Zelous Wheeler

On The Fly

Without the girl power that Mo'ne Davis supplied for the past few weeks, the Little League World Series will crown its United States champion Saturday when Nevada plays Illinois.

We've loved the player introductions during the first inning when the Little Leaguers identify their favorite MLB players. In a world of Mike Trout and Derek Jeter admirers, Nevada's Drew Laspaluto actually likes Mets' second baseman Daniel Murphy "because he hits line-drive singles." It might be the best thing that's happened to the franchise this season.

Nevada and Illinois beat Davis' Philadelphia team earlier this week to get to the title game. Now...