Tottenham's 5-2 win against Southampton earlier in the day - inspired by the hat-trick heroics of the record-breaking Harry Kane - had pushed Jurgen Klopp's men down to fifth. After the game, former Anfield legend Jamie Carragher insisted that Liverpool would never challenge for the title unless they get in a goalkeeper of "decent quality".
And former England striker Alan Shearer believes the title race is "as good as over". He said: "It depends on what is inside and the way they learn or they don't learn". "They've had so many chances to really put this game beyond Leicester but they've messed about and missed chances". Leicester City failed also to hold on against Watford and lost 1-2.
He may be in the latter stages of his cricket career, but there's no end in sight to Ross Taylor's limited overs form. In the third ODI, the West Indies were set a revised target of 166 in 23 overs after a lengthy rain break restricted New Zealand to 131 for four in 23 overs.
Asked whether he could go on to beat Shearer's career record of 260 EPL goals, the Argentinian noted the consistency the former Newcastle and Blackburn striker showed throughout his career but said Kane had the quality to produce something similar.
But the Brit questioned the outfit, and jokingly criticised the young boy by including him on his Christmas Day Instagram story. The 32-year-old was celebrating the festive period overseas and ended his video by controversially claiming: 'Boys don't wear princess dresses!' Lewis Hamilton has come in for criticism online over a video he shared on Instagram yesterday.
They can also get in with a win and a Ravens loss. No. 6 seed - Titans (8-7): Second place, AFC South. Tennessee lost an NFC game to Los Angeles. Minnesota will now need a Week 17 win over the Bears, or a Panthers loss to the Falcons, to ensure at least the No. 2 seed. The NFC North is the only division that still hasn't been clinched.
Kovacic played really well in both games of the Supercopa and is a great player. He touches the ball more than ever. And so Lionel Messi returns to the top. Messi scored from the penalty spot in another convincing outing for Ernesto Valverde's team, who are now 14 points ahead of Los Blancos in the table.
United bought the Armenian worldwide for £27 million in the 2016 summer transfer window, and reportedly want £35 million in return for shipping him out. "That's my approach as a manager, in cases where the club advises me". A large part of this is due to the fact that Jose Mourinho is reportedly unhappy with the talent at his disposal - chiding their childish attitude and generally not giving a toss about Henrikh Mkhitaryan .
South Africa captain Faf du Plessis. There are several variations from standard Test playing conditions. Until then, Test matches were played over varying numbers of days, from three to six - and on a number of occasions were "timeless", played over an unlimited number of days until a result was achieved.
He blamed "naivety" for his plight saying he entrusted his finances to his wife and she managed all the contracts he signed which left him vulnerable in her hands. In Turkey I earned €8 million. Terim said: " We heard news about Eboue in the dressing room, I was informed there, we will do whatever we can to help my friend ".
The England global met Christian Eriksen's 22nd-minute free-kick to give Spurs a 1-0 lead at Wembley and surpass Alan Shearer's 22-year-old record. Southampton were out of the blocks quickly at the start of the second half and Mario Lemina almost got them back in to the game when hitting the crossbar, while Shane Long also went close .
The first basemen thanked his parents for their love and sacrifices to get him to where he is. As his mother read the letter, she began to cry. He was the seventh overall pick in the 2017 amateur baseball draft, according to ESPN . After turning pro this summer, the 21-year-old first baseman hit.318/.401/.415 with more walks (27) than strikeouts (24) in 51 Single-A games. Smith played his college ball at the University of Virginia.
Smith tweeted a video of his mother and father crying as his mother read the letter on Monday. Whether they're parents, coaches or family friends, it often takes a village to help turn a kid into a professional baseball player. Smith, 21, was selected by Arizona with the seventh overall pick in this year's draft and earned a $5 million bonus when he signed with the team in June.
But what they could do is not let the gap widen any further, which as it stands is already a record-margin for Christmas . Antonio Valencia has failed to make the match day squad after sitting out the 2-2 draw at Leicester City. Burnley could be without top scorer Chris Wood for their trip to Manchester United after the striker limped off during the first half of Saturday's 3-0 loss to Tottenham.
Fast forward to this season and Case Keenum is killing it in Minnesota and Jared Goff has the Rams on the cusp on a playoff appearance for the first time since 2004. But the offense was a top-to-bottom mess, at offensive line, receiver, quarterback and, as last season showed, even running back. Well, Fisher's odd egotistical note didn't go unnoticed by the Twitter world, which let the former Rams coach have it with a series of hilarious roasts.
Kyle Kuzma scored 31 points for the Lakers , who have lost three in a row and six of seven. Monday's late game capped the NBA's Christmas quintupleheader and it came with all the trimmings - Santa hats and ugly Yuletide sweaters worn galore, a special national television, play-by-play performance by TNT's outspoken Thursday night crew.
I think there's a chance he becomes manager, but we want to stop his dreams. "The draw feels really not good, but that's good because we should have won like in all the other draws we have. "We all have a job to do". "We will do our best to get something out of the game against Liverpool ". Klopp's side sit fourth in the table, but Tottenham and Arsenal are only one point back while surprise package Burnley are just three points adrift and still very much in the hunt.
The Times-News reported that Mary Horomanski received an online statement claiming her account balance was $284,460,000,000. And while she wasn't expected to pay the colossal amount off fully until November 2018, she was expected to dish out a hefty minimum for December of $28,156.
