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New York Times Sports
May 27, 2022

Chinese Tennis Star, Zheng Qinwen, Emerges During French Open
Zheng Qinwen, 19, has emerged during this French Open, amid the backdrop of a long standoff between China and the women's tour over Peng Shuai.

New York Times Sports
May 27, 2022

Amid Gun Violence, Giants' Gabe Kapler Will Not Stand for Anthem
San Francisco's Gabe Kapler says he will not take the field during the national anthem "until I feel better about the direction of our country."

New York Times Sports
May 27, 2022

The Rangers Are Desperate for a Win in Game 6 Against the Hurricanes
Carolina hasn't won a playoff game on the road during the Stanley Cup playoffs. If the Hurricanes end that streak on Saturday in New York, the Rangers' season will be over.

New York Times Sports
May 27, 2022

A Chinese Tennis Star Emerges at a Precarious Time
Zheng Qinwen, 19, has emerged during this French Open, amid the backdrop of a long standoff between China and the women's tour over Peng Shuai.

New York Times Sports
May 27, 2022

The Week When Sports Would Not Let America Look Away
As their games continued in the wake of mass shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde, Texas, Golden State Coach Steve Kerr, the Yankees and the Tampa Bay Rays made powerful statements against gun violence.

New York Times Sports
May 27, 2022

Coco Gauff Loves Clay. Really.
Americans and the red clay of Roland Garros have not always gotten along so well. Coco Gauff and a few others are starting to change that.

New York Times Sports
May 27, 2022

New Sports Books About the Knicks, Rickey Henderson and More
Baseball, basketball, Formula One: Six new books take readers on a tour from Madison Square Garden to Monza, Italy.

New York Times Sports
May 27, 2022

Luis Díaz Is the Liverpool Star Who Never Should Have Made It
Luis Díaz has become a hero in only five months in England. But his story resonates not because he made it, but because so many others like him never get the chance.

New York Times Sports
May 27, 2022

The True Cost of Kylian Mbappé's New Deal
It is easy to be dazzled by money in soccer, especially as the figures blur into incomprehension. But the numbers matter because of what comes next.

New York Times Sports
May 27, 2022

As Formula 1 Surges in the U.S., IndyCar Hopes to Keep Up
With some help from a Netflix series, Formula 1 has attracted more American viewers, creating uncertainty over whether that will threaten or boost the North America-based IndyCar series.

New York Times Sports
May 27, 2022

Yankees and Rays Turn Away From Game to Discuss Gun Violence
The Twitter accounts for the rival teams ignored Thursday's game in favor of posting facts about gun violence. "There are things that are bigger than baseball."

New York Times Sports
May 27, 2022

Charles Leclerc, the Thrill Seeker, Fights for the Top
He is battling Max Verstappen of Red Bull for the lead, but even off the track, Leclerc keeps his adrenaline pumping.

New York Times Sports
May 27, 2022

The Future of a Storied Race
Monaco's contract with Formula 1 expires this year. Both sides are trying to work out a deal.

New York Times Sports
May 27, 2022

The Budding 19-Year-Old Star at the French Open Not Named Carlos Alcaraz
Holger Rune of Denmark is making his mark in Paris. His childhood rival is hogging the spotlight. That is just fine with him — for now.

New York Times Sports
May 27, 2022

Alfa Romeo Brings Back Some of Its Old Glory
The team is part of the foundation of Formula 1. After recent poor seasons, it is performing again.

New York Times Sports
May 27, 2022

Real Madrid's Florentino Pérez Is More Powerful Than Ever
A year after the Super League debacle, Florentino Pérez is back in the Champions League final, having turned a club owned by its members into his personal kingdom.

New York Times Sports
May 26, 2022

Golden State Headed to NBA Finals After Beating Dallas Mavericks
After injuries contributed to the end of a streak of five straight finals runs, Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green are back.

