A blown call in the N.F.C. championship game on Sunday exposed a weakness in the N.F.L.’s rule book, as officials cannot review certain judgment calls despite numerous video replays.
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The deal comes less than two years after the Yankees acquired Gray from Oakland in hopes that he would bolster their rotation.
The former All-Star is not expected to ever play for Chicago, but Houston enticed the Bulls to accept the trade by covering some of his salary.
Mackenzie Blackwood, 22, has offered a glimpse of hope for a team that has come back to earth after a surprising playoff run last season.
The league had largely avoided fan furor over this season, but disputed calls in Sunday’s two thrilling conference championship games brought it right back.
The quarterbacks are a contrast, too. Tom Brady is 41 while Jared Goff is just 24. And this is the first Super Bowl to be a prime number since XLVII (47).
John Coughlin, who had been a competitor, coach and commentator, was under investigation for sexual misconduct when he apparently committed suicide last week.
With her round of 16 victory at the Australian Open, the indomitable Williams is one step closer to winning a record-tying 24th Grand Slam singles title.
Eight matches in the first seven days of the tournament ended after midnight, forcing players to adjust their sleep schedules.
Tsitsipas, who is from Greece, reached his first Grand Slam quarterfinal by upsetting Federer, the 37-year-old, two-time defending champion.
What’s with all those one-handed catches? A new generation of silicone gloves is 20 percent stickier than the human hand, making them almost mandatory equipment.
The league’s scoring explosion didn’t happen overnight. Here’s a timeline of the journey to a record-breaking season.
The 21-year-old American upended Grigor Dimitrov for his latest surprise victory in Melbourne. And now the fans are paying attention.
Rivera showed him how he gripped a cutter, and Halladay always kept a ball with that grip traced on it. Both pitchers are sure to be inducted in Cooperstown this year.
The Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis is pressing for changes that would punish teams that he feels don’t take their responsibilities seriously.
The defending United States Open champion will next face sixth-seeded Elina Svitolina, who ousted No. 17 Madison Keys. The No. 4 men’s seed, Alexander Zverev, was swept by No. 16 Milos Raonic.
A blown pass-interference call by the officials late in Los Angeles’s win over the Saints in the N.F.C. Championship left the Saints with a familiar sense of injustice.
Long, in his sixth PGA Tour event after kicking around golf’s lesser tours for years, made a 14-foot birdie putt on the final hole to prevail.
The victory over the Chiefs means Tom Brady and Co. will be playing for the title for the ninth time in the last two decades.
Ji was almost mistake free in beating Mirim Lee by two shots in the L.P.G.A.’s season-opening event. Lydia Ko, who shared the third-round lead, was not nearly as steady.