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Top USA Men And Women Cricketers To Receive Contracts

Nadia T. Gruny | Posted 09.30.2016 | Sports
Nadia T. Gruny

Men and women cricket players in the U.S. now have a shot at becoming full-time, professional cricketers. Today, the USA Cricket Association (USACA) a...

How American Baseball Has Changed Over The Years

William Morrow | Posted 09.27.2016 | Sports
William Morrow

From humble begins and "stick and ball" game origins, baseball has become a part of American identity.

A Spark for Women’s Cricket in the US

Nadia T. Gruny | Posted 09.28.2016 | Sports
Nadia T. Gruny

A USA women’s cricket squad of 22 participated in a development camp a couple of weeks ago in Philadelphia. The camp culminated with games against t...

Why Pakistan's Hindus, Sikhs and Christians came out to protest against Narendra Modi last week

Haroon Khalid | Posted 09.12.2016 | Religion
Haroon Khalid

On March 29, 2011, a day before the keenly anticipated World Cup semi-final between India and Pakistan - arch rivals both on and off the field - I visited the Gurudwara Dera Sahib in Lahore.

Dreaming Of Cricket In The Olympics

Nadia T. Gruny | Posted 09.06.2016 | Sports
Nadia T. Gruny

Greater investment and interest would mean more sports scientists studying the game. Cricket would have been closer to technical perfection than it had ever been before.

Who's Globalizing Cricket In The US?

Nadia T. Gruny | Posted 09.02.2016 | Sports
Nadia T. Gruny

Call this a stirring of the pot or ruffling of the feathers of some sort. Marketing to Americans has not yet started earnestly. There remains a lot to be said and done about the development of cricket as both a spectator sport and a participant sport in the US.

Cricket? A Sticky Wicket

Bob Liff | Posted 08.24.2016 | Sports
Bob Liff

I can figure out all kinds of sports from the recent Olympics, including badminton, water polo and even that thing called handball which is nothing like the one-wall variety we played with a Spaldeen against the wall as kids.

Pakistani Social Media Star Allegedly Strangled By Brother In 'Honor Killing'

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 07.16.2016 | World

LAHORE, Pakistan, July 16 (Reuters) - Qandeel Baloch, a social media star whose exploits divided opinion in conservative Pakistan, was allegedly stran...

Religious Conservatism Redefines Symbolism Of National Sports Teams

James Dorsey | Posted 06.30.2016 | Sports
James Dorsey

Over the past decade, religiosity and religious intolerance have seeped into national sports teams in Pakistan and Egypt, societies that have been wracked by faith-based narrow-mindedness and political fanaticism.

What Makes Cricket Commentator Harsha Bhogle Tick?

Quora | Posted 05.24.2016 | Sports

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

This Is The Greatest Team Celebration You'll See All Year

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 04.01.2016 | Sports

Now THIS is how you celebrate a semi-final win!Imagine if @darrensammy88, @DJBravo47 and @westindies win it all!—

Cricket Team Of Maasai Warriors Goes To Bat For Women's Rights

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 02.02.2016 | Impact

A group of young Maasai warriors in Kenya grew up hunting, but traded in their spears for something unexpected: cricket bats. Since they first learne...

Colombo: When South Asians transcended all borders and stereotypes

Hassan Raza | Posted 01.06.2016 | Travel
Hassan Raza

The first thing that comes in our mind when we hear the word "SAARC" must be "conflict." Unlike the European Union, that has abolished all barriers th...

Australian Journalist Mel McLaughlin Deserves An Apology from Cricket Star Chris Gayle

Vanessa de Largie | Posted 01.05.2016 | Sports
Vanessa de Largie

This article was originally published on The Australia Times and The Victress. Renegades batsman, Chris Gayle owes Australian journalist Mel McLaughl...

Athlete Tells Reporter 'Don't Blush, Baby' After Asking Her Out On Air

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.04.2016 | Women

This cricket player used an interview as an opportunity to hit on a television reporter, and now he may face possible sanctions. Chris Gayle of the M...

City by the Sea -- A Runway for these Souls

Mariam Khan | Posted 11.20.2015 | World
Mariam Khan

Without fearing the unknown, kids from around the seafaring metropolis have learnt to celebrate the essence of life.

End of an Era

Mudit Kakkar | Posted 10.22.2016 | Sports
Mudit Kakkar

Sachin, Ganguly, Dravid and Laxman. Each of these legends inspire fierce devotion and nostalgia among Indian cricket fans. "End of an era" is a platitude used and abused in high praise of any outgoing eminent personality. But in this case, it really encapsulates so much more.

Inspired by Our Future Women Cricketers

Nadia T. Gruny | Posted 09.22.2016 | Sports
Nadia T. Gruny

Because of these intelligent, talented, and inspiring girls, I believe that change will come. In fact, these girls represent the beginning of that change and eventually, they will be ready to pass on the baton and inspire others to keep working for a better cricket future.

Richie Benaud: Marvelous Life, That

The Good Men Project | Posted 06.27.2015 | Sports
The Good Men Project

Throughout his 50 years on television, following an impressive career as a player, Benaud's urbane and measured delivery, along with his perfectly coiffed silver hair and tan that contrasted perfectly with a signature off-white blazer, inspired much mirth and impersonation.

This Is Not Cricket but Migration Is a Part of Our Future

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.03.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

In a documentary titled This Is Not Cricket, currently crowdfunding on Aflamnah, Italian director Jacopo de Bertoldi and British producer Suzy Gillett have paired up to tell the story of two boys -- one Italian, one Indian -- who form an unlikely friendship through an unusual sport.

Powerful Sports Scoreboards Tally War 'Death Count' To Reduce Violence In India, Pakistan

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 02.28.2015 | Impact

The score ticked up to India: 547,290, Pakistan: 546,228. But that tally -- displayed on scoreboards in New Delhi, India, and Karachi, Pakistan --...

Why Sport Matters

Louis A. Ruprecht, Jr. | Posted 04.26.2015 | Sports
Louis A. Ruprecht, Jr.

There is far more to Dean Smith's legacy than 879 basketball victories, an Olympic gold medal victory in 1976, two Division I National Championships and an astonishing 11 Final Four appearances. There is the far-from-simple virtue of a life well lived.

A Captain's Departure: Cricket, Lovely Cricket, Timeless Cricket

Pranay Gupte | Posted 03.01.2015 | World
Pranay Gupte

It had been rumored for some time now, of course, it had been anticipated and it had been demanded in certain circles. Still, the retirement of Mahendra Singh Dhoni not only as India's captain in Test cricket but from Test cricket altogether -- now that was a surprise.

Remember to Be Grateful

Jo Tinyow | Posted 02.03.2015 | Impact
Jo Tinyow

As many people are frantically shopping for Christmas presents and awaiting the launch of new stores to open, I request that you take a moment out of your lives to just be grateful for what you already have in your life and give a moment to those that don't.

The World Cup and Baseball

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 09.15.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

This is, of course, a false contrast as baseball is popular in much East Asia, the Caribbean and increasingly in a few other countries besides the US. Soccer, while the world's most popular sport has failed to catch on in many parts of South Asia and is one of several popular sports in Australia, parts of East Asia and North America.