Thursday's showing did those numbers no favors, especially when the visitors reached the century mark by the third quarter. "And as a team it was our job to bring him up to that and I'm glad he accomplished it and as well as going back to the NBA Finals".
Filling out the next four qualifying spots were Kyle Busch , Chase Elliott , Matt Kenseth and Erik Jones . "It was very edgy to drive, definitely a hairy lap", said Harvick in the media center post-qualifying. Third is a plenty good enough starting spot. Harvick, a two-time victor of the Coca-Cola 600 , heads into Sunday's race with confidence on his side.
Junior Chad Spanberger hit three home runs and the Razorback pitching staff combined for a seven-inning no-hitter to defeat the Tigers, 12-0, at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. Auburn (35-24) erased a 4-0 deficit in the seventh inning late Wednesday night falling to the Gators 5-4 in the wee hours of Thursday morning. He might be the guy to eat up the rest of this game in order to save arms for tomorrow against Mississippi State.
A string of details about Monday's attack at an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena that killed 22 people and injured over 100 others have emerged from U.S. Andy Burnham, the Mayor of Manchester , said he has raised the leaks "in the strongest terms" with the USA "chargé d'affaires ad interim", who is the acting Ambassador.
After another boring draw against Southampton on Wednesday night, it was confirmed that Manchester United would win fewer league fixtures this year than they have in any other Premier League season and were guaranteed to finish sixth in the table.
United won comfortably against their youthful foe, with a goal in each half from two of Mourinho's first signings, one a rather fortunate deflection for Paul Pogba and the other a piece of sublime improvisation from Henrikh Mkhitaryan .
Bryan Rust and Patric Hornqvist also scored goals on Wednesday for Pittsburgh who will face the Ottawa Senators in the Eastern Conference finals. As for the revenge factor, Ducks center Ryan Kesler admitted that payback for the elimination at the hands of the Predators last season will add to their motivation.
He gave me that opportunity and I didn't look back after that. "Having consulted with the Metropolitan Police, Hammersmith & Fulham Council and other authorities, we know the emergency services would have been as professional as ever, but we would not want in any way to divert important resources by holding an additional, non-ticketed event on the streets of London".
Well, fast forward to now, with James on the brink of punching his ticket to his seventh consecutive NBA Finals, and the three-time league champion is now clarifying those original remarks about chasing the ghost of MJ. "We have to execute offensively. That's just how the game be played". Coach Tyronn Lue said they've gotten tighter this season. The C's couldn't capitalize with James out, and when the third quarter rolled around, Kyrie Irving was ready to step up in a huge way.
Wenger's Arsenal contract expires this summer, with the Frenchman still yet to reveal whether he will be at the club next season. "We've got the opportunity to play in the final and win a trophy. Asked if he would be ready if selected by Gunners manager Arsene Wenger, Mertesacker responded: "I can not tell you". It sounds as if Wenger is going to leave it late to make final decisions, saying of Mertesacker's potential involvement , "I don't know as he has not played 90 minutes for a ...
Arsene Wenger is remaining coy on his future as Arsenal head coach, refusing to say whether he will enter into 22nd and 23rd years at the club - and possibly beyond. "This is my first one and I'm looking forward to it". "It's a massive cup and everyone knows about it in England and all over the world so everyone's going to be watching the final".
After Day missed a tough birdie putt, Horschel came just 4 inches short of draining his and walking off with a victory. He just missed a miraculous eagle at the 18th hole that would have gotten him in the playoff with his playing partners. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Bernhard Langer (LAHN'-gur) pulled away from the other contenders and captured the Regions Tradition in Birmingham to match Jack Nicklaus' record of eight major titles on the PGA Tour Champions circuit.
Anaheim Ducks fans had problems landing tickets during the Western Conference Final, and Chicago Blackhawks fans have criticized the Ducks for years for shunning them even during the regular season. The forward, who put up two goals and four points during the postseason over the seven games he was available to play, was a key part of the team's offensive strategy after having a surprisingly excellent 2016-17 season.
