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How baseball’s first commissioner led a conspiracy of silence to preserve...

Chris Lamb, IUPUI The Baseball Writers’ Association of America recently announced that it would remove former Major League Baseball Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis’ name from...

A world without sports

Lars Dzikus, University of Tennessee Baseball’s opening day came and went. The Olympics have been postponed. Football in the fall? Don’t count on it. With COVID-19...

This isn’t the first time sports teams have played in eerily...

Chris Lamb, IUPUI The NBA decided that it will suspend its season after a player on the Utah Jazz tested positive for the coronavirus, just...

On the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues, a look back...

Rob Ruck, University of Pittsburgh During the half century that baseball was divided by a color line, black America created a sporting world of its...

What really causes home field advantage – and why it’s on...

Konstantinos Pelechrinis, University of Pittsburgh Never before has the away team won every single game in the World Series, but that’s exactly what happened this...

How gambling built baseball – and then almost destroyed it

Rebecca Edwards, Rochester Institute of Technology Imagine if, after watching the thrilling victory of the Chicago Cubs in Game 7 of the 2016 World Series...

Curious Kids: How does a curveball curve?

Jim Gregory, The Ohio State University Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert...

What’s really behind baseball’s home run surge?

Brian J. Love, University of Michigan and Michael L. Burns, University of Michigan At the 2019 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, Houston Astros pitcher Justin...

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Dark matter: The mystery substance physics still can’t identify that makes...

Dan Hooper, University of Chicago The past few decades have ushered in an amazing era in the science of cosmology. A diverse array of high-precision...