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New York Times Sports
Sep 19, 2018

Laver Cup Honors the Past With a Tournament of Stars
The second edition of the event will bring top-flight tennis to Chicago this year after its debut in Prague in 2017.

New York Times Sports
Sep 19, 2018

On Tennis: Federer Is Bringing Up Baby
His child is the Laver Cup, and he's giving it a lot of love to help it succeed, even though the odds are against him

New York Times Sports
Sep 19, 2018

Laver and the Power of the Laver Cup
He is also impressed with the tournament's format, especially the shorter matches.

New York Times Sports
Sep 19, 2018

On Golf: Federer Is Bringing Up Baby
His child is the Laver Cup, and he's giving it a lot of love to help it succeed, even though the odds are against him

New York Times Sports
Sep 19, 2018

Where Surfing in China Gained a Foothold, Typhoon Mangkhut Left Ruins
Members of China's small surfing subculture were drawn to Xichong, a peaceful coastal village a world away from the bustle of nearby Shenzhen, a city of 13 million.

New York Times Sports
Sep 19, 2018

M.L.B. Playoff Races: Dodgers Stretch Lead in N.L. West
The battle between Los Angeles and Colorado remains baseball's closest race, but there is plenty of action in the N.L. Central, where the Cardinals are making a late run on the top wild-card spot.

New York Times Sports
Sep 18, 2018

M.L.B. Playoff Races: Cardinals Pull a Game Closer to the Brewers
The N.L. West remains baseball's closest race, but there is plenty of action in the N.L. Central, where the Cardinals are making a late run on the top wild-card spot.

New York Times Sports
Sep 18, 2018

Yankees 3, Red Sox 2: Neil Walker's Home Run Holds Off a Red Sox Celebration
Walker's three-run homer in the seventh inning held up for a win as the Yankees kept Boston from clinching the American League East title, for now.

New York Times Sports
Sep 18, 2018

On Baseball: The Rockies Exhale After an Injury Scare at a Crucial Moment
An elbow injury to Trevor Story, their standout shortstop, appears to be more of a minor hiccup than a roadblock in the Rockies' pursuit of a division title.

New York Times Sports
Sep 18, 2018

The Los Angeles Clippers Signed a Big Star. From Sports Illustrated.
Lee Jenkins, one of the magazine's best-known writers, has prompted head-scratching from around N.B.A. with his move from covering the league to team executive.

New York Times Sports
Sep 18, 2018

Late Goals Save Liverpool and Sink Tottenham in Champions League
Lionel Messi scored three goals for Barcelona and Christian Pulisic had the winner for Dortmund as the Champions League group stage opened with eight games.

New York Times Sports
Sep 18, 2018

The N.H.L., Seeking Fans in China, Calls In the Great One
China wants to have 300 million winter sports fans by the time it hosts the 2022 Olympics. The N.H.L. wants to build its Asian fan base. The two missions converged this past week.

New York Times Sports
Sep 18, 2018

N.F.L. Hall of Famers Demand Health Insurance and Share of Revenue
The group, led by Eric Dickerson, is demanding health insurance coverage and a share of N.F.L. revenues or else those former players will boycott Hall of Fame induction ceremonies.

New York Times Sports
Sep 18, 2018

Chair Umpire Who Counseled Nick Kyrgios Is Suspended by ATP Tour
Mohamed Lahyani, the Swedish chair umpire who gave an on-court pep talk to Nick Kyrgios during a match at the U.S. Open, will miss two tournaments.

New York Times Sports
Sep 18, 2018

Under Yankees' Watchful Eyes, Aaron Judge Tests Wrist in Simulated Game
The exercise revealed that Judge still has plenty of work to do to recover the form that made him one of the most feared hitters in baseball.

New York Times Sports
Sep 18, 2018

Patriots Take a Gamble on Josh Gordon. They've Been Down This Road Before.
New England struck gold when they signed Randy Moss. Not so much when they picked up Chad Johnson.

New York Times Sports
Sep 18, 2018

On Baseball: It's the Wrong Time for an Injury for the Rockies
"There's some apprehension here," Manager Bud Black said of an injury to Trevor Story.

