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  2. An Empire Built by the Numbers

    Without straying far from home, Phil Steele produces a college football preview magazine known for its abundant statistics and overwhelming precision.

  3. Phil Steele’s Conference Forecast

    Steele, who has been writing a highly regarded college football preview magazine for 20 years, offers some thoughts on the upcoming season for the so-called Big 5 conferences.

  4. A Tennis Board Woven With Conflicts

    An examination of the United States Tennis Association’s finances shows that several of the group’s current and recent board members have benefited from its grants and contracts.

  5. Japanese Swimming Has Momentum at Its Back

    The momentum the Japanese are building at the Pan Pacific Championships could carry over to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

  6. B.C.S. Makes Way for College Football Playoff (and New Debates)

    A new playoff system this season will include four teams, an increase from the B.C.S.’s two. Most people view that as an improvement, but there is still plenty to argue about.

  7. After Season of Despair, All the Pressure Is on the Coach
  8. What to Watch For in the 2014 College Football Season
  9. Yankees 4, White Sox 3: Recent Acquisition Gives Yankees’ Playoff Hopes a Lift
  10. Dodgers 6, Mets 2: Errors Make for Comedy, but the Mets Aren’t Amused
  11. Cashing In Could Compromise Eligibility
  12. Roundup: Red Sox Win Bidding Contest in Deal With Cuban Outfielder
  13. Two Little League World Series Teams Buck Trend
  14. Stars’ Rackets: Not Just Like Ours
  15. At the U.S. Open, Making a Statement That’s Clear, and Loud
  16. Smaller Hill for Federer to Climb at the Open
  17. Lucky Shot? It Strikes a Cord
  18. Tennis, Unlike Baseball, Has No Set Way for Keeping Score
  19. The U.S. Open Issue: Eugenie Bouchard Could Be Tennis’s Next Big Shot
  20. The U.S. Open Issue: A U.S. Open to Remember: Navratilova and Evert Look Back
  21. Giants 35, Jets 24, Preseason: Coming Off a Strong Performance, Smith Is Named the Jets’ Starter
  22. Washington Post Editorial Board Joins Other Groups in Not Using ‘Redskins’
  23. Stars Struggle to Make Barclays Cut
  24. Talented Field for Travers Stakes Will Also Be Missing Some Names
  25. To End This Turf War, Unroll Sod
  26. He’s Battled N.B.A. Players. Now He’ll Play for Kentucky.
  27. Hashim Khan, Patriarch of a Squash Dynasty, Is Dead
  28. Ryu Has 66, Leads by 5 at Canadian Women's Open
  29. Sports Briefing | Pro basketball: U.S. Beats Puerto Rico in Final Tuneup
  30. Sports Briefing | Horse Racing: Lopsided Win at Saratoga
  31. Tim Howard Taking One-Year Break From U.S. National Team
  32. interactivePhotographs: Tennis, Anywhere?
  33. HistorySource: Duke of Hawaii: A Swimmer and Surfer Who Straddled Two Cultures
  34. On Baseball: Four Days That Inspired Torre’s Four Rings
  35. Postcard From Saratoga Springs: Reporting on Racing, With Love Beyond Words
  36. Mo’ne Davis: A Woman Among Boys at the Little League World Series

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