As soon as Natasha Hastings, 32, learned she was pregnant, she began to wonder. She pondered all the fraught physiological and cultural questions that undergird the modern motherhood industrial complex: How would her body change? Would her fiancé share equally in the work of round-the-clock baby care? What happens when she returns to her career […]

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Major League Baseball used to offer its athletes the most prestige, money and fame among our nation’s pro team sports. But that hasn’t been true for decades. Consequently, Major League Baseball continues to lose in the competition for talent to other major pro team sports. For example, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, the highest-paid player […]

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Tucked away in Southwest Portland is a two-story house. From the outside, it doesn’t look like anything fancy. On the inside, however, is a restaurant that has captivated the Portland Trail Blazers franchise for years. “I always tell people,” said former Blazer Clyde Drexler, “there is this place you got to go […]

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Brooks Koepka bashed and buried the field over the first three rounds at Bethpage Black, and then held on for dear life Sunday to win the 2019 PGA Championship. While Long Island’s ostentatiously difficult public golf course chewed up the world’s best players — only six players in the 156-man field finished below par — […]

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Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon played a big role in the team’s Game 2 win on Friday night with 14 points, 5 assists and 4 rebounds off the bench. But after the game he was more excited about a larger contribution. On the set with TNT’s Inside the NBA crew, Hall of Famer Charles Barkley […]

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FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Tiger Woods started Day 2 of the PGA Championship far closer to the tournament’s likely cut line than to the leaders. Many big names were ahead of him, but Woods had the crowd behind him. Golf has its share of talented young stars, including this tournament’s leader, Brooks Koepka, who has taken […]

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sara.ziegler (Sara Ziegler, assistant sports editor): The NBA conference finals are just three games old, but we’ve already seen two of the most entertaining games of the entire playoffs. After Golden State easily dispatched Portland in Game 1 in the West, Milwaukee needed a furious comeback to take down Toronto in the East’s first game. […]

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Monday 05.13.19 Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, who must’ve been listening to Metallica or Meek Mill during his shooting slump at the beginning of the season, said he listens to classical music such as “Mozart, Beethoven” before games because “my mind races, so it’s good practice for me.” Former Michigan men’s basketball coach John […]

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