Tiger Woods has confirmed he will not participate in next week's Masters, the 14-times major victor admitting his game is "not tournament ready" as he battles continuing back issues. Rickie Fowler, the leader after one round, slipped to fourth at 9-under after a 71. Augusta National checked on Woods' status Thursday before sending out its press conference schedule for Masters week.
Chasing 106 to win the final Test and claim a 2-1 series win, the Indians cruised to victory off the back of an unbeaten 60-run stand between KL Rahul (51) and captain Ajinkya Rahane (38). The marathon home-season which had started off against NZ past year finished off with their arch-rivals Australia today clearly stating India's success.
Ross spent over $500 million dollars of private funds to renovate the Dolphin's stadium which effectively will keep the team in Miami for several decades. The Raiders will become the first National Football League team to be based in Las Vegas in 2020, if the move goes according to plan. Of all the merchandise, Raiders hats are the most popular at the mall store.
After battering India by 333 runs in the first Test, the hosts levelled things up in Bangalore before a draw in the third contest set up a grandstand finish. Mumbai's Shreyas Iyer has already been called up to the team as cover for the Indian captain. Now, it is Geoff Lawson, former Pakistan coach and Australian fast bowler, who has chose to give his piece of mind about Kohli and his mannerism calling him the "worst behaved player".
Now with four points and sitting in fourth place in the standings, the United States has put itself back in contention for an automatic qualifying place for the World Cup. With zero points from the first two games , the American soccer team had four points from the next two. Darlington Nagbe goes between Armando Cooper and Felipe Baloy, as Christian Pulisic looks on.
The home games [against Slovakia and Slovenia] are the important ones for us in terms of direct opposition in positions two and three at the moment. "It's hard to put in words really to be back". "We're top of the group and our goal is Russian Federation". The 34-year-old is in the twilight years of his career, but that hasn't stopped him from being one of the top scorers in English top flight in recent seasons.
While he spent most of the first half of the season bouncing around between the National Basketball Association and D-League, Zubac seemed to establish himself as a promising long-term asset for the Lakers after the All-Star break, averaging 10.0 points, 4.5 rebound, s 1.2 assists and 1.1 blocks in 20.3 minutes per game.
That seems to already be holding true. Roger Federer saved two match points to come through an epic Miami Open clash with Tomas Berdych and move into the semi-finals after triumphing 6-2 3-6 7-6 (8-6). "So I think it's a positive for both of us that we can still (be) around here and be very competitive nearly every week that we are playing". However, Berdych battled back in the second set, sealing the deal with a ripping backhand down the line which Federer sent into the net.
But then Derrick Walton got Mitchell Solomon to jump on a pump-fake, and Solomon fouled the MI point guard behind the 3-point line with 4.3 seconds left. Michigan State went one-and-done a year ago, suffering the ignominy of getting dumped as a No. 2 seed by a No. 15 seed . On Oklahoma State's side, Evans has been equally dominate, averaging about 20 points and seven assists since mid-January.
UConn's 111-game winning streak started that day after an overtime loss to Stanford. With very little time remaining, William hit the shot and slung the rock with knocked down Goliath. Morgan William's overtime buzzer-beating jumper gave them a 66-64 victory over the four-time defending national champion Huskies in the national semifinals Friday night.
That latter list includes Mickelson, Scott, J.B. Holmes, Hunter Mahan, Stuart Appleby of Australia, D.A. Points, Robert Allenby of Australia, Johnson Wagner and Matt Jones of Australia. "Instead of coming straight from practice, I tend to analyze a little bit too much at times, I guess, what I do, and that might get in the way of things".
Federer-Kyrgios is a rematch sort of from this year's quarterfinals at Indian Wells, a match where Kyrgios withdrew beforehand with an illness. The Spaniard, who has never won the Miami title, got the only break of the match to go 5-4 up in the first set and said he expected a strong challenge from Sock.
