Women’s Final Four: South Carolina, Stanford, Louisville, and UConn Remain

The women’s Final Four are crowded with top seeds and familiar faces. There are the reigning champions, No. 1 Stanford seed; the season-long favorites and top overall seed, South Carolina; an ascendant program with deep runs on its résumé but no title (yet) in No. 1 seed Louisville; and a Final Four fixture, No. 2 …

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Comebacks for Wawrinka and Thiem Will Have to Be Continued

Tennis’s minor leagues are still a major challenge. The latest evidence arrived on Tuesday in Marbella, Spain, where Stan Wawrinka and Dominic Thiem, two of the game’s biggest achievers, launched a dual comeback at a low-level Challenger Tour event. Neither had played in far too long, and neither won a set against players ranked outside …

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At PSG, Champions League Frustration in a New Game

Paris St.-Germain has dominated domestic competition for nearly a decade, its team strengthened annually by the signings of expensive stars from around the world. But the title it covets most, the Champions League, remains elusive. That description applies, of course, to the Paris St.-Germain men’s soccer team. But it also fits the club’s handball team, …

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More Private Jets Take to the Skies, Creating Gridlock on the Ground

When Mike Pellitteri started flying his private plane in 2013, it was easy to find a spot to park it. But over the past decade, hangar space has become sparse, so Mr. Pellitteri, a general contractor, has joined an increasing number of developers who have never worked in aviation before: He’s building hangars himself. Private …

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For UConn, a Rougher Path Than Usual Still Leads to the Final Four

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. – There were, after all these years, reasons to doubt the Connecticut women’s basketball team almost all season long. There were the injuries and the gutting losses to unranked teams, the near-collapse last week during the NCAA tournament and the head-spinning sense that a program with 11 national titles had somehow been diminished …

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Will Smith Owned the Williams Sisters’ Story Onscreen. Then He Stole Their Moment.

The table was set for a moment of family triumph. Venus and Serena Williams were dressed and seated for the grand occasion on Sunday night, and Will Smith, who had played their father Richard with uncanny similitude in the movie “King Richard,” was poised to win the Oscar for best actor. But then, as so …

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