Raptors coach Dwane Casey didn't think the Cavs were punking his side. Instead, LeBron James went off for 35 points, while Kyrie Irving chipped in 24 as the reigning National Basketball Association champs beat the Raptors 116-105 in Game 1 of their best-of-seven Eastern Conference semi-final series.
Werenski, being the tough hockey player that he is, returned to the game in the third period with a full visor to protect the nasty gash beneath his swollen right eye and his plugged right nostril. ST. PAUL, Minn. - Jaden Schwartz scored with 2:27 remaining during a 4-on-4 situation and the St. Louis Blues beat the Wild to leave Minnesota with a 2-0 lead in the first-round series.
Roberto Firmino is a versatile player who can operate in numerous roles, as can Adam Lallana , Georginio Wijnaldum and Sadio Mane. "It was not easy for anyone to win here because Watford have really improved in the last few months". "We needed to be careful and I think the boys did well". "He is a good boy, a good player and he deserves it", he added. The 23-year-old met Lucas's chipped pass with an exquisite bicycle kick.
It's all anyone is talking about. Fox is fuming about being left in the dark on the trade. At No. 3 was Alabama's Reuben Foster, who the team was prepared to take with the third pick unless they could find a way to trade down. I'm not gonna string you along.... No.... I will do it quickly. "I'm giving away all my Chicago Bears gear", said a caller named "BB" from Phoenix, Arizona.
Outside of Brantley, they also drafted defensive end Myles Garrett (Texas A&M), quarterback DeShone Kizer (Notre Dame), tight end David Njoku (Miami) and safety Jabrill Peppers (Michigan). If Pace does get to hire another head coach next year, I expect you hear plenty about longtime Saints assistant Pete Carmichael, who he worked with in New Orleans, and highly-regarded Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald.
They were maddeningly inconsistent, which meant that the team, nor its fan base, knew which group of players were going to show up for each game. Chicago Bulls vs Boston Celtics Live Streaming: The Bulls meets the Celtics at Boston in the second game of the NBA Basketball 2016-17 postseason.
The 26-year-old third baseman was one of many Washington Nationals batters to smack around Mets pitching on Sunday. He gave up five hits and five earned runs in 1 1/3 innings Sunday, with two walks, a wild pitch and two strikeouts. Instead they punished the Mets yesterday for 23 runs. They gave up 17 consecutive runs after trailing 6-5 in the fourth. However, Alderson took a more restrained approach, telling the media that he spoke to Syndergaard before he departed for NY and that the ...
But my how things have changed. Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg told reporters Thursday that "nothing's changed as of now" and Rondo remains a "long shot" to return at any point in the series . Hoiberg says his team played most of the Game 5 loss in Boston without a point guard on the floor. The fact that Rondo has become the end-all be-all for the Bulls explains their wacky season.
There was comedy, and controversy, in the final but Selby got the job done with some outstanding snooker, and once the win was confirmed the gave the packed Crucible audience one last exhibition-style shot. Only a Selby revival late in the day denied Higgins a lead from which it would have required an unprecedented effort to overturn. Trailing 10-4, it looked terminal, but somehow he raised his game, breaks of 81 and 121 helping to cut the deficit to 10-7 overnight.
On Saturday, April 29, HBO and Showtime Boxing combined forces in front of 90,000 fans at Wembley Stadium in London, England. But Klitschko showed there is still plenty of fight left in him. For Klitschko - who perhaps with an extra few punches might have finished Joshua - it could spell retirement, especially after his previous defeat more than a year ago by Britain's Tyson Fury.
Good people, good boys, committed people. So in July, when we meet again for next season, it's a stronger group. "When the new players, when they arrive they will find a group more ready to go for big things". To make matters even more hard for the Special One, Marouane Fellaini earned a straight red card on Thursday, limiting United to just Ander Herrera, Michael Carrick and Wayne Rooney as midfield options, with Mourinho confirming the latter could be drafted in on Sunday.
