Manchester United Sends a Message. But What Is It, Exactly?

MANCHESTER, England — The fourth goal, the one that signaled a victory turning into a rout,…

College Football Playoff Faces Tricky Call After Messy Year

This fiasco of a college football season, in which no amount of coaches’ scheming or testing…

For Opponents of Native American Nicknames, 2020 Has Brought Hope

“You can’t support these athletes protesting racism without looking at this racial slur on one of…

Not the Matchup They Wanted: Gennadiy Golovkin vs. Kamil Szeremeta and Saul Alvarez vs. Callum Smith

The sports streaming service DAZN has pinned its hopes on making deep inroads in boxing through…

For Opponents of Native American Nicknames, 2020 Brought Hope

“You can’t support these athletes protesting racism without looking at this racial slur on one of…

Cory Booker’s College Athletes Bill of Rights Would Let Players Share Profits

If would be one thing to suggest that Trevor Lawrence, the dynamic Clemson quarterback, be paid…

Australian Open Is Postponed Because of the Coronavirus Pandemic

The start of the Australian Open will be delayed by three weeks because of the coronavirus…

In 2020, Sports Was About Staying Safe and Speaking Out

The troubled, truncated 2020 sports season will be remembered as the Year of the Bubble. As…

A Year When Even Sports Wasn’t an Escape

In early May the ascendant tennis star Naomi Osaka declared on Twitter, “I’m done being shy.”…