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Tom Wilson Is Hockey’s Chief Villain. Or Is He?

“We’re all sitting on the bench looking at each other like, ‘Who is this kid?’ We were just so excited that he was on our side and not the other.”…

What Happened to Europe’s Soccer Super League?

The 48-hour history of European soccer’s long-discussed, hastily arranged, belatedly announced, much-derided and quickly abandoned Super League was short on chapters but long on drama. The battle for control of…

The Short, Unhappy Life of Europe’s Super League

The 48-hour history of European soccer’s long-discussed, hastily arranged, belatedly announced, much-derided and quickly abandoned Super League was short on chapters but long on drama. The battle for control of…

DeGrom Shuts Out the Nationals and Sets a Strikeout Record

Jacob deGrom struck out a career-high 15, pitched a two-hitter and boosted the sagging Mets’ offense with a go-ahead double from the No. 8 spot in the batting order, powering…

Anthony Edwards Will Dunk on You. And Beat You in Ping-Pong?

As a senior at Holy Spirit Preparatory School in Atlanta, Anthony Edwards commuted about an hour each way from his home in the southern reaches of the city. In addition…

Simone Biles Leaves Nike for a Sponsor That Focuses on Women

Simone Biles, the most decorated gymnast ever, has signed an agreement to represent the women’s clothing brand Athleta and is leaving Nike, her longtime sponsor, just three months before the…

Europe’s Super League Is Gone. What Now?

The prime difference between sports in the United States and soccer in Europe is dynasty. Dominant teams will, occasionally, surface in the major leagues of North America: The Golden State…

JP Morgan Apologizes for Its Role in Super League

JP Morgan Chase apologized on Friday for its role in arranging billions of dollars in financing for a breakaway European soccer league, admitting in a statement that it had “misjudged”…

Irish and Spanish Cities Lose Euro 2020 Games Because of Coronavirus

LONDON — Plans to play some matches in the European soccer championship this summer in Dublin and in Bilbao, Spain, have been abandoned after the local authorities were unable to…

The Black Widow of Pool Stares Down a New Challenge: Cancer

Jeanette Lee, better known as the Black Widow, spent years dominating pool tables despite degenerative, debilitating pain and became a top-ranked women’s billiards champion. She learned she had scoliosis as…