United won the League Cup in February after defeating Southampton 3-2 and they're now favourites to win the Europa League as they face Celta Vigo in the semi-final in a week's time . Mourinho added that of the three long term absentees, Juan Mata will be returning before either of the defenders Chris Smalling and Phil Jones. "Mourinho and Tuanzebe against Swansea ", he joked.
Celtic dominated throughout at the home of their fierce rivals and are now five matches away from ending the domestic campaign without defeat. Celtic maintained their unbeaten league run in style today, with a clinical 5-1 demolition of Rangers in the Old Firm derby.
Still, the question begs asking - why pay Glennon so much money, even if it's only for one year, to go then draft a quarterback who nearly certainly will be his replacement? It features a photo of Soloman Thomas sacking Mitch Trubisky. 111), and a 2018 third-round pick to the 49ers in exchange for the right to move up a single spot. With at least three other teams interested in Mitchell Trubisky, the Bears could have simply acted fast in aggressively trading for the 49ers' No.
The 50-year-old Zola was a controversial appointment by the Midlands club's Chinese owners after they sacked Gary Rowett, who had Birmingham well placed to challenge for a place in the play-offs, in December. Should Blackburn and Nottingham Forest both win on Saturday, Birmingham would slip into the bottom three before Redknapp's first match in charge, which is a trip to local rivals Villa on Sunday.
Listen to this from the 30-second point on and try to tell me LeBron James isn't a robot. George and the Pacers won't give up in Game 4, sure to show some pride in front of their home fans. Thunder guard Russell Westbrook scored 35 points, 14 rebounds and 14 assists, bringing up his triple-double by half-time. CHICAGO (AP) - Isaiah Thomas scored 33 points, and the Celtics beat the Bulls to tie their first-round playoff series at 2-all.
Jürgen Klopp has dismissed José Mourinho's complaint about being in an "unfair fight" for Champions League qualification on the grounds Manchester United have the resources to handle a gruelling schedule. Mazzarri wants his players to channel their frustrations of that miserable night at Anfield when they aim to make amends in front of the Vicarage Road faithful.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger s 50th north London derby ended in a fifth defeat in six away games, leaving his side six points off the Champions League slots in sixth place. "Of course it is very disappointing, but the target at the beginning of the season is not to finish above Spurs, it is to win the league". Antonio Conte's side have Middlesbrough, West Brom, Watford and West Brom left to play, but Spurs could reduce the gap to one point given they visit West Ham first on Friday night.
The highlight of the Bengals' NFL Draft was taking Washington Huskies speedy wide receiver John Ross . Because of off-field transgressions, including the physical assault and berating a parking meter employee in Norman, Oklahoma, Mixon was not invited to the NFL Scouting Combine in February.
Baker , who left Washington after his junior season, is listed as a safety but plays any of the secondary positions. In his first game after the suspension, Williams caught 13 passes for 152 yards against the University of Arizona. On film, Baker has shown the ability to be an effective man-to-man defender against slot receivers. "No issues with it". CORNERBACK, FINALLY: The Cardinals have always been looking for a cornerback to play effectively opposite Patrick Peterson .
May, who has called an election for June 8 in the hope of strengthening her position, repeated her insistence that no deal would be better than a bad deal - a position many in Brussels view as bluff, arguing that the legal void that would dawn on March 30, 2019, would hurt Britain much more than the others.
They've put their hard-earned cash into seeing the team. Bournemouth broe Sunderland fans' hearts with an 88th-minute victor from Josh King after a swift counter-attack. So Ellis Short's Sunderland continues to muddle along hoping no one will ask it a hard question and closing the gates when the paying public demands an answer.
Sano took exception to a Matt Boyd pitch that went behind him and then gave a hard shove to James McCann after the catcher intervened. Miguel Sano has been ejected from Saturday's Twins-Tigers game after a 5th-inning incident that saw both benches and bullpens spill out onto the field of play.
San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch thought the Chicago Bears wanted to trade up for the No. 2 pick of the National Football League draft to take defensive end Solomon Thomas, not quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, according to The MMQB .
The Nigeria global has been a revelation at wing-back since Chelsea's switch to a 3-4-3 formation in October, helping them to the brink of the Premier League title and signing a new long-term contract at the club last month. They play organised football. That barren run was ended in style, with a crucial brace taking him past the 50 mark for the club in Premier League competition while helping to keep Antoino Conte's side clear of the chasing pack at the division's summit.
Foster ended up dropping to No. 31 overall, where he was selected by the San Fransisco 49ers. The first big surprise of the night did not take long as the Bears handed the Niners their third-round pick (67th overall) and fourth-round choice and Chicago's third-rounder next year to guarantee they could add Trubisky to their roster.
But the fourth goal wasn't long in coming and it was a beauty as Costa played one-two's with both Hazard and Pedro before skipping past a couple of challenges and firing past Forster at his near post. Then, on Sunday, The Blues learned Arsenal would be their 2017 FA Cup final opponents after The Gunners saw off Man City 2-1 after extra-time. It paid off at Wembley and the effects were felt by Southampton as the refreshed duo unsettled the Southampton defense.
