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Topic - Softball
Members of Connecticut's NCAA champion women's basketball team are taking a lead role in a national campaign in support of lesbian and bisexual athletes in women's sports.
It was the crowning achievement in the career of Big Papi, now a three-time champion and the last link to the 2004 sweep over the Cardinals that ended an 86-year title drought.
David Ortiz headed to the plate, ready to hit for the final time in the World Series. St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina stood up, spoke softly to his pal and twice patted him on the side.
David Ortiz is turning the World Series into his own personal game of slow-pitch softball, at least that's how it looks. The only question is how long the St. Louis Cardinals will keep pitching to the Boston bopper.
Little League Baseball plans to introduce an educational program for coaches and volunteers intended to raise awareness about the use and dangers of performance-enhancing drugs among young players.
No, the good-natured Johnson isn't about to crack up. He's stuck in the same limbo as the rest of Washington, hounded by a question behind the self-deprecating humor that even the most advanced statistics or experienced manager can't answer. When will the Nationals hit consistently?
Lizette Salas is quickly emerging as the United States' best-kept secret on the LPGA Tour.
Major League Baseball won't change its schedule to boost the sport's chances of getting back into the Olympics.
Kevin Harvick ditched the victory burnout for a sloshy slide into home plate.
Saturday's game comes four days after the school marked the six-year anniversary of a shooting on campus that left 33 dead.
It all began in 2011, when Oregon volleyball coach Jim Moore got a knock on his door shortly after the Ducks' season wrapped up.
The vote Tuesday by the IOC's executive board stunned the world's wrestlers, who see their sport as popular in many countries and steeped in history as old as the Olympics themselves.
Even before Miguel Cabrera made the major leagues, coaches and scouts in Venezuela were predicting he would be a big star.
On a ragged baseball diamond, its grass tall and infield dirt pockmarked, nearly 200 boys practice for hours every day. Many of them are inspired by the example of Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera, who learned the game on this very field.
Last winter, the man largely credited with morphing the Washington Nationals from perennial losers to the talk of the town left D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray a voice-mail message.