Posts Tagged By MICHAEL WAGAMAN

Mo’ne Davis throws out 1st pitch at World Series

Mo’ne Davis, the first female pitcher in Little League World Series history to pitch a complete-game shutout accompanied by players from the Jackie Robison West Little League team, throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Game 4 of baseball's World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cameras flashed, the crowd rose for a thunderous ovation and Mo’ne Davis did exactly what she was expected to do — the 13-year-old fired a strike right down the middle.

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Freshman running back gives Ducks a boost

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota runs past California defensive end Jonathan Johnson during the second half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Mariota took another step toward the Heisman Trophy and positioned No. 6 Oregon to get serious consideration when the playoff rankings come out next week.

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