As the college football season kicks off, the reigning Heisman Trophy winner, Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel, almost lost the chance to repeat the honor.
It's a testament to the NFL's massive financial success that they can claim victory while still agreeing to hand over $765 million.
Heather Watson lost, but somehow she won.
When Roger Federer is serving well and his forehand clicks, he is as irresistible now at 32 as he ever was in his glory years.
Maria Sharapova almost lost her name this week but she might also be losing the plot.
A counter to the belief that Tiger Woods' strong favouritism for the 77th Masters is merited could have either a statistical or a psychological body of evidence.
The 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers can breathe a sigh of relief; their NBA record of 33 consecutive wins is safe for now.
Welcome to week 15 of the NBA season. Sort of. See, thanks to the All-Star Weekend there were four full days without any NBA games that counted in the standings, so it's probably technically week 14 1/2. In any case, there certainly a full week's worth of drama even if very little of it actually happened on the court.