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SPORTS HEADLINES: TODAY'S SPORTS NEWS HEADLINES [13 DECEMBER, 2017].


Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Paul Clement could not help be impressed by Manchester City's record-breaking performance as they brushed aside his Swansea City. 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
15 in a Row!! Manchester City Have Mastered the Dark Side of the Force 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
The UCLA Bruins and new head coach Chip Kellypicked up a key commitment for their 2018 recruiting class Wednesdayin the form of talented wide receiver Chase Cota, according to 247Sports' Brandon Huffman. Cota is a 4-star prospect who is the No. 144overall recruit in the 2018 class, according to the 247Sports composite rankings. He's also the No. 27receiver and the No. 2 player from the state of Oregon.The South Medford High School standout is far more intriguing than those ratings may 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Ben Pearce looks at five talking points from Tottenhams' 2-0 win over Brighton, which puts the Lilywhites back into the top four. 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
City deserve their record, Arsenal`s away-day woes, Puel`s happy reunion, Chelsea's trio star and Burnley's bargains excel - lessons from the Premier League games. 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Liam Canning looks at five talking points from Manchester United's win over Bournemouth, which saw Romelu Lukaku end his barren spell in front of goal. 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Britain's Adam Peaty is third at the European Short Course 50m breaststroke final, despite a personal best in Copenhagen. 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Afeez Hanafi Atlanta 96 Olympic Games gold medallist Chioma Ajunwa has been promoted to the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police. The Lagos State Command of the Nigeria Police Force confirmed the promotion of the former long jumper to The PUNCH on Wednesday. The 47-year-old defied the odds to become the first and only athlete [] 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Nigeria's only individual Gold medalist till date, Chioma Ajunwa-Okpara, has been decorated as an Assistant 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Despite leaving early last game due to a concussion, New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara believes he will be in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Jets."I'm good to go," Kamara said Wednesday, per Nick Underhill of The Advocate. "I'm gonna play."This continues his optimism from Monday, when he said he expected to be ready for the upcoming week, per Josh Katzenstein of TheTimes-Picayune.Of course, he will still need to be cleared by doctors before 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Congo Democratic Republic's former international, Cyril Mubiala lead the park of the first batch of Africa legends, who arrived the ancient city of Kano yesterday ahead of today's charity match to raise funds for the internally displaced persons across the country.The post Amokachi, Lawal, Babangida storm Kano for Match-4-IDPs appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Barcelona star Andres Iniesta has said it would "bother" him if former team-mate Neymar moved to Real Madrid, and he hopes veteran defender Javier Mascherano doesn't leave Catalonia.As reported by Marca's Xavi Hernandez (adapted by Chris Winterburn), Iniesta was asked about the persistent rumours linking Neymar with Los Blancos, and he pointed at the Brazilian's immense quality as a reason why he hopes it doesn't happen:"Yes, it would bother me because he 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Not even a brilliant performance from Giannis Antetokounmpo was enough for the Milwaukee Bucks to overcome the duo of Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins on Wednesday at the Smoothie King Center.Davis and Cousins led the New Orleans Pelicans to a 115-108victory over Antetokounmpo and the Bucks, snapping Milwaukee's three-game winning streak and 6-1 stretch in the process. The Pelicans used a 13-3 run in the fourth quarter to seize control after trailing by three with less than eight minutes 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
The iconic Olympic flame arrived in South Korea on Wednesday, November 1, signaling 100 days to go until the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games. 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Arsenal remainone point off the Premier League's top four after they were frustrated in a 0-0 draw against David Moyes' West Ham United at the London Stadium on Wednesday evening.The north Londoners dictated the tempo and dominated possession but couldn't find the back of the net as summer signing Alexandre Lacazette moved to the bench and Olivier Giroud made his first league start of the season.A disappointing midweek performance means the Gunners are now three league games witho 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Udinese have dismissed speculation of a January exit for star midfielder Jakub Jankto, who has been linked with the likes of Arsenal, Juventus, Inter Milan, AC Milan and Everton.Speaking to Tuttomercatoweb (h/t Football Italia), club sporting director Manuel Gerolin responed to the persistent rumours, saying he believes the Czech will stay: ''Our objective is to improve as a team, all together. The transfer market is a consequence of our good work. I think Jankto will not be moving any 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Arsene Wenger once again pointed to the different gap between games of Premier League sides as a reason for Arsenal's 'lack of sharpness', as they went three games without a win after a 0-0 draw away to West Ham United. Having raised the subject in midweek after the 3-1 loss to Manchester United, the French manager talked of how David Moyes' team had an extra day of rest before this match. 'It is one of them, yes,' Wenger said. 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
