Peter Wright survived a scare to reach the second round of the German Darts Masters but Michael van Gerwen and Phil Taylor enjoyed easier wins.
The full draw, schedule, results & odds from the inaugural German Darts Masters, which takes place in Dusseldorf from October 20-21.
The full line-up for the Ladbrokes World Series of Darts Finals, which takes place at Glasgow's Braehead Aren on November 3-5.
Michael van Gerwen bounced back to top form as he won his 13th PDC title of the season by defeating Rob Cross 6-4 in the European Darts Trophy final.
Ben Linfoot seeks out the best Value Bets on QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday, with Librisa Breeze fancied in the Sprint.
Catching Pigeons reckons Harry Angel will prove a class apart at Ascot, while there's a tip for France on Sunday and a Wolverhampton runner to note.
Man On The Spot previews the Sporting Life Pick 7 races on Saturday, featuring all of British Champions Day at Ascot and a race from Catterick.
David John has a double from the Chelsea and Manchester United games among his bets from Saturday's Premier League.
Nottingham Forest are in the latest Sporting Life Accumulator, but who joins them in our 11/1 acca?
Our Nick Hext expects a wait for the opening goal in Saturday's Sky Bet Championship clash between Millwall and Birmingham.