Having put himself in contention numerous times since his latest return from injury, Tiger Woods is in the hunt again at East Lake.
Serena Williams is "fighting for equality", according to LeBron James, who said he feels her "struggle".
French Open finalist Dominic Thiem has followed up making the last eight at the US Open by reaching the St Petersburg Open's quarter-finals.
Victory over Huddersfield Giants means Wigan Warriors have another home semi-final to look forward to in Shaun Wane's final year.
Emre Can has moved to clear the air after his "we're not women" comment in the wake of Cristiano Ronaldo's red card.
Manchester City could be boosted by having midfield talisman Kevin De Bruyne back to fitness for November's derby with Manchester United.
Leigh Griffiths came off the bench to net a late winner as Celtic saw off Rosenborg 1-0 in their Europa League Group B encounter.
He has vowed that a tournament win is on the horizon and Tiger Woods put himself firmly in the hunt at East Lake on Thursday.
Arsenal saw off Vorskla in the Europa League thanks to goals from Danny Welbeck, Mesut Ozil and a Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang brace.
Gennaro Gattuso's AC Milan have started their Europa League campaign with a win, but they were not impressive at Dudelange.
Afghanistan comfortably beat Bangladesh thanks to Rashid Khan's two wickets and unbeaten half-century on his birthday.
Maurizio Sarri was pleased with aspects of Alvaro Morata's display on Thursday but conceded the Chelsea striker is lacking confidence.
Playing at the Portugal Masters as a Ryder Cup tune-up, Sergio Garcia carded an opening-round 66 to leave him three shots off the lead.
Following Cristiano Ronaldo's controversial red card for Juventus on Wednesday, we look at the five most infamous dismissals.
Villarreal twice led through Carlos Bacca and Gerard Moreno but Scott Arfield and Kyle Lafferty scored Rangers' equalisers.