Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook , Houston's James Harden and San Anotnio's Kawhi Leonard were named finalists for the 2016-17 regular season. The First Team pretty much featured who you would expect in MVP candidates: Russell Westbrook , James Harden , Kawhi Leonard and LeBron James .
I hated it, because we were right there in good position to get a great finish-if not win the race-and I had to bail out. The Talladega victory was such a sweet redemption for Stenhouse, a MS native who considers it his home track. "It was just about retaliation to get back on him, and I just never had enough help from behind and just never got together". There is so much technology there, electronics, the hybrid system that needs to be linked with the combustion engine, the brake by wire, ...
He took the leaders Brad Keselowski and Jimmie Johnson three wide going into turn 1. Larson was feeling selfish, though, and won the first two stages, preventing an extra driver from clinching a spot in the final 10. Then just make it a two-lap shootout for all the marbles since that's pretty much when the best racing happened this year anyway. I thought we had it most of the race, but that's how racing goes.
Having missed out on a place in the Champions League last season, it's fair to say it'll be a massive disappointment if the club - now fourth - lose out at the 11th hour should fifth-place Arsenal have a favourable result on Sunday. His first shot was blocked but Welbeck beat Robles to the loose ball and then laid the ball on a plate for Sanchez to find the net. Everton looked more unsafe as the interval approached - four players going close in a mad scramble in the 38th minute before ...
Terry played his final match at Stamford Bridge for the Premier League champions on Sunday, the club captain starting the game before being substituted to a standing ovation in the 26th minute - an incident which is being looked at by the Football Association after a number of bets were reportedly placed on his withdrawal happening at that moment.
Prime Minister Theresa May said the police knew the identity of the bomber, who died in the blast late Monday, saying he meant to cause "maximum carnage". (5:30 p.m. ET), and the sound of wailing sirens cut through the smoky aftermath of the blast soon after. "Our hotels were working with police throughout the night, but we did not have a group of unaccompanied children at our hotel".
Richardson, who almost came to blows with Marshall last season after a Week 3 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs , took a belated parting shot Tuesday on the first day of OTA practices. Later in the season, ESPN reported that there " a growing sense of animosity on the team toward Marshall" and Richardson was quoted as saying "a cat's true colors came out" during the Week 3 altercation.
The Cavs had a 13-game unbeaten playoff streak going with James in top form, on the verge of penciling in his name above those of Michael Jordan and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in the playoff record books. For the Cavs, it was a very quiet night for LeBron James, who produced just 11 points, six rebounds and six assists. James accepted responsibility afterward, saying simply "I didn't have it" during a postgame news conference that was preceded by a run-in with a heckling fan in the hallway.
The previous record was held by the 2001 Los Angeles Lakers, who entered the 2001 Finals with a 11-0 record (since the first round was a best-of-five series). San Antonio didn't go down without a fight despite the injuries but still was swept. "I do feel like I can still play", Ginobili said. Ten of those victories have come by double digits and their average margin of victory sits at 16.3 points per game, which is the all-time highest mark heading into an NBA Finals.
The NFL got around to making some rule changes for the 2017 season. One of the big changes will be for touchdown celebrations. Under the new rules, they will have to be quick-footed, as the market will be flooded with an influx of potential talent all at once.
Game 4 is Tuesday in Cleveland (8:30 p.m. ET, TNT) with the Cavs up 2-1 in the series. Prior to the Game 3 loss , the Cavaliers won 10 straight games to start the 2017 NBA Playoffs, and counting the three straight games won to close out the 2016 NBA Finals, they matched a league record with 13 consecutive postseason victories.
A representative said the singer was not injured. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the bombing, but USA officials drew parallels to the coordinated attacks in November 2015 by Islamist militants on the Bataclan concert hall and other sites in Paris that killed 130 people.
For us, he's a nice option to haven't but if somebody comes in with big money, it might be sensible to reinvest it in a forward who's more often available and can play centrally in a 4-3-3 formation. Jose Mourinho won in his first season with Chelsea. Tottenham's wait for a first title since 1961 continues. A final day win over Middlesbrough ensured that the Reds secured a passage into Europe's elite club competition by finishing fourth in the Premier League table.
The Italian coach, who was named as Jose Mourinho 's permanent successor last summer, guided the Blues to the Premier League title in his first campaign in charge. I work hard in training, I try to give my best and I work with so many very good players; that's why we won the league two times . Former Chelsea defender Ricardo Carvalho believes clubs in the Premier League are lacking a player like John Terry .
The win also helped Zverev surge up to number 10 in the world rankings for the first time in his career. "You played fantastic and deserve it", he said. He's won only one of his last 11 tournaments. But also, on the other hand, he s someone that nurtures the family values, philanthropy work. That's what he did with me today.
The Warriors advance to their third consecutive NBA Finals. The Warriors win keeps them on course for an unprecedented third consecutive NBA Finals meeting with the Cleveland Cavaliers , who lead their Eastern Conference finals series against Boston 2-1.
