Sweeping irresistibly forward, Fernando Torres was fouled by Raphael Varane in the box and Griezmann calmly slotted the resulting penalty past Real goalkeeper Keylor Navas. Atleti now needed five goals to go through and nearly got one on 66 minutes, but Keylor Navas performed a stunning double save on Yannick Carrasco and then Kevin Gameiro follow-up header.
Rahul, who averaged 44 in last year's IPL, was ruled out of the ongoing IPL season as well as from the Champions Trophy after sustaining the shoulder injury during the four-match Test series against Australia in March. Over the next 11 balls, Narine scored an incredible 45 runs, to not only bring up the fastest fifty of IPL 2017, but also go joint top with teammate Yusuf Pathan in the all-time list for the IPL.
Manchester United are one step away from the finals of the Europa League, but do they deserve to win it? Speaking in a press-conference Manchester United's defeat to Arsenal , Mourinho said Gunners were always crying after playing his teams as as he was yet to taste defeat until Sunday evening.
Maria Sharapova met the press following a 7-5, 6-1 win over compatriot Ekaterina Makarova. "I think I was fighting pretty well". "I don't think that's right". However, there appeared to be no end to the criticism Sharapova has encountered on her comeback. Makarova wasted her only break opportunity at 5-5 and Sharapova never looked back.
His stifling interior defensive presence, along with the frenetic energy of the home crowd, spurred the Raptors on to two straight victories to even that series at two games apiece. He then tried to play Friday night, but didn't feel confident during warmups. They fell behind 33-15 at the end of the first quarter and managed to cut the deficit to six in the fourth quarter before running out of gas.
The defensive ace tweaked his left ankle at the 5:37 mark of the third quarter, when he crashed down onto the foot of James Harden while turning to run up the court. But the Rockets and Spurs at least seem like they'll provide stiffer competition than the Warriors' last two opponents. Baltimore Ravens safety Tony Jefferson pointed out the striking age different between Harden and Ginobili after the Spurs star made the game-winning block by saying on Twitter: "Ginobili is legit 52 years old.
The Warriors rallied to beat the Jazz 102-91 on Saturday, taking a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven West semifinal series. "Never lose your aggressiveness", Curry said. On Saturday night, he missed all three of his treys. Durant was unstoppable down the stretch, and he finished with 38 points and 13 rebounds while shooting 15-for-26.
Game 2 of the Wizards-Celtics series gave us one of the best games of the playoffs so far. Now the Celtics are rolling and looking to take a 2-0 series lead here over the Wizards in the second round. "Marcus starting (the third) didn't make any change for us", Wizards point guard John Wall said. There were a variety of plays that swung the momentum in this quarter, and having only a five point lead going into the fourth was very deflating.
Higuain spent six years alongside Ramos at Madrid before leaving the Santiago Bernabeu in 2013, but the pair will come together again for the Cardiff showpiece on June 3. Now normally, I'd be secretly hoping that Atletico Madrid can overcome the impossible , score four without conceding and knocking our deadly rivals out of the competition.
Golovkin is coming off a unanimous decision win over Daniel Jacobs on March 18 at Madison Square Garden that many felt he lost. One of the biggest fights in boxing has finally been made as it was announced that Saul "Canelo" Alvarez will be stepping in the ring with Gennady "GGG" Golovkin.
Vinci may be feeling even stronger about her previous statement regarding the wild card entry for Sharapova, considering that the Russian beat her in Wednesday's tennis match. Maria Sharapova arrived to polite applause from the fans for her comeback match from a doping ban but left with a victory amid massive cheers. "I know she's coming back after a long time but she's coming back not after an injury".
During the postseason, the league issues the officiating reviews for all games within three points at any stage in the last two minutes of the fourth quarter, or the last two minutes of any overtime period. The Rockets' bench stepped up, getting 22 points from guards Eric Gordon and 13 from Lou Williams after the entire reserve unit scored just 10 points in their Game 3 loss.
