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Sport Eden Hazard rejected Chelsea contract extension claims father
Author: 0 Eden Hazard rejected Chelsea contract extension claims father

Hazard's current contract with Chelsea does not run out until 2020, but the club have been pushing for a renewal to secure his long-term future at Stamford Bridge alongside compatriot Thibaut Courtois , who is also reportedly subject to interest from Real Madrid .

Sport New Year's Eve to be WRECKED by 80mph Storm Dylan
Author: 0 New Year's Eve to be WRECKED by 80mph Storm Dylan

The Status Yellow alert is also valid for Offaly and Kilkenny. Named by Met Eireann , the storm consists of an area of low-pressure arriving from the Atlantic and has prompted the Met Office to issue a yellow wind warning for Sunday from midnight until 3pm.

Sport Soaring above Messi, Kane eyes getting better
Author: 0 Soaring above Messi, Kane eyes getting better

Kane completed his sixth league hat-trick of the year - and second in as many games - with an impudent finish to add to goals from Dele Alli and Son Heung-min. That is the secret of the big players like Harry, Cristiano and Messi. "I'm very proud. Messi and Ronaldo have dominated football for so long and they're two of the greatest players ever so it's an honour to even be compared to them", said Kane.

Sport Draymond Green: Kevin Durant 'Leading Candidate' for Defensive Player of the Year
Author: 0 Draymond Green: Kevin Durant 'Leading Candidate' for Defensive Player of the Year

James' high praise for him is a testament to how he respects his game, and appreciates his improved defense this season. Rodney Hood produced 20 points off the bench for Utah. The forward finished with 10 points. Klay Thompson chipped in 15 points. Six Warriors players scored in double digits. The Pacers (19-16) were without top scorer Victor Oladipo, who was sidelined by a sore right knee.

Sport Celtics rally for wild win over Rockets
Author: 0 Celtics rally for wild win over Rockets

Kyrie Irving led the Celtics with 26 points, while Harden led all scorers with 34. The first offensive foul gave Boston the ball with seven seconds left, and let Al Horford hit the game-winning shot. Houston's lead was in the 20s for almost all of the second quarter and much of the third before Boston pulled back within range on a 12-0 run. Despite trailing by as much as 26 in the first half, the Celtics managed to escape with the 99-98 victory.

Author: 0 One lawmaker is proposing an extreme response to National Football League anthem protests

A bill introduced in the Indiana State Legislature by Republican Milo Smith would force the Indianapolis Colts to offer refunds to fans offended by this year's National Anthem protests. Per the Indy Star, executive director of the ACLU Indiana, Jane Henegar , contends that the bill could be a constitutional violation on the grounds that the government shouldn't be able to weigh in and influence the political speech of private actors.

Sport Dez Bryant Isn't Taking a Pay Cut
Author: 0 Dez Bryant Isn't Taking a Pay Cut

It's all part of a continued decline in production since he signed a five-year, $70 million contract extension following the 2014 season. He's actually fared OK over the ensuing seven games, posting a catch rate of 57.1 percent (28 catches on 49 targets), averaging 7.7 YPT and scoring two touchdowns.

Sport Gallup poll: Obama and Hillary Clinton voted most admired
Author: 0 Gallup poll: Obama and Hillary Clinton voted most admired

The poll was, however, largely split along party lines as Republicans were far more likely to name Trump than Obama. Melania Trump scored 1%, as did former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice, current United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley , Kate Middleton and Beyoncé Knowles.

Sport Jose Mourinho Will Make Signings In January, No Doubt - Manchester United Legend
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho Will Make Signings In January, No Doubt - Manchester United Legend

However, they were still second in the table, and had accumulated the most points at this stage of the season compared to any United side in the post-Ferguson era. It was Lingard who scored twice, to rescue a point for the Red Devils, who now have 43 points from 20 fixtures. Ashley Barnes' opening goal was significant for another reason.

Sport New York Giants hire Dave Gettleman as general manager
Author: 0 New York Giants hire Dave Gettleman as general manager

Considering New York's 2-13 record, the veteran personnel man should have ample opportunity to build a good foundation for a Giants team only a year removed from an 11-5 mark. Carolina was 40-23-1 on his watch before he was sacked in July. Gettleman has been associated with 16 playoff teams in his National Football League career.

Sport Photographer says Twins star Sano sexually assaulted her
Author: 0 Photographer says Twins star Sano sexually assaulted her

Paul Saints. Bissen pointed the way, at which point Sano tried to force her to join him, she said. "No, he didn't rape me, but he sure did assault me", she added. Bissen's Twitter post is below. "I screamed, no one came to help me", she states. Bissen's post also described harassment by "the first-base coach [who was] hitting on me nearly every game I was at".

