Sports News in America

A Tricky Reunion on the Ice for North and South Korean Hockey

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 21:06
The two countries, who played against each other to acclaim last year, are set to field a joint women’s hockey team at the Winter Olympics next month.

Roundup: Australian Open: Maria Sharapova Roars Into Third Round

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 20:45
Sharapova won her first set against Anastasija Sevastova in just 23 minutes, earning some revenge against the player who knocked her out of the U.S. Open last year.

Grizzlies 105, Knicks 99: Grizzlies, Minus Gasol, Still Manage to Beat Knicks

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 20:21
Tyreke Evans led the way for Memphis as the Grizzlies held off a late surge by the Knicks. The Grizzlies had not won consecutive games since October.

WTA Finals Will Move to China for Next 10 Years

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 19:50
The elite-season ending event will leave Singapore and will be held in Shenzhen starting in 2019.

Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green Suspended Over Rockets-Clippers Melee

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:57
Ariza and Green were barred for two games each, but no other players were punished, as a result of a contentious game that included a locker room invasion.

Eric Wynalda Discusses His Financial Problems — and Everything Else

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:10
The former member of the United States national team is taking an aggressive outsider approach in his campaign to be president of U.S. Soccer.

Olympic Détente Upends U.S. Strategy on North Korea

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:29
For the White House, the budding détente scrambles its strategy of pressuring the North, with sanctions and threats of military action, to give up its nuclear arsenal.

Eric Wynalda Discusses His Financial Problems — and Everything Else

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:03
The former member of the United States national team is taking an aggressive outsider approach in his campaign to be president of U.S. Soccer.

Russian Investigators Deny Doping Whistle-Blower’s Claims

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 09:16
Russian investigators claim that Grigory Rodchenkov was managing a doping distribution scheme and blamed Russia to avoid prosecution.

North and South Korean Teams to March as One at Olympics

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 05:48
The agreement is a milestone in inter-Korean sports relations, and Seoul has said in the past it hoped such a move could contribute to a political thaw.

N.F.C. Championship Game Prediction: Eagles or Vikings?

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 05:44
Neither team has the quarterback they expected leading them, but the Eagles and Vikings have reached the conference championship just the same.

A.F.C. Championship Game Prediction: Patriots or Jaguars?

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 05:43
Jacksonville was not expected to be here. New England always seems to be here. But the Jaguars’ defense gives them a chance in any game they play.

Your PyeongChang 2018 Travel Guide

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 04:27
The 2018 Winter Olympics start on Feb. 9 in Gangwon Province, a resort region in the Taebak Mountains northeast of Seoul. Here’s what to see and how to see it.

Marta Kostyuk, 15, Reaches 3rd Round of Australian Open

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 03:35
There’s no doubt the Ukrainian teenager can play at a high level, but she’s also learning to deal with the high expectations that come with early success.

How to Plan a Last Minute Trip to the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 23:45
It’s not too late to plan a trip to the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. Here’s how to score a cheap flight, find a place to stay, and catch the games.

After Upsetting Venus Williams, Belinda Bencic Falls at Australian Open

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 22:31
Bencic started flatly and lost, 6-1, 6-3, to Luksika Kumkhum of Thailand.

Tyler Hilinski of Washington State Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 22:21
The police found Hilinksi, who was expected to start at quarterback for the Cougars next season, after he did not show up for a practice.

Jo Jo White, Deadeye Shooter for Boston Celtics, Dies at 71

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:53
White played 10 seasons for the Celtics and helped lead the team to N.B.A. championships in 1974 and 1976.

Gymnasts Share Stories of Abuse at Doctor’s Sentencing Hearing

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 20:27
Nearly 100 accusers are expected to address the court during the four-day hearing for Larry Nassar, a former team doctor for U.S.A. Gymnastics.

Sports of The Times: The Center of U.S. Gymnastics’ Success Is Now a Haunted House

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 19:29
Athletes have said that they were sexually abused by the team doctor at the national training center in Texas, and Simon Biles said she dreads returning there. She shouldn’t have to.