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Yankees Top the Mariners in a Battle of the American League’s Elite

Yankees Top the Mariners in a Battle of the American League’s Elite

Aaron Hicks, center, hit one of the Yankees' four home runs in their win over the Mariners on Tuesday.

Michael Eisner Sketches a Happy Ending for Portsmouth F.C.

Michael Eisner Sketches a Happy Ending for Portsmouth F.C.

Michael Eisner at a Portsmouth F.C. match in December. Eisner, the former Disney chairman, bought control of the club in August, a few months after it won promotion back into English soccer’s third tier.

Finally, a Loss for Russia. But Only on the Field.

Finally, a Loss for Russia. But Only on the Field.

Russia’s World Cup team after its 3-0 loss to Uruguay on Monday. Russia still advanced to the round of 16 despite the loss.

Why Nathan Chen Shuns Sequins

Why Nathan Chen Shuns Sequins

Nathan Chen, the American figure skating champion, is known for his jumping ability. Leading into the Olympics, he sought a more even balance of athleticism and artistry.

N.F.L. Playoff Predictions: Our Picks for the Wild-Card Round

N.F.L. Playoff Predictions: Our Picks for the Wild-Card Round

The Ravens, led by Lamar Jackson’s unusual run-first approach, will host the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday in an N.F.L. wild-card matchup.

No, Mikaela Shiffrin Can’t Win Them All

No, Mikaela Shiffrin Can’t Win Them All

Mikaela Shiffrin finished a disappointing fourth in the women’s slalom.

2018 U.S. Open: Players to Watch

2018 U.S. Open: Players to Watch

Stefanos Tsitsipas is one of the players who had a strong summer heading into the U.S. Open.

How to Prepare a Horse for the Preakness

How to Prepare a Horse for the Preakness

Quip missed the Kentucky Derby but is expected to run in the Preakness.

N.B.A. Finals 2018: Warriors Roll Over Cavs in Game 2

N.B.A. Finals 2018: Warriors Roll Over Cavs in Game 2

Tristan Thompson struggles to keep control under the basket in the second quarter.

Carmelo Anthony and Dwight Howard Are Hall of Famers. No Matter What Twitter Says.

Carmelo Anthony and Dwight Howard Are Hall of Famers. No Matter What Twitter Says.

Dwight Howard, left, competed with Carmelo Anthony in the 2010 N.B.A. All-Star Game. The pair faced each other in six All-Star games and were teammates on the Eastern Conference team in 2012.

As Tennis Tries to Thin Its Pro Ranks, the College Game May Suffer

As Tennis Tries to Thin Its Pro Ranks, the College Game May Suffer

Gianni Ross of the University of Virginia. A highly ranked junior player, he deferred the start of his college career to dip his toes in the pro tour.

Baseball Loves the Long Ball. But for How Long?

Baseball Loves the Long Ball. But for How Long?

The young sluggers Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa have thrived with the Astros.

Hall of Fame or Not, Chase Utley Was ‘The Man’ for Philadelphia

Hall of Fame or Not, Chase Utley Was ‘The Man’ for Philadelphia

Chase Utley acknowledged his former home crowd at Citizens Bank Ballpark in Philadelphia during the second inning of Monday's game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Phillies.

Adam Jones’s Bond With Baltimore Means More Than a Ring

Adam Jones’s Bond With Baltimore Means More Than a Ring

Adam Jones taking the field on opening day in March to start his 11th season with the Baltimore Orioles.

In Kyle Kuzma, the Lakers Found a Gem Late in the First Round

In Kyle Kuzma, the Lakers Found a Gem Late in the First Round

Kyle Kuzma had 38 points and no turnovers in 40 minutes as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Houston Rockets on Wednesday.

Indian Tribes Dig In to Gain Their Share of Sports Betting

Indian Tribes Dig In to Gain Their Share of Sports Betting

Rodney Butler, left, chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council, and Kevin Brown “Red Eagle,” right, chairman of the Mohegan Tribe, are angling to play a major role in sports betting in Connecticut.


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