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SPORTS HEADLINES: TODAY'S SPORTS NEWS HEADLINES [26 OCTOBER, 2017].



Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Former Everton striker Daniel Amokachi has called on the club to appoint David Unsworth as permanent 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Idris Adesina, with agency report Nigeria Aquatic Federation Fatai Babatunde-Williams says 23 swimmers will represent the country at the African Swimming Confederation (CANA) Zone 2 Junior Championship at the National Stadium in Lagos from October 27 to 30, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. According to Babatunde-Williams, the swimmers consists of 14 males and nine [] 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Former All-Pro defensive end Simeon Rice would welcome a return to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to help them reach the playoffs in 2017.Rice posted a video of himself working out on Twitter indicating he's ready, and thatif the Buccaneers want to dominate, they "will call the dominator."Rice then sent a Twitter message to ESPN's Jenna Laine, saying "believe it or not I can get them to the playoffs."Speaking to Laine directly about helping the Buccaneers, he said the tea 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez was on the field at Dodger Stadium in L.A. on Wednesday afternoon ahead of Game 2 of the 2017 World Series against the Houston Astros despite a prior report he was in Europe.On Tuesday, Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times reported Gonzalez, who's been out with a back injury since late September, took a family vacation instead of attending the Fall Classic.The 35-year-old infielder posted a picture of himself Tuesday night in the SportsNet 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Anthony Joshua insists he will not make the same mistakes as boxing's bankrupt superstars as he prepares 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Umar Muhammed, Lafia Nasarawa State Governor Tanko Al-Makura on Wednesday rewarded the Nasarawa Amazons with the sum of N10m for winning the 2017 Nigerian Womens Premier League Super 4 in Benin. The governor, who announced the reward at a ceremony to honour the state-owned side at Government House, Lafia, revealed that he had already approved [] 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
By James Agberebi: Nigeria forward Ibrahim Alhassan was on target for Austria Wien but it was not enough as they lost 2-1 at home to city rivals Rapid Wien in round 16 of the Austrian Cup on Wednesday. Rapid Wien took the lead in the 41st minute through Thomas Murg before Alhassan equalised for Austria [] 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Former Everton striker Daniel Amokachi has called on the club to appoint David Unsworth as permanent manager. Unsworth who is the clubs Under-23 manager was placed in temporary charge on Tuesday, a day after Ronald Koemans dismissal. He is somebody who is willing to die for the team, Amokachi told BBC World Service. [] 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Wide receiver Martavis Bryant's recent outbursts have cost him a chance to play in Week 8 against the Detroit Lions.Per Ed Bouchette of thePittsburgh Post-Gazette, Bryant said Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin informed him he won't play on Sunday.Bryant told ESPN's Josina Andersonhe has"got to move on" before the NFL trade deadline on Oct. 31 based on his limited role in the Steelers' offense.Fantasy owners have been scrambling to keep up with these developments in Pi 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
The Gunners owner said the club would "love to keep" their two stars, who are out of contract after this season 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
The Gunners owner said the club would "love to keep" their two stars, who are out of contract after this season 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
A billionaire owner, an ex-Barcelona manager, a futuristic stadium and record-breaking fanbase - Brad Guzan on swapping the Premier League for Atlanta United. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Luan netted in either half away to Barcelona to put Gremio in control after the first leg of their Copa Libertadores semi-final tie. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Luan netted in either half away to Barcelona to put Gremio in control after the first leg of their Copa Libertadores semi-final tie. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Barcelona have reportedly made contact with the agent of Schalke midfielder Leon Goretzka as talk of a move for the soon-to-be out-of-contract German grows.Italian website Calciomercato.com reported the Blaugrana and two unnamed Premier League clubs have approached the player's representatives as he prepared to enter the final six months of his Schalke deal.Interest in Goretzka has escalated in recent months, and the 22-year-old would make for a smart acquisition either on a free transfer n 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Liverpool-bound Naby Keita is sent off for the third time in seven games as Bayern Munich beat RB Leipzig on penalties 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Lagos Haile Gebrselassie, Ethiopian athletics great, has postulated that it is easy breaking world records than leadership. He said this in an interview with AIPS after he was elected head of the Ethiopia athletics body. 