England batsman says although he had not yet read his book he remains a firm supporter of the out-of-favour Pietersen.
The irony is obvious to Ben Dunk. Unwanted by Darren Lehmann in Queensland two years ago the wicketkeeper-batsman took the road less travelled to national selection, but found himself very much back in the Australian coach's thoughts.
Melbourne Cup favourite Admire Rakti has been allotted half a kilogram penalty for the $6.2m race, meaning he will carry 58.5 kilograms if he runs.
If his record 11 world titles haven't convinced you he's one of the world's best surfers, then take a look at Kelly Slater's latest incredible acrobatics in the waves off Portugal.
Bill Pulver concedes his decision to make the coach answerable only to the chief executive played a role in the crisis.
Jarryd Hayne has been invited to meet NFL commissioner and offered help to find coaches and an American agent.
Jarryd Hayne believes the intensity of State of Origin will help him in his battle to make it in NFL as he begins a 12 month campaign to become the first NRL star to play American football at the highest level.
Cricket Australia chairman Wally Edwards has described as "deeply concerning" the crisis that has seen the West Indies abandon their tour of India over a pay dispute, resulting in fears about their participation in this summer's World Cup and their future as a Test-playing nation.
Steve Hansen has confirmed he will prepare for the three tests in Britain as World Cup playoff games but won’t permit Dan Carter to travel if not fit.
Kieran Read could see the pain the Wallabies’ players eyes and had no regrets.