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Author: 0 Kane: I use Ronaldo and Messi as motivation

Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane says he is motivated by a desire to emulate Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi . Fittingly it was a so-called "perfect hat trick" — right foot, left foot and header. "Five goals in two games is fantastic and hopefully he will carry on in the same way for him and the team". Speaking on Radio 5 Live , he added: "Looking at Spurs this season, I might be proved wrong but probably their best chance to win the title was two years ago".

Sports England to include Dele Alli in next squad despite Federation Internationale de Football Association ban threat
Author: 0 England to include Dele Alli in next squad despite Federation Internationale de Football Association ban threat

Dele Alli was selected in England's squad for its final two World Cup qualifiers while he awaits a ruling by FIFA's disciplinary body regarding an obscene gesture the midfielder made during a recent global game. Sky Sports News understands Alli will be selected for the squad regardless of whether he is banned from playing in one or both of the matches, in order to keep him part of the squad.

Sports Mom, daughter killed crossing Toronto street mid-block
Author: 0 Mom, daughter killed crossing Toronto street mid-block

Police at the scene said a family of four was crossing the street after eating dinner at a nearby restaurant. The father and mother chose to carry their children across the street from the west side of Warden Avenue to the east side. Police have described the outstanding vehicle as a 2006 to 2011 dark-coloured, four-door Honda Civic. Stibbe urged the driver and any passengers who were inside the vehicle to come forward.

Author: 0 Man Utd not good enough to progress far in CL - Ferdinand

Jose Mourinho men face CSKA Moscow in Russian Federation on Wednesday knowing a victory will edge them a step closer towards the knockout stages. Keane offered up a glowing endorsement of in-form striker Lukaku, who scored his ninth and tenth goals of his United career in just his eighth game for the club in Moscow.

Sports South Africa off to steady start in first innings against Bangladesh
Author: 0 South Africa off to steady start in first innings against Bangladesh

South Africa's Test stars were playing domestic first-class cricket at the insistence of new head coach, former West Indies player Ottis Gibson, some for the first time in several seasons. India are now leading 3-0 in the five-match ODI series against Australia with two matches yet to be played. "I don't want to get into any thinking that Bangladesh is an easy series", he added.

Author: 0 The five most memorable Malaysian Grands Prix

I think it's part of racing. Lewis Hamilton says he is "loving" his world championship battle with Sebastian Vettel so much that he has banished any thoughts of retirement as he heads into Sunday's last-ever Malaysian Grand Prix . Brawn's Jenson Button was deemed the victor with Nick Heidfeld's Sauber second and Timo Glock's Toyota third after the race was red-flagged and then abandoned after just 31 laps of 56 when a ferocious thunderstorm flooded the Sepang circuit.

Sports McIlroy persuaded to play
Author: 0 McIlroy persuaded to play "over glasses of wine" - Westwood

The 43-year-old was ninth in the Czech Masters and third in the KLM Open a fortnight ago and said: "I feel like maybe a win is just around the corner. "Rory is one of the few players in the world that I would turn out at a golf tournament to watch, the people that you love watching and getting up close ".

Sports 'Boycott The NFL' Launches Veteran's Day Protest Over Players Kneeling During Anthem
Author: 0 'Boycott The NFL' Launches Veteran's Day Protest Over Players Kneeling During Anthem

The kneeling controversy started past year, when San Fransisco 49er Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem to protest police violence and injustice against African-Americans. Standing beside Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy at a White House news conference, Trump said of the protests at nationally televised football matches: "I was ashamed of what was taking place".

Sports Viacom18 Motion Pictures to produce biopic on Mithali Raj
Author: 0 Viacom18 Motion Pictures to produce biopic on Mithali Raj

The rights of her film have been acquired by Viacom18 Motion Pictures, the studio that backed some great sports biopics as well as women oriented films like " Mary Kom ", " Bhaag Milkha Bhaag " and 'Queen '. Now the Indian Cricket Team under the captaincy of Mithali Raj has achieved the same dignity and has come at par with their male counterparts. If ongoing buzz in media and film Industry is to be believed, gorgeous diva Samantha Ruth Prabhu has been approached for the biopic of Indian ...

Sports Cubs win Central in St. Louis
Author: 0 Cubs win Central in St. Louis

As the Cardinals celebrated in their clubhouse, Chicago infielder Donnie Murphy sat at his locker, expressing the hope that one day the Cubs could experience that feeling. Louis pitchers. Former Cub Dexter Fowler came to the plate with the bases loaded as the tying run in the eighth, but Carl Edwards Jr. got him to fly weakly to right field, ending the Cardinals' threat.

