BREAKING NEWS
latest

468x60

SPORTS HEADLINES: TODAY'S SPORTS NEWS HEADLINES [7 NOVEMBER, 2017].



Tue, 07 Nov 2017
By Chidera Akalonu Retired Nigeria International Emmanuel Amuneke has thrown his weight behind the nomination 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Professional golfers from across the country would converge at Ilorin Golf Club from Monday November 6, 2017 for the official practice round ahead of the 5th Kwara Open that tees-off today. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
As the countdown towards the 6th edition of the Nigerian Sports Award gathers momentum, organizers have announced that the voting phase for the awards will close by midnight of Sunday, November 12.The post 2017 Nigerian Sports Award: Voting closes Nov 12 appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green and Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramseyreportedly avoided suspensions for their actions in an altercation Sunday.On Monday,Adam Schefter of ESPN reported neither Green nor Ramsey will be suspended by the NFL.Green, 29, grabbed Ramsey by the neck from behind and threw him to the ground before throwing a punch during the fracas. The two had been jawing back and forth for most of the first quarter before Green lost his temper after Ramsey pushed 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
As they are with many of their SEC rivals as of late, the Alabama Crimson Tide are dominating the recent series with the Mississippi State Bulldogs, winning the last nine meetings outright, going 6-3 against the spread. Alabama shoots to make it 10 in a row against MSU on Saturday night. College football point spread: The Crimson Tide opened as 14.5-point favorites, according to sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark. (Line updates and matchup report)College football betting pick, via OddsShark co 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
By James Agberebi:Nigerian-born Bolton Wanderers forward Sammy Ameobi has been nominated for the Professional Footballers Association (PFA) Fans Championship Player of the Month award for October. Ameobis nomination was announced by Bolton Wanderers on their official website on Monday. The 25-year-old former Newcastle United player will slug it out with five other players for the [] 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Torino full-back Cristian Ansaldi has been added to the Argentina squad for the games against Russia and Nigeria. The defender wasn't included in the original squad when it was released last week, though there was plenty of Serie A representation including Inter's Mauro Icardi and Roma centre-back Federico Fazio. Today Ansaldi has also been included in the squad, with the Granata releasing a brief statement confirming he'll join up with the Albiceleste for the games with Nigeria a 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has landed in the Russian capital Moscow, ahead of Argentina's international matches against the 2018 World Cup hosts and three-time African champs Nigeria.The post Argentina vs Nigeria: Messi lands in Russia appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
ARSENE WENGER and Pep Guardiola are going head-to-head in a battle for Ajax star Frenkie De Jong. Arsenal and Manchester City have BOTH spoken to the Dutch giants over a January deal for the De Jong. The central midfielder, 20, has broken into the first team and has sparked a tug-of-war to get him to [] 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Antoine Griezmann has told Barcelona he will sign for the club, according to reports from Spain. Yet the France international would want a guarantee he will succeed Lionel Messi as the Blaugrana's attacking talisman.Spanish source Diario Gol (h/t Jack Otway of the Daily Express) has revealed Griezmann wants to join Barca "but only on his terms." Those terms include supplanting Messi as the main man in Barcelona's forward line.Diario Gol also revealed how Barca manager "E 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Manchester United risk losing Juan Mata at the end of the season. The Spain international comes off contract in June and is yet to settle on new terms. Diario Gol says Mata is wanted back in Spain, where Real Madrid and Barcelona are both keen. Barca coach Ernesto Valverde is a fan and believes Mata..."The post Barcelona, Real Madrid Keen On Signing Mata appeared first on OsunDefender. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Wisconsin Badgers athletic director Barry Alvarez doesn't envision a scenario where the College Football Playoff committee will leave an undefeated Power Five conference champion out of the four-team tournament at season's end."I think that would be very difficult to do," Alvarez said Monday, perHeather Dinich of ESPN.com. "There's no part of me that says if you go undefeated as a Power Five and win your conference championship, and you're not going to be in th 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Joey Barton has suggested that he feels sorry for Slaven Bilic, after his dismissal from West Ham United. West Ham announced that they had parted company with Bilic on Monday, following their poor start to the season. And Barton felt that the decision to let Bilic go has been inevitable for a long time now. 'Feel sorry for Slaven Bilic but the writing has been on the wall for a while at West Ham,' the former player said. Bilic was sacked by West Ham, with the London side sitting in...T 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Baxter: Tower is progressing 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
