NEWPORT, R.I. — Long before Peter Blake was killed by a Brazilian pirate in the Amazon in 2001, he talked at the dinner table with his young son James about the privileges that came with successfully sailing around the…

The Phoenix Suns are now on the clock for the first pick in the 2018 N.B.A. draft after winning the league’s annual draft lottery, and have a tough call in choosing among Arizona’s Deandre Ayton, Duke’s Marvin Bagley and…

KENNESAW, Ga. — John Lipman rounded a corner in his stately home here northwest of Atlanta wearing a vintage Winnipeg Jets jersey and white Winnipeg Jets sneakers, but his game day outfit still felt incomplete. Ducking out of the…