British & Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland and captain Sam Warburton alongside tour manager John Spencer (right) during the British and Irish Lions Squad Announcement at Hilton London Syon Park. Wray added: "So, to Mako, to Jamie, to Maro, to George, to Billy, and to Owen... we are all incredibly proud of you". Our advantage is we play with that expectation all the time.
If that wasn't impressive enough, part of RW's statline included a 50-point performance, his eighth triple-double with at least 40 points. The three points saw his point total leap to 50, to go along with 16 points and 10 assists, etching his name into the league's history books; the shot likely to go down as one of the most iconic in recent memory.
But while one would fully expect the Raptors to rebound in Game 2 on Tuesday night in Toronto, the following two games are in Milwaukee - on Thursday night and Saturday afternoon. Tucker and Patrick Patterson for their defensive surges, or even DeMarre Carroll for a pair of timely threes. The Bucks did what was needed in the opening two games by getting the one win and if they can win again tonight it would certainly be a positive.
Ursula Ward , the mother of Odin Lloyd, spoke publicly for the first time since Aaron Hernandez's death on Friday. Under a long-standing legal principle in MA, courts typically vacate the convictions of defendants who die before their appeals are heard.
And Tottenham's Argentinian boss believes Kane is now as integral a part of the starting XI at White Hart Lane as the talismanic Messi at the Nou Camp. His first-choice keeper Hugo Lloris has an illness while his deputy, Michel Vorm , picked up a knee injury in the win against Swansea. Their season is at risk of a disappointing conclusion, something which previous year contributed to Mazzarri's predecessor Quique Sanchez Flores' departure, and the Italian said: "We were unfortunate in ...
Miller himself confirmed, via the team's official Twitter account on Wednesday morning, that he's ready to return to the lineup for game four against the Senators, which will take place later this evening at home in Boston, Massachusetts.
Let's get 'em in Toronto. No Cap in history has more goals or more points. "Not always the ones you think that are going to be there". "From what I saw I thought it was OK". The Capitals can't spread out their scoring like the Leafs can and will most likely rely on their usual scorers to keep the game alive. "The positive way to look at it is we came really close back to tie it up, but it's tough to come back that many goals when you're not playing in the first period".
After Youri Tielemans hammered a powerful long-range shot against the bar, Lukasz Teodorczyk got the loose ball stuck under his feet but was able to nudge it into the path of Algerian Sofiane Hanni who drove in the equaliser. "We have Daley Blind , who has experience in the position, and I think it is time for Jones and Smalling to be fearless - to risk", the United boss, who seemed to criticise Smalling's pain threshold earlier in the season, said.
Belgian playmaker Kevin Debryune provided two assists for the second and third goals in the encounter which saw Nigeria star Kelechi Iheanacho replace Aguero with three minutes to play. In 10 days we play the real final against United so that is why it was so important to win . I know what I have to do and as long as I can organise the people around, I can always get a performance'.
The reported intention is to strengthen his squad with up to seven new players arriving at Anfield, but this is part of the vision that relies on the Merseyside giants qualifying for the Champions League next season. "It is not forbidden to try to create chances when you are 1-0 up, 2-0 up, but it depends on the time ". Asked to pinpoint the reason behind Liverpool's title challenge, Klopp said: 'It's different reasons.
Instead, he was sent home after getting into a "heated" argument with a hospital worker. According to the result, he was ill prior to the combine and in lieu of taking IV fluids, as a doctor recommended, Foster took matters into his own hands and overdosed on "water and Gatorade", he said.
With Cousins likely to be on the open market after this season, he could set the tone for a rich contract with a strong performance against a top-level secondary in primetime here. Atlanta FalconsAtlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will duel in the second week of the 2017 National Football League season.
Now, however, Trump says he has leverage to bring Democrats on board and help craft a solution. During an interview with Bloomberg on Friday, OMB Director Mick Mulvaney said that giving Democrats a dollar of Obamacare cost-sharing reductions payments for one dollar of wall funding is "the offer that we've given to our Democrat colleagues".
Hernandez's fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins Hernandez, had filed an order Wednesday on behalf of the daughter she had with Hernandez. The attorney, Doug Sheff, urged the Patriots to release that money in a press conference with Ward on Friday, two days after Hernandez killed himself while serving life in prison for Lloyd's murder.
