The woman immediately started laughing upon seeing herself and her pal featured on screen, as the fitting "What I Like About You" by The Romantics played. He stayed in the game and played the entire period, scoring 10 of his team-high 22 points. That effort in a critical game stands to lengthens Popovich's rotation in the Western Conference Finals , and beyond if the Spurs advance, with Simmons particularly proving himself to be a viable fill-in for Leonard defensively.
The Penguins reconfigured their lines, reuniting the HBK line of LW Carl Hagelin, C Nick Bonino and RW Phil Kessel that was highly effective past year in the playoffs. None of it worked as Washington pushed the Penguins around. Crosby remained in the game. Five days. That's how long it took Crosby to go from concussion to playing again.
However, Zidane preferred to highlight the strength of his squad rather than his own role in a remarkably successful run since he took his first senior managerial job 17 months ago. Atletico were boosted on Sunday by the return of defender Jose Gimenez to training although they are still without right backs Juanfran and Sime Vrsaljko, who they missed badly in the first leg as they struggled to cause Real's defence any problems.
The rather pedestrian Penguins pairings that took the ice - Brian Dumoulin/Ron Hainsey, Olli Maatta/Justin Schultz and Ian Cole/Chad Ruhwedel - don't exactly strike fear in the opposition. They stopped a combined 18 shots in the first period and performed their best brick-wall impersonations. When one National Hockey League team executive was asked about the Senators' trap, that's where he focused his attention - the effort of the players.
The first step, however, is the Europa League , and Wednesday's final will provide something of the standard that will be required in next season's competition. Mourinho won the UEFA Cup, as the Europa League was previously known, with Porto in 2003, but the two-time Champions League victor has been publicly dismissive of the competition in recent years.
Right-footed midfielder James Milner has spent the entire campaign at left-back, while such were the limited resources available Klopp had to name three defenders and a defensive midfielder among his substitutes for the must-win game against the Teessiders.
Cleveland led by 14 points after one quarter, by a record 41 at the half and by 46 after three. James had his worst performance of the 2017 playoffs in the Cavs' dramatic 111-108 loss to the Celtics on Sunday - Cleveland's first defeat of the postseason.
There are still three more majors and a World Golf Championship remaining among tournaments that offer big ranking points. On a windy day at TPC Sawgrass, Kim was the only player to go bogey free in the final round. At 21, Kim is the youngest player to win The Players Championship in its 44-year history. He played the most consistent golf of anyone in the field on a weekend marred by highs and lows for most players.
And there's no guarantee that Preakness victor Cloud Computing will run that day, either. "To be able to reward them for their confidence in us is probably the most gratifying thing about the whole experience for me personally". He then noted that the Preakness had eluded Frankel, the victor of the 2003 Belmont Stakes and four Breeders' Cup races, and said, "I feel this is for him, at least from my viewpoint".
Jose Mourinho's United are ready to offer Atletico £85m for Griezmann and hand him a mega-money long-term contract. Speaking in an interview on French television programme Quotidien , Griezmann admitted a move to Old Trafford was "possible".
Jeter, who played his final season in 2014 after a 20-year career in NY, became the 22nd player in franchise history to have his number retired. If Yankees fans were nervous about the unveiling of Jeter's plaque, you can certainly understand why.
Mr Sherpa said Mr Kumar's body was spotted about 200 metres (650 feet) from the main route and the team was assessing the feasibility of retrieving it. The weekend fatalities appear related to altitude sickness and bring the death toll to five during a season marked by unpredictable weather, strong winds and unusually cold temperatures.
On Sunday, the Chilean FA's Twitter account added fuel to the fire that Sanchez may join the German champions by listing him as a Bayern Munich player in the country's Confederations Cup squad. "He still has one year on his contract". "We hope he takes the best decision for him and for Chile too, because he is a player that helps us a lot".
We have two weeks left before the next final. "The game was a demonstration of what the team has been like in the last few years". Madrid won 2-0 to finish three points ahead of Barcelona . "It is the happiest day of my professional life by a distance", Zidane said after landing Madrid's first title in five years. "Everyone has played minutes and all the squad have contributed".
The England striker's achievement is all the more remarkable considering he has missed eight league games this season through injury. "Those three are key to go into the new stadium and I think it's impossible that Daniel Levy will send a message to the fans, to the football club, that we are retreating going to Wembley next year and beyond into the new stadium".
Sharapova was denied the French Open spot due to the 15-month ban she served for testing positive for meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open. Refused a wildcard for the French Open , Sharapova will need to negotiate three qualifying rounds if she's to reach Wimbledon's main draw.
Sidney Crosby led the Penguins attack along with winger Jake Guentzel, while Brian Dumoulin and Olli Maatta also scored for Pittsburgh . Pittsburgh responded to its rough 5-1 loss to Ottawa in Game 3 by turning back to Matt Murray as starting goaltender.
