It lasted for 26 consecutive points, filled half of the third quarter and put the Wizards en route to a tied series with top-seeded Boston. Even their coach Scott Brooks was amazed. Washington shot 65.0%, made all 12 of their free throws, and held the Celtics to 31.3% shooting in the quarter overall. "[The Wizards] were very physical", he said.
Vincent Kompany and Kevin De Bruyne were relieved with their dominant second half after only scoring one goal in the first. In injury time, De Bruyne curled a free kick into the penalty area, and Nicolas Otamendi powered a header into the net for City's fifth.
Boston trailed, 79-81, at the end of the third period, but clamped down defensively in the fourth frame, limiting Chicago to only 16 points. The Celtics will go with their successful small ball lineup of Isaiah Thomas at point guard, Avery Bradley at shooting guard, Gerald Green at small forward, Jae Crowder at power forward, and Al Horford at center.
If not for a couple mid-round hits in Mike Daniels (fourth round, 2012) and Micah Hyde (fifth round, 2013), Thompson would have nearly nothing to show for the 23-pick parade the last five years. For his efforts, Amichia was named an All-American Athletic Conference first team offensive tackle as a senior. The Packers went into the third day of the draft with three running backs on the 90-man roster.
Baltimore Orioles starter Kevin Gausman was ejected in the second inning of Wednesday night's game against the Red Sox after he hit Boston batter Xander Bogaerts with a pitch. However, the phrasing "no longer welcome at Fenway Park " indicates the ban is considered permanent, which is a strong and needed message in wake of these events.
Former Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck has revealed why he celebrated his goal against his former club on Sunday, when Arsenal swept aside the Red Devils 2-0 at the Emirates. "The Arsenal fans are happy and I am happy for them". "We will try to win our remaining games and maybe we are in the top four". "I think he did an awesome job and I think Alexis (Sanchez) knows his name because the kid has played really well and other players were trying to do everything", he said .
Marc-Andre Fleury has also played brilliantly in what might be his last postseason run with the Penguins . Yes again, this isn't anything new. After helping stave off elimination with a 4-2 win over the Penguins in Game 5, forward Evgeny Kuznetsov was told some of his teammates said the Capitals had played tight earlier in the series.
The result lifted them into third place, with three matches remaining, but playing a game more than Liverpool and United. Palace's first attack looked promising when Wilfried Zaha found himself at the top of the box and went down after a Yaya Toure challenge but the referee deemed there was nothing in it.
Barcelona remain top on head-to-head goal difference, as Real also have 84 points. I think that's how good these two players are. He had the self-belief to get to the very top. Barcelona , however, has scored a league-leading 104 goals, and it is also carrying momentum after four consecutive victories that included a 7-1 rout of Osasuna and a 3-2 win over Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium two weeks ago.
We are one step closer to [the final in] Cardiff and we are happy. Ronaldo now has his sights set on another final, having become the first man since Robert Lewandowski in 2012-13 to achieve complete domination of a semi-final clash. Wednesday's treble took his tally for Real Madrid to 399 goals in 389 games, although the forward claims he scored another in 2010 that was officially awarded to defender Pepe.
Kyrie Irving added 16 points and Kyle Korver chipped in 14 points (4-6 from three). "We just had to weather the storm", James told the Associated Press after turning in 35 points, 8 assists and 7 rebounds. The Hawks' next general manager will have total authority of personnel decisions after moves that dismantled the two-tier management team of Mike Budenholzer and Wes Wilcox.
Paul Clement says Swansea do not intend to waste their Premier League lifeline after becoming masters of their own destiny. In the day's late game, Swansea picked up a crucial 1-0 win at home to Everton to move out of the relegation zone.
Leon Draisaitl led the Oilers with a hat trick and Mark Letestu scored twice Sunday. The Ducks became the first team in Stanley Cup Playoff history to win a game when trailing by three goals with less than four minutes remaining in regulation.
Some teams have already found out the hard way that the Warriors can be hard to stop once they get going. Golden State earned a commanding 3-0 series lead thanks to Saturday's 102-91 game-three victory. There wasn't much the Jazz could do to contend a flurry of turnaround fadeaways, drives to the basket and a pair of 3s. As the crowd roared, he gave a 2-0 hand gesture to indicate the series record.
