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.
College basketball is embroiled in yet another scandal. Ten people, including NCAA assistant coaches, an agent and a top executive at Adidas, have been charged with bribery involving thousands of dollars used to influence student athletes. Dan Wetzel of Yahoo…
The Boston Red Sox are accused of using technology to record and decode the signals between New York Yankees’ pitchers and catchers in order to use that information to their advantage in the middle of the game. William Brangham is…
By Michael Boulter
Could eSports be the answer for an Olympic-sized ratings problem?…
Usain Bolt, the global track superstar from Jamaica, ran the last race of his career on Saturday at the 2017 World Championships in London, placing third.
By Amber Partida
Weeks before the NFL season begins, new research reminds us of the physical cost of America’s most popular sport.
By PBS NewsHour
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.
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