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Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo's agent Jorge Mendes has held secret talks with PSG officials in a hotel over a possible 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
But while naming the would-be contenders isnt hard, what is in store for the rest of the 32-team field' Lionel Messi knows the teams he fears most at the 2018 World Cup: champions Germany, Brazil, France and Spain. I think that at the moment, theyre the strongest teams who look the best, are playing the []The post 2018 WCup: Messi Tips Germany, Brazil Others For Title appeared first on Independent Nigeria. 


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Sun, 26 Nov 2017
The technical adviser of Akwa United, Abdul Maikaba has assured that the promise keepers will do the country proud in next years CAF Confederation Cup. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
The Warriors midfielder maintains that they are visiting the Promise Keepers to correct the mistakes noticed against Imama Amapakabo's men 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
The Alabama men's basketball team was forced to play with three players during a stretch of its game against Minnesota on Saturday after the entire Crimson Tide bench was ejected following a brawl.NCAA.com's Andy Katzdescribed the blow-by-blow from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Alabama playersDonta Hall, Alex Reese, Daniel Giddens, Avery Johnson Jr. and Herbert Jones were ejected from the contest from the bench during a massive altercation as part of a chippy second half.T 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Even if you loathe Nick Saban and Alabama football with every fiber of your being, you have to admit this team has been incredibly well-prepared for just about every matchup over the past decade. You don't win four national championships and 123 out of 136 games without poise and a commitment to error-free play.However, in arguably the most important contest of the 2017 college football season, the Crimson Tide looked about as disciplined as an eight-week-old puppy, nervously leaving wet sp 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
The Super Eagles forward has confirmed the interest of the South Africa top-flight side in his services 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Real Madrid could reinforce an injury-hit squad by adding fresh faces in the next transfer window. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Sports fans know how to celebrate. No-one quite does giddy as much as the zealous supporter who has witnessed his or her team create history, secure a precious trophy or beat an old rival. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Golden Arrows let a two-goal slip to be held 2-2 by Cape Town City in an Absa Premiership clash at Princess Magogo Stadium on Saturday night. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has moved alongside former Eintracht Frankfurt forward Tony Yeboah as the joint top-scoring African in Bundesliga history after scoring the opener in BVB's Revierderby clash with Schalke.The post Aubameyang levels Yeboah's Bundesliga African record appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Auburn University was fined $250,000 for allowing fans to rush the field following Saturday's 26-14 victory over Alabama at Jordan-Hare Stadium."The Conference has unanimously approved a policy requiring fines be applied when spectators enter the playing field after a game," SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey said. "Fans are expected to remain in the stands and avoid the safety concerns associated with rushing onto the playing field. We want exciting experiences around SEC games, b 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
The No. 6 Auburn Tigers threw a wrench into the College Football Playoff picture Saturday by beating the previously undefeated No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide26-14in the Iron Bowl at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Alabama.With the win, Auburn clinched a spot in the SEC Championship Game against Georgia, meaning Alabama's CFP fate will be left up to the committee without an SEC title on its resume.Auburn thoroughly outplayed Alabama throughout the game, as it won the battle in total yards (408-37 


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Sun, 26 Nov 2017
The Inter director of sport is confident of retaining the services of the striker, who has scored 15 Serie A goals this season 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
The Inter director of sport is confident of retaining the services of the striker, who has scored 15 Serie A goals this season 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
World number one, Rafael Nadal has criticised the introduction of a shot clock to be used at the Australia Open next year and said it would ruin the sport as entertainment. If you dont want a great show, of course its a great improvement, he said in August. The mens tour, the ATP, introduced a []The post Australia Open 2018: Nadal Criticises Introduction Of Shot Clock appeared first on Independent Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Oklahoma Sooners senior quarterback Baker Mayfield expressed gratitude for the reaction he received Saturday during Oklahoma's 59-31 win over West Virginia.Mayfield served a one-series suspension for making an obscene gesture toward the Kansas sideline last week, and he said he appreciated the Oklahoma fans' support when he entered the game Saturday atMemorial Stadium, according to ESPN.com's Jake Trotter:"The love I got when I first went in is something I'll never forge 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Baker Mayfield's benching lasted all of two plays. When he took the field, Mayfield helped spearhead an offensive outburst that may seal his Heisman.The Oklahoma quarterback threw for 281 yards and three touchdowns, and Rodney Anderson rushed for four scores, as the Sooners ended their regular season with a 59-31 thumping of West Virginia.Oklahoma led 45-10 at the half and never trailed, eventually taking its foot off the gas in the second half and allowing West Virginia to put up some offe 

