Kane's hat-trick was his eighth in all competitions of 2017, with the Sky Sports pundits discussing the player's record-breaking past 12 months for Spurs. While the rest of Europe's big leagues enjoy a winter break, the games come thick and fast in England's top flight, which may concern managers, but is great news for fans.
I meant no harm and did not mean to offend anyone at all. "How sad that an extraordinary sportsman like Lewis Hamilton feels the need to police his toddler nephew for wearing a princess dress - and make his attempt at shaming the child public", wrote the evening editor of Scotland's The Times, Katherine O'Donnell.
England's right-hand fast medium bowler Syd Barnes who played only against Australia and South Africa and sent the ball from seven feet excelled on the matting and turf wickets of South Africa and took 49 wickets in four Test matches of the 1913-14 season.
The wild-card race is wide open with four teams battling for two spots. Here is a look at how the playoffs stack up through Week 16 Sunday. No. 1 seed - Patriots (11-3): Champions, AFC East. If Tennessee loses to Jacksonville, they need losses by both Buffalo and L.A. If the season ended today: The Jaguars would host the No. 6 Titans in the wild-card round.
And a stunning 12 months for the 24-year-old was capped off with his second, a simple tap-in from Son Heung-Min's square ball. Harry Kane would come into Tuesday contest against Southampton needed just one goal to pass Alan Shearer .
Smith used his signing bonus to pay off the mortgage on his parents' house in Florida, revealing this to his family on Christmas. "Because of all the sacrifices you made to get me where I am, I want our family home to be yours", read the letter.
Second-placed Manchester United host Burnley at Old Trafford on Tuesday and the lineups for the Premier League clash have been revealed. When you look at the how the fixtures are spread out in the next few days, it's clear that some teams have more rest days than others.
If they don't ... uh-oh. That's a lot of production out of first-year players. Winning the AFC South title might feel bittersweet for the Jacksonville Jaguars tonight as the team was unable to cap off the achievement with a Week 16 win against the 49ers.
Gibson said: "We're delighted to appoint Tony as our new manager". Pulis may not be every Middlesbrough fan's preferred choice as the club's next manager but football is a results business and his record can not be doubted. The former West Brom boss is 1-2 to be installed as Boro's new boss, having left the Hawthorns at the end of November. And in a odd twist, Sheffield Wednesday - who were beaten by Boro in Monk's final game - have confirmed the departure of their manager Carlos ...
We probably played a 4-5-1 [against Arsenal] with a responsibility to defend, as long as the players do it then we can line up quite offensively player-wise. "That will never happen again with Simon". Despite disappointment at surrendering a commanding position in north London, Liverpool remain unbeaten in their last 13 matches in all competitions.
City have already tried and failed to complete a deal for Jonny Evans in the summer but Guardiola believes Van Dijk has the quality to become an important long-standing addition as the club chase a Premier League and Champions League double.
The Israel Chess Federation accused Saudi Arabia of misleading FIDE to enable hosting the tournament, which begins on Tuesday. As stated by FIDE after combined efforts between FIDE officials and Saudi Arabian authorities, visas for players from Iran and Qatar were secured.
Not only because of his cuteness but because he was seen walking. While we saw clicks from the bash, we were missing Taimur Ali Khan's photos from the celebrations. This picture literally stole our hearts since this is the first time Ranbir's picture with Taimur has come out. "She captioned the picture, "#christmaslunch #family".
He celebrated appropriately, by pretending to be Santa. Ajayi finished the game with 52 yards rushing on 14 carries and two receptions for 21 yards, which included a 17-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter. Roethlisberger flipped a five-yard touchdown pass to Justin Hunter only 3:45 later to give the Steelers a 10-0 edge. After a run for a first down by Ajayi resulted in a lost fumble, the Birds caused Marshawn Lynch to cough the ball up one play later, setting up shot at the ...
The Rockets rallied, and the score was tied at 88 heading into the fourth. Harden had 11 points in the first half but made just 1 of 8 shots. That was enough to give the Rockets a chance to shoot for the win, but with the Thunder doing everything possible to get the ball out of Harden's hands, the Rockets would need all kinds of shooting to keep pace with the marksmanship of OKC's Big Three.
Keshar Jadhav who was ruled out from the ODI series against Sri Lanka has been recalled too. Jadhav (hamstring) and Thakur (shoulder) were injured during the ODI and T20I series against Sri Lanka that concludes on Sunday with the inconsequential third T20I in Mumbai .
Kickoff from NRG Stadium in Houston will be at 4:30 p.m. ET on December 25. Pittsburgh extended to a 10-0 lead when Roethlisberger connected with Hunter to cap a six-play, 54-yard march. How can I watch the Steelers and Texans? The AFC contest can also be seen with a live stream online by using NBC Sports Live Extra . The Texans finish up the season by visiting the Colts in Week 17.
