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C.C. Sabathia of Yankees Says It’s Time for a Windup to a Long Career

TAMPA, Fla. — C. C. Sabathia didn’t have to say much on Saturday as he formally announced that the 2019 baseball season would be his last. But in a sense, the announcement spoke for itself. “It’s time,” Sabathia, a 38-year-old left-hander, said during a news conference at the Yankees’ spring training complex that formalized a…

Colin Kaepernick and the N.F.L. Settle Collusion Case

The quarterback Colin Kaepernick ignited impassioned debates over race, activism and free expression after protesting police shootings of black men by kneeling during “The Star-Spangled Banner” at National Football League games in 2016. The president tweeted his anger at him and dozens of other players who also knelt in protest during the national anthem. Some…

On Pro Basketball: LeBron James Was Supposed to Make the Lakers Great. But When?

ATLANTA — Kyle Kuzma had his first interaction with LeBron James a little more than a year ago, when Kuzma was a first-year forward with the Los Angeles Lakers and James was a few months from dragging the Cleveland Cavaliers to another appearance in the N.B.A. finals. Kuzma had reached out by phone, hoping for…