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by | April 26, 2017 | 07:02

We had practiced on it before but we like offensive football so this was a bit more defensive-minded for us. "I think Middlesbrough came out second half and made it a lot more hard and they went very direct at the end but all in all it was a new system and we have got the three points with it and that is all that matters".

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:56

In the must-win game, IN started off the afternoon IN control, forcing the first timeout of the game when George connected on a wide-open 3-point look to give IN a 13-10 lead. Nene made all 12 of his shots and had 10 rebounds. Houston star James Harden scored just 16 points on 5-of-16 shooting, and he missed all seven of his 3-point attempts.

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:49

The school also competes in the Big Ten as the Northwestern Wildcats. Collins, himself an IL native, this year led his team to the school's first NCAA tournament appearance and a first-round win over Vanderbilt. "At Northwestern we place a premium on "institutional fit", and we have assuredly found leaders for our football and men's basketball programs that fit this university and our mission to deliver a world-class experience to our student-athletes", school vice president Jim Phillips ...

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:46

It was stupid from us. "With our limited possession, we exposed Liverpool's weaknesses time and time again", Allardyce said. "We are very happy obviously". "Travelling up yesterday, we saw the other teams (Hull and Swansea) won and that put pressure on us", Palace's Andros Townsend told Sky Sports .

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:45

But the 29-year-old Spaniard hit back to win the the second set by the same score. Yet the Briton was unable to build on that victory 24 hours later, as he was beaten 2-6 6-2 7-5 in a topsy-turvy encounter that featured several shifts in momentum.

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:42

Pedroia walked around the clubhouse with just a faint hint of a limp. "He was trying to take a four-seamer in and above his hands and the pitch got away from him", Farrell said. NEW YORK - Pinch-hitter Trea Turner drew a bases-loaded walk in the 11th inning as Washington outlasted New York. All the home runs were off Kevin Gausman (1-2), who found himself in a 4-0 hole after throwing only seven pitches.

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:41

The Blues on Tuesday evening play Southampton seeking a victory which would restore a seven-point lead over nearest rivals Tottenham, who face Crystal Palace on Wednesday night. "I have nothing (negative) to say". It's right to be focused. "I hope - and I'm sure - he will improve in the future". "They didn't play a simple game, you played a semifinal against a team as strong as Tottenham , at Wembley with 80,000 people".

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:37

He won the vote of his peers ahead of Spurs team-mate Harry Kane, Everton striker Romelu Lukaku, Burnley defender Michael Keane, Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and Manchester City winger Leroy Sane. "To be chosen by the players to be player of the year means a lot to me", Kante said. I've got to keep improving. 2,779 - minutes played, the third most of any Chelsea outfield player.

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:37

Defending champion Rafael Nadal beat David Goffin 6-3, 6-1 to move within one more win of a 10th Monte Carlo Masters title on Saturday. The King of Clay, as he is fondly referred to, can now look optimistically forward to claiming a 10th title at the Barcelona Open and then at the French Open.

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:36

Both coaches took different approaches to preparing for tonight's 7:30 p.m. showdown at TD Garden. Though the Senators pushed the pace and dominated a lot of play, goaltender Craig Anderson struggled as David Pastrnak , David Backes and Noel Acciari tied it up in the second period.

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:35

But the Six Nations champions still supply the largest contingent, numbering 16 players. "All the games in New Zealand are going to be hugely competitive and I think it is an asset to have a former All Black coaching the British and Irish Lions".

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:27

Chelsea last secured a league and FA Cup double in 2010 under Italian manager Carlo Ancelotti's first season at the club, although Conte dismissed comparisons, saying he had inherited a squad in a hard period, having finished 10th in the league last season.

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:23

Mike Conley carried Memphis with 35 points, nine rebounds, and eight assists in Game 4. Tony Parker is the third double-digit scorer and Patty Mills is dishing two assists. In the first two games of the series at the AT&T Center, the bench contributed 39 of the Spurs 111 points in Game 1 and 19 of the team's 96 points in Game 2.

