to complete the podium after he rose 13 places from 16th on the grid - including a sensational nine on the opening lap - to cement his status as the rising star of the sport. Like Hamilton, Vettel said he would relish the battle continuing for the rest of the season. The safety auto was gone in Lap 8 leaving Hamilton in total control followed by Ricciardo Raikkonen and Verstappen.
Stuart Armstrong made it 3-0 in the 55th minute, while Patrick Roberts scored Celtic's fourth just after the hour mark. "The professionalism they've showed, the attitude and determination and style in which they've played", Rodgers said .
As exhausted as Thomas looked emotionally, there were times Sunday when basketball seemed like a welcomed three-hour diversion. "I'm not even sure what to say". "We were so locked in all week", Butler said. "If I foul, I foul". Michael Jordan did it 15 times in his career, while Rose would go on to do it twice more in his career in 2011.
Paul George had 32 points to pace IN once again, with 14 coming IN a fourth quarter that saw the Pacers outscore the Cavs 33-21 and get as close as a four-point deficit with 19.5 seconds left to play. Whether that signals a longer, harder series than Cleveland expected, or awakens a sleeping giant remains to be seen. James missed a three-pointer with 20 seconds left and the Pacers had the ball coming out of a timeout.
The Belgium worldwide, who is reported to have suffered an ankle injury in training, was replaced in goal by Asmir Begovic in Chelsea's only change. "We have important injuries and we do not have so many players to rotate". While third placed Pep Guardiola's Manchester City grabbed a victory against Southampton with Vincent Kompany's first goal in 20 months.
He says "it would be similar to the Spengler Cup team that Canada puts in the Christmas tournament every year and it's players from Europe but you'd have to identify and work with the club teams all over Europe because like the ownership in the National Hockey League they're taking a risk allowing their players to go to the event as well".
It's a very unfortunate situation. "My caddy helped me out tremendously", she said in a televised interview. "I played under a little pressure as it's the first Major of the year", said Ariya who would remain at No 2. Our statement regarding Lexi Thompson penalty. Q. Can you just sum up that for me, everything you just went through? After being assured it wasn't, she responded: "This is ridiculous".
With six games remaining , the result will give Tottenham belief it can lift the trophy at the end of May. Thibaut Courtois was ruled out due to an ankle problem already before the team travelled to Manchester , but while Chelsea had time to prepare for that, Antonio Conte was forced to make some very quick changes to his tactics following Marcos Alonso's injury in the pre-match training 30 minutes before kick-off.
Every year, runners from Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital lace up for those who can not be on the Boston Marathon race course. Ethiopians swept the titles a year ago. But a tailwind gusting up to 30 miles per hour could mean fast times, at least among the elite runners who should finish before the hottest part of the day.
Steven Wright was coming off a disastrous performance in which he gave up 6 first inning runs to Baltimore, and while he wasn't that bad, he wasn't good, either. Mitch Moreland feels like he's fit right in with the Boston Red Sox. He grabbed the back of his leg. The 2017 Boston Red Sox have 99 problems and pitching is now No.
Last season Chelsea had no pressure in 10th place and you play calm, you are happy. "To play this type of game from now and until the end, we must have great enthusiasm, great motivation to try to reach the target". The league is open and we have a 50% [opportunity] to win the league. I'll admit that Tottenham has a much better chance now than they did a week ago and way better chance compared to a month ago, but Tottenham still isn't close to lifting the trophy at the end of the ...
Manish Pandey and Yusuf Pathan each struck blistering half-centuries as Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Delhi Daredevils by four wickets to register their third successive win in the ongoing tenth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, New Delhi , on Monday.
The Boston Globe reports it was Evan's 19th time completing the race and his 52nd overall marathon. In that mass of humanity will be world-class runners expected to chew up the Boston Marathon course in something approaching two hours' time.
Fifty years after becoming the first woman to officially finish the Boston Marathon, Kathrine Switzer has done it again. She also won the New York City Marathon in 1974. After running his personal best, the Portland, Ore, native was all smiles as he greeted his wife and 6-month old son. But Kathrine still registered under the name "K.V.
