The proposed rule change would mean forgoing actually throwing four pitches. Instead, the bench would simply signal to the umpire that the manager wants to give the batter a free pass.
There's no prize money involved, although League of Legends maker Riot Games offers scholarships for the e-sports teams at Ohio State and competitors at other Big Ten campuses.
Over the weekend, the NBA held its all-star game — which is the traditional mid-season break. In reality, the regular season already is two-thirds over. It's now a sprint to the finish.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to New York Times sportswriter Juliet Macur about the government's lawsuit against cyclist Lance Armstrong, which now goes to a jury trial.
A weekly update on the world of sports! This week, a look at the women's basketball team with the most wins, and the team that hasn't won a single game all year.
You may have heard of drone racing, but people keep coming up with new ways to enjoy these flying machines. A Latvian firm has developed a drone to pull snowboarders in a sport called "droneboarding."
The NFL players union says it will tell members not to sign with the Chicago Bears if a state workers' comp bill passes. The bill reduces benefits for professional athletes injured during a game.
If you enjoy sports only as an escape from political give and take, commentator Pablo Torre warns there's some bad news: You can no longer enjoy the NBA. Players and coaches are talking politics.
As of Monday night, the last time UConn lost a game was 818 days ago — in November of 2014, when Stanford beat them in overtime.
The National Basketball Association says teams are no longer allowed to criticize one another on social media accounts. Two National Hockey League teams went into full mocking mode of the NBA memo.