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Much to the delight of baseball fans, pitchers and catchers started reporting for spring training this weekend, which means Opening Day is just around the corner.

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The Summer Olympics are being held in Rio de Janeiro for 16 days next month, starting on August 5th.  Not long after that, the Summer Paralympics, a multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities, will be held in Rio from September 7-18.

One of Cincinnati's true sporting traditions is the USTA National Father & Son Clay Court Championship, celebrating its 43rd year this year. 

The Jewish Baseball Museum Is Starting Out Online

Jul 8, 2016

Before a bricks-and-mortar facility can be built, the Jewish Baseball Museum is establishing itself on the internet. 

It's time for a big summer weekend of racing at the Kentucky Speedway in Sparta. 

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The Kentucky Speedway in Sparta staged its first race event sixteen years ago this month. Since then it has hosted NASCAR, ARCA and other racing events, along with concerts and a variety of special events and racing experiences. 

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Local soccer fans have reason to celebrate this year, there's a new professional soccer team in town bearing the colors orange, blue and white. 

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Reds player William Hoy lost his hearing at age three due to meningitis. He not only grew up to be one of the greatest and most beloved baseball players of his time, he changed the way the game was played forever.

Dallas Morning News Theater Critic Nancy Churnin recently published a children's book about the Reds hall of famer: The William Hoy Story: How a Deaf Baseball Player Changed the Game. WVXU's Howard Wilkinson talked with her about the life and career of William "Dummy" Hoy. 

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All children benefit from physical activity and the enjoyment that can come with sports and teamwork. But for those who are disabled, participating in these activities is a bit more challenging. Special needs or adapted sports programming give all kids, regardless of ability, the chance to engage in various forms of physical recreation.

Coming to the Kentucky Speedway on Friday, September 25 is the ARCA Racing Series Crosley 150 and track spokesman Tim Bray is with Lee Hay with a preview of the race and a look back at the busy summer racing season.

Longtime Cincinnati sports writer Lonnie Wheeler has a new book out with a unique look at our national pastime. Intangiball: The Subtle Things That Win Baseball Games, as he tells our Howard Wilkinson, comes from years of studying things like the chemistry and culture of teams like the Cincinnati Reds.

The Western & Southern Open is the nation's oldest professional tennis tournament played in its city of origin. And this month fans will once again be able to see some of the greatest players in tennis compete.

If you are a tennis fan, how would you like to pick the brains of the world's greatest players and coaches? Want to improve your serve? Get advice from Pete Sampras. Want to know how to hit the perfect ground stroke? Ask Tracy Austin.

A Look At The Longest Season In Pro Sports

Jul 14, 2015

For baseball players who didn't make tonight's All-Star Game, this is a short break from a very long season.  In fact, at 162 games, this is the sports world's longest season.  Add in the work a player does in the offseason and the preseason and things get even more intense.  

  Greater Cincinnati has been focusing its attention on the preparation and events leading up to tomorrow’s All-Star Game, but our area is hosting another national sports competition this week. The 2015 USRowing Club National Championships begin July 15 at Harsha Lake in Clermont County. An estimated two-thousand rowers are expected to compete in the five-day regatta. 

Starters for the All-Star Game were announced Sunday and the full player rosters came out Monday. Now it’s time to play ball, as Cincinnati hosts the 86th Major League Baseball All-Star Game. 

The Kentucky Speedway is gearing up for the fifth running of the Quaker State 400 NASCAR race and they have added more family activities and 2 free practice sessions during the July 9-11 weekend.

Thousands of people will descend on the Kentucky Speedway this weekend to take part in Tough Mudder. It's an obstacle course challenge that its organizer says is the ultimate test of strength, grit, stamina and teamwork.

Tough Mudder, an obstacle course challenge that is the ultimate test of strength, grit, stamina and teamwork happens June 27 and 28 at the Kentucky Speedway.

We Preview The 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup

Jun 3, 2015

The recent scandal involving FIFA, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association might be leading newscasts, but it should not overshadow the 2015 FIFA Women'’s World Cup Games about to begin in Canada. While America was late to the game of soccer, it continues to grow in popularity.

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