There was plenty of jawing throughout the game, with Millsap and Wizards forward Markieff Morris exchanging words, and the guard battle between John Wall and Dennis Schroder also heating up. On Wednesday night, Houston trailed by as many as 15 and didn't take a lead until the fourth quarter. "Usually the aggressor is rewarded". Millsap said something about his foot being on the free throw line.
If they aren't significantly better next season and beyond, they have only themselves to blame. The Houston Texans are even leaving the planet to announce their selections, as the organization will have astronauts at the International Space Station and Space Center announce picks from outer space.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has lauded veteran striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic decision to "fight" after suffering a career-threatening knee injury, according to a statement on the club website. "I am not a worse manager because I didn't win the title", the City boss told Sky Sports . United enter this tie after registering a 2-0 comfortable victory over Burnley.
Atlanta briefly built a five-point lead but could not take control. They are 32-11 on their home court, and Washington went 2-0 at home against Atlanta during the regular season. In public, Scott Brooks presents himself as a measured and pragmatic leader, with a dash of California cool so that the Washington Wizards never tilt on his emotions.
He took his position to start the eighth but was removed from the game after talking to the trainer. Thames scored twice before leaving because of an injury as the Brewers beat Cincinnati on Wednesday. Wily Peralta tossed five innings of four-run ball to improve his mark to 4-1. It was the right-hander's first appearance since being hit on the right forearm by Pittsburgh's Jameson Taillon on April 11.
However, his father Robert will be in attendance at Wembley, which will be filled with 90, 000 fans. Joshua will be defending his IBF belt against Klitschko, and Lewis believes the 41-year-old, despite his experience, goes into the fight looking "beatable".
The Warriors are missing Steve Kerr. The Blazers couldn't afford anything short of perfection to win a game against the Warriors. The Golden State Warriors are on the verge of sweeping their first round series in the 2017 NBA Playoffs , and they could advance to the conference semifinals without two of their most important pieces.
Rather than thank Barnes for having his back by throwing at Machado, Pedroia immediately got Machado's attention from the dugout. "Because he's the leader of that clubhouse and if he can't control his own teammates, then there's a bigger issue over there", Britton told the Baltimore Sun after being told about Pedroia's eighth-inning exchange with Machado.
The confirmation of Williams' pregnancy came in a statement several hours after the 35-year-old posted a photo of herself on the social media site Snapchat with the caption "20 weeks". The American, who won an Open-era record 23rd Grand Slam in Australia in January , will miss the rest of the season. This is wonderful news and we wish her the very best.
With two wins from three races, Vettel is seven points ahead of Hamilton in the standings, but expects that lead to come under pressure from the Mercedes drivers on Sunday. Hamilton s new Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas, who took over from Rosberg after the German retired days after winning last season s world title, separately said his team had not spoken to him about introducing team orders despite telling him to move over for Hamilton in Bahrain.
The short answer, which Trubisky provided ad nauseam at the scouting combine, is that he played behind a good college quarterback in Marquise Williams, but still thought he should have been playing. The 49ers need help at safety with Eric Reid being the only safety on the roster right now and Jimmie Ward working out as a safety right now. San Francisco could easily just stay put and take an elite player like Solomon Thomas but I could see why trading down would be appealing.
But midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg says the calibre of the opposition means they will have no trouble motivating themselves. I'm happy for him. It's just a matter of keeping an eye on it and monitoring it. Let us know in the comments section below! "All we could do was our job and we can sit back tonight and see what they can do". "I was sure this moment would arrive".
The letters, reportedly written in German, began: "In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful". "The game was not too important but when they played they tried to be at their best". Less than 24 hours after a bomb attack on their team bus, Borussia Dortmund took to the field Wednesday in a poignant Champions League quarterfinal encounter with Monaco .
The Predators will now wait to play the victor of the St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild series. The Predators got peak performances up and down their roster in outscoring the Blackhawks 13-3 and avenging 2010 and 2015 first-round playoff losses to Chicago.
A busy close-season in the transfer market is expected in order to revamp an ailing squad, but the City boss maintains he has no regrets over his approach this term and takes pride in his players' efforts. It was from Manchester United , because Mourinho is there too. "It would save our season because the league has not been what we wanted and the Europa League gives us the opportunity to qualify for the Champions League gives us extra motivation".
And now their series against Montreal is even. He swiped at the puck with this stick, giving it to Edmonton's Mark Letestu. Now New York must respond on home ice to avoid being pushed to the brink of elimination. "There were some scrambles where it looked like they were getting stuff happening, but I thought we kept them to the outside". The visitors became more aggressive in the third period but struggled to get many legitimate chances at the net.
They desperately needed a pick-me-up at Selhurst Park to keep their season alive, but that was never going to be easy against an in-form Palace side who have already beaten Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool this month. "But we are not thinking about being above Arsenal ". "Our challenge now is to try and again reduce the gap to Chelsea and think about bigger things than only to be above Arsenal ".
