NCAA: Geno Auriemma's Phone Call To Mo'ne Davis Was A Violation

UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma called little league pitcher Mo'ne Davis last month to congratulate her success with the Taney Dragons. Someone anonymously reported the call to the NCAA as a recruiting violation, because Davis, who is 13 years old, also plays basketball. The NCAA actually took the report… » 9/04/14 11:28pm 9/04/14 11:28pm

How Philly's Little Leaguers Reclaimed "Taney" From America's Shame

You may never hear from Mo'ne Davis again. But even so, she and her teammates have already accomplished something amazing: They've taken back the name "Taney" from history's shit list. In a wonderful stroke of ironic resonance, the name that now evokes a mixed-race, inner-city little league team that made a lot of… » 8/22/14 4:45pm 8/22/14 4:45pm

Mo'ne Davis Pitches Tonight. This Is Why You Need To Watch.

The Taney Dragons, representing Pennsylvania, will take on Nevada in a Little League World Series semifinal tonight. On the mound for the Dragons will be Mo'ne Davis, a 13-year-old girl whom you have surely heard of by now. You should be watching this game, because even though this is just little league baseball,… » 8/20/14 1:56pm 8/20/14 1:56pm