Ben Keating Goes From Selling Cars to Racing Them

“I thought I had nailed that gift,” Kathleen Keating said.“You spend almost as much time looking out the back window as the front window,” Keating said of driving on the same track with much faster cars.

Pelicans Agree to Trade Anthony Davis to the Lakers

ImageThe Lakers and New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to a trade that will team Anthony Davis with LeBron James in Los Angeles.]The Los Angeles Lakers’ storied penchant for acquiring elite big men when they need them most resurfaced Saturday when the glamorous but struggling franchise reached agreement on a trade to acquire Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans — thus pairing Davis, a six-time All Star, with LeBron James.

For Fernando Alonso, a Career of Victories

In his Formula One heyday, Alonso was the sport’s record-breaker, who had challenged — and beaten — Michael Schumacher, the seven-time champion.Here are his career highlights:1994-97 Alonso, who was born in 1981, won three consecutive Spanish karting championships.

Chile’s Road to the Women’s World Cup Started With an Indignity

Dropped from FIFA’s world rankings three years ago because its federation had not scheduled a match in two years, Chile’s women’s team now has a players’ union and a lot to prove.CreditCreditGonzalo Fuentes/ReutersPARIS — Three years ago, long before Chile’s soccer team made its first appearance in a Women’s World Cup, it made news for an embarrassing reason.

Women’s World Cup: England and Italy Advance With Victories

Sports|Women’s World Cup: England and Italy Advance With VictoriesWomen’s World Cup RoundupImageJodie Taylor of England after scoring the only goal in a win against Argentina on Friday.CreditCreditMarc Atkins/Getty ImagesAs roommates at the Women’s World Cup, Jodie Taylor and Beth Mead have built a connection that has helped lead England into the second round of the tournament.

Cardinals Take Care of Business Twice Against Mets’ Bullpen

Sports|Cardinals Take Care of Business Twice Against Mets’ BullpenCardinals 5, Mets 4, 10 innings, Completion of Suspended Game | Cardinals 9, Mets 5ImageDexter Fowler of the Cardinals with Mets catcher Wilson Ramos after hitting a go-ahead three-run homer in the eighth inning of the second game on Friday night.The big blow was a go-ahead, two-run single by Wilson Ramos off Gant (6-0) to put the Mets ahead, 5-4.

Mets Defeat Cardinals as Jeff McNeil Saves Bullpen From Itself

Sports|Mets Defeat Cardinals as Jeff McNeil Saves Bullpen From ItselfMets 8, Cardinals 7ImageMets catcher Wilson Ramos tagging out the Cardinals’ Jack Flaherty at the plate for the final out in a victory on Saturday night.CreditCreditMike Stobe/Getty ImagesSecond baseman Jeff McNeil made a game-saving throw from right field to home plate for the final out, and the Mets held off the St.

Women’s World Cup: Canada and the Netherlands Easily Advance

Sports|Women’s World Cup: Canada and the Netherlands Easily AdvanceWomen’s World Cup RoundupImageNichelle Prince (15) after scoring Canada’s second goal against New Zealand on Saturday.CreditCreditEmmanuel Foudrot/ReutersJessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince got second-half goals to give Canada a 2-0 victory against New Zealand in the Women’s World Cup on Saturday in Grenoble, France.

White Sox Rout Yankees Behind Lucas Giolito and Eloy Jimenez

Sports|White Sox Rout Yankees Behind Lucas Giolito and Eloy JimenezWhite Sox 10, Yankees 2ImageLucas Giolito of the White Sox got the victory against the Yankees on Friday night.CreditCreditJonathan Daniel/Getty ImagesCHICAGO — Lucas Giolito pitched into the seventh for his ninth straight win and Eloy Jimenez hit a pair of three-run homers as the Chicago White Sox routed the Yankees, 10-2, on Friday night.