Sports Minnesota Twins Looking to Make History as Magic Number Down to One
Author: 0 Minnesota Twins Looking to Make History as Magic Number Down to One

Even though the Twins are uncertain if Sano will be back for the postseason, they have been able to keep up their stellar play for six weeks without him to keep their championship hopes alive. "Today was one of those days it didn't happen", Mejia said through a translator. We knew what we had in here. Everybody stepped up. Whatever it took to get it done, I'm glad it's happened.

Sports Bayern could sack Ancelotti
Author: 0 Bayern could sack Ancelotti

SportBild reported on Thursday morning that a meeting will be held later in the day once the travelling party arrives back in Munich. Bild allege that, should Ancelotti be dismissed on Wedesnday, then assistant Willy Sagnol could be taking over first team duties on an interim basis.

Sports Trump on anthem uproar: 'There's been no distraction'
Author: 0 Trump on anthem uproar: 'There's been no distraction'

More than 200 NFL players kneeled, sat or prayed during the national anthem on Sunday after Mr Trump said any player who does not stand for the national anthem should be fired. Should Cal football players, and all Cal athletes, follow the lead of professional teams - almost every member of the Oakland Raiders took a knee during the anthem Sunday - they would not be acting without precedent.

Author: 0 Tottenham boss Poch dismisses Kane, Ronaldo comparison

He wants to be the best player in the world, he wants to win the Ballon d'Or and he is relaxed about telling people. He knows it because, as he admits, he can not avoid things on Twitter. Danny Rose, Victor Wanyama and Erik Lamela are also out. Ronaldo, meanwhile, returned to goalscoring ways as he hit a double in Real Madrid's 3-1 win away to Borussia Dortmund .

Author: 0 Dwyane Wade joining LeBron, Rose on Cavs

National Basketball Association all-star LeBron James said President Trump "doesn't care" about race issues in the United States and isn't bringing people together. "Cleveland believes in my talents and what I can bring to a championship contender both as a player and leader". "It's just a brotherhood that we have".

Sports Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea Preview, Team News, Line-ups, Betting Tips & Prediction
Author: 0 Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea Preview, Team News, Line-ups, Betting Tips & Prediction

But we want to be ready and we want to face this game. Chelsea are confident Eden Hazard will sign a new contract which will make him the highest paid player in English football . It was a terrific return to Madrid for Morata, who joined Chelsea from Real in the summer transfer window. Morata, who was loudly jeered by the Atletico fans, had debuted with Chelsea with six goals in the first six Premier League games.

Sports Bengaluru ODI: Ruthless India aim for record winning streak
Author: 0 Bengaluru ODI: Ruthless India aim for record winning streak

India are poised to name an unchanged XI as they target a 10th straight ODI win for the first time and keep alive their hopes of a series whitewash ahead of the final ODI in Nagpur on Sunday. The Aussie middle order looks a little weak and hasn't fired in the series. Both, though, clicked in the third ODI. Talking about the present series and the fact that the Australians are down and out for the count, The New South Welshman put up a courageous front.

Sports Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United are nearly there'
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United are nearly there'

The 32-year-old has become a squad player with the Red Devils over the last few seasons, having made the majority of his appearances from the bench. It marks a stark contrast to Mkhitaryan's fortunes at the start of last season following his move from Borussia Dortmund, with manager Jose Mourinho dropping him from the side for several weeks after a poor display in the Manchester derby defeat at Old Trafford in October.

Sports National Football League must change or its 'business is going to go to hell'
Author: 0 National Football League must change or its 'business is going to go to hell'

Using a vulgarity to refer to players choosing to kneel for the anthem as a form of protest was out of line. She supports players taking a knee to highlight what she calls unfair treatment of minorities by law enforcement. "We would hope that people would not put themselves in a position where somebody would have to interpret whether or not they are for just representation or whether they are against police brutality, so on and so forth", Fisher says.

Sports Russell makes food run, Cubs beat Cards to near clinch
Author: 0 Russell makes food run, Cubs beat Cards to near clinch

Milwaukee's 7-6 win over Cincinnati locked Chicago's magic number at one for a second straight night. NEW YORK - Luis Severino pitched six effective innings, and New York blasted three homers in the sixth inning to defeat Tampa Bay. Kris Bryant hit a homer and added two singles for Chicago. NY scored four unearned runs in the seventh, when Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman's two-out error opened the door for Dominic Smith to hit a three-run, pinch-hit homer and for Jose Reyes to lace ...

Sports Batshuayi strikes late to give Chelsea win at Atletico
Author: 0 Batshuayi strikes late to give Chelsea win at Atletico

However, Chelsea always looked a threat and Alvaro Morata headed his seventh goal of his Blues career before Batshuayi sent the travelling faithful wild with his late victor. Premier League defences beware. "Before taking this decision someone must analyse very well this situation". Batshuayi replaced Morata with seven minutes remaining and inflicted a first home defeat on Atletico since September 2015 by turning in a Marcos Alonso cutback from close range deep into stoppage-time.

