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Nov 14, 2019

Qatar Faces a Tight Squeeze for Its Compact World Cup
The tiny Gulf country will host the world's biggest soccer tournament in 2022. But three years before the first match, organizers have concerns about where fans will sit and where they will sleep.

New York Times Sports
Nov 14, 2019

Social Climbing Has a Whole New Meaning
The nubbly fitness obsession that forces you to unplug and concentrate or — AAAAH!

New York Times Sports
Nov 14, 2019

The Clippers Lost, but the Dream Duo Is Coming
Some time very soon, Kawhi Leonard and Paul George will take the court at the same time.

New York Times Sports
Nov 14, 2019

Steelers' Defense Could Punish Baker Mayfield and the Browns
Baker Mayfield, a quarterback known for turnovers, faces a defense known for generating them.

New York Times Sports
Nov 13, 2019

Colin Kaepernick Has Not Been Told Who Will Attend His Workout
Kaepernick, who has been out of the league since the 2016 season, has requested a list of who will be coming to see him on Saturday.

New York Times Sports
Nov 13, 2019

Bryan Brothers Will Retire From Tennis After 2020 U.S. Open
The accomplished doubles team's retirement announcement was the third high-profile one this week, as Tomas Berdych and Dominika Cibulkova also ended their careers.

New York Times Sports
Nov 13, 2019

Jacob deGrom Wins Second Straight Cy Young Award
The Mets' ace became the 11th pitcher to win the award in consecutive seasons.

New York Times Sports
Nov 13, 2019

Adam Gase's Job as Jets Coach Safe Despite Losses, C.E.O. Says
The team's chief executive said Gase would not be fired and would stay for the start of next season. The Jets are 2-7.

New York Times Sports
Nov 13, 2019

For Coaches at V.C.U., Moving on Ultimately Means a Return Visit
Basketball coaches at Virginia Commonwealth tend to have upward mobility. They also have reunion clauses in their contracts should they leave.

New York Times Sports
Nov 13, 2019

Could These Teams Use a Quarterback Like Colin Kaepernick?
The 32-year-old, who hasn't played in the N.F.L. since the 2016 season, is expected to work out for teams on Saturday.

New York Times Sports
Nov 13, 2019

A Different Porzingis Returns to New York
In this week's newsletter: how the Mavericks are working the former Knicks forward into their system; whether the Suns are playoff material; and if the Braves could've survived in Buffalo.

New York Times Sports
Nov 13, 2019

The Warriors Are in Last Place. You Read That Right.
Stars' injuries and departures have dropped Golden State to last in the West after five straight trips to the N.B.A. finals. With 10 new players, Coach Steve Kerr has returned to teaching.

New York Times Sports
Nov 13, 2019

Who's Really No. 1? Maybe Ohio State
L.S.U. took over the top spot in the college football playoff rankings. Computer rankings and bookmakers beg to differ.

New York Times Sports
Nov 13, 2019

Players to Watch at the Nedbank Golf Challenge
Lee Westwood has returned to defend his title, and the rest of the field hopes to take it away from him.

New York Times Sports
Nov 13, 2019

The Golf Course Is Built Where? Are Those Baboons?
The course for the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa is built on top of a dormant volcano, and there's wind, tall grass and wildlife to contend with.

New York Times Sports
Nov 13, 2019

For Once, Gary Player Gets to Stay Home
He travels the world as an ambassador for the sport, but for the Nedbank Golf Challenge he plays host in his native country.

New York Times Sports
Nov 13, 2019

As a Mountain Biking Motivator, Add a Little Electronic Assist
E-mountain bikes may enable newcomers to gain fitness on daunting hills or snowy trails.

New York Times Sports
Nov 13, 2019

‘Emboldened' N.F.L. Players Value Health Over Paychecks
Three players' disputes with their teams over medical treatment have come with a cost.

New York Times Sports
Nov 13, 2019

Remember, It's a Warriors Reset, Not a Rebuild
Stars' injuries and departures have dropped Golden State to last in the West after five straight trips to the N.B.A. finals. With 10 new players, Coach Steve Kerr has returned to teaching.

New York Times Sports
Nov 13, 2019

Gabe Kapler Hired as Giants Manager
Kapler was fired last month by the Phillies, whom he managed for two seasons.

New York Times Sports
Nov 13, 2019

Evansville Topples No. 1 Kentucky
The Purple Aces never trailed over the last 11 minutes.

