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Inside Met Gala, where there's always someone more famous

Sep. 14, 2021 09:49 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe had just gotten her beverage at the bar at the edge of the room. She looked back at the throbbing crowd of celebrities packed into the center of the airy Petrie Court, where the Met Gala was holding its cocktail reception. ...

Column: 20 years after 9/11, sports reveals its limitations

Sep. 10, 2021 16:26 PM EDT

On that sunny morning two decades ago, in the hours and minutes and seconds before everything changed, sports was playing its usual role in the fabric of life. There was fierce debate over what had been ingested or injected or rubbed into the body of Barry Bonds, whose...

Stephens overpowers Gauff at US Open; Osaka's foe withdraws

Sep. 02, 2021 01:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Three years ago, a reporter asked Sloane Stephens to point out a younger tennis player most fans might not have heard of yet, someone she thought could become a household name some day. Stephens paused to ponder, but not for long, before responding: Coco Gauff, then 14. ...