Wellington offers the most pace and bounce of all the New Zealand grounds. "Injuries are part and parcel of cricket", Southee said. "I said before the series that if we can get rid of Williamson and Taylor there's a lot of pressure on the rest of the batting lineup", du Plessis told reporters.
But with the Wine and Gold up over 30 points in the game's closing moments, Tyronn Lue made a decision to give the lithe big man a quick run. Kyle Korver is playing out of his mind in The Land ( shooting 48.7 percent from three ), so if J.R.
Yarnworth leads the ante-post betting for the Champion Hurdle, Douvan is the clear favourite for the Queen Mother Champion Chase on Wednesday, although Altior and Un De Sceaux offer value. "I've won the race I've always wanted to win". Earlier, Willoughby Court showed stunning bravery to land the Neptune Investment Management Novice' Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival.
Virginia Tech has had trouble rebounding, as they are at a -2.1 rebounding margin for the season. Their next opponent would be Villanova, though. This should be a fun game, and the victor is going to have quite the task. That doesn't seem like a path to tournament pool victory. This isn't a jaw-dropping upset pick by any means, but my rating system gives the Shockers almost an 80 percent chance to down the Flyers in the First Round.
The victor will also continue to receive a trophy, which has since been changed to honor Mr. Palmer with his swing silhouette on top of the trophy. "I was nine years old in Rockhampton and I was just getting into golf", recalls Day. With all the attention that will surround Palmer's absence, you might have forgotten about this week's strong field, which features a slew of talented worldwide players in addition to many PGA Tour regulars.
This weekend, Martin went as far as to say that IL "has been my school since I was a little guy", to The Mercury News . Athletic director Mike Williams says Martin informed him he was taking a job elsewhere. Sterk flew from Jefferson City to Oakland to conduct the meeting. Martin left for Tennessee after that season and went 63-41 in three seasons leading the Volunteers.
In just a five-year period Odessa College more than doubled their graduation rates, drawing praise from the Aspen Institute . "We have seen where we're going and we know we still have room for improvement". During the award ceremony, President Mike Cartney encouraged the entire group of two-year institutions to work as a team in their endeavor. The Institute is based in Washington, DC; Aspen, Colorado; and on the Wye River on Maryland's Eastern Shore.
Revis was initially charged with four felonies and a misdemeanor stemming from his alleged involvement in a physical altercation in Pittsburgh on February 12. Two men, ages 21 and 22, told police that they were punched and knocked out amid a verbal altercation with Revis, though they did not know who hit them.
Barkley said that while he's "too old and fat" to play basketball anymore, he was certain he could still beat LaVar Ball one-on-one. Ball said that Barkley used to be his favorite player. He's not fast enough. LaVar is a self-employed personal trainer, and both Lonzo and LiAngelo drive $100,000 BMW's. LaVar Ball was smiling at the game between Chino Hills High School and Bishop Montgomery on Tuesday.
It is about the future, what happens. I am happy at Liverpool. "We will speak in the next few weeks and months and see what happens". Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp has praised midfielder Emre Can's resilience for playing through calf problems throughout the season after the German scored the victor in the Premier League victory over Burnley on Sunday.
It leaves Ronald Koeman scrambling, as a number of suitors will surely be lining up to sign the Belgian, who has just over two years left on his current deal. "No one should worry, he's our player". However, it appears that talks have now broken down after the dispute over the release clause. Lukaku has been brilliant for Everton since joining them in 2013, scoring 81 goals in 156 matches for the Merseyside outfit.
Dont'a Hightower spent more than six hours with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday. Hightower, one of the most-coveted players in free agency this year, has helped the New England Patriots win two Super Bowls in his five National Football League seasons.
And, more importantly, Iwundu displayed more versatility than we thought. We'll find out soon enough which team has the chops to survive and advance. No. Wake Forest: The Demon Deacons return the bulk of one of the youngest teams in the tournament, including three sophomore starters and one junior.
Westbrook shot 6-for-18 from the field after scoring 40 or more points in five of his previous eight games, but as usual, he was the dominant player on the floor even when his shot didn't fall. Westbrook finished with 25 points, 12 rebounds and 19 assists, and has now tallied a triple-double in three straight games while the Thunder picked up its first road-win since January 25.
Up Next - After polishing off the Pistons on Tuesday night, the Wine and Gold have just two more home games remaining this month. Lue actually had to get permission from Cavs general manager David Griffin during the game to see if he was allowed to put Sanders on the court.
Porto, who lost the first leg 2-0 at home, lost 3-0 on aggregate after a 1-0 defeat away to the Italian champions. Leading 2-0 from the first leg, it proved to be a comfortable night for Juve after Maxi Pereira received a straight red card for blocking Gonzalo Higuain's shot with his hand on the goal line.
Both of Senga's appearances (against Australia and the Netherlands) were in the relief fashion, giving up four hits and no runs over four innings pitched. The complexion of the game changed in the bottom of the sixth inning when Japan's bats finally came to life. But Japan's pitching was just as solid, and as we discovered in the sixth inning, it was even more solid than Israel's.
