Justin Wilson , in his first save opportunity since being handed the closer's role, struck out Danny Espinoza, Martin Maldonado and Cliff Pennington to end the night. Alex Wilson (1-1) pitched the eighth and got the win. It remained 2-0 until the fifth, when Los Angeles' Albert Pujols poked a two-run single off starter Daniel Norris .
The report also stated Al Horford should have been called for an offensive foul and a defensive three-second violation in the final two minutes. Isiah Thomas made eight of 24 field goal attempts and wound up with 27 points, which was matched by Avery Bradley , who went 10 for 18.
However, Zidane is looking no further ahead than Sunday's meeting with Sevilla as Real aim to topple Barca in the standings. Real's Champions League triumphs in 2014 and a year ago have distracted from rivals Barcelona's creeping domination in the domestic league, with the Catalan side winning five of the last seven titles.
Kei Nishikori of Japan returns the ball to David Ferrer of Spain during a Madrid Open tennis tournament match in Madrid , Thursday, May 11, 2017. "I'm still finding my way to that consistency level and quality of tennis that I'm looking for", Djokovic said. "I'm aware that I'm not playing at my best, but I'm definitely believing in myself and the process.
In the Celtics' 123-101 win over the Washington Wizards in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series , a victory that gave Boston a 3-2 series lead, Bradley scored a game-high 29 points on 12-of-19 shooting from the field and hit four three-pointers.
That left Arsenal in fifth place in the Premier League , three points behind Manchester City in the slot directly above. Tottenham (2nd with 77 points) is guaranteed of not finishing lower than 3rd, that is in the event they lose their last two games .
The fight was a dud and drew audible boos from the crowd because of how one-sided it was. "GGG, you are next my friend". "The fight is done". Saul Alvarez believes that all the components are there to make his September 16 clash with Gennady Golovkin a "great fight".
At first, it looked as if Yaya Toure, celebrating his 34th birthday, would take the kick, but he passed on the responsibility to Jesus, who sent goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel the wrong way. "There have been times throughout the season where we deserved a bit more, but today we got that luck and the three points". Third-bottom Hull City trail Swansea by four points and will be all but relegated if they do not win at Crystal Palace - who are level on points with Swansea - on Sunday.
I think there's an Olive Garden out there and then a Benihana. Since the Jazz won Game 7 over the Clips, fans have taken to social media, determined to present their case for why the Jazz can beat the Warriors. He had 12 points and shot only 4 of 15 from the field, including 2 for 9 on 3-pointers. Nick Maneotis, a 31-year-old construction worker, shot back at Barnes while watching Game 1 Tuesday night at a Salt Lake City restaurant: "Matt Barnes should focus more on basketball than ...
And Italy face the toughest task of all the Championship sides, as they are drawn in a pool with New Zealand and South Africa . England's draw in Pool C alongside age-old rivals France , and 2015 semi-finalists Argentina , evoked memories of their nightmare showing four years ago.
Key Matchup: Leonard vs. Durant, Curry or Thompson. Popovich made a decision to sit Leonard despite the two-way star's insistence on playing, and the extra days of rest seem to have done Leonard some good here. "I don't think too much about carrying over this, that, or the other", Popovich said. "He's resting and trying to be ready for tomorrow, so we'll see".
Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas of Finland sprays champagne on his own face after winning the Formula One Russian Grand Prix at the "Sochi Autodrom" circuit, in Sochi, Russia, Sunday, April. At the front, Vettel stopped seven laps later than Bottas, in an attempt to leapfrog the Mercedes man. The start of the race was delayed for another warm-up lap after McLaren's Fernando Alonso reported on the team radio problems with his auto, which he left idling in the last turn of the circuit before ...
Besides him, goals were scored by Diego Costa who opened this event with his 20th goal of the season, and Alonso, who was equally incredible as Fabregas. "On Friday we have a good chance to finish - it won't be easy but for sure we're close to a fantastic achievement", he said . They've dropped points in a third of their 18 roads games so far, but if you exclude the top-six form this then they've won 11 of 13 unbeaten matches.
Even with San Antonio's pedigree, the Warriors - who have been a dominant team all season - have to be considered heavy favorites heading into this series. In the Game 4 clincher against Utah, Green registered a triple-double, scoring 17 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dishing out 11 assists. A clash of the teams with the two best regular-season records.
The German wild card entrant, who lost to compatriot Angelique Kerber in last year's final in Stuttgart, held on to win her second career title after Mladenovic had rallied in the second set. The Scot had to stave off another break point in a marathon opening game to the second set. "He's the No. 1 (player) in the world, so you have to find something in between playing aggressive and not making mistakes", Thiem said.
The "Special One" has played Sergio Romero in nearly all their Europa League games this season and the Argentine has been selected by Jose Mourinho to man the post in the finals. United will come up against Dutch side Ajax at The Friends Arena in Stockholm on 24 May 2017 after they scraped through an even trickier aggregate victory over Lyon - winning 5-1 on aggregate.
