In walked star English all-rounder Stokes and he took his time to settle in before deciding to tear into the home bowling attack as Smith opted to anchor the innings as he got two lives after being dropped at his personal scores of five and 22 by Bipul and Bhuvneshwar Kumar respectively.
Responding to rumours linking star goalkeeper Jordan Pickford with a move away from the North East, Moyes explained " I saw some rubbish figures talked about in the papers this morning ". Swansea have the worst defence in the Premier League this season, having conceded 69 goals in just 36 games, with central-defence a real area of concern for Clement.
The Rockets hit 19 threes on 44.2 percent shooting from deep, ( well above the 30.8 percent they shot in Game 3 ). "You don't anticipate going into a game against the best record in the East, be on a 26-0 run after they score the first four or five points with a timeout in between".
Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid meet on Wednesday for the other second-leg match , with defending champion Real Madrid leading 3-0. Goals from Mario Mandzukic and Dani Alves confirmed Juve's dominance over two legs and they will now get a chance to make up for their final defeats to AC Milan in 2003 and Barcelona in 2015.
Triple world champion Lewis Hamilton has experienced it 54 times in his career and Nico Rosberg, the 2016 title-winner replaced by Bottas in January, won 23 grands prix before retiring. "Why is my auto overheating?" he asked, only to be told that his teammate had the same issues but was in clear air. He is now 13 points behind Vettel, and on Sunday night appeared at a loss to surmise his abnormally off-colour display.
According to Sporting News , each player took turns explaining why they are still upset with Allen nearly 10 years after their breakup. Allen was a key member of the group's 2008 National Basketball Association title with the Celtics before leaving for the Heat in free agency, but he has not been invited to the reunion tour.
Nearly as soon as McDavid tied the game at 3-3 with his first goal of the series, Christopher Wagner gave Anaheim its lead back 1:48 later. Anton Slepyshev got credit. The Ducks' lack of discipline was the deciding factor in Wednesday's loss. Anaheim's lone goal came off the stick of Jakob Silfverberg . "We might even be a better spot, but we have to respond".
James' Park. What a season for Newcastle United, what memories. Newcastle have the option of purchase from Chelsea for the Ghana midfielder who proved a good player during their push to the top flight. But now the team of Steve Bruce's just see out the season. Jonjo Shelvey expertly clipped Aleksandar Mitrovic's lay-off into the path of Atsu, who cut inside full-back Callum Elder before back-heeling the ball to DeAndre Yedlin to cross for Perez to cleverly flick home.
For the Cavaliers and Warriors, it's back to the beach for them as they chill and wait for the 4 other teams who are now warring like their lives are on the line. Curry meanwhile played down the suggestion that the Warriors may suffer deeper into the playoffs after romping through the first two rounds without dropping a game.
Curry came down awkwardly and appeared to be limping after a layup in the second half of Tuesday's 106-94 win over the Jazz. The Warriors matched a franchise playoff record for the fewest turnovers in a game with only seven giveaways in Game 1 , which was the continuation of a recent stretch in which Golden State has been more careful with the ball.
Manchester United travel to the north of Spain to play Celta Vigo in the opening leg of their Europa League semi-final in Balaidos. The Spaniards started well but once again United's failure to take their chances showed its ugly head, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jesse Lingard producing excellent saves from Sergio Álvarez .
Moyes was named as his replacement a day later, but he had also given a hint of what the fans should expect after just two games of the season. Moyes, sacked by Manchester United after just 10 months in charge in April 2014, was appointed Sunderland manager last July.
And Llorente's 29th-minute header rewarded a performance full of energy and endeavour. "We wanted to set up this chain of homes games right", Kompany said. Ayew lofted the ball to the back post from a tight area which was begging Llorente to meet with a header, and he was able to beat Jagielka and send Swansea 1-0 up.
However, football rarely follows such linear narratives, and especially not in the relegation battle and, instead, previously moribund, hopeless Sunderland held their hosts at bay and the snatched two goals that may well doom Hull to join them in the Championship.
While that might be great for world-class players, with Arsenal's current squad, you need more coaching, more organisation, more clear advice. "I don't understand and I never did understand what it means". "I understand the pundits are surprised by that because 10-15 years ago that did not exist", the Arsenal boss stated at a news conference. "But it is an overall, worldwide thing now.
Nazair, who was the 102nd overall pick by the Seattle Seahawks, followed North Carolina quarterback Mitchell Trubisky, who was the second pick on Thursday night. It's highway robbery. They still got the guy they wanted, and, in such a deep draft, got ammunition to get quality guys on day two of the draft. That said, those defensive players have been on 10 different Super Bowl champions.
In reality, Real Madrid often face flak for drawing weaker teams in the Champions League knockout stages, and a similar turn of events happened in Federation Internationale de Football Association 17 as well. "He has an interpretation of football that is totally different from anyone's, even that of any Brazilian". In his field, Luis Enrique's team scored 42 points in 17 meetings, scoring 56 and conceding 14 goals.
