The Jets have reached an agreement for Robert Saleh, the defensive coordinator of the San Francisco 49ers, to become their next head coach, the team announced Thursday, and — if all goes well — to lead the team out of a stupor that has left it without a postseason appearanceContinue Reading

MANCHESTER, England — What strikes Martelinho, whenever he watches Bruno Fernandes play, is how little he has changed. Fernandes might now be the best player on the in-form team in the world’s biggest league, but to Martelinho, he is not recognizably different from the teenager he coached in the youthContinue Reading

The N.B.A. is investigating whether Nets guard Kyrie Irving violated the league’s coronavirus protocols after a video emerged Monday on social media that appeared to show him at a crowded indoor party without wearing a mask. The N.B.A.’s health protocols prohibit players from attending indoor social gatherings of 15 orContinue Reading

On the eve of Election Day in 2016, President Trump read a letter of congratulations from the New England Patriots’ longtime coach, Bill Belichick, who called him the “ultimate competitor and fighter” and said that he had run a “tremendous campaign.” Trump now wants to return the favor. With justContinue Reading

Francisco Lindor was caught in an awkward position on Monday: eager to show enthusiasm about joining a new team while not forgetting about the one he left behind. Lindor, a superstar shortstop, spent nine years growing and developing in Cleveland’s organizational family. He took time to express love for thatContinue Reading

The P.G.A. of America, which conducts the P.G.A. Championship — one of golf’s four prestigious global major men’s championships — announced Sunday night that it would no longer take its featured event to the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., as scheduled in May 2022. “It has become clearContinue Reading