Facing elimination, the Yankees are sending James Paxton to the mound while the Astros will start Justin Verlander at Yankee Stadium.
Williamson, the New Orleans Pelicans big man, is known for his explosive dunks, but he also dealt with knee issues in college at Duke.
The reversal comes amid an outpouring of support from alumni band members. The university largely got what it wanted — more control over the band’s performances.
Sabathia, one of the Yankees’ most respected veterans, walked off the mound for the final time in less-than-ideal circumstances: with an injured arm during a dreary postseason loss.
A Times reporter says it is time to hold him accountable for his errant N.B.A. takes. Carmelo Anthony for Sixth Man of the Year?
The Pro Bowl running back had spent four weeks rehabbing a high ankle sprain.
Liverpool is unbeaten and has led the Premier League race all season. So why do so many of its beaten rivals feel they could have fared better?
Major League Baseball officials have proposed a restructuring of several lower leagues, which could sever some teams’ ties with M.L.B. clubs.
Every sport needs a good commentator, and these shows offer everything from postgame analysis to historical storytelling.
The heritage of the Expos includes a devastating end to their brilliant 1994 season, but also spectacular players who made good elsewhere while never forgetting Montreal.
Russell Wilson and the Seahawks host Lamar Jackson and the Ravens; the Patriots and the 49ers try to stay undefeated; and the Cowboys try to figure out what’s gone wrong.
A revamped postseason has raised the stakes for Major League Soccer’s top teams and given others a fighting chance.
The Astros’ pitchers had the most strikeouts in the majors this season, and their hitters had the fewest.
The people who oversee track and field have to give serious thought to how much running shoe technology is too much.
The Nationals’ 36-year-old infielder rebounded from an injury that ended his 2018 season, then saved his biggest comeback for a playoff journey to the World Series.
The Kansas City Chiefs quarterback, who had been battling an ankle injury for weeks, hurt his knee on a sneak.
Can a World Cup do for Japanese rugby what an earlier one did for Japanese soccer?
Young athletes are practicing too hard in just one sport, increasing the risk of injuries and burnout. New guidelines urge parents to reduce the intensity.
Adam Silver, the N.B.A. commissioner, also said the financial fallout from Morey’s tweet supporting Hong Kong protesters has been “substantial.”
The Yankees failed to come up with crucial hits against Zack Greinke and the Astros’ relievers, and Houston took a commanding three-games-to-one lead in the series.