SPORTS HEADLINES: TODAY'S SPORTS NEWS HEADLINES [6 AUGUST, 2017].



Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Offensive tackle Doug Nesterdidn'twaste time in picking his college after announcing Saturday he will play football at Ohio State starting in 2019.Nester announced his commitment to the Buckeyes on Twitter:A star at Spring Valley High School in West Virginia, Nester is a standout in the 2019 recruiting class. He's a 4-star prospect and is the top-ranked offensive tackle from his home state, third-ranked offensive tackle recruit in the country and No. 33 overall player, perScout.com.In 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
The Michigan Wolverines landed one of the most prized recruits from the 2019 class when defensive end Chris Hinton announced he committed to the team Saturday.Hinton is the best strong-side defensive end in the country and the No. 3 player overall in 2019, according to Scout.Hinton joins weak-side defensive endStephen Herron Jr., offensive tackleNolan Rumlerand inside linebackerCharles Thomas, all of whom have committed to Michigan. The Wolverines siteighthin Scout's team rankings for 2019. 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
The enigmatic Swede is currently a free agent, as he works his way back from a knee injury, but he could be offered a route back to the San Siro 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
AFCON 2019: CAF Inspectors to Visit Hosts Cameroon 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
By Joe Apu AfroBasket 2015 bronze winner Ndidi Madu and Turkey based Aisha Mohammed led five other players 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Tottenham have yet to bolster their ranks in the summer window, but their Belgian defender has complete faith in his team-mates and his manager 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Tottenham have yet to bolster their ranks in the summer window, but their Belgian defender has complete faith in his team-mates and his manager 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
By Johnny Edward: Nigerian striker Abubakar Aliyu was on target for his Norwegian second-tier club IK Start who beat Mjoendalen 2-1 at the Soer Arena on Saturday, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Aliyu shot his side into the lead in the 14th minute before Niels Vorthoren doubled the advantage. It was Aliyu's third goal of the campaign. IK ... Read MoreThe post Aliyu Scores As Salami Returns, Egwuekwe Benched; Igboun, Fatai Win appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria. 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Arsenal reportedly run the risk of losing out in the race for AS Monaco's Thomas Lemar after Barcelona made moves to increase their interest in the winger. Meanwhile, reported Gunners target Riyad Mahrez has reiterated his willingness to leave Leicester City.According to French newspaperL'Equipe(Football Insider's Aramide Oladipo), Barca "pose a serious threat" in the race for Lemar after Paris Saint-Germain signed Neymar for 222 million (200 million).The funds gained fr 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Arsenal and Chelsea will renew their rivalry when they clash in the 2017 FA Community Shield at Wembley Stadiumon Sunday. Super Eagles duo Victor Moses and Alex Iwobi are expected to be in action for Chelsea and Arsenal respectively, guaranteeing that there will be a Nigerian winneron Sunday. In this piece, Completesportsnigeria.com's JAMES AGBEREBI names ... Read MoreThe post ARSENAL VS CHELSEA: 5 Nigerians Who Have Won Community Shield appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria. 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
It's about emotions, says psychologist Charles Ogundiya With Agency Reports People react to situations in different ways. Superstars in sports and entertainment world are seen as idols of sorts by many all over the world are still human beings despite their status. These highly-rated superstars, however, have their low moments. In sports, the target is to win and win all the time. No athlete enters a competition with the motive of losing. Athletes put in so much before a match or competitio 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Greg Owenholds the lead after the third round at the 2017 Barracuda Championship in Reno, Nevada, with an outstanding66that brought his 54-hole point total to 37in the modified Stableford scoring.Stuart Appleby and Derek Fathauer are tied for second, five points behind Owen with 18 holes to play. Fathauer overcame a bogey on the par-five eighth hole thanks in large part to an eagle on No. 13 that was worth five points.Coming into Saturday,Owenwas tied for thirdplace andchasingRichy Werenski, who 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Bayern Munich lifted the German Super Cup on Saturday with a 5-4 win in a penalty shoot-out at Borussia Dortmund after Marc Bartra had his crucial final spot-kick saved.The post Barta miss hands Bayern the German Super Cup appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Factional president of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF, Tijjani Umar has assured basketball stakeholders that normalcy will return to the sport before the November 30 deadline issued by basketball's world governing body, FIBAThe post Basketball crisis: Umar sure of peace reconciliation before Nov deadline appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