Blixt and Smith never bogeyed any of the 76 holes on the par-72 course carved from cypress swamp west of New Orleans . Cam Smith pumps his fist after draining the winning birdie on the fourth playoff hole of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.
It is all about making this team better, and these guys are going to come in and they are going to compete and that is all you can really as for". With the No. 18. Levin watched the NFL Draft at home with his family, where on the third day he got his first phone call. I love the idea of surrounding Carson Wentz - with his propensity to miss throws high - with a couple big targets.
The move marks a surprise comeback for Redknapp more than two years since he left Queens Park Rangers, his most recent club management role. Birmingham have just three games remaining this season, and they need to pick up some victories - otherwise they risk relegation and undoing all of Rowett's hard work at St.
Kansas City also took him ahead of Heisman Trophy victor Deshaun Watson of Clemson. The Chargers get their first pick fairly early, at No. 7 overall. However, Mixon is considered to be one of the most talented running backs - maybe the most talented - in this year's draft, which as we all know, can supersede nearly anything for talent-desperate teams.
Both teams fielded their reserves at that point and the Bucks remained firmly in control the rest of the way. Did he take it personally? "Yeah, as he should, " DeRozan said during Sunday's off day when asked if Antetokounmpo will be looking to redeem himself.
Victory earned both Smith and Blixt $1.02 million each and they will be accredited with an official win, bringing a two-year exemption on tour as well as entry to the Players Championship and PGA Championship. Kelly Kraft and Kevin Tway finished third at 23 under Sunday. The PLAYERS Championship begins on May 12 at TPC Sawgrass. After a painstaking overnight wait and then a four-hole Zurich Classic playoff featuring ice-cold putters, the Queenslander finally drilled an approach close enough ...
Michigan Wolverines linebacker Jabrill Peppers (5) runs with the ball against Michigan State Spartans safety Grayson Miller (44) during the first quarter of a game at Spartan Stadium. With a team that has so many holes, it is smart the Browns would fortify other positions before selecting a quarterback. Despite the volume, the Browns ended the night with seven more picks this season and 12 in 2018.
Predators have could close out Round 2 of their playoff stretch in Game 4 on Tuesday night in Nashville at Bridgestone Arena at 8:30 p.m. Vladimir Tarasenko earned first-star honors for his two-goal effort, truly asserting his presence for the first time this postseason to lead the Blues to an even 1-1 series heading back to Nashville.
Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech felt "angry and disappointed" after Sunday's 2-0 defeat to Tottenham left their hopes of Champions League qualification hanging by a thread. "We will have the chance to play before them and, if we are capable to win against West Ham, which will be another tough derby game, then we'll see what happens with them against Middlesbrough".
Fackrell was selected by the Packers in the third round (88th pick) of the 2016 NFL Draft, while Evans signed a free agent contract with Green Bay prior to last season. King is a massive cornerback at 6-foot-3, 200 pounds, and ran the 40-yard dash in the 4.3 range at the scouting combine. He's also a powerful hitter who can play near the line of scrimmage.
The Cavaliers are the only team to beat the Pacers in April. With their season on the brink, they must win - or go home. The Cavaliers outscored the Pacers by just 16 points in their first-round series - tied for the narrowest margin ever in a four-game sweep.
Reports suggest that Mixon will be in play if he's on the board when the Eagles walk to the podium at pick No. 43. There were many National Football League teams that chose to take Mixon off their draft board because of his episode with Molitor, but the Bengals were one of the teams that sat down and talked to Mixon prior to the draft.
But the former Chelsea and Real Madrid manager said he was hampered in his ability to positively influence the outcome of the match by having few options from the bench due to injuries. Eighteen matches and many miles in the players' legs. The guys have an incredible spirit. The Uruguayan has served his one-match ban, but Agnew is still upset over his red card, which contributed to a 4-0 whipping.
