SPORTS HEADLINES: TODAY'S SPORTS NEWS HEADLINES [2ND DECEMBER, 2017].




#DTNAlert: 2018 World Cup Draw, Nigeria falls into Group D - Daily Times
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
The 2018 World Cup Draw presently ongoing in Moscow Russia has eight groups from Group A H: See the groups has they appear live: Group A Russia Saudi Arabia Egypt Uruguay Group B Portugal Spain Morocco Iran Group C France Australia Peru Denmark Gropu D Argentina Iceland Croatia Nigeria Group E Brazil Switzerland Costa []The post #DTNAlert: 2018 World Cup Draw, Nigeria falls into Group D appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers
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#WorldCupDraw: Maradona, Okocha, Kanu, other legends arrive - Punch
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
#WorldCupDraw: Maradona, Okocha, Kanu, other legends arrive
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.. CAF offers $500, 000 to each African team - The Sun
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) will grant a financial subsidy of US$2,5 million to assist
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20 athletes resume camping for Pentathlon qualifiers - Punch
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
Twenty Nigerian athletes and five coaches have resumed camping in Lagos for preparations for the Youth Olympic Games qualifier and African Senior Championships holding from December 4 to 11 in Lagos. The events, hosted by Nigeria, will hold at the National Stadium, Lagos and the Teslim Balogun Stadium. President of the Nigeria Modern Pentathlon Federation, []
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2018 World Cup: It's Nigeria, Argentina again - Vanguard
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
For the fifth time, Nigeria was yesterday drawn against Argentina in a group for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. They will also face Iceland and Croatia in Group D.The post 2018 World Cup: It's Nigeria, Argentina again appeared first on Vanguard News.
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3 Key Battles That Could Decide Saturday's Meeting Between Arsenal and Manchester United - FTBpro
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
Having both won their last three games, Arsenal and Manchester United will battle it out to continue their great form going into the Christmas break. The Gunners stormed past Huddersfield in mid-week, putting five past their opponents to continue their incredible post-north London derby form. As for United, Mourinho has got his side playing some positive football following the return of Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The former Chelsea boss gets a lot of stick for the way he sets his side...
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Aaron Boone Reportedly Named Yankees Manager over Hensley MeulensBleacher Report
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
The New York Yankees will reportedly hire Aaron Boone as their new manager after Joe Girardi and the team parted ways in October following a trip to the American League Championship Series.TheNew York Daily News' Bill Maddenfirst relayed word of the Bronx Bombers' decision to hire the former ESPN analyst and Yankee third baseman, who became a pinstriped folk hero when he hit an 11th-inning, walk-off home run in Game 7 of the 2003 ALCS against the Boston Red Sox.ESPN's Buster Olney
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Alan Pardew: When West Brom get to 40 points I'll have a glass of wine - BBC
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
New West Brom manager Alan Pardew says it will be a struggle for the Baggies to get to 40 points, but when they do he will have a glass of wine.
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Aledmys Diaz Reportedly Traded from Cardinals to Blue Jays for J.B. Woodman - Bleacher Report
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
The Toronto Blue Jays have added to their middle-infield depth by acquiring shortstop Aledmys Diaz from the St. Louis Cardinals.PerRobert Murray of FanRag Sports, the Cardinals are receiving outfielder J.B. Woodman from the Blue Jays for Diaz. Diaz became expendable for the Cardinals following the emergence of Paul DeJong, who led the team with 25 home runs in 2017.The Blue Jays are taking a flier on Diaz with the hope he'll bounce back next season. He spent two months in Triple-A from June
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Allegri: Napoli still Scudetto favourites - Goal
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
The Juve boss believes his side's win over the league leaders was a positive result, but doesn't think it changes which side is the title favorite
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Allegri: Napoli still Scudetto favourites - Goal
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
The Juve boss believes his side's win over the league leaders was a positive result, but doesn't think it changes which side is the title favorite
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Amari Cooper Ruled Out vs. Giants with Concussion, Ankle Injury - Bleacher Report
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
Oakland Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper will miss the team's Week 13 matchup against the New York Giants.Per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Cooper has been ruled out due to a concussion and ankle injury.Cooper suffered theconcussion during last week's win over the Denver Broncos when safetyDarian Stewart hit him in the head and neck area.This will be Cooper's first time missing a game in his three-year NFL career. The Raiders will also be without No. 2 wideout Michael Crabtre
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Anthony Davis Fined $25K for Verbally Abusing Official, Refusing to Leave Court - Bleacher Report
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis has been fined $25,000 by the NBA after he was ejected from Wednesday's 120-102 loss against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Per ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Davis' fine stems from verbally abusing a referee and failing to leave the court following his ejection.Davis was ejected in the second quarter after receiving two technical fouls in quick succession. The first occurred with 4:26 left in the first half when he argued a no-call after missing a
