Posts Tagged Recreation and leisure

Philadelphia plans parade for Little League team

Taney Dragons' Mo'ne Davis gestures to fans during a parade in Philadelphia, Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014, to celebrate the team's accomplishments during the Little League World Series. (AP Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The youth baseball team whose star 13-year-old female pitcher and performance in the Little League World Series drew a wide following received a champion’s treatment in a parade Wednesday in downtown Philadelphia.

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Chicago’s Little League champs return as heroes

Jackie Robinson West All Stars Little League baseball team manager Darold Butler shakes the hand of a fan as his team participate in a rally to celebrate the team's U.S. Little League Championship Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — The ballpark gleams, exactly as the home of the Little League World Series national championship team should.

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Video games come of age as spectator sport

This frame grab taken from Twitch.tv shows two gamers competing and a streaming chat, at right, as visitors to the online network watch the two gamers go head-to-head. Twitch's 55 million monthly users viewed more than 15 billion minutes of content on the service in July 2014, making Twitch.tv one of the world's biggest sources of Internet traffic. (AP Photo/Twitch.tv)

NEW YORK (AP) — Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play “Pac-Man.” And for decades, kids have gathered in living rooms to marvel at how others master games like “Street Fighter II” and “Super Mario Bros.”

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Macaluso: Snapper issue won’t go away

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — This continuous squabble over red snapper is the most confusing, contentious and confounding problem in more than 40 years of paying close attention to fishing, hunting and public access issues.

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Gator hunting conditions look favorable

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Alligator hunting season begins Friday, and for most of the state, conditions are looking favorable for another banner season.

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