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Mo’Ne Davis, of course: “She has an effortless media savvy,” says Peterson after a day at WHYY, talking on radio about the death of Michael Brown and unrest in his hometown of Ferguson, Mo. “Juxtaposed with the loss of Michael Brown’s life, the emergence of Mo’ne is a great relief.” In his opening monologue, Oliver […]

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The shittier the news gets, the more I love baseball. I watched another great game in the Little League World Series last night: Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West vs. Rhode Island’s Cumberland Americans. Cumberland battled JRW’s batting powerhouse until the final out, but couldn’t pull out the winning run. What was really amazing was the speech […]

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You need a little good news this Monday, right? Here it is: The Taney Dragons pulled it out in the very last second of last night’s game against Pearland, Texas to win, 7-6. And what a cardiac event this game was! From The Good Phight: It was the bottom of the sixth in Williamsport, in […]

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I saw this go past my Twitter stream during the Taney game last night and just had to respond: She's good & all, but why does a girl have to play baseball? Play softball! Good grief! #LLWS @MichaelBerrySho — Carrie Paul (@CarriePaul) August 18, 2014 She describes herself as “Christian, wife, mom, Aggie, conservative, Aggie […]

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This is exactly what I hoped would happen. Inner city baseball has been dropping off for years (mostly because equipment is much more expensive than a basketball), but a story like Mo’Ne’s and the Taney Dragons is getting kids interested again. Hallelujah! PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Taney Dragons baseball team is playing their 2nd game […]

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The Mo show

Our hard-throwing girl made the New York Times! Your browser does not support iframes. Bookmark It

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Today, Mo’Ne Davis did it again. In their first outing at Williamsport, she pitched a complete game and back-to-back shutouts. Slugger Jared Sprague-Lott pumped out a three-run homer in the first inning, and the rest is history. The irony is, the Taney Dragons Little League team is succeeding against the odds. Our city playground maintenance […]

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Also bus tickets to Friday’s game at Williamsport! Click here. I just found out today Mo’Ne Davis was discovered playing football! The rest, as they say, is history. Or, at least making it. Davis will be just the 17th girl ever to play in the Little League World Series when the Taney Dragons take the […]

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Just one more story

About the Taney Dragons and just how remarkable they are. Bookmark It

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