Warren Gatland has named Andy Farrell, Steve Borthwick and Rob Howley in his backroom team for the British & Irish Lions’ tour of New Zealand in June.
Thomas Bjorn had been appointed as Europe’s Ryder Cup captain for less than a day when he announced the selection procedure for the 2018 match in the outskirts of Paris is already being assessed to ensure all the players he will require at the time will be available.
New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles decided to drop Ryan Fitzpatrick from his starting role after Monday night’s defeat by the Colts. Unfortunately, Bowles forget to tell his now-benched quarterback before he announced it to the media.
England are bad at endings. The last Englishman to win his final series as captain was Keith Fletcher, who led his side to victory over Sri Lanka in a one‑off Test in Colombo and was promptly sacked by Peter May.
Rashaan Salaam, who won the 1994 Heisman Trophy at the University of Colorado before a four-year NFL career, has been found dead in a Colorado park aged 42.
On Sunday afternoon, Tom Brady broke a quarterback record with his 201st victory.
Even when he’s not the story, David Haye makes himself the story.
If the bookmakers are to be believed, Eric Molina is a defeated man walking. The Mexican-American faces Anthony Joshua in Manchester on Saturday with the odds well and truly stacked against him becoming the first fighter to defeat the British heavyweight and take his IBF world title.
LeBron James, who supported Hillary Clinton in the presidential election, will not stay at a Donald Trump-branded hotel when the Cleveland Cavaliers play the New York Knicks this week.
Newcastle United have reportedly bid for the Crystal Palace winger.
Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa has a penchant for being unpredictable, and fans will have to trust the Argentine.
Steven Gerrard’s Glasgow Rangers reportedly want Jack Marriott at Ibrox, while Celtic and Leeds United have also been linked, but the Peterborough United striker is claimed to want a move to Nottingham Forest.
Could Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers still rival Scottish Premiership champions Celtic for 33-goal Jack Marriott if Alfredo Morelos leaves?
Brendan Rodgers’s Celtic, Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City and Rafael Benitez’s Newcastle United reportedly want NK Lokomotiva attacking midfielder Lovro Majer in the summer transfer window.
Arsenal are reportedly on the brink of signing Lucas Torreira - and some Tottenham Hotspur fans are envious.
Who knew... Chelsea legend is a huge fan of Tottenham boss.
West Ham United are said to be close to agreeing a deal for Issa Diop.
Leeds United have appointed Marcelo Bielsa as their new head coach.
Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers signed Ryan Hardie up to a new deal today.
Petra Kvitova described being able to move the fingers on her left hand as “the greatest Christmas present I could have wished for”. Kvitova, 26, was speaking publicly for the first time since being attacked by an intruder at her apartment in the Czech Republic on Tuesday.
George North will not feature for Northampton in the Premiership match against Sale at Franklin’s Gardens on Friday.