The Lilywhites are now sitting in second position in the Premier League table, seven points adrift of league leaders Chelsea, and with seven games still to be played, the title race is very much on. He is always looking to improve and he is ready to play until the end of the season. When the striker was ruled out with separate ankle issues, Spurs could have faltered, but Alli has stepped up to the plate.
Jones appeared in one regular season game and 15 playoff games during Cleveland's championship season. After deciding to spend some time away from the game of basketball, Sanders received interest from multiple teams before deciding to commence his comeback with the defending NBA champions.
He would cruise through the first five innings of the game, allowing a double to Andrew Romine in the third that represented the only baserunner the Tigers would have in the first five. They got into it a little bit, but the incident served as a turning point for Verlander. Verlander gave up an unearned run, three hits and two walks while striking out four in seven innings and was not involved in the decision.
The Blues now hold a seven point lead over Tottenham, and with just seven games remaining, Antonio Conte's men are in prime position to win their fifth Premier League crown. We've been there nearly all season, we are showing we want to be there, we're playing very good and fighting for it and that's what we need yo keep doing".
It was the B's first shotless second period since 1939, and it was the first time that the Senators had held a team without a shot on goal for a full playoff period in their franchise's history. It's early, but advantage Senators. Ottawa expects to have all of its forwards healthy and available for the first time this season. With 15 players at his disposal, Boucher has some tough decisions to make.
The first 10 minutes made for one of the Capitals' worst stretches of the season, though they got on the board with Williams' power-play goal 2 seconds after a 5-on-3 power play turned back into a 5-on-4 at 12:24 and had a stronger second half of the period.
Brad Marchand scored the victor late in the third period as the Boston Bruins beat the Ottawa Senators 2-1 on Wednesday night to win Game 1 of their Eastern Conference quarter-final series. "We looked scared to lose instead of hungry to win". "He was ready to go last game, so we're obviously getting closer and closer", Boucher said. Before Wednesday's game, two of the Bruins' defensive players were out on injury, and a third was hurt during the game.
But Guardiola said: "He has something more special than awards". "He helped us a lot to create good build-up and possession in the middle". Hull had looked risky on the break but Sergio Aguero added a second shortly after half-time, scoring from close range after fantastic work from Raheem Sterling in the build-up, and from there it was plain sailing.
Likewise, when the Braves opened Turner Field on April 4, 1997, Chipper Jones had the first hit - a single - and the scoring was broken in by a home run, via Atlanta's Michael Tucker as the Braves beat the Cubs 5-4. He left a scoreless game after six innings on Opening Day in NY against the Mets and the Braves bullpen couldn't hold a lead after his seven impressive innings at Pittsburgh on Sunday.
Real defender Nacho added: "I haven't enough time to even begin describing him, I only want to thank him for everything I have learned from him". "Week in, week out he gets better, the man is a genius and I can see why he is being linked with winning the Ballon d'Or".
Garcia missed a chance to win the 81st Masters in regulation, then birdied the 18th hole in a one-hole playoff to beat Justin Rose. "To do it on his 60th birthday, it's something incredible". He and Seve were my idols since I was very little. "We play table-tennis. So without the Ryder Cup I think we'd be further apart". Among Twitter notes of congratulations were: "I couldn't be happier for @TheSergioGarcia".
RCB would also expect AB de Villiers to come good. Coach Daniel Vettori will be a little anxious about not having enough strength in their bowling unit. Sharma's rise is very imperative if the team needs to retain the glittering IPL trophy. The top order has been among runs with openers Parthiv Patel and Jos Buttler giving Mumbai good starts.
Despite failing to finish, Alonso - a double world champion who will be remembered as one of the finest drivers to step into a Formula One cockpit - called his performance "incredible" and "one of the best things that has happened to me". Vettel believed the timing of the safety vehicle, moments after the race had restarted following the virtual safety auto period during which he had made his early stop, was "unfortunate" for his hopes, and Hamilton agreed.
Things today didn't go for us. "We believe in it and we will do everything we can to reach the top four". "I don't want our club to be just happy fighting for top four and Champions League". "You could feel the negative feeling around the team". Sunderland manager David Moyes attributed defeat to referee Craig Pawson's controversial decision to send off Black Cats midfielder Sebastian Larsson for a studs-up tackle shortly before half-time.
The vehicle was feeling good. The day could have been a bit better, but that's how it goes. "All of a sudden everything went dark". He did 1:31.310 in the cooler evening conditions, with Raikkonen fourth after an engine change. Daniel Ricciardo (12 points) is lagging behind a little in sixth place owing to his non-finish at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix. "And the possibility to win a big race, a big trophy like the Indy 500, in the middle of a year is like winning a World ...
Chelsea have played only 38 games in all competitions compared to United's 52. Michael Carrick is left frustrated after Manchester United allow a late goal in a match they dominated at Anderlecht . I listened to what coaches in past or present have told me and had a clear-the-air talk with Jose Mourinho and it was a really good discussion that we had.
Salvador said Hernandez initially politely declined his request but agreed after Salvador told him it was his birthday. Hernandez, 27, is already serving life in prison for the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd. The prosecution formally rested its case Monday after more than a month of testimony. After prosecutors rested their case Monday, Hernandez's lawyers called as their first witness a fan who had his photo taken with Hernandez the night prosecutors say Hernandez fatally shot two men.
