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Chicago edges Cumberland 8-7 in LLWS

Chicago's Joshua Houston (17) drives in a run with a single off Cumberland pitcher Trey Thibeault in the fifth inning of an elimination baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. It  proved to be the game-winning run, with Chicago winning 8-7. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Joshua Houston and his teammates from the west side of Chicago aren’t ready to go home just yet.

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Blackhawks sign Leighton to 1-year deal

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have signed goaltender Michael Leighton to a one-year contract.

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Philadelphia, Las Vegas roll in LLWS

Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis drives in a run with a single to right field off Pearland  pitcher Clayton Broeder during the first inning of a baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Mo’ne Davis had a bloop RBI single in the first inning to became the sixth girl to get a hit in Little League World Series history, and her Philadelphia team rallied in the sixth inning to beat Pearland, Texas, 7-6 on Sunday night.

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Adams scores 18 points, Stars beat Sky 84-72

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Danielle Adams led a balanced offense with 18 points and 11 rebounds, and the San Antonio Stars beat the Chicago Sky 84-72 in the regular-season finale for both teams Sunday.

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Bad first inning does in Hutchinson, Blue Jays

Toronto Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista catches a fly ball hit by the Chicago White Sox's Gordon Beckham during the third inning of a baseball game on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in Chicago, Ill. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)

CHICAGO (AP) — Drew Hutchinson wanted to return to the mound after he pitched an ugly first inning.

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