Pro Basketball|Russell Westbrook Traded to Rockets as a Wild N.CreditCreditThomas Shea/USA Today Sports, via ReutersThe Oklahoma City Thunder have traded away the last pillar of their 2012 N.
ImageOdubel Herrera was suspended over an altercation in May with his girlfriend.CreditCreditBrynn Anderson/Associated PressPhiladelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera has accepted a suspension for the rest of the season under Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy, the commissioner’s office said Friday.
Baseball|Mets Lose to Braves and Reach a Season LowBraves 6, Mets 2ImageThe Braves’ Austin Riley chased a home run hit by the Mets’ Pete Alonso during the fourth inning.Pete Alonso hit his 28th home run for the Mets, who lost their sixth straight and fell a season-worst nine games under.
ImageDuring the 24 Hours of Le Mans, spectators can sleep in camp sites along the track.CreditCreditGerlach Delissen/Corbis, via Getty ImagesThe 24 Hours of Le Mans is the biggest event in endurance racing.
This Season, Rob Manfred SaysImageProtective netting at Camden Yards in Baltimore.All 30 major league ballparks have netting that extends at least to the far end of each dugout.
VideoThis has been one of the deadliest climbing seasons on Mount Everest.At least 11 people died this month climbing Everest, more than twice the number who died last year.
CreditCreditPete Kiehart for The New York TimesOn clay, Roger Federer can win, even if he loses.This season Federer, 37, returned to clay-court competition for the first time since 2016.
Chris Ahmad, the Yankees’ head physician, will perform the surgery on Andujar, 24, on Monday at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, the team announced Wednesday night.In a Yankees season defined by injuries — and by a 26-16 record in spite of them — Andujar became their first player to be shut down completely.
He fancied himself a leader and yet spent the season sniping at the young players he purported to lead.Now as the Bucks prepare for the Eastern Conference finals, the Western Conference teams might consider what is steaming down the tracks.
CreditCreditSergio Estrada/USA Today Sports, via ReutersSAN FRANCISCO — It has reached the point of this mind-boggling Yankees season that the fill-ins for the wounded regulars have been replaced by other fill-ins because of more injuries.“Hopefully — hopefully — we avoided some serious injuries,” Yankees Manager Aaron Boone said.
76ers 122, Nets 100ImagePhiladelphia’s Joel Embiid overwhelmed the Nets in Game 5.Facing elimination in Game 5 of the best-of-seven series, the Nets deflated like a balloon exhaling all its helium, losing by 122-100.
“Definitely saved the season,” Paul Millsap, Denver’s veteran forward, said in a quiet moment at his locker.“To go down, 0-2, against the San Antonio Spurs, going into their place, it’s a massacre waiting to happen.
ImageBreanna Stewart, the reigning WNBA MVP, landed awkwardly on the foot of fellow star Brittney Griner during the EuroLeague championship game.CreditCreditAndres Gutierrez/Associated PressSeattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart tore her right Achilles tendon in the EuroLeague championship game, just five weeks before the start of the W.
CreditCreditKathy Willens/Associated PressThe Boston Red Sox welcomed back the veteran catcher Sandy Leon for Tuesday’s game in the Bronx.”The Red Sox could all use a new beginning.
And there were countless dramas and controversies between those bookends, from the Houston Rockets’ poor start and near-instant divorce from Carmelo Anthony.Yet we’ve finally arrived where we wanted to be all along: Saturday’s start of the playoffs.