Alex Goode, full-back, 6/10 This was his chance to lay down a marker for the No15 shirt but had few chances to show his counter-attacking skills.
Four years ago, Andre Ward was poised to succeed Floyd Mayweather’s spot as the best prizefighter in the world, regardless of weight.
Injuries are an occupational hazard but if England prove as elusive with ball in hand as they have been with their recent fitness updates they will defeat Fiji comfortably on Saturday.
Jamie Murray has always marched to the beat of his own drum, sparing the odd glance to the front of the parade, where his younger brother Andy has invariably been swamped in applause. Now they could be about to make history together, the first brothers to be No1 in the world in singles and doubles.
The European Tour can perhaps lay claim to sport’s most perfect system. With the order of merit title to be decided over four days at the Earth Course in Dubai, the tournament features the three protagonists who have defined European golf’s year.
Andrew Strauss, the director of England cricket, has stated his belief that Alastair Cook will continue his role as Test captain into next summer.
The fall of Ron Dennis, one of the great beasts in the Formula One jungle, has been confirmed. The chairman and chief executive of the McLaren Group – but, more than that, the image and personality of one of the biggest and most successful of F1 teams – was told by his fellow shareholders he must give up his position.
For patrons missing their darlings, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, this final week of the tennis season in London has opened a window on the future and the view through the winter mist is somewhere between encouraging and uncertain.
England are set to reshuffle their backline for the autumn international against Fiji on Saturday with Semesa Rokoduguni, Alex Goode and Jonathan Joseph all pressing for more prominent roles.
Leeds United lost against Rotherham United in the Championship on Saturday evening.
From Leyton Orient to the Leaning Tower, the majority of Cellino's first signings are anywhere but Elland Road
Tottenham Hotspur lost against Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday evening.
Liverpool won against Sunderland at Anfield in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.
West Bromwich Albion are reportedly keen on Aston Villa striker Rudy Gestede.
The former Spurs midfielder feels the club made poor decisions in the summer.
The Newcastle United striker scored twice to lead his side to victory at Elland Road last weekend.
Could Glasgow Rangers become Red Bull Rangers?
Celtic are reportedly pursuing a £3.5m move for Crystal Palace's Jordon Mutch.
Spurs spent heavily on three marquee arrivals this summer, but all of them are yet to impress.
A film of maverick snooker star Ronnie O’Sullivan is in the works, with Hunger Games studio Lionsgate named as possible producers.
Andy Murray heads an expanded 16-strong shortlist for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award, which is predictably dominated by Britain’s Olympic and Paralympic stars.
Nico Rosberg’s first Formula One championship was a classic victory for the diligent, dogged competitor over a more gifted opponent. It was the triumph of the retriever over the greyhound, the tortoise over the hare.