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How the Green Bay Packers routed the Los Angeles Rams to reach the N.F.C. title game.

Green Bay amassed 484 total yards of offense against the N.F.L.’s toughest defense.

NFL Playoffs: What We Learned From the Divisional Round

The Buffalo Bills rode their defense to victory while the Green Bay Packers thrived on offense. The Kansas City Chiefs, who lost Patrick Mahomes to a concussion, simply survived.

Jordan McNair's Family Reaches $3.5 Million Settlement With University of Maryland

Jordan McNair, a University of Maryland offensive lineman, collapsed from heatstroke during a practice in 2018 and died two weeks later.

Mahomes Out For Game After Concussion

Backup Chad Henne took over with the Browns closing in on the Chiefs’ lead.

Fumble or Touchback? Browns' Missed Touchdown Prompts Controversy

The rules state that if a team fumbles the ball and it goes out of the opponent’s end zone, the play results in a touchback.

2020 N.F.L. Divisional Playoffs: Browns vs. Chiefs Live Updates

Kansas City, the top seed in the A.F.C., begins its title defense against a Cleveland Browns franchise that has waited decades for this playoff moment.

True-Crime Podcast Puts Spotlight on Irish Coach Accused of Abuse

The Irish police are investigating accusations that George Gibney, a former swim coach for Ireland now living in the United States, sexually abused two swimmers who came forward after hearing the podcast about him.

America's Cup: Patriot 'flying yacht' capsizes in gutsy conditions

Emergency management plans were put into operation during the America's Cup challenger series on Sunday when American Magic's Patriot yacht dramatically capsized in gutsy conditions in Auckland's Waitemata Harbour.

Here’s how the Green Bay Packers routed the Los Angeles Rams to reach the N.F.C. title game.

Green Bay amassed 484 total yards of offense against the N.F.L.’s toughest defense.

With Positive Tests, the Rules Change for Some Players in Australia

After three people on two charter flights tested positive for the coronavirus, 47 players will not be allowed to practice for two weeks.

Olympic gold medalist's decision to speak out over alleged 1998 sexual assault sparks public...

Greek Olympic gold medalist Sofia Bekatorou's very public detailing of her alleged sexual assault in 1998 by a high-ranking Hellenic Sailing Federation (HSF) official has sparked an outcry in the Mediterranean country over the way her revelations were initially dealt with.

Bradie Tennell Wins Her Second National Figure Skating Title

Tennell had recently relocated from Colorado to work on recapturing the title she won in 2018.

George Whitmore, Climber Who Vanquished El Capitan, Dies at 89

In 1958, he was one of the first people to climb the 2,900-foot-tall sheer granite wall that looms over Yosemite National Park.

2020 N.F.L. Divisional Playoffs: Rams vs. Packers Live Updates

Can the Rams defense interrupt the synchronicity between Aaron Rodgers and Davante Adams?

The art of winning a Premier League penalty

The 2020-2021 Premier League season is a proving a bumper campaign for penalties.

Ralph Lauren cuts ties with golfer Justin Thomas for using anti-gay slur

The Ralph Lauren Corporation is cutting ties with golfer Justin Thomas over his use of a homophobic slur.

Karl-Anthony Towns has tested positive for Covid-19, as the NBA's postponed games list grows

After already losing seven family members to Covid-19, the Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns has tested positive for the coronavirus.

In Robert Saleh, the Jets Believe They Found the Leader They Need

Saleh’s defense carried the San Francisco 49ers to a Super Bowl appearance. But it was his ability to motivate players that brought him to New York.

After Frosty Houston Split, Harden Says He’s an ‘Elite Teammate’

James Harden, who was traded to the Nets this week, had been called “disrespectful” by his former teammates in Houston, who he said were “not good enough” to win a championship.

In Defense of Television, Soccer's All-Purpose Villain

Television, which influences everything from salaries to kickoff times, is soccer’s most convenient villain. But for the vast majority of fans, it’s the only connection they have.

Kyrie Irving Fined $50,000 for Attending Indoor Party

Irving, the star Nets guard, was found to have violated the N.B.A.’s coronavirus health and safety protocols that bar players from attending indoor social gatherings of 15 or more people.

Seattle SuperSonics Fans Can Relate to Houston's Loss of Kevin Durant

It’s had to be loyal and devoted to teams and players with whipsawing trades and movement the story of the N.B.A. these days.

DJ LeMahieu Returning to Yankees on $90 Million Deal

The team’s best all-around player was widely expected to return. His six-year deal lets the team avoid the luxury tax — for now.