Baseball Hall of Fame voters will come face-to-face with the doping era this year. Major figures in steroid scandals including Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, and Sammy Sosa will be on the ballot for the first time. Melissa Block talks with Mike Pesca about the slate of candidates announced on Wednesday.
The U.S. Golf Association proposed a rule on Wednesday that would outlaw a style of putting known as "anchor putting." The style makes use of an extra long putter where the end of the club is "anchored" in a player's chest or stomach. Robert Siegel speaks with David Duseck, deputy editor at Golf.com about the change.
The women's soccer team in Afghanistan isn't an international powerhouse. But their mere existence is a triumph and points to the growing number of Afghan women playing sports. And they're getting a little help from an American soccer star.
College sports fans can be distinctively different from the pro variety, no matter where they are. And that might complicate the growth plans of athletic conferences such as as the Big Ten, says Frank Deford.
Under his leadership, the players' union was able to end the reserve clause and gain free agency for players. Morning Edition commentator Frank Deford says Miller was "arguably the most significant figure in 20th century baseball."
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