Alan Shearer felt that Chelsea deserved their place in the FA Cup final after a 4-2 win against Tottenham Hotspur. In the 18 minute Harry Kane stooped low to brilliantly flick Christian Eriksen's cross past a sprawling Thibaut Courtois.
The veteran striker landed awkwardly and jarred his knee at the end of normal time in United's Europa League quarter-final win over Anderlecht on Thursday night. With Rojo also injured, Mourinho will have to do some work in the summer transfer window to strengthen his squad. He said after the Anderlecht game his team were " in trouble " due to injuries.
On Thursday night in Bankers Life Fieldhouse, they inflicted the same devastating gut-punch to the Indiana Pacers in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series. Cleveland seemed completely disengaged for the first 24 minutes, when they gave up two 37-point quarters to the Pacers and found themselves down 25 points at halftime.
ABOUT THE PENGUINS: Bryan Rust continues to make his presence felt in the NHL's second season, scoring twice in Game 3 to give him seven goals in his past 11 playoff games and five tallies in his last eight contests overall. Game 4 is Wednesday at St. Louis, whose goaltender, Jake Allen, has a.974 save percentage and 0.91 goals-against average after being 3-5 with a.902 and 2.29 in his playoff career coming in.
This is only the second time in Pacers franchise history that in has trailed a playoff series 3-0. LeBron James finished with 41 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, and the Cleveland Cavaliers set an National Basketball Association postseason record by erasing a 25-point halftime deficit to beat the Indiana Pacers 119-114 on Thursday night and take a 3-0 lead in the Eastern Conference first-round series .
On reported interest in Joe Hart, Klopp: "Usually we don't talk about things like this. Not at the moment and not in the future". "[Wilfried] Zaha, [Andros] Townsend, Christian, [Jason] Puncheon, they are really good footballers", Klopp said in Thursday's media conference.
The Washington Capitals look to retake the series lead with the Toronto Maple Leafs as the teams meet up in DC on Friday night for game five. "These games are good", Babcock said after an OT loss in Game 5 Friday night. "I like to flatter him too". "If it doesn't happen next game, we're going to do the same thing the game after". "I was in the right place at the right time ." said Williams, who has 16 goals in 44 tries in Games 5-7.
Mr. He noticed the knack then, as Williams was busy earning the nickname "Mr". Indeed, Marner's production - or lack thereof - is not the reason why the Leafs head into Game 6 against the Washington Capitals on Sunday trailing 3-2 in the best-of-seven series.
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 4 Sports) - The Utah Jazz will once again be without star center Rudy Gobert , who was ruled out for Game 3 of their playoff series against the Clippers with a hyper-extended knee. "I'm sure they'll bounce back, and we've got to be ready to go". He had 18 points and 15 rebounds. "They made more 3s by halftime than they did in the whole game in Game 1 ", Bucks coach Jason Kidd said.
Lance Stephenson is probably more known for famously blowing into LeBron James ear during the 2014 National Basketball Association playoffs than any of his on-court achievements. George also finished with 15 rebounds and nine assists . Four of the five players are part of the customary group which starts the second quarter.
In this moment, Eric Bailly played six matches in a row, and we lost Marcos Rojo, we don't have (Phil) Jones or (Chris) Smalling". When it was put to him that he was facing a significant lack of options at centre-back, Mourinho mentioned Daley Blind - Rojo's replacement from the bench - before suggesting Jones and Smalling needed to be "brave".
It wasn't all good news for Mourinho, however, as both Marcos Rojo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic picked up serious-looking injuries during the 2-1 win. Despite having the various good chances to score again, Man United's supporters were made to wait until extra time for Marcus Rashford to hit the victor and end Anderlecht's run in the competition.
On Saturday, they plan to march in silence to the Catholic Church's episcopal seats nationwide. Hundreds of thousands of protesters took part in Wednesday's marches. Police, meanwhile, are struggling with resignations and lack of equipment, they added. The chaos turned deadly when looters entered a bakery protected by an electric fence and tried to remove a refrigerator.
We're going backwards at a worrying rate, we don't look like scoring and we simply can not cope when Fernando Llorente is not involved from the start. We are the ones to blame for being in this position. "It's going to be massive, but every game left is like a final now". "I think this season, because of the move and the injuries, I think they'll say let's see how he does next year".
