Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius is expected to make contact with the grieving family of Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfriend he admits shooting dead at his home, his uncle said on Saturday.
The shock of the American veteran Tony Thompson destroying the 6ft 8in British heavyweight hope David Price in two rounds in Liverpool earlier in the evening reverberated all the way to London, as Audley Harrison again lit a fire under his interesting career by winning his second Prizefighter trophy, becoming the first man to do so.
It is easy sometimes, even sitting on the other side of the fence, to understand why a football manager's outrage-reflex may occasionally be triggered in press conferences and why, as we have seen over the past week, there will always be moments when the relationship with the journalists who hang on their coat-tails can be stretched.
"I can't believe how quickly the 20 years have gone," says Martin Peters.
Arsène Wenger has praised his players' response to a "difficult" week, after Santi Cazorla's late winner moved Arsenal to within a point of Tottenham Hotspur and the Premier League's coveted top four.
With both Manchester City and Chelsea seemingly having ceded the title race after a run of indifferent form, this clash between 2nd and 3rd might not be as important as it could have been, but both Rafa Benitez and Roberto Mancini will be desperate to prove their worth by picking up three points on Sunday.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger spoke of his admiration for Neymar back in 2011. Now he may just go back in for the Brazilian sensation this summer.
A win at the Etihad this weekend is more important for Chelsea than many will think.
Once the subject of an international tug-of-war between England and Scotland and interest from the likes of Burnley, Wigan, FC Twente and Chelsea how has the his career path of Andre Driver led him to the States?
Worst case scenario is they inspire Morgan Schneiderlin in a Saints victory. But what are we absolutely guaranteed to see at St James Park on Sunday's special day in celebration of our cross-channel friends?