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  1. encounter
    Roger Bennett Is U.S. Soccer’s Biggest FanHe may speak with an English accent, but he has distinctly American ingenuity.
  2. games
    The U.S. Can Absolutely Beat the Netherlands on SaturdayYour guide to this weekend’s very big, very winnable game.
  3. world cup
    Pulisic Says He’ll Return From Very Painful-Sounding Injury“Pelvic” and “contusion” are two words you never want to see together.
  4. games
    The U.S. Pulled It OffThey survived a tense second half and an injury to their best player to beat Iran.
  5. world cup
    The Five Most Dramatic Subplots Ahead of U.S.-IranAs the geopolitical foes square off in Qatar, there’s a lot hanging in the balance.
  6. world cup
    The Biggest World Cup Upset in History?Saudi Arabia beat Argentina on Tuesday, in one of the great soccer shockers of all time.
  7. games
    The U.S. Team’s Draw With Wales Felt Like a LossDisappointment at not beating a top-20 team is actually a sign of progress for the Americans.
  8. world cup
    The Weirdest and Most Dramatic Moments at the World Cup So Far“We want beer!” is not a chant you hear at every tournament.
  9. sports
    Fans Won’t Be Able to Buy Beer at World Cup GamesA last-minute ban on alcohol sales is the latest controversy as the tournament kicks off in Qatar.
  10. power
    Everything to Know About the WNBA Star in Russian CustodyBrittney Griner’s lawyers have confirmed the athlete is serving her sentence at a penal colony in Mordovia.
  11. crypto
    All the Ways the FTX Implosion Is Shaking the Sports WorldThe end of Sam Bankman-Fried’s empire has touched everyone from Tom Brady to the Miami Heat.
  12. games
    The World Cup Is the Only Real American Underdog StorySometimes it’s nice to root for a scrappy up-and-comer, and this year’s men’s team is exactly that.
  13. games
    March Madness Is Perfect, So of Course They’re Trying to Ruin ItBig universities want to expand the tournament, which would make the Cinderella stories everyone loves much less likely to happen.
  14. bedlam at barclays
    Kyrie Irving Was Finally Suspended. What’s Next?It’s unlikely the Nets will cut him anytime soon.
  15. sports
    Steve Nash Couldn’t Handle the Nets’ ChaosAt least Brooklyn’s ousted head coach doesn’t have to deal with a star player posting about antisemitic movies anymore.
  16. games
    Kyrie Irving’s Days in Brooklyn Are NumberedPromoting an antisemitic movie is a new low, and his antics will only get worse.
  17. games
    LeBron James Doesn’t Talk About Politics AnymoreTwo years after making himself ubiquitous in American political life, he’s sitting out the midterms, and his voting group is “dormant.”
  18. tremendous content
    Watch Ted Cruz Get Booed, Heckled Mercilessly by Yankees FansDuring Sunday night’s loss, New Yorkers found catharsis in loudly informing the senator that he’s a “loser” who should “go back to Cancún.”
  19. iran protests
    What to Know About the Iranian Climber Who Competed Without a HijabElnaz Rekabi has returned to Iran, but many fear for her safety.
  20. the sports section
    The Yankees Can Return to Their Rightful Place As Baseball’s Premier VillainsThe Yankees take on the hated Astros with the AL pennant on the line.
  21. games
    Who to Root for in the Baseball Playoffs (Not the Astros)Not the Yankees, either.
  22. sports
    Loathed NFL Owner Claims to Have Dirt on Roger GoodellThe Washington Commanders’ Daniel Snyder has reportedly sicced private investigators on colleagues and claims his findings could “blow up” the NFL.
  23. games
    This Yankees Postseason Feels ExistentialBy the team’s high standards, this century has been rough. If they don’t win a championship now, it might get a lot rougher.
  24. the sports section
    Aaron Judge Is Even Better Than His Home Run TotalThe Yankees slugger hit his 62nd homer, breaking a still-sacred baseball mark. He’s also having a pretty good season in other categories.
