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J.J. Redick, the N.B.A.’s Most Meticulous Player
Part of J.J. Redick’s meticulous pregame routine includes exercises with a large inflatable ball. He’s having one of the most productive seasons of his career in his 12th year.
The Cat-Loving Michigan Star Who Slipped Through the Cracks
The Michigan freshman Jordan Poole beat Houston with a 3-pointer at the buzzer Saturday night.
On Baseball: After Parkland Shooting, a Prospect Finds Sanctuary in the Arms of Baseball
Oakland A’s prospect Jesus Luzardo said he knew three of the victims in the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. last month.
Naomi Osaka Asks: What Would Serena Do? Then She Defeats Her
Naomi Osaka, 20, won her first-ever match against the 36-year-old Serena Williams. Osaka said it took her three games to get over the nerves of facing Williams.
Most Upsets Ever? Not Quite, but Underdogs Crowd the Final 16
Texas A&M’s Coach Billy Kennedy, center, had to mix and match lineups to get his team through the regular season because of a series of suspensions.
On Tennis: A Day With Roger Federer: A Tennis Ambassador’s Work Is Never Done
Roger Federer taking photos with fans at Millennium Park in Chicago on Monday as he was promoting the Laver Cup.
The Supermarket Cafeteria That Major League Baseball Players Love
Jose Reyes, dining with his assistant, Edgar Brito, right, at the Bravo supermarket in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
On Baseball: Yankees Enter the Season Looking for Something to Worry About
Fans have huge expectations for Giancarlo Stanton in his first year with the Yankees, but C.C. Sabathia advised him “It’s the same, man. It’s baseball.”
The Blackhawks Adjust to the View From the Bottom
Patrick Kane and the Blackhawks will miss the postseason after nine consecutive appearances.
Another New Football League Says It Will Start Play in 2019
The former Colts vice chairman Bill Polian is one of the founders of a new professional football league that hopes to start play in 2019.
Kyle Korver to Miss Time With Cavaliers After Brother’s Death
Kyle Korver, who is averaging 9.4 points for the Cavaliers, will not be with the team for a game against the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday.
Nancy Lieberman’s Return to Coaching Will Come in the Big3
Nancy Lieberman has plenty of experience coaching men, including a stint with Rajon Rondo and the Sacramento Kings in which she was the second female assistant coach in N.B.A. history.
On Soccer: Memo to Theresa May: In Premier League, Russian Roots Run Deep
Britain's government has raised the possibility that it might consider seizing the assets of wealthy Russians like Chelsea's owner, Roman Abramovich.
Australia Diary: The Nippers Way of Life
Nippers on Sunday at Bronte Beach.
IndyCar Series Will Move to NBC in 2019
Sebastien Bourdais after winning the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg earlier this month. Every IndyCar Series race will be broadcast on NBC or NBC Sports Network next season.
Meredith Says It Intends to Sell Time, Sports Illustrated, Fortune and Money
Signs at the Time Inc. building in New York were recently changed to reflect Meredith’s ownership.