'I found that breaking records is hundred times easier than leadership. This is because when you are running it []The post Breaking Records Easier Than Leadership- Gebrselassie appeared first on Independent Nigeria. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Leicester City have appointed ex-Southampton boss Claude Puel as their new manager on a three-year deal. Puel becomes the Foxes third manager this year, replacing Craig Shakespeare who succeeded Premier League title winner Claudio Ranieri in February. Puel, 56, led the Saints to eighth in his first season in charge, as well as reaching the []The post BREAKING: Leicester City Appoint Ex-Southampton Boss Claude Puel As New Manager appeared first on Independent Nigeria. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Italian international goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon said on Tuesday he will retire at the end of the season, unless Juventus win the Champions League. The 39-year-old plans to bring the curtain down on his career after the 2018 World Cup, but if Juventus triumph in Europe he could continue on to try to add the Club [] 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
The Nigerian international has only just begun to show his class since moving to Spain, but can he do it on a consistent basis 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Months short of the 80th birthday of Sir Michael Ade. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Moussa Dembele scores twice as Celtic take a three-point lead at the top of the Premiership by easing aside nearest challengers Aberdeen. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Willian scores the decisive second goal as Chelsea advance to the Carabao Cup quarter-finals with victory over Everton. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Chelsea qualified for the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup after defeating Everton 2-1 at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday. The Blues joined Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal, Leicester City, Bristol City and AFC Bournemouth for the quarter-final draw which will be held on Thursday by 4pm. A goal in each half from Antonio Rudiger and Willian [] 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Chelsea secured their spot in the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup after a hard-fought 2-1 win over Everton at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.Caretaker manager David Unsworth took charge of the Toffees for the first timebut saw his side defeated, courtesy of goals from Antonio Rudiger and Willian, withDominic Calvert-Lewin grabbing a late consolation for the visitors.Chelsea handed summer signing Danny Drinkwater a debut, while Everton gave a first start to 19-year-old Beni Baningime.The tw 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Chelsea progressed to the EFL Cup quarter-finals as Antonio Rudiger's header and a Willian screamer sealed a 2-1 win over Everton. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw allowed just one run on three hits and no walks to help the Dodgers to a 1-0 World Series lead with a 3-1 victory over the Houston Astros in Game 1 on Monday.While Kershaw stifled the league's best offensesitting down 11 batters via strikeoutthe only Astros runner to cross the plate (Alex Bregman) did so with the long ball. Bregman's solo shot marked Kershaw's seventh home run allowed during the 2017playoffs, tying him for most in a single p 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Sergio Cidoncha's long-range free-kick firedPonferradinato a shockwin overVillarreal in the first leg of their Copa del Rey round-of-32 clash on Wednesday, beating the top-flight favourites 1-0on home soil.The Segunda Division underdogs will take a slim lead to the Estadio de la Ceramica for the return leg of their Copa collision, whileAtletico Madrid drew againstElche away from home as Lolo scored to cancel out aThomas Partey strike.Athletic Bilbao failed to beat second-tier Formentera, dr 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
The Dallas Cowboys (3-3) will have running back Ezekiel Elliott for at least one more game when they visit the Washington Redskins (3-3) on Sunday as small road favorites at the sportsbooks. The NFL's request for an expedited hearing of Elliott's case was rejected, which means it will still take place on October 30. NFL point spread: The Redskins opened as 1.5-point favorites; the total was 49 early in the week, according to sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark. (Line updates and match 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Dalung Kicks against Autonomy for NFF 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Two of baseball's best pitchers made very few mistakes in the opening game of the World Series, as the Los Angeles Dodgers edged the Houston Astros 3-1 in Los Angeles. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Dogara: National Assembly Opposed to Activities Inimical to Sports Devt 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower will miss the team's Week 8 game against the Los Angeles Chargers because of a shoulder injury, according to Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald.He reportedly could also be "out a bit longer," per Howe, from the issue that knocked him out of Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons.Hightower hasn't played a full season since 2013, and that streak carried into the 2017 campaign when an MCL injury kept him out for New Engla 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