Wheels down in San Antonio! The Spurs' Kawhi Leonard , left, likely will defend the Rockets' James Harden , right, at some point during the best-of-seven Western Conference semifinals.. Harden meant, of course, that the Rockets can't be satisfied by simply getting a split on the road against the favored Spurs . If there's a semblance of consistent improvement from the likes of Anderson, Clint Capela and Trevor Ariza, then the Rockets will like their odds to hang tough with ...
Sitting third in the standings after four races, could a world championship be within Bottas' grasp? But Bottas, who asked for "less talking" on the team radio in the closing laps, kept his composure to fend off Vettel and take his first victory in his 81st F1 start.
It endured heart-breaking losses in the 2014 and 2016 finals, and also was eliminated by the crosstown opponent in the 2015 quarterfinals. "For both teams, this has nothing to do with the previous games", he says. Gameiro is back to full fitness and showed his value in away games with a magnificent counterattacking display in the last 16 at Bayer Leverkusen, where he had an assist, won a penalty, scored and hit the woodwork, but for big occasions Simeone often prefers to tire out the ...
St. Louis has a lot of things going for them right now. The Nashville Predators were assessed 23 penalty minutes... the St. Louis Blues were assessed two penalty minutes. In Game 1 against the Predators, the Blues made a third-period surge but ended up losing the game. "We've done a good job of that so far". In Game 3 of the first-round series with Chicago, his shot led to a rebound that Filip Forsberg deposited for a game-tying goal.
Stephenson - signed to a three-year deal late in the regular season and a major reason in is in the postseason in the first place, with the Pacers going 6-1 after he was added to the team - had a plus/minus of minus-7 in five minutes in the third quarter when Cleveland took control of the game.
Iguodala had barely checked into Game 1 for the first time Sunday when he drew a charge against Al-Farouq Aminu. The NBA Playoff match of Portland Trail Blazers vs Golden State Warriors (PTB vs GSW) live streaming will be telecasted on KGW and TNT TV Channels .
He finished the game with 36 points, 15 rebounds and 9 assists, doing his best to match James' production. Kyrie Irving added 28 points, Deron Williams scored 14 and Kevin Love had five points and 16 rebounds. IN has certainly had their opportunities to steal a game this series. Cleveland seemed to finally snap into what it is capable of during its run to the lead while the Pacers have to be demoralized after blowing such a big lead at home.
It was the first time that he had finished off the podium since Malaysia in October 2016, when his engine expired while he was leading the race in what was ultimately a championship-deciding blow. "Hearing the Finnish national anthem is something quite special for me", he said. "It doesn't matter", Vettel said of the incident with Massa. This is the man of the race and a big congrats to Valtteri.
Over the weekend, Mr Trump stepped up his outreach to allies in Asia to discuss the North Korean threat and make sure all are "on the same page" if action is needed, a top White House official said. It has conducted two nuclear tests and a series of missile-related activities at an unprecedented pace since the beginning of previous year. The joint drills have just ended, but naval exercises are continuing in the Sea of Japan (East Sea) with a U.S.
Higgins congratulated Selby , claiming his display was "granite". It's insane, from some angles it looks like it did, from others it looks like it didn't. The best-of-35-frame match in theory allows a player to recover from such deficits, as Dennis Taylor proved when coming back from 8-0 adrift of Steve Davis in their 1985 final.
A Dele Alli goal and a Harry Kane penalty sealed the points for Spurs as Arsenal's own top-four hopes remained in the balance. Earlier in the day, United were held 1-1 by Swansea in Manchester , while Gabriel Jesus' 85th-minute strike gave City a point following a 2-2 draw against hosts Middlesbrough.
Phil Kessel and Jake Guentzel each had two goals and an assist, Marc-Andre Fleury made 34 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Washington Capitals 6-2 on Saturday night to take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal.
Both the Maple Leafs and Washington Capitals are still adjusting to life without hard-rock defencemen. The Leafs, meanwhile, were above water in penalty differential during the regular-season and boasted the second-best power play in the league.
As the Cavaliers' series with the Pacers shifts to IN for Games 3 and 4 and Cleveland up 2-0, James will look to up that record to 19-0. Cavs lead by seven points after the first half of the game but the Pacers followed through the second half.