Already being dubbed the "new Neymar ", Vinicius signed a new contract with Flamengo just last week that boosted his release clause from €30 million to €45 million, and Madrid have reportedly agreed to pay the entire fee. It has been his performances for the Brazilian junior sides, that has caused such a furore around Vinicius Junior . The talented youngster shot to prominence in March of 2017 when he helped Brazil win the U17 South American Championship, scoring seven goals and being ...
Sydney-born Kewell played in two Champions League finals for Liverpool and at two World Cup finals for Australia, for whom he won 56 caps. "Today we have agreed to open the new chapter with Harry Kewell ". Kewell arrived at Elland Road back in 1996 and went on to make more than 180 appearances for the Whites, scoring 45 goals. The 38-year-old called time on his playing career in 2014 after spells with Galatasaray, Melbourne Victory, Al-Gharafa and Melbourne Heart.
Angels 3, Rays 2 • Jefry Marte scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch by Ryne Stanek in the seventh inning to help visiting Los Angeles prevail. After a walk to Flowers, Cole was pulled, having allowed 10 hits, five runs (all earned), and one walk in just four and two-thirds innings, with two strikeouts and two homers allowed.
He was replaced by Per Mertesacker, making his first appearance of the season and the German could be thrown back into the fray from the start against the Premier League champions at Wembley . They finished 15 points adrift of the top four, although there was a similar gap to nearest challengers Southampton . "It looked spectacular but when you watch it again, it looked a bit harsh".
They need the Reds to fail to beat relegated Middlesbrough at Anfield on Sunday to realistically stand any chance of maintaining Wenger's record of never finishing outside of the top four in a full season at the helm. "I still think we just have to give our best to get to 75 points and if it doesn't happen, it doesn't happen". "I don't understand how the managers speak for the other clubs and the other teams", City's manager said.
The Warriors zapped themselves awake, came back to win that day and then whacked a scarred Spurs team by 36, 12 and 14 the last three games. The Oakland-based team are the first from the Western Conference to win three Conferences in a row since the LA Lakers team of 2008-10.
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, owners voted to shorten overtime from 15 minutes to 10. Postseason games are unaffected, and other overtime rules remain unchanged. But for games like the Seattle Seahawks' and Arizona Cardinals' 3-3 tie last season, that one would be put out of its misery five minutes earlier.
That they're not burdened by the weight of the team's history of playoff flameouts, one most of the guys in red, white and blue had nothing to do with. In his first season Washington won Game 7 in the conference quarterfinals with the Islanders before losing to the Rangers in Game 7 in the semifinals.
One tweet from a writer said: "A friend works in A&E - huge balloons filled with gas popped and there was a stampede because everyone thought it was a bomb!" However, the blast was not the only incident that shook Manchester tonight. Britain is on its second-highest alert level of "severe" meaning an attack by militants is considered highly likely. If confirmed as terrorism, it would be the deadliest attack in Britain since four British Islamist extremists killed 52 people in suicide ...
Forensic officers at the scene of the terror attack . Parents, who were waiting outside to pick up their children at the end of the show, waded into the fleeing crowds desperately hunting for loved ones. President Trump extended his condolences to the victims following the attack in remarks from his trip overseas. Scooter said on the micro-blogging website: "Words can not express our sorrow for the victims and families harmed in this senseless attack".
Liverpool had to suffer for 44 minutes of a hard afternoon against Middlesbrough , but once Gini Wijnaldum thrashed in the opening goal , they made short work of securing a 3-0 win that ensured they elbowed Arsenal out of the top four.
Draymond Green , for one, doesn't believe the Warriors will get anything easy when they arrive in San Antonio for Saturday's Game 3 . Brown told reporters he was pulled over after ignoring a request to stop at a red light as the Spurs coach rolled towards the Oakland Arena.
We took a look at how fans reacted to the the post-game songs on social media. "That's the way it goes and I have to say you have to respect every competition because a European trophy is a European trophy and I think it will give everybody confidence and everybody experience, especially the young players if they feature in this", he added.
The young man, who is still in the intensive care unit of Cesena's Bufalini hospital, has suffered a serious polytrauma with subsequent serious cerebral damage. A year ago he switched to the World Superbike championship where he finished fifth. However, Hayden's death has caught so many off guard because he didn't sustain his injuries while racing for Honda in the FIM Superbike World Championship, but rather while riding his bicycle with his friends.
Daniel Sturridge insists he is happy at Liverpool but says it is for the club to decide on his future. 'The club should be in the Champions League , it is where we believe we belong. The 24-year-old, who scored 13 league goals and provided seven assists for the Reds this season, intends to see out his contract which is now set to expire in 2022.
NFL players nearly always appeal failed drug tests and rarely does the league side with the players. At 6-7, 273 pounds, Irving is a rangy edge rusher entering his third season the National Football League after joining the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent out of Iowa State.
Geoffrey Billows said in a statement. After undergoing surgery to fix a fractured pelvis, Sebastien Bourdais tweeted a picture from the hospital with an update on his condition. "I know him from F1 time, and also yesterday we were talking in the casino, in the event, all together about the cars, about how he feels here, how fast he was on Friday", Alonso said.
