Matthew Futterman

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Serena Williams Says She Will Retire From Tennis Sometime After U.S. Open

The world first came to know Serena Williams as a 17-year-old with beaded braids, overwhelming power and precocious intelligence and poise when she stunned her sport by winning the first of her...

U.S. Open Commits to Fund-Raising Exhibition Match and $2 Million for Ukraine

Unlike at Wimbledon, players from Russia and Belarus will be allowed to compete at the U.S. Open. Whether they play in an exhibition to support relief efforts in Ukraine is another question.For...

Coco Gauff vs. Naomi Osaka Could Be a Rivalry in the Making

Gauff, 18, and Osaka, 24, played a cracker of a match Thursday night in San Jose, Calif., as they prepared for the U.S. Open.Maybe, some years in the future, if Coco Gauff...

Noah Lyles Sets an American Record

Noah Lyles is the best in the world again.Lyles, the reigning 200-meter world champion who only managed a bronze medal at last year’s Olympics, won a second consecutive world title Thursday night...

Noah Lyles Is Ready for His Moment This Time

Noah Lyles danced across the red track at Hayward Field. He slapped hands and mugged for selfies with the fans and smiled as though he had won another world championship.He had not....

Alison dos Santos upset Karsten Warholm in the 400-meter hurdles.

Alison dos Santos of Brazil upset Karsten Warholm, the star quarter-mile hurdler from Norway, and Warholm’s chief rival, Rai Benjamin of the United States, throwing a major curveball in the rematch of...

Sydney McLaughlin’s youth track coach knew what was coming.

There is no shortage of late bloomers at the track and field world championships, those athletes whose world-class talents did not emerge until they fully matured. For some, it can happen in...

Karsten Warholm and Rai Benjamin are Ready for Their Rematch

Karsten Warholm remembers two things about the moment everything changed — in that magical race, in his career and in his life.This was just before the last hurdle and the mad 30-meter...

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