John Sterling: New York Yankees’ radio broadcaster. The team plays 162 regular season games and he hasn’t missed a single one since 1990. Photograph:  Jim McIsaac/Getty Images

In his first at-bat on Opening Day this year, Giancarlo Stanton smashed the second pitch he faced over the wall for a two-run homer. Exactly the type (...)

 US president Donald Trump uses an umbrella after stepping out of Air Force One in  Maryland. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Donald Trump was promising to destroy a vile criminal cartel. Unfortunately, not his own. But one could be forgiven for mistaking the vicious tactics (...)

The problem with Donald Trump is we don’t know which of the characters he has created he would bring to the Oval Office. The trouble with Hillary Clinton is we do know. Photograph:  Andrea Comas/Reuters

When historians write about this bizarre, ugly and dispiriting campaign – and oh, my, will they ever! – the epic dark saga will unfold this way: A man(...)