So the Spurs will be driven to get their elusive first victory in Memphis this season. An airing of grievances may have helped the Toronto Raptors avoid nearing playoff extinction. NEED TO KNOW: Toronto has won two straight after getting blown out in Game 3, in large part because of the emergence of Norman Powell , who scored a career playoff-high 25 points in Game 5.
I just want the hard surgery to go well. Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is fully focused on helping the club to win the Europa League and finish in the Premier League's top four. The Spain global was forced off after just 23 minutes of last Sunday's FA Cup semi-final loss to Arsenal with a hamstring injury, having been hit hard by tackle from Gabriel Paulista moments earlier.
The guard has had an up and down series, and his Game 4 performance was definitely in the latter category as he scored just 11 points in 38 minutes of action. The Cavs, Warriors and Rockets are already through to the next round, but of the series' still yet to be decided, the classic battle between the Bulls and the Celtics is one of the best.
Atkinson came back less than two minutes later with his second goal of the game to put Columbus back on top 2-1. Sheary dug it out and kicked it to Crosby, who had raced from the blue line to the right of the net below the goal line. Hard-hitting winger Zack Kassian has turned into a clutch goal-scorer in the playoffs with the game-winners in back-to-back contests to give Edmonton the lead in the series after dropping the opener in overtime.
The Bucks played the theme song from your favorite children's show "Barney & Friends" as they introduced the Raptors' starting lineup. Two players going back and forth, leading their teams as far as they could take them. "Now we have to keep our composure for two days", DeRozan said. "He has been an unbelievable friend since we have been together. And I know I got my teammates to help me if he gets past me".
Zinedine Zidane has also asked Madrid president Florentino Perez to make the signing of Hazard their top priority this summer. Hazard to Real Madrid. Herrera told ESPN : "Hazard, for me, has been the best player of the season so far". "I don't count how many goals I score, to be fair, but I know because a lot of people talk about that", Hazard told the Chelsea matchday programme.
Thames went 1-for-4 in the season opener and didn't start the second game. Anderson is 2-0 with a 2.92 ERA in two career starts against Atlanta. Lefty Ty Blach (0-1) allowed two runs and four hits in five innings making his first start in place of injured Madison Bumgarner.
One play in the first quarter saw him set a screen for Damian Lillard, receive the ball as he rolled to the basket, and make a no-look kick-out to Maurice Harkless. The Golden State Warriors, even without star forward Kevin Durant for one game and coach Steve Kerr for two games, proved they were too much for the Portland Trail Blazers, sweeping their foes out of the playoffs in four games.
The Brazilian-born Spain worldwide had not scored in four Premier League matches as well as Saturday's FA Cup semi-final victory over Tottenham Hotspur, the longest stretch of fixtures that he has endured in England without finding the back of the net.
Ibrahimovic and defender Marcos Rojo are facing lengthy spells on the sidelines after sustaining knee ligament damage in United's Europa League quarter-final win over Anderlecht. Striker Sergio Aguero seems to have a better chance of featuring after a knock in the same game while fellow forward Gabriel Jesus could return after more than two months out with a broken bone in his foot.
Their defense is average, at best, with the only bright spot being Joe Haden. Considerably more National Football League opinion is that the Bears will look for a franchise-grade pass rusher (or defensive back) with their first-round pick.
Up next for Nadal is a shot at winning a 10th French Open title. As he is already the only man in the Open Era to have won nine times at any single tournament, it follows that he becomes the first man in the Open Era to win double digit titles at one event.
Conte, whose side faces Arsenal in next month s final, could win both the Premier League and the FA Cup in his first season in England. Cesc Fabregas played a perfectly weighted forward pass into the path of Diego Costa, Fabregas' compatriot laid the ball back in Hazard's path; and he did the rest.
He was called up from Triple-A Toledo with outfielder JaCoby Jones going on the disabled list with a laceration of his lip from being hit in the face by a pitch a day earlier. Toronto Blue Jays' Darwin Barney misses a ground ball hit by Los Angeles Angels' Yunel Escobar during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Friday, April 21, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif.
John Stones, Bacary Sagna and Fernandinho are also injury doubts, while it is not clear what role - if any - Gabriel Jesus might be able to play following his return from a broken foot. Guardiola and opposite number Jose Mourinho have a long-standing and bitter rivalry having clashed repeatedly during their times in charge of Barcelona and Real Madrid respectively.
We don't want to penalize people. Any policy shift that makes it less attractive for USA firms to invest overseas or that hurts cross-border trade would hit Ireland especially hard, a concern since Mr Trump's election on an "America First" platform.
Carey Price only faced 21 shots to get the victory. In the actual game itself, Vigneault heavily shielded his newly assembled "top line" of Chris Kreider-Mika Zibanejad-Pavel Buchnevich, deploying them nearly entirely against the Canadiens' third and fourth lines and third defense pairing.
After the Aaron Hernandez arrest and conviction, teams are more wary about players' pre-draft issues. Most believe it is the Ohio-native Trubisky, though the two-time Davey O'Brien victor Watson has the intangibles that may intrigue GM Sashi Brown , and Mahomes and Kizer possess the big arm that fit best in Jackson's aggressive downfield attack.
