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Senators 6, Rangers 5 | Two overtimes | Ottawa leads series, 2-0: Rangers Crumble at Hands of Senators’ One-Man Wrecking Crew
Rangers forward Derek Stepan, left, after the Senators won Game 2 in the second overtime.
Last in the N.F.L. Draft, but Getting More Relevant All the Time
Paul Salata, who conceived Mr. Irrelevant, with his daughter, Melanie Fitch, this month. “Everyone who is drafted works hard, and some of them don’t get any recognition,” he said.
With Key Pieces of Last Year’s Team Gone, Jets Begin Laying a New Foundation
ArDarius Stewart, catching a 32-yard touchdown pass for Alabama against Florida in the 2015 SEC championship game.
On Soccer: Arsène Wenger Reaches the End of the Road at Arsenal. Or Maybe Not.
Arsène Wenger after Arsenal’s recent match in the F.A. Cup against Manchester City.
Extra Bases: For Brewers’ Eric Thames, Stint in South Korea Goes a Long Way
The Brewers’ Eric Thames hit a home run Tuesday against the Reds. He is tied for the major league lead with 11 homers after having hit 124 over the past three seasons in South Korea.
Yankees 12, Orioles 4: Aaron Judge Leads the Renewed Bronx Bombers Past the Orioles
Brett Gardner, who had not homered since last July, hit his second home run of Saturday’s game in the second inning.
Mets 5, Nationals 3: Wins Over Nationals Is Encouraging Sign for Debilitated Mets
Yoenis Cespedes, center, with Mets Manager Terry Collins, right, after Cespedes aggravated his hamstring injury against the Atlanta Braves on Thursday. The injury landed Cespedes on the disabled list.
Russian Hooligans’ Toughest Opponents? Russia’s Police
Fans of CSKA Moscow during a match in November. Fearing trouble at next year’s World Cup, in Russia, the Russian authorities have been cracking down on hooliganism.
Sports Briefing: Andy Murray Loses in Semifinals at Barcelona Open
Murray, the top-ranked player in the world, was upset by Dominic Thiem, who will face the defending champion, Rafael Nadal, in the final.
On Pro Basketball: 6-Foot-10 and a 3-Point Shooter. Just What the Rockets Want.
Kyle Wiltjer playing in the Summer League last July. He is a stretch 4 — a forward whose 3-point shooting spaces the floor.
Maria Sharapova, in Return, Falls in Semifinals in Stuttgart
Maria Sharapova hitting a return during her three-set defeat to Kristina Mladenovic.
Giants Draft for the Present, and the Future
Davis Webb completed 61.5 percent of his passes (841 of 1,367) for 9,852 yards, with 83 touchdowns and 34 interceptions, in his 35-game college career.
Keeping Score: Joe Johnson, a Taciturn Veteran, Speaks Volumes for the Jazz
Utah Jazz forward Joe Johnson shooting over Los Angeles Clippers forward Luc Mbah a Moute in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series.