AFL's pledge to deliver game back to heartland supporters will see earlier start to Saturday night games next season.
If one thing has become crystal clear over the past 18 months, it's that Australian rugby hasn't been able to stumble on the right formula at the top level. But there are clues for success, should the code swallow its pride and care to survey the landscape.
Maria Sharapova has left herself with no more wriggle room in the quest to unseat Serena Williams as the year-end No.1.
Dubai pitch likely to result in Australia playing two frontline spinners and unveiling debutants.
Cronulla are in negotiations to sign Ben Barba as a replacement for sacked superstar Todd Carney.
The jury may still be out on the desirability of the WTA's on-court coaching system, but the governing body of women's tennis has made a ruling to permit even more external assistance during matches, by allowing real-time statistical data to be delivered during breaks in play.
A bad barrier draw appears to be the only stumbling block to an international clean sweep of Australia's most important races - the Caulfield Cup, Cox Plate and Melbourne Cup.
A broken foot is expected to rob Dallin Watene-Zelezniak of a Test debut.
It doesn't really matter if you think ARU chief executive Bill Pulver should be sacked. Of far greater importance is what Michael Cheika thinks of him.
Michael Cheika has accepted a three-year offer to take on the Wallabies coaching job left vacant by the resignation of Ewen McKenzie