My team, that's why I'm the champion, ' said Miocic. Miocic is coming off four straight knockout wins, the last three coming in the first round against Alistair Overeem , Fabricio Werdum and Andrei Arlovski respectively. We will have to see if the lack of activity plays a major role in the fight. She had six successful title defenses, which is a pretty big deal to me.
The win ensured Spurs are certain to finish above Arsenal , with today's triumph leaving them 17 points clear. "We can't do anything else than keep winning our games and putting the pressure on them", Vertonghen told Sky Sports . Tottenham were asked to respond and they did so in the last north London derby at the "old" White Hart Lane. And also our fans, I feel very, very happy for them.
The tides have since turned for Boston, which has gotten out to fast starts in each of the last two matchups. The first round of the playoffs was no breeze for the Washington Wizards . The Celtics are now 22-5 in their last 27 home games. "Fans at TD Garden initially chanted "We want Oubre!" but the crowd changed its tune later in the game, screaming "[Expletive] you, Oubre!" loud enough that it could be heard on the TNT broadcast.
The ministry says the protesters sustained light leg injuries from low caliber bullets at Thursday's rally, during which some Palestinians threw rocks at Israeli soldiers. Pizza Hut International's statement came in response to a Twitter campaign to boycott the company, which operates in Israel, the West Bank and around the Arab world.
The Blues won a fifth Premier League in 13 seasons with two games to spare by beating West Brom 1-0 on Friday night. Diego Costa and David Luiz barged into Antonio Conte's post-match presser to return him to Chelsea's title celebration.
We have to expect to be where we are. It is an encouraging sign for Red Bull, with Renault expected to bring an engine upgrade to the Canadian Grand Prix in early June. "The vehicle was definitely the best I have had all season and I was very pleased with the balance today". "We have two schools, one is the one of Mercedes, which is quite interesting, creative and surprising, the other one is the Red Bull school, where maybe something is not really evident, but is extremely efficient".
Beating the Penguins emphatically 5-2 in Game 6 in Pittsburgh is why Boudreau believes the Capitals will win Game 7. His coach says he wasn't. "It wasn't like a hard shot, you would think a routine stop, just trickled and found its way", he said.
Despite his frustrating Friday, Alonso says he always knew there was potential in the vehicle - though he credited the local Barcelona support for giving him an extra boost. I think you're not going to learn a lot by watching other cars go around so obviously he wanted to get rid of some energy, built-up energy, so no I don't have any issue with that".
Asked if Virat Kohli or Ravindra Jadeja needed some rest from the IPL, Prasad replied."Virat didn't play the last Test and also the first few matches in IPL". These bowlers will play the crucial role if India has to win the tournament. India have drafted four pacers in their armoury: Mohammad Shami , Umesh Yadav , Bhuvneshwar Kumar , and Jasprit Bumrah .
As we entered the last game of the season, Manchester City were in pole position to be crowned champions, with Liverpool right on our heels in second place. "We still believe there is a twist to come". At the start of the game that would have seemed impossible for everybody who has watched that strong Spurs defence this season.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is being invited to travel with the Manchester United squad for the Europa League final against Ajax . Their league finishes on Sunday and they will have 10 days to prepare. We go to Tottenham this weekend, away against Southampton and then at home on the last game [against Crystal Palace] and we want to win every game to be ready for the final.
But, having appeared to quickly settle into the groove in his maiden ATP Masters 1000 semi-final, the world number 27 produced some loose shots in the fifth game that cost him a decisive break. "It was an important match for me because it meant continuing with the good dynamic that I've been carrying for several months", Nadal said. But Thiem has beaten the "King of Clay" on the red surface in Argentina past year and he continued his promising form against Cuevas.
Called Breaking2, Nike worked for two years to prepare for Saturday's race, investing time and money into research related to shoes, training, nutrition, recovery, and other elements of long-distance running. To achieve a sub-two clocking, the Olympic champion would have effectively had to run 17 seconds for 100 metres 422 times in a row. "I've been part of many races over my career at Nike ".
The Celtics had a chance to eliminate the Wizards and advance to the Eastern Conference Finals, but the Wizards had different plans. Wall said he was motivated Friday by some gamesmanship on behalf of the Celtic players, who made a decision to come to the Verizon Center arena wearing all black outfits.
It is another chance to get vital points and keep soldiering on. Dybala isn't the only admirer Zidane picked up during his playing days, with the Frenchman widely considered one of the greatest players of the modern era first for Juventus and later for Real Madrid following a then world-record move.
Washington has an edge when they're all fired up, so that has to be their goal in Game 6. Getting Back on D One of the biggest reasons the Celtics were able to jump on the Wizards early in Game 5 was their fast break attack, as in the first quarter alone they had a 15-0 advantage in fast break points.
But Chavez seems to have more wear on him and his conditioning has been called into question at this stage of his career. But as the fight progressed, Alvarez never ceased his assault, essentially winning every round easily. Alvarez was a 6½-1 favorite to defeat Chavez at MGM Grand's sports book Wednesday. Last year, Alvarez defeated Britain's Liam Smith on September 17, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, but it seems unlikely Cowboys owner Jerry Jones could pry this fight out of Las Vegas .
