MLB Wants Girls To Know They Can Play Baseball Too

Ja’nae Wray dug into the left-handed batter’s box on a field at Major League Baseball’s youth academy in Compton, California, Friday afternoon, her bat raised just above her shoulder as she waited for her pitch. A belt-high fastball came toward her, and she unleashed, hammering a three-run home run over the center field fence. Not […]

Cavs’ Kyrie Irving: The Earth Is Flat, And ‘They’ Are Lying To Us

Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers believes the Earth is flat. To be sure, planet Earth is round. But during a Friday podcast hosted by his teammates Channing Frye and Richard Jefferson, Irving declared that the Earth is flat. “This is not even a conspiracy theory. The Earth is flat,” Irving said, urging people to do their […]

Nobody Asked Rio’s Poor About The Olympics. So They Yelled Louder.

RIO DE JANEIRO ― The 2016 Olympics began with a promise. When the International Olympic Committee chose Rio de Janeiro as the host in 2009, local officials said billions of dollars of investment would be poured into these first games held in South America, transforming Rio into a “vastly better” city. The favelas ― the […]