SPORTS HEADLINES: TODAY'S SPORTS NEWS HEADLINES [21 NOVEMBER, 2017].


Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The 2018 edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon looks set to beat the attendance record of the 2016 and 2017 editions as over 50,000 runners have so far signified their intention to compete in the race slated for February 10, 2018, by collecting the race forms. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has listed former striker, Victor Agali as his chief scout going to the 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament in Russia.The post Agali is Eagles' chief scout for Russia 2018 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The National President, Karate Federation of Nigeria (KFN), His Excellency, Mr. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Jesusegun Alagbe Akwa Ibom State Governor Udom Emmanuel on Friday won the Sports Governor of the Year award at the 2017 Nigerian Sports Award in Lagos. According to the organisers, the awards are aimed at honouring persons who have significantly contributed to the advancement of sports in the country. Other award categories were the Sports [] 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The Alabama Crimson Tide own the edge in the recent rivalry with the Auburn Tigers, winning seven of the last nine meetings outright, going 4-2 against the spread over the last six. In an Iron Bowl battle that will decide a berth in the SEC championship game, and perhaps much more, Alabama meets Auburn on Saturday afternoon at Jordan-Hare Stadium. College football point spread: The Crimson Tide opened as seven-point favorites, according to sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark. (Line updates and m 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Amanda Staveley is understood to have made a formal offer to buy Newcastle United from Mike Ashley. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
In a bid to increase activities in Lagos sporting arena, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the staging of five school championships to be organised between now and end of the year. The organisation of these tournaments is part of the administration of Governor Ambode to develop Sports at the Grass roots especially in the schools where these budding athletes abound. This was revealed by Mr. Deji Tinubu, Special Adviser to the Governor on Sports, who stated that Ambode was so passionate about 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Justin Jennings who won an award in 2015 as one of the best junior tennis development resource persons will be visiting Nigeria to promote tennis as part of a project called Better Africa Through Tennis. Jennings who will be accompanied by a Nigerian -born American citizen, Tolu Adeleye, will run clinics for junior players of all levels and coaching courses alongside absolutely free of charge. The clinic is scheduled to open at the Ikoyi Club on Wednesday November 22 starting 10 am and then move 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Running back Andre Ellington was inactive during the Arizona Cardinals' 31-21 loss to the Houston Texans on Sunday and is now no longer on the team.On Monday, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reported the Cardinals waived Ellington and signed running back Bronson Hill from the practice squad in a corresponding move. Ellington has just 15 carries for 53 yards and a touchdown on the season, although he was an effective threat in the aerial attack with 33 catches for 297 yards.Ellington has been with t 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Arsenal have appointed Borussia Dortmunds chief scout Sven Mislintat as their new head of recruitment, the Premier League club announced on Monday. Mislintat has spent 10 years at Dortmund and is credited with helping to recruit players such as Shinji Kagawa, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Ousmane Dembele and Christian Pulisic. The 45-year-old German, nicknamed Diamond Eyes for [] 

