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  1. the sports section
    The 2021 Mets Season As Told Through 15 Steve Cohen TweetsThe team’s owner has learned in public that rebuilding a benighted franchise isn’t so easy.
  2. games
    Dave Zirin Thinks the Kaepernick Era Is Just BeginningTalking with the veteran sports journalist about his new book, which examines how the activist quarterback transformed the sports landscape.
  3. tennis
    Novak Djokovic Lost. Hallelujah.A Federer fan breathes a big, probably short-lived sigh of relief.
  4. florida
    Trump Hosting a Boxing Match on 9/11 Was a Vision From an Alternate RealityOne in which he accepted his electoral loss and began chasing weird cash-grab appearances, like guest-hosting a novelty fight at a casino on 9/11.
  5. tennis
    This Year’s U.S. Open Is an Antidote to GloomThrilling phenoms, riotous crowds, and that old New York energy have made it a tournament to remember.
  6. dignity
    Trump to Commemorate 9/11 by Calling Evander Holyfield FightNever forget that you can pay $49.99 to hear his astute boxing commentary.
  7. games
    Unfortunately, Roger Goodell Deserves Some CreditEveryone’s favorite punching bag has steered the NFL back to sheer dominance with a single-minded focus on making money.
  8. tennis
    The GOATNovak Djokovic’s unstoppable rise to the top of tennis.
  9. sports
    Serena Williams Has Dropped Out of the U.S. OpenThe tennis star said she was still recovering from a torn hamstring.
  10. sports
    President Pacquiao?As he preps for what may be his last bout in the ring, the Filipino boxing legend has his eyes on a bigger prize.
  11. games
    The NFL Should Require Fans to Get VaccinatedSome sports leagues are making it more difficult for players to avoid being inoculated. That’s not good enough.
  12. power
    This Press Conference Sure Proved Naomi Osaka’s PointShe broke down in tears after a journalist’s questions about her stance on media.
  13. nostalgia
    If Mike Schur Builds a Field of Dreams Series, They Will ComeThat’s Peacock’s plan, anyway.
  14. tokyo olympics
    Captain America Durant and Team USA Strike Gold After AllAfter struggling to pull off earlier victories in Tokyo, Team USA pulled it all together over France in Saturday’s gold-medal final.
  15. sports!
    The Best Things We’ve Seen at the Olympics So FarA swim coach horny for gold, teens shredding the skateboarding category, and more.
  16. tokyo olympics 2021
    A Day-by-Day Schedule of the 2021 Tokyo OlympicsLet the games begin …
  17. black beauty matters
    The Most Impressive Beauty Looks From the OlympicsThe ponytails, manicures, and braids that helped athletes sprint, shot-put, and backflip in style.
  18. tokyo olympics
    Why Can’t the U.S. Men’s Relay Team Pass a Baton Correctly?It crashed out of the Olympics by once again failing at a seemingly simple task.
  19. intelligencer chats
    The Tokyo Olympics Haven’t Felt Like Must-See TVBlame it on the time difference, the pandemic, the lack of a unifying star, or all of the above.
  20. 2021 olympics
    The Fate of U.S. Men’s Basketball Gold Rests in Kevin Durant’s HandsWhen Team USA bested Spain in the quarterfinals, Durant was dancing. For the U.S. to emerge as Tokyo Olympics champions, he has to keep doing it.
  21. games
    The Unbridled Joy of Watching Olympic Sports You Know Nothing AboutIt’s refreshing to be in sheer awe of athletes instead of nitpicking them to death.
  22. tokyo olympics
    Simone Biles Wins Bronze!“I wasn’t expecting to walk away with the medal,” she said. “I was just going out there doing this for me.”
  23. 2021 olympics
    Simone Biles Will Compete in Final Tokyo Olympics Gymnastic EventThe gymnast plans to participate in Tuesday’s beam final after withdrawing from all previous events in Tokyo to prioritize her mental health.
  24. tokyo olympics
    Simone Biles Isn’t Sure If She’ll Compete Again in TokyoAhead of next week’s event finals, the gymnast says she’s still struggling with “the twisties.”
