Tony Sparano, Minnesota Vikings Offensive Line Coach, Dies at 56
Sparano, who had been with the Vikings since 2016, was a head coach with the Miami Dolphins and Oakland Raiders earlier in his career.
British Open: Francesco Molinari Wins Italy’s First Major Title
Riding a wave of success this summer, he emerged from a crowded group atop the Open leader board to win the claret jug.
Mets Trade Jeurys Familia to Oakland
The Mets sent their closer to the A’s on Saturday for two prospects, cash and international bonus pool space.
Yankees 7, Mets 6: Chasen Shreve Steers the Yankees Back on Course Against the Mets
Shreve recorded only his second career save in five seasons, after Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman was wild and could not record an out in the ninth.
British Open: Jordan Spieth Moves Into Position for a Repeat
Spieth has not won a tournament since last year’s British Open, but his bogey-free 65 on Saturday gave him a share of the lead heading to the final...
On Baseball: Yoenis Cespedes’s Shocker Leaves Mets Officials Without Words
The team did not make front-office officials available on Saturday to address the outfielder’s surprise revelation late Friday that he needs...
On Golf: In Contention at the British Open, Tiger Woods Says, ‘I’m Right There’
With a five-under-par 66 in the third round, Woods was again challenging to win his 15th career major, something that has not happened for five...
Team Sky Tightens Control Over Race as Geraint Thomas Retains the Yellow Jersey
Thomas and Chris Froome were first and second in the overall standings after the hilly 14th stage in the Massif Central on Saturday.
Extra Bases: If the Astros Stop Underachieving, They Could Be Terrifying
The Astros established an offensive record for the midpoint of a season, but their general manager says, “This team has not played up to its...
Nascar’s Future Depends on These 5-Year-Olds
For families whose children harbor racing aspirations, quarter-midget tracks offer one of the earliest possible introductions to motor sports —...
On Golf: Where the Fairway and the Railway Lie Side by Side
Carnoustie is one of several British Open courses where golfers have to be aware of an extra distraction: a train rolling by at a critical moment.
Yoenis Cespedes Returns to the Mets, Who See Some First Base in His Future
The Mets would like to see how Cespedes and his legs respond to a position that involves less sprinting than left field does.