Stuart Lancaster has responded to Saturday's frustrating defeat by South Africa by backing his captain, Chris Robshaw, and promoting Owen Farrell to the starting line-up to face New Zealand at Twickenham on Saturday.
It's that time of year again.
Harry Redknapp was late in to training at Harlington on Monday morning, his trek from the south coast reduced to a crawl in the gloom of the M25.
Petr Cech has said that Chelsea's players were not affected by the frosty reception the club's new interim manager, Rafael Benítez, received from supporters or by their show of support for Roberto Di Matteo during Sunday's draw with Manchester City at Stamford Bridge.
Cheekbones, check. Pout, check. Whippet-thin body, check.
The R&A and USGA are expected to announce a ban on long putters within the next few days.
Lewis Hamilton is confident that he can help build a winning car at Mercedes next year – even though he is a driver better known for his sheer speed than his technical input.