After Nelson Cruz’s dramatic walk-off grand slam on Monday, there’s been a lot of talk about whether or not it was really the first walk-off slam in postseason history.
Sure, you know your footballs, baseballs, tennis balls and basketballs. But what about the lesser-known balls? Let's take a closer look at some, er, odd balls now.
1. Jai Alai
Last night was one of those nights when you're thankful for the new-ish MLB TV, which allowed me to watch all three extra-inning games simultaneously.
I've been hearing Will Shortz on NPR for years, doing the Sunday puzzle.
2011 has been a difficult year for the Los Angeles Dodgers. With the owners going through a messy divorce (who gets the house?
Some of the most important literary figures of the last century had previously made a name for themselves in athletics.
We’ve heard plenty (probably too many) athletes try to become musicians. But what happens when it goes the other
When browsing Bill Simmons’ new long-form sports site, Grantland, I found myself wondering two things. First, what is a “Grantland”? And second, didn’t the New York Times try this
In the opening chapter of his book, On the Shoulders of Giants: My Journey Through the Harlem Renaissance, NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recounts the time a reporter asked him what profession he woul
Who doesn’t love Air Jordans? They’re favorites of everyone from basketball players to the fashion conscious.