In the second half it looked much better, so I'm really happy about the performance. It was Liverpool's first win in eight attempts away at a Pulis side in the Premier League following Firmino's first half victor. Victory for Liverpool means they sit in third place in the Premier League and are now in pole position to finish inside the top four and thus qualify for next season's Champions League competition.
I feel as though this game will go to whoever can dominate on the offensive end of the ice. - The NHL is expected to announce the first-round schedule once all games are completed Sunday night. "I didn't know the kids could be this good". "Obviously, they needed the game a lot more than we did", Kessel said. They've done a good job. But the key was they were continually getting points, especially against the league's top teams such as Chicago.
Edmonton looks to extend its series lead in Game 4, scheduled for Tuesday. Only four teams out of 182 which have ever been down 3-0 in a series have come out victorious, although it's happened twice in the last seven years, with the Flyers and Kings both pulling off the feat.
A similar destiny nearly felled the Senators in Game 2, with Craig Anderson's gaffe zapping all the momentum gained from Clarke MacArthur's momentous game-tying goal only 1:42 earlier. Other than that, the Senators have had the Bruins number and numerous games weren't close. You have to step up and do your best and I think the guys have done a great job.
Chelsea led the table by 10 points at the start of April and Conte, whose side were also beaten by Crystal Palace a fortnight ago, accepted the blame for the latest slip-up. "If we are able to win I think we must be proud for this, otherwise we must clap another team". This was United's best performance of the season, and you were left wondering why it had taken until game 32 for such a coherent and impressive performance from the host.
The Canadiens scored first, but the Rangers took a 3-2 lead into the third period thanks to second-period goals from Rick Nash and Mats Zuccarello . Tomas Plekanech scored with 18 seconds left in the final period and Alexander Radulov scored just seconds before overtime, to give the Canadiens a 4-3 come-from-behind victory over the Rangers.
Which his and Lillard's first-half performance allowed, even as the rest of the team combined to go 3-of-16 from the field in the first two quarter. The Blazers are now underdogs against a Warriors team that boasts Stephen Curry , Kevin Durant , Klay Thompson and Draymond Green .
He only averaged a triple-double in one of them. But not even a true believer like Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti could have foreseen a year like the one Westbrook has put together this season. Westbrook scored 19 of the Thunder's final 23 points in the fourth quarter. He then came up two assists shy in Friday's 120-99 loss to the Phoenix Suns as the Thunder shot 36.6 percent from the floor and Westbrook was just six of 25.
Nashville's stunning summer acquisition of defenseman P.K. Subban for an aging Shea Weber was the latest in a long line of favorable trades by GM David Poile, and it only appeared to improve what was already considered by many analysts the best blue line in the National Hockey League.
The Oilers jumped out to a 2-0 lead in that game but were suffocated by a relentless Sharks forecheck after that. "Kass-ee-ann!" "As a group we wanted to have a good bounce-back game", Kassian said. At Rogers Place alone, thousands of fans will be in the building for the team's first playoff game in this arena - while numerous fans paid for tickets to sit in seats, and more than a thousand fans will be watching the game on TV screens in Ford Hall.
Weighing in at over 700 pounds, the statue will be secured with a steel rod and is said to have three quotes chosen by Robinson's family. It stands in the left field reserve plaza, where there are views of downtown Los Angeles in one direction and Elysian Park in the other.
Chicago is 4-0 in Lackey's last 4 division starts and 36-16 in their last 52 home games while the under is 4-1 in their last 5 games overall. When I hit it, I was like, 'Did I just hit another one? The Brewers were already juggling their pitchers and their bullpen prior to their first three game stand and that has not changed.
The team says he will continue to be re-evaluated. Not only that, Jazz head coach Quin Snyder noted that Gobert was limping around while shooting as well on Monday. Utah guard Raul Neto , who missed Game 1 with a sprained ankle, is listed as questionable. J.J.is our best shooter on our team. "I'm pretty sure they feel the same way.
