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Watch live: Little League World Series

Japan outlasted Mexico to clinch a spot in Sunday's championship game. Japan will play either Texas or Pennsylvania, who are squaring off now in the American championship game. Watch it live on ABC & WatchESPN.

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LLWS: Extra-inning walk-off sends Japan to final

Yugo Aoki singled for Tokyo's first hit in the seventh inning and scored on a fielder's choice to help Japan beat Mexico 1-0 on Saturday for a spot in the Little League World Series championship.

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Mangold helps end crime spree with 911 call

Jets center Nick Mangold threw his most memorable block of the summer at his home in New Jersey, stopping burglars from breaking into his car and helping end a crime spree in his neighborhood.

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Rousey-Holm tilt moved to Nov. 14 in Australia

A UFC female bantamweight championship fight between Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm, originally scheduled to take place Jan. 2, now will headline UFC 193 on Nov. 14 in Melbourne, Australia.

Djoker's dance party (1:06)
Ridiculous high school kickoff return (0:31)
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Follow live: The Barclays

With plenty of birdies possible (see Carlos Ortiz's 62 and Justin Rose's 63 posted already Saturday), will Bubba Watson maintain his lead at the Barclays?

103-year-old woman throws out first pitch (0:19)
WATCH: Wilson scores spectacular bicycle kick (0:34)
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Travers Stakes Live chat

Follow Triple Crown champion American Pharoah as he makes his second start since winning the Triple Crown in Saturday's Midsummer Derby. Estimated post time for the Travers is 5:46 p.m. ET.

Scheduling could make difference for Big Ten winner (1:05)
College GameDay sign desires (0:40)
Jen Welter Conversation (3:43)
One Nacion: 2015 FIBA Americas Preview (1:49)
Watch - Stumpy takes a tumble (0:53)
Floyd Mayweather balls with Isaiah Thomas (2:00)
Kid's priceless reaction to snagging foul ball (0:26)
Golfer's incredible effort to hit out of a water hazard (1:15)
Little girl helps Rousey (2:17)
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Hurricane Katrina: Better black lives

Brando Simeo Starkey writes that Hurricane Katrina showed him that if black people want better lives, that is what they should pursue, rather than racial equality.


Encarnacion with a 3-HR, 9-RBI day

Edwin Encarnacion slugged a grand slam in the seventh inning to put the Blue Jays up 13-1. Encarnacion had already hit three-run and two-run shots earlier today. His first HR stretched his hit streak to 24 games. Follow live

Kubo Kokichi saves his best for last
Little League World Series 

Said Japan's right-hander after his 7-inning LLWS shutout performance: "I knew that today was going to be my last day as a pitcher, so I put 100 percent energy into every single pitch. I tried not to allow any runs at all."

Little League World Series 

Djokovic's dance party

Novak Djokovic is no stranger to sweet moves on the tennis courts, but these moves require less racquet and more hips.


An insane high school kickoff return
High School 

About 65 yards into this touchdown, the Marist High School returner looked like he would be stopped. He was not stopped.

High School 

Williams inks extension in Washington

The Redskins are giving LT Trent Williams a 5-year, $66 million extension, with $43.25 million guaranteed, his agent told ESPN. Williams is now the NFL's highest-paid OT.

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North Dakota St. scores first TD of season
College Football 

Carson Wentz hooked up with Chase Morlock for a 27-yard TD pass and the early 7-0 lead over Montana.

College Football 

NDSU Football @NDSUfootball

TOUCHDOWN, Bison! Chase Morlock catches a 27-yard TD pass from Carson Wentz, and NDSU leads 7-0 in Missoula!

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Redskins giving OT Trent Williams a 5-year, $66 million extension, including $43.25 million gtd, per agent Vincent Taylor of Elite Loyalty.

Ickey Woods: 'Got to win the big one'

The former Bengals RB classifies this season as a make-or-break year for QB Andy Dalton: "This is the year we must win a playoff game or it's time to start looking in a different direction at the quarterback spot." Woods on Dalton

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Chantel Jennings ESPN Staff Writer 

Oregon coach Mark Helfrich spoke with the media today, discussing the decision to make Vernon Adams the starter for game one. What has he done well? "Just being efficient with the ball," Helfrich said. "Throwing the ball and making good decisions a little bit better than everybody else." The Ducks No. 2 guy is Jeff Lockie and No. 3 is Taylor Alie.

Is your Fantasy Football league ready?

The third game of the preseason is seen as a "dress rehearsal" for most teams, which means this weekend is the perfect time to scout your top fantasy football picks and get ready for your draft. Play for free

Expect fireworks in Santa Cruz-Mares

Says Leo Santa Cruz of his PBC on ESPN fight vs. Abner Mares: "No one wants to lose. We're going to leave everything in the ring. When two Mexicans fight each other, it's always bloody. We both have everything to lose." Fight of the year potential

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Watch: LLWS U.S. Championship

Texas and Pennsylvania square off for the LLWS United States Championship. Pennsylvania is in the U.S. Championship Game for the first time since 1990 and is seeking its first title since 1960. The winner faces Japan for the overall crown on Sunday. Live on ABC/ESPN3

Watch: D-I football season starts
College Football 

NDSU is the four-time defending FCS champion and Montana has made an FCS-high 22 appearances in the FCS playoffs. Either the Bison or Grizzlies have reached the FCS Championship Game in 6 of last 7 seasons. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

College Football 

Encarnacion crushes second home run

Edwin Encarnacion's first homer (a three-run shot) stretched his MLB-best hit streak to 24 games. His second extended the Blue Jays' lead to 9-1 over the Tigers in the 6th. Follow live

Why not Pennsylvania?
Little League World Series 

Blake Zortman, 12, of Etters, Pennsylvania, sports Lewisberry's mantra of "WhyNotUs" prior to their U.S. championship game against Pearland, Texas, at 3:30 p.m. ET. The hometown team is the clear favorite in Williamsport.

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Little League World Series 

How Santa Cruz, Mares stack up

Leo Santa Cruz brings an unbeaten mark into tonight's PBC on ESPN event, and has the youth and reach advantages over former three-division champion Abner Mares.


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Good luck to the Red Land Little League team in the U.S. title game! #WhyNotUs

If college coaches created their own signs
College Football 

Dan Mullen would want to be recognized for his shoe swag. Jim Mora wants to be called boring. Nick Saban's sign? "Roll Tide, what else?"

College Football 

Wilson's spectacular bicycle goal

How do you follow up a hat trick from your most recent game? Score your next goal via a bicycle kick, of course. AFC Bournemouth's Callum Wilson lives by this code.


Drew Brees walks home with fans

After Friday's practice at Tulane, the Saints QB stuck around signing autographs until the lights went out. He then walked the 1.5 miles home -- accompanied by some fans.