At 3:05 a.m. on Wednesday morning, Hernandez was discovered by corrections officers dead in his single cell. Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez reportedly had Bible verse "John 3:16" written on his forehead at the time of his suicide.
He's a competitor, he's a fighter. No other National Basketball Association player has done that for an entire season. The latest episode of our Win In 6 Podcast arrives as the Milwaukee Bucks just came up short of a momentous win against the Toronto Raptors in Game 2.
Lucas Duda added two home runs for NY. 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 to deep left in the fourth off Adam Morgan and drove another one way out to left in the fifth against Morgan. Cespedes said teammates Jose Reyes joked with him that any player can hit two home runs, and Reyes exploded in excitement after the third bomb.
Another former No. 1 and major champion, Victoria Azarenka , has announced she'll be getting back on tour soon after having a baby. "We will let you know once we have further information". For Williams, who commands almost $29 million in salary and sponsorship earnings, becoming pregnant makes her all the more attractive to corporate sponsors, industry executives said.
Wineland will be entering the fight riding a two fight winning streak, with those wins coming over Frankie Saenz and Takeya Mizugaki. That being said, even with ring rust, I see no reason Al Iaquinta should lose this fight. "I'd knock him out, and that would be an easy night for me". Robert Winfree: Artem Lobov kind of sucks, his only UFC wins are over guys who's position in the company is dubious and his first UFC win was over a guy who was brought in for the express goal of furthering ...
But Barcelona were being given precious little space in the final third and although Messi finally tested Gianluigi Buffon, who parried away the deflected effort, Juventus rarely looked overexerted. "It's a sad night, but we tried until the last minute and that was recognised by the fans at the end", said Enrique, who will step down at the end of the campaign.
He then approached Nike about a possible redesign, including losing black from the color scheme. Check out some of the new photos and GIFs of the Lions' jerseys for next season. The color rush trousers will be anthracite with no stripes. The Detroit Lions have not won a playoff game since 1991. Lastly, the throwback uniforms were revealed.
Couple the lack of rhythm on offense and chemistry with head coach Butch Jones, and the former Volunteer took a step back as a junior. That said, the 6-4 Hurd showed the athleticism to possibly make a switch to receiver. Before choosing to leave Tennessee last fall, Hurd had 451 rushing yards on 122 carries and five total touchdowns (three rushing, two receiving). It appears that Hurd is hoping a year of playing tight end at Baylor will be enough to get him noticed in the 2019 NFL Draft.
After the match, Wenger revealed the reasoning behind his decision to start with a back three of Holding, Gabriel, and Laurent Koscielny: "I felt that we were recently a bit vulnerable defensively and to give a bit more reassurance to the team".
Tottenham beat the Blues 2-0 at White Hart Lane in January, while Chelsea won the reverse fixture 2-1 at Stamford Bridge last November, making the semi-final hard to call. We need to build the present to have a better future. "If something happens to David Luiz, for sure the player with the right characteristics to play in this position is John".
NY coach Alain Vigneault also stressed he isn't thinking about the previous postseason struggles at home, including three losses to Tampa Bay in the East finals two years ago, and two to Pittsburgh in the first round last year. The Rangers confused the Canadiens with their speed and induced a passivity in the Montreal defense corps not seen in Games 1-3, particularly with regard to organized zone exits.
The attacker was reportedly staying in the same hotel as the team and used the hotel's internet to buy the share options and detonate the nearby devices from his room. Dortmund lost 3-2 in the rescheduled first leg before being knocked out a week later as Monaco claimed a 3-1 win and knocked their opponents out 6-3 on aggregate.
The drama occurred in the second match of the day, with Konta leading Sorana Cirstea 6-2 1-3. He also reportedly made made inappropriate remarks to Great Britain captain Anne Keothavong. Ms Crooks said: "He then called me ugly off camera, just for good measure. We are aware of alleged comments made by Romanian captain Ilie Nastase and have begun an immediate investigation so that we have the full facts of the situation before taking further and appropriate action", BBC quoted an ITF ...