Ashley Young has warned his Manchester United team-mates that they are set to face a stern test of their top-four credentials when they take on West Brom at Old Trafford on Saturday. His pace terrifies defenders though and will stretch an aging and immobile West Brom defence. It comes at the worst possible time for manager Jose Mourinho with a packed fixture list with nine games in April alone, beginning with a Premier League game against West Brom .
As well as Wozniacki played against Pliskova, Woz won only 46 percent of her points in the critical second-serve proficiency category. By downing Kerber, the 36-year-old became the oldest player to defeat a world No. She made back-to-back finals at Doha and Dubai last month, and will re-enter the top 10 with her results here. He needed only 26 minutes to take the first set, before Berdych - battling through a gimpy left ankle - found his stride.
I'm not doing that whatsoever. The pair have a mutual friend in Ashley Williams , the Everton and Wales centre back, who has also helped the situation. I was working at the game and as soon as I saw Neil fly into the tackle and make contact with Seamus' leg I thought straight away that was a bad one.
For the hosts, Herath and Lakshan Sandakan were the pick of the bowlers as they both picked four-four wickets each. When debutant Mosaddek Hossain walked to the crease, he did so with Bangladesh less than 50 runs from the lead. Mustafizur put the visitors in good heart in their milestone Test when he forced an edge from opener Dimuth Karunaratne , having cranked up the pressure by bowling three successive maidens.
Johnson was 5-up through eight holes but withstood a furious rally by the Spaniard, who was trying to become the youngest victor of one of the elite WGC events. "Being No. 1, it kind of drives me to work harder and to get better". Johnson was noncommittal at the time about playing in Houston where it is presumed he would have gotten some prep work in for the Masters .
Liverpool's Sadio Mane , right, scores his side's first goal, during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Everton, at Anfield, in Liverpool , England, Saturday April 1, 2017. "I said to the boys before the game that it needs to be a mixture of being really smart and emotional - not only emotional". Speaking in his post-match press conference, Koeman said: "If you start with a question like that, we can stop".
Liverpool could face a youth transfer ban over attempts to tap up a Stoke City youngster. The Telegraph claim the Merseyside outfit have been accused of tapping up and offering a forbidden inducement to a Stoke schoolboy. Liverpool are expected to be fined by the Premier League and could also be placed under a transfer embargo. This is in breach of a rule that was introduced around that time, which forbids a club paying for a schoolchild's fees, unless they were willing to pay for all ...
Now we'll get shit all over us. The Dutch find themselves fourth in their qualifying group at the halfway stage. Within 24 hours, the KNVB had wielded the axe following a meeting between Blind, professional football director Jean Paul Decossaux and technical director Hans van Breukelen.
McGrady played for six National Basketball Association teams and averaged 19.6 points, 5.6 rebounds and 4.4 rebounds in his 15-year career. Two-time NBA scoring champion Tracy McGrady , Kansas men's coach Bill Self and former UConn women's star Rebecca Lobo headlined the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame's class of 2017, which was announced Saturday.
Rafael Nadal is back again in the finals of the Miami Open after beating unseeded Fabio Fognini 6-1, 7-5 in the semifinal clash. Nadal was so eager to reach the Key Biscayne final that he ran out of his shoe. Much has been made of Kyrgios's form in recent weeks and throughout a match which lasted three hours and 10 minutes, he showed that he has the game to trouble any player on any given day.
The tourists eventually reached 204 for 6 at stumps on the fifth and final day, after the hosts made a mammoth 603-9 declared in their first innings in Ranchi . Captain Virat Kohli tried to explain it when he said, "You obviously want to choose ends - fast bowlers from the far end were more effective and the spinners from the commentary end".
Green claimed he punched Harden's wrist Friday because Harden was pinching him in the stomach area. "I thought it was a closed fist". Green was assessed a flagrant-1 foul during a game against the Rockets on December 1 after he kicked Harden in the face during a putback attempt.
