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With Exasperation, College Football Is Just Trying to Get Through the Playoff

In this malleable, ebb-and-flow pandemic world, there may be one certainty gleaned from the last nearly two years of living with the coronavirus: that here and there may not look very much alike. When New York City was all sirens, silence and grim isolation during the first wave of the pandemic, it was easy for …

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Max Scherzer on MLB Lockout: ‘It’s Over. Let’s Just Play Baseball. ‘

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – Max Scherzer, the Mets ‘new star pitcher, was perhaps the most prominent face of the players’ union’s fight with Major League Baseball’s club owners over a new labor contract. He sits on a top union subcommittee. He was at the nine straight days of face-to-face negotiations last month in Jupiter, …

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Endurance, Ernest Shackleton’s Ship, Lost in 1915, Is Found in Antarctica

The wreck of Endurance has been found in the Antarctic, 106 years after the historic ship was crushed in pack ice and sank during an expedition by the explorer Ernest Shackleton. A team of adventurers, marine archaeologists and technicians located the wreck at the bottom of the Weddell Sea, east of the Antarctic Peninsula, using …

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New Vaccine Findings Pose Tough Questions for Parents of Young Children

For American parents, particularly those with young children, the last couple of months have been dizzying and beyond frustrating. In early February, federal regulators announced that they would evaluate Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine for the youngest children – only to scrap that plan 10 days later, citing doubts about the vaccine’s effectiveness in that age group. …

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College Football Gets Its Inevitable Georgia-Alabama Title Rematch

Georgia, the defensive mammoth, and Alabama, the perennial juggernaut, seemed to be on a collision course to the top of college football all season. They got a shot at each other in the Southeastern Conference championship in December – a game in which the Bulldogs barely resembled the behemoth they’d been from their first game. …

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The Conference Champion Not Going to the NCAA Tournament

In college basketball’s midmajor leagues, winning the conference tournament is often the only dependable way for a team to secure an NCAA tournament bid. But even before the Bellarmine men’s team beat Jacksonville, 77-72, in the ASUN Conference championship game on Tuesday, it had no shot at participating in the national tournament. Bellarmine, a private, …

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Rivian Pares Delivery Targets for 2022, Citing Supply Problems

Rivian, which has had a rocky ride in the stock market after a blockbuster initial public offering, cast a further shadow over its outlook on Thursday, reporting that supply chain problems could severely constrain its production of electric vehicles. The company said it would be able to produce only 25,000 vehicles this year, half the …

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