This marks the second straight season the Clippers will attempt to win a championship without Griffin. Chris Paul had 27 points, 12 assists and nine rebounds for Los Angeles, which played without Blake Griffin after he suffered a toe injury in Game 3.
Game 6 goes Sunday in Nashville. Although Tuesday's game remained scoreless throughout the first two periods it certainly wasn't a tiresome performance to watch. "Obviously we really missed Steener out there, but other guys had to step up", said Patrik Berglund . They have gotten goals from a league-best 13 players, and they're spreading the wealth around with seven players scoring game-winning goals.
It is true that it will be difficult.to catch Chelsea ", Pochettino told reporters. With Chelsea playing Middlesbrough on Monday night, the Lilywhites had the ideal opportunity to cut the gap to a solitary point and amp the pressure on the leaders.
NY announced before the game that right-hander Matt Harvey - Sunday's scheduled starter - was suspended three days without pay for an unspecified violation of team rules. There is no question, however, about the Mets' incredible ability to repeatedly turn what should seemingly be fairly minor issues into public relations disasters.
A game in the triple-digits that exceeds the over/under of 204.5 is playing right into Golden State's hands. The Warriors take a 2-0 lead back to Salt Lake City. While the Warriors could have done a better job limiting the quality of the perimeter looks conceded to Hayward and Johnson, they did turn both into one-dimensional jump-shooters.
United are now at the business end of the season, however, and Mourinho knows that elimination against Celta will ensure that his first season at Old Trafford is judged as a failure. Thereafter, it fell on Alvarez to keep Celta in the tie. United got to this stage of the competition after an extra time victory over Anderlecht, while Celta advanced after beating Belgian side Genk.
Laviolette has taken advantage of Nashville's fast-skating blue liners, giving them the freedom to attack the net with the flow of the puck. Leon Draisaitl #29 of the Edmonton Oilers celebrates a hat trick goal against the Anaheim Ducks. "I don't know that we thought he would be as good as he was tonight because he was impressive", Yeo said in his post-game press conference . If you're looking to watch Predators vs Blues live online then we might have something in your interest.
He also said there would be a review of the team's rules whilst in camp for the World Cup - to be held across Australia , New Zealand and Papua New Guinea - including a possible curfew. "With this incident, we definitely need to make some changes going into the World Cup , 100 per cent". Police charges haven't been ruled out. Police allege they saw Crowther prepare a white powder on his phone on CCTV before the two rugby league stars consumed the substance with rolled up bank notes, ...
Every player is happy at the first round of the draft. That includes live coverage of all seven rounds and analysis from NFL Network host Rich Eisen, its draft expert Mike Mayock and many others, plus war room cameras in 20 team facilities.
Game 7 is Wednesday night at Anaheim, with the victor advancing to face the Nashville Predators in the conference finals. Anaheim has already won a pair of games in Edmonton and I think the way the Oilers blew Game 5 will come back to haunt them in Game 6 tonight.
The series against St. Louis saw just 2 of the games end by more than a single goal, with the loser scoring just a single goal in each of the last four games of the series. Louis Blues Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. That was the case for the third straight game Sunday and for the fourth time in the series. "The expectation is the Stanley Cup", Nashville defenseman P.K.
Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry was declared out for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday afternoon with a sprained left ankle. Kyrie Irving added 27 points for the Cavaliers , including 11 in the fourth quarter, and contributed nine assists. "We needed that. We needed to be tested throughout 48-minute games".
Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby, right, looks on from the bench next to defenseman Dmitry Orlov (9), of Russian Federation, during the third period of Game 2 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Washington .
Reacting to the defeat, Mourinho who made eight changes from his team that beat Celta Vigo in the semifinals of the Europa League on Thursday, praised his team for their performance. United boss Mourinho couldn't resist a parting shot at Arsenal : " Arsenal fans are happy and I'm happy for them". "It can help all the young players coming through the system to believe they can do it.
RHP Mike Leake (3-1, 1.35 ERA) will start for the Cardinals in the middle game of the weekend series Saturday night against RHP Julio Teheran (2-2, 4.33). Louis pitcher, got Freddie Freeman to fly out and end the eighth with a runner on. Atlanta loaded the bases against closer Seung Hwan Oh in the 11th but couldn't score.
This victory has propelled the Predators to the Western Conference Final for the first time in their franchise history. May. It was Josi's fourth goal of the postseason, tying him with Ryan Ellis for the team lead in goals, and giving the Predators nine tallies from their blueliners, a franchise record in a single postseason.
England cruised to a seven-wicket win in the first ODI in Bristol , which marked the first time that both nations had played an ODI on English soil. Putting on 88 in 7.4 overs with his county team-mate Adil Rashid, who wristily flicked a 25-ball 39 from No7 himself, Bairstow delivered his full repertoire, standing tall with his high backlift and manipulating boundaries through power and placement.