San Antonio's victory came two nights after the team lost veteran point guard Tony Parker in the fourth quarter of the Silver and Black's 121-96 win in Game 2 at the AT&T Center. " It's not good ", Popovich said of Parker, who was carried off the floor by teammates with 8:52 remaining in the contest. San Antonio's trio of Kawhi Leonard , Pau Gasol and LaMarcus Aldridge did the bulk of the work, combining for 64 points.
Lavrov and Tillerson will meet with Trump at the White House after their meeting. Democratic critics have ridiculed Trump's rationale for the firing, saying it was likely meant to short-circuit the FBI investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election and the possible role of Trump campaign officials.
Cristiano Ronaldo's hat-trick in a dominant first leg display put the 11-times European champions on the brink of a 3rd final in 4 years. Atletico midfielder Saul Niguez has said, "We can't go insane". "We knew we were going to suffer but we are extremely happy to have made it to the final", Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said. This is the fourth season in succession that these city rivals face off in the Champions League knockout phase; Atlético are yet to claim victory during ...
Kenny Miller scored to provide scant consolation for Rangers , who are nine points shy of second-placed Aberdeen having played a game more and a gargantuan 36 behind their all-conquering neighbours. Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers said his players were sensational in their second win over their city rivals in six days. Or are we going to get back and get a positive reaction from this and win our last four games.
Nicholas Castellanos and Victor Martinez hit RBI doubles on consecutive pitches in the first inning. After the Indians scored three runs in the fourth on Jose Ramirez's triple and a sacrifice fly by Jason Kipnis, Miguel Cabrera opened Detroit's half of the fourth with a single.
Boro, which lacked quality and investment in the team, started its downward spiral at the end of a year ago with a winless run that stretched from December 17 and April 26. "Now we are very close but we need to take another step". Chelsea's Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas watches the ball during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Middlesbrough at Stamford Bridge in London on May 8, 2017 .
Bauer (2-3) allowed seven runs, seven hits and five walks with three strikeouts in his four-plus innings. Zimmermann has allowed five earned runs in three of his five starts this season. The Tigers will continue their current series against the Indians tonight in Detroit , with their best player back in their lineup. Cabrera went on to field grounders at first base and to hit more pitches in the team's indoor batting cages.
With five goals in eight Europa League games already, we're certain that plenty of people have tipped Henrikh Mkhitaryan to get on the scoresheet tonight, the Armenian carries United's threat alongside Jesse Lingard and Marcus Rashford. Three-time European champions United had never reached the last four of the Europa League or its predecessor the UEFA Cup, while Celta were in their first major continental semi-final.
Narine's 17-ball 54 was complemented by 2/29 in his four overs to restrict RCB, batting first, to 158/6. Sreenath Aravind (1-0-26-0) and Samuel Badree (3-0-40-0) bore the brunt of the fury from Narine and Lynn. "But so far Kohli has done next to nothing, there have been flashes in the pan from Gayle and AB de Villiers, but the consistency just hasn't been there".
He worked inside the stadium hawking credit cards after the team returned to town in 1999, and bought his own season tickets in 2004. The former Aggies' product will change the Browns for the better from the start. The Cleveland Browns have been rumored the last few days to like Mitch Trubisky with the first overall pick, but it didn't come to fruition. There are still some incredible players left available, and the Packers will have the first pick in round two, after trading their first ...
After dispatching Monaco comfortably, the FC panel assess if Juve are favourites to claim the UCL crown in the final. Dani Alves once again starred as Juventus beat Monaco 2-1 on the night and 4-1 on aggregate to progress to the final of the Champions League .
Real Madrid beat Juventus in the 1998 final, with a solitary goal from Predrag Mijatovic securing its seventh European championship. "The first 20 minutes of this magic night at the Calderon will be remembered forever", the Atletico coach said.
