The 39-year-old is Pakistan's leading run-scorer in Test cricket, having made 9,977 runs in 115 Tests since his worldwide debut in 2000. He, however, is part of the Test squad that is set to play a three-match series against West Indies , beginning April 21 at Sabina Park in Jamaica.
Pochettino explained that the team had progressed more quickly than the club since his appointment in May 2014, and said any trophies Spurs win before they move into their new stadium, scheduled to ready in August 2018, would be a bonus. 'I was a footballer and I know when you arrive at this point in your career and your mind and body tell you that you want to play regularly it is right to continue.
The Chicago Bulls stole Game 1 of their first-round matchup against the Boston Celtics on the road with a 106-102 victory on Sunday. "PLAYOFF Rondo" was in full display as the feisty point guard flirted with a triple-double while firing up his team with some vintage trash talking just as the Boston Celtics fell apart late in a Game 2 loss on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) to the Chicago Bulls in their first-round series .
The Columbus Blue Jackets scored more goals in the first six minutes of Sunday's game than in their first two playoff games combined . After about five seconds of playing keep-away, Crosby centered the puck to young Jake Guentzel , whose shot leaked through Sergei Bobrovsky to cap a 5-4 Penguins' win and put the Jackets' on the brink of elimination.
I think if we lose this Cup fixture then we can still win the league but surely it would upset the psychology of the team and the fear factor would set in. Their record at Wembley, however, has been poor. Sadio Mane's selection makes Liverpool the fifth team to reach double figures for the Premier League over the last 10 years.
Rojo told reporters he was "okay" while limping heavily through the post-match mixed zone, and Luke Shaw said Ibrahimovic did not seem in too bad a state in the dressing room. So instead of mid-May, it could be the beginning of May, this kind of acceleration of the process". However, some weren't overly impressed with the performance of Mourinho's side on Thursday...
CHICAGO (AP) - Al Horford had 18 points and eight rebounds and Isaiah Thomas scored 16 points as top-seeded Boston beat Chicago after dropping the first two games of their opening-round series at home. "And he has an wonderful will". The Celtics pulled away after a 20-point lead shrunk to one early in the third quarter and put themselves in position to tie a series that was in danger of slipping away from them.
Boston made pushes to keep the score close until a combination of Butler, Rondo, Robin Lopez and a vintage flurry of unexpected 3s from Dwyane Wade were too much for Isaiah Thomas to keep up with. We just had to play. Horford and Thomas scored a combined 52 points between the two of them which is a good amount and meant the supporting cast did not do enough to help them win.
Connor McDavid , the Oilers' 20-year-old captain and National Hockey League regular-season scoring leader with 100 points, had an assist on Lucic's goal. "We are going to keep it and rules of the contest are you have to keep it at least a year and it had to be 75 percent teal", said Robert Beech of Los Gatos.
Left-hander Tyler Anderson (1-3) went five innings for the Rockies, allowing four runs - two earned - while striking out five and walking one. "You don't want to see your opponent hit a home run off you, but at that moment, that was pretty special", Seattle third baseman Kyle Seager said ( via the Seattle Times ).
The team and star guard Isaiah Thomas are already dealing with the emotional pain that came when Thomas' sister, Chyna, was killed in a vehicle accident last weekend. Payne has been activated for Game 3. The Eastern Conference's top seed is struggling in its series with the Chicago Bulls. The Chicago Bulls talked often during the regular season about believing they had the personnel to play as a physically imposing team.
You can read a recap of what was announced on the September 1 Direct here. ARMS is a new title for Nintendo, but the first thoughts have been positive. The company previously offered that much money to those who found security flaws in the Nintendo 3DS. Remember, FE Echoes: Shadows of Valentia will be released on May 19.
One way to get him going might be to simply have him bring the ball up every time and tell him to make plays. With him talking loud, you can only imagine how it got us pumped up. "I'm just going to go out there and focus on rebounding and defense, and try to be the most athletic player on the floor". "During the games and walkthroughs, he's trying his very best to focus".