Definitely. At the clubs I worked at before I am not here, but here we have a second chance and we will try to do it better than this season". Yet Guardiola is not ending the season on a low, saying the season has gone exactly as he hoped - based on the side's style of play.
In order to create this watch list, the Rimington Trophy Committee accepted nominations from programs across the country that submitted their current starting centers for consideration. Mustipher helped an Irish running back group that rushed for 10 TDs and 1,471 yards on 275 carries - good for a 5.35 yards per carry average last season.
The England and Manchester United captain now looks destined to quit the club, with moves to China and the MLS both mooted, but maybe Everton could be an option. " You get the signs that now is the time to leave, and probably now is the time ". Mourinho is expected to have a busy transfer window this summer, especially if Champions League football returns to Old Trafford next season.
They have each other and a colorful cast of characters joining them in the fight. In the event, we get our first look at gameplay footage for the game. Amongst all the suspense and wary anticipation regarding Bungie's Destiny 2 , the ex-Microsoft affiliate has released the first gameplay trailer for the sequel to 2014's action MMORPG.
Subban was given a two-minute penalty for roughing the Ducks' Nate Thompson. The Ducks and Predators have been tied or within a goal for 284 minutes, 38 seconds of the 319:49 played. Anaheim's collection of veteran stars and up-and-coming talent will have to win back-to-back elimination games to avoid crashing out in the conference finals for the second time in three years.
Among the 42 National Basketball Association players with 115 or more points in this postseason, the only guy shooting worse than Thompson's 39.6 percent from the floor is gunner Russell Westbrook, who shot at a 38.8 clip before his Thunder were eliminated.
St. Louis is well aware that in Game 4 Tuesday night, it will have to do a better job of accounting for the Predators' defensemen and their ability to produce points. Kassian made it 3-0 just 1:03 after Draisaitl's second goal. "And that's what we asked our guys before the game is whatever happens good, bad, you have to make sure that you come back and you're ready to go out and perform".
Djokovic was speaking after his defeat to Alexander Zverev in the final of the Italian Open as the young Russian clinched an impressive 6-4 6-3 victory. He finished the match with 16 winners and just 14 unforced errors . " I played definitely great all week up to today". It's incredible these two have never played yet, but it's a must-watch for tennis fans everywhere.
Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has been sent back from England after he failed to pass two fitness tests. "We'll consider Haris (Sohail), Umar (Amin) and other players, who performed well during the Pakistan Cup as to replace Akmal", said Inzamam.
The Cavaliers were so dominant in the first three quarters that "The Big Three" of James, point guard Kyrie Irving and power forward Kevin Love did not play a single second in the fourth quarter. What has been most impressive is that LeBron James has expanded on that in the playoffs taking his game up another notch by leading the Cavaliers to a ideal 10-0 start to the postseason, including sweeping through the first two rounds.
On Monday, the Maurizio Bufalini Hospital in Cesena confirmed through a medical bulletin that Hayden had died as a result of his injuries. Members of his family reportedly flew out from the United States to be with Hayden while he was being treated at the hospital.
Against the Spurs , they challenge you no matter who's out there. The San Antonio Spurs, on the brink of elimination, likely will be without star forward Kawhi Leonard for Monday night's Game Four of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors, who lead the series 3-0.
Ibaka, 27, said he enjoyed his time in Toronto after coming over in a February 14 trade with Orlando. "I'll take those numbers". Having already crushed the Pacers 4-0, the Cavs became the first team in National Basketball Association history to start 8-0 in two straight playoffs, and win 19 consecutive first and second-round playoff games.
British Lawn Tennis Association chief executive Michael Downey says Sharapova committed to the Aegon Classic for this year and next year in return for a wild card. She had hoped for a favour from the French Tennis Federation (FFT) because her ranking, now 211, does not warrant an automatic place. Wimbledon qualifying starts on June 26 and Sharapova will need to win three matches to enter the main tournament.
Finish off a playoff series when you get the chance, or you will nearly certainly regret not doing so. Rinne's Nashville Predators prevailed 3-2 in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals on Friday despite 43 saves by his counterpart, Anaheim Ducks netminder John Gibson .
Sanchez is approaching the final year of his Arsenal deal and all talks over an extension are on hold until the end of the season. At the conclusion of a season that only served to underline how far Arsenal have declined in recent years, Wenger knows missing out on the top four would be the last straw for a large section of his club's disenchanted supporters.
I see the negotiation period as just more time for Conor to immerse himself in boxing. The attention of the sporting world has been on Mayweather recently, as his proposed historic bout with UFC star Conor McGregor gains ever more traction.