New York Times Sports
Sep 18, 2018

The College Recruit and the Downfall of a Hall of Fame Coach
Should a high school star be prevented from playing college basketball because his father was accused of taking a bribe?

New York Times Sports
Sep 18, 2018

Rockies Lose Trevor Story to Injury and N.L. West Lead to Dodgers
Los Angeles leapfrogging Colorado hurt, but losing Story hurt more. Elsewhere, the N.L. Central's top teams all cruised to victory.

New York Times Sports
Sep 18, 2018

Mets 9, Phillies 4: Michael Conforto Drives in 6 Runs as Mets Top Phillies
Conforto finished a triple shy of the cycle in a win over Philadelphia, which fell further behind the Atlanta Braves in the National League East.

New York Times Sports
Sep 18, 2018

A Throwback Champion for the Modern Champions League
The Champions League has become an annual showcase for Europe's richest clubs. But the return of Red Star Belgrade this year is a reminder of what‘s been lost.

New York Times Sports
Sep 18, 2018

M.L.B. Playoff Races: Cubs, Brewers and Cardinals All Win
As the battle between the Rockies and Dodgers in the N.L. West drew most of the attention, the N.L. Central's top teams cruised to victory.

New York Times Sports
Sep 18, 2018

Mack, Amukamara Lead Bears Over Seahawks 24-17
Khalil Mack had one of six sacks against Russell Wilson, Prince Amukamara returned an interception 49 yards for a touchdown and the Chicago Bears beat the Seattle Seahawks 24-17 Monday night to give coach Matt Nagy his first career victory.

New York Times Sports
Sep 17, 2018

M.L.B. Playoff Races: Brewers and Cardinals Keep Pressing
As the battle between the Rockies and Dodgers in the N.L. West drew most of the attention, Milwaukee and St. Louis won while the Phillies and Astros lost.

New York Times Sports
Sep 17, 2018

Stakes Are High as Red Sox Visit, but Only for the Yankees
Six weeks ago, this Red Sox-Yankees series appeared as though it could decide the division. But Boston surged out of sight, leaving the Yankees with altered priorities.

New York Times Sports
Sep 17, 2018

Chaos at the World Equestrian Games
The disruption caused by Hurricane Florence couldn't be avoided, but several other problems seem to be self-inflicted.

New York Times Sports
Sep 17, 2018

Before Heading Back to Football, Urban Meyer Has His Say
Back from suspension, the Ohio State football coach is at turns defiant and remorseful.

New York Times Sports
Sep 17, 2018

N.F.L. Roundup: Carson Wentz Will Return to the Eagles for Week 3
Wentz has been cleared to return and is expected to start at quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles against Indianapolis on Sunday.

New York Times Sports
Sep 17, 2018

Carson Wentz Will Return to the Eagles for Week 3
Wentz has been cleared to return and is expected to start at quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles against Indianapolis on Sunday.

New York Times Sports
Sep 17, 2018

Charges of Racism Hobble a Soccer Revival in Germany
An embarrassing World Cup. Accusations of discrimination from a star player. German soccer tries to heal through its Euro 2024 campaign.

New York Times Sports
Sep 17, 2018

Germany Looks for a Soccer Revival After an Ugly Year
An embarrassing World Cup. Accusations of discrimination from a star player. German soccer tries to heal through its Euro 2024 campaign.

New York Times Sports
Sep 17, 2018

Scott Dixon Cruises to Fifth Title in IndyCar's Season Closer
Dixon finished second behind Ryan Hunter-Reay in the season-ending race to claim his fifth series championship, moving him into second in IndyCar history, two behind A.J. Foyt.

New York Times Sports
Sep 17, 2018

What We Learned in N.F.L. Week 2
The Jaguars handled the Patriots easily while the Vikings and Packers scrapped to a tie in a wild N.F.C. North showdown.

New York Times Sports
Sep 17, 2018

On Pro Football: With N.F.L. Kickers, You Get What You Pay For
The Vikings settled for a tie when their rookie kicker missed twice in overtime. The Browns lost after their second-year kicker missed two extra points and two field goals.

New York Times Sports
Sep 17, 2018

Vontae Davis of Buffalo Bills Retires During an N.F.L. Game
The two-time Pro Bowl cornerback departed during the Bills' loss to the Chargers, citing his health in a retirement statement. One teammate called the move "completely disrespectful."

