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SPORTS HEADLINES: TODAY'S SPORTS NEWS HEADLINES [3 NOVEMBER, 2017].



Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Idris Adesina Over 100,000 athletes are expected to take part in the 3rd Access Bank Lagos City Marathon on February 10, 2018. General Manager of the race, Yussuff Alli, said at a press conference in Lagos on Thursday the target was to get the race an IAAF gold label in its fifth year. Alli said [] 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
North Carolina State picked up a commitment Thursdayfrom small forward Saddiq Bey, one of the fastest-rising players in the 2018 recruiting class.Brian Snow of Scout.comconfirmed the coveted wing's choice of the Wolfpack.Bey is a 4-star prospect who checks in as the No. 83 overall recruit in the 2018 class, according to the 247 Sportscomposite rankings. He's also graded as the No. 19 small forward among the group and the second-best player at the position from Washington, D.C.Although 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
TMZ Sports obtained a recording of the 911 call made by the delivery driver during an incident with Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell.The driver told the emergency operator she was calling from the parking lot of Maxwell's apartment complex. She said Maxwell had pulled a gun on her and that she wasn't sure whether that was illegal since it happened at his residence.Police arrived at the scene and arrested Maxwell and charged him withaggravated assault with a deadly weapon, accord 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Swansea City striker Tammy Abraham was one of three uncapped players named in a youthful England squad on Thursday for their forthcoming friendly matches against Germany and Brazil. AFP reports. Abraham, who is on loan at Swansea, received his first call-up along with his Chelsea club-mate Ruben Loftus-Cheek, currently on loan at Crystal Palace, and [] 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
The General Manager of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Yusuf Alli, has said that the next target of the organisers is to work hard towards getting a silver label for the event. Speaking during a press briefing to announce the 2018 edition of the race in Lagos on Thursday, Alli said that after getting the Bronze Label, the next target was to work towards Silver Label next year and in the next five years, the Gold Label 'We can do it through our hard work,' he said. The title...The 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
AC Milan were held to another goalless draw against AEK Athens on Thursday night in a contest of very few chances thatleaves both sides in the qualifying positions of Europa League Group D. 'Young stars Andre Silva and Manuel Locatelli returned to the Milan starting line-up after being benched for the 2-0 loss to Juventus, with Leonardo Bonucci also starting despite his domestic suspension for a red card against Genoa. AEK were without their captain Petros Mantalos after he sadlytore his AC 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Federation to get new logo, constitution The President of the Athletic Federation of Nigeria, Ibrahim Gusau, has said the major cause of the seeming crisis in the federation is the resistance of people to changes he is bringing on board. Speaking with journalists where New Telegraph was present, Gusau said some people were finding it difficult to understand and appreciate the sincerity of the newly-constituted board. Gusau said: 'We had issues with people trying to resist the new concept c 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
The Lagos State governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday heaped praises on the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) Football Club for returning the state to the prestigious CAF Champions League 16 years after a team from the state participated in the tournament. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Peter Dada, Akure Ondo State Government on Thursday named Tajudeen Akinyemi as the Chairman of the Ondo State Football Agency. There were reports that Governor Rotimi Akeredolu was planning to give the job a Norwegian. It was learnt that the development caused grumbling among some prominent football stakeholders in the state. However, Commissioner for Information [] 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Arsenal beach soccer team have expressed their willingness to participate in the 2017 COPA Lagos at Eko Atlantic City from December 8 to 10. The English National League champions, who have yet to play in Africa, will play a Lagos side selected by FIFA Instructor Angelo Schirinzi and Supersand Eagles coach Adamu Ejo. Samson Adamu, [] 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Arsenal qualifiedfor the UEFA Europa League knockout stages after running out a bore draw againstRed Star Belgradeat the Emirates Stadium on Thursday evening.Manager Arsene Wenger again made great changes to his side for the European clash, and while his side were far from impressive, one point combined with Cologne's5-2 victory over BATE Borisov was enough to advance.The Gunners will have had one eye on Sunday's trip to face Premier League leaders Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Red Star Belgrade held Arsenal to a goalless draw at Emirates Stadium, but a point was enough for Europa League progression for the Gunners. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
