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Sticky baseballs: Explaining the physics of the latest scandal in Major...

John Eric Goff, University of Lynchburg Cheating in baseball is as old as the game itself, and pitchers’ modifying...

Utility Power Player Jake Elmore has made MLB history and baseball...

He's been right in front of you, all these years. Fifteen. That's how many players have played all nine...

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...

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Six charts that illustrate the divide between rural and urban America

Brian Thiede, Pennsylvania State University; Lillie Greiman, The University of Montana; Stephan Weiler, Colorado State University; Steven C. Beda, University of Oregon, and Tessa...