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  • Jackie Robinson West savoring its success

    Jackie Robinson West savoring its success
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – The cheers had since faded. The cameras long gone. As Lamade Stadium sat empty Sunday night, save for a few workers. The lights shined bright over the field as the sun fell behind the mountains, as if to preserve the...
  • LLWS title game gets 3.5 rating

    The Sports Xchange LLWS title game gets 3.5 rating The Little League World Series championship game played between South Korea and Illinois on Sunday received a 3.5 overnight rating for ABC, according to Sports Business Daily. It was the highest-...
  • Jackie Robinson West: America's Team

    Jackie Robinson West: America's Team
    Minutes after the double play that ended the run of an undefeated Las Vegas team on Saturday, a chant went up from the crowd at Lamade Stadium in Williamsport, Pa. "U-S-A! U-S-A!" Just like that, Jackie Robinson West — the all-black All-Star...
  • Jackie Robinson West one win short of title but still U.S. champs

    Jackie Robinson West one win short of title but still U.S. champs
    "Run through a wall for each other. Stop caring so much and have a ball out there." Jackie Robinson West manager Darold Butler pushed all the right buttons, including that in-game speech Sunday, to help lift his team to the Little League World Series...
  • Little Leaguers 'excited to hear from president'

    Little Leaguers 'excited to hear from president'
    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — The Jackie Robinson West team was getting ready to go live on ESPN after Sunday's loss to South Korea in the Little League World Series championship game when manager Darold Butler's phone rang. It was President Obama's...
  • Ryu ends victory drought at Canadian Open

    The Sports Xchange Ryu ends victory drought at Canadian Open So Yeon Ryu shot 3-under-par 69 Sunday to hold off South Korean countrywoman Na Yeon Choi and win the Canadian Pacific Women's Open at London (Ontario) Hunt and Country Club. It was Ryu's...
  • South Korea Wins Third Little League Title

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Jackie Robinson West was looking to make history Sunday when it faced Seoul, South Korea, for the Little League World Series championship. But the team from Chicago's South Side fell short in an 8-4 defeat in front of an...
  • New rules aimed at halting imports of sick, abused 'puppy mill' dogs

    New rules aimed at halting imports of sick, abused 'puppy mill' dogs
    When New York resident Jillian Civitano saw a picture of Tink on a Texas dog dealer’s website, she fell in love and purchased the 2-pound Maltese puppy. She was told the dog was born in South Korea and brought to Texas. But soon after Civitano...
  • New head of South Korean 2018 Winter Games vows 'success' after delays

    With the organizers of the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, hoping to recover from a turbulent summer, the group's new leader met with International Olympic Committee officials over the weekend. Cho Yang-ho took control of the organizing...
  • Pope urges Korean reconciliation, prays for persecuted Iraq Christians

    SEOUL Pope Francis called for Korean reconciliation Monday, and offered special prayers for persecuted Christians in Iraq during the final event of his five-day visit to South Korea. Francis celebrated a Peace and Reconciliation Mass in Seoul's...
  • Pope urges Korean reconciliation, reaches out to China

    Pope urges Korean reconciliation, reaches out to China
    Pope Francis on Monday called for peace and reconciliation on the divided Korean peninsula and sent a further message of goodwill to China, wrapping-up a five day trip to South Korea and the first papal visit to Asia in 15 years. Before a Mass on Monday...