The Chicago Bears have offered Dontrelle Inman a fresh start, as ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Wednesday the Bears acquired Inman from the Los Angeles Chargers for a seventh-round draft pick.The move to the Windy City could make Inman a worthwhile addition off the waiver wire for fantasy football owners.Inman was a pleasant surprise in 2016, as he caught 58 passes for 810 yards and four touchdowns. However, he has seen just four targets through his first four games this season. He has two r 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
EFL Wrap: West Ham, Chelsea advance 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
There should be no debate on who is Nigerias best goalkeeper presently as far as former Super Eagles striker, Jonathan Akpoborie is concerned. Akpoborie, quite famous for his hard stance on issues, says 'Vincent Enyeama is 100 miles ahead of his peers' hence the debate on whether he should be recalled to the national team []The post Enyeama Is Nigerias Best Goalie Akpoborie appeared first on Independent Nigeria. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Certainly this was a very different Everton to the one we saw in the dying embers of the Ronald Koeman era, out-muscled and out-tussled, not just beaten but bereft. 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Gender relations on the high seas 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
The Spain international has denied speculation that he has a strained relationship with the Manchester United manager 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
The Spain international has denied speculation that he has a strained relationship with the Manchester United manager 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
The Houston Texans (3-3) return from their bye week to visit the Seattle Seahawks (4-2) on Sunday as solid road underdogs at the sportsbooks. The Texans are 1-1 straight up away from home this season but 2-0 against the spread, and they will be facing a Seahawks team looking to win their fourth game in a row overall. NFL point spread: The Seahawks opened as 4.5-point favorites; the total was 43 early in the week, according to sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.(Line updates and matchup repor 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
How the Queen won $8m from horse racing 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
WWE has found something magical with Sami Zayn.In the most unexpected of developments, the move to make SmackDown's resident underdog into its biggest, grating, dancing-in-your-face jerk has been a smash hit. And the company has to find a way to capitalize on that comeSurvivorSeries 2017.Zayn's spot on the Nov. 19pay-per-view isn't secure.Randy Orton knocked off the former to lock in his spot on the SmackDown Survivor Series team. Zayn's best bud (as of two weeks ago), Kevin 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Anthony Joshua has refused to rule out an all British heavyweight fight against Tyson Fury despite his complications in returning to the ring, The Independent reports. Furys last fight, an emphatic victory to snatch Wladimir Klitschkos heavyweight title, was in November 2015 and he has since been stripped of his licence by the British Boxing [] 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Nigerian star Kelechi Iheanacho has expressed his delight at both scoring and assisting a goal in Leicester Citys 3-1 win over Leeds United in the League Cup on Tuesday night.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});1234567891011 News by states Click on a state to view related news var $m=jQuery.noConflict(); $m(document).ready(function() { $m('#myimage').mapster({ showToolTip: true, singleSelect : true, clickNavigate : true, scaleMap: true, fillOpacity: 0.3, fillColor: 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Gets new coach By Monica Iheakam Everton's caretaker manager, David Unsworth could be made to swallow 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
With the 18-year old impressing for Deportivo, would he already be a good choice for the Super Eagles 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida is back on Saturday, returning to the Octagon after an 18-month absence stemming from a failed drug test.But for how much longer can he soldier on'Machida isn't the UFC's karate kid anymore. The guy whose elusive, pinpoint striking will go down as the forefather to a generation of unorthodox sluggers such as Conor McGregor and Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson is suddenly 39 years old.Machida approaches this weekend's m 

Thu, 26 Oct 2017
Wafa Media Foundation, a pro-Islamic State (ISIS) group, has released a poster threatening to bring terror 
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