Barcelona have emerged as the latest club showing an interest in signing Virgil van Dijk , according to reports. However, on Sunday, Buzz.ie reported that Liverpool had agreed a deal for Van Dijk in the £70m range. And unlike when the talk was of City leading for him, it's coming from the Southampton end. Pellegrino's side have just 19 points at the halfway mark of the season and face daunting trips to Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United in their next two fixtures.
The slain JeM commander was responsible was wanted in various terror incidents earlier this yea including the terrorist attack on the Border Security Force's (BSF) camp near Srinagar airport in October 2017. During the search operation as they are in forest its hard to identify their location. Quoting a JeM statement, local news agency GNS said Talha Rasheed, nephew of Azhar, was among the three militants killed in the gunfight with security forces in Aglar village of Pulwama district.
Foles is going to have to be sharper for starters. Nelson Agholor finished with just 35 yards on four catches, while Alshon Jeffery was held without a reception. Rookie defensive end Derek Barnett polished off the win, earning his first National Football League touchdown on a fumble recovery on a last-second desperation play by Oakland.
India has played 28 ODIs against South Africa in South Africa, won five and lost 21. The 17-member squad will be led by Virat Kolhi . India will play a series of three Tests, six ODIs and three T20Is against South Africa starting with the longest format from January 5.
The Egyptian winger, who is in the race for the African player of the year award with his teammate at Liverpool Sadio Mane, highlighted his good relations with the Senegalese winger. While Salah may desperately want to play for Madrid, the 25-year-old is quite obviously happy at Liverpool right now, and if they qualify for the Champions League again next year then there is not much reason for him to leave.
The showdown between the elite foes highlights the NBA's five-game Christmas Day slate, which also features Eastern Conference leaders Boston hosting the Washington Wizards and Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder hosting James Harden and the Houston Rockets.
Carragher says Arsenal and his old side showed why they were two of the most entertaining teams in England, but that their defensive frailties will lead to a continued lack of silverware with both teams now undergoing long league droughts. Then Arsenal scored three goals - two of them brilliant - in 4 minutes, 45 seconds. Mignolet has faced 52 shots on target over the course of the season (only Thibaut Courtois and Ederson have had less shots on targets against them in terms of goalkeepers ...
Liverpool grabbed a point through Roberto Firmino but Klopp said: "Three goals at Arsenal should be enough". "This is another draw we should have won and that's a very important thing because it's a development", Klopp said. "But we will be ready and we will perform, if possible, like against Arsenal but avoid the mistakes we made". City have been the best team in the Premier League this season and are running away with the title at the moment.
In a tight game, one mistake or two could be the difference. The Fresno State Bulldogs enjoyed a solid deal of success in 2017, though they largely faltered when facing highly ranked competition. Wide receiver Steven Dunbar made eight catches for 142 yards and a touchdown in a 24-14 win over Navy in the regular-season finale and has been especially unsafe on third downs.
England will make at least one change after Craig Overton failed to overcome a fractured rib sustained in Perth. Vice-captain David Warner said Smith would be a certain starter. I think we all were. "He talks about us being up all the time when we're in front but different story there - he was firing shots at the captain apparently, then went very quiet as soon as he saw the wicket was quite flat at the WACA".
As a team that is striving to become elite, this is an issue they will need to overcome in the future because that's simply what the good teams do. Not that the Jaguars were in any mood to celebrate after being the latest team to get picked apart by Jimmy Garoppolo and the surging San Francisco 49ers .
Still, he was an offensive player for the Patriots, meaning he was not on the field at the time. But for the first time since 2004, the Bills will be alive in the playoff race entering Week 17, and that is a gift worth more than a lump of coal.
The Jets failed to produce anything of substance in the first half, gaining just 133 yards of total offense as Petty went 9-of-20 for 81 yards. Muhammad Wilkerson's tenure as a member of the New York Jets might be over before it's officially finished.
Jordan Poyer started the fireworks by making a diving interception of a Tom Brady pass and returning it 19 yards for a touchdown. Benjamin does appear to drag his left foot in bounds and have both feet in, but officials apparently saw enough evidence that the ball still was moving in his hands to overturn the ruling.
Klein and the Saints defense registered three other sacks. Officials called this Matt Ryan pass to Julio Jones down at the 1-yard line. Ryan has 3,778 passing yards this season, but with just 19 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. His numbers on Sunday may have been even more lack luster if it weren't for a game-long run of 15 yards in the second half. Ingram had 44 rushing yards and three receptions for 22 yards against the Falcons .
However, the American is planning to defend her title Down Under and playing in Abu Dhabi will be the start of her preparations for the opening major of they year at Melbourne Park. Stan Wawrinka and Milos Raonic have also withdrawn from the tournament, which is held from December 28-30. 2017 was undoubtedly hugely successful for Nadal, with the Spaniard finishing the year as the world number one and winning two Grand Slam titles, though this withdrawal may not bode well heading into ...
Wenger also singled out Jack Wilshere for praise after the game and hinted that a contract extension for the midfielder could be completed in the coming weeks. Three days later we welcome Chelsea to the Emirates which is not a place they like to visit and our home record can only give us confidence. "It was a thrilling game", he said.