CAN A TENNIS PLAYER SHARE HIS HEART, AND COURTS, WITH PICKLEBALL?

Our columnist grew up playing competitive tennis on Seattle courts that are now caught in the middle of a turf war with pickleball....

SERENA WILLIAMS TAKES ON EMMA RADUCANU ON THE ROAD TO THE U.S. OPEN

After a postponement because of physical problems, Williams is scheduled to play Emma Raducanu on Tuesday. Her prime target is the...

 
 
 

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE WNBA PLAYOFFS

The Chicago Sky will try to defend their championship, but Las Vegas and Connecticut are threats. So is Seattle, with the retiring...

PETE CARRIL, PRINCETON'S TEXTBOOK BASKETBALL COACH, DIES AT 92

Without the aid of athletic scholarships, he turned outgunned teams into winners by keeping players moving, passing, finding the open...

 
 
 

LOS ANGELES RAMS GM LES SNEAD TALKS ABOUT THE VALUE OF DRAFT PICKS

Les Snead built a Super Bowl-winning roster by swapping high draft picks for key starters. His approach spawned copycats and made him...

SEXUAL ASSAULT REVELATIONS TURN CANADA'S NATIONAL GAME INTO THE NATION'S SHAME

Once a jewel of Hockey Canada's schedule, the world junior tournament is playing to a largely empty arena as turmoil forces Canadians...

 
 
 

DESHAUN WATSON APOLOGIZES AS SUSPENSION IS UNDER REVIEW

Accused of sexual misconduct by more than two dozen women, Watson said he was “truly sorry.” His lack of remorse had been cited as...

MARSHAWN LYNCH DISPUTES D.U.I. CHARGES

Las Vegas police said the popular retired N.F.L. running back smelled of alcohol when they found him asleep in a car on Tuesday morning....

 
 
 

MORE BLACK FORMER N.F.L. PLAYERS ELIGIBLE FOR CONCUSSION PAYOUTS

Tests for dementia were rescored under the N.F.L.'s concussion settlement to avoid race-based criteria.

SUE BIRD BECAME THE LEGEND SHE NEEDED: ‘THERE WAS NO REAL PATH'

Bird, the Seattle Storm point guard, is retiring as the W.N.B.A.'s career leader in assists - and no one else in the game is even close.

 
 
 

BAYERN MUNICH AND THE MYTH OF COMPETITION

In several of Europe's top leagues, it already feels like the title race is over. But is dominance what fans really want?

THE PACKERS' SHAREHOLDERS MEETING IS A WINDOW INTO NFL FINANCES

The Green Bay Packers are the only N.F.L. team whose fans can buy an ownership stake. Their annual shareholders meeting is part pep...

 
 
 

FIFA AGREES TO CHANGE WORLD CUP START DATE

A last-minute change of the tournament's start date was only the latest bit of uncertainty to surround soccer's showcase event.

SERENA WILLIAMS BEGINS THE NOT-TOO-LONG GOODBYE

Williams, who expects to retire after the U.S. Open, played what was likely her last match in Canada on Wednesday. It ended with a...

 
 
 

FIFA SEEKS LATE CHANGES TO QATAR WORLD CUP SCHEDULE

In a letter sent only months before the tournament, organizers have requested that the World Cup start one day earlier and allow Qatar,...

SUDDENLY IN TORONTO, IT'S ALL ABOUT SERENA WILLIAMS

Williams's second-round match on Wednesday at the National Bank Open could be her last in Canada, and everyone wants in on it, even...

 
 
 

AT THE U.S. OPEN, SERENA WILLIAMS WAS A ‘GAME CHANGER'

Williams, along with her sister Venus, transformed the tournament grounds in Queens into a more inclusive environment.

FOR SERENA WILLIAMS, TENNIS - NOT MOTHERHOOD - WAS A SACRIFICE

Williams was bedridden for six weeks after childbirth because of life-threatening blood clots. She was playing in a Wimbledon final...

 
 
 

SERENA WILLIAMS FORCED HER WAY INTO THE TENNIS HISTORY BOOKS

With her dominant strokes and smart moves off the court, Williams helped redefine how to be a superstar athlete.

SERENA WILLIAMS WILL RETIRE TENNIS JUST AS SHE PLAYED - ON HER OWN TERMS

Williams brought her own distinctive flair to tennis, challenging norms that governed fashion, power, decorum, race and gender. By...

 
 
 



Athletics call up top prospect Shea Langeliers

Athletics call up top prospect Shea Langeliers

The Oakland Athletics called up top prospect Shea Langeliers from their Triple-A affiliate, they announced Tuesday. Read more ...

Breanna Stewart earns AP WNBA Player of the Year honors

Breanna Stewart earns AP WNBA Player of the Year honors

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Why Bill Belichick Doesn't Put Any Stock Into ‘No. 1 Cornerback' Title

Why Bill Belichick Doesn't Put Any Stock Into ‘No. 1 Cornerback' Title

NESN Logo Sign In The Patriots' top cornerback has jumped off the page during the last few seasons with New England's secondary previously headlined by former Defensive Player... Read more ...

NBA schedule won't have any games on Election Day

NBA schedule won't have any games on Election Day

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AP sources: Tiger to meet with top players against LIV Golf

AP sources: Tiger to meet with top players against LIV Golf

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Steelers' Karl Joseph, Anthony Miller placed on injured reserve after...

Steelers' Karl Joseph, Anthony Miller placed on injured reserve after suffering season-ending injuries

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No. 18 Texas loses two projected starters due to season-ending injuries

No. 18 Texas loses two projected starters due to season-ending injuries

In addition to three interceptions and four fumbles, Texas lost projected starters to season-ending injuries at the team's weekend scrimmage. Read more ...

Kevin Durant Odds: Bookmakers Still Guessing Where Star Ends Up Next

Kevin Durant Odds: Bookmakers Still Guessing Where Star Ends Up Next

NESN Logo Sign In The Kevin Durant offseason Tilt-a-Whirl just keeps on spinning. Durant initially requested a trade from the Brooklyn Nets back on June 30 and there has... Read more ...

Brazil-Argentina qualifier won't be replayed

Brazil-Argentina qualifier won't be replayed

The World Cup qualifier between Argentina and Brazil suspended last year will not be replayed, the federations of both countries confirmed Tuesday. Read more ...