The Democratic rivals of Gov. Kathy Hochul sought to attack her on varied issues, from the funding of a Buffalo Bills stadium to a decade-old endorsement from the N.R.A.
Mayor Harry Sidhu has not been charged, but a federal agent has accused him of providing confidential information with the hope of receiving $1 million in campaign aid.
The soccer teams that share the San Siro, which has hosted two World Cups and four European finals, want to replace it with a more modern arena. Not everyone is ready to see it go.
With the Oakland Athletics having gutted their roster and flirted with Las Vegas, their once loyal fans appear to be in revolt.
After a long-held stiff arm to Las Vegas, the N.F.L. has in short order selected the city to host a Pro Bowl, a Super Bowl and a draft.
The heart of the roster — Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green — is back in the N.B.A. playoffs, a world away from Oakland, the team’s soul.
Critics have savaged the deal, which would use $850 million in state and local funds. But many in the city say keeping the Bills in Buffalo is good for civic pride.
Tickets are on sale for the world’s most popular sporting event, but concerns over worker exploitation and laws against homosexuality have complicated the decision to attend for some fans.
Gov. Kathy Hochul’s first budget also includes more than a billion dollars in child care funding, a green light for three casinos and a return of to-go drinks.
The agreement calls for $850 million in New York State and local funding, the largest taxpayer contribution ever for a National Football League facility.
The English soccer club Chester F.C. postponed a game after Welsh health officials claimed authority over its home. In an era when once loose British borders are stratifying, a curiosity may become a crisis.
The Los Angeles Philharmonic’s ambitious new home for its youth orchestra is the latest sign of the changing fortunes of Inglewood.
The N.H.L.’s least valuable franchise, and its 26-season headache, won’t have a home as of June 30 after the City of Glendale said it would end their agreement.
How an N.F.L. insider turned into St. Louis’s best weapon against the league in the battle over the Rams’ relocation.
Rams owner Stanley Kroenke is expected to pay the entire amount, ending the four-year court battle over the team’s move to Los Angeles in 2016.
Sports franchise valuations are guesses, with few data points for comparison. But prestige franchises like these can defy all calculations.
The N.H.L. team lost its first game at the new $1.1-billion UBS Arena but they lost in style. The seats are comfy, the concourses spacious and the bathrooms big and numerous enough that fans won’t miss any goals.
A new report accuses the league of using its N.H.L. Green program to promote refrigerants that will contribute to global warming.
What’s Crypto.com, which is paying $700 million for the naming rights to the sports venue?
The rebranding, which will take effect on Christmas Day, is the latest example of a company at the center of a technology boom paying to rename a well-known sports arena.
The team will play its first game at its new home, UBS Arena, on Saturday against Calgary, nearly six weeks after the N.H.L. season began.
The operators of Climate Pledge Arena, home to the N.H.L.’s newest team, the Seattle Kraken, plan to reduce and offset its entire planet-warming footprint. They still have a lot to prove.
Hitting the road for a World Cup qualifier might be one of the most unsung fan experiences in U.S. sports. Expansion of the tournament might change it forever.
After 18 months of pandemic parenting isolation, the writer Jon Mooallem knew just where the cure might lie: a minor-league baseball game in eastern Washington.
After the disruptions of 2020, teams from coast to coast are playing in their own stadiums for the first time since 2019.
Each year on Dec. 25, thousands of locals gather in the town of Santo Tomás — dressed in elaborate costumes — to dance, drink and duke it out.
A vote on Tuesday could be the final straw that pushes the Athletics out of Oakland. For a nomadic team that has moved twice before, everything old is new again.
A reorganization by Major League Baseball has left 40 municipalities seeking long-term solutions for their abandoned stadiums.
When Euro 2020 organizers blocked a Pride display at a soccer stadium in Munich, arenas in other cities silently rallied to the cause.
The lighting plan was meant as a statement against a new law in Hungary, whose team is taking on Germany on Wednesday. UEFA said the request was too political.
A tennis writer has watched Roland Garros evolve and grow for 30 years, for better or worse.
The entertainment of the playoffs has been coupled with a pressing message from players that fans have disrespected them for too long.
Inappropriate behavior by fans toward Washington’s Russell Westbrook and Atlanta’s Trae Young has highlighted a pitfall in the return to packed arenas for the playoffs.
Since February, the Brooklynettes have performed live at Barclays Center to crowds that are smaller than usual — but huge for dance.
Experts say $1.50 pimento cheese sandwiches are not just about hospitality. Instead, they are a low-cost way to cultivate one of the biggest brands in American sports.
If anything, the coronavirus pandemic only deferred, highlighted or exacerbated the issues confronting college sports.
Playing without capacity restrictions for their home opener, Texas hosted the largest American sports crowd of the pandemic.
In an interview on ESPN, President Biden discussed the restrictions passed by the state’s Republicans last week and encouraged baseball fans to abide by social-distancing protocols.
The coronavirus pandemic means that some of the spirit of March Madness is notably missing from the self-contained tournament in Indiana.
Several people corroborated parts of the account of Tom Garvey, a Vietnam veteran and former stadium employee who described his “secret apartment” in a recent book.
Both teams will be permitted to operate their stadiums at 20 percent of capacity, expanding New York’s reintroduction of spectators at sports events.
The Nets and the Knicks were the first teams to take advantage of New York’s relaxed rules on attendance at sporting events. It was … different, but also a welcome bit of normalcy.
Some epidemiologists say it’s a bad idea, because the games will attract people from all over the country to Indianapolis and San Antonio, the cities that will host every game of the men’s and women’s tournaments.
In the coming weeks, New Yorkers will also be able to return to sports arenas and attend larger weddings across the state.
At least one police officer appeared to get knocked to the ground as a large group of fans shoved each other in the city, a video showed.
Putting on a Super Bowl halftime show is always a mammoth undertaking. The pandemic introduces many more logistical puzzles.
No, not Tom Brady. He made it. But the pandemic is forcing teams to keep large numbers of fans away.
The Rose Bowl moved to Texas from California to accommodate fans. But in Pasadena, city officials worried the maneuver could threaten its long-held ties to the game.
The Artemio Franchi stadium in Florence is considered a seminal example of 20th-century architecture. But the new American owner of the soccer team there says it no longer does its job.