New York Times Sports
May 26, 2022

The Yankees and the Rays Turn Away From Game to Discuss Gun Violence
The Twitter accounts for the rival teams ignored Thursday's game in favor of posting facts about gun violence. "There are things that are bigger than baseball."

New York Times Sports
May 26, 2022

Justice Dept. Won't Prosecute Ex-F.B.I. Agents Accused of Mishandling Nassar Case
The decision ends a review the department initiated in October, months after its inspector general issued a scathing report that sharply criticized the F.B.I.'s handling of the case.

New York Times Sports
May 26, 2022

For the Yankees, a Tough Stretch Starts With a Slew of Injuries
A series against the rival Tampa Bay Rays will be played without Giancarlo Stanton, Aroldis Chapman and several other key players.

New York Times Sports
May 26, 2022

Two Outsiders Get Career Boosts at the French Open
Léolia Jeanjean and Fernanda Contreras Gomez arrived at Roland Garros relatively late in the game. But their experience helped justify what it took to get here.

New York Times Sports
May 26, 2022

To Win Series, the Rangers Must Do What No Team Has Done
Two Rangers wins at Madison Square Garden tied their second-round series at two games apiece. But the teams swing back to North Carolina, where the Hurricanes have yet to lose this postseason.

New York Times Sports
May 26, 2022

To Win the Series, the Rangers Need to Do What No One Else Has
Two Rangers wins at Madison Square Garden tied their second-round series at two games apiece. But the teams swing back to North Carolina, where the Hurricanes have yet to lose this postseason.

New York Times Sports
May 25, 2022

Two High Seeds Need Five-Set Thrillers to Win at French Open
Alexander Zverev and Carlos Alcaraz saved match points in the men's singles tournament before turning things around.

New York Times Sports
May 25, 2022

Jon Gruden's Lawsuit Against the NFL Can Proceed in Open Court
A Nevada judge dismissed the league's motion to move the case to arbitration. Gruden, the former Raiders coach, claims that the N.F.L. leaked disparaging emails that led him to resign in October.

New York Times Sports
May 25, 2022

Joe Pignatano, Met Coach Known for His Bullpen Farm, Dies at 92
After an undistinguished career as a catcher with the Brooklyn Dodgers and other teams, he cultivated vegetables as well as relief pitchers at Shea Stadium.

New York Times Sports
May 25, 2022

A Chat With Barry Bonds Helped Joc Pederson Sink the Mets
Pederson's three home runs and Brandon Crawford's walk-off single propelled the Giants to victory. The Yankees, meanwhile, are dealing with multiple injuries after a win.

New York Times Sports
May 25, 2022

Her Tennis Coach Abused Her. Could the Sport Have Prevented It?
Adrienne Jensen does not know Pam Shriver, the 22-time Grand Slam doubles champion, but both believe tennis needs to change its approach toward predatory coaches.

New York Times Sports
May 25, 2022

The Pitfalls of Oven-Ready TV
Prestige shows like "Winning Time" love to dramatize the real people at the heart of recent-ish events. It doesn't always go well.

New York Times Sports
May 25, 2022

Dallas Mavericks Save Season With Win Over Golden State
Dallas staved off elimination by Golden State behind Luka Doncic's near triple-double. But the mass shooting in Uvalde loomed over the game.

New York Times Sports
May 24, 2022

Indiana Lawmakers Override Transgender Sports Veto
Gov. Eric Holcomb said the measure barring transgender girls from playing girls' sports at school was unnecessary, but fellow Republicans in the Legislature disagreed.

New York Times Sports
May 24, 2022

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Retires From Tennis After First-Round Loss at French Open
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has retired from tennis after a first-round loss at the French Open, marking the end of a generation of his countrymen.

New York Times Sports
May 24, 2022

Iga Swiatek's Plan Is Falling Into Place
Swiatek, the No. 1-ranked player on the women's tour, is hoping to manage her career so she can stay near the top as long as possible.

