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Jackie Robinson West beats Texas in Little League World Series

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Jackie Robinson West, The Little League’s only all-black team to compete in the World Series, defeated Texas (6-1) on Tuesday. Joshua Houston struck out five in five innings in the elimination game. 

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Little League baseball star Mo’Ne Davis graces cover of Sports Illustrated

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Little League World Series phenom Mo’Ne Davis is on the cover of this week’s Sports Illustrated and is the subject of this week’s cover story. The 13-year-old caught the nation’s attention after throwing a shutout during her first game of the Little League World Series. But despite the attention she’s getting for her baseball prowess, Davis really wants to […]

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Jackie Robinson West clinches first game with 12-2 win

The Chicago-based Jackie Robinson West Little League was founded in 1971 by Joseph Haley. His son Bill says there were no grand plans of winning state championships or reaching the Little League World Series. But that’s exactly what happened as Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West reached the series for just the second time since its existence this year. 

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Teen convicted in Steubenville rape case back on school football team

One of two teens convicted in the explosive rape case in Steubenville, Ohio is back on the team. Ma’lik Richmond practiced with the team Monday as a wide receiver. 

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Alice Coachman, first black woman to win Olympic gold medal dead at 90

Alice Coachman, who became the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal during the 1948 London games, died on Monday. She was 90. 

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LeBron James will return home to play for Cleveland Cavaliers

Basketball superstar LeBron James is going home. James announced that he will be leaving the Miami Heat to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. James, who is from Akron, Ohio, will be returning to the team who drafted him.

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Not even FIFA is immune: fans show up in Blackface at Ghana game

FIFA, the organization in charge of running the World Cup which is currently taking place in Brazil, is considering investigating German fans who chose to wear blackface when their team played Ghana. Pictures of two men in blackface, who appeared to be cheering for Germany, have been circulating the internet. 

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WNBA launches campaign geared toward LGBT fans

The WNBA is launching a campaign geared towards the LGBT community. The moves makes the league the first pro league to specifically recruit gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered fans to its games. 

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Mayweather set to make $70 million from fight

  Floyd “money” Mayweather’s set to make $70 million from Saturday’s fight he won against Marcos Maidana. And the boxing champ wasted no time bragging about his come up on Instagram. 

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Fourth grader denied right to play on school basketball team

A top player for a school basketball team has been banned from playing an an upcoming game because she is a female. Jaelyn Bates, a fourth grader at Frey Basketball Academy, says she was told she can no longer compete with her teammates. 

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