Leicester's already hard task now took on Everest-like proportions as they were required to score three goals against a mean defence, who had leaked only four so far in the competition. Asked if he wanted to lead the club back to the Champions League , he said: "It's not in my hands". "I hope the benefit is they want some more of it".
The Portugal worldwide netted twice in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final tie to hand Madrid a 2-1 lead ahead of the return and Ancelotti is desperate to avoid a repeat of last week's scenario. "We have a strong team and we know we can score away from home too", Lahm said. For starters, Lewandowski has scored 38 goals in 40 appearances in all competitions this year.
The Blue Jays just can't seem to catch a break lately, as they continue to struggle out the gate to open the 2017 regular season, losing 8-5 on Tuesday night. The Blue Jays sent Marcus Stroman to the hill against youngster Brian Johnson , with Stroman taking his second loss of the young season, and Johnson picking up his first big league win.
Leroy Sane drilled in Kevin de Bruyne's pass after a quick counter, with Sergio Aguero's far-post volley sealing it. Two soon became three following another De Bruyne assist, this time racing to the byline and floating the ball into a risky area for Aguero to power home his 11th goal in 11 outings.
Ronaldo was jeered before inspiring Madrid to a 4-2 extra-time win and 6-3 aggregate success, sending it into the UEFA Champions League semi-finals. But the game was marred by some dodgy refereeing: Bayern's Viktor Real was sent off and two of Ronaldo's goals in extra time were clearly off-side.
The hosts led 31-27 at the end of the first quarter but the 2 sides went to the locker room tied at 56 apiece at the break. One way to look at it: The Trail Blazers took their best shot, landed it early and directly on the Warriors' starry tandem.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain admits that Arsenal had allowed their standards to slip prior to seeing off Middlesbrough 2-1, having gone on a four-match losing run away from home in the league. "That shows you that even in my age you can change". "I felt we were recently a bit vulnerable defensively and I wanted a bit more reassurance to the team".
I still believe our bats will get going. He pitched his first complete game since 2014 on Wednesday when held the Milwaukee Brewers to seven hits, one walk and two runs in nine innings in taking the loss. "They just take a portion of that nail, right around where the blister was and just cut it back", Gibbons said. "The velocity is probably not where it was two springs ago, but improved over a year ago".
The Clippers had 60 points in paint after having 40 in Game 1 . Gordon Hayward had a good look at a triple to cut the lead in half, but missed so badly he had to chuckle afterward. As a result, this first-round matchup will head to Utah all knotted up at one win apiece. D'Antoni wants to make sure that his team realizes it still has a lot of work to do despite its big win.
Of their two games on the road, only the trip to Everton on 30 April is against a club looking to secure a place in European competition next season. His work rate is on another level, and since he has moved into a more attacking role his game has evolved.
Boston's Isaiah Thomas, playing a day after his 22-year-old sister, Chyna Thomas , was killed in a auto accident in their home state of Washington, scored 33 points. "I got to give our role players a lot of credit tonight", Hoiberg said. "I think he knows that, and I know the same about him". They care about one another and they support one another.
Dozier's decision to sign with an agent was first reported Monday by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, who wrote that Dozier made the decision over the weekend. For the season, Dozier shot 28.5 percent on three-pointers. His sophomore season, Dozier averaged 13.8 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.6 steals per game.
A 2-2 stalemate at the Stadium of Light means Sunderland are probably going down, while West Ham are probably safe. With the home crowd on their side, the Black Cats managed to come back from one down in the first half with a goal by Khazri.
Wenger, 67, has qualified for Europe's elite competition in each of his last 19 seasons at the club, but as his contract as manager enters its final few months and uncertainty surrounding his future persists, his team have rarely convinced.
Jumbo Diaz (0-1, 3.60 ERA) relieved Snell and quickly squandered Tampa Bay's lead via a wild pitch, which cut the deficit to 3-2 in the fifth. Pitcher Michael Pineda starred as the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-1 in their Major League Baseball home season opener.
Lowry played just under 34 mintues and wound up with four points on 2-of-11 shooting and a team-worst minus-22 for the night. "Now we've got to make sure we counter that and make the officials make a decision". "There were a few times , it wasn't like it was a whole bunch, but there were a few times he could have turned the corner and got to the paint, caused another problem, kickout", Casey said.
The Rangers thwarted the Montreal Canadiens from there and emerged with a hard-fought 2-1 victory in Game 4 of their first-round series at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night. "We didn't start with the puck very much in the first two periods and we had a lot of turnovers". The Maple Leafs took a double-overtime thriller on Saturday, with Kaspari Kapanen finishing off a lovely feed from former Rangers grinder Brian Boyle to even the series at 1-1 heading into a pivotal Game 3.
Led by Durant 's performance, the Warriors cruised to a 121-109 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 1 of their first-round series in front of the usual sold out crowd at Oracle Arena. "So we'll see how he feels tomorrow". Livingston jammed his hand while diving on the floor, Kerr said. McCollum scored a playoff career-best 41 points, and Lillard had 34, but the Warriors made the crucial big plays on both ends down the stretch with Portland missing injured center Jusuf Nurkic.
