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Davis Love III already knows his United States team will be facing the hottest player in golf at the Ryder Cup. Events a few days earlier in Atlanta will determine the bare facts of Rory McIlroy's status, not least financially.
Andy Murray finally goes home on Sunday, spent but still glowing. The new US Open champion will blush as an open-top bus takes him through the streets of Dunblane, where he grew up, where he learned his tennis and where a mixture of memories, warm as well as terrible, were born. This will be the welcome he cherishes most, among friends and family who make the fewest demands on his time and his ability to smile on demand.
Ricky Hatton has every right to fight again. Boxing is in his blood and in his bank account. He says he has an obligation to do so, an obligation to his fans. But no amount of money or spurious attachment to sentiment can disguise the dangers involved in his latest enterprise.
They call Neil Black "the wolf", a reference to the character who disposes of dead bodies played by Harvey Keitel in Pulp Fiction, and it is under his watch as the newly appointed performance director that athletics in the UK will move forward to Rio 2016 and beyond.
The Stoke stage was where the Tour of Britain went pear-shaped for Team Sky in 2010 and in this year's edition something similar happened as the elite British squad's domination of the race came to an abrupt and unexpected halt after three stage wins in the first four days.
Sometimes it takes only a few moments to transform a mongrel dog of an evening into a Cruft's Best in Show.
Brown Panther, who gave Michael Owen, the former England striker, his first major win as a racehorse owner, was put down on Sunday after suffering an injury to a hind leg in the Irish St Leger at The Curragh, a race that he won easily in 2014.
George Groves finds himself at a crossroads after a split-decision loss to Badou Jack in his third bid for a world title. It came on the undercard of Saturday’s Floyd Mayweather-Andre Berto fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.