There was a time when Liverpool fans wanted Lallana replaced by ambitious targets, but he's one of the first names on Jurgen Klopp's team-sheet nowadays. " Champions League was a step along the way". Tomorrow we will think about what to do next season and the pressure will be the same, to try to win.
LeBron James won't get a shot to climb up the MVP leaderboard this season after he was left off the list of finalists for the NBA's top award Friday. Without injured star Kawhi Leonard , the Spurs will surrender in four straight and the hubbub over James' miserable Game 4 showing guarantees he won't disappear in the series again.
Boston will lean on the guard tandem of Avery Bradley and Marcus Smart to pick up the injured Thomas' production once again. He scored 11 points total and just three, on 1-of-9 shooting, as the Boston went on a rampage throughout the second half.
The Ducks are averaging 2.7 goals per game and are scoring on 18.7 percent of their power play opportunities. John Gibson , who exited Game 5 of the Anaheim-Nashville series with a lower-body injury , could be back in the Ducks' goal tonight for Game 6 at Bridgestone Arena .
The defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators clash on in the Eastern Conference Final Game 4 at Canadian Tire Centre on Friday night. But when showtime arrived, they didn't match Pittsburgh's effort and ultimately fell behind by three. Incredibly, the high-scoring Penguins had scored but a single goal - one of them a victor - in their previous five matches against Ottawa , three in the playoffs and two in the regular season.
Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Conor Sheary (43) and right wing Patric Hornqvist (72), from Sweden, celebrate with center Nick Bonino (13) after Hornqvist's goal during the third period of Game 7 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eas. That's fine by the Senators. Whether this strategy can be sustained playing against so much talent remains to be seen. They're not simply happy to be here.
Police said the incident started at 10:35 Monday night at an Ariana Grande concert. The horrifying attack on the Manchester Arena last night left 22 people dead and hundreds injured, many of whom were children. The terrorist attack was Britain's second in two months and the country's deadliest since the July 2005 London subway bombing that killed 56 people .
Without it, he could have been on the front row. After only his eighth day on an oval, Alonso managed to put himself in contention for next weekend's race win _ with a chance to claim the second jewel in racing's triple crown from the middle of the second row.
Ivan Nova pitched into the eighth inning for his first win in May, leading the host Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday. "If felt good to be back home, though". I felt like I didn't skip a beat. Galvis and Maikel Franco had two hits each for the Phillies . The pitchers combined for nine strikeouts and two walks.
Fernando Alonso waits in line during qualifying for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway . "Really only the next choice was to get fast food", Dixon told The Associated Press in a telephone interview Tuesday.
They got one quick chance, as the puck rolled along the goal line behind Spitfires' goaltender Michael DiPietro just seconds in, but that was it. "They're usually on the scoresheet and when they are we're usually successful". Erie plays the QMJHL's Saint John Sea Dogs (0-1-0) on Monday. LW Graham Knott (opened the scoring with his first of two goals, added an assist and was a physical force), 2.
Japan's only loss in the 2015 World Cup pool stage was to Scotland , thanks to an unhelpful draw. Pool B: New Zealand , South Africa , Italy , Africa 1, repechage victor. Australia head coach Michael Cheika, England head coach Eddie Jones and South Africa head coach Allister Coetzee attend a news conference after the Rugby World Cup 2019 pool draw .
With Cleveland in jeopardy of dropping its second game in a row after James followed an 11-point Game 3 debacle by picking up four first-half fouls, Irving put on a breathtaking one-man show. After the Cleveland Cavaliers completely demolished the Boston Celtics in a historic blowout, many fans had given up on Boston. It looked like the Celtics were on their way to tying up the series at 2-2 after silencing the Quicken Loans Arena crowd in Cleveland and with LeBron James in early foul ...
Edwin Encarnacion reached base three times, scored three runs, and tacked on an RBI single to kick-start the Indians' three-run fourth inning. Musgrove pitched to two batters in the fourth inning, surrendering back-to-back singles to Jason Kipnis and Francisco Lindor before departing.
Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue had elected to keep James in the game after he'd picked up his third foul at the 8:55 mark of the second quarter while contesting a Marcus Smart 3-pointer from the short corner, sending Game 3's hero to the line for three freebies.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola's family is safe. "The best team in Europe will be at the Etihad next season". Vincent played eight or nine games in a row and we saw something special with him, so I can imagine when City (last) won the league one of the reasons was Vincent.
However, the Frenchman refuses to throw in the towel ahead of their clash with Everton on Sunday. Arsenal are on a run of five Premier League wins in six matches and have closed the gap on the top four to three points with two games to go.
With seventh place and a spot in the Europa League secured a fortnight before the end of the season, there was little for Everton to play for in their last couple of matches. "Some you know about - and it is very hard for the group of players to cope with that - and [there are] some other reasons we will talk about another day".