Rockets guard James Harden had struggled in his matchups with the Warriors heading into Friday's game, yet Warriors coach Steve Kerr said that has not entirely been about the Warriors' defense. "We're just in a bad spot right now", James said after losing to the Bulls on Thursday. Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant's (knee) comeback window is from April 8-12 for the team's final three home games, reports ESPN'sMarc Stein.
The NBA's roster of analysts, along with several sports analysts, is, by no means, ready to recant on their season-long belief that the defending Champions Cleveland Cavaliers are a lock for their third successive trip to the NBA Finals. Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge combined for 27 in the first half and the Spurs were up 64-40. Manu Ginobili should not be on the receiving end of reverse layup alley-oops at age 39.
I know they're upset, because it was a home game", Dorsey said on TBS after the game. They never pushed us. "There is a reason Kansas didn't make enough shots - all credit to OR!" Kansas gradually climbed back in it, but couldn't overcome poor shooting - 35 percent for the game, 28 percent and 1-of-15 from 3-point range in the second half.
At the same time , we are now wards Klopp did not leave the field without a goal conceded. "It's only a question of time , unfortunately". Coverage of the 228th Merseyside derby will be shown live on Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports 1 HD, with the pre-match build-up starting at 11:30am and kick-off scheduled for 12:30pm.
Ben Foster was the hero for the visitors in the second half with a number of big saves, including a superb stop to deny Marcus Rashford's free-kick bound for the top corner. However, Arsenal legend Wright is tipping the Red Devils to claim all three points against Tony Pulis' men at Old Trafford . Wayne Rooney is on the substitutes' bench alongside 20-year-old Matty Willock, who gets a maiden call-up to the first-team squad.
A rain-slicked pitch and two attack-minded teams made for a furious first half at the Etihad Stadium, characterised by City possession and Liverpool counter-attacks. Liverpool, who had come into the game more after a slow start, were pegged back 18 minutes later when Aguero scored from Kevin de Bruyne's fine low cross.
SC coach Frank Martin cautioned his team at the break about not letting up, about finishing the job it started. Coming off the floor at halftime with a three-point lead, Monk looked at a teammate offered a grim nod: "We can do this", the gesture seemed to say .
With the Lightning's playoff chances on the line in a must-win game against Boston , veteran backup Peter Budaj gets the start in net. Ondrej Palat had three assists, and Jake Dotchin and Victor Hedman added two each. That sound, defensive play was a big part of the Lightning's game during the 12-2-3 stretch prior to the three-game losing skid. Kucherov now finds himself on a three-game goal streak, scoring five over that span.
And in stoppage time Schmeichel made a stunning point-blank save to deny Carroll as Leicester held out to take another big step away from relegation trouble, and continue to prove there is life in the champions yet. Vardy's goal proved decisive after Andre Ayew's second-half header put West Ham back in control. But we need to be good before we are losing. "The first goal was very sloppy and the others were from set-pieces".
Inter Milan's Handanovic, a 32-year-old Slovenia worldwide, is said to be the first-choice target for United, but 18-year-old Donnarumma, who shares an agent with Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan, is also an option. Jose Mourinho's side face Anderlecht in the quarter-finals, while Celta Vigo, Genk, Ajax, Schalke, Lyon and Besiktas are also still in the competition.
Ultimately, the Maple Leafs benefited in the following minutes of play, as a breakdown in Boston's defensive zone allowed Toronto's Morgan Rielly to slip past Ryan Spooner and bring the puck right to Boston's crease. Call it the Maple Leafs' fourth line, but veteran Brian Boyle has added a dimension that gives Toronto more value than what most teams get from their fourth-line groups.
Kyrgios, 21, has often hailed Federer as his childhood idol and the greatest player in tennis history. 'I'm happy today to have come through somehow, ' the Swiss maestro said as he walked off court on Thursday night. Obviously when I played juniors, even before that when I was playing tournaments, under-12s, under-14s, I would be seeing him on the TV all-time on the advertisements playing.
She won the first three games of the second set - with Pliskova giving her racket a toss afterward - and then controlled the rest of the match. "It's extremely special", said Wozniacki, who has been a courtside spectator at some Miami Heat games in recent years.
