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Naomi Osaka Pulls Out of a Match Because of a Knee Injury

Naomi Osaka Pulls Out of a Match Because of a Knee Injury

“I’m kind of worried a little bit,” Osaka said after being forced to retire from...

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Tiger Woods’s Caddie Is a Reluctant Star

Tiger Woods’s Caddie Is a Reluctant Star

Joe LaCava, Woods’s caddie since 2011, was inducted into the Caddie Hall of Fame...

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Umpire Who Clashed With Serena Williams Won’t Work Her Matches

Umpire Who Clashed With Serena Williams Won’t Work Her...

Carlos Ramos, who issued penalties against Williams during last year’s U.S. Open...

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For Donovan Mitchell, U.S.A. Basketball Is Summer School. He’s Top of the Class.

For Donovan Mitchell, U.S.A. Basketball Is Summer School....

Mitchell, the breakout star of the Utah Jazz, is learning from one of the best coaches...

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Yankees’ Mike Tauchman First Did His Homework, Then Got His Chance

Yankees’ Mike Tauchman First Did His Homework, Then Got...

The outfielder embraced what it means to be a modern player, using video, data and...

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Tracing the Origins of the Phrase ‘Walk-Off Home Run’

Tracing the Origins of the Phrase ‘Walk-Off Home Run’

Dennis Eckersley is credited with coining the phrase to describe a game-ending homer,...

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The Mets Get Their Swagger Back

The Mets Get Their Swagger Back

Pete Alonso and Amed Rosario had five hits each as the Mets outlasted the Braves

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The Astros Are Major League Baseball’s Happy Place

The Astros Are Major League Baseball’s Happy Place

With a sophisticated use of analytics and a culture of frankness in the clubhouse,...

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Is Slavery’s Legacy in the Power Dynamics of Sports?

Is Slavery’s Legacy in the Power Dynamics of Sports?

In the N.B.A., the very term “owner” has come under fire, as players, most of whom...

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The Real Hurdle at Tokyo’s Olympic Test Events: The Heat

The Real Hurdle at Tokyo’s Olympic Test Events: The Heat

The heat is on as Tokyo faces extreme temperatures during test events a year out...