Bob Bryan Waits in the Wings to Reunite With His Brother on the Tennis Court
While Bob was injured this season, his twin, Mike, won two Grand Slam titles in men’s doubles with Jack Sock and rose to No. 1 in the rankings.
Agnieszka Radwanska, Tennis’s Ninja, Retires at 29
Radwanska, who reached the 2012 Wimbledon final and No. 2 in the rankings, the first Polish woman to reach a Grand Slam final in the Open era, won 20 WTA titles in her career.
Larry Brown’s Senior Year Abroad
Brown’s renowned wanderlust carried him to 15 coaching jobs in a five-decade career. His latest post is in Italy, and, so far, it hasn’t been easy.
Former Cowboys Linebacker Jeff Rohrer Is to Marry Partner
Mr. Rohrer is the first known former or current National Football League player to be part of a same-sex marriage. He is to marry Joshua Ross.
Calgary Votes Against Hosting Winter Olympics in 2026
More than 56 percent of voters said ‘No’ in the plebiscite, a surprisingly lopsided margin after both sides had expected a close call.
David Pearson, ‘Silver Fox’ of Stock Car Racing, Dies at 83
A low-key Nascar Hall of Famer who won more races than any driver except Richard Petty.
Henrik Lundqvist Shuts Down Vancouver and Gets a Milestone Win
Lundqvist earned his 437th career win to move into seventh on the N.H.L. career victories list.
Caris LeVert of Nets Sustains Gruesome Leg Injury, Moving Some to Tears
LeVert, the team’s top scorer, landed awkwardly on his right leg while attempting to block a shot at the end of the first half at Minnesota.
Federer beats Thiem at Tour Finals, rejects claims of preferential treatment
Roger Federer brushed aside Dominic Thiem at the World Tour Finals to avoid elimination -- and batted away claims he receives preferential treatment when it comes to scheduling at tournaments.
'No reason' the USA can't win the World Cup
Christian Pulisic is considered one of the most exciting prospects in world football and has become a beacon of hope for the United States national team.
The Players to Watch in Dubai
The points race comes down to Francesco Molinari and Tommy Fleetwood, but a handful of top golfers have a chance to finish the season with a flourish.
For Ryder Cup Teammates, It’s Back to Business in Dubai
The golfers who represented Europe and defeated the United States must put their esprit de corps aside for the DP World Tour Championship.
European Tour Hopes to Build on Fleetwood-Molinari Pairing
The two golfers, who made a splash at the Ryder Cup and who are now being called Moliwood, may give the tour a boost.
Serena Williams Is GQ’s ‘Woman’ of the Year. Fans Ask: What’s With the Quotation Marks?
Some social media users thought the magazine was calling the tennis star’s femininity into question. But GQ said the punctuation choice was a famous designer’s trademark.
Tom Wilson Returns to Capitals After Arbitrator Shortens Suspension
The forward had his 20-game suspension reduced to 14 and was back in action, scoring in the first period and getting in a fight in the second.
Shohei Ohtani and Ronald Acuña Jr. Are Rookies of the Year
Ohtani, the Angels’ two-way star, earned the award despite a grim injury that limited his pitching, and Acuña showed continual improvement after a hot start.
Manager of the Year Honors Go to Bob Melvin and Brian Snitker
Melvin, of the Athletics, won the award for the third time. Snitker led the Braves, who were 72-90 in 2017, to a 90-72 record this season.
With Petrino Debacle, Not Being a Judge of Character Bites Louisville Again
Louisville thought it saw something it could exploit: a willingness to hire top coaches with checkered pasts. It did not work out with Bobby Petrino, or with Rick Pitino.
Manchester City Surges Past United, and to a Higher Level
Manchester City’s stunning start to the season is perhaps best appreciated by the idea that its pursuers have been nearly flawless — and can’t keep up.
Knicks Make the Magic Feel at Home in the Garden
New York managed just 10 points in the first quarter. It got only a little better after that.
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Snell, deGrom win Cy Young awards
Tampa Bay Rays left-hander Blake Snell and New York Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom were named the winners of the Cy Young Award in the American and National League, respectively, the Baseball Writers' Association of America announced on Wednesday.