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Anatomy of a Scene: In ‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ How Word Travels Fast

By MEKADO MURPHY — August 17th 2018 at 13:50

The director Jon M. Chu explains his visual choices for a scene in which rumors about a couple (Henry Golding and Constance Wu) are spread through social media.

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After a Director Dies, Friends Finish His Life’s Work: A Zombie Musical

By JOHN ANDERSON — August 16th 2018 at 20:02

Ryan McHenry left detailed instructions for “Anna and the Apocalypse,” based on his feeling that “High School Musical” would be “better if Zac Efron were eaten by zombies.”

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Accusing Trump Adviser of Repeatedly Lying to Investigators, Mueller Asks for Jail Time

By MARK MAZZETTI and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT — August 18th 2018 at 05:46

In a memo filed Friday evening, Robert Mueller said that George Papadopoulos’s attempts to mislead the F.B.I. had a significant effect on the investigation into Russian election interference.

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Extra Bases: When the Bullpen Is a Relief for the Opponent

By TYLER KEPNER — August 17th 2018 at 20:31

The Dodgers did not make a significant addition to their bullpen at the July trade deadline. Then they lost their closer to an irregular heartbeat.

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Review: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Is a Party With a First-Rate Guest List

By A. O. SCOTT — August 14th 2018 at 17:39

Jon M. Chu’s adaptation of the best-selling novel is a lavish, slyly old-fashioned romantic comedy.

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On Tennis: Radical Changes to Davis Cup Will Be Up for Vote This Week

By CHRISTOPHER CLAREY — August 14th 2018 at 07:00

An I.T.F. proposal would transform the annual season-long men’s team competition into a two-week event.

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Love It or Hate It, There’s No Ignoring Tennis’s New Serve Clock

By BEN ROTHENBERG — August 12th 2018 at 23:04

At recent tournaments, the ATP and WTA Tours have implemented a countdown clock that will be used at the United States Open later this month.

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What Being in ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Means to the Movie’s Stars

By ROBERT ITO — August 8th 2018 at 21:10

Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, Awkwafina and others recall the casting process and what it was like to finally work on an all-Asian Hollywood film.

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Trump Blasts N.F.L. Players as Protests Resume During Anthem

By KEN BELSON and BENJAMIN HOFFMAN — August 10th 2018 at 15:12

Malcolm Jenkins was one of several players who protested before Thursday’s preseason games. Two players who knelt drew praise from Colin Kaepernick.

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Trump Blasts N.F.L. Players as Protests Resume During Anthem

By KEN BELSON and BENJAMIN HOFFMAN — August 10th 2018 at 15:12

Malcolm Jenkins was one of several players who protested before Thursday’s preseason games. Two players who knelt drew praise from Colin Kaepernick.

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Why Did It Take So Long to See a Cast Like ‘Crazy Rich Asians’?

By ROBERT ITO — August 8th 2018 at 13:08

With much riding on the first major Hollywood film with a majority Asian cast and crew since 1993, the makers faced questions about identity.

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With Trades, Yankees Pitching Staff Remains a Work in Progress

By BILLY WITZ — July 31st 2018 at 04:04

Adam Warren is out, and Lance Lynn is in as General Manager Brian Cashman worked two more trades. He may not be done yet.

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Yankees Introduce an All-Star (Zach Britton) and Trade for Another (J.A. Happ)

By WALLACE MATTHEWS — July 27th 2018 at 02:44

Britton, a two-time all-star closer for Baltimore, met with the media on the same day that the team acquired Happ in a deal with the Toronto Blue Jays

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On Baseball: With Zach Britton, Yankees Cover Up a Weakness With a Strength

By TYLER KEPNER — July 26th 2018 at 00:31

A deep bullpen can sometimes make up for a shaky rotation, and that is a strategy the Yankees appear to be embracing by doubling down on ace relievers.

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Yankees 4, Rays 0: Yankees Add Zach Britton to an Already Potent Bullpen

By PETER KERASOTIS — July 25th 2018 at 05:54

The Yankees acquired Britton from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for three minor league pitchers.

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Being on a Pro Tennis Tour Means Accepting Failure

By SIMON CAMBERS — July 13th 2018 at 16:00

Many arrive with dreams of winning Grand Slam titles or being ranked No. 1 in the world, but a vast majority will get nowhere near those goals.

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For Tennis Players, Numbers in Antidoping Program Don’t Add Up

By KAREN CROUSE — July 4th 2018 at 12:23

A Deadspin article led Serena Williams to believe she was being tested more than other American tennis players. But she was missing pieces of the puzzle.

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Andy Murray Pulls Out of Wimbledon

By BEN ROTHENBERG — July 1st 2018 at 21:03

Murray, who returned from hip surgery last month, decided that playing best-of-five-set matches would be bad for his recovery.

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