Manchester United have been boosted by the return of several injured players on the eve of their Europa League semi-final first leg at Celta Vigo. United were the superior side for much of the contest, with Celta goalkeeper Sergio Alvarez keeping the La Liga side in the tie before halftime with a string of saves to deny Rashford, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jesse Lingard.
Lindberg scored two goals, Glass had two assists and the Rangers beat the Senators 4-1 on Thursday night to tie their Eastern Conference semifinal series at two games apiece. Schwartz scored 25 seconds into the third, knocking in a rebound from right in front for a 2-1 St. Louis lead. And now for the first time this postseason, the pressure is squarely on them.
Yaya Toure says City have again proved they are the No1 team in Manchester - and backed them to be even "stronger" next season. "So the new players, when they will arrive, will find a group more ready to go for big things", Mourinho told a news conference following the 0-0 draw with Manchester City on Thursday.
In the aftermath of Kelly Oubre Jr.'s suspension, Celtics big man Kelly Olynyk was booed every time he touched the ball or went to the free throw line . All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry says he's doubtful to play for Toronto on Sunday in Game 4 of the Raptors' Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
He said, "He (Jones ) is really versatile, has shown great speed and we are excited". Sign up for the online chat with Air Force Deputy CIO Bill Marion II on May 9, at 10 a.m. Hiring freeze or thaw? He had three interceptions and broke up eight passes. Green Bay drafted the Badgers outside linebacker in the fourth round Saturday, with the 108th overall pick, adding a household name - and a highly accomplished college player - to its defense, which desperately needed pass rushing help.
Huh). The starting pitchers for the Sunday evening tilt got the strikeouts going, with Luis Severino of the Yankees and Jon Lester of the Cubs both striking out 9 batters in their 7 innings of work. Prior to that at-bat, Sabathia told Hicks: "Man, it's been a while since you hit a homer". Lester , 13-6 with a 3.78 ERA against the Yankees, also was terrific, allowing two runs (one earned) and three hits in seven innings.
Jaskin opened the scoring at 5:43 of the second period, putting home a rebound that bounced off Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne from an Alex Pietrangelo shot. Perry finished with a goal and two assists, posting another memorable playoff game following an unimpressive regular season for the former NHL MVP.
Thus far, they're failing. And that's not sitting well with the president , who on Monday praised the measure . The GOP has been trying ever since to repeal the law even as around 20 million Americans gained coverage under it. He and Scalise tried to defend the GOP plan against criticism that it would harm Americans with pre-existing conditions. But the math is still not there.
Despite the victory, coach Jose Mourinho was frustrated with his sides inability to take their chances and knows there is still a job to do in the return leg at Old Trafford next week. "I think it's important I focus on my team". "We can not speculate on any weakness of Manchester United ". The Portuguese has criticised a number of his players during his maiden campaign at United, with the likes of Henrikh Mkhitaryan , Luke Shaw and Anthony Martial all feeling the public wrath of ...
Sharapova's initial two-year ban was earlier reduced to 15 months following an appeal to the court of arbitration for sport, which concluded she had not meant to cheat. "We only have to give an hour slot to drug testing every single day of the year, but that is part of the job and if they test us more, that's great".
Everton, without a win in three games overall, return to action next weekend with a home match against Watford. "They punished us heavily", Palace manager Sam Allardyce said. Middlesbrough visits Chelsea on Monday. From an individual standpoint, it has been a successful season for Lukaku, who is now the Premier League's top goalscorer.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - Leon Draisaitl had three goals and two assists, Mark Letestu added two goals and two assists, and the Edmonton Oilers cruised to a victory over the Anaheim Ducks, forcing a decisive Game 7 in their Western Conference semifinal series.
Carrasco (3-2) allowed two runs and five hits. Kluber (3-2) lasted three innings, surrendering five runs on seven hits. Al Pawlowski of Fox SportsTime Ohio noted Kluber was forced to leave his start against the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night with "lower back discomfort".
