A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

OTS

Fri, 26 Aug '22
Extra periods, for short
Mon, 22 Aug '22
Extra N.B.A. periods, for short
Sat, 28 May '22
Decisive periods, in brief
Fri, 22 Apr '22
Regulation followers, for short
Mon, 18 Apr '22
Tiebreakers in hoops
Fri, 19 Nov '21
Periods that aren't usually added, for short?
Thu, 5 Aug '21
"Fourth periods" in hockey, for short
Tue, 15 Jun '21
Nerve-racking parts of games, in brief
Tue, 6 Apr '21
Ends of some exciting games, for short