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Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Lagos Any football club wishing to price Argentine Lionel Messi out of Barcelona must trigger a buyout clause set at '700 million. The amount was what was set as his buyout clause in a new Barcelona deal that the Argentine signed on Saturday. Messi ended months of speculation when finally extended his contract with Barcelona []The post Barca Set '700m Buyout Clause For Messi appeared first on Independent Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has admitted Sandro Wagner's potential transfer from Bundesliga rivals Hoffenheim in the January transfer window is being held up by a disagreement over the fee.Hoeness was blunt when asked about the state of negotiations, per Mark Lovell of ESPN FC: "It's all about the transfer feeand I am told we are currently miles apart. At the moment it looks like our hopes have been dashed."Hoeness' bleak take on the situation comes on the heels 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Borussia Monchengladbach won 2-1 against the Bundesliga leaders, scoring their first goal from a controversial spot-kick in the first half 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Borussia Monchengladbach won 2-1 against the Bundesliga leaders, scoring their first goal from a controversial spot-kick in the first half 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Wales gave a good account of themselves but were ultimately beaten by a clinical New Zealand side in Cardiff. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Under-fire Borussia Dortmund coach Peter Bosz admitted Saturdays 4-4 draw at home to Schalke hurt, after his side surrendered a four-goal lead to their derby rivals in the Bundesliga. Dortmund were on course for a thumping win after racing into a 4-0 lead with only 25 minutes gone, but the hosts collapsed in the second [] 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Welcome to LIVE coverage of the 2017 CAF Confederation Cup final, second leg between SuperSport United and TP Mazembe from the Lucas Moripe Stadium in Tshwane, South Africa. 


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Sun, 26 Nov 2017
SuperSport United missed out on the CAF Confederation Cup title after losing 2-1 on aggregate to TP Mazembe.The post CAF Confederation Cup:TP Mazembe deny SuperSport Utd appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Mauro Icardi scored his 14th and 15th league goals of the season to help Inter see off Cagliari and leapfrog Napoli at the Serie A summit. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Inter have sent a clear message to Serie A rivals Napoli and Juventus as they continued theirunbeaten run with a comfortable 3-1 win against tough hosts Cagliari. ' The Milan side were determined to continue their title race after beginning the season with ten wins and three draws, and have further proved their determination as they overcame Cagliari thanks to Mauro Icardi and Marcelo Brozovic. This home win temporarily places them at the lead of the Serie A table, although Napoli areyet to 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Australias Cameron Davis shot a brilliant final round of seven-under-par 64 to win the 102nd Australian Open after a wild finish to the tournament Sunday. The 22-year-old Davis captured his first professional title when he finished the event at 11-under-par to win by one stroke from Swedens Jonas Blixt and fellow countryman Matt Jones. Cameron [] 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
European Team captain Thomas Bjorn tapped into Paul Caseys vast match play experience on Thursday in naming the Englishman as one of his two wildcard selections for Januarys EurAsia Cup against hosts Asia. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Chelsea snatch a draw at Anfield 


