Baseball

Ken Burns Says His New Jackie Robinson Doc is About Black Lives Matter

From integrated swimming pools to driving while Black, the director uses his new documentary to show how activists are still fighting the same battles—just with new names.

Philadelphia Apologizes to Jackie Robinson For Racist Treatment

Nearly 70 years after Robinson faced racist taunts from Philadelphia Phillies players and team management, the city says it’s sorry.

Utah Baseball Team Cancels ‘Caucasian Heritage Night’ After Backlash

The minor league Orem Owlz canceled Caucasian Heritage Night after Twitter dragging. Festivities would have included “Wonder Bread on burgers with mayonnaise” and “trying to solve the vertical leaping challenge.”

Mo'ne Davis Keeps Her Eyes on the Prize

The teenage shutout pitcher is cutting deals and dealing with hate.

The Moment a Clueless Cleveland Baseball Fan Met a Native Man

It was awkward.

Production Begins on New Biopic of First Openly Gay Baseball Player

Glenn Burke paved the way for many of today’s LGBTQ athletes to come out of the closet.

Workers Strike at World Champs' Ballpark to Demand Better Wages

San Francisco concession stand workers are demanding fair treatment.

SF Giants' Sergio Romo Records Video in Support of Immigration Reform

The video appears on Major League Baseball’s YouTube channel.

Jackie Robinson Biopic Is Most Popular Baseball Movie Ever

The baseball legend is still making big plays – this time at the box office.