Suddenly in Toronto, It’s All About Serena Williams

Suddenly in Toronto, It’s All About Serena Williams

TORONTO — Karl Hale has been the tournament director at the National Bank Open since 2006 and has never seen anything like the last 24 hours since Serena Williams said she was winding down her professional tennis career. “We heard it yesterday morning, and immediately ticket sales picked up,” Hale said. “In the players’ lounge, … Read more

Mets Overtake Yankees as New York’s Top Team

Mets Overtake Yankees as New York’s Top Team

With talk earlier this year about this possibly being the best New York baseball season ever, it had seemed clear that there was at least a small divide between the city’s major league teams. The Yankees were still the big dogs, and while the Mets were having a great season, they seemed less threatening. After … Read more

PGA Tour Can Bar LIV Golfers From Playoff, Judge Rules

A federal judge on Tuesday rebuffed an effort by three LIV Golf players to compete in this week’s FedEx Cup playoffs, giving the PGA Tour interim support as it faces an uprising over the invitational series financed by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund. The decision was an early, if narrowly tailored, victory for the PGA … Read more