I am one of those. You know, crazy and news-obsessed. The thud of the newspaper landing in the drive on a Sunday morning used to galvanise me into action. I'd rush to pick it up and delve into the contents.
Bring on rugby sevens at the Olympics. The Blitzboks downed favourites New Zealand 17-12 last night to win the mantle of Commonwealth Games champions and bag Team South Africa's second gold of the day.
A journey that began with a phone call to a betting shop in Holywood in Northern Ireland 10 years ago came to an emotional climax on the 18th green at Royal Liverpool as Rory McIlroy celebrated his first Open Championship win.