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:23

They wait out the older players like Joel Ward and Paul Martin while banking on players like Tomas Hertl to grow. Not because he was queasy, as the Oilers gutted it out to win their first game six-game series-clinching game on the road since 1990 in Chicago with an 8-4 pasting of the Blackhawks .

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:23

Asked if the title would represent his proudest moment, Conte replied: 'For sure, for sure. 'It's right for them to do this, to reinforce their teams, if they think this is the right way to win the title. And yet the west London club seemed so relaxed about its advantage that captain John Terry had been brought on for his first league appearance since November and first since announcing he would be leaving at the end of the season.

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:19

Some away fans did buy tickets in the home ends of the Vicente Calderon while Atletico also had a neutral zone at the stadium. "It's a key moment in the game and a really disappointing decision", he added. It was provoked but it did get a bit tasty so we left. You saw what a top team Madrid are. "We have a very good home record at the King Power". "I think we were hard done by", said Shakespeare.

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:11

Oklahoma City won three of the series' first four games against Golden State as Durant was able to stifle Draymond Green, as well as altering the shots of Curry and Klay Thompson when they looked to score in the paint. "Our guys were locked in on both ends of the floor". C Jusuf Nurkic (L leg fracture) C Ed Davis (L shoulder surgery), C Festus Ezeli (L knee surgery) and C Jusuf Nurkic (R leg fracture) are listed as out.

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:01

Zola managed a run of just two wins from 24 fixtures after replacing Gary Rowett, who was sacked despite having the club fighting for the playoffs. "The Club will seek to appoint a new manager within the next few days", Birmingham said in a statement.

by | April 26, 2017 | 06:01

The Wales global now appears to be a doubt for both legs of Madrid's Champions League semi-final tie with city rivals Atletico Madrid. The Frenchman told a press conference to preview Wednesday's league clash with Deportivo: "He was 100 per cent fit, he told me".

by | April 26, 2017 | 05:58

After a rampant first season in England in 2014/15 when he scored 20 league goals for Chelsea, Costa was among the players who most openly clashed with then manager Jose Mourinho last season and angry fans booed him after Mourinho was sacked.

by | April 26, 2017 | 05:51

The Hawks got double-figure scoring from seven players, including huge contributions off the bench from Kent Bazemore and Jose Calderon. "And we didn't play almost as well as they needed to and they showed why they're a championship team". In the aftermath of the Blazers' Game 4 defeat, the former Weber State star shared his feelings with Chris Haynes of ESPN . The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Washington Wizards 111-101 to knot their Eastern Conference series at two games each.

by | April 26, 2017 | 05:49

Earnhardt said his most hard conversation he had was with team owner Rick Hendrick, whom Earnhardt told of his planned retirement on March 29. Alex Bowman, who is under contract with Hendrick but now does not have a ride in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, shared time in the cockpit with Jeff Gordon during Earnhardt's absence last season.

by | April 26, 2017 | 05:40

Conte made a number of changes for his FA Cup clash against Tottenham which saw the likes of Eden Hazard and Diego Costa in the bench. Southampton has kept a clean sheet 7 times in its last 16 matches this season. Influential centre-back Virgil van Dijk is a long-term absentee with an ankle injury, while striker Charlie Austin is doubtful due to a shoulder problem.

by | April 26, 2017 | 05:34

And after the Everton boss' less than flattering comments, Mourinho would enjoy nothing more than proving Koeman wrong by guiding his United team to a finish inside the top four. The Everton manager has drawn heavily on the club's academy products and young signings during his first season at Goodison Park, with Tom Davies , Mason Holgate , Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Ademola Lookman plus - more recently - Matthew Pennington, Jonjoe Kenny and Joe Williams all regular members of the first ...

