DALLAS - Youth football leagues are responding to warnings about the dangers of hard hits by offering new videos, coaching exams and other lessons about preventing and recognizing concussions - even though organizers believe their level of the sport is as safe as football gets.
PITTSBURGH - Charlie Batch was convinced he could still do the job.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - The mini-mashers from Hawaii had a hard time with Japan's strong pitching.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Japan has ended the United States' five-year reign as Little League World Series champions.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa., - Hawaii's offensive punch followed Japan's stirring win in extra innings to create some high drama at the Little League World Series.
- Hawaii shuts down Texas for LLWS US title
- Japan moves on to LLWS title game
- Hawaii advances to US title game at LLWS
- Texas wins at LLWS, moves to US final
- Hawaii, Taiwan, Wash. win at LLWS
- Four-run 5th puts Taiwan in international final
- Wild Ohio pitching helps Hawaii in LLWS win
- Ga. stays unbeaten at LLWS; Japan moves on
- Triple-threat Hatch paces Wash. at LLWS
- Japan advances to LLWS international finals
- Blum's HR, 2 triples, lead NJ at LLWS
- Ga. stays unbeaten at LLWS; Panama moves on
- Gilliland leads Georgia to LLWS win
- Missing top talent hurts US team at Youth Olympics
- Mexico boots Puerto Rico from LLWS
- US loses Youth Olympic basketball bronze to Greece
- Ryusuke Japan beats PR to stay unbeaten at LLWS
- Hawaii, Mexico, Panama survive at LLWS
- Manning blast lifts Washington at LLWS
- Taiwan pounds Saudi Arabia, 18-0 at LLWS
- Columbus, Ga., wins at Little League WS
- Ohio outslugs New Jersey in 16-6 LLWS win
- Ohio digs the long ball in LLWS win
- Iran wins in soccer but withdraws from taekwondo
- Iran beats Papua New Guinea in Youth Games soccer
- Headscarf issue solved, Iran girls focus on soccer
- George Weah gets educated in quest for election
- Haitians use soccer in Minn to move on from quake
- Iran girls' soccer team may miss Singapore event
- Roethlisberger makes surprise visit at Pa. camp
- After falling short, Celtics face uncertainty
- Current, former NBA players aiming to improve AAU
- Coach Tomlin steps in for Big Ben at youth camp
- Len Elmore becomes iHoops' new CEO
- FIFA: Iran girls soccer team in Youth Olympics