Prioritisation was a sign of progress, a weakened team overwhelmed by Everton's attacking power but rendered possible by a revival that has made relegation a remote threat. "Everybody knows he's a key player for Everton and we will try to do everything to keep him but the final decision is always with the player". This would then ideally gift Leicester possession and they can use their pace to catch Everton on the counter-attack.
How it has taken this long for him to win a Major championship since then prompts explanations and stories of petulance and immaturity and also some deep personal lows, which lead him to say publicly five years ago he couldn't win a Major.
For my first six seasons - during which I cumulatively averaged a triple-double - the league had a total of 109 triple-double games. Though there is two games left in the campaign, their season is essentially over. When Westbrook stood up to check in with 9:01 left, the fans started cheering. He broke the record that couldn't be broken. A division-rival stadium exploding into cheers and MVP chants , as he drains a 35-foot game victor that eliminates them from the playoffs, is unheard of.
One For Arthur ridden by jockey Derek Fox jumps the last on the way to winning the the Grand National horse race on Grand National Day at the Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool, England, Saturday April 8, 2017. I had a quiet moment with him before the race. McClung added: "I thought this morning, it's baking hot so there's no pressure now, he's not going to win on that ground but I have to say he's just shown his class today".
However in the second round, Cormier put forward typical pressure and wore on the suspect cardio levels of his opponent before he got him right where he wanted him. Just like in the first fight when "Rumble" lost by submission , this is going to be an ugly fight again. I like Corey Anderson but you just beat Corey Anderson.
On what would have been the 60th birthday of two-time champion Seve Ballesteros , Garcia became the third Spanish victor at Augusta National with a birdie on the first extra hole following a sensational duel with his Ryder Cup team-mate. The winning putt swirled into the cup on the first playoff hole, giving " El Nino " a Masters green jacket and giving the country's golden generation of sports stars a new life.
Two people with knowledge of the situation say Steve Fisher is retiring after spending 18 seasons as San Diego State's basketball coach. Fisher, an NCAA title-winning coach who has been with the Aztecs since 1999, told his players and staff on Monday of his decision, according to Mark Zeigler of the San Diego Union-Tribune .
Mercedes may have pummelled the competition a year ago, but star driver Lewis Hamilton said Sunday the German constructors face a heavyweight brawl with a beefed-up Ferrari team this season. Bottas apologised to his team for an embarrassing spin while weaving to warm his tyres behind the safety vehicle, which dropped him down to 12th. "It was very dry in some parts of the track so I knew they would not last".
Home toil has become a familiar theme for Jose Mourinho during his first season in the hot-seat and Ronald Koeman's men looked set to compound matters in Tuesday's Premier League match. Characteristically, Mourinho believed the goal should have stood, saying: "We scored two legal goals but I tell you with a smile on my face because I am not upset with the linesman".
Brothers Dedric and K.J. Lawson will transfer to the Kansas Jayhawks, their father confirmed to CBS Sports' Gary Parrish . Redshirt freshman K.J. The move could theoretically have long-term recruiting implications for the Jayhawks. Dedric Lawson takes a shot during the American Athletic Conference men's basketball tournament in March 2016.
We showed great belief and desire throughout the game and ultimately got what we deserved. Arsene Wenger's Arsenal picked up a credible 2-2 draw at home to Manchester City, with some fans proud to see some resilience from the Gunners, while several City supporters were frustrated to see their side fail to get all three points at the Emirates...
Marcos Alonso has revealed that his team-mates were teasing him as he lined up to take the free-kick which led to Chelsea's third goal against Bournemouth on Saturday. "This year they've been excellent, I just want them to finish strongly and keep putting the pressure on Chelsea ". However, the Blues man has now gone four league games without a goal; his last one came against West Ham over a month ago.
Edmonton out shot the Sharks by a 2-to-1 margin and held San Jose to a season-low 15 shots. Lucic scored again at 7:57 by gaining position in front of San Jose defenseman David Schlemko to tap in Klefbom's feed. "If he scores there, we might not come back and win the game", Talbot said. He used his size and strength to make room for himself around Martin Jones' crease.
The Yankees send Michael Pineda to the mound against Tampa Bay's Alex Cobb . He's 6-foot-6. He's left-handed. Furthermore, if by some chance there is some higher force governing such things, it should find better things to do with its time than punish Martha Stewart - and the Yankees, in turn - for tweeting about a flawless game.
Two days after his skipper Misbah-ul-Haq announced his retirement from worldwide cricket, veteran Pakistan batsman Younis Khan on Saturday also made a decision to bring the curtains down to his glorious 17-year career after the upcoming three-Test rubber against the West Indies , starting later this month.
Chelsea welcome fourth-placed City to Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night. We had sometimes some luck, but I think we deserved to win this game. "When you lose this type of game in your mind you try to apply a lot of questions". Palace had won their last three but are still in a battle to preserve their Premier League status. But within six minutes Wilfried Zaha and then Christian Benteke had turned the scoreline on its head before the visitors held out 80 minutes of Chelsea ...
The pair had finished tied on nine under par after closing rounds of 69, with Rose unable to save par in sudden death after pushing his drive into the trees, but Garcia finished an unforgettable day in style by holing from 12 feet for birdie.