New York Times Sports
May 24, 2022

Inside the Chelsea Sale: Deep Pockets, Private Promises and Side Deals
Britain's government is poised to approve the sale of the Premier League soccer team. But to win it, the new owners had to agree to a set of unusual conditions.

New York Times Sports
May 24, 2022

Will Aaron Judge Hit 60 Home Runs This Season?
The Yankees outfielder outpaced a who's who of sluggers through 40 games. Getting to 60 would require something that has eluded him: durability.

New York Times Sports
May 24, 2022

Amid a Housing Crunch, Homes Pop Up on the Fairway
With large expanses of grass and trees, former golf courses are being reconsidered for housing, but developers face challenges, including community resistance.

New York Times Sports
May 24, 2022

Boston Celtics Romp Over Miami Heat
Boston and Miami keep trading blowout wins in their playoff series.

New York Times Sports
May 24, 2022

Oilers and Flames in Battle of Alberta: Bedlam on the Ice, Torn Loyalties Off It
The N.H.L. playoff series between the Oilers and the Flames is boiling over with the heavy hits, trash talk, deafening arenas and bountiful goal scoring that defined hockey in the 1980s, the last time the rivalry was so fierce.

New York Times Sports
May 23, 2022

Aaron Judge Continues to Rake With Two Homers in Loss
Baltimore got to Gerrit Cole in the sixth inning sending the Yankees to their third straight loss.

New York Times Sports
May 23, 2022

Dwayne Haskins Reportedly Was Drunk Before Fatal Accident
An autopsy report released Monday said Haskins had consumed twice the legal limit of alcohol in Florida before he was hit by a truck on a highway.

New York Times Sports
May 23, 2022

Josh Donaldson Suspended for ‘Jackie' Comments
Donaldson, the Yankees third baseman, referred to Tim Anderson of the White Sox as "Jackie," which M.L.B. said was "disrespectful." Donaldson appealed the one-game suspension.

New York Times Sports
May 23, 2022

Roger Angell Was Around the Game and of the Fans
In his decades at The New Yorker, Roger Angell never lost sight of the fact that baseball players were just grown-ups who happened to have fascinating jobs.

New York Times Sports
May 23, 2022

French Open: Osaka Struggles on Clay, Anisimova Powers Forward
Naomi Osaka was knocked out of a second straight Grand Slam event by Amanda Anisimova.

New York Times Sports
May 23, 2022

For Some Parkinson's Patients, Boxing Can Be Therapy
No-contact boxing is a great full-body workout for anyone, but some experts say people with neurological disorders just might benefit most.

New York Times Sports
May 23, 2022

As the French Open Begins, the War in Ukraine Roils the Locker Room
"I feel like it's not united," Iga Swiatek, the top-ranked women's player, said of a decision by the tours to punish Wimbledon for barring players from Russian and Belarus.

New York Times Sports
May 23, 2022

Naomi Osaka Is Out in First Round of the French Open
Amanda Anisimova knocked her out of a second straight Grand Slam event.

New York Times Sports
May 23, 2022

Naomi Osaka Loses in the First Round in Paris
Amanda Anisimova knocked her out of a second straight Grand Slam event.

New York Times Sports
May 23, 2022

Why the Dallas Mavericks Just May Not Be Good Enough Yet
With Golden State one win from the N.B.A. finals, Dallas is already talking about the off-season. Luka Doncic said he was "still learning."

New York Times Sports
May 23, 2022

The Dallas Mavericks Just May Not Be Good Enough Yet
With Golden State one win from the N.B.A. finals, Dallas is already talking about the off-season. Luka Doncic said he was "still learning."

New York Times Sports
May 23, 2022

7 Great Biking Cities (and Which Trails to Ride)
There's no better way to zip through a new city than on two wheels. Here are some routes to try, from riverside jaunts to mountain climbs.