Ward told the sports site that despite the judge's ruling, Hernandez will always be guilty of murdering her son . In our book, hes guilty, and hes always going to be guilty, Ursula Ward said during a news conference. Reports indicate that Hernandez knew about the Abatement Doctrine and that might be his main reason for taking his life. Garsh said that inmates also told investigators Hernandez had become spiritual and that a religious motive can't be dismissed given the evidence ...
But Washington is not just beating the Celtics-they are vanquishing them. Now he must decide how to approach Game 4 as his team trails Boston 2-1 in the second-round series. "We knew coming out in the third quarter that we could definitely get it going defensively, and that's what we did". The Rockets did all this without Nene, who suffered a groin injury two minutes in and could not play.
Juve's opponents in the June 3 decider in Cardiff will be either Atletico Madrid or holders and record 11-time winners Real Madrid, who take a 3-0 lead into Wednesday's return leg. It is football and like they say, a goal can be scored in less than a minute but Juventus manager, Massimiliano Allegri stated at his pre-match press conference that his team has to play better than they did last week.
This was the first time since Azerbaijan last June that Hamilton finished a race but was not on the podium and it highlighted an all-round dismal weekend for the Briton. But the fresh set of tyres helped the Ferrari driver, and four-time F1 champion, catch up to the vehicle ahead of him. Valtteri Bottas has hinted that his good-natured relationship with Lewis Hamilton could come under threat after he slashed the deficit to his Mercedes team-mate in the championship.
Goalkeeper De Gea kept them in the match at half-time, producing a low stop to deny Aaron Ramsey's effort, before making a brilliant save from a rasping Oxlade-Chamberlain shot from distance. In 12 previous Premier League games against Mourinho the Arsenal boss had been unable to mastermind a victory, suffering five defeats and picking up seven draws.
There are four teams that are fighting for the two position for the next year's champions league qualification. "It's what we needed - we needed three points to start momentum", he said . "It is still close", said Celta striker John Guidetti, who was formerly on the books of United's cross-town rivals City. "It's up to us, we need some luck along the way, but if we win the next four games, I'm convinced that we can do it".
Jones hit a solo homer in the eighth, and Baltimore pulled even in the ninth against Enny Romero , one of several struggling members of the Washington bullpen. "That's what stars do", Nationals manager Dusty Baker said of Harper. "One of the biggest downers in baseball is when you blow a game late, and especially when you have a lead like that a couple times this week".
Gregg Popovich and the Spurs value rest as much as any organization, and there won't be much if they lose Thursday and are forced to play a Game 7 back home on Saturday night. The Raptors now have back-to-back double-digit wins after losing by 27 at Milwaukee in Game 3, and the Bucks are trying to rediscover that form before losing their eighth consecutive playoff series dating to 2001.
That's the muscle just below the elbow, and Melancon being a right-hander, hearing "mild" so close to "elbow" probably shouldn't make Giants fans much more comfortable. Melancon, 32, signed a four-year, $62 million contract as a free agent in December. Derek Law and Hunter Strickland are likely candidates to slide up, with Josh Osich and Steven Okert getting high-leverage outings against lefties.
Monaco started brightly as it began the thankless task of trying to breach the Juventus defence and the home side's 39-year-old goalkeeper Buffon flapped at Bernardo Silva's cross in the first minute, although nobody was on hand to take advantage.
Only two sides have ever recovered from losing the first leg at home to win a Champions League tie, but that is what Monaco have to do now in the return next Tuesday. After already knocking out Barcelona and stunning Monaco at the Stade Louis II on Wednesday, Juve are also hoping to win their first Champions League since 1995-96.
Myles Garrett was the consensus best player in the National Football League draft, and Cleveland made sure he didn't go anywhere else. "This year, being poised with all the ammunition, and obviously the first and 12th pick, I think a lot of fans feel, if they don't succeed this year, we're just doomed forever", Angelone said.
Major League Baseball told the O's and Red Sox to cool it. In the first inning of Tuesday's game at Fenway Park, Sale pitched a 98 miles per hour fastball towards the third baseman, prompting both sides to be warned. The two teams meet 10 more times this season. ODDS AND ENDS: The Orioles equaled their season high with 17 hits. He'll oppose left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez (1-1, 2.70).
Utah was 29-12 at home during the regular season but lost two of its three home games in the first-round playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers. Korver came off the bench and scored 14 points, hitting four three's. Nine of those 17 were by James. DeRozan ended up with 37 points, enough scoring for him and the missing Kyle Lowry.
Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet has heaped praise on Emre Can following his stunning goal. Tottenham's Dele Alli won the award last season for his strike at Crystal Palace, and the last Liverpool man to win the honour was none other than Steven Gerrard for his brilliant victor in the 2006 FA Cup final.
The France global was forced off in the closing stages of United's 2-0 win over Burnley on Sunday. Mourinho, however, is more focused on claiming a top-four finish to secure Champions League qualification regardless of whether they end up above their cross-town rivals.
