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Two Outsiders Get Career Boosts at the French Open

PARIS — The French Open, as one of the four Grand Slam tournaments, is the big time for a tennis…

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At 36, Candace Parker Posts a Triple-Double, a W.N.B.A. Rarity

Retirement may have been on Candace Parker’s mind before this season, but on the court she is showing no signs…

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Sports

They Treated Their Sports Like a Job. They Wish the N.C.A.A. Had, Too.

Tamara Statman may have had a student ID card during her four years playing softball at the University of Arizona,…

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World

Manchester City Had the Money. Haaland’s Team Had the Plan.

A few days before last summer’s transfer window drew to a close, a handful of Manchester City’s most senior executives…

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Sports

Rangers Knock Sidney Crosby Out of the Game, Then Come Back to Win

In the middle of the second period of the Rangers’ critical playoff game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday, the…

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Sports

How the Rangers Got Back to the N.H.L. Playoffs

Mark Reiss has been a Rangers season-ticket holder since 2001, perched high in the blue seats with his two sons,…

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Sports

A Physical Bucks Team Makes the Celtics Suddenly Look Average

The task of stopping a player like Giannis Antetokounmpo — has there ever been a player like Giannis Antetokounmpo? —…

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Sports

For One Man, the N.F.L. Draft’s ‘Mr. Irrelevant’ Meant a Lot

LAS VEGAS — Only the hardiest of N.F.L. fans stick around to watch the end of the third and final…

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Sports

When Draft Pundits Are Right, and N.F.L. Teams Wrong

It’s every N.F.L. fan’s nightmare. After months of anticipation, your team’s first-round pick in the N.F.L. draft (the 2022 edition…

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Sports

Wimbledon’s rule change on Covid vaccination opens the door for Djokovic.

Wimbledon’s decision to allow players unvaccinated against Covid-19 to participate in this year’s tournament opens the way for Novak Djokovic…

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