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No Bubble for the N.B.A. Season? It’s a Problem

No Bubble for the N.B.A. Season? It’s a Problem

No Bubble for the N.B.A. Season? It’s a Problem No Bubble for the N.B.A. Season? It’s a Problem As long, costly and emotionally draining as 2020 was for the N.B.A., beyond the universal strain of a global health crisis, not every one of those 366 days was dour. The league was applauded often for how it responded to the challenges. …

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N.H.L. Enters Another Abbreviated Season

N.H.L. Enters Another Abbreviated Season

N.H.L. Enters Another Abbreviated Season N.H.L. Enters Another Abbreviated Season The N.H.L. season will begin Wednesday with some drastic modifications to its format and at least one delayed opener because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The myriad challenges of the pandemic will keep fans out of the stands at most arenas, expand rosters in the event of outbreaks …

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Tennis Players Mull Competition or Rest at Start of New Season

Tennis Players Mull Competition or Rest at Start of New Season

Tennis Players Mull Competition or Rest at Start of New Season Tennis Players Mull Competition or Rest at Start of New Season Figuring out where and how to start the tennis season is usually pretty easy for the world’s top players. They catch a flight to Australia around Christmas, spend a few days getting over the jet lag, then compete …

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A Season of Chaos Will End With a Powerhouse Matchup College Football Wanted

A Season of Chaos Will End With a Powerhouse Matchup College Football Wanted

A Season of Chaos Will End With a Powerhouse Matchup College Football Wanted A Season of Chaos Will End With a Powerhouse Matchup College Football Wanted Set aside, for just a moment, the coronavirus pandemic and all of the disruptions it dealt to the college football season — the week-to-week teetering, the postponements, the cancellations, the thousands of virus cases …

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Upcoming N.H.L. Season Will Have Flashes of Other Difficult Eras

Upcoming N.H.L. Season Will Have Flashes of Other Difficult Eras

Upcoming N.H.L. Season Will Have Flashes of Other Difficult Eras Upcoming N.H.L. Season Will Have Flashes of Other Difficult Eras The season proceeded, with adjustments. Roster sizes were reduced from 15 to 14, and the league no longer required teams to dress a minimum of 12 players for every game. Overtime was abolished, too, in order to get traveling teams …

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8 Fearless N.B.A. Season Predictions

8 Fearless N.B.A. Season Predictions

8 Fearless N.B.A. Season Predictions 8 Fearless N.B.A. Season Predictions You ask; I answer. Every week in this space, I’ll field three questions posed via email at marcstein-newsletter@nytimes.com. Please include your first and last name, as well as the city you’re writing in from, and make sure “Corner Three” is in the subject line. (Questions may be lightly edited or …

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Duke Women’s Basketball Season is Cancelled After Four Games

Duke Women's Basketball Season is Cancelled After Four Games

Duke Women’s Basketball Season is Cancelled After Four Games Duke Women’s Basketball Season is Cancelled After Four Games The women’s basketball program at Duke University will end its season early, the team announced Friday, because of mounting coronavirus concerns. It’s the first Power Five basketball team to start and stop its season because of the pandemic. “The student-athletes on the …

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Adapting to a Holiday Season Stripped of Its Essence

Adapting to a Holiday Season Stripped of Its Essence

Adapting to a Holiday Season Stripped of Its Essence Adapting to a Holiday Season Stripped of Its Essence It always seemed odd that Joni Mitchell’s “River” became a Christmas standard. The music certainly contains bits of “Jingle Bells,” and the opening verses describe holiday activities. But it is fundamentally about a sad longing to escape the pain of heartbreak while …

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‘Stay Alive and Survive’: Ski Resorts Brace for a Pandemic Season

‘Stay Alive and Survive’: Ski Resorts Brace for a Pandemic Season

‘Stay Alive and Survive’: Ski Resorts Brace for a Pandemic Season ‘Stay Alive and Survive’: Ski Resorts Brace for a Pandemic Season OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. — A trickle of skiers recently zigzagged down the slopes at the Squaw Valley Ski Resort. Couples and families wandered through the resort’s village, which was decorated with golden Christmas lights and frosted with snow. …

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For Millions of Jobless, Christmas Is a Season to Endure, Not Celebrate

For Millions of Jobless, Christmas Is a Season to Endure, Not Celebrate

For Millions of Jobless, Christmas Is a Season to Endure, Not Celebrate For Millions of Jobless, Christmas Is a Season to Endure, Not Celebrate Nicole Craig, an unemployed mother of two from Pittsburgh, will have no Christmas gifts for her two children, and the ham she bought with food stamps will be far less than their usual holiday dinner. Months …

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