And Atletico coach Diego Simeone encouraged his side to believe they can pull off a spectacular comeback in the second leg against their local rivals. The Brazilian has scored just 16 goals this season but his strikes have been vital to his side. Perhaps the penalty award was a little harsh but Neymar's skill deserved a goal and Messi made it so, executing a flawless Panenka penalty to round off a big win.
A solitary goal it might have been, but it was one worthy victor. "But this was a big win and won by a great goal". Liverpool's night got off to a hard start when Philippe Coutinho was forced off early after suffering a dead leg following a tackle from Adrian Mariappa inside four minutes.
ISTANBUL (AP) - If Eugenie Bouchard had her way, Maria Sharapova would have been banned from tennis for life. The former World number one, who has been handed wildcard for the tournament, recovered from losing her first service game to register a 7-5, 6-3 win over Vinci in a thrilling first-round contest.
Arguing against overturning the murder conviction in court Tuesday, Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn, who prosecuted Hernandez, said the disgraced former New England Patriots player "should not be able to accomplish in death what he could not accomplish in life".
But Mathieu Valbuena's away goal for Lyon in the 66th will give his team at least a faint hope of advancing from next week's second leg in France. Buffon also praised coach Massimiliano Allegri for his decision to bring Andrea Barzagli into a three-man defense, thwarting Monaco's attack and allowing Alves to wreak havoc down the right.
Bouchard, the 2014 Wimbledon finalist, believes governing body the WTA is sending out the wrong message by letting Sharapova resume her career after completing a 15-month suspension. The 30-year-old lost her world ranking due to the suspension, but was given direct entrance to the main draw of the Stuttgart event anyway through a wild card.
Asked to bowl first, Hyderabad bowlers delivered in the crucial match , restricting the rivals to a modest 138 for 7, which was built around skipper Rohit Sharma's fighting 67-run knock off 45 balls. Kaul sent back Rohit in the 19th over and Kieron Pollard (5) also struggled to get some quick runs. Hooda did not bat, and Sunrisers ended up hampered by the lack of a genuine sixth-bowling option.
The difference on the night came through young Rashford, who netted with a well-taken free-kick in the second half against Eduardo Berizzo's men. So next week a big match at Old Trafford. "He stays after training for half an hour to practice taking freekicks and waits for the opportunity". "We controlled the match against a Celta side that always creates, that is always offensive and is easy on the eye".
The Blues' only goal of the game went in off Alexander Steen's glove on the Blues' first shot of the second period with 7:01 left in the period. Jori Lehtera also scored for the Blues, and Jake Allen stopped 22 shots - including 14 in the third period.
Kieran Tierney said Celtic could have scored more after dishing out one final dose of humiliation to Rangers with a 5-1 Ibrox rout which took them to within five games of a blemish-free domestic campaign. Fundamentally, the players pressed the game very well. "So yeah, a big difference in terms of the 5-1 at the beginning of the season to the 5-1 today".
We thought the target was 15-20 runs more than what it should have been. Narine reserved special treatment for his Trinidad & Tobago and West Indies teammate Samuel Badree, after starting with an outside edge that cleared short third man off the same bowler.
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany steers his auto during the Formula One Russian Grand Prix at the "Sochi Autodrom" circuit, in Sochi, Russia , Sunday, April. But, I don't know what happened. He was very, very quick all race, no mistakes. "I didn't ask before". "It doesn't matter", Vettel said of the incident with Massa.
He drained step-back and fadeaway jumpers, cut to the rim for lay-ups and buried timely three-pointers. The best part of the pair's reaction is easily Curry's face popping up like a teacher had called him out for sleeping in class. Their disciplined approach to the transition game allowed them to gash Utah down the middle as the Jazz tried to take away the transition three-pointer.
From a prohibitive angle at the back post, Alonso drilled a shot towards goal and saw the ball ricochet of Guzan's left thigh and bounce into the net. He said: "Only in England you can see this support". In truth, Boro have been fairly pallid all season, seemingly set up to play for the 1-0 defeat week in, week out by Aitor Karanka, who was latterly replaced by an altogether less focused caretaker in Steve Agnew .
John Harbaugh never has been one to shy away from criticizing Boston sports teams, and the Baltimore Ravens head coach unsurprisingly backed the Baltimore Orioles in their ongoing feud with the Boston Red Sox. Kendrick allowed six earned runs on eight hits in four innings of work against Baltimore. In his last outing, he gave up one run in six innings against the Cubs and struck out nine batters.
At the other end Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford had a fine match and made the first of several good saves when he repelled Sam Clucas's 20th-minute strike. He said: "Leon was fantastic and he has been really great ever since I have been at the club". Yet he failed to quash speculation of a move by suggesting " wherever Jordan goes, if he goes, it will have to be a really big price".
San Antonio and Houston traded blowout victories to open the series and one of the teams will take a 2-1 lead when the Spurs visit the Rockets in Wednesday's Western Conference semifinals . The win gives Cleveland a 2-0 series lead but game three is in Toronto on Friday. "You've just got to stay disciplined and keep your arms back and just make him beat you over the top and live with it".