Phaneuf, a 12-year veteran, scored the victor from the point as Alex Burrows provided a screen. "To get that ovation was just..." he said, before trailing off. "You don't want to put your foot off the gas there, you want to keep at it and not really change anything", Stafford said. "There are probably a lot more words, but they called it.
Isaiah Thomas is averaging 33 points and six assists while Al Horford is averaging 19 points and seven rebounds. Tune in to Tuesday night's Celtics-Bulls Game 2 on 98.5 The Sports Hub - the flagship station of the Boston Celtics . "You don't know what kind of defensive coverage they're going to throw at him [Tuesday]". "[Isaiah] was incredible - he's an unbelievable player and an awesome person", said Boston coach Brad Stevens.
Palace is the only team from the bottom half of the table set to face more top six clubs than Leicester before the season ends and Shakespeare is wary of slipping into the relegation zone. Indeed, this is the first time Leicester have won three in a row against the Eagles in all competitions since March 1925 - they've never won four consecutively against them.
A 3-0 win for Manchester United at the Stadium of Light has left Sunderland 10 points off safety at the bottom of the English Premier League. "The game was good and we get 1-0 (up) and they get the red card". 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 NCAA tabbed Albany, Buffalo and a pair of locations in New York City to host games during that time frame. The NCAA received more than 3,000 bid submissions from NCAA member schools, conferences, sports commissions and cities vying to host predetermined rounds for 84 of the NCAA's 90 championships.
The Taoiseach led tributes last night to former US Ambassador to Ireland and Pittsburgh Steelers chairman Dan Rooney , who died at the age of 84. From a personal standpoint, I was honored to call him a friend and always appreciated his unwavering support of the Penguins. Mr. Rooney was a champion and a true Pittsburgh icon.
After Game 1, Pacers forward Paul George made it clear to reserve C.J. Miles that he would always be the one to take the last shot of a close contest. Stephenson started cold shooting, but wound up with 13 points. That extends beyond simple coaching decisions and into rotations. The missed opportunities allowed IN to stay within striking distance throughout most of the game , giving the Pacers an opportunity to get the win at the end.
Game 2 will be played in Boston on Tuesday night. BOSTON-Isaiah Thomas took the floor to a deafening cheer for the Boston Celtics' playoff opener against the Chicago Bulls on Sunday night, just a day after his sister was killed in a auto accident.
The Cavs also nearly dropped another game in which they held a double-digit lead in the fourth quarter, and they almost coughed up home-court advantage in the series. Kevin Love scored 15 of his 17 points in the first half and finished with just four rebounds. George has made at least one 3-pointer in 19 consecutive playoff games.
They are 1-11 in Game 1 overall. Guarding Snell to begin the game, Ibaka was one of the few Raptors who came to play in an unfocused first quarter, leading Toronto with 10 points and three rebounds . "We'll figure it out", Casey said. But it's what Antetokounmpo did on the way down from one of his dunks that still has us buzzing two days later.
Tottenham fans on Twitter have urged Mauricio Pochettino to go out and sign Real Madrid attacker Isco after his stunning Saturday display. "But, in the end, we have played a lot of hard games". "I feel like I am unfair with those that don't play, but it is always going to happen", added Zidane . "We did very well from the first minute to the last, Sporting had two chances and scored two goals, while we made many chances so the result is deserved".
A long line of media members followed Romo off the court, then filled the room where Carlisle does his game-day interviews for Romo's only chat with reporters. "I've got to live with that and that's part of playing sports". Mavericks owner Mark Cuban told National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver of his plans, and Silver responded by saying a contract wouldn't have been approved.
He led the Celtics with 33 points, hitting a layup with seven seconds left to cut Chicago's lead to 104-102 in the opening game of their first-round playoff series, but Chicago's Jimmy Butler dribbled off a few seconds and sealed the victory with a two free throws with just three seconds on the clock.
This is the 30th anniversary of the Augusta native's Masters victory in 1987. Jordan Spieth lines up his putt on the 15th hole during a practice round for the Masters golf tournament Tuesday, April 4, 2017, in Augusta, Ga . "Obviously, it's not the tournament". I felt between two places. Spieth has played in three Masters, and never finished lower than second. The Benjamin School's girls golf team had the thrill of their golfing lives without hitting a single shot when the Bucks spent the ...
Notes: New York has won the last two playoff matchups against Montreal (2014 and 1996). â€¦ The Rangers and Canadiens have now met 16 times in the playoffs. In fact, the Rangers need a win if they want to stay in comfortable standing in the series. We're going to work on being better tomorrow [in Game 4].
The team that was the better team eventually got the game. "It's been the same since Day 1, since training camp, and get better every day". They've had some good runs at us. Jakob Silfverberg and Rickard Rakell scored first-period goals and John Gibson made 35 saves in the Ducks' 29th consecutive victory over the Flames at Honda Center since April 25, 2006, extending the longest such streak in National Hockey League history.
