Failure to overcome the second-placed side in their section would end their hopes and make Strachan's position untenable after over four years in charge. "We thought maybe it's not going to be our day, but luckily Chris comes up with a piece of magic". Player ratingsScotland: Craig Gordon 6, Kieran Tierney 7, Russell Martin 6, Charlie Mulgrew 7, Andy Robertson 8, Scott Brown 7, James Morrison 7, Stuart Armstrong 8, Robert Snodgrass 6, James Forrest 6, Leigh Griffiths 6.
I wasn't sure to be back here in that level that quick. Federer dealt Wawrinka a decisive blow in the 12th game of the second set. Having won two of the biggest titles of the season to date - Indian Wells is considered by many to be the biggest tournament outside the majors - Federer said he had defied even his own expectations.
In the election after his resignation, Sinn Fein came within one seat of becoming the biggest party in Northern Ireland for the first time. Hundreds watched on as Gerry Adams, the Sinn Fein leader and Mr McGuinness's close colleague, helped to carry the coffin along with Michelle...
The success at the Riverside Stadium was United's 14th of the current campaign, with that return enough to have them in contention for a top-four finish. "At the same time, we got these three points that keep us in the race for the fourth position so we still have two doors for Champions League football next season".
Wall and the Wizards started 2-8 and they are the only team in history to start so poorly that way and improve to 15 games over.500. Wizards: Begin their road trip at Cleveland on Saturday. Beal played 24 minutes, scoring 19 points and shooting 53.8 percent from the field. "We're not looking for perfection, what we're looking for is great effort".
The veteran cricket said he was certain his Zalmi fans will support him for all his career choices. According to reports, Afridi made an announcement through social media in this regard saying,"won the trophy with one team, (it's) time for another".
In the Capital One NCAA March Madness Bracket Challenge game, 22 brackets made it to Saturday unscathed, but just 7 flawless brackets are left standing after West Virginia's win over Notre Dame to open the second round Saturday. The normal plan of attack to slow down talented big men is to prevent them from getting the ball by pressuring their guards in order to force turnovers and get the game going up and down, which Villanova tried throughout.
When told he was told the kid reporter would be back the following day, Martin added: 'I got to tell you now, when that young man asked the question he asked yesterday. She admitted her husband has been calmer than she thought he'd be as he's worked toward reaching the pinnacle of the coaching profession - and that it must be because of those around him.
The jersey stolen from New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady after last month's Super Bowl has been found, authorities confirmed Monday, pointing the finger of blame at a journalist from a Mexican newspaper for the theft. "I knew once the Houston Police Department and the Texas Rangers were on the hunt the jersey would be found", Patrick wrote. The NFL said this was a surprise because "it was not previously known that Brady was missing his previous Super Bowl uniform in ...
I think we have the ability to beat Real Madrid . Ancelotti is aiming to be the first coach to lead three different clubs to the European title. 'All football fans in the world can look forward to it. Atletico Madrid are a very good team with some fantastic individuals with experience in the competition, but we'll be ready to give everything to progress.
Kohli will be given until the last minute to prove his fitness before the final Test starts in Dharamsala on Saturday, but everything points to him missing the crunch clash. "It is just one game but he definitely looks like a good player for future". "Mentally, you can't do anything extra to just come out of it, but when you are exhausted, you just have to motivate yourself and the ultimate goal is to win matches for the team and win this particular series".
Mack returned to work on Sean Miller's staff at Xavier and was named head coach when Miller left for Arizona in 2009. Shoot they didn't even get out of San Jose. He coyly sealed off his man-Markkanen-as Bluiett caught the ball, and Blueitt hit O'Mara with a flawless high-low pass for a layup, all in 10 seconds' time .
Daniel Ricciardo admits he is at a loss to explain why the qualifying session for his home Australian Grand Prix ended with him in the barriers, saying he did nothing differently to previous laps at the same bend to warrant a crash. It's been that way for the last couple of years. "The most frustrating thing was for all these things to happen at home", he said. The Briton just held off Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel as the top four put in their fastest laps at the end of qualifying.
Wisconsin forward Ethan Happ (22) and guard Zak Showalter (3) walk off the court after Florida won on a last second shot in overtime during an East Regional semifinal game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Saturday, March 25, 2017 , in NY.
Conor Washington celebrates after scoring a goal for Northern Ireland against Norway . Chris Brunt was perhaps the odd man out as he was stationed in central midfield rather than at left-back, but his adaptability means O'Neill knows he can slot him into a variety of positions.
No. 11-seeded Venus Williams, whose third and most recent Key Biscayne title came in 2001, won her opening match against Beatriz Haddad Maia , 6-4, 6-3. "In December, I would have paid for these results", he said. "I'm not necessarily in the best position right now, but fortunately it's a long tournament".
However, it ended in disappointment, as he failed to play a single minute and now Everton fans have aired their anger towards manager Southgate on social media after he omitted Barkley. "When I played that system in Germany, the three forwards needed to be runners". Southgate said: "I had a good chat with Ross because he'll be a bit frustrated not to get on".