By James Agberebi: Bayern Munich have retained the German Super Cup after defeating Borussia Dortmund 5-4 on penalties at the Signal Iduna Park, on Saturday. Both teams were tiedat 2-2after 90 minutes of football. Christian Pulisic gave Dortmund the lead in the 12th minute but Robert Lewandowski equalised for Bayern Munich in the 18th minute. ... Read MoreThe post Bayern Edge Dortmund On penalties To Win 6th German Super Cup appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria. 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Bayern Munich grabbed their first major trophy of the 2017-18 season on Saturday, beating Borussia Dortmund in the German Super Cup after a penalty shootout. The match finished 2-2 in regulation, and the spot-kicks finished 5-4.Christian Pulisic gave BVB an early lead, but Robert Lewandowski tied things up shortly after. The second half was a close affair until Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang finished a great counter-attack to restore the lead.The hosts seemed destined to win in regulation until Joshu 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Bolt Beaten by Gatlin in Final 100m Race 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Meanwhile organisers have dismissed criticism from Bolt about his starting blocks for the 100 metres.The post Bolt bows out on high appeared first on Vanguard News. 

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Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Idris Adesina Eleven time World Championship men's 100m gold medallist, Usain Bolt, on Saturday night ended his individual career with a bronze medal after losing his title to bitter rival Justin Gatlin of the USA at the 2017 World Athletics Championships in London. American Gatlin won his second world 100m title ' 12 years after [] 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
American veteran Justin Gatlin was booed after he stunned Usain Bolt to win the 100m world title in London on Saturday.The post Boos as Gatlin stuns Bolt to win 100m world title appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Sven Ulreich saved from Sebastian Rode and Marc Bartra as Bayern Munich snatched DFL-Supercup shoot-out glory against Borussia Dortmund. 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Justin Gatlin won his second world 100m title 12 years after his first to ruin eight-time Olympic champion 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Breaking: Justin Gatlin wins 100m final as Usian Bolt draws curtain on illustrious careerThe post Breaking: Justin Gatlin wins 100m final as Usian Bolt draws curtain on illustrious career appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
The New York Jets waived Bruce Ellington on Saturday, a day after claiming him off waivers, NJ Advance Media's Darryl Slater reported.According to Slater, Ellington failed the team's physical.Ellington missed the entire 2016 season after suffering a torn hamstring last August. He appeared in 26 games for the San Francisco 49ers between 2014 and 2015, catching 19 passes for 215 yards and two touchdowns.The 49erswaivedEllington on Thursday, and the Jets claimed him a day later.While the 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
A pre-season friendly between the Premier League outfit and their Bundesliga counterparts was called off early after clashes in the stands 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Cameroon face being stripped of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after continental football chief Ahmad Ahmad admitted Saturday that the country is not ready to host the 2019 tournament. Cameroon isnt ready to welcome even four teams, said Ahmad, the president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). With Cameroon struggling to complete the [] 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Cameroon face being stripped of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after continental football chief Ahmad Ahmad admitted Saturday that the country "is not ready" to host the 2019 tournament.The post Cameroon not ready to host 2019 Africa Cup of Nations appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
The Northern Irishman described they Neymar fee as "frightening" but feels that the player could prove value for money in France 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Massimiliano Allegri insists the Brazilian full-back is not for sale, despite continued talk of a possible big-money move to the Premier League 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
From George Aluo, Charlotte, USA It was a fun filled soccer friendly on Friday at the William Davies 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Guys and girls, transfer season continues! As is pretty clear by now Premier League clubs are spending more than ever and while the biggest stories thus far remain Manchester United beating Chelsea to the signing of Romelu Lukaku, Chelsea got their own back by bringing in Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid. United weren't finished there as they secured the signing of Nemanja Matic, leaving Chelsea a little short in midfield, so expect the Blues to be back in the market before the window closes. 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Chelsea coach, Antonio Conte has charged his wards to beat Arsenal in today's Community Shield at Wembley to give Chelsea a boost of confidence in the new season.The post Community Shield: Conte demands Arsenal's demolition appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
