Agonizing Summer Leaves U.S. Basketball Much to Ponder
The Americans lost to Serbia at the World Cup, ensuring they would play for seventh place, their worst showing ever in a tournament featuring N.B.A. players.
China’s Pork Prices Soar, Adding to Beijing’s Troubles
Chinese grocery bills were already rising because of the trade war. Officials are now calling for “an attitude of urgency.”
The Yankees’ Trade Deadline Haul? A 20-Year-Old Pitching Prospect
Yankees management stated for weeks that the team was seeking a top starting pitcher, but it whiffed on its efforts to improve the roster on Wednesday.
Megan Rapinoe, Conquering Hero, Returns to Cheers but Not to Action
Citing injury and fatigue, Rapinoe sat out her homecoming to the N.W.S.L. Her absence from the lineup didn’t dampen the mood.
Who Are the Women of ‘A Black Lady Sketch Show’? A Quick Primer
HBO’s new comedy series features a cast of emerging black comedians.