And for the third year in a row, a Cavs-Warriors NBA Finals is a real possibility. Durant is known for his offense, but his defense was key in nearly allowing the Oklahoma City Thunder to upset Golden State in the 2016 Western Conference Finals .
Sergio Aguero made it 2-0 shortly after halftime following a jinking run by Raheem Sterling, his 10th goal in his last 10 appearances for City. Fabian Delph added a third from the edge of the box, again set up by Sterling, before Andrea Ranocchia bagged the visitors a late consolation as his tame effort found its way past the recalled Claudio Bravo in the Man City goal.
Protesters also called out Congressman Scott Taylor for not following through on what his constituents wanted when he voted against a resolution requesting the President to release his returns. "Release your tax returns and commit to a fair tax system for the American people". Joe Dinkin, spokesman for the Working Families Party, which is also planning the marches, said ongoing investigations into the Trump campaign's connections with Russian Federation underscore the need to disclose his ...
National Basketball Association star Isaiah Thomas' sister has died in a one-car accident. The accident occurred around 5 a.m. Saturday on I-5 in Isaiah Thomas' home state of Washington. The Celtics expressed their condolences in a statement on Saturday. The News Tribune reported that witnesses said the auto seemed to be proceeding normally but, as State Patrol spokesman Nick King said, "all of a sudden, it started to drift very casually onto the left shoulder".
The 2017 NCAA Championship game between the Gonzaga Bulldogs and North Carolina Tar Heels was hard to watch Monday night. "I wanted to see this confetti fall on us and we're the winners", said the Tar Heels' Joel Berry II, named the Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four .
A group of fans in the stadium held up a banner with "Wenger Out" sprayed on. Arsene Wenger says that he will reveal his Arsenal future "soon" and insists that he is not "scared" about fans' negative views of him. "It's not for me to say if it's in the right hands or not but I do believe what he has done in the past is fantastic", the French worldwide said. "It's a good opportunity to show we are united".
A day after Colorado Rapids goalkeeper Tim Howard received a three-game suspension for a pair of incidents with Sporting Kansas City fans, the Major League Soccer Players Union is firing back. "The fans involved repeatedly, routinely and openly violated that Code of Conduct, without any repercussions". The suspension stands out because it includes a player confrontation with fans.
Jose Mourinho's former club are looking to take another step closer to the Premier League title, while United are hoping to secure a top-four finish. Diego Costa has revealed Jose Mourinho was the reason he chose to leave Atletico Madrid for Chelsea in 2014, as he prepares to take on the Portuguese's Manchester United side on Sunday.
Now Tottenham occupies the role of the underdog, sitting four points behind Chelsea after swatting aside Bournemouth 4-0 on Saturday. They have two home games remaining - against Arsenal and Manchester United - and look nearly certain to finish in the top-four even if they can not overhaul Chelsea .
It was Spurs' seventh successive league win - something they last achieved in 1967 - and left them four points below leaders Chelsea, who visit Manchester United on Sunday. Leicester suffered a dispiriting warm-up for their decisive Champions League quarter-final clash as they squandered a two-goal lead in a 2-2 draw at Crystal Palace .
It's not exactly outlandish to state that if Portland is to be competitive in this series, they will need big games from their star point guard . And that's if Nurkic can even come back at all. Despite an injury to Durant late in the season that kept him sidelined for 19 games, the team finished with NBA's best overall record, ensuring home court advantage throughout the playoffs.
Egg hunts begin at 9:45 a.m. and are organized by age group. Bring your own basket! The fun continues at 1:30 p.m. for children, ages five to 12. Every child who visits the bunny receives a free gift courtesy of Mall of Abilene! On your Easter egg hunt , don't hide eggs near electrical outlets, light sockets, or under or around glass.
Editor's note: Bleacher Report is owned by Turner Broadcasting . The possession arrow pointed North Carolina's way, so the Tar Heels kept the ball and made a two-point basket with the extra possession to take a three-point lead. With under a minute remaining and North Carolina clinging to a 66-65 lead, Gonzaga's Silas Melson and North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks both hit the floor going for a loose ball.
