The Ryder Cup sails into uncharted waters next October – and not just because, should the meteorological combination of Scotland + autumn x Celtic Manor 2010 hold true, Gleneagles will be battered by so much rain that half the estate will aquaplane up the A9 towards Perth.
Lance Armstrong cried and admitted he was "sick" and "narcissistic" in the second round of his confessional TV interview with Oprah Winfrey, but avoided fleshing out his earlier, limited confession to having cheated his way to the pinnacle of world cycling.
Here we go again - Once more, Baltimore’s path to the promise land goes through Foxborough.
The American ritual of celebrity confession and redemption is an exercise in having your cake and eating it too.
Agnieszka Radwanska clearly is a special player, not that losing to her again in straight sets in a slam did much to ease Heather Watson's pain on her way out of the Australian Open in the third round.
In the end, the NBA's city break to London was scripted so perfectly it could have been sports entertainment.
Mohamed Mohamed examines the problems at the LA Lakers and how they are defying pre-season expectations in a wholly negative way.
As the UK gets ready for tonight's visit of the Knicks and the Pistons at the O2, America is gearing up for something slightly different.
The NBA circus was in town and so were the clowns, Dictaphones cocked like hooters, bodies six deep in the mêlée.
It was one of the most celebrated stories of heroism in US sport: the college football star who fought through the grief over the death of his girlfriend as he helped his team get to the championship game.
Formula One is to move to Channel 4 for the next three years after the BBC announced it is to “reluctantly” bring its contract to a premature end as part of its drive for savings across the corporation.
It is not long ago that a few of the concepts as witnessed in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter on Sunday evening would have surfaced in the realms of the impossible.