by | April 26, 2017 | 05:28

City dominated and Sergio Aguero had a seemingly good goal disallowed in the first half after Leroy Sane's cross was ruled to have drifted out of play before falling to the Argentinian. "Even though the victory was not ideal, it will give us a little more confidence". Where do they play through? "The linesman could not see that situation", said Guardiola.

by | April 26, 2017 | 05:28

Berry says, "There's no reason to rush leaving school". During UNC's two Final Four victories - the first of which was against OR in a national semifinal - Berry received near-constant treatment and then played through the pain of his injured ankles.

by | April 26, 2017 | 05:27

Can they afford to shed more picks in an attempt to move up? Reese's first draft pick after taking over as general manager was cornerback Aaron Ross. 1 overall? "He's so similar to me but he's farther along than I was at that point in the process", Watt said last week . "We're still looking to bolster the team with guys that can come in here and help the team win".

by | April 26, 2017 | 05:25

Houston scored the next six points, but Oklahoma City answered with seven points in a row after that, with five from Westbrook, to extend the lead to 86-74 with about 3 minutes left in the quarter. Atlanta can't steal the series from Washington if Hardaway is missing shots because he's going to shoot regardless. He plays with a chip on his shoulder.

by | April 26, 2017 | 05:18

Mourinho also refused to be drawn on the future of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who will not play again this season after injuring his knee against Anderlecht. Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes a reduced focus on the rivalry between himself and Pep Guardiola is the "correct" approach ahead of Thursday's derby at Manchester City.

by | April 26, 2017 | 05:16

However, the likelihood of him being available with the eighth pick is slim. Unless you believe Tom Brady is retiring after the 2017 season, Jimmy Garoppolo is expendable. Fournette rushed for over 1000 yards as a first-year student at Louisiana State and turned in an even better sophomore performance. No, the Bears probably don't pick him.

by | April 26, 2017 | 05:16

The Belgium worldwide came off the bench to inspire the Blues to a 4-2 win over London rivals Spurs at Wembley on Saturday as Premier League leaders Chelsea stayed on course for a domestic double. " After three years you can see how the team is improving every year and all our decisions so far are good ". Chelsea coach Antonio Conte is unhappy that his side have not been given more time to prepare for Tuesday's game at Stamford Bridge.

by | April 26, 2017 | 04:56

Conte said he was proud of Kante's achievement, but believes that the 26-year-old can still expand his game. "Off the pitch I don't like to talk a lot, in England I think the captain has to talk and make people ready for the games". Hazard's own team-first attitude fits perfectly in this instance, probably better in fact than it did during the Mourinho years when Hazard even complained about having to do it all by himself before Mourinho called him mentally incapable of sacrificing himself ...

by | April 26, 2017 | 04:48

The rebuilding Bucks have more talent now, and they have the luxury of bringing Maker along at a slower pace. There are three games tonight as the National Basketball Association playoffs continue. But as his second trip to the playoffs looms, he boasts a freakish level of skill as well, as Raptors coach Dwane Casey knows all too well. After getting thoroughly pushed around underneath in Game 1, the Celtics grabbed the first four rebounds of the night while scoring the game's first ...

by | April 26, 2017 | 04:44

However, Southampton manager Claude Puel has this morning in his pre-Chelsea press conference suggested that Saints midfielder Oriol Romeu isn't far behind Kante, stating that he "brings the same qualities" as the Blues man. "It means the world to be chosen and it's been two lovely seasons, one with Leicester, and we are in good form with Chelsea ". They will be hoping their star names can fire them to the Premier League title this campaign as they try to overturn the four-point deficit ...

by | April 26, 2017 | 04:39

But after a 4-3 come-from-behind overtime win in Game 3 on Monday, the Maple Leafs have a 2-1 series lead. We only have so many veterans so they can only go in so many spots. I thought we had a real good kill and it was pretty evident - it's not hard for the guys to figure out we're not playing right. I think this is as close as we're going to get to a celebration from Lou Lamoriello.