Astros 11, Indians 3: Defending Champion Astros Sweep Their Way to A.L.C.S.
Somewhat overshadowed by the Yankees and Red Sox, the Astros dominated the regular season and made quick work of the Cleveland Indians.
Islanders 4, Sharks 0: A Shutout for Robin Lehner in His Islanders’ Debut
Lehner played for the first time since last March 29 for Buffalo, when suffered a panic attack during the game.
The Cowboys Punted on Fourth and 1. The Quarterback and Owner Disagreed.
An overtime punt has Cowboys fans tearing out their hair.
What We Learned in N.F.L. Week 5
The Chiefs, Rams, Vikings and Steelers all won big games in N.F.L. Week 5. Here's what happened around the league.
On College Football: College Football’s October Illusions
Georgia and Alabama look unbeatable, but is Texas back? How about Kentucky? Mid-season is a time for questions, not answers.
On Pro Football: The Steelers Aren’t Quite Dead Yet
The Steelers have been a mess this season, but after a 41-17 thrashing of the Falcons on Sunday, they have another playoff run in their sights.
Beware the Brewers: 11 Victories in a Row and a Ticket to the N.L.C.S.
The team has notched one victory after another in the last two weeks, all of them in high-stakes games. Their latest victim? The Colorado Rockies.
How an American Basketball Player Became a Star in Australian Rules Football
Mason Cox was ready to be an engineer after playing for Oklahoma State University. Then Australian rules football won him over.
Braves 6, Dodgers 5: Braves Hold Off Dodgers With a Grand Slam and a 9th-Inning Escape
Ronald Acuna Jr. became the youngest player to hit a postseason grand slam for the Braves, but it was still a nervy finish in Game 3 of their...
Eric Reid Resumes Kneeling Protest During National Anthem
The newest member of the Carolina Panthers picked up where he left off last season in his protest to raise awareness of social injustice.
White Kickers and Punters at Black Colleges Are a Thing
There are not many black kickers and punters in the country, even at the nation’s historically black colleges and universities.
A Link to Yankee Glory in the Dugout: Aaron Boone
Bench coach Josh Bard and broadcaster Tim Wakefield played their parts in baseball history too.