A Teenage NASCAR Driver Is Content to Go Slow for Now

She had come to stock-car racing from the rough-and-tumble world of off-road racing, where she considered herself to be just one of the guys.“I was trying to control it, but I just went from being swung at, to swinging,” Deegan said.

The Yankees Continue to Dominate. Is That Enough?

Baseball|The Yankees Continue to Dominate.Indians 8, Yankees 4Despite Sunday’s loss to the Indians, the Yankees are focused on achieving the best record in the regular season and home field advantage in the playoffs.

Red Sox’s Chris Sale to Miss the Rest of the Regular Season

ImageChris Sale signed a six-year contract with the Red Sox in March.CreditCreditKathryn Riley/Getty ImagesBOSTON — Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale is receiving treatment for inflammation in his elbow that will shut him down for the rest of the regular season.

Tiger Woods Watches His Season End at BMW Championship

ImageTiger Woods shot an even-par 72 on Sunday and finished the BMW Championship at seven under par.“It’s disappointing,” Woods said, adding, “Last year culminated in a pretty special moment for me and it would have been nice to go back there.

A Russian B-Boy Dreams of Gold

CreditEmile Ducke for The New York TimesImageSergey Chernyshev, center, working with children at his father’s dance studio.“People think Russians can’t make good music,” Bumblebee said as he cued up a track by the Russian rapper Big Baby Tape, “but that’s just a stereotype.

Do You Understand the N.B.A. Salary Cap? Imagine Enforcing It

’s salary cap group, the division of roughly 10 staffers who make sure the teams follow the rules.senior director and associate counsel for player matters, said the league’s salary cap group helps interpret the collective bargaining agreement with players.

Stephen Curry to Bankroll Golf’s Return to Howard University

star Stephen Curry, center, decided to sponsor a Division I golf program at Howard University after speaking with a student, Otis Ferguson, who bonded with him over the game’s life lessons.“This is an avenue for students who otherwise wouldn’t have an opportunity to attend Howard University to use the game of golf to participate in that,” Frederick said.

Pete Alonso Sets N.L. Rookie Home Run Record in Mets Victory

— Pete Alonso hit his 40th home run, breaking the National League rookie record, capping a late outburst by the Mets in their 11-5 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.Michael Conforto hit a long homer in the first inning and drove in four runs.

Woods Bounces Back and Thomas Sets Record at the BMW Championship

Golf|Woods Bounces Back and Thomas Sets Record at the BMW ChampionshipImageTiger Woods shot well in the third round of the BMW Championship, but poor showings in the first two rounds have put him out of contention for a win.The goal for Tiger Woods is simply to get to the Tour Championship, where last year he ended five years without winning.

In D.C., Trading Politics for a Paddle

We launched into the Potomac River just beneath the Francis Scott Key Bridge, which links upscale Georgetown with the chrome-and-glass office park of Rosslyn, Va.Higgins for The New York TimesImageOutfitters offer a variety of options for getting on the water.

U.F.C.: Stipe Miocic and Nate Diaz Return With Big Wins

: Stipe Miocic and Nate Diaz Return With Big WinsMiocic beat Daniel Cormier to reclaim the heavyweight title after one year off.— Stipe Miocic waited over a year to face Daniel Cormier again, and his plan for the rematch didn’t start to work until they were deep in the fourth round.

When Soccer Is a Family Business

In recent years, the number of family members acting officially as agents or intermediaries on behalf of professional soccer players in England has increased considerably.“You only have one career,” Bournemouth’s Ibe said.