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by | April 20, 2017 | 17:24

Win percentage for road teams so far in the 2017 playoffs, with the visitors picking up 11 of 20 possible wins through the first 2-3 games. "We know we're going to be up against a desperate hockey club", Carlyle said. Game 3 is Monday in Calgary . At one point, they up 4-1. Nate Thompson scored the Ducks 3rd goal of the night with an apparent high stick. Elliott turned away 22 of 27 shots in the loss.

by | April 20, 2017 | 17:24

And he called for an expected near 100,000 crowd to play their part as they did against PSG . We are free from pressure. As another good omen for Barca, they also beat Juventus on route to the final that year. "I think Juventus have only conceded two or three goals this Champions League". We thank them for their support and we battled until the end. He said fans shouldn't leave in the 80th minute because they could miss another historic comeback.

by | April 20, 2017 | 17:13

But age, not motherhood, appears Williams' biggest obstacle in her quest for sporting immortality. She ranks behind only Margaret Court's 24 on the career list. She has bestrode tennis like a colossus and now it looks like she may have won the Australian Open, while in the early stages of pregnancy. The professional women's tour, the Women's Tennis Association, initially congratulated Williams on Twitter before deleting its post.

by | April 20, 2017 | 16:51

WIZARDS 114, HAWKS 107: In Washington , John Wall scored a playoff career-high 32 points and Markieff Morris added 21 in his National Basketball Association playoff debut to lead Washington in Game 1 . Even Westbrook needs help, and Oladipo has to be much better in Game 2 . When prodded about what makes Westbrook so good, Harden provided some praise for the fellow point guard.

by | April 20, 2017 | 16:49

Madrid also has a match in hand. "The important thing is to go through, not who plays". "We've given every last touch in a tough match". "The truth is I have not played much in the Champions League but I will take that as the team is close to the semifinals".

by | April 20, 2017 | 16:45

But the former might be the most capable of completely taking over games. However, since the Warriors are "only" 67-15 this year after going 73-9 last season, and since Curry is averaging almost five fewer points than he was in 2015-16 while making 78 fewer three-pointers, he's not generating much MVP buzz.

by | April 20, 2017 | 16:35

Reports in this morning's papers suggest that Keane is interested in returning to Manchester United , having left Old Trafford for Burnley in 2015 after a series of loan spells. Increased interest in Keane, who has also attracted the likes of Everton, could spark a bidding war and, if a hard-to-refuse fee is offered to the club, the defender is likely to move for three or four times the record sum received from tribunal for striker Danny Ings.

by | April 20, 2017 | 16:24

Sam Warburton will skipper the squad once more, becoming only the second man after Martin Johnson to lead the Lions on two tours, while there is room for just two Scots in the form of Tommy Seymour and Stuart Hogg . Hartley was not the only notable England omission, with in-form lock Joe Launchbury also missing out. "I understand about Joe and the disappointment that's obviously going to be there but it was a tough call for us".

by | April 20, 2017 | 16:20

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 ". If Williams is indeed 20 weeks pregnant, that would mean she was approximately two months pregnant when she captured her record 23rd Grand Slam tournament singles title at the Australian Open in January.

by | April 20, 2017 | 16:11

Mercedes chief Toto Wolff had initially suggested no decision would be taken over a number one driver, but has now hinted Hamilton could be preferred. "I tried to control the gap - he was very fast when he came out, I expected him to be quicker but not that quick", added Vettel. Sainz was emerging from a pit stop and his Toro Rosso auto hit Stroll's Williams vehicle from the side on Lap 13, forcing both out of the race.

by | April 20, 2017 | 16:05

Spicer smiled as he looked over his right shoulder and said, "I think I got this, but thank you". The Hill newspaper's Jordan Fabian snapped a photo of the interaction. The team has not officially commented on this development. Meanwhile, several players - according to the NY Times - have mentioned Trump's politics as the reason they won't be attending the ceremony.

