The Giants and Jets Both Won, but Which Team Was More Enjoyable?

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What We Learned From Week 12 in the N.F.L.

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MLB Free-Agency Tracker: Latest News and Signings

In a complicated off-season for Major League Baseball, a solid free-agent class has around a month…

Alabama Beats Auburn in Iron Bowl Thriller

AUBURN, Ala. — When it ended, the University of Alabama football players galloped across the field,…

For Ku Stevens, Running Is a ‘Profound Act’

Watching Ku Stevens fly along the cross-country course in Nevada was like watching a movie play…

How Much Does a Top Club’s Manager Matter?

That first day, for an incoming manager at a new club, must be overwhelming. There is…

Mets Bolster Offense With Starling Marte, Eduardo Escobar and Mark Canha

In Billy Eppler’s last general manager job, with the Los Angeles Angels, his roster had a…

Michigan Upsets Ohio State, Forcing Buckeyes From Playoff Race

Shaw delivered the ball to his own 22, a far finer place than Ohio State had…

Italy and Portugal Drawn in Same Group for World Cup Playoff

Italy and Portugal were drawn into the same World Cup qualifying bracket on Friday, ensuring that…

Carlos Arthur Nuzman, Who Brought Olympics to Brazil, Convicted of Bribery

The man who brought the Olympics to South America for the first time has been sentenced…