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Argentina Coach Sampaoli: Nigeria Will Be Tough But We Have Messi - Complete Sports
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
By Kayode Ogundare in Moscow: Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli has admitted that Nigeria pose a big threats to his teams aspiration of going past the group stage at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia and is banking on Barcelona forward Lionel Messi to help beat the West Africans, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The Albiceleste will come []
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Argentina will be very strong' ' Sampaoli dismisses Maradona criticism - Goal
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
The Argentina legend has been critical of the current team, but the manager remains unperturbed looking ahead to Russia 2018
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Argentina will be very strong' ' Sampaoli dismisses Maradona criticism - Goal
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
The Argentina legend has been critical of the current team, but the manager remains unperturbed looking ahead to Russia 2018
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Argentina, Croatia ready for Nigeria's challenge - New Telegraph
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
Croatia and Argentina coaches admitted the Eagles are difficult opponents but they both expressed confidence of making it from group D of the World cup. Croatia have qualified for the World Cup on five occasions 1998, 2002, 2006, 2014 and 2018, and finished third in France 1998 after losing only two matches. 'I think we are happy because we can get out of the group, but it will be difficult, Zlatko Dali' told HTV, according to net.hr. Nigeria is a young team that became the first to qu
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Arsenal transfer news: The latest & LIVE player rumours from the Emirates Stadium - Goal
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk involving Arsenal as they continue the fight to hold on to Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez
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Arsenal v Man Utd no longer a title decider, says Wenger - Punch
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
Arsene Wenger has admitted that fixtures between Arsenal and Manchester United are no longer the final of the championship ahead of their highly anticipated clash on Saturday, Skysports reports. The teams were the dominant Premier League sides around the turn of the century, taking nine consecutive titles between them from 1996 to 2004 as Wenger []
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Arsenal's Alex Iwobi 'ready' for Manchester United clash - Goal
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
The 21-year-old was an unused substitute in the Gunners' comprehensive win over the Terriers and he is set to face the Red Devils
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Balogun Relishes Russia 2018 'Big Challenge' After Draw - Complete Sports
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
By Johnny Edward: Mainz 05 defender Leon Balogun feels that the Super Eagles draw at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia is a big challenge for the team, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The three-time African champions have been drawn against Croatia, Iceland and Argentina in Group D. Wow what a draw! This group is a []
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Barcelona target Arthur Melo poses in club shirt - alongside the man who landed Neymar - Goal
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
The 21-year-old midfielder has earned comparisons to Iniesta, and took a picture on Friday with his arm around Barca's 'man in Brazil
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Barcelona target Arthur Melo poses in club shirt - alongside the man who landed Neymar - Goal
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
The 21-year-old midfielder has earned comparisons to Iniesta, and took a picture on Friday with his arm around Barca's 'man in Brazil
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Barcelona's Nou Camp set to host Joshua-Parker's fight - New Telegraph
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
Barcelonas Nou Camp will be considered as a possible venue for Anthony Joshuas unification clash with Joseph Parker, says the New Zealanders promotional team. Negotiations for Joshuas world title fight with Parker could be nearing completion, with the British champions promoter Eddie Hearn hoping to agree a deal within the next two weeks for the bout to take place in March or April. Duco Events, who guide Parkers career, are already assessing possible venues to stage the fight, including Barcelo
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Bayern Munich Transfer News: Thomas Muller Wants Robert Lewandowski Understudy - Bleacher Report
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
Thomas Muller has declared Bayern Munich must find an alternative toRobert Lewandowski, and has encouraged the Bundesliga champions to search for an understudy.Speaking to Bayern TV (h/tWill Griffeeof the Mail Online), Muller accepted it would be difficult for his side to find a player who could deputise forLewandowski, but stressed the squad lacks a suitable forward as cover."We have no player who can replace Robert Lewandowski as a striker, being the type of player he is," said Mulle
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Ben McAdoo Doesn't Have 'Any Regrets' About Benching Eli Manning - Bleacher Report
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo told reporters Friday he doesn't have "any regrets" regarding the discussions that led to Eli Manning's benching in advance of Week 13."I was upfront and honest with Eli," McAdoo said, according to ESPN.com's Jordan Raanan. "I don't have any regrets there."McAdoo added that while he understands why current and former playersreacted negatively to the decision, he believes the move was made for the benefit of t
