Two of England's bravest rugby men are launching their autobiographies almost simultaneously.
"The whole thing is a great shame," said Nigel Twiston-Davies when, inevitably, the subject of the new whip rules came up during his media morning on the gallops on Wednesday.
Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier fought for the first time on 8 March 1971, shortly after Ali's return from a three-year ban for his refusal to fight in the Vietnam war.
At Oxford Circus, on the corner of Argyll Street, there is a little bureau de change.
Shane Warne, who in truth never really went away, is back.
Racism in sport: apparently it's not such a big deal as 30 years of campaigning might have had you believe.
The new Premier League season is just one game old but that has not stopped the word 'crisis' already being applied by the press to Arsenal's start.
Another must-see UFC fight will be broadcast this weekend…
Liverpool owner John Henry is used to dealing with controversial characters. Luis Suarez will seem like a breeze compared to Manny Ramirez.