Sports The US denies 'declaring war' on North Korea following Donald Trump tweet
Author: 0 The US denies 'declaring war' on North Korea following Donald Trump tweet

North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho, who was in NY early this week, had accused Trump of declaring war against his country. "But the things that he's said over the last year - and if you look back to things that he's said to past administrations - North Korea is a situation that should have been handled 25 years ago, 20 years ago, 15 years ago, 10 years ago, and five years ago, and it could have been handled much more easily", he said.

Sports Antonio Conte inspires Chelsea to one of their finest European wins
Author: 0 Antonio Conte inspires Chelsea to one of their finest European wins

However, Alvaro Morata continued his fine start to the season when he headed home Hazard's cross in the 59th minute to equalise for Antonio Conte's men. "A draw was good for us, they had patience in the last play to move the ball very well and end the game very well for them". When asked who he would take though, Lampard chose Spurs' hitman over Chelsea's in-form summer signing.

Sports Man United focused on winning Champions League — Henrikh Mkhitaryan
Author: 0 Man United focused on winning Champions League — Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Mourinho was a vocal critic last season of the scheduling of United's Europa League and Premier League games and felt little consideration was given to the demands on players. The United boss admonished his side after the 3-0 win over Basel earlier this month in their opening Champions League match, claiming they stopped being professional having gone 2-0 up early in the second half.

Sports Joel Ward considers becoming 1st NHL player to kneel during national anthem
Author: 0 Joel Ward considers becoming 1st NHL player to kneel during national anthem

I definitely think it's a big point to make people aware of and to let people know that these are the things that we go through. In 2012, Joel Ward , now of the San Jose Sharks but then with the Washington Capitals , sent the defending Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins home from the playoffs with an OT goal in Game 7.

Sports Former Broncos Coach Robert 'Red' Miller Dies at 89
Author: 0 Former Broncos Coach Robert 'Red' Miller Dies at 89

The Broncos, led by the "Orange Crush" defense, went 12-2 during the 1977 regular season and beat the Pittsburgh Steelers and Oakland Raiders to advance to the franchise's first Super Bowl. Denver has been to eight Super Bowls and won three. The team's theme song that year: "Make Those Miracles Happen", recorded by running back Jon Keyworth.

Sports Champions League: CSKA Moscow vs Manchester United
Author: 0 Champions League: CSKA Moscow vs Manchester United

And Lukaku's team-mate Chris Smalling dubbed the win over CSKA Moscow a big step towards qualification for the last 16 of the Champions League . Hopefully that's us going to kick on now. Mourinho will also have to do without Paul Pogba and Michael Carrick , and the Portuguese manager suggested Craig Pawson, who refereed the match at Southampton , would have sent Long off had he had a better view of the incident.

Sports Man United's Eric Bailly ready for 'dream' Champions League debut
Author: 0 Man United's Eric Bailly ready for 'dream' Champions League debut

Giggs won the EPL title 13 times and Champions League title twice with Manchester United in his career span of 24 years. CSKA however didn't lose patience and kept the momentum going despite conceding 3 goals inside the 1st half. "I watch a lot of CSKA games in the Russian league and they have a lot of experience in their team". Boss Antonio Conte: "Our performance was very good so I am very pleased for my players".

Author: 0 Cowboys, Cardinals stand, lock arms for anthem

The NFL's weekend of solidarity symbolism during the national anthem carried over to the Monday night game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. The Arizona Cardinals stood, arms linked in the south end zone. Donald Trump is having a lot of trouble handling the ongoing peaceful protests in the National Football League right now.

Author: 0 Harry Kane trains sights on Real Madrid after first Champions League treble

We are not surprised about Harry, we know his talent, his skills, his aptitude to score goals and important goals. "I use it", he told United Kingdom newspapers. It is too early to ask that question.as it is to ask if Kane will ever be better than Ronaldo. In a group that is expected to finish with reigning champions Real Madrid and underdogs Apoel at the top and bottom respectively, Tottenham have stolen a march on Borussia Dortmund.

Sports Chicago Cubs clinch NL Central division with win
Author: 0 Chicago Cubs clinch NL Central division with win

All being delayed did was make the Cubs look like they won't be denied. After winning the division by 17 1/2 games a year ago and clinching in mid-September, the Cubs needed 158 games to repeat. They then secured two straight World Series championships-their last until 2016. It has been that kind of year. Bleacher Report's Zachary D. Rymer projected Chicago to win an MLB-best 96 games in March, but in his season preview, he made an observation that proved prescient.

