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Reflecting on a Suspension, Tennis Player Resolves to Move On

29-06-2016

Reflecting on a Suspension, Tennis Player Resolves to Move On

Photo Kateryna Kozlova during her first-round loss Wednesday at Wimbledon. She missed last year’s tournament while serving a six-month suspension. Credit Julian Finney/Getty Images WIMBLEDON, England — Kateryna Kozlova of Ukraine played her first-round Wimbledon match on a rainy Wednesday under the Centre Court roof, but no longer under a cloud of suspicion. The 97th-ranked Kozlova, who lost, 6-2, 6-1, to third-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska, missed Wimbledon last year while serving a six-month suspension after testing... Read more

Nationals 4, Mets 2: Nationals’ Max Scherzer Again Baffles Mets, Completing a Sweep

29-06-2016

Nationals 4, Mets 2: Nationals’ Max Scherzer Again Baffles Mets, Completing a Sweep

Photo Max Scherzer throwing in the first inning. He gave up a single to Cabrera and walked Loney in the second, but retired the next 18 batters. Credit Alex Brandon/Associated Press WASHINGTON — Stellar pitching kept the Mets afloat in the first half of last season despite their offensive woes. But they cannot have a repeat performance of their pennant-winning season if their lineup keeps sputtering while their talented pitching is nicked, bruised and stretched... Read more

Yankees 9, Rangers 7: Yankees End Losing Skid With Three Swings in the 9th

29-06-2016

Yankees 9, Rangers 7: Yankees End Losing Skid With Three Swings in the 9th

Photo Didi Gregorius capped off a furious ninth-inning rally for the Yankees with a two-run, game-ending homer to beat the Rangers, 9-7. Credit Kathy Willens/Associated Press The Yankees came back from a 7-2 deficit, a turnaround highlighted by two home runs in the ninth inning. Brian McCann clubbed a three-run, game-tying blast, and Didi Gregorius belted a two-run homer to stun the Texas Rangers , 9-7, on Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium. “It can be... Read more

On Swimming: Once at Michael Phelps’s Feet, and Still Chasing Them

29-06-2016

On Swimming: Once at Michael Phelps’s Feet, and Still Chasing Them

Photo Michael Phelps, right, signaled a No. 5 after winning the 200-meter butterfly final Wednesday and qualifying for his fifth Olympic Games. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times OMAHA — The United States Olympic swimming trials are the spectacle that Michael Phelps built. If he had not strapped the sport to his broad back and climbed to the Olympic summit six times in Athens in 2004 and eight times in eight nights in Beijing in... Read more

Knicks Look to Young Blood and Free Agency to Patch Porous Roster

29-06-2016

Knicks Look to Young Blood and Free Agency to Patch Porous Roster

WINTER GARDEN, Fla. — Jeff Hornacek, the new Knicks coach, delivered some truth Wednesday afternoon after his team’s first summer league practice. “We have a lot of roster spots right now,” he said. The Knicks are set for a summer of change, with just five players under contract for next season. That means opportunities for the youngsters who have assembled here for summer league. Ognjen Kuzmic? Ron Baker? DaJuan Summers? Some of these players may... Read more

On Baseball: For a Yankees Turnaround, the Trade Clock Is Ticking

29-06-2016

On Baseball: For a Yankees Turnaround, the Trade Clock Is Ticking

Photo The Yankees’ Carlos Beltran hitting a home run last week. He was out of the lineup on Wednesday with a sore right hamstring. Credit Adam Hunger/USA Today Sports, via Reuters Cheering for a team is rooted in belief. So is running a team — and, for that matter, attempting to analyze one. Belief fuels expectation, which frames the way you watch, operate or write. What do you believe about these Yankees ? Empirical evidence... Read more

Devils Snare Scorer and All-Stars Trade Places in Flurry of N.H.L. Deals

29-06-2016

Devils Snare Scorer and All-Stars Trade Places in Flurry of N.H.L. Deals

Photo The Montreal Canadiens traded P.K. Subban, who won the Norris Trophy as the N.H.L.’s top defenseman in 2013, to the Nashville Predators for Shea Weber. Credit Harry How/Getty Images The scoring-starved Devils acquired a former No. 1 overall draft pick, two All-Star defensemen switched places, and one of the N.H.L.’s most prolific scorers indicated he had decided to stay put on a busy Wednesday, two days before the start of the free-agent signing period.... Read more

With Thaw in U.S. Relations, Cuban Baseball Fears Its Uncertain Future

29-06-2016

With Thaw in U.S. Relations, Cuban Baseball Fears Its Uncertain Future

The Jackals series is the conclusion of a 19-game swing by the Cubans against the six Can-Am League teams — three in Canada, where the tour was conceived, and three in northern New Jersey and Rockland County, N.Y. Along the way, despite many Cuban pronouncements of the warmth and hospitality they have encountered, there has been evidence of old-world stubbornness, of the status quo. While the Cubans — who said they brought about half their... Read more

Novak Djokovic Nets 30th Consecutive Victory in Grand Slams

29-06-2016

Novak Djokovic Nets 30th Consecutive Victory in Grand Slams

Photo Novak Djokovic, above, on his way to a 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (5) victory over Adrian Mannarino on Wednesday at Wimbledon. Credit Tim Ireland/Associated Press WIMBLEDON, England — On Wednesday, Wimbledon picked up where it left off — with outside courts covered in tarps and steady drizzle falling. As a brisk and windy summer day dragged on with only small pockets of tennis being played, the most distinctive sounds were the singing chants by the... Read more

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