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by | April 16, 2017 | 02:59

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. "It is just a setback after returning from his ankle injury to play a lot of games and go through a lot of training". We showed patience and we showed the willingness to get the right result.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:56

Coach Doc Rivers said he does not know how those past experiences will affect his team heading back to the playoffs, the No. 4 seed with home-court advantage [cq comment="this could change but we figure clippers are gonna win"]. "All our losses are tough", said Paul, who had 17 points and nine assists. Mike Smith's Questionable Movie Taste - Shortly after mistakenly calling Kings' Greek rookie Georgios Papagiannis "Giannis Papagiannis", Smith revealed that one of his all time favorite ...

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:46

He skyrocketed to fame at 19, when he nearly beat Tiger Woods in the 1999 PGA Championship. With a fierce back-nine comeback Garcia propelled himself in to a tie for the lead with Justin Rose, and outlasted the Olympic Champion with a birdie on the first play-off hole to win his first major title at the 74th time of asking.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:45

OKC won the series in six games, but Westbrook went down with a tragic knee injury in Game 2 after a cheap shot from Beverley. Just before coming out, Pierce passed John Havlicek on all-time scoring list. Get prep sports breaking news alerts from the Gwinnett Daily Post staff delivered to your email. Ottawa at Boston in the National Hockey League playoffs on Monday.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:46

If not he's the best, he's one of the best for sure", he answered. "I think we're playing and fighting for bigger things", the Argentine told a press conference at Spurs' training centre in Enfield, north London on Thursday. "He is so young he can improve a lot, he can learn a lot, his potential is massive". In total, only 17 players have started for Chelsea in the league and since the season-defining 3-0 defeat at Arsenal in September, a core of nine have more or less played every ...

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:34

Tottenham last finished above Arsenal in 1995, but now have a 14-point advantage over their north London rivals, albeit having played a game more than Arsene Wenger's crumbling team. "It looked that way last season and then for some reason it did not happen". Coupled with Kane's firepower in front of goal, Alli has powered Tottenham's charge up the Premier League in back-to-back campaigns with versatility that can see him utilized as an auxiliary striker or a wide player.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:29

Moyes, who revealed Jones had been taken to hospital for checks, but was conscious, said: "I thought we played well today". They simply secured a late point via substitute Fabio Borini to deny West Ham a win that would have guaranteed their ongoing presence in the Premier League of the next season.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:28

You let Chris Sale decide the game. Giants 4, Diamondbacks 1 • Hunter Pence had two hits and scored a run to help San Francisco win its home opener in a game in which Giants catcher Buster Posey was struck in the helmet by a 94 miles per hour fastball in the first inning and forced out of the game.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:23

Though it ultimately proved to be a routine win, Kolkata were pretty poor in the field after winning the toss and putting their opponents into bat. "We kept the momentum really well and after not getting wickets in the first six overs I thought we did really well to keep the momentum", he pointed out.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:26

Hamilton's championship rival Sebastian Vettel lines up in third with the Red Bull of Daniel Ricciardo fourth on the grid. "More exciting racing another team, like I experienced 2007 and 2008", said Hamilton. Sunday's race starts at 4pm with Sky Sports F1's coverage underway from 2.30pm. Hamilton is a two-time victor of this race, last winning in 2015.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:24

He added: "Let's hope they get the settings right, but it's always good to at least do a session to calibrate it as best as possible". "Zak's got the problem that he got a depressed driver on his hands; he's trying to keep him motivated". When asked about the criticism of his and McLaren's Indy 500 decision, Alonso said in Bahrain that he expected it. McLaren has yet to score a point after two races - Australia and China - following a frustrating campaign past year where the team ...

