Austin Wade

Austin Wade

Previously, Jake worked for The AP, for WP as a researcher and news aide; as a freelance reporter for The San Francisco Chronicle; and as a part-time reporter for The Ukiah Daily Journal, based in Ukiah, Calif.

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At the Laver Cup, the Big Four Make Europe a Formidable Group

Team World has never won the cup, and now it will face the rare dream team of Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and the retiring Roger Federer.


Federer Says He Will Close Career With Doubles Match at Laver Cup

Federer, who announced his retirement last week, hinted his final competitive tennis could come Friday alongside his longtime rival Rafael Nadal.


Aaron Judge Joins a Pinstriped-Only Party of Three

By joining Roger Maris and Babe Ruth as the only A.L. players with 60-homer seasons, Judge showed once again that no team does big moments quite like the Yankees.


With His 60th Home Run, Aaron Judge Continues March on History

Judge, the Yankees’ superstar outfielder, became the sixth player to reach the milestone and is one short of tying Roger Maris’s American League record of 61.


Despite War and Griner’s Arrest, American Men Hoop in Russia

While American female basketball players have largely stayed away from Russia, dozens of American men have sought pay and career development in the country.


Maury Wills, Master of the Stolen Base, Is Dead at 89

His speed (and his bat) helped the Los Angeles Dodgers win four pennants and three championships. He was voted the National League’s M.V.P. in 1962.


Mets Clinch Playoff Spot With Scherzer’s 200th Win

After achieving a suddenly rare milestone, Max Scherzer focused on the bigger picture: The Mets qualified for the postseason for the first time since 2016.


In a Season of Frustration, the Brewers Are Still Fighting

A regular-season force that fizzled in last year’s postseason, the Milwaukee Brewers hope adversity this year will lead to better results in October. They have to get there first.


‘I Would Be Booing Myself,’ Broncos Coach Admits After Win

For the second week in a row, Denver fans were left scratching their heads about Nathaniel Hackett’s play-calling and time management.


With a Playoff Spot in Reach, the Mets Control Their Destiny

Looking postseason-ready in a sweep of the Pirates, the Mets have thus far stayed ahead of Atlanta in the N.L. East.


As Judge Pursues Maris, He’s Chasing a Triple Crown as Well

Aaron Judge’s monster season for the Yankees has him leading the majors in home runs and runs batted in by a wide margin. A batting title would be icing on the cake.


Las Vegas Aces Win First W.N.B.A. Championship

The Aces shook off their reputation for being better in the regular season by holding off several rallies by the Sun.


Canelo and GGG End One of Boxing’s Fun Rivalries

For all his successes and talent, Gennadiy Golovkin is destined to be remembered as Saúl Álvarez’s foil.


Canelo Álvarez Outclasses Gennadiy Golovkin in Third Rivalry Fight

For all his successes and talent, Gennadiy Golovkin is destined to be remembered as Saúl Álvarez’s foil.


Canelo vs GGG: How to Watch and Stream the Fight

For all his successes and talent, Gennadiy Golovkin is destined to be remembered as Saúl Álvarez’s foil.


Biden meets with relatives of Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan.

For all his successes and talent, Gennadiy Golovkin is destined to be remembered as Saúl Álvarez’s foil.


Free Pizza and Easy Sleep: W.N.B.A. Upgrades Travel for Finals

For the first time ever, the W.N.B.A. is providing charter flights throughout the finals. Aces and Sun players are loving it — and hope it becomes permanent.


These Left-Handed Golfers Are Content to Go Their Own Way

Outnumbered on courses and ill-served by pro shops, a society of British players happily defends their turf, and their cause, from the other side of the tee box.


N.B.A. Under Pressure to Remove Suns Owner

A sponsor, team owner and players are calling for a harsher penalty for Robert Sarver, the Phoenix Suns owner, after an investigation found he mistreated employees for years.


Welcome to Wrexham: It’s the Future

Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds seem sincere about their investment, emotionally and financially, in a Welsh soccer team. But they are not mere observers in its story.


Chile Loses Appeal Seeking Ecuador’s Place in World Cup

A FIFA panel reaffirmed an earlier decision dismissing Chile’s claim that its rival fielded an ineligible player. Chile plans one last appeal.


The Sun Get Physical to Stay Alive Against Las Vegas

On the brink of elimination, Connecticut locked down Chelsea Gray and got superb performances from Jonquel Jones and Alyssa Thomas.


Cosmologists dive into infinity and its mind-bending implications for the universe

Does infinity exist? Can we experience the Infinite? In an animated film (created by artists from 10 countries) the world’s most cutting-edge scientists and mathematicians go in search of the infinite and its mind-bending implications for the universe.


Margins of Error

Look closely at almost anything and you’ll find data—lots of it. But when you push past the calculations, what are all those numbers really saying about who we are and what we believe? CNN’s Harry Enten is on a mission to find out. This season on Margins of Error, Harry teases out big ideas like […]


Ukraine accelerates NATO membership request

Zelensky says Ukraine is applying for NATO membership “under an accelerated procedure.” Listen for more details.


Senate Moves on Electoral Count Act Reform

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is on board with a Senate bill that would make it harder to overturn a certified presidential election. The legislation comes in response to former President Donald Trump’s efforts to challenge the 2020 results. CNN Political Director David Chalian explains the bill, and how it differs from a House version of […]


New Revelations Ahead of Jan 6. Hearing

Sources say that former President Donald Trump’s attorneys are waging a secret court battle related to the Justice Department’s investigation into January 6th. They’re trying to prevent a grand jury from gathering information from Trump’s inner circle. CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains what we know and what we don’t know. Plus, what does this mean for […]


House Passes Bill to Protect Elections

The House has passed a bill to update the Electoral Count Act of 1887 in response to the January 6th insurrection. CNN Political Director David Chalian breaks down the legislation and why it may have some trouble passing in the Senate. Plus, hear why most Republicans were not on board.


NY AG Sues Trump for Years of Fraud

New York Attorney General Letitia James has filed a civil lawsuit against former President Donald Trump, three of his adult children and the Trump organization. CNN Political Director David Chalian breaks down the suit, including the AG’s claims that Trump inflated his net worth by billions to make himself richer. Trump has denied all wrongdoing and continues to accuse James of having a political agenda.


Apple Continues to Grow, but Profits Drop as Costs Rise

The iPhone maker said it was hurt by Covid-related shutdowns of factories in Shanghai but benefited from its growing services business.


An Apple Watch for Your 5-Year-Old? More Parents Say Yes.

As Apple prepares to unveil new models next week, the smart watch has found an unexpected audience: children as young as 5.