After winning the first World Series championship in the 55-year history of the franchise, the Houston Astros will gather to celebrate with their fans on Friday.The Astros won a drama-filled series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, including a 5-1 victory in Game 7, to be crowned the champions of Major League Baseball. This came after they posted 101 wins during the regular season, the second-most in franchise history.Here's all you need to know to prepare for Friday's championship cele 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
The agent of Inter star Milan Skriniar has moved quickly to dismiss rumours the defender could be joining Barcelona soon, saying it is impossible for him to change teams.The Slovak only joined the Nerazzurri during the summer but has quickly established himself as one of the team's top players, leading to transfer speculation in recent days. Catalan newspaper Mundo Deportivo (h/t Football Italia) reported Skriniar was on the team's radar.His agent, Karol Csonto, told Gazetta dello Spor 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Baroka eliminate TKO holders CT City 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Bayern Munich will reportedly resume their pursuit of Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez in the January transfer window in a bid to strengthen their options in attack.ESPN FC's Mark Lovell reported Die Roten are ready to head back in for Sanchez after star striker Robert Lewandowski complained of the workload he's under at the Allianz Arena:Bayern have been hamstrung by recent injuries to Lewandowski and Thomas Muller, who usually deputises in the central striker role if the former is unav 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
West Ham manager Slaven Bilic has revealed that he will be without four players for their game against Liverpool on Saturday in the English Premier League but he believes ex-Liverpool striker Andy Carroll can hurt the Reds. Pablo Zabaleta and Jose Fonte are both suspended while Michail Antonio and Sam Byram are out injured. They [] 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Flying under the radar of Anthony Joshua's world heavyweight title defence last week and Deontay Wilder's own championship bout this coming Saturday is a potential cracker of a card in Monte Carlo with plenty of British interest. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
More details have emerged in the aftermath of the AJ McCarron trade that wasn't between the Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns.On Thursday, Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com cited "more than a half a dozen league sources with inside knowledge of how it all went down" and noted the documents each team had didn't match.Cabot described the process where the Bengals emailed paperwork to the league five minutes before Tuesday's 4 p.m. ET deadline while the Browns didn&#039 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Burnley edge past Newcastle 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
The Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) Football Club of Lagos, the states representatives in next years prestigious Confederation of African Football Champions League (CCL), was received on Wednesday by the state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, who promised to upgrade the Agege Stadium, which is the home-ground of the club to meet up with CAF []The post CCL: Ambode assures on Agege stadium upgrade appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Celtic clinch TKO last eight ticket 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Celtic down struggling Maritzburg 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Jose Mourinho says nobody will remember he was ever Chelsea manager in five years' time despite the success he brought to the club. The Manchester United manager takes his team to Stamford Bridge on Sunday to face the club where he had two spells as manager between 2004 and 2015, winning three Premier League titles, [] 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Chiefs miss out on top spot 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Chiefs will give us a tough time 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Chippa end Sundowns' TKO dream 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Chippa suffer Mayambela blow 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
City vs Chiefs clash promises goals 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Warren Gatland says a poor display on a British and Irish Lions tour can have a "massive impact" on a coach's career. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
The date was January 19, 2017, and the time was 8:11 a.m. CT. That was when Colts owner Jim Irsay said all would be fine with his quarterback, Andrew Luck.He wouldn't be ready for the season. Not even close.Maybe that's what the medical staff and physicians who operated on Luck told Irsay. And yes, complications happen. Things go wrong. The body is unpredictable.Yet Irsay's proclamation was wildlywrong. In fact, a team announcement that a player is going to be ready for the season 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Conte, Kante to decide match fitness 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Everton have confirmed right-back Cuco Martinahas been released from hospital after he suffered what looked to be a neck injury following an awkward fall in Thursday's UEFA Europa League meeting against Lyon.Martina received seven minutes of treatment and was forced off before half-time in the clash at Lyon's Groupama Stadium, but the club has since announced he was released and travelled home with the squad.TheLiverpool Echo's Ian Doyleprovided an update fromEverton caretaker man 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Da Gama downplays top spot 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Clemson Tigers head coach Dabo Swinney is confident Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson can make a full recovery from the torn ACL he reportedly suffered at practice Thursday.NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported Watson tore his left ACL, which isn't the same knee he injured at Clemson.Swinney noted the rookie passer has been down this road before."All he did after the injury in 2014 was come back and lead us to the national championship game twice, and of course we won it las 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
New Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez has high expectations for the upcoming season."We're not here just to win a playoff game," he said Thursday at his introductory press conference, per Eddie Matz of ESPN.com. "We're here to win the World Series."The 53-year-old has spent the past three seasons at the bench coach with the Chicago Cubs.He was not only a part of the 2016 team that brought home a World Series title, but the Cubs have gone to the National Lea 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
The Manchester City star is loving life under manager Pep Guardiola and has no plans on moving anytime soon 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
The Manchester City star is loving life under manager Pep Guardiola and has no plans on moving anytime soon 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Disaster reportedly struck the Houston Texans on Thursday, and there will be a direct impact on the fantasy value of their offensive playmakers.Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reported there was "fear" quarterback Deshaun Watson torn his ACL in practice. ESPN's Adam Schefter confirmed the injury, noting "tests on-site revealed [a] tear."Here is a look at how the setback will change the fantasy viability of wide receivers DeAndre Hopkins and Will Fuller, as well as running back L 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
While he enjoyed a successful tenure with the Dallas Cowboysparticularly in his last two years with the teamTennessee Titans running back DeMarco Murray doesn't envision a return to where his NFL career started.NFL insider Ed Werder reported Tuesday that Murray "heard rumblings" he could be traded from the Titans. Werder speculated the Cowboys would be a potential trade suitor for Tennessee. Murray played down the rumors, though."That's been circulating every year since 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Houston Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson suffered a torn ACL in a non-contact drill in practice, as first reported by the NFL Network's Ian Rapoporton Thursday.John McClain of the Houston Chronicle confirmed the report and added Watson will undergo surgery. ESPN's Adam Schefter described how Watson suffered the injury:Watson is expected to recover in time for the beginning of the 2018 season, according to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle.Backup Tom Savage will now be the s 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
The Houston Texans' season took a turn for the worse Thursday when quarterback Deshaun Watson suffered what the team believes to be a non-contact ACL tear in practice, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.ESPN's Adam Schefter confirmed the diagnosis.Immediately after word leaked out, fans, players and analysts reacted to the news and extended sympathies to the rookie signal-caller who was previously on a torrid pace, according to ESPN Stats & Info:DraftKings' Adam Levi 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Downs hit hurdle with Zambian trialist 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Arsene Wenger's makeshift side played out an uninspiring 0-0 draw in their latest outing, with the Gunners recording a rare stalemate in Europe 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Arsene Wenger's makeshift side played out an uninspiring 0-0 draw in their latest outing, with the Gunners recording a rare stalemate in Europe 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Arsenal reach the knockout stages of the Europa League despite a goalless draw against Red Star Belgrade. 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
The 35th edition of the prestigious Ajegunle Mock African Cup of Nations football championship is expected to kick off on Saturday November 11, 2017, at the popular Nigerian Navy playground, Apapa-Ajegunle, Lagos. This years championship tagged Equatorial Guinea 2017, will feature 32 teams drawn into eight groups of teams each. According to the founder and []The post Ethiopia set to defend Mock Nations Cup title appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Arsenal put together an underwhelming showing at home against Red Star Belgrade during Thursday's UEFA Europa League action, with the two teams playing out a scoreless draw.The result did see the Gunners qualify for the next round, however.The Serbs, who trail the Gunners by five points in Group H, were barely threatened throughout the 90 minutes.Elsewhere, AEK Athens held AC Milan to a draw and Everton lost 3-0 at Lyon.For the full results and group standings, visit WhoScored.com. RecapAr 

Fri, 03 Nov 2017
Paul Wilkes takes a look back on a night of qualifications and red cards as Patrice Evra stole the headlines for some shocking behaviour before a ball was even kicked. 
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