The U.S. Little League champion will be crowned Saturday and earn a spot in Sunday’s title game of the Little League World Series. The U.S. final, which airs on ABC at 3:30 p.m. ET on August 25, will pit Tennessee (Southeast Region Champs) against California (West Region Champs). During pool play, Tennessee beat California 9–6, despite California’s four home runs in the game. Will California show up with its big bats once again to avenge a tough loss? Or will Tennessee, the only undefeated U.S. team in the LLWS, continue to coast into the finale? We sized up the two U.S. finalists. More »
Why Melky Why? by The Baseball Project
So everyone now knows the sad story of Melky Cabrera, the baseball season's breakout star and All-Star Game MVP who was suspended 50 games for a positive testosterone test.More »
The June issue of Sports Illustrated Kids should be hitting mailboxes any day now... but, why wait to see the new cover?! We're giving you guys an early look at the new issue right here on SIKIDS.com!
Scroll to the bottom of this article (or click the "More" tab if you're on the News & Blogs page) for a close-up of this month's cover athlete. After you've checked it out, be sure to hit up the comments section and let us know what you think! More »
Pitchers and catchers are only a few shorts weeks away from reporting to spring training, but the first whiff of the new baseball season is already here. The 2012 Topps Baseball Series 1 card set is invading a hobby shop near you and there are a lot of surprises this year, from golden tickets to rally squirrels.
You might have heard that Tigers ace Justin Verlander was named the American League's Most Valuable Player, becoming the first starting pitcher in 25 years to win MVP.More »
I know you Brewers fans are bummed out. You got knocked out of the playoffs by your hated rival Cardinals, who then went on to win it all. And even worse, superstar first baseman Prince Fielder is threatening to leave as a free agent!More »