Though he finished the period, backup goalie Jonathan Bernier began the second period. And they'll have to hope for the Bernier that gave the Ducks his best work in their push toward a fifth Pacific Division title while Gibson was out a month due to a groin injury .
When Kawhi Leonard went down, any hope for a decent Western Conference Finals went away. Coach Brad Stevens said no decision had been made yet on whether Thomas would undergo an operation but reiterated that the guard is out for the remainder of the playoffs.
Liverpool: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was as delighted as the club's success-starved fans after his side's 3-0 win over Middlesbrough secured a top-four finish and a Champions League play-off spot on Sunday. "It's alright saying you should be in it, get in the top four, but there are a lot of quality teams fighting for it and in and around it and we have managed to achieve that".
The combined 93 points produced by Irving, James and Love are the most they have amassed as a group and the second highest for a trio in team play-off history. LeBron James was nowhere to be seen, staying behind the scenes, keeping a low profile. Maybe more importantly, the Celtics also maintained their intensity on both ends of the floor, acting equally aggressive on defense and offense.
A largely second-string Reds line-up unpicked the Sky Blues easily, as almost 73,000 of their Australia-based faithful turned out to watch Daniel Sturridge , Alberto Moreno and Roberto Firmino get the job done before half-time. That was four-hours before Liverpool FC arrived for their exhibition game against Sydney FC on Wednesday night and 11 hours before Masso was set to realise a dream.
Officers later arrested two boys, ages 15 and 14. Don't believe me? Ask Scott Dixon and Dario Franchitti . "This place is nerve wracking, especially when you see everybody going around, touching the wall", Dixon said . Team owner Chip Ganassi wrote on Twitter: " There goes that Taco Bell sponsorship we were working on I guess ". In a statement, Chip Ganassi Racing said Dixon and Franchitti would refrain from making comments so Scott could focus on the upcoming Indianapolis 500 .
The boys were fantastic, they blocked, they put a wall in front of their eyes and stayed isolated from everything, focused on a football match we played really well and the boys deserve this moment". I am very happy in my most hard season as a manager. They will contest a glamorous UEFA Super Cup clash against Real Madrid or Juventus - whoever wins the Champions League final on June 3.
LeBron James bounced back with 34 points on 15-of-27 shooting in Tuesday's Game 4 win over Boston, adding six assists, five rebounds, one steal, one block and one triple in 38 minutes. But that was nothing compared to what Irving did in the third quarter. Incredible, really, and also a great way to turn a 10-point halftime deficit into an 11-point lead with roughly one minute remaining in the contest.
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 be key to their aspirations. "We have to make steps and the step for us is to be around the best teams in the world because we are one of the best clubs". Much more is expected this time round and, before flying to Australia, Klopp outlined his transfer strategy for the summer, which will be key ...
The father-of-six said that his son visited Libya a month-and-a -half ago. "He was in contact with his brother and he knew about the attack". Abedi's 23-year-old brother Ismail was arrested in Manchester on Tuesday. Authorities said they were also attempting to determine if Salman Abedi had any ties to Raphael Hostey, a British recruiter for ISIS who died past year during a drone strike, according to the New York Times .
Kyrie Irving's epic Game 4 could have been overshadowed by an ankle injury he suffered late in the third quarter of the Cavaliers' 112-99 victory over the Celtics in the Eastern finals. "We're just focused on Boston". Since the was played in Cleveland, Cavs fans were understandably shocked and a little upset. Johnson was replaced in the starting lineup for Game 2 by Gerald Green , but after a 44-point loss and with Thomas out, Stevens went back to Johnson in Game 3.
Chelsea skipper John Terry , who will leave the club at the end of the season after 22 years, said that anything other than a win would tarnish their achievements. Press Association Sport understands the Premier League is relaxed about the matter, which it says did not contravene any of the competition's rules.
He went 2-for-3 from the plate, hitting a solo home run and a single. Peacock, who has appeared in 12 games this season, last started on September 30 against the Angels when he allowed five hits and seven runs in 4 2/3 innings of a 7-1 loss.
England have been drawn in the toughest pool for a second straight Rugby World Cup after being grouped with France and Argentina for the 2019 tournament in Japan on Wednesday. England are also set to face either the United States or Canada and Fiji or Samoa in a devilish group. They famously beat South Africa for the first time in their history last November and Conor O'Shea has the Azzurri improving all the time.
Much like Game 3, the Cavaliers played one half of great basketball and one half of lazy basketball, only this time it was reversed. The three-time NBA Finals MVP finished the night with 11 points on 4-of-13 shooting, including 0 for 4 from beyond the arc.
More armed officers will be deployed at events across London, including the FA Cup final , following the Manchester bomb attack. The statement read: "A full review of the security and policing operations for the weekend's sporting events - the culmination of the football and rugby seasons at Wembley and Twickenham - is underway".
Lebron James recovered from his early foul troubles in the first half and scored 28 of his 34 points in the second. LeBron was able to atone for his misgivings in the fourth quarter of Game 3. The game was teetering on the edge for the Cavs , as they trailed by as many as 16 points and faced the embarrassment of the series going back to Boston tied up.
