The Boston Celtics protected their home court and head to Washington with a 2-0 series lead. The top-seeded Celtics struggled to find their footing at the outset of their first-round series with Chicago after their leader Isaiah Thomas' sister was killed in a vehicle accident.
European Council President Donald Tusk, chairing the talks in Brussels on 29 April, tweeted that the " firm and fair political mandate " for the talks was ready. Brexit Secretary David Davis told the BBC last month that Britain would meet its global commitments but that the bill would be "nothing like" the tens of billions of euros suggested by Juncker and others.
Rashford has scored four times in under a month including a dramatic extra-time victor against Anderlecht in the quarter-finals, his form coming at a vital time with Zlatan Ibrahimovic out injured. However, he lamented not having killed the tie off given Celta's excellent record away from home in Europe this season. Thinking about us as a team, I think it would be good, given all the problems we have, and would allow us to be back in the Champions League next season.
Hull fans were calling for a penalty when Oumar Niasse's overhead kick hit John O'Shea's elbow but Neil Swarbrick, the referee , was unmoved before Abel Hernandez went close after cutting in from the right corner of the penalty box. If the Black Cats show the same level of fight and determination then Hull's cause might not yet be lost. "A lot of neutrals will have been looking at us to see if we had thrown in the towel and if we'd not try to perform to the best of our ability".
While James Harden struggled, Nene scored 28 points to give the Rockets a commanding 3-1 lead in the first-round series. In the end, it was too much LeBron James (41 points, 13 rebounds, 14 assists) and not enough Paul George as the Cavs took a 3-0 series lead.
His association with Chris Lynn powered Kolkata to 105 runs in the powerplay overs - the highest ever in IPL. Piyush Chawla and Ankit Rajpoot also joined the Kiwi in the team in place of Nathan Coulter-Nile, Kuldeep Yadav, and Suryakumar Yadav.
Chelsea's superiority - and nerve - had been questioned after a timid loss at Manchester United came so soon after a shock home defeat by Crystal Palace - but normal service was eventually restored here and they have that important seven-point advantage once more .
The Indians' ace, who made his sixth start of the season on Tuesday, exited after feeling discomfort in his lower back. Miguel Cabrera retuned from the DL and launched a 2-run home run in the third inning. Last year, Kluber threw 249⅓ innings, including the postseason. He gave up a two-out double to Yan Gomes, then a wild pitch to move the runner to third.
Gunners boss Wenger on Sunday enjoyed his first ever win over Mourinho in 16 competitive meetings, but could not resist a dig at the celebrations in the Emirates. I don't enjoy. But today I tried to win. We try first to get to the final, then if we do it, we try to win the final. "It was a patiently built win", said Wenger, whose side encountered few problems in defense against a United side missing the injured Zlatan Ibrahimovic and the rested Marcus Rashford .
The rains cleared away in time for the main event, but the track was as sloppy as ever, splashing up in the jockeys' faces. Always Dreaming gave trainer Todd Pletcher his second win in the Run for the Roses. After his second, in his 17th Derby as a trainer, he pointed out that he also has two seconds and three thirds. Pletcher tied his mentor, D. Wayne Lukas, with his 48th Derby starter (he had three on Saturday).
Goldberg NBCA Coach of the Year Award. The Houston Rockets are allowing 32.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 43.1 rebounds per game. The offense was helped by a more balanced scoring attack with seven players scoring in double figures after only three Rockets scored more than 10 points in Game 3 .
Hicks struck out four times , but he came up with a huge play in the final inning. Contreras, the Cubs' catcher, fielded the bunt and threw past first, which moved Hicks to second. The left fielder went into the stands in foul territory for an outstanding catch on Chase Headley's foul popup in the 12th. It hardly seemed like the same game, but left-hander Jon Lester tossed seven innings, striking out nine and walking just two .
Instead, it was Thomas' own offensive heroics that made the difference, as the Celtics claimed a 2-0 lead in this second-round playoff series. Thomas played a game to remember as he scored 53 points while leading Boston to a 129-119 overtime win.
After all, check out their record in the 2016-17 season in all competitions so far... As the game begun in the second half, Radamel Falcao went close to scoring a goal but watched his low effort was denied by veteran goalkeeper Buffon, before Claudio Marchisio forced Subasic into a low save as Juventus broke into the penalty area.
The difference in composure was emphatically highlighted on the second goal. The Juventus goalkeeper was in fine form as his side won 2-0 away to Monaco, taking full control of their Champions League semi-final tie. Forward Paulo Dybala's ability to roam between the lines baffled Monaco , opening up space for Alves on the right wing. The way he composed himself and beat Anthony Lopes with a sublime finish to net Ajax's second in the first half told you everything you need to know about his ...
As of writing time , before Game 3 of the Jazz/Warriors series, neither Cleveland nor Golden State has dropped a single game in the playoffs, which have now been going on for three weeks. "We started having some tougher shots, and they got going in transition". Though most of his squad couldn't find the rim, Durant was consistent throughout the entire game, spreading out his scoring for 13 points in the first quarter, 9 in the second, 5 in the third and then 11 in the fourth.