The injury nearly certainly means Sakho will spend next season at Liverpool, despite falling out with Reds manager Jurgen Klopp, as detailed by Dominic Fifield of the Guardian . Chelsea's win over Man City may have dampened hopes of a thrilling climax to the Premier League season, but the manner in which Spurs refused to admit defeat against Swansea showed they, at least, have not given up hope and also bodes well for the future.
We had 63 before we came here, now 66 and that's a wonderful number for the next six or seven days and then we want to have 69. While it was his Brazilian counterpart who made the telling contribution, Origi remained busy throughout, looking to carve open a resolute West Brom defensive line.
There was disappointment inside the King Power Stadium at the final whistle but it was masked by a fully deserved standing ovation for Leicester's players. While they lost N'Golo Kante to Chelsea, Leicester managed to keep the rest of their title-winning squad intact, tying many of their players to new contracts.
In his nine years, Ware became the franchise leader in sacks, was named to the Pro Bowl seven straight seasons (2006-12) and led the National Football League in sacks twice, including 20 in 2008. "I contemplated do I really want to put the pads on?" said Ware, who turns 35 in July. Ware had at least 11 sacks in every season from 2006 through 2012.
Three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton, who incurred a penalty that ensured he finished second behind Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel at the Bahrain Grand Prix, has issued an apology to his Mercedes team, saying it was a complete "misjudgment" from him.
Atlanta are 7-2 in the last 9 meetings in NY and the under is 5-2-1 in Harvey's last 8 starts vs. Atlanta. "Well now that I've seen the results, I love pitching here", Teheran said. Gsellman relies on his sinker and he did not have great command of it Wednesday, walking three batters while also allowing a career-high 10 hits. Syndergaard initially felt the discomfort after his bullpen session Tuesday, and it flared up again Wednesday as he shagged fly balls during pregame batting practice, ...
Pumped yet? Yeah, me neither. He knows the Sharks will need to recapture that form against the Oilers . "It will be very exciting", said Draisaitl. However, looking at San Jose's recent playoff history, entering the playoffs as underdogs might be a welcome sight for Sharks fans. The longer the Sharks are in the series, it's a win for business and the City of San Jose.
The Orioles' bullpen was unable to preserve a one-run lead for starter Dylan Bundy. PIRATES 6, CUBS 5 Gift Ngoepe, the first African to reach the major leagues, singled in his first plate appearance and Josh Harrison led off the bottom of the first with a home run to lead Pittsburgh to a victory over visiting Chicago.
Chelsea's lead in the Premier League has been chipped away in recent weeks by a resurgent Tottenham, but Saturday's fiery Cup win had clearly boosted Conte's side. Eden Hazard and Gary Cahill scored in the first half for Chelsea , while former Blues Oriol Romeu and Ryan Bertrand replied for Saints as Conte's men conceded for an 11th successive Premier League game.
Armed officers sealed off the area. Security is especially tight around Whitehall following last month's terrorist attack in Westminster in which five people died. Roads around Whitehall were locked down as officers carried out the arrest, pushing the man to the ground before holding him at the scene. The incident comes just over a month after a British-born convert to Islam ploughed a vehicle into pedestrians on nearby Westminster Bridge killing four people before stabbing to death a ...
Louis rallied to tie the game on goals from Jaden Schwartz and Vladimir Sobotka. They are now averaging 2.92 goals per game while allowing 2.59. "We just regrouped and went back at them and found a way to get the two points". Leon Draisaitl added an empty-net goal for the Oilers, who don't appear to be feeling an ounce of intimidation in their first playoff appearance since 2006.
The home team has won every game in this series so far but Atlanta pushed them to the very end thanks to a sterling performance by Dennis Schroder who has put together a solid series . If they can stay on the floor and out of foul trouble, perhaps the starters can build a bit of a cushion for the bench. Among other things, he said his Wizards would counter with "Double MMA" the rest of the way.
While Tottenham can't win two trophies, this win prolongs their chances, albeit improbable, to win the most coveted one. "It is always better to win, but it is true [the Arsenal game] is a big derby, perhaps the last at White Hart Lane, and I think it will be an exciting game".
In case you didn't know - which would be nearly impossible if you have been reading anything about the draft the last three months - Trubisky started only 13 games at North Carolina after a stellar career at Mentor High School. Though he was not invited to the NFL Combine, he will likely have an opportunity to play professionally. DP: Overrated is pre-draft workouts. Ertz has been frustrated by his red zone production, which isn't a knock on him as much as an indictment of talent across ...
For Barcelona , it was the flawless script. Messi's goal with the last kick of the game, the 500th of his career, helped bury rivals Real Madrid and Cristiano Ronaldo. The 3-2 victory saw Luis Enrique's side leapfrog "Los Blancos" at the top of the table as the season enters its final stages. There is not a lot to talk about him.