This is some serious confidence. In one play, Baez added two things to his highlight reel: a no-look tag and a mid-tag celebration. He was going to make this tag and there was nothing anyone was going to do about it. Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic seem like seasoned boxing rivals, familiar with pounding away until midsections turn purple. PR's win also snapped the Dominican Republic's 11 game win streak.
Pogba has been a constant in Manchester United's team this season and is expected to again start against FC Rostov on Thursday night at Old Trafford. "They have time for all of these things, so they are in a position of privilege - the same privilege that Liverpool had a couple of years ago and they nearly won the Premier League - but I don't want to say that they don't deserve credit for it".
For now though, Arsenal have put a dampener on that, and we still await clarity regarding the managerial situation for next season. However, in addition to bringing in an enormous amount of revenue, Wenger does not spend a lot of money on players, saving much of it.
That is what I have to try to convince my players of. However, the new year has seen Griezmann, and as a outcome Atletico's form, revitalised with the 25-year-old scoring 12 of his 21 goals this season in 2017. "It's hard to change the mentality of City and Monaco players now". I think the two teams will attack and we can expect a lot of goals. That said, Falcao did score two of the three goals in Manchester and has clearly been reborn since his unsuccessful spells in the Premier League ...
Solomon Hill scored 12 points, E'Twaun Moore had 11 and Jrue Holiday 10. At one point, Cleveland was 10 of 10 from 3-point range, erupting for 44 first-half points. Sanders took the floor to a robust ovation, playing the final two minutes of Tuesday's blowout. "Guarding the 3-point line, we understand how much of a weapon that can be".
The action wasn't all on the pitch though. Conte, chided by his predecessor Mourinho for celebrating too wildly after the fourth goal of Chelsea's 4-0 Premier League drubbing of United last October, said he controlled his emotions during Monday's tie.
Thibodeaux , the team's second-leading rebounder, had just committed a turnover and was unhappy with Gill for not getting him the ball in the post sooner. The New Orleans coaching staff quickly jumped in to break the altercation up before it escalated. One thought he should have zigged and the other thought he should have zagged.
Manchester United were a bit unlucky. While Conte and his players have been able to plot Mourinho's downfall at their training base since Monday's win at West Ham, United were forced to embark on a draining trip to Russian club Rostov on Thursday in the Europa League.
Lukaku informed the Blues' hierarchy that he had no plans to commit to a proposed five-year deal despite repeated pledges from agent Mino Raiola. However, Lukaku has told the Toffees he now has no desire to extend a contract that has two years to run.
Kamran had an incredible domestic campaign being named the player of the tournament in the 2017 edition of the Pakistan Super League, amassing 1035 first class runs and averaging over 50 in List A cricket. He stated that except for Umar Akmal, all players had passed the fitness test. "We need him for the all-important ODI series against the West Indies".
The Steph Curry from last season has only come in bits and pieces, leaving Kerr no choice but to rest him alongside Draymond Green, Andre Iguodala and Klay Thompson this past Saturday night against the Spurs. "The next possible game is Monday and we hope he will be ready for that". The Spurs, who is just 1.5 games back beneath GSW, is coming off a 102-92 loss against the Thunder where Leonard had an early exit was after being hit by a driving Victor Oladipo's elbow to the head, after winning ...
They advanced to the Elite Eight in 2014. Nonetheless, this is one of the most intriguing games of the first round, and although Kentucky will likely be waiting in the second round, no one should be surprised if the Dayton-Wichita State victor makes it to the second weekend of the tourney.
Jones has not been the pass rusher the Pittsburgh Steelers wanted when they drafted him with the 17th pick overall in 2013. Vaccaro and Okafor were captains together at Texas, and now the pair work out together in California during the offseason.
Adding a little intrigue to the move, at 5-foot-10, 189 pounds, Cooks is comparable in size and speed to former Patriots receiver Deion Branch (5-foot-9, 191 pounds, 4.47 40-yard dash), one of Brady's all-time favorite targets. Patriots coach Bill Belichick has been a fan of Cooks since he entered the National Football League as a first-round draft choice out of Oregon State in 2014.
The president is headed to MI today, where he's expected to take aim at fuel-economy standards that were a key part of former President Barack Obama's strategy to combat global warming. But the Trump administration is not picking an immediate fight with California, which has long drawn the ire of automakers for setting more aggressive environmental vehicle rules, including requiring zero emission cars.
The ex-Wales and British and Irish Lions number nine is not alone in being taken aback by news of the merger, which was revealed jointly by the clubs on Monday. At stake is the future of two teams with 20 French titles between them, who contested the first league final in 1892. "What do we do about those players who signed pre-contracts for next season, those players who have started making arrangements for next season?" said Tchale-Watchou.
He had signed a two-year term with the global body that began with immediate effect after he stepped down as the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). "That will not continue to be the case going forward", a BCCI official said, refusing to go into any further details for now. While this imbalance of power and finance was temporarily undone this February with a new constitution being passed, the final decision in that regard will only be taken in April 2017.
