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U.S. helps Japan heal with sports

U.S. helps Japan heal with sports

Updated: August 10, 2011, 4:35 PM ET
By Melissa Jacobs

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The language of sport is universal. That was the theme on Tuesday as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with 16 youth Japanese baseball and softball players and their coaches in an international sports exchange with Japan. Secretary Clinton chose Japan as part of the department's efforts to assist the nation after its devastating March tsunami.

The 16 children, ages 14 to 17, were selected by local embassies from three prefectures in Japan. All the children ...

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