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New York Times Sports
Oct 24, 2021

Atlanta Braves Beat Los Angeles Dodgers to Reach World Series
In third place on Aug. 13, Atlanta rode a surprising group of trade deadline acquisitions to a pennant, outlasting the 106-win Dodgers. Next up: the Houston Astros.

New York Times Sports
Oct 24, 2021

L.S.U., Led by Exiting Orgeron, Tumbling Out of SEC Prominence
A blowout loss to Mississippi showed a stark difference for a program that had won a national championship two seasons ago.

New York Times Sports
Oct 23, 2021

NLCS: Max Scherzer Isn't Injured, but He Won't Start Game 6
Max Scherzer, a superstar right-hander, blamed a dead arm for his short start in Game 2 of the N.L.C.S. He said he might be available to pitch if there is a Game 7.

New York Times Sports
Oct 23, 2021

Vanessa Bryant Tells of Kobe Bryant's Death in New Deposition
Bryant was being questioned by a lawyer defending Los Angeles County in her lawsuit about the sharing of photos of human remains from the helicopter crash that killed nine people.

New York Times Sports
Oct 23, 2021

His N.B.A. Dream Was Right There. Then He Couldn't Move His Legs.
A mysterious illness on the eve of the 2019 N.B.A. draft derailed Kris Wilkes's hopes of going pro. As he heals, he's not giving up hope.

New York Times Sports
Oct 23, 2021

Friends Row On After Teammate's Death, Leaving One Seat Empty
Charlie Hamlin, a former Olympic rower who dominated races well into his 70s, died in May. On Sunday, his longtime teammates plan to row the Head of the Charles Regatta with an empty seat in his memory.

New York Times Sports
Oct 23, 2021

At Barcelona, Life After Lionel Messi Is Haunted by the Past
The departure of Lionel Messi shook Barcelona to its foundations. But on a good day, if you look closely, you can see the shoots of a new era.

New York Times Sports
Oct 23, 2021

In Dusty Baker, the Astros Have a Manager Worth Rooting For
Brought in to clean up someone else's mess, Dusty Baker is back in the World Series with a chance to redefine his legacy as well as the legacy of the team he inherited.

New York Times Sports
Oct 23, 2021

Yordan Alvarez Wins ALCS MVP for Astros
Houston's Yordan Alvarez grew up in Cuba believing he'd never need to learn English. The M.V.P. of the A.L.C.S. lets his tape measure homers do the talking.

New York Times Sports
Oct 23, 2021

Houston Astros Beat Boston Red Sox to Reach World Series
Stained by a scandal but unfazed on the field, Houston returns to baseball's biggest stage looking for another ring.

New York Times Sports
Oct 22, 2021

How Astros GM James Click Steadied a Shaken Franchise
A cheating scandal and a tainted World Series title had the Houston Astros in disarray. James Click got the franchise right back in the business of trying to win championships.

New York Times Sports
Oct 22, 2021

What the Ben Simmons Standoff Means for the Sixers and the N.B.A.
Simmons is the latest N.B.A. star to ask for a trade then try to force his way off a team, but Philadelphia is holding firm so far.

New York Times Sports
Oct 22, 2021

Tom Morey, Surfer Who Invented the Boogie Board, Dies at 86
He created a lightweight, flexible board out of a piece of foam in his backyard in Hawaii in 1971. It introduced millions to the pleasures of riding waves on their bellies.

New York Times Sports
Oct 22, 2021

Ron Washington Keeps Atlanta Laughing and Learning
A coach's loving and lively relationship with the Braves' infielders is a key to their success. He's holding out hope for a second chance to manage.

New York Times Sports
Oct 22, 2021

Klay Thompson Finally Found Love. With His Boat.
Injury woes sent Thompson, the Golden State guard, looking for solace. He found it on the water. No bananas allowed.

New York Times Sports
Oct 22, 2021

How Rare Is a Three-Homer Game in the Postseason?
Babe Ruth. Reggie Jackson. Chris Taylor? A feat that used to come few and far between is happening more often. But it is still unusual enough to stand out.

