Should you be surprised that the new Dexys video – for their cover version of the Friends of Distinction’s 1969 hit Grazing in the Grass – features Kevin Rowland dancing around London Fields in turn-ups Edward VII would have been proud of, surrounded by young women in vintage dress while his band magnificently ham it up for backing vocals? Perhaps.
Liverpool's need for a left-back is far greater than Tottenham Hotspur.
Normal service was resumed from Jos Buttler in a new role as England chalked up another victory in Sri Lanka’s last match on tour. They needed only 141 for victory but on a surface that did not allow constant, free-flowing strokeplay they needed Buttler, the opening batsman, to be at his most ruthlessly clinical.
It would be fair to say that Steve Eskinazi has enjoyed an eventful start to his first class career. Last September, he made his debut for Middlesex against Yorkshire at Lord’s, batted at five and found himself walking to the crease at the end of the first over of the match as Ryan Sidebottom disposed of Paul Stirling, Nick Compton and Dawid Malan.
There are no plans for players to be handed more control over stoppages in play because of bad light or adverse weather during grand slams, despite several matches at Wimbledon featuring disputes with umpires about the conditions.
It is 19 years since Venus Williams first played at Wimbledon, an opening step on the path to what has been an incredible career. Almost two decades on, the 36-year-old is back in the semi-finals here for the first time in seven years, an achievement which in many ways is every bit as good as any of the five titles she has pocketed here along the way.
The thought occurred that the stronger server was the favourite when the second set rolled into a tie-break.
Andy Murray is investing in a combination of Gyrotonic yoga and cantaloupe melon to ensure he is at his formidable best before Wimbledon’s quarter-finals on Wednesday.
This offseason was always going to hinge on what Kevin Durant would do when he hit free agency.
Mervyn King, the former Bank of England governor, has delivered his most stinging criticism of George Osborne and the Treasury over the Brexit campaign, saying they will need to row back from exaggerated claims that left him “baffled”.
Kendall had one glorious spell, then one not so great spell - then he returned for a third time.
The Tottenham Hotspur player has been linked with a move to Bayern Munich.