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After several major upsets last week in N.F.L., the bar for Week 2 to compete is set awfully high. Were Jacksonville and Washington one-week wonders? Can Chicago...

LeBron James sets records with 16th All-NBA team selection

For LeBron James, breaking NBA records has become a habit. And on Wednesday, he broke yet another, becoming the player selected to the most All-NBA teams when it...

Steven Cohen Agrees to Buy the Mets

Frustrated Mets fans have for years pined for a new owner to swoop in and buy their team, someone to save it from what they felt was...

Big Ten to vote on football returning as early as October

The Big Ten could return sooner than it ever anticipated. A little more than a month after postponing all fall sports and turning its attention to spring football,...

N.F.L. Week 1 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread

In the quiet moments before Week 1 begins in the N.F.L., every team believes it is destined for the Super Bowl. (OK, maybe not the Jaguars or...

N.F.L. Season Kicks Off With Players’ Protesting Racism

After an off-season of social and political turmoil, N.F.L. players made it clear on the night of the season opener that they will continue to shine a...

Chess Is Now a Streaming Obsession

On a recent afternoon, thousands of noncombatants watched from the sidelines as their general ordered his troops across the battlefield and became locked in a fierce duel...

Expert Picks: Who Will Win the Kentucky Derby

The horses for the 146th running of the Kentucky Derby, which was moved to Saturday from May 2 and will have no spectators present because of the...

NFL takes over investigation of Washington Football Team

The NFL is now overseeing the investigation of the Washington Football Team regarding previously reported allegations of workplace misconduct, a source with knowledge of the investigation told...

N.B.A. Protest Shows Who Calls the Shots in a Superstar Economy

Like a vintage LeBron James dunk, the pro basketball labor stoppage was remarkable both for its display of strength and for the speed with which it ended. The...

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