McCall said: "We're honoured to have six of our players included in the squad". "I understand about Joe and the disappointment that's obviously going to be there but it was a tough call for us". "They've got a lot of depth right through all the positions". And such recognition for the 23-year-old Gloucester back-row forward underlines how much progress he has made since being handed a Test debut against World Cup warm-up opponents Ireland 20 months ago.
Liverpool are back up to third in the table, two points ahead of Manchester City having played a game more than Pep Guardiola side. They are unbeaten since losing at Leicester in late February and now lead fourth-placed Manchester City by two points, although Pep Guardiola's team have a game in hand in the race for an automatic spot in the Champions League group stage.
The Ottawa Senators, meanwhile, fired out of the gate in search of a series-clinching win but were ousted in double overtime against the Bruins, who took Game 1 against the Sens and rallied to win their second matchup after being robbed of a potential game-winning OT score.
Staggering and stumbling and at times appearing utterly disoriented, the Warriors summoned more than enough Wednesday night to drill the even wobblier Portland Trail Blazers. Westbrook's 18 shots in the fourth quarter were more than any of Thunder player attempted during the game. "We didn't do that". Golden State struggled mightily when Durant went down at the end of February, but they quickly rebounded.
The tweet quickly went viral with tens of thousands of retweets and "likes". "These photos lack context", the Patriots wrote on Twitter . The same personnel stood on the steps behind team players and Obama in 2015. So does that mean the entire team stayed home because they didn't want to visit with Trump? It's not uncommon for just a few representatives from Super Bowl championship teams to make the ceremonial trip to the White House .
But there are quite a few possibilities, and nearly none of them are good for the Raptors . It's hard to say anyone could have an off night by scoring 24 points, hauling in 15 rebounds and dishing 7 assists, but that's what happens when you're an otherworldly talent.
Bundy and Pomeranz traded zeroes until the bottom of the third. The Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles meet Saturday in Major League Baseball action at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. After Hart struck out Benintendi, Orioles manager Buck Showalter turned to righty Mychal Givens to get out of the men-on-the-corners, two-out jam. We didn't score any runs.
The Cormier win and resulting drama potentially sets up a meeting with Manuwa and Jones when the ex-champ is free of suspension. " This is my last fight ". Replays proved otherwise, although Weidman was afforded time to recover. With the Buffalo crowd booing, Mousasi refused to celebrate and even offered the former middleweight champion an immediate rematch.
Because when you finish you finish'. 'It's impossible, ' said Conte when asked if Cahill might feature in the semi-final against Tottenham . "For me they are an wonderful team with an fantastic coach in Maurico Pochettino". Both managers are trying to deflect pressure off of their own clubs, and the net result is a push: these are two really good clubs playing on a neutral field for the chance to play for silverware.
If they get at least a point, they will play the Ottawa Senators . "I'm proud of the guys, I'm excited for the guys", Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock said. The Blue Jackets played Saturday afternoon, losing 4-2 to the Philadelphia Flyers. "It was a lot of hockey, a lot of important games", Connor Carrick said.
Over the weekend, the Red Sox bullpen allowed just two runs in 14 1/3 innings, highlighting what has become an unexpected strength of the club in the first few weeks. Sale walked Kevin Kiermaier to begin the third inning, and Steven Souza hits a single following a Tim Beckham strikeout. It has been a rough start to the 2017 season for Steven Wright .
Los Angeles started strong on offense and defense Tuesday as it shot 65 percent from the field in the first quarter while holding the Jazz to 29 percent from the floor in that same stretch. If Griffin is the answer to that, then it's unclear where Utah is going to go when they need a bucket. Paul picked up a double-double by scoring 21 points and dishing out 10 assists.
According to some Spanish media, Arturo Vidal, Thiago Alcántara and Robert Lewandowski went into the referee's changing room to speak with him. "It was an unfortunate, undeserved and bitter defeat". "When the game went 2-1 (to Bayern), they got scared and the referee began his "show" and then with a man less, it is very hard". He has now scored 85 goals in 85 appearances in the Champions League for Madrid.
