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Sandy Alderson Stepping Away From Mets for Cancer Treatment

Sandy Alderson Stepping Away From Mets for Cancer Treatment

Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson said he would take a leave of absence to address his health.

Dipsea: A Trail Race Where ‘You’re Either the Hunter or the Hunted’

Dipsea: A Trail Race Where ‘You’re Either the Hunter or the Hunted’

Runners careening down a section of the Dipsea, a 7.5-mile trail race in Marin County.

Sometimes in Tennis, One Hand is Still Better Than Two

Sometimes in Tennis, One Hand is Still Better Than Two

Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece at the Barcelona Open in April. Tsitsipas, ranked 35th in the world, plays with a one-handed backhand.

The Analytics Guy Failed to Compute One Thing: How to Be Accepted in Mexico

The Analytics Guy Failed to Compute One Thing: How to Be Accepted in Mexico

Anton Dahbura and his wife, Marlaina R. Miller, who provide analytics to a baseball team in Mexico, watched a game streamed from there at their home in Hagerstown, Md. Much of their advice of late has been ignored.

Peeking Around Corners in the World Cup’s Provincial Cities

Peeking Around Corners in the World Cup’s Provincial Cities

One of the districts near the soccer stadium in Saransk.

‘Playoff Rondo’ Politely (Not Really) Requests a New Nickname

‘Playoff Rondo’ Politely (Not Really) Requests a New Nickname

Few players can match the intensity of Rajon Rondo in the playoffs. Just don't call the New Orleans Pelicans guard "Playoff Rondo."

South Korea Draws Inspiration From 2002. Ah, but So Does Mexico.

South Korea Draws Inspiration From 2002. Ah, but So Does Mexico.

Mexico’s coach, Juan Carlos Osorio, center, celebrated his team’s win against Germany last weekend with midfielder Hector Herrera, left, and defender Miguel Layún at the World Cup.

Manuel Burga, Soccer Official From Peru, Acquitted in FIFA Trial

Manuel Burga, Soccer Official From Peru, Acquitted in FIFA Trial

Manuel Burga of Peru was accused of racketeering conspiracy.

Another Florida Star Departs as the Rays Trade Evan Longoria

Another Florida Star Departs as the Rays Trade Evan Longoria

Evan Longoria was the centerpiece of the Tampa Bay Rays. Now he goes across the country to lock down third base for the San Francisco Giants.

As New Head of U.S.O.C., Sarah Hirshland ‘Has Much Work to Do’

As New Head of U.S.O.C., Sarah Hirshland ‘Has Much Work to Do’

Sarah Hirshland previously worked for Casey Wasserman, who is in charge of the group that will run the 2028 Summer Games in Los Angeles.

N.B.A. Coaches Pick Dwane Casey for Coach of the Year; Brad Stevens Gets No Votes

N.B.A. Coaches Pick Dwane Casey for Coach of the Year; Brad Stevens Gets No Votes

Dwane Casey of the Toronto Raptors will be named the National Basketball Coaches Association’s coach of the year on Wednesday. He is also a front-runner for the N.B.A.’s coach of the year.

Patriots Cruise Past Jets and Clinch A.F.C.’s Top Seed

Patriots Cruise Past Jets and Clinch A.F.C.’s Top Seed

The Patriots’ James Harrison, right, got two sacks in a row to end their game against the Jets on Sunday.

Ultra Runner Karl Meltzer Sets Appalachian Trail Record, Fueled by Beer and Candy

Ultra Runner Karl Meltzer Sets Appalachian Trail Record, Fueled by Beer and Candy

Karl Meltzer, right, was congratulated by Scott Jurek, after breaking Jurek’s record for running the length of the Appalachian Trail.

The Barca Way Spreads Far From Catalonia

The Barca Way Spreads Far From Catalonia

The luminaries of Camp Nou, FC Barcelona’s longtime home, are much in demand throughout the world of soccer, from England to the Dominican Republic to Silicon Valley.


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