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Critic’s Notebook: Was Yuja Wang’s Concert Satirical or Offensive? It’s Complicated

By JOSHUA BARONE β€” February 15th 2019 at 19:07

A Carnegie Hall performance by the superstar pianist and the duo Igudesman & Joo raised questions about comedy based on stereotypes.

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Travis Kauffman Is No Chuck Norris, but He Did Kill a Mountain Lion

By MATT STEVENS β€” February 15th 2019 at 05:57

The runner said the attack by a young cat in North Colorado won’t keep him from returning to the trails. But in the future, he’ll do so with a friend.

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Review: Yuja Wang, Trying Comedy, Shows How Funny Virtuosity Can Be

By JOSHUA BARONE β€” February 12th 2019 at 16:46

In an evening of song, rap and piano-bench yoga, the star pianist swapped concertos for sketches with the musical comedy duo Igudesman & Joo.

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Make That Zack Britton, Please

By VICTOR MATHER β€” February 7th 2019 at 19:40

The pitcher announced that after eight seasons in the majors as Zach Britton, he will now be known as Zack Britton.

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Three Patriots Players Plan to Skip White House Visit After Super Bowl Win

By NIRAJ CHOKSHI β€” February 5th 2019 at 20:39

In interviews, Duron Harmon, Jason McCourty and Devin McCourty said they would not attend a White House celebration of their Super Bowl victory if invited.

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Andy Murray Has Another Hip Surgery; His Future in Tennis Remains Unclear

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS β€” January 29th 2019 at 21:51

Murray had said the Australian Open might be the final event of his career.

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Back From Tennis Purgatory, Lucas Pouille Defies Even His Own Expectations

By KURT STREETER β€” January 23rd 2019 at 19:44

The Frenchman has restored his confidence with a run to the Australian Open semifinals. Can he beat Novak Djokovic?

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Adam Long Wins Desert Classic, Denying Phil Mickelson

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS β€” January 21st 2019 at 03:13

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.

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A Champion for Britain, and for Women’s Tennis

By BEN ROTHENBERG β€” January 15th 2019 at 19:15

Andy Murray rarely hesitated to speak up for women’s tennis. It will miss him, too, if he is retiring from the sport.

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A Champion for Britain, and for Women’s Tennis

By BEN ROTHENBERG β€” January 15th 2019 at 19:15

Andy Murray rarely hesitated to speak up for women’s tennis. It will miss him, too, if he is retiring from the sport.

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Serena Williams Turns Back the Clock in Easy Victory

By KAREN CROUSE β€” January 15th 2019 at 06:14

Playing at the Australian Open for the first time since she won it in 2017, Williams absolutely crushed Tatjana Maria, and she did it in style.

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Andy Murray Loses at Australian Open but Won’t Say It’s All Over

By BEN ROTHENBERG β€” January 15th 2019 at 06:13

Murray said last week that he planned to retire at Wimbledon, or even sooner. But on Monday he left the door open to a return.

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On Tennis: Andy Murray Gave His All. Which Is Why This Ending Hurts.

By CHRISTOPHER CLAREY β€” January 11th 2019 at 21:30

Murray earned his place in tennis’s Big Four with his week-to-week consistency, his resilience and his all-surface brilliance. But an injury is about to drive him out.

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Andy Murray Announces Retirement This Year

By BEN ROTHENBERG β€” January 11th 2019 at 15:58

Murray, the 31-year-old former No. 1, who has struggled with a hip injury for months, said he would stop playing this year.

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Yankees and Zach Britton Agree on a 3-Year Deal

By TYLER KEPNER β€” January 6th 2019 at 05:15

Britton, who came to the Yankees in a trade from the Baltimore Orioles last summer, will be guaranteed $39 million under the contract, which is pending a medical examination.

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