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SPORTS HEADLINES: TODAY'S SPORTS NEWS HEADLINES [16 DECEMBER, 2017].

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Orlando Magic power forward Aaron Gordon suffered a strained right calf during Friday's game against the Portland Trail Blazers.The team announcedhe would not return to the contest.Gordon has made steady progress since the Magic selected him with the fourth overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft. He's in the midst of his most complete season to date, averaging 18.5 points, 8.1 rebounds and 2.2 assists through his first 25 appearances.The 22-year-old California native missed nearly half his 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk involving Arsenal as they continue the fight to hold on to Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is reportedly keen to strike a deal for Sporting CP midfielder William Carvalho ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.According to A Bola (h/t Annie Eaves of Sport Witness), the Gunners are keen to "reserve" a Carvalho transfer before he represents Portugal in Russia next summer. Wenger, noted as the figure driving this deal, is said to want a pre-agreement in place.Additionally, it's said the Gunners face competition from Tianjin Quanjian for Carvalho, wh 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Arsenal, Newcastle Clash Goes Live on GOtv 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
The ski resort of St. Moritz in Switzerland is home to many affluent residents, but none live in a house quite like Rolf Sachs. 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Baloyi targets Tshwane double 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Barca laugh off Ronaldo's claims 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk involving Barcelona and potential ins and outs ahead of the January transfer window 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk involving Barcelona and potential ins and outs ahead of the January transfer window 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
The governing body of world football (FIFA) confirmed on Friday that it has written to the Spanish federation (RFEF) warning they could be suspended form the 2018 World Cup because of political interference.The post Breaking: FIFA threatens to boot Spain out of World Cup appeared first on Vanguard News. 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Can Spurs Halt Citys Premier League Run 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
LeBron James could be wearing a different uniform this time next season, and the Cleveland Cavaliers are reportedly uninterested in trading their rights to the Brooklyn Nets' first-round pick in the 2018 draft because of the possibility.On Friday, Sean Deveney of Sporting News cited a general manager who said, "They would be open to a deal by all indications. But they're not talking about that pick. That's the Plan B for the LeBron stuff and from what I know, they don't 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
CHELSEA and Manchester United both watched Augsburg left-back Philipp Max against Hertha Berlin over the weekend, reports the Daily Mail. Max has enjoyed an impressive season for Augsburg and appears to be an option for Chelsea and United, who are both in the market for a new left-back and have also been chasing Juventus' Alex [] 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Chiefs target Ajax reprieve 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Houston Rockets and point guard Chris Paul picked up a 109-96 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday evening, pushing theteam's winning streak to 11 straight contests.The streakbegan the night Paul returned from a lingering knee injury that cost him nearly a month of action from mid-October to mid-November. When adding the season-opening victory against the Golden State Warriors to the last 11 games, Paul has become the first player since Dennis Rodman with the Chicago Bulls (1995- 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
For centuries, horse racing has been known as the 'Sport of Kings' and that nickname is as appropriate as ever, given the number of royal families still competing across the world. 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
By Joe Apu Runaway English Premiership League leaders, Manchester City will have a chance to stretch 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Britain's Ben Proud wins silver in the 50m freestyle at the European Short Course Championships in Copenhagen. 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Luke Shaw are linked with moves away from Old Trafford, and the Red Devils boss hinted that he may sell players next month 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Luke Shaw are linked with moves away from Old Trafford, and the Red Devils boss hinted that he may sell players next month 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
The Akwa United forward scored a stunner to secure the team's first maximum point in the competition, and a chance to battle for the diadem with MFM 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
The former Barcelona midfielder believes he would have been able to get in the City XI if he was still playing due to the Brazilian's presence 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
The former Barcelona midfielder believes he would have been able to get in the City XI if he was still playing due to the Brazilian's presence 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
NIGERIA Football Federation General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi has made comments on FIFA sanctioning Nigeria for lining up an ineligible player against Algeria on the final day of qualifying matches for the 2018 World Cup. Sanusi has admitted that he was aware that Anorthosis Famagusta right-back Abdullahi Shehu was ineligible for the game in Constantine [] 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Flamingoes Head Coach, Bala Nikyu says his girls are prepared to take the match to their Ethiopian opponents 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Head Coach BalaNikyu says his Nigeria U-17 girls, Flamingoes, are prepared to beat their Ethiopian opponents to guarantee a place in the final round of African qualifiers for next years U-17 Womens World Cup in Uruguay. The first leg of the tie in Addis Ababa two weeks ago ended 1-1. We are much prepared even [] 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor's much-hyped Las Vegas bout generated more than 450m, Showtime reveals. 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
The City boss is adamant his record-breaking side will lose games in league play at some point season 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
The City boss is adamant his record-breaking side will lose games in league play at some point season 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Tana Aiyejina Former Nigeria centre-back Taribo West says the Super Eagles will be a force to reckon with at the Russia 2018 World Cup if the national team coach Gernot Rohr involves some of the experienced ex-internationals in his plans. Also, the Atlanta 96 Olympic Games medallist kicked against a recall for Obafemi Martins to [] 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Using Google Trends data, Goal fills in the blanks on the queries you are asking most about the Real Madrid and Portugal star 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson is being investigated after allegations of workplace misconduct were made against him.Panthers spokesman Steven Drummond issued a statement about the investigation into allegations against Richardson, viathe team's official website:"The Carolina Panthers and Mr. Richardson take these allegations very seriously and are fully committed to a full investigation and taking appropriate steps to address and remediate any misconduct.The entire organizat 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
According to a lawsuit obtained by TMZ Sports on Friday, Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon failed to fully pay for the nearly $200,000 in jewelry he bought before the NFL draft.TMZ noted Mixon paid approximately $100,000 of the $190,000 bill, and jewelry broker Eleow Hunt says he has not received the remainder of what he is owed. However, Mixon's representative said he was unaware the lawsuit existed.Mixonwho missed Cincinnati's loss to the Chicago Bears on Sunday with aconcuss 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Toronto FC striker Jozy Altidore discusses the ups and downs of his career with CNN World Sport's Kate Riley. 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Juventus could reportedly swap goalkeeperWojciech Szczesny forGianluigi Donnarumma, while the Italian champions are said to be keen on signing Roma's Emerson Palmieri.Donnarumma's agent, Mino Raiola, wants the AC Milan goalkeeper to play for Juve or Paris Saint-Germain, according toDaniele Longo at Calciomercato.Massimiliano Allegri's side could offer up to50 million plusSzczesny forDonnarumma, with the two clubs enjoying a good relationship when it comes to transfers.AC Milan sup 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Nigerias former Arsenal striker Nwankwo Kanu led a team of African all-stars in a charity football match on Thursday, to raise money for people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency and highlight their plight. Kanu, Senegals El-HadjiDiouf, Fabian McCarthy of South Africa and CyrilleMubiala from the Democratic Republic of Congo were in a side that [] 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope missed the Los Angeles Lakers' 121-112 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday at Quick Loans Arena because of a legal situation that could keep him away from the team for multiple games. Jeffrey Lance Abood,Caldwell-Pope's attorney, told ESPNin a statement Friday thathis client's absence stemmed from when he allowedsomeone to operate his vehicle under the influence in March:"While a member of the Detroit Pistons last year, Kentavious Caldwe 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
The Reds dropped four points in as many days at Anfield, but the manager has no regrets over his team selections 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
The Reds dropped four points in as many days at Anfield, but the manager has no regrets over his team selections 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
The Liverpool boss believes the title race in England is over with Manchester City's dominant lead at the top of the table 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
The Liverpool boss believes the title race in England is over with Manchester City's dominant lead at the top of the table 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
New York Knicks big man Kristaps Porzingis apparently felt improvement in his injured knee Friday but is still listed as day-to-day and questionable for Saturday's contest against the Oklahoma City Thunder.Ian Begley and Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.com reported the news, noting the injury occurred during New York's victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday when his knee twisted in the post.According to Begley and Wojnarowski, Porzingis' discomfort decreased as the knee was "w 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Sevilla missed the chance to move level on points with Real Madrid in fourth place in La Liga after being held to a goalless draw by struggling Levante on Friday night.The hosts welcomed coach Eduardo Berizzo back from cancer surgery but found it tough going against Levante, who will be happy to depart with a point.Here's a look at the updated La Liga table and a recap of Friday's best action. La Liga Standings (Goal Difference)1. Barcelona 39 (31)2. Valencia 34 (21)3. Atletico Madr 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk involving Liverpool as Jurgen Klopp plans for another summer of spending on Merseyside 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk involving Liverpool as Jurgen Klopp plans for another summer of spending on Merseyside 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Brazilian international and Chelsea star Willian, spoke about his future following Chelseas midweek win over Huddersfield Town and said the clubs fans can be calm as he is happy at Stamford Bridge. Willian is a popular figure among team-mates, however, it is understood he has naturally been frustrated at the lack of starting opportunities and [] 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Henrikh Mkhitaryan will reportedly leave Manchester United in January after a row with manager Jose Mourinho, while the club are also said to be willing to listen to offers for Marouane Fellaini.The Armenian argued with Mourinho after watching a video of United's 1-0 win over Brighton & Hove Albion from November 25.Mourinho was unhappy withMkhitaryan's performance in that game as well as in the Premier League defeat to Chelseaon November 5, according toThe Sun's Neil Custis.Mk 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata is reportedly in talks with Besiktas, while Valencia do not expect the Red Devils to recall on-loan midfielder Andreas Pereira in January.Mata is out of contract at the end of the season and has been in discussions with the Turkish side over a move, per Fanatik (h/t Emre Sarigul at Turkish Football).The Spaniard is viewed as the perfect replacement for Anderson Talisca, who is on loan from Benfica, and while the club want to keep the Brazilian, they are yet 

Sat, 16 Dec 2017
The San Francisco Giantshave reportedly traded starting pitcher Matt Moore to the Texas Rangers.Per John Shea of theSan Francisco Chronicle, the Giants will receive prospects from the Rangers in exchange for the left-hander. Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reported San Francisco will receive two minor-league pitchers and cash.Shea previously reported the Giants were nearing a deal involving at least one of Moore and Hunter Pence in an effort to shed salary.The Giants have been linked to mul