Speaking to Sky Sports , Agnew said that Conte is a "winner" and that that attitude "rubs off on his team's performances". "I think Claudio deserved this for his career". Chelsea are under pressure to get over the line, and we're still in it. "We have had one year to work and then the possibility to go into the market and choose the right players [for] my idea of football", he said of the coming transfer window.
Oubre will serve his suspension on Sunday, May 7 when Washington hosts Boston in Game 4 of an Eastern Conference Semifinals series . Thomas has been dealing with swelling and discomfort ever since, and he started the second half of Boston's 116-89 Game 3 loss to the Wizards in the locker room as trainers adjusted his temporary replacement tooth.
Kolkata Knight Riders ( KKR ) - Gautam Gambhir (captain), Chris Lynn , Manish Pandey, Sheldon Jackson (wicketkeeper), Yusuf Pathan, Chris Woakes, Colin de Grandhomme, Sunil Narine , Ankit Rajpoot, Piyush Chawla, Umesh Yadav. This was in the third over. RCB , who have reached the final three times since IPL's inception in 2008, are rock-bottom in the points table with just two wins from 13 games and having managed five points.
The win also marked Wenger's first against Jose Mourinho in 13 league attempts, and the French coach said after the game: "We needed to be patient". "I am happy for them, it is the first time I leave Highbury or Emirates and they are happy".
They halved the third extra hole with pars before Smith stuck his approach to inside three feet at the par-five 18th and closed the book on the tour's first team event in 36 years. The win in New Orleans is a breakthrough week for both players, and it gets them into the Players Championship, the PGA Championship, Tournament of Champions, and back in the field at the Zurich Classic for the next two years.
United have struggled to break into the Champions League qualification places all season, spending most of the campaign in fifth or sixth spot in the Premier League, and Sunday's loss leaves them in a hard position. Arsenal had United at arm's length for the remainder of the contest, seeing out the game with professionalism and giving their manager a victory to savour in a forgettable season.
Daly, nicknamed "Wild Thing" by the British tabloids back in the 1990s due to his hard-partying lifestyle, won five times on the PGA Tour, including two major championships, the 1991 PGA and 1995 British Open. Jerry Smith was another stroke behind after a 66. Daly made his debut on the circuit at the Insperity Invitational a year ago and finished tied for 17th.
He said: "He nearly signed for Real Madrid , but it did not happen". Although Barcelona now top the table, on goal difference ahead of Real Madrid , the fact our only rivals have a game in hand over us gives them a distinct advantage.
Liverpool could only draw with Southampton so now lead City by a point having played a game more , while United are four points adrift and look likely to have to rely on winning the Europa League if they are to qualify for the Champions League.
Major League Baseball has suspended Miguel Sano one game for his involvement in an altercation during Saturday's game versus the Tigers . The former Triple Crown victor and two-time MVP now has 449 career homers, second only to Albert Pujols among active players.
Crystal Palace were thrashed 5-0 away to Manchester City. It has been his team's finishing that had let him down so far, Guardiola said. "Apart from one game, at White Hart Lane, I can not remember a match were we did not create more chances than the other side", Guardiola claimed.
James Milner's flawless record from the penalty spot ended at a crucial time in the Premier League season for Liverpool in a 0-0 draw against Southampton, damaging his team's quest for Champions League qualification. " Manchester United have a massive squad with quality players". He backpasses for Cech, allowing Rooney to collect. The Reds remained in fifth following the result at the Emirates as two second-half goals from the Gunners proved to be the difference between the sides.
That team we're playing is doing good things. Cincinnati Reds' Billy Hamilton is caught stealing and tagged out by San Francisco Giants third baseman Connor Gillaspie during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Cincinnati.
Like I said earlier, Jimmy Fennig has done a great job on these speedway cars. We've got you completely covered. I know he's been wanting this for a long time. That sense of accountability clearly has helped take Roush Fenway to a new level. The auto was indeed fast, and Almirola used a fuel-only stop to earn his first series victory since Daytona past year.
The Red Sox had nine hits in the game, but would not score a run after taking a 3-1 lead in the third inning. A-Rod must have been proud. According to ESPN , Sale will not be suspended for his throw at Machado, but Red Sox Manager John Farrell said Friday that Manfred's intervention sent "a strong and clear message" that his team needed to cease its hostilities with the O's, and Thursday's series-ending game proceeded with no such incidents.
The Raptors season is down to one loss. Watch Cavaliers vs Raptors Game 4 live National Basketball Association game online and from Television channels. John Wall added 27 points and 12 assists for Washington. In the closeout game, the Raptors had more field goals (40) than the Cavs (39) but six fewer three-pointers.
Spurs could have narrowed the gap to a point with victory at London Stadium , but were well below par as the Hammers helped Chelsea close on the title. "If you want to be champions you must win", Pochettino said in the press conference after the game. "We were really good in that game, and very unlucky not to win it".
