Lewis Hamilton's adventures as a unicyclist, table tennis player and footballer are not well chronicled but he invoked them all as he talked about the renewal of his rivalry with Nico Rosberg.
Did we see something pivotal in Indian Wells? Was that one of the great rivalries of sport working its way to a quiet conclusion on a warm, Californian night?
Frank Warren glanced at three of his elite fighters – Nathan Cleverly, Dereck Chisora and Liam Walsh – and cautioned the doubters who reckon he might be finished.
There was an alarming end to the first day's racing here for John McCririck, the betting pundit familiar to millions for his decades of work with Channel 4, who was taken to hospital after falling ill.
Within a couple of hours of signing for Eddie Hearn on Monday the WBO lightweight champion, Ricky Burns, learned that the promoter he left behind, Frank Warren, intended to sue him "for substantial damages".
Norwegian prodigy Magnus Carlsen is the Tiger Woods of chess.
Ricky Burns, the WBO lightweight champion, is expected to leave Frank Warren and join the steadily expanding Matchroom stable on Monday, although there could be further twists to the story.
Frank Warren is no stranger to a solicitor's letter.
Simon Harrow writes on the World Baseball Classic.
Another alarming loss of audience has been recorded by Channel 4 Racing, whose broadcast of a thrilling King George VI Chase on Boxing Day reached an average of just 475,000 people. That compares with 651,000 for the previous year and means a third of the audience has been lost since 2012, when 746,000 tuned in.
2015 had a fair number of predictable results but overall it must go down as a year of surprises.
Sweden’s Robin Soderling, the player best known for being the first man to beat Rafael Nadal at the French Open, has retired from professional tennis because of a long-running illness.