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Syndergaard Returns for Five Innings in Mets’ Win Over Nationals

Syndergaard Returns for Five Innings in Mets’ Win Over Nationals

The Mets’ Noah Syndergaard lasted five innings against the Washington Nationals on Friday, allowing one run on two walks and seven hits. He threw three strikeouts in his return from a finger injury.

Belmont Stakes 2018: Latest Odds, Picks and Contenders

Belmont Stakes 2018: Latest Odds, Picks and Contenders

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Justify working out at Belmont Park.

Top Private Schools Bring In the Power Elite (and the Power Forwards)

Top Private Schools Bring In the Power Elite (and the Power Forwards)

Saddiq Bey, taking a free throw for Sidwell Friends School this season, is expected to play major college basketball even though his high school has not historically produced such talents.

A Brooklyn Family’s Journey Finally Reaches the N.B.A.

A Brooklyn Family’s Journey Finally Reaches the N.B.A.

The Oklahoma City Thunder rookie Dakari Johnson comes from a long line of Brooklyn-born basketball players.

What Was J.R. Smith Thinking on the Last Play of Regulation?

What Was J.R. Smith Thinking on the Last Play of Regulation?

Cleveland’s J.R. Smith dribbled away from the basket after a rebound late in the game. LeBron James tried to steer him the right way.

Russian Hackers Release Stolen Emails in New Effort to Undermine Doping Investigators

Russian Hackers Release Stolen Emails in New Effort to Undermine Doping Investigators

Russian hackers released a new set of stolen emails on Wednesday, part of an effort to highlight disagreements between global sports officials and international doping regulators.

British Open: Jordan Spieth Moves Into Position for a Repeat

British Open: Jordan Spieth Moves Into Position for a Repeat

Jordan Spieth, teeing off on No. 18, had a bogey-free round of 65 on Saturday, but has not won a tournament since last year’s British Open.

The Era of Streaming Niche Sports Dawns

The Era of Streaming Niche Sports Dawns

The World Armwrestling League is one of a growing number of niche sports organizations that believe they can become profitable streaming their competitions.

Appreciating Skating’s Spins, the Art Behind the Sport

Appreciating Skating’s Spins, the Art Behind the Sport

Gabrielle Daleman of Canada showing the beauty of a spin.

He Signed the Denial Letter. Now He Helps Former N.F.L. Players Get Benefits.

He Signed the Denial Letter. Now He Helps Former N.F.L. Players Get Benefits.

Paul Scott, a former bureaucrat at the N.F.L.’s disability plan, has turned the arcane knowledge he acquired into a thriving business helping players get thousands of dollars in benefits.

Luka Doncic Feels the Burn of the Spotlight — and the Thrill

Luka Doncic Feels the Burn of the Spotlight — and the Thrill

Luka Doncic may have been the most hyped player in Thursday night’s N.B.A. draft. The frenzy of his first few hours as a Dallas Maverick would suggest so.

How to Stay Warm At a Bitter-Cold Olympics? Face Tape and a Whistle-Like Gadget

How to Stay Warm At a Bitter-Cold Olympics? Face Tape and a Whistle-Like Gadget

Olympic skiers like Ted Ligety are wearing tape on their faces to combat the cold and wind. But then they have to take it off.

Olympic Curler’s Shoes Are Revolting, Other Olympians Say

Olympic Curler’s Shoes Are Revolting, Other Olympians Say

Tyler George bought his Skechers at a shopping mall in Duluth, Minn., eight years ago. He might win a gold medal in them.

Payment Processor to Stop Working With Daily Fantasy Sports Clients

Payment Processor to Stop Working With Daily Fantasy Sports Clients

Vantiv Entertainment Solutions told its daily fantasy clients, which include FanDuel and DraftKings, that it “will suspend all processing for payment transactions.”

Sanchez Goes the Other Way, and Severino Stays the Course, in a Yankees Win

Sanchez Goes the Other Way, and Severino Stays the Course, in a Yankees Win

Gary Sanchez had to reach far across the plate to connect for a two-run opposite-field single in the fifth inning of the Yankees’ victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday.

Sometimes in Tennis, One Hand is Still Better Than Two

Sometimes in Tennis, One Hand is Still Better Than Two

Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece at the Barcelona Open in April. Tsitsipas, ranked 35th in the world, plays with a one-handed backhand.


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