It's going to be the toughest game of the series. "We have no time to waste right now", Rangers forward Jesper Fast said. Imagine this entire scenario five days earlier. "Two, I've never been past the second round". Now, even as the Penguins beat Holtby twice in the final four minutes Monday, the potential problem in net is unquestionably Pittsburgh's Marc-Andre Fleury, who cursed himself after Burakovsky's second-period goal put the Caps up 2-0 - and then looked dicey the rest of the ...
As other Capitals have expressed concern over how "tight" the team has been in this second-round series, Kuznetsov has been the opposite of that. "Since Game 3 we've had a sense of calmness about what we're doing", Washington coach Barry Trotz said.
You think I enjoy a big club like Arsenal not winning trophies? Mourinho was also annoyed by Wenger and accused him of trying to influence fourth official Craig Pawson during the game, although the bitter managerial rivals shook hands afterwards.
Clare tweeted out a picture of John making the "5-1" gesture at the Lisbon stadium after Saturday's game - and it drew a lot of attention from fans. As for the national championship, in 33 games the Rangers scored 58 points, with the goal difference 48-34 and takes 3rd place in the table, nearly guaranteed winning bronze medals for the championship.
There's a certain amount of self-awareness Dwyane Wade has these days. Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo is out indefinitely with a broken right thumb. Boston hit 17 of 37 3s. However, only US$3 million (AU$3.9 million) of his 2017-18 salary will be guaranteed if the Bulls release the guard before June 30.
On average, the " Camp Nou " Messi and the company scored in La Liga 3.2 goals per game. The Ballon d'Or victor was once more at the center of Barcelona's majestic display at Camp Nou against Villarreal on Saturday. Villarreal are not the first team to be ruthlessly punished at Camp Nou , though, and they will not be the last. Villarreal is five points behind fourth-place Sevilla , the last team now securing a Champions League spot.
After Cabrera's two-run home run in the third, Avila added a two-out RBI single to give the Tigers a 5-1 lead. The game would have been the last of a four-game series, but since the Tigers won the first two, they'll have to settle for winning the series 2-1.
Her party gained 558 seats and seized control of 11 councils in the best local election performance by a governing party in 40 years, with the gains mostly coming at the expense of opposition Labour Party and far-right UK Independence Party (UKIP), which lost all of its 145 local authority seats.
I had said in my series preview that the Pittsburgh Penguins would be ideal on their home ice. Play well. Do everything right. ABOUT THE CAPITALS: While Ovechkin often gets the headlines, countryman Evgeny Kuznetsov continues to be one of the main stories of this series after scoring a goal in each of the last three games to tie Nicklas Backstrom and Ovechkin for the team lead with five.
Probably not. After all, Real Madrid is the team that has Cristiano Ronaldo , and the 32-year-old FIFA Best Player of the Year scored a hat-trick against Aleti in that 3-0 UCL win. With three La Liga games remaining, Zinedine Zidane will also be hoping to lift the Champions League trophy again as they prepare to fight city rivals Atletico for a spot in the final this week.
The free-kick is really well taken, and the goalkeeper has no chance with it. But Guidetti, the former Manchester City forward, claimed United stopped playing and instead focussed on time-wasting after taking the lead and suggested the Old Trafford crowd would not settle for such spiking tactics in the second leg.
Despite the fact that Salt Lake City is a tough place to play, the Warriors put away the Jazz and are now just win away from a second straight sweep. After a Rodney Hood 3-point field goal with a minute to play before the break, the Jazz took a 48-47 lead. It wasn't until nearly the end of the second quarter when the Jazz obtained their first lead of the series.
Sullivan said that Crosby is "in the process right now" and is "day to day" for the Penguins. Crosby took line rushes with wingers Jake Guentzel and Patric Hornqvist. the Pens. "They really seemed to collapse in their zone and really just tried to block shots any way possible", Capitals defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk said.
Now, he'll be going up against an Ottawa team lead by former teammate Derick Brassard (two goals, six assists in first-round win against Boston), Bobby Ryan (four goals, three assists) and fellow Swede Erik Karlsson (six assists). Anderson wasn't tested almost as much at the other end, but was forced to hang tough when McDonagh walked past a row of Senators during a NY power play and made an attempt on goal that went wide.
The Houston Rockets will have to be without their reserve center Nene Hilario for the remainder of the playoffs. While his effectiveness has waned against the Spurs, Nene was a big reason the Rockets took down the Oklahoma City Thunder in five games, as he averaged 13.6 points and 6.6 rebounds during the series.
After Nene left Sunday's game, Rockets Coach Mike D'Antoni used power forward Ryan Anderson to back up starting center Clint Capela. He finished the series averaging almost 14 points on 85 percent shooting, along with 6.6 rebounds per game.
Kenyan Olympic athlete Eliud Kipchoge has run the fastest ever recorded marathon in two hours and 24 seconds. Two-time Boston Marathon victor Lelisa Desisa, from Ethiopia, and Eritrean half-marathon world record-holder Zersenay Tadese were also part of the Breaking2 project , which started at 5:45 am local time to ensure an optimum temperature for running, but both finished well off the pace.