Chinese media have confirmed that it started from the Hengyi Indoors Rock Climbing Center, which is undergoing external renovations. A news agency said the fire had not affected the stands or the pitch. The Chinese Super League season is two games old, with Shanghai Shenhua sitting fourth having taken four points from their opening two games. After being knocked out of Asia's top club competition in February the team felt obliged to apologize to fans.
Can Wes Morgan and Robert Huth really hold up one of the most creative and hard strikers to mark? West Ham vs Leicester will not be shown live in the United Kingdom, but you can follow all the action on SunSport's Premier League live blog, or on our app.
Curry scored 23 points for the the Warriors , who won their fourth straight game and halted the Thunder's winning streak at five. With the game tied at 25, Golden State outscored the Thunder 34-17 in the 2nd quarter. After things settled down, Thompson saved a loose ball after the tip, then fired a long-distance dime to Curry, who hit a three-pointer with time expiring in the half.
James, who briefly wore goggles to protect an eye injury sustained Friday night, scored 24 points and added 11 rebounds and eight assists. As has been noted time and again, the Cavs' defense , which has not been great all season long, has been abysmal in March.
Should Evans not hire and agent and go through the evaluation process, he'd have until June 12 to withdraw from the draft. It's considered a strong draft for point guards, with six projected ahead of Evans by draftexpress.com. "OSU will forever be in my heart". Evans seems to be projected as a possible late first-rounder. His 312 assists in two seasons at Oklahoma State rank 15th all-time.
Arsenal's Nigerian forward, Alex Iwobi , has stated in clear terms that The Gunners' players are solidly behind manager, Arsene Wenger who is facing intense pressure to leave the club. Henry dazzled during his time at Arsenal , scoring an impressive 228 goals in his eight-year stint. "Of course, we have had a hard time recently and we are not satisfied with sixth place", he added.
To comeback after being 1-0 down and then win the series against Australia in this fashion shows exactly why team India is the best in the world and why they are so hard to beat in their own den. The tone was set for a dramatic day when Jadeja was given out caught behind from the very first ball, the batsman successfully overturning the decision as replays proved he had clipped pad with his bat and not ball.
In the blink of an eyelid the grey moved to third and at the top of the straight he appeared to have the race at his mercy despite covering additional ground. A relieved Smith said: "The start, it just went wrong and was not what he was used to; he missed it and then found traffic. If he runs his race, we know what he can do".
The Hawks have lost their last seven games. With the loss, Brooklyn dropped to 15-57 on the season and 5-30 on the road. "That's the challenge to our group". He noted that Lin's presence of mind in the final quarter helped the team staved off a comeback and hold on for their third win in four games. "Credit to Brooklyn.
HOME SWEET HOME: The Jayhawks will have a massive home-court advantage at Sprint Center, and it has generally paid off they're 34-7 in the building. Devonte Graham also had 26 points for Kansas , while star freshman Josh Jackson added 15 points and 12 rebounds. And boy did Kansas give them plenty to cheer for.
The Warriors won a sixth straight game on Friday night, easily taking down the Kings . Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield turned in career-highs with 22 points, eight boards and seven dimes against the Warriors on Friday, adding two steals and four 3-pointers.
And his manager Arsene Wenger has come under intense pressure to step down as boss when his deal expires - due to Arsenal's disappointing season. "Yes, he is quick, but he is thinking, and that is the sign of a kid who can go a long way in the game".
Tim Hardaway Jr . led the team with 29 points on nine of 16 shooting, Dennis Schroder added 18 points while Dwight Howard chipped in with 14 points and 16 rebounds but it was a game of two halves as the Hawks held the Wizards to 40 points in the first half where John Wall was held scoreless.
But it soon became clear that Mark Hughes wanted his players to hassle Chelsea all over the pitch, led by the more mobile Walters and Saido Berahino . Conte says this season is important as the players are understanding his idea of football and says they are building something important. Others think the race is already won, though.
The gist of it is, take pride in what you do, play the right way and understand the only thing that matters is the guys that are on the court because it's tough to go out there every night, not have enough to rotate and then you have to stand in front of the cameras and do interviews".
In that last Copa America final , Argentina's principal playmaker, Lionel Messi, failed once more to inspire his team to victory. Uruguay also have a problem in attack with Barcelona star Luis Suarez suspended. "I do not think the team is Messi-dependent", said Bauza . A defeat against fourth-placed Chile on Thursday in Buenos Aires would leave Argentina further adrift of the automatic qualifying spots.
It has an assessed value of $500,000 by the Houston police, but a Lelands auction house representative said it could be worth as much as $1 million. "You can never display it", Kraft said last month. He described the theft as the only blemish on an otherwise successful Super Bowl. A Patriots spokeswoman said the team had no comment. The FBI and Mexican authorities had targeted him as a prime suspect in the Brady jersey case in late February.
