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‘I hit dingers’ Little Leaguer enjoys a bit of fame after introduction goes viral

ESPN(NEW YORK) — The 71st annual Little League World Series is underway in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, but one player in particular has been getting a ton of shine online and off for his catchy introduction.Before the players hit the field, they introduce themselves. The introductions show a bit of creativity, humor and personality, and it was…read more »

Scoreboard Roundup 8/20/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events:   INTERLEAGUE Final  L-A Dodgers  12  Seattle   1   ——   AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  N-Y Yankees    10  Toronto       2 Final  Tampa Bay       2  Boston        0 Final  Cleveland       8  Baltimore     0 Final  Minnesota       5  Detroit       4 Final  Chi White Sox   7  Kansas City   6 Final  Texas           4  L-A Angels    2 Final  Houston         9  Oakland       4  …read more »

Nun does ball trick, throws ‘perfect pitch’ before Chicago White Sox game

ABC News (CHICAGO) — Sister Mary Jo Sobieck isn’t on the Chicago White Sox roster, but it sure looks like they could use her.The nun at Marian Catholic High School took the mound for the ceremonial first pitch ahead of the team’s game Saturday against the Kansas City Royals.Sobieck, who was celebrating her school’s “Night…read more »

Scoreboard roundup — 8/18/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Saturday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUESeattle 5, L.A. Dodgers 4, 10 InningsAMERICAN LEAGUEN.Y. Yankees 11, Toronto 6Oakland 7, Houston 1Baltimore 4, Cleveland 2Kansas City 3, Chicago White Sox 1Boston 5, Tampa Bay 2Detroit 7, Minnesota 5L.A. Angels 11, Texas 7NATIONAL LEAGUEN.Y. Mets 3, Philadelphia 1Miami 7, Washington 5, 10 InningsPittsburgh…read more »

Urban Meyer investigation at Ohio State to wrap up on Sunday

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — An independent investigation into how Ohio State’s national championship-winning head football coach Urban Meyer handled domestic violence accusations against a staff member will be completed Sunday, the school said Friday.The school’s Board of Trustees appointed an independent group to investigate how Meyer, one of the highest-paid coaches in college football,…read more »

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