November 16, 2013 Sachin Tendulkar, the "little master," ended his career on Saturday. He's been given the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honor, for being a "true ambassador" for his nation. No other sports star has been given that honor.
November 6, 2013 The Vatican is vowing to defeat the Church of England — not in the pews but on the cricket pitch. The Vatican has launched a cricket club, which draws from seminarians and priests of different nationalities who live and study in Rome. It's hoped the club will forge ties with teams of other faiths.
October 10, 2013 Tendulkar's stature in Indian cricket is akin to Babe Ruth's in baseball. In his more than two-decade-long career, Tendulkar broke many of the sport's batting records and carried the hopes of a nation on his shoulders.
July 10, 2013 Music is a staple at sporting venues around the world (think singing, brass bands, even cowbells). And Billy Cooper's trumpet has been a steady fixture at England's cricketing contests. But not at Trent Bridge, where England faces Australia. The ground doesn't allow instruments. Not everyone's happy. Top cricketers and the media are piping in.
June 3, 2013 It's not easy making friends with wild animals, especially when the animal is impossibly small, very shy, hiding under a pile of leaves. But when the writer Rachel Carson heard a "ting! ting! ting!" coming from her backyard — like someone ringing a teeny bell — she had to meet this creature, the one she called "the Fairy Bell Ringer."
March 26, 2013 The Indian Premier League, a cricket tournament that is one of the world's highest-paying sporting leagues, announced it won't feature any Sri Lankan players in games played in the southern city of Chennai. The move follows a political debate in India over Sri Lanka's bloody civil war.
June 4, 2012 "I will focus on my cricket and as [to] when I stop playing cricket, I don't know," said the Indian superstar, after being sworn in. He was appointed to a seat in the upper house. Imagine Peyton Manning playing while serving in the Senate.
March 16, 2012 Cricket's great batsman scored 114 in a match against Bangladesh. That makes him the first player to record 100 scores of 100 or more runs in international play.
December 8, 2011 Less than two years after India's Sachin Tendulkar achieved cricket superstardom by recording a "double century" in an international match, his record has been broken.
March 30, 2011 Though deeply disappointed that Pakistan's cricket team lost to India today in their semifinal World Cup match, some fans were also struck by the potential meaning of the match between the two archrivals.
March 30, 2011 If you understand our headline you already know more than we do. But we know enough to say that cricket's greatest batsman is close to a remarkable achievement.