New York Times Sports
Oct 22, 2021

Outside Hotlines for Athletes Are a Sign of Strained Trust in Sports
From women's soccer to college sports, athletes have lost faith in leagues and organizations handling abuse and other complaints.

New York Times Sports
Oct 22, 2021

Manchester United's Perfect Feedback Loop
Title contender, crisis club or cash cow? What you see in United depends, largely, on what you want to see.

New York Times Sports
Oct 22, 2021

NLCS: Chris Taylor's Three-Homer Day Keeps Dodgers Alive
The N.L.C.S. heads back to Atlanta after Taylor became the 11th batter with three homers in a postseason game.

New York Times Sports
Oct 21, 2021

Congressional Leaders Ask N.F.L. for Documents From Washington Team Inquiry
The requests from two House Democrats could lead to public disclosure of more of the 650,000 emails gathered in the league's investigation of the Washington Football Team's workplace culture.

New York Times Sports
Oct 21, 2021

ALCS: Yordan Alvarez Is Healthy and Thriving for Astros
One of baseball's feared hitters, the Houston Astros' Yordan Alvarez grew up in Cuba believing he'd never need to learn English. His tape measure homers do his talking for him.

New York Times Sports
Oct 21, 2021

Kyle Lowry Is Having His Say, On and Off the Court
He bounced around the N.B.A., won a championship in Toronto then flexed a little power to find happiness in Miami.

New York Times Sports
Oct 21, 2021

Magic Johnson, le business, la NBA, les Lakers et LeBron
Johnson prédit le nom des prochaines grandes équipes rivales au sein de la N.B.A, et évoque son seul regret du temps où il dirigeait les Los Angeles Lakers.

New York Times Sports
Oct 21, 2021

ALCS: Can the Red Sox Get Back on Track?
A pair of ugly losses in a row has Boston reeling. But as the A.L.C.S. shifts to Houston, the Red Sox are buoyed by the idea that they have overcome worse deficits in the past.

New York Times Sports
Oct 21, 2021

Knicks Beat Celtics in Opener in Double Overtime
A double-overtime thriller against the Boston Celtics in the season opener had 11 lead changes and 10 ties.

New York Times Sports
Oct 21, 2021

Celtics Games Are Pulled in China After Enes Kanter's Pro-Tibet Posts
The Boston center called China's leader, Xi Jinping, a "brutal dictator" on social media, igniting an online backlash in the country. The N.B.A.'s online partner stopped streaming the team's games.

New York Times Sports
Oct 21, 2021

Versatile Derwin James Is a Prototypical N.F.L. Defender
As offenses have grown increasingly complex, teams have looked for defensive players who can do a little bit of everything.

New York Times Sports
Oct 21, 2021

U.S. Grand Prix Is Confident in Its Future
Its contract is up, but the Austin track's chief executive, Bobby Epstein, expects that a new one will be signed.

New York Times Sports
Oct 21, 2021

Kyle Lowry Is Ready to Have His Say, On and Off the Court
He bounced around the N.B.A., won a championship in Toronto then flexed a little power to find happiness in Miami.

New York Times Sports
Oct 21, 2021

With George Russell, Mercedes Formula 1 Team Gets Younger
He is replacing Valtteri Bottas next season and is not expected to go easy on his teammate, Lewis Hamilton.

New York Times Sports
Oct 21, 2021

NLCS: Eddie Rosario Leads Atlanta Past Los Angeles Dodgers
A midseason pickup from Cleveland, Eddie Rosario has been nothing short of incredible. He led the way in yet another win.

New York Times Sports
Oct 21, 2021

N.F.L. Week 6 Picks Against the Spread
Kansas City travels to Tennessee in a rematch of a recent A.F.C. championship game; the Bengals meet the Ravens in a key A.F.C. North game; and the Raiders move on with their interim coach.

New York Times Sports
Oct 20, 2021

ALCS: Astros Beat Red Sox in Pivotal Game 5
A blowout win in Game 5 sends this series back to Houston, decidedly in the Astros' favor. The resilient Red Sox may have finally met their match.

