IOC recommends baseball, softball to be dropped
LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- As major league baseball players and owners worked to prevent a strike, the sport endured a setback on the international stage Wednesday, as an IOC panel recommended dropping baseball from the Summer Olympics.
The panel also proposed getting rid of softball, another game the United States excels at, while adding golf and rugby for the 2008 Beijing Games.
"I think it's preposterous,'' said former Los Angeles Dodgers
Manager Tom Lasorda, who coached the ...
Read full story