New York Times Sports
Nov 12, 2019

Alabama Falls to Fifth in Playoff Rankings
After losing to L.S.U., the Crimson Tide fell out of the critical top four spots in the rankings, and Penn State dropped to ninth after a loss to Minnesota.

New York Times Sports
Nov 12, 2019

Rocco Baldelli and Mike Shildt Are Named Managers of the Year
Baldelli beat the Yankees' Aaron Boone in a tight vote.

New York Times Sports
Nov 12, 2019

Former Astros Pitcher Says Team Electronically Stole Signs in 2017
Mike Fiers and anonymous sources told The Athletic that Houston, which won the 2017 World Series, had used a camera and a trash can to steal signs and convey the information to batters.

New York Times Sports
Nov 12, 2019

N.F.L. Invites Teams to Watch Colin Kaepernick Work Out on Saturday
The quarterback who knelt to protest police brutality has not played in an N.F.L. game since the 2016 season. He once led the San Francisco 49ers to the Super Bowl.

New York Times Sports
Nov 12, 2019

Zeke Bratkowski, Packer Quarterback but Not a Starr, Dies at 88
He had all the tools to lead a team and often excelled on the field, but he was fated to serve as the understudy to the future Hall of Famer Bart Starr.

New York Times Sports
Nov 12, 2019

Colin Kaepernick to Work Out for N.F.L. Teams on Saturday
The quarterback who knelt to protest police brutality has not played in an N.F.L. game since the 2016 season. He once led the San Francisco 49ers to the Super Bowl.

New York Times Sports
Nov 12, 2019

Nets C.E.O. Abruptly Steps Down
David Levy, one of the first hires for the new Nets owner Joe Tsai, stepped down less than two months after joining the franchise as chief executive.

New York Times Sports
Nov 12, 2019

Seahawks Hand Unbeaten 49ers a ‘Reality Check'
A Seattle field goal in overtime upended their N.F.C. West rival in the season's most unpredictable game so far.

New York Times Sports
Nov 12, 2019

Markelle Fultz Gets Another Shot
The former No. 1 draft pick who inexplicably lost his shooting touch is steadily returning to form for the Orlando Magic.

New York Times Sports
Nov 11, 2019

Charles Rogers, Former Detroit Lions Receiver, Is Dead at 38
Mr. Rogers, whose N.F.L. career was stalled by drug use, died of liver failure on Monday.

New York Times Sports
Nov 11, 2019

Pete Alonso Becomes the 6th Met to Be Named Rookie of the Year
Alonso won the award for a season in which he hit 53 homers to break the rookie record and lead the majors.

New York Times Sports
Nov 11, 2019

I Was Fired From Deadspin for Refusing to ‘Stick to Sports'
Pretending that sports can take place in a vacuum would have been profoundly dishonest.

New York Times Sports
Nov 11, 2019

Don Cherry, a Hockey Institution in Canada, Is Fired After Divisive Comments
Cherry, who offered bombastic opinions on television for nearly 40 years, attacked the patriotism of immigrants in what appears to be his final show.

New York Times Sports
Nov 11, 2019

After Another Loss, Knicks Executives Express Dissatisfaction
The Knicks have one of the worst records in the N.B.A. The front office isn't happy, but Coach David Fizdale isn't worried about his job security.

New York Times Sports
Nov 11, 2019

You Can't ‘Stick to Sports'
Deadspin knew that sports doesn't happen in a vacuum.

New York Times Sports
Nov 11, 2019

College Basketball Just Started. Here's What There Is to Know So Far.
Cole Anthony had a strong debut for North Carolina, Memphis already has drama swirling, and some surprises have made for an eventful start to the season.

New York Times Sports
Nov 11, 2019

Divisive Comments by a Hockey Institution Prompt Calls for His Firing
Many Canadians say that Don Cherry, who has offered his bombastic opinions on television for nearly 40 years, has finally gone too far.

New York Times Sports
Nov 11, 2019

After Another Knicks Loss, Executives Express Dissatisfaction
The Knicks were blown out by the Cavaliers, dropping their record to among the worst in the N.B.A. The front office brass was not happy.

New York Times Sports
Nov 11, 2019

What We Learned in N.F.L. Week 10
Patrick Mahomes and Drew Brees lost, Lamar Jackson put on a clinic and Kyler Murray's record-setting streak ended at the worst possible time.

New York Times Sports
Nov 11, 2019

‘An Overwhelming Feeling': L.S.U. Solves the Alabama Puzzle
Louisiana State ended an eight-game losing streak to the Crimson Tide and put itself in the driver's seat for the College Football Playoff.