Meanwhile, Peter Handscomb continues to remain sidelined after losing his spot to all-rounder Mitchell Marsh for the WACA Test. Root acknowledged the former Australia captain's entitlement to his opinion but pointed out Ponting has no inside-track on happenings inside the touring squad.
We must be more clinical. "The wages at Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund or Real Madrid would be two or three times more than at most clubs in Italy". "We must be disappointed because this type of game we deserve to win, we deserve three points", said Conte. It's not simple to play away against Everton .
Austin gave Southampton the lead in a 1-1 draw with Huddersfield on Saturday, his goal subsequently cancelled out by Laurent Depoitre . 'Charlie Austin will be suspended for Southampton's next three matches after he was charged with violent conduct.
Liverpool took a 2-0 first-half lead at the Emirates Stadium on Friday ( 22 December ) thanks to strikes from Philippe Coutinho and Mohamed Salah . "So we go there knowing we can get a result". "How can we play football like this, pass like this, attitude, run like this, and then we get this [result]?" he told reporters.
This marks the first time since 2002, or Brady's second year as a starter, that he's thrown an interception in five straight games. Trailing 13-10 in the closing seconds of the second quarter, Buffalo (8-7) was in position to take the lead, but an apparent 4-yard touchdown pass from Tyrod Taylor to Kelvin Benjamin in the corner of the end zone was overturned after an official review.
That raised speculation that Thomas, acquired in the Kyrie Irving trade to Boston over the summer, might make his Cavaliers debut in the Finals rematch. According to a report from Joe Vardon of Cleveland .com, J.R. Smith and head coach Tyronn Lue will be available for Monday's nationally-televised game against the Golden State Warriors .
They had as many first downs on the ground (three) as through the air. That's happened over and over again in a season where they're 5-0 when they run the ball more than they throw it and 0-10 when the scale tips the other way. And the notion that the defense is just fine was left in the vapor trail of a wide-open Josh Doctson on a 48-yard, walk-in-the-park touchdown catch early in the fourth quarter.
The Saints defense, perhaps the story of the team's turnaround this season, came through again with a fourth-and-goal stop at 1 in the fourth quarter and by forcing two turnovers. Julio Jones caught seven catches for 149 yards and what looked to be a touchdown but was of course denied. Mark Ingram led the Saints on the ground with 44 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries.
The Reds still escaped with a point thanks to Roberto Firmino's equaliser, but it was a missed opportunity to cement their place in the Premier League's top four. "I was happy, maybe aggressive happy. Nothing serious happened", he said. The game finished 3-3, though more importantly for the English worldwide, Wilshere completed another 90-minute game.
The nine-time All-Star spent the last six seasons with the Clippers before a trade to Houston . Chris Paul's highly anticipated meeting with his former Los Angeles Clippers teammates will have to wait. Rodney Hood scored 17 points to lead the Jazz, who have lost seven of eight. Won't win, but this is a lot of points. Brewer had his best game of the season, scoring 21 points with a 77.9 shooting percentage, five rebounds and three steals in 25 minutes of action.
To ensure that fans don't miss out on any of the action, the fixture's leading lights, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi , will both be tracked by dedicated player cameras through- out the 90 minutes. "We are obliged to win more than ever for the situation we are in to try to keep ourselves in the fight for La Liga ". Football can change very quickly.
The Chelsea manager has complained about his slim squad since the summer, and the club have paid the price for not listening to the Italian as extra European fixtures this season have taken a toll on the Blues domestic campaign. You expect to see big teams in the semi-finals of cup competitions, even though clubs change their sides up. "If I was Chelsea , and it doesn't look like the relationship is great there [with Conte], if he goes at the end of the year, ' Bellamy said".
But Rosen said it's never crossed his mind to sit out the bowl - a decision running backs Leonard Fournette and Christian McCaffrey made a year ago - to begin preparing for the pros. So if you stop the leader on the team then I feel like we'll be able to be in some good shape. Seems like he gets everybody around him going. "I think it's fair with the Christian McCaffreys and the Leonard Fournettes, maybe with Derwin (James), and some guys because they play really physical positions", Rosen ...
He now shares that record with Newcastle and Blackburn icon Shearer and will attempt to create history against Southampton after Christmas. Kane, 24, will have the chance to set the all-time record when Tottenham take on Southampton in the league on Boxing Day.
The coaches of these schools will no doubt be familiar with each other, as Texas Tech's Kliff Kingsbury faces South Florida's Charlie Strong three times while Strong was head coach at Texas. Then South Florida marches down the field, but had to settle for a 25 yard field goal by Emilio Nadelman. The Red Raiders more than quadrupled the amount of yards of South Florida, 180-46, and own the time of possession.
Hughes insists he is the man to turn things around at the club, and Stoke's board retain the belief that the Welshman, appointed four years ago, is capable of guiding the team up the Premier League , while acknowledging that a run of poor results can not be allowed to continue.
