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Uncut Gems: Could diamond dealer thriller bag Adam Sandler an Oscar?

Uncut Gems: Could diamond dealer thriller bag Adam Sandler an Oscar?

Entertainment
By Claire Gregory, art & entertainment reporter Thriller Uncut Gems has been one of the unexpected stars of Hollywood's awards season, with star Adam Sandler proving he can do much more than goofball comedy.The star, best known for films such as Happy Gilmore, The Wedding Singer and Big Daddy, stars as Howard Ratner, a diamond dealer with a gambling problem, in the tense, gritty new film from directors the Safdie brothers, and on Wednesday picked up the award for best actor at the National Board of Review gala. His performance as Ratner, a man whose life is spiralling out of control, has been critically acclaimed, receiving rave reviews and more awards nominations. Image: Ben and Josh Saf...
Boxing Day football: Relive these Christmas crackers including Phil Brown’s half-time antics, a Manchester United vs Newcastle classic, and Chelsea’s eight-goal thriller

Boxing Day football: Relive these Christmas crackers including Phil Brown’s half-time antics, a Manchester United vs Newcastle classic, and Chelsea’s eight-goal thriller

Sports
At this time of year, it’s important to remember the true meaning of Christmas. It’s not about the presents, or the copious amount of food and drink. It’s about football. Supporters from up and down the country, dressed in embarrassing jumpers they must pretend to like, escape to a winter wonderland of sport on December 26th each year. Manchester United get festive with a huge Christmas tree. But if you’re stuck inside with the relatives, fear not, because talkSPORT will be streaming every game exclusively live on our app! To get you in the mood, talkSPORT.com plays the Ghost of Christmas Past, taking you through some of the very best fixtures from the Premier League’s favourite day of the year. So, know them better now, and revisit some Christmas crackers as
France 23-21 Argentina: Camille Lopez drop-goal denies Pumas in Tokyo thriller

France 23-21 Argentina: Camille Lopez drop-goal denies Pumas in Tokyo thriller

Sports
2019 Rugby World Cup: France v ArgentinaFrance: (20) 23Tries: Fickou, Dupont Pens: Ntamack (2) Cons: Ntamack (2) DG: LopezArgentina: (3) 21Tries: Petti, Montoya Pens: Sanchez, Urdapilleta (2) Cons: SanchezFrance held off a second-half comeback by Argentina to win a gripping World Cup match in Tokyo.The Pumas overturned a 20-3 half-time deficit to take a 21-20 lead until Camille Lopez's drop-goal put France ahead again in the Pool C encounter.Tries from Gael Fickou and Antoine Dupont gave France the advantage. Guido Petti and Julian Montoya crossed for the Pumas and Benjamin Urdapilleta's penalty put them ahead before replacement Lopez struck.The Pumas, who had lost their previous nine interna...
Pakistan beat Afghanistan in Cricket World Cup thriller at Headingley

Pakistan beat Afghanistan in Cricket World Cup thriller at Headingley

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, Headingley, LeedsAfghanistan 227-9 (50 overs): Afghan 42, Najibullah 42, Shaheen 4-47Pakistan 230-7 (49.4 overs): Wasim 49*, Babar 45, Nabi 2-23Pakistan won by three wicketsScorecard; Table; SchedulePakistan survived a scare to beat Afghanistan by three wickets with two balls remaining in a thriller at Headingley that moves Sarfaraz Ahmed's side above England in the race for a World Cup semi-final spot.Chasing 228 for victory, Pakistan fell to 81-3 and 156-6 as Afghanistan turned the screw and, with 48 needed fro...
West Brom 3-2 Birmingham: Jake Livermore strikes to give Baggies all three points in five-goal thriller

West Brom 3-2 Birmingham: Jake Livermore strikes to give Baggies all three points in five-goal thriller

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LIV-LEY STUFF West Brom were forced to come from behind twice against a spirited Birmingham side Jake Livermore scored the winner as West Bromwich Albion came from behind twice to win a thrilling match 3-2 against Birmingham City. Gary Gardner headed the visitors ahead on seven minutes at the Hawthorns, but Dwight Gayle levelled two minutes after the break. Livermore scores with a superb strike Birmingham were back in front when Lukas Jutkiewicz netted his first goal in 22 games, but it was 2-2 when Jay Rodriguez sent Lee Camp the wrong way from the penalty spot. Gayle’s cross was half-heartedly cleared by Harlee Dean and Che Adams, leaving Livermore to thunder the ball into the net for what proved to be the decisive goal. More