Higgins - a four-time Crucible champion - came into this match as the underdog against last year's victor, but a fourth-frame break of 141 sparked a period of control that put daylight between the two players. Higgins won a runner-up prize of 160,000 pounds and moved up to number two in world rankings. As Higgins conceded in defeat, Selby is granite and there's no better word to describe him as he underlines time and time again how hard he is to beat - whether it's a short or long ...
NY also claimed lefty Tommy Milone off waivers from Milwaukee - he was 1-0 with one save and a 6.43 ERA. Despite the lopsided score, Collins had to rely heavily on his bullpen again after right-hander Robert Gsellman lasted just five innings.
Fleury has stopped 133 of 142 Capitals shots for a 0.937 save percentage, creating an interesting dilemma for the Penguins this summer when they must choose either to lose Murray or Fleury due to the expansion draft. But the Penguins were the only team to take advantage of those man-advantage minutes. In the span of 72 seconds, though, Washington got it all back.
The latest installment in the ongoing Orioles-Red Sox feud is this: Boston left-hander Chris Sale is reportedly not in line for a suspension after throwing behind Manny Machado on Tuesday. "I mean, if you're going to f--ing hit me, hit me", Machado said. Dylan Bundy's fastballs at Mookie Betts' hip may have slipped under the radar. I think we were also motivated - there was at least one pitch that was of grave concern to us, a second one that was of serious concern.
Dec 31, 2016; Glendale, AZ, USA; Ohio State cornerback Gareon Conley (8) intercepts a pass intended for Clemson wide receiver Mike Williams (bottom) during the first quarter in the 2016 CFP semifinal at University of Phoenix Stadium. Conley said he took a polygraph test earlier Thursday and is scheduled to meet with police Monday. "He's a football junkie and he loves to compete.
According to assistant coach Simon Katich, Lynn "could well be available for selection". Kolkata won the toss and made a decision to field first. The team largely let them down and the skipper Virat Kohli had his words to say to them after their most recent defeat.
Another comeback overtime win has the Ottawa Senators on the verge of making the Eastern Conference Final. What a swing of emotion. Lundqvist made 22 saves, allowing only a late third period goal by Kyle Turris . Derek Brassard stood in front of a semi-circle throng of reporters in the pin drop silent visitors' dressing room inside Madison Square Garden and spoke.
Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh oversaw the 2015 trial where a jury found him guilty of fatally shooting Lloyd in an industrial park near his home in North Attleborough, Massachusetts. Thompson argued that there is no other case in the history of the state of MA that would set a precedent for Aaron Hernandez's conviction to not be vacated.
When the first round ended three picks after Green Bay made the trade, the only player in that group who wasn't on the board was Watt, who, like his brother J.J., was a late-bloomer after moving from offense to defense at Wisconsin. King said before pausing to catch himself. Former Washington Huskies cornerback Kevin King didn't have to wait long to hear his name called on the second day of the 2017 National Football League draft.
He and teammate Jonas Blixt split just over $2 million in prize money. The pair extended their bogey-free run to three rounds in the new team format at the Zurich Classic, deftly adjusting to winds that unsettled many other PGA Tour pros and posting a 4-under 68 Saturday to widen their lead to four strokes.
The offer, which came from ICC chairman Shashank Manohar, was originally rejected by the BCCI. "The ICC board has considered an update following the ICC delegation to the PSL final in Lahore as part of its commitment to support the return of worldwide bilateral cricket to Pakistan as long as it is safe for players, officials, media and fans", the ICC statement said.
The second half was marred when Monaco defender Kamil Glik stamped on Gonzalo Higuain's thigh, a moment which Allegri said brought his team back to life just after the visitors had pulled a goal back. Bonucci added: "It's a superb result for a team that's heading into the business end of the season still challenging on all three fronts". "We are in the final, but now getting to the final doesn't count for anything".