Jones will reportedly move back to the defensive line in the Vikings' 4-3 defense, after playing linebacker in Green Bay a year ago. The contract is for one year and is worth $3.75 million with a chance to be as high as $5 million, according to Mike Garafolo .
Hazard is f****** incredible, he's a top player. "They have one of the best squads in the league and they showed this". "Thibaut has a contract here and it would be a pity if he left", he said. The Spaniard appeared to give Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois a nudge over moving to La Liga - with the pair already attracting interest from Spain .
Boult pulled up during South Africa's second innings in the first Test with soreness at the top of his left leg. "It's important for us to put pressure on him, not make him feel comfortable and not giving him easy boundaries and runs so he settles".
House was a fourth-round draft pick by the Packers in 2011 and played his first four seasons there before signing with Jacksonville in 2015. ESPN's Rob Demovsky first reported House was signing a one-year deal with the Packers. He said it was a tough decision to make but getting the chance to return home to Green Bay won out. It's been a busy day in the free agent world. Also, the Packers welcomed back CB Davon House , and re-signed Jayrone Elliott.
Patrick Kane and Artemi Panarin each finished with a goal and an assist. The Blackhawks look for their ninth road win in their last 10 tries as they face off against a Canadiens side who has elevated their game over the last couple of weeks thanks in large part to Carey Price regaining his MVP form, but he and the Habs will be tested here against Chicago.
Sanzaar, which is made up of the South African, New Zealand, Australian and Argentinian rugby unions, met last Friday to address widespread criticism of the unwieldy 18-team format, which was introduced past year. Verster made his comments after Sanzaar officials met at the weekend in London, where the future of the Super Rugby tournament was discussed. According to the report, the Australian and South African rugby unions are deliberating about which teams to drop, taking into consideration ...
His last two runs - third in the Supreme Novices' at the Festival and winning the Grade One novices' at Aintree - were top class pieces of form and obviously from a personal point of view it was disappointing when JP McManus bought him at the end of the season as it meant I was going to miss out on riding him.
Ultimately, City cannot hope to rely on keeping it right, but they can hope to score enough to make Monaco's task impossible. After an end-to-end thriller in the first leg , you won't want to miss the second match between Monaco and Manchester City in this week's Champions League last-16.
He will indeed meet the former middleweight champion on June 3, according to UFC, which confirmed an initial report Tuesday from Brazilian outlet Combate. Having struggled with the weight cut at welterweight, where he is also a contender, Gastelum will be making his third consecutive start middleweight when he faces Silva.
Rookie Willy Hernangomez entered in his place and had 13 points and 16 rebounds. It'd be nice to play the same way the whole time but when things aren't working you got to try some other things. But the All-Star forward got hot in the second half, scoring 20 points on 7-for-10 shooting - including 15 in the fourth quarter alone - to lead the Knicks back from 13 points down to earn an 87-81 win.
Bangladesh , who began their 100th Test with three successive maidens after being asked to field, made four changes to the lineup from Galle. Trailing the two-match series 0-1, Bangladesh would be looking for an improbable win in what would be their 100 match in the longest format of the game.
For me, Arsene Wenger was great. 'I got injured and he still stuck with me. The Arsenal loanee had been earmarked as a possible summer signing by Cherries boss Eddie Howe only back in February, but The Sun has now claimed that the club have shockingly chose to leave Wilshere in the lurch after he fell down the midfield pecking order.
In spite of facing 10 men for the majority of the game, Massimiliano Allegri's squad took till the 72nd and 74th minutes to put Porto away. Read our full match preview, here. It was Casillas' 175th appearance in European competition, breaking the previous record held by former Italy and AC Milan defender Paolo Maldini. Tiquinho Soares had Porto's first attempt on target in the 10th minute as the match began to open up, but the striker's effort was always comfortable for veteran ...
Nadal opened his account with a steady 6-3, 6-2 victory over Argentina's Guido Pella. I try to focus on my next round, and not look beyond that. "In the second set, I think he was serving nearly 90 percent at one point", Federer said. 6-2. Though Nadal leads the all-time head-to-head series at 15-3, he has lost three of his last five matches against Verdasco. Meanwhile, Kei Nishikori , the tournament's fourth favorite, took his place in the third round with a 6-3, 6-4 defeat of Briton ...
Christian Eriksen, who replaced Kane after 10 minutes, provided the cross for Son's third after scoring the opener and also setting up Dele Alli's second-half strike. "We want people dealt with harshly. It's wrong in society and it's wrong in football". However, the Spurs fans" actions caught the attention of several Lions' fans; one in particular took exception to the "We hate Millwall' chant and knocked the opposing fan to the ground with a stiff right hand.
Some have questioned the decision to appoint the 46-year-old, who takes over from Mark Warburton, but, after his stints as a manager in Portugal, Mexico and Qatar, he says he has adapted to working overseas. 'Right now it's not possible to close that gap. "We just need to give them confidence". Even my plan can not go further than a week. "It was my first hat-trick as a footballer and my first goals for Celtic", he said ahead of Sunday's game.