But the Warriors are not only favored by a heavy margin to win the whole thing, they are especially favored against the Jazz in the second round. Los Angeles was just one win away from the conference finals after a 128-95 rout of Houston in Game 4 put them up, 3-1, in the series.
An 9-0 run gave the Wizards a 110-104 lead with 3:09 to play, yet the Celtics managed to tie the game after back-to-back threes. Wall made 7-of-10 shots and set-up 15 points in assists in the first quarter as the Wizards too advantage of nine Boston turnovers while making none in building the 13-point first-round edge, their largest lead of the first half.
The Kenyan as well as Ethiopia's Lelisa Desisa and Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea, the world half-marathon record holder, began their race at break of dawn, running behind an arrow-head of pace-setters and a vehicle beaming a green line on the road behind it to show the required speed for the sub-two hours target.
The Rockets rocked San Antonio in Game 1 , after all, behind 22 3-pointers - which is how Houston GM Daryl Morey said is the only way they can conquer Golden State. "It's hard to see him limping and hurting now, and you kind of know we're not going to see him any time soon", Ginobili said. Head coach Gregg Popovich could elect to play without a point guard, and give the ball handling duties to one of his wings or he could elect to hand the keys to the Spurs offense to rookie point guard ...
That's when the driver says an argument broke out between the driver and Oher. When the Uber pulled over to allow two of the passengers to use the restroom, the driver said Oher exited the vehicle and confronted him. Since then, the Panthers spent big free agent money on left tackle Matt Kalil , and used a second-round draft pick on right tackle/guard Taylor Moton , who could push for a starting job.
From military bases to state landmarks and attractions to even outer space, NFL teams will announce their Day 3 selections for Rounds 4 to 6 of the NFL Draft from special locations of their choosing and recognize individuals who have made a significant impact.
Today no problem - we shook hands before the game, we shook hands after the game. Analysing United's 2-0 defeat to Arsenal over the weekend, Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher highlighted how deep Mourinho's wide players had been at The Emirates, to the point where they helped form what the pundits described as a "back six".
I'm really satisfied with my performance and the performance of the team, which is most important. We shook hands before the game, we shook hands after the game. Mourinho insisted United were unlucky as he also said their top four hopes were over. "I don't know what director of football means". Because I don't think the others, playing one match per week and being in a great situation, are going to blow it.
They are the only team in the league this season to win both league games against Atletico Madrid and held fourth-placed Sevilla to two draws. Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi (left) vies with Villarreal's defender Alvaro Gonzalez during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Villarreal CF at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona .
If you're looking to watch Ducks vs Oilers live online then we might have something in your interest. "Getzlaf, I thought, had a big game for us. Down the stretch, we bent but we didn't break, and that's the sign of a good team". The Edmonton Oilers have been leaning on Leon Draisaitl , 21, who has been getting the puck in the net consistently all postseason. Patrick Maroon , Oilers - Maroon keeps on making his former team look foolish for the cap dump trade that sent him to the ...
The Buffalo Bills confirmed they interviewed Green Bay Packers director of player personnel Brian Gutekunst for their general manager vacancy Monday. In the search for Doug Whaley's replacement, the Buffalo Bills announced another candidate for general manager. But Sean's a head coach. You can't rule out one of the biggest facets that Pegula has pushed publicly about how he wants his organization to be run: with communication.
Hull pulled off a gritty goalless draw at Southampton, with Jakupovic palming away Dusan Tadic's late spot kick as the visitors held out for a potentially priceless point. "I know cash isn't easy in this part of the country so I appreciate every penny they put into the club by watching the team". The Englishman told reporters in his post-match press conference: "I do have sympathy for Sunderland and the position they're in, they gave everything to win and that probably allowed for us to ...
Monaco's free-flowing attack against Juventus' imperious defence, Monaco's young guns against Juventus' experienced old hands - defined perfectly, it seemed, by 18-year-old Kylian Mbappe facing 39-year-old Gianluigi Buffon. I'm always quiet and I never lost confidence in football, those who work hard are rewarded. He had not scored in his previous seven Champions League knockout ties before Wednesday, a run that included last month's quarter-final against Barcelona in which he missed ...
Sign up for the online chat with Col. Brandon Pearce, NGA's chief information security officer, May 15, 12:30 p.m. "We have to do something impossible and being Atletico Madrid we might be capable of it", he said immediately after the first leg.
Defending champion Cleveland awaits the series victor. Game 2 is Wednesday night in Cleveland, then the series shifts to Toronto for Game 3 on Friday and Game 4 next Sunday. NOTES: Middleton missed practice with an illness that has been bothering the Bucks' second-leading scorer (14.7 points) all week. The Raptors took control of the series back in Toronto in a Game 5 blowout, winning by 118-93.
In-form Valencia was rested for Sunday's 2-0 win at Burnley, where Pogba had to leave the field late on and was replaced by Michael Carrick. United are now involved in the race for top-four and will face local rivals Manchester City in a crucial league fixture on Thursday.