by Monica Iheakam Arsenal faces Chelsea in the Community Shield at Wembley today as the English football 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Warns Barca from Hazard Frustrated by Chelseas transfer miscues and under pressure from big-spending rivals, Antonio Conte admits this season will be the toughest of his career. Just three months ago, Conte was all smiles as he soaked up the acclaim of Stamford Bridge at the climax of Chelseas Premier League title triumph. But those blissful memories have been overshadowed by a troubled close-season that has put the Chelsea manager on edge ahead of Sundays Community Shield clash with Arsenal at 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
The Brazilian defender has revealed that his fellow countryman informed him of his desire to move to France several weeks before a record transfer 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Dani Alves has revealed Neymar hinted to him he would join Paris Saint-Germain, as the Brazilian attacker recommended the defender move to the French capital.According toESPN.co.uk, Alves said his compatriot declared in July he should make the switch."I talked to him about the possibility," said Alves. "He recommended me to come here. He suggested that I come to the club.I said I wanted to leave Juventus, and he was thinking of coming here."Alves played his first game for PSG 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
The 24-year old striker scored on his league bow as the Robins outclassed the Tykes at the Ashton Gate Stadium in their Championship curtain raiser 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
The Chelsea forward continues to be linked with Atletico Madrid, but the terms of their transfer ban could see him play elsewhere until January 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
With a come-from-behind 7-4 victory over the New York Mets on Saturday, the Los Angeles Dodgers have completed the best 50-game stretch in Major League Baseball since 1912 by going 43-7.The Dodgers tweeted out a celebratory photo of this incredible hot streak that began June 7:The Dodgers' run of 43 wins in 50 games was last done by the New York Giants 105 years ago. That team went on to post a 103-48 record before losing to the Boston Red Sox in the World Series.Though the 2017 Dodgers&#03 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
The 19-year-old added another goal and assist to his name as he showed he's "ready for adult football," which wasn't recognised at Stamford Bridge 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
In the first Klassiker of the season, Bayern Munich claimed Super Cup glory against Borussia Dortmund following a tense penalty shootout victory, with Bayern'sNiklas Sle the hero. The curtain raiser in the Bundesliga was decided by Marc Bartra's missed penaltyas Carlo Ancelotti's side kicked off their campaign in the best possible way. Although there was a lack of chances early in the game, it was clear that Borussia Dortmund had not lost their intense pressing tactics from last s 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
The talented 20-year-old may be on Barcelona's radar, but the Bundesliga outfit is not interested in a deal 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Having expressed doubt Colin Kaepernick's social activism negatively impacted his odds of signing with a new team, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin recently changed his viewpoint.Baldwin explained his reversal when speaking to reporters Saturday, per ESPN.com's Sheil Kapadia:"My original position was I thought that the situation last year with him taking a knee didn't have anything to do with it.After viewing what's going on, I've got to take that back. I 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
English Championship results on Saturday, the opening weekend of the 2017/2018 season:The post English Championship results appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Former heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko has retired from boxing - ruling out a rematch with Britains Anthony Joshua. 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Paris Saint-Germain celebrated the arrival of Brazilian superstar Neymar in festive style with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Amiens in their Ligue 1 opener on Saturday.The post Fans hail Neymar as PSG stroll to opening win appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
Ben Pearce gives his verdict as Spurs beat the Serie A giants under the Wembley arch. 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
By Nurudeen Obalola: Athletics legend Usain Bolt could only finish third in his final individual global race as Justin Gatlin won the 100m mens final at the IAAF World Championship in London on Saturday. American Gatlin, 35, who was booed by the London crowd for his doping antecedents, won the tense race in 9.92 seconds ... Read MoreThe post Gatlin Spoils Bolt Party, South Africans Claim IAAF Worlds Double appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria. 

Sun, 06 Aug 2017
German Super Cup: Bayern Defeat Dortmund on Penalties 
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