IN has never endured a four-game sweep since joining the National Basketball Association. It was the most points the Cavs have given up in a playoff game in franchise history . Korver pointed out the symmetry between the 26-point fourth-quarter lead in Atlanta that Cleveland failed to protect in the last week of the regular season, which ultimately cost the Cavs the No.
Juventus advanced into the semi-finals of Europe's elite club competition after seeing off the Catalan giants 3-0 on aggregate, following up their Turin rout with a goalless draw at the Nou Camp on Wednesday night. "They are an Italian club and defend very well". Their skipper Marco Reus pulled a goal back early in the second half but Valere Germain came off the bench to put the seal on a famous win for a brilliant young Monaco side, who go through to the last four for the first time since ...
The second-leg stalemate sealed a 3-0 win on aggregate and came six weeks after Barcelona's historic 6-1 thrashing of Paris Saint-Germain, when the home side became the first team to ever overturn a 4-0 loss in the competition. Leading the way is Radamel Falcao, the Colombian striker and team captain having scored his 27th of the season against Dortmund in a campaign that has relaunched his career after miserable loan spells at Manchester United and Chelsea.
The result puts him level on points with Sebastian Vettel at this early stage in the battle for the 2017 Drivers' title with the Ferrari driver - who won the opener in Australia two weeks ago - coming home second and Red Bull's Max Verstappen third.
That didn't happen, and Willett was atop the list of players to miss the cut at the 81st Masters Tournament. Willett's menu is rounded off by Yorkshire Tea served with English cheese and biscuits. "It's been a tricky 12 months and we haven't played great golf, but by the same token if you look at the career we've had, we've not really had a slump in form in two years", said Willett.
Kiper says the Browns, with five picks in the top three rounds have to hit on at least three of them - something the draft analyst working the midnight to 8 a.m. If the Browns were so desperate for a franchise QB they would have taken Carson Wentz when they had the chance in last year's draft. Every team misses.
Hansen - who is yet to be beaten on home soil in his tenure as head coach - expected talk of the Lions bringing an expansive game to New Zealand to be purely that. "I think this is the best British and Irish Lions that we've seen come here for a long, long time". That's why people like Hartley and some of the Scottish boys have missed out because there is so much depth.
Thomas played through tears Sunday night in the Celtics' 106-102 loss to the Chicago Bulls in the opener of a first-round Eastern Conference playoff series - just a day after his 22-year-old sister Chyna Thomas was killed in a auto crash.
Down 2-0 to the Bulls, the Celtics are catching a break as their playoff series shifts to Chicago. "He'll be re-evaluated in probably the next week to 10 days", Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg said Friday morning after shootaround. Horford was the beneficiary of a bevy of Thomas dimes, scoring 18 points on 8-of-14 shooting. "I'm just trying to shoot it with confidence", said Lopez, who hit several midrange jumpers.
While the Warriors struggled initially with Durant sidelined, they also produced a 14-game winning streak and locked up the NBA's best record for a third straight year. Iguodala had barely checked into Game 1 for the first time Sunday when he drew a charge against Al-Farouq Aminu. But the game wasn't in hand until late, and Portland won't go away quietly now.
Son further confirmed Spurs' dominance by meeting Kieran Trippier's flawless cross with a lovely half-volley at the far post to grab his brace in the 54th minute as the hosts cruised through to full-time. Tottenham, who also remain on course to qualify for next season's Champions League, next host Bournemouth before facing Chelsea in the semi-finals of the FA Cup.
The Hawks , who sit in fifth a place in the east, started with Jose Calderon, Taurean Prince, Kris Humphries, Ersan Ilyasova and Tim Hardaway Jr . As for the race for the No. It was a shocking letdown by the Cavs , who have dealt with injuries all season, but don't have any excuse for not giving it their all with so much at stake.