Everton have faced Chelsea at home 18 times in the Premier League era with a win percentage of 33.3%. "We must praise Tottenham because they are playing very well and are having a great seson like Chelsea ". I think it's not an advantage for us to play before Tottenham this weekend. I didn't work with him. I don't know if it is possible to keep them at the moment.
And his popularity only continued to soar after his side's 3-0 win over Middlesbrough. Diego Costa, Marcos Alonso and Nemanja Matic scored the goals for Chelsea on Monday, with each oddly going through US goalkeeper Brad Guzan's legs to get on the board.
Suggested retail pricing for the PPV event was also not available at press time . The only thing left is the official venue where the Canelo Alvarez vs Triple G fight would be held. "When I was born, fear was gone", he said through a translator. "I really did", Atlas said. That appears to be in the past, as the fight the boxing world has clamored for is just over the horizon.
The 28-year-old striker has been repeatedly linked with a lucrative move to Tianjin Quanjian in the Chinese Premier League since January. Per the Press Association , Costa has also spoken of his desire to return to Atletico Madrid earlier in the campaign.
When Jose Mourinho was announced as Manchester United manager, there was optimism amongst most supporters that while the Portuguese tactician may not invest in the long-term future of the club, in the short term, he would get the club back to the top.
Ovechkin kept Washington fans on the edge of their seats when he didn't score a goal until the second period. "The playoffs are made of big moments", Holtby told reporters. Cullen said he could sense Crosby was primed for a productive game. In two games against Washington , they have 62. Chris Kreider, J.T. Miller and the Rangers' offense-by-committee attack has been vexed by Ottawa goalie Craig Anderson , going 0-3 against him this season.
PITTSBURGH-If the Capitals are going to rally from a three-games-to-one deficit in their second round series against the Penguins , the team's best players are going to need to be much better. So far, eight of the first 14 are in the Hockey Hall of Fame. A couple of things are going to have to happen, all of them possible. I didn't think I hit him that hard, but I've been on the other side.
Over his last five starts, he's never thrown fewer than six innings or allowed more than two runs in a game. Justin Verlander (2-2) won for the first time since opening day, allowing two runs and four hits while walking four in seven innings.
So it was Monday night when the Pittsburgh Penguins hosted the Washington Capitals in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Capitals took the game by a final score of 5-2. So, given how much pressure the Capitals have been putting on Fleury and the Penguins' defense, it seemed only a matter of time before Washington's offense was the difference-maker in an outing.
Joshua still considers his Olympics 2012 Gold as his top notch moment and said he would be open to the rematch, if Klitschko wanted. And Espinoza is eager for AJ to showcase his punching power to the American public after he signed a multi-fight deal with the TV network a year ago.
Arsenal's wealth of changes that will be made this summer will see the Gunners boast a potentially entirely new set-up, with the most crucial change liking to see the North London giants appoint a Director of Football. Wenger's future at Arsenal remains unknown, yet he dismissed the prospect of working within a revamped structure rumoured to be desired by chief executive Ivan Gazidis.
The stalemate leaves Jurgen Klopp's team in a precarious position on the cusp of the top four as they seek Champions League football for next season, and it's also the fourth time they've failed to beat Southampton in four attempts this season.
The Warriors, though, prevailed yet again with a 102-91 win. No team has ever come back from an 0-3 deficit (0-123). It took 118 minutes, 59 seconds for Utah to finally take its first lead in the series, that coming on Rodney Hood's 3-pointer with 1:01 to go in the second quarter of Game 3 that put the Jazz ahead 48-47.
Not that it stopped him getting a dig in at his old rival Wenger after Arsenal's fortuitous opening goal saw Xhaka's shot deflect in off Ander Herrera. "The Arsenal fans, they are happy", Mourinho said. "So finally today they sing, they (swing) the scarves - it's nice for them". Xhaka got on the scoresheet at the weekend, netting the Gunners' opener against Manchester United in a 2-0 victory at the Emirates Stadium .
It was an all-round performance which left Zidane full of praise for his squad. "Cristiano is a goalscorer". "It's great to have a player like Ronaldo", he said. Zidane, though, warned against any complacency. "Cristiano always exceeds expectations", Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio said. We still have the second leg.
This season, Kluber is 3-2 with a 5.06 earned-run average over 37 1/3 innings with 41 strikeouts and 123 walks. Norris (2-2) allowed five hits including Edwin Encarnacions RBI single in the third inning four walks and struck out a season-high eight over six innings.
Walter Mazzarri made one change from that team with the hopes of adding another good result to a recent string of home wins. "I think we were level with each other". Watford were poor for large portions of the game but could have salvaged a point when Sebastian Prodl crashed a volley against the crossbar in injury time.
Swansea do not play until Saturday evening and they face a trickier test as Paul Clement welcomes Everton to the Liberty Stadium . For Swansea , Sigurdsson looks good value at [3.3]. Llorente was on the end of another half-chance just moments after heading Swansea in-front but his effort was blocked from close range. Swansea nearly settled the contest through substitute Leroy Fer's first touch but Stekelenburg blocked his close-range effort with his legs.
