Data, Diet and Better Set Pieces: Seeking Soccer’s Future

Now, of course, all those ideas have been adopted at clubs of far greater scale, of far richer history. Where Midtjylland has gone, Europe has generally followed. Danish academies train every day. The vast majority of teams across Europe are committing vast

What to Watch in the College Football Playoff Semifinals

Four of the most fabled programs in college football — Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State and Notre Dame — still have hopes of winning the championship in one of the most chaotic, uncertain, week-to-week seasons in the sport’s history. On Friday, the College

Padres Jolt M.L.B. With Bold Moves to Set Up World Series Run

The San Diego Padres, long one of Major League Baseball’s quietest teams, jolted the sport this week. The Padres grabbed two elite pitchers, swelling the franchise’s payroll at a time of deep financial uncertainty in the game and immediately becoming a favorite

NFL Week 16: What We Learned

The Pittsburgh Steelers overcame a huge deficit to shock the Indianapolis Colts. The Kansas City Chiefs barely beat the Atlanta Falcons and the Baltimore Ravens continued their surge with a win over the Giants. The top spot in the A.F.C. playoffs has

1 88 89 90 91 92 95