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By Don Wade 

No crying in baseball: Little League's drive halted by virus


MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The moment had passed, but that wasn't going to stop him. Kerry Cobb was getting ahead of the rain and tending the grass at the Will Carruthers Ball Complex in Whitehaven.

He was alone, but he could hear the faint echoes of balls popping in gloves, smell the hot dogs cooking, see the kids kicking up dirt running around the bases.

"Our opening day would have been this past Saturday (April 25)," Cobb said.

COVID-19 has tallied win after win on the big-time sports scoreboard: shutting down MLB and the NBA, erasing NCAA March Madness and the College World Series.

But it...

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