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  1. We Went There: Taney's Little League World Series Adventure ...

    Michael Baumann

    Wednesday morning, I called my dad back in South Jersey and told him I was going to Williamsport, Pennsylvania, to see the now-legendary Taney Dragons in person. "That's cool," he said. "Mo'ne Davi...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  2. About Last Night: Angels Win/Lose

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy deciding that if granted the powers of a time lord, you would go back and make Derrick Rose sit out the game where he first injured his knee, here are the top six stories you missed in sports on Wednesday: The Los Angeles Ang...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  3. About Last Weekend: Broncos Rule!

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy fighting for your right to dunk a football over a crossbar after scoring a touchdown, here are the top five stories you missed in sports last weekend: Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos have established themselves as the l...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  4. 30 for 30 Shorts: ‘Kid Danny’

    Grantland Staff

    Welcome back to our 30 for 30 documentary short series. In the summer of 2001, the kids from the Bronx were the feel-good story of the Little League World Series. Most of the attention went to their quiet, record-setting ace, Danny Almonte, who ha...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  5. Who’s That Girl? Little League Sensation Mo’Ne Davis!...

    Michael Baumann

    Who Is She? Mo'Ne Davis, right-handed pitcher for the Taney Dragons, the Little League Mid-Atlantic champions. Where Is She From? Philadelphia. What Makes Her So Special? Well, she's really good at baseball. On Friday, she g...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  6. About Last Weekend: All About Johnny

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out doing your best to return the Community Shield to the community from whence it came, here are the top five stories you missed in sports last weekend: According to head coach Mike Pettine, Johnny Manziel asserted himself in the...

    Blog | August 11, 2014
  7. PitchCraft: Yu Darvish, Eclectic Genius

    Shane Ryan

    When I played Little League, everyone wanted to be a pitcher. You controlled the game, and the batter was at your mercy. It was wonderful to be on that hill, and even having a total breakdown and walking five consecutive batters before you got uncere...

    Blog | June 20, 2014
  8. The MLB Weekend Top 10: The Best Pitching Matchup You'll Never Se...

    Shane Ryan

    The weekend is here, and I don't know about you, but I'm ready to sit back, watch some baseball, cry, watch more baseball, think about exercising, back to baseball, cry, baseball, eat, cry, baseball, baseball, cryball, eat, cryercise, baseball, eat. ...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  9. Guilty Pleasures: The Little League World Series

    Shane Ryan

    A fact about me: There are two levels of baseball I enjoy watching on television. 1. The major leagues — No-brainer. The best players in the world, the most intense competition, the highest stakes. 2. The Little League World Series &#8212...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  10. About Last Night: Fernandez Mania in Miami

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were out becoming more mosquito bite than man, here's what you missed in sports on Monday: Miami Marlins starter Jose Fernandez shut down fellow NL Rookie of the Year candidate Yasiel Puig and the Los Angeles Dodgers in a 6-2 victory...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  11. About Last Night: Rocket's Relaunch

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports over the weekend. Roger Clemens, 50 years old and pitching for the first time in five years, threw 3.1 scoreless innings for the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Independe...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  12. About Last Night: Lance Takes His Bike, Goes Home

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency will ban Lance Armstrong for life and strip him of his seven Tour de France titles after Armstrong elected to stop fighting ...

    Blog | August 24, 2012
  13. About Last Night: Oh, Bartolo!

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday. Oakland pitcher Bartolo Colon has been suspended for 50 games after testing positive for testosterone. "Yes, I must admit, the testosterone was defini...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  14. Break Up the Washington Nationals Pitching Staff

    Shane Ryan

    If Major League Baseball were Little League, and I were the helicopter parent of, say, Kansas City's Luke Hochevar, I would be upset and bitter that the coaches of the Washington Nationals conspired to get all the good pitchers on their team. Also, I...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  15. The Little League Loyalist

    Sal Iacono

    As a parent, I have two goals: to keep my kids alive until they're old enough to walk away from the house for good, and to firmly instill a sense of love and loyalty they will take with them wherever they go. An Oprah-esque plan for sure, but I ...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  16. A memoir of Little League and pornography from the creator of Sh*...

    Justin Halpern

    A memoir of Little League and pornography from the creator of Sh*t My Dad Says.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2012