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Today β€” February 20th 2019NYT Sports

Kikkan Randall’s Year: Olympic Glory Followed by Chemotherapy

By CHRISTOPHER CLAREY and ALANA PATERSON

A year ago, she won the first American gold medal in cross-country skiing. Then she found out she had breast cancer.

Keeping Score: In Don Newcombe, Baseball Got Its First Black Ace

By BENJAMIN HOFFMAN

Just four years after Major League Baseball’s integration, Newcombe won 20 games for the Dodgers. That was the start of an extraordinary club.

Aaron Judge Enters Camp Smiling, as Usual, and Healthy, for a Change

By JAMES WAGNER

Judge, the Yankees’ star slugger, was derailed by a wrist injury last season. But now, he says, “it feels like it never even happened.”

Lundqvist, Namestnikov Help Rangers Beat Hurricanes 2-1

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Henrik Lundqvist is at his best against the Carolina Hurricanes.

  • February 20th 2019 at 05:32

Q&A: Heavyweight Champion on Fighting a Bigger Man: β€˜Just Beat Him Up’

By THE NEW YORK TIMES

Anthony Joshua is ready to take on Jarrell Miller, all 300-plus pounds of him, at Madison Square Garden on June 1. Then he wants the rest of the division.

Don Newcombe Dies at 92; Dodger Pitcher Helped Break Racial Barrier

By RICHARD GOLDSTEIN

Newcombe, a teammate of Jackie Robinson’s, was an overpowering righty as a rookie of the year, an M.V.P. and the first Cy Young Award winner.

Yesterday β€” February 19th 2019NYT Sports

On Baseball: Manny Machado Gets His Payday, but It Won’t Quell Free Agency Gripes

By TYLER KEPNER

Machado’s deal is the first free-agent contract to guarantee a player $300 million, but concern about unsigned rank-and-file players is not going away.

At Wisconsin High School, Accusations of Body Shaming at a Cheerleading Banquet

By JULIET MACUR

Members of a high school cheerleading squad received awards mocking their breasts, backsides and weight, prompting complaints from parents and a warning letter from the A.C.L.U.

U.S.A. Gymnastics Hires N.B.A. Executive as President

By VICTOR MATHER and JERÉ LONGMAN

Li Li Leung will take over an organization still reeling from a sexual-abuse scandal. She is the federation’s fourth leader in the past two years.

On Pro Basketball: For Anthony Davis and the Pelicans, the Solution Is to Stop Playing Games

By MARC STEIN

The N.B.A. had its reasons for forcing New Orleans to play its superstar after a trade request, but the risk is not worth the reward.

On Baseball: With Paul Goldschmidt, the Cardinals Try to Recreate a Formula That Worked

By TYLER KEPNER

The slugging first baseman comes to St. Louis looking to get the team back to the playoffs, just like Jim Edmonds did in 2000. But will he stick around?

After Up-and-Down Debut Season, Giancarlo Stanton Expects More

By JAMES WAGNER

The Yankees, who traded for Stanton and his $325 million contract before last season, expect better results from their slugger in lieu of other big signings.

For the Mets, It Could Get Crowded Behind Home Plate

By KEVIN ARMSTRONG

Wilson Ramos, a two-time All-Star, is the new No. 1. But the Mets are emphasizing depth, and Ramos could have two backups when the regular season begins.

Don Bragg, Olympic Pole-Vault Champion, Is Dead at 83

By RICHARD GOLDSTEIN

His dream of playing Tarzan in the movies went unfulfilled, but he set records and won a gold medal at the 1960 Games in Rome.

Modern Basketball: Meet the Two-Mom, Two-Coach, Three-Kid Family

By KEVIN ARMSTRONG

Colleen and Lauren Mullen, who rose through the coaching ranks and married, have a girl and twin boys. For now, Colleen is on the sideline and Lauren is cheering and child-watching.

In Canada, a Hockey Revival

By CURTIS RUSH

The Flying Fathers were like the Harlem Globetrotters on skates. Now a group of priests are trying to bring them back.

Before yesterdayNYT Sports

On Pro Basketball: For Curry, a Return Home Shows He Is Where He Belongs

By SCOTT CACCIOLA

An All-Star weekend in his hometown, Charlotte, N.C., affirmed the growth, and greatness, of the Golden State Warriors guard.

A 20-0 Soccer Game in Italy Was Men Against Boys

By VICTOR MATHER

Cuneo 20, Pro Piacenza 0. It didn’t help that Pro Piacenza had only seven players.

On Soccer: Manchester United and the Siren Song of the Quick Fix

By RORY SMITH

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has thrived since replacing José Mourinho, as have his players. But that does not mean all is right in United’s world.

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