Steve Bruce looks as if he will become the season's first managerial casualty after a home loss to Wigan seems to be too much for the board to bear. Looks of anguish have been seen all too often of late on Wearside and betting was suspended on the next manager to leave his post market yesterday. A free for all has been declared with the odds on who will be the next Sunderland boss already priced up.
Federer ends the season on a high by becoming the first player to take six ATP World Tour Finals titles after defeating France's
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the final at the O2 yesterday 6-3 6-7 (6/8) 6-4 to bring some consolation to a season dominated by Djokovic.
The 2012 season is just around the corner with the Australian Open in January and the betting markets are already up, what will follow the year of the Serb?
As the prospect of an NBA season collapses into futility, European basketball has presented itself as a strong alternative.
Roger Federer and Andy Murray are favoured over Nadal and Djokovic for next week's season end in London after Rafa and Nole's recent fitness troubles.
Bet365's lead at the top of the Oddschecker Top Ten was reduced to under 1% in October as Betfair closed the gap on the long time leaders.
Tiger tops the day two leaderboard at the Australian Open in Sydney after playing his best golf of a troubled year.
Several key match-ups look set to separate contenders from pretenders as the superstars of the NFL strap in for the second half of the season.
Tiger Woods and Adam Scott, caddied by the American's controversial former bagman, Steve Williams, could be in line to pair up at the Australian Open after good opening rounds.
The four X Factor acts that were unceremoniously booted out at the end of the first live show of the series are to be given a second chance following Frankie Cocozza's expulsion.
The race for the final spots at the ATP World Tour Finals in London is underway at the last masters event of the year in Paris.