  25. tokyo olympics
    The One Limit Simone Biles Wouldn’t BreakHow the sports world’s obsession with mental toughness hurts athletes.
  26. ask a cool person
    The Best Tennis Clothes, According to Stylish Players, Coaches, and ProsPieces that’ll perform on the court — and look good, too.
  27. highs and lows
    The Best and Worst of the 2021 Olympics So FarBecause in a pandemic Olympics, there’s room for celebration and deep concern.
  28. tokyo olympics
    Suni Lee Secures Olympic Gold in All-Around GymnasticsMaking history as the first Hmong American Olympian.
  29. sports!
    The Best TikToks From the OlympicsSo far, Australia is winning the gold in social-media content.
  30. sports!
    All the Tokyo Olympics Events You Should Actually WatchSo you don’t have to sort through 7,000 hours of televised sports on your own.
  31. birthday gifts
    Well, Look Who Else Is Vacationing in Saint-TropezAnd may have been closer to J.Lo than we thought.
  32. games
    The Superhumanity of Simone BilesNo one has been under more pressure at these Olympic Games, and no one could have handled it better than she did.
  33. vulture sports
    Julian Casablancas Threw Out the Mets’ First Pitch Last NiteGood form, better fit.
  34. olympics 2021
    Ariarne Titmus’s Swim Coach Got, Uh, Excited About Her Olympic Gold-Medal WinThe Australian swimmer edged out favorite Katie Ledecky in the 400-meter freestyle.
  35. sports!
    German Gymnasts Will Wear Whatever They Want, ThanksIn opting for full-length unitards, “We wanted to show that every woman, everybody, should decide what to wear.”
  36. okay!!
    Female Athletes Fined for Not Competing in BikinisPetition to let the Norwegian women’s beach handball team wear tiny little shorts.
  37. tokyo olympics
    COVID Falls Out of Focus at the Pandemic Olympics — for NowThe coverage of the games’ first weekend felt surprisingly normal. How long can this tone last?
  38. olympics 2021
    U.S. Men’s Basketball Had a Rocky Olympics Start. I’m Still Excited.This year, Team USA taking home the gold is not a sure thing by any means. But there’s plenty for fans to look forward to.
  39. sports
    Cleveland Renames Baseball Team After Traffic MascotGood-bye, Indians; hello, Guardians.
  40. olympics 2021
    And Now, Another Celebrity ‘Imagine’ Video, Courtesy of the OlympicsJust 16 short months after Gal Gadot’s video.
  41. tokyo olympics
    What an Eerie Opening CeremonyThe Tokyo Olympics kicked off to a mostly empty stadium.
  42. tokyo olympics
    The Olympics’ COVID Problem Is GrowingThe games are opening today, as more and more athletes test positive for the virus and cases in Tokyo rise.
  43. covid-19
    The NFL Is Getting Tough on Unvaccinated PlayersRoger Goodell says teams with a COVID outbreak could face penalties and unprotected players must be tested daily.
  44. 2020 olympics
    The Ambivalence OlympicsCan you still love the Games with so many reasons to loathe them?
  45. games
    The Olympics Will Reel You In AgainThe Games still make for spectacular television, even with no fans and COVID cases surging.
  46. sports
    Maria Taylor Leaves ESPN Weeks After Rachel Nichols’s Comments LeakAfter the fallout from Nichols’s claim suggesting Taylor received assignments because she is Black, Taylor is reportedly close to a deal with NBC.
  47. sports!
    Will COVID Kill the Mood in the Olympic Village?Pandemic restrictions come for the sexiest event in sports.
  48. sports
    Washington Nationals Game Descends Into Chaos After Shooting OutsideThree people were shot on Saturday night, including a bystander attending the game, after people in two cars exchanged gunfire outside the ballpark.
  49. nfl
    Richard Sherman Arrested After Wild Clash With Family and PoliceThe NFL cornerback was pepper-sprayed in the face by his father-in-law and was subdued by a police dog after driving his vehicle into a barrier.
  50. sports
    Black Players Target of Racist Harassment After England Soccer LossBritish police are investigating hateful posts on social media.
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