CRICKET - Australian batsman Shaun Marsh (calf) is sweating on scan results on Tuesday to confirm he'll be on the plane for February's Test tour of South Africa, with James Faulkner (knee) is in the same boat.
RUGBY LEAGUE - Willie Mason has apologised being charged with drink-driving, the Newcastle forward recording a blood alcohol reading of 0.09 after being pulled over for a random breath test on his way to training on Monday morning.
CRICKET - Perth Scorchers spinner Brad Hogg is likely to face a fine after giving David Hussey a fiery send-off in Monday's BBL clash at the MCG, which the Stars won by 20 runs to consign the Scorchers to a semi-final against the Sydney Sixers at the SCG.
RUGBY LEAGUE - Penrith Panthers boss Phil Gould has reportedly re-signed with the NRL club, committing until the end of 2017, claiming he isn't prepared to step away with the job not yet done.
SOCCER - Juan Mata hopes his club record transfer from Chelsea to Manchester United will help cement his place in the Spain World Cup squad in Brazil later this year.