How the Los Angeles Lakers Blew It
Maybe they were never going to win a championship this season, even with LeBron James, but they were not supposed to be this bad. What happened?
Who needs a ski lift when you can use a Zeppelin?
The giant Zeppelin hangs above the Alps like the spaceship of another planet descending on our own.
Could 'adopted Welshman' Warren Gatland coach the All Blacks?
Any doubts as to whether Warren Gatland is amongst rugby's greatest ever coaches have effectively been put to bed over the past few weeks as Wales surged to a third Six Nations grand slam under the New Zealander's guidance.
Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus star charged for 'cojones' celebration
Cristiano Ronaldo is facing disciplinary action after his "cojones" celebration in Juventus' 3-0 win against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.
Six N.C.A.A. Upset Picks to Enliven Your Bracket
Everyone has a bracket strategy, whether it’s mascots or colors or coin flips. Why not take some risks when you fill out yours this year?
Islanders Tie Capitals for First Place With Win Against Wild
Brock Nelson scored the winner in overtime for the Islanders. The Devils were shut out by the Avalanche, who got two goals from Tyson Barrie.
Dominic Smith, the Mets’ Sleeper at First Base
Smith’s potential has been clear since he was drafted in 2013, but sleep apnea has hindered his progression. Now, he’s finally taking his treatment seriously.
Giannis Antetokounmpo Makes It a Record Season for 50-Point Scorers
The Bucks star scored 52 in a loss to the 76ers. He became the 11th player to score at least 50 in a game this season, the most ever.
Michigan State Loses Player but Finds Way to Rally Past Michigan
Auburn continued its mastery of Tennessee, St. Louis rallied to win the A-10’s automatic N.C.A.A. berth, and Yale beat Harvard for the Ivy League title.
Avalanche, Behind Two Tyson Barrie Goals, Defeat the Devils
Philipp Grubauer stopped all 22 shot he faced for Colorado, which helped itself in the Western Conference wild-card race.
Jordan Spieth, ‘Getting Tired’ of His Slump, Misses Another Cut
The three-time major winner did not reach the weekend rounds of the Players Championship, and he has missed three cuts in his eight starts this season.
Liverpool back to top of Premier League after victory over Fulham
He described it as a "brilliant afternoon" but Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp had a few nervy moments before his side finished off Fulham to return to the top of the Premier League.
Atletico Madrid v Barcelona: World record crowd for women's club match
It was a world record for a club match in women's football as a crowd of 60,739 turned out to watch Atletico Madrid take on Barcelona in the Spanish capital.
Players Championship: Jon Rahm Leads, but Rory McIlroy Eyes a Breakthrough
Rahm shot an eight-under-par 64 and is one stroke ahead of McIlroy, who has neared victory in five starts this year but has not been able to close. Tommy Fleetwood is also a shot back.
Zion Williamson Caps Stunning Return, Leading Duke to A.C.C. Title
Villanova became the first team to win a third straight Big East tournament, Iowa State beat Kansas to claim the Big 12, and Tennessee won a showdown with Kentucky.
Johnny Manziel Receives Another Chance in the A.A.F.
The 2012 Heisman Trophy winner, who fizzled in the N.F.L. and was kicked out of the Canadian Football League, signed with the Memphis Express.
Jazz Use Stifling Defense to Deal Nets Their Second Straight Loss
Donovan Mitchell scored 24 points for Utah, which held the Nets to 35 percent shooting. The Warriors defeated the Thunder despite being without Kevin Durant.
Players Championship: Jon Rahm Surges to Third-Round Lead
The Spaniard shot eight-under-par 64 and is one stroke ahead of Rory McIlroy and Tommy Fleetwood, the second-round leaders.
Alex Muyl Scores Twice as Red Bulls Awaken and Rout Earthquakes
The Red Bulls, who had the best record in M.L.S. last season, trailed at halftime against the team with the worst.
Islanders, Losing to Red Wings, Fail to Gain in Division Race
Andreas Athanasiou scored twice for Detroit, which had lost 12 of its previous 13 games.
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Cycling: Ineos set to become new sponsor of Team Sky - media reports
Chemicals giant Ineos, owned by Britain's richest man Jim Ratcliffe, is set to become the new sponsor of cycling's Tour de France-winning Team Sky, according to media reports on Monday.