Mexican baseball league to get first female umpire

Nov 22, 2017

The Mexican baseball league is on track to get its first female umpire in the 2018 season

Israel finds a welcome audience with Christian journalists

Oct 18, 2017

Unpopular with liberals, media, Israel's nationalist government finds close friend among world's evangelical Christians

Key suspect in pricey Kentucky bourbon heist pleads guilty

Sep 20, 2017

A rogue distillery worker at the center of a bourbon-heist scheme that spirited away tens of thousands of dollars' worth of liquor has pleaded guilty in a case that has already secured a place in Kentucky lore

D'oh? No! Homer and 'The Simpsons' team earn Hall tribute

May 27, 2017

The baseball Hall of Fame is set to pay tribute this weekend to one of the most popular TV episodes ever done by 'The Simpsons.'

NAACP: Move tourney from Mississippi because of rebel flag

May 16, 2017

A civil rights group is asking the NCAA to move a regional softball tournament out of Mississippi because the state flag contains the Confederate battle emblem

Double-amputee Marine vet joins New York police department

Mar 25, 2017

A U.S. Marine Corps veteran who lost his legs below the knee after stepping on an explosive in Afghanistan is joining a suburban New York police department

Palestinian women try to bring baseball to Gaza

Mar 20, 2017

The young Palestinian women don baseball caps on top of their Islamic headscarves and field tennis balls with fabric gloves, giving a decidedly local feel to the great American pastime

Fukushima confirmed as venue for Tokyo 2020 baseball

Mar 17, 2017

Organizers on Friday confirmed that baseball and softball games for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be held in Fukushima, an area hit by the 2011 earthquake and nuclear disaster

UConn moves forward with plans for new athletic fields

Feb 22, 2017

UConn is moving forward with plans to build new athletic facilities for its soccer, baseball and softball teams