Inter and Luciano Spalletti seem to have accepted defeat in their pursuit of Luka Modric after the coach said he is content with his squad.
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was already due to sit out their next preseason game, before he took a hit in practice.
Tom Brady sat out last week's preseason opener against the Washington Redskins due to a sore back but "absolutely" plans to play this week.
Michael Cheika's Australia head into the Rugby Championship out of form and they have cause for concern and optimism ahead of their opener.
While he remains intent to start the season on the field, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz is facing a race against time.
Anthony Watson suffered an Achilles injury in March and a serious setback means there is still no return date for the England man.
Robinson Cano was banned on May 15, but he is set for a timely return for the Seattle Mariners.
Scott Sinclair headed in late on, but it was not enough to save Celtic, whose Champions League adventure came to a premature end in Athens.
Steven N'Zonzi has finally secured a desired move away from Sevilla, reuniting with Monchi at Roma in Serie A.
McLaren will be seeking a replacement for Fernando Alonso after it was confirmed the Spaniard will leave Formula One at the end of the year.
Former Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane was extraordinary for the club, but his successor Julen Lopetegui wants to move on.
With Fernando Alonso leaving Formula One at the end of the season, NASCAR has invited the Spaniard to join the fun at Daytona.
With Fernando Alonso competing in his 18th and final Formula One season, we assess what has changed since he started in 2001.
The wildcards for the US Open have been announced, with Stan Wawrinka and Victoria Azarenka both included at Flushing Meadows.
With Fernando Alonso leaving Formula One at the end of the season, NASCAR have invited the Spaniard to join them at Daytona.