ONE may be tennis royalty and the other may have failed in a bid to get a mini tennis court into one of the country's most deprived areas, but much common ground was shared during the broadcast interviews Judy Murray and Richard McShane gave last Friday.
The scene described was worthy of the mockumentary "Twentytwelve" as one of umpteen antipodeans hired to offer the expertise gained from the staging of the Sydney Olympics addressed a room full of Scottish sports people a couple of years ahead of the Commonwealth Games.
THERE were doubtless a fair few fans who were excited about the prospect of Dave King pumping tens of millions of pounds into Rangers during the struggle for power at the ailing Ibrox club in the last couple of years.
THERE is more than a bit of irony in the fact that Brazil - the most populous nation at the higher end of world football and one historically blessed with strength in depth - should end up being, basically, about a single man.
LAST year, Owen Jones, the Guardian columnist, wrote a book called 'The Establishment: And How They Get Away With It." He may not have been talking about sport but the sentiment applies all the same, right?