Some major championships are slow burners. The first one of the year, it is claimed, fully gets under way on Sunday’s back nine.
On Tuesday, McIlroy laid out his plan for the week. He explained that he wants to pick up strokes at Augusta National’s four par fives, the 2nd, 8th, 13th, and 15th, and “play the other holes conservatively and smartly”.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s agent says the Paris Saint-Germain striker will sue a Swedish athletics coach who made doping allegations.
The former Leeds United managing director David Haigh has claimed he was repeatedly tortured and abused while in prison accused of fraud in Dubai.
It is in the nature of sport to make a mockery of predictions. The best bit of TV commentary on the 1970 World Cup is the BBC’s response to Pelé’s team of all the talents falling behind in their opening game after a horrendous piece of defending: “And Brazil … have confirmed everything we ever knew about them,” crows the voice down the line from Guadalajara.
Liverpool defender Nathaniel Clyne kept Marco Reus quiet.
The Egyptian midfielder has made a solid start to his Arsenal career.
Liverpool drew 1-1 with Borussia Dortmund in the Europa League on Thursday.
West Ham United co-owner David Gold has made a surprising revelation on Twitter about the club's move to the Olympic Stadium.
Ray McKinnon wants Ryan Hardie from Rangers next season.
HITC Sport understands that the former Aston Villa boss will be returning to management in the Championship at Ewood Park.
The Toffees have had success with the winger, would the forward be a similar hit.
Sunderland's DeAndre Yedlin is being outperformed by a substantial margin by his Tottenham counterpart. Will he be good enough to challenge for a place one day?