A year ago, she won the first American gold medal in cross-country skiing. Then she found out she had breast cancer.
Just four years after Major League Baseball’s integration, Newcombe won 20 games for the Dodgers. That was the start of an extraordinary club.
Judge, the Yankees’ star slugger, was derailed by a wrist injury last season. But now, he says, “it feels like it never even happened.”
Henrik Lundqvist is at his best against the Carolina Hurricanes.
The best days of the current Bayern are behind it, but a scoreless draw at Liverpool pushed back the end.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Flying Fathers were like the Harlem Globetrotters on skates. Now a group of priests are trying to bring them back.
An All-Star weekend in his hometown, Charlotte, N.C., affirmed the growth, and greatness, of the Golden State Warriors guard.
Cuneo 20, Pro Piacenza 0. It didn’t help that Pro Piacenza had only seven players.
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.