• Lewisberry, Pa. players celebrate after the game-winning hit by Chayton Krauss (25) during the sixth inning of the United States Championship baseball game against Pearland, Texas at the Little League World Series tournament, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in South Williamsport, Pa. Lewisberry won 3-2. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    Pennsylvania beats Texas 3-2 at Little League World Series

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Chayton Krauss hit an RBI single to right field to give Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, a 3-2 victory over Pearland, Texas, on Saturday for a berth in the Little League World Series championship game in front of a record crowd of almost 46,000 fans.

  • Japan's Yugo Aoki (4) scores the game-winning run on a walk-off, bases loaded, fielder'2s choice by Koki Jo during the seventh inning of the International championship baseball game against Mexico at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. Japan won 1-0. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Japan beats Mexico 1-0 at Little League World Series

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Yugo Aoki singled for Tokyo’s first hit in the seventh inning, and then scored on a fielder’s choice to help Japan beat Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, 1-0 on Saturday for a spot in the championship game of the Little League World Series.

    Updated: 2:33 pm

  • Yani Tseng leads Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic

    PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Yani Tseng closed with an eagle and a birdie for an 8-under 64 and a one-stroke lead Friday in the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic.

  • In this Aug. 5, 2015, file photo, Japanese designer Kenjiro Sano gives a detailed explanation of how he came up with his logo, left, for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics at a press conference in Tokyo. Tokyo Olympic organizers defended Sano in a logo scandal Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, denying allegation his design for the 2020 Games was taken from a Belgian theater. The organizers disclosed Sano’s initially submitted logo, saying its emphasis on “T” shape had no resemblance to that of Theater de Liege and that a circle on the background was added later when his design was touched up. (AP Photo/Ken Aragaki, File)

    Japan organizers defend designer over logo, deny it’s copied

    TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers defended a Japanese designer in a logo scandal Friday, denying allegations his design for the 2020 Summer Games was copied from a Belgian theater.

  • Tokyo Gob. Yoichi Masuzoe, center, speaks to reporters following a meeting of Cabinet ministers on a new national stadium construction plan for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics at prime minister's official residence in Tokyo Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. (Kazuhiro Nogi/Pool Photo via AP)

    Japan scales back Tokyo 2020 Olympic stadium plans

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government has approved a plan to reduce the seating and slash the construction cost of the main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after public opposition to the initial design.

  • Pearland, Texas' Caleb Low, right, hits the game-winning two-run home run off Bonita, Calif.'s Jacob Baptista during the eighth inning of a United States elimination baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in South Williamsport, Pa. Pearland won 9-7. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    Fernando-admiring lefty leads Mexico into LLWS title game

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The title round at the Little League World Series is flush with second chances.

  • Mexico's Daniel Zaragoza delivers during the first inning of an International elimination baseball game against Venezuela at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Mexico advances to International title game at LLWS

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Left-hander Daniel Zaragoza gave up only three hits and doubled home a pair of runs Thursday, leading Mexicali Baja California, Mexico, to an 11-0 victory over Barquisimeto, Venezuela, and a berth in the International championship game at the Little League World Series.

  • US beats Algeria to sit 2nd at women’s volleyball World Cup

    MATSUMOTO, Japan (AP) — The United States moved into the second place at the women’s volleyball World Cup by overwhelming Algeria 25-7, 25-2, 25-5 Thursday to keep within a point of leader Russia after five matches.

  • Lewisberry, Pa.'s Adam Cramer reacts after striking out Pearland, Texas' Jarrett Tadlock during the third inning of a U.S. double-elimination baseball game at the Little League World Series, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in South Williamsport, Pa. Lewisberry won 3-0. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    Japan in LLWS International title game with 2 big comebacks

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The closest thing to a home team at the Little League World Series is headed for the final of the U.S. bracket. And Lewisberry can expect a full house when it goes for the title.

  • Japan's Kabu Kikuchi delivers during the first inning of an International pool play baseball game against Venezuela at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Japan beats Venezuela, reaches LLWS bracket title game

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Tokyo got down to its final strike before tying it in the bottom of the sixth inning with a single, then rallied again to overcame a two-run deficit in the eighth for a 5-4 victory over Venezuela on Wednesday and a berth in the International bracket title game at the Little League World Series.