by | April 20, 2017 | 16:04

This was Rose's 16th marathon and the fourth time she has completed the Boston Marathon specifically. "I'm exhilarated", she told ABC News after finishing the 26.2-mile race on Monday. Jimmy Golen has covered the Boston Marathon for The Associated Press since 1995. Rupp and Hasay are Oregon Project teammates under coach and 1982 Boston champion Alberto Salazar (who also coaches Osako), and it was Salazar whom Rupp credited with pushing his runners "mentally harder than any other ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 16:04

Spicer - an avid Patriots fan - responded "I think I got this". The president accepted gifts from Kraft and Belichick during the ceremony, a personalized No. Defensive back Devin McCourty said he wouldn't attend because he doesn't feel welcome at the White House. That compares to 36 Patriots players who went to the White House in 2004 and the 27 who attended in 2005.

by | April 20, 2017 | 15:57

He got lucky a little while later though, his innocent shot bouncing off a pair of Leafs defencemen before sliding through the pads of McElhinney for the 3-2 lead. They're skilled. They really push the pace and they can do it consistently all game. "We will talk about that after tonight, after we know what is going on".

by | April 20, 2017 | 15:46

A Morgan Rielly shot made its way through Holtby, and as the puck inched toward the goal line, Wilson dived and swept it from harm's way. Whether that was indeed the case on Wednesday night, his team simply looked nothing like the speedy, skilled group which swiped two of the first three games.

by | April 20, 2017 | 15:40

But the story wasn't the hits the Mariners gave up. Nick Vincent, Evan Marshall Marc Rzepczynski closed out the victory. Chen (2-0) did the heavy lifting, silencing the Mariners for seven innings. Hernandez's control has been impeccable early this season, as he has yet to issue a walk while striking out 15 in 18 1/3 innings. J.T. Realmuto followed with a ground single through the right side that moved Gordon to third, and Gordon scored on Christian Yelich's high chop infield single.

by | April 20, 2017 | 15:34

Officials said Hernandez used a bed sheet to hang himself in his jail cell. "Mr. Hernandez hanged himself utilizing a bedsheet that he attached to his cell window", read the statement. At the White House event in the afternoon, Republican President Donald Trump congratulated the Super Bowl champions but made no mention of Hernandez.

by | April 20, 2017 | 15:29

The Jazz ended up hanging tough, grinding out possession by possession, ending with playoff heroics from one of the most prolific one-on-one scorers of his generation, 16-year veteran "Iso" Joe Johnson . Even if Paul had missed the game-tying shot with 13 seconds left, they still would have had plenty of time to foul and get a few more chances to force overtime.

by | April 20, 2017 | 15:28

Alonso will race a McLaren-entered vehicle powered by the team's Formula One engine supplier Honda and run by the team's former driver and IndyCar champion Michael Andretti in the race in May. Alonso, who has 32 grand prix victories, didn't earn a point in the first two races of the 2017 season - in Australia and China - and McLaren is struggling to be competitive, just like last season.

by | April 20, 2017 | 15:22

Hearn has now had his chance to respond to O'Sullivan's comments and denies having any involvement in the letter O'Sullivan received. Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan hits out at World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn, accusing the governing body of bullying tactics.

by | April 20, 2017 | 15:22

They also become just the second No. 8 seed all-time to go up 2-0 on a No. 1 seed. For the second straight year the Celtics were embarrassed in a Game 2 of the first round of the National Basketball Association playoffs as they fell to Chicago 111-97.

by | April 20, 2017 | 15:19

Sky Sports reported yesterday on their transfer blog that Everton are one of a number of leading clubs who have offered the 23-year-old a contract. The 23-year-old Bosnia global is due to fall out of contract with the German Bundesliga outfit at the end of the season and there has been strong speculation that he will be moving to the Premier League.

by | April 20, 2017 | 15:17

We were living in fear all night of what they might achieve. Noting Leicester were competing in the Champions League for the first time in the club's history, Vardy conceded his side were rank outsiders in the competition but still managed to outlast all of England's other representatives Arsenal, Tottenham and Manchester City.

