Maybe it's that Forrest Gump expression he wears, or maybe it's the sorcerous things he can do with a lob wedge, but Phil Mickelson has long been known as the idiot-savant of American golf.
ALMOST half a minute sliced from the world marathon record in Berlin on Sunday has prompted renewed speculation at the prospect of the sub two-hour marathon being achieved.
Ally McCoist has been booed and jeered once again by Rangers supporters. It is a cruel fate for the Rangers legend, but it's neither new nor a surprise.
There have been a lot of nonsensical haverings uttered down the years.
iT was a strange little scene deep in the bowels of Parkhead last Wednesday night.
It wouldn't be Newcastle if there wasn't a bizarre, hyperbolic twist from a bizarre, hyperbolic man.
THE Europa League is a competition that becomes more attractive the longer you are in it and I am convinced Celtic fans will be convinced of its merits if their team can stay the pace this season.
A lot is riding on this Ryder Cup for Tom Watson.
LI Na was not the most successful women's tennis player of her generation, but she may well turn out to be the most influential.
sitting in a little cafe a couple of hundred yards from the statue of Robert the Bruce at Stirling Castle last Thursday afternoon, the conversation was a source of considerable pride and joy.
I n a normal year, the fallen leaves are blowing round the streets of Edinburgh by the time the city's rugby supporters realise the full extent of their team's limitations.
Ronny Deila's critics are out in force. Groups of angry Celtic fans are gunning for him and their numbers are swelling with every passing week.
It's been a busy old spell.
I AM convinced Paul Hartley made a smart decision when he rejected a move to Cardiff City this week.
If you apply logic and percentages to it, it makes sense, though it's probably a bit depressing.
T HE good news is that I have PPI.