Sport Serena Williams Returns To Tennis
Author: 0 Serena Williams Returns To Tennis

Bautista Agut, the world number 20 from Spain, set up the showdown against Djokovic by seeing off flamboyant young Russian Andrey Rublev 7-5, 6-2 on Thursday. The court here is similar to the ones in Australia and they use the same balls. I can't wait to get back on the competition level but it was a great experience for me to have.

Sport Crystal Palace vs Arsenal: Mark Lawrenson delivers London derby prediction
Author: 0 Crystal Palace vs Arsenal: Mark Lawrenson delivers London derby prediction

The games are coming thick and fast over the Christmas period - but these two sides have benefited from plenty of rest while others have been in action, and this should result in a relatively lively game, with two sets of fresh players. Mesut Özil has had a hand in nine goals in his last 10 Premier League appearances for Arsenal (four goals, five assists). While it has historically been a ground where Arsenal have picked up points, they endured a nightmare there last term.

Sport Everton line up £25m striker as January signing
Author: 0 Everton line up £25m striker as January signing

The January transfer window opens next week, and Everton have already sorted out their first signing in 2018. Dominic Calvert-Lewin, the England under-21 worldwide, has carried the attacking burden for Everton this season following their failure to replace Romelu Lukaku, who joined Manchester United in a £90 million deal.

Sport Shooting for Tiger Zinda Hai was challenging: Salman
Author: 0 Shooting for Tiger Zinda Hai was challenging: Salman

Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer Tiger Zinda Hai has no pause button. On the other hand the Ali Abbas Zafar directorial does manage to outperform previous Christmas releases like PK that had collected Rs. He said, " Tiger Zinda Hai' has done well all because one reason, that is Katrina Kaif". "Doing films overseas. They have got nothing to do with Indian films now".

Sport Michigan State vs Washington State: Holiday Bowl 2017 preview and prediction
Author: 0 Michigan State vs Washington State: Holiday Bowl 2017 preview and prediction

Jalen Thompson leads the Washington State Cougars with 69 tackles, Hercules Mata'afa has 9.5 sacks and Jalen Thompson has four interceptions. Here are five bold predictions for Thursday's Holiday Bowl versus Washington State . Well, 2017 proved that he is still one of the best in the business. Michigan State owns a 5-2 all-time record against the Washington State , but the teams haven't played each other since 1977.

Sport Djokovic says injury absence was 'a necessary experience'
Author: 0 Djokovic says injury absence was 'a necessary experience'

NOVAK DJOKOVIC , former world No. 1, on the injury-enforced break doing a world of good for him. It is still unclear, however, whether Murray will be ready to return to the match court around Jan 4 - the latest date he would be able to begin his campaign at the Brisbane International, where he is listed as third seed behind the reigning US Open champion Rafael Nadal and last month's ATP Finals victor Grigor Dimitrov.

Sport Ashes: Alastair Cook makes century on day two at the MCG
Author: 0 Ashes: Alastair Cook makes century on day two at the MCG

England nearly got Marsh before he was off the mark when Stuart Broad struck him on the pads but the appeal was turned down and the Australian knuckled down to share an unbroken stand of 84 with his skipper, who has been a thorn in England's side throughout the series, scoring a hundred in the first Test and a double in the third.

Sport Wenger says Arsenal 'will be busy' in January
Author: 0 Wenger says Arsenal 'will be busy' in January

When asked if he was surprised that Palace have now pulled clear of the relegation zone under manager Roy Hodgson after a poor start to the season, Wenger said: "No, they were a bit unlucky at the start. "He could have joined Everton and stayed basically in London", Wenger said of Giroud's potential move to Everton in January, as quoted by the Mirror .

Sport Jaguars
Author: 0 Jaguars "all in" on winning regular-season finale at Titans

The Los Angeles Chargers , Buffalo Bills and Baltimore Ravens are fighting with the Titans for the two available wild-card spots. More than 40,000 of 2017 season ticket holders have already opted in to secure their playoff game ticket seats via the NFL's "Pay as We Play" program, the Jaguars said in an email.

Sport Police Investigating Marijuana, Bullets Found in Abandoned Car Owned By DeSean Jackson
Author: 0 Police Investigating Marijuana, Bullets Found in Abandoned Car Owned By DeSean Jackson

Police found two.38 caliber bullets in the auto. Through a representative, Jackson blamed a friend who he said had borrowed the vehicle, and he denied that anything discovered in it was his. Bucs general manager Jason Licht issued a statement Wednesday night concerning Jackson and the investigation: "We are aware of a one-car accident involving a vehicle registered to DeSean Jackson on the night of December 24".

Sport Marouane Fellaini Hints At Manchester United Exit
Author: 0 Marouane Fellaini Hints At Manchester United Exit

However, in his recent interview with HUMO , the 30-year-old stated that he believes the Red Devils might make another contract proposal in order to keep him at Old Trafford. "You can't arrange something like that in an instant", Fellaini said. "The coach is someone who respects the decisions of his players". He added: "This is my 10th season in England".