New York Times Sports
May 23, 2022

8 of the Best Bike Trails in the U.S.
Tens of thousands of miles of abandoned railroad tracks have been developed into recreational paths since the 1960s. Here are scenic pathways through deserts, valleys, mountain passages and more.

New York Times Sports
May 23, 2022

8 Bike Paths Developed From Abandonted Railroad Tracks
Tens of thousands of miles of abandoned railroad tracks have been developed into recreational paths since the 1960s. Here are scenic pathways through deserts, valleys, mountain passages and more.

New York Times Sports
May 23, 2022

A Family Measures Milestones on an Alaskan Cycling Trip
In the shadow of the iconic Denali peak in Alaska, a family bikes over the next rise and into the great unknown.

New York Times Sports
May 23, 2022

E-Bike Bliss on Maui and Lanai, Two Hawaiian Islands
On Maui and Lanai, roads heave up hillsides, curl around cliffs and sail above thundering bays. Terrifying in a car. No sweat on an electric bike.

New York Times Sports
May 23, 2022

At the French Open, Novak Djokovic Again Aims for His 21st Slam Win
The world No. 1 seemed poised to set the men's record for major titles. Now, after a crushing loss and a vaccine controversy, Djokovic looks to get back on course at the French Open.

New York Times Sports
May 23, 2022

At the French Open, Novak Djokovic Aims for His 21st Slam Win
The world No. 1 seemed poised to set the men's record for major titles. Now, after a crushing loss and a vaccine controversy, Djokovic looks to get back on course at the French Open.

New York Times Sports
May 22, 2022

Taijuan Walker and Bullpen Dominate for Mets at Coors Field
The Mets have won 14 consecutive games following a loss. The team also avoided arbitration with Chris Bassitt.

New York Times Sports
May 22, 2022

Justin Thomas Wins the P.G.A. Championship With a Roaring Comeback
Thomas, who entered the final round seven shots behind the leader, beat Will Zalatoris in a playoff to win his second career major championship.

New York Times Sports
May 22, 2022

At 36, Candace Parker Posts a Triple-Double, a W.N.B.A. Rarity
The Chicago Sky player became the third W.N.B.A. player to have multiple triple-doubles in a career. It was only the 11th one in the league's 26 seasons, and she was the oldest to do it.

New York Times Sports
May 22, 2022

Man City Rallies to Win Premier League, Edging Liverpool by a Point
Three second-half goals capped a dramatic final day in the Premier League, and denied Liverpool an improbable championship.

New York Times Sports
May 22, 2022

Felix Auger-Aliassime Seeks Major Success at the French Open
For years, tennis experts have heralded the promise of Auger-Aliassime, a young Canadian. But can he reach the top in the era of Carlos Alcaraz?

New York Times Sports
May 22, 2022

Mystery of Star Cyclist's Murder Deepens as Police Seek Suspect
Kaitlin Marie Armstrong is being sought in the killing of Anna Moriah Wilson, according to the police, who said both women were romantically involved with the same man.

New York Times Sports
May 22, 2022

Tiger Woods Withdraws From P.G.A. Championship
Recovering from leg injuries from a car crash last year, he had struggled at the Masters and now again at the P.G.A. Championship.

New York Times Sports
May 22, 2022

Tim Anderson Calls Josh Donaldson's ‘Jackie' Comments Racist
Donaldson, the Yankees' third baseman, said his remarks to Tim Anderson referenced a magazine article in which Anderson said he was "today's Jackie Robinson."

New York Times Sports
May 22, 2022

Rafael Nadal Is the French Open's Man of Mystery
He was unbeatable at the start of the year, then could hardly finish a match in the run-up to the French Open because of an injury. Which version of the 13-time champion of this tournament will show up?

New York Times Sports
May 22, 2022

Paul O'Neill Book Excerpt: A Memorable Chat With Ted Williams
In his new book, the former Yankee Paul O'Neill recounts a conversation with the Hall of Famer Ted Williams that involved some crucial advice: "Don't let anyone change you."