New York Times Sports
Oct 20, 2021

Marla Messing Vows to Bring Professionalism to Women's Soccer League
Marla Messing, installed as the interim chief executive of the National Women's Soccer League, takes over after the league was rocked by allegations of abuse of players.

New York Times Sports
Oct 20, 2021

N.F.L. Concussion Settlement to Eliminate Race as Factor
The revised agreement eliminates race as a consideration in evaluating dementia claims by former players.

New York Times Sports
Oct 20, 2021

Lakers' Opener Shows Their Stars Are Not Yet Aligned
A team that remade its roster around big names finds that getting them all on the same page is still a work in progress.

New York Times Sports
Oct 20, 2021

Nets Fall to Bucks With Irving Nowhere in Sight
Coach Steve Nash and the team's other stars, Kevin Durant and James Harden, have had to re-envision a plan on the fly.

New York Times Sports
Oct 20, 2021

Brian Snitker, Bobby Cox and the Friendship That Shapes Atlanta
Neither Bobby Cox's stroke in 2019 nor Atlanta's current playoff run has stopped Manager Brian Snitker from visiting his mentor, searching for bits of magic.

New York Times Sports
Oct 20, 2021

Lakers' Opener Shows Its Stars Are Not Yet Aligned
A team that remade its roster around big names finds that getting them all on the same page is still a work in progress.

New York Times Sports
Oct 20, 2021

ALCS: Houston Astros Rely on Their Bullpen to Carry the Team
In a makeshift strategy their pitching coach compared to the Celtics of yesteryear, Houston is relying on its bullpen to carry the team through the A.L.C.S. On Tuesday, it worked.

New York Times Sports
Oct 20, 2021

Astros Use Huge 9th Inning to Top Red Sox, Tie ALCS
With two outs in the ninth, Nathan Eovaldi thought he had a strike three. Laz Diaz disagreed and by the time the dust settled, Houston had scored seven runs, tying the series.

New York Times Sports
Oct 20, 2021

The Knicks Are Ready for a Sequel. The Good Kind.
The Knicks are positioned to build on last season's success after an off-season of smart moves.

New York Times Sports
Oct 20, 2021

In the N.F.L., the Rebuilding Never Ends
The process then moves swiftly through preparation, false hope and recrimination.

New York Times Sports
Oct 19, 2021

NLCS: Cody Bellinger's Blast Breathes Life Into Dodgers
A three-run homer from the struggling outfielder tied the game and a double by Mookie Betts put Los Angeles ahead to stay. With that, dreams of an Atlanta sweep faded away.

New York Times Sports
Oct 19, 2021

Reggie Jackson, a Yankees Legend, Helps Astros Through October
Reggie Jackson, the Hall of Fame slugger and longtime Yankees adviser, has a new role with the Astros, helping reassure the team as postseason pressure mounts.

New York Times Sports
Oct 19, 2021

Citing His ‘Baseball Acumen,' the Yankees Retain Aaron Boone
A 12th consecutive season without a championship has ownership looking for improvement, but General Manager Brian Cashman says Boone is "part of the solution."

New York Times Sports
Oct 19, 2021

Magic Johnson Talks Business, Basketball and a Big Mistake With LeBron
Johnson predicted the N.B.A.'s next great rivalry and said he has only one regret from his time running the Los Angeles Lakers.

New York Times Sports
Oct 19, 2021

Could Cincinnati Shake Up the College Football Playoff Field?
The Bearcats are No. 2 in the Associated Press poll and appear to be in good position to make the playoff. That's if they win out and find favor among those who select the semifinalists.

New York Times Sports
Oct 19, 2021

Jonathan Martin Will Donate His Brain to CTE Research
Jonathan Martin faced bullying in his N.F.L. locker room and depression. He will donate his brain to C.T.E. research to determine if head trauma contributed to his mental health woes.

New York Times Sports
Oct 19, 2021

Premier League Vote Targets Saudi Spending at Newcastle
The Premier League imposed a moratorium on sponsorships linked to investors only days after a Saudi-led group took control of one of its teams.