The selection of Trubisky does not bode well for Glennon's long-term future, but for 2017, it should have little bearing. The Chicago Bears still haven't drafted the best safety or corner available and now it's def too late. Pace did sign Dion Sims this offseason, but he is primarily a blocking tight end. It's interesting to see the Bears take another big risk this early in the draft.
So [I'm] pleased with the performance, pleased with the point, but in the belly there is that kind of frustration that we didn't win the game. "But we did it past year, beating them at home when they were also on fire and everything". Yes we came away with another point and kept a clean sheet, but the lack of goals is a worry. And this year he really has stepped up another level, every game he gets a 7/10 minimum and always looks like the player who will create something.
The 14-time Grand Slam champion looks like the man to beat in Paris as on the court newly baptised in his name he failed to drop a set all week. He threatened to repeat that upset when he served for the match in the third set, but Murray battled back to edge out the world number 19 by 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) after three hours on court.
Chelsea's title credentials have not really been in doubt for several months but the manner of their 3-0 win over Everton suggests they are no mood to allow nerves to get the better of them. However they've still been able to assert their dominance at the top of England's top flight this season and face a final run of games against Middlesbrough , West Brom, Watford and Sunderland .
Browns included, as it turned out. Garrett said the call from the Browns came on his mom's phone because his had "disappeared" during the watch party. 3 overall to No. 2 overall. When the NFL Draft resumes Friday night, the Browns have the 52nd and 65th overall picks. Trubisky started just 13 games in his collegiate career, but was quick to brush off talk of a lack of experience.
Bottas believes he will get a boost in confidence from confirming he has the ability to win grands prix. SOCHI, Russia |Valtteri Bottas fended off hard-charging Sebastian Vettel and outshone Lewis Hamilton to claim his first Formula One win on Sunday in the Russian Grand Prix .
Three months later, general manager Ted Thompson tried to fix their putrid unit by using seven of their eight draft picks on defensive players. "If you look at tape, he's not a first-round pick", an executive in personnel said. "There's no single defined way other than just speed and tenacity and I think he's got a little bit of both". A productive and no-less-confident Jones just might make Packers fans easily forget about Hyde, who was defensive coordinator Dom Capers' designated rover ...
The Cleveland Browns hold the first pick yet again after finishing just 1-15 last season. This year the draft will take place in Philadelphia and be outside. NEW ORLEANS - For pure college talent, no team bolstered itself like the Saints. The Buffalo Bills took Tre'Davious White, a talented cornerback from LSU while the Cleveland Browns shook up the draft, in a positive way, for once.
Crowder had 24 points and was a game-high +26, but Boston's real steadying presence was Al Horford. The 16-0 start was the biggest in the playoffs dating to at least 2002-03, according to STATS Inc., as the Wizards grabbed the first 12 rebounds and Boston opened 0 of 8 from the floor.
Juventus' Gianluigi Buffon celebrates with teammates after their Uefa Champions League quarterfinal second leg match at the Nou Camp, Barcelona , Spain, April 19, 2017 . "I told him that that's life - we had to face each other", Alves told beIN Sport . "The self-belief of the team has grown a lot", he said Allegri.
Jamal Adams won a bet with his dad, but the Jets' first-round draft pick knows he won't ever see that cash. Jets trade down, pick Alabama's Stewart . Maccagnan, who recently declined to say as to whether the team would exercise the fifth-year option on Pryor, wouldn't dismiss the idea Friday night of the veteran safety remaining with the Jets through this season.
Anaheim Ducks goalie John Gibson , right, blocks a shot by Edmonton Oilers defenseman Adam Larsson during the first period in Game 2 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, April 28, . "We are still in a really good situation, still up 2-1". On Sunday, Talbot told reporters the defence in front of him should also be credited with the team's impressive ability to keep the puck out of their net this post-season.
You don't pass on a franchise quarterback - a player who you believe can lead you to Super Bowls - because the 49ers wanted one too many third-round picks. "I think it shows that they believe in me". Trubisky has terrific upside, and this pick confirmed Ryan Pace , not John Fox, is calling the draft shots.
It's been a odd couple of games at Verizon Center in another clash between hockey's two best teams. "This is something we're going to have to go through. However, there was one huge hitch to this kind of analysis. "He'll tell you he can be better", Trotz said. They earned, as a reward, zero goals and several thousand prophesies of doom.
Paul Pogba won't be returning until the UEFA Europa League semifinal against Celta Vigo, the United boss said . "I think they missed happiness, they missed trust, they missed belief and they missed this extra bit that brings resilience and brings you fight".
You need to see what is happening behind the scenes, how well the team works and how we operate. When Sergio Aguero put City ahead in the second half of a bruising semi-final, Wenger s side were on the verge of another dispiriting defeat in arguably the worst season of the Frenchman s 21-year reign.
Meanwhile, City captain Vincent Kompany insisted his side's preparation was good enough for Sunday's game, which would have moved City into third place in the Premier League table had they won. Guardiola said after the game: "In the first half, we had problems to control the counter-attacks". Manchester City have lost just one of their last 20 Premier League games against a team in the relegation zone on the day of that match (W12 D7 L1).
Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen sets his sights on completing a "special" farewell for White Hart Lane as his side look to go unbeaten at the stadium this term. "But I know it's a good subject for the media". Victory at Upton Park would for once put the pressure on Chelsea, who do not play until Middlesbrough, desperate for points to avoid relegation, visit them three days later.
Coming back from an elbow injury that allowed him to play only one match of the Indian Wells-Miami duathlon, Murray looked scratchy, off-kilter. His reward is a Friday quarter-final against Croatian fifth seed Marin Cilic , who motored past number ninth seed Tomas Berdych 6-2, 7-6 (7/0).
I'll try and fix it for the next one. Bottas said his intense battle with Vettel had made for a nervous finale, but he expects similar fights for the rest of the season in what is shaping up to be a very tight fight for the 2017 drivers' crown.
John Wall added 20 points and 16 assists. But Boston took full advantage of its home-court advantage and was on-fire shooting the ball, making a franchise playoff record 19 three-pointers. He cut through a rotating cast of defenders, including John Wall , Bradley Beal and Kelly Oubre Jr., to connect on 11 of 23 attempts from the field.
Atletico is trying to get past Madrid after three straight defeats by its city rival in the European competition. Both sides are seeking historic firsts as Real eye a 12th European crown in Cardiff on May 3 by becoming the first side to retain the trophy in the Champions League era.
In the 7th round, the Packers took a third running back, Devante Mays of Utah State . The Packers had one side of the ball they needed to improve on in the draft, and after the first three rounds, they made sure it was a priority. The last roster hole to address was at guard, where the Packers lost T.J. A native of El Paso, the 5-foot-10, 215-pound running back finished as UTEP's all-time leading rusher with 4,114 yards, which ranked seventh in the Conference USA annals.
Speaking to Radio 5 Live after the fight, Hearn said: "We broke British Box Office records on pay-per-view last night". I used a lot of energy, so what I did was try to recover, so I could step up again in the late rounds, and that was kind of the gameplan.
The only speed bump in the way at present could be Fury's impending hearing with UK Anti-Doping . I was planning to do it - it didn't work - but all the respect to Anthony, congratulations. Fury has not fought beating Klitschko in November 2015 and a year ago he surrendered the titles he won in that fight to focus on his mental health problems.
Just after the power play ended, Ellis gave Nashville a 1-0 lead with his slap shot from near the blue line at 10:34 off assists from Filip Forsberg and P.K. The Ducks lost the first two games of a series at home twice in the previous three postseasons, eventually losing those series to Nashville and Los Angeles.
Hoping he's available for the Eagles when they pick very late in the third round. Both networks are also streaming the draft online . I believed they would support it. Indianapolis Colts: The Colts selection of Malik Hooker at 15 is a close runner-up to the Redskins in terms of "steal of the draft". Cleveland will be followed by San Francisco, Chicago and Jacksonville.
Thiem had shocked world number one Andy Murray in Saturday's semi-finals and showed some early resistance. The German wild card advanced to her second final in her hometown with a 6-4, 7-5 defeat of fourth-seeded Simona Halep. Even 18-time grand Slam champion Roger Federer , who leads the year-to-date rankings with wins in Melbourne, Indian Wells and Miami, said that Nadal will be the favorite at Roland Garros.
Kessel's first goal was one of the best so far in the playoffs, largely because of some unreal work from Crosby, who pushed the puck through his skates to his stick, drawing three Washington defenders before finding Kessel, who blasted a wrist shot past the left shoulder of Capitals netminder Braden Holtby and into the back of the net.
That said, it's hard to gauge the true effect of this lineup shakeup and frontloading because... "They wanted to compete, wanted to battle and wanted the puck on their sticks". Meanwhile, Lundqvist was brilliant, stopping subsequent breakaways by Andrew Shaw and Torrey Mitchell. Alexander Radulov eluded the check of Brady Skjei near the Rangers' bench and passed the puck to Mitchell, who started a 2-on-1 break with Shea Weber and Mitchell scored into an open net with 1:23 remaining.
Although the Frenchman accepted that the display was far from ideal, Wenger was thrilled with the level of commitment from his players, having seen them crumble in a 3-0 loss at Crystal Palace last time out. 'The fact we conceded three at West Brom and three at Crystal Palace, I feel it was needed. 'Sometimes when your team lacks confidence, something new helps them believe and focus.
Jones said his football life has come full circle after the first pee-wee team he played on was also called the Packers . Training camp and OTAs will allow Green Bay to evaluate its new talent, but I'd imagine Michael and Jackson don't last long.
Down 5-2 entering the ninth inning, Yasiel Puig homered on a 3-2 pitch to get the streak started. He hit a first-pitch fastball from Jose Valdez onto the hill behind center field in the seventh for a two-run homer. ARLINGTON, Texas Kole Calhoun often says that saving a run defensively means as much to him as producing a run. Grant Dayton (1-0) pitched a scoreless inning for the win.
Wladimir Klitschko is interested in activating the rematch clause in the contract against Joshua and try one more time to regain his belts. Klitschko seemed to be on his way to edging a points victory before a thunderous uppercut from Joshua stopped him dead.