Tossing a Baseball to Fans Isn’t So Simple Anymore. Some Players Like That.
Longer protective netting has made it hard for players to flip souvenirs to chosen fans. Now they often throw a ball over the net and up for grabs,...
Mets Win Both Ends of Doubleheader Against Marlins
The day’s focus was on David Wright’s plans to play a final game, but the Mets won two games against Miami, giving them three wins in 24 hours.
On Tennis: The Current Davis Cup Is Disappearing, but Teams Still Want to Win It
Emotions are mixed this week as the U.S., Croatia, France and Spain play in the semifinals of Davis Cup, which will change its format next year.
When Aaron Judge Returns, Yankees Will Have an Outfield Puzzle
With Judge expected to return from injury before the end of the season, one of three current everyday outfielders will have to head to the bench.
Maria Torres and Carlota Ciganda Take the Early Lead at the Evian Championship
Torres, a rookie who is the first player from Puerto Rico with a full L.P.G.A. card, had an eagle to help offset two bogeys in the opening round of...
FIFA Report Details Plan to Remake Soccer’s Transfer Market
Limits on transfers fees, agents’ commissions and player loans are among the proposals in a report created at the request of FIFA’s president,...
Gender Letter: Serena’s Not Alone. Women Are Punished for Anger at Work, Especially Black Women.
The debacle at the U.S. Open was a microcosm, in so many ways, of what women face at work daily.
Our N.F.L. Week 2 Picks Against the Spread
Kirk Cousins and the Vikings travel to Green Bay; the Patriots face the ferocious Jacksonville defense; and the Chiefs look to stay hot.
Senators Trade Erik Karlsson to the Sharks
On the eve of training camp, Ottawa dealt Karlsson, one of the N.H.L.’s best defensemen, who has been subject of trade rumors for months.
Mets’ David Wright to Return, and Then Retire
The team’s captain and longest-tenured player has been hobbled by injuries for more than two years and will play a last game at home on Sept. 29.
Ex-Michigan State Athlete’s Lawsuit Says Larry Nassar Drugged and Raped Her on Camera
The lawsuit by the woman, a former field hockey player, says the attack occurred in 1992, was recorded on video and left her pregnant.
Two Quarterbacks? Alabama, Georgia and Clemson Share a Conundrum but Don’t See a Problem
A stellar freshman class and trends that funnel top recruits to the same programs have created some impressive job-sharing situations.