The preseason always produces excitement that gets everyone looking forward to the upcoming NFL season.
Manchester United still to this day remains one of the biggest and most successful clubs in the world, but it’s been relatively hard going for two times Champions League winners since the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson back in 2013.
Ben Stokes made a name for himself at the World Cup, and the 28-year-old was up to his old tricks as he hit a stunning 135 not out, handing England one of their all-time most significant victories.
The new Serie A season kicks off this weekend, with current champions Juventus beginning their latest title defence with an away trip to Parma.
The tennis hall of fame and the list of US Open title holders are almost identical with only the best of the best being able to clinch the main prize and the tournament with the biggest purse up for grabs.
It was always going to be a huge ask for Anthony Yarde to head to Sergey Kovalev’s backyard and come away with the victory, but despite the odds being heavily stacked against the Brit, Yarde and his trainer Tune Ajayi remained confident from the minute the bout was announced.
This week was the first of the new campaign where the Championship held midweek fixtures, and some proved to be very telling indeed. With the season now 4 games old, already there are reasons to be optimistic for some teams, while it’s panic stations elsewhere.
It was American Justin Thomas who ran out as winner at the BMW Championship, with the 26-year-old securing victory by three shots at Medinah.
You could say that Australia were the heavy favourites to win this Ashes series, and after going 1-0 up, this reaffirmed their position in the driving seat. However, following a draw at Lord’s, their slender advantage could be all they have up their sleeve.
Combat sports have seen several upsets of late, with Andy Ruiz Jr’s surprise victory over Anthony Joshua in boxing a prime example. Well, this weekend it was the turn of the UFC, as UFC 241 saw Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic come together to battle it out for the UFC heavyweight title.