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M.L.B. and Players’ Union Set to Begin Early Labor Talks

Top officials from Major League Baseball and the M.L.B. Players’ Association met at the league office on Monday, the first step in a process that the union hopes will result in substantive changes to the sport’s labor agreement. Monday’s meeting was only to discuss logistics for negotiations, officials said, but the beginning of the talks…

Shooting Near Raptors’ Victory Parade Leaves 2 Injured

Two people were shot and two people taken into custody on the edge of the Toronto Raptors’ victory parade in their hometown on Monday, as the team celebrated its N.B.A. championship with thousands of fans and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada. The Toronto Police said that two victims had suffered serious but not life-threatening…

The Best Team in the World. And the Second-Best.

PARIS — One got the feeling watching the Women’s World Cup match on Sunday night that the reserves for the United States women’s soccer team could branch off from their compatriots, form their own sovereign country with its own national team, and make a credible run for the trophy at this summer’s tournament. That’s how…