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New York Times Sports
Oct 17, 2019

Patrick Day, Boxer, Dies After Suffering Brain Injury in the Ring
The 27-year-old Long Island native had been in a coma after he was knocked out by Charles Conwell, a 2016 Olympian.

New York Times Sports
Oct 17, 2019

For the Chiefs, Stopping a Slide Starts With the Run
As quarterback Patrick Mahomes copes with an ankle injury, Kansas City will need help from the rest of the offense to defeat the resurgent Denver Broncos and end a losing streak at two games.

New York Times Sports
Oct 16, 2019

Patrick Day, Boxer Who Suffered Brain Injury in Bout, Dies at 27, Promoter Says
The Long Island native had been in a coma after he was knocked out by Charles Conwell, a 2016 Olympian.

New York Times Sports
Oct 16, 2019

Astros Play the Long Game, and So Far It's Working
The Yankees' fearsome lineup is learning what the statistics show clearly: Houston's three aces get better as the innings pile up.

New York Times Sports
Oct 16, 2019

Tokyo's Olympic Marathon Site Moved Because of Heat Concerns
The 2020 men's and women's marathons and walking races are now scheduled to take place in Sapporo, 500 miles north of Tokyo.

New York Times Sports
Oct 16, 2019

For Yankees, Rainout Complicates the A.L.C.S. Pitching Plan
With Wednesday's Game 4 postponed a day, the Yankees and Astros could end up playing on four straight days — a stretch that could test the Yankees' reliance on their bullpen.

New York Times Sports
Oct 16, 2019

Angels Hire Joe Maddon to Manage, and Heal, a Reeling Club
The Angels, who are dealing with the aftermath of pitcher Tyler Skaggs's death from a drug overdose, are in need of a fresh start on and off the field.

New York Times Sports
Oct 16, 2019

In Fight Against Racism, Soccer Can Choose the Playing Field
There is no reason that any player, white or black, should have to go to a country or a stadium with a history of racist abuse.

New York Times Sports
Oct 16, 2019

Gerrit Cole Imposes His Will on the Yankees
For a brief moment, it appeared the Yankees had an opening against Cole. But he was still on the mound in the seventh inning, still dominating New York's fearsome lineup.

New York Times Sports
Oct 16, 2019

Joe Maddon Is Hired as Angels Manager
Maddon, who spent the first three decades of his career with the Angels, will return to Los Angeles after parting ways with the Chicago Cubs.

New York Times Sports
Oct 16, 2019

How China Changed Jaylen Brown
In this week's newsletter, Marc Stein talks to the Boston Celtics star Jaylen Brown and answers questions about LeBron James and the W.N.B.A.

New York Times Sports
Oct 16, 2019

Death, Taxes and Frank Gore
The Buffalo Bills running back, 36, may soon climb to No. 3 in career rushing yards, surpassing Barry Sanders. It would be a testament to an improbable career that just keeps chugging along.

New York Times Sports
Oct 16, 2019

An Astros Ace Imposes His Will on the Yankees
For a brief moment, it appeared the Yankees had an opening against Houston's Gerrit Cole. But he was still on the mound in the seventh inning, still dominating New York's fearsome lineup.

New York Times Sports
Oct 16, 2019

I.O.C. Moves Tokyo Games' Marathon Site Because of Heat Concerns
The 2020 men's and women's marathons and walking races are now scheduled to take place in Sapporo, 500 miles north of Tokyo.

New York Times Sports
Oct 16, 2019

Nationals Continue the Sports Joy in D.C.
The Capitals and Mystics won, and now the World Series is coming to town.

New York Times Sports
Oct 16, 2019

An Astros Ace Imposes His Will on a Potent Yankees Offense
For a brief moment, it appeared Gerrit Cole might have an early exit. But he was still on the mound in the 7th inning, dominating New York's fearsome lineup.

New York Times Sports
Oct 16, 2019

Finally, the Nationals Are in the World Series
With a sweep of the Cardinals, the Nationals advanced to their first World Series, and the first for a Washington team since 1933.

New York Times Sports
Oct 15, 2019

Jalen Ramsey, All-Pro Cornerback, Traded to Rams
After a three-game losing streak, Los Angeles made aggressive roster moves in an attempt to save its season.

New York Times Sports
Oct 15, 2019

How the Astros Stifled the Yankees in Game 3
Gerrit Cole outlasted Yankees ace Luis Severino and held the Yankees' bats in check as Houston took a two-games-to-one lead in the American League Championship Series.