The #InsidetheNBA crew discuss The Klaw's status for Game 6 . We'll have up-to-the-minute scoring and stats here throughout the game. The Spurs built a little bit of a lead midway through the quarter, but the Spurs continued to lose ground to the Rockets who were scoring most of their points beyond the arc.
Kluber was removed from Tuesday night's start at Detroit after three innings because of back discomfort. Corey Kluber (3-2) gave up five runs and seven hits with a walk in three innings. "My own personal opinion, I think they should be careful with him", Indians manager Terry Francona joked. "Everyone knows (Cabrera's) hitting ability, but it's a lift to the team", Boyd said.
I didn't know I would start the season off being the point leader and carrying it through like we have been. It's been a good one in the past, and I'm just glad we parked it for my buddy, Bryan Clauson. 47 Chevrolet of AJ Allmendinger got into the back of the No. 24 Chevy of Chase Elliott, launching the No. 24 into the air and turning Allmendinger's auto on its roof.
NOTES: Ryan left the game in the third period because of a lower-body injury. Near the end of two lopsided thrashings at Madison Square Garden, Kyle Turris was physically abused by the New York Rangers. With Chris Wideman caught up ice, the Rangers had an odd-man rush and all Fast had to do was deposit it home at 4:07 by Anderson on the stick side. The 27-year-old played a stellar game.
The showpiece match is in Cardiff on 3 June. 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.
Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas will be dealing with a swollen mouth and some lingering pain Tuesday night in Game 2 of a second-round series with the Washington Wizards, according to head coach Brad Stevens . In the night's other game, Golden State , the West's top seed, is playing on eight days' rest as it opens its semifinal matchup with Utah. Curry scored 16 first-half points while Durant and Thompson each added 10.
And Gunners boss Wenger admits he may not be able to guarantee him the regular first team football he craves - even though he wants him to stay at the club. "In the past five games, we've won four, so overall we've had a bad spell but we've recovered from it". "All these teams are ready with fantastic managers and great players and none of them are in the second half of the table".
On Wednesday night, Washington will host the Pittsburgh Penguins in the fourth Game 7 in 10 playoff series between the two teams, and the first since 2009. Over the course of the six-game set, Washington has 62.2 percent of the shot attempts for at 5-on-5 and almost 61.5 percent of the actual shots on goal at the same strength.
They have. Now they have a shot at the kind of two-games-to-none lead that could drag the Caps' ghouls and ghosties out of the subconscious. Based on the Penguins' 6-2 win against the Capitals in Game 2, it doesn't even look like it will last longer than four games.
After the ICC Board meeting at Dubai on April 26, more than two-thirds of the Board Directors wrote to him saying that they were looking up to him to provide leadership during the implementation of changes that is expected to be approved at the 105- member AGM at London on June 23.
Isaiah Thomas was held to just 13 points in the loss. But they didn't score for six minutes and 10 seconds as the Wizards scored 26 unanswered, including 12 on fastbreaks. The series is now knotted at 2-2 and heading back to Boston, where Celtics star Isaiah Thomas wants to see the refs alter the way they call the game.
The Clippers were one of the top scoring teams in the league during the regular season. Nearly as much fun as Utah had at Staples Center on Sunday, when it shot 55 percent in a breakthrough third quarter and buried the Clippers , 104-91.
As April turns to May, the Boston Red Sox woes still continue. "For him to get away with it, and I hit a guy with a curveball and they throw me out of the game, that's pretty ridiculous". Barnes' 90-mph pitch was more unsafe, targeted too close to Machado's head. The Red Sox tried five times over the past two weeks to throw pitches that made contact with Machado.
Klitschko was knocked down by a left hook and one more time before the referee David Fields stopped the fight while Klitschko was absorbing a flurry of punches by Joshua in the corner. It was the most significant heavyweight fight ever held in Britain and reportedly earns the pair upwards of 10 million pounds ($13 million, 12 million euros) each.