The Chicago Blackhawks are arguably a favorite to win the Cup this year, but they're still bringing up the rear in terms of slogans. "It seems like a lot of their defensemen step in front of pucks, where they're not just sitting back and trying to block it".
A seventh successive FA Cup semi-final defeat sent the Tottenham fans home with a familiar empty feeling, although the club could still be on the verge of something special. What an appointment Antonio Conte has proved to be. Five minutes later he prodded and probed a tiring Spurs back line before rolling the ball across for Nemanja Matic to spank in an unstoppable fourth to rubber stamp the win.
Nikita Kucherov and Michael Bournival also scored for the Lightning, who could have been eliminated with a loss. "These next two will be a test for us, but we should be excited for that opportunity", said Tyler Bozak . January 3: Toronto 5, Washington 6, OT: Holtby was pulled after the first period, and the Maple Leafs had a 4-2 lead after a wild 40 minutes. Not much changed during the early parts of the second period.
Houston goes to Oklahoma City with the Rockets holding a 2-0 lead after rallying to win Wednesday night, and the Los Angeles Clippers play at Utah with that series knotted at a game apiece. Just as important was his defense on Celtics star Isaiah Thomas, which took some of the load off Butler. The Chicago Bulls' roller-coaster season has its latest unexpected turn.
The game was a makeup from a rainout in the opening series. On Sunday, it was a similar story as Joe Kelly fired 2 2/3 innings of one-hit relief with Matt Barnes , Robby Scott and Kimbrel following him to the mound. In his previous start, he gave up four home runs in less than two innings. As a team, they hold the second-highest batting average in the entire league, trailing only the Washington Nationals.
He said earlier in the week: "I think if there is one favourite it's Chelsea because they are top of the table, because of the experienced players and the manager that they have". Crawley, remarkably, equalised in the 93rd minute of the match . "Harry Kane with a brilliantly guided header equalises for Spurs". It secured a 4-2 victory and potentially a psychological blow on the final stretch of the English Premier League.
Gordon gave the Rockets their first lead with his three-pointer with 8min 8sec left in the fourth quarter at 96-94. Oklahoma City was +11 in the rebounding battle, a must to give the Thunder a chance in the series . The first half saw the Russell Westbrook that the Thunder wanted and the Westbrook the rest of the National Basketball Association feared - Westbrook had 22 points and 10 assists in the first 24 minutes and, more importantly, he opened things up and got his teammates going ...
Sometimes you don't hit". He is expected to start Saturday. Zimmerman batter fourth and Murphy fifth in a lineup that alternated between left-handed and right-handed batters until the pitcher's spot. One inning later, deGrom yielded back-to-back doubles by Adam Eaton and Trea Turner to put the Mets in a 2-0 hole, and later surrendered an RBI single to Ryan Zimmerman to make it a three-run deficit.
A defence which conceded regularly from set pieces has stood strong against the very teams who usually exploit that flaw. The news is not as good for Jordan Henderson. Whereas Loris Karius and Danny Ward are talented enough to retain their respective places in the squad. Which, to be fair, is something they've been quite good at lately.
While SuperData's 2.4 million number is an estimate, the firm notes that it collaborated with market researcher Gfk and the Japanese gaming publication Famitsu to help validate the estimate. Considering there have only been 906,000 Switches sold, that meant some bought more than one, probably the limited edition and a regular copy. Considering that the console launched on March 3, that's 28 days of potential sales - approximately 33,000 consoles were sold each day, on average.
Both players had to be taken off in United's 2-1 Europa League quarter final win over the Belgian side on Thursday, with Ibrahimovic's knee buckling as he landed awkwardly just before the end of normal time while Rojo was taken off on a stretcher after just 23 minutes.
In an attempt to light a fire under his team, Celtics head coach Brad Stevens announced hours before tip off that Gerald Green will start in favor of Amir Johnson in Game 3. It is going to be a huge hit for the Bulls to lose him, possibly giving up the single largest advantage that the team had on the defensive end of the court.
Yet their greatest occasion came at the beginning of the 2009-10 season when Robbie Blake scored the victor in Burnley's first ever Premier League match at fortress Turf Moor. "A lot will depend on next week's Manchester derby but I expect the Red Devils to arrive at the Etihad having claimed all three points at Turf Moor".