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The Heir to the Manning Quarterback Legacy Isn’t on TikTok

Last summer, while reading a list of Louisiana’s top college football recruiting prospects, Archie Manning noticed that only one of the high school players...

N.F.L. Teams Are Restricting Crowds. The Dallas Cowboys Want More.

Texans love to brag that everything is bigger in their state. The land, the food and, this year, the size of the crowds at...

Diego Maradona, the Most Human of Immortals

The day that Diego Maradona said goodbye, as his voice cracked and the place that had always been home heaved and sobbed, his mind...

Diego Maradona, One of Soccer’s Greatest Players, Is Dead at 60

Diego Maradona, the Argentine who became one of soccer’s greatest players with a roguish cunning and extravagant control while pursuing a personal life rife...

College Football Teams Change Thanksgiving Traditions Amid Pandemic

At Colorado, the Thanksgiving meal for football players, a ritual since at least the mid-1990s, will not happen. Ohio State’s seniors will miss out...

David Dinkins Kept Loving Tennis, No Matter Who Mocked Him

David N. Dinkins, who died Monday night at 93, was the mayor of New York. But he was also the unofficial mayor of the...

Without Drew Brees, the Saints Rely on an All-Purpose Back. No, Not Taysom Hill.

With quarterback Drew Brees out for several weeks because of rib and lung injuries, the New Orleans Saints’ Super Bowl hopes rest with a...

College Basketball Is Starting. Some Coaches Are Openly Asking Why.

In non-pandemic times, the men’s college basketball season would announce its arrival by poking up from under the college football blanket with familiar look-at-me...

College Football Playoff to Release First Rankings of a Chaotic Season

In a year in which very little is normal, count on this: The College Football Playoff selection committee will make an announcement on Tuesday...

Black Goalkeepers and Europe’s Uneven Playing Field

On the surface, Chelsea’s victory against Rennes in the Champions League a few weeks ago was just another of those disposable, check-box exercises that...