The Houston Astros already captured Major League Baseball's ultimate award with their seven-game victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series, but baseball fans learned the finalists for the sport's major individual awards Monday evening.The finalists for the primary 2017 American and National League awards were announced Monday on MLB Network's broadcast of the Baseball Writers' Association of America awards.Among the reveals were the three finalists for the Amer 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo didn't exactly give Eli Manning a vote of confidence during Monday's press conference.After reiterating that Manning is still the team's quarterback, he added a qualifier about the future."That doesnt mean at some point in time we wont throw another guy in there to get a look at," McAdoo said, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.McAdoo spoke about developing players for the future after Sunday's loss to the Los Angeles Rams, which d 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
The manager should have been sacked a long time before he actually was, according to the disgruntled former Hammers defender 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
The manager should have been sacked a long time before he actually was, according to the disgruntled former Hammers defender 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
OLYMPIC sprinting legend Usain Bolt will be hosting Africa's Richest Race Day, the Sun Met, celebrated with GH Mumm Champagne, on the January 27, 2018 at Kenilworth racecourse in Cape Town. This announcement was made at a stylish function staged at the Grand Africa Cafe and Beach, with the charismatic Bolt beckoning fans, 'Watch out [] 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Co-favorite Gun Runner, ridden by Florent Geroux, won the Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday at Del Mar racetrack in Southern California, dominating one of the richest thoroughbred races in the world. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman pointed to lackluster "connectivity and communication" as the primary reason the team parted ways with manager Joe Girardi.Andrew Marchand of ESPN.com noted the comments came Monday when Cashman was on a conference call with New York reporters. The general manager suggested the communication issues with the clubhouse were important, considering the Bronx Bombers appear to be in the early stages of a successful run with young players such a 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Free-agent cornerback Byron Maxwell visited with the Atlanta Falcons on Monday, ESPN.com's Field Yates reported.According to ESPN.com's Vaughn McClure, the Falcons didn't sign Maxwell on Monday but maintain a level of interest in the seven-year veteran. Were Atlanta to sign Maxwell, it would be a reunion for him with Falcons head coach Dan Quinn, who was the Seattle Seahawks' defensive coordinator in 2013 and 2014, which were Maxwell's final two years with the team.The D 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Chelsea are reportedly keeping tabs on Lyon centre-back Mouctar Diakhaby as manager Antonio Conte contemplates reinforcing his squad's numbers in defence.The Blues aren't the only club showing interest in Diakhaby, with Chelsea's Premier League rivals Manchester City and Serie A giants Juventus having also scouted the 20-year-old, per Simon Jones of MailOnline.Jones also detailed why Chelsea are so keen: "Chelsea are considering a move for the young Frenchman as Antonio Conte 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Chelsea have reportedly been offered the chance to sign Paris Saint-Germain winger Lucas Moura in the January transfer window.According to Le 10 Sport (h/t Tom Coast of Sport Witness), PSG are ready to offload the Brazilian international as he's struggled to make an impression under manager Unai Emery this season.The Ligue 1 side are said to be keen to balance the books in January after a summer of lavish spending, and according to the report, Lucas is one of the players they're ready 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk involving Chelsea as Antonio Conte looks to build on his title success in his second season in charge 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Michael EmenaloMichael Emenalo has ended his 10-year association with Chelsea following his sudden departure as the club's technical director as questions continue to mount over Antonio Conte's managerial reign at the club.The post Chelsea's most expensive five buys under Emenalo appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Kevin De Bruyne, Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus were on target as Manchester City underpinned their status as Premier League title favourites with a dominant 3-1 beating of an outclassed Arsenal. Belgium international De Bruyne continued a sublime season by beating Petr Cech with a well-placed shot during a first half completely controlled by the [] 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
A former Chelsea player Ray Wilkins has backed Antonio Contes decision to drop David Luiz for the crucial Premier League game against Manchester United on Sunday. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
West Ham are set to name David Moyes as their new manager after Slaven Bilic parted company with the London club after a poor start to the season. The Hammersslumped to another league defeat at home to Liverpool on Saturday 4-1 and that was enough for the West Ham owners to decide Bilic wasn't the right man to take the club forward. 'Sky Sportsunderstand that David Gold and David Sullivan will make a swift move to draft Moyes in with the club sitting in the relegation zone. The Scot wi 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
The former France defender says It would be a shame to see a suspension by Marseille come to define what has been a stellar career 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
The former France defender says It would be a shame to see a suspension by Marseille come to define what has been a stellar career 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
The Super Eagles on Monday, began preparation in Rabat, Morocco ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Algeria in Constantine on Friday . Ademola Olajire, Director of Communication and Media, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) said this in a statement in Abuja. He said Coach Gernot Rohr had replaced injured midfielder Ogenyi Onazi with [] 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