With the news that West Ham will be without Andy Carroll for Saturday's match against Everton , it must surely be the right time for Slaven Bilic in reintroduce Diafra Sakho into the team. Toffees hitman Romelu Lukaku , who has scored nine goals in his last nine games, is refusing to sign a new deal at Goodison. After a good start of the season, West Ham United is slipping further down the table in the English Premier League.
Pochettino, in his third season in north London, is yet to win any silverware with Tottenham but if trophies were awarded for progress, he would be ahead of his rivals. Earlier this week, Terry, 36, said he will leave Stamford Bridge at the end of the campaign. "If you ask me next season is it a serious loss, I think so".
Not to mention, the Leafs and the Caps have the same amount of goals in the series (14) but the Leafs have more scorers. Tight-lipped about the timeline, Trotz said Alzner is day to day. "First of all, I'm just going to keep my own opinion about the hit", he told reporters. I thought I got right on the puck and then tried to get a piece of him.
Heading into Game 2 , the Clippers coaching staff harped on the need to push the ball aggressively and not allow the Utah defense to get set. Undoubtedly feeling the pressure after their disappointing loss in Game One, the Clippers stormed to a 12-point lead in the first quarter giving fans a show of Lob City full of thunderous dunks and alley-oop slams.
On current form the Sunrisers seems to have the edge. After a rampaging start, Sunrisers suffered losses against Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders in successive matches but they brought their campaign back on track with victories over Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Daredevils.
The result sees Chelsea's lead at the top cut to four points, while the Red Devils sit four points behind cross-town rivals Manchester City in fourth place. "The league is open and we have a 50 percent [chance] to win the league", said Chelsea manager Antonio Conte, who blamed himself for the loss to United.
Early in Game 3 of the Bulls' first-round National Basketball Association playoff series against the Boston Celtics, Rondo, who suffered a fractured thumb in Game 2, appeared to try to trip Jae Crowder after the Celtics wing got a bit too close to the Chicago bench.
As the clock ticked closer to the 11 a.m. deadline in Buffalo, UFC lightweight champion Daniel Cormier hit the scales at 206.2 pounds, 1.2 pounds over the light heavyweight limit. Hooft: I don't know why he's doing that. " This was my last fight ", a tearful Johnson said. Jimi, you can come in here with your bare knuckle and punch me.
I was just trying to help win the ballgame, but I got to do a lot of things for the first time. A large complex around the stadium will include a hotel, apartments, restaurants, concert venue , office buildings and other businesses. Atlanta has won three games in a row, including the first two games in its new suburban stadium, riding back-to-back homers from Brandon Phillips and Adonis Garcia as well as solid relief pitching to a 4-2 victory Saturday.
Koscielny was the central one, pulling the strings with us both and telling us where to go and that, so with someone like him and his experience it makes it a lot more comfortable". "The fact we conceded three at West Brom and three at Crystal Palace, I feel it was needed. They will never, ever stop". Boro nearly took the lead soon after, save for a Petr Cech goal-line block to deny the hosts from close range.
Still, despite proof that women could clearly complete marathons, the athletic world generally assumed that women "couldn't run and didn't want to run" that far, Switzer says. Writing on Facebook after the race, Ms Switzer said: "I finished, like I did 50 years ago". This year, she wore orange when she ran to honor her daughter's boyfriend.
I also think that the semi final of the cup this coming Saturday is being overplayed in the media and the fans as a 'league decider.' For sure whoever comes out on top will have gained huge amounts of confidence. "And I hope that everyone understands this". Terry, 36, has been at the west London club for more than two decades and has become the most decorated player in Chelsea history.
French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron spoke with former USA president Barack Obama on the phone on Thursday, in an apparent sign of support just three days before the first round of an uncertain presidential election. The country is in a state of emergency and at its highest possible level of alert since a string of terror attacks that began in 2015, which have killed more than 230 people.
Costa's shot deflected narrowly wide and Pedro tested Boruc from the resulting corner, then Moses headed Hazard's cross off-target as chances continued to flow for the visitors. Even if Spurs win all their remaining games, unlikely in itself, it's very hard to see Chelsea dropping a point a match. City manager Pep Guardiola, who recalled goalkeeper Claudio Bravo, saw his side take a 31st-minute lead when Ahmed Elmohamady turned in Jesus Navas's cross for an own goal .
Newsweek reported on Friday that Hernandez murdered Odin Lloyd in 2013 because Lloyd had found out Hernandez was bisexual . A judge did not rule on Leontires request to visit the cell where Hernandez was found dead. Ward's attorney Doug Sheff issued what he called "a friendly challenge" to the National Football League players union and the Patriots to release any money still owed to Hernandez.
