Stephanie Neville

Stephanie Neville

Stephanie is a technology reporter in the San Francisco bureau of NYT, where she covers the gig economy and social media.

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Lawmakers Propose Measure to Avert Government Shutdown This Week

The package would also provide major new aid to Ukraine, but its fate in an initial Senate vote on Tuesday is uncertain.


A Passing Record Even Marino, Manning and Brady Haven’t Touched

Norm Van Brocklin threw for 554 yards in a game in 1951. A few players have come close but, even in a pass-heavy era of football, none have surpassed his total.


The Chasm Between A.F.C. and N.F.C. Teams Seems Huge — for Now

Led by offenses both expected (the Bills and Ravens) and surprising (the Jaguars), A.F.C. teams have dominated early-season scoring while perennial N.F.C. contenders have shown their age.


Yankees Clinch a First-Round Bye as Judge’s Wait Continues

A win over Toronto gave the Yankees the American League East title, but Aaron Judge remained stuck at 60 home runs.


PGA Tour Accuses LIV Golf of Interfering With Its Contracts

The PGA Tour filed a counterclaim against the breakaway, Saudi-backed LIV Golf series, which has accused the tour of antitrust violations.


U.S. Men’s Soccer Team Closes World Cup Tuneups Looking Listless

The team had a scoreless draw with Saudi Arabia to follow a 2-0 loss to Japan. In more ways than one, they were atypical of the send-off matches in World Cup years.


Memphis and Hardaway Escape Serious Punishment for N.C.A.A. Violations

An N.C.A.A. panel said Hardaway’s unique standing made it allowable for him to give moving expenses to the family of a star player.


U.S. Mountaineer’s Body Found Two Days After Avalanche on Peak in Nepal

Hilaree Nelson was apparently blown off a cliff while she was skiing down Manaslu, the world’s eighth-highest peak.


Yankees Close In on Division Title, but Still Have Trust Issues

Frankie Montas, Aroldis Chapman and Aaron Hicks are question marks for a team that is on the verge of clinching a first-round bye.


Giants’ Promising Start Fades Under Cowboy Pressure

Daniel Jones took five sacks as the Giants’ offense failed to make a case it should remain intact.


Celtics Players Say They Were ‘Shocked’ by Coach’s Suspension

Boston’s Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown said they had not spoken to Coach Ime Udoka since the team announced his full-season suspension on Thursday.


Noted U.S. Mountaineer Missing in Nepal, and Avalanche Wreaks Havoc

Hilaree Nelson, 49, appears to have fallen into a crevasse on Manaslu while attempting to ski from the summit. Separately, an avalanche killed at least one and left many injured.


Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving Talk About Nets’ Rocky Off-Season

Durant had asked to be traded but stayed put. Irving said he had come close to joining another team but decided that staying in Brooklyn was his best choice.


An Inside Job: How Aaron Donald Bull-Rushed His Way to 100 Sacks

With an average of 0.77 sacks per game, Donald could challenge Bruce Smith’s career sacks record. But only if he plays well beyond his stated plans.


How Bryson DeChambeau Saved Long Drive Golf

The sport is gaining fans among the public and professional golfers, many of whom have adopted its techniques for their own games.


N.F.L. Nixes Tackle Game From Pro Bowl

Pro football’s annual all-star event will instead feature a flag football game and skills competition in an attempt to restore interest and increase player participation.


Despite Injuries, Several Quarterbacks Play On

The N.F.L.’s players’ union will start an inquiry after Miami’s Tua Tagovailoa hits his head, yet returns to the game.


A Snap, a Punt, a Butt. Dolphins Make a Blunder to Remember.

The butt punt seems destined to join the butt fumble in N.F.L. rear-end-related lore.


A Homestand Full of Wins Left Yankees Fans Waiting

Aaron Judge went five games without a home run and heads to Toronto one short of Roger Maris, but the Yankees won each game and Judge “was in the middle of all of it.”


Brett Favre’s Most Memorable Stat May Be $8 Million Meant for the Poor

His role in the misappropriation of welfare money has infuriated people in his native Mississippi and prompted some fans to call for his removal from the Hall of Fame.


Rihanna to Perform at Super Bowl Halftime

The singer’s highly anticipated return to the stage will include the first halftime show under the N.F.L.’s new sponsorship deal with Apple Music.