New York Times Sports
Oct 19, 2021

ALCS: Kyle Schwarber Thrives as Leadoff Batter for Red Sox
Boston's Kyle Schwarber doesn't look like a typical leadoff hitter, but he is giving the Red Sox exactly what they need.

New York Times Sports
Oct 19, 2021

N.H.L. Suspends Evander Kane for Violating Covid Rules
The San Jose Sharks forward, who was reported to be under investigation for using a fake Covid-19 vaccination card, said he had "made a mistake."

New York Times Sports
Oct 19, 2021

My Search for Gamblers at the George Washington Bridge
A reporter heard New Yorkers were crossing the Hudson River to New Jersey to bet on football and soccer games. So he did what reporters often do: He went to see for himself.

New York Times Sports
Oct 19, 2021

ALCS: Red Sox Take 2-1 Lead Over Astros With Schwarber Grand Slam
The Red Sox have won consecutive blowouts against the Astros, showing some swagger while setting a record for bases-loaded homers in a postseason series.

New York Times Sports
Oct 19, 2021

LeBron James and Stephen Curry Test Different Paths Back to N.B.A. Peak
James's Los Angeles Lakers revamped their roster in a bid for another championship. For Golden State and Curry, familiar faces were just fine.

New York Times Sports
Oct 19, 2021

‘When I Was Playing, No One Really Talked About Mental Health.'
Jonathan Martin faced bullying in his N.F.L. locker room and depression. He will donate his brain to C.T.E. research to determine if head trauma contributed to his mental health woes.

New York Times Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Washington State Fires Nick Rolovich After Vaccine Refusal
Nick Rolovich said in July he would not get a Covid-19 vaccine and maintained his stance once a state mandate was announced in August. Four of his assistants were also fired.

New York Times Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Washington State Fires Football Coach Over Refusal to Get Covid Shot
Nick Rolovich and four of his assistants lost their jobs because they would not comply with the state's mandate.

New York Times Sports
Oct 18, 2021

For L.S.U., Not Winning Enough Is the Biggest Scandal
Louisiana State said "wins and losses on the field" led to Coach Ed Orgeron's dismissal, but he seemed determined to tempt fate in other ways.

New York Times Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Kiké Hernández Highlights the Los Angeles Dodgers' Extreme Depth
For the Dodgers, deep pockets and extreme ambition make everyone expendable. Just ask players like Kiké Hernández and Joc Pederson, who took their October magic elsewhere.

New York Times Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Ronald Acuna Jr.'s Replacements Thrive for Atlanta in NLCS
For many teams, losing Ronald Acuña Jr. would have been a crushing blow. To the Braves' Alex Anthopoulos, it was a puzzle to solve. He seems to have the right pieces.

New York Times Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Ronald Acuña Jr.'s Replacements Thrive for Atlanta in NLCS
For many teams, losing Ronald Acuña Jr. would have been a crushing blow. To the Braves' Alex Anthopoulos, it was a puzzle to solve. He seems to have the right pieces.

New York Times Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Red Sox and Astros ALCS Matchup Provides a 'Moment of Pride' for Puerto Rico
A matchup between the Astros and the Red Sox is loaded with representation of the Caribbean island. Some friendships had to be put on hold.

New York Times Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Kiké Hernandez Highlights the Los Angeles Dodgers' Extreme Depth
For the Dodgers, deep pockets and extreme ambition make everyone expendable. Just ask players like Kiké Hernandez and Joc Pederson, who took their October magic elsewhere.

New York Times Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Atlanta Takes 2-0 Lead Over Dodgers in NLCS
Thrilling wins in consecutive games, both decided in their last at-bat, have Atlanta heading to Los Angeles with some breathing room ahead of Game 3.

New York Times Sports
Oct 18, 2021

N.B.A Western Conference Preview: The Return of 'Beautiful Basketball'
With an improved Golden State and the new-look Lakers, the Western Conference could be unpredictable — and fun.

New York Times Sports
Oct 18, 2021

N.B.A. Eastern Conference Preview: The Bucks Aren't Finished Yet
The Bucks might be better, while the Sixers and Nets are playing wait-and-see with key stars. The Eastern Conference could play out in several ways.