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:10

The Bournemouth goalkeeper was helpless to prevent Dembele from scoring his first goal of the season three minutes later, when Christian Eriksen's corner was allowed to bounce through the box and the Belgian rattled the ball through Boruc's legs and into the far corner of the net.

by | April 16, 2017 | 02:01

The Milwaukee Bucks will tip off the 2017 NBA Playoffs in Toronto on Saturday, April 15, at 4:30 p.m. (CT), the league announced last night. Did that shot pay off? Lowry's wrist injury in March was unlucky timing. Well at this year's trade deadline General Manager Masai Ujiri made excellent moves by acquiring Serge Ibaka and P.J. A host of Raptors - including Tucker, DeMarre Carroll and Patrick Patterson - will try to smother one of the league's most dynamic talents, Giannis ...

by | April 16, 2017 | 01:57

Arsenal are weighing up potential replacements for Arsene Wenger , should the French manager leave the club at the end of the season. Wenger said: "I can not go on forever after the game like that. Their goalkeeper (Wayne Hennessey) took the free-kicks from half-way, so it was up to us to combat that and win. Unfortunately it is like that and we have to respond very quickly and not accept it.

by | April 16, 2017 | 01:56

The hard-fought win at relegation-threatened Sporting increased Madrid's lead to six points over Barcelona , before the defending champions host Real Sociedad later. "You have to have character to do what he did", Zidane said. The Spain playmaker has struggled for regular game time under Zinedine Zidane this season and has been frequently linked with a stunning move to Madrid's fierce rivals Barcelona - rumours exacerbated by a Catalan-themed packet of crisps that made its way into the ...

by | April 16, 2017 | 01:43

There is no way we can give up on the top four. They've had a few good results, they got a draw against Liverpool a few weeks ago. "There is a game of football and I want to win with my team, he wants to win with his team". When asked about Zlatan Ibrahimovic , Conte simply said that he's in great form. Pogba's admiration for the Italian is as clear as his respect for global team-mate, and weekend midfield rival, N'Golo Kante.

by | April 16, 2017 | 01:37

Jackson said Rose, who will be a free agent, expressed a desire to return to NY and intimated that the Knicks would consider re-signing him. "I'm a little bit concerned because it's not logical to me what happened, that we just went along and we were playing good and we fell back into maybe old habits or old style of play", Taylor said .

by | April 16, 2017 | 01:26

Very few players have moved directly across Madrid in either direction. "Until June 30 I am under contract at Real Madrid , isn't that right " presi " [signals to club president Florentino Perez]?" "I won't rule anything out, but I'm happy at Atletico and hopefully I can stay here", he said.

by | April 16, 2017 | 01:26

Hernandez is already serving a life sentence for the June 2013 execution-style slaying of his friend Odin L. Lloyd, a semi-pro football player from Dorchester. Jurors will resume deliberations Wednesday morning at 9. Bradley, who is serving a five-year sentence in CT for a shooting in a Hartford club in 2014, has been granted immunity by prosecutors in exchange for his testimony in the Hernandez trial.

by | April 16, 2017 | 01:23

In four appearances spanning 2 1/3 innings of work he's allowed seven runs (five earned) on nine hits while striking out one and walking two. The good news for Souza was that he only struck out once against a tough right handed pitcher who had his slider working.

by | April 16, 2017 | 00:56

The Cavs fell 98-83 to the Raptors at the Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland Wednesday, April 12, as Tristan Thompson returned to the play, with LeBron James inactive and Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving did not play per the coach's decision.

by | April 16, 2017 | 00:54

Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday she was "horrified" by the "repugnant act", which Dortmund city's police chief described as a "targeted attack" against the team. "But Mbappe broke clear to score a third away goal". Dortmund responded within five minutes, with Sahin whipping the ball into the penalty area and Kagawa turning Jemerson before slotting into the net.

by | April 16, 2017 | 00:51

For Lue, regardless of how bad the team has looked at times , health is the number one priority. "Let's get ready to go". - The Cavs have won 10 consecutive Eastern Conference quarterfinal games dating back to 2010 and they've won their last 11 Eastern Conference playoff games at The Q.