The first leg ended with a comfortable 2-0 win for the Bianconeri , with Gonzalo Higuain scoring the decisive goals. The Italians scored twice courtesy Higuain and found little to no resistance from Monaco with Gianluigi Buffon not bothered all that much.
Keane, formerly of Manchester United, has been outstanding for Burnley this season and was rewarded for his form in March when Gareth Southgate handed him his England debut. The former Manchester United star has also been watched closely by Jose Mourinho, but the Special One is yet to act on his interest. According to the Mirror , Jurgen Klopp has made the Burnley defender his top priority defensive signing and the Merseyside club are willing to pay a fee of £25m ($32.3m) to convince the ...
In the last week I went through hell, was treated just like a criminal but anyway.I'm gonna go out if it happens today, tomorrow, and the next game I'm gonna go out again. Muntari was booked for complaining about racist abuse during a match at Cagliari and subsequently suspended, although that sanction was later lifted.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp gestures during their English Premier League soccer match against Southampton at Anfield, Liverpool, England, Sunday, May 7, 2017. "You become cleverer, and since my (last) red card, I think things have improved". "The games where they've dropped the most points have been at home to the lesser teams", said Neville.
But he's struggled in the first two games against the Penguins, allowing six goals on 35 shots for a 3.67 GAA and.829 save percentage and getting outplayed by Pittsburgh's Marc-Andre Fleury. Capitals goalie Braden Holtby, a Vezina Trophy finalist, did not come out for the third period as the Capitals were trailing 3-1. "I couldn't see the puck for a little while there, I had no stick, so I was trying to make some stops", Fleury said.
Chelsea players celebrate the side's third goal against Everton . "It's this kind of game where beforehand you can be scared because when they play at home they are very strong and anything can happen, but we dealt with it and we played a fantastic game, we deserved to win".
Anthony, a 27-year-old heavyweight boxer with a nickname "AJ", is the now undefeated professional boxer, with 17 wins and an incredible 18 knockouts. The 28-year-old hasn't boxed since beating Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015 and is now without a boxing licence, but he has been training in Spain in an attempt to get back into the ring.
The Ottawa Senators have dropped both games in NY to the Rangers by scores of 4-1. Ottawa pulled to 2-1 just 50 seconds after Holden's goal as Lundqvist stopped the first attempt by Chris Wideman, but couldn't get in front of Stone's backhand rebound shot, which just crept across the goal line.
After making easy work of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on Saturday, Canelo Alvarez announced he will be fighting unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin on September 16 at a site to be determined with the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, the likely destination according to sources close to Sporting News.
Sharapova has also been handed a wild-card entry into the Italian Open in Rome next month. Women's Tennis Association chief Steve Simon defended Sharapova, saying the Russian does not need to be punished more. Sharapova's match against Vinci took place just hours after the suspension had been lifted. Against the 36th-ranked Italian, Sharapova had a shaky start, conceding seven of the first eight points and dropping the opening two games within five minutes.
And he was not able to witness Joshua's triumph at the weekend as it unfolded - because he knows the world heavyweight champion. The Klitschko victory was Joshua's 19th straight win by knockout, the Brit's impressive start to his professional career mirroring Tyson, who also had 19 consecutive knockouts to his name before beating James Tillis on points in his 20th fight.
There is a recent precedent for what Atletico need to do on Wednesday, a 4-0 Liga victory over Carlo Ancelotti's Madrid in 2014-15 when Simeone's side carved out a 2-0 lead inside 20 minutes against a disjointed Real, who failed miserably to react in the absence of Luka Modric, Pepe, Sergio Ramos and Marcelo.
Oh yeah, someone will be winning the Stanley Cup soon so stay tuned for every live stream National Hockey League playoff game right here! "We bounced back. "We've dealt with these kind of situations all year long". Anaheim's Jakob Silfverberg said he felt his team made it too easy for Talbot in their last game.
Always Dreaming , the Florida Derby victor who has won all four of his starts this year by a combined 231⁄4 lengths, will likely be joined in the Preakness field by Lookin At Lee, the 33-1 Derby runner-up who never left the rail during a dream trip over a track that seemed deeper the farther out horses raced.
Joshua rocked Klitschko and dropped him in round five. The eleventh round knockout was all the more remarkable after Klitschko sent Joshua to the floor in the sixth and dominated the exchanges from there. And he called out fellow Brit Fury, who also beat Klitschko in November 2015. Heavyweight boxing champ Anthony Joshua threw out a challenge to controversial former champ Tyson Fury after his remarkable victory on Sunday morning (NZ time).
The Jazz did a reasonable job running the Warriors off the three-point line and leaving the right guys open from deep, surrendering just 7-of-29 from beyond the arc - even with solid game-planning from Utah, expect that figure to rise as the series goes on.
Third-placed Liverpool have now made qualifying for the Champions League more hard than they would have wished and Klopp, who spent most of the second half ranting on the sidelines, struggled to hide his disappointment. Forster engaged in some gamesmanship before the penalty kick, talking in the ear of Milner and stamping near the penalty spot. Six points from the final two games of the season is a daunting task but one this group of players should be capable of achieving.