Terry experienced his first FA Cup final as an unused substitute in Chelsea's win over Aston Villa in 2000. Kieran Gibbs has added to the extraordinary defensive crisis at Arsenal that has already sidelined Laurent Koscielny , Gabriel and almost certainly Shkodran Mustafi from Saturday's FA Cup final against Chelsea .
The goalscorer came close again after linking up with the same player and Scott Brown hit the outside of the post as Celtic kept up the pressure. The end of the game saw Celtic presented with the league trophy. And with Griffiths swiftly realising that he went the wrong way about voicing his frustration, Rodgers has come out of the incident managing to confirm his authority while also maintaining the team spirit that has helped them to so much success.
In his conversation with host Tom Caron, Dombrowski revealed he spent Monday's off-day meeting with several members of Boston's staff: manager John Farrell , assistant general managers Eddie Romero and Brian O'Halloran, and vice president of baseball research and development Zack Scott.
We were playing free-flowing football at the time, banging them in left, right and centre, and were on course to do that. We fly to Australia (on Monday evening), we have a game, then fly back and the holiday starts for all of us. "They need to look at their wage structure - how can you attract the top players when you're not paying the top money?" And one club they could look to raid is Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool , so here are TWO Reds stars Arsenal must try and land this summer...
Owen Hargreaves hailed Henrikh Mkhitaryan's brilliant strike to help Manchester United to ease to Europa League glory against Ajax on Wednesday night. "It was unbelievable", the ex-England defender told BBC Radio 5 live. Victory enabled United to complete a sweep of European trophies. I think I understand what is right and what is needed for the club, and I respect that.
Herrera admitted that it was incredibly hard circumstances for the Manchester United players but revealed that Mourinho had offered them some words of encouragement before the game. "If we could we would change people's life for this cup - we would not think twice". These are players who many pundits point to as examples of players not good enough for United .
Tipoff is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. So when the moment was in front of them, when they had a chance to claim victory, regardless of if it was Game 4 of Game 7, the Cavaliers were successful. The Celtics have played well enough the past a couple of matchups to make it happen, and being on their home court will definitely have its advantages.
Juan Mata has reacted to the prospect of Antoine Griezmann moving to Manchester United over the summer, noting that the 25-year-old has plenty of quality. Balague told Sky Sports: "I've got the impression if United are in the Champions League, he will join them". Back in the Champions League, this would be a huge statement signing from Manchester United! "At the moment, no team has offered us to pay his release clause".
The Lakers , meanwhile, were given the No. 2 spot. That performance has helped solidify him as a top-five pick. And the Lakers will get a chance to take one of them after beating the odds to move up in their first year with Hall of Famer Magic Johnson as their team president.
We have to have low turnovers, and we have to try to make them miss because some of those guys play a lot better at home. Irving stayed on the floor and finished the game, but with a day off between games there will be interest in how tender his ankle is at tipoff.
A win and LeBron James goes to his seventh straight finals and the Cavs will see a team that is 12-0 in these playoffs. "I think as a coach, you always believe you can win the next game because you believe you can win the next possession", Stevens said.
I don't know. What I want is to win the next game. For a game like this, against opposition like this, it's a blow to lose to many defenders, but Cohen Bramall should be fine making his debut in the FA Cup final . The champions, who will wear black armbands when confronting Arsenal at Wembley , had meant to conduct an open-top bus parade in south-west London on Sunday.
Alonso , of course, has never handled an IndyCar among other drivers , but has impressed all month and was fifth-fastest in qualifying. "Huge", Alonso told USA TODAY Sports. Andretti Autosport has Andretti , Rossi, Formula One veteran Fernando Alonso , 2014 Indy champ Ryan Hunter-Reay and rookie Jack Harvey in the field.
