N.F.L. Scores: Key Injuries and a Patriots vs. Falcons Rematch in Week 7
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Behind Astros Victory, McCullers’s Killer Instinct and a Father’s Advice
Lance McCullers Jr. spun curve after curve — 24 in a row to end Game 7 of the American League Championship Series — and the Yankees never solved him.
Astros Move Onto the World Series as the Yankees Run Out of Gas
Behind two of the less heralded members of their pitching rotation, the Astros held the Yankees to three hits and won Game 7 of the American League Championship Series.
Knicks Falter in Second Half and Lose Home Opener to the Pistons
The team is now 0-2 in its first season after trading Carmelo Anthony. There is no sense of progress yet, but there are 80 games to go.
Astros Shove Aside the Yankees and Head to the World Series
The Astros, who decisively won Game 7 of the A.L.C.S., will seek their first World Series title starting Tuesday in Los Angeles.
Henrik Lundqvist Reaches Milestones in a Rare Rangers Victory
In a 4-2 defeat of the Predators, Lundqvist tied Glenn Hall for ninth place in wins and became only the third goalie to appear in 750 games for one team.
Things Are Looking Up for the Yankees’ Thumbs Down Guy
A Mets fan who expressed his displeasure with a home run by the Yankees’ Todd Frazier in a September game against the Rays at Citi Field has become an unlikely celebrity.
Astros and Yankees Take Some Shaky Memories Into Game 7
The Astros have a rough history of closing out playoff series, even with late leads, while the Yankees’ last Game 7 was part of their 2004 A.L.C.S. collapse.
Astros, Their Backs to the Wall, Hold Off the Yankees and Force Game 7
Jose Altuve drove in three runs, and starter Justin Verlander dominated with a big assist from center fielder George Springer, who made a leaping catch of a deep drive.
High School Students Explain Why They Protest Anthems and Pledges
Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit or take a knee during the national anthem exploded into a national conversation about race. Here, high school students tell us why they sit or kneel during the national anthem or the Pledge of Allegiance — or why they stand and participate.
Yankees Are Undone by Altuve and Verlander as the Astros Force a Game 7
Jose Altuve drove in three runs, and starter Justin Verlander got a big assist from center fielder George Springer, who made a leaping catch of a deep drive with two runners on base.
Marshawn Lynch Is Suspended for a Game After Shoving an Official
Lynch, who has the option of appealing the suspension, was ejected from the Raiders’ game against the Chiefs on Thursday after he shoved the line judge Julian Mapp.
Best Supporting Player? It Has to Be the Dodgers’ Enrique Hernandez
His three home runs in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series propelled Los Angeles to the World Series for the first time in 29 years.
For the Yankees, the Wild Card Has a Whole New Meaning
Before this weekend, the Yankees had always finished first in the regular season before they made a trip to the World Series. Now they could get there after finishing second in the American League East.
Rockets Fear Chris Paul Could Miss a Month With Knee Injury
Paul has been officially ruled out of the Rockets’ home opener Saturday night with a bruised knee.
Dusty Baker Is Out as Nationals Manager After Two Seasons
Baker won consecutive division titles in those two years, but the team’s general manager told reporters on Friday, “Our expectations have grown.”
Olympic Skating Without Russia? ‘Like a Meal Without Salt and Pepper’
At a major figure skating competition in Russia, participants wondered if Russia’s doping would keep it out of the 2018 Winter Games.
Columbia Gives Its Neighbors a Football Team Worth Cheering
The Lions are 5-0 this season, a rare sight for the neighborhood fans who have followed the team for decades.
Premier League Castoffs, Starting Over at Age 11
England’s soccer machine discards preteen players, and their dreams, with ease and efficiency every year. But not every player, or every family, is willing to give up.
The Blogger Who Became One University’s Scold
Daniel Libit has broken news about the University of New Mexico athletic department in a singularly specific quest to uncover wrongdoing in college sports.
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Dutch sailor wins last-gasp approval to start Volvo Ocean Race
Team AkzoNobel confirmed Simeon Tienpont as skipper for the Volvo Ocean Race hours before the start on Sunday after the Dutchman got approval for a series of crew changes as they prepared for the 83,000 km race around the world.