1. Manchester City Bends the Story to Its Will Sports, Yesterday

    This season’s City might be Pep Guardiola’s coaching masterpiece: a juggernaut so fearsome that not even Hollywood writers dared suggest it could be beaten.

  2. The Players Are the Trophies Now Sports, Yesterday

    Soccer is the ultimate prize in Saudi Arabia’s push in sports. Karim Benzema’s signing offered a glimpse of the price tag. Lionel Messi’s rejection showed its limits.

  3. The Sports to Watch This Weekend Interactive, June 8

    Inter Milan will take aim at Manchester City in the Champions League final, while the N.C.A.A. will crown track and field champions.

  4. How the Lionel Messi Deal Stymied Saudi Arabia Business, June 8

    A complex arrangement, involving Apple, to bring the soccer star to Miami shows how to trump the free-spending kingdom — and how hard that may be to duplicate.

  5. Inter Milan, Facing Painful Reckoning, Tries to Live in the Now Sports, June 8

    Inter made the Champions League final with Italy’s oldest squad and its highest debts. Whatever happens in Istanbul cannot stop the financial squeeze to come.

  6. Lionel Messi, el agente libre más codiciado del mundo, elige Miami En español, June 7

    Días después de anunciarse su salida del Paris Saint-Germain, el héroe que consiguió la Copa del Mundo para Argentina dijo que jugará en la MLS.

  7. Lionel Messi, Soccer’s Most Coveted Free Agent, Picks Miami Sports, June 7

    Days after he announced he would not return to Paris St.-Germain, Messi, Argentina’s World Cup hero, said he planned his next stop to be Inter Miami of M.L.S.

  8. Saudi Arabia Relishes a Triumph That Transcends Sports World, June 7

    The deal to merge LIV Golf with the PGA Tour is a big win for the oil-rich kingdom, headlining a banner week that also includes a visit from the American secretary of state.

  9. Karim Benzema Joins Al-Ittihad, Becoming Latest Saudi Sports Prize Sports, June 6

    The acquisition of Benzema is part of a billion-dollar project to lure global stars to Saudi Arabia’s top league and expand the kingdom’s sports profile.

  10. Aitana Bonmatí y su insaciable sed de conocimiento En español, June 3

    En su búsqueda por convertirse en una jugadora “completa”, Aitana Bonmatí quiere saberlo todo. Mientras se prepara para una cuarta final de la Liga de Campeones, es evidente que su estrategia está funcionando.

  11. Saudi Soccer League Creates Huge Fund to Sign Global Stars Sports, June 2

    A coordinated effort financed by the kingdom’s Public Investment Fund is offering huge paydays to some of the sport’s biggest stars if they join Saudi Arabia’s best teams.

  12. A Barcelona Star Chases Trophies and Answers Sports, June 2

    In her quest to become a “complete” player, Aitana Bonmatí wants to know everything. As she prepares for a fourth Champions League final, it’s working.

  13. Chelsea Says Executive Accused of Bullying Has Left the Club Sports, May 31

    A Premier League team confirmed the departure after an investigation into workplace behavior, but employees said they had received little information about its findings.

  14. Galaxy Fire Their General Manager, Long a Target of Fan Anger Sports, May 31

    Last in the standings and facing a boycott from fans, the Los Angeles Galaxy ousted Chris Klein.

  15. Everton Saved Its Premier League Status. But for How Long? Sports, May 28

    A win on the final day of the season kept Everton in the league and relegated Leicester and Leeds. But those results may be subject to change.

  16. As Pressure Mounts on Everton, Premier League Applies Some of Its Own Sports, May 26

    A club’s battle to avoid relegation is being shadowed by an investigation into its spending, and nudges to announce a resolution before next season.

  17. Dortmund, Bayern and the Chance of a Lifetime Sports, May 26

    A Dortmund victory on Saturday will end Bayern Munich’s streak of 10 straight titles. The prospect of a new champion should be a cause of celebration beyond a single city.

  18. The Sports to Watch This Weekend Interactive, May 25

    The Indy 500 and Monaco Grand Prix will excite racing fans, while European soccer clubs will face their big moments.

  19. Norteamérica será la sede del Mundial de 2026; ¿ahora quién se llevará la final? En español, May 25

    Funcionarios de Nueva York, Dallas y Los Ángeles buscan convencer a las autoridades de la FIFA de albergar la final de la Copa del Mundo de Fútbol de 2026. La decisión se realizaría a principios de otoño.

  20. Man City to Burnley and Back? Vincent Kompany Says Not So Fast. Sports, May 23

    Kompany has emerged as one of soccer’s brightest young coaches. He is not in a rush to take his next step.