Greg Lee, a Key Member of Two U.C.L.A. Title-Winners, Dies at 70

A master of the assist, he played alongside Bill Walton and Jamaal Wilkes on teams that John Wooden led to the N.C.A.A. championship in 1972 and 1973.


As the Postseason Nears, the Yankees are Getting Healthy

Numerous players have returned from the injured list, taking some of the burden off Aaron Judge’s massive shoulders.


For Dreadlocked N.F.L. Players, Hair Is a Point of Pride

N.F.L. players who wear dreadlocks risk being tackled by their hair and face helmet-fitting challenges. But they say expressing their identities and showing off their style is worth it.


After Years Away, One of Basketball’s Greats Returns at 41

Lauren Jackson, a hero of Australian women’s basketball and a three-time W.N.B.A. most valuable player, has rejoined her national team after injuries knocked her out of the sport in 2014.


With His 700th Homer, Albert Pujols Gives Us One Last Surprise

A farewell tour turned into a showcase for Pujols, the veteran Cardinals slugger, as he joined the most exclusive of home run clubs long after many had written him off.


Neymar Is Still a Singular Star, but He Has More Help on Brazil

As Brazil begins its quest for a sixth World Cup, the team’s resources run deep — though Neymar still shoulders much of the load.


Meet the opponents for Federer and Nadal: Frances Tiafoe and Jack Sock.

As Brazil begins its quest for a sixth World Cup, the team’s resources run deep — though Neymar still shoulders much of the load.


A climate activist set himself on fire on court at the Laver Cup.

As Brazil begins its quest for a sixth World Cup, the team’s resources run deep — though Neymar still shoulders much of the load.


Celtics Say Suspending Coach Ime Udoka Was a Matter of ‘Conscience’

The Celtics said Udoka violated unspecified team rules, prompting a one-year suspension.


Sloppy U.S. Falls to Japan in World Cup Tuneup

Careless and unthreatening, the Americans came up short in one of their final preparation matches before they head to Qatar in November.


The World Cup’s Carnival Comes at a Cost

The tournament is, at heart, a feeling, and FIFA and Qatar may be forgetting that no amount of spending is a substitute.


Federer and Nadal Were the Best of Rivals. In the End, They’ll Be Partners.

One of the greatest rivalries in tennis history will end in harmony on Friday when Roger Federer plays his final competitive match with Rafael Nadal as his doubles partner.


Pressing World Cup Question for U.S.: Who’ll Score the Goals?

An American team that cycled through strikers during the qualifying period needs to settle on one before heading to Qatar. The good news is some of the options are hitting their stride.


For N.F.L. Kickers, Showing Too Much Leg Could Hurt Their Pockets

The league drew the ire of several kickers over its enforcement of uniform policies that require players to wear pants that cover their knees.


London Is a Sensible End to Roger Federer’s Long Career

Wimbledon may have been more fitting. But the Laver Cup, which Federer helped create, will offer a poignant send-off at O2 Arena for one of the greatest players of this era.


Suns and Mercury Owner Plans to Sell Teams Amid Scandal

Robert Sarver, the majority owner of the N.B.A. and W.N.B.A. teams in Phoenix, had been fined $10 million and suspended for one year for using racist slurs and mistreating employees for years.


Rainbow Armbands Are New Flash Point for FIFA and Qatar World Cup

An effort by European soccer federations to highlight gay rights could force a collision between FIFA rules and social campaigns.


For Major Milestones, M.L.B. Trusts but Verifies

The ball from Aaron Judge’s 60th homer carried two markings — one of them invisible — authenticating it as the real deal. He will be pitched special baseballs for the rest of the season.


The 49ers Bet Big on a Quarterback Upgrade but Ended Up Settling Anyway

The 49ers tried to move on from Jimmy Garoppolo, but the value of game-managing quarterbacks is highest to teams with sudden openings to fill.


Arnold Tucker, 95, Celebrated but Overshadowed Quarterback, Is Dead

Though he helped lead Army to three national titles, he was eclipsed by two storied running backs, and his death in 2019 was largely overlooked.


N.B.A. Fines Anthony Edwards $40,000 for Anti-Gay Remarks

Edwards, a Minnesota Timberwolves guard, used homophobic language to refer to a group of people as they stood outdoors. A video of the remarks was posted to Instagram.