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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:03:29 EDTOutside the Sacramento Kings’ new arena stands an enormous technicolor sculpture by Jeff Koons that was inspired by Piglet from “Winnie the Pooh.”
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:34:17 EDTAs the sport gets more homogeneous, the two teams at the Ryder Cup have grown increasingly similar
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:03:13 EDTIn his hometown of Latrobe, Pa., Arnold Palmer’s working-class beginnings are as well-known as the endorsement deals and fame that followed.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:07:52 EDTStatistically, the late Marlins’ ace was doing things on the mound unheard of in baseball history.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:06:10 EDTThe golf legend was a trailblazer for Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods by showing that athletes could—and should—make money on their brand
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:50:13 EDTThe LAPD is pursuing a criminal probe of the New York Knicks’ point guard stemming from an alleged 2013 incident for which he is already being sued.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:01:31 EDTMiami Marlins announce the death of pitcher José Fernández after the Coast Guard said he was one of three people killed in a boat crash off Miami Beach on Sunday.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:04:25 EDTLSU has fired football coach Les Miles, one of the most successful coaches in program history, following a disappointing start to the season and a string of seasons that failed to meet the programs’ lofty standards.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:14:28 EDTArnold Palmer, “The King” of golf, died Sunday at the age of 87.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 09:56:54 EDTThere are theories but no consensus about why stars such as Tiger Woods don’t always deliver come Ryder Cup time, while some lesser names thrive.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:10:08 EDTAfter inheriting a program in shambles, Butch Jones asked the fans of a proud SEC blue-blood to do the unthinkable: be patient
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:04:22 EDTComcast said that it agreed to buy out the remaining 24% stake of the joint venture that owns the Philadelphia Flyers hockey team and the arena in which it plays.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 22:41:02 EDTRome’s mayor announces she won’t support a bid for the 2024 games, likely adding the city to a long list of potential hosts that have lost interest.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 22:23:39 EDTThe unique versatility of the $130 million Manchester United import can befuddle defenses, but so far, it is just befuddling Manchester United.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 10:13:43 EDTVideogamers won’t be re-creating the summer heroics of the Iceland soccer team any time soon. When Electronic Arts came calling to include the side in its popular “FIFA” franchise, the Norsemen couldn’t be bought—at least not on the cheap.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:18:46 EDTThe nation’s angriest sports fans embrace a most unlikely savior on the Eagles—at least for now.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 19:47:40 EDTPGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem said Tuesday that he expects golf to remain in the Olympics beyond the 2020 Games in Tokyo. But it may take a different form than the 72-hole, stroke play used to award medals in the men’s and women’s tournaments in Brazil.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:15:22 EDTRafael Nadal, runner Mo Farah, and cyclist Bradley Wiggins named in latest documents to expose pharmaceutical habits of some of the biggest names in sports.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:41:40 EDTThe star Vikings running back could require surgery but he hasn’t been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Panthers
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 18:12:15 EDTAfter financial woes and initial weak interest in tickets, the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro attracted more than two million fans, making it the second-most attended Paralympic Games behind London in 2012.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 21:24:51 EDTSeattle was fined and forced to give up a fifth round draft pick for allowing contact in June practice
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 10:53:54 EDTWashington Mystics star Emma Meesseman is suddenly the best shooter in the WNBA. She’s also a center.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 17:54:25 EDTIranian cyclist Bahman Golbarnezhad died after an bike accident during a road race in during the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday, the International Paralympic Committee said.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 17:07:12 EDTFormer Olympic champion Valeri Liukin has been chosen to succeed Martha Karolyi as national team coordinator for the U.S. women’s gymnastics team.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 17:38:02 EDTThe best bets for this week’s NFL games, based on a mathematical model, include the Kansas City Chiefs on the road at the Houston Texans.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:18:26 EDTDave Gano, of Salem, Ohio, spent 22 months restoring his 1931 Cadillac limousine.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 21:23:58 EDTStan Wawrinka defeated top seed Novak Djokovic 6-7(1), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 to win the U.S. Open.
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 21:38:12 EDTAngelique Kerber would have replaced Serena Williams atop the women’s tennis world rankings even if she lost the U.S. Open final. Instead, she backed up her new No. 1 ranking.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 06:28:36 EDTSerena Williams isn’t often out-served, out-stroked and overpowered, but that is exactly what happened in her loss to Karolina Pliskova at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Thursday night in the U.S. Open semifinal.