New York Times Sports
May 22, 2022

These 90-Year-Old Runners Have Some Advice for You
Runners at the National Senior Games in Miramar, Fla., competed in events ranging from the 50 meters to 1,500 meters. Their secret? "You've got to keep moving."

New York Times Sports
May 22, 2022

Smell Good, Play Good? MLB Players Douse Themselves in Cologne
Baseball is full of traditions and superstitions. For numerous players, a heavy dose of cologne or women's perfume is the unlikeliest of performance enhancers.

New York Times Sports
May 22, 2022

Boston Celtics Provide the Drama. Miami Heat Deliver the Win.
A strange playoff series keeps getting weirder with injury scares and furious comebacks. It's difficult to tell who is best prepared to adapt.

New York Times Sports
May 22, 2022

Man City, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal: Premier League Season Hangs on Final Day
As City and Liverpool take aim at the title and Arsenal and Spurs settle the last Champions League place, Leeds is playing for its Premier League life.

New York Times Sports
May 21, 2022

Tiger Woods Withdraws From PGA Championship
Recovering from severe leg injuries from a car crash last year, he had struggled at the Masters and now again at the P.G.A. Championship.

New York Times Sports
May 21, 2022

Early Voting Wins Preakness Stakes
He held off Epicenter to win the middle race of the Triple Crown series.

New York Times Sports
May 21, 2022

Kylian Mbappé Will Stay at P.S.G., Rejecting Real Madrid
The battle to sign the world's best young player produced dueling offers worth more than $200 million. Mbappé picked the one that will keep him in Paris.

New York Times Sports
May 21, 2022

Preakness Stakes Predictions: Expert Picks and Horse Odds
Joe Drape and Melissa Hoppert look at the contenders for the 147th Preakness Stakes.

New York Times Sports
May 21, 2022

Preakness Stakes: Start Time, Schedule and How to Watch
The winner of the Kentucky Oaks and the second-place Derby finisher, Epicenter, are the top horses to watch in the 147th Preakness.

New York Times Sports
May 21, 2022

Preakness Stakes Horse Race: Start Time, How to Watch and What to Know
With Rich Strike, the Kentucky Derby winner, sitting out the race, the filly Secret Oath is the horse to watch.

New York Times Sports
May 21, 2022

Carlos Alcaraz, at 19, Is a Favorite at the French Open
Alcaraz, 19, has arrived in Paris with an unusual level of buzz and momentum for his age.

New York Times Sports
May 21, 2022

Kevon Looney Leads Golden State in Comeback Win Over Dallas Mavericks
Looney had the best night of his career to fuel his team's comeback from 19 points down to the Dallas Mavericks in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals.

New York Times Sports
May 20, 2022

Justin Thomas Seeks His Second P.G.A. Championship Victory
He'll have to get past several rising young players to win his second major title. Tiger Woods made the cut at the P.G.A. Championship but is a dozen strokes off the lead.

New York Times Sports
May 20, 2022

Roger Angell, Who Wrote About Baseball With Passion, Dies at 101
In elegantly winding articles for The New Yorker loaded with inventive imagery, he wrote more like a fan than a sports journalist.

New York Times Sports
May 20, 2022

Tennis Tours Penalize Wimbledon Over Ban on Russian Players
In an unprecedented move, the ATP and WTA will strip the Grand Slam tournament of ranking points, effectively making it an exhibition event. Most top players are still expected to participate.

New York Times Sports
May 20, 2022

Lyon's Women Defend the Past in a Changing Champions League
The arrival of new money in women's soccer has come at a cost in Europe: It has separated the sport from its past.

New York Times Sports
May 20, 2022

In Milan, an Iconic Stadium Isn't Going Down Without a Fight
The soccer teams that share the San Siro, which has hosted two World Cups and four European finals, want to replace it with a more modern arena. Not everyone is ready to see it go.

