Rookie sensation Mike Trout has dominated MLB news this year since his early-season call up but has his recent dip in form hurt his chances of taking home the award for best player in the American League?
Ryan Braun, Milwaukee Brewers left fielder, has been the standout player of the year in Major League Baseball’s National League, but following allegations of performance enhancing drug usage, will voters choose Braun as the most valuable player?
The bookmakers have USA as definitive favourites to regain the Ryder Cup this weekend in Chicago, largely down to their home advantage, but I think the '13th man' only serves to equalise the two teams.
This is still the time for optimism.
As the Major League Baseball season draws to a close the race for the playoffs is intensifying. Here is a look at who is in contention.
The cricketing world is readying itself for the Super Eights round of the ICC World Twenty20 tournament to start tomorrow after a tame initial group stage provided no upsets and the world’s top eight teams progressed.
Rafael Nadal, perennially ranked in the top two of world tennis, has seen his star falling since defeat at Wimbledon to world number 100 Lukas Rosol and his subsequent injury layoff.
Our coverage of the AFL finals continues.
It was a good game to lose but preferably not by such a monumental margin as 90 runs.
Belgium's Philippe Gilbert lived up to the status of favourite on the tough circuit at Valkenburg, coming in alone to give Belgium the world championship road title after a searing attack on the final climb of the Cauberg.
Yogi Berra was not the clown or buffoon or nitwit as people want to say he was. The idea he is the dumbest of the dumb jocks is ridiculous. He was the farthest thing from dumb.
Rugby World Cup fever had definitely failed to reach Stratford High Street, where a confused posse of French visitors rattled their cases past pound shops and market stalls.
He kicked the first and last goals of the game, dived for and juggled acrobatic marks but in the end, Adam Goodes couldn’t stop his depleted Sydney side from being dumped from the finals in straight sets.