In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, a Virginia man decided to let the nation's major league baseball franchises make their own pitch for his baby son's affection.
By Bruce Schreiner
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 Joshua Barajas, Erica R. Hendry, Iman Smith
Here are five important stories overlooked in the Donald Trump 100-day fanfare that are still worth your attention.
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 PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, the Labor Department reported that U.S. employers added a net 161,000 jobs in October, dipping the unemployment rate a tenth of a percent to 4.9. Also, there are guilty verdicts in New Jersey Governor Chris…
The World Series was destined for a dramatic finish: The Chicago Cubs finally ended their 108 year-long World Series drought in a hard-fought victory against the Cleveland Indians. In Chicago, fans who hadn’t seen a Fall Classic win in living…
By Joshua Barajas
Hallelujah! The curse of the goat has been destroyed, but not without a fight.
In our news wrap Wednesday, investigators around Des Moines, Iowa, are seeking a motive in the ambush killings of two policemen. Also, South African President Jacob Zuma faced increasing public pressure to step down, after a state watchdog report found…
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.
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