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Russian Athlete Leaves for Seoul After Failed Doping Test

Russian Athlete Leaves for Seoul After Failed Doping Test

Alexander Krushelnytsky, who competed in mixed doubles curling with his wife, is the first athlete from Russia to come under investigation for using a banned substance at these Games.

Firing of Several Black Coaches Puts N.F.L. Hiring Under Scrutiny

Firing of Several Black Coaches Puts N.F.L. Hiring Under Scrutiny

Among five African-American coaches fired as the N.F.L. season wound down was Steve Wilks, who coached the Arizona Cardinals (3-13) for one season.

This Is When the World Cup Surprises End. Usually.

This Is When the World Cup Surprises End. Usually.

Colombia's Yerry Mina (13) celebrated with his teammate Dávinson Sánchez after scoring against Poland.

Colombia Emerges From the World Cup Chaos, Booting Senegal

Colombia Emerges From the World Cup Chaos, Booting Senegal

Colombian players celebrate after Yerry Mina's goal in the second half.

Meet Pedro Guerrero. No, Not THAT Pedro Guerrero.

Meet Pedro Guerrero. No, Not THAT Pedro Guerrero.

Pedro Guerrero, a coach for the Philadelphia Phillies, shares a name with the former star outfielder who was a co-winner of the 1981 World Series M.V.P. award.

For $2.20 an Hour, the U.S. Open’s First Ball Boys Held Court With the Greats

For $2.20 an Hour, the U.S. Open’s First Ball Boys Held Court With the Greats

Rich, left, and Tom McEvily were ball boys at the first U.S. Open in 1968 and say it was the “best job we ever had.”

Sleeves Hurt LeBron James but Not Most Shooters

Sleeves Hurt LeBron James but Not Most Shooters

LeBron James has shot 44.4 percent while wearing a jersey with sleeves, well below his 58.3 percent average in a traditional shirt.

Ski Ace Ted Ligety Bows Out of Olympics. Will It Be for Good?

Ski Ace Ted Ligety Bows Out of Olympics. Will It Be for Good?

The American skier Ted Ligety after a giant slalom run on Sunday. He finished in a tie for 15th place.

Mihaela Buzarnescu, Ph.D., Claims Biggest Upset of the French Open

Mihaela Buzarnescu, Ph.D., Claims Biggest Upset of the French Open

Mihaela Buzarnescu upset fourth-seeded Elina Svitolina on Friday. Before this week, she had never won a match in a Grand Slam main draw.

For Gregg Popovich, a Second Job Comes at Just the Right Time

For Gregg Popovich, a Second Job Comes at Just the Right Time

San Antonio Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich discussing the trade of Kawhi Leonard last week.

Why Mikaela Shiffrin Brought 35 Pairs of Skis to the Olympics

Why Mikaela Shiffrin Brought 35 Pairs of Skis to the Olympics

Mikaela Shiffrin’s ski technician, Kim Erlandsson, tends to a hefty collection. Shiffrin, a two-time Olympic champion, often travels with as many as 70 pairs, each suited to a different discipline or snow condition.

Notre Dame, a UConn Nemesis, Topples the Huskies in a Final Four Thriller

Notre Dame, a UConn Nemesis, Topples the Huskies in a Final Four Thriller

Notre Dame’s Arike Ogunbowale in the second half against Connecticut on Friday. She finished with 27 points and the game-winning shot.

Sixers to Investigate Bryan Colangelo’s Twitter Activity

Sixers to Investigate Bryan Colangelo’s Twitter Activity

Bryan Colangelo, the president of basketball operations for the Philadelphia 76ers, has been accused of running anonymous accounts on social media.

Brittany Lincicome Will Play Golf Against the Men. Where’s the Fuss?

Brittany Lincicome Will Play Golf Against the Men. Where’s the Fuss?

Brittany Lincicome is known as Bam Bam because of her long drives. She will be the sixth woman to compete in a PGA Tour event when she tees off at the Barbasol Championship in Kentucky on Thursday.

Do You Have a Sublet Available for a Squash Legend?

Do You Have a Sublet Available for a Squash Legend?

Ramy Ashour playing at CityView Racquet Club in Queens this week. Ashour has won three world championships but has no coach, trainer or nutritionist.

For Germany, a Defeat Both Stunning and Foreboding

For Germany, a Defeat Both Stunning and Foreboding

Mesut Ozil of Germany before his team’s World Cup opener against Mexico.


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