Halfway through a compelling year for professional baseball, several of the game’s best players are in Miami for the All-Star Game, starting with Monday’s Home Run Derby. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Tom Verducci of Sports Illustrated about what to expect…
By PBS NewsHour
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, the second most popular sport in the world is starting to catch on in the United States -- with a little help from some devotees who grew up playing it in other…
That victory made Minor, who was unseeded, the first black tennis player -- man or woman -- to win a Division I singles title since 1965.
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 Erica R. Hendry
Longtime Sports Illustrated writer and NPR commentator Frank Deford, an esteemed sports journalist known for his colorful commentary, died Monday in Florida.
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Super Bowl champion New England Patriots made a traditional celebratory visit to the White House Wednesday, a normally joyous ritual marred by the prison suicide hours earlier of former teammate Aaron Hernandez.
By PBS NewsHour
Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook has done something no player has done in 55 years: average double-digits in points, assists and rebounds, known as a "triple-double." The last person to do that was Oscar Robertson for the old…
The U.S. women’s national soccer team ratified a new five-year collective bargaining agreement Tuesday following a bitter yearlong dispute over demands for equal pay.
By Dayana Morales Gomez
The Nike Pro Hijab was designed using feedback from Muslim athletes who wear the headscarf.
Football fans who went to bed early on Super Bowl Sunday probably assumed the Atlanta Falcons had it wrapped up. But the New England Patriots made a historic comeback, forcing the game into overtime and scoring the winning touchdown. Jeffrey…
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