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Schalke have confirmed they would be interested in signing Mesut Ozil from Arsenal but have said they would not be able to sign the Germany international next summer.Ozil's contract expires at the end of the season and he would be welcomed back to the Bundesliga side where he spent two years before joining Werder Bremen in 2008, according toClemens Tonnies the head of Schalke's supervisory boardHe told Kicker (h/tJames Benge at the Evening Standard): "I still have a great relation 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Borussia Dortmund will have Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang back from his club-imposed suspension for the visit of Tottenham on Tuesday. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Australia coach Michael Cheika was furious at some of the decisions made in England's win on Saturday, and he now faces disciplinary action. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
After being told he wouldn't start or be a captain for Saturday's game against West Virginia, Baker Mayfield took his punishment hard.The Oklahoma quarterback was emotional in an interview Monday, per Jake Trotter of ESPN:"Playing at OU is something I always dreamed of. Not starting is what it is. But not being a team captain is something so much more," Mayfield explained, per Trotter. "It would be hard if it were a regular game. But it being my last one here ever, it me 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Atletico Madrid are reportedly already putting plans in place for Antoine Griezmanns exit next summer, with Barcelona said to be keen on signing the forward.Griezmann was linked with a possible exit throughout the summer window, though he eventually remained in the Spanish capital. But according to Sky Sports Spanish football columnistGuillem Balague, Atletico are resigned to the fact hell move on at the end of the season."Having said no to a huge offer from United after he had spoken to Jo 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick walked out of Mexico City with a 33-8 win over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, but he isn't so keen on making a return trip to the Mexican capital.Belichick said Monday on WEEI's Dale & Holley with Keefe going to Mexico City presented a much different challenge to a typical road game in the NFL:"Personally, I wouldn't be in any big rush to do it again. It's a long way to go for a game. There's a lot to it in terms of 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Panic fuelled by one thing: the fear of being relegated; the fear of losing out on the Premier League money and being saddled with crippling costs has sparked a spate of sackings. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Since Ronald Koeman's departure at Everton, the Merseysiders have been on the hunt for a new boss to take the reigns at Goodison Park, and whilst Toffees' legend David Unsworth is manning the helm competently, Watford's Marco Silva has been pinpointed as the leading candidate. However it's also apparent that formerManchester United boss Louis van Gaal is seemingly breathing down his neck in the race for the vacant hot-seat. According to a report published by Mirror, Van Gaal 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Spurs have already qualified for the Champions League knockout stage and will hope to tighten their grip on top spot in the group in Germany 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Spurs have already qualified for the Champions League knockout stage and will hope to tighten their grip on top spot in the group in Germany 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
European giansts Barcelona and Tottenham are moving to price away Nigeria's Henry Onyekuru from Everton following the striker's stellar showing for Anderlecht where he is on loan. Reports from Nigeria and England suggested that Barcelona had opened communication with English Premier League club Everton over the possible signing of Onyekuru. A source close the youngster told ScoreNigeria.com.ng that the Spanish giants also sent a scout to watch Onyekuru destroy Royal Excel Mouscron last 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The English Premier League has recorded another managerial casualty as West Brom on Monday announced that they have parted ways with their erstwhile manager, Tony Pulis. Managers who fail to deliver are been shown the exit doors without hesitation. The Premier League clubs are not taking things lying low at all this season as managers []The post BREAKING: Another English Premier League Club Manager Fired! appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Brighton came back twicefrom a goaldown to grab a point against Stoke at the Amex Stadium on Monday 20th of November. Goals from Pascal Gross and Jose Izquierdo for the home side made sure that the Seagulls continued their good start to the season. The game began with Brighton in the ascendancy, but in the 11th minute a corner for Stoke, from Darren Fletcher, was nearly headed in by Ryan Shawcross, but his effort was tipped over the bar by goalkeeper Matt Ryan. This was a warning sign for... 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Brighton and Hove Albion remain unbeaten at home since the first game of the season after they battled to a 2-2 draw with Stoke City. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Brighton and Hove Albion remain unbeaten at home since the first game of the season after they battled to a 2-2 draw with Stoke City. 

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Brighton stretch their unbeaten run in the Premier League to five games as they draw with visitors Stoke. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Grigor Dimitrov was already a big deal in Bulgaria, but his ATP Finals victory in London has secured him 'rock star' status. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Brighton missed the chance to move up to the eighth position in the English Premier League after they were held to a 2-2 draw at the Amex by Stoke City on Monday night. Chris Hughtons men have enjoyed a good start to life in Englands top flight, losing just four out of their 11 games. [] 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
By Chidera Akalonu Morocco's political and administrative capital Rabat, will be playing host to the 


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Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The 22-year-old is moving to Guadalajara, with veteran midfielder Jose Juan Vazquez likely to head to Torreon in return 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Chris Coleman has been named as boss of struggling Championship side Sunderland after resigning as Wales manager. The 47-year-old has signed a two-and-a-half-year deal, replacing Simon Grayson, who was sacked at the end of October after only 18 games in charge. Sunderland, relegated from the Premier League last season, are bottom of the table after [] 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
MMA fighter Colby Covington said Monday his altercation with fellow fighter Fabricio Werdum started because of a sucker punch.During an appearanceonThe MMA Hourwith Ariel Helwani (viaMarc Raimondiof MMA Fighting), Covington said he was trash talking with Tyron Woodley on Twitter when Werdum caught him by surprise with a punch."All of a sudden I get hit in the face from the side, Covington said. "I'm like, 'Whoa, what's going on'' I'm a little concussed, li 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick tweeted Monday he has spoken to rapper Meek Mill and will use his case as motivation to "continue to fight against the harsh sentencing practices" against people of color.Mill received a prison sentence of two to four years earlier this month from a Philadelphia judge after he violated a term of his probation following a 2008 arrest.Kaepernick's social activism extends well beyond pushing for change regarding mandatory sentencing procedures. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Antonio Conte criticised football's fixture planners as he prepares his side for a manic month in the wake of their 4-0 victory at West Bromwich Albion on Saturday. Conte's side eased to victory at The Hawthorns but Conte is already warning his players they face their biggest game of the season at Azerbaijan side FK [] 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The Guinea international has been sent off three times this season, and his disciplinary misdemeanours threaten to overshadow his talent 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The Guinea international has been sent off three times this season, and his disciplinary misdemeanours threaten to overshadow his talent 