New York Times Sports
Nov 10, 2019

Jets Wrestle a Win Away From the Giants
To perhaps everyone's surprise, the two beleaguered teams fought out an exciting and entertaining game.

New York Times Sports
Nov 10, 2019

Seattle Beats Toronto to Win M.L.S. Cup
Three second-half goals deliver the Sounders' second title in four years, to the delight of a record-setting home crowd.

New York Times Sports
Nov 10, 2019

At Liverpool, Another Symphony Brings the Crowd to Its Feet
Liverpool overpowered Manchester City with style and substance, opening an eight-point lead in the Premier League.

New York Times Sports
Nov 10, 2019

Man Charged in Slashing of ‘Baby Trump' Balloon, Police Say
Protesters displayed the balloon of a giant baby Donald Trump during the president's visit to a football game in Alabama.

New York Times Sports
Nov 10, 2019

France Defeats Australia to Win the Fed Cup
On Sunday, Kristina Mladenovic upset No. 1 Ashleigh Barty and teamed with Caroline Garcia to win the decisive doubles match.

New York Times Sports
Nov 10, 2019

For Seattle and Toronto, a Big Stage to Settle a Score
M.L.S. Cup on Sunday is a rubber match for Seattle and Toronto, who split two recent meetings in the league's championship game.

New York Times Sports
Nov 09, 2019

Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu Fuels Exhibition Win Over U.S. National Team
Ionescu, the star of the No. 1 Beavers, scored 30 points in the win over a national team featuring Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi.

New York Times Sports
Nov 09, 2019

L.S.U. Survives Alabama's Second-Half Push for a Big Win
The No. 2 Tigers took a 20-point lead into halftime, but the No. 3 Crimson Tide charged back in the fourth quarter, ultimately coming up short.

New York Times Sports
Nov 09, 2019

L.S.U. Survives Alabama's Second-Half Push for Big Win
The No. 2 Tigers took a 20-point lead into halftime, but the No. 3 Crimson Tide charged back in the fourth quarter, ultimately coming up short.

New York Times Sports
Nov 09, 2019

Tua Tagovailoa's Return From Injury for Alabama-L.S.U. Comes With Risk
The Alabama quarterback, who is managing an ankle sprain, could be the top pick in the N.F.L. draft next April — and get a $25 million signing bonus.

New York Times Sports
Nov 08, 2019

James Wiseman Scores 17 for Memphis After Fighting Ineligibility
The university said the family of Wiseman, a favorite to be the top pick in the N.B.A. draft next summer, took money to move to Memphis when the player was in high school. A judge quickly ruled that Wiseman could play Friday night.

New York Times Sports
Nov 08, 2019

James Wiseman, Memphis Standout, Fights Ineligibility Ruling
The university says the family of the favorite to be the top pick in the N.B.A. draft next summer took money before he was with the team to move to Memphis. A judge said late Friday that the star could play his team's next game.

New York Times Sports
Nov 08, 2019

A Billy Joel-Themed Look at the Knicks and the Nets
The N.B.A. season is off to a rough start in New York City, but there is reason for hope — really — no matter the borough.

New York Times Sports
Nov 08, 2019

Logan Paul. KSI. YouTube. Fight. Logan Paul. KSI. Boxing.
This is both a legitimate headline and a naked chase for viewership. Just like this boxing match that is actually being sanctioned in California.

New York Times Sports
Nov 08, 2019

Tucked in WADA Rules, a Ticking Bomb for European Soccer
A Russian doping scandal could force organizers of next year's continental soccer championship to bar Russia's team and move matches scheduled for St. Petersburg.

New York Times Sports
Nov 08, 2019

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Granted Class Status in Equal Pay Lawsuit
A federal judge rejected U.S. Soccer's argument that no discrimination existed. Megan Rapinoe praised the decision as a validation of their campaign.

New York Times Sports
Nov 08, 2019

Support Is a Two-Way Street
Arsenal's Granit Xhaka is the latest player to find out that if there is a taboo in soccer, it is that one must not criticize — or even worse, cross — the fans.

New York Times Sports
Nov 08, 2019

The Pep Effect
Pep Guardiola has turned Manchester City into one of the best teams in the world. Jürgen Klopp has done the same at Liverpool. But are their methods really changing English soccer?

New York Times Sports
Nov 08, 2019

Rafael Nadal Shoots for the ATP Finals Title Again
The year-end tournament is the only significant title missing from his résumé, but another injury threatens his chances.

