Andy Murray is going to be a father in February according to best estimates – which might inconvenience his participation in the Australian Open in January – and everybody is happy for Britain’s best player and his wife, Kim.
Concern relating to participation in golf is at odds with a recurring sense of theatre attached to the sport’s top level. Joined-up thinking might even explore opportunities to link the two.
Southampton are reportedly confident of sealing a move for Celtic's Virgil van Dijk.
Little anger and few screaming headlines greeted the news from Trent Bridge that Australia had succumbed to Alastair Cook’s England after just 39 minutes of play on day three of the fourth Ashes Test.
Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez is delighted to see Miguel Layun score for Watford against Everton in the Premier League on Saturday.
The ex-Newcastle United playmaker played his first Premier League game for Crystal Palace on Saturday - and scored his first league goal for them, too.
Stuart Dallas made an impression on his Leeds United debut.
The French midfielder helped Tim Sherwood's men record a 1-0 win at Bournemouth in his first competitive appearance for the club.