Wenger has already confirmed his intention to keep both Sanchez and Mesut Özil beyond the end of next season, when both of their contracts expire, but after almost a year of negotiations the club are no closer to tying down either player, which leaves Arsenal at risk of losing their two most expensive signings in their history for nothing.
Chile worldwide Alexis Sanchez told reporters this week that he was so desperate to play football when he was younger, he would voluntarily play as a goalkeeper at the local prison in his town. "I still have a year on my contract and I love running for this club". The club insist Hazard (pictured above) is happy at Stamford Bridge but former Madrid president Ramon Calderon says if the Belgian decides to leave, Conte will not be able to stop him.
Will Las Vegas host the event in 2022? Instead, the owners approved the Rams' relocation and gave the Chargers an option to join them, which they exercised this winter. Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf made a last-minute presentation to the Raiders last week, revealing a plan for a $1.3 billion stadium that would be finished by the 2021 season.
Philippe Coutinho was on target as Liverpool FCresponded to Everton FC's threat to their Champions League aspirations with a commanding 3-1 victory in the 228th Merseyside derby on Saturday. It was really a face-to-face game in the first half. "We had some chances but we did a mistake and they punished us". "I wasn't saying "alright Ossie, alright Hibbo" or 'alright Leighton.' It's like a boxer coming out and wanting to shake hands with other boxer, and it's like 'no, I want to punch ...
Goals from Sadio Mane, Philippe Coutinho and Divock Origi gave Liverpool victory, with Matthew Pennington briefly drawing Everton level in the first half. "The boys did everything", Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp told Sky Sports after extending his 100% record in Merseyside derbies. "I'm proud, I'm really proud about the team, in a way how we played today".
We stayed out, the tyres were still holding on and the pace looked alright. "I hope it turns out that way", said Vettel. "It was an unexpected recovery to get him into the race, nobody gave up to get the vehicle out there", Horner said". "We are last in terms of performance". "A big congratulation to Ferrari and to Sebastian, they did an fantastic job this weekend", Hamilton told media afterward.
Relegation seemed like a real possibility for Bournemouth following their bad start to 2017 but the Cherries have managed to turn things around over the past few weeks, and with seven points from their last nine, Eddie Howe's men have moved up to 11 place in the table.
Portugal's president and the prime minister flew to the island to unveil the tribute to the player outside the terminal entrance. A statue of Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has quickly become a social media sensation - but not for the reasons you might think.
Then there are the late-night meetings at the White House of House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes, adding to the sense that the Trump administration is not being exactly open about its dealings with Congress and the American people.
He had to carry the lead across the line, which is probably the same amount of pressure the the head chef at Augusta National is feeling about these Yorkshire puddings, which go with the entrée and are definitely not a dessert. He was 13 in Houston a year ago and a co-runner-up in 2015 to J.B. Holmes. Favourites are Jordan Spieth (13/2) and everyone's new favourite Spaniard John Rahm (10/1).
And here they are, at the American Airlines Center with an opportunity to add to the UConn legacy. When I made the shot, I was in shock. After Samuelson made the free throws, the Huskies had the ball with a chance to take the last shot. The Bulldogs got off to a great start, taking it right at the Huskies like not many teams had done during the streak. When the Mississippi State women's basketball team took down a CT and their 111-game win streak at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, ...
Brady wrote for The Sun: "I HAVE a two-word answer to people who are listing candidates for Slaven Bilic's job - SHUT UP!" Sullivan has publicly expressed his frustration with recent performances and demanded an improvement in results, but West Ham legend Gale insists the 48-year-old deserves the backing of his bosses.
The Blue Devil roster has nine McDonald's All American players and any team with that level of talent has no excuses when it comes to performance. If it felt like SC couldn't miss in the second half, it's because it couldn't. The victory allows USC to continue what is now a historic run, and their first appearance in the Sweet Sixteen since the tournament field expanded in the 1980s.