by | April 20, 2017 | 15:11

Cleveland's more predictable offense made defense easier for the Pacers, who got stops more consistently than they did all game. Game 3 of the first-round best-of-7 series shifts to IN on Thursday night (Friday AM IN Manila). Now up 2-0, the defending champions have established a commanding lead over their first round opponents, or have they? Love's 10-0 spurt included two free throws, a layup, two free throws, a tip in and two free throws to take the Cavs' lead to 89-70 with 2:02 left ...

by | April 20, 2017 | 15:09

The Red Sox are coming off a great series against a tough Pittsburgh Pirates team. After a 36-minute rain delay, that is. "It changes the whole outlook of our team, to have the (No.) 1, 2 or 3 guy - he could be any of those guys - in the rotation healthy and throwing the ball well", second baseman Ian Kinsler said.

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:56

Mbappe scored twice in the first leg, either side of a Bender own goal , to leave Monaco in pole position to reach the semi-finals for the first time in 13 years. MARC BARTRA has joined his team-mates ahead of the clash against Monaco just over a week after being the victim of a bomb attack. Three minutes later, though, Monaco dealt a telling blow to Dortmund's chances of a revival.

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:51

He gave up three runs on five consecutive hard-hit balls (four fell for hits) before recovering to get out of the inning. When Kiermaier missed Nick Castellanos' sinking line drive to left-centerfield in the top of the sixth inning, three runs scored.

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:46

Second place-getter Hamilton was given a costly five-second penalty for slowing Red Bull driver Ricciardo, who crossed the finish line in fifth, during a pitstop. Sainz was emerging from a pit stop and his Toro Rosso auto hit Stroll's Williams vehicle from the side on Lap 13, forcing both out of the race. The safety vehicle prompted many cars to pit including the two Mercedes who chose to stack their drivers.

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:45

The 24-year-old's future is uncertain despite a match winning performance against Sporting Gijon which saw him net a stunning solo effort as well as the vital late victor, as Madrid snuck over the line with a 3-2 win. Just when it looked like the La Liga leaders had run out of time to conjure a victor, Isco drilled a low shot into the bottom left corner from the edge of the penalty area.

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:45

Anthony Knockaert is one of four Brighton & Hove Albion players in the Championship team of the year. The likes of Kevin De Bruyne, David Silva, Sergio Aguero, Leroy Sane, Jermain Defoe, Thibaut Courtois, Tom Heaton, Victor Wanyama, Mousa Dembele, Adam Lallana and Antonio Valencia have all had impressive seasons.

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:44

Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook became the first player in 55 years and only the second in National Basketball Association history to average a triple-double for an entire season. James Harden said it will be different this time . Harden averaged 20.5 points, 12.3 assists and 7.3 rebounds while shooting 34.3 percent, but won three of the four games.

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:43

It's not clear if the Blazers could have centre Jusuf Nurkic back by then from a broken leg that saw him miss the last seven games of the regular season as well as Sunday's game. superstar B. Rather, it's James Harden vs. the Oklahoma City Thunder frontcourt. By the NBA's count, the Blazers had 46 open shots in Game 1 and made only 19 of them.

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:39

Hernandez was found not guilty in that trial, but was forced to return to his cell at Shirley Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, Massachusetts where he was serving a life sentence for the previous conviction, which he was appealing.

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:39

Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Saurez all had chances that they squandered, so there is no doubt Juventus benefited from good fortune. Lionel Messi missed a string of opportunities as just one of their shots registered on target, leading to a comfortable night for Gianluigi Buffon in the Juve goal .

by | April 20, 2017 | 14:37

First off, he was stellar on the mound, holding what has been a very good Diamondbacks offense to one run on three hits in eight innings. "We're going to try to get this thing cleared up and we'll get him back on the field as soon as we can", Bochy said.