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Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis celebrates after the last pitch of her 4-0 win over Nashville in a U.S. pool play baseball game at the Little League World Series, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, in South Williamsport, Pa. (AP Photo/PennLive.com, Sean Simmers)

Mo’ne Davis the Center of Attention at Little League World Series

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

South Williamsport, Pa. — Two boys stood in line to use a Port-A-John when a golf cart puttered past. One squealed, “There she is!” His mother said, “Oh, look! It’s Mo’ne! Mo’ne Davis!” A few yards farther, a father asked, “Mo’ne, can you stop for a picture?” “No,” said the driver, before Mo’ne could answer. “We’re late.” Davis was, in …

Video Game Ratings Guru Has Players’ Attention

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Denver — Donny Moore can be the most reviled man in NFL locker rooms. He’s not a coach, a referee or a drug tester. He has never played or coached a game. Still, NFL players — and millions of fans — can’t wait to see what he has to say. Moore is the …

In Brief: Injured Ohio State Quarterback Out for Season

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Columbus, Ohio — Ohio State star quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season, dealing a severe blow to the fifth-ranked Buckeyes’ national title hopes. Ohio State confirmed late Tuesday afternoon that Miller reinjured his throwing shoulder and will need surgery. The two-time Big Ten player of the year left practice in pain …

Angels Double Red Sox

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Boston — Mike Trout and Albert Pujols hit consecutive RBI doubles, and the Los Angeles Angels extended their AL West lead with a 4-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night. It was the fifth win …

Error Accelerates Boston’s Downfall

Monday, August 18, 2014

Boston — Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts could only hope that no one noticed. Jose Altuve hit his first grand slam after Bogaerts made a mental gaffe on a play that would have ended an inning Sunday, carrying the Houston Astros to an 8-1 victory over Boston. Leading …

CF Patients See Healthy Benefit With Surfing

Monday, August 18, 2014

San Clemente, Calif. — For three of Rob and Paulette Montelone’s five kids, spending the summer surfing is more than just a fun activity. It could also extend their lives. The Montelone siblings are part of a growing …

Gordon Continues to Roll

Monday, August 18, 2014

Brooklyn, Mich. — It had been 13 years since Jeff Gordon’s last victory at Michigan — which came during the same season as his most recent championship on NASCAR’s top series. One of those droughts is finally over. …

LPGA Championship A Walk for Park Again

Monday, August 18, 2014

Pittsford, n.y. — Inbee Park successfully defended her title in the LPGA Championship, beating Brittany Lincicome with a par on the first hole of a playoff Sunday to end the United States’ major streak at three. On the playoff hole on Monroe Golf Club’s par-4 18th, Park hit …

Milwaukee Pounds Out Road Sweep of Dodgers

Monday, August 18, 2014

Los Angeles — Jonathan Lucroy tied a season high with five RBIs, including his first home run in more than three weeks, and the Milwaukee Brewers completed a three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Dodgers with a 7-2 …

Road Suits Yanks

Monday, August 18, 2014

St. Petersburg, Fla. — Hiroki Kuroda pitched neatly into the seventh inning and Brett Gardner drove in two runs to lead the New York Yankees to a 4-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. Kuroda (8-8) …

Denver Dominates S.F.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Santa Clara, Calif. — Peyton Manning threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to Julius Thomas and dominated in his two series, leading the Denver Broncos past the San Francisco 49ers 34-0 on Sunday to spoil the NFL debut at sparkling $1.2 billion Levi’s Stadium. The 38-year-old Manning, beginning his …

Going by the Books: Tiptoeing Through the Past With Red Sox Mementoes

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Nostalgia can be quite a tricky thing, especially where a certain Olde Towne Teame is concerned. No sport is more drawn to reminiscing than baseball. Whatever the reason, the game attracts us — at least the adult fans …

A Year of ‘Wow’ for White Sox Star

Sunday, August 17, 2014

One of Jose Abreu’s biggest “wow” moments in Chicago arrived less than a month into his big league career, when the White Sox rookie stepped to the plate with the bases loaded in the ninth inning against the …