New York Times Sports
Sep 16, 2018

Cowboys 20, Giants 13: The Cowboys Besiege Eli Manning and Send the Giants to Another 0-2 Start
Manning threw for 279 yards but was sacked six times. His counterpart, Dak Prescott, had a 64-yard touchdown pass on the third play of the game.

New York Times Sports
Sep 16, 2018

N.F.L. Week 2 Highlights: Cowboys Beat Giants; Jaguars Top Patriots
The Jaguars handled the Patriots easily while the Vikings and Packers scrapped to a tie in a wild N.F.C. North showdown.

New York Times Sports
Sep 16, 2018

Jaguars 31, Patriots 20: Jaguars Stifle Patriots, and This Time There's No Comeback
In a rematch of last year's A.F.C. Championship Game, Jacksonville built a large lead and held strong down the stretch.

New York Times Sports
Sep 16, 2018

N.F.L. Week 2 Live: Eagles Lose, Packers Tie, Jaguars Beat Patriots
The Vikings took on the Packers while the Patriots and Jaguars played in a rematch of last year's A.F.C. Championship game. Stay here for live updates and analysis.

New York Times Sports
Sep 16, 2018

Vontae Davis Leaves Field During N.F.L. Game, Then Abruptly Retires
The two-time Pro Bowl cornerback departed during the Bills' loss to the Chargers, citing his health in a retirement statement. One teammate called the move "completely disrespectful."

New York Times Sports
Sep 16, 2018

Dwyane Wade Finally Settles It: He's Returning to the Heat
Wade's status was a big question for the Heat, as he weighed retirement this off-season before ultimately deciding to return for one more season.

New York Times Sports
Sep 16, 2018

Jaguars 31, Patriots 20: Jaguars Throttle the Patriots, but It's Not Revenge Yet
In a rematch of last year's A.F.C. Championship Game, Jacksonville built a large lead and held strong down the stretch.

New York Times Sports
Sep 16, 2018

N.F.L. Week 2 Live: Eagles Lose; Jaguars Beat Patriots
The Vikings take on the Packers while the Patriots and Jaguars play in a rematch of last year's A.F.C. Championship game. Stay here for live updates and analysis.

New York Times Sports
Sep 16, 2018

Miami Dolphins 20, Jets 12: Sam Darnold and Jets Fall Back to Earth in Loss to Dolphins
The rookie quarterback was intercepted twice, including once in the end zone, in the Jets' home opener.

New York Times Sports
Sep 16, 2018

Red Sox 4, Mets 3: Mets Fall to Red Sox in a Battle of Two Aces With Different Goals
Chris Sale and Jacob deGrom took the mound in what could have been a tantalizing matchup. But Sale is coming off an injury, and deGrom's Mets are far from the playoffs.

New York Times Sports
Sep 16, 2018

N.F.L. Week 2 Live: Packers Tie Vikings; Chiefs Top Steelers
The Vikings take on the Packers while the Patriots and Jaguars play in a rematch of last year's A.F.C. Championship game. Stay here for live updates and analysis.

New York Times Sports
Sep 16, 2018

Miami Dolphins 20, Jets 12: Sam Darnold and the Jets Fall Back to Earth in Loss to Dolphins
The rookie quarterback was intercepted twice, including once in the end zone, in the Jets' home opener.

New York Times Sports
Sep 16, 2018

Blue Jays 3, Yankees 2: Yankees' Power Dries Up in Another Dispiriting Loss to the Blue Jays
Continuing a pattern of this season, the Yankees struggled to put runners on base and score without homers in a second straight loss to Toronto.

New York Times Sports
Sep 16, 2018

Angela Stanford Wins the Evian Championship, Her First Major Title
Before Sunday, Stanford, 40, had finished in the top 10 at a major 13 times without a victory.

New York Times Sports
Sep 16, 2018

Croatia Holds Off U.S. in Thrilling Davis Cup Semifinal
Borna Coric won the decisive match for Croatia, which will face France with hopes of avenging a loss in the World Cup soccer final.