There is "no evidence" that the third Ashes Test between Australia and England has been "corrupted", says the International Cricket Council. 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
The Atlanta Falcons (8-5) will continue their quest to repeat as NFC South champions when they visit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-9) as solid road favorites at the sportsbooks for an important divisional matchup on Monday night.The Falcons can claim the NFC South title again if they win out after topping the New Orleans Saints 20-17 at home in last week's Thursday night game.NFL point spread: The Falcons opened as 4.5-point favorites; the total was 47.5 early in the week, according to sports 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Atletico Madrid will play Egyptian side Al Ahly in Alexandria later this month in a Match for Peace to raise funds for the families of victims of the Nov. 24 terror attack in Egypt. The match takes place at the Borgh-al-Arab Stadium, which has an 84,000 capacity, on Dec. 30. The clubs will donate 100 []The post Atletico to raise funds for Egypt terror victims appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Los Angeles Clippers guard Austin Rivers suffered a concussion in Wednesday night's 106-95 win over the Orlando Magic and will miss Friday's game against the Washington Wizards at Capital One Arena, according to theLos Angeles Times' Brad Turner. The 25-year-old scored nine points on 4-of-10 shooting in 17 minutes before he had to leave the floor for testing.Rivers, who is in his fourth season with the Clippers, missed the last six games of 2016-17 after suffering a hamstring stra 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Manchester United have been without Eric Bailly for nine matches and it may be a while before the Ivory Coast defender returns to action. 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Real Madrid came back to beat Al Jazira 2-1 thanks to a Gareth Bale winner at the Club World Cup. 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Robert Lewandowski scored the only goal of the game to deny bottom side Cologne what would have been a memorable point and move the defending champions nine points clear at the top of the Bundesliga. After Leipzig could only draw 1-1 away to Wolfsburg, Bayern knew that a win here would see them extend their seven-point lead at the top of the table. Having been rested for the weekend win at Frankfurt, David Alaba, Sebastian Rudy, Corentin Tolisso and Robert Lewandowski all returned to the... 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Liverpool's iconic stars get excited for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017, to be presented on Sunday 17 December at the city's Echo Arena. 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Rafael Benitez says he must soon discover the resources he will have available as Newcastle United reportedly near a takeover. 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Although Bournemouth's winless run stretched to five games, Eddie Howe felt his side performed well in a 1-0 loss at Manchester United. 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Arizona Cardinals running back Adrian Peterson has missed the last two games due to a neck injury and doesn't appear likely to return anytime soon.Head coach Bruce Arians said Wednesday he has "no idea" whether the 32-year-old will be able to recover in time to play again this season, per ESPN's Adam Schefter.There are three games remaining in the 2017 season and the 6-7 Cardinals are a long shot to reach the playoffs.Peterson finished his Week 12 game against the Jaguars, bu 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
NPFL champions Plateau United will take on Eding of Cameroon, while MFM FC are up against Malian league 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz let fans know "the comeback officially begins now" Wednesday, when he tweeted following surgery for his torn ACL:The Eagles announced they placed Wentz on injured reserve Tuesday after the signal-caller suffered the injury during a scramble in Sunday's 43-35 victory over the Los Angeles Rams at L.A. Memorial Coliseum. He remained in the game in the immediate aftermath and threw a touchdown to Alshon Jeffery, but he will not play again t 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Britain's Chris Froome tells the BBC his legacy will not be tainted after returning an "adverse" drugs test, insisting "I certainly haven't broken any rules". 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Some of the players taking part in the Rainoil Tennis Open at the Lagos Country Club Ikeja on Wednesday expressed their delight at the experience gained on the clay courts. Thomas Otu, who eased past Ismaila Sikiru 6-1, 6-4 to move into the second round, said it was a good development by the sponsors. Clay [] 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
