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Baseball Hall of Fame: Derek Jeter and Larry Walker Join 2020 Class

It was never a question that Derek Jeter, the longtime captain of the Yankees and one of the most celebrated players in baseball history,...

The Quiet Confidence of Naomi Osaka

MELBOURNE, Australia — As the reigning Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka opened her season earlier this month, she checked herself as she expressed her...

Zion Williamson Nears Return From ‘Frustrating’ Knee Injury

NEW ORLEANS — As Zion Williamson spent the past three months recovering from knee surgery, he tried to be patient. It did not always...

Mexico’s ‘Chicharito,’ Javier Hernández, Joins Los Angeles Galaxy in M.L.S.

Javier Hernández, a high-scoring Mexican striker who had been rumored to be heading to Major League Soccer for years, finally arrived in the league...

In a Game of Stars, Derek Jeter Distinguished Himself With a Flip

The play happened more than 18 years ago, but for a generation of baseball fans all you need to describe it are two simple...

Envisioning a Champions League on Tour, a Soccer Investor Demands More for His Money

Stephen M. Ross, the real estate developer and principal owner of the Miami Dolphins, flew to Paris this month to speak with leaders of...

A Grieving Young Tennis Star Finds Solace on the Court

BRADENTON, Fla. — With her tennis career taking flight at age 17, Amanda Anisimova was abruptly grounded: out of last year’s United States Open...

3 Horses Die in 3 Days at Santa Anita, Prompting Fresh Criticism of Racetrack

It was a grim trifecta and a familiar result for Santa Anita Park: Three horses died in three days this past weekend at California’s...

Coco Gauff Vaults From Obscurity to Stardom, but Result Is the Same

MELBOURNE, Australia — Coco Gauff was a qualifier and Grand Slam rookie when she played Venus Williams for the first time.That was at Wimbledon...

The 49ers Run (and Run and Run) Over Green Bay and Into the Super...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — A year ago Sunday, while the N.F.L. elite were competing in their conferences’ championship games, the San Francisco 49ers’ staff...