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They Played Sports at the Highest Level. Now Their Job Is to Save Lives.

The four-time Olympic gold medalist Hayley Wickenheiser of Canada was around 10 years old when she first had the idea of being both a...

The Day the Running Statues Donned Masks

Amby Burfoot, the 1968 Boston Marathon men’s champion, was running along the Mystic River on Saturday morning near his home in Connecticut when his...

Running for Reconnaissance as Much as for Exercise

HAVERTOWN, Pa. — On Saturday morning, a jogger wearing a mask passed our house. I was planning to run for an hour that day...

Live, From a Connecticut Backyard, It’s … a Sport!

Televised live sports have all but vanished in the age of coronavirus, but an unlikely exception emerged recently on ESPN3: the “2020 Platform Tennis...

Despite Trump’s Optimism, Lack of Sports Could Extend Into the Fall

Although President Trump has expressed optimism that sports leagues could resume play “sooner than later,” sports leaders have been planning for a longer postponement...

U.S. Prosecutors Say Qatar and Russia Bribed FIFA Officials to Win World Cup Bids

After years of investigations and indictments, the United States Department of Justice on Monday said for the first time that representatives working for Russia...

Al Kaline, Tigers’ Perennial All-Around All-Star, Is Dead at 85

Al Kaline, one of baseball’s finest hitters and defensive outfielders whose Hall of Fame career spanned 22 seasons with the Detroit Tigers, died on...

Golf Takes a Do-Over as the Masters Moves to November

Competitive golf’s governing bodies boldly remade the schedule of the men’s major championships and other professional events on Monday with the Masters tournament, a...

In a Time of Need, We Turn to Sister Jean

CHICAGO — The emails from Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt arrived as they always do after a game, one for each member of the Loyola-Chicago...

Closed and Without March Madness Bets, Sports Betting Faces New Pressures

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — The Horseshoe Council Bluffs Casino had planned an advertising campaign, looking to beckon visiting college basketball fans to its sports...