...it was George Hincapie what done it. Of all the evidence against Lance Armstrong one man's is more damning than any others. His loyal lieutenant through all the seven Tour victories.
...returns in time. It takes two to tango and with Italy playing their part Spain's style in the final of Euro 2012, wasn't as boring as in previous matches.
...convictions. Italy at a tournament after a domestic scandal, only one outcome but just you can never write off the Germans.
...feel good about themselves? Opening games of tournaments have become increasingly cagey affairs, teams scared of getting off to a bad start, leading to some dire football and said teams ending up on the wrong end of a bad start.
...against you in an international? It just highlights was a simple chance to qualify Fabio was handed and get everyone back up into a frenzy of belief. But he keeps making those odd selections.
...is the most shocking thing. Is it any real shock that members of the Pakistan cricket team have been implicated in a betting scam as a middle man took £150k and the no-balls followed.
...circle. As a trio of the smarmiest, most patronising, bumbling excuses for politicians get caught up in another scandal it resembles the fag end of the previous regime but done much bigger and much better.
An interesting article by the BBC's former business editor Jeff Randall about the workings at the organisation that helps explain their recent activities.
It seems that BBC employees only know that they shouldn't defraud the public after they've been on a training course, all expenses paid of course.