Boston finished the first quarter leading 29-19. The loss, which ended the Cavaliers' 13-game playoff win streak, did not create an adverse situation for them as they were still firmly in control of the series at 2-1 when Game 4 tipped off Tuesday night in Cleveland .
British police have identified Salman Abedi , 22, as the bomber behind the attack on an Ariana Grande concert Monday in Manchester , England. Meanwhile, in Tripoli , another one of Abedi's brothers and his father, Ramadan, have both been detained by Rada, Libya's Special Deterrence Force.
Lose, and despite February's League Cup victory, the season would be written off. Feyenoord, as Eredivisie champions, do qualify. "They will get together because there is a working class ethic about them and there is a great unity now in the city".
The Cavaliers stretched the lead to 35 points in the third quarter, 109-74. The Cleveland regulars were 16 of 33 from behind the arc through three quarters - after the Cavs went 19 of 39 on treys in a 44-point win in Game 2. The incredible statistics put up by James further his legacy as one of the greatest players we have ever seen in this league, and only make the discussion of " who is the all-time greatest" even more heated, as James continues to creep up on Jordan in wins and ...
Sanchez's future is still uncertain despite Arsenal offering the 28-year-old a record £300,000-a-week contract extension to extend his current deal beyond its expiry next summer. Bayern are aready to offer him a 13 million euros per season salary which is more than double of what he is now making in England. Bayern are unwilling to reach those levels on personal terms.
This is what Thomas told CSN New England last July about his upcoming free agency: "They better bring out the Brinks truck", he said. "That's just how the game be played". The Celtics are operating on a more limited pre-draft workout schedule right now. All of that was before his remarkable run during these National Basketball Association playoffs, when he played through the tragic death of his sister and repeated health issues - including multiple dental procedures and an ongoing hip injury - ...
Kelly Olynyk another. Marcus Smart stepped into the starting lineup, and rookie Jaylen Brown helped out from the bench . Boston Celtics Jae Crowder scored 18 points in the Game 4 loss. "This is great learning for how far we have to go", Stevens said. "We want to enjoy this and live in the moment because this isn't a given to get to the Finals".
However, speculation of interest from Barcelona refuses to go away and it won't impress Liverpool officials or supporters alike when they hear that Brazil coach Tite has suggested that the Brazilian global is an ideal player for Barca and would love to see him and Neymar play together at club level.
The hosts had needed only a draw to preserve their Premier League status, but secured all three after Christian Benteke's 17th goal of the season was followed by Luka Milivojevic's penalty and a Patrick Van Aanholt strike. Having missed three matches in total - defeats to Tottenham Hotspur, Burnley and Manchester City - Tomkins returned to play 86 minutes of Palace's 4-0 rout over Hull City on Sunday despite still feeling pain from Grujic's tackle.
He is still sick at the moment and has not trained yet. Rob Holding is the only member of Wenger's trio who remains fit, although the Frenchman has also used full-back Nacho Monreal in the middle at times . "For next season, you need to respect every competition as we've always been doing and carry on the momentum, trying to win as many games as you can and keep the team together".
He finished Thursday's round at 1-over-par 73. At least he had company. Two of his putts spun out of the hole, and his ball clanged off the flagstick and came off the green at the par-4 first, leading to a bogey. Fowler managed to see the big picture. Garcia's round was different. So I maybe should have just taken it a bit easier over the weekend, but I was excited to get back, excited to get ready to play again.
Gunners are pitted against newly-crowed Premier League champions Chelsea , who are keen to finish the season with a double. But he has never before gone into a final knowing it is his last hope of salvaging anything from the season, after Arsenal missed out on the top four and fell by the wayside in the League Cup and Champions League .
Manchester United beat Ajax 2-0 with goals from both halves from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan . It also handed the club the one piece of silverware missing from their collection. The boys were fantastic. His reference to the shortage of numbers glosses over the fact that it was his decision to offload Morgan Schneiderlin, Memphis Depay and Bastian Schweinsteiger and that the number of injuries and tiredness suffered by players was not helped by his lack of rotation earlier in the season.
