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The former All-Stars, who both entered the N.B.A. straight from high school, hope to share their experiences in the league with potential clients entering the 2021 draft.
By Marc Stein
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Exhibition games replaced practices and intrasquad scrimmages as the New York teams prepared for the start of their regular-season schedule later this week.
By James Wagner
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With his win at the Memorial Tournament on Sunday, the previously petulant Rahm takes over the No. 1 world ranking.
By Bill Pennington
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on pro hockey
The team’s move to Canada to train and finish the N.H.L. season recalls a time in the 1960s and ’70s when training up there was standard. And most of the team was Canadian.
By Gerald Eskenazi
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Japan has largely controlled the coronavirus. Large parts of the rest of the world, especially the United States, have not. A year before the rescheduled Games, that is still a major problem.
By Matthew Futterman, Motoko Rich and Andrew Keh
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With new bike routes and the pandemic pushing more people to cycle, the mountains outside one of the world’s megacities are drawing new and veteran enthusiasts.
By Nathaniel Parish Flannery
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Diversity and inclusion advocates said until the league fully addresses its toxic relationship with women, “those stories will keep coming.”
By Juliet Macur and Ken Belson
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Canada’s immigration minister said repeated cross-border travel among players and staff members posed a health risk. The team is likely to play the regular season in the U.S.
By Tyler Kepner
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M.L.B.’s protocols require it, but it’s not easy to suddenly stop spitting, high-fiving and wiping your face in a sport where doing so can be second nature.
By James Wagner
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As sports return, some female athletes have entered restricted environments with their children in tow. Their leagues have taken steps to make it easier.
By Molly Hensley-Clancy
After 16 years away from English soccer’s top division, an era marred by sporting and financial batterings, Leeds United finally claimed a spot in the Premier League on Friday.
By Rory Smith
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With their homes, family and friends minutes away, Orlando players feel conflicted as they resume their season in quarantine at Walt Disney World.
By Marc Stein
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The organization hired a Washington-based law firm after 15 women said that they were sexually harassed while employed by the team.
By Ken Belson, Kevin Draper and Juliet Macur
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Waiting out the lockdown for one last shot at a Stanley Cup has been hard for veterans. “Selfishly, I was really upset when we stopped playing,” one said.
By Andrew Knoll
N.C.A.A. Updates Guidelines and Says Return of Sports Depends on Spread
The coronavirus needs to be better contained for fall sports to happen, Mark Emmert, the association’s president, said. “Today, sadly,” he said, “the data point in the wrong direction.”
By Gillian R. Brassil
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