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Mets-Phillies to play game next August in Williamsport, Pa.

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MLB held the first ever MLB Little League Classic this summer between the Pirates and Cardinals, with the Pirates winning 6-3. "On August 19, we look forward to hosting the Mets at Bowman Field, the home of our Class-A Williamsport Crosscutters, for what promises to be a memorable event for Little Leaguers and Major Leaguers alike". Read More »

Phillies, Mets to play in 2018 MLB Little League Classic

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The Phillies are actually a natural selection for this special game, as the franchise has a connection to Williamsport - the Williamsport Crosscutters is the Phillies' Class-A Short Season affiliate, and they play at Historic Bowman Field. A plain wall, or batter's eye, was erected in center field. Hundreds without tickets sat lined on a hill outside the stadium on the third base side. Read More »

Mets and Phillies to face off in 2018 Little League Classic

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Pittsburgh beat St. Louis 6-3 before a crowd of 2,596 at Bowman Field on August 20. Once again, participating players, coaches and families of the 2018 Little League Baseball World Series, as well as local Williamsport youth baseball and softball organizations, will fill a significant portion of the capacity at Bowman Field. Read More »

Phillies set to play in the Little League Classic next August

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This year's event in Williamsport was a special experience. On Friday, they announced the date, teams, and location of the second ever Little League Classic: August 19, 2018 , the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Mets , and Historic Bowman Field in Williamsport, Pa. Read More »

Phillies and Mets to play in 2018 Little League Classic

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In 2017, Major League Baseballl held their first Little League Classic game in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. It is also the home of Philadelphia's Single-A club, the Williamsport Crosscutters. The event was a huge hit with the Little Leaguers as they got to meet some of the game's biggest stars. "We are pleased to once again have the opportunity to help create these special memories next August", said MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred. Read More »

Phillies and Mets to play in 2018 Little League Classic

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In 2017, Major League Baseballl held their first Little League Classic game in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. It is also the home of Philadelphia's Single-A club, the Williamsport Crosscutters. The event was a huge hit with the Little Leaguers as they got to meet some of the game's biggest stars. "We are pleased to once again have the opportunity to help create these special memories next August", said MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred. Read More »

Phillies will play in Williamsport in 2018

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Local youth baseball and softball players, coaches and parents will also be invited. Pittsburgh beat St. Louis 6-3 before a crowd of 2,596 at Bowman Field on August 20. In addition, the Phillies and Mets will attend the Little League World Series games earlier in the day, continuing the tradition of growth for youth baseball around the world. Read More »

Rick Pitino expected to be fired by Louisville Wednesday

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Interim president Greg Postel announced the hire during a late-afternoon news conference on campus. Prosecutors say Person, Auburn's associate head coach, accepted about $91,500 in bribes to steer clients to Pittsburgh-based financial adviser Martin Blazer when they reached the National Basketball Association. Read More »

3 takeaways from Week 5 loss at Washington State

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No. 16 Washington State forced a late fumble of USC quarterback Sam Darnold with 90 seconds left to seal a 30-27 win over the No. 5 Trojans Friday night in Pullman. "We've found ways to be really good when it counts", USC coach Clay Helton said. The Cougars will now travel to Eugene for their first road game of the season to take on the Oregon Ducks on Saturday. Read More »

Wales rugby star Scott Baldwin bitten by lion in South Africa

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Wales hooker Scott Baldwin missed Ospreys' 44-25 thumping by the Cheetahs after being bitten by a lion, in what is surely the most freaky injury of the year. "I do not know what kind of wildlife show Scott has been watching where you pat a lion on the head as if it is a kitten". "It's nothing to do with where we were, it was a good environment, we'd been told how far back to stand". Read More »

Series MVP named for Mays

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There was no MVP Award for the World Series until the year after Mays' catch, just the Baseball Writers Association of America's Babe Ruth Award, which comes weeks after the World Series ends and finds most baseball watchers in offseason mode. Read More »

Pete Mackanin out as Phillies manager, will move to front-office role

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Philadelphia has not been to the post-season since 2011. The Phillies entered play Friday with a 64-95 record this season, and they are just 172-237 in two-plus seasons under Mackanin. Multiple local and national media outlets have reported that the Mets will part ways with manager Terry Collins after the season. He fanned three and walked three en route to his second victory against the Mets this season. Read More »

Nebraska visits IL in first B1G road test

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Last week, the Cornhuskers pulled out a back-and-forth victory against Rutgers. After a less than ideal start to the 2017 football season, the Nebraska Cornhuskers are looking to keep their Big Ten Conference record unblemished as they get ready for a rare Friday night kickoff . Read More »

Haroon Lorgat leaves as South Africa cricket chief

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A series of acrimonious board meetings - and one hastily-convened teleconference - followed the board's July concerns, with the parties reluctantly agreeing that Lorgat remain. Although the organisation's methods, which included the imposition of official quotas at domestic and then worldwide level, were not universally popular, it was widely acknowledged that not enough had been done for transformation under previous regimes. Read More »

College Football Miami Hurricanes at Duke Blue Devils Start Time, Betting Odds

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Offensively, the Blue Devils went up-tempo and kept the ball on the ground well with some inside zone and wham blocking, but a holding and clipping resulted in a second-and-34 from Duke's own territory. But on a crucial third down, Miami got Walton singled up on a defensive end and Rozier hit him in stride for a gain of 25. The graduate transfer who had huge success at The Citadel was supposed to be a big help for the Hurricanes at cornerback, but Bethune-Cookman and Toledo both targeted ... Read More »

