Why Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game Is Americana

The death of America’s All-Star Game has been protected, even promoted by nay-sayers who say the times have passed it by Sports

A Softball Pitcher Threw So Hard She Scared A Major League Catcher

Paige Parker made quite an impression on the Kansas City Royals. Sports

Major League Baseball’s Dirtiest Tradition May End With New Chemically Treated Balls

Major League Baseball is experimenting with chemically treated balls that will be easier to grip ― and they could be put into play as soon as next season.  “We think we’re close now,” Mike Thompson, executive vice president at baseball manufacturer Rawlings, told Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports. “We’re just waiting for MLB to give […]

Christmas Holiday Hours for Some Major Stores

Forget something? Run out of wrapping paper? Coffee? Beer? Just need a break from the house? Walgreen’s, Starbucks and many other retailers will be open. Christmas

Weekend Roundup: China Is Now the Only Major Power With a Global Outlook

President-elect Donald Trump’s “America First” policy marks an historic withdrawal from the world the United States has largely made. His administration can’t stop globalization, only diminish America’s role in governing it. For better or worse, that leaves China, the world’s second-largest economy, as the only major power with a global outlook. In a YouTube video this […]