The American midfielder will reunite with former Xolos boss Miguel Herrera in the capital, his third loan move away from his hometown club 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
The American midfielder will reunite with former Xolos boss Miguel Herrera in the capital, his third loan move away from his hometown club 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
By James Agberebi: Holders Real Madrid prevented what would have been a major shock as they came from a goal down to beat home team Al-Jazira 2-1 in the second semi-final of the 2017 FIFA Club World Cup in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Wednesday. This will be Madrids third final in the last [] 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
A total of 32 boxers drawn from 8 weight categories have been invited to camp for adequate preparations towards the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. The boxers are made up 16 men and 16 women, namely: Ifeoma Anthony, Ayisat Oriyomi, Caroline Linus, Abasi Ama Moses, Tomiwa Sadiku, Yetunde Odunuga, Abibat Ismael, Fadilat Tijani, Oben Blessing, []The post Commonwealth Games: 32 boxers invited to camp appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
David Moyes has revealed he had strong conversations with both Marko Arnautovic and Arthur Masuaku prior to their clash with Chelsea last weekend to try and mend theirpoor start to the season. West Ham headed into the London derby having not won any of their previous eight Premier League games, with both Arnautovic and Masuaku coming under heavy criticism due to their performances in recent weeks. Since his 20m summer move to the London Stadium, Arnautovic hasn't been able to replicate the. 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Davids hails Maritzburg's display 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
The former Real Madrid winger claims he is happy at the club, though he'd like to see more playing time than he has this season 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
The former Real Madrid winger claims he is happy at the club, though he'd like to see more playing time than he has this season 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Juventus vice-president Pavel Nedved has told Paulo Dybala to sort out his private life and focus on his football after the forwards form dipped. Dybala, 24, was dropped for Juves 0-0 draw with Inter Milan on Saturday night as coach Massimiliano Allegri reacted to his recent run of just one goal in eight games by []The post Dybala told to sort out private life appeared first on Daily Times Nigeria. Nigeria News from Nigeria Newspapers 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Manchester Citydemolished Swansea City 4-0 on Wednesday night to become the first team ever to win 15 consecutive Premier League games, in the process keeping them 11 points ahead at the Premier League summit.Meanwhile, Romelu Lukaku ended his recent goal drought by scoring the winner in Manchester United's 1-0home triumph over Bournemouth, andWest Ham United managed to claw a point from their clash with Arsenal.Leicester City hit cruise control on their trip to Southampton and putfourpast 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
EPL Wrap: City record 15th straight win 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is awaiting his return to the field after a six-game suspension, and he is apparently confident he will come back strong.The Cowboys running back even made a bold prediction to Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson."Me and him have a personal bet when he comes back," Dickerson said, per TMZ Sports. "He said he's going to get 200 yards in his return. I said no."The wager is apparently a game-used jersey given to the winner of the be 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
The Football Association on Wednesday gave Manchester United and Manchester City extra time to explain the ugly post-match scenes at Old Trafford following victory for Pep Guardiolas team. Runaway Premier League leaders City opened an 11-point gap over second-placed United with their 2-1 win on Sunday. The victory sparked mass celebrations from City. United are [] 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has restated the Federal Governments commitment to sports development in the country. The President made the remark while declaring open the 1st Session of the African Union Sports Council Ministers meeting at the ECOWAS Parliament in Abuja on Wednesday. He said the purpose of the meeting affirmed the seriousness that African countries [] 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
FIBA Extends Nigerias Deadline Till March Next Year 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has set up a four-man panel to unravel the slip that resulted in Nigeria forfeiting the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Algeria. FIFAThe post FIFA fine: NFF sets up four-man panel to investigate error appeared first on TheCable. 

Thu, 14 Dec 2017
NFF's 1st Vice President, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi, has been named head of a 4-man panel to unravel