The Final Four That Nobody Could Have Expected

Connecticut has a pedigree but hasn?t made a deep run since 2014. Florida Atlantic plays in a small gym on a campus that?s an owl sanctuary. San Diego State got in on a free throw. And Miami?s coach likes his self-help advice.

Caitlin Clark Powers Iowa to the Final Four, While L.S.U. Gets Past Its Cold Shooting

Clark delivered a 41-point triple-double against Louisville to take Iowa to its second Final Four; Angel Reese recorded her 32nd double-double of the season to propel L.S.U. over Miami.

MLB 2023 Preview: Pitch Clock and Other New Rules Aim to Speed Game Up

With three major rule changes this season, Major League Baseball will try to reinvent itself while looking to the game?s past for inspiration.

Anthony Volpe Makes Yankees Roster at Shortstop

Anthony Volpe, 21, grew up rooting for Derek Jeter. Making the Yankees? opening day roster after a hot preseason, Volpe will try to pick up where his idol left off.

Steve Cohen?s Amazin?, Maddening, Money-Losing Bid to Own New York

Once a symbol of Wall Street excess, Cohen has invested lavishly in the Mets, becoming the most beloved billionaire in Queens. Is that enough to reverse team history?

Joe Kelly and Rob Manfred Find Common Ground on Baseball?s Future

While interviewing Rob Manfred for his book about baseball, Joe Kelly, an outspoken reliever, realized their goals weren?t all that different.

Final Four Set: No. 5 Seeds Miami, San Diego State Are In

Fifth-seeded Miami rallied from 13 points down to beat Texas, while a foul and a free throw gave another No. 5 seed, San Diego State, a win over Creighton. They join UConn and Florida Atlantic.

Saturday?s March Madness: UConn Women Fall and Men Advance

The UConn men?s team had a very different night: They routed Gonzaga to reach the Final Four. Ninth-seeded Florida Atlantic also advanced.

Mississippi?s Season Is Done. Coach Yo Says the Rebels Are Just Warming Up.

Yolett McPhee-McCuin, buoyed by her confidence, represents a new wave of coaching in women?s college basketball. ?We?re gliding now,? she said of her Rebels.

Shiffrin and Diggins Put On a Show This Season. Can the U.S. Build on It?

Mikaela Shiffrin and Jessie Diggins are skiing unicorns. American skiing wants to make sure the next stars don?t have to be.

In Her New Book, Kara Goucher Keeps Running Accountable

The American long-distance runner has shared her story in ?The Longest Race? at a moment of reckoning for the elite running world.

For Those Chasing N.C.A.A. Glory, Madison Square Garden Is More Than Another Stop

Some players grew up in New York but hadn?t played on its biggest stage. Others were learning about it anew in this N.C.A.A. men?s tournament.

Alabama?s Tumultuous Season Ends With Loss to San Diego State

Alabama?s season, which included questions about its handling of a deadly shooting, ended well short of its ambitions of an N.C.A.A. men?s basketball title.

George Washington University Is Moving on From ?Colonials?

The move comes amid a reckoning of the fraught history of team names across American sports. Potential new names include: ?Ambassadors,? ?Blue Fog,? ?Revolutionaries? and ?Sentinels.?

Brothers Renew a Rivalry When Creighton Plays San Diego State

Creighton?s Arthur Kaluma and San Diego State?s Adam Seiko have faced each other at the N.C.A.A. tournament, and plenty of other times, before.

For 38 Years at UConn, Chris Dailey Has Been the Yin to Geno?s Yang

Assistant coaches usually move on after a few seasons. Not Dailey, Connecticut?s associate head coach, who sticks to a routine and brings balance to the bench.

Miami Finds an Unshakable Groove Against Mighty Houston

The Hurricanes were unusually loose against the Cougars, the last No. 1 seed in the men?s N.C.A.A. tournament. Now Miami, not Houston, is pushing for a Final Four.

Friday?s March Madness: No. 1 Seeds Alabama and Houston Are Out

San Diego State bothered the Crimson Tide with a physical style and slow pace. Miami pounced on Houston early and cruised in the second half.

The Superteam That May Be Selling Itself Short

Vfl Wolfsburg casts itself as an underdog in Germany and in the Champions League. That doesn?t reflect reality.

The Income Gap Is Becoming a Physical-Activity Divide

Nationwide, poor children and adolescents are participating far less in sports and fitness activities than their more affluent peers.

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