Sports

Playing Army Guy
Paintball enthusiasts say their sport is about adrenaline rushes and having fun -- and only hurts for a little while.
Chef Hits Home Run Every Game
One baseball veteran swings for the fences and hits a home run every night: Dodger Stadium chef Dave Pearson.
Goodbye, Shea Stadium
As a kid, New York Times Sports Editor Jay Schreiber walked to Shea Stadium, the Mets' home since 1964. He returns for a final farewell.
Hitting with Serena
Here's the inside scoop of what it's like to be Serena Williams' hitting partner -- a video interview with Bajin Aleksander.
American Daredevils: Random Acts of Recklessness
Flying motorcycles, burning cars and human fireballs thrill raucous fans at the L.A. County Fair.
Fighting for Success in South L.A.
A resurrected boxing gym provides young people positive values ... and a sweaty sanctuary from the streets.
Synchronized Swimmers Learn Circus Tricks
U.S. synchronized swimming team members strive for Olympics gold in Beijing with routines they've developed at a school for circus acrobats.
Stockwell: From Baghdad to Beijing
Melissa Stockwell lost her leg in a roadside bomb in Iraq and went on to swim on the U.S. Paralympic team at the Beijing Olympics.