New York Times Sports
Sep 16, 2018

It's Álvarez Over Golovkin This Time in Bout That Cries for a Next Time
"If the people want us to do it again, let's do it again," said Álvarez, who won a majority decision; their first match was a draw.

New York Times Sports
Sep 16, 2018

Croatia Holds Off United States in Thrilling Davis Cup Semifinal
Borna Coric of Croatia rallied to beat Frances Tiafoe, 6-7 (0), 6-1, 6-7 (11), 6-1, 6-3, in the fifth and decisive match of a topsy-turvy semifinal.

New York Times Sports
Sep 16, 2018

N.F.L. Week 2 Live: Scores, Highlights and Analysis
The Vikings take on the Packers while the Patriots and Jaguars play in a rematch of last year's A.F.C. Championship game. Stay here for live updates and analysis.

New York Times Sports
Sep 16, 2018

Berlin Marathon Results: Eliud Kipchoge Breaks World Record
Kipchoge is considered to be one of the greatest long-distance runners ever, and he broke the previous record by more than one minute.

New York Times Sports
Sep 16, 2018

Canelo Álvarez Defeats Gennady Golovkin in a Narrow Decision
In a rematch of a draw, Álvarez handed Golovkin his first professional defeat to take the middleweight title.

New York Times Sports
Sep 15, 2018

Blue Jays 8, Yankees 7: Yankees' Old Reliables Prove to Be Anything But
C.C Sabathia and Brett Gardner struggled in a loss to Toronto, casting doubt on their potential postseason roles.

New York Times Sports
Sep 15, 2018

Kyrgyzstan Dispatch: Horseback Wrestling. Bone Tossing. Dead Goat Polo. Let the Nomad Games Begin!
With archers, horses and headless goat carcasses, the World Nomad Games are an effort to revive nomadic traditions from Central Asia and around the world.

New York Times Sports
Sep 15, 2018

Red Sox 5, Mets 3: Mets' Winning Streak Ends at 4, and Red Sox Close In on Clinching
Brock Holt's tiebreaking two-run double in the fifth inning made the difference for Boston, which reduced its magic number in the A.L. East to four.

New York Times Sports
Sep 15, 2018

College Football Scores: Brigham Young Upsets No. 6 Wisconsin
In other games, Clemson beat Tropical Storm Florence and Georgia Southern, and Notre Dame held off Vanderbilt.

New York Times Sports
Sep 15, 2018

L.S.U. 22, Auburn 21: No. 12 L.S.U. Tops No. 7 Auburn With a Field Goal on the Final Play
Cole Tracy's kick from 42 yards out capped his team's rally from a 21-10 deficit. Two pass-interference calls helped keep the final drive going.

New York Times Sports
Sep 15, 2018

WADA Committee Member Quits in Wake of Russia Recommendation
Beckie Scott resigned from WADA's Compliance Review Committee after WADA released a recommendation that its executive committee vote for the Russian Anti-Doping Agency's return.

New York Times Sports
Sep 15, 2018

Dodgers 17, Cardinals 4: Yasiel Puig Hits 3 Homers as the Dodgers Move Into a Wild-Card Spot
The outfielder also had a career-high seven R.B.I. in capping a stretch of five home runs in two games and helping Los Angeles pass St. Louis.

New York Times Sports
Sep 15, 2018

Amy Olson Takes Evian Lead in Bid for Her First Major Title
Olson, who shot a six-under 65 for the second straight day, is trying to become the first United States player to win a women's major this year.

New York Times Sports
Sep 15, 2018

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Talks of Rematch With Manny Pacquiao
Mayweather posted a video on Instagram early Saturday that showed him and Pacquiao together, reportedly in Japan, jawing at each other over a possible second fight.

New York Times Sports
Sep 15, 2018

Mike Bryan's Return From Davis Cup Retirement Helps Keep U.S. Alive
Bryan teamed with Ryan Harrison for the first time and helped the Americans cut Croatia's lead to 2-1 in their Davis Cup semifinal on Saturday.

New York Times Sports
Sep 15, 2018

Edwin Moses: WADA's Credibility Rides on Its Russia Decision
The World Anti-Doping Agency seems likely to vote to let the country off the hook though it has not abided by the organization's road map. That would be a mistake.

