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The 2013 Little League World Series is underway in Williamsport, PA and if you haven't had enough baseball from the Major Leagues, you might want to check out these young kiddies go for their dreams of winning a Worldwide championship.
Baseball is growing in Africa thanks to Uganda, a small East African country, where the first African Little League Baseball team started. Even though the children are so poor, 15,000 players share 700 gloves to make it happen. We can all learn a little bit about playing with our hearts from the story of the first ever Little League baseball team in Africa... Uganda!
The Arena Football League is down to the final four teams in the 2013 AFL Playoffs. It's not the NFL but it's high-scoring, action-packed football and it's pretty exciting. The conference finals are on Saturday and if you're starving for football, you should check it out.
When Anthony Robles turned 3 years old, he was old enough to make a decision that he did not want to use the technology of prosthetic legs to help him walk. Anthony was born without a leg and he figured out how to be just as quick and strong as any other wrestler and became a National Champion.
Sorry volleyball players, but Sepak Takraw players believe using your hands is way too easy and they've invented a game where you can't use your hands. Actually Sepak Takraw has been around since the 15th century!
Bobby Martin is a one-of-a-kind football player. He plays full-contact without any legs. Bobby was born with a condition called Caudal Regression so he has never had any legs. That didn't stop him from playing one of the most physical sports in the World.
The 2013 Major League Baseball All-Star weekend is in the record books and it will go down as a memorable moment for New York Yankee Pitcher Mariano Rivera who took the spotlight during the All-Star game. Mariano pitched the final two innings for the American League to help shutout the National League 3-0
Big wave surfing doesn't look very scary, but it's one of the most dangerous sports in the World. Surfing a one-foot wave is fun and easy, but as soon as the waves get up to 4-6 feet high, you have to be very cautious of the dangers of surfing. And once you graduate to 30 foot waves, you'll probably need a psychiatrist in the off-season.
Year after year, sports bring out the best in us and we have a great time enjoying the athletes' amazing performances, however with the good come the bad and every now and then something tragic happens.
Aron Ralston became one of the most famous mountaineer/canyoneers in the World after one of the most miraculous stories you will ever hear. Aron's story is so fascinating that a big blockbuster movie was made about what happened in 2011. Learn more about Aron in his Kidzworld bio.