New York Times Sports
Oct 15, 2019

Astros Ace Gets the Upper Hand Against a Yankees Platoon of Arms
Gerrit Cole endured to win Game 3 of the American League Championship Series for the Astros, who have relied on an overwhelming starting rotation while the Yankees lean heavily on their bullpen.

New York Times Sports
Oct 15, 2019

Yankees-Astros Showdown Tests Different Pitching Strategies
In the American League Championship Series, the Astros are relying on an overwhelming starting rotation, while the Yankees are leaning heavily on their bullpen.

New York Times Sports
Oct 15, 2019

Gerrit Cole Leads Astros Past Yankees in Game 3
The Astros starter outlasted Yankees ace Luis Severino and held the Yankees' bats in check as Houston took a two-games-to-one lead in the American League Championship Series.

New York Times Sports
Oct 15, 2019

After Daryl Morey Tweet Backlash, LeBron James Says Executive Was Misinformed on China
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New York Times Sports
Oct 15, 2019

Astros' Cole Stifling Yankees: Live Score and Updates
With the series tied, both teams will have aces on the mound: Gerrit Cole for Houston and Luis Severino for New York.

New York Times Sports
Oct 15, 2019

LeBron James Faces Backlash Unseen Since ‘The Decision'
The issues of China and protests in Hong Kong are far different from N.B.A. free agency. But nine years later, James, himself, has also changed.

New York Times Sports
Oct 15, 2019

Yankees-Astros Showdown Tests Opposing Pitching Strategies
In the American League Championship Series, the Astros are relying on an overwhelming starting rotation, while the Yankees are leaning heavily on their bullpen.

New York Times Sports
Oct 15, 2019

Astros Lead Yankees, 2-0: Live Score and Updates
With the series tied, both teams will have aces on the mound: Gerrit Cole for Houston and Luis Severino for New York.

New York Times Sports
Oct 15, 2019

The 49ers Are Undefeated. Yes, Those 49ers.
The N.F.L. has two remaining unbeaten teams: the reliably talented New England Patriots and the underdogs in San Francisco.

New York Times Sports
Oct 15, 2019

An Equestrian Was Shot by Her Olympic Trainer, Then Pummeled Online
After she survived the attack, her struggle to recover has been overtaken by commenters who say she deserved it.

New York Times Sports
Oct 15, 2019

What to Watch From A.L.C.S. Game 3: Astros vs. Yankees
With the series tied, both teams will have aces on the mound: Gerrit Cole for Houston and Luis Severino for New York.

New York Times Sports
Oct 15, 2019

Sexual Abuse Cases Test U.S.A. Swimming Leader
A trial starting this week in California is expected to focus on U.S.A. Swimming's handling of sexual abuse cases at a time of intensifying scrutiny for Olympic sports.

New York Times Sports
Oct 15, 2019

Bulgarian Soccer Chief Resigns After Fans' Racist Abuse of England
The sport was roiled anew after Bulgarian fans made Nazi salutes and yelled monkey chants at England's players in Sofia on Monday.

New York Times Sports
Oct 15, 2019

Bulgarian Premier Demands Soccer Chief Resign After Racist Abuse
The sport was roiled anew after Bulgarian fans made Nazi salutes and yelled monkey chants at England's players in Sofia on Monday.

New York Times Sports
Oct 14, 2019

Nationals Bowl Over the Cardinals Again in the N.L.C.S.
Washington won Game 3 to pull within one victory of its first National League pennant and a trip to the World Series.

New York Times Sports
Oct 14, 2019

LeBron James Says Executive Was ‘Misinformed' in China Tweet
The Lakers star said he believed Daryl Morey's choice to post about protests in Hong Kong could have endangered traveling players.

New York Times Sports
Oct 14, 2019

For Yankees, Extended Game 2 Showed Limits of Their Bullpen
Unlike the Astros and their workhorse starters, the Yankees are leaning heavily on relievers — a strategy that was tested as their second A.L.C.S. game went to extra innings.

New York Times Sports
Oct 14, 2019

England's European Championship Qualifier Marred by Racist Abuse
Play was stopped twice in England's 6-0 win, as fans in Bulgaria engaged in racist chants and made Nazi salutes.

New York Times Sports
Oct 14, 2019

Russian Doping Chief Says Thousands of Drug Tests Were Manipulated
An admission by the top Russian antidoping official could complicate his country's bid to avoid severe penalties from the World Anti-Doping Agency.

New York Times Sports
Oct 14, 2019

L.S.U., Known for Defense, Riding Offense for Title Hopes
The Tigers, with the best scoring offense in the game, leapfrogged Ohio State and Clemson to No. 2 in the country after an impressive dismantling of Florida.

