Dragon Drew Hutchison kicked a late field goal to deliver Illawarra Cutters a NSW Cup premiership in a 21-20 win over Mounties.
The Western Bulldogs will closely monitor Jordan Roughead's eye injury, but are confident the ruckman will play in the grand final.
Sharks great Andrew Ettingshausen is confident Cronulla can end their 50-year wait for their maiden premiership against Melbourne.
Storm star Cooper Cronk says this year's team is better defensively and athletically than the one that claimed the 2012 NRL premiership.
Retiring Opals veteran Penny Taylor has steered Phoenix Mercury into the WNBA semi-finals.
The New York Yankees have been shut out for a third straight game for the first time since 1975.
Bradley Wiggins has denied he was trying to gain an unfair advantage when he obtained permission to use a banned drug before some of his biggest races.
Western Bulldogs midflelder Lin Jong has made a strong case for a stunning AFL grand final recall with a best-afield display for Footscray in the VFL decider.
Brownlow Medal favourite Patrick Dangerfield wishes he had to leave Monday night's count as quickly as possible.
Sydney's Aliir Aliir is still a chance of playing in the grand final after scans showed he has a minor knee strain.
Paul Gallen hasn't won a game against Cameron Smith at club level since 2008.
Cronulla's supporters have adopted the Viking Clap as their own Shark Clap ahead of the grand final.
Melbourne have qualified for five of the last 10 deciders, but they don't have any more grand final experience than Cronulla.
Arsene Wenger celebrated the 20th anniversary of his appointment as Arsenal manager with a 3-0 thumping of Chelsea.
Liverpool have thumped Hull 5-1 in the English Premier League.
Las Palmas held La Liga leaders Real Madrid to a 2-2 draw as Barcelona thumped Sporting Gijon 5-0 to move within one point of top spot.
Manchester City have beaten Swansea to chalk up their best start to a top-flight campaign as Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal also joined the goal fest.
Jobe Watson's dog features alongside pigs and a Singaporean lizard in this week's best quotes, bitches and tweets.
The Hawthorn era is at an end, despite the protestations of Alastair Clarkson, while the Dogs are just entering their prime.
Tadhg Kennelly gives us his tips for this weekend's preliminary finals, which begin tonight with the Cats taking on the Swans at the MCG
Brad Fittler says a Cronulla premiership would do more than just prove Jack Gibson wrong.