Four of the last five games at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium had been won by the team batting first, but Rohit said that his team was more comfortable chasing. But he's also a pioneer. He had also smashed 31 in the opening match against Sunrisers Hyderabad. "That third one is just a good piece of bowling".
Leicester overturned a first-leg deficit against LaLiga foes when they beat Sevilla 2-0 at home in the previous round. Paul Pogba, a close friend of Griezmann's, explained this week that the potential lack of Champions League football at Manchester United should not put new recruits off a move to Old Trafford.
Benjamin Button, a fictional character created by celebrated American writer F Scott Fitzgerald, was born with the physical characteristics of an elderly man and died as an infant boy. Before the referee blew the whistle for half-time, the Black Cats were reduced to 10-men when Seb Larsson was given questionable red card for his challenge on Ander Herrera.
Tottenham last finished above Arsenal in 1995, but have a 14-point advantage over their north London rivals this season, albeit having played a game more . He's not only confirmed that he's improved in all aspects in his game. Dele Alli has dismissed suggestions he could be deployed as a striker following a goal-laden season with Tottenham , saying he does not "feel comfortable" leading the line.
Catcher Buster Posey was placed on the seven-day disabled list with concussion symptoms Tuesday, a day after he was struck in the helmet by a 94 miles per hour fastball from Arizona's Taijuan Walker . The San Francisco Giants are more than ready to get home after a shaky opening week on the road. In the first inning at AT&T Park, pitcher Jeff Samardzija located a 97-mph fastball that struck D-backs first baseman Paul Goldschmidt on the rear end.
The funeral mass will occur the next day, at 11:00 a.m. ET at St. Paul Cathedral in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh . "The passing of Mr. Rooney is a hard time, not just for myself, the Pittsburgh Steelers organization and the National Football League".
Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Chris Stewart, right, tags out Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts while trying to score on a hit by Hanley Ramirez during the eighth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston , Thursday, April 13, . The 30-year-old McCutchen - the NL's 2013 MVP - entered the day with just one RBI following an offseason filled with trade rumors. "Chad pitched a fantastic game", Pittsburgh skipper Clint Hurdle said.
The championship now appears a straight shootout between Hamilton, in Mercedes silver, and Vettel, of Ferrari red, after the former joined his rival at the top of the standings with victory here in China. "I feel like I am at my best, too", Daily Mail quoted Hamilton as saying. "The ultimate fighter always wants to go up against the best battle you can have".
As it's known, defense and good special teams win championships. Thousands of hockey fans were expected to flock to Edmonton's downtown core - either at Rogers Place or at any number of crowded bars - to take in the Oilers first playoff game in more than ten years, and officials were ready.
Vettel and Hamilton are locked on top of the drivers' championship standing with 43 points after taking one win and a second place each in the opening two races of the season. just outdriving the person on-track", nothing if not directly champions the perception that Rosberg inherited last year's crown on account of Hamilton's over embellished misfortune.
The management has paid a huge amount for Afghanistan's leg-spinner Rashid Khan but will he make it to the XI ahead of players like Moises Henriques, Ben Cutting and Chris Jordan, will be interesting to see. "Yeah, it's never easy to replicate the performance of past year, but I think it's important that you go into it with an open mind and look to take it on, perhaps, a little bit differently because things won't always be the same as they were", Williamson told ESPNcricinfo .
But Conte is wary, especially as United has gone 21 league games without defeat since its 4-0 mauling by Chelsea in October. "It was a strong performance for them, from the defence", said Mourinho. Mourinho's first return to Stamford Bridge since he was sacked at the end of 2015 saw United thrashed 4-0 in October - its heaviest league defeat since 2011.
Barcelona manager, Luis Enrique, has admitted that they might not be able to repeat their incredible comeback against Paris Saint-Germain, when they host Juventus in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie. "Messi is Messi, the one who plays for Barca", he told TV3. Enrique's announcement that he would not be renewing his contract a week after defeat in Paris appeared to have released the bubbling tension between players and coach as Barca's improved form provoked ...
Arsenal recovered and felt they had been denied a penalty in the 18th minute when Arthur Masuaku appeared to have brought Walcott down, but referee Martin Atkinson booked Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin for fouling Antonio on the counter-attack.
He cleared the center-field fence in the first for a three-run homer against Clay Buchholz before tormenting lefty reliever Adam Morgan with two missiles into the left-field seats. Yet Ramos denied Monday night that his pitch - thrown way high and way behind Cabrera in a 2-2 game in the eighth inning - was on objective. He connected on a 1-2 pitch from left-hander Joely Rodriguez , giving Bruce four homers this season and three in the past two days after many expected NY to trade him last ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Joel Edmundson scored for St. Louis at 17:48 of overtime, Jake Allen made a career-high 51 saves and the Blues sneaked into Minnesota to steal Game 1 of their first-round series from the Wild with a 2-1 victory on Wednesday.
The Braves' two-run lead evaporated in the second inning, however, when Atlanta starter Julio Teheran had the unfortunate distinction of allowing the first runs to an opposing team, serving up back-to-back RBI singles to Chacin and Manuel Margot .
Despite the issue, Vettel finished the session at the top of the timesheets ahead of Valtteri Bottas and Daniel Ricciardo. Kimi Raikkonen suffered an engine problem in opening practice - after he stopped on track with smoke billowing from his engine - before Vettel limped back to the pits in the day's second session where his Ferrari mechanics wheeled him 100 yards back to the garage.