New York Times Sports
Nov 08, 2019

Jets and Giants Vie for Best New York Team Not Named the Bills
Sunday's game between the two floundering teams that share MetLife Stadium will also be a measuring stick for quarterbacks Sam Darnold and Daniel Jones.

New York Times Sports
Nov 08, 2019

Jets and Giants Vie for Best Team in N.Y. Not Named the Bills
Sunday's game at MetLife Stadium will be a measuring stick for quarterbacks Daniel Jones and Sam Darnold, as well as coaches Adam Gase and Pat Shurmur.

New York Times Sports
Nov 08, 2019

At Tennessee Titans Games, the Fiercest Tailgaters Are Kurds
Nashville's big Kurdish community has fallen hard for football, and parking-lot feasts that feature biryani but no alcohol.

New York Times Sports
Nov 08, 2019

Cain's Abuse Allegations Against Salazar Cause More Upheaval in Track World
Several elite runners said they had similar struggles with body shaming and should have done more to support Mary Cain at the Nike Oregon Project under Alberto Salazar.

New York Times Sports
Nov 08, 2019

Track and Field Reacts to Mary Cain's Abuse Allegations Against Nike
Several elite runners said they had similar struggles with body shaming and should have done more to support Cain at the Nike Oregon Project under coach Alberto Salazar.

New York Times Sports
Nov 08, 2019

Chase Young of Ohio State Won't Play Over N.C.A.A. ‘Issue'
The nation's sack leader, Young is expected to be a top N.F.L. draft pick. He said on Twitter that he mistakenly accepted a loan from a family friend.

New York Times Sports
Nov 08, 2019

Chase Young of Ohio State Will Sit Over N.C.A.A. ‘Issue'
The nation's sack leader, he is expected to be a top N.F.L. draft pick.

New York Times Sports
Nov 08, 2019

N.F.L. Week 10 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread
The 49ers' win streak is on the line against Seattle, the Cowboys host the Vikings, the Packers try to get back on track and Patrick Mahomes appears ready to return for Kansas City.

New York Times Sports
Nov 08, 2019

Daughter and Dad, Chasing Salmon in Upstate New York
A family of anglers travel to Oswego County — not the American West — to find the catch they've only dreamed of landing.

New York Times Sports
Nov 08, 2019

Players to Watch in the 2019-20 College Basketball Season
There are freshmen looking to make a mark, game-changing transfers and unknowns poised for their breakout moment.

New York Times Sports
Nov 08, 2019

LeBron James Can Play in Whatever Shoes He Wants. Why Can't Odell Beckham Jr.?
Beckham, the Cleveland Browns' oft-fined star receiver, was forced to change his cleats or else on Sunday.

New York Times Sports
Nov 07, 2019

High School Football Coach Resigns After Using Racial Slur in an Instagram Video
John Hoskins deleted the video, in which he could also be heard saying, "White power."

New York Times Sports
Nov 07, 2019

Tiger Woods, Presidents Cup Captain, Adds Himself to the U.S. Team
Woods announced the final four players on a squad of 12 that will face the International team in Australia in December.

New York Times Sports
Nov 07, 2019

Clippers Fined $50,000 for Comments About Kawhi Leonard's Health
The N.B.A. said a statement by Coach Doc Rivers was inconsistent with prior information about the star player's health status.

New York Times Sports
Nov 07, 2019

Football's Longest Drive: 1,000 Miles Across Australia
For Indigenous Australians in isolated towns, "bush footy" is more religion than sport. Neither distance, the police nor even death can keep teams from competing.

New York Times Sports
Nov 07, 2019

The Real Cost of Diversifying College Rosters
College coaches struggle to find athletes who can't pay to play elite youth sports. So Amherst College administrators have reconsidered what it takes to recruit.

New York Times Sports
Nov 07, 2019

Australian Women and Men's Soccer Teams Reach Deal to Close Pay Gap
The Westfield Matildas and the Caltex Socceroos will receive equal shares of team revenue as part of the four-year deal.

New York Times Sports
Nov 07, 2019

Here's a Terrifying Thought for the N.B.A.: Giannis Looks Better
Antetokounmpo had 38 points in Milwaukee's win over the Clippers.

New York Times Sports
Nov 07, 2019

When the M.V.P. Gets Better
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 38 points in Milwaukee's win over the Clippers.

New York Times Sports
Nov 07, 2019

Matteo Berrettini Celebrates His Spot in the ATP Finals
The Italian player needed a little help from Denis Shapovalov to make the year-end tournament, but he got it.

