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Covering the Closer: Two Decades of Writing on Mariano Rivera

The Yankees signed Mariano Rivera for $2,500 in 1990, and he threw his final pitch for…

Zidane says Madrid has found new club for Gareth Bale

HOUSTON, Texas (AP) — Coach Zinedine Zidane says that Real Madrid wants to part ways with…

Chinese Money in the U.S. Dries Up as Trade War Drags On

WASHINGTON — Growing distrust between the United States and China has slowed the once steady flow…

In 88 Trips to Capitol Hill, Mueller Grew Weary of Partisanship

WASHINGTON — Days after he was appointed special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III visited the Capitol…

The Home for the Hall of Fame, Nestled in the Past

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Steve Pindar immediately spotted the problem on Thursday morning. The night security folks…

Hong Kong Protesters Demand Inquiry Into Police Violence

HONG KONG — A demonstration in Hong Kong on Sunday against the city’s embattled government focused…

As Japan Heads to the Polls, Shinzo Abe Could Clinch His Place in History

TOKYO — A dozen years ago, Shinzo Abe was a disgraced politician who was forced to…

The Harley Quinn cartoon gets an SDCC trailer full of gonzo, hard-R comedy

Marvel, shmarvel: Shortly after the MCU unloaded plans for 10 giant projects, DC’s Harley Quinn came…

Wondolowski, Earthquakes hand Whitecaps 5th straight loss

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Chris Wondolowski had a goal and an assist and the San…

For Boris Johnson’s Clan, Blood Is Thicker Than Political Conviction

Earlier this month, Boris Johnson, the pro-Brexit human juggernaut who is likely to become the next…

Crew snap 10-game winless streak, beat Impact 2-1

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — David Accam broke a tie in the 46th minute and the Columbus…

Dynamo beat Toronto FC 3-1 to snap 8-game road losing streak

TORONTO (AP) — Tommy McNamara, Tomas Martinez and Mauro Manotas scored and the Houston Dynamo beat…

Yankees Stay Hot but Rockies Get a Little Wild

The Yankees were a triple-header of hot on Saturday. First was the temperature at Yankee Stadium:…

Children Face Foster Care Over School Meal Debt, District Warns

A school district in eastern Pennsylvania faced criticism after sending letters this month to more than…

Trump offers to ‘vouch for bail’ of jailed A$AP Rocky

Donald Trump said he has spoken to Sweden’s prime minister about A$AP Rocky’s custody battle and…