One Day on a Hard Court, Then on Clay
The French Open, held so close to the U.S. Open this year, forces players to quickly adjust to a new surface. Then there’s the change of seasons.
Pac-12 Will Play Football in 2020, Joining Other Top Leagues During the Pandemic
The decision clears a path for programs like Oregon and Southern California, and means every Power 5 league intends to compete this fall.
For the N.H.L. Bubble to Succeed, Everyone Had to Be Flexible
Broadcasters did interviews from high above the ice instead of rinkside. A popular cafe in Edmonton tailored its menu to athletes. And most players have gone weeks without seeing their families.
The Evolving Role of the Tiebreaker
Described as the most important rule change in tennis history, it made the sport more appealing to fans, especially on television.
Soccer Battle Looming Over National Team Games
Soccer has so far shown a largely united front in confronting the challenges of the coronavirus. Things may be about to get ugly.
'When Lewis is gone, who have you got to look up to?' asks Hamilton's half-brother
This season, Lewis Hamilton's fight has been as much off the track as on it.
The inside story of the Ryder Cup's postponement
September's final weekend in 2020 had been locked in sports fans' diaries ever since the final putt at Le Golf National in France in 2018: the return of golf's greatest spectacle.
Thom Brennaman resigns from Cincinnati Reds after uttering anti-gay slur
Cincinnati Reds broadcaster Thom Brennaman has resigned, according to CNN affiliate WCPO. He had been suspended by the team after he uttered an anti-gay slur on air last month.
What a Sold-Out N.F.L. Game Is Like in 2020
The Jaguars drew a socially distanced capacity crowd for Thursday night’s game against the Dolphins, as football fans sought a bit of normalcy.
Miro Heiskanen Is Dallas’s Do-Everything Defenseman
Heiskanen, 21, leads all players at that position in points this postseason and has impressed greats like Nicklas Lidstrom with his play.
Lightning Have Championship in Sights After Winning Third Straight Game
Kevin Shattenkirk scored on the power play in overtime to give Tampa Bay a 5-4 win and a lead of three games to one over Dallas.
Bill Murray Faces Legal Threat From Doobie Brothers
A lawyer for the band demands that the actor pay for using the song “Listen to the Music” in an ad for his William Murray golf wear.
French Open Sets Marquee Matchups but Virus Still Looms
Stan Wawrinka and Andy Murray are scheduled to play in Round 1, three years after they met in a French Open semifinal. But new government restrictions may hinder plans of fans to see it.
Sandy Alderson Set to Return to Mets as Team President
Steven Cohen, the presumptive new owner of the team, announced he would be hiring Alderson, who was the Mets’ general manager from 2010 to 2018.
The Miami Heat’s Bam Adebayo Is ‘Built Different’
Adebayo made an All-Star turn during the regular season and is playing with distinction alongside Jimmy Butler as the Heat race toward an unexpected N.B.A. finals berth.
After Season of Challenges, Marlins Are on the Verge of a Breakthrough
Miami lost 105 games last year, and started this season with an alarming coronavirus outbreak. Yet, somehow, they are poised to end their 17-year postseason drought.
Oregon’s President Says Money Wasn’t Discussed in Pac-12 Return. It Didn’t Need to Be.
Universities in the Pac-12 were clearly struggling financially even before the pandemic, which magnified the importance of football once it hit.
Ang Rita, Who Conquered Everest Again and Again, Dies at 72
Earning the nickname Snow Leopard for his agility, he climbed the world’s highest mountain 10 times without supplemental oxygen between 1983 and 1996.
A Girl Wanted to Try Out for Boys’ Tennis. Ginsburg Helped Make It Happen.
In the early 1970s, a law professor named Ruth Bader Ginsburg took on a case that paved the way for a 15-year-old girl in New Jersey to play on a boys’ high school team.
Basketball Persists in Mexico Amid the Pandemic
The Astros de Jalisco are competing in Mexico’s top professional basketball league during the pandemic. But several teams have decided it’s not worth playing.
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Golf: Spieth uses birdie blitz to climb Harbour Town leaderboard
Jordan Spieth recovered from a poor start with a stunning run of birdies to tie the lowest nine-hole score of his career in the opening round of the RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Thursday.