New York Times Sports
Oct 18, 2021

N.B.A. West Preview: The Return of ‘Beautiful Basketball'
With an improved Golden State and the new-look Lakers, the Western Conference could be unpredictable — and fun.

New York Times Sports
Oct 18, 2021

Seattle, Long Ready for Another Pro Team, Embraces the Kraken
A week into the season, the N.H.L.'s newest team is 1-1-1 on the ice, and undefeated in the contest of local public opinion. Nowhere is that more obvious than Seattle's original hockey bar.

New York Times Sports
Oct 18, 2021

N.B.A. East Preview: The Bucks Aren't Finished Yet
The Bucks might be better, while the Sixers and Nets are playing wait-and-see with key stars. The Eastern Conference could play out in several ways.

New York Times Sports
Oct 17, 2021

After a Chaotic Week, the Raiders Post an Efficient Win
With Coach Rich Bisaccia in charge, Las Vegas was calm and effective against the Broncos despite the recent turmoil after Jon Gruden's resignation as coach last week.

New York Times Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Paula Badosa Outlasts Victoria Azarenka to Win Indian Wells
Badosa won her first top-tier title on Sunday with a hard-fought 7-6 (5), 2-6, 7-6 (2) victory over Azarenka in a final that required three hours and four minutes.

New York Times Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Paula Badosa Outlasts Victoria Azarenka to Win at Indian Wells
Badosa won her first top-tier title with a hard-fought 7-6 (5), 2-6, 7-6 (2) victory over Azarenka in a final that required 3 hours 4 minutes.

New York Times Sports
Oct 17, 2021

What We Learned From Week 6 in the N.F.L.
Lamar Jackson can lead the Ravens to any kind of win, the Jaguars made the most of the Dolphins' gaffes and Aaron Rodgers did Aaron Rodgers things against the Bears.

New York Times Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Chicago Sky Beat Phoenix Mercury for First W.N.B.A. Championship
The Sky battled back from a large second-half deficit to beat the Mercury in a thriller.

New York Times Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Are the Giants Watchable Yet?
*Grimace*

New York Times Sports
Oct 17, 2021

In Newcastle, Songs Drown Out the Hard Questions
As long-suffering fans cheered the arrival of Saudi riches at their club, talk of the new owners' plans and the current team's flaws took the day off.

New York Times Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Jaguars Get First Win, End Losing Streak
Jacksonville Coach Urban Meyer and rookie quarterback won their first game as pros on a 53-yard field goal as time expired, ending the team's 20-game losing streak.

New York Times Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Boston Found Garrett Whitlock in the Yankees System. Blame Instagram.
Garrett Whitlock was rehabbing from elbow surgery when the Red Sox saw his videos on social media. Getting him for a pittance from a rival was icing on the cake.

New York Times Sports
Oct 17, 2021

Disappointing Race? Reframe It.
"Out there, you have to do whatever you can to stay positive, and I did stay positive the whole time. That was a win in itself," Sara Hall said after placing third in the Chicago Marathon.

New York Times Sports
Oct 17, 2021

With Use of Openers, Pitching Six Innings Feels Like a Lot
Atlanta's Max Fried has recorded 18 outs in each of his last two starts, standing out in an era of openers, quick hooks and mustachioed middle men.

New York Times Sports
Oct 17, 2021

NLCS: Austin Riley and Atlanta Beat Dodgers With Game 1 Walk-Off
Austin Riley's ninth inning single pushed Atlanta to victory over Los Angeles in Game 1 of the N.L.C.S. — just like his homer did in last year's Game 1.

New York Times Sports
Oct 17, 2021

The Nets Had a Chance to Win Over New York. Now, They'll Try Again.
Viewed by some as gentrifiers, the Nets finally may have the starpower to win a championship and loosen the grip the city's other N.B.A. team has on the region.

New York Times Sports
Oct 16, 2021

Red Sox Beat Astros in Game 2 to Tie ALCS
Grand slams in consecutive innings set the tone in a game that dragged on past four hours but was never in doubt.

