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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 20:55:49 EDTThe WSJ once again provides last-minute Halloween costume ideas inspired by the low moments and antiheroes from the year in sports
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:23:45 EDTSix shutout innings by ace pitcher Corey Kluber and two home runs by .183 hitter Roberto Perez led Cleveland to a 6-0 trouncing of favored Chicago.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:38:32 EDTThe sports legend reflects on his homemade rink in Canada and learning to sense opponents’ next moves
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:53:47 EDTIn what’s becoming an annual tradition in New England, Bill Belichick has pulled off a midseason trade to bolster his linebacking corps.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:50:33 EDTMore African-Americans tackle marathons, half-marathons and 5Ks, bucking overall participation trends.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:52:06 EDTThe Sudanese globetrotter is this season’s rookie to watch.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:03:39 EDTThe Knicks sought to play spoiler on Cleveland’s special sports night. But LeBron James and the defending-champion Cavaliers were too much, pulling away in the second half en route to a 117-88 blowout.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:00:46 EDTDraftKings and FanDuel will each pay $6 million to resolve lawsuits over their advertising practices in New York, ending a year-long legal battle.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:49:40 EDTThe city’s sports fans could experience a second major championship in one year—a 180-degree turn for a city accustomed to losing.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:10:08 EDTChicago Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber, who was thought to have been lost for the season with a knee injury, could return to the starting lineup for Game 1 of the World Series.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 18:32:57 EDTAs the new NBA season begins, basketball’s cultural boom and pro football’s recent slump has some wondering whether this is the beginning of a huge shift in the hierarchy of American sports.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:09:15 EDTRuling in final minutes of Michigan’s rout of Illinois upsets the Michigan coach.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:53:09 EDTA father’s journal guides his daughter’s first attempt at the New York City Marathon.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:33:54 EDTDespite losing to Penn State on Saturday, the Buckeyes’ hopes of a College Football Playoff berth will likely still come down to their Nov. 26 meeting with No. 2 Michigan.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:22:00 EDTHere are the best bets for this week’s NFL games, based on a mathematical model
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:52:10 EDTLos Angeles’s rookie manager makes more moves than anyone in the game in an effort to gain an edge in every at-bat.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:54:17 EDTManziel’s success spawned a corrosive culture, but this year’s undefeated Aggies may be reversing the course in College Station.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:24:20 EDTThe NCAA has charged current or former men’s basketball staff members at the University of Louisville with major rules violations after its investigation into a scandal in which a self-described former escort said she had sex with Cardinals’ men’s basketball players and recruits in exchange for money.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:23:24 EDTHow new acquisition Boris Diaw—the league’s preeminent espresso drinker—is brewing team chemistry on the Jazz with a coffee club
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:48:25 EDTA Los Angeles jury on Wednesday found Knicks guard Derrick Rose not liable in the $21.5 million lawsuit in which a woman accused Rose and two of his friends of breaking into her home and raping her.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:19:57 EDTDraftKings finds no wrongdoing after investigating whether co-winner of $1 million prize improperly worked in conjunction with his brother.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 23:14:59 EDTBill Belichick is done fumbling with technology on the sidelines.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 22:28:36 EDTFor the same reasons rookie Dak Prescott has been good for Dallas, the team’s injured incumbent may be even better
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:54:43 EDTNFL commissioner cites changes in way fans ‘consume media’ among possible explanations
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 20:50:12 EDTThe Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. is in a league of his own when it comes to on-field productivity, and he’s unmatched when it comes to losing his cool. Do NFL receivers have to be hotheads to be great? Here’s a look
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 20:48:54 EDTBuffalo’s 45-16 thumping of the 49ers Sunday brought them to 4-2 on the season, giving them four straight victories by a combined 71 points.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 20:03:18 EDTThe Panthers dropped to 1-5 on the season with the 41-38 loss to the Saints Sunday, with the Panther defense yielding more than 40 points for the second time in three weeks.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 23:00:32 EDTIn a slap at purists who spend hours tying feathers and fur to look like insects, some enthusiasts are using mop strands—and out-catching their rivals; ‘a duck’s bottom.’
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 20:28:41 EDTSwitzerland, which struck out trying to make the game a national obsession, has instead become the place to go ‘when you can’t play anywhere else.’
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:58:57 EDTAs new shrine opens, furry practitioners of stadium pranks get choked up about joining Brutus Buckeye, the Famous Chicken and Mr. Met
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:18:20 EDTDenver Nuggets shooting guard Gary Harris spent his summer doing a high-intensity, high-altitude workout at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 22:56:12 EDTHow a teacher learned a new skill and stretched her ski season from three months to 12.
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 22:14:21 EDTLeanda Cave, the 2012 world champion, is determined that neither injury nor bad luck will stop her at the 2016 Ironman World Championship.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 19:44:44 EDTJason Gay takes a visit to the growing videogame revolution at Madison Square Garden.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:01:24 EDTAs the NLCS with the Dodgers gets edgy, a comedy legend remains an optimist.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 11:04:07 EDTJason Gay explores whether the presidential election, cord-cutting millennials or just crummy football are to blame for the NFL’s declining viewership.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 11:03:10 EDTWhy has baseball’s postseason turned into a relentless wedding weekend?
Sun, 09 Oct 2016 20:16:41 EDTThey’re the sentimental World Series pick, but an early playoff jump shows why the Cubs are also a rational choice.
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 14:22:57 EDTIt was a close game, writes Jason Gay, but the Wolverines proved to be superior in a narrow win over Wisconsin.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:10:16 EDTA victory by Wisconsin would thankfully put an end to the insufferable swagger that Mr. Khakipants has restored in Ann Arbor.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:55:40 EDTA collision between America’s Most Important Topic and a presidential debate provokes conflicts and questions, writes Jason Gay.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:51:01 EDTUgly beginnings lead to September anxiety in some expected (and a few unexpected) football towns.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:57:07 EDTBased on secondary market prices, it’s less money for fans to drive to Cleveland and stay at a hotel than it is to go to Wrigley.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 03:34:16 EDTA mystery in the English Premier League this season: When did penalty kicks get so hard?
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 20:09:50 EDTNearly as many games have gone to overtime in 2016 as usually do in an entire season.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 18:26:39 EDTThe New England Patriots are again tearing through defenses with a two tight-end formation
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 17:31:56 EDTMiami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill has put his team in a bind. He isn’t bad enough.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 20:41:20 EDTThe team has lost four games against all odds—actually not all odds, just one-in-30 million odds.