Marv Albert, whose rapid-fire coverage became an N.B.A. soundtrack for almost 60 years, will retire from sportscasting after the 2021 postseason, his employer, Turner Sports, announced on Monday. Albert, who will turn 80 in June, called 25 N.B.A. All-Star Games, 13 N.B.A. finals, the 1992 gold medal men’s basketball victoryContinue Reading

They weren’t supposed to meet this way, the new-look Liberty and their fans in sea foam green. The chants for Sabrina Ionescu, the 2020 No. 1 overall pick, were supposed to have echoed in Barclays Center last spring. She was supposed to rain down 3-pointers, and the Liberty were, fansContinue Reading

BALTIMORE — Last year, Swiss Skydiver became the sixth filly to win the Preakness Stakes, which was held in October because of the coronavirus pandemic, but the 146th running of the race on Saturday will be blanketed with even more intrigue. Medina Spirit, who won the Kentucky Derby on MayContinue Reading

The jokes almost wrote themselves. Last summer, Juventus announced that it had installed Andrea Pirlo as coach of its under-23 team. It was a thoroughly sensible idea: the perfect place for a beloved former player to cut his teeth in a new phase of his career, the ideal spot forContinue Reading

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Seventy-two years after his death, Babe Ruth, again, is having a moment. So, too, are Ted Radcliffe, Harvey Haddix, Sudden Sam McDowell, Bullet Joe Rogan, Leon Day and many others. These baseball relics are rushing past like freeway signs while going 99 miles per hour — whichContinue Reading

Gleyber Torres, the Yankees’ two-time All-Star shortstop, became the eighth person involved with the Yankees organization to test positive for the coronavirus this week, the team announced on Thursday. But what has caught the attention of many outside of the baseball world is that Torres, three coaches and four supportContinue Reading