Russell Westbrook scored 34 points for the Houston Rockets on his return to the Oklahoma City Thunder but was on the wrong side of a 113-92 scoreline.
Patrick Mahomes spearheaded a remarkable comeback for the Kansas City Chiefs as they overturned a 24-point deficit to beat the Houston Texans 51-31.
Jos Buttler has been disciplined by the International Cricket Council for his outburst at Vernon Philander during the second Test against South Africa.
Jose Mourinho said it will take several transfer windows for him to get his Tottenham squad into shape and accepts his big-spending days are behind him.
Mark Wood has stepped up his bid to prove he is the man to provide England with the “X factor” they are looking for in the third Test against South Africa.
Harry Maguire hopes there is plenty more to come from Marcus Rashford and Manchester United this season.
Aston Villa boss Dean Smith believes his side showed they have learned lessons from last month’s heavy loss to Leicester.
Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers believes Kelechi Iheanacho is finally proving his worth after netting the equaliser against Aston Villa.
Max Verstappen has committed his future to Red Bull by signing a three-year contract extension.
Pep Guardiola has again insisted he does not condone tactical fouling.