PENGUINS: Carl Hagelin will be a game-time decision to return to the lineup Saturday night for Game 2 against Washington. The speed and scoring prowess of Nashville, on full display against the Blackhawks in the first round, was a highlight once again in Game 3 vs.
All they were trying to focus on was one game. Game 5 is Thursday night in Montreal before the series returns to Madison Square Garden on Saturday night. "It's good but.it's a best-of-seven series ", Radulov said. The 21-year-old rotated in on a line with Chris Kreider and Mika Zibanejad during Monday's practice at the Garden and also took reps on the top power-play unit, an indication Buchnevich might play in his first playoff game Tuesday in Game 4 with the Rangers trailing ...
In an age where teams are more cautious about injuries and rest, the Mets seem to be moving backward, and it's threatening to derail a promising season. His next pitch was a changeup, he grabbed under his arm and left the game after a visit from manager Terry Collins and trainer Ray Ramirez. With a 2 for 4 game against the Mets, in which Harper walked twice, hit a home run, and scored four runs, he set an Major League Baseball record for runs scored in the month of April, with 32, ...
Coming up early Tuesday evening, the Toronto Blue Jays and the New York Yankees will be picking up their Major League Baseball series once again. A loss would've left them with the poorest winning percentage in March/April in team history. First up was Ryan Tepera , who went a career-long 3.1 innings and struck out five. Roberto Osuna finished for his third save. "I heard you before the game, what an expert you are, man".
Lucas' main issue has nothing to do with how he plays, but the legal issue he had this year, where he and his girlfriend were both accused of assaulting each other. Yet they remain on course for the most successful season in the club's storied recent history thanks to the depth of their resources. "The team's response fills me with pride, I never tire of praising these players, they are incredible", he said.
Westbrook, on his so-called supporting cast: "We're all one team". We all a team. we in this together. Westbrook: "That's fine. Say, 'Russell, you ain't played well at all.' Say, 'Russell, the team hasn't played well.' Don't say, 'When Russell goes out, the team doesn't play well.' We're in this together".
He edges Kyle Edmund in three sets, winning 6-0, 5-7, 6-3. "I started slow and wasn't serving well at the start". The Brit capitulated in the third set of his clash with the Spaniard, surrendering a 4-0 lead and castigating himself after the unforced errors began to clock up.
Rafael Nadal is pretty Happy after the Barcelona title won in the final over Dominic Thiem . "I'm very satisfied". Murray was broken in the first game of the match, and he struggled to get into his stride as he dropped his serve three times in the set, Thiem ruthlessly converting three out of three break points, to his opponent's one.
This basically cements that the 49ers weren't getting Trubisky and that no one else was moving up to get him either. In addition to having developmental players, Pace got players in positions that are already filled. "I know he went to N.C. State, our rival school". I'm not gonna string you along ... No ... Trubisky comes to the Bears after only starting one season at North Carolina.
With the release of the new OSD policy which reverts back to all service academy graduates and ROTC members serving two years on active duty, all three service academies are under the same guidance moving forward. The policy change was an unexpected blow to National Football League prospects not only in Annapolis but also at Air Force and Army West Point. The policy will not apply to athletes who recently graduated, such as Keenan Reynolds of the Naval Academy.
Kuraly's second goal of the game at 10:19 of the second overtime gave the Boston Bruins a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators in Game 5 on Friday night, avoiding elimination in the first-round series . "(Sunday is) going to be the same type of game, it's going to be an equal game again and it's going to go down to the wire and we know that". They fought tooth and nail to get into the playoffs and proceeded to lose two of their best defensemen.
Chelsea now lead Spurs by seven points, with Tottenham playing their Premier League game on Wednesday, against the unsafe Crystal Palace, who have recently trumped the Blues, Arsenal and Liverpool. "I don't think that a player like Messi is a selfish player". Chelsea are still topping the Premier League standings with 78 points with five games to the end of the season.