Even at this, one of the highest-profile events on the PGA Tour, discussion – or occasional whisper – relating to a man who is not playing has seemed relentless. There is good reason.
Rory McIlroy has achieved his aim of finding himself at the heart of a tournament chase, albeit more prematurely than he would have preferred, in his last event before the Masters.
England fell short in the Six Nations for the fourth successive year, but Stuart Lancaster believes that a campaign waged without several leading players puts them in a strong position for the World Cup they are hosting in the autumn.
Stan Collymore looks ahead to today’s Premier League clash between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield.
The Leeds striker was speaking after the 1-1 draw at Blackpool.
Arsenal great Thierry Henry has some advice for Liverpool youngster Raheem Sterling.
The England international was again in poor form for Tottenham Hotspur.
Jordan Henderson has spoken out about his clash with Chelsea’s powerhouse striker.
Former Arsenal defender Frank McLintock has been assessing new arrival Gabriel Paulista.
The Wales international has admitted that the Gunners were motivated to get three points at Newcastle after European disappointment.
Malky Mackay is facing the sack as Cardiff City's manager after it emerged that the Scot has been told by Vincent Tan, the Premier League club's owner, to resign or he will be forced out.
Colombian striker Jackson Martinez is one of the most sought after strikers in the world, and now he has become available. Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United will all be on the alert.
Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City can all leapfrog Arsenal this weekend.