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Police Escort Black Hockey Player to a Playoff Game After Threats

Police Escort Black Hockey Player to a Playoff Game After Threats

Givani Smith after being selected by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2016 draft.

The Shohei Ohtani Rules: Handling a Two-Way Experiment With Care

The Shohei Ohtani Rules: Handling a Two-Way Experiment With Care

Shohei Ohtani of Japan, the Angels’ pitcher, designated hitter and media sensation, has been shielded by the team on and off the field.

Inside the Confidential N.F.L. Meeting to Discuss National Anthem Protests

Inside the Confidential N.F.L. Meeting to Discuss National Anthem Protests

From left: DeMaurice Smith, Eric Reid, Bob McNair and Roger Goodell.

Why Max Scherzer Is the Perfect Pitcher for This Baseball Era

Why Max Scherzer Is the Perfect Pitcher for This Baseball Era

Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer, who has won three Cy Young Awards, is putting up career-best numbers this season.

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson Warm Up Together, and to Each Other

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson Warm Up Together, and to Each Other

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, golf’s great rivals over more than two decades, joined each other in a practice round at Augusta National on Tuesday.

In Chilly Home Opener, Didi Gregorius Brings the Heat for the Yankees

In Chilly Home Opener, Didi Gregorius Brings the Heat for the Yankees

Didi Gregorius (18) celebrated with teammates after hitting the second of his two home runs on Tuesday.

An American Goalie’s Hot Hand Takes Her All the Way to the Olympics

An American Goalie’s Hot Hand Takes Her All the Way to the Olympics

Maddie Rooney, left, was the United States’ starting goalie for most of the games on its pre-Olympic tour, including a victory over Canada in the Four Nations Cup in November.

N.C.A.A. Panel Proposes Reforms, Including End to ‘One and Done’

N.C.A.A. Panel Proposes Reforms, Including End to ‘One and Done’

Condoleezza Rice, a former secretary of state, unveiled her report on college basketball reforms on Wednesday.

Jack Hughes Is Just 16, but His Stock Is Rising Fast

Jack Hughes Is Just 16, but His Stock Is Rising Fast

Jack Hughes, 16, played only 27 games in the United States Hockey League this season, but finished with 21 goals and 33 assists.

Nathan Chen Struggles in Olympic Figure Skating Debut

Nathan Chen Struggles in Olympic Figure Skating Debut

Nathan Chen falls on the landing of his triple axel in the short program portion of the figure skating team event on Friday

At Global Clubs, Local Players Serve as Connective Tissue

At Global Clubs, Local Players Serve as Connective Tissue

Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold, 19, grew up in the city, and knows how children revere the club’s local players. “I can relate to the kids,” he said. “I know what impact it can have just to show that it is possible.”

‘As Though the Other Good Horses Weren’t There’

‘As Though the Other Good Horses Weren’t There’

Affirmed in 1978 with his owners, Louis and Patrice Wolfson, and the trainer Laz Barrera, left.

Alabama Wins National Championship With a Halftime Twist

Alabama Wins National Championship With a Halftime Twist

Alabama’s Calvin Ridley (3) caught a touchdown pass late in the fourth quarter to tie the score at 20-20 and help send the national title game against Georgia into overtime.

The World Cup Extends to Siberia, Although It Isn’t an Easy Reach

The World Cup Extends to Siberia, Although It Isn’t an Easy Reach

In Ulan-Ude, fans rejoiced at 4 a.m when Russia completed its 3-1 victory over Egypt. The victory helped Russia advance to the knockout round of the World Cup.

Giancarlo Stanton Quiets the Boos by Leading the Yankees’ Homer Barrage

Giancarlo Stanton Quiets the Boos by Leading the Yankees’ Homer Barrage

Giancarlo Stanton hit a two-run homer in the first inning on Wednesday against the Tampa Bay Rays.

Vegas? D.C.? Lord Stanley Would Be Baffled

Vegas? D.C.? Lord Stanley Would Be Baffled

The Montreal Canadiens, in 1993, were the last Canadian team to win the Stanley Cup.


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