The main PGA Tour season is over now that Justin Thomas has claimed the Fed Ex Cup trophy. The PGA Championship winner finished second at East Lake, but that was enough to give him the points required to take the honours as Xander Schauffele, an outstanding young talent, won the TOUR Championship on Sunday.…

It is very much the zeitgeist way in which to analyse football teams and matches, but you should get used to Expected Goals (xG) entering the common lexicon of the beautiful game.…

Cast your mind back six months ago, and you might just remember a progressive, upwardly mobile Everton team that were on the verge of gate-crashing the ‘big six’ in the Premier League.…

For the best part of a year, the PGA Tour’s finest have been battling it out for titles, trophies and paycheques – with the happy side-effect of picking up FedEx Cup points along the way.…

No matter where you sat on the fight, it was almost impossible not to get sucked into the hype of the Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor bout. Was McGregor a legitimate contender, or would Mayweather school the Irishman like he had done to so many others before?…

So here we are then: the last 75 men standing in the race for the FedEx Cup, and that means that there are only two ‘proper’ tournaments of the PGA Tour campaign remaining.…

The football season has been the gift that keeps on giving in 2017/18 so far, and after a brilliant weekend of action across the continent’s elite divisions we now have the first Champions League gameweek to enjoy.…

Some people need the sunshine to truly feel their best, while others are at the happiest when the rain is falling and the wind is blowing. Are you the former, or the sadomasochistically-minded latter? In that respect, horses are the same as human beings. Some favour the warmth of the sun and nice firm ground, while others are in their element when it is bucketing down and the ground is yielding beneath their hoofs.…

Despite a few stuttering performances of late, England have marched comfortably enough to the brink of qualification for the World Cup in Russia next summer. It’s very rarely pretty when England are playing, and it’s rarely easy either, but victories over Malta and Slovakia this past week have left the Three Lions needing just two points from their matches against Slovenia and Lithuania to confirm their place in the footballing extravaganza next year.…

We’re down to squeaky bum time now in the qualification trail for the World Cup in Russia next summer. In the UEFA section we are mostly seven rounds of matches down (some groups have played eight), and already we know the identities of some of the qualifiers from Europe: Belgium have booked their spot, while Switzerland, Portugal and Germany have reached the play-offs at the bare minimum.…