all stories tagged "sports"
In his new book "When the Garden Was Eden," sports writer Harvey Araton paints a sweeping portrait of a team crucial to the future of basketball, and to New York City.
Controversy has consumed the construction of three arenas in recent years. Why does the combination of sports and development incite such furious debate?
While critics and audiences alike have deified the "Book of Mormon" on the stage, it looks like the team could use some divine intervention on the field.
The New York Times isn’t exactly known as a sports writing powerhouse. Slipped into the back of Business Day for most of the week, the Sports section tends to feel like an afterthought. A chore, even. But even if the Times fails to scratch your sports writing itch on a daily basis, you’ll be hard-pressed to find three better sports books for your summer reading list than the ones written by veterans of the Gray Lady.