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When behind the plate for one of Mo'ne Davis' 70 mph pitches, try not to blink. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Mo'ne Davis Throws Like A Girl — At 70 MPH

She made history at the Little League World Series, becoming the first girl to pitch a shutout. With an uncanny arm and easy cool, she's leading a band of underdogs deeper into the postseason.

Benjamin Booker will release his self-titled debut on Aug. 19. Max Norton/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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For Benjamin Booker, A Missed Shot Became A Music Career

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