Giants Hire Joe Schoen From Bills as General Manager

The Giants on Friday announced the hired Joe Schoen as their new general manager, the first step in the team’s attempt to fill a leadership vacuum after the previous general…

How Buccaneers’ Tom Brady finds ways to connect come playoff time

TAMPA, Fla. – In 2020, on a rain-dampened field, a practice squad receiver named Cyril Grayson — who hadn’t played a down of college football and had one NFL catch…

Francis Ngannou is the U.F.C.’s Fearsome, Quiet Champion

Long before Francis Ngannou could parade his leather-and-gold Ultimate Fighting Championship belt above swaths of dancing and shouting fans in his native Cameroon, he skulked out of a classroom there,…

Australian Open 2022 – So far, it’s the American Dream for four women and four men at the Australian Open

There were no Americans in the quarterfinals of the singles draw at the US Open in September. No men. No women. No one. It was the first time in over…

Sabalenka Struggles, Then Prevails as Top Women Fall at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — Thursday was another rough day for the leading women at a major tennis tournament. Garbiñe Muguruza, the No. 3 seed, and Anett Kontaveit, the No. 6 seed,…

Davidson basketball creeps up on future Atlantic 10 foe Loyola Chicago in Kevin Connors’ Mid-Major Top 10

7:00 AM ET Kevin ConnorsESPN Close ESPN studio anchor Writer, ESPN mid-major college basketball top 10 4-year member of the Ithaca men’s basketball team Bob McKillop just wouldn’t have handled…

N.F.L. Playoff Predictions: Our Picks in the Divisional Round

On paper, the Rams have the better, and healthier, team. Odell Beckham Jr. has caught six touchdown passes in nine games with Los Angeles, Cooper Kupp leads the league in…

Aryna Sabalenka’s dominant serve is missing, presumed lost, but there’s hope she finds it in time in Australia

Athletes spend decades trying to trick the mind. But what happens when the mind tricks the athlete? Aryna Sabalenka arrived in Australia earlier this month with her focus set squarely…

University of Michigan Will Pay $490 Million to Settle Abuse Cases

Schembechler’s son said that the coach had ignored his account of abuse in 1969. Anderson retired in 2003. In recent years, though, his former patients have described decades of lingering…

How NHL players have been inspired by Willie O’Ree

Wayne Simmonds was drawn to hockey at a young age. He just wasn’t allowed to participate until one specific homework assignment was complete, on one specific figure. “I remember being…