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10 min ago | CBS Local

Top 5 Reasons Why We Love The Little League World Series

But why? Why do we all tune in once a year to watch kids play a game which we can watch professionals play every night? Here are the top 5 reasons why: They aren't paid, they really want to win and they just flat out love the game.

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Related Topix: Sports

4 hrs ago | The Wave

Dodgers' Crawford helps Chicago Little Leaguers

A year ago, Carl Crawford watched excitedly on television as an all-black Little League team from Chicago charged one step short of the Little League World Series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Michael Bourn

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Journalgazette.net

Davis brings attention to girls playing baseball

Little League pitcher Mo'ne Davis has captured the attention of the national media after she pitched a shutout in the Little League World Series on Aug. 15. Her Philadelphia team defeated a team from South Nashville 4-0 and Davis' team made it to the semifinals before being eliminated with a 6-5 loss to Chicago on Thursday.

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KTVN Reno

Davis' accomplishments still inspire despite loss

Mo'ne Davis will look like a typical eighth-grader when she begins classes at Philadelphia's Springside Chestnut Hill Academy in a couple of weeks.

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NJ.com

Little League World Series: Mo'Ne Davis' accomplishments still inspire despite loss

Mo'ne Davis will look like a typical eighth-grader when she begins classes at Philadelphia's Springside Chestnut Hill Academy in a couple of weeks.

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The Tribune

Cumberland Little League team returns home today

TV reports that the team is scheduled to return around 5 p.m. Friday from South Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

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USA Today

Little League brings in big business

Little League Inc. reported revenue of almost $25 million and assets of more than $85 million in 2012, according to the most recent publicly available tax return.

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Related Topix: Sports

Albany Times Union

No Mo'ne on mound, Philly loses to Chicago in LLWS

Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis, top center, shakes hands with the players from the Chicago team after Philadelphia lost 6-5 in an elimination baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.

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The Lebanon Daily News

No Mo'ne on mound, Philly loses to Chicago

Chicago's DJ Butler hits a two-run single in the first inning of Thursday's elimination game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Ryan Howard Visits the Little League World Series

The players at the Little League World Series are used to being the center of attention, but today they shared the spotlight with one of their idols: Ryan Howard of the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ryan Howard, Baseball Players, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball

Daily Herald

Mike North video: Betting on Little League games

Even though Mike North does professional handicapping, he doesn't think a betting line for Little League games is a good idea.

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The Riverdale Press

Kingsbridge Little Leaguers triumph at Yankee a

Elijah Diaz of the Knights, is tagged out trying to stretch a triple into an inside the-park home run.

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WALB-TV Albany

Your Week in Pop Culture: #newtoWho? Catch up before season premier

You aren't alone, if you're like me and surrounded by people who love the alien-based show, then you've seen it grow in popularity recently and want in.

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Lowell Sun

Las Vegas defeats Davis, Philadelphia

Dallan Cave and Brennan Holligan hit two-run homers, lefty reliever Austin Kryszczuk got out of two big jams, and Las Vegas beat Philadelphia and star pitcher Mo'ne Davis, 8-1, in the Little League World Series on Wednesday night.

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The Washington Post

Column: Time for these child stars to get paid?

Like just about every other organized youth sports program, the Little League World Series is being played mostly for the benefit of grown-ups.

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Related Topix: Sports

Wed Aug 20, 2014

FOX23

Nevada powers past Pennsylvania in LLWS, advances to US final

Not even Mo'ne Davis could stop the hard-hitting bunch from Nevada, although the team from Pennsylvania held their own for most of the night.

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BleacherReport

Little League World Series 2014: Day 7 Scores, Bracket Results and Highlights

Davis. You just have the eyes of a nation watching your every move on the mound at the 2014 Little League World Series.

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WTLC-AM Indianapolis

Kim's Perspective: African-American Children Make Impact At Little League World Series

As a Chicago native, I'm proudly watching a group of black boys from my beloved south side make a positive impact on the world-and give another view of black males to the world-other than the ones they are getting regularly on Monday mornings after reports of record violence and shootings in the Windy City.

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Related Topix: Opinion

KMIZ

Mo'ne Davis' impact on girls and boys

My girls, ages 6 and 8, love sports, but we are not a family that watches much baseball or even follows the Little League World Series.

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Star-Telegram.com

Youth coach: Inspiring speech was spontaneous

A youth baseball coach from Rhode Island who has become an Internet sensation for the inspiring speech he made after his team was eliminated from the Little League World Series says the talk was spontaneous and from the heart.

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