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Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The Stoke City striker made some history against Brighton & Hove Albion on Monday evening 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
David Haye's anticipated heavyweight rematch with Tony Bellew, set for 17 December, has been postponed. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Technical Director of the Pepsi Football Academy, Adewale Laloko, says students of the academy and their counterparts at The Football College, Orile Imo, Ogun State will continue to be tested in competition with a view to determining their level of development. Laloko at the weekend after a one-day mini-tournament organised for students of both institutions [] 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
By James Agberebi: Nigerian forward Emem Eduok scored the winning goal for Kasimpasa as they defeated Karabukspor 2-0 away in the Turkish Super League on Monday. Also in action for Kasimpasa was Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo who just like Eduok played 90 minutes. Eduok scored in the 72nd minute to make it 2-0 to [] 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Britain's Tommy Fleetwood has been crowned Europe's top golfer after a tense finale to the European Tour's 2017 season in Dubai. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Eddie Jones has confirmed that flanker Sam Underhill will not be risked for the final autumn international against Samoa this weekend after suffering a concussion in the victory over 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
West Bromwich Albion sacked manager Tony Pulis on Monday after a miserable run of form that has seen the Chinese-owned club slump to 17th in the Premier League table. Pulis has had just two wins in his past 21 Premier League games following Saturdays 4-0 defeat to Chelsea and the club sit just one place [] 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
It is now 29 days since Ronald Koeman was sacked by Everton and yet the club's search for a new manager continues to resemble one long game of spin the bottle in which nobody gets a snog. 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
By Ikenna Okonkwo After action-packed hostilities inside Area 3 playground, venue of ongoing FCT SWAN/AhmedYusufFresh 5-Aside football competition, two public-owned media outfits, New Agency of Nigeria (NAN) and Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) will on Thursday size up each other in the final stage. NAN coached by veteran, Mr Wale Alabi put up a spirited performance ...The post FCT SWAN/Ahmed Yusuf Fresh 5-Aside: NAN, NTA clash in final appeared first on Blueprint - For Truth and Justice. 

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The Nigeria Basketball Federation leadership has showered encomium on First Bank Basketball Club following their bronze medal winning feat at the just- concluded FIBA Africa Women Club Championship held in Luanda, Angola. In a congratulatory message, the NBBF President Musa Kida praised the team led by Coach Peter Ahmedu for defeating Inter Clube of Angola by 70points to 61 in the third place game on Sunday. Kida applauded their 'never say die spirit' to bounce back in time from their 

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Despite making a big statement in their 4-2 thrashing of Argentina last week Tuesday, the Super Eagles of Nigeria will in the latest FIFA ranking when it is published by the football governing body on Thursday.

Tue, 21 Nov 2017
Former Leicester City defenderMarcin Wasilewski has found himself a new club, having been released by the Foxes six months ago, per the'Leicester Mercury. The Polish centre-back has returned to his homeland and signed for Wisla Krakow in his hometown. His contract runs up until the end of the season, but he does have the option of a renewal for next term. Wasilewski spent four years at Leicester, and was part of their Premier League title-winning squad. He also helped get the King Power... 

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Tue, 21 Nov 2017
The Philadelphia Phillies reportedly designated pitcher Mark Appel for assignment on Monday.Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer reported the news, which was notable because Appel was the No. 1 overall selection in the 2013 draft. The Houston Astros made that pick, and Appel has yet to establish himself at the major league level, even after Philadelphia traded for him in 2015.Appel is just 26 years old and figures to still have plenty of baseball ahead of him. But at this point, he is a clear 

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