2013: Sheffield Wednesday bemoan the fact they couldn’t land Federico Macheda - he went on loan to Doncaster Rovers instead.
2013:Kevin McDonald prepares for a red-hot reception from Sheffield United players and fans, whom he was due to face with his new club Wolves.
2013: Surrey cricket club opener Dominic Sibley became the youngest player to score a double century in the County Championship - it came against Yorkshire.
2012: Former Sheffield United manager Kevin Blackwell appointed Bury’s new boss.
2012: Barnsley striker Craig Davies pays a visit to his grandparents home to celebrate four goals against Birmingham in a 5-0 win.
2012: Chesterfield eye former Sheffield Wednesday winger Etienne Esajas.
2012: Paul Corry’s debut for Sheffield Wednesday at Southampton was the start of something big, said manager Dave Jones.
2012: Newcastle manager Alan Pardew signed a new eight-year contract.
2012: John Terry was banned for four matches and given a £220,000 fine for racially abusing QPR defender Anton Ferdinand following a Football Association independent regulatory commission hearing.
2011: Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini claimed that striker Carlos Tevez refused to go on as a substitute during a Champions League match against Bayern Munich, leading to a rift that took months to be resolved.
2004: England A cricketer Graham Wagg pleaded guilty to using cocaine at a disciplinary hearing at Lord’s. He was later banned for a year and had his Warwickshire contract terminated.
2003: Ricky Hatton made the 10th defence of his WBU light-welterweight title. Aldo Rios retired at the end of the ninth round in the Manchester fight.
1987: Europe’s Ryder Cup team made history by inflicting the first home defeat on the United States since the tournament began in 1927. The Europeans, under captain Tony Jacklin, won 15-13 to retain the title in Ohio.
1950: Joe Louis failed to regain the world heavyweight title, 18 months after announcing his retirement, when he lost on points to Ezzard Charles in New York.