Follow along for live scoring updates from Game 1 between the Spurs and Grizzlies. Saturday, April 22: San Antonio at Memphis, 8 p.m. Carter is averaging 9.2 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 0.9 steals and 2.0 3-pointers as a starter this season (15 games).
In a 2012 case similar to Neymar's , Valencia's Sofiane Feghouli was suspended three games after sarcastically applauding after his second yellow. The red card was Neymar's first since joining Barcelona from Santos in 2013 and Luis Enrique was not convinced the attacker deserved his dismissal.
But the times they truly went head-to-head, unfortunately, are few and far between. Three months after that, all we got was the most famous game of football ever played in this country, and one of the most famous games ever played, when Tom Brady and the Patriots came from 28-3 down in the third quarter against the Falcons, came all the way back and tied the game and sent a Super Bowl into overtime for the first time , before Brady and Bill Belichick won their fifth Super Bowl together.
Ronaldo became the first player to reach 100 goals in UEFA competitions in Madrid's 2-1 Champions League quarter-final first-leg win away to Bayern Munich on Wednesday. Gareth Bale will not play tomorrow and it looks like he will not be recovered for Tuesday match against Bayern Munich: " He will not travel with the rest of the group for tomorrow's clash.
A year later, it was a 19-point lead versus Houston in a closeout game that evaporated in the fourth quarter. But there was no such letdown this time. Year one at the Golden1 Center is in the books and the Sacramento Kings may have set themselves up for a constructive rebuild. "We haven't won a championship", forward Blake Griffin said, "but also know that it doesn't come that easily".
The 2017 Masters marked his 74th major appearance. "It was a great fight between two wonderful golfers coming down the end". The black Pomeranian was in Augusta for Garcia's major victory, but it gets better. "We've been talking about it, and it hasn't been decided yet", Garcia said . "I felt a little bit sloppy with my swing, a little loose", Henley said.
Westbrook broke Robertson's single-season record for triple-doubles by getting his 42nd on Sunday against Denver. No one-including Westbrook-did more with less. Harden is also putting up significantly better scoring numbers with 29.1 points per game while also having 8.1 rebounds. The stat line for his career now sits at 27.1 PPG/ 7.3 RPG/ 7.0 APG/.501 FG%, which is alone remarkable.
Right or left foot he can go either way, fantastic technique and I think he is growing in confidence", Kane said. Despite transferring for a then world record fee from Tottenham to Real Madrid , Gareth Bale retains a certain affinity for Spurs, the club that helped him develop into the player he is today.
Even in his moment of joy, the Black Cats boss was not spared with some supporters singing "Are you watching David Moyes?", a reference to his reluctance to select the Tunisia global in recent months. He was dazed in the aftermath and was taken to hospital for checks but Moyes said the defender is "fine". Borini celebrated with gusto and Sunderland pushed for a victor in the 10 minutes of injury time, with Sam Byram sent off for a second yellow to heighten West Ham's anxiety, but that ...
Hamilton is a two-time victor of this race, last winning in 2015. Here are the odds to win this race. "A great battle, that's how close qualifying should always be". Sunday's race promises to be an intriguing one. The season is long and things can change. On top of that, they now have a new major rivalry brewing.
We discuss Mr C's about turn in whether Alonso's decision is a good one or not, and worry about safety standards and extra-curricular activities. Asked for his reaction to Horner's harsh comments, Brown said , "Fernando's not scared". "I'll drive the MCL32 around Monaco in the McLaren sim (ulator) beforehand, and I reckon I'll be ready". The switch has been made easier by McLaren's lack of competitiveness in Formula One, with the once-great team now last in the championship without a ...
The Yankees attempt to run their winning streak to six games Saturday afternoon when they face the struggling St. Louis Cardinals. Pitching prospect Jordan Hicks threw 6 2/3 shutout innings for Peoria on Wednesday, striking out five in a 3-2 victory over Quad Cities.
