Last Inning Nears for Olympic Baseball & Softball

By Tatiana Guertin on
Beijing will be the last Olympic appearance for both baseball and softball, unless the athletes have their way.In 2005, both sports were voted out of the Olympic lineup for the 2012 London Olympics, but the athletes in both sports are fighting hard for their return by 2016."It absolutely breaks my heart that the Olympics are done for softball," said U.S. softball pitcher Monica Abbott. "The Olympics is the end-all be-all for softball and we train for years for this. It is the biggest thing in...Read Full Story

7 Questions with Natasha Watley

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It's not exactly easy to get a hold of an Olympic athlete a week before the start of the Olympics. And asking them to sit down and answer seven questions? Forget about it! Still, US Women's Softball team shortstop Natasha Watley was awesome enough to give us some of her time.Here are seven facts you need to know about Natasha Watley. 1. Watley is the first African-American female to play on the USA Softball team in the Olympics. 2. She helped lead the US team to a gold medal at the 2004...Read Full Story