M.L.B. Playoff Races: Yankees and Braves Close In on Berths
The Astros, behind seven R.B.I. from Yuli Gurriel, clinch a spot in the postseason; the Cardinals keep pace in the N.L. wild-card race.
Yankees 10, Orioles 8: The Yankees Get a Victory, if Not Encouragement
C.C. Sabathia delivered a strong start, but six relievers were needed to get the final nine outs against the hapless Orioles.
Mets 4, Nationals 2: Jacob deGrom’s Quality Start Breaks a Major League Record
DeGrom turned in his 23rd consecutive quality start, breaking a record shared by Bob Gibson and Chris Carpenter.
Tiger Woods, Grinding Through Round 2, Keeps Share of Tour Championship Lead
Woods shot a two-under-par 68 to finish the day seven under for the tournament, sharing the lead with Justin Rose, the world No. 1.
N.B.A. Roundup: Adam Silver Urges N.B.A. Teams to Hire More Women
Silver, the N.B.A. Commissioner, asked teams to review the report about the incidents of sexual harassment and improper workplace conduct in the...
Letters to the Sports Editor
Readers sound off on the data about fines in tennis.
Cubs’ Addison Russell Placed on Leave by M.L.B. After Abuse Allegations
In a blog post linked to his ex-wife, Russell was accused of physical and emotional abuse.
Extra Bases: A Rockie Is What He Wanted to Be, on His Terms
The ace Kyle Freeland defiantly throws inside for his hometown team, leading a rotation that is spurring pennant hopes.
The Giants’ Problems Start With the Offensive Line, Again
With Eli Manning at quarterback and weapons at running back and wide receiver at his disposal, the offense should be better. The line was...
Is Your College Football Team in the Wrong League?
Realignment has produced millions for Arkansas, Rutgers, Maryland and other universities. Has it been worth it?
A Mexican Baseball Team Plays in Texas. It’s a Home Game.
The owner of the team decided to stage half of the team’s home games across the border in Laredo, Tex., in a mutually beneficial, and symbolic,...
On Pro Basketball: With LeBron in L.A., Is It Almost Showtime Again?
It’s anyone’s guess how the Lakers will fare with an unproven lineup in Year 1 of LeBron James’s tenure. But think twice before you bet against him.