Some wonderful attacking football, great goals, awful defending and even worse goalkeeping. In the end, a 3-3 draw was about right for the two clubs fighting for Top 4 Champions League spots. The 25-year-old winger joined Liverpool in the 2017 summer transfer window and has already scored a total of 21 goals in all competitions for the Reds.
He joined the team in San Francisco on Friday morning after being released from a detention facility in Seal Beach, where he must report after every Lakers game and practice while serving a 25-day sentence . "We splintered too easily past year", Walton said a day earlier, "and when things got tough, we tried to do things on our own instead of sticking and doing it as a team".
Henry Nicholls and Todd Astle's 130-run stand in New Zealand's 325-6 at Hagley Oval dispatched the Styris name once, while the Astle surname (no relation) will at least remain. Boult returned after his six over opening spell to quickly polish off the innings, removing Sheldon Cottrell (8), Ashley Nurse (27) and Shannon Gabriel (no score).
West Ham manager David Moyes has dismissed reports suggesting that there is a row between him and Diafra Sakho and suggested that he has been benching the Senegal worldwide for footballing reasons. "I want to prove what I can do, to show what I can do, I want to see if I'm a fit for the club and if the club think I'm a fit for them as well". The 27-year-old signed a new four-year contract with the Cherries last July but has struggled to hold down a starting place this season.
This season? He's completed just over 56 percent of his passes with 1,658 yards and 13 touchdowns, compared to six interceptions. The Cowboys forced eight turnovers, breaking a school record set by themselves earlier this year, to deliver Wyoming its first bowl win since 2009, 37-14.
Arsenal failed to record a shot on target in the opening period, while a rampant Liverpool should have had more to show for their dominance at the interval than Philippe Coutinho's first headed Premier League goal. Considering that he is no longer a first team regular for Arsene Wenger's side, there is a good chance that the England global will be open to moving to a new club.
Kusal hit seven sixes in a thrilling innings, but Kuldeep and Chahal - who also took four wickets in the series opener - tore through Sri Lanka in a flash, the former taking three wickets in the 15th over after his fellow spinner had Tharanga caught and bowled in another emphatic India win.
No training on Christmas DayBarkley back in action Bolasie on the bench It's all in the Everton v Chelsea Football Club press conference... "He would have started the game, for sure". Chelsea will be Rooney's next opponents in Saturday's early kickoff, and Conte warned his players that the 32-year-old is likely to be key to Everton's attacking threat.
Most notably, Harden was called for offensive fouls 49 seconds apart with the Rockets looking to make up ground late in the fourth quarter. Serge Ibaka scored 15 of his 24 points in the first half for Toronto, and OG Anunoby shot 6 of 7 from beyond the arc while scoring 20 points.
After receiving a bunch of trash cans from Jacksonville Jaguars fans upset by Clowney saying Blake Bortles is "trash," last Sunday, the pass rusher is using them for an awesome objective. In response, Jaguars fans sent him actual trash cans . Clowney shouldn't have said what he said about Bortles after the Jaguars quarterback shredded Houston's defense on Sunday.
A recent report by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli showed that approximately a third of Monroe County taxpayers itemize their federal tax deductions, with an average total state and local tax deduction amount of $13,740. We cut taxes for retirees by passing legislation to raise the state income-tax exemption on pensions, 401 (k) s and other retirement income to $100,000 over the next three years.
Mourinho confirmed in this media engagement that he had not complained to the Premier League about the schedule, despite its potentially adverse effect on United's already fading title hopes. Despite coming on and missing spot-kicks in the shootout defeat to City, key duo Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez will nearly definitely return to the line-up.
According to police, the suspect is an Asian male who is about 20 years old and lives in Green Bay. Police plan an afternoon news conference. ESPN reporter and Cover 2 contributor Rob Demovsky is citing a source that says a former stadium worker tried to get into the building through the loading dock.
Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO ) now has a Piotroski F-Score of 4. It has underperformed by 0.19% the S&P500. Jim Simons decreased its stake in American Axle & Mfg Hldgs In (AXL) by 6.41% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.
Liverpool FC are sitting in fourth place in the Premier League table and are a point ahead of Arsenal in fifth spot. He's a known threat to the Arsenal backline, who have seen first-hand what the winger can do after Liverpool thrashed the Gunners 4-0 back in August.
NY already shed money after acquiring Giancarlo Stanton when it dealt Chase Headley to the San Diego Padres. As it stands, the two are in a faceoff because the Pirates want one top prospect to headline the deal (Gleyber Torres ) while the Yankees want to send a different prospect (probably still good but nearly certainly not as good a player as Clint Frazier ).
However, for that to be a reality, the Dirty Birds have to beat the Saints in Week 16. Atlanta Falcons running back Tevin Coleman has cleared the concussion protocol and is on target to return for Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints.