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Why I will defeat Buhari in 2019 - Fayose

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The Board of Trustees (BoT) of the People Democratic Party (PDP), has poured cold water on Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose's Abuja bid to seek its presidential ticket in the 2019 election. Furthermore, we must be mindful of the fact that our party needs a candidate like me, with a penchant for defeating incumbents . Seen during his declaration was the former minister of Aviation, Femi-Fani Kayode who reportedly stated that nothing will pull Fayose down from becoming the next president ... Read More »

It's Still September & Romelu Lukaku Already Has 10 Man Utd Goals

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United's first goal arrived at four minutes in a play that started and finished by Lukaku. "In his first few seasons, he showed he could score goals but didn't contribute much to the team", Giles wrote in the Irish Independent. "This year, we have the Champions League and we are all concentrating on winning it", he said . It's Roberto's responsibility. I can not, professionally speaking, say do this or do that, you know. Read More »

Details about the college hoops corruption probe

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An FBI investigation that resulted in 10 arrests on Tuesday reveals the "dark underbelly" of college basketball. According to media reports, the four coaches involved are Auburn assistant coach Chuck Person, Southern California assistant Tony Bland, Arizona assistant Emanuel Richardson and Oklahoma State assistant Lamont Evans. Read More »

Pep Guardiola reveals the team he would love to manage

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Lineker met up with the Manchester City boss for an in depth interview for the BBC Premier League Show this week, looking to get an insight into his coaching methods. Guardiola also explained how English football differs from that of Germany and Spain, where he managed Bayern Munich and Barcelona, and admits even his best players can not avoid getting sucked into the high-octane action. Read More »

Sissoko 'completely different' this season - Pochettino

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Alli, who received a one-game worldwide suspension this week after he was found guilty of making an obscene gesture during the recent win over Slovakia, has earned a reputation for diving in recent seasons and Pochettino insists his actions are doing his club no favours. Read More »

Amiens vs Lille called off after barrier collapses as fans celebrate goal

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Both teams were sent to the changing rooms and the match was subsequently abandoned. Emergency services attended to injured fans while a decision on whether to continue the match was being made. Some news outlets said three had been seriously hurt while others quoted the police as saying six were badly injured. In 1992, 18 people were killed when a stand collapsed at the Armand Cesari Stadium before a French Cup game between hosts Bastia and Olympique de Marseille. Read More »

Pep Guardiola Takes Pop At Man Utd's Style Of Play

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De Bruyne builds City's attacks, creates chances and, as he proved here, can score goals of the highest quality. Leroy Sane , Kevin De Bruyne , and Fabian Delph will be a challenge tomorrow for Chelsea , and all future challengers the rest of this season. Read More »

Florida ties NCAA record by scoring in 365th straight game

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Sophomore Lamical Perine rushed for 58 yards and three scores and true freshman Malik Davis had 124 yards and two touchdowns. Franks completed 10 of 14 passes for 185 yards, including a 49-yarder to Tyrie Cleveland that was almost as ideal as his last pass in The Swamp. Read More »

Hamilton 'sorry' for Vettel's unfortunate plight

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Vettel has staged seemingly impossible comebacks in the past, including in 2010 when he clinched his maiden title despite trailing Hamilton by 31 points with six races to go. "We guarantee that we will be fighting right to the final corner of the very last grand prix of the year", Ferrari team chief Maurizio Arrivabene said. Read More »

Long way to go before becoming one of the greatest captains: Kohli

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Warner, who have had a poor series till date, hit 12 boundaries and four sixes while Finch, who hit 10 boundaries and three sixes off 96 balls, missed out on a well-deserved hundred. So one can not count them out. He continues to grow and get better as a player which is what we're after. "With the bat, their intent was really good". Read More »

Protesters unfurl 'Stop Killing Us' banner during Cardinals game

Kevin McDermott and Nassim Benchaabane of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported the group of demonstrators, who chanted "no justice, no baseball" while holding the sign, were taken out of the stadium by police. Protesters gathered outside Busch Stadium again Friday night. Some 123 people were arrested and about a dozen police were injured during the unrest. Read More »

Kawhi Leonard to miss entire preseason with thigh injury

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No timeline has been set for Leonard's return, the team said in the tweet. "We're still rehabbing his thigh", Popovich said at Saturday's intrasquad scrimmage at the AT&T Center, "And he'll probably miss the beginning of preseason or a good deal of preseason, and we're not going to put a timetable (on a return)". Read More »

Former Purdue head coach Joe Tiller dies

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Tiller's best season at Purdue was in 2000, where he and Drew Brees helped lead the team to a Big Ten Title and Rose Bowl appearance. He played college football at Montana State. Condolences to Arnette, Julie, Renee and Mike. RIP. In 1996, he led the Cowboys to a 10-2 record, the Western Athletic Conference championship game and a No. Read More »

David Padgett named interim head coach for UofL basketball team

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Coaches from Arizona, Oklahoma State, Auburn and Southern California, and officials from Adidas were arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation earlier this week. A three-year starting forward with the Cardinals under Pitino, he has worked extensively with their frontcourt players while learning the ropes on the bench from his mentor. Read More »

UK Government Backs Birmingham Bid

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The UK Government has agreed to back Birmingham's bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games and guarantee costs that Press Association Sport understands could total £750million. Chair of Commonwealth Games England Ian Metcalfe said "on behalf of Commonwealth Games England I would like to thank both the Government and Birmingham 2022 for their hard work and support to date". Read More »

Crouch nudges Stoke past struggling Southampton

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It is now a staggering 582 days and 32 games since Berahino last found the net - when he hit West Brom's victor in a 3-2 win against Crystal Palace way back on Saturday, February 27, 2016. In the second-half, it proved to be an even affair in terms of possession but it was the visitors who found an equaliser through defender Maya Yoshida in the 76th minute - after the Potters failed to clear their lines during a set-piece. Read More »

David Padgett to take on acting head-coaching duties for Cardinals

Padgett said this week was a dark one for UofL but went on to say he's taking the job for the players. He said he and the rest of his family are there for his Dad. Postel announced Tuesday that Louisville had been notified of its part in the federal investigation. Evans was an assistant for SC under coach Frank Martin from 2012 to 2014. Read More »

Jamie Vardy: Goals are good but points are the main thing

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However, the Foxes boss believes his side should have more points on the board and is looking to head into the global break with a positive result at Bournemouth . He has scored two like that recently. The Japanese global believes that his team are well equipped to deal with the current situation and that they'll be "okay". Read More »

Chelsea warned about Eden Hazard, Alvaro Morata ahead of Man City clash

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Conte says he will wait to assess his players, but in a "massive game" it seems inconceivable Hazard would be left on the substitutes' bench. "I think it's performances like that in this competition that if you keep producing them on a regular basis - and Frank [Lampard] won't thank me for this nor the Chelsea fans but - the likes of the Real Madrids and the Barcelonas come knocking". Read More »

Swansea boss Clement explains why Bilic has been unfairly treated

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The Hammers have been below par in the Premier League so far this season after losing four out of their opening six games. Swansea boss Paul Clement has claimed that the pressure that Slaven Bilic is under at West Ham is unfair. Upfront, Swansea are expected to play Wilfried Bony in partnership with Chelsea loanee Tammy Abraham. The Hammers - currently in the drop zone - have been unable to call upon their attacking brigade with much consistency this term, but with Manuel Lanzini ... Read More »

Jacoby Brissett: Fans in Seattle will be drunk and very loud

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One of the biggest questions with the Seattle Seahawks heading into the season was whether Thomas Rawls or Eddie Lacy would be the team's primary running back. Baldwin had 10 catches for 105 yards and a touchdown before he was hurt. And he had a big day the last time he matched up against Seattle in 2013. Read More »

Bayern Munich part company with coach Carlo Ancelotti after PSG defeat

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The club issued a statement on Thursday saying performances this season had failed to live up to expectations with CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge pinpointing Wednesday's defeat in Paris as evidence of the team's struggles. Ancelotti was forced to defend his team selection after the midweek defeat having left Franck Ribery, Arjen Robben and Mats Hummels on the bench, while Jerome Boateng was not included in the squad. Read More »

Mourinho to appear in court before Manchester United's trip to Chelsea

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The French midfielder was taken off in the Red Devils' 3-0 win over FC Basel in the UEFA Champions League three weeks ago. "With them, I have the hope to see them training and to have a positive answer". "So Ibra and Pogba and Rojo, these players I don't think about them", he added. Pogba, Rojo and Ibrahimovic are joined on the sidelines before the visit of Palace by Michael Carrick, while Jones and Valencia are to be assessed having missed the midweek Champions League match at CSKA ... Read More »

Premier League matchweek 7: Staff picks and predictions

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The post Aguero, Mendy absences give Chelsea boost appeared first on Vanguard News . City are in even better form, winning their last seven straight games with a remarkable cumulative goal difference of 26-2, so they certainly won't be daunted by the task of travelling to face the reigning champions. Read More »

Proteas set for big Test lead v Bangladesh

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At the break‚ Bangladesh were fighting hard with Mominul in good knick on 72 off 138 balls while Mahmudullah was beginning to find his feet on 26 off 50 balls and South Africa will have to find a breakthrough in the second session. South Africa asked for a review, which showed the ball was clipping the outside of leg stump - in the "umpire's call" zone. South Africa , after being given the chance to bat first by Bangladesh , made 496-3 declared in its first innings. Read More »

Texas governor gives Houston $50M for Harvey following clash

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More than a month after Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas on August 25, parts of the state continue to grapple with cleanup and rebuilding. In a letter to Abbott sent Monday, Turner, a Democrat, asked the Republican governor to tap into the Texas Economic Stabilization Fund (also known as the "Rainy Day Fund"), the $10 billion Texas savings account. Read More »

Tennessee's Butch Jones goes on rant regarding negativity, 'fake news' surrounding program

Manning spent time with Tennessee's quarterbacks earlier this year and attended the Vols' season-opening 42-41 win over Georgia Tech at Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium. In their history, there's been a total of 45 meetings between the two teams. Georgia won 51-44 in 2012 by forcing 3 turnovers in the last 6 minutes, and won 34-31 in overtime in 2013 after Tennessee's Alton "Pig" Howard fumbled in overtime as he was about to cross the goal line, turning a potential touchdown into a ... Read More »

McIlroy eight shots off the pace at British Masters

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On the eve of the British Masters , the golf tournament that launched Rory McIlroy as a professional player 10 years ago, the former world No. 1 said that he now intends to reach a level "that turns a great career into one of the greatest careers". Read More »

Morata hails Hazard, Aguero doubt for showdown, Conte deserves no sympathy

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Hazard has at times been accused of lacking the relentless drive that has propelled Messi and Ronaldo to the very top of the sport, as well as the pantheon of all-time greats. 'Man City are in a good moment, ' Hazard said. Kante has been compared to Claude Makelele, he's been compared to Michael Essien, but there's another Chelsea legend that he is now also showing characteristics of - and he is playing alongside him right now. Read More »

Saints at Dolphins: Preview, prediction, odds and pick

He was dominant a year ago with 1,272 rushing yards, including three games of more than 200 yards. The Dolphins hold a 6-5 edge in the all time series. That was not the case last week against NY, however. Jay Cutler has thrown for 450 yards with two touchdowns and one interception in two games. Cutler didn't perk up much for the next question either: Which Game of Thrones character would he put on his team, and in what position? Brees completed 30 of 39 passes for 413 yards and four ... Read More »

Sebastian Vettel set to start last after qualifying engine issue

Hamilton had suffered from a "very difficult" Friday but recovered to take his 70th pole position in Formula One with a time of one minute 30.076 seconds. "The lap time today showed that we are not quick enough", he told reporters. The biggest talking point from Singapore was undoubtedly the spectacular three-way crash between Vettel, team-mate Kimi Raikkonen and Red Bull's Max Verstappen . Read More »

Drew Brees Says Saints Will Kneel Before Anthem, Stand During

Ten Saints players sat on the bench during the anthem last Sunday on a day of unprecedented protests among National Football League players and some owners in response to comments by President Donald Trump that players should be fired if anyone "disrespects our flag". Read More »

Confirmed lineups: Huddersfield Town v Tottenham Hotspur

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They have also won three opening Premier League matches consecutively. Kane has scored 11 goals in his last seven matches for club and country, but Wagner warned that Tottenham are not a one-man team as his side bid to extend their unbeaten Premier League home record. Read More »