What We Learned From Week 17 in the N.F.L.
The New York Times
Quarterback problems doomed the Jets and Commanders, while Tampa Bay won the woeful N.F.C. South with a banner day from Mike Evans in a victory over Carolina.
When Mike Trout agreed to play in the World Baseball Classic, other stars flocked to join the United States squad. “I want in.”
The employee, Hernán López, and an Argentine marketing firm were accused of helping make illegal payments for rights to tournaments in South America.
Smith was bored and confused when his basketball career abruptly ended in 2020. His search for self took him to a golf team at an H.B.C.U.
A loss in the Big East tournament may signal the end of a Hoya legend’s trying coaching tenure at his alma mater.
Ty France is part of the young core that ended the Seattle Mariners’ 20-season playoff drought. He did it with a contact-heavy approach that Tony Gwynn taught him.
For the first time, Cuba will allow some M.L.B. players to represent the team internationally. But many of the country’s biggest stars were left out, or declined their invitations.
The World Baseball Classic is a battle of the game’s biggest stars. A scrappy Czech Republic team, full of guys with regular jobs, just might win your heart.
Stolz, the 18-year-old from Wisconsin, won three gold medals at the speedskating world championships, finishing his turns in a way that seemed like something out of a storybook.
Mike and Greg Maddux are keeping things light — very light — while rebuilding the Texas Rangers pitching staff through fundamentals and fielding drills.
Fans are eager to start the pitch-clock era, but baseball’s pitching coaches are hard at work trying to adjust to one of the biggest changes in M.L.B. history.
Bates was on a magazine cover at 15. He was playing Division I college basketball at 17. Now he’s 19, his college career may be over, and N.B.A. success is anything but guaranteed.