Top-Ranked Simona Halep Will Miss WTA Finals Because of Back Injury
Halep withdrew from the eight-player, year-end tournament, which begins Sunday. She was replaced by Kiki Bertens.
Interference or Not? One Fan Changes the Course of a Game
Fan interference on Jose Altuve’s potential home run for the Astros in the first inning of Game 4 kept the score, 2-0, in the Red Sox’ favor.
After Brewers’ Misdirection, Wade Miley Will Pitch Game 6. For Real, This Time.
The left-hander’s start in Game 5 was a ruse to get the Dodgers to stack their lineup with righties. He faced one batter, a move consistent with...
Keely O’Brien Prevails as a Tennis Tournament Director
O’Brien is in her second year in charge of the Citi Open, a combined ATP-WTA event in Washington, the type of job that tends to go to men.
On Tennis: WTA Finals May Be Full of Surprises
The women’s game remains delightfully difficult to categorize with its rich multigenerational mix of genuine contenders and week-to-week suspense.
Who Has the Best Shots in Women’s Tennis?
A poll of 20 coaches, players, former players and analysts narrow down the field. Ashleigh Barty’s name keeps coming up.
Feature: The Culture Wars of Car Racing
Grimy, daring and deadly, dirt-track racing is has become a magnet for fans — and a threat to the Nascar status quo.
Red Sox 8, Astros 6 | Boston leads series, 3-1: Red Sox Emerge From a Chaotic Day With Commanding Lead in A.L.C.S.
Wednesday started with talk of sign-stealing and news of Chris Sale’s illness, and it ended with a spectacular catch that sealed Boston’s win over...
Steve Penny, Former U.S.A. Gymnastics Chief, Arrested on Evidence Tampering Charge
Penny is accused of interfering in an investigation of Lawrence G. Nassar, the national gymnastics team doctor who is serving 40 to 175 years in...
LeBron James Once ‘Hated’ Southern California. How He Came to Embrace It.
His first trip to Los Angeles was for a basketball tournament as a teenager. Friends say it planted a seed that reached full bloom when he joined...
Pistons 103, Nets 100: Nets Fall Just Short on Opening Night
Caris LeVert had 27 points, but he was unable to score with the game on the line in the closing seconds, sending Brooklyn to a frustrating loss.
United States 2, Canada 0: U.S. Beats Canada as Focus Turns to 2019
The United States claimed the Concacaf women’s soccer championship, but both teams had already booked their places at next summer’s Women’s World Cup.