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Little League World Series Steps Up To 3D Plate

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For the first time, the Little League World Series will have games broadcast in 3D, becoming the latest sporting event to be presented in the enhanced format.

ESPN 3D will carry the 22 games played at Lamade Field in Williamsport, Penn., including the title game and the third- place consolation contest on Aug. 28.

ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC will combine to broadcast all 32 games of the tournament. ESPN and ESPN2 will carry 27, while ABC will take five including both semi-final games and the championship. All games on ESPN and ESPN2 will also be available on ESPN3.com and ESPN Mobile TV. ESPN has also created a LLWS site.

The 2011 event marks ESPN's 23rd straight year of Little League World Series coverage. The games begin Aug. 18 with a quadruple-header beginning at 1 p.m. (ET).

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