New York Times Sports
May 20, 2022

As A.C. Milan and Inter Return to Top, San Siro May Be Coming Down
The soccer teams that share the San Siro, which has hosted two World Cups and four European finals, want to replace it with a more modern arena. Not everyone is ready to see it go.

New York Times Sports
May 20, 2022

Marcus Smart Leads Boston Celtics Over Miami Heat in Game 2
Smart, the Celtics' point guard, made an impact on offense and defense as Boston beat Miami in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals.

New York Times Sports
May 20, 2022

The Challenge for Young Players: Achieving Dominance
Tennis experts offer advice on how young women can improve their games and move up in the rankings.

New York Times Sports
May 20, 2022

Tennis Experts Offer Advice on How Young Players Can Improve
Tennis experts offer advice on how young women can improve their games and move up in the rankings.

New York Times Sports
May 20, 2022

How Do You Solve a Problem Like a Tied Set?
On a trial basis, the four major tennis tournaments will begin playing their matches under the same regulations.

New York Times Sports
May 20, 2022

D. Wayne Lukas's Hopes Ride on Secret Oath at the Preakness
The 86-year-old trainer has saddled 45 horses in the race during his long career. Will Secret Oath give him his seventh Preakness and 15th Triple Crown victory?

New York Times Sports
May 20, 2022

Carlos Alcaraz, Just 19, Has His Eye on a Grand Slam Title
He's the youngest tennis player to crack the top 10 since Rafael Nadal — but he's not letting the pressure get to him.

New York Times Sports
May 20, 2022

Who Referees the NBA Referees? On TV, Steve Javie Does.
Steve Javie was an N.B.A. official for 25 years. Now he spends his time on TV during games, telling viewers if today's refs are making the right calls.

New York Times Sports
May 19, 2022

Tiger Woods Limps Through a Disappointing Round at PGA Championship
Woods could make only wry jokes after a painful and disappointing first round at the P.G.A. Championship.

New York Times Sports
May 19, 2022

Pete Alonso Gives Mets Walk-Off Win After Max Scherzer Injury News
Max Scherzer is out six to eight weeks. Eduardo Escobar had a horrible game defensively. But the Mets, thanks to a huge extra-innings blast from Pete Alonso, just kept rolling.

New York Times Sports
May 19, 2022

Woods Limps Through a Disappointing Round at the P.G.A. Championship
Woods could make only wry jokes after a painful and disappointing first round at the P.G.A. Championship.

New York Times Sports
May 19, 2022

Orioles Walk Off With a Win Over Yankees in Baltimore
Anthony Santander's three-run homer won the game after the Yankees had rallied to tie things in the ninth.

New York Times Sports
May 19, 2022

Riding the World's Biggest Waves, Without a Surfboard
Kalani Lattanzi has taken bodysurfing to the next level, paddling into 40-foot waves with little more than the fins on his feet.

New York Times Sports
May 19, 2022

Bill Simmons on Dwayne ‘The Rock' Johnson and Athletes Turned Actors
"It's the same thing that goes wrong if you're going to ask actors to play in the N.B.A. or the N.F.L.," Bill Simmons says. "It's a little unrealistic."

New York Times Sports
May 19, 2022

Bill Simmons on Dwayne ‘The Rock' Johnson and Athletes-Turned Actors
"It's the same thing that goes wrong if you're going to ask actors to play in the N.B.A. or the N.F.L.," Bill Simmons says. "It's a little unrealistic."

New York Times Sports
May 19, 2022

Did Albert Pujols Pass Eddie Collins in Hits?
When Albert Pujols collected hit No. 3,314, the Cardinals celebrated him for passing Collins on the career hits list. Some record keepers weren't so sure.

New York Times Sports
May 19, 2022

Tiger Woods Is on the Course at the P.G.A. Championship
In his first tournament since the Masters in April, Woods finished his first nine holes at even par but soon ran into trouble.

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