Furthermore, the Hawks had a back-to-back against Charlotte and IN to close the season. If Boston has any hope of claiming the No. 1 seed, it must earn victories in its final two games of the regular season. It did not matter. The Bulls' loss to the Nets clinched a playoff berth for the Hawks . If you turn the ball over against IN, it puts you IN a bad situation defensively, because they are going to take advantage of it, and they did.
Rosberg has gone, Paddy Lowe has gone. He initiated an overtaking maneuver on Hamilton going into Turn 1 and then proceeded to chase Bottas. For Bottas, though, the team orders were far from welcome. "I think there would have been a possibility". I should've been on pole. Motorsport fans may be thrilled to have a Formula One championship worthy of the name once more but title holders Mercedes want to know why rivals Ferrari can get more out of their tyres and are considering ...
While Ben Davies can never fully fill Rose's shoes, he is playing at the top of his potential and doesn't look out of place in Spurs starting 11. As of now, it is the responsibility of their players to show more desire and fight in the games to come.
With three defeats in four games so far, Gujarat Lions have made a poor start to the IPL 2017 tournament, which is far off from the impressive show they produced previous year, ending as the table toppers. But if this blow was anything to go by, IPL bowlers shouldn't write off the former India skipper just yet. Jadeja's deliveries though seemed to have been costly as RCB hit runs off his four overs.
This is not a typo: the Toronto Maple Leafs are a playoff team. None of the rookies, not Calder Trophy favourite Auston Matthews or William Nylander or Mitch Marner or the others, were crushed by the weight of expectations in the past several weeks with a playoff spot in their sights.
It was Westbrook's seventh consecutive triple-double, his second such streak this season, and the 78th of his career, tied with Wilt Chamberlain for fourth-most all time . Russell Westbrook has been stacking up triple-doubles like no one in half a century and producing late in games like few players in recent memory.
The skill throughout the roster is evident and why many picked the Predators to compete for a Stanley Cup this season. Nashville shut out the Blackhawks 5-0 on Saturday night, behind 30 saves from Pekka Rinne . The top-seeded Capitals came back from a two-goal deficit to take the early lead in the series. Yes, it's time for the Blackhawks to dig deep into their vast reservoir of badassness and find that next gear.
Arsenal had won only one of its previous five league games, and Monday's success came after Wenger tweaked Arsenal's formation and set out with a three-man defense. But after refusing to talk about his own future at the club, Wenger dismissed speculation about his two attackers. "We are bitterly disappointed with the result, but the players gave everything they had".
La La is close friends with Kim Kardashian and exchanged vows with Carmelo in July of 2010. In the summer of 2015, La La was caught up in her own cheating scandal with rapper Maino, and his ex-girlfriend Patrice E. He is the franchise's best hope to end a long drought of success and he can't lead the team if the Knicks are this dysfunctional. Carmelo reportedly told team president Phil Jackson in January that he wanted to stay with the Knicks.
Should Jones need more time, or wish to take a tune-up fight, then White says the UFC are prepared to give Jimi Manuwa the shot after the Englishman made a statement with a first-round knockout of Corey Anderson at UFC London. While Jones' situation is uncertain, Cormier and Manuwa have recently gone back and forth with one another on social media, promoting a potential fight.
And Shakespeare is expecting a hard game against the Eagles, adding that both sides are in need of a positive result, being separated by just two points in the bottom half of the table. In the same period, Crystal Palace have scored just one more headed goal in the league (17). What happens in the summer can only happen in the summer and can only be talked about, for me, when we are safe.
If the Seahawks do not match the offer, they will lose Gilliam to a divisional rival without compensation. According to multiple reports, the Seahawks won't match the one-year, $2.2 million offer. Gilliam had rollercoaster of a 2016 season. After starting all of the 2015 season at right tackle in his second year with the team, he was named as the heir apparent to Russell Okung at left tackle in the spring.
Facing his former club, Mourinho rested top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic and charged Ander Herrera and Matteo Darmian with the task of man-marking Chelsea dangermen Eden Hazard and Pedro. Manchester United now have 60 points and is in fifth place, just four points behind Manchester City, and the two teams will clash by the end of this month.
There are only five matches left in the Premier League and it looks like it's going to be a thrilling end to the season. Is there still a place for Zlatan Ibrahimovic at Manchester United following Marcus Rashford's superb performance in his side's victory over Chelsea on Sunday? The decisions paid off brilliantly, with Rashford and Herrera scoring the goals and being the star performers at Old Trafford .
On his game the Spanish worldwide is one of the best players in the world but he needs to be more consistent. City were noticeably more solid at the back in their 3-0 win, something you've not often been able to say about them this season.
The 23-year-old struck twice with his lethal left foot inside the first 22 minutes of the UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg in Turin. "It's not good to pick on single players after a defeat". "We were ideal", he added of his side's performance on the night. "It doesn't matter if I think the result is fair or not, it is what it is". As was the case against PSG, Barca had conceded three goals with less than an hour played, and their nearly comical lack of cohesion was ...