  21. Vinícius Jr. dice que el racismo es ‘normal’ en La Liga de fútbol de España En español, May 22

    El delantero del Real Madrid, que ha sido objeto de cánticos racistas en las últimas dos temporadas, recurrió a las redes sociales tras el último ataque, cuando aficionados del Valencia lo llamaron “mono”. Esta vez, habló de todo el país.

  22. Vinícius Júnior Says Racism Is ‘Normal’ in Spanish Soccer Sports, May 22

    After Valencia fans called the Real Madrid star a monkey, Spain’s top soccer official called racial abuse a stain on the entire country.

  23. Una estampida en un estadio de fútbol en El Salvador deja a 12 personas muertas En español, May 21

    La causa de la tragedia en el estadio Cuscatlán en San Salvador aún no está clara. El presidente Nayib Bukele se comprometió a realizar una investigación exhaustiva.

  24. 12 Dead in Soccer Stadium Stampede in El Salvador Express, May 21

    It was not immediately clear what prompted the rush at Cuscatlán Stadium in the capital. President Nayib Bukele vowed to conduct a thorough investigation.

  25. At Manchester City, Clinical Success Leaves Outsiders Cold Sports, May 20

    City claimed its third straight Premier League title on Saturday. But admiring its excellence is not the same as accepting its methods.

  26. North America Got the 2026 World Cup. Which City Will Get the Final? Sports, May 18

    A decision on the host of the men’s 2026 World Cup final is expected in the fall. Leaders from the New York area are making their case, with Dallas and Los Angeles also in the running.

  27. With Stakes at Their Highest, Manchester City Rises Higher Still Sports, May 17

    City defeated Real Madrid, 4-0, in the second leg of their Champions League semifinal to take another step toward the prize it has long sought.

  28. With Stakes at Their Highest, Manchester City Rises Sports, May 17

    City defeated Real Madrid, 4-0, in the second leg of their Champions League semifinal to take another step toward the prize it has long sought.

  29. The May 17 Man City Real Madrid Score live blog included 9 standalone posts:
  30. Why Ted Lasso’s Shoe Game Is So Strong Styles, May 17

    Credit the show’s star and creator, Jason Sudeikis, a real-life sneakerhead who owns about 250 pairs.

  31. Inter Milan, Finding a Way, Reaches Champions League Final Sports, May 16

    Lautaro Martínez scored late in the second half to give Inter a date with Real Madrid or Manchester City in next month’s final in Istanbul.

  32. When Your Champions League Dream Runs Through a War Zone Sports, May 14

    Shakhtar Donetsk’s foreign stars fled Ukraine when Russia invaded. Now some are returning or signing up, proof that the lure of opportunity can trump fear.

  33. The Premier League Crucible Produces Something New: Ideas Sports, May 12

    England has long relied on imported players, imported coaches, imported best practices. Now it’s trying something new for a change.

  34. The Sports to Watch This Weekend Interactive, May 11

    Premier League soccer teams will fight to avoid relegation, while the X.F.L. will crown a champion.

  35. Grant Wahl Was a Loving Husband. I Will Always Protect His Legacy. Op Ed, January 8

    Anti-vaccine harassment cannot stand.

  36. Your Wednesday Briefing: A Nuclear Fusion Breakthrough N Y T Now, December 13

    Plus Argentina beat Croatia to advance to the World Cup finals.

  37. Your Monday Briefing: The World Cup Semifinals Loom N Y T Now, December 11

    Plus, China’s sluggish economy and the arrest of the Lockerbie bombing suspect.

  38. Your Wednesday Briefing: The U.S. Beats Iran N Y T Now, November 29

    Plus China cracks down on protests and the U.S. pledges more aid to Ukraine.

  39. Your Tuesday Briefing: Anxiety in China N Y T Now, November 28

    Plus Ukraine updates, a U.S.-Iran World Cup preview and a “She Said” interview.

  40. Your Wednesday Briefing: Indonesia’s Death Toll Climbs N Y T Now, November 22

    Plus Saudi Arabia defeats Argentina, Australia loses to France and lockdowns spread across China.

  41. Your Tuesday Briefing: Indonesia’s Deadly Earthquake N Y T Now, November 21

    Plus Iranian players protest at the World Cup and “Neighbours” will start filming again.

  42. Hello, World. It’s Been a While. Styles, August 1

    On the pleasures and pains of joining up with other people after a long, quiet time in the Covid doldrums.

  43. The Sounders Qualified for the Club World Cup. No One Knows When It Is. Sports, May 5

    One prize for Seattle’s Concacaf Champions League title was a chance to face some of the world’s best clubs. When are those games? “No clue,” one FIFA official said.