close up of hands pinching dipping tobacco

Once described as the nation's religion, baseball has a special place in American culture. But there is a darker side: the cancer-causing tradition of chewing tobacco, which has claimed the lives of some of its most celebrated players.

New York Mets home stadium.

Home is where the edge is

The New York Mets join a long line of teams using schemes and strategies - amid occasional allegations of chicanery - to enjoy a winning advantage at home.

Usain Bolt, Giancarlo Stanton and Tiger Woods

Who are sport's highest earners?

As baseball player Giancarlo Stanton signs a £208m contract, BBC Sport looks at how he compares to sport's highest earners.