A suicide bomber detonated an improvised device at the end of an Ariana Grande show at Manchester Arena, killing 22 people and injuring many more. Fluff Custard also wrote: " Morrissey is your bigoted uncle who sits in his chair at Christmas and says 'I don't agree with Britain First, but they have good ideas".
Anaheim has just two days to prepare to face another daunting obstacle from its playoff past: a 6-foot-5 Finnish goalie with a knack for stopping the Ducks in their playoff tracks. "We were down 1-0 for a little bit, and we didn't panic". He has only scored once himself in the playoffs, but his best work was done in the defensive end in keeping Connor McDavid in check.
But United will have to meet his €100m (£86.6m) release clause in order to convince Atletico to let him leave. Manchester United target Antoine Griezmann has cast further doubt over his future at Atletico Madrid, saying his is "ready to go".
State Finance Minister Sashi Bhushan Behera yesterday, stated that the entertainment tax on the biopic has been waived. "I was just 10 years old when India won the World Cup in 1983... For the first time, Sachin's family, his mother, brother, wife, will be seen talking about the living legend, Sachin Tendulkar on screen, sources said.
Clearly, the lack of Champions League will put off a great number of players from joining Arsenal . "I said recently that we are going to attract big players this summer, especially with Jurgen Klopp as our manager", the Liverpool attacker told BBC Sport .
James scored 34 points to go with six assists in Game 4, recovering from a 11-point, 4-of-13 shooting night he endured in Cleveland's stunning Game 3 loss . "I've missed a couple dunks in my career", James said. "I'm pretty sure I'll be sore when I get home". "As the stakes get higher and higher, his game gets higher and higher, but it was nothing surprising for me".
On Tuesday, the league announced it will relax rules on celebrations. The New England Patriots did not need much time to score during the overtime period in Super Bowl LI, with James White running the ball in for a touchdown 3:58 into the period.
KSE UK is the holding company for American Kroenke's interest in Arsenal . The 63-year-old now owns 30 per cent of the club through Red & White Holdings and Press Association Sport understands a formal bid was made for Kroenke's shares but it is believed the American is expected to reject the offer.
And the 25-year-old Leonard's best years are probably ahead of him. "Either he's gonna play or he's not", Popovich said. Per Melissa Rohlin of the San Antonio Express-News, Leonard said he will be the one who decides if he plays Saturday and added, "If I feel good, I'm going to play".
Cleveland was dominating Boston until midway through the third quarter, when the Celtics stormed back , thanks in large part to Marcus Smart's scoring 19 of his 27 points after halftime."Only making two threes in the second half, scoring 21 in the third and 21 in the fourth, that's not us offensively", Cavs coach Ty Lue said.
Mike Hoffman broke a 1-1 tie at 1:34 of the third when he took a pass from Fredrik Claesson and rifled a slap shot that beat Penguins goalie Matt Murray high to the glove side. "I think we've done a good job all year in situations like this, even though this is a little bit different". Sidney Crosby and the Pens have scored ten goals in the last two games, including four on the power-play.
On this Bay Area Sports Insiders segment, Courtney Cronin and Marcus Thompson look further into what led to Durant's breakout third quarter, why Klay Thompson's defense has been a deadly weapon for Golden State in stifling the Spurs' backcourt, how JaVale McGee won the battle of the bigs vs.
McGirt won the Memorial a year ago for his first PGA Tour title, and he went up to Muirfield Village on Tuesday to help promote the event. The 29-year-old from Sheffield, who has been hampered by back problems throughout his career, struggled to an opening 79 and had covered the back nine at Sawgrass in 40 before calling it a day.
His team is back in the series after being blown out in Games 1 and 2 at home, and Stevens probably didn't want to rankle James. What might be Plan A for certain teams to give the ball to their best player and let him take over is often the Warriors' Plan B or C.
And the 90 minutes were terrific. Throughout that Kenny had an excellent game. "The results at Aberdeen have been fantastic and they have had a good finish to the season". Burke will be drafted into the Under-20 squad for the prestigious Toulon tournament with the national team boss putting his development first. "Because of the price tag, and he never put the £13million, we are all expecting".
Coutinho signed a long-term contract, believed to run until 2022, in January but reports of interest from Barca have remained persistent, with Klopp having to address the issue at recent news conferences. But Barton wasn't in the side, as he was still at Rangers: "I played against them a couple of weeks ago and it is arguably the worst Liverpool side I have played against at Anfield ", he said on BT Sport (H/T the Mirror ).
Providing they win a Champions League qualifier at the start of next season, they will take their place in Europe's elite competition for only the second time in seven seasons, having missed out on Europe altogether this season. "You can not question my love or my loyalty to this club because I've said no to every club in the world to stay here with very restricted finances for years".