If I go to the bench, this team is on the floor. The New Zealander played much more aggressively on Sunday on the defensive end, especially in the first half, altering shots in the lane and getting three of the team's 14 blocks. The incident occurred Friday night when the Rockets played in Oklahoma City . Like Jerami Grant , who went 5-of-5 with five dunks, or Adams, who finished at the rim off pick-and-roll looks from Westbrook.
For Alvarez, Chavez became the final steppingstone to the bout fight fans have demanded for close to two years. With a combined record of 85-1-1 and 67 knockouts between them, the Golovkin-Alvarez fight will understandably be the talk of the boxing world.
But we are not able to score goals. If we had only been one goal in front with 20 minutes to go in this game we would not have won, so I said to the players at half time either score a goal or forget about it. Hennessey made a string of decent saves from the menacing Leroy Sane, Gabriel Jesus and Silva, who Palace simply could not contain. Marcus Rashford's free-kick ensured United returned from Vigo with a 1-0 advantage on Thursday and, although Guardiola might have understandably ...
As per Uefa's website, the winners of the Champions League are automatically granted a place in the competition's group stages the following season as a reward. Rob is ESPN FC's Manchester United correspondent. Celta, playing in their first major European semifinal, lost for the first time in their last six European games.
Manchester United had written on the club's official Twitter feed: "Good news from Zlatan's team that he has undergone successful knee surgery". "Because of that, we had players that had to play 750, 800 minutes of football and we paid the price".
Alvarez knew it, Chavez Jr. knew it, and Golden Boy Promotions knew it. White attended the fight and told reporters immediately afterward that the Alvarez vs. "I thought I was going to showcase myself as a fighter that could throw punches, but he just wouldn't do it". 120-108 on all three scorecards at the T-Mobile Arena.
In the 11th minute of extra time, just after Aguero was taken off, Alexis Sanchez scored the victor after he was on hand to clean-up in the goalmouth after a free kick. Asked about his future, Wenger said: "People can question my decision but not my loyalty and commitment to the club". However, his debut season in United Kingdom football is now getting closer to a decisive play just to secure Champions League football.
Being beaten by Nicklas Backstrom on the first ( Capitals second goal ) and then failing to clear the puck at the blue line that eventually turned into the go-ahead goal for Evgeny Kuznetsov. The Penguins lead the series 3-2. He said he's feels "as good as you could expect". "It was more of our lineup that we were getting contributions, and that has been the success that we had during the regular season".
If you're not able to win and put pressure on them, then whatever happens is the worst. If they win the two matches, they will claim their fifth Premier League crown. And Pochettino conceded his players came up short when they most needed to show they could cope under duress. "Now it's better to forget a little bit and see what happens".
Olynyk cracked Oubre with a screen that was called an offensive foul - to the chagrin of Olynyk - and Oubre took extreme exception, running up on Olynyk and shoving him, despite referee Monty McCutcheon's best efforts to keep the two separated.
After a slow start to the second quarter with Durant on the bench, which included Utah taking its first lead of the series 10 quarters into it, Durant returned and the Warriors went OKC-like iso ball with him in the mid-post. Amazingly, Curry still finished with 23 points. The Jazz certainly did that tonight, allowing only seven Warriors fast break points. "Not only that, the people here in Salt Lake City are making it fun and I'm sure the fans tomorrow night will have a good time with it, ...
Toto Wolff is confident the relationship between Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas will not be strained like it was between the three-time world champion and his former teammate Nico Rosberg, who has now retired from the sport. Later, he added: "Why is my auto overheating, guys?" Hamilton arrived in Sochi as a two-times victor at the Olympic Park street circuit, a track where only his Mercedes team had won since the first race there in 2014, but he struggled to find his rhythm.
Alvarez didn't send his fans home disappointed as he invited WBC middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin and his trainer Abel Sanchez into the ring to announce their long overdue fight, which is said to take place on September 16 .
Kennedy made several other requests through the lawyer, including to be freed from restrictive suicide watch and to see Hernandez's suicide note. Kennedy said the legal standard of proof in civil court is much lower than criminal court, where prosecutors were required to prove Hernandez's guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
Mourinho made eight changes to his starting team from the 1-0 win over Celta Vigo in the first leg of the Europa League semifinals on Thursday. France global Pogba sees no reason why Jose Mourinho's side can not finish in the top four come the end of the season, insisting they have the belief and capabilities to achieve the feat.
Should United fail to secure a top-four finish then they could still seal Champions League qualification by winning the Europa League, as they now hold a 1-0 advantage from the first leg of their semi-final tie with Celta Vigo. Man United came to a 1-0 victory over Celta Vigo in the first-leg of the Europa League semi-final earlier in the week, and there's a good chance the favourites could go on to lift the trophy.