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1 hr ago | Evening Sun

LLWS star Mo'Ne Davis headed to WNBA conf. finals

The 13-year-old star pitcher from Philadelphia became the 18th girl to play in the Little League World Series and the first to win a game on the mound.

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4 hrs ago | CBS Local

Jackie Robinson West Players Honored During Rainbow Push Breakfast

The Jackie Robinson West All-Stars, from Chicago, celebrate following their 7-5 win over the Little League from Las Vegas, Nevada, during the United States Championship game of the Little League World Series at Lamade Stadium on August 23, 2014 in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

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8 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

Miss Texas on her pitch: 'Throw like Mo'ne, not like Monique'

Monique Evans who was crowned Miss Park Cities 2014performs a ballet at the Miss Dallas and Miss Park Cities pageant in Garland in November.

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12 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Padres edge Dodgers, 3-2, in 12 innings

That much was evident Friday night, when Ramirez made an eighth-inning departure from the Los Angeles Dodgers' 3-2 loss to the San Diego Padres on Yasmani Grandal's single in the 12th inning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Alexi Amarista, Miguel Rojas, Dan Haren

16 hrs ago | KTNV-TV Las Vegas

Hungry burglar rips off Little League snack shack

A local little league team is out more than $2,000 after thieves busted into part of the sports complex, and the timing couldn't be worse.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Tampa Bay Online

Pinellas Prep Notes: Gibbs finds an answer for offense

Hubbard-Smith threw for 197 yards and three touchdowns against Seminole's defense in one half of the Kickoff Classic.

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Related Topix: High School Football, Florida High School Football

Chicago Sun-Times

Family of Little League champ without a home base of their own

Jaheim Benton, No. 8 on the Jackie Robinson West team, has been homeless since June, according to his mother, Devona Benton.

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The Fresno Bee

Christine M. Flowers: Philly Little Leaguers gave us all something to smile about

The world is filled with controversies, and not all of them are equally compelling, much less legitimate.

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Xenia Daily Gazette

Little League champs receive hero's welcome

Free of graffiti and absent so much as a kid's initials carved in the grandstand benches, Jackie Robinson Park is outfitted with a digital scoreboard and mechanical pitching machines.

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Philly.com

Montgomery on medical leave; Gillick in charge of Phillies

David Montgomery, the Phillies' president and CEO since 1997, will take a medical leave of absence amid a tumultuous time for the franchise.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

Dennis McCarthy: Batting a thousand in Cooperstown

Midway down Main Street, right around Shoeless Joe's Hall of Shame and Hey, Getcha Hot Dog! restaurant, it hits you.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Los Angeles Dodgers

Once a catcher, Jansen now on record saves pace

Before Saturday's Dodgers game at Petco Park, the Padres will induct into their Hall of Fame a player who was once considered an unsuccessful Minor League shortstop.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kenley Jansen, Clayton Kershaw, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers

CBS News

Little League teams party like pros after series

Philadelphia's Taney Dragons had talent on all levels, including 13-year-old Mo'ne Davis , the star pitcher and the first Little Leaguer to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Nationals

Philly.com

Phillies left fielder Domonic Brown.

Doug Fister, owner of the National League's third-best ERA before Wednesday, threw Grady Sizemore a two-strike curveball.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Domonic Brown, Freddy Galvis

My Edmonds

Happy homecoming for Pacific Little League All-Stars

H undreds of well-wishers gathered at Lynndale Park in Lynnwood Wednesday night to welcome home the Pacific Little League 12 and under All-Stars from their nearly month-long journey to become the league's first-ever team to play in the Little League World Series.

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Los Gatos Weekly-Times

Los Gatos: Basketball, baseball, roller hockey and more available for area youth

Hoopstarz Basketball will host its first ever 4-on-4 fall league for boys and girls in grades 1-7.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

KCTV5

Former boxing champion Taylor accused of shooting cousin; pleads not guilty

Chicago's beloved Little League champions are getting their own parade, from their ballpark on the city's South Side to Millennium Park downtown.

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Related Topix: Sports, Boxing, More Sports, Middleweight Boxing, Jermain Taylor, Josh Gordon, NFL Players, Cam Newton, Ray Rice

KAUZ

Royals' Yost implores fans to show up to games

The eldest daughter of former Gov. Bob McDonnell testified Wednesday that her parents' marriage had been troubled for many years and her mom developed "a mild obsession" with the Virginia businessman whose... Attorneys for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife wrapped up their case Wednesday in the couple's corruption trial, their defense ... (more)

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Switched

Yes, Race In The Little League World Series Matters

Before Jackie Robinson West players took this year's Little League World Series by storm, it had been 31 years since an all-black team had participated in the tournament.

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KTVN Reno

Advocates want to see NFL act on domestic violence

By TOM MURPHY AP Business Writer Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there's still wiggle room for them to... By TOM MURPHY AP Business Writer Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there's still ... (more)

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