New York Times Sports
Oct 14, 2019

America's Biggest Sports Rivalries? You Might Be Surprised
Which rivalries are most intense? Can a team have more than one rival? What if the hatred isn't returned? Two professors wanted answers.

New York Times Sports
Oct 14, 2019

An Academic Take on Sports Rivalries
Which rivalries are most intense? Can a team have more than one rival? What if the hatred isn't returned? Two professors wanted answers.

New York Times Sports
Oct 14, 2019

What We Learned in N.F.L. Week 6
Lamar Jackson rolled over Cincinnati, the 49ers stayed undefeated, and the Jets, Redskins and Cardinals all, somehow, won.

New York Times Sports
Oct 14, 2019

Read the Polls. Debate Them. Definitely Don't Count on Them.
The first College Football Playoff ranking is still three weeks away. Players and coaches say the other polls are intriguing, but mostly potentially season-crippling distractions.

New York Times Sports
Oct 14, 2019

Astros Beat Yankees as Bullpen Battle Ends With One Swing
Houston evened the A.L.C.S. when Carlos Correa's home run in the 11th ended a long battle between two bullpens.

New York Times Sports
Oct 14, 2019

Astros Beat Yankees on Correa's Homer in 11th
The Yankees will try to take a commanding 2-0 when they face the Astros in Houston. But Giancarlo Stanton isn't in the lineup.

New York Times Sports
Oct 14, 2019

Yankees and Astros Head to Extra Innings in Game 2: Live Score and Updates
The Yankees will try to take a commanding 2-0 when they face the Astros in Houston. But Giancarlo Stanton isn't in the lineup.

New York Times Sports
Oct 13, 2019

Astros Tie Game on George Springer's Homer: Live Score and Updates
The Yankees will try to take a commanding 2-0 when they face the Astros in Houston. But Giancarlo Stanton isn't in the lineup.

New York Times Sports
Oct 13, 2019

Astros Tie Yankees on George Springer's Homer: Live Score and Updates
The Yankees will try to take a commanding 2-0 when they face the Astros in Houston. But Giancarlo Stanton isn't in the lineup.

New York Times Sports
Oct 13, 2019

Astros Take 1-0 Lead on Correa's Double: Live Score and Updates
The Yankees will try to take a commanding 2-0 when they face the Astros in Houston. But Giancarlo Stanton isn't in the lineup.

New York Times Sports
Oct 13, 2019

Yankees vs. Astros Game 2: Live Score and Updates
The Yankees will try to take a commanding 2-0 when they face the Astros in Houston. But Giancarlo Stanton isn't in the lineup.

New York Times Sports
Oct 13, 2019

Sam Darnold's Comeback Rescues the Jets' Offense
In his return from mononucleosis, the quarterback led the Jets to their first win of the season, against the Dallas Cowboys.

New York Times Sports
Oct 13, 2019

Miami Out-Bungles Washington in Race to the N.F.L.'s Bottom
The two winless teams met and anyone who watched lost.

New York Times Sports
Oct 13, 2019

What to Watch for in Game 2 of the A.L.C.S.
The Yankees will try to take a commanding 2-0 when they face the Astros in Houston.

New York Times Sports
Oct 13, 2019

Coco Gauff, 15, Wins Her First Singles Title
Gauff, the American tennis phenom, defeated Jelena Ostapenko, 6-3, 1-6, 6-2, in Linz, Austria, to add another highlight to her breakout season.

New York Times Sports
Oct 13, 2019

Cardinals' Hit or Miss Offense Is Missing Again
St. Louis heads to Washington after scoring a total of one run on four hits in the first two games of the N.L. Championship Series.

New York Times Sports
Oct 13, 2019

Kenya's Brigid Kosgei Breaks Marathon World Record
A record that seemed untouchable for years fell in 2:14:04 — a flawless run that whacked 81 seconds from the previous mark.

New York Times Sports
Oct 13, 2019

Simone Biles Becomes World Championships' Most Decorated Gymnast
Golds in the vault and floor exercise Sunday gave Biles 25 career world championship medals, the most among men and women.

New York Times Sports
Oct 13, 2019

Nationals Pitching Puts an Old-School Tactic on the Cutting Edge
Washington, now 2-0 against St. Loui in the N.L.C.S., has shown that durable starters can still be a reliable route to winning in October.

New York Times Sports
Oct 12, 2019

How the Yankees Won Game 1 of the A.L.C.S.
Gleyber Torres drove in five runs to lead the Yankees to an easy win over the Astros, while Masahiro Tanaka continued his pitching brilliance in the postseason.

