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SPORTS HEADLINES: TODAY'S SPORTS NEWS HEADLINES [31 OCTOBER, 2017].


Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Rebuilding and wasting time can look a lot alike in the NFL.49ers general manager John Lynch and head coach Kyle Shanahan must have realized they were doing the latter instead of the former as they watched C.J. Beathard get tenderized like a flank steak over the past two weeks. The 49ers weren't nurturing young talent, installing a system or developing a winning culture. They were getting blown out and getting players injured.So instead of waiting around for the 2018 draft and the inevitabl 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The introduction of a Video Assistant Referee (VAR) across a number of European leagues this season was a controversial decision that split football fans across the world. Although it seems the use of more technology is the natural progression football will make, some fans are still against the introduction of VAR. Despite a seemingly flawless opening weekend in the Bundesliga, the new technology has overshadowed games on more than one occasion this season...when it actually works, that is.... 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
By Amaechi Agbo Chairman of Abia Warriors Football Club of Umuahia, Chief Emeka Inyama says the future of the club belongs to the team's U-13 and U-15 teams currently being packaged in the club's academy. Chief Inyama made the assertion during an interaction with parents of the academy boys at the club's Secretariat in Umuahia. [] 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Lagos Football pundits and stakeholders of the game in Ibadan, Oyo State, have given their backing to ex-international, Edith Agoye to lead Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan. Hours after his confirmation as the substantive Head Coach of the team, Agoye is still enjoying the overwhelming acceptance from all quarters. Apart from his []The post Agoye Gets Stakeholders Backing appeared first on Independent Nigeria. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The Kansas City Chiefs ended their two-game losing streak and bolstered their commanding grip on the AFC West with a 29-19 victory over the Denver Broncos on Monday at Arrowhead Stadium.Kansas City is now 6-2 and comfortably ahead of the second-place Broncos, who fell to 3-4 with their third straight loss. It wasn't an offensive masterpiece, but tight end Travis Kelce provided the firepower with seven catches for 133 yards and a touchdown while Harrison Butker drilled all five of his field 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
By David Meshioye:Algeria and Kortrijk midfielder Youcef Attal has declared that beating Nigeria in the November 10 World Cup qualifier in Constantine is not negotiable. In a chat with Lebuteur.com on Monday, Attal said the team is bent on giving new coach Rabah Madjer a winning start on his second stint as Algeria coach, although [] 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
recalls Omeruo, Onyekuru, shuns Enyeama The heroic exploits of Deportivo La Coruna goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho, has been rewarded with an invitation to the Super Eagles as Manager, Gernot Rohr, included the youngster in his 24-man list for the last World Cup qualifier against Algeria and the international friendly against Argentina billed for next month. Nigeria will face Algeria at the Chahid Hamlaou Stadium in Constantine on Friday November 10, then play against Argentina at the Krasnodar Stad 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The Old Lady will aim for a fifth straight win in all competitions when they face Sporting CP, having wobbled earlier this month 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The Old Lady will aim for a fifth straight win in all competitions when they face Sporting CP, having wobbled earlier this month 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Alvaro Morata says he has no plans to leave Chelsea during his playing career despite a recent interview suggesting he is not keen on life in London. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Antonio Conte says he will speak to N'Golo Kante to see whether he finally feels fit to play, before deciding whether to start him for Chelsea in Tuesday's Champions League match away to Roma. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Former NFL safety Antrel Rolle cooperated with the Internal Revenue Service to help arrest his former tax attorney, who allegedly defrauded the three-time Pro Bowler of at least $1.2 million, TMZ Sports reported Monday.According to the report, Hiram Martin is alleged to have filed fake tax documents on Rolle's behalf in order to collect the tax refunds. Martin could face up to 18 years in prison if found guilty of obstructing the IRS and presenting false documents.Citing a report from Court 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The Los Angeles Dodgers' backs are against the wall after losing 13-12 to the Houston Astros in Game 5 of the World Series.The series now shifts to Los Angeles for Game 6 (and Game 7 if necessary). Rich Hill will start for the Los Angeles Dodgers, while Justin Verlander will do the same for the Houston Astros. If the Dodgers win, then the Astros' Lance McCullers Jr. and the Dodgers' Yu Darvish will face off in the winner-takes-all Game 7.Houston is a slight favorite to win Game 6, 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The defender lauded his Manchester United team-mate, saying he's lucky to play with the Belgian star 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The defender lauded his Manchester United team-mate, saying he's lucky to play with the Belgian star 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The biggest Bayern fan club in the United States is at 600 members and counting, and they take over the same bar for every match 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Schalke 04 sporting director Christian Heidel has revealed the club are doing all they can to keep Leon Goretzka at the club amid strong links to Bayern Munich.The midfielder is out of contract at the end of the current campaign, meaning he can hold discussions with interested clubs in the new year. But Heidel has insisted Schalke are doing everything to persuade the 22-year-old to stick around."We are convinced that we have to have him stay here without putting pressure," he said, per 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Burnley moved up to seventh place in the Premier League after Jeff Hendrick scored the only goal to sink Newcastle, who drop to ninth. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Burnley moved up to seventh place in the Premier League after Jeff Hendrick scored the only goal to sink Newcastle, who drop to ninth. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Burnley marked Sean Dyche's five-year anniversary in charge of the Clarets with a 1-0 win against Newcastle at Turf Moor on Monday night. The big team news before kick-off was that Chris Wood was out with a hamstring injury and Ashley Barnes would lead the line instead on his 28th birthday.Johann Berg Gudmundsson also came in for Scott Arfield whilst Newcastle made one change themselves, bringing in Mo Diame for Issac Hayden. 'Burnley started positively by attacking a seemingly nervous 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez says his side had control of the game until a mistake led to Burnley's winner at Turf Moor. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Burnley boss Sean Dyche says the win over Newcastle was the ideal way to mark his five-year anniversary in charge of the Clarets. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Burnley edge past Newcastle 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Sean Dyche marks his fifth anniversary in charge of Burnley with three points as Jeff Hendrick's second Premier League goal of the season sinks Newcastle. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The Clarets boss refused to be drawn on speculation linking him with the vacant position at Goodison Park, preferring to focus on his current team 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The Clarets boss refused to be drawn on speculation linking him with the vacant position at Goodison Park, preferring to focus on his current team 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Carlo Ancelotti says he is open to a return to the Premier League, but he does not want to 'upset' Antonio Conte by linking himself with the Chelsea job. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Chiefs will give us a tough time 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Andrea Dovizioso triumphed at a slippery Sepang circuit to breathe life into his flickering world title hopes at the Malaysia MotoGP on Sunday. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Burnley moved up to seventh place in the Premier League after Jeff Hendrick scored the only goal to sink Newcastle, who drop to ninth. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele says the apex bank will continue to provide the sporting platform for the discovery of more world class athletes for the country. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
England's Under-17 World Cup-winning squad arrive back in the country showing off an extensive collection of silverware. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was reportedly denied an injunction for his six-game suspension Monday. The injunction would have freed him to continue playing during the 2017 season while the case proceeds through the legal process.Kate Hairopoulos of the Dallas Morning News reported the news, noting the judge dissolved the temporary restraining order. She noted the conclusion was the NFL Players Association "failed to demonstrate a substantial question warranting the extraordi 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The most skilled players of EA Sports' huge football title can now make a very comfortable living competing in tournaments around the world 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The most skilled players of EA Sports' huge football title can now make a very comfortable living competing in tournaments around the world 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Former Washington Huskies defensive end Daniel Te'o-Nesheim has died at the age of 30.Washington's football program shared its condolences, along with video of him during his collegiate career, while announcing his death Monday:Te'o-Nesheimplayedin the NFL for the Philadelphia Eagles in 2010 and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 2011-13.The Buccaneers and Eagles also reacted to the news:AsKevin SpainofUSA Todaynoted, no details have been made public regarding the cause of Te'o-Ne 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia knows all about the complexity of Spain's regions. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Gareth Bale is 'gutted' not to be playing against former club Tottenham at Wembley on Wednesday, as Real Madrid look to take charge of Champions League Group H. 
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Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The Miami Marlins are reportedly looking to trade a number of players, including slugger Giancarlo Stanton, as they attempt to shed salary.On Monday, Barry Jackson and Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald reported Miami's new ownershipwhich includes New York Yankees great Derek Jeterwants to trim the payroll to $90 million from the $140 million it would be if the roster were kept intact.Jackson and Spencer cited sources who said the Marlins want to trade Stanton and the $25 million he is owed 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The Italian scored a set-piece winner as the Supporters' Shield winners triumphed 2-1 on the road in the Eastern Conference semifinal first leg 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
World leading brewer Guinness has concluded plans to host Arsenal legend Thierry Henry with 14 other lucky winners in Lagos in December. This was made known at the weekend as football fans in Lagos were treated to an exciting Match day experience as Guinness Foreign Extra Stout partnered with DSTV to bring the Premier League trophy to town. The event featured live screening of the Manchester United Vs Tottenham Hotspur match, photo sessions with the Premier league trophy and music performances. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
When Lewis Hamilton was growing up he always dreamed of emulating his hero Ayrton Senna -- on Sunday, he surpassed the great Brazilian. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Bayern Munich could seal a place in the last 16 of the Champions League with victory at Celtic, but they'll be without their star attackers 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Bayern Munich could seal a place in the last 16 of the Champions League with victory at Celtic, but they'll be without their star attackers 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
Ever since Anthony Joshua emerged the unified world heavyweight champion since April, many residents of Sagamu, Ogun State have taken more than a passing interest in boxing bouts and stories that concern the Nigerian-born British professional. Their excitement was rekindled on Saturday night after their kinsman successfully retained his IBF and WBA world heavyweight titles when he defeated his challenger, Carlos Takam, in a title fight at the Principality Stadium, Cardiff. Joshua triumphed over 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence put rivalries aside and helped the family of a diehard Los Angeles Dodgers fan when he carried the ashes of devout Dodgers follower Henry Janiszewski in a necklace during a game this year.According to ESPN.com's William Weinbaum, a documentary from UNINTERRUPTED chronicled how Janiszewski's daughter reached out to Pence via filmmaker Matt Liston after the Dodgers denied the family's request to spread Janiszewski's ashes on the fiel 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The former Bolton Wanderers midfielder, and Super eagles captain Austin Okocha has revealed that he played a key role in the decision of Alex Iwobi to represent Nigeria ahead of England at senior level. Alex Iwobi, who was born in Lagos, and was a former England youth international up to U18 level before his father..."The post I Convinced Alex Iwobi To Choose Nigeria Over England Okocha appeared first on OsunDefender. 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The Serie A side have yet to lose this season but the manager insists they must retain their focus as they look to maintain their challenge 

Tue, 31 Oct 2017
The Serie A side have yet to lose this season but the manager insists they must retain their focus as they look to maintain their challenge 
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