New York Times Sports
Oct 16, 2021

Sky Bring Hoops Championship Buzz Back to Chicago
Sky forward Kahleah Copper's hot shooting against the Mercury in Game 3 of the W.N.B.A. finals has the team one win away from its first title.

New York Times Sports
Oct 16, 2021

Paula Badosa, Victoria Azarenka in Surprise Indian Wells Final
Many tennis stars have shut down their seasons or pleaded fatigue after a long year, but Azarenka and Badosa have thrived in the California desert.

New York Times Sports
Oct 16, 2021

ALCS: Carlos Correa's Home Run Was Right on Time for Astros
Carlos Correa's mammoth home run, and over-the-top celebration, gave the Astros a strong start to a battle of pitching-starved teams.

New York Times Sports
Oct 15, 2021

For Papua New Guinea, a Long Trip to Cricket's Big Stage
Papua New Guinea is making its debut at the Twenty20 World Cup. The hard part, the team and its coaches said, is already behind it.

New York Times Sports
Oct 15, 2021

ALCS: Just Like Alex Cora, the Red Sox Keep Coming Back
Alex Cora spent a season in exile, and the Boston Red Sox sank to the A.L. East basement. With their manager back, the resilient Red Sox are in the A.LC.S. These things are related.

New York Times Sports
Oct 15, 2021

Soccer's Problem With Silver Medals
It was notable when Spain's players kept their runner-up awards after losing a final. It shouldn't be.

New York Times Sports
Oct 15, 2021

After NLDS Loss, Giants Hope for a Rematch With Dodgers
San Francisco had a 109-win season dissolve at the hands of a bitter rival, but they still view their future as bright. "This won't be the last time we play them in the playoffs."

New York Times Sports
Oct 15, 2021

Why Are the Boston Red Sox Singing ‘Dancing on My Own'?
A dance club anthem has become the unexpected soundtrack of a red-hot team. Credit (or blame) goes to a backup catcher.

New York Times Sports
Oct 15, 2021

For the Giants, a Rapid Ascent, a Hard Fall and Hopes of a Rematch
San Francisco had a 109-win season dissolve at the hands of a bitter rival, but they still view their future as bright. "This won't be the last time we play them in the playoffs."

New York Times Sports
Oct 15, 2021

Ray Fosse, 74, Catcher Best Known for a Collision, Is Dead
He was a budding talent for Cleveland when he was knocked over by Pete Rose in the 1970 All-Star Game. It was, he said, "something people will continue to talk about."

New York Times Sports
Oct 15, 2021

How the Dodgers Beat the Giants to Reach the N.L.C.S.
L.A. got its 110th win of the year by dispatching the Giants, who finished with 109 victories. Now the Dodgers will meet Atlanta for the National League pennant and a trip to the World Series.

New York Times Sports
Oct 15, 2021

Dodgers Outlast the Giants to Reach the N.L.C.S.
A late single by the scuffling Cody Bellinger was the difference in a hard-fought pitching matchup between 109-win teams.

New York Times Sports
Oct 14, 2021

N.L.D.S. Game 5 Live Updates: Dodgers Take 1-0 Lead Over Giants in the 6th Inning
The archrivals will settle their division series tonight, with the winner advancing to the National League Championship Series. The loser — despite winning 109 games this year — will go home.

New York Times Sports
Oct 14, 2021

N.F.L.'s Top Lawyer Had Cozy Relationship With Washington Team President
Jeff Pash, the league's general counsel, brokered penalties, discussed a cheerleading scandal and arranged perks in emails with the former president of the Washington Football Team.

New York Times Sports
Oct 14, 2021

N.L.D.S. Game 5 Live Updates: Dodgers and Giants Face Off
The archrivals will settle their series in this decisive game, with Logan Webb starting for San Francisco and Corey Knebel on the mound for Los Angeles. Follow our live coverage.

New York Times Sports
Oct 14, 2021

Dodgers and Giants Face Off In Rare Elimination Game Between 100-Win Teams
For the fifth time in baseball history, teams with 100 or more victories will face off in a do-or-die postseason game. For the Dodgers and the Giants, a rivalry complicates matters.

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