Despite Thompson's strong showing, it was third-year Suns guard Devin Booker who won the contest with a record-setting score of 28 points. The Phoenix Suns shooting guard Devin Booker won the Three-Point Contest of 2018 NBA All-Star Saturday night at Staples Center.
On his final run, he was technically strong on the rails. After two scores below 70 in his first two runs, Goepper delivered when it counted with 93.60 on his final run. Braaten won with a first-run score of 95.00 while Nick Goepper took silver and Alex Beaulieu-Marchand bronze , 1.4 points ahead of Woods. He was landing a left triple cork 1440 off the angled kicker and a switch triple cork 1440 off the final jump.
Kristoffersen, 23, added silver to the giant slalom bronze medal he won at Sochi 2014, having amassed seven second-placed finishes in World Cup races this season, with Hirscher the victor in five of those. "And now, I think it pays off". Only 75 skiers finished both runs. Defending Olympic champion Ted Ligety had a shocker. The Norwegian team of Didrik Toenseth, Martin Johnsrud Sundby, Simen Hegstad Krueger and Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo won the cross-country relay in 1 hour, 33 ...
Rated 43 in the World Cup standings in the skiing event, she was thought to have a much better chance of gold in the snowboarding events, which she will also contest in Pyeongchang . She didn't even own the skis on which she raced - her equipment borrowed from giant slalom gold medallist Mikaela Shiffrin . It was Vonn's first Olympic ski since the Vancouver games in 2010 .
England though kept taking wickets at regular intervals and once Martin Guptill (62) departed, Mark Chapman (37 not out) fought hard but could only get his side over the qualification target of 175 as Chris Jordan and Tom Curran held their nerve towards the end to seal a close win.
Both Christie and Canada's Valerie Maltais were penalised for their roles in the rather spectacular crash by race officials, ending any medal hopes in the process. But the Scot has overcome the setback quicker than she expected, ahead of her return to the ice for the 1500m on Saturday and 1000m next week, following the messages on social media from former track and field gold-medallists Ennis-Hill and Holmes.
Paul Cook's Wigan, who are flying high in their division, have already knocked out two top-flight sides this season in Bournemouth and West Ham. While Arsenal have looked incapable for quite a number of years at competing for the Premier League , Arsene Wenger's team have still remained competitive in domestic cup competitions, winning three of the last four FA Cup finals including last year against a much-fancied Chelsea team.
Maybe another goal or two in the second half, lads? Like Guardiola , Jose Mourinho has won the Champions League twice and his Manchester United team face Sevilla in other tie featuring a Premier League team next week. Roberto Mancini thinks that Manchester City could go all the way and win the Champions League this season. Throw in his top-class performance in the 2-0 win over Manchester United - during which he did not score though - and you have more than enough evidence ...
Virat Kohli along with Joe Root, Kane Williamson and Steven Smith are considered to be the four top batsmen in world cricket but Shastri feels that the Indian skipper is in a league of his own. Virat Kohli became the first batsman in the world to score 500 runs in any bilateral ODI series. When asked India being the favourites to win the next World Cup, Sachin said the Indian team has done well in the last few years and the preparation for World Cup 2019 started quite some time ...
Sheffield Wednesday and Swansea City will meet again for the chance to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals after an insipid 5th round tie at Hillsborough ended goalless on Saturday. Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes has said Renato Sanches, on loan at Swansea City , is back in Munich for treatment on a hamstring injury. Following a number of Cruyff turns, the striker found space on the right edge of the box to shoot but his low effort was straight at Nordfeldt and the Swans keeper claimed ...
When this 22-year-old boarder crossed the finish line Saturday with the best time in the super-G, she did a double-take at her name atop the leader board and thought: "This must be some mistake". "But unfortunately I'm only good at ski racing... and she still beat me". In other Winter Olympic sports where events are defined by their lengths, such as cross-country skiing and biathlon, the women's races are also nearly always significantly shorter.
In a run going back to last season, FC Barcelona are now 31 games unbeaten in Spain's top flight - a streak to match the club-best run established by Pep Guardiola's domestic and European champions in 2010-11. "It is true that we have another match on Tuesday, but for me, the important thing was today (Saturday)". The game-winner was scored by Luis Suarez - his 17th in 21 league matches - in the 16th minute after the Uruguayan striker was played through by an inch-perfect ball from ...
Brighton boss Chris Hughton says they're happy to be in the FA Cup quarterfinals. The Dutchman had not played first-team football for more than two months but he opened the scoring against the League Two Sky Blues, before headers from Connor Goldson and Leonardo Ulloa sealed the Seagulls' spot in the quarter-finals of the competition for the first time in 32 years.
Madrid are 17 points behind league leaders FC Barcelona , although they have played a game less and have that game to play against Leganes this coming Tuesday. But it should not be like this, we should not focus on the scoreboard, but we have to analyse the content proposed by both teams. On that note, we take a look at the reasons why Madrid could go trophyless this season.
It reportedly begins with the African woman asking a Chinese man to pretend to be her husband when they see her mother, while a black woman playing her daughter says she intends to study in China but fears her mother will not allow it. But while it seems like China's soft-power project is still a work in progress, every country has its faux pas - as long as there are clueless people.
Martin Guptill's 105 from 54 balls helped the hosts post a formidable 243/6, New Zealand's highest T20 worldwide score. 2188 - Martin Guptill became the leading run-scorer in T20 global cricket, surpassing former New Zealand captain and team-mate, Brendon McCullum, who had been top of the pile with 2140 runs.
Rippon finished his last Olympic routine Friday night, notching 10th place in the men's Olympic free skate event. WATCH: Adam Rippon on his Olympic debut: 'Can I just have a Xanax?' But, Rippon is an openly gay athlete, and that's a big deal here at the Games and with kids in the US inspired by his openness.
John-Henry Krueger of the US took silver while Seo Yira of South Korea collected bronze. "This was a strong race, everyone wants to win the race. That was the key to the race", explained Girard. It's seemed like ages since Mikaela Shiffrin won the gold medal in the Giant Slalom at the PyeongChang Games. He just keeps on navigating his way through the first of what should be many Games short track tournaments for the 21-year-old.
Ryan Blaney is third on the grid after winning Duel 1, though it's Duel 2 victor Chase Elliott who has caught the eye of two-time Daytona 500 champion Dale Earnhardt Jr . "As I entered the tri-oval, it finally went flat and hooked me around and into to Aric, unfortunately". And Thursday night may be a good example of what to expect this season when the stars align.
At the finish line, Madrazo received a warm reception from the fans and fellow late-finishers, including infamous shirtless Tongan Pita Taufatofua . The elite of cross-country skiing was well-represented in the field, but there were plenty of racers from nations not normally associated with winter sports, including Brazil, Mexico and Ireland, and Taufatofua was happy to be in their company.