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Chicago’s Little League champs return as heroes

In this Aug. 23, 2014 file photo, Chicago’s Ed Howard celebrates after his team won 7-5 over Las Vegas to win the U.S. final baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa. Chicago's  beloved Little League champions, will be feted Wednesday, Aug. 27 with their own parade. Then they will assume their new roles in the city as models, off the field as well as on, for how to keep vulnerable kids out of trouble. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

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

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Golfer aces par-4 hole in Kuala Lumpur tournament

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian golfer Mohd Nazri Zain had a rare hole-in-one on a par-4 during the SapuraKencana National Qualifier tournament on Wednesday.

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Police: Arkansas man arrested in Magnolia shooting

MAGNOLIA, Ark. (AP) — Police have arrested a man who they say is responsible for the murder of a Southern Arkansas University football player and another man.

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What to watch at Open: Will Sharapova foe take TO?

Maria Sharapova, of Russia, returns a shot to Maria Kirilenko, of Russia, during the opening round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

NEW YORK (AP) — If Maria Sharapova’s opponent Wednesday at the U.S. Open takes a medical timeout, the five-time major champion wouldn’t mind seeing that come at a cost.

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Experienced Hawkeyes full of optimism

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa’s biggest concern could be at kicker. Or maybe punter.

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