Both the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Houston Astros have waited a long time to reach the World Series but this season is perhaps particularly notable for the Astros, who have made their way to the championship while helping Houston…
By PBS NewsHour
A spokeswoman for House Majority Whip Steve Scalise says the Louisiana Republican plans to throw out the first pitch before Friday night's playoff game between the Washington Nationals and Chicago Cubs.
By Associated Press
Former U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning, a Hall of Fame pitcher who parlayed his sports fame into a political career as an uncompromising advocate for conservative causes, has died at 85.
By Bruce Schreiner
Here are five important stories overlooked in the Donald Trump 100-day fanfare that are still worth your attention.
By Joshua Barajas, Erica R. Hendry and Iman Smith
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama welcomed the Chicago Cubs to the White House on Monday to celebrate their World Series win and speak to the power of sports to unite a divided nation.
By PBS NewsHour
Clare Smith has been reporting on baseball for over four decades, and she was the first African-American female reporter to cover the game for a newspaper. On Tuesday night, Smith was awarded the top honor in her field. Judy Woodruff…
By Joshua Barajas
Hallelujah! The curse of the goat has been destroyed, but not without a fight.
By Mary Jo Brooks
Gail Mazur says she’s been obsessed with baseball her whole life, but she resisted the temptation to write any poems about the game because she worried how it would be received by other poets.
Getting set to watch the Cubs take on the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park tonight, I find myself trying to hold onto to the most unusual feeling that I’ve ever had as a lifelong Cubs fan: Confidence.
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