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by | April 22, 2017 | 06:06

Tottenham are four points behind the Blues at the Premier League summit with six games remaining after Chelsea's loss at Manchester United last Sunday. "You compare that with our players". Equally, we could derail Spurs' title surge if we were to win. The north London side did return to winning ways on Monday night with a 2-1 win over Middlesbrough in the Premier League.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:58

The Capitals came out of the gate in the first period, scoring twice in the first five minutes for the second straight game. The Capitals could try to lessen Alzner's ice time or match him up against weaker competition - though Toronto gets the last change in Games Three and Four.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:59

I have confidence in every single player in the squad. In United s 1-0 FA Cup defeat at Chelsea last month Herrera was sent off in the first half after being shown a second yellow card for a foul on Hazard. "We must have the same". Chelsea's immediate attention now switches to the FA Cup but, interestingly, they play in-form Spurs in their semi-final at Wembley next Saturday.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:55

A lot of this success has to be due to the coinciding release of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Nintendo notes that a "full accounting of worldwide Nintendo Switch sales" will be made available on April 27 when it issues its fiscal-year earnings.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:54

Still attending the event to take part in the medical evaluations and team interviews, he was sent home after an altercation with a worker at the hospital. The Saints might be praying for Foster's antics to cause him to fall to 11th, and if he does, I don't think the Saints would be wrong in taking a chance on him.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:51

Black Cats boss David Moyes confirmed that Jones had hit his head on the ground during the incident and lost consciousness, and had been sent to hospital to be checked. "To be fair, the manager has played me in the last three games, and that's three games in 10 days for me". "I just keep in mind to myself that I think I have got the third or fourth best win record in the Premier League".

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:45

Bank Stadium against the New Orleans Saints . The Vikings play Cleveland Oct. 29 in London. It appears that, in its second season, the Minnesota Vikings will get their first chance to open a regular season at U.S. Flash forward to the 2017 offseason where Minnesota has parted ways with Peterson, and hopes the addition of Latavius Murray will help reduce some of the pressure off Bradford in the passing game.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:46

The Heat were the victims this time, their season drawing to a close earlier than they would have preferred despite a 110-102 victory over the Washington Wizards. Here are our five takeaways ... Welcome to the Hot Hand, where after every Miami Heat game win or loss we recognize the player who best put his stamp on the game.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:44

Although this upset didn't feature a matchup between the No. 1 and No. 8 seeds, the Heat-Hornets series ended in an unexpected sweep. It was hard to see the Bulls in this position. "Rondo was the key early in the game", coach Hoiberg said postgame . As somebody who played against him. "It's his job to figure out how to convince everyone to take a deep breath, relax, and play like a top seed because, despite the first two games, this series remains eminently winnable".

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:41

Kansas City starter Danny Duffy was even better at working out of trouble. "Joey had a great at-bat". This was the longest of those games, all 1-0 wins for Texas. "It's a little bit of both", Royals 3B Mike Moustakas said. His power makes him a formidable threat to opposing pitchers, but he counteracts that by letting them strike him out as well.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:40

The team's No. 1 goalie is Martin Jones , who was very good in last year's run to the Stanley Cup Finals. After that, the momentum turned, the Sharks dominated, and eventually tied the score at 2 when Paul Martin put in a rebound off a shot by Tomas Hertl with 14:38 remaining in the third.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:35

New York's win also ended a six-game losing streak at home in the playoffs going back to the 2015 Eastern Conference finals. "They can take a few chances offensively", Nash said prior to the Rangers' flight back to New York Saturday morning.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:33

Vettel's race here was scuppered by a portion of bad luck. Vettel's hopes of catching Hamilton in China were hampered by the appearance of the safety vehicle after Sauber's Antonio Giovinazzi crashed, which allowed Hamilton to pit for a tyre change without losing ground.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:31

And then you can look at the second half and look at how you gave away the lead. For whatever reason, everything changed in the second half, as the Pacers scored just 40 points and shot 25.5 percent from the field, making just 13 field goals.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:28

It didn't get much better from there. Ryan Ellis, Harry Zolnierczyk, Colton Sissons and Kevin Fiala each scored their first career playoff goal. Miller suffered a lower-body injury in Game 1 and missed Games 2 and 3. "It's a huge game and it'll be a big turning point in the series ". Boston should be able to get back to being a physical team in this game and have that carry it to a win.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:23

The three goals put Guentzel's playoff point total at five, giving him a tie with linemate Sidney Crosby for second-most so far this postseason. Series all but in the bag. Game 4 is Tuesday night. Brady Skjei spoiled Price's shutout bid with 2:56 remaining for his first career playoff goal. The Penguins continued to apply more pressure when Columbus was assessed a penalty for too many men on the ice.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:27

Trailing by 10 with 3:20 to play, an inspired Westbrook outscored Denver 18-14 during a frenetic burst. "Congratulations to Russell Westbrook on a magnificent season", Robertson wrote for the Undefeated . Westbrook picked up his 42 triple-double this season in a one-point win over Denver Sunday. Wilson Chandler , who finished with 17 points, hit a big 3-pointer to stall a Thunder run at the end of the period, and Gallinari added four straight free throws to give the Nuggets a 91-81 ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:12

It's a fair assumption that Hayward would at least explore the idea of going elsewhere if not for Gobert's breakout season; now, Hayward has a talent big man under contract at least another three years. Clippers Friday night. There was more to come in the second. Another in form Boomer, Patty Mills, will get a huge pay rise with his three-year $US13 million ($A17 million) contract with the San Antonio Spurs expiring.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:12

