WHAT IT'S LIKE TO BE A VIRTUAL N.B.A. FAN

No standing up, and definitely no cursing: The basketball superfan known as Bongo Lady takes us behind the screen as she is beamed...

N.F.L.'S PUSH AHEAD WITH SEASON RANKLES WORKERS IN THE HOME OFFICE

Workers who have been ordered back to the league's headquarters are resisting, arguing that the reopening was rushed and that in some...

 
 
 

WHY N.F.L. PLAYERS OPTED OUT OF THE 2020 SEASON

“I'm literally bear-hugging another creature on the other side of the ball every single play,” Leo Koloamatangi, a Jets offensive lineman,...

WE KNOW LITTLE ABOUT DAVID SILVA. THAT'S HOW HE WANTED IT

The glowing testimonies to the Manchester City playmaker as he departs the Premier League have focused on his play, not his personality....

 
 
 

SERENA WILLIAMS RESUMES HER PURSUIT OF MARGARET COURT'S GRAND SLAM RECORD

After the coronavirus paused the tours, Williams is gearing up for the U.S. Open, her next opportunity to tie Margaret Court's Grand...

ARDA TURAN JOINS GALATASARAY AND EMERGES FROM EXILE

For months, Barcelona paid the finest player Turkey has ever produced not to play soccer. Why?

 
 
 

FOR P.G.A. CHAMPIONSHIP, HARDING PARK IS A MUNI FIT FOR A MAJOR

Crews worked to play up the course's cypress trees, bunkers and proximity to Lake Merced even as local duffers tramped on what “may...

LEBRON JAMES SAYS HE DOESN'T CARE IF TRUMP SHUNS N.B.A. OVER PROTESTS

“The game will go on without his eyes on it,” James, the Los Angeles Lakers star, said after President Trump said he turns off games...

 
 
 

HENRIK LUNDQVIST'S RANGERS FUTURE IS IN DOUBT AFTER ELIMINATION

The Carolina Hurricanes swept the Rangers out of a best-of-five play-in series, leaving the team to decide whether to bring back the...

AT HARDING PARK, A REBORN GOLF COURSE HONORS A FORGOTTEN PRESIDENT

This week's P.G.A. Championship site is named for Warren G. Harding. The course's reputation has fared better than his did.

 
 
 

THE MILWAUKEE BUCKS ARE READY FOR A LONG STAY IN THE BUBBLE

In this week's newsletter, Marc Stein discusses the unusual way the Bucks have prepared for a run to the finals - and why the Los Angeles...

W.N.B.A. PLAYERS ESCALATE PROTEST OF ANTI-B.L.M. TEAM OWNER

Led by the members of the Atlanta Dream, players have begun wearing T-shirts supporting a political opponent of Senator Kelly Loeffler,...

 
 
 

RAFAEL NADAL WON'T CHASE REPEAT TITLE AT U.S. OPEN

Nadal said he would prefer not to travel to the New York tournament during the coronavirus pandemic.

TORONTO TONES DOWN ITS N.H.L. POSTSEASON PARTY

The N.H.L. playoffs are proceeding without fans in and around Scotiabank Arena, leaving hockey to compete with other leagues for attention.

 
 
 

JA MORANT'S DUNKS ARE AMAZING. HIS MISSES ARE EVEN BETTER

Morant, the star rookie for the Memphis Grizzlies, has become known for dunking over any and everyone. “He really doesn't care who's...

DWAYNE JOHNSON PART OF XFL OWNERSHIP BID

The actor and former wrestler, who is known as the Rock, is part of a group of investors that bought what remains of the XFL for $15...

 
 
 

AUTOMATED LINE CALLS WILL REPLACE HUMAN JUDGES AT U.S. OPEN

On all but the two biggest show courts, line calls will be made by Hawk-Eye Live to reduce the number of people on site during the...

W.N.B.A. ROOKIE SHOWDOWN HALTED BY IONESCU INJURY

Sabrina Ionescu, who was selected with the top draft pick by the Liberty, sprained her left ankle in a game against the Atlanta Dream.

 
 
 

EDMONTON, ‘CITY OF CHAMPIONS,' READIES FOR A HOCKEY MARATHON

The N.H.L. chose the small-market, hockey-mad city as one of two “hub cities” - along with Toronto - to host its playoffs.

ANTONIO BROWN SUSPENDED 8 GAMES, COULD FACE MORE N.F.L. PENALTIES

The All-Pro receiver was penalized for his role in a January dispute at his home and for sending threatening tests to a woman who had...

 
 
 



Washington Football Team releases Derrius Guice after domestic violence arrest

Washington Football Team releases Derrius Guice after domestic violence arrest

The Washington Football Team has released running back Derrius Guice, less than two hours after the former LSU tailback was arrested on domestic violence charges. Read more ...

Coyotes clinch series as Richardson's OT winner dashes Predators' Cup hopes

Coyotes clinch series as Richardson's OT winner dashes Predators' Cup hopes

Brad Richardson scored on a rebound in overtime, Darcy Kuemper stopped 49 shots and the Arizona Coyotes advanced in the post-season for the first time in eight years with a 4-3... Read more ...

Maple Leafs force Game 5 vs. Blue Jackets with come-from-behind, OT win

Maple Leafs force Game 5 vs. Blue Jackets with come-from-behind, OT win

The Leafs scored three times in 3:34 to knot the score late in the third, and Auston Matthews scored on a power play 13:10 into overtime. Read more ...

Le Heat diminué après un départ de la bulle NBA

Le Heat diminué après un départ de la bulle NBA

Le Miami Heat devra se passer des services de Kendrick Nunn. Le jeune rookie a quitté la bulle pour des raisons personnelles. Read more ...

Brooks Koepka plays down concerns over hip at PGA Championship

Brooks Koepka plays down concerns over hip at PGA Championship

The two-time defending champion is unworried even though he needed treatment multiple times in Round 2. Read more ...

Devastated Sarri believes he will not be judged on one match

Devastated Sarri believes he will not be judged on one match

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NBA bubble breakdown: Boston Celtics know rout of Toronto Raptors means...

NBA bubble breakdown: Boston Celtics know rout of Toronto Raptors means 'nothing'

Boston routed Toronto 122-100, but Celtics coach Brad Stevens won't be putting any stock in the result if the teams meet again in the playoffs. Read more ...

Li leads, Koepka and Day among those close behind at PGA Championship

Li leads, Koepka and Day among those close behind at PGA Championship

Brooks Koepka and Jason Day are among those two shots behind 36-hole leader Li Haotong. Read more ...

McBroom's home run, dominant bullpen leads Royals to 3-2 win over Twins

McBroom's home run, dominant bullpen leads Royals to 3-2 win over Twins

After getting a go-ahead homer from Ryan McBroom in the sixth inning, Kansas City held on for a 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Read more ...

Islanders have to play waiting game when it comes to next foe

Islanders have to play waiting game when it comes to next foe

The Islanders will need to wait and see who they'll face in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Islanders are the No. 6 seed after their 5-1 win over the Panthers... Read more ...