They need to be better in Game 3 Thursday night, or their postseason run will be over nearly as quickly as it began. "And wants the game to be decided by me", George said after watching the replay a day later, according to NBA.com . "Just staying ready, being professional". If George is unhappy and the Pacers can't make it out of the first round, the front office may have to have an honest discussion about trading George before he bolts when he gets the chance.
Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert arrives before Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers , Sunday, April 23, 2017 , in Salt Lake City. The Jazz upgraded the NBA Defensive Player of the Year frontrunner to " doubtful ", after listing him as "out" for each of the last two games. He spent much of the second quarter in the locker room and was ruled out at halftime.
Daniel Cormier won the light heavyweight title in a bout against Anthony Johnson back in 2015, and has held on to it since then. From the angle provided in the video, DC didn't appear to be leaning on the towel, but something just doesn't add up when you consider how it's possible to lose 1.2 pounds in two minutes.
The Jazz were dealt a blow before either team had settled into the game. "We had two days of being pretty pissed off", said Griffin of the victory. The Jazz need Johnson to pick up some slack if Hayward is going to struggle with LMAM blanketed all over him.
It is vital that Chelsea do indeed bounce back immediately, as their next fixture sees them face Tottenham at Wembley in a highly anticipated F.A Cup semi-final. The Englishman has now found the net 69 times in the Premier League in just 110 games and that record is the exact same as former Liverpool hitman, Luis Suarez, as reported by the Mirror .
It soon became an annual tradition and eventually all major leaguers, players, managers and coaches wear "42" on April. 15, keeping the memory of Robinson's accomplishments alive for new generations of fans to appreciate. It generated untold millions of conversations among baseball fans who carried those discussions into other areas of life. Oliveri explained to the audience how Muhl carries himself with class both on and off the field and is a strong presence as he meets and exceeds ...
That goal left the two rivals level at the top on 75 points. City is in fourth place, but just one point ahead of Manchester United, which beat Burnley 2-0. "We are disappointed with the result , when you get back to 2-2 with 10 men you have to think a little more and defend together". Undeterred, Ronaldo soon drew Marc-Andre ter Stegen into a fine save down low.
He struggled to throw strikes at times, but he relied on the strikeout to get through his 5 1/3 frames. The Giants also observed a moment of silence for former major-league executive Katy Feeney, who died suddenly on Opening Day, and Giants employees who died over the offseason.
The Ligue 1 leaders, the first team in the Champions League to reach the last four after going through two preliminary rounds, had the game nearly wrapped up after early goals by youngster Kylian Mbappe and Colombian striker Radamel Falcao.
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. Yet the idea that the Lions coaching staff are pinning their hopes on reprising the Chicago formula was given short shrift by one of its principal architects, Andy Farrell.
Real Madrid punished Bayern's wastefulness after the restart as Christian Ronaldo restored parity after volleying home a cross from Daniel Carvajal with two minutes into the second half. The result left Bayern with much to do in the second leg on Tuesday, while Real remained on course in their bid to become the first side to retain the Champions League crown.
Zola's run of only two wins from 24 fixtures has left Birmingham 20th and only three points above the relegation zone. Birmingham now sit three points above the relegation zone ahead of fixtures with Aston Villa , Huddersfield Town and Bristol City respectively.
When Jackie was alive , he spoke at the 1972 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, commemorating the 25th anniversary of that national milestone. A bronze statue of Brooklyn Dodgers' legend Jackie Robinson is unveiled outside Dodger Stadium before the team's baseball game with the Arizona Diamondbacks, Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Los Angeles.
Asked if that was a realistic expectation of the pair, Mourinho added: "If they have a insane mentality like I have, they would [play]; if they are safe thinking and they are surrounded by people with the same mentality as they have, it takes more time, it is more cautious".
I was asked for my snap opinion late last week on which midfield combo would start against the Lions and I opted for Williams and Anton Leinert-Brown. Andy Farrell has underlined the importance of belief when the British and Irish Lions tackle New Zealand this summer. While Hartley was left out, rival England hooker Jamie George was included, along with Ireland captain Rory Best and Wales's Ken Owens .
They poured in 60 points in the paint, including an 18-point, 15-rebound night from DeAndre Jordan. Gobert's status going forward will be determined game by game, The Tribune has learned. He had to be helped off by Diaw and Hill. Oklahoma City will remain in Houston for two days of practice before Game 2 on Wednesday night at the Toyota Center.
Celebration?" But Barcelona were being given precious little space in the final third and although Messi finally tested Gianluigi Buffon, who parried away the deflected effort, Juventus rarely looked overexerted. Enrique forlornly turned to Paco Alcacer from the bench as the hosts played with four forwards for the final half hour. "They kept their cool". "Neymar and Suarez never turned up for the two legs".
The five-time World Player of the Year also lured Sergio Ramos into a wild challenge that saw the Madrid captain sent-off and Casemiro was also lucky to avoid a red card for two fouls on Messi before half-time. According to our predictions based on Real Madrid and Barca recent stats and performance, Real Madrid will win today's match by 3-2 in El Clasico 2017.
