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Not Necessarily Thor: One Mets Ace Is Not Like the Other

Not Necessarily Thor: One Mets Ace Is Not Like the Other

Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom has unconventional eating and exercise habits that are the marvel of teammates. He pitches pretty well, too.

More Strikeouts Than Hits? Welcome to Baseball’s Latest Crisis

More Strikeouts Than Hits? Welcome to Baseball’s Latest Crisis

Lorenzo Cain after striking out in a game in May. Cain, one of the leading hitters in the National League this season, said, "We try to adjust as hitters, but it’s a different style of ball now."

Baseball Reaches Out to the Next Generation on Their Own Turf

Baseball Reaches Out to the Next Generation on Their Own Turf

Steven Matz of the Mets, center, took time during the Little League Classic to work with Logan Castellano, a Little Leaguer, on how to throw a changeup.

Boise State’s Broncos Are Fast, but Only One Is Hoofed

Boise State’s Broncos Are Fast, but Only One Is Hoofed

Beth Miller, the Bronco Girl for Boise State, riding Shyann last season. Miller grew up with the mare on her family’s Idaho farm.

Why N.H.L. Teams May Not Enjoy the Comforts of Home Ice

Why N.H.L. Teams May Not Enjoy the Comforts of Home Ice

Capitals fans before Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals. Washington is 6-5 at home in the playoffs, but one win from the championship.

Top Private Schools Bring In the Power Elite (and the Power Forwards)

Top Private Schools Bring In the Power Elite (and the Power Forwards)

Saddiq Bey, taking a free throw for Sidwell Friends School this season, is expected to play major college basketball even though his high school has not historically produced such talents.

Playoff Overtime Isn’t the Grueling Slog It Used to Be

Playoff Overtime Isn’t the Grueling Slog It Used to Be

With a skate in the crease, Dallas’s Brett Hull made the controversial winning shot against Buffalo in the 1999 finals.

 The New Season Ticket, Seat Optional

The New Season Ticket, Seat Optional

The A's celebrated 50 years at the Coliseum in April with mascots dressed up as Dennis Eckersley and Rollie Fingers, the franchise's Hall of Fame relievers.

The Lonely Existence of Winnipeg Jets Fans in Atlanta

The Lonely Existence of Winnipeg Jets Fans in Atlanta

John Lipman, a former Atlanta Thrashers season-ticket holder, became a Winnipeg Jets fan after the franchise moved there in 2011.

If You’re Afraid of Heights but Going to the World Cup, Don’t Sit Here

If You’re Afraid of Heights but Going to the World Cup, Don’t Sit Here

Two 139-foot-tall temporary stands were constructed at Tsentralnyi Stadium in Yekaterinburg, Russia, to expand seating for the World Cup to 35,000.

Grant Hill, Former Duke Star, Now an Analyst for Turner Sports

Grant Hill, Former Duke Star, Now an Analyst for Turner Sports

Grant Hill, who played for Duke, was the 1994 Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year, a two-time all-American and a two-time N.C.A.A. tournament champion.

North Korea Is in Winter Olympics Without Any Star Athletes

North Korea Is in Winter Olympics Without Any Star Athletes

Ryom Tae-ok and Kim Ju-sik of North Korea performed in September.

The Washington Capitals, After Years of Frustration, Win the Stanley Cup

The Washington Capitals, After Years of Frustration, Win the Stanley Cup

Alex Ovechkin finally lifted the Stanley Cup and shed the label of being the best player who had never won a championship.

Olympic Organizers Say Tickets Are Sold, but Where Are the People?

Olympic Organizers Say Tickets Are Sold, but Where Are the People?

Empty seats at the women’s giant slalom on Thursday. Organizers are claiming heavy ticket sales, but those have not translated into warm bodies.

National Anthem Protests Sidelined by Ambiguity

National Anthem Protests Sidelined by Ambiguity

Several members of the San Francisco 49ers kneel during the national anthem before a game Sunday against Los Angeles Rams at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Sideline protests by N.F.L. players, inspired by a gesture by former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, continue but on a smaller scale as the season ends.

Newest Hall of Famers Carry Records and Memories Into Cooperstown

Newest Hall of Famers Carry Records and Memories Into Cooperstown

A fan of Trevor Hoffman took pictures of art for sale at Clark Sports Center during the Baseball Hall of Fame’s induction ceremony on Sunday.


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