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Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final on Friday was a back-and-forth battle with no shortage of lead changes or thrilling moments. Ultimately, there was also no shortage of controversies in the Tampa Bay Lightning’s 5-4 overtime victory over the Dallas Stars. It gives the Lightning a commanding 3-1 lead, just one win away from …

NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin and Michael Jordan announced Monday night that they will field a car for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season. Their driver: Bubba Wallace. “Bubba has shown improvement since joining the Cup Series, and we believe he’s ready to take his career to a higher level,” Hamlin wrote. Added Jordan in a …

A man who has thought a lot about the maths behind stirring cups of tea has won one of the world’s most lucrative academic prizes. Professor Sir Martin Hairer from Imperial College in London won the 2021 Breakthrough Prize for Mathematics by applying complex maths to simple situations – like stirring a cup of tea. …

If the final round of the 2020 BMW Championship is anything like the first three, we’re in for a great show on Sunday. Dustin Johnson is the favorite to win what would be his third event since the PGA Tour restarted in early June, but he’s tied with Hideki Matsuyama and will have a tighter …

The 2020 BMW Championship at Olympia Fields begins Thursday, and it should be a great one given the complexity of the course and the breadth of players involved. Dustin Johnson comes in leading the FedEx Cup standings with just eight rounds remaining in the playoffs, but Justin Thomas — the defending champion at this tournament …

Moving Day at the 2020 Northern Trust should be a great one. After what went down on Friday — a 59 followed by a 60 (that should have been a 59 or lower) — pretty much everything is in play at TPC Boston as the first FedEx Cup Playoffs event heats up. Dustin Johnson (-15) …

An unlikely quartet of golfers leads the 2020 Northern Trust entering Round 2, but that’s not likely to last through the second 18 holes Friday as several heavyweights are nipping at the heels of Harris English, Russell Henley, Cameron Davis and Kevin Streelman at TPC Boston. Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm, Adam Scott, Dustin …

The first event of the 2020 FedEx Cup Playoff event begins Thursday, and the groups are absolutely loaded at TPC Boston for The Northern Trust. The top three in the FedEx Cup standings headed into the event — Justin Thomas, Collin Morikawa and Webb Simpson — are grouped together and will be in a featured …

The National Women’s Soccer League became the first professional team sports league to mark its return during the COVID-19 pandemic with the launch of the 2020 Challenge Cup in Utah. The action kicked off Saturday on CBS and CBS All Access as two-time reigning champion North Carolina Courage squares off against Portland Thorns FC at …

The coronavirus crisis in the United States is continuint to escalate with the state of Texas becoming a particular cause for concern If the current Texas trajectory continues, Houston could be the hardest-hit city in the US with numbers rivaling those in Brazil. Infection numbers are also rising in Dallas, Austin and San Antonio. Texas …