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 12:42:59 EDTThe new No. 1 women’s tennis player in the world, Germany’s Angelique Kerber, defeated Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic in a tight, tense final at the U.S. Open.
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 16:57:33 EDTThe No. 1 advances to face Stan Wawrinka in the final on Sunday after defeating Gaël Monfils in a match marked by strange tactics, massage breaks and torn clothing.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 12:04:54 EDTIn an era of strict diets, trainers, ice baths and cryotherapy sessions, France’s Gael Monfils remains a refreshingly casual presence in tennis. But he’s not underplaying the importance of a rare Grand Slam semifinal.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 21:32:39 EDTAndy Murray’s remarkable summer came to a sudden stop at the U.S. Open as the tournament’s second seed was defeated by former Open finalist Kei Nishikori in a five-set quarterfinal.
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 20:11:54 EDTGaël Monfils, the sport’s entertaining trick-shot maestro, has efficiently advanced to his first U.S. Open semifinal
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:15:53 EDTDays after losing all his major sponsors in the aftermath of a vandalism scandal at the Rio Olympics, embattled swimmer Ryan Lochte agreed to endorse a throat drop that touts itself as “Forgiving on Your Throat.”
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:59:22 EDTGymnastics facilities across the country report a surge in membership after 19-year-old’s amazing display at Rio Games
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 02:07:22 EDTDespite a backdrop of political turmoil and an Olympics punctuated with issues for the host country, Brazil closed the 2016 Games on an upbeat note.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 00:10:32 EDTAfter winning her second gold medal in four years in Rio, boxer Claressa Shields looks ahead to Tokyo and to making an impact outside of the ring.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 17:25:27 EDTSwimwear apparel company Speedo, Ralph Lauren and other sponsors have dropped their endorsement deals with Ryan Lochte in the wake of the Olympic swimmer’s Rio robbery scandal.
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.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 13:49:15 EDTA successful Twitter NFL experiment foreshadows major changes in the way we consume sports.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 10:31:02 EDTMikey Brannigan, who will run for Team USA in the 2016 Paralympics in Rio, aspires to one day become one of the rare athletes who also competes in the Olympic Games.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 12:53:29 EDTWhen the San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback held a protest in the NFL preseason, America immediately started yelling—when it should have been listening.
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 11:29:44 EDTThere’s an etymological battle surrounding what to call sport’s four marquee tournaments; the late Bud Collins said ‘majors,’ Roger Federer says ‘Slams’
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 19:45:30 EDTWatching practice at the U.S. Open used to be a trying experience. But after its recent revamp, practice is now bigger and better than ever.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:14:08 EDTFederer, Borg, Nadal and McEnroe join forces to form the Laver Cup—a Ryder Cup-style event which will begin next year
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 22:30:40 EDTThe most seismic events from Rio that blissfully have nothing to do with a certain U.S. swimmer’s visit to a gas station.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:08:52 EDTIn the wild-card era, the teams that have dominated their league like Chicago have almost always flopped in the playoffs.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 17:30:30 EDTMichigan State and Wisconsin isn’t an annual rivalry, but it’s usually a great matchup
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 18:06:52 EDTThe Pittsburgh Steelers’ running back is producing at an age when NFL running backs are typically sipping piña coladas and playing golf
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 17:51:14 EDTStanford running back Christian McCaffrey hasn’t merely dominated the USC Trojans. He’s dominated them like few college football players have ever dominated an opponent.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 00:08:12 EDTCincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton is never mentioned in the same breath as Newton, Rodgers or Brady. Yet Dalton has been the AFC’s best quarterback for the past 12 months.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 21:08:05 EDTMajor League Baseball teams are on pace to make more than 6,000 in-season roster moves—and injuries are not the only culprit.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 19:27:37 EDTBodybuilder and entrepreneur Margot Micallef balances physique-toning workouts with long-distance bike rides.
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 00:22:15 EDTSpin class, yoga and boxing with a trainer help real-estate agent Louise Phillips Forbes keep her focus, which also helps her dyslexia, she says.
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 14:52:48 EDTCan a game with a 19th-century tempo survive in the age of digital distraction?