Carl Nassib Made History, but Also a Big Play
Last week Nassib, 28, became the first openly gay player to compete in an N.F.L. game. Teammates, the news media and observers casually noted the feat, then cheered his game-changing play.
A Week After the Open, Championship Tennis Continues in Queens
A Davis Cup tie between South Africa and Venezuela is being held in front of a small group of fans at the West Side Tennis Club - the first Davis Cup action there since 1959.
A Metronome of Power Keeps the White Sox Humming
Jose Abreu is known for picking up checks, crowding the plate and driving in runs - a lot of runs. He is quiet in the news media, but his teammates have plenty to say about him.
Giants, Leaving Points on the Board, Come Up One Short
Washington won a thriller on a last-second field goal, sending Daniel Jones and the Giants to another 0-2 start.
The Giants moved the ball sharply, at times impressively.
A Flooded Stadium Went Viral, but the Home Team Didn't Quit
The Somerset Patriots lost cars and equipment to Hurricane Ida's aftermath - and had fish swimming in the on-deck circle - but the Yankees affiliate returned home a week later.
Robert Gates on Org Charts at N.C.A.A. and Pentagon: They're 'Incomprehensible'
"They look like an AT&T wiring diagram," said the former defense secretary, who now leads a committee that is rewriting the N.C.A.A.'s constitution.
Robert Gates Ran the Pentagon. Can He Help Save the N.C.A.A.?
The former defense secretary now leads a committee that could remake college sports - or, as often happens with the N.C.A.A., that has little to show after many meetings.
Por que todos hablan con Ibai?
Lionel Messi lo admira y Gerard Piqué es su socio.
A Chess Pioneer Sues, Saying She Was Slighted in 'The Queen's Gambit'
Nona Gaprindashvili, a history-making chess champion, sued Netflix after a line in the series mentioned her by name and said she had "never faced men." She had, often.
Pascal Siakam Has Heard the Rumors, but He's Ready to Lead
Frustrated by not feeling like he was his team's focus, and slowed by illness and injury, Siakam believes his future is in Toronto. And that the future is bright.