Yikes, you better make sure all of your questions are approved by Jones before you attempt an interview with him next time. Jones was booked on charges of assault, disorderly conduct and obstructing official business. When a reporter with WXIX-TV in Cincinnati asked Jones a question about the case roughly four minutes into his locker-room availability, the veteran cornerback got angry.
With that in mind, let's take a look at five Patriots rumors you need to know with just under two weeks remaining before the 2017 NFL Draft. He's getting better ever year, and he fits into the stable of backs with different skill sets that the Patriots now possess.
Very soon Robben could score the first one but Marcelo prevent it on the goal line. First Casemiro fouled Robben at the edge of the penalty box but was not given a second yellow, and three minutes later Vidal was sent off for a challenge on Asensio.
Madrid added two more late on, leaving Bayern exhausted and angry. But as Real celebrated, Bayern struck with substitute Thomas Muller and Lewandowski combining and the ball rebounding around the penalty area before Ramos intercepted - only to poke it, trickling past the stranded Navas.
Barcelona were 4-0 down in the last 16 first leg against Paris Saint-Germain, before making history and winning 6-5 on aggregate. The Spanish press was more effusive about Buffon, calling the 2006 World Cup victor a "legend" and using the word "divine" to describe his save as they raved about him and Dybala being the orchestrators of Barcelona's downfall.
Spain's Sergio Garcia captured his first major golf title on Sunday after 73 failed attempts, making a birdie on the first playoff hole to defeat Justin Rose and win the 81st Masters . Major or no major, I said it many, many times: I have an incredible life. I feel so nicely surrounded. The human being in me however, is happy for the guy.
Promotion to the top flight could be worth up to £200m given increased media and commercial revenues, catapulting Brighton to a new level virtually overnight. "I'm incredibly proud of the way that they bounced back [from last season]", said Hughton. We have to strengthen, that goes without saying, but we're not looking to spend huge amounts.
Westbrook, who finished with 22 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists but shot just six-for-23 from the field and had nine turnovers, was bothered by tough defense from the pesky Patrick Beverley throughout. Watt, who watched the game from a courtside seat. Much of the criticism surrounding the Thunder's Sunday night loss centered around Billy Donovan's unsuccessful game plan to switch on screens.
Mr Harish Pillay, an IT consultant and member of the running group, told TODAY that the men-only chapter - which holds runs at 6pm on Tuesdays - uses everything from flour and chalk to toilet paper and shredded paper to mark their trails. This comes 5 hours after Woodleigh MRT station was shut down temporarily at 1pm after an unidentified substance was found in the station. In yesterday's incident, a cleaner found the powder and an SBS Transit station manager alerted the police.
During the warm-up, Dortmund players wore T-shirts displaying messages of support for their injured colleague Bartra, who had earlier posted a picture of himself on social media with his arm bandaged and giving the thumbs up after undergoing surgery.
The Boston star got a little bit of rest - and the No. 1 seed he wanted, too. Meanwhile, the Pacers and the Bulls claimed playoff spots thanks to respective wins against the Atlanta Hawks and the Brooklyn Nets as the Miami Heat missed out.
The email comes four years after two pressue cooker bombs detonated on the crowded finish line, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others. The email in question read, "Congrats, you survived the Boston Marathon!" The company "deeply" apologized for what it said was a mistake. The email instantly set off a furor on social media, where many people published screen grabs of the email and denounced its offensive nature.
Playing in an unfamiliar 3-5-2 formation, Arsenal took the lead on 42 minutes when Sanchez curled in a free-kick following a foul on Granit Xhaka by Adam Clayton. " We faced a direct game and we have been punished a bit on that ". "I think Middlesbrough came out second half and made it a lot more hard and they went very direct at the end but all in all it was a new system and we have got the three points with it and that is all that matters".
Allegri has shown himself to be a fine tactician and will be getting the most out of the pace in his side and will look to counter Barcelona at every opportunity in order to score an all-important away goal. It might sound improbable, but scoring that first goal is all it will take to insert a semblance of doubt into the mind of the visiting Juventus players.
Madrid now sit at the top of the table with a three-point lead and one game in hand. Luis Enrique said they should stay until the end this time , with the team planning to fight until the final whistle to turn the game around. "The lads did well to win today, but we had to manage the game better and not waste our energy". "He is one of the most tactically intelligent players there is and a key man for us".
The 32-year-old began his career with the Tennessee Titans , playing five seasons before joining Detroit as a free agent in 2011. In 159 games throughout his career, he recorded 920 tackles, 659 of which were solo, as well as 57 tackles for loss, 14.5 sacks, five interceptions and 12 fumble recoveries.
