Should New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning be the highest-paid quarterback in the NFL for his next contract? His stats don't support that.
In one of his many polemics against life’s irritants, Half Man Half Biscuit’s Nigel Blackwell rails against “opinionated weather forecasters telling me it’s going to be a miserable day”.
Michael Clarke will enjoy one last Test match as the Australia captain before retirement, and while sentimentality has not always been the Australian way, the circumstances of this tour make it understandable.
Maria Sharapova, struggling with a right leg strain less than a fortnight before the start of the US Open, withdrew from the Cincinnati Masters on Tuesday night. She was joined on the sick list by Venus Williams, who has a virus.
Some players keep their aspirations hidden from view but Jason Day is not one of them.
In the shadow of the Bird’s Nest stadium, about to be pressed back into one of its rare bursts of meaningful sporting action in the seven years since the 2008 Olympics, a slow burning battle that could decide the future of athletics is about to explode.
Finally, James Hird’s relationship with Essendon Football Club is over. The Bombers announced on Tuesday afternoon that the embattled coach had tendered his resignation after weeks of open discussions between the two parties.
Team Sky have confirmed Chris Froome as their leader for the Vuelta a España with the Tour de France champion looking to become the first Brit to win the Spanish race.
It wasn’t just that Andy Murray broke the eight-match spell Novak Djokovic had held over him stretching back to 2013.
This year Formula One has had not one silly season but two.
In Germany on Saturday evening Lewis Hamilton spoke out against the rejection of the halo head protection device for 2017 – but perhaps he already has one. For in recent races there has been a nimbus hanging over his colourful helmet, a luminous cloud of stardust that sets him apart from his fellows.
The full story of the men’s 100m Olympic final will not play out for another fortnight, but its rolling narrative is long established. Light and dark. Good and evil. Usain Bolt versus Justin Gatlin.
Let’s call it the curse of Baltusrol. Or perhaps the Baltusrol blues. The US PGA Championship could be destined for a Monday finish upon its return to the New Jersey venue at which Phil Mickelson triumphed in 2005. Eleven years ago, the Wanamaker Trophy was handed over on Monday because of weather delays.