West Ham keeper Darren Randolph may want to avoid Match of the Day after seeing Khazri's corner sail over his head and inside the far post. It appeared as though the Black Cats were in for a long afternoon when Andre Ayew gave West Ham the lead after just five minutes.
With the Easter Egg Roll behind them, the White House traditionally would turn their sights to The White House Correspondent's Dinner but Trump will not be attending that event, the first president in 36 years to do so. President Trump joins children at a craft table during the 139th Easter Egg Roll. President Trump defended his record in office, saying "we are right on track".
I think probably our group wants to be in there, arguably as much as any team in the playoffs. The Cavs sat out LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love in a 98-83 loss at home to Toronto. The Pacers finish the season against the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday. This would match them up with the Boston Celtics who now sit at the number one seed and have won all four regular-season games against the Heat.
It's a massive game against Swansea on Saturday. Arsenal, who are fifth in the table, will look to secure back-to-back league wins for the first time since January when they travel to face relegation-threatened Crystal Palace on Monday. Bilic continued to stress how essential three points is at the London Stadium this coming weekend, as the Hammers are now also on a seven-match winless run.
Hamilton chased Vettel all the way to the end but was ultimately hampered by a mistake earlier in the race. "I think if the pit stop was right and the right call, we would have ended up second after that lap, so that's very good". Max Verstappen believes Red Bull lost out on a big haul of points at the Bahrain Grand Prix as a result of the brake failure on his auto. However, on the following lap a brake failure saw his vehicle continue straight at Turn 4 and out of the race.
One officer involved in Sunday's incident is now on paid leave while the city's Department of Aviation, which operates O'Hare International, investigates. When the video of the incident initially garnered attention earlier this week, Munoz acknowledged it was "upsetting", but also called the passenger "belligerent ".
But after retiring at the season-opening race in Australia and then in China, Alonso feels the vehicle is going backwards. He has been three times a runner-up to Sebastian Vettel - twice by four points or fewer - and he now finds himself in a auto that is yet to carry him to the end of a race, let alone the championship.
Memphis scored the first six points of the fourth quarter to crawl to within 75-71 but the Spurs responded with a Leonard jumper and a Parker 3-pointer to create a little breathing room. He became the fifth player since 2006 to score 1,000 points in his first 46 playoff games, joining Stephen Curry , Kevin Durant , James Harden and Russell Westbrook .
It's about 40 miles (64 kilometers) west of Boston. Marcotte, a 27-year-old Google employee who lived in New York City, was visiting family in the rural Central Massachusetts town when she was killed August 7. He was not charged with murder, but prosecutor Jeffrey Travers said at the arraignment that a murder charge will be presented for indictment. He said that trooper also noticed the driver matched the profile released in February, which determined the suspect in Marcotte's killing was a ...
Despite extra bodies, the Gunners were defensively frail and Boro, who remain 19th and six points from safety, exposed that vulnerability in the 50th minute when Negredo got between Laurent Koscielny and Gabriel to poke home Stewart Downing's in-swinging cross.
It is not official but Sunderland are as good as relegated. He said: "Honestly, that's as positive as I've felt after a game for a long time". They came from a pocket of fans rather than a mass but when he walked towards his technical area, dissent grew and there were ironic songs directed at him when Khazri found the net.
Is this the start of a new 10 belts for 10 title defenses club? This past weekend at UFC on Fox 24, Demetrious Johnson once again solidified his place as the pound-for-pound king with a flawless victory over Wilson Reis . DJ says he can't get all the way up to 155 - but says he's confident the two sides could work something out. and says it would be a much easier fight to make than Floyd Mayweather .
The "Nightline" interview was part of a show that was meant to recognize the 40th anniversary of Robinson's groundbreaking first major league game and examine his legacy. The university also welcomed Jackie's wife Rachel Robinson and the Robinson family back to Westwood to visit the "42" monument in front of the Jackie Robinson Athletics & Recreation Complex on Friday.
But with his waiver and the Tavares signing, first reported on The Vertical , Sanders will have to find another team to complete his comeback. May 4, 2016; Cleveland, OH, USA; The Cleveland Cavaliers bench, including forward Kevin Love (0), guard Iman Shumpert (4), guard J.R.
That is a huge gap to make up, particularly as Sunderland have still only won once since the middle of December. With only seven games left, time is running out for Sunderland to turn things around and it appears as though their luck in the top-flight has finally run out.
Chelsea, on the other hand, just need to forget that this afternoon ever happened. Chelsea sat 10 points clear at the top of the table just over a fortnight ago, but two defeats, the first against Crystal Palace, in four matches have thrust Tottenham back into contention.
McDavid was for the most part held in check by the Sharks . They were the better team tonight, we were the better team the other night. The onus is on them now, especially in the defensive and neutral zones, to compete as hard as the their opponent did in game one.
The Frenchman went with a three-man defence for the first time since 1997 as the Gunners fought hard to beat Boro 2-1 at the Riverside Stadium. "We want to make more with our possession and we also want to be tight at the back", Wenger said.