Category: Top Stories

Congratulations, You’re a Certified N.B.A. Agent. Good Luck Finding a Client.

At 10:02 a.m. on a sunny day last winter in the gym at the National Basketball Players Association’s Midtown Manhattan headquarters, dozens of nervous prospective N.B.A. agents sat at folding tables, hunched over the first test many had taken in years. Copies of the N.B.A.’s collective bargaining agreement and regulations governing agents cluttered the tables.…

Our 2018-19 N.B.A. Predictions

• Araton: Brandon Ingram (Lakers) • Cacciola: Brandon Ingram (Lakers) • Deb: D’Angelo Russell (Nets) • Dolnick: Markelle Fultz (Philadelphia) • Hoffman: Dennis Smith Jr. (Dallas) • Lowe: Lonzo Ball (Lakers) • Whiteside: D’Angelo Russell (Nets) Sixth Man of the Year Stein: Dennis Schröder (Oklahoma City) Oklahoma City’s last big risk — trading for the…

On Baseball: Yankees vs. Red Sox Is the Stuff of Movies. Just Ask Spike Lee.

As Fenway Park was beginning to fill up on Saturday night, the Yankees took the last of their batting practice hacks, gathered up the baseballs left on the field and retreated toward their clubhouse. As they did, the ballplayers — experts at looking through everyone while seeing everything — allowed themselves to catch the eye…