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The Jamaican Who Isn’t Sure He Wants to Play for Jamaica

The Jamaican Who Isn’t Sure He Wants to Play for Jamaica

Leon Bailey describes himself as “100 percent Jamaican.” But he has so far chosen not to play for the country.

The Story of the Wife Who Defended Her Husband in a Way That Left Him Unemployed

The Story of the Wife Who Defended Her Husband in a Way That Left Him Unemployed

Bryan Colangelo was twice named the N.B.A.’s executive of the year.

Johnny Manziel Looks Up From the Bottom of a Very Deep Hole

Johnny Manziel Looks Up From the Bottom of a Very Deep Hole

Johnny Manziel threw four interceptions in his first start for the Montreal Alouettes.

The Puzzling Olympic Ban on Russians: Gone Today, They May Be Here Tomorrow

The Puzzling Olympic Ban on Russians: Gone Today, They May Be Here Tomorrow

Russian athletes cleared to compete in the Winter Olympics will do so not under their nation’s flag, but under the designation Olympic Athlete from Russia.

Playing With Tiger Woods, Justin Thomas Begins His P.G.A. Championship Defense

Playing With Tiger Woods, Justin Thomas Begins His P.G.A. Championship Defense

Tiger Woods after hitting out of trees on the 15th hole Thursday. Woods started slowly but rallied to finish at even par.

The Era of Streaming Niche Sports Dawns

The Era of Streaming Niche Sports Dawns

The World Armwrestling League is one of a growing number of niche sports organizations that believe they can become profitable streaming their competitions.

An SEC Partisan on Rooting for Greatness

An SEC Partisan on Rooting for Greatness

The radio host Paul Finebaum’s new book is a paean to the SEC.

At the Masters’ 12th Hole, Shots Are Left Twisting in the Wind

At the Masters’ 12th Hole, Shots Are Left Twisting in the Wind

Jordan Spieth teeing off at the 12th hole on his way to winning the 2015 Masters. In the final round the next year, he lost his lead there.

The Olympics Would Be Better With a Breakdancing Competition. Discuss.

The Olympics Would Be Better With a Breakdancing Competition. Discuss.

Ronnie Abaldonado competing during the 2013 Red Bull BC One breakdancing world finals.

Martin Odegaard’s Second Act on a Smaller Stage

Martin Odegaard’s Second Act on a Smaller Stage

Martin Odegaard, 19, was loaned to Heerenveen, a Dutch club, after failing to find much playing time at Real Madrid.

Crossing Antarctica: 7 Takeaways From the Solo and Unsupported Journey

Crossing Antarctica: 7 Takeaways From the Solo and Unsupported Journey

Colin O'Brady pulling his pulk on Nov. 21, Day 19 of his trek.

In Brazil, It’s Time for the World to Play

In Brazil, It’s Time for the World to Play

The Maracanã Stadium illuminated in Brazil’s national colors. The World Cup final, on July 13, and several group and knockout-round matches will be played in the iconic stadium in Rio de Janeiro.  

A Baseball Binge With Small-Town Charm

A Baseball Binge With Small-Town Charm

Sam Suplizio Field hosts the 10-team, eight-day tournament.

Finally, Some Gay Pride From the Yankees

Finally, Some Gay Pride From the Yankees

A rainbow flag flew over Fenway Park in Boston when the Red Sox hosted a Pride Night in June.

Eagles Hold On Against the Falcons to Reach the N.F.C. Title Game

Eagles Hold On Against the Falcons to Reach the N.F.C. Title Game

The Eagles’ Brandon Graham tackling Devonta Freeman of the Falcons.

In a 2-0 Hole, Cavaliers Need to Give LeBron James Some Help

In a 2-0 Hole, Cavaliers Need to Give LeBron James Some Help

Things didn’t go well for LeBron James, left, and Kevin Love of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second half of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday in Boston.


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