Mets, Hailing Their New Depth, Shy From Manny Machado and Bryce Harper

To improve a Mets team that has not made the playoffs since 2016, the new general…

Knicks Make Tim Hardaway Jr. and Courtney Lee Available for Trade

The Knicks have made Tim Hardaway Jr. and Courtney Lee available via trade in advance of…

Search for Emiliano Sala and Pilot in English Channel Ended by Officials

LONDON — The authorities announced on Thursday that they had ended the search for the Argentine…

Fred Thompson, Who Championed Women in Track, Dies at 85

Fred Thompson, who founded a Brooklyn track club for girls and young women in 1963 and…

How a Global Reputation Is Changing an Amateur Derby

BUNSCHOTEN-SPAKENBURG, the Netherlands — Every seat, every perch, every conceivable inch of space is occupied. The…

Nadal Advances to Australian Open Final, Defeating Tsitsipas

MELBOURNE, Australia — Rafael Nadal once again sits just a single match from winning the Australian…

To Learn to Win, the Denver Nuggets Had to Lose (Badly)

DENVER — The Denver Nuggets’ worst loss of the season was less than 48 hours old…

Petra Kvitova to Face Naomi Osaka in Australian Open Final

MELBOURNE, Australia — Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic and Naomi Osaka of Japan will compete…

Joe Tsai Makes Purchase of the Liberty Official

The New York Liberty, one of the W.N.B.A.’s original teams, has a new owner. The league…

Nets 114, Magic 110: D’Angelo Russell’s Double-Double Leads Nets Over Magic

D’Angelo Russell had 25 points and 10 rebounds, Spencer Dinwiddie scored 29 points, and the Nets…

Rockets 114, Knicks 110: James Harden Scores 61 as Rockets Beat Knicks

James Harden scored a career-high 61 points, tying Kobe Bryant’s record for a visiting opponent at…

On Baseball: Edgar Martinez Confounds Peers Even as He Joins Them in Cooperstown

The years go by, the players retire, and if you knew them a bit, you remember…

Comeback Season for Robin Lehner Spurs the Islanders’ Resurgence

Islanders goalie Robin Lehner heard his name chanted loudly at Nassau Coliseum in the closing minutes…

Back From Tennis Purgatory, Lucas Pouille Defies Even His Own Expectations

MELBOURNE, Australia — At the start of this year’s Australian Open, the French tennis player Lucas…

On Way to Super Bowl, the Patriots Moved the Ball and the Line

As another N.F.L. season winds to a close, the New England Patriots find themselves in a…