Baseball en Photos: For Cuban baseball players, old travel restrictions still apply <p>Cuban citizens will be able to travel freely for the first time starting Jan. 14, but the situation facing Cuban professionals&mdash;including athletes&mdash;could prove problematic.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Travel/Tourism Cuba United States Wed, 09 Jan 2013 21:54:00 +0000 News Desk 5732248 at Why getting cut from the Olympics could actually help baseball <p>BOSTON &mdash; Getting cut in 2005 from the 2012 Olympics was a watershed moment for baseball and softball, the first sports to be dropped since polo in 1936.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 2020 Olympics Baseball Softball World Baseball Classic Want to Know Culture & Lifestyle Japan Cuba South Korea United States Venezuela Sat, 09 Mar 2013 11:16:40 +0000 Jack Freifelder 5774285 at South Korean baseman calls African-American pitcher 'too black' "His face is too black, so it is hard to bat because his white teeth and the ball confuses me when he smiles on the mound."<p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball World At Play South Korea United States Wed, 12 Jun 2013 09:41:00 +0000 Geoffrey Cain and Jessica Phelan 5856055 at