1. Cliff Volpe for The New York Times
    Baton in This Race Is the Conductor’s

    The unusual task of scoring a 10-kilometer track race led an Oregon conductor to answer unexpected questions, personal and musical.

  2. On Pro Football
    Snee Retires After Two Rings and Too Many Injuries

    Chris Snee of the Giants, a son-in-law of Coach Tom Coughlin, ended his 10-year career as a right guard after winning two Super Bowls and appearing in four Pro Bowls.

  3. James Rodríguez Signs Six-Year Deal With Real Madrid

    10:40 AM ETRodríguez, the Colombia forward who scored the most goals of any player at the World Cup, will strengthen Madrid’s lineup by joining Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema.

  4. Rangers 4, Yankees 2
    Yankees’ Thinness on the Mound Proves Costly

    Shane Greene committed three errors in a loss to the Rangers on Monday, the 46th time a rookie pitcher had started a game for the Yankees.

  5. Last Over All in the Tour, but Blazing a Trail

    Ji Cheng, 27, of the Giant Shimano team, is the first Chinese rider in the Tour de France.

  6. Coming Off Neck Surgery, Wilson Is Set For Contact
  7. Roundup: 7 Retirees Ask Court to Intervene on Concussion Settlement
  8. Ace Favors Fewer Starts to Protect Pitchers’ Arms
  9. Mariners 5, Mets 2: ‘Rusty’ Niese Gets Little Help From Offense as Mariners Top Mets
  10. After Decade With Uneven Mets, Wright Turns Introspective for a Moment
  11. Ex-Prodigy Plays to Win Back His Reputation, and Tournaments
  12. Roundup: Red Sox and Ortiz Bombard Blue Jays
  13. Sports of The Times: Seeing Reasons for Mets’ Optimism, by Squinting
  14. Aiming at Glass Ceiling, but Not With Her Jump Shot
  15. Sports of The Times: After Theater in Brazil, Soccer’s Calloused Cousin Takes the Stage
  16. Sports Briefing | Soccer: Ethics Report on 2018 and 2022 World Cups Is Delayed
  17. Troicki Wins in Return From Ban
  18. Sports Briefing | Pro Basketball: Coach of Atlanta Dream Has Cancer
  19. On Golf: Poised to Be the Best, and Relishing the Challenge
  20. New Dimension in Scoreboard Watching
  21. Seeding the Field: Qatari Soccer Empire Buys a Foothold in Europe
  22. interactiveTimeline: Key Moments From the Sports Summer of 1994

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