The Blues won the English top flight title for the sixth time in their history on Sunday, with Tottenham Hotspur finishing second. "I hope one day he can return to the club". Conte, who was also voted Premier League Manager of the Year, is the second Italian in two years to lead a team to Premier League glory following Ranieri's surprise triumph with the Foxes.
The Chicago White Sox and Arizona Diamondbacks meet Wednesday in Major League Baseball action at Chase Field. He lost his only career start vs. Arizona, giving up three runs in six innings of a 4-3 defeat in Chicago on May 10, 2014. Arizona's starter for Wednesday hasn't been announced yet, but the Diamondbacks will face the Sox ace in Jose Quintana to conclude this series. Arizona jumped on Covey in a hurry.
The Red Sox now are just one game over.500 at 21-20. Eduardo Rodgriguez has put in some solid work, maintaining a 3.12 ERA through seven starts. OAKLAND There will come a time later this year when three or even four positions are in the process of transition as the Oakland A's dip into a well-stocked Triple-A roster at Nashville.
The same can't be said about United, who were having a disappointing league campaign anyway as it was before completely falling off a cliff and slipping to sixth, meaning a loss tonight will result in them going again in this competition next season.
Alexis Sanchez netted his 20th Premier League goal of the season as Arsenal saw off Southampton 2-0 to keep their Premier League top-four hopes alive. "We were quick, dynamic going forward and well organised". "We shot ourselves in the foot against Tottenham and we are aware we need to win all the remaining games to be in the race".
Abedi was reportedly a British citizen whose parents came from Libya. They announced Tuesday that they had arrested a 23-year-old man in the south of the city, in connection with the bombing . These cars just pulled up and all these police with guns, dogs, jumped out of the vehicle and said to us: "'Get in the house now,"' said Simon Turner, 46.
The Red Devils head into the game having missed out on a top-four finish in the Premier League and ending up sixth in the table. JOSE'S JUNIORS BROKE RECORDS Mourinho named United's youngest starting XI in Premier League history, with the average age of the team standing at 22 years and 284 days.
Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) take on Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in Eliminator on May 17. Young Rahul Tripathi blasted 28 off 20 balls to make a mockery of the chase in an encounter which turned out to be an anti-climax of sorts. From both sides, they lost each good players in this match . "Just speak to him, speak to Jos Buttler, they'll talk about how much it has helped their development being out there".
Had Irving not changed the game in the third quarter by asserting his game, most of the grumbles still would have been about James, his fouls and what they meant to the outcome. 1 pick when draft day rolls around. But he played well when it mattered down the stretch, finishing with 34 points. Irving finished with a playoff-high 42 points, including a deep heat-check 3-pointer before the end of the half.
But that was to misrepresent where these two stood in their more recent history. "You never know when it might be the last, so I always try to enjoy it". And with the Austrian feet behind the baseline after consecutive backhands, Nadal would tap a drop shot victor inside the service box. Djokovic showed his resistence of old to break back when Nadal netted after being stretched out on the backhand side to level at 2-2.
Wenger said he did not know whether Kroenke had attended against Everton . Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez wants to leave the King Power Stadium this summer, according to the Daily Telegraph . "He's not at fault if we did not reach the Champions League tonight". No offer, from Usmanov or elsewhere, can get him to sell as it could be seen as an admission of failure and, more damming, a validation of his detractors that he bought into Arsenal ultimately as a way to profit off its ...
A Premier League season that was due to herald a new era of Manchester dominance, was instead ruled by a ruthless Chelsea side. "This is the real danger for us, to think that this season is finished", Conte said. I hope to deserve this. "It's not so much because I'm not playing as much, but just as I've got older". "We didn't receive one request on #yourodds on Twitter upon which we receive hundreds of requests a week".
Ernesto Valverde will not be in charge of Athletic Bilbao next season, the Basque club announced on Tuesday, amid reports in Spain that he will become Barcelona's next manager. Valverde, has managed Athletic since 2013, winning the Supercopa de Espana in 2015. Barca will unveil their new boss next week, with Enrique leaving the post following this weekend's Copa del Rey final against Alaves.
The afternoon was not without its emotion, either, on what was Chelsea captain John Terry's farewell to Stamford Bridge after announcing he will be leaving this summer after 22 years at the club. It was their first win at home since the mid-April win over Chelsea and means they finish seven points behind the top four . Terry may have said his goodbyes to Stamford Bridge but remains keen to play on after speaking to several former club and global team-mates like Frank Lampard and ...
Manchester City players are convinced Alexis Sanchez and Kyle Walker are arriving at the Etihad in a £100million blockbuster double swoop. Asked about a new contract at City, Seluk continued: 'Nothing is impossible in football, but all I can say is that he will be out of contract soon.