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Trophies more important for Harry Kane than scoring records Trophies more important for Harry Kane than scoring records
- Декабря 29, 2017

But when the Tottenham Hotspur talisman struck the net again on Boxing Day against Southampton, he put himself on the same levels as the likes of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo . "It's inevitable they will come calling or come asking, because he's that good a player and wouldn't look out of place in either of those teams". "I've improved physically - recovery for games, getting ready for each game, eating right and ice baths", added Kane. (more...)
Deal With Japan on 'comfort women' failed victims: S.Korea Deal With Japan on 'comfort women' failed victims: S.Korea
- Декабря 29, 2017

We are working to move toward positive bilateral relations. Liberal Democratic Party Policy Research Council Chairman Fumio Kishida, who was the foreign minister when the accord was signed, said: "The procedures for the Japan-South Korea accord were appropriate". (more...)
Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray eye injury-free 2018 season Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray eye injury-free 2018 season
- Декабря 29, 2017

With concern mounting over Andy Murray's participation at the Australian Open, the Scot showed up at the Abu Dhabi exo for a hit, and to allay some of those fears. That loss was caused largely by Murray's problems with a hip injury and he missed the US Open as a result of his fitness struggles. "I am hoping next year I can get back to that and if I do then I have an opportunity to compete for the biggest tournaments in the world and I still believe that". (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo wins Globe Soccer Awards player of the year Cristiano Ronaldo wins Globe Soccer Awards player of the year
- Декабря 29, 2017

Ronaldo, who recently picked his fifth Ballon d'Or, had previously won the award in 2011, 2014 and 2016. "I am at the best club in the world and I am happy at Real Madrid ". "Receiving this award means that things are working well". Asked if he had enough room for his trophies, Ronaldo added: "Don't worry I have a lot of space". (more...)
Roger Federer credits relaxed attitude for 2017 comeback ahead of Hopman Cup Roger Federer credits relaxed attitude for 2017 comeback ahead of Hopman Cup
- Декабря 29, 2017

Of course, the duo's monopoly was aided by injury woes for the outgoing no.1 Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic , whose lame exits at Wimbledon persuaded them to take a leaf out of Federer's book and seek rest and recuperation. Open final against great friend Madison Keys. Milos Raonic, Kei Nishikori and Stan Wawrinka are other top men coming in under a cloud. Federer said he was aware of the social media influence he had and was happy to promote Perth . (more...)
Rockets to sign veteran guard Gerald Green to non-guaranteed deal Rockets to sign veteran guard Gerald Green to non-guaranteed deal
- Декабря 29, 2017

They could use the rest now: Marcus Morris , Jaylen Brown and Semi Ojeleye all missed Wednesday's win. Eric Gordon has averaged 25.5 points in his last four games, hitting 21 of 43 from three-point range and shooting 48.6 percent overall. (more...)
Former footballer George Weah set to win Liberia presidency Former footballer George Weah set to win Liberia presidency
- Декабря 29, 2017

Weah, has safely reached within grasp of the Liberian presidency. Many Liberians have criticised Ms Johnson Sirleaf for not doing enough to root out endemic poverty and corruption and are eager for fresh leadership. "Boakai to concede defeat and congratulate George Weah". Weah, standing for the Coalition for Democratic Change, was one of 20 candidates who took part in the first round of the election. (more...)
OSU tops Virginia Tech in bowl game, 30-21 OSU tops Virginia Tech in bowl game, 30-21
- Декабря 29, 2017

NOTES: Virginia Tech played in a bowl game for the 25th consecutive season, the longest current streak recognized by the NCAA. Get the app and get the game. To start the fourth quarter, the Hokies reached the 11-yard line, but a bad shotgun snap on fourth-and-8 helped Jordan Brailford and DeQuinton Osborne sack quarterback Josh Jackson for a 16-yard loss. (more...)
Tottenham Hotspur 'to break wage structure for Harry Kane' Tottenham Hotspur 'to break wage structure for Harry Kane'
- Декабря 29, 2017

His hat-trick against Southampton hauled him above Shearers record of 36 Premier League goals in one calendar year. United Kingdom publication Independent reports, Kane's hat-trick was his sixth of the year in the league, with previous three coming against West Brom, Stoke and Hull last season and others against Leicester in May, as well as against Burnley last Saturday. (more...)
Why Kevin Durant is the best defensive player in the National Basketball Association Why Kevin Durant is the best defensive player in the National Basketball Association
- Декабря 29, 2017

After the game, James suggested Durant had fouled him twice on the late play despite officials reviewing the incident and making no call. He's too big. "That call could've started a whole run for them and change the entire game". The only players to previously accomplish the same feat include Russell Westbrook (2013), LeBron James (2010), Billy Cunningham (1970), John Havlicek (1967) and Oscar Robertson-who did so on four different occasions during the 1960s. (more...)
Incredible - Former Premier League Star Shocked At Harry Kane's Low Salary Incredible - Former Premier League Star Shocked At Harry Kane's Low Salary
- Декабря 29, 2017

