Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson is too focused on the match against Queens Park Rangers to give much thought to the January transfer window.
The jury in the fixing trial of former Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif was sent home in the hope they can reach a majority decision.
Eleven years after South Africa's Hansie Cronje was banned for life for taking bribes, the cricket world has taken another match-fixing blow.
Football in 2011 was dominated by events off the field rather than on it as headlines were dominated by allegations of corruption and bribery at Fifa.
Mohamed bin Hammam has accused Sepp Blatter of acting like a "dictator" in giving him a life ban from football over bribery allegations.
Manchester United are hoping that Liverpool win their weekend game against Manc City after drawing with Newcastle, while Spurs beat West Brom 3-1.
Arsenal fans have let manager Arsene Wenger know just how upset they are as the club faces danger of missing out on a Champions League qualification.
Virgin Racing has announced a deal with rival McLaren allowing it to use facilities belonging to the more successful Formula One team.
Alex Ferguson reaches 25 years in charge of Manchester United, embarking upon his second quarter century with the same vigor that he began the first.
With Manchester United and Arsenal each seeking to overcome huge disappointment, the Premier League title race continues this week.