baseball

People bowing their heads on baseball field (© AP Images)

Annual baseball game brings Republicans, Democrats together

One day after a gunman fired shots at members of Congress practicing for the annual Congressional Baseball Game, nearly 25,000 fans showed support.
Theo Epstein in Chicago Cubs stands (© AP Images)

Celebrated Jewish Americans who have made their mark

Jewish Americans are only a sliver of the U.S. population but have made outsized contributions to society. Learn how five have made their mark.
Baseball park with crowded stands (© AP Images)

Baseball, America’s pastime, is more international than ever

Baseball is not just an American obsession. U.S. baseball teams have more international players on their rosters this season than ever before.
Young woman wearing baseball cap and hijab swinging at a ball with a bat (© AP Images)

Batter up! These women are bringing baseball to Gaza.

Baseball has grown in popularity in the Middle East. In Gaza, interest in baseball turned out to be stronger among girls than boys.
Skateboarder grinding on pipe attached to concrete wall (© AP Images)

Guess which Olympic sports are flying into Tokyo?

You can expect a few new sports to make their Olympic debut in Tokyo. Skateboarding, surfing and karate are a few of the new ways athletes can earn medals.

How one sport beat doping

In professional sports, the pressure is high to use performance-enhancing drugs. However, anti-doping efforts have led to a better game and fan experience.
The Obamas, Raúl Castro and others overlooking people on baseball field (© AP Images)

Presidential sports visits around the world

President Obama is a big sports fan. Check out photos from memorable presidential sports visits, beginning with the latest in Cuba.

Cuban youth, major league stars bond over baseball

Major League Baseball players visited their homeland of Cuba to host training sessions for young athletes.