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Birthday wishes flood in for Bhele - Kickoff
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
Birthday wishes flood in for Bhele
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Breaking News: 2018 World Cup Draw, Nigeria falls into Group D - Daily Times
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
The 2018 World Cup Draw presently ongoing in Moscow Russia has eight groups from Group A H: See the groups has they appear live: Group A Russia Saudi Arabia Egypt Uruguay Group B Portugal Spain Morocco Iran Group C France Australia Peru Denmark Gropu D Argentina Iceland Croatia Nigeria Group E Brazil Switzerland Costa []The post Breaking News: 2018 World Cup Draw, Nigeria falls into Group D appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers
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BREAKING NEWS: 2018 World Cup Draw, Nigeria falls into Group D - Daily Times
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
The 2018 World Cup Draw presently ongoing in Moscow Russia has eight groups from Group A H: See the groups has they appear live: Group A Russia Saudi Arabia Egypt Uruguay Group B Portugal Spain Morocco Iran Group C France Australia Peru Denmark Gropu D Argentina Iceland Croatia Nigeria Group E Brazil Switzerland Costa []The post BREAKING NEWS: 2018 World Cup Draw, Nigeria falls into Group D appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers
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CAF gives Nigeria, 4 others $500,000 each to prepare for 2018 World CupDaily Times
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has said it would grant financial subsidy of $500,000 (about N175 million) to all five African representatives at the forthcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup. The continental football governing body said the decision was taken by its Executive Committee and other stakeholders on the sidelines of the 2018 FIFA World []The post CAF gives Nigeria, 4 others $500,000 each to prepare for 2018 World Cup appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria
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Caf offers African representatives $500,000 each for 2018 World Cup - Goal
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
The football governing body has offered a financial subsidy to the each of the five teams representing the continent in Russia next year
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Caf offers African representatives $500,000 each for 2018 World Cup - Goal
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
The football governing body has offered a financial subsidy to the each of the five teams representing the continent in Russia next year
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Carlos Beltran Reportedly Informed He Won't Be Yankees Manager - Bleacher Report
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
The New York Yankees reportedly informed longtime MLB outfielder Carlos Beltran he won't be selected as the club's new manager.Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports passed along the status update Friday.Beltranannouncedhis retirement last month after winning his first World Series title when the Houston Astros defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2017 Fall Classic.The 40-year-old Puerto Rico native immediately became a popular name on the managerial market.Laura AlbaneseofNewsdaynoted Wednesday
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Celtic duo eye second bite of the cherry - Kickoff
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
Celtic duo eye second bite of the cherry
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CHAN Eagles must redeem image in Morocco, says Ezenwa - New Telegraph
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
Captain of the homebased Eagles, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, has said the side must redeem their image at the next CHAN competition in Morocco after failing to qualify from the group stages at the last edition in Rwanda. The FC IfeanyiUbah player said they were going to play all their matches as a final so as not to repeat the disappointment of the last edition. Ezenwa said: 'We have to redeem our image in Morocco because the way we lost out at the last competition in Rwanda was very painful. 'I
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Chelsea Transfer News: Antonio Conte Talks David Luiz to Real Madrid Rumours - Bleacher Report
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has commented on speculation that David Luiz could be set to join Real Madrid when the transfer window reopens in January.The Spanish champions are interested in the defender, who fell out with Conte after Chelsea's 3-0 defeat to Roma in the UEFA Champions League in October, per Matt Law at the Telegraph.Luiz has only featured once since that defeat, in the 4-0 win over Qarabag, although he has also been struggling with a knee injury.Conte was asked about the B
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Chelsea's 'perplexing' fixture list hands Manchester City the advantage - Conte - Goal
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
The Blues boss is upset at how the schedule has hurt his side in their bid to retain their title against a fiercely competitive rival
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Chelsea's 'perplexing' fixture list hands Manchester City the advantage - Conte - Goal
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
The Blues boss is upset at how the schedule has hurt his side in their bid to retain their title against a fiercely competitive rival
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Colorado CB Isaiah Oliver Declares for 2018 NFL Draft - Bleacher Report
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
Colorado cornerback Isaiah Oliver will forgo his senior season and enter the 2018 NFL Draft.Oliver announced his decision to turn pro on Twitter:Oliver was a two-way player coming out ofBrophy College Preparatory school in Arizona three years ago and came to Colorado as a wide receiver before deciding to play in the defensive secondary.Looking ahead to Oliver's NFL prospects, B/R draft analyst Matt Miller has the Colorado star ranked as his No. 3 cornerback in the 2018 class and as the No.
