EDINBURGH England got the Eddie Jones era off to a victorious, if not quite glorious, start on Saturday as tries by George Kruis and Jack Nowell earned them a 15-9 victory over Scotland in a nervy Six Nations clash at Murrayfield.
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LONDON Tottenham Hotspur were not about to take any risks with Dele Alli on Saturday but when the teenager was called on to deliver off the bench against Watford, the team were again rewarded by a match-winning gem of a show.
New Zealand's Danny Lee used a hot start to grab his first 54-hole lead in a PGA Tour event at the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Saturday while three-time winner Phil Mickelson vaulted into contention.
Newcastle clawed their way out of the Premier League relegation zone with an Aleksandar Mitrovic goal on Saturday but had to feel relieved with the victory after spurning a hatful of other chances against West Bromwich Albion at St James' Park.
Adam Johnson and Jermain Defoe scored in the last eight minutes to earn relegation-threatened Sunderland an unlikely 2-2 draw at Liverpool in the Premier League on Saturday.
Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber was given a hero's welcome as she marked her return to her homeland with a victory that drew Germany level at 1-1 with Switzerland in the first round of the Fed Cup on Saturday.