Alvarez believes the two styles will make for an entertaining fight, and Golovkin was impressed by his next opponent as he watched ringside Saturday night at a sold-out T-Mobile Arena. "I have had hard encounters - the upcoming fight without any doubt will also be difficult". "I just loved it", said Chavez Sr., who has been critical of his son in the past.
Rashford, who netted an extra-time victor against Anderlecht in the quarterfinals, drove a right-foot strike over the wall and into the far left corner in the 67th minute, securing United the advantage going into the second leg in Manchester next week.
But the Ferrari driver was able to keep the Mercedes driver at bay. "And for my first one, it's very special", said Bottas. With Vettel enjoying a pre-eminent position at Ferrari, having won two of the first three races and scored twice as many points as his teammate, there is a risk of Raikkonen "riding shotgun" and holding up rivals as the German gets away.
Fleury stopped 28 shots on Saturday for Pittsburgh who got goals from Carl Hagelin, of Sweden, and American Phil Kessel. That they are trying to come back from a 3-1 deficit is also fitting for a team that has blown so many 3-1 series leads in the past.
Coach Guy Boucher praised Turris' performance, "It's Kentucky Derby day". "Definitely tonight Oscar's line came up big for us with a couple of big plays", Vigneault said. "They had numbers back the whole night". Brendan Smith drew the first assist with the set-up pass while Hayes had the second by starting the rush. Grabner appeared to seal it less than five minutes into overtime, but his redirection came on a high-stick.
Dzeko also moved two clear of Torino forward Andrea Belotti in the race for top goalscorer. "It s not easy to come here and score four goals , but we had 90 ideal minutes apart from the goal that we conceded", said Dzeko. Roma returned to the attack and only a miracle save from 18-year-old goalkeeper Donnarumma kept Perotti out before Dzeko seized on a poor Leonel Vangioni clearance and shot over.
On Sunday, there was only a momentary flashpoint, when Mourinho rushed out after Wenger complained to the fourth official about an attempted foul by United's Wayne Rooney. On Sunday, Arsenal showed what might still be possible under the Frenchman: slick football, full of guile and intelligence, played at sometimes dizzying pace.
While the 32-year-old's critics point out he has lost some of his pace and the dribbling ability that allowed him to terrorise fullbacks in the past, the forward proved again that he remains as deadly as ever inside the area. "He has the instinct for goals, he's unique", said Zidane. "One comes off, another goes in, and they do great". "He's a player who can slot into any position across the defence and do an equally brilliant job".
Such drastic action was ruled out at a special general meeting in Delhi on Sunday, leaving the selectors to proceed with the business of putting together a 15-man squad to defend the title they won at Edgbaston in 2013. MSK Prasad dispelled doubts about Mahendra Singh Dhoni's future in global cricket, terming him as the world's best wicketkeeper right now. Several former cricketers including Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Zaheer Khan, Gundappa Viswanath, Sandeep Patil, Sanjay Manjrekar ...
Watford were poor for large portions of the game but could have salvaged a point when Sebastian Prodl crashed a volley against the crossbar in injury time. The result saw Liverpool move three points clear in third spot, however, Manchester City and Manchester United both have a game in hand on the Merseysiders, while Arsenal also have slim hopes of cracking the top four.
Breaking: Canelo Álvarez will fight Gennady Golovkin for the Middleweight Championship on September 16 . Asked what he had to say to Alvarez , Golovkin said " Good luck in September ". "I've shown I can do lots of things in the ring , anything a fighter brings, I've shown I can showcase myself". Alvarez landed jabs hooks and combo punches at will despite Chavez four-inch height advantage.
There was no indication of racial slurs like the ones directed at outfielder Adam Jones on Monday night. Another fan was removed and banned for life from Fenway Park the next day for making a racist remark. Either way, the Orioles and Red Sox should have gotten the league's message loud and clear. "So bottom line is the win-loss record is what matters most and we've got to do better at home".
Bonino had two goals and three assists in the series against Washington last season and picked up right where he left off in Game 1. Senators 6, Rangers 5 (2OT): Jean-Gabriel Pageau got his fourth goal of the game in the second overtime after scoring twice late in regulation, lifting Ottawa over NY in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals in Ottawa, Ontario.
Hesmondhalgh, also known for her years starring in Coronation Street as Hayley Cropper, said Jeremy Corbyn has "dedicated his life to giving a toss about other people" as she delivered a passionate speech in support of the Labour leader in Manchester.
He was India's spearhead in Australia then. But on Thursday, the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (COA) asked the BCCI to announce a team for the upcoming event immediately despite the problems with the ICC. With Mahendra Singh Dhoni assured of a place in the playing XI, it would always have been hard for Pant to make it to the final eleven, let alone the squad .
Harvey was set to start Sunday, but the Mets called up Adam Wilk to take the mound instead in a 7-0 loss to the Marlins . "Just saw a little bit of film and some tendencies, but that's really about it". Odrisamer Despaigne got his first start of the season for the Marlins, and he gave up three runs and five hits. In the third, he launched a solo shot off the glass window of the Porsche Grille, measured at 468 feet for his 10th homer of the year.