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Published on June 16, 2018 - Page 15
MOSCOW — Jair Murrufo remembers the first time he picked up a whistle and called a soccer match. “My father kept saying, ‘Hey, you want to be a...
Published on June 13, 2018 - Page 11
MOSCOW — After raising the World Cup eight miles from Copacabana Beach four years ago, Germany hopes to lift the trophy four miles from the Kremlin...
Published on June 12, 2018 - Page 11
NEW YORK — Andres Cantor screamed “Goal!” for 38 seconds, four fortissimo shrieks of shock, elation and hysteria that exceeded even the usual...
Published on May 28, 2018 - Page 13
NEW YORK — Major League Baseball attendance is headed to its lowest average in 15 years. And it’s not only because of the historically bad weather...
Published on May 25, 2018 - Page 16
NEW YORK — Baseballs really have been getting extra lift since 2015, and it’s not from the exaggerated uppercuts batters are taking, according to a...