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Little League World Series

'Mo'ne Didn't Have Her A Game Today'

AP | JOHN KEKIS | Posted 10.21.2014 | Sports

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Mo'ne Davis didn't have her best stuff when she and her Philadelphia teammates needed it most, and Las Vegas took adv...

WATCH: Little Leaguer Shuts Down Anchor Questioning His Size

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.20.2014 | Sports

He may be only 5 feet tall "with his spikes on," but there's power in his game. And oh, what an explosive power it is. So says Presley Smith, a pla...

Meet The Biggest Stars At The Little League World Series

AP | JOHN McGONIGAL | Posted 10.18.2014 | Sports

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — An African-American female pitcher from Philadelphia and a team from Chicago have created a buzz at the Little League...

Why Everyone Is Buzzing Over This Little League World Series Team

AP | FRED GOODALL | Posted 08.14.2014 | Sports

Win or lose, youngsters from Chicago will leave a lasting impression on the Little League World Series. The Jackie Robinson West team is comprised ...

When a Little League Injury Is a Major League Problem

Don G. Aaron, Jr., M.D. | Posted 10.12.2014 | Sports
Don G. Aaron, Jr., M.D.

Kids as young as six and seven now routinely play one sport all year round, not just to the detriment of their experience, but increasingly at their physical peril.

Remember the 1955 Cannon Street YMCA All-Stars

Christopher Lamb | Posted 10.12.2014 | Sports
Christopher Lamb

In 2002, several members of the Cannon Street all-stars returned to Williamsport and were presented with a banner proclaiming them the 1955 State Champions of South Carolina.

Meet The Girl Reshaping Little League, One 70 MPH Fastball At A Time

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.11.2014 | Sports

Mo'Ne Davis throws like a girl -- which is to say, she throws better than most of her peers, nearly all of whom are men. Davis, a 13-year-old Littl...

Your Kid Hates Little League

Galanty Miller | Posted 05.25.2014 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

We're nearing that time of year again, when the snow melts away, the sun comes out from hiding and millions of children around the country think, "Shit, am I gonna have to play Little League?"

Little League Champions!

AP | By JOHN KEKIS | Posted 10.25.2013 | Sports

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The victory lap around Lamade Stadium never gets old for Japan, nor does the players' ritual of scooping up some souv...

LLWS: Mexico, Connecticut Combine For 29 Runs

AP | JOHN KEKIS | Posted 08.25.2013 | Sports

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- After Mexico defeated Connecticut by a run in the Little League World Series consolation game, the teams shook hands and de...

PHOTOS: Little Leaguers Clinch U.S. Title

AP | By JOHN KEKIS | Posted 10.24.2013 | Sports

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — When California starter Nick Mora had to leave the game with one out to go, he wasn't too happy. "I wa...

LLWS 2013: Japan Battles Mexico For International Title

AP | JOHN KEKIS | Posted 10.24.2013 | Sports

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Defense. Power. Finesse. As usual, Japan has it all. Takuma Gomi led off the top of the sixth inning with a tiebreaking ...

LLWS: Extra-Inning Thriller Decides Spot In U.S. Championship Game

AP | Posted 10.23.2013 | Sports

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — After a crushing extra-inning loss in the Little League World Series, Connecticut manager Tim Rogers expected his New...

It Is Time To Pay Players In Little League World Series?

Yahoo! Sports | Dan Wetzel | Posted 08.20.2013 | Sports

Skai Jackson is 11 years old. She is an actress with a starring role on the Disney Channel show "Jessie." She's not hard to find on television. ...

Little Leaguer Throws No-Hitter

AP | Posted 10.16.2013 | Sports

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Grant Holman threw a no-hitter to lead Chula Vista, Calif., past Grosse Pointe, Mich., 3-0 on Friday in the Little Le...

WATCH: Curveball Stuns Little League Batter

Posted 08.16.2013 | Sports

A young pitcher in the Little League World Series caught a batter off-guard when he tossed a wicked breaking ball during a game between Panama and Pue...

Own a Business? Work in a Business? Then Watch the Little League World Series

Gene Marks | Posted 10.16.2013 | Small Business
Gene Marks

The Little League World Series starts tomorrow in Williamsport and runs through next weekend. And if you want a few lessons about running a business, check out a few games. Here's what you'll learn about winners.

Little League World Series Returns

AP | JIM CARLSON | Posted 10.14.2013 | Sports

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Sixteen teams gathered for the Little League World Series, some from thousands of miles away, but all feeling right at home...

The Little League World Series: The World (Really) Is Watching

Andrew Benkovic | Posted 10.12.2013 | Sports
Andrew Benkovic

What makes the LLWS so great is the sportsmanship that is displayed by the players, coaches and spectators. With the current state of the Major League Baseball and some other sports, it is interesting to see the way these "kids" act compared to some of their idols.

Future of Film: What Is a Movie's Sell-By Date?

Tribeca | Posted 10.30.2012 | Entertainment
Tribeca

What is a movie's sell-by date? Studios give tremendous care to the timing of a release date, taking into account competitive films, holidays, market analysis, and executive instincts above my paygrade.

Champions! Japan Routs Tennessee For Little League Crown

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 10.26.2012 | Sports

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Arms outstretched in the air with a smile from ear-to-ear, Noriatsu Osaka couldn't contain his glee. Neither could hi...

$14.5 Million Youth Baseball Settlement

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.24.2012 | Small Business

Amid the Little League World Series, a former youth player left brain-damaged by a ball hit off a metal bat in 2006 received a $14.5 million lawsuit s...

Tennessee, Japan Move On

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 10.22.2012 | Sports

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — A group of wide-eyed kids in baseball hats waited patiently outside Lamade Stadium for a glimpse of the Tennessee Litt...

No-Hitter, Walk-Off Homer Highlight Little League World Series Action

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 10.20.2012 | Sports

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Danny Marzo was thinking about his manager's advice as he walked to the plate in the eighth inning: Concentrate on making a...

Little League World Series: Tennessee, Texas Still Alive

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 10.19.2012 | Sports

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- After his home run sailed over the left-field fence, Brock Myers raced around the basepaths as if he was running a 40-yard ...