The insane thing, I didn't feel it until after it happened. With James on the bench, Cleveland managed to play Boston to a standstill as the half ended with the Celtics still leading by 10 points (57-47). LaMarcus Aldridge and why San Antonio couldn't rely on Aldridge to save the series in place of Kawhi Leonard. The Hall of Famer. This was one of LeBron's least productive games, not just as a Cav, but overall.
It was a bittersweet day for Chase, who ended the series with 403 runs - the second-most by a West Indian in a three-Test series against Pakistan . Both Misbah and Younis had earlier announced that they would bid adieu to worldwide cricket following the recently-concluded three-match Test series against West Indies , which the tourists eventually won 2-1.
Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin (71), from Russian Federation, skates with the puck as Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson (74) defends, during the first period of Game 7 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference sem.
Wenger's contract expires this summer, with a decision set to be made after Arsenal's involvement in the FA Cup Final on 27 May, where they will take on Chelsea . Arsene Wenger is yet to confirm whether he will still be manager next season while the futures of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil are also uncertain, with both players stalling over new deals.
The ball seemed to slip out of his grasp and he gifted the ball to Marcus Rashford in the right channel with the ball eventually finding Paul Pogba for his deflected opener. Ajax dominated the group stage, winning the group (which included Celta, by the way.) They sent Legia Warsaw back to Poland in the Round of 32, before moving on to beat F.C.
The Armenian said: "Thank you to my team-mates because without them I couldn't score so many goals". "This happened in Manchester but everywhere we need to have a united world to fight for peace and no more attacks and deaths please".
The NFL will allow group celebrations, using the football as a prop following a touchdown, and celebrating on the ground, such as snow angels. Post-season games are unaffected, and other overtime rules remain unchanged. And, the league announced a shift to its upcoming Super Bowl hosting schedule - Tampa Bay now has the 2021 game. On Madden, players can celebrate and there aren't long penalties or commerical delays.
Ahead of this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix , Mercedes leads Ferrari by eight points in the constructors' standings, though Sebastian Vettel retains a slim six point margin over Lewis Hamilton in the drivers' reckoning. "This is the new reality of Formula One in 2017". "I love the intense competition". Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says this year's intense battle with Ferrari has revived his love for Formula 1.
Kyrie Irving scored 40 points and LeBron James added 34 after sitting out much of the second quarter with four fouls . Kyrie Irving #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoots against Al Horford #42 of the Boston Celtics late in the third quarter during Game Four of the 2017 NBA Eastern Conference Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on May 23, 2017 in Cleveland , Ohio.
Arsenal are facing up to a multimillion pound drop in revenue after failing to qualify for the Champions League but the statement of intent from KSE indicates Kroenke is at the Emirates Stadium for the long haul. Wenger has come in for heavy criticism following the club's failure to challenge for the Premier League title, with many fans calling for the Frenchman's departure on more than one occasion.
The Celtics tied the Cavs at 95-all on Smarts 3-pointer and then matched the James and Co. basket for basket in the final minutes in one of the most entertaining games of what has been a mostly boring postseason. In his first 10 playoff games -all wins - he was averaging 34.3 points and shooting 57 percent from the field, 46 percent from three-point range and averaging only 3.8 turnovers per game.
Mourinho was thrown up in the air by his coaching staff in the post-match celebrations, he rolled around on the ground with his son, and jumped up and down in frenzied fashion just before United captain Wayne Rooney lifted the trophy. It was a really good victory, victory of pragmatism, victory of humble people, who respect opponents, try to explore opponents' weaknesses. Herrera's compatriot Mata said Monday's shocking events in Manchester gave the win in Stockholm extra significance.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has seemed unhappy at times during his first season at Old Trafford, despite successes such as an EFL Cup win and a 25-game unbeaten run in the league. "We fought hard for this since the beginning". Peter Bosz replaced the anoymous Kasper Dolberg as he sought to give Ajax some much-needed attacking vigour but United wasted a great opening to settle the contest, Fellaini heading straight at Onana after being picked out by Pogba.
For John Terry , who has won his fifth Premier League winners medal in a season that has seen him spend the majority of the time watching from the sidelines, it was another proud moment as club skipper. But the Italian now has his eyes on completing the Double with victory over Arsenal in the FA Cup final at Wembley on May 27. It's been a few years since Chelsea have won it and I missed out on one in the last minute.
Irving scored 21 points in the quarter on 9-of-10 shooting. According to James, watching game three was very bad because he could see how their momentum changed in the second half. Coach Brad Stevens and guard Marcus Smart , the same Marcus Smart who oftentimes resembles the most frustrating athlete in Boston pro sports. And then handing the ball to Kyrie Irving , getting out of the way, and watching him bring the team to the doorstep of the NBA Finals.
The Gunners went on to win eight out of the last nine games in all competitions and the defeat came in the North London derby against Tottenham when Holding was named on the bench. "We have to find solutions and hopefully I can find those solutions". "It would be a good crowning of what we have done in the last two months". It also did not help matters much that Arsenal lost both games they played against Liverpool this season, which ended up making all the difference in the final ...
