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Obama Pops In On Little League Game

Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics

By JOSH LEDERMAN, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Put down the juice box and lace up your sneakers. President Barack Obama is pinch-hittin...

The Agony (and Zen) of Little League

Annabel Monaghan | Posted 06.30.2014 | Parents
Annabel Monaghan

For me, baseball is like yoga. From the expressions of concentration on the faces around me, I have the sense that something very important is happening, yet I see almost nothing happening at all.

How Little League Screwed Up My Generation

Nick Halaby | Posted 06.19.2014 | Teen
Nick Halaby

I hear many adults who are much older than I am complain about my generation. They say that young people, those about to enter the work force for the first time, are the most spoiled and entitled generation in this country's history. I happen to agree.

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?"

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...

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.

Lubbock Challenger Little League (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 10.29.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

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No Girls Allowed

Barbara Becker | Posted 07.07.2012 | Sports
Barbara Becker

If you are a woman who played Little League baseball -- or your daughter does today -- you have Maria to thank.

Baseball: A Love Story

Michael Jones | Posted 01.21.2012 | Chicago
Michael Jones

As the World Series game droned in the background, I thought of the magical season when we won the Evanston Little League championship.

Our Field of Dreams in Bristol, Connecticut

Jim Wallis | Posted 10.05.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

Political fights in Washington are done for the moment. We're on vacation now. We got to Bristol. My children are full of excitement. And it is time to play ball!

My Other Calling? Coaching Jack and Luke

Jim Wallis | Posted 08.31.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

I know baseball well enough to teach and coach the kids, but the skills have never been my strength as a coach. Rather, I bring the qualities from the rest of my life as a speaker, preacher, and pastor to my Little League team.

The Highest Calling: Being a Dad

Jim Wallis | Posted 08.20.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

To have this relationship with these two boys is literally the best thing I will ever have. And to always be with them, and for them, in this world, is the highest calling I will ever know.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

So who in baseball is most embracing instant replay? Right, Little Leaguers. At this year's Little League World Series, coaches can challenge all sorts of calls except balls and strikes.

Umpires, Perspective, and the Supreme Court

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

The claim that any human is able to remain unaffected by their background or have a purely objective view of any case is to claim a quality that belongs only to God: omniscience.

I Hope Rush Limbaugh Fails

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jim Wallis

The president shouldn't waste his valuable time in debating Rush Limbaugh. But I would like to make that offer. Hey Rush, I'll debate you.