Though Wilshere remains concerned over the threat of relegation, Bournemouth are a comfortable seven points above the drop zone and in all likelihood, require just one more victory to be sure of their Premier League status for next season.
He's not the type of kid now that guys are going to double team and he's still going to shoot it. Giannis Antetokounmpo has been the total package for the Bucks this season, leading the team in points, rebounds, assists, blocks and steals.
Wenger's side have lost four successive away league games for the first time in his 21-year reign as manager. Pressed on the matter following the defeat, Wenger said it was "inconvenient" to discuss his future and he has often claimed the uncertainty has had no effect on his players, despite their alarming slide.
He said: "Zidane makes the line-ups and is managing the squad in an extraordinary way. I don't like to see my players injured and even more so in the final straight of the season". Isco picked out the top corner at the end of a jinking solo run in the 17th minute after Duje Cop had opened the scoring for relegation-threatened Sporting in equally memorable style.
Speaking ahead of Chelsea's visit on Sunday, he said: "I can't compare us to any other team, to be honest". When asked whether the rivalry was going to spill over to the touchlines Conte responded and said he didn't see a problem and that it was just a "sporting conflict" with Jose Mourinho.
Spurs were on top right from the off, earning a succession of early corners to put their opponents under some considerable early pressure. The South Korea global outpaced Simon Francis and saw his effort pass through the legs of Artur Boruc from a tight angle on the right side of the box.
The team that added former all-stars Joakim Noah and Derrick Rose to aid their current dynamic duo of Porzingis and Anthony went a measly 31-51. The 32-year-old superstar said earlier this week that while he'd "love" to remain on the Knicks roster, he wants a commitment to winning immediately.
Atletico Madrid's local rivals Real have also reportedly joined the list of clubs interested in the 26-year-old and Griezmann himself as added to that rumour by indicating he couldn't rule out potentially joining Los Blancos in the future.
The Yankees are on a three-game winning streak after opening the season with four losses in five games. NY has scored 23 runs since the fifth inning Sunday in Baltimore and has done so via a combination of home runs and taking advantage of poor control by pitchers and sub-par defense.
Ronaldo, the Champions League's record goalscorer, scored twice in the second half to end an 11-hour wait for a goal and put the 11-times winners in charge. The goals were the 99th and 100th by Ronaldo in European club competition, giving him the milestone almost seven months after he had scored his last Champions League goal in a 2-2 group-stage draw at Borussia Dortmund.
Spurs were already 2-0 up and cruising in the 20th minute as Mousa Dembele's close-range strike was quickly followed by another goal for the in-form Son Heung-min. Sunderland are now nine points adrift of safety with six games remaining after Etienne Capoue's goal saw Swansea lose at Watford 1-0 while Hull were beaten 3-1 by Stoke .
Following the attack, the game was immediately rescheduled for the next night in a decision that made Dortmund feel "powerless", Tuchel said . "We saw it a lot of times on TV and it was far, far away from us, even when it was in Istanbul, my country, on New Year's Eve".
LeBron James and Kyrie Irving kiboshed Golden State's back-to-back plan, reeling off three straight wins in one of the most epic National Basketball Association championship series in the history of the sport. He recently broke Oscar Robertson's 55-year-old record of 41 triple-doubles in a season with 42, and also averaged a triple-double for the season with 31.9 points, 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 assists per game.
Wenger nonetheless remains confident that Sanchez will want to stay at Arsenal and in England. "You have many different opinions there", he said. Sanchez appeared in 41 games for the club as he scored 22 goals and added 12 assists on the season for Arsene Wenger's club. "Where are your priorities?" You don't want people to say you went out on loan and got Bournemouth relegated.
Kate was joined on the show by Ricky Martin, who chimed in, "Just kill him a little bit further". And now she is one ferocious WAG with the star addressing her Twitter rant previous year after her husband-to-be lost 2016 American League Cy Young Award.