New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis missed out on a $25m windfall on Thursday when he failed to make this year’s All-NBA teams.
For the Republic of Ireland the contrast is vivid.
Glasgow Rangers boss Mark Warburton managed to complete a deal to bring the midfielder to Ibrox.
Roy Carroll, the Northern Ireland goalkeeper, has said Michael O’Neill’s team will enter the European Championships “on a high” should they extend their historic unbeaten run over the next two matches.
Some houses can be susceptible to a buildup of formaldehyde created by cleaning products. Which other everyday items can leave a harmful chemical trail?
Tottenham have reportedly failed in a bid for Shakhtar Donetsk playmaker Marlos.
Sunderland are reported to be competing with West Bromwich Albion for Aston Villa's Ciaran Clark.
Arsenal fans were left feeling disappointed following a season of what might have beens.
Steve Evans has expressed his unhappiness about his treatment at Leeds United.
Half the aggressive tweets using the words slut and whore analysed by social thinktank Demos came from women and girls, research indicates.
Unai Emery has been placed as the bookies' favourite to take over at Everton this summer and here is what the fans can expect from the Spaniard at Goodison Park if indeed he is appointed.
Draymond Green has denied kicking the Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams in the groin on purpose on Sunday night, and has launched into an attack on Russell Westbrook’s “acting”.
Amélie Mauresmo is no doubt right: Andy Murray is “complex”; his on-court rants might well be “disconcerting”, totally at odds with his demeanour in private, and maybe she did have no alternative but to extricate herself from one of sport’s most interesting but stressful marriages.