During their time together at the Bernabeu, Real Madrid won La Liga and the 28-year-old proved to be a fine acquisition for Los Blancos, although things turned hard for him at the end of his time there. "I am like everybody - I prefer to be loved than hated but I can take a distance with that", Wenger said in an interview recorded before the North London derby defeat.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - Jean-Gabriel Pageau might not have seen the goal that capped his "legendary game" for the Ottawa Senators . The Rangers led 5-3 late in the third period on Saturday before Ottawa's Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored twice in the last 3:19 to tie the score and then got the victor 2:54 into the second extra period.
We didn't see this type of Durant last season in Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals. Curry played better in the second half to help Durant carry Golden State's offense, but finishing with 23 points on just 6-20 shooting. Without Hill to run the offense for the Jazz, the more explosive duo of Mack and Exum looked to run far more often than usual. Game 2 of the Warriors vs.
The format was a little complicated, but novel: a two-day event with 16 teams of two playing matchplay over six holes in groups and progressing to a knockout competition that concludes today. ST. ALBANS, England (AP) - With music blaring around the first tee, English golfer Andy Sullivan - donning two giant foam hands - emerged through bursts of smoke before high-fiving spectators and meeting a dancing pink mascot with a jumping chest-bump.
Jose Mourinho says there is no need to make peace with old foe Arsene Wenger as there are no problems between them. The Europa League is now Mourinho's main focus as he believes their top-four tilt is all but over, despite sitting fifth and a mere point behind Manchester City.
Despite performing well, Durant seemed a tad ticked off throughout all four quarters. He drained step-back and fadeaway jumpers, cut to the rim for layups and buried timely 3-pointers. "We have enough scoring power out on the floor, if we keep the game simple, we'll be able to score and outscore most teams". "We figured out how to get into the paint and get some shots for ourselves, some better looks, and our spacing was a lot better", he said.
For this reason I have to consider the right way for him, if he is to play against Boro or not. The move sent the Blues on a 13-match winning run which swept them to the top of the table and nearly certainly to the title after rivals Tottenham lost to West Ham on Friday.
Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app . According to Marca , Real are determined not to make the same mistake this time round and have moved quick to reach a personal agreement with De Gea. But sources have told ESPN FC that De Gea has not indicated he wants to leave Old Trafford at the end of the season. Benfica's Ederson Moraes, strongly rumoured to be the one City have chosen to bring in, has completed 65% of his passes in the league this season, a ...
For me it is easy to explain why we are not in the top four: we have lost too many points, especially at home, drawing a lot of times when we had enough chances to win. "In the last match at Old Trafford, we shook hands before, after". "We need to be human with the players, be sensible and use common sense in the Premier League".
In the NHL's 100-year history, never before has a team rallied from a 3-0 deficit with less than four minutes remaining in a playoff game to win - ironically erasing the previous victor from the playoff ledgers: The night of April 20, 1997 when Kelly Buchberger's OT victor capped Edmonton's late comeback from being down 3-0 against Dallas.
The growth is largely due to more brewer-friendly legislation over the years that has allowed for less hoops and hurdles craft beverage makers need to go through. Revolution now distributes in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Massachusetts, New York City, and Wisconsin, according to the brewery's website. NY is now home to 321 microbreweries, farm breweries, and restaurant breweries, up from only 50 total breweries in 2011 and representing a 542 percent growth in the industry.
The Indian Premier League's one motive was to discover young talent and provide them with the platform to showcase their talent and the young guns this year are not shying away from the challenges, be it Rishabh Pant, Kishan or Sundar Washington, they have grabbed the opportunity with both hands and delivered for their team.
Bradley Beal scored 32 points, bouncing back from a dismal performance in Game 3, and John Wall had another stellar performance with 22 points and 10 assists. It took a massive comeback from the Warriors in the third quarter to seal the win. That's just how locked in Golden State was. "The coaches I have around me all kind of put me at ease, and it turns into a real fluid situation", Brown said.
Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck was delighted to score his fourth goal of an injury-ravaged season, despite his second-half header helping to down his former club Manchester United . Vigo: Marcus Rashford's stunning free-kick 23 minutes from time put Manchester United on the brink of reaching the Europa League final with a hard-fought 1-0 win at Celta Vigo on Thursday.
That night, Thomas' reaction was basically to laugh and shrug. "He's got some soreness, there's no denying that", Hoiberg said Thursday on a conference call with reporters. The Bulls were still without veteran guard and former Celtic Rajon Rondo, who had not recovered from a thumb injury. Al Horford had 21 points, nine assists and seven rebounds for the Celtics.
Jones arrived low in the six yard box to head George Honeyman's corner over the line with 21 minutes remaining to put Sunderland on course for a first win in 11 matches; it is only the second time they have won in 2017. Clucas needed to watch his step after collecting a booking for fouling Didier Ndong but he retained sufficient cool to whisk the ball off Defoe's toecaps as the England striker threatened to end his recent goal drought.