However, a diving header from Ronaldo with 14 minutes left looked to have been enough to send the Spanish side through, only for weird own goal from Real captain Sergio Ramos to levelled things up at 3-3 overall. There were other contentious decisions on the night, including Casemiro avoiding a red card for a late foul on Bayern's Arjen Robben when already booked and an offside against Robert Lewandowski in the second half when the Polish striker was well placed.
Johnson threw some decent shots in the first minute, but he was visibly slowing down and the writing was on the wall as Cormier's conditioning and cardio took over. "I don't want to spend millions and millions of dollars again promoting a fight that doesn't happen". I'm exhausted of getting punched and rolling around on the ground with guys and stuff like that.
Thomas' points came on 10 of 18 shooting from the field in 38 minutes of action. Armed with barely 24 hours to process his grief, the Celtics best player chose to take the court to be with his team - and the 17,000 fans at the TD Garden. Speaking about Thomas directly, Stevens said: 'He's trying his best to compartmentalize when he's here to work on what he needs to work on, but I'm sure that's hard.
The game tips off at 7:00 PM EST in Madison Square Garden, Manhattan. The series is now tied 1-1 as the teams head to NY for Game 3 on Sunday. The Rangers were 2:56 from being blanked in Game 3, and that is the team's only goal in their past 143 minutes.
Tuchel was furious at the way the incident was handled by UEFA. He had surgery on a broken right wrist and could possibly miss the remainder of the season, although the team expects him to only miss four weeks of action. "I'm pretty sure the people who make the decision afterwards, if they had been in the bus they would not have played the game", Klopp told a news conference in Liverpool.
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane: "It's a big result, it isn't easy to come here and win". Ronaldo said it was a moment to savour. "I'm very happy. "Even another goal would not have made that much difference". Ronaldo's comparatively low goal tally this season had seen his detractors claim the 32-year-old was on the decline, although his teammate Marcelo criticised those who had questioned the Portuguese's displays this term.
Officers searched dozens of places around Cleveland without finding Stephens or any other victims before expanding the manhunt. (Cleveland Police via AP). Police said Godwin was an innocent bystander who didn't know Stephens. In his broadcast of the killing, Stevens can be heard asking Godwin to repeat the name of the former girlfriend.
Cleveland were outscored 13-7 over the final five minutes of the second quarter on Monday, opened up a 19-point lead during the third but IN regrouped and got back to within four points with 19 seconds to play. Pacers coach Nate McMillan blamed Indiana's team defense for Love's going off. "We believe", he said. "I'm not even going to say it's our defense", Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said.
Romo scored 12 points. These end-of-season games are often meaningless, but - are you ready for my hot take? - they should probably only include professional basketball players. "I'm pretty sure I can't go in and play 10 or 15 minutes", Romo said with a laugh. At 32-49 on the season, the Mavs have been eliminated from playoff contention for a while.
Bobby Ryan scored on a tip-in on a power play 5:43 into overtime, and the Ottawa recovered after giving up a three-goal lead to beat Boston 4-3 Monday night and take a 2-1 edge in the first-round series. The call was particularly galling because the Senators believed they had been on the wrong ends of previous calls in the game, with Marc Methot punching guys right and left and either getting no penalty or matching penalties.
It took Mesut Ozil's strike 19 minutes from time to clinch victory as Wenger's decision to play three at the back for the first time in his 20 years with the Gunners ultimately paid off. Asked if there was any news on his future, Wenger replied: "No". We were a bit over cautious in situations. "I felt that when we scored we had Arsenal on the back foot and at that point we just needed the ball to fall to us".
Tonight, the Senators jumped up to a 3-0 lead less than 24 minutes into the game. Game 4 is Wednesday night at TD Garden in Boston . David Pastrnak capped the barrage at 13:51 of the second when he launched a laser one-timer, off a Charlie McAvoy feed, by Anderson for a power-play tally and his first career postseason goal.
If there was any concern surrounding Fournette's weight at the next level, the Tigers running back put it to rest at LSU's pro day on Wednesday. "My mom's been on me about what I've been eating", Fournette added. Other than his weigh-in, Fournette did a variety of agility drills, running a variety of routes out of the backfield and lining up as a receiver. LSU coach Ed Orgeron knew Fournette had dropped weight when he saw him at LSU's practice facility.
James refused to allow himself to consider the consequences if Miles, a notorious " Cavs killer" who has had several big games against his former team, had knocked down his shot. Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith sustained a left hamstring injury in the first half against the Indiana Pacers on Monday and did not return. Iman Shumpert , who didn't play at all in Game 1, replaced Smith and scored five points.
The Angels finished 0-for-6 with runners in scoring position, stranded nine baserunners, and have totaled just nine runs during their skid. He had runners on in every inning, including stranding the bases loaded in the second when he got Ben Revere to fly out.
The National Weather Service predicts widespread thunderstorms across much of Alabama and Georgia and into the Florida Panhandle and southwestern SC. Tornadoes (some of which could be long-lived) and damaging straight-line wind seem to be the greatest threats.