The old record was 1:18:25, set at the 2012 Boston Marathon, by Joshua Cassidy of Canada. That record was set in the 2011 Boston Marathon by Wakako Tsuchida of Japan. "I've known Marcel for a long time, since he was a young kid, so we are comfortable talking with one another, discussing strategy", Van Dyk said. Marcel Hug (left) and Manuela Schar cross the finish line on Boylston Street.
The. Passed by teammate Max Verstappen into the first corner, Ricciardo settled into fifth place behind the two Mercedes and eventual victor Sebastian Vettel in the opening laps, all the leading cars running on Pirelli's "Supersoft" tyres.
Reliever Joe Kelly picked up the win for the Red Sox after starter Drew Pomeranz gave up five runs in four and a third innings pitched. You'd think bringing in Chris Sale and returning the reigning Cy Young victor in Rick Porcello would prevent pitching problems for the Red Sox , at least for a little while.
He has been really good around the green this season thus far. He looked as though he didn't care, perhaps because a crushing loss didn't appear to bother him as much as it should have. There was spin. There was trajectory control. Luck, who won the WA Open in 2015 as an amateur, said he could make his pro debut as soon as the RBC Heritage at Hilton Head next week.
That will be good news for the Bulls, as they need to win their finale in order to secure a spot in the Eastern Conference playoffs, but bad news for both the Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat . You can talk to the players, there's a freshness, a different vibe, and I think what we did after the All-Star break will help. Harden posted 27 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists to pace a balanced scoring attack for the Rockets (55-27), whose win total matched the fourth-most in team history.
There is now no timetable for his recovery, though he won't even be reevaluated for another six weeks after the procedure, so it could be awhile until he is back with the A's. Infielder Chad Pinder was called up from Triple-A Nashville to take Semien's place and will be the A's primary backup at shortstop and second base.
He's scheduled to have a CT scan on Monday to determine if there's any further damage. Semien went on the DL on Sunday. The recent reduction of the disabled list minimum from 15 to 10 days could be very encouraging news for the Athletics' prospect, who has had a incredible start at Triple-A Nashville and could obtain his promotion to the big leagues within the next few hours if Semien doesn't improve.
Tazawa entered with his team trailing 3-2 in the eighth, and surrendered a solo home run to Asdrubal Cabrera before getting out of the inning. "That's the kind of offensive power we have". Tiresome struck out Carlos Beltran, reloaded the bases with a walk to Brian McCann and got pinch-hitter Marwin Gonzalez to ground into an inning-ending double play.
However, police say they are unaware of the other murders and are only " looking for one suspect in one shooting ", according to the Plain Dealer . He said Cleveland police had paired up in squad cars as they hunted for Stephens. Debbie Godwin told Cleveland .com her father had a good retirement plan from his years as foundry worker, and collecting cans was "just something to do".
Maple Leafs goal: Auston Matthews from Morgan Rielly at 14:08 in the 1st period. "I don't think they're dumb by any means". Gaining some steam from that bit of special teams superiority, the Leafs pulled back within one when Kadri fired through traffic from the point to beat Holtby.
They were followed closely by Americans who grabbed two of the top four women's spots and six of the top ten for men - the first time that's happened since the race went professional in 1986. "Running had given me everything, and I wanted other women to feel that as well". American Jordan Hasay , making her first run at the 26.2-mile distance, was third and Desi Linden was fourth - the first time since 1991 that two USA women have finished in the top four.
The France striker was fouled outside the box by Marc Albrighton but referee Jonas Erikssson pointed to the spot - yet the Foxes' European hopes remain alive. "We know what's needed of us so we'll manage ourselves with help from the staff and, hopefully, we'll be in the best shape we can coming into the game", said Danny Drinkwater.
Jack Wilshere, the Arsenal midfielder now on a season-long loan to Bournemouth, offered his view that the players must take their share of responsibility for the club's current problems. The home team almost edged ahead but Cech blocked Ayala's close range header 11 minutes later after first half substitute George Friend headed back into the box.