Author: 0 Stock In Spotlight: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN)

The stock appeared $79.34 above its 52-week highs and is down -8.18% for the last five trades. Finally, Suntrust Banks Inc. increased its holdings in Huntington Bancshares by 1.4% during the second quarter. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ: HBAN ) gross margin percentage stands at 0% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 82 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 24.3 Percent.

Sports Former champ Dominick Cruz to return at UFC 219
Author: 0 Former champ Dominick Cruz to return at UFC 219

UFC 219 takes place December 30 from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Also added to the show is former UFC Strawweight Champion #8 Carla Esparza facing #7 Cynthia Calvillo . Rivera has gone undefeated during his run with the UFC, most recently dispatching Brazilian heavy-hitter Thomas Almeida and now he's got his sights set on gold.

Sports Pitbull, Mark Cuban lend private planes to aid a devastated Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Pitbull, Mark Cuban lend private planes to aid a devastated Puerto Rico

Various equine industry groups are working together with the Humane Society of the United States to form a plan to provide aid to horses in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria hit the island September 20. Many people on the island welcome the opening of the shops but said they're struggling to find basics and hope the crisis ends soon. The governor specifically lauded the administration's initial deployment of over 10,000 federal staff to help rebuild and fix the stricken USA territory.

Sports Blue Jays at Red Sox
Author: 0 Blue Jays at Red Sox

At one point, Happ retired 16 straight. Chris Sale was tagged for the four home runs over five innings as the Red Sox saw their division lead cut to three games over the Yankees. The concerns begin with Pomeranz, who suddenly has lost a couple of miles of velocity on his fastball. Pomeranz's average fastball velocity from April through August: 92.0 miles per hour.

Sports Alabama men's basketball staffer resigns after internal review
Author: 0 Alabama men's basketball staffer resigns after internal review

Person is now suspended from the Auburn staff without pay following his arrest Tuesday on six federal corruption and bribery charges in connection to his involvement in a "pay-for-play" scheme to funnel current and former Tigers basketball players to an unspecified financial advisor, who was actually an undercover witness working with the government.

Author: 0 Cubs clinch second straight NL Central title

They had to hold on tight, though, as the Brewers and the Cardinals heated up, too. Chicago made it easy, beating the Cardinals . The Cubs trailed the Cardinals 1-0 through six innings, but broke out in the seventh against starter Michael Wacha .

Sports Watson donates first game check to Harvey victims at stadium
Author: 0 Watson donates first game check to Harvey victims at stadium

In an emotional video posted on the Texans Twitter page, you see Watson hand three gift-wrapped envelopes to cafeteria employees who were impacted by the storm. "Anything else y'all need, I'm always here to help". Each woman gave Watson a hug and thanked him for his contribution. "I appreciate you all". Texans defensive end J.J.

Author: 0 Diego Costa writes touching farewell message to Chelsea fans

Costa will now watch Chelsea and Atletico Madrid battle it out in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday evening. Chelsea have also underperformed in the Champions League since winning the trophy for the first time in 2012, failing to get past the last-16 in three of their last four appearances in the competition.

Author: 0 Hazard relishing City showdown after Chelsea stun Atletico

As the Premier League champions were gifted room to dictate the first half on a historic night for Los Rojiblancos, playing their first competitive European game at the new Wanda Metropolitano, boss Antonio Conte was animated on the sideline as his side failed to make the hosts pay.

Sports England win toss and bowl in fourth ODI
Author: 0 England win toss and bowl in fourth ODI

West Indies lost despite their best batting performance of the series, with opener Evin Lewis producing a brilliant 176 from 130 balls before he had to leave on a stretcher, retiring hurt, after hitting the ball into his own ankle and sustaining a hairline fracture.

Sports Wenger: Arsenal youngster Maitland-Niles has 'great future' ahead of him
Author: 0 Wenger: Arsenal youngster Maitland-Niles has 'great future' ahead of him

In early team news Arsenal are without Calum Chambers, Francis Coquelin, Santi Cazorla and Danny Welbeck, but they have an otherwise clean bill of health. "He has to improve a little bit on the concentration front, the demands of top-level football don't tolerate some lapses of concentration, but all the rest is there".

Sports Conte:
Author: 0 Conte: "I'm happy with Morata, he is Chelsea's number nine"

That is because if Costa made an appearance, he would become cup tied and unable to play for Diego Simeone's side in the competition until next season. He continued: "Many teams look for different things to give them the chance to win". Thank you, @ diegocosta and best wishes for the future. Simeone's side advanced to the 2014 Champions League final at the expense of Jose Mourinho's Chelsea before losing to city rivals Real in Lisbon.

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