David Waldstein

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Judge Just Misses Record-Tying Homer as Yankees Clinch Playoff Spot

Aaron Judge’s deep drive to center in the ninth inning caused a brief stir, but it was Josh Donaldson’s walk-off single that punched the Yankees’ ticket to the postseason.A tense and unusual...

How MLB Authenticates Balls Like Aaron Judge’s 60th Homer

The ball from Aaron Judge’s 60th homer carried two markings — one of them invisible — authenticating it as the real deal. He will be pitched special baseballs for the rest of...

Roger Federer’s Retirement Makes Room for a New Era of Champions

Roger Federer’s retirement will auger opportunities for a new generation of players not named Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic.Upon learning that Roger Federer will retire after the upcoming Laver Cup, Judy Murray,...

At the U.S. Open, Future College Tennis Stars Are an Unsung Draw

College coaches can be found across the U.S. Open’s outer courts during the juniors competitions, displaying their school colors while searching for the next star recruit.On an outer court at the U.S....

Frances Tiafoe Has Them Talking About Tennis in Freetown, Sierra Leone

Tiafoe, whose parents emigrated from the war-torn country before he was born, is the youngest American man to reach a U.S. Open quarterfinal in 16 years, and he has enough talent for...

How Ajla Tomljanovic Faced Down Serena Williams and 24,000 Others

On the advice of her father, Tomljanovic channeled Kevin Costner to beat the six-time U.S. Open champion in front of a raucous, partisan crowd in Arthur Ashe Stadium.When Ajla Tomljanovic was a...

Wu Yibing’s U.S. Open Run Could Influence Tennis in China

Wu Yibing became the first Chinese man to reach the third round of a Grand Slam since 1946. He says it’s his “responsibility” to pick up where the retired champion Li Na...

It Was Anett Kontaveit Against Serena Williams, and the Crowd

Anett Kontaveit walked out of the players’ tunnel first, with barely a notice from the audience in Arthur Ashe Stadium, which was half full at the time. She made a small waving...

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