Zion Williamson Caps Stunning Return, Leading Duke to A.C.C. Title

ImageZion Williamson after scoring 21 points to lead Duke past Florida State on Saturday night.CreditCreditStreeter Lecka/Getty ImagesZion Williamson had 21 points, capping a dominating three-game show at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament and helping fifth-ranked Duke beat No. 12 Florida State, 73-63, on Saturday night in the championship game in Charlotte, N.C.R. J. Barrett added… Read More

Johnny Manziel Receives Another Chance in the A.A.F.

Sports|Johnny Manziel Receives Another Chance in the A.A.F.ImageJohnny Manziel, shown as a member of the Montreal Alouettes last season, signed with the Memphis Express on Saturday night.CreditCreditRyan Remiorz/The Canadian Press, via Associated PressQuarterback Johnny Manziel, a former Heisman Trophy winner who fizzled in the N.F.L. and was kicked out of the Canadian Football League, signed… Read More

On College Basketball: R.I.P. to the R.P.I.: Selection Committee Breaks Out New Math

On College BasketballImageBill Self and his Kansas Jayhawks were ranked first in the R.P.I. this week but 19th in the metric the Selection Committee will use to pick the N.C.A.A. tournament field.CreditCreditBrad Tollefson/Associated PressThe Kansas Jayhawks entered the postseason with their wings clipped. Having lost two stars midseason — one to an N.C.A.A. suspension, one… Read More

N.B.A. Roundup: Jazz Use Stifling Defense to Deal Nets Their Second Straight Loss

Sports|Jazz Use Stifling Defense to Deal Nets Their Second Straight LossN.B.A. RoundupImageRodions Kurucs of the Nets being hemmed in by Rudy Gobert, left, and Derrick Favors of the Jazz on Saturday night.CreditCreditRussell Isabella/USA Today Sports, via ReutersDonovan Mitchell scored 24 points, Rudy Gobert added 23 points and 17 rebounds, and the host Utah Jazz beat… Read More

N.H.L. Roundup: Islanders, Losing to Red Wings, Fail to Gain in Division Race

Sports|Islanders, Losing to Red Wings, Fail to Gain in Division RaceN.H.L. RoundupImageAndreas Athanasiou, left, leaping into Tyler Bertuzzi after scoring what proved to be the winning goal for the Red Wings against the Islanders on Saturday.CreditCreditRaj Mehta/USA Today Sports, via ReutersAndreas Athanasiou scored twice and Jonathan Bernier stopped 41 shots, giving the host Detroit Red… Read More

‘My Heart Is on Fire.’ Ethiopian Airlines Victims Embodied Kenya’s Ambitions

ImageFive members of John Quindos’s family died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash.CreditCreditTyler Hicks/The New York TimesENGOSHURA, Kenya — John Quindos wailed and hyperventilated so violently that officials rushed him to a first aid station. Then, as the magnitude sunk in, he lost his voice.He had been standing at Nairobi airport waiting for the arrival of… Read More

Afghan Army Base Is Wiped Out by U.S. Airstrikes, Officials Say

Asia Pacific|Afghan Army Base Is Wiped Out by U.S. Airstrikes, Officials SayImageAn Afghan Army vehicle patrolling the Tirin Kot district of Uruzgan Province in 2016.CreditCreditAgence France-Presse — Getty ImagesKABUL, Afghanistan — For the second time in a few days, an Afghan Army base was destroyed on Wednesday — but this time by American airstrikes that… Read More

Facing Protests, Guatemala Postpones Vote on Amnesty for War Crimes

Americas|Facing Protests, Guatemala Postpones Vote on Amnesty for War CrimesImagePhotos of Guatemala’s war victims were posted outside Congress in Guatemala City on Wednesday.CreditCreditJohan Ordonez/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesA scheduled vote in Guatemala’s Congress on amnesty for war crimes was suspended on Wednesday when several lawmakers walked out, leaving the session without a quorum.The proposal would… Read More