Extra Bases: A Minor League Home Run King Without Major Fanfare
Mike Hessman, 37, who now sits alone atop the career home run list for the affiliated minor leagues, is thankful to have had brief chances in the...
Kazan, a Russian Cultural Hub, Finds It’s Good at Sports
Kazan has spent the decade since its 2005 millennium celebration reinventing itself as a Russian athletics capital, becoming a top host of world...
Giants Can’t Give Big Hits for Now, and That Hurts, Some Players Say
Several players said they missed aspects of the old gladiator-style training camps because modern restrictions prevented them from honing their...
Sports of The Times: For the Cubs and the Mets, a Whiff of the Past, and a Tantalizing Glimpse of the Future
The two franchises are experiencing a rebirth with the Cubs having the best road record in the National League, and the Mets having the second-best...
Katie Ledecky Wins 800, Completing World Championships Sweep
Ledecky, an 18-year-old American, is the first swimmer to have swept the 200-, 400-, 800- and 1,500-meter freestyles in one major international...
How 14 Indicted FIFA Officials Currently Stand
Updating the legal status of the soccer and sports marketing officials charged in the FIFA corruption case.
Roundup: Cubs Beat Giants for Eighth Win in Nine Games
The rookie Kyle Schwarber had two hits and two R.B.I. after homering in his two previous games to back Jon Lester.
Sports Briefing | Auto Racing: Family of Dead Driver Sues Tony Stewart
Kevin Ward was killed when he was hit by Stewart’s car after Ward left his car during a sprint track race in upstate New York....
Sports Briefing | Swimming: Michael Phelps Wins Butterfly at U.S. Nationals
He finished with the fastest time in the world this year, 1 minute 52.94 seconds.
Sports Briefing | Tennis: Marin Cilic Advances to Citi Open Semifinals
Cilic defeated Alexxander Zverev, 7-5, 7-6 (3). He will now meet Kei Nishikori.
Sports Briefing | Basketball: Knicks Sign Guards From Clippers and D-League
Sasha Vujacic arrives from the Clippers, while Thanasis Antetokounmpo comes from the Westchester Knicks.
Sports Briefing | Colleges: Minnesota Athletic Director Resigns
Norwood Teague was accused by two female co-workers of groping them and sending lewd text messages.