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Conte: Hazard gives Blues options - Kickoff
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
Conte: Hazard gives Blues options
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Corey Peters, Cardinals Reportedly Agree to New 3-Year Contract - Bleacher Report
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
The Arizona Cardinals and defensive tackle Corey Peters reportedly agreed to terms Friday on a three-year, $12 million contract extension.According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the deal includes $7.25 million guaranteed, including a $2.75 million signing bonus.The raise represents something of a redemption story for Peterswho missed the entire 2015 season after tearing his Achilles.Since then, the burly run-stuffer has developed into an integral piece of the Cardinals' defensive line
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Croatia Coach Dalic: I Didn't Want 'Fearless' Nigeria In Our Group - Complete Sports
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
By Kayode Ogundare in Moscow: Zlatko Dalic, head coach of the Croatian national team, has bemoaned his teams ill-luck after they were paired with Nigeria at the FIFA World Cup draw here in Moscow on Friday, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The manager who guided his team to a play-off victory over Greece to qualify for the 2018 []
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Croatia Legend, Suker: We are In Tough Group With Nigeria, Argentina, others - Complete Sports
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
Croatian legend Davor Suker has admitted that his country has been drawn in one of the toughest groups of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Zlatko Dalics side, Croatia, who are making their fifth appearance at the FIFA World Cup and are currently ranked 17th in World football will face Nigeria, Iceland and Argentina []
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Dalung, Pinnick optimistic of Eagles chances - Punch
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
The Minister of Youth and Sports Solomon Dalung is optimistic that the Super Eagles will advance from Group D of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Dalung made the statement after the draws were made on Friday at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow, where Nigeria were drawn in Group D with Argentina, Croatia and []
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De Rossi to face sanctions after slap - Peoples Daily
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
Roma captain Daniele De Rossi will be disciplined by his club after picking up a two-match ban for slapping Genoa's Gianluca Lapadula, coach Eusebio De Francesco said yesterday. De Rossi was sent off with his side leading 1-0 after 69 minutes for hitting Lapadula in the face and the Genoa striker scored the resulting penalty []
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DeAndre Jordan Reportedly Trade Target of Bucks, Raptors, Wizards, Timberwolves - Bleacher Report
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
A slew of potential suitors have reportedly emerged for Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan.According to theRacine Journal Times' Gery Woelfel, the Milwaukee Bucks, Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards and Minnesota Timberwolves are the clubs that "have shown the most interest in Jordan" to date.Woelfel added the Bucks are making a "concerted push" to nab Jordan after they bolstered their backcourt last month by acquiring point guard Eric Bledsoe from the Phoenix S
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Dez Bryant Passed Bob Hayes for the Most TD Catches in Cowboys History - Bleacher Report
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
Fact:Dez Bryant passed Bob Hayes for the most TD catches in Cowboys history.Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engagingCold Hard Factsof the day, presented by Coors Light.Source:Jon Machota
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Eagles draw Argentina, Iceland, Croatia - Punch
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
Idris Adesina Nigeria have been drawn in Group D of the Russia 2018 World Cup along with South American giants Argentina, Europeans Iceland and Croatia. At a star-studded Final Draw ceremony at the State Kremlin Palace in Russia on Friday, the Super Eagles, who were in Pot 4 of the draws, drew the Argentines, who []
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Edo will use sports to eradicate human trafficking 'Obaseki - New Telegraph
Sat, 02 Dec 2017
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has reiterated his administration's commitment towards ensuring that the embarrassing issues of human trafficking in the state comes to an end by engaging the youths in meaningful activities using sports as a mechanism for achieving it. Governor Obaseki stated this in Benin briefing the state House of Assembly on his achievement in office for the one year. He said that the government of Edo State is open to foreign sports investors and sponsorship, adding t
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