North Korea , which conducted two missile tests this month, has been ratchetting up military tension on the Korean Peninsula in defiance of worldwide condemnation and sanctions. "The Trump administration would be well advised to lend an ear to the voices of concern that are heard from the US and the global community", North Korea's Minju Joson newspaper said in a commentary Sunday.
The Celtics won Game 3 on Sunday in shocking fashion, 111-108. The Celtics need more than just two games to truly break out. "He's human, so he's going to have a night like this", said Cavs coach Tyronn Lue . "The bench did a great job, especially Jonas Jerebko , of lifting us at that time", Stevens said. "I thought the first half he was really hurting, really didn't have any bounce, didn't have any push".
He has served nine years of a 33-year sentence on charges arising from a bungled effort to reclaim memorabilia that he believed was stolen from him. The specific charges were two kidnapping charges, two robbery charges, and burglary with a firearm, according to NBC News.
She performed Believe in a revealing outfit of silver tassels. Although she's become more known for her kooky, stoner-friendly persona in recent years, Cyrus' new sound has reminded the world why she became a star in the first place: her powerful, husky voice.
Kroenke clearly aims to generate income through the selling of players, rather than investing in Arsenal through his owned shareholder position at the club. "It's quite easy to say "Get rid of him", but who do you get?" Back in the day I said in an interview coaching wasn't Arsene's strong point. Arsenal can still end the season with silverware as they take on Premier League champions Chelsea in the FA Cup final on Saturday and Seaman thinks Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil will ...
At 3 a.m. Tuesday, Chief Constable Ian Hopkins gave a brief statement to journalists, saying the 50 injured were being treated at six local hospitals. "I just kept crying and crying and crying". We will focus on reports from police officials and other authorities, credible news outlets and reporters who are at the scene.
For the first time in 20 years, Arsenal failed to make it to next season's European tournament as they finish fifth on the table - one point away from fourth-placed Liverpool . They've gone through hard periods this season and bounced back in a very strong way. There are few better finishers in the Premier League , but with the likes of Sadio Mane , Coutinho and Roberto Firmino automatic starters, Sturridge might still find himself on the bench more often than he'd like.
In Manchester , residents tweeted with the hashtag #RoomforManchester to offer a place to stay and there were reports of taxis taking passengers for free. "Safe? Yes, but heartbroken that loved ones who came to have their night of their lives ended up losing them". Eyewitness Karen Ford had taken her 13-year-old daughter to the concert.
Juventus starlet Toure went close again after the break as he curled against the upright. In the 34th, Liverpool winger Sheyi Ojo fired a left-footed shot from a distance that went just above Guinea goalkeeper Sekouba Camara. Victory would have seen the Lions progress but they are still well placed going into their game against hosts South Korea on May 26. Guinea will meet Argentina in Seogwipo, Jeju Island, on the same day.
Golden State barely broke a sweat in sweeping opponents through the first two rounds, while San Antonio have had a more challenging road, needing six games to overcome both Memphis and Houston . "Full is a big word", the Argentine playmaker said. If the series is close , expect this five-man unit to get plenty of minutes especially in closing stretches during the fourth quarter.
The Premier League have already revelaed they will not be looking into the OTT substitution that got Gary Cahill on the pitch. The then Sunderland manager, David Moyes, said after the match his team had "known it was coming" and had raised no objections.
I think it tells you how hard this sport is. "I got just a good enough launch and a good restart there to get some traction going on the 2 ( Brad Keselowski ) vehicle and when I got to start-finish I had to pull out and move to the bottom in order to get below them and that all worked.
Mark Casse , Classic Empire's trainer, went to Pimlico to win, and nearly did. "We were in a position we expected to be, and I think the turnaround was a little too quick". Always Dreaming , the prohibitive 6-5 favourite, finished a well-beaten eighth. Always Dreaming and Classic Empire broke well from the gate and galloped to the lead with Always Dreaming along the rail and Classic Empire on his shoulder.
Later, while addressing the media, James seemed irritated by a reporter who asked him whether the Celtics' defense was a factor in his poor performance. We were getting good shots on offense and playing with great objective. "You obviously hear people saying that it's all about how you respond, and we don't feel like people believed in us and counted us out", Bradley said.
Houston Rockets guard James Harden was unanimously voted to the 2016-17 All-NBA First Team, and Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James matched an NBA record with his 11th First Team selection, the NBA announced today. LeBron , who was second in Real Plus Minus this year (behind Chris Paul), puts up insane numbers every year, but it is his presence on and off the court that means the most.
While the Spurs remain resolute in their determination to extend the series, they will be hard-pressed to beat the Warriors with an injury-depleted roster. "I don't know what I'm going to do". LaMarcus Aldridge was unable to be an offense force with Kawhi Leonard sidelined. The Warriors shot 55.8 percent.
The Cavs , who had won all 11 of their previous games, were on course for a 3-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference final, until a late comeback from the Celtics culminated in Avery Bradley's shot from distance bouncing in at the fourth attempt with a 10th of a second remaining.