Chicago Cubs starting pitcher John Lackey looks at the scoreboard after giving up two runs in the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers , Monday , April 17, 2017, in Chicago. Braun completed his day with an eighth-inning double off the wall off Cubs reliever Mike Montgomery, driving in Thames and extending the lead to 5-3.
A veteran of 71 caps for the Wallabies, his worldwide career initially looked to be over when he moved overseas after starring for Queensland Reds, Western Force and Waratahs in Super Rugby. Due to a change in eligibility laws - affectionately known as the "Giteau Law" - Mitchell returned in 2015 and played for the Wallabies. Mitchell was widely considered one of the best finishers of his generation and was part of the Australia side that reached the 2015 World Cup final, having earlier that ...
Otto Porter Jr. and Markieff Morris , with Porter hitting 1-of-2 from deep and Morris going 2-for-6, while Bradley Beal struggled from 3-point range, hitting 2-of-11, but still finished with 22 points. Wall scored 32 points and dished out 14 assists on 12-for-24 shooting. Wall dominated the period from there. The Rockets led the league with an astounding 40 three-point attempts per game, and also were number one in free throw attempts, which perfectly encapsulates how they play.
For the Clippers, this feels like the Last Chance Saloon, which means they need to finally make a conference finals, hoping it's enough to keep Chris Paul and Blake Griffin around. "Just play, man", Westbrook said. Westbrook acknowledged it will be "cool" to match up against his friend in this best-of-seven series. "Obviously, they're a great offensive team", Westbrook said.
Sixty-eight seconds later during a power play, Werenski's wrister from the top of the left circle clanged off the bar and into the top of the net to put Columbus up 3-1. The goal was the third in 23 playoff games for Parayko, who scored four goals in 81 games this season. His 36 assists and 55 points were both second on the club, while his 59 takeaways were tops.
He was active throughout, coming up with several big baskets and assists to keep his team in the game. Adam Eaton continued his hot start to the season, going 3 for 5 with a double and a pair of runs, and Anthony Rendon had his third good game in a row after an unimpressive start to the season, going 2 for 5 with a double, an RBI and a run.
Image: Ander Herrera scoring Man United's second goal yesterday. "We must have great enthusiasm to play these last six games, with patience and a great will to fight". "Against Chelsea and Tottenham we were up against the two best teams in the league who move the ball well and with the attacking threats that they've got that's where we want to get to".
Had they won Game 2, maybe Brown's concert wouldn't have been rescheduled. Trotz said Matthews has a quick stick, similar to former Red Wings legend Pavel Datsyuk. One goal in each game has separated these teams that were 23 points apart in the regular season. It wasn't fun to watch, standing from behind the bench.
LA Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) tries to calm guard Chris Paul (3) after Paul receives a technical foul in the second quarter against the Milwaukee Bucks at BMO Harris Bradley Center. "They've been pretty wide awake". "We really didn't, offensively or defensively". Thus, the Jazz must pounce while the chance is there. Johnson had 21 points while Hayward tallied 19.
Both sides will now turn their attention to next weekend's FA Cup showdown in which Kane says Spurs cannot only book their place in the final, but also sow further seeds of doubt in the Chelsea squad. " Chelsea is one of the best teams in the league this year, they play great and Eden (Hazard) is obviously a very special player, but we've played him and Chelsea this season and we won".
David Moyes' afternoon went from bad to worse, just before the break when midfielder Sebastian Larsson received his marching orders for a studs-up challenge on Andre Herrera, for his first red card as a senior professional. Mourinho said that anything less than victory at Sunderland would have ended his side's top four hopes and that winning the Europa League - now his number 1 target - is at least as achievable as securing a top four place.
Bottas also had one fall off his auto in China, and Haas F1 Team was forced to add rigidity to its shark fin, on which it mounts the wing, as the FIA said it was wiggling around too much while cornering. The exceptionally high track temperature meant the super-soft tyres were quickly over-heating beyond their optimal operating temperature making it hard for the teams to extract much value form the session.
Ronaldo and Lionel Messi often vie for the individual awards on offer - but that could be set to change. The Barcelona star is not the only player to think Ronaldo is past his best. "The belief is still strong, or we wouldn't be FC Bayern Munich ", he said. With Robert Lewandowski ruled out by a shoulder injury, Thomas Muller was left to lead the Bayern attack, supported by the wandering Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben.
Terrill). One of Lowry's three made baskets in last year's Game 1 loss to Miami was an unlikely half court heave to force overtime. Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo marked his arrival as a big stage, playoff performer in his second trip to the National Basketball Association postseason - now he's looking for more.
In this case the fault is of the coach". "We will play with a lot more confidence", Belgium worldwide Vertonghen said when asked how the Tottenham side of March 2015 compares with the team today. "To play this type of game from now and until the end, we must have great enthusiasm, great motivation to try to reach the target". "This kind of game gives us confidence".
The introduction of Coutinho and his compatriot Roberto Firmino (who also scored) turned the game at Stoke, as third-place Liverpool close in on Champions League qualification. And former Aston Villa and Manchester United striker Dublin believes Klopp made the right call at the right time, with both Firmino and Coutinho getting on the scoresheet in the second half.
Snyder dismissed whether the Clippers might feel compelled to play that way to avoid an 0-2 deficit before facing a hostile crowd in Utah for Games 3 and 4. Asked if he preferred guarding a player like Redick who is constantly moving without the ball or Clippers point guard Chris Paul who often has the ball in his hands, Ingles shrugged the question off with his dry sense of humour.
