The XIs he's picked in the league has varied game to game, and without knowing whether the coach is really putting the Europa League above the Premier League, it's hard to tell who he would pick if it really came down to it. Their two goals may have been rudimentary in approach, but certainly not rudimentary in execution as Hendrick's scintillating volley was a moment of pure instinctive imagination, while Barnes also rifled a thumping close-ranged effort past a hapless Kepa Arrizabalaga.
The Capitals finished with the league's best regular-season record in 2010 (first-round loss), 2016 (second-round loss) and 2017 (second-round loss) before winning a franchise-first Stanley Cup past year, when Nashville won the Presidents' Trophy and then got eliminated in the second round.
It was an opportunity Doc Rivers' club was all too happy to take advantage of, with Landry Shamet knocking down a game-winning 3-pointer with 16 seconds to play to give the Clippers a 135-131 win. In Game 2, Looney scored a career-high 19 points and grabbed 6 rebounds on a flawless 6-of-6 shooting in 20 minutes for a +1. But fouls and injuries also worked against the Warriors in game two of the first-round series.
Aaron Ramsey will get an advance taste of life in Italy as Arsenal look to finish off Napoli in Thursday's return leg of their Europa League quarter-final tie, ahead of his summer move to Serie A giants Juventus. But Xhaka believes points are more important than performances after a rare away win, adding: 'I don't care if we win 1-0 or 6-0, it is three points.
The only first-round pick out of UGA that Brugler predicted was lock-down cornerback Deandre Baker, who is seen by many as one of the top cornerback prospects in this draft class. Anything can happen. I usually try to be straightforward with you guys, but at this time of year, we all know the drill. Finally, we talk about whether draft fans should buy into any anonymous source information this time of year, or any time of year, for that matter.
With Ramos sidelined with a calf injury, neither Nacho or Raphael Varane will have done much to impress Zidane , with the lively Braithwaite too easily getting the better of the pair on occasions. I am preparing for this, I am training hard and hopefully I can play the final few games this season for Madrid , then be called up by the national team.
New court documents say that prosecutors plan on showing their video evidence of Kraft and other men paying for and receiving sexual services at the Orchids of Asia Day Spa. Kraft attorney William Burck argued last week. One of Kraft's attorneys last week described the recording of Kraft's actions in the spa as "pornography".
The deal comes with a no-trade clause, $107 million in guaranteed money, and a massive $65 million signing bonus (which also sets a record, according to ESPN.) This deal surpasses the record-setting contract Aaron Rodgers signed with the Green Bay Packers previous year.
His bib number was 4848. The 2019 Boston Marathon will be remembered for one of the most dramatic finishes in race history. Johnson left Richmond ranked 13th in driver points and is in early playoff contention. Joan Benoit Samuelson of Freeport, who won the gold medal in women's marathon at the 1984 Olympics and won the Boston Marathon in 1979 and 1983, returned to the race Monday and finished the race in 3:04.00.
It was anyone's game until Francesco Molinari, who earlier hit 8-iron in Rae's Creek on the 12th hole for double bogey, hit a wedge off a tree limb and into the water on the par-5 15th that led to double bogey. In the intervening period he battled a succession of injuries - a fourth back surgery in 2017 making him wonder if he would ever play again - and saw his reputation damaged by lurid revelations about his private life.
Canadian Corey Conners enters Round 3 at 3-under par. Jeff Sherman, vice president of risk for the SuperBook and a golf odds specialist, said he couldn't recall the last time the book had suffered a net loss on the Masters victor and that Woods' win likely produced the book's largest loss on a golf event.
It looks like former Lakers coach Luke Walton won't get unemployed for long. "We would like to thank Luke for his dedicated service over the last three years", said Pelinka. The team fired head trainer Marco Nuñez on Wednesday. James missed 17 games with a left groin injury and the Lakers, as a whole, missed a combined 210 games because of injuries, including those to Lonzo Ball (ankle) and Brandon Ingram (blood clot in shoulder) that ended their respective seasons.
Chennai beat Rajasthan Royals in a last-ball thriller but controversy erupted on the fourth ball of the final over when paceman Ben Stokes bowled a full toss to new batsman Mitchell Santner. In fact, he was seen constantly saying that Gandhe did call it a no-ball before the decision was overturned. I know it's MS Dhoni and he can do anything in this country but you are not allowed to leave the dug out and go and point a finger at the umpire.
Sarri, however, is adamant Abramovich remains a hugely powerful voice - even if his own communication with the Blues supremo is relayed via right-hand man Gianfranco Zola . "So it's not easy for a striker to play immediately well in the Premier League ". Chelsea were hit with the two-window transfer ban by Federation Internationale de Football Association last month, over breaching rules concerning overseas players under the age of 18.
Having put the hosts in front, the Cameroon global incredibly contrived to stop Christopher Nkunku's goal-bound effort at 1-1, and was unable to even turn to the ball into the net. When everyone thought it was going to be 2-1, Choupo-Moting thought of stopping the ball on the goalline. PSG now have the chance to seal the Ligue 1 title away at rivals Lille next weekend where they will clinch by avoiding defeat.
Magic Johnson abruptly quit as the Los Angeles Lakers' president of basketball operations Tuesday night, citing his desire to return to the simpler life he enjoyed as a wealthy businessman and beloved former player before taking charge of this tempestuous franchise just over two years ago.
National Basketball Association icon Dirk Nowitzki announces retirement after 21-year career with Dallas
After speeches from Larry Bird and others he idolised growing up in Germany, Nowitzki told the crowd, "this is my last home game". For Nowitzki, Wednesday's game at the San Antonio Spurs will be his career finale, but he gave fans in Dallas one last performance for which to cheer, in the process surpassing Michael Jordan as the oldest player to score 30 points in an National Basketball Association game.
Is Hazard worth more than £100m? Hazard produced a fine individual display, capped by scoring again in the 90th minute to complete a 2-0 victory that lifted Chelsea to third in the Premier League . We'll try, of course, in any way to convince him to stay, but it's not easy'. Sarri admits Hazard's future is out of his hands. The latest performance might just have raised the fee.
The bucket tied the game that the Cavaliers went on to win 85-77 in overtime, delivering a resounding response to last season's historic NCAA Tournament flameout. Though both Hunter and Texas Tech's Jarrett Culver were 3 of 4 shooting from the free throw line in the first half, neither of the coveted National Basketball Association prospects was able to find his shooting touch early on.
Here's the thing. Even if Williamson's mom did get paid by Nike and that led Zion to attend Duke , what's the worst that can happen to him? In a series of tweets , Avenatti claims Nike has a lot to hide regarding payments for college basketball recruits and steering them to attend Nike schools.