New York Times Sports
Oct 12, 2019

Yankees Lead Astros 7-0 in Game 1: Live Score and Updates
Gleyber Torres has driven in five runs to lead the Yankees in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series.

New York Times Sports
Oct 12, 2019

Yankees Lead Astros 3-0 in Game 1: Live Score and Updates
Gleyber Torres and Giancarlo Stanton homer in the sixth inning, extending New York's lead in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series.

New York Times Sports
Oct 12, 2019

Yankees vs. Astros Game 1: Live Score and Updates
Two of baseball's top teams begin Game 1 of the American League Championship Series with a World Series berth at stake.

New York Times Sports
Oct 12, 2019

China Conflict Mutes N.B.A.'s New-Season Buzz
Games that count are days away, but the political and financial fallout of a preseason clash with China threatens to reshape the league's future.

New York Times Sports
Oct 12, 2019

South Carolina Upends No. 3 Georgia in Double Overtime
The upset by South Carolina, an underdog by 24½ points to one of the top teams in the Southeastern Conference, reshuffles the landscape for other national championship contenders.

New York Times Sports
Oct 12, 2019

What to Watch for When the Yankees and Astros Play in the A.L.C.S.
The Yankees have a strong bullpen and a stacked lineup. The Astros have proven clutch hitters, two top starters and a big advantage playing at home in Game 1 with a World Series berth at stake.

New York Times Sports
Oct 12, 2019

Real or Imagined, Baseball Spying Causes Angst in the Playoffs
There will always be suspicions when one team seems to know too much about what the other has planned.

New York Times Sports
Oct 12, 2019

For the Nationals, an Old Tactic Proves a Good One
Washington's deep pitching lineup has shown that durable starters working deep into playoff games can still be a reliable route to winning in October.

New York Times Sports
Oct 12, 2019

Eliud Kipchoge Breaks Two-Hour Marathon Barrier
In Vienna, the Kenyan achieved a milestone once believed to be unattainable. But his time, 1:59:40, will not be recognized as a world record.

New York Times Sports
Oct 12, 2019

For Nationals, an Old Tactic Proves a Good One
Washington's deep pitching lineup has shown that durable starters working deep into playoff games can still be a reliable route to winning in October.

New York Times Sports
Oct 12, 2019

The Only Women's Pro Hockey League in America Plays On
Olympians and other top stars are boycotting the N.W.H.L. this season, but that has made the league more accessible for those who thought pro hockey was not an option.

New York Times Sports
Oct 12, 2019

Pitchers' Duel: Yankees and Astros Meet in a Series Both Saw Coming
"I heard it from Day 1," Houston's manager said about predictions of a playoff showdown against the Yankees. Now it's here, and many expect this rematch to be decided on the mound.

New York Times Sports
Oct 11, 2019

In Chicago, Salazar's Runners Stick to a Script
Galen Rupp, Mo Farah and Jordan Hasay trained with Alberto Salazar. In Chicago to run the marathon there, they didn't want to talk much about the banned coach.

New York Times Sports
Oct 11, 2019

A Big Step by Coco Gauff, Huge Leaps for a Tennis Youth Movement
On Friday, Gauff reached her first singles semifinal, and the next generation upset Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer.

New York Times Sports
Oct 11, 2019

Masaichi Kaneda, Japan's ‘Emperor' of Baseball, Dies at 86
A swaggering player with a quirky warm-up routine, he set pitching records for wins (400), strikeouts (4,490), innings (5,526?) — and losses (298).

New York Times Sports
Oct 11, 2019

N.B.A.-China Spat Shows Sports Isn't (and Shouldn't Be) Just About Games
The idea of sports being mainly about what happens on the courts and fields has always been a myth.

New York Times Sports
Oct 11, 2019

Padres Pitcher Charged After Trying to Enter Wrong Home Through Doggy Door
Jacob Nix was charged with criminal trespassing after being kicked and tased for trying to climb through the door of someone else's home in a Phoenix suburb, according to the authorities.

New York Times Sports
Oct 11, 2019

In Tennis, Men and Women Are United in Looming Prize-Money Fight
The players' battle for a bigger piece of the pie at Grand Slam events is not a new one. What distinguishes the latest campaign is that it is a joint effort by men and women.

New York Times Sports
Oct 11, 2019

Please Take Them Home. Please Just Take Them Home.
Pubs and police and problems: sometimes the worst thing about England hitting the road for matches in Europe is that its fans go along.

New York Times Sports
Oct 11, 2019

Can the Rebirth of a Negro League Stadium Revive a Distressed City?
Paterson, N.J., plans to restore Hinchliffe Stadium, which once played host to Negro leagues baseball, and turn it into a museum and a multisport facility.