It was a goal rooted in controversy from Chelsea's point of view as United midfielder Herrera appeared to handle to win back possession. "I think we played really well, a very solid performance", said Mourinho. "We stay in a great position, but Tottenham are in good form and playing very well and with enthusiasm". Liverpool have 66 points from 33 games, although they have played one more game than Manchester City, who sit two points adrift in fourth.
Arsenal are the favorites to win tonight at 1.50, while Middlesbrough are way behind at 7.00. " Middlesbrough gave everything. It's one of their last chances to stay in the league". If they continue to show that fighting spirit, which I'm sure we will, we'll go down to Bournemouth in reasonable spirits. Arsenal boss Wenger , when asked if there was any news on his future, said: "No", adding: "I feel we are in a position where we want to perform".
Tatyana McFadden had already dominated the Boston Marathon course the last four years in the women's wheelchair race. The old record was 1:18:25, set at the 2012 Boston Marathon, by Joshua Cassidy of Canada. The 17-time Paralympic medalist underwent several surgeries two weeks ago to treat blood clots. "I'm looking to win another major", she told reporters after the race.
A four-time Pro Bowl selection, he had 808 receptions for 10,863 yards and 63 touchdowns, including a stretch from 2007-12 during which he surpassed 1,000 yards receiving. White couldn't catch on with another team for 2016, with his thought of contender-or-bust potentially hindering his ability to find work. White told ESPN he is now "totally committed to this second phase of my life".
What have you made of Boro this season? Top four is not completely out of the equation yet, but another defeat would be hugely damaging for Arsenal. My predicted Xi would be: Martinez, Bellerin, Mustafi, Koscielny, Monreal, Xhaka, Ramsey, Ozil, Walcott, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Alexis. "He is a guy who is genuinely Arsenal and who wants to do well", Wenger said.
The No. 4 seed Wizards and No. 5 seed Hawks kick off their best-of-seven series Sunday afternoon at Verizon Center. Here's a look at their matchups in the 2016-2017 campaign. Brooks had wondered about the Wizards' spirit as the season wound down. "They're a deep team and have a lot of guys they can use". He's easily Atlanta's best player, if you can put him in a box and limit his scoring, that severely hamstrings Atlanta's offense.
The Pacers earned the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference and will open against the second-seeded Cleveland Cavaliers. "But I started to see improvements". Brook Lopez leads Brooklyn with 20.5 points per game, but he will sit out and not pose a challenge for twin brother Robin, who starts at center for the Bulls.
As it turned out, their resistance only added to the excitement for their hosts this week. A total of 1,908 rings and pins will be distributed to Cubs players, coaches, ownership, executives, front office associates, ballpark staff, partners and Hall of Fame alumni, including posthumous rings for the late Ernie Banks and Ron Santo, to be saved in the Wrigley Field archives.
And sometimes the players simply get down to business, put away the team they should have eliminated two games ago and move on. Sidney Crosby is on fire this season! The win came on November 26, with a great performance by Frederik Andersen , and the OT loss, a goal fest decided by a 6-5 score on a poor performance by Andersen was on January 3.
In the Round of 16, Barcelona routed Paris Saint-Germain 6-1 to overhaul a 4-0 loss. "They had two chances and they scored us two goals ", the French manger said about the mistakes in the defense . Sporting went back ahead through a header by Mikel Vesga, who had already set up Cop's opener, which looped over the goalkeeper five minutes after halftime.
Vesga then again put Sporting in the lead with a looping header before in the second half Alvaro Morata levelled with his head in the 59th minute. The result looked like it opened the door for Barcelona to take back control in the title race, but the Catalan club failed to take advantage, losing 2-0 to Malaga that same weekend.
The UFC flyweight champion made some noise last week about the fact that he hasn't received a new belt after each of his record-tying 10 consecutive title defenses. "There's going to be a backup on his belts, but he's going to get them". On who he wants as his next opponent: "If you want me to pick a name, I'll say Chael Sonnen".
The Supreme Court has named joint secretary Amitabh Chaudhary and CEO Rahul Johri as the two representatives at the ICC Annual General Meeting on April 27 and 28. Earlier this month, the Committee of Administrators (COA) conveyed to all the state associations that their nomination for BCCI's representative at the ICC meeting will need a seal of approval from the apex court, who will look to ensure the eligibility criteria laid down by them is adhered to.
Despite receiving criticism for his initial team selection , Mourinho's men completely outfought and stifled the league leaders. "We gave them double problems - problems when we had the ball and problems when we recovered the ball because we were really sharp and fast and aggressive in our transitions".
Women's victor Edna Kiplagat crossed the finish line at the 2017 Boston Marathon in Nike. In the Wheelchair division, it was a Switzerland who took both titles. This was Kiplagat's first appearance at the Boston Marathon. The winners' times are considered a world best and not a world record. Manuela Schar of Switzerland finished in 1 hour, 28 minutes, 17 seconds - shattering the world best by more than five minutes.
Arsene Wenger said he was pleased his Manchester City counterpart Pep Guardiola had come to realise that fourth place was akin to a trophy in England, as he insisted it was "perfectly possible" for Arsenal to qualify once again for the Champions League.
Race director Jock Semple knew. I grinned through the gloom and flakes. At the point where she was once confronted by that race official, she posted a Facebook Live video - smiling as she ran, with her bib number, 261, pinned safely in place.
Less than 24 hours after a disappointing 97-83 Game 1 home loss, the Raptors were back at their training facility preparing for Game 2. "We've got to shut the paint down", he said. I think the key is about defence. There is too much on the line for the Raptors not to come out all guns blazing, but this just feels like a few points too many to be giving this Bucks team after what I saw in Game 1.