Last Build Date: Sat, 22 Oct 2016 03:17:56 GMTCopyright: Copyright 2016 The New York Times Company
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 00:25:23 GMTThe N.F.L. indefinitely suspended Giants kicker Josh Brown after the release of documents that mention abuse of his ex-wife.A six-game suspension was introduced after the Ray Rice case, but several players, including Giants kicker Josh Brown, have avoided punishment of that length.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 00:05:55 GMTGiants kicker Josh Brown was charged in 2015 with assaulting his wife. The N.F.L. suspended him for one game, but has now reopened its investigation.In the case of Giants kicker Josh Brown, the league has showed that it hasn’t learned much since its mishandling of the Ray Rice case.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:13:38 GMTJonas Wood, whose show of portraits at the Anton Kern Gallery in Chelsea runs through Oct. 29, finds inspiration in the unlikeliest corners of the sports world.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:33:46 GMTAddison Russell of the Cubs was safe at first after Pedro Baez bobbled the ball on Thursday night.The Cubs have not reached the World Series since 1945, with Phil Cavarretta and Stan Hack and Harry (Peanuts) Lowrey. One more win and they will be there again.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:37:59 GMTThe Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis spoke with fans on Monday after Gov. Brian Sandoval of Nevada signed a bill into law that clears the way for a football stadium in Las Vegas.Rarely has the economic rationale for a taxpayer-funded stadium been as flimsy as it is in Las Vegas’s case — and never has the subsidy been as high.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 02:22:15 GMTVirginia defensive tackle Donte Wilkins desperately wanted No. 1. “It’s like a big boy’s dream to get to wear the small number,” he said.Turn on any college football game and it’s a safe bet that many of the best players will be wearing uniforms with low numbers, which have become a status symbol.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:38:13 GMTSebastian Vettel of Scuderia Ferrari in action behind Pascal Wehrlein of Manor Racing during the Japanese Grand Prix in Suzuka, two weeks ago.A racing rule aimed at making lapped racecars move aside to allow faster ones to pass has pitted the richer teams against the poorer ones.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:01:16 GMTSerena Williams during her loss in the United States Open semifinals last month. On Monday, she said she would miss the WTA Finals.Williams, who has a shoulder injury, is missing the event for the second straight year, providing a preview of what tennis might look like when she retires.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:53:28 GMTQuarterback Carson Palmer, left, and running back David Johnson will lead the Cardinals into a key N.F.C. West matchup with the Seahawks on Sunday night.The Seahawks look to bury the Cardinals in the N.F.C. West; the Steelers face the Patriots without Ben Roethlisberger. Here’s what to expect.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 02:48:47 GMTSometimes, a lawyer has to rely on other skills.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 01:14:56 GMTLouisville’s Lamar Jackson (8) and a stable of talented Atlantic Coast Conference quarterbacks have been bolstered by improving defenses around the league.With improving defenses and an offense-first mentality featuring a stable of talented quarterbacks, the A.C.C.’s strength, top to bottom, has been upgraded.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 01:29:07 GMTYasiel Puig, cheered on in Game 4 against the Cubs in Los Angeles, may be in his final season as a Dodger.Puig’s hitting has faltered significantly in the past two seasons, but he still holds a unique appeal in Los Angeles.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:55:11 GMTThe Chicago Cubs watched their pennant hopes slip away to the San Diego Padres in 1984.The Cubs need one more win to advance to the World Series, but the writer has seen it all before.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:18:58 GMTThe Sparks’ Nneka Ogwumike, left, made the game-winning shot over Lynx defender Sylvia Fowles with 3.1 seconds left, but her basket with 1:14 remaining should not have counted because of an expired shot clock.Officials missed a shot clock violation by the Sparks with 1:14 left in the deciding Game 5 Thursday, when Los Angeles beat the Minnesota Lynx, 77-76.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:58:13 GMTOregon wide receiver Dwayne Stanford was hoisted after scoring on Virginia in September.The over/under for the Oregon-California football game, 89½, is the highest known total since 1980.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 00:36:45 GMTThe Cubs’ Addison Russell hitting a two-run home run off Dodgers reliever Joe Blanton in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series.The Los Angeles Dodgers tried to distract Lester on the basepaths, but he threw seven innings of one-run ball as Chicago took a three-games-to-two lead in the N.L.C.S.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:01:16 GMTThe coach Nicole Pratt, right, with Storm Sanders, left, and Viktorija Rajicic after a doubles loss in the first round of the Australian Open in 2013.All but three of the top 50 players on the WTA Tour are coached by men. The issue is complex, but some see a generational shift on the way.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:01:16 GMTNaomi Osaka, serving at the Australian Open in January, is in position to make a big move both competitively and commercially in Japan. She just turned 19 and is No. 40 in the WTA rankings.Although Sania Mirza has again qualified for the WTA Finals in doubles, what the event really needs to generate regional buzz is a true women’s singles star from Asia, like Li Na.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 03:46:53 GMTCandace Parker, left, with Nneka Ogwumike, whose late shot lifted the Sparks to the W.N.B.A. title.Nneka Ogwumike hit a short jumper to lift the Sparks past the Minnesota Lynx. It was the first title for Candace Parker, who finished with 28 points and 12 rebounds.