New York Times Sports
Oct 11, 2019

Ironman Triathlon Legend Mark Allen Knows Why Americans Don't Win the Race Anymore
Thirty years after he won the first of his six Ironman World Championships, Mark Allen still feels the spiritual power of Kona.

New York Times Sports
Oct 11, 2019

42 Beats 22, This Time at Least
Age didn't stop Tom Brady and his Patriots from beating Daniel Jones and the Giants.

New York Times Sports
Oct 11, 2019

Nike to Shut Down Salazar's Oregon Project
After the United States Anti-Doping Agency banned Alberto Salazar for four years, Nike stood by him.

New York Times Sports
Oct 11, 2019

42 Beats 22, This Time at Least.
Age didn't stop Tom Brady and his Patriots from beating Daniel Jones and the Giants.

New York Times Sports
Oct 11, 2019

Race Legend Mark Allen Knows Why Americans Don't Win the Ironman Anymore
Thirty years after he won the first of his six Ironman World Championships, Mark Allen still feels the spiritual power of Kona.

New York Times Sports
Oct 11, 2019

N.F.L. Week 6 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread
Are the 49ers one of the league's best teams? We're about to find out as they face the Rams in an N.F.C. West showdown.

New York Times Sports
Oct 11, 2019

Mark Allen, Giant of the Ironman, is Not a Magician
Thirty years after he won the first of his six Ironman World Championships, Mark Allen still feels the spiritual power of Kona.

New York Times Sports
Oct 11, 2019

The Inevitable Cardinals Meet the Suddenly Clutch Nationals
One team is playing in its 10th N.L.C.S. in the last 20 seasons. The other is playing in its first ever.

New York Times Sports
Oct 11, 2019

For Yankees' Gary Sanchez, Being in the Moment Has Led to Big Ones
The catcher credits being mindful for his improvement at the plate and behind it: He more than halved his passed ball total from last year, and his slugging percentage is back up.

New York Times Sports
Oct 11, 2019

For Speed, Chicago's Marathon Is Second to None
How the Chicago Marathon became known as one of the fastest marathons in the world.

New York Times Sports
Oct 11, 2019

Patriots Wobble for a Bit, Then Demolish the Giants
A tie in the second quarter did not last long as New England forced a series of turnovers that turned the game into a blowout.

New York Times Sports
Oct 11, 2019

Mystics Are W.N.B.A. Champions at Last
Washington beat the Connecticut Sun in Game 5 of the finals, a hard-fought series that showcased some of the league's brightest rising stars.

New York Times Sports
Oct 11, 2019

In Tennis, Another Battle Over Prize Money Looms
The players' fight for a bigger piece of the pie at Grand Slam events is not a new one. What distinguishes the latest campaign is that it is a joint effort by men and women.

New York Times Sports
Oct 10, 2019

Elena Delle Donne and the Mystics Capture Their First W.N.B.A. Title
Washington beat the Connecticut Sun in Game 5 of the finals, a hard-fought series that showcased some of the league's brightest rising stars.

New York Times Sports
Oct 10, 2019

Astros Oust the Rays and Earn Another A.L.C.S. With the Yankees
Houston needed all five games of its division series against Tampa Bay to seal a meeting with the Yankees for the pennant.

New York Times Sports
Oct 10, 2019

Nike to Shutter Salazar's Oregon Project
After the United States Anti-Doping Agency barred Salazar for four years, Nike had stood by him.

New York Times Sports
Oct 10, 2019

Mystics Capture Their First W.N.B.A. Title
Washington beat the Connecticut Sun in Game 5 of the finals, the culmination of a process that took a leap forward with the 2017 acquisitions of Elena Delle Donne and Kristi Toliver.

New York Times Sports
Oct 10, 2019

Rugby World Cup in Japan Is Disrupted by Storm
With a supertyphoon bearing down on Japan, for the first time ever, organizers canceled two pool matches, citing safety concerns.

New York Times Sports
Oct 10, 2019

An Iranian Soccer Fan's Dream Comes True Without Her
For years, Zeinab Sahafi disguised herself as a man to slip into soccer matches in Iran. But when the government finally opened stadiums to women, she was left out.

New York Times Sports
Oct 10, 2019

Simone Biles Breezes to 5th World All-Around Title
"Sometimes I wonder how I do it," the world's greatest gymnast admits after winning the all-around competition at the world championships.

New York Times Sports
Oct 10, 2019

Errol Spence Jr., Boxing Champion, Is Seriously Hurt in Dallas Car Crash
Spence, a welterweight champion, was expected to survive after a crash involving a Ferrari, the authorities said.

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