by | April 16, 2017 | 00:49

Spurs have won seven top-flight games in succession after goals from Mousa Dembele, Son Heung-min, the returning Harry Kane and Vincent Janssen sealed a dominant victory over Bournemouth . While Arsenal battle to pick up points in the Premier League, Tottenham's energetic youthful team happen to be impressing using a brand of soccer Wenger will take pride in.

by | April 16, 2017 | 00:48

The pressure is now on Chelsea to try to win at Old Trafford and it's sure that it will be a very tough game for them. They are winless against those in the top seven in fact, losing at Chelsea, Liverpool and Man Utd, while picking up draws at Man City, Arsenal and Everton.

by | April 16, 2017 | 00:45

With two-thirds of the B.B.C not exactly firing on all cylinders for Real Madrid in recent weeks, there has been a growing clamor from Madridistas to play their supremely talented playmaker Isco from the start. The Real coach said his side were lucky to have only been a goal down at the break after Vidal's penalty miss. Griezmann stepped up and converted his spot-kick into the bottom left-hand corner.

by | April 16, 2017 | 00:44

Barrett and powered into the end zone for a touchdown. He was there when the Buckeyes won the inaugural 2015 College Football Playoff, after all. Several teams still have spring games left. For me, the "X" factor was the moment I walked onto the Ohio State campus. Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer has called Jarvis a "legit member of the team" since 2013.

by | April 16, 2017 | 00:46

Barca might have climbed closer to La Liga leaders Real Madrid were it not for Isco's late victor against Sporting Gijon earlier on Saturday, where a 3-2 victory was enough to keep Los Blancos out of reach. Messi, though, gave Rulli little chance when he drilled in the opening goal. The Argentine opened the scoring with a sensational strike in the 17th minute, finding the bottom corner from 25 yards out.

by | April 16, 2017 | 00:44

CHICAGO: I'm taking the Celtics in six . Before the All-Star break, the Blazers were 23-33 and it looked as if they were headed to the draft lottery in the offseason. I could see Atlanta upsetting Washington. The Roar will publish a full schedule for every game in the coming days. Yes, they've shown signs of weakness this season.

by | April 16, 2017 | 00:33

I don't know. I'm always tempted to say no but I was wrong on that front. The Chilean global will see his current contract with the Gunners come to an end next summer, and so there is a growing concern at the Emirates that he may leave this summer in order for the club to avoid losing him for nothing.

by | April 16, 2017 | 00:27

So the Yankees aren't anxious about their No. 1 starter just yet. "We let them get through and mistakes hurt us right now, you go through those parts of the season where mistakes seem to be very crucial and every missed opportunity seems to be the one, but we'll get it figured out", Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said.

by | April 15, 2017 | 05:58

The news has saddened many across the league and anyone associated with the Steelers, past, and present. Clark Hunt, the Kansas City Chiefs owner, was one of those expressing their own condolences to the family and honoring the career work and legacy of Rooney and his family.

by | March 26, 2017 | 19:37

Many players who performed have been rewarded. "But it's just a matter of understanding it won't happen every day", Brathwaite said on the eve of the first T20I against Pakistan in Barbados on Sunday (March 26). "PSL is an advantage as the boys are coming through playing T20 cricket". Rovman Powell , who is known as "Jr". About five players from the Pakistani side are also a part of the Caribbean Premier League in the West Indies and this is a huge benefit for the team as it will be ...

by | March 22, 2017 | 02:05

Italian worldwide Gabbiadini was brought off with a groin injury during the first half of the 2-1 defeat to Tottenham on Sunday and has already been ruled out of Azzurri duty this week. "In the first half they played much better". Ben Davies appeared to catch Dusan Tadic inside the area just before the break, but Marriner failed to point to the spot.

by | January 18, 2017 | 07:32

Venus made clear after the match — in case it wasn't obvious — that she still has a passion for the game, 19 years after her Australian Open debut. Serena Williams cruised to victory in her opening round Australian Open matchup, keeping her in the running as she trails Angelique Kerber.