Conte has no qualms about that - and Chelsea could be champions by then anyway, if they beat Boro and West Brom next Friday - but wants the fixtures to be addressed next season, when he hopes to take the Blues to the latter stages of the Champions League.
The Nashville Predators are officially on fire in this postseason, and now hold a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinals over the St. Louis Blues . Peter Laviolette couldn't wrap up the Predators media session after the team's morning skate fast enough. - I wish I saw as many columnists in Pittsburgh complaining about dirty play when the Pens employed Matt Cooke...
Once I was going forward, for the first time, I was happy where I was. The other California-based horses besides Battle Of Midway were Gormley (9th), Sonneteer (16th) and Irap (18th). "It's very special", Pletcher said after the race. The win is Pletcher's second Derby victory. The swarm was thrown into disarray by the unlikely performance of two longshots: Looking at Lee (second place) and Battle of Midway (third place).
How I don't know. "We missed a little bit of that fluidity to play in possession and move the ball a bit more quickly to try to find the space and try to break them down". Last term their title bid was ended by a draw with the Blues, and they promptly lost their last two matches to let north London rivals Arsenal pip them for second.
Milliken was a Virginia Beach-based Navy SEAL from ME, serving as a member of SEAL Team Six. U.S. Department of Defense ( NEW YORK ) - The Pentagon has identified the service member who died in a mission in Somalia as Navy SEAL Kyle Milliken.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Cavs are the favorite on the road, as they are getting odds of -6.5 points against the Raptors. The Cleveland Cavaliers are averaging 115.3 points on 49.2 percent shooting and allowing 105.3 points on 45.8 percent shooting.
Mourinho dismissed his team's chances of finishing in the top four as "impossible" after Sunday's loss, while Wenger insisted his team's hopes were still intact. "If Celta was fighting for important things in La Liga we would go in same circumstances, but I can not go with the same team that played here and go again in the next Thursday".
Who has the edge in today's rubber match between the Kansas City Royals and Cleveland Indians when they meet at 2:15PM ET? Jason Vargas allowed just four singles of his own over six-plus scoreless innings in a no-decision to drop his ERA to 1.19.
Jack Grealish's last-minute equaliser for Aston Villa denied Brighton & Hove Albion the Championship title. Charlie Mulgrew and Danny Guthrie gave Blackburn the flawless start as they found themselves two up inside 16 minutes, but results elsewhere soon began to go against them.
Adam Wilk starts in lieu of Harvey on Sunday. "We hope to put it behind us and move forward". Harvey's suspension is the latest blow for the Mets, who have been plagued with injuries this season. Wilk, Harvey's replacement, has started six games at Triple-A this season, pitching to a 5.91 ERA and a 1.40 WHIP over 32 innings, with five walks to 29 strikeouts during that time.
The former MI star was the second of three first-round picks for the Browns, following No. 1 overall selection Myles Garrett and coming four picks before TE David Njoku at No. I'm just going to take it day-by-day and do whatever is asked of me to do to the best of my ability. However, he tested positive for a diluted sample at the NFL Scouting Combine, where he was kicked out for fighting with a hospital worker.
With mere six points in their kitty in the eleven matches, the Suresh Raina-led Gujarat Lions have struggled in the ongoing IPL and would be aim to play for pride. Gujarat pacers Thampi, Pradeep Sangwan and Dhawal Kulkarni picked up a wicket each. Despite posting 208-7, the Lions were blown away by Rishabh Pant's sensational 43-ball 97-run innings and Sanju Samson's 61 in their last match against Delhi and they would still be reeling from the seven-wicket loss.
And suddenly - after looking so lost in NY - the Senators now find themselves one game away from the Eastern Conference finals. On one of their few chances in overtime, Michael Grabner appeared to end the game but the goal was immediately waved off because of a high stick.
Oilers coach Todd MacLellan had called Getzlaf "the head of their snake" prior to the series. That's Ducks forward Ryan Getzlaf on Ducks forward Jakob Silfverberg . "We carried the pace in the first period, and that's a good sign". Whether or not they'll get the series done on the road in Game 6 is up for grabs. "You really think I'm going to answer that?" he said with a chuckle.
He didn't hear his name called on Thursday, but didn't have to wait long, obviously, for the Packers to make him the first pick of Friday's second round. 33 pick. It didn't matter to the Green Bay Packers. King will be tasked with helping to turn that group around. Jones could even be an upgrade over the invaluable Hyde, given his speed (4.41-second 40) and playmaking ability (eight interceptions over the past three years).
Mourinho took charge at Old Trafford last summer and insisted the title was his priority, but a number of damaging home draws have extinguished that hope. A win in that competition will be enough to see them return to Europe's premier cup competition regardless of where they finish in the league. Wenger, whose future at Arsenal remains uncertain, is not buying any mind games, though.
Hernandez's lead attorney said state authorities exhibited an "unprecedented" and "total lack of professionalism" throughout the investigation. The report stated that Hernandez made it hard for prison guards to prevent his suicide by hanging a sheet in front of his cell door, jamming the door with cardboard and placing "a large amount of shampoo on the floor, which made it very slippery".
