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Las Vegas spoils Mo'ne's night, beats Philly 8-1

08/20/2014 11:32 PM EDT
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Mo'ne Davis didn't have her best stuff when she and her Philadelphia teammates needed it most, and Las Vegas took advantage. 
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Youth coach: Inspiring speech was spontaneous
08/20/2014 11:48 AM EDT - SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — A youth baseball coach from Rhode Island who has become an Internet sensation for the inspiring speech he made after his team was eliminated from the Little League World Series says the talk was spontaneous and from the heart. Full Story

Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis knows hoops, too
08/19/2014 06:15 PM EDT - SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Fans have lined the grassy hills beyond the playing field at the Little World Series to see Mo'ne Davis. Full Story

Pirates activate OF McCutchen off disabled list
08/19/2014 05:19 PM EDT - PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew McCutchen's fractured rib is healed. The reigning National League MVP is hoping his return will have the same effect on the reeling Pittsburgh Pirates. Full Story

Teen testifies against pal in rock-throwing case
08/19/2014 04:02 PM EDT - LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — One of four young men charged with throwing a rock onto a darkened central Pennsylvania interstate testified Tuesday that they intended to do some damage during a night of mayhem last month but did not anticipate their actions would cause severe injuries to an Ohio teacher. Full Story

Judge rejects rapper Meek Mill's appeal of term
08/18/2014 05:51 PM EDT - PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill pleaded to be released from jail Monday to resume his music career and support his son and 30-person entourage, but the judge who jailed him on a parole violation last month was unmoved. Full Story

Philadelphia's Davis, Chicago team talk of LLWS
08/18/2014 04:17 AM EDT - SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — An African-American female pitcher from Philadelphia and a team from Chicago have created a buzz at the Little League World Series. Full Story

Cubs, Red Sox could have bright futures
08/18/2014 03:59 AM EDT - The buzz is back at Wrigley Field. More like the Baez, actually. Javier Baez has homered four times in his first 13 major league games, and the 21-year-old infielder has given the Chicago Cubs a much-needed boost as they trudge through another dismal season in the standings. Full Story

Sophie Masloff, 1st female Pittsburgh mayor, dies
08/17/2014 04:48 PM EDT - PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sophie Masloff, who rose from a tax clerk to become Pittsburgh's first female mayor, died Sunday. Full Story

Premier FBI cybersquad in Pittsburgh to add agents
08/17/2014 01:29 PM EDT - PITTSBURGH (AP) — The FBI's premier cybersquad has focused attention on computer-based crime in recent months by helping prosecutors charge five Chinese army intelligence officials with stealing trade secrets from major companies and by snaring a Russian-led hacking ring that pilfered $100 million from bank accounts worldwide. Full Story

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Los Angeles port welcomes massive rubber duck

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Port of Los Angeles is welcoming an unusual visitor — the world's biggest bath toy. Full Story
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Bring on the screams: 5 MTV VMA boy band moments

Get ready for another potential OMG boy band moment: 5 Seconds of Summer is about to make its debut on the MTV Video Music Awards. Full Story
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Nicki Minaj to open VMAs -- but not alone

Ariana Grande and Jessie J will join Minaj in performing 'Bang Bang' at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday. Kim Kardashian named a presenter.