US Sports

Tiger Woods, After Stumbling at Riviera, Plans to Come Right Back

2 hours 29 min ago
Woods shot a five-over-par 76 on the second day of the Genesis Open to miss the cut, but he announced that he would be back at a Tour event, the Honda Classic, in the coming week.
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Snowboarder Ester Ledecka Shocks Lindsey Vonn and the Super-G Field

3 hours 1 min ago
Ledecka, a converted snowboarder, came out of nowhere to win the gold medal. Vonn, making her first appearance at these Games, almost crashed on her run.
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Sports of The Times: Nathan Chen Gets a Different Kind of Reward

3 hours 9 min ago
With nothing to lose but pride, the 18-year-old took some risks, and they finally paid off.
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On Pro Basketball: The N.B.A. All-Star Game Has Shed a Major Distraction

3 hours 31 min ago
For the first time in a long time, the trade deadline has already passed. That means the All-Stars can play without rumored deals getting in the way.
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The Quietest Place at the Olympics

Sat, 2018-02-17 22:39
At the top of the ski jump tower — one of the highest elevations at these Winter Games — there is an eerie silence.
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Yuzuru Hanyu Writes Another Chapter in Figure Skating Legend

Sat, 2018-02-17 22:17
Hanyu, of Japan, was good enough in the free skate to repeat as Olympic champion. The American Nathan Chen made up for a disastrous short program to finish fifth.
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The N.B.A. Dunk Contest Has the History. The 3-Point Contest Has the Stars.

Sat, 2018-02-17 22:11
The 3-point shot has increasingly become the signature play of the N.B.A. So why shouldn’t it resonate at the league’s All-Star weekend?
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On Olympics: Why the Pyeongchang Games Are Different From All the Others

Sat, 2018-02-17 22:00
South Korea has imprinted its iridescent style on the Olympics, making it a feast for the senses, with bold food, bright colors and brash graphics.
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Nascar Waits for Leader of Its Next Generation to Emerge

Sat, 2018-02-17 20:00
A new season begins at the Daytona 500 on Sunday with the sport looking for a young driver to energize its brand.
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Bobsled Team Represents Nigeria Loosely, but Women Truly

Sat, 2018-02-17 14:07
The team’s three women were born in the United States, but they have attracted a following for their aim to inspire a generation of women to follow in their footsteps.
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Winnie the Pooh vs. Soohorang

Sat, 2018-02-17 13:36
Yuzuru Hanyu loves the famous yellow bear and uses it as a good-luck charm. But Olympic rules discourage Hanyu from using one during competition.
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What’s Inside Johnny Weir’s Hotel Room at the Olympics

Sat, 2018-02-17 12:49
Weir, the NBC figure skating announcer, brought 13 suitcases to South Korea (his broadcast partner, Tara Lipinski, brought nine). So many shoes. Oh, and the jackets! “Everything has meaning,” he said. “It isn’t just a sparkly jacket.”
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Laura Ingraham’s Comments on LeBron James Draw Criticism From Dwyane Wade

Sat, 2018-02-17 12:33
The N.B.A. star was reacting to the Fox News host’s mocking comments toward his former teammate, LeBron James.
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Seeing Bounty Abroad, Will North Koreans Change Their Homeland?

Sat, 2018-02-17 10:32
At the Olympics, curious onlookers scrutinize visitors from the isolated North and wonder what a peek at a broader world could achieve.
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Shot in a Robbery Attempt, Yankees Prospect Recovers at Spring Training

Sat, 2018-02-17 09:44
Thairo Estrada, a top Yankees infield prospect, was injured in a robbery attempt last month in Venezuela. A bullet remains lodged near his right hip.
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Giancarlo Stanton Arrives at Yankees Camp, and the Spotlight Flips On

Sat, 2018-02-17 09:44
He was assigned two locker stalls wedged in a corner of the clubhouse between Brett Gardner and the minor league pitcher Brady Lail.
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Roger Federer Secures No. 1 Ranking at Age 36

Sat, 2018-02-17 08:56
Federer reached the semifinals at the ABN AMRO World Tournament and on Monday, he will become the oldest player to top the world rankings.
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Jim Bridwell, Mountaineering Maverick, Is Dead at 73

Sat, 2018-02-17 08:18
With a go-for-broke style, Mr. Bridwell conquered countless peaks, many in Yosemite, where he led the 1970s climbers known as the Stonemasters.
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No, Mikaela Shiffrin Can’t Win Them All

Sat, 2018-02-17 08:06
Shiffrin, who said she felt oddly adrift during her first run, finished fourth in the slalom, her best event.
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The Mets Add Another Piece, and This Time It’s a Starting Pitcher

Sat, 2018-02-17 08:03
Jason Vargas won 18 games for the Kansas City Royals last season as a reliable left-hander. Now he will add depth to a Mets rotation often shadowed by injuries.
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