Gianfranco Zola had overseen a torrid run of form in 2017 that leaves Birmingham three points off the drop zone with as many games to go and resigned on Monday following a 2-0 defeat to Burton Albion. Redknapp last worked in English football with Derby, where he worked as a football advisor alongside then-head coach Darren Wassall. He replaces Zola, who won just twice in 22 league matches.
A Chelsea victory on Saturday would boost morale among Conte's squad as they chase the title. Last season we didn't win the league but we kept going. Although Chelsea FC are coming off their worst effort of the season last weekend, they remain the favorites to claim the FA Cup . Their record at Wembley , however, has been poor.
A pair of fine goals by Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil allowed Arsenal to halt its streak of consecutive away losses at four with a 2-1 victory over relegation-bound Middlesbrough. It worked well in the first half. The fact we conceded three at West Brom, three at Crystal Palace, I felt it was needed . Although he has taken only two points from his five games since succeeding Aitor Karanka, Boro's performances have improved considerably and there was a second half period when they threatened ...
The 24-year-old Miller had one shot and one hit in just 7:08 back in Game 1, and skated in 61 games for the Black and Gold during the regular season, with six goals and 13 points along with 85 shots on goal. Rinne picked up a secondary assist when Mattias Ekholm found Zolnierczyk with a great stretch pass, and the forward shot it off Crawford's left shoulder for a 2-0 lead at 2:51.
The game-decider from Game 1 was Iso Joe's eighth game-winning buzzer-beater in the last 10 years, the most in that span and twice as many as the next-best guy. The Clippers' efforts went to waste but the play that knotted up the game may have been the right call at that point. The Utah Jazz are averaging 100.7 points on 46.6 percent shooting and allowing 96.8 points on 44.3 percent shooting.
The 37-year-old had been working out in extended spring training after hitting.196 with 25 home runs and 59 RBIs in 112 games last year. DeGrom (0-0, 1.89 ERA) may start against the Nats and Gio Gonzalez (1-0, 1.33), with Sean Gilmartin ready as a backup plan.
He takes on Albert Ramos-Vinolas next while Nadal, seeded four, has a tricky task against another young gun in Germany's Alexander Zverev who eased past Feliciano Lopez. But the Brit seemed to find something different in the second set, and started to make life very hard for his much vaunted opponent. Third seed and 2014 champion Stan Wawrinka will meet No.
Cleveland may still have Kevin Love and Tristan Thompson in action, so they will give their all to try and get a win. The Celtics, however, are eager to go into the post-season as the top team in the East. What neither Lue, nor his coaching staff, nor virtually anyone in the Cavs' organization was ready for was the NBA's decision to start Cleveland's playoff series on Saturday rather than Sunday.
Although Chelsea FC are coming off their worst effort of the season last weekend, they remain the favorites to claim the FA Cup. For those that have been recognised, a place in this PFA XI is known to come with a lot of pride given that the selection is based upon the votes of all Premier League players themselves.
Graham DeLaet eagled the par-4 ninth hole and shot a 4-under-par 67 on Friday for a share of the second-round lead with Luke Donald at the PGA Tour's RBC Heritage in Hilton Head Island, S.C. Kisner followed up his 64 with a second straight bogey-free round at Harbour Town. Tway holed out for eagle from the fairway on the par-4 12th and played the opening nine in 6-under 30.
According to media reports Aaron Hernandez left three notes for loved ones before his suicide. The New England Patriots can become "champions of justice" by agreeing to pay $6 million to the estate of former tight end Aaron J. The defendants are listed as Thomas Turco, the commissioner of Department of Corrections, Daniel Bennett, the secretary of Public Safety, and Steven Silva, the superintendent of the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center.
Lionel Messi came closest to giving Barcelona a route back into the contest with four strikes at goal but failed to hit the target with any of them and frequently came up short against Juventus's intimidating centre-back pairing of Giorgio Chiellini and Leonardo Bonucci.