Davis inspires girls to dream with Little League star-power

...are the bomb when it comes to baseball.They recently were chosen to compete in the Baseball For All 10-and-under all-star team made up of 11 girls from eight different states. They won the whole thing, competing as the only all-girls team...
Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis knows hoops, too

...against Rapid City, South Dakota, and the all-black Jackie Robinson West team from Chicago. "We like to be the underdog."And facing a girl won't be something new because there's an all-star female pitcher in their league back home.
Williams and Blanco push the Phillies past the Mariners 4-1

...ROOMMariners: RHP Felix Hernandez is fine after an early exit and plans to start at Boston on Friday night. The five-time All-Star left after five innings because he was hit by a one-hopper off Ian Kinsler's bat in the fourth inning of his most...
Iwakuma fans 11, Mariners top Phillies

...Burnett (6-14) lost his fifth straight decision and dropped to 0-6 with a 6.41 ERA in seven starts since the All-Star break. He allowed six hits with four walks and hit two batters in 7 2-3 innings.TRAINER'S ROOMMariners: RF Michael...
Steve Ballmer becomes owner of LA Clippers

...Rivers would possibly have quit as coach if Sterling remained the owner, interim CEO Richard Parsons had testified. All-Star point guard Chris Paul, who also is president of the Players Association, might have sat out and convinced other players...
Kevin Durant withdraws from US national team

...comes less than a week after Indiana's Paul George was lost to a broken right leg and follows previous withdrawals by All-Stars Kevin Love, Blake Griffin and LaMarcus Aldridge, and NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard."This was an extremely difficult...
First woman becomes NBA coach

...with Tony Parker and Tim Duncan since competing in an NBA All-Star shooting competition in 2008, a familiarity that will...hard-nosed, tough-minded player. She made six All-Star teams and averaged 13.1 points in her 16 seasons with...
Sports On TV

...Waco, TexasMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL4 p.m., ESPN - Boston at St. LouisSOCCER5:30 p.m., ESPN2 - MLS, All-Star Game, MLS All-Stars vs. Bayern Munich, at Portland, Ore.
Stern set to enter basketball's Hall of Fame

...all the time of how the league used to be - it was great - but nothing compared to what it is now," said Golden State All-Star Stephen Curry, whose father, Dell, started his 16-year career in 1986."When it comes to how much presence we have...
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Alaska Sports Briefs

...has played professionally overseas, winning three Norwegian League (BLNO) national titles and becoming a perennial all-star. In 2012, he earned his master's in International Business from Norges Handelshoyskole, and currently works in the...


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