We apologise for the overbook situation. The video shows the officers wrestling a man out of his seat and the man screaming. He reportedly refused, saying he was a doctor who needed to get home that night so that he could see patients the next morning.
The dreams of landing the top seed in the Eastern Conference likely vanished for the Celtics after they fell to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night. Atlanta clinched its tenth straight Eastern Conference playoff berth on Saturday thanks to a Bulls' loss to the Nets. "But at the end of the day, we're hoping to look back and say that was a lesson for us and that we can't let that happen again".
Trump said he would explain himself "at the right time ". I'll take her word for it, though if it had been so pristine, it's unclear why Rice had previously lied and claimed no knowledge of any of it. Rice has denied leaking the names of Trump's associates under surveillance by US intelligence agencies. "Absolutely false. The intelligence community, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, has made that very clear", she said .
After the Madrid derby ended in a draw a victory at La Rosaleda would have sent Barcelona level with Madrid on 72 points. Barca are three points behind Madrid , who have a game in hand, and defender Javier Mascherano has conceded that the Clasico on April 23 is now a must-win game for his side.
Albert Almora Jr. provided a big lift for the Chicago Cubs with a birthday present for his mom. And, finally, in an example of how heads-up baserunning can go so horribly wrong, Piscotty alertly headed for home when Javier Baez mishandled a groundball by Kolten Wong - and the throw to the plate from Baez nailed him on the earflap of his helmet.
The Swans directed only one shot on target in the game; only once this season in the Premier League have they managed fewer (0 v Tottenham on 3 December). "It was a poor performance and not what we were looking for", he said. It was so important and it's a fantastic win for the club. "But we are the ones who put ourselves under this kind of pressure".
While Britain says Assad must go, Alfano was cautious on the issue, saying that decision should be up to the Syrians. In fact, Syria will be one of the main points on the agenda, especially after the March 6 U.S. After the chemical attack, Trump said his attitude toward Assad "has changed very much" and Tillerson said "steps are underway" to organize a coalition to remove him from power.
The games, which the U.S.is hosting, begin on Friday . "Our sport is the big victor today", said Meghan Duggan, the national squad's captain. The most compelling illustration of this problem in hockey came from an article in SB Nation that contrasted the development of two hockey players - one male and one female - from the same town in Arizona.
Babar Azam's knock turned out to be the one that won the match for Pakistan . Azam finished on 125 off 132 balls, which included seven boundaries and three sixes, while Wasim remained undefeated on 43 off 35 deliveries, which included two boundaries and two sixes, as Pakistan concluded their innings on 282/5.
The winger, who turned 25 on Monday, will undergo the operation to rectify the meniscus damage in his left knee suffered in an awkward collision with Everton's Leighton Baines during their Merseyside derby victory. A £34 million signing from Southampton last June, Mane has enjoyed an outstanding debut season and averages a goal every other league start, with 13 in 26 starting appearances in the top flight.
Martinez, the surprise scourge of spring training, doubled with one out in the ninth off losing pitcher Mike Montgomery . The Cubs' home opener at Wrigley Field is at 7:05 p.m. Health is the name of the game there, especially with Brett Anderson filling the No. 5 starter role after only three starts in 2016 due to injury. "We were injury plagued a year ago and we didn't have a chance because the Cubs Were Red Hot".
If they fail, our job is done because we are there (behind them), but still it's up to them to win the Premier League". But if we run the interview on literally two seconds longer, Son clearly refers to his teammate by name. It's a indication of a powerful team when they lose this kind of huge player as well as the team still wins matches. That is evident to anyone who has watched him this season as game after game, week after week, Alli has displayed a level of skill, drive and ...
The Foxes's inability to mark from set-pieces was also shown up by Everton's third and fourth goals, with Benalouane again at fault as he failed to pick up Phil Jagielka from either of Mirallas's corners. Forget Barkley's ties to Everton , the club he joined as an 11-year-old having supported them as a boy growing up in Liverpool, the reality of modern-day football is that sentiment counts for little if it appears to be getting in the way of a successful career.
If Lynch unretires, the Seahawks then would have to decide to keep him, trade him or release him. Current Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch , who's is rumored to be unretiring for the 2017 season, has the Patriots on his short wishlist to play for if talks of joining the Raiders breakdown.
The right-hander retired 13 of the 14 batters following Braun's home run, including a stretch of five consecutive strikeouts. The Cubs said Baez was not in the concussion protocol. Kansas City got its first victory of the season after being swept at Minnesota in its first three games. To clear room on the 40-man roster, RHP Damien Magnifico was designated for assignment.
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino claims Chelsea would find it hard to accept if they failed to win the Premier League this season. "We have to be honest, we were not good enough to compete for the Premier League". Now fourth in the Premier League, City are facing a scrap for Champions League qualification and, even though the campaign could still end with FA Cup success, there is a feeling of underachievement.
The centennial of a Canadian war battle was marked during a solemn occasion in Vernon Sunday. Roughly 3,600 Canadian troops lost their lives and thousands of other soldiers were injured while under British command during the three days of fighting, resulting in the appearance of Trudeau as a mark of respect for the Canadian soldiers.
If the Oilers win, they keep alive their chances of winning the division and the Sharks would finish in third place. Key forwards like McDavid, Leon Draisaitl, Jordan Eberle, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and defencemen Oscar Klefbom and Darnell Nurse will play their first National Hockey League playoff games.