The N.B.A. Draft Steal ‘People Sort of Forgot’

There is a story about Isaiah Stewart that sounds apocryphal now that he is on the cusp of entering the N.B.A., but his father, Dela, vouched for its authenticity. It goes something like this: When Isaiah was a fifth grader in Rochester, N.Y., he received late notice that one of his

Dustin Johnson Wins 2020 Masters in Record Fashion

AUGUSTA, Ga. — For 10 years, Dustin Johnson’s chase for career-defining, major championship titles was tinged with ruthless angst, misfortune and calamitous setbacks. He grounded a club in an unobserved bunker at the 2010 P.G.A. Championship to earn a heartless penalty that bounced him from a playoff for the victory. Five

Arsène Wenger and the Gift of Time

Those mornings, there was never enough time. For years, you could set your watch by Arsène Wenger. Punctuality is a rare trait in soccer, but Wenger was fastidious about it. His weekly news conference at Colney, Arsenal’s training facility just outside London, always started at 9 a.m. And it started

N.B.A. Is Expected to Start Its New Season Next Month

The N.B.A.’s players on Thursday night tentatively approved the league’s plan to start the 2020-21 season on Dec. 22, which would require them to report to their teams for training camps in less than a month — barely seven weeks after the end of the pandemic-disrupted previous season. The union announced