The Houston Astros shortstop is a vocal leader on the field and happy to be the team’s spokesman off it, even when it comes to discussing the team’s scandalous past.
Alex Cora spent a season in exile, and the Boston Red Sox sank to the A.L. East basement. With their manager back, the resilient Red Sox are in the A.LC.S. These things are related.
San Francisco had a 109-win season dissolve at the hands of a bitter rival, but they still view their future as bright. “This won’t be the last time we play them in the playoffs.”
Jeff Pash, the league’s general counsel, brokered penalties, discussed a cheerleading scandal and received perks in emails with the former president of the Washington Football Team.
Denny Doyle is concerned about the risk of brain injuries to children who play tackle football. And he worries that his beloved church will also pay a price.
Diggs, with his league-leading six interceptions, and emergent talents like Atlanta’s Cordarrelle Patterson and Arizona’s Rondale Moore have surprised opponents.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, whom he coached to a Super Bowl win, have removed him from their Ring of Honor, and a shoe company and a popular video game no longer want his endorsement.
“This is what baseball wants,” Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts said after his team beat the Giants, 7-2, forcing a winner-take-all game in this division series between rivals.
As the league is trying to send a signal about inclusion and diversity, hate-filled correspondence between football power brokers reveals entrenched values.
Irving already was facing the prospect of missing all home games because of a city ordinance requiring at least one vaccine dose for most people at sports arenas.
The Dodgers needed a starting pitcher, and they got a great one in Max Scherzer. That they added Trea Turner, a superstar infielder, in the same trade hardly seems fair.
A trove of emails in a separate workplace misconduct case shows Raiders Coach Jon Gruden went beyond previously disclosed racist comments to issue broad tirades.
The world’s grandest marathon is back for the first time since April 2019 in a celebration of running, perseverance and a return to normalcy.
A confusing play in extra innings highlighted an unusual rule, but Boston took a commanding series lead over Tampa Bay on Christian Vazquez’s two-run blast.
Aaron Rodgers found the personnel he’d hoped for in a wild win over the Bengals, and the Buccaneers showed the Dolphins what a Florida rebuild should look like.
You can’t gamble online in New York, but you can in New Jersey. For a group of frustrated N.F.L. bettors, that means a 15-minute trek via bicycle that saves them a $16 toll.
Dazzling defense kept Game 2 close and a huge seventh inning powered Houston to victory. After cruising all season, the White Sox are on the brink of elimination.
The Dodgers and the Giants have been battling each other for 133 seasons. A division series between them should provide bragging rights for years to come.
The 106-win Los Angeles Dodgers took care of business in a do-or-die game against St. Louis. Their next opponent? The 107-win San Francisco Giants.
The team views itself as a top contender, and still has its fair share of stars, but the reality is setting in that their payroll and pedigree can’t push them past their rivals.
Yankees starter Gerrit Cole surrendered three runs and exited with no outs in the third inning as the Boston Red Sox advanced to a division series against Tampa Bay.
Gerrit Cole is known by his teammates as a student of the game. In a do-or-die game against Boston, the Yankees hope their $324 million ace has studied carefully.
Tim Green uses his battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a degenerative nervous system disorder, and his eight-year N.F.L. career as inspiration for his best-selling books.
Wallace’s NASCAR Cup win was the first by a Black driver since 1963 and also the inaugural victory in the sport’s top series for Michael Jordan, the co-owner of Wallace’s team.
When Jaume Roures and Mediapro walked away from a billion-dollar TV contract, Ligue 1 teams felt the squeeze. But he says they have a bigger problem.
On a day that looked like a recipe for chaos, the Yankees and the Red Sox made things simple by winning. They will face each other in Boston with a division series trip on the line.
Wins by the Yankees and the Red Sox would give both teams wild-card spots in the playoffs. A loss by either team, or both, could extend the regular season.
Under pressure for its handling of accusations that multiple coaches had abused players, the top U.S. women’s soccer league called off five games set for this weekend.
At the end of a dream season cut short by injuries, the Mets’ ace will retreat to rural Florida to find his path back to greatness. His father will be waiting.
Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam is bringing high-end skate parks to every city and town in Montana that will have one. “It’s much bigger than skateboarding,” he said.