  25. games
    There Is No Fixing ThisTua Tagovailoa’s ugly injury is the latest reminder that no policy change can excise brutality from the NFL.
  26. sports
    Aaron Judge Could be the Crossover Star Baseball Desperately NeedsThere’s nothing like a home-run chase to get normal people interested in the sport again.
  27. sports
    What Exactly Is Going on With That Disgraced Celtics Coach?Ime Udoka’s suspension over inappropriate relations with a fellow staffer leaves his team and the public with questions.
  28. games
    Brett Favre Was Always Pretty AwfulThanks to his legion of defenders, the ex-QB thought he could get away with anything. An egregious scandal in Mississippi shows there are limits.
  29. rihannaissance
    Rihanna to Headline 2023 Super Bowl Halftime ShowThe most important person the NFL has ever drafted.
  30. culture
    Rihanna is Going to Make Us All Watch the Super BowlThe singer will headline the 2023 Super Bowl Halftime Show.
  31. blank space
    If Taylor Swift Isn’t Playing the Super Bowl Halftime Show, Who Is?We have some guesses and suggestions.
  32. tennis
    There Will Be No Next Roger FedererReflecting on his utter distinctiveness as he steps onto the court for one last pro match.
  33. games
    Rejoice: Tom Brady Is MiserableIt’s nice to know the guy who always wins experiences rough patches like the rest of us.
  34. tennis
    When Roger Federer Broke His Racket and Faced the FutureIn the late aughts, he came to terms with his transition from tennis God to mere mortal.
  35. the sports section
    Roger Maris’s Son Is Rooting for Aaron JudgeKevin Maris believes 61 is still the real home-run record, and he has some thoughts about Mark McGwire and Barry Bonds.
  36. games
    Did You Know the World Cup Is in Two Months?The strange timing (and location) of the world’s biggest sporting event will make it a hard sell in America.
  37. museums
    After 14 Years, the Jackie Robinson Museum Is Finally OpenThe 2008 Recession, Hurricane Sandy, and COVID all slowed down the project, but the athlete’s 100-year-old widow finally got her wish.
  38. tennis
    The Future of Men’s Tennis Looks Pretty Damn BrightThis year’s U.S. Open has shown that the era to come after Djokovic, Nadal, and Federer will not be a letdown.
  39. games
    The NFL Is America’s Best Crisis-Management CompanyA new season brings with it new scandals, but the league’s cultural dominance has never been more secure.
  40. next act
    Serena’s ChoiceWatching her, I want to retire and begin again over and over.
  41. tennis
    Serena Could Actually Win This ThingHer final U.S. Open has already been special, but it could become spectacular.
  42. serena williams
    Serena Williams Told a Story With Her U.S. Open OutfitAnd decked it out with diamonds fit for a queen.
  43. tennis
    Don’t Sleep on Tommy PaulThe former phenom is now 25, a little bit wiser, and finally making good on his early potential.
  44. games
    College Football Is Now NFL LiteA sport once defined by regional charm is awash in money and becoming more like the pros every week.
  45. vuture sports
    Rob, Ryan, and Relegation: What to Know About Welcome to WrexhamSome helpful notes for enjoying this inconsistent but compelling sports docuseries–slash–vanity project.
  46. us open
    The U.S. Government Has Forced Me to Side With Novak DjokovicDid it really have to come to this?
  47. vulture investigates
    Is Tom Brady MIA From the NFL Because of The Masked Singer? An InvestigationLet’s not forget that a pro footballer appearing on The Masked Singer isn’t a new thing.
  48. lawsuits
    Vanessa Bryant Gets Emotional During Her Testimony in Invasion-of-Privacy TrialShe said she lives “in fear” of seeing the crash photos.
  49. encounter
    Can Nasty Nestor Turn Around the Yankees?The pitcher has become an unlikely star for the Yankees. He’s just happy to be here.
  50. games
    The ‘Real’ Home-Run Record Is 73, Not 61Aaron Judge’s tremendous season has rekindled a tiresome argument about the purity of the game.
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