Minus big-market teams, and at a time when TV ratings for baseball games are dwindling, this is the overarching question as the World Series begins in St. Louis: Will anyone watch?
The short-sightedness of Indian cricket administrators could be a bonus for fans of Major League Baseball.
Muve Music, the unlimited music plan offered by prepaid cellphone company Cricket, has doubled the number of subscribers it has to 200,000 in the past two months.
MetroPCS Communications Inc., the nation's fifth-largest wireless phone carrier, is jumping into the unlimited music business behind its smaller competitor, Cricket.
India, a country with a passion for the genteel game of cricket, is about to get a taste of the rough and tumble sport of American football.
With most of the venues already completed, tickets nearly sold out and a massive security operation in the works, London is preparing to mark the one-year countdown to the biggest sports show on earth.
Soccer lovers in the U.S. have a chip on their shoulders and with good reason, miffed that their sport isn't as beloved here as it is worldwide. But they aren't the only fans frustrated by America's particular taste.
Louis Oosthuizen was 12 and Charl Schwartzel was 10 when they played their first round of golf together. It was a tournament at Randpark Golf Club in Johannesburg, South Africa, and Oosthuizen already had a reputation as a hotshot junior _ in more ways than one.
George Washington played it, Babe Ruth gave it a shot and had a blast, and Harry Wright was a star player before becoming manager of the famed Cincinnati Red Stockings.