Booker scored 70 points , in their loss to the Celtics , 130-120. Baylor also held the previous record against the Celtics with 64 points in Minneapolis for the Lakers on November 8, 1959. The 26-year-old let his feelings be known with a message in the comments section of the Instagram post. "I didn't see it, I just heard it this morning, " Mavs guard J.
Rob Senderoff, head coach of Kent State University's men's basketball team, doesn't care that his Golden Flashes are a 14th seed in this year's NCAA Tournament . In just 29 minutes he had 11 assists, including a really nice one to Leaf for a three where he easily could have forced up his own jumper. Being a part of an event like March Madness is new and exciting for students and has drawn all kinds of students to watch the game .
In addition to Gabriel Jesus, who has scored five goals in his first six internationals, Brazil will be without Bayern Munich winger Douglas Costa. "We hope we can make them feel a lot of their fears", Soria said. The leading scorer of the Pekerman era with 18 goals, James Rodriguez got the only goal of the game late on, netting from the rebound after having a penalty saved.
Everton striker Romelu Lukaku could return to Chelsea in a player plus cash deal, according to the Express . "He scores, and he scores a lot of goals", said the West Brom star. It's not impossible to reject it because there are things to assess. I do not rule out anything. Everton sits in 7th place in the table, but they are not a team that will be in the top European competition year in and year out.
With Love and Irving benefiting from an extra day of rest, Lue chose to hold out James as well, with the coach telling reporters that the decision made James "pissed". They remain second in the Western Conference, 21/2 games behind the Golden State Warriors, who beat the Milwaukee Bucks 117-92. James wanted to play, but he was able to see both sides of the situation and had some things to say to ESPN's Dave McMenamin following the 108-78 drubbing handed to them.
After the Bearcats built a 21-9 lead with 10:47 left in the first half, Fairmont began to show life with a 7-2 run to cut the lead down to seven with 7:41 left in the first half. If we were going to lose, we weren't going to lose easy. The Falcons set season lows for points in a half (21 in the first) and total points. When Fairmont closed to 49-41, Northwest scored the next three for a double-digit lead.
The 18-time Grand Slam victor was understandably pleased with his performance and revealed being aggressive on the backhand was always part of his plan to disrupt Nadal. "Unfortunately I am unable to play today due to sickness", Kyrgios said on Twitter. Federer broke Nadal to open the match, and seized a second break and 4-1 with a blistering backhand service return victor.
He would be signing with the Cowboys to pick up a good number of carries to take some of the workload and pressure off of the second-year running backs shoulders. Peterson, 32, missed 13 games last season after undergoing knee surgery. In 2012, Peterson came within eight yards of Eric Dickerson's single-season rushing record of 2,105 yards set in 1984.
In its first competitive match since Arena replaced Jurgen Klinsmann , the US moved from last to fourth in the final round of the North and Central American and Caribbean region, tied at three points with Honduras and with Trinidad and Tobago but ahead on goal difference, Mexico leads with seven points, followed by Costa Rica with six and Panama with four.
Strachan had described this match as a must-win and now finds his side fourth in Group F , two points behind second placed Slovakia. On the unfortunate jeers for Martin, boss Strachan pointed out the likes of Kenny Dalglish and Gary McAllister were also booed by Scotland fans during their careers.
The tie, which not only pits Madrid against a historic rival, sees them take on former coach Ancelotti , who led the Spanish side to their tenth European crown. "By the quarterfinal stage all the teams are well-known". "It could be a final but it's a quarterfinal, unfortunately", Butragueno said. The final is scheduled for June 3 in Cardiff, Wales.
It's the first time I've had that sort of problem in this auto. "It just let go". Nico Hülkenberg enjoyed a positive first day on Friday as the German finished ninth in both free practice sessions at the Albert Park circuit for the Renault Sport Formula 1 Team .
Crolla weighed in at a fraction under the 135lbs lightweight limit before his meeting with Linares, so a move to the 140lbs division looks physically within reach. Instead, Linares was on all fight, showing the kind of technical skill that has earned him so much praise in his career. But it was Linares who landed the more eye-catching punches in the closing stages and deservedly walked away with his second unanimous points decision over Crolla.
And a hot streak - as unlikely as that seems at the moment - actually could get them a better seed than No. 8. San Antonio opened a four-game homestand Thursday night with a 97-90 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies, who lost to the Spurs for the first time in three games this season.
In the closing minutes of the third quarter, Ibaka shoved Lopez in the back to which Lopez responded by knocking the ball out of Ibaka's hands. Raptors assistant coach Jamaal Magloire and Nikola Mirotic received matching technicals in the brouhaha.
A diver removed a hook from this shark's stomach on March 22, 2017, off the coast of Jupiter, Florida. He had noticed an object sticking out of the shark. "The hook had been swallowed and worked its way through the skin". "There's a big reason why we do what we do". He said he was grateful to have had such a one-on-one encounter with the creature.