The Super Eagles have arrived in Rabat, Morocco, ahead of preparation for Fridays 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Algeria. The Nigerian side will take on the Fennecs at theThe post Eagles land in Morocco Onazi, Simon to miss Algeria friendly appeared first on TheCable. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
The Super Eagles yesterday in Rabat, Morocco began preparation for Friday's 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Algeria which is scheduled for Constantine.The post Eagles settle down in Rabat, Mikel expected today appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
By Adeboye Amosu:Nigeria Professional Football League club El-Kanemi Warriors have completed the signing of Gambia goalkeeper Modou Jobe on a two-year deal, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Jobe linked up with the Maiduguri-based club from Senegalese outfit, ASC Linguere. The 27-year-old goalkeeper has been capped nine times by his country. We are delighted to have signed a goalkeeper [] 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Emenalo Quits Chelsea Job 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Chelsea's Technical Director, Mike Emenalo, has stepped down from his role at the club as it was learnt that he decided to quit due to the animosity between him and Coach Antonio Conte. The former Super Eagles player joined Chelsea in 2007, and after four years with the club, was promoted to the role of Technical Director. The 52-year-olds responsibilities included heading the scouting and academy programs, but according to The Telegraph, a frustrating 2017 summer transfer window led to ten 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Michael Emenalo has ended his 10-year association with Chelsea following his sudden departure as the club's technical director as questions continue to mount over Antonio Conte's managerial reign at the club.The post Emenalo set to join Monaco, quits Chelsea after 10yrs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
The former technical director at Stamford Bridge has pointed to the 21-year-old as vindication for the club's developmental strategy 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
The former technical director at Stamford Bridge has pointed to the 21-year-old as vindication for the club's developmental strategy 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
By Adeboye Amosu:Mike Emenalo has admitted that his decision to stand down as technical director of English Premier League champions Chelsea was a tough one, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The former Nigeria defender ended his 10-year relationship with the Blues on Monday by tendering his resignation letter. 'This has been a very difficult decision to make, but [] 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
England's joint training session with Wales had "a bit of an edge" and was "massively beneficial", says scrum coach Neal Hatley. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
England coach Wayne Bennett makes four changes to his squad for Sunday's World Cup group match against France. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Former Chelsea and West Brom boss Roberto di Matteo insists he wants to return to management. The 47-year-old has been out of work since being sacked by Aston Villa last year. You feel it after a while you feel you want to have that fire in your belly again, he told Sky Sports. Im..."The post Ex-Chelsea Boss Di Matteo Keen To Return To Management appeared first on OsunDefender. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Nigeria Football Federation technical and development committee chairman, Yusuf 'Fresh' Ahmed has predicted that the country's women Under 20 team will have no problems dispatching their Moroccan counterparts in the second leg FIFA Women World Cup qualifiers in Benin.The post Falconets will crush Morocco in Benin ''Fresh' appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
World football 'ruling body, FIFA has appointed Gabonese referee, Eric Arnaud Otogo Castane as the referee for the match in Constantine, to be assisted by Aboubacar Doumbouya (Guinea, assistant referee 1), Seydou Tiama (Burkina Faso, assistant referee 2) and Juste Ephrem Zio (Burkina Faso, fourth official). Rene Daniel Louzaya from Congo will be referee assessor [] 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
World football 'governing body, FIFA, has given approval for the international friendly between Nigeria and Argentina to go ahead as scheduled in Krasnodar, Russia on Tuesday, 14th November 2017. This was contained in a letter forwarded to the Football Union of Russia, addressed to the General Secretary, Aleksandr Alaev, and signed by FIFA's Director of [] 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
Newly 'appointed Chairman of the NFF Technical and Development Committee, Alhaji Yusuf Ahmed, (popularly called 'Fresh') has commended the country's U20 girls, Falconets, for the 1-1 draw secured against their Moroccan counterparts in Sale on Sunday. The match was the first leg of a second round fixture of the African qualifying race for the 2018 FIFA U20 Women's World Cup finals. 'I want to praise the Falconets for putting up a great effort despite the fact that th 

Tue, 07 Nov 2017
The Georgia Bulldogs hold the upper paw in the recent series with the Auburn Tigers, winning nine of the last 11 meetings straight up and going 8-3 against the spread. In the 121st edition of the Deep South's Oldest Rivalry, the Bulldogs tangle with the Tigers on Saturday afternoon at Jordan-Hare Stadium. College football point spread: The Bulldogs opened as one-point favorites, according to sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark. (Line updates and matchup report)College football betting pick, 
« PREV
NEXT »