The game will also be the first time that Carolina has hosted Buffalo in a home opener. If the scheduling holds, there will be little excuse for being late to work on Monday mornings - 13 games kick off at 1 p.m. "I'm excited to open our home schedule with a familiar face in Sean McDermott", Rivera said. A one-point loss to the Broncos last season (after Graham Gano missed a game-winning field goal) set the tone for a tough season.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:10

Chyna Thomas , 22, died at the scene of a one-car crash on Interstate 5 in Federal Way, Wash., about 5 a.m. on Saturday morning, according to police. No funeral date is set, and Stevens said the Celtics organization hopes to attend. His step back jumper with 8.9 seconds remaining gave Toronto a 104-100 lead. Who do you want to win this game, HollywoodLifers? Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas , son of the Detroit Pistons legend from the 1990's, entered the series with a heavy heart after his ...

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:07

No one's ever produced a playoff triple-double like it in the history of the National Basketball Association - but still it wasn't enough for Steven Adams' Oklahoma City Thunder . "They brought three people", Westbrook told reporters when asked about Houston's fourth quarter defense. But after a sizzling three quarters , he went just 4-for-18 in the fourth quarter as the Rockets rallied behind 11 fourth-quarter points from Eric Gordon .

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:09

If we gonna jostle the whole series, then that's what it's going to be". "We were doing a great job of making shots, but also making the right reads for our teammates". Only four minutes into the second half, we had our first "foul trouble" graphic thrown onto the screen. Paul Millsap was minus 20 and Dwight Howard was minus 21 in the game.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:06

Unfortunately, that renaissance might be over for a while, as the Bulls announced on Friday morning that Rondo would be out "indefinitely" as a result of a right thumb fracture. During the first half of Game 2, Boston still had a total of ten offensive boards missed, which was one of the reasons why the Bulls had a double-digit lead at the end of the second quarter.

by | April 22, 2017 | 05:02

LOS ANGELES - Blake Griffin scored 24 points, and Los Angeles beat Utah in Game 2 to even the Western Conference first-round playoff series at one game apiece. "This was hard, and I felt like our guys really dealt with it best". They gave up.' But you never can let a team see that. LeBron James offered his condolences on Monday to grieving Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas .

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:58

The race stewards later deemed Hamilton to have deliberately hindered Ricciardo's way into the pits, which earned him a 5 second penalty. Vettel took the lead in the absence of Bottas and Hamilton. When the race began in earnest again on lap 17, Hamilton burst straight past Ricciardo into third while Vettel brilliantly defended the corner twice to fend off Bottas.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:57

The James-George matchup will attract TV cameras and likely set the tone for the series. After losing the first game of four against the Pacers this season, the Cavaliers won the final three matchups, including a 132-117 decision at IN followed up by back-to-back wins at Quicken Loans Arena.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:57

Federation Internationale de Football Association has recently voted to bar Europe or Asia from bidding for the 2026 World Cup because their respective confederations will already be hosting the 2018 (Russia) and 2022 (Qatar) tournaments.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:56

He's shooting better from elsewhere on the court, he's become a solid post passer, and he's allowed DeAndre Jordan to flourish as a slashing big man who can dunk from anywhere within 10 feet of the hoop. In Game 1 , he took just six shots, making three for seven points. Gordon Hayward led Utah with 20 points, while Game 1 hero Joe Johnson scored 13 off the bench.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:53

The Wild entered the postseason with first-year coach Bruce Boudreau, the regular season wizard who has only cleared the second round once in his remarkable career. "You wake up in the middle of the night thinking about it and you wake up in the morning thinking about it", Boudreau said. Ryan Johansen had a big night, and Nashville got a lift from a couple of unlikely scorers.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:56

Despite those sizable gains, Minnesota hasn't been able to finish the deal in the most important statistical category: on the scoreboard. He is playing with a level of confidence, poise and athleticism that few goalies came close to matching through the first week of playoffs.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:56

If Toronto had gotten the game to overtime, the Boston Bruins would be facing the top-seeded Capitals in the first round. Matthews became only the fourth rookie under 20 in National Hockey League history to score 40 goals, his 40th into an empty net sealing the Leafs wild playoff-clinching win over Pittsburgh .

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:55

But it was only a difference maker because the rest of his teammates followed suit with passionate play of their own. Madison Square Garden hasn't been kind to the Rangers recently, and the Rangers didn't get a boost in the first period from being at home.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:50

The hosts, however, had failed to score in their previous three league fixtures, but carved out a couple of promising chances through Hal Robson-Kanu and Nacer Chadli. Had West Brom made it to halftime at 0-0, they would have been able to sit back and further frustrate Klopp's team. From then on it became a case of seeing out the result for Liverpool , and Simon Mignolet once again had a huge part to play.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:51

Not that manager Chris Hughton, the manager Norwich sacked in April 2014, will be too anxious. "There is no blame at all on David", Hughton said. The Canaries could have gone ahead early on but Nelson Oliveira could not quite reach Howson's risky cross.

by | April 22, 2017 | 04:46

A spokeswoman for Williams, Kelly Bush Novak , wrote in an email to The Associated Press on Wednesday: " I'm happy to confirm Serena is expecting a baby this Fall ". Williams would not be the first tennis player to return to the court following a pregnancy. Serena Williams hits a return against Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic during their 2016 US Open Women's Singles semifinal match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in NY.