With the Europa League final against Ajax looming large on Wednesday, United will field an experimental side for Sunday's Premier League dead rubber against Crystal Palace . The coach said that the match against Crystal Palace at Old Trafford should be played on Saturday, instead of Sunday because it will hardly make any difference.
Despite missing almost three months of the season through injury, Kane was only two goals shy of current leading Premier League scorer before tonight. "We were talking about last season when we finished so bad". "Like always, every season, every summer, it's possible". 'I was looking to get one or two goals at least and then hopefully take it into the last game, now I'm in the driving seat at the minute but there's still one game to play so I'm not resting on my laurels.
Janis Porzingis told ESPN his brother wants to remain a Knick but also wants the organization to "create an environment where he can develop and grow as a player and win". The Knicks now have the three assistants that Hornacek brought in - Jerry Sichting, Corey Gaines and Howard Eisley, Jackson's holdover Kurt Rambis and Bliss, who came with Derek Fisher from Oklahoma City.
Porzingis is the future and the best thing that has happened to the Knicks since Anthony arrived in NY. The team will not renew the contract of assistant Josh Longstaff, a Knicks official confirmed Sunday night. He then followed Fisher to NY alongside assistant Brian Keefe, who moved to the Lakers' bench last season. Now, he has sent a middle finger to Porzingis by firing his favorite assistant.
United has won the League Cup, and lifted the Community Shield at the beginning of the season, but Mourinho's first year at Old Trafford will hinge on Wednesday's result. The quartet performed impressively on what could have been a long afternoon for much-changed United given Palace boss Sam Allardyce ignored Mourinho's plea to go "slow" with a strong line-up at Old Trafford.
The triumph moved Zverev into esteemed company in the top 10 ahead of the French Open in two weeks time . "I spoke to Andre the last couple weeks on the phone, and we chose to get together in Paris", Djokovic told the Associated Press. But Zverev was composed throughout and won in one hour and 21 minutes. "Strong favourite", said German star Zverev. He has won just one tournament and was bounced early in the Australian Open, the year's first Grand Slam event.
Despite beating Everton 3-1 with only 10 men - defender Laurent Koscielny was sent off and will miss the FA Cup final against champions Chelsea on Saturday - Wenger's team were left stranded in fifth position as Manchester City and Liverpool finished in the top four behind Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur.
Although Carlos Beltran responded with a solo home run, Cleveland jumped on Musgrove for another three runs courtesy of Gomes' three-run blast to plate Encarnacion (walk) and Lonnie Chisenhall (walk). Darvish (5-2) has won all seven of his starts against the Tigers. He'll look for better results when he does battle against the Orioles at home on Friday.
With the Yankees leading 3-2 in the sixth and DH Corey Dickerson on first, the 6-foot-7 Judge made a running, diving catch in right-centerfield to rob 3B Evan Longoria of extra bases and an RBI. Currently Judge is first in the majors with 14 home runs, fifth in slugging percentage with.720 , fifth in runs scored with 32 and tenth in on base percentage with.426.
You think I enjoy the fact that a big club like Arsenal are not winning big trophies? "But today I tried to win". I don't think the other ones (in the top four race), playing one match a week and being in a great situation, I don't think they are going to blow it.
That includes Ian Poulter, who only got into this tournament two weeks ago because of a clerical oversight and had the only bogey-free round. Spieth and Masters victor Sergio Garcia are level at one over following 73s, the latter's display highlighted by his hole-in-one at the iconic 17th hole.
Derek Jeter got his honor and moments later the Houston Astros got the second game of two off to a bang at Yankee Stadium. The star-studded ceremony included a plaque unveiling with Jeter aka "The Captain"... The plaque is a replica of the one in Monument Park. The Yankees had just retired his iconic No. 2. To celebrate Jeter's love for the game, the brand is inviting local community members to participate in a stick ball game they're hosting in the Bronx prior to Sunday's Yankees game.
Real Madrid beat Celta Vigo 4-1 at the Balaidos with further goals coming from Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos. And the Portugal star gave coach Zidane the thumbs up for his effective management of a squad which he believes has a good blend of youth and experience.
However her hopes of securing a wildcard are now looking slim especially after the French Open denied her enter into the tournament. In the statement, Sharapova also said that she is healing from the injury sustained in Rome a few days ago, and that she will return to training as soon as she is better.
In the first half we dominated the game; in the second half, it's true that they changed [shape] and tried to play with a little bit more energy. Kane has missed eight league games with injury this season but looks set to finish as top scorer, unless Everton striker Lukaku or Arsenal forward Sanchez have a remarkable final day of the season.
You can tell a similar player development story for Ian Clark, or highlight how the Warriors have similarly weaponized a single dominant skill with Shaun Livingston's mid-range jumper. Lee suffered what has been determined to be a partially torn patellar tendon in a Game 3 loss to the Wizards and may now face season-ending surgery, ESPN reports .