New York Times Sports
Sep 15, 2018

France, the Defending Champion, Advances to the Davis Cup Final
The doubles pair Julien Benneteau and Nicolas Mahut won on Saturday, giving France an unassailable 3-0 lead over Spain in their semifinal.

New York Times Sports
Sep 15, 2018

On Soccer: An Ex-Owner of the Dodgers Takes Another Swing in Marseille
Frank McCourt's ownership of the Los Angeles Dodgers is not remembered fondly, but he is hoping the lessons he took from that experience help with his new team, Olympique de Marseille.

New York Times Sports
Sep 15, 2018

Sporting: Female Athletes Face Crazy Expectations. They Can Be Overcome.
We still hear that to win or be worthy, we must be thin — and don't dare bring up your period. But trying to fit this projected image has serious consequences.

New York Times Sports
Sep 15, 2018

As Aaron Judge Returns, Yankees Pitchers Make Another Case for Optimism
A shutout by Masahiro Tanaka and Luis Cessa on Friday may have been more important than Judge's presence or the Yankees' 11-run scoring binge against the Blue Jays.

New York Times Sports
Sep 14, 2018

Mets 8, Red Sox 0: With a Noah Syndergaard Shutout, the Mets Halt a Red Sox Streak
Syndergaard (12-3) struck out six batters and walked three, leading the Mets to their fourth straight victory and the sixth in their last seven games.

New York Times Sports
Sep 14, 2018

On Baseball: Aaron Judge Returns to the Yankees, but the Clock Is Still Ticking
The team hopes its right fielder will be able to play a few games before its expected wild-card game against the Athletics.

New York Times Sports
Sep 14, 2018

Maria Torres, Ranked No. 184, Keeps a Share of the Evian Championship Lead
A rookie playing in only her second major tournament, Torres shared the lead with three players, while Sung Hyun Park, the world No. 1, missed the cut.

New York Times Sports
Sep 14, 2018

Are Women Penalized More Than Men in Tennis? Data Says No
Men have been fined for misbehavior more frequently than women at Grand Slam events in the past 20 years, with one significant exception: coaching violations.

New York Times Sports
Sep 14, 2018

Henrik Zetterberg Ends Career Because of Back Injury
In his 15-season career, the 37-year-old helped the Red Wings hoist the 2008 Stanley Cup and won the Conn Smythe Trophy.

New York Times Sports
Sep 14, 2018

WADA Set to Bring Russia Back to World Sport
An independent panel has recommended allowing the country to begin testing its athletes for performance-enhancing drugs.

New York Times Sports
Sep 14, 2018

Yankees Activate Aaron Judge, but He Won't Be Hitting
The team said the slugging right fielder could only pinch-run or play defense for now. He has not played since fracturing a bone in his wrist on July 26.

New York Times Sports
Sep 14, 2018

Extra Bases: The Jay Horwitz Show, Co-Starring Generations of Mets
The ultimate team lifer has a new role after decades as the Mets' public-relations director, a run during which he mentored Darryl Strawberry and endured John Franco's pranks.

New York Times Sports
Sep 14, 2018

Croatia Builds 2-0 Lead Over U.S. in Davis Cup Semifinals
Borna Coric beat Steve Johnson and Marin Cilic topped Frances Tiafoe to put the Americans in a hole. In the other semifinal, France leads Spain, 2-0.

New York Times Sports
Sep 14, 2018

Eliud Kipchoge Is the Greatest Marathoner, Ever
The reigning Olympic champion has won an unheard-of eight straight marathons. Can he capture the world record Sunday in Berlin?

New York Times Sports
Sep 14, 2018

Overwatch Bets Gaming Fans Will Cheer for the Home Team to Save the World
By branding its franchises to represent cities from Boston to Shanghai, a video game attracted investment from professional sports executives.

New York Times Sports
Sep 14, 2018

Carlos Ramos Returns to Work at Davis Cup
The chair umpire who penalized Serena Williams in the United States Open final officiated a match between Marin Cilic and Frances Tiafoe on Friday.

New York Times Sports
Sep 14, 2018

Canelo Álvarez vs. G.G.G.: Start Time, Odds and How to Watch
Two of the finest fighters of their generation, Canelo Álvarez and Gennady Golovkin, will meet again on Saturday. Their first meeting ended in a draw.

