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"All The Way Mae" Blair played for the women's baseball league on which the original film and new Amazon Studios series are based. 

June 15 2022 1:38 PM

The WNBA superstar is reportedly being investigated for the “large-scale transportation of drugs” and faces up to 10 years in jail.

June 15 2022 10:50 AM

The channel didn't televise the trans Jeopardy! champ throwing out the first pitch at the San Francisco Giants' Pride Game, leading to some accusations of transphobia.

June 14 2022 3:58 PM

Radio personality Maurie Sherman planted the bases with his affirming and supportive dad during a game Friday. 

June 08 2022 2:20 PM Updated

Gov. John Bel Edwards opposes the measure, but he will neither sign nor veto it, as his veto would be overridden, he said.

June 08 2022 1:34 PM