Sydney Roosters star Shaun Kenny-Dowall was charged with drug possession after allegedly found with just under half a gram of the cocaine at a Sydney nightclub. Gorman said he had spoken to Keogh several times yesterday. Cronulla CEO Gorman refused speculate on whether drugs were a particular problems for the National Rugby League.
Had City been at this level throughout Guardiola's first year in charge, led well at the back by the formidable Vincent Kompany and scoring four unanswered goals in a rampant second period, they would have been challenging for the title rather than scrapping for the Champions League slots.
Thunder Snow, a Irish-born horse run in Europe and the United Arab Emirates, had trouble out of the gate and jockey Christophe Soumillon eventually pulled his jumpy colt out of the race. Always Dreaming, who became the favorite nearly as soon as the windows opened on the Derby Thursday, has not lost a race since breaking his maiden in his third outing, which was his first try at two turns.
Ali was one of AJ's inspirations. But 27-year-old Joshua had to dig deep for his epic victory. "The heavyweight division is always about your longevity because I don't know a heavyweight in any era that didn't have a chance of knocking you out in one punch".
Ottawa Senators center Kyle Turris, top left, and Alex Burrows (14) celebrate after Turris scored the game-winning goal during overtime against the New York Rangers in Game 5 in the second round of the National Hockey League h. "It is tough to get those pucks to the net", said Boucher. He was still serving the misconduct when his teammates began their comeback. Ottawa holds a 3-2 series lead.
But United got a crucial away goal, which Mourinho will know should give them the platform to book their place in the Europa League final in Stockholm on May 24. That came after the visitors had seen Sergio produce a stunning save from Rashford, while also denying Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jesse Lingard in huge scoring opportunities for the visitors prior to the break.
Bundy gave up a leadoff single in each of the first three innings, and each time he avoided damage with a double-play ball. Cardinals 4, Brewers 1: Aledmys Diaz hit a go-ahead pinch-homer in the seventh inning and Lance Lynn pitched six strong innings.
UEFA Europa League semi-final is upon us Celta Vigo will take on Manchester United at the Estadio de Balaidos on Thursday night. "I know that it is the only competition that Manchester United as a club have never won", the Portuguese said.
Down 26 points at one point during the game, the Pacers looked as if they would cruise to the finish line. When asked if he hopes to remain with the Pacers, George, whose future has been discussed frequently in IN, said, "I ain't even at that point yet".
We gave space to an opponent that doesn't need much space to get through you. "We like the position that we're in but we also know we got lucky with the outcome of the last game", Phaneuf said following the Senators' practice at Madison Square Garden Monday in preparation for Tuesday night's Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinal against the Rangers.
Both Brown and Kisner missed their birdie opportunities and Cameron Smith drained his to collect the first PGA Tour victory of his career. American pairings Kevin Kisner and Scott Brown, plus Charley Hoffman and Nick Watney, are in joint second place on 15 under heading into the last-day fourballs .
Machado's perceived crime came two weeks ago, when his hard but legal slide into second base clipped Dustin Pedroia , forcing the Red Sox infielder to leave the game. Nearly immediately, certain sects of Red Sox Nation and baseball purists took issue with Machado's prolonged lap of the bases. Whether Manfred's warning will prevent further retaliation remains to be seen, but given the league's leniency so far, it may not be enough.
But to suggest a sound thrashing by a Cleveland Cavaliers team clicking on all cylinders and with a top-of-his-game LeBron James to turn to should alter that thinking in any way is just wrong. While Smith's feature emphasizes what we "saw", this will focus on what to look for in the night's upcoming games. Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) goes to the net past Toronto Raptors forwards P.J.
After equaling last season's loss total in less than a month, the reigning A.L. Cy Young Award victor finally got to pitch with a lead again when Boston took advantage of a costly Minnesota error and scored eight two-out runs in the second.
So when did Lukaku have his revelation about not fitting into Chelsea's system? With both Chelsea and United reportedly interested, The Sun note that the Belgian worldwide could snub his former club as he has his concerns over how he would fit in at Stamford Bridge with regards to Antonio Conte's style of play.
It was a relatively tiresome game in a full Balaidos Stadium on Thursday night, but the English side probably deserved the win after creating more chances against a rival they were able to stifle for long parts of the game, reports Xinhua news agency.
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.