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A Basketball Outlier With an Inside Track

A Basketball Outlier With an Inside Track

Cedric Jackson (4) is one of three Americans on the Breakers' roster and was the league’s most valuable player in 2013.

Amid Argentina’s Drama, Lionel Messi’s Brilliance Emerges

Amid Argentina’s Drama, Lionel Messi’s Brilliance Emerges

Lionel Messi after scoring Argentina's first goal on Tuesday.

Short-Track Speedskaters Are Lopsided

Short-Track Speedskaters Are Lopsided

Ryan Pivirotto, a short-track speedskater on the United States Olympic team, demonstrating his skating posture. The asymmetry of a skater’s muscles is sometimes visible to the naked eye, but more often noted by a tape measure.

Stanley Cup Finals Preview: Surprising Teams With the Same Architect

Stanley Cup Finals Preview: Surprising Teams With the Same Architect

In Las Vegas, even Julius Caesar is a Golden Knights fan.

In a Busy Year, Malcolm Jenkins Raised a Fist and Checked All the Boxes

In a Busy Year, Malcolm Jenkins Raised a Fist and Checked All the Boxes

Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins has been at the center of N.F.L. players’ protests this season, fighting for criminal justice reform and addressing racial inequality.

North Korea Is in Winter Olympics Without Any Star Athletes

North Korea Is in Winter Olympics Without Any Star Athletes

Ryom Tae-ok and Kim Ju-sik of North Korea performed in September.

For $2.20 an Hour, the U.S. Open’s First Ball Boys Held Court With the Greats

For $2.20 an Hour, the U.S. Open’s First Ball Boys Held Court With the Greats

Rich, left, and Tom McEvily were ball boys at the first U.S. Open in 1968 and say it was the “best job we ever had.”

Justin Smoak Punishes Yankees, and Aaron Boone, With a Grand Slam

Justin Smoak Punishes Yankees, and Aaron Boone, With a Grand Slam

Justin Smoak hit a grand slam off David Robertson in the eighth inning to put the Blue Jays ahead for good on Sunday.

British Open: A Relaxed Kevin Kisner Putts His Way to an Early Lead

British Open: A Relaxed Kevin Kisner Putts His Way to an Early Lead

Kevin Kisner on the 17th hole on Thursday during the first round of the British Open.

Warriors Dispatch Rockets, Setting Up Fourth Finals Against Cavs

Warriors Dispatch Rockets, Setting Up Fourth Finals Against Cavs

Stephen Curry, left, led the Warriors on a third-quarter burst that left James Harden and the Rockets far behind.

An Old-School Manager Thrives in a New Baseball Age

An Old-School Manager Thrives in a New Baseball Age

John Gibbons has been hired, fired and then rehired by the Blue Jays. Last spring, the team extended his contract through 2019.

‘As Though the Other Good Horses Weren’t There’

‘As Though the Other Good Horses Weren’t There’

Affirmed in 1978 with his owners, Louis and Patrice Wolfson, and the trainer Laz Barrera, left.

Tiger Woods Didn’t Win Again. But He Will.

Tiger Woods Didn’t Win Again. But He Will.

Tiger Woods, hitting out of the rough on No. 7, finished six strokes back at the Memorial.

N.C.A.A. Opens Investigation of Michigan State Over Nassar Case

N.C.A.A. Opens Investigation of Michigan State Over Nassar Case

Lawrence G. Nassar, a former doctor with Michigan State and U.S.A. Gymnastics, in court on Tuesday.

McKayla Maroney Says USA Gymnastics Forced Confidentiality in Sexual Abuse Settlement

McKayla Maroney Says USA Gymnastics Forced Confidentiality in Sexual Abuse Settlement

McKayla Maroney is suing the United States Olympic Committee, USA Gymnastics and Michigan State.

Courtside With Run TMC, Watching the Rockets Miss, Miss and Miss Some More

Courtside With Run TMC, Watching the Rockets Miss, Miss and Miss Some More

All three members of Run TMC were at the Warriors-Rockets game on Sunday. From left: Chris Mullin; Mitch Richmond; and Tim Hardaway.


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