The 21-year-old, who was singled out for praise earlier in the night by PFA Merit Award victor David Beckham, beat Spurs teammate Harry Kane to the award, with Everton's Romelu Lukaku in third place. I wasn't as clinical. "But there's a lot of little bits that need improving". Twice as nice the Men's PFA Young Player of the Year award for 2017 goes to @Dele_Alli for the second consecutive year! "When you feel the way the fans are and the way the players are building into the game, to not ...
The 26-year-old has played 31 of Chelsea's 32 games in the Premier League so far this season, once again drawing plaudits for his huge athleticism, tackling and reading of the game. " We're going to fight for both competitions ", said Kante. The greatest talents of the Premier League will be in attendance at the PFA Awards, as England's Player of the Year will be announced alongside a number of achievements.
The fear is that antiestablishment candidates like Melenchon and Le Pen would meet in the final round of elections-threatening the stability of the eurozone and the euro, which last bought 1.0727 dollars as of late Friday in NY. But for many Fillon supporters, Le Pen's call for an nearly total ban on immigration is unrealistic, and her economic views echo left-wing calls for bigger public pensions, protection of the bloated civil service, and more government spending on a variety of programs.
Bobby Ryan and Kyle Turris scored for Ott. With David Pastrnak in the penalty box for interfering with Clarke MacArthur, MacArthur scored at 6:30 of overtime to lift the Ottawa Senators to a 3-2 victory and end the Bruins' season in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference opening round.
But thanks to Paul, the Clippers came from behind to win Friday night, and they have their sights set on winning Game 4 tonight and going home with a commanding 3-1 series lead. The Clippers have endured injuries this season to Griffin, Paul and Austin Rivers, who is unlikely to play until after Game 5, Doc Rivers said.
James needs one more victory to become the first player to win 21 consecutive first-round games since the current playoff format began in 1984. And generating more space on the floor to open up 3-point shooters. "Every decision you make in the playoffs is hard", Lue said. Cleveland trailed by 26 in the first half and was still down 74-49 at halftime. Their 25-point halftime cushion was down to 15 points barely four minutes into the third quarter.
Lanzini was allowed to drive forward and test Stekelenburg with another deflected shot in the best of West Ham's remaining openings, while at the other end Everton ended fairly strongly with a rally of corners. The draw is a blow to Koeman's hopes of finishing fifth above Manchester United and Arsenal to secure the most favourable entry into next season's UEFA Europa League.
This is the playoffs, though, and Kerr is one of the best coaches in the league, so the Warriors miss him badly. This is not uncharted territory for the team, which played its first 43 games last season under interim head coach Luke Walton , as Kerr recovered from back surgery complications.
Late in Wednesday night's Game 2 victory over the Trail Blazers at home, Kerr appeared to give a glimpse of the discomfort he has been coping with by removing his suit jacket to finish out the game. Kerr said he's consulting doctors and hoping for improvement, but said he will not return to the sidelines unless he's feeling better. "I'm not going to do that to our team and our staff", Kerr said.
Aaron Hernandez was serving life a life sentence for the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd at the time of his death. They report the notes did not offer a reason for Hernandez's death, but did emphasize his love for his family. They have said Hernandez hanged himself in his cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley. Another of Hernandez's lawyers said Friday that he will ask a court to have his murder conviction erased.
Sinclair, who has 20 league goals to his name this period, then smashed a 51st-minute penalty past Wes Foderingham , as well as the sole sour note to get a Celtic side that controlled the derby was a first half injury to Moussa Dembele. "But how we could improve in that moment is that sometimes, at 2-0, you don't think it's won, but you're comfortable in the game". "Young Callum was brilliant, really, really good and technically gifted and it was a wonderful goal he scored".
Sergio Aguero had put City ahead with a fine breakaway goal just after the hour having had another strike controversially ruled out, but Nacho Monreal equalised. We played like we want to. And at some stage you need to focus on something for the players which creates some confidence. But in praising Sanchez's performance against City, Wenger vowed he would at the very least see out his contract and hopefully extend his deal.
Mark Stone and Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored for the Senators , while Craig Anderson stopped 36 shots. The Bruins scored three unanswered goals after spotting the Senators a 2-0 lead as they fought to keep their season alive. Ottawa is a team that isn't shy about getting in Tuukka's grill, so the defense is going to have to be extra sharp in order to make Tuukka's day easier.
The Spurs were suffering from another off-night in Memphis, with LaMarcus Aldridge nearly invisible offensively aside from a brief burst in the third quarter and Tony Parker carrying much of the load. RAPTORS 87, BUCKS 76 - DeMar DeRozan scored 33 points, and Toronto beat Milwauke in a defensive slugfest to tie their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series at two games apiece.
James played the entire second half and finished with 41 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, but admitted he found it hard to immediately take stock of his display and compare it to his other dominant playoff performances. Win one more at IN, the four-time MVP will be crowned king of the first round. The Pacers put on a show for the home fans at the start of Game 3 by breaking down the Cavaliers' defense early and often on the way to a 37-27 lead after the first quarter.