Harden laid one in to get the Rockets within a possession, but it looked like the momentum might've been stopped when Victor Oladipo hit a 3-pointer, it wasn't. He couldn't convert on his 3-point try, however, but Thunder big man Steven Adams was perfectly positioned for the tip-in bucket that gave OKC a 113-111 lead.
And Ichiro was happy to give Seattle fans one last thrill. OUR PICK: The Cardinals have won four of Wacha's last five home starts versus the Pirates, who are winless at 0-5 in their last five games versus the Cards and 11-27 in their last 38 games in St.
In previous years Mercedes has let its drivers race, confident in the knowledge it was unchallenged for either championship, but the emergence of Ferrari this year has complicated matters - Vettel's win in Bahrain helped put Ferrari in the lead of both championships.
Whether it was a wave to a former teammate in the crowd, Teresa's engagement ring gracing her left hand, or an early stretch of the race that she described as "feeling like we were walking", Hasay's mental fortitude was inspiring. Jordan Hasay from US, who was making her debut in marathon clocked 2:23.00 for third place. But while Gibb seemed to pass unnoticed during the run, race director Jock Semple was infuriated and went after Switzer midrace.
As Chipper Jones hung out in the Atlanta Braves dugout Friday afternoon, a few hours ahead of the Braves' first regular-season home game at their new stadium, SunTrust Park, the future Hall of Famer fielded a question about what fans might be saying as they entered the ballpark for the first time.
Among the other 30 Lions tourists selected, none of the 12 Wales players, two Scotland players and few of the 16 England players have experienced a test victory over New Zealand. Finn Russell, Jonny and Richie Gray, John Barclay, Hamish Watson were among those in contention for selection but missed out on a place on the plane to New Zealand.
Ovechkin went down at 17:32 of the first period when a hip check from Kadri made contact with his left knee. The Leafs are 4-1 in their last five Friday games and 43-89 in their last 132 road games while the Caps are 51-15 in their last 66 against the Atlantic and 37-15 in their last 52 overall.
Dwyane Wade and Rajon Rondo put up their worst numbers since their respective rookie seasons, but their championship experience seems to be paying off in the playoffs. "I was hoping it wasn't that", Jimmy Butler said. I know what Rondo brings. Although the Celtics finished 53-29 in the regular season , it's the lowest win total by a No.
The incredible rally ruined Paul George's big night. After scoring a franchise record 74 points in the first half alone, the Pacers score only 40 in the second half total and are now down three games to none to the world champs. The teams traded leads on each of the next four baskets, but after George's 3 with 5:15 to go gave IN a 104-103 lead, James scored on a layup that started a 12-5 run to seal it.
Recently-retired and former Pakistan T20 skipper Shahid Khan Afridi thanked the Indian cricket team and Virat Kohli for giving him a gift. "Respect superstar, hope to see you soon", Afridi wrote a tweet in reply to Virat Kohli. He continued leading the side in shortest format until the T20 World Cup 2016. But, both the teams have not forgotten the sportsman spirit. He scored three of his five Test hundreds against India and was Player-of-the-Match in two ODIs.
Sunderland are likely to appeal the red card shown to midfielder Seb Larsson, but manager David Moyes was keen not to use the loss of the Sweden worldwide before half-time as an excuse for a fifth defeat in six games which pushed his side closer to relegation to the Championship.
Friday (April 21) marks one year since the legendary Prince died at his Paisley Park estate in Chanhassen, Minnesota, but his legacy is perhaps living on more than it ever has. Others tweeted GIFs illustrating Prince's smooth showmanship and unique style while expressing the hole the singer's death had left in their hearts.
Hernandez apparently hanged himself from a bedsheet affixed to a window in his cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley. Hernandez was serving a life sentence for the 2013 murder of an acquaintance but on Friday had been found not guilty of killing two other people.
When it has avoided mistakes in these first two games, Cleveland has looked like the far superior team. He passed Kobe Bryant to move into 3rd place on the NBA's all-time playoff scoring list. 1 seed in the East, and the 26 points Cleveland clawed back from Thursday. Frye hit another trey with 54.8 seconds to play to clinch the game at 114-107.
They can not make miracles, they have injuries and even in a insane mentality they can not play Sunday. The United manager, preparing for the second leg of the Europa League tie with Anderlecht , also admits he is uncertain what role Wayne Rooney will play as he struggles with injuries.
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...