To gain 5995 points and bypass Michael Jordan , LeBron James needed to play in the playoffs 212 matches. Scoring 35 on the night, James led his team to a 33-point win over his Eastern Conference foe, the Boston Celtics . "When you're growing up and you're seeing Michael Jordan , it's nearly like a god". Jordan held his high point mark of 5,987 all-time Playoff points though his 179 postseason games played on an average of 33.4 points per game, according to ESPN.
Speaking ahead of the home game against Crystal Palace on Sunday, United manager Jose Mourinho said he will be protecting his top players to keep them fresh for the Europa League final against Ajax on Wednesday. That would see Arsenal fail to qualify for the Champions League, a scenario which has never occurred during Wenger's reign. When asked about Adams' remarks, the Frenchman was dismissive in his reply, saying: " I do not give too much importance to what Tony Adams says, honestly ".
His ball ricocheted through the spectator area wide right of the 18 green, eventually landing in the middle of a palmetto bush. 84 Score of third-round co-leader J.B. "I really wish I could have that benefit", Kim, who is only the second South Korean after K.J. Choi to reign supreme at Sawgrass, told reporters through a translator Sunday.
But the world goes on and does not stop and we have to do our work. With Ander Herrera , the deserved victor of the man-of-the-match award against Ajax , Mourinho appears to have found a player in his own image. Don't forget to remind the Liverpool/City/Arsenal/Spurs fans in your life that winning two cups and qualifying for the Champions League constitutes a better season than finishing second through fifth in the league table but winning sweet f**k all.
They didn't start well, and barely anxious Sergio Romero in the United goal throughout the whole game. "A very intelligent team, we knew exactly how to win and we did it quite in a comfortable way against a good team". Do you think Mourinho should snap up one of the biggest talents in the game? "Who cares who finished second, third or fourth in the Premier League? ".
Led by its Big Three, Cleveland quickly built a 21-point lead in the first quarter, while getting lots of contributions from their teammates. Jordan scored 5987 in his post-season career in 179 games from 1985-2003. The Cavaliers will now face the Golden State Warriors for the third straight NBA Finals . BOSTON (AP ) - The NBA Finals has its first "three-match", courtesy of a King who passed His Airness.
My job is to continue to play and continue to lead these guys as best as I know how. He told Celtics coach Brad Stevens that he intends to get "one or two more opinions" before a course of action is set. Cavaliers: Irving scored 41 in Game 5 of last year's Finals . All that's left to sort out is how the NBA's most unstoppable and cerebral player, flanked by two stars and all the spacing he could ever need, will fare against a team structured to be unguardable.
Jose Mourinho has delivered a thinly veiled dig at his critics following Manchester United's Europa League triumph, suggesting that football's "poets" don't win titles. Speaking after the win, Mourinho acknowledged that it wasn't the most attractive or dominant performance from his men. "This is just football but what happened on Monday was terrible".
That suspension meant her ranking is not yet good enough for Roland Garros. "I am so grateful and excited to be playing the event again!" she said of the Birmingham tournament on her official website . Maria Sharapova of Russian Federation relaxes during a pause of her match against Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of Croatia at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Tuesday, May 16, 2017.
Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue refused to point the finger of blame at LeBron James on Monday, a day after a woeful performance from the National Basketball Association star gave the Boston Celtics a postseason lifeline. The second hint was Cavs coach Tyronn Lue's postgame presser: When the aforementioned Roda posed a question, Lue flashed a smile and said, "That's amusing.
As Man United won the Europa League on Wednesday night, we were once again left laughing at the hypocritical nature of a certain Jose Mourinho . "Obviously I'm happy to be part of that and in some way help the club win trophies, and that's the way it's been over the previous year".