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Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Willian hit a fortuitous equaliser five minutes from time against Liverpool, but Antonio Conte insisted his side were worthy of a 1-1 draw. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
The most significant moment of college footballs essential, emotion-rich Week 13more commonly known as rivalry weekenddid not actually take place on any football field. It was delivered to us on a Saturday morning shortly before the pandemonium began in a tidy press release totaling 599 words.Only a few of those words were necessary. They are words those around the sport have been hoping would be written for some timea marriage that always seemed too good and too productive to end the way it did 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Whos No. 1' For much of the 2017 college football season, the answer was never in doubt. But as we head into conference championship weekend, the college football pollsand the College Football Playoffhave been thrown into disarray following a wild weekend of rivalry games.No. 6 Auburn showed why it has been the nations most improved team from Labor Day to Thanksgiving with a dominant win over No. 1 Alabama. No. 2 Miami fell on its face against a 4-7 Pittsburgh team. And as a result, only tw 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
The 25-year-old is on cloud nine after the Eagles secured their second win in the English top-flight this season 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
The 25-year-old is on cloud nine after the Eagles secured their second win in the English top-flight this season 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
British Olympic pilot Lamin Deen secures the first major medal of his career with silver in the four-man event in Whistler, Canada. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Downs target likened to Billiat 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Wimbledon will not be the same following the death of former champion Jana Novotna, says the Duchess of Kent. The Duchess provided a shoulder to cry on when the Czech player lost in the Wimbledon final in 1993, before presenting her with the trophy in 1998. Novotna captured the nations hearts when she burst into []The post Duchess Of Kent Extols Novotna's Virtues appeared first on Independent Nigeria. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
The NBA announced Saturday it fined Charlotte Hornets center Dwight Howard $35,000 for making an obscene gesture on the court during Friday's 100-99 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers.The incident occurred with 4:25 remaining in the second quarter and the game tied at 46 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.According to Spotrac, the fine marked Howard's fifth of the season. The previous four were the result of technical fouls.The 31-year-old Howard is in the midst of his first season with 

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Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Fact:Dwight Howard passed Patrick Ewing for 10th on the NBA's all-time defensive rebounding list.Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engagingCold Hard Factsof the day, presented by Coors Light.Source:NBA.com/Stats 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
England were superior to Samoa, but Eddie Jones feels his side still have plenty of work to do. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Collated English Premier League results on Saturday: Crystal Palace 2 (Loftus-Cheek 56, Sakho 90+2) Stoke 1 (Shaqiri 53) Liverpool 1 (Salah 65) Chelsea 1 (Willian 85) Manchester United 1 (Young 66)Brighton 0 Newcastle 0 Watford 3 (Hughes 19, Yedlin 45+1-og, Gray 62) Swansea 0 Bournemouth 0 Tottenham 1 (Kane 74) West Brom 1 (Rondon 4) [] 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Harry Kane's ninth goal of the Premier League season couldn't prevent Tottenham Hotspur from slipping to a 1-1 draw against relegation-threatened West Bromwich Albion at Wembley Stadium.Kane remains one adrift of Liverpool's Mohamed Salah at the top of the scoring chats after the Egypt international winger kept up his prolific form against Chelsea at Anfield. Yet Liverpool missed the chance to break into the top four after Willian's late equaliser ensured the game ended 1-1.S 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital will witness top sports actions for 10 days as over 15,000 athletes and officials from parastatals, agencies and department in the Ministry of Education in the country would converged in the state for the First edition of the Federal Ministry of Education Games (FEDUGA) slated for November 30 to December 7, 2017. The Media Coordinator of the Games, Faith Udochukwu, disclosed that the Games are the first of its kind to be hosted in the country and will last for 1 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Trabzonspor of Turkey midfielder, Eddy Ogenyi Onazi has faulted the recent monthly rankings by FIFA, 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Nigeria U-20 women team the Falconets have been drawn to play South Africa in the third and final rounds of the FIFA U-20 Women World Cup. Ghana and Cameroon will vie for the second ticket for the tournament billed for August 5-24, 2018 in France.The post FIFA U-20 WWC: Nigeria nightmare must go away, says SA Coach appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Football and rugby players, managers, clubs and officials display the colours of the rainbow to show support for a campaign against homophobia in sport. 

Sun, 26 Nov 2017
Former NFL defensive endJohn Thierry died Friday after suffering a heart attack.He was 46."It is with deep and profound sadness we report the passing of Alcornite and 1994 NFL 1st Round Draftee, John Thierry '94,"Alcorn State University said in astatement."The Alcorn family extends its sincere condolences to his family. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers."Thierry recorded 33.5 sacks in nine NFL seasons with the Cleveland Browns, Atlanta Falcons, Green Bay Pack 

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