So the back-and-forth between the Miami Heat and the Indiana Pacers continues.
It is not often that Rafael Nadal explodes – off the court, anyway.
Frankie Dettori will be back in action at Epsom on Friday, having finally extricated himself from the restraining grip of French bureaucracy, 12 days after the end of his six-month ban for a cocaine positive.
Over the years, Floyd Mayweather Jr has won and lost millions gambling.
Carl Froch threw nearly a thousand punches to beat Mikkel Kessler on points – one score a ludicrously lop-sided 118-110, alongside more reasonable verdicts of 115-113 and 116-112 – but he surely knows he shared the honours if not the decision with the beaten Dane.
Golf is a sport full of landscapes deliberately designed to catch its top players unawares. Sneaky sand traps, water hazards and stands of trees are all put in place with the aim of forcing an error.
Indiana Pacers 97-93 Miami Heat
Carl Froch stares at the goose bumps that have risen on his muscular left arm and a shiver runs through him.
The staging of the pre-fight press conference in a cinema is probably as box office as this bout will get. Taking his first steps down an uncertain path he hopes will lead to him regaining the world heavyweight crown, David Haye looked in good shape but mildly embarrassed on Wednesday while sitting in front of Screen 5 of Cineworld as he talked up his comeback at the O2 Arena on Saturday night.
Sebastian Coe, the president of world athletics’ embattled governing body, will be under further pressure on Thursday as fresh allegations are outlined of widespread corruption at the heart of the sport.
Former Butler star Andrew Smith, a key player on Brad Stevens’ team that went to the national title game in successive years, died on Tuesday from cancer. He was 25.