2017-07-21 12:07:28  

british open leaderboard: matt kuchar holds on as rory mcilroy surges

REUTERS

matt kuchar finished at four under par, one behind jordan spieth and brooks koepka, who began their second rounds in the afternoon.

2017-07-21 11:35:06  

women’s cricket, long sidelined, moves into spotlight

TIM WIGMORE

players have endured decades of second-class citizenship. now, during the world cup, they’re getting respect — and even some decent money.

2017-07-21 11:08:43  

en garde! a summer of swords in new york

children from across new york learn fencing alongside olympic champions at the peter westbrook foundation, where building community is as much a part of practice as the fencing. several of the foundation’s top students are competing at the fie w

2017-07-21 06:20:52  

ties to cuba enhance and entangle jorge mas’s marlins bid

JAMES WAGNER

jorge mas santos, member of a prominent cuban-american family, is a contender to buy the marlins, but baseball’s interest in cuba complicates matters.

2017-07-21 05:00:23  

a way to extend her w.n.b.a. career? opening an ice cream parlor

MALIKA ANDREWS

at 30, angel mccoughtry could tell her body needed a break from the game, so she took a season off from the w.n.b.a. and opened mccoughtry’s ice cream in atlanta.

2017-07-21 05:00:23  

yankees 4, mariners 1: luis severino, again facing the best, holds his own in seattle

BILLY WITZ

for the second straight start, luis severino was pitted against a former cy young award winner in peak form — this time, felix hernandez — and delivered.

2017-07-21 03:58:35  

‘wonderful addition’ or ‘mess,’ video replay heads to m.l.s.

BEN SHPIGEL

major league soccer will start using it next month, becoming the last major domestic professional league to put a replay system in place.

2017-07-21 12:55:03  

sports briefing: chris froome nearing fourth tour de france title

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

after the final day of climbing in the alps, froome leads romain bardet by 23 seconds ahead of sunday’s finish.

2017-07-21 12:11:45  

hugh freeze abruptly resigns as ole miss football coach

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

university officials cited a ‘pattern of personal misconduct’ after investigating the coach’s phone records.

2017-07-20 11:42:29  

no no. 21 for todd frazier. instead, he’ll settle for no. 29

BILLY WITZ

though he wore uniform no. 21 with his previous two teams, the newest frazier on the yankees squad will be bumped up to no. 29.

2017-07-20 11:13:14  

another williams takes his turn before the camera, at sny

JOHN KOBLIN

doug williams, a sportscaster, acknowledges he is not as well known as his father, brian, or sister, allison. “i enjoy being the ‘other one,’” he says.

2017-07-20 10:03:27  

at swimming worlds, more chances to shine than at the olympics

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

at the championships, held every two years, athletes compete in events like 27-meter dives and solo synchronized swimming.

2017-07-20 08:19:50  

mets 3, cardinals 2: mets say asdrubal cabrera may have more suitors as a third baseman

WALLACE MATTHEWS

manager terry collins acknowledged that cabrera, who was unhappy about being moved from shortstop to second base in june, would begin working out at third.

2017-07-20 08:17:01  

keeping score: surprised by dodgers? well, it’s not just overachievers

VICTOR MATHER

a few players are doing far better than usual, the numbers show, but the team over all does not seem destined to fall.

2017-07-20 08:00:14  

at british open, caddie hands rory mcilroy a spark

KAREN CROUSE

the four-time major champion posted five bogeys in the front nine. then a pep talk sunk in, and he made four birdies in the back nine.

2017-07-20 06:27:00  

on golf: a british open lesson: golf is a sport of personal responsibility

KAREN CROUSE

jordan spieth almost tied the record for the best first round at royal birkdale in the tournament. his failure to do so, he said, is on him.

2017-07-20 05:32:48  

chris froome keeps tour de france lead; warren barguil wins stage 18

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

after the final day of climbing in the alps, froome leads romain bardet by 23 seconds ahead of sunday’s finish.

2017-07-20 02:06:53  

a diva who is not above walking 3,100 miles

COREY KILGANNON

yolanda holder, 59, is known as the walking diva for the snazzy outfits she wears while walking long-distance races.

2017-07-20 12:10:30  

something strange in usain bolt’s stride

JERÉ LONGMAN

bolt is the fastest sprinter ever in spite of — or because of? — an uneven stride that upends conventional wisdom.

2017-07-20 11:59:03  

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