Louis. "You try not to focus on the negatives during the game", said Forsythe, who earned his second career walk-off hit and first since June 5, 2012, against the San Francisco Giants , when he was a member of the San Diego Padres . The recurring blisters on the middle finger of his pitching hand are largely to blame for that elusiveness. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10PM PST.
The Cavaliers hold a 2-1 lead in the East finals, but Curry suggested the Warriors are expecting a rematch with LeBron James and company. Following the Warriors' 120-108 win over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals on Saturday, Durant said , "If you don't like it, don't watch it", in reference to those who feel this year's playoffs haven't been competitive, per ESPN .com's Chris Haynes .
And in doing so they claimed their 42nd major trophy - now one more than the Reds of Merseyside have in their cabinet at Anfield. In the 48 minute, United were awarded a corner kick which led to Mkhitaryan getting free inside the box and flicking in an acrobatic overhead kick to give Manchester a 2-0 lead.
He then took a quick lead in the second set, pulling off a break in the fourth game with a Nadal-esque running forehand pass, but Thiem is a resourceful and powerful player, and he showed all that determination and strength to break straight back, and break again to level the match , 6-4.
Celtics coach Brad Stevens wasn't about to take any credit for "stopping" James . The Cavaliers head 21 point advantage in the third quarter, and this makes this particular loss even more hurtful. LeBron was in a sour mood during his postgame press conference, and being ridiculed in your own arena by a guy who plays in the North Coast Athletic Conference may have had something to do with it.
It also showed that the best auto doesn't always win, and the victor will likely be aided by a heavy dose of clean air. Since the inaugural All-Star event in 1985, all but one race has been ran at Charlotte Motor Speedway . The deciding factor for the pole was pit road, where Larson's team performed a 13.5-second stop, even though the rear tire changer tripped over a hose and fell as he rounded the rear of the auto.
For years, the league has limited how players could celebrate following touchdowns , and for how long. According to NFL Research , in the last five seasons more than a quarter of overtime games lasted at least 10 minutes, while the average overtime duration was 7 minutes and 43 seconds.
With the Cleveland Cavaliers set to visit the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals Thursday night, the 2017 NBA Finals matchup should be made official one week before the series begins. The Cavs, meanwhile, wouldn't be on the cusp of the Finals without Irving. Tuesday showed the importance of a player like Irving, who can swing a game by himself when he maxes out offensively.
Take, for instance, the approach from the two goaltenders. "It doesn't matter how you feel", he said , talking about summer being potentially only three periods away. "So let's not dwell". Ruhwedel was concussed in Game 5 on a hit by Bobby Ryan . "I believe in the group we have and I know when we play our game and if we're on we can beat any team in the league and if we're off, you can have an off night.
It was a very hard week for a lot of us and for the city of Manchester and we tried to win for all the people who have suffered. "The start was important and after the goals we controlled the game". United are now only the fifth club - alongside Ajax, Chelsea, Juventus and Bayern Munich - to have won all three European trophies. Marcus Rashford nearly dispossessed Sanchez of the ball two minutes before the end of the first half but the Colombian defender was lucky to recover from his ...
The right-hander pitched five innings and allowed two runs, one earned, on eight hits and two walks. The last time the Pirates hit three straight homers was September 13, 2013, against the Cubs. McCutchen snapped a 0-for-15 slump with a pinch-hit single to lead off the 10th. NOTES: Braves LHP Sam Freeman allowed a hit in his inning of relief, ending a string of 16 consecutive hitless innings from the team's bullpen, an Atlanta record.
It's absolutely unbelievable and unpredictable, and we have been hit hard in a position where we will need to be strong on Saturday. "It's not about me, it's about us winning the trophy and giving absolutely everything to achieve it". I love to win and I love to do well for my club. A 3-4-3 formation was designed for Holding to play alongside two experienced center-backs, but with only Mertesacker likely to be available Wenger would have to look to youth and inexperience to persist.
We have a job to do and fly to Sweden to do that job. "(The attack) has taken the spark off the game. United ensured Champions League qualification with a 2-0 win over Ajax at Friends Arena on Wednesday, but it was a sombre mood pre- and post-match after a suicide bomber took 22 lives at Manchester Arena days earlier.
Some other reasons, where we will talk about another day. While Wenger took blame for the season, there is no denying that the environment at the club became so negative that it hampered the players' performance. " Alexis has been brilliant, scoring a lot of goals ". "They have got to be real with what's being paid to players". "I was out there, to show respect, but I wanted the players to have the quiet lap of honour they deserved".
He totally outplayed Ajax in the midfield not allowing for their young players to have the space to show their skills and talent, while on the other hand, United has been using every single chance to attack on the opposite side of the field.
Terry will play his final game for the Blues at Stamford Bridge this Sunday before lifting the Premier League trophy. John Terry believes spending this season on the first-team periphery at Chelsea is good preparation for management - and not playing has been enjoyable because "I have had my time".
Again, while successes in the League Cup and Europa League are admirable, United supporters will know that there's still a lot of work to if they're to get where they want to be, winning Premier League titles and competing for the Champions League .