However, with Spurs now sitting in fifth place in the Premier League table, there's a real chance Mauricio Pochettino's men could miss out on Champions League football for next season unless they improve upon an inconsistent first half of the season. (more...)
Giants hire Dave Gettleman as general manager Giants hire Dave Gettleman as general manager
- Декабря 29, 2017

Gettleman came to the Giants in 1998 and quickly established himself as an accomplished pro personnel executive. First things first, Gettleman must find his coach and set out to reestablish the winning locker room culture he helped Tom Coughlin build in his first stint in NY. (more...)
TJ Yates aiming for positives in 2017 finale TJ Yates aiming for positives in 2017 finale
- Декабря 28, 2017

The Colts sorely lacked Andrew Luck this season, as the team is just 30 in the league in scoring offense, 31 in total offense, and 30 in passing yards per game. Go figure: Despite having played with four quarterbacks this season, DeAndre Hopkins leads the National Football League with 13 touchdown catches and has gained 1,378 yards. (more...)
NAB to file reference against Nawaz, Shahbaz over 'illegal construction' of road NAB to file reference against Nawaz, Shahbaz over 'illegal construction' of road
- Декабря 29, 2017

The board okayed the corruption reference against the Sharif brothers on Wednesday for constructing a two-lane road from Raiwind to their family residence at Jati Umra, which allegedly caused a loss of over Rs 125 million to the national exchequer, the News International reported. (more...)
Bird prognosticates victor of Wisconsin-Miami Orange Bowl Bird prognosticates victor of Wisconsin-Miami Orange Bowl
- Декабря 28, 2017

In 2017, Wisconsin recorded its first-ever undefeated regular season, a major milestone for a program that has always been known as a stable one rather than a national powerhouse. Miami previously wore the all-black uniforms in their 28-10 win over Virginia Tech on November 4. Wisconsin fans will travel well, but the 'Canes could have a bit of a home-field advantage supporting them in this game, with fake turnover chains everywhere in the stands. (more...)
Twins' Miguel Sano accused of sexual assault by photographer Twins' Miguel Sano accused of sexual assault by photographer
- Декабря 28, 2017

The incident, Bissen confirmed, occurred after an autograph-signing appearance by Sano at Fan HQ, a sports memorabilia and apparel shop at Ridgedale Center in Minnetonka, on the next-to-last day of the 2015 regular season. I wasn't going to give up my fight though. She said he flirted with her throughout the event, advances that were not reciprocated. I screamed, no one came to help me. (more...)
Timberwolves' Jeff Teague has sprained left knee, no structural damage Timberwolves' Jeff Teague has sprained left knee, no structural damage
- Декабря 28, 2017

An MRI revealed Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Jeff Teague has a sprained left knee, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowksi . Jeff Teague (left knee) was helped to the locker room in the fourth quarter on Wednesday. "As always, it's whatever the team needs me to do", Jones said after Wednesday's overtime win. In those four games without Teague, Jones averaged 11.3 points, 6.5 assists, 4.5 rebounds and 4 steals while averaging 38 minutes. (more...)
CFL clears path for Johnny Menziel to sign with Tiger-Cats CFL clears path for Johnny Menziel to sign with Tiger-Cats
- Декабря 28, 2017

Manziel and independent of the team which now holds his CFL rights, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats ". "Since last summer, the Canadian Football League has been engaged in a thorough process to determine the eligibility of Johnny Manziel ", the CFL said in a release . (more...)
Mehbooba Mufti inducts brother Tassaduq into Jammu and Kashmir cabinet Mehbooba Mufti inducts brother Tassaduq into Jammu and Kashmir cabinet
- Декабря 28, 2017

With the induction of new faces in the cabinet, there are chances of change in portfolios of some PDP ministers. He was nominated as member of J&K Legislative Council by the Governor last week. While taking the oath delivered by N N Vohra in the lawns of Raj Bhavan, Tassaduq Mufti pronounced God as Dog. Tassaduq, a noted cinematographer, joined the People's Democratic Party (PDP) at a function on January 7, which was organised to commemorate his father Mufti Mohammed Sayeed's first death ... (more...)
Patrick Mahomes to Make First Career Start in Week 17 Patrick Mahomes to Make First Career Start in Week 17
- Декабря 28, 2017

Alex Smith will be the starter next week when the playoffs start. Patrick Mahomes will make his first National Football League start for the Chiefs, who have clinched the AFC West. "I just want him to go play, learn the gameplan, play it, and lead the team". Bonus, since the Chiefs are playing the Broncos you can hear him play right here on 1340 The Fan. (more...)