There has been some talk this week, sparked by the passing of Lady Thatcher, of how the unions of the 60s have lost much of their potency over the past three or four decades.
On the front page of his Twitter account, Tyson Fury shares this sentiment with his 86,000-plus followers: "God loves us all so much trust in him! Family is the way forward dont trust strangers. Never let anyone no your buisness. Love your woman & enjoy life. Bless u."
Chennai, formerly Madras, has proclaimed an early victory in what promised to be a protracted global struggle to stage the eagerly awaited Vishy Anand v Magnus Carlsen world championship match in November.
Goldin Sports' Ken Goldin displays some valuable baseball memorabilia currently up for auction. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's Money Moves'.
The county championship gets under way on Wednesday, preposterously early as usual.
A counter to the belief that Tiger Woods' strong favouritism for the 77th Masters is merited could have either a statistical or a psychological body of evidence.
A suave British superspy is rescuing a captive from a mountain hideout. Leaping on a snowmobile, the secret agent races down the slopes with daredevil brilliance, dodging bullets, leading his pursuers towards the mountain’s edge. “Don’t worry,” he tells his terrified passenger with a cocky grin, “I’ve done this before” – and off they fly, over the cliff.
Amir Khan has claimed Eddie Hearn offered him £10m to fight Kell Brook, before cutting that figure significantly during negotiations. Khan will instead challenge the middleweight champion Saúl Álvarez in the defining fight of his career.
Who’s the best? Sports fans have been arguing about this since time immemorial. Sometimes it’s undeniable, as with tennis right now, but generally it’s a little more complicated.