Hamilton 'sad' to lose challenge of Malaysian GP from F1 calendar

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Hamilton's victory two weeks ago was his third in succession, but Vettel believes Ferrari still has the performance to turn the fight around. It is sad to think this is our last race at Sepang '. The race, which takes place on a high-speed circuit in temperatures that are usually above 30C, is one of the toughest on the calendar for drivers and Hamilton says he will miss that challenge. Read More »

As Patriots O-Line Fails, Brady Blocks Himself

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This was Brady's 52nd time leading the Patriots to a win following a fourth quarter deficit. Tom Brady was seen yelling at Blakeman as he ran off the field. "Oh man, let's replay that one, too, and see what happens", he said with a smile. You can voice your disagreement, I think that is great. "That was a tough game. Read More »

Liverpool ready for Benitez reunion

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That was illustrated perfectly during last Saturday's 3-2 win at Leicester, when Klopp's team twice led by two goals, but only won in the end thanks to Simon Mignolet's penalty save from Jamie Vardy. On Sunday, Rafa Benítez faces his old club once again with Newcastle. The Spaniard was in charge of the Reds between 2004 and 2010, leading the club to a Champions League trophy, an FA Cup, a Community Shield and a UEFA Super Cup. Read More »

Matthews, Marner, Nylander each score for Maple Leafs in preseason

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The Wings and Leafs meet again Saturday in an exhibition finale in Toronto. Mitch Marner was the first to score on Friday against the Red Wings, when he wired a shot on the power play from above the left circle just under the crossbar. 4 in Winnipeg - Babcock and Toronto's management have to be encouraged to see the team finding ways to win in spite of stretches of sub-par play. Fellow tryout PA Parenteau has not been a factor in his appearances. Read More »

Attorney: 'No doubt' OJ Simpson goes to Florida after prison

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The 70-year-old served nine years of a 33-year sentence for kidnapping and armed robbery in connection with a raid on memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas Hotel room. "We appreciate the ongoing support and well wishes from people all around the world and on behalf of our family, we thank you". Kim also revealed she once wrote to O.J.in prison, sending him a note in a card that read, "Congratulations on your new home". Read More »

Hawks PG Dennis Schroder Arrested Overnight

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The police report states an officer responded to a fight call at 2:00 a.m. Friday morning, and witnessed Schröder, along with Maurice Adu-poku, Edrissa Sonko, and Balle Jobe walking towards vehicles. Schroder is entering his fifth season with the Hawks, and he became one of the centerpieces of the franchise past year when the team made him the starting point guard. Read More »

Beckham fined for dog-like celebration

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According to ESPN the celebration cost Beckham $12,154. He later added there was uncertainty with the new celebration rules. Rookie tight end Evan Engram was fined for grabbing his crotch in the Giants' loss to the Lions in Week 2. Jets linebacker Darron Lee drew an $18,231 fine for a late hit on Miami quarterback Jay Cutler. He was suspended one game for his actions in a 2015 game against then-Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman . Read More »

Mike Glennon: I don't give team a chance with turnovers

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Mike Glennon fumbled twice and threw two interceptions in the 35-14 loss and has handed the ball over eight times overall this season, which made for an easy if painful self-assessment. By pulling the plug on Glennon, whether it's in Week 5, 8 or 10, it will be a clear indication the Bears either didn't have a plan or didn't have confidence in the one they put into action. Read More »

Young: Man United ready to battle on all fronts

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The Armenian playmaker did not always produce in England's top flight but after already contributing one goal and five assists in half-a-dozen league contests, Mkhitaryan is confident that he is continuing to develop his game. 'So until the moment we have Zlatan, we can not think about giving rest to our No 9 the same way we give in other positions. "They are back now competing and you would expect United to be in the latter stages of the Champions League and you would expect them to be ... Read More »

Sheriff: Officers acted appropriately in detaining National Football League player

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Sheriff Joe Lombardo said Friday the officers had reasonable suspicion to detain him, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal . The officer who detained Bennett did not have his body worn camera on at the time of the incident. During Friday's news conference , Lombardo played some of those videos, including officer body camera footage - though another forgot to turn his camera on - and security tape that shows a figure running out of a hotel on the Strip. Read More »

Philadelphia Eagles vs. Los Angeles Chargers Preview and Prediction

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Now onto analysis of the performance on the field. Expect Jim Schwartz to combat this problem by dialing up more blitzes, especially for Mychal Kendricks . Before the injury, Gordon was having his best day this season with 78 yards on 15 carries, including an 11-yard touchdown in the first half. Wisenewski has been the most effective player at the position but Pederson is hesitant to commit to him. Read More »

Man City Striker Aguero Injured in a Car Accident

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Former Real Madrid and Juventus forward Morata has made a strong start in English football, scoring six goals in as many games to tie with Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku and City's Sergio Aguero as the league's top scorers. "The taxi driver did not see the curve and skid, when we skidded, we hit the pole". "I'll be discharged in a little while". He'll now have to wait to pass that tally and it has been reported City will be without his services for around two months following the ... Read More »

Fensom storms in to first NRL grand final

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They also have nothing to lose, and that makes them risky, so Melbourne will have to be at the top of their game if they are to win what promises to be an electrifying Grand Final. I think it will prove too much for them though after a really tough path to reach this game. These two have been doing a great job in the absence of Matthew Scott, but I think Bellamy will see them as a combination that could crack under sustained attack. Read More »