But now he has the chance to claim the WBA, IBF, WBC and IBO world middlewight titles if he can break GGG's 37-fight unbeaten streak. Alvarez will fight "Triple G" on Sept.16. "He wouldn't throw punches". The biggest fight in boxing has been made. 'When I was born, fear was gone. Alvarez enters the fight as the favorite at -600 compared to Chavez's +450.
We all have to fight. " And I've a feeling that it's going to change on Sunday ". "There have been European games, cup games, with quality". He provides them with much needed versatility in a fluid front three alongside Firmino and Coutinho, and can make the difference in tight games.
Washington Capitals center Lars Eller (20), from Denmark, celebrates as teammate Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russian Federation, scores a goal as Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) and teammates Olli Maatta (3), from Finland, Ron Hainsey (65), watch the puck go into the net during the third period of Game 5 in the second-round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Washington .
Canelo after beating Chavez has improved to 49-1-1 as a professional, with 34 knockouts. In the co-main event, former IBF middleweight champion David Lemieux of Montreal took a unanimous decision over stubborn Mexican Marco Reyes in a catchweight bout at 163 pounds.
Selby's victory made him just the fourth player to successfully defend a world title in Sheffield, after Steve Davis, Stephen Hendry and Ronnie O'Sullivan. Selby had to overcome a controversial moment in the 31st frame when leading 47-0. Except there was a fightback, of course there was; no one puts Selby in the corner.
CORRECTS SPELLING OF CAPITALS IN SECOND SENTENCE Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russian Federation, celebrates scoring a goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins with teammates Tom Wilson (43), Kevin Shattenkirk (22), and Nate Schmidt (88), during the third period of Game 5 in the second-round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Washington .
Celta Vigo, on the other hand, have lost three La Liga matches in a row. "I don't think they're going to come and enjoy the match". "Of course, we have to believe", he said. "We have two matches in one week against Celta and so it is important to have everyone back", he said on Wednesday", Mourinho said. "If Celta was fighting for important things in La Liga we would go in same circumstances, but I can not go with the same team that played here and go again in the next Thursday".
Paul Pogba is convinced Manchester United can make the top four - despite Jose Mourinho's insistence they have already blown it. United's struggles in the post-Ferguson era have been held up as a warning to fans calling for Wenger to go, but he says his departure could prove to be a good thing.
The 54-year-old is convinced his side have enough quality to finish much higher up the table next term, particularly if they hit the ground running during pre-season. It was only goal difference that saw the Ewood Park club slip into League One and sparked wild celebrations from Birmingham supporters as relief swept all over the travelling fans at Ashton Gate.
Mourinho instead vowed to keep his key players as fresh as possible for the second leg of their Europa League semifinal against Celta Vigo on May 11 having claimed a vital 1-0 first leg lead in Spain thanks to Marcus Rashford's victor on Thursday night.
Eduardo Berizzo's side defeated Barcelona - managed by their former coach Luis Enrique - 4-3 in October and eliminated Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey earlier this year. According to Samuel Luckhurst, of the Manchester Evening News , he will miss the rest of Man United's season. Both are good technical footballers, but hardly the most physically robust players in the squad.
We already handed out grades for every team's draft class here, and below, we examine the 2017 draft's winners and losers, with a look at those individuals outside of the 253 players selected whose situations were changed significantly by this weekend's events.
Mourinho's complaints over the gruelling fixture list makes it look like he's prioritising the Europa League . So for me not a problem at all and I think he will be really pleased with me that I am going to change my team against Arsenal. As soon as you are not at your best you can lose, we saw over the weekend. He is also not accepting Mourinho's suggestion that United could be weakened against Arsenal on Sunday by prioritising their Europa League semi-final with Celta Vigo.
The 32-year-old, who is under contract until 2021, said: "It is always an extra motivation to play for this shirt". Real Madrid talisman Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first player to score 50 goals in the Champions League knockout stages and has also bettered Atletico Madrid's total haul.
The 30-year-old will learn on May 16 whether or not Roland Garros organisers will grant her a wild card. Earlier this month, French Tennis Federation (FFT) president Bernard Giudicelli had hinted at their reservations to give the 30-year-old player a wild card entry which she would require as her world ranking has nearly disappeared during her absence.
Would you believe 47 goals this season in all competitions make him the highest scorer in Europe's top five leagues? Ivan Rakitic's stunning strike and a red card for Madrid captain Sergio Ramos for chopping down Messi 13 minutes from time put Barca on course for victory before James Rodriguez came off the bench to level four minutes from time.
You learn how to focus. "With Ces out and now with Cabby out, we've got to spread the wealth around and we've got to get everybody to chip in", Collins said. Realmuto was charged with a passed ball. Koehler allowed three runs on four hits and two walks while striking out three over five innings. In the bottom of the fourth inning, Curtis Granderson hit a two-run homer to cut the deficit to 7-3; T.J.