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W.N.B.A. Suspends Coach for Body-Shaming Liz Cambage

The W.N.B.A. suspended and fined Curt Miller, the head coach of the Connecticut Sun, after he was called out by Las Vegas Aces center...

Why Being a Knicks Fan Hurts So Good

“As a Knicks fan, you’re signing up for basically insanity,” Baker said. “The beginning of the year, as a Knicks fan, you’re like, ‘Yo,...

In the N.B.A. Playoffs, the Scariest Teams Aren’t at the Top

The N.B.A.’s play-in tournament nearly fell flat with a series of blowout games until LeBron James and Stephen Curry rescued the postseason appetizer experiment...

No Longer an Afterthought, the Knicks Are a Playoff Threat

If you picked the Knicks before the season to have home-court advantage in the first round of the N.B.A. playoffs, you should probably head...

A Triple-Double for Ionescu, and a 3-0 Start for the Liberty

Sabrina Ionescu was hailed as a savior for the moribund Liberty when New York’s W.N.B.A. team drafted her No. 1 overall last year. And...

Marv Albert, Hall of Fame N.B.A. Sportscaster, Is Retiring

Marv Albert, whose rapid-fire coverage became an N.B.A. soundtrack for almost 60 years, will retire from sportscasting after the 2021 postseason, his employer, Turner...

After Helping Her Husband Gain Freedom, Maya Moore Savors Her Own

When you speak with Maya Moore and her husband, Jonathan Irons, a single word comes up with drumbeat constancy.Freedom.“It’s everything to us,” Moore said...

Alex Rodriguez and Partner Reach Deal on Timberwolves and Lynx

The baseball star Alex Rodriguez and his business partner Marc Lore have reached terms on a deal to purchase the N.B.A.’s Minnesota Timberwolves and...

‘No Smile, No Trash Talk’: Behind Tim Duncan’s Quiet Excellence

Tim Duncan stoically spent 19 fundamentally sound seasons allowing his play to speak for him.Nineteen playoff appearances. Fifteen All-Star selections. Five championships. Five total...

W.N.B.A. Preview: The Mystics Get Their Stars Back in the East

The W.N.B.A. begins its 25th season on Friday with the returns of some big-name veterans and the debuts of promising rookies.“Rosters are stacked with...

LaMelo Ball Talks Wild Passes, Rookie of the Year and ‘Space Jam’

A fractured wrist is about the only thing that has stopped Charlotte Hornets guard LaMelo Ball. The injury cut 21 games from his rookie...

The Root of the Knicks’ Success? Caring When They Didn’t Have To.

Of all the postseason-ensuring victories across the Knicks’ grand reawakening of a regular season, none rose to the level of their most compelling, collective...

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Why One American Basketball Team Won’t Be at the Summer Olympics

When three-on-three basketball has its Olympics debut in Tokyo this summer, Latvia will be there. So will Poland. But a men’s team from the...

The French Open Gets Closer to Normal

On Wednesday, Osaka announced on social media that she would not attend news conferences during the French Open, saying they can be damaging to...

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Arrayed across a plateau on an island in the high Norwegian Arctic, the 100 geodesic domes of the Svalbard Satellite Station look like abstract...