Sports in 2018
MLB: World Series
- Boston Red Sox win 4-1 against the Los Angeles Dodgers
- Game 1: Los Angeles 4 at Boston 8
- Game 2: Los Angeles 2 at Boston 4
- Game 3: Boston 2 at Los Angeles 3
- Game 4: Boston 9 at Los Angeles 6
- Game 5: Boston 5 at Los Angeles 1
NFL: Super Bowl LII
- Philadelphia Eagles win 41-33 against the New England Patriots
- Super Bowl Box Score: Philadelphia.....9 13 7 12 - 41 New England.....3 9 14 7 - 33
(Note: Similar breakdowns can be added for other sports)
- "God's Plan" - Drake
- "Shallow" - Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
- "Thank U, Next" - Ariana Grande
- "This Is America" - Childish Gambino
- "I Like It" - Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin
- Black Panther
- Avengers: Infinity War
- A Star is Born
- Bohemian Rhapsody
- Crazy Rich Asians
- Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
90th Academy Awards
- Best Picture: The Shape of Water
- Best Director: Guillermo del Toro for The Shape of Water
- Best Actor: Gary Oldman - Darkest Hour
- Best Actress: Frances McDormand - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
- Best Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
- Best Supporting Actress: Allison Janney - I, Tonya
- Record of the Year: "This Is America" - Childish Gambino
- Song of the Year: "This Is America" - Childish Gambino
- Album of the Year: Golden Hour - Kacey Musgraves
- Best New Artist: Dua Lipa
- Peace: Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war.
- Physiology or Medicine: James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation.
- Physics: Arthur Ashkin for optical tweezers and their application to biological systems, Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland for their method of generating high-intensity, ultra-short optical pulses.
- Chemistry: Frances H. Arnold for the directed evolution of enzymes, George P. Smith and Sir Gregory P. Winter for the phage display of peptides and antibodies.
- Literature: The prize was postponed until 2019 due to a scandal within the Swedish Academy.
- Economic Sciences: William D. Nordhaus for integrating climate change into long-run macroeconomic analysis and Paul M. Romer for integrating technological innovations into long-run macroeconomic analysis.
- Public Service: The New York Times, for reporting on workplace sexual harassment, and The New Yorker, for reporting on Harvey Weinstein's decades of alleged abuse.
- Breaking News Reporting: Staff of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for its compassionate, clear-eyed coverage of the mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue.
- Investigative Reporting: Staff of The Washington Post for their reporting on Roy Moore's alleged sexual misconduct.
- Explanatory Reporting: Staffs of the Arizona Republic and USA Today Network for their reporting on the challenges and consequences of the U.S.-Mexico border wall.
- Local Reporting: The staff of The Cincinnati Enquirer for their narrative of seven days of greater Cincinnati's heroin epidemic.
- National Reporting: Staffs of The New York Times and The Washington Post for their coverage of the investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 U.S. election.
- International Reporting: Clare Baldwin, Andrew R.C. Marshall, and Manuel Mogato of Reuters for reporting on the brutal drug crackdown in the Philippines.
- Feature Writing: Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah for GQ, for a profile on Dylann Roof.
- Commentary: John Archibald of the Alabama Media Group for columns during the U.S. Senate race in Alabama.
- Criticism: Jerry Saltz of New York Magazine for his art criticism.
- Editorial Writing: Andie Dominick of The Des Moines Register for examining free-market solutions to Iowa's healthcare challenges.
- Editorial Cartooning: Jake Halpern, freelance writer, and Michael Sloan, freelance cartoonist, for The New York Times.
- Breaking News Photography: Photography Staff of Reuters for coverage of the Rohingya refugee crisis.
- Feature Photography: Ryan Kelly of The Daily Progress for his photograph from the immediate aftermath of a car attack during a racially charged protest in Charlottesville, Virginia.