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.
Here’s what passes for a good time in the NFL.
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.
If there was any doubt that Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer were nearing the end of their glorious careers in the 12th year of their rivalry, John McEnroe spiked that bubble when he said this week the two players who dominated the game for nearly a decade had “maybe one or two more years” to add to their combined total of 31 majors.
When Gay Talese came to write the story of Floyd Patterson, he decided to call it The Loser.
Leeds United boss Garry Monk is said to be on the lookout for a new striker...
Jose Mourinho once discarded the Spaniard, who is now a key player.
Leeds linked Liam Lindsay had claimed a Partick exit may be necessary for his career, and he is being proved right.
Stefan Johansen is proving Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers wrong with his form in the Championship with Fulham.
Celtic's new Head of Recruitment Lee Congerton endured disaster the last time he did business with the Bhoys.
Everton's Romelu Lukaku is reportedly looking for Champions League football, and Tottenham Hotspur want Mauricio Pochettino to make an offer.
The Fulham man has been linked with a summer switch to Glasgow Rangers.
Pedro Caixinha is set to take charge of his first match in charge of Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers this weekend.
The Leeds United midfielder does not want to play for another club.
The former Everton midfielder says this England squad, in which the West Bromwich Albion's Livermore features for the first time since August 2012, is the strangest he's seen in years.
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.