New York Times Sports
Sep 14, 2018

Gender Letter: Serena's Not Alone. Women Are Penalized for Anger at Work, Especially Black Women.
The debacle at the U.S. Open was a microcosm, in so many ways, of what women face at work daily.

New York Times Sports
Sep 14, 2018

The Unlikeliest Star of the Jets' Opening Win? Special Teams
The unit has been much maligned, for good reason, the past several years. But under the assistant Brant Boyer, it might be turning a corner.

New York Times Sports
Sep 14, 2018

Raikkonen and Leclerc Switch Teams
Raikkonen will head over to Sauber, the team where he started in 2001, for the 2019 season.

New York Times Sports
Sep 14, 2018

With Tobacco Revenue Now Forbidden, F1 Turns to High-Tech
The sport was once synonymous with tobacco, with sponsorships bringing in hundreds of millions of dollars a year. That money has been hard to replace.

New York Times Sports
Sep 14, 2018

An Old-Fashioned Jean Todt Knows It's Important Not to Be
The president of the F.I.A. is in his final term, and he says there is much to do before he leaves.

New York Times Sports
Sep 14, 2018

A ‘Fabulous Fight' Is Going Down to the Wire in F1
Ferrari and Mercedes keep changing the lead, with Mercedes now ahead by 25 points for the constructors' championship.

New York Times Sports
Sep 14, 2018

Bernd Mayländer Is Always in Front, but Never on the Podium
He is F1's safety car driver and is often deployed in front of the racecars to set the pace, usually after an accident when there is debris on the track.

New York Times Sports
Sep 14, 2018

Tossing a Baseball to Fans Isn't So Simple Anymore. Some Players Like That.
Longer protective netting has made it hard for players to flip souvenirs to chosen fans. Now they often throw a ball over the net and up for grabs, which removes the stress of picking a recipient.

New York Times Sports
Sep 13, 2018

Mets Win Both Ends of Doubleheader Against Marlins
The day's focus was on David Wright's plans to play a final game, but the Mets won two games against Miami, giving them three wins in 24 hours.

New York Times Sports
Sep 13, 2018

On Tennis: The Current Davis Cup Is Disappearing, but Teams Still Want to Win It
Emotions are mixed this week as the U.S., Croatia, France and Spain play in the semifinals of Davis Cup, which will change its format next year.

New York Times Sports
Sep 13, 2018

When Aaron Judge Returns, Yankees Will Have an Outfield Puzzle
With Judge expected to return from injury before the end of the season, one of three current everyday outfielders will have to head to the bench.

New York Times Sports
Sep 13, 2018

Maria Torres and Carlota Ciganda Take the Early Lead at the Evian Championship
Torres, a rookie who is the first player from Puerto Rico with a full L.P.G.A. card, had an eagle to help offset two bogeys in the opening round of the Evian, the tour's fifth major tournament.

New York Times Sports
Sep 13, 2018

FIFA Report Details Plan to Remake Soccer's Transfer Market
Limits on transfers fees, agents' commissions and player loans are among the proposals in a report created at the request of FIFA's president, Gianni Infantino.

New York Times Sports
Sep 13, 2018

Gender Letter: Serena's Not Alone. Women Are Punished for Anger at Work, Especially Black Women.
The debacle at the U.S. Open was a microcosm, in so many ways, of what women face at work daily.

New York Times Sports
Sep 13, 2018

Our N.F.L. Week 2 Picks Against the Spread
Kirk Cousins and the Vikings travel to Green Bay; the Patriots face the ferocious Jacksonville defense; and the Chiefs look to stay hot.

New York Times Sports
Sep 13, 2018

Senators Trade Erik Karlsson to the Sharks
On the eve of training camp, Ottawa dealt Karlsson, one of the N.H.L.'s best defensemen, who has been subject of trade rumors for months.

New York Times Sports
Sep 13, 2018

Ex-Michigan State Athlete's Lawsuit Says Larry Nassar Drugged and Raped Her on Camera
The lawsuit by the woman, a former field hockey player, says the attack occurred in 1992, was recorded on video and left her pregnant.

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