New York Times Sports
Nov 07, 2019

Doubles Tennis Craves Singles Attention
With some rules adjustments, players and the tours hope to bring the doubles game into the spotlight.

New York Times Sports
Nov 07, 2019

Rafael Nadal Shoots for the ATP Again
He has reached the final twice, but the tournament is the only significant title missing from his résumé.

New York Times Sports
Nov 07, 2019

Brassard Returns to New York, Helping the Islanders Rack Up Wins
The Isles have won 10 in a row, their longest streak in 37 years, and given stability to Derick Brassard, a former Rangers star who played for three teams last season.

New York Times Sports
Nov 07, 2019

Short-handed Raiders Could Be Consumed by Chargers Pass Rush
Oakland could be missing two key members of its offensive line as it tries to slow down Joey Bosa and Melvin Ingram.

New York Times Sports
Nov 06, 2019

N.C.A.A. Is Sued for Not Paying Athletes as Employees
In the latest effort to undo the N.C.A.A. business model, a former Villanova football player filed a class-action suit arguing that the organization and its member schools had violated minimum wage laws.

New York Times Sports
Nov 06, 2019

Australian Women and Men's Soccer Teams Reach Deal for Equal Pay
The Westfield Matildas and the Caltex Socceroos will receive equal shares of team revenue as part of the four-year deal.

New York Times Sports
Nov 06, 2019

Gert Boyle, 95, Dies; Sportswear Chief Billed as ‘One Tough Mother'
She took over her family's company, Columbia Sportswear, when her husband died and saw it flourish, becoming its flinty public face in ads.

New York Times Sports
Nov 06, 2019

An Injury and a Red Card Put a Manchester City Defender in Goal
Manchester City held on for a draw with an unusual substitution, while Real Madrid, Juventus, Bayern Munich and P.S.G. advanced to the knockout rounds.

New York Times Sports
Nov 06, 2019

Juventus Scores Late Winner in Moscow
The substitute Douglas Costa scored in second-half stoppage time to clinch a place for Juventus in the knockout rounds.

New York Times Sports
Nov 06, 2019

At Bayern Munich, the Bill Comes Due
For a decade, the German champions operated as the most stable of the superclubs. But its mystique, and its financial might, no longer overpower rivals as they once did.

New York Times Sports
Nov 06, 2019

New WADA President Wants Sponsors to Help Finance Antidoping Efforts
Witold Banka's idea to expand WADA's reach into countries where testing is often nonexistent has run into immediate pushback.

New York Times Sports
Nov 06, 2019

LeBron and Anthony Davis: The Scariest Duo of Them All
In this week's newsletter, Marc Stein takes stock of the LeBron-Davis duo, urges patience with Porzingis and holds firm on his preseason predictions.

New York Times Sports
Nov 06, 2019

College Football's Champions Aren't in Top 4 of the Playoff Rankings. Why?
The critical top four spots did not include Clemson, which is at No. 4 in The Associated Press poll, but did include Penn State.

New York Times Sports
Nov 06, 2019

Players to Watch at the Turkish Open
The field provides its share of top golfers. Here are seven to watch.

New York Times Sports
Nov 06, 2019

Colin Montgomerie Conquers Golf Courses and Designs Them, Too
The Turkish Open will be played on one of Montgomerie's creations, which he says "tests even the best European Tour pros."

New York Times Sports
Nov 06, 2019

A Look at the Montgomerie Maxx Royal
The Turkish Open returns to a course where accuracy and driving are important.

New York Times Sports
Nov 05, 2019

College Football Playoff Rankings Put Penn State Over Clemson
The critical top four spots did not include Clemson, the defending national champion, which is at No. 4 in The Associated Press poll.

New York Times Sports
Nov 05, 2019

Are the Phoenix Suns for Real? N.B.A. Takeaways, 2 Weeks In
The N.B.A. season has been more strange than exciting, because of injuries and poor play, but there have been a few surprising story lines.

New York Times Sports
Nov 05, 2019

Chelsea-Ajax Yields Eight Goals, Two Reds and One Thrilling Tie
Two red cards on the same sequence left Ajax vulnerable, and Chelsea used the advantage to rally for a 4-4 draw in the Champions League.

New York Times Sports
Nov 05, 2019

Cam Newton to Miss Rest of Regular Season
The Carolina Panthers quarterback was placed on the injured reserve list after having his left foot re-evaluated last week.

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