I had phoned Phelps from South Korea for his reaction to losing his 100-meter butterfly world record to the American Caeleb Dressel last month.Kristof Milak, a 19-year-old from Hungary, had shattered Phelps’s world record in the 200 butterfly earlier in the meet.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ImageAl Jackson pitching for the Mets in 1962, their first season, against the Pittsburgh Pirates.The Mets had four shutouts that season — all pitched by Jackson, a rare bright spot on the team.
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.
ImageThe world champion United States women’s team has sued U.Gary Klausner of United States District Court for the Central District of California, is at least six months earlier than the players and U.
teams, died in a motorcycle crash, friends and family said.ImageCedric Benson was a dominant force for the University of Texas before an eight-year career in the National Football League.
’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.
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 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.
ImageA view of the roof closing at Arthur Ashe Stadium during last year’s United States Open.CreditJulian Finney/Getty ImagesThe United States Open’s five-year, $600 million renovation of the U.
CreditCreditRob Carr/Getty ImagesMASON, Ohio — Madison Keys won the biggest title of her career, claiming the Western & Southern Open final on Sunday, 7-5, 7-6 (5) over Svetlana Kuznetsova.“I think I have known what I need to do in order to play good tennis,” Keys said.
ImageBrazil and Australia met in this summer’s World Cup in France.CreditCreditEric Gaillard/ReutersFIFA said Monday that it had received “unprecedented” interest from countries considering bids for the 2023 Women’s World Cup.
He covered sports of all kinds, but was most closely associated with golf.His death was announced by CBS Sports.
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.
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.
: 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.
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.