Most People in Japan Oppose the Olympics. So Where Is the Opposition?

The polls say people don’t want the Games, but the protests are lonely.

Awak Kuier dribbles in a Finland jersey.

Awak Kuier Is Ready to Soar in the WNBA

The slam-dunking star out of Finland is a likely top-five pick.

Blue Jay pitcher Julian Merryweather

Welcome to MLB's Age of Learned Velocity

Blue Jays pitcher Julian Merryweather has been almost impossible to hit, but he is far from an anomaly in today's game.

Warriors team president Rick Welts is retiring.

After Transforming the NBA, Rick Welts Is Ready to Step Away

The Warriors team president created, founded, touched, influenced or promoted nearly every major NBA initiative of the last half-century.

Hideki Matsuyama celebrates with the green jacket after winning the Masters golf tournament.

Matsuyama's Methodical Approach Was an Apt Path to Victory

Hideki Matsuyama's Masters win was historic and kind of boring. It was, then, exactly how he should have won his first major championship.

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