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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.

An IndyCar Champion Who Stays Sharp by Driving Go-Karts

An IndyCar Champion Who Stays Sharp by Driving Go-Karts

Will Power, 33, the newly crowned IndyCar champion, in Fontana, Calif., on Aug. 30.

Benjamin Pavard, and His World Cup Highlight, Came Out of Nowhere

Benjamin Pavard, and His World Cup Highlight, Came Out of Nowhere

France’s Benjamin Pavard celebrates after scoring his equalizing goal against Argentina during the round of 16.

Knicks Fire Coach Jeff Hornacek

Knicks Fire Coach Jeff Hornacek

Coach Jeff Hornacek was fired by the Knicks shortly after the conclusion of the 2017-18 season.

‘Not the Old Jags’: Defense Brings the Playoffs to Jacksonville

‘Not the Old Jags’: Defense Brings the Playoffs to Jacksonville

Jaguars safety Barry Church breaking up a pass intended for the 49ers’ Marquise Goodwin in December. A defense that excels in takeaways and sacks helped Jacksonville win 10 games this season.

Justice Dept. Escalates Inquiry on Global Sports Corruption

Justice Dept. Escalates Inquiry on Global Sports Corruption

Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore., was chosen to host the 2021 world track and field championships. There was no bidding process.

Dabo Swinney Creates the Un-Alabama at Clemson

Dabo Swinney Creates the Un-Alabama at Clemson

Clemson Coach Dabo Swinney after his team won the ACC Football Championship earlier this month. Swinney has taken what by many rights should be just another Southern school that likes football to a competitive level unmatched by almost any other.

British Open: Tommy Fleetwood Is Again Flirting With a First Major Title

British Open: Tommy Fleetwood Is Again Flirting With a First Major Title

Tommy Fleetwood of England, pictured with his caddie, Ian Finnis, shot the lowest score of the day on Friday at the British Open — a six-under-par 65.

Yuzuru Hanyu Writes Another Chapter in Figure Skating Legend

Yuzuru Hanyu Writes Another Chapter in Figure Skating Legend

Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan during the free skate on Saturday at Gangneung Ice Arena. Hanyu won the gold with 317.85 points.

Stanford Fans Still Expect Oddities When the Band Is Out on the Field

Stanford Fans Still Expect Oddities When the Band Is Out on the Field

Stanford’s band became part of the game during the final play of the team’s 1982 meeting with its archrival, California.

‘King’ James Briefly Sat, and His Subjects Carried the Load

‘King’ James Briefly Sat, and His Subjects Carried the Load

An exhausted LeBron James headed to the locker room after the Cleveland Cavaliers barely hung on to beat the Indiana Pacers in Game 7 of their first-round playoff series.

As Golden Knights Soar, Las Vegas Stakes Its Claim as a Sports Town

As Golden Knights Soar, Las Vegas Stakes Its Claim as a Sports Town

A Vegas Golden Knights fan at a home preseason game in October. During the regular season, the team has drawn audiences that regularly exceed the arena’s official capacity, when standing-room-only tickets are included.

Shut Out in 2014, U.S. Speedskaters Modify Their Suits, Their Training and Their Expectations

Shut Out in 2014, U.S. Speedskaters Modify Their Suits, Their Training and Their Expectations

Joey Mantia in the new Under Armour suit that United States speedskaters will wear at the Pyeongchang Games.

Momentum Builds Toward Grigor Dimitrov’s Grand Slam Breakthrough

Momentum Builds Toward Grigor Dimitrov’s Grand Slam Breakthrough

Grigor Dimitrov defeated Nick Kyrgios, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4), 4-6, 7-6 (4), to reach the Australian Open quarterfinals.

The Greatest Figure Skater Ever Is Michael Jackson on Ice, Surrounded by Winnie the Poohs

The Greatest Figure Skater Ever Is Michael Jackson on Ice, Surrounded by Winnie the Poohs

If Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan recovers from an ankle injury in time for the Winter Olympics, he’ll be one of the Games’ biggest stars. Not since 1952 has a men’s champion successfully defended his gold medal in figure skating.

Brooks Koepka Repeats as the U.S. Open Champion

Brooks Koepka Repeats as the U.S. Open Champion

Brooks Koepka playing a shot from a bunker on the 11th hole Sunday at Shinnecock Hills. Koepka won the U.S. Open in part because he made several critical saves, including a bogey putt on 11.


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