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2 U.S.A. Swimming Officials Resign Amid Accusations of Ignored Abuse

2 U.S.A. Swimming Officials Resign Amid Accusations of Ignored Abuse

American swimmers at the Olympic trials in Omaha in 2016. Two officials of the sport’s national governing body announced their resignations this week.

Baseball Loves the Long Ball. But for How Long?

Baseball Loves the Long Ball. But for How Long?

The young sluggers Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa have thrived with the Astros.

At the U.S. Open, the Usual Suspects Are Expected to Rule

At the U.S. Open, the Usual Suspects Are Expected to Rule

Roger Federer served to Stan Wawrinka during the Western & Southern Open in Ohio on Aug. 17.

Usain Bolt, World’s Fastest Man, to Try Out for Australian Soccer Club

Usain Bolt, World’s Fastest Man, to Try Out for Australian Soccer Club

Usain Bolt, left, during a charity soccer match last month in Nanterre, France. “Everyone feels like I’m just kidding around, just joking, but I’m serious,” the sprinter said in April of his soccer ambitions.

Notre Dame, a UConn Nemesis, Topples the Huskies in a Final Four Thriller

Notre Dame, a UConn Nemesis, Topples the Huskies in a Final Four Thriller

Notre Dame’s Arike Ogunbowale in the second half against Connecticut on Friday. She finished with 27 points and the game-winning shot.

This Sophisticated Admirer of the Warriors Says, ‘More Draymond, Please’

This Sophisticated Admirer of the Warriors Says, ‘More Draymond, Please’

Cheryl Reeve is one of the most successful coaches in W.N.B.A. history.

British Open: Jordan Spieth Moves Into Position for a Repeat

British Open: Jordan Spieth Moves Into Position for a Repeat

Jordan Spieth, teeing off on No. 18, had a bogey-free round of 65 on Saturday, but has not won a tournament since last year’s British Open.

Chipper Jones and Jim Thome Lead Large Class Into Baseball Hall of Fame

Chipper Jones and Jim Thome Lead Large Class Into Baseball Hall of Fame

Jim Thome after hitting a home run during the 1995 A.L. Championship Series. He was voted into the Hall of Fame in his first year on the ballot.

The University Is Fake. The Laughs Are Real.

The University Is Fake. The Laughs Are Real.

Maguire, a fictional university, has sent its “students” to every Final Four weekend since 1963.

What Happened to College Hoops? Don’t Worry, the Kids Are All Right

What Happened to College Hoops? Don’t Worry, the Kids Are All Right

Michigan’s Moritz Wagner, right, put up a Final Four double-double previously recorded by only Hakeem Olajuwon and Larry Bird. “Wow,” he said.

Justin Smoak Punishes Yankees, and Aaron Boone, With a Grand Slam

Justin Smoak Punishes Yankees, and Aaron Boone, With a Grand Slam

Justin Smoak hit a grand slam off David Robertson in the eighth inning to put the Blue Jays ahead for good on Sunday.

Manchester City Sizes Up Its Toughest Premier League Opponent: Complacency

Manchester City Sizes Up Its Toughest Premier League Opponent: Complacency

Pep Guardiola with Sergio Aguero after winning the Community Shield on Sunday. Manchester City has bigger goals this season.

Liverpool Beats Manchester City but Barely Dents Its Invincible Aura

Liverpool Beats Manchester City but Barely Dents Its Invincible Aura

Liverpool's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain celebrates his team's first goal against Manchester City. Liverpool would add three more, but it needed to fend off a furious late rally to hand City its first league defeat of the season.

Saquon Barkley Tries to Bring Running Backs Into the Draft Spotlight

Saquon Barkley Tries to Bring Running Backs Into the Draft Spotlight

Running back Saquon Barkley, coming out of Penn State, is a likely top five pick in the N.F.L. draft.

FIFA Clears Russian Team of Doping but Dashes Hopes of Peru’s Guerrero

FIFA Clears Russian Team of Doping but Dashes Hopes of Peru’s Guerrero

Russia’s World Cup team is training in Austria this week.

Hyeon Chung’s Tennis Breakthrough Was Shaped in a Parking Lot

Hyeon Chung’s Tennis Breakthrough Was Shaped in a Parking Lot

In his acrobatic defense and ability to generate power in extension, Hyeon Chung is similar to his idol, Novak Djokovic.


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