This is supposed to be the season of wise men but rugby union, just at the moment, has lost its marbles. How else to explain the decision not to issue any sanction against anyone connected with George North’s recent botched head‑injury saga?
Paul Farbrace, the England assistant coach, is confident Alastair Cook will base his upcoming decision over the Test captaincy on what is best for the team but expects him still to be in charge for next winter’s Ashes series.
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The scene at Qualcomm Stadium is loud and booze-soaked, but you’d be hard-pressed to guess you were at the NFL’s most belligerent stadium for its most belligerent affair of the year.
Alistair Brownlee has admitted his surprise that Mo Farah yet again failed to make the top three of the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year on Sunday night and suggested it might be because “some people don’t see him as British”.
The players’ union has defended Alex McKinnon’s right to sue the NRL over the tackle that left him paralysed.
Andy Murray capped a glorious year, in which he lifted the Wimbledon title, stormed to Olympic gold and became the first British tennis player to reach No 1 in the world, by winning Sports Personality of the Year for a record third time.
West Ham United midfielder Joao Mario has featured regularly since he joined on loan.
Glasgow Rangers have reportedly offered £4 million to bring Oli McBurnie to Ibrox during the summer transfer window.
Leeds United fans are keen to take advantage of Everton's impending dismissal of Sam Allardyce.
Steven Gerrard’s Ibrox club Glasgow Rangers are claimed to want Swansea City’s Oliver McBurnie at Ibrox, and Leeds United are reportedly interested in the striker as well.
Midfielder Rey has signed a new deal at Leeds after impressing in Myanmar.
Leeds United fans want Wolverhampton Wanderers-linked Abel Hernandez
Tottenham Hotspur defender Toby Alderweireld is reportedly on the radar of Liverpool.
Tottenham Hotspur fans on Twitter react to Kyle Walker-Peters announcement.
Scottish Premiership giants Rangers are targeting two prolific strikers, Oli McBurnie of Swansea City and Peterborough United's Jack Marriott.
Joe Hart has been somewhat indifferent at West Ham this season.
The Bengals cornerback Adam Jones has been charged with assault following an incident in a hotel in downtown Cincinnati early on Tuesday morning.
Not long ago the football world appeared to have given up on Aaron Rodgers. Now with the Green Bay Packers winning the NFC North he’s a popular pick for league MVP.