Janusz Michallik recaps an improbable victory for Arsenal over Manchester City in the FA Cup . Alexis Sanchez then struck in extra time to give Arsenal a 2-1 win over the Citizens, leaving Guardiola facing the prospect of a season without silverware.
Messi - sporting a black eye and damaged teeth following Marcelo's first-half challenge - struck twice in a dramatic 3-2 win to take Barcelona to the top of LaLiga. It was left to Ivan Rakitic, who shifted onto his left foot just outside the Madrid box and curled an unstoppable effort past Keylor. It came when Zinedine Zidane brought on James, who promptly scored the equaliser by prodding in Marcelo's smart cross.
There's a potential for him to keep improving. He said: "They should be nervous because there are fresh players coming through". "We're honoured to have six of our players included in the squad", said Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall.
Serena's selfie featured her posing in a yellow one-piece swimsuit and the simple caption, "20 weeks". Her ranking projects to finish this season somewhere outside the top 20. The beginning of Williams' maternity leave coincides with the imminent return of two other big names on the tennis stage. He said in a statement: "We're excited for Serena".
The Par 3s are also long, with three of them being over 200 yards, so players who excel with longer irons or hybrids will have the advantage on those holes. He's playing on a major medical exemption granted after a foot injury caused him to miss most of last season, and he needs to earn $30,624 before the exemption ends this week.
After one of the most miserable performances for a pair of All-Star guards in a key playoff game you will ever see in Game 3, DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry answered the call in Game 4, combining for 51 points on 20-of-39 shooting as the Raptors evened their series 2-2 with the upstart Milwaukee Bucks , 87-76.
That is still down considerably from the estimated 50 players who visited Obama in 2015, but that too can be explained, at least in part, by the timing of the Super Bowl (cont. "These photos lack context", the Patriots wrote on Twitter . There were Patriots players that were absent from the visit and had meaningful reasons for protest .
Whoever comes into their squad is a great player and we were just focused on us. It was a surprise when Hazard and Diego Costa were not in the starting XI but he knew when to bring them on. Chelsea will build from a position of strength should they beat Arsenal in the FA Cup final and pip Spurs to the Premier League. To achieve that lofty ambition, Chelsea need to crush Tottenham's dreams again as the north Londoners are just four points behind in the title race.
I am not concerned because I think Phil fits really well and comfortably here. "You need the highest concentration level but we've had that The first half we didn't play too well, the second half was much better". "Actually, I think it's positive when there is interest", he said. In added-on time, Liverpool should have made sure of the points after Ben Foster was stranded up-field after coming up for a corner, but Alberto Moreno fired wide from 45 yards when he had teammates either side ...
High-powered aides to Donald Trump pressed for funding of a Mexico border wall Sunday as a looming spending showdown in Congress threatens to shut down the United States government on the president's 100th day in office. Lawmakers are looking at allowing states to obtain waivers to opt out of some of these protections, but requiring states to attest that the waiver's goal is to reduce the cost of health care or increase the number of insured.
On the road, Barcelona has scored 42 goals (tied for the 1st place with Real Madrid) and conceded 17 goals. Speaking in a news conference on Saturday, Luis Enrique said he was prepared for the game "with or without Neymar" and backed the club's approach to the situation, although he wouldn't say if he was optimistic or not.
The statement also reveals investigators found "cardboard jammed into the door tracks of his single-inmate cell to impede entry" and "found three hand-written notes next to a Bible" in his cell. Earlier Thursday, Hernandez's lawyer complained that state officials had turned over the 27-year-old's body but not his brain. Chronic traumatic encephalopathy is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain found in people with a history of repetitive brain trauma, including football players, ...
Golden State went on to win game three anyway without their coach, but it is still concerning given the fact that Kerr has been feeling under the weather all week. The Warriors were tremendous with Luke Walton at the helm, going 39-4 en route to reeling off the best regular season record in National Basketball Association history.
Boston would score 12 straight to lead 75-65 before the third quarter ended with the Celtics ahead 79-70. Not for Game 4, at least. The Bulls found their most success in Friday's loss without a true point guard on the floor and Jimmy Butler and Dwyane Wade instead assuming more ball-handling duties.
Spurs were being tipped in some quarters to edge past Chelsea , especially with Antonio Conte's men enduring a mixed spell of form and the Italian choosing to start with Eden Hazard and Diego Costa on the bench. Chelsea will take on the victor between Arsenal and Manchester City, who meet up in the other semifinal Sunday. Tottenham came into the FA Cup tie looking to heap more pressure on the Blues in the Premier League.
Mark Stone scored his first goal in 20 games for the Senators and Jean-Gabriel Pageau also found the back of the net in regulation. Boston killed off three straight penalties before a first period goal by Stafford, in which he and Charlie McAvoy showed great patience with the puck.
Louis Blues for Game 5? A furious third-period rally included three goals in less than five minutes to blow the lid off the arena. Jason Zucker scored the equalizer with 5:01 to play, the U.S. "It's tough to handle really". "None of us expected this". The more cards you have, the more options you have and that gives us options whether we want to play people at center or wing.