Rickie Fowler Reserves His Flash for the U.S. Open’s First Round

Having started his round just after 8 a.m. Pacific time, Fowler reached the halfway point of his round before 10:30 a.m. when a late arriving fandom had yet to fill the grandstands or line the fairways. But as Fowler birdied the first, second [...]

USMNT Beats Mexico Behind Two Pulisic Goals

Hard Fouls and a Homophobic Chant The game was ugly on the field — four red cards, shoving, a torn jersey, a bloody nose — and off it. The referee Iván Barton ended the game in the eighth minute of added time, rather than play the full [...]

Max Homa Takes His Star Turn at the U.S. Open

Bryson DeChambeau, the 2020 U.S. Open winner, who was in another group, finished his day tied with Scheffler, Paul Barjon and Si Woo Kim. “There are going to be times that people hit it in the rough, and I think the person that’s going [...]

Brandon Nimmo and Mets Get Walk-Off Win Over Yankees

Nimmo saw 24 pitches in his three at-bats against Cole, including 16 after the count reached two strikes. It was a master class in wearing down a power pitcher, and built off lessons Nimmo learned in the Mets’ farm system. “There’s this [...]

‘Different Than What You Expect From a Los Angeles Golf Course’

For much of Collin Morikawa’s life, the Los Angeles Country Club was a mystery. The course, designed in 1921 by George C. Thomas Jr. with its North Course restored by the architect Gil Hanse in 2010, was off-limits to most — even Morikawa, [...]

Vegas Golden Knights Win Their First Stanley Cup

There were also questions about adding a franchise in a city known for legal sports gambling, something sports leagues, the N.H.L. included, had long shunned. Bettman said betting on hockey wasn’t as popular as it was on football, so the [...]

As A’s Fans Protest, Nevada Closes In on Stadium Bill

The A’s, with a roster gutted of any recognizable players over the last few seasons, were expected to be terrible this season and spent more than two months on pace to shatter the 1962 Mets’ modern era record for losses in a season. Their [...]

PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan Steps Back after ‘Medical Situation”

The tour did not give a timeline for Monahan’s return and said that Ron Price, the circuit’s chief operating officer, and Tyler Dennis, the president of the PGA Tour, would take charge in the interim. “Our thoughts are with Jay and his [...]

At The U.S. Open, Golfers Are Focused On LIV’s Merger With PGA Tour

The PGA Tour was unchallenged as the world’s premier circuit for most of a period that began during Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidency, and the players who kept their tour cards were rewarded handsomely for performing well in events from Torrey [...]

Subway Series: Yankees’ Gerrit Cole and Mets’ Justin Verlander Face Off

When Cole and Verlander take the mound Wednesday, they will be in situations similar to the first time they matched up. Cole, who is 7-1 with a 2.84 E.R.A., figures to be on his way to another All-Star selection and is one of the early favorites [...]