The winners of QF 1 and QF 2 would meet in the semi-finals as would the winners of QF 3 and QF 4. "The first reaction is one of excitement that we know which pool we'll be in", Townsend said. Ireland have met Japan twice before in the Rugby World Cup, beating in Dublin in 1991 and South Africa in 1995, but the Irish will be wary of a developing nation that memorably beat South Africa in the last World Cup.
The German FA ( DFB ) announced on Friday that Bibiana Steinhaus is set to become the Bundesliga's first ever female referee starting next season. Steinhaus coolly brushed him off, while German media heavily criticized the Spaniard, who now manages Manchester City. Steinhaus also confronted sexism the year prior while she was assisting during a Bundesliga bout between Bayern Munich and Borussia Mönchengladbach.
I don't really understand it. "They got it right, I guess, if you're looking at it", Durant said. Curry and Durant were named to the Second Team . "Especially nowadays with - who votes on that?" "A lot of pressure, so it's hard to come up with those teams". "Obviously, I feel like I should be a first-team player, but it is what it is".
POPOVICH: I think we've maybe felt it too much, Kawhi being gone, in the sense that I don't think they believed. We feel like we like our chances against anybody, no matter what is on the court. "I've definitely been in that situation before. We hated to lose him". Aldridge then joked to the media that Duncan now talks too much, much more than when the two were teammates.
Game 2 of the Celtics-Cavaliers series will be played today, still at the TD Garden. But the latter is sure the two could work together. That includes Marcus Smart and Isaiah Thomas , and anything else they needed to get where he wanted to go.
Earlier today, Kane smashed four times as Tottenham once again produced a spectacular performance to sweep aside title holder Leicester City 6-1 in their penultimate League clash at the King Power Stadium. But there is still one game to go and I'm sure he's determined to score a hat-trick on Sunday. "I don't know, you'll have to ask the owners about that", he said.
Equally as important, Ferrari showed that the upgrades brought by both title contenders to Spain canceled one another out. The Finn, who claimed victory in Russian Federation, said he had no inkling of the power unit problem despite knowing that it was an old engine that had been re-fitted to his auto on Saturday.
Chelsea are going to win the league. We didn't play with the same...not intensity, but how we always play. "If you want to be a champion you have to win. Speaking on Sky Sports on Friday night, Pardew said: " Tottenham have played the best football but Chelsea have been the best team". The match against West Ham was a key moment.
Tommy Milone (1-1) gave up six hits and five runs in 5 2/3 innings. The D-backs finished the homestand 6-3, and at 24-18, they are a season-best six games over.500. Neither starter figured in the decision. Leading off the bottom of the 11th inning, Chris Herrmann crushed a home run to left-center field, the ball landing on the concourse, to deliver the D-backs a 5-4 win over the New York Mets in front of an announced crowd of 19.842 on Wednesday at Chase Field.
Almirola will be replaced by NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Regan Smith during Saturday's Monster Energy Open at Charlotte, though RPM hasn't yet announced a long-term substitute. The standard healing time for the injury is eight to 12 weeks. Looking back on the crash, he feels there is nothing he could have done differently. "This fracture is at a higher level than the injuries that Denny sustained or that Tony sustained".
Given that neither Burnley nor West Ham have nothing much to play for, Sunday's game could prove to be a low-key affairs. They have lost their last three concluding games, all coming on the road. Bilic has told reporters that West Ham want to keep Adrian at the club and that they have chose to renew terms with the veteran goalkeeper. Despite playing his last Premier League game on January 2nd, Dimitri Payet will end the season as West Ham's most creative player in the competition ...
But the Portugal worldwide, who has been a key figure in Monaco's Ligue 1 title success this season, is also reportedly one of Jose Mourinho's top targets at United. "Hard work pays off". According to The Metro , Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal and Real Madrid have all indicated a strong interest in signing Monaco's wonderkid but, surprisingly, reports from Spain indicate that Liverpool has submitted a bid before all of the aforementioned.
Congratulations to all parties involved. Mayweather is now in London with protege Gervonta Davis, who makes his first defense of his International Boxing Federation (IBF) super featherweight title against Liam Walsh in the British capital on Saturday.
Chelsea have secured the Premier League title with a late victor over West Bromwich Albion. You look at two North London clubs who are using the formation, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal F.C. The double could follow if Chelsea can beat Arsenal in the FA Cup final on May 27. With the final whistle at The Hawthornswere looking for the reasons Chelsea had managed to turn the horror of a 10th-place finish previous year into a championship-winning season.
Four of the 10 draft picks are under contract: fourth-round cornerback Howard Wilson , fifth-round left tackle Rod Johnson, seventh-round running back Matthew Dayes and Gonzalez. Heading into free agency, McCourtey was ranked as the 12th-best cornerback on the market, according to walterfootball.com . Keep in mind, the corner was a three-time team captain during his time with the Titans.
The England global is in line to collect his second Golden Boot in a row and is only the fifth player since the Premier League began to score 25 or more goals in successive seasons, following in the footsteps of Robbie Fowler, Thierry Henry, Alan Shearer and Robin van Persie.
To make room on the 90-man offseason roster, the Buccaneers have waived quarterback Sean Renfree . But past year, he went back to his old habit of forcing plays, and he became a turnover machine. The problem is that Fitzpatrick carried with him a similar trade to Winston. That wasn't an area in which Glennon shined. Of course, many will continue to wonder why Fitzpatrick would get a job prior to Colin Kaepernick , who remains unsigned despite possible interest from the Seattle Seahawks.
The French duo are subject to interest from Crystal Palace according to an exclusive in The Sun , with Sam Allardyce having them on a list of summer targets. Reacting, Allardyce said he will field his "fittest" players. Christian Benteke has scored in his last two Premier League trips to Old Trafford, but both have ended in 1-3 defeats for his side.
Much as ancient Scottish clans used bagpipes to frighten and intimidate their enemies, Ottawa fans back home - well, one particular teenaged fan, at least - had the same idea Saturday night on Sens Mile. One shot every 52-seconds against a team that is down a skater is not good. In Game 1, the Senators took five minor penalties, including four in the first period.
In one of the two games of the day, Arsenal beat Sunderland 2-0. Wenger, however, chose to play him and the former Barcelona star netted a brace to keep alive Arsenal's slim hopes of finishing in the top four. Pablo Zabaleta is thrown into the air after his last match for Manchester City. Arsenal initially struggled to find a way past Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, but two goals from Alexis Sanchez after the break eventually kept their top-four hopes alive.