It could - and should - have been different against the most mediocre Arsenal side in years. His only other Europa League game this season was Schalke's 3-2 win over Ajax in their quarter-final second leg. "Mathematically, it is still possible, but now, we need some help from the teams around us", he said . Mourinho said after falling to his first league defeat to Wenger in their 13th clash that it would now be "impossible" for the Red Devils to finish in the top four.
Two great teams with European pedigree. When Marchisio told that story, late on Tuesday night at the Juventus Stadium, there was only one question on everyone's minds: is this Juventus team better than that one? "I'm proud of what we did together, me and my team-mates", he said.
May 1 at Fenway Park, racism yet again reared its ugly head when a number of fans hurled bigoted epithets at Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones. Machado also took almost 30 seconds to round the bases after a home run during Monday's game.
Ajax Amsterdam weathered an Olympique Lyonnais storm to reach the Europa League final 5-4 on aggregate after suffering a 3-1 away defeat in a thrilling clash on Thursday. " Ajax will be hard". "Now Ajax plays about the final, thinks about the final, their league finishes on Sunday and they will have 12 days to prepare for the final ", he added.
The SDF, a multi-ethnic group which includes Kurdish fighters and Syrian Arab Coalition (SAC) fighters, had been battling Islamic State for weeks in Tabqa, about 40 kilometers west of Raqqa, with the help of coalition airstrikes and USA special forces advisers.
They will look to have that effect once again with the visit of Jürgen Klopp's men, with the Reds now just point ahead ofArsenal in the race for the top four and Bilić stated that his side will be looking to be doing better than the win over Spurs .
The impact busted open the left eye of Poirier and left him knocked down. After Poirier almost put Alvarez out on his feet with devastating combinations in Round 2, Alvarez defied natural law and responded with his own fearsome offensive onslaught.
Nonetheless, it was the wily veteran who prevailed, as the New Jersey hero's pressure game and ruthless ground and pound proved too much for Rodriguez's whirlwind taekwondo style. Rodriguez goes for the takedown but Rodriguez stuffs it. Edgar has Rodriguez pressured against the cage and gets the takedown. Edgar gets out and takes Rodriguez's back, pouring on the ground-and-pound.
Having spent the first fortnight of his green-jacketed reign seemingly here, there and everywhere wearing golf's most-coveted garment, but now revitalised by two weeks of "doing nothing" at his home in Switzerland, the 37-year old Spaniard was in relaxed mood on the eve of an event he won in 2008.
Maguire was named Fans' Player and Players' Player of the Year at the Club's official awards ceremony this week and while the centre back was delighted to receive the votes of supporters and colleagues alike, he wants to top it off by helping his side to climb out of the bottom three.
For our fans I feel very happy for them. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes things could have gone differently had his side not been killed off by the penalty, in which he believes Harry Kane dived to earn. What a day. A great weekend for us". It just looked like we were not out-numbered. We had six against two or three. Having netted his first north London derby goal, Alli posted a message on Twitter saying "Atmosphere was fantastic, thank you to all the fans.
Mercedes said that after it fixed an electrical problem in the power unit of Bottas' auto, the team was forced to change the engine altogether due to a water leak. The result is a boost for Hamilton in his attempts to cut Vettel's lead in the title race, who had bemoaned tyre issues at the last race in Russian Federation.
He went through a hard period when he came back from his ankle injury, but I never questioned his attitude. Consecutive 2-0 wins have given Arsenal the opportunity to pull just one point behind Liverpool tomorrow if they beat Stoke, with Jurgen Klopp's side then facing a hard battle against West Ham at the London Stadium on Sunday.
However, after beating Manchester United, Southampton and now Stoke in the last three matches, the 67-year-old showed few signs of backing down in the face of strident criticism. Gabriel Paulista is the defensive security Wenger has on the bench and he also the attacking powers of Danny Welbeck and Alex Iwobi to call upon if necessary in his matchday squad.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton will start Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix from pole position, after edging out his championship rival Sebastian Vettel in qualifying on Saturday. But following a raft of updates on their auto it is Mercedes , and Hamilton in particular, who appear to hold the advantage after the Briton led home a one-two in both practice sessions.
The win on Monday allowed Liverpool to tighten their grip on third place in the Premier League and the Champions League berth that goes with it, reports Efe. Their victory here was enough to move them four points clear of fifth-placed United, and Klopp enthused over Can's timely victor. Liverpool lost their Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho early in the first half, altering their first half game plan.
Which augers well for the race. Vettel's mistake meant he had to settle for second, just 0.051s behind Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes , having been up on the Brit's time for most of his own lap. Lewis Hamilton ( Mercedes ) - 73 points 3. Stoffel Vandoorne's miserable qualifying record continued as he was eliminated in Q1 for the fifth straight race, finishing 19th for McLaren, while Daniil Kvyat completed the order in P20 for Toro Rosso.