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In this newsletter, Marc Stein talks to Green about the Golden State Warriors’ down year, analyzes the many coaching vacancies, and looks ahead to the Lakers-Heat finals.
The stage seemed set for Minnesota to break its streak of postseason losses. But sure enough, a late collapse delivered a 17th consecutive playoff defeat.
He played in the World Series with the 1978 Yankees and the 1981 Dodgers, but he was best known for his imaginative stunts. He died of Covid-19 complications.
Coronavirus fears, rising infection rates and quarantine rules are raising serious practical concerns before the first round of World Cup qualifiers in South America.
The Tennessee Titans and Minnesota Vikings are the N.F.L.’s first teams to halt operations after eight members of the Titans received positive tests.
The Chicago Bears started the season with a 3-0 record and a quarterback controversy. The Atlanta Falcons (0-3) have personnel stability and a penchant for blowing leads.
They’re under 26, have won M.V.P.s and they can seemingly do anything. On Monday night, the N.F.L. gets a boost from the latest installment of its best current rivalry.
Stewart and her W.N.B.A. peers are playing through the postseason while also continuing their social justice advocacy in the wake of the Breonna Taylor grand jury decision.
Bogus trades. Fake lottery tickets. Electric pen assaults. No one at Yankee Stadium is safe from the longtime general manager’s high jinks.
Boston has several young stars and a trio of first-round draft picks, but strong competition may blunt their hopes of bouncing back next season from this year’s disappointment.
Novak Djokovic starts his campaign for a second French Open title against Mikael Ymer, while Aryna Sabalenka tries to live up to her potential on the Grand Slam stage.
In a showdown of two of the N.F.L.’s best quarterbacks, Patrick Mahomes again bested Lamar Jackson. The Kansas City quarterback showed off an efficient and varied offense in Baltimore.
The Lightning defeated the Dallas Stars, four games to two, to win their second championship, in a season upended by the coronavirus pandemic.
The Clippers were expected to contend for a championship this season, but they were upset in the second round of the playoffs as their big-name stars struggled.
A quirk in Major League Baseball’s modified postseason format could lead to an unusual assortment of pitchers getting innings aside from the usual starters and relievers.