Ivan Lendl gives the impression that his partnership with Andy Murray is the best comic pairing since Abbott and Costello.
What a curious tournament this Australian Open could turn out to be.
Petra Kvitova would like the world to think she is a nerveless tennis machine whose free-wheeling spirit is an antidote to the pressures of the game at the highest level.
Thanks to the vests visible beneath the shirts of all the England players, which look like sports bras but contain GPS tracking devices, Monty Panesar could provide a precise figure for the effort he had expended in taking five for 57 from 29 overs to press his claims for a place alongside Graeme Swann as a second spinner in next week's first Test against Pakistan.
Taken at face value it looks a gamble.
Denver Broncos' Tim Tebow has mastered the art of fourth quarter comebacks, but the Miami Heat's LeBron James still has to learn to close out games.
It is impossible to overstate the gale of fresh Pennines air which has begun to blow through English rugby.
Andy Murray beat Tomas Berdych in straight sets, 6-4 6-4, to reach the fourth Miami Open final of his career.
Floyd Mayweather’s meeting with Manny Pacquiao next month is set to become the most expensive pay-per-view broadcast in history, with customers in America expected to have to pay $89.95 (£60.50) to watch the fight.
Sir Bradley Wiggins has secured his first victory of the season after winning the stage 3b time trial at the Three Days of De Panne.