Kings of Instagram: Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Yuvraj Singh tops in followers among cricketers

May 22nd, 2017|

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Sir Donald Bradman may have been the greatest batsman of all time, but his genius on the cricket pitch came eight decades too early […]

World’s top ten largest sports stadiums by capacity topped by Rungrado May Day Stadium

May 1st, 2017|

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Remarkably, eight of the world’s top ten largest sports stadiums by capacity are college football venues in the United States. However, the biggest of […]

Americans go Down Under to learn what’s inside a Kookaburra cricket ball

April 25th, 2017|

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A few years ago, Lincoln, then a second-grader, and his father, Dan Markham, ordered a cricket ball from Amazon to cut in half for […]

Centuries before cricket or baseball were invented, India had gilli-danda

April 2nd, 2017|

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More than two millennia before the sports of cricket and baseball were codified, there was a similar game being played in India which later […]

Segway sports: hockey, football, golf, polo, supercross, biathlon and cricket on two wheels

February 18th, 2017|

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Before the Segway PT (personal transporter) made its public debut in 2001, rumors were rampant about the nature of Dean Kamen’s mysterious invention — […]

Bradman is one bad man in Big Ant Studios’ Don Bradman Cricket video game

July 3rd, 2016|

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For those unfamiliar with Sir Donald George Bradman, one might describe the legendary Aussie as the Michael Jordan of cricket. Though really, it is […]

From Deion Sanders to Sachin Tendulkar, sports stars pay tribute to Muhammad Ali

June 6th, 2016|

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Muhammad Ali’s popularity extended well beyond the confines of the boxing ring and fight fans. Arguably, the most popular athlete in history, his passing […]

Virat Kohli is to cricket as Stephen Curry is to basketball

March 28th, 2016|

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While sports fans in the United States have enjoyed following Stephen Curry’s historic season for the Golden State Warriors, half a world away eyes […]

Cricket fan Mitchell Schibeci transforms into Watermelon Boy at Big Bash League match

January 7th, 2016|

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Most superheroes transform in private to keep their everyday identities secret, but not 10-year-old cricket fan Mitchell Schibeci. In plain view at a Big […]

Creative cricket: Watch Tim Southee’s sixer nixer and Brad Haddin’s crotch catch

June 14th, 2015|

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This past week produced a pair of spectacular catches in international cricket play. Both New Zealand’s Tim Southee and Australia’s Brad Haddin used quick […]

Bean balls and the hazards of sideline sports reporting

November 22nd, 2014|

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Earlier in the week, an Australian news reporter became news himself when he was struck in the head by a runaway skateboard. He joined […]

Dodgers